Best of Tanzania & Kenya Safari in Tented Camps (10 Days)

Tour Details

Tour Style Tented Camps
Length 10 days
Countries Visited Kenya, Tanzania
Starts Arusha
Ends Nairobi
Group Size Min 2 Max 7
Age Range All Ages
Tour SKU ACE2706
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Why You'll Love this Tour

This 10 day Best of Tanzania and Kenya Safari covers many highlights of northern Tanzania and Kenya. You travel to the Tarangire National Park, Masai Mara Game Reserve and end in Nairobi. You will be staying in Tented Camps.

Tour Price

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R90,190

+ Single Supplement USD 490 - USD 1000

Price Disclaimer: Tour is Priced at USD 4830 - USD 5750 (Price Fluctuations may occur. For more information please speak to your travel consultant). Currency fluctuations may occur

Dates Tour Length: 10 days


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Included

  • Meals - 9 Breakfasts, 10 Lunches, 9 Dinners
  • Accommodation - 9 nights Lodges and Tented camps
  • Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle (change of vehicle at the border)
  • Professional, English-speaking guide (change of guide at the border)
  • Mineral water
  • All national park fees
  • Guaranteed window seat
  • Tarangire National Park Game Drive
  • Lake Manyara National Park Game Drive
  • Ngorongoro Crater Game Drive
  • Serengeti National Park Game Drives
  • Lake Victoria Canoe Trip
  • Masai Mara Game Drives

Excluded

  • Flights (International and Domestic)
  • Meals not indicated
  • Optional activities
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Visa fees
  • Passports
  • Vaccinations
  • Personal taxes (including departure and border taxes)
  • Tips
  • Personal spending money
  • Travel insurance (Get Adventure Travel Insurance)

Activities

Some of the activities you can take part in on this tour.

Included in Tour Price:

  • Tarangire National Park Game Drive
  • Lake Manyara National Park Game Drive
  • Ngorongoro Crater Game Drive
  • Serengeti National Park Game Drives
  • Lake Victoria Canoe Trip
  • Masai Mara Game Drives


Other Activities

Optional Activities available on this tour at your own expense

  • Karatu Coffee Plantation Walk
  • Serengeti Hot Air Balloon and Champagne Breakfast

Itinerary

Day 1: Arusha – Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

After breakfast you will be briefed about your safari and then we head for Tarangire National Park today where you enjoy an extensive game drive. Known to be one of the most beautiful parks in northern Tanzania,  you see elephants, wildebeests, giraffes, buffaloes and many more. The drive ends later in the afternoon where you will travel to the Lake Burunge Tented Camp for the night.

Accommodation: Lake Burunge Tented Lodge
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Tarangire National Park Game Drive
Distance: 150km (2 – 3 hours travelling time)

Day 2: Tarangire Area – Lake Manyara National Park – Karatu, Tanzania

After breakfast we take leave the Tarangire Area to Lake Manyara National Park which has a shallow, alkaline lake and is known for it’s bird species, primate-filled forests (which is home to the long-tailed Guenon monkeys), and beautiful, lush grassy plains. There is a great chance that you will spot elephants, giraffes, hippos, wildebeests and impalas while the forests near the lake is filled with noisy groups of monkeys. After an adventurous game drive, you will travel to Karatu in the Ngorongoro Highlands and retire for the night. After your arrival, there may be some time for an optional walk in the coffee plantations for a coffee production educational.

Accommodation: Tanganyika Wilderness Adventure Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Lake Manyara National Park Game Drive
Optional Activities: Coffee Plantation Walk
Distance: 120km (2 hours travelling time)

Day 3: Karatu – Ngorongoro Crater – Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Start the day early on an adventurous trail into the crater where you will see the Big Five on your way down, also wildebeests, gazelles and reedbucks can be seen. If you are lucky, you might spot the near extinct black rhino on your drive. We leave the crater and journey to the Serengeti. The Serengeti National Park is popular in Tanzania due to the largest animal migrations taking place here. Your stay this evening will be at the Kati Kati Tented Camp in the middle of the Serengeti.

Accommodation: Kati Kati Tented Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Ngorongoro Crater Game Drive
Distance: 170km (4 – 6 hours travelling time)

Kati-Kati-Serengeti

Day 4: Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Your day starts after sunrise on a game drive. After your game drive, enjoy a delicious breakfast at camp. Optional activities are made available to guests wanting to experience the adventures the park has to offer – namely a hot air balloon ride followed by a champagne breakfast. These activities need to be booked in advance to the trip. Enjoy another game drive in the park before you make your way back to the Kati Kati Tented Camp for one more night.

Accommodation: Kati Kati Tented Camp
Meals: Breakfast,  Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Serengeti National Park Game Drives
Optional Activity: Serengeti Balloon Safari with champagne breakfast

Day 5: Serengeti National Park – Lake Victoria, Tanzania

After another early morning wake-up call we continue our game drive where you will have more opportunities to spot game you haven’t seen yet. You may even see the rare African Wild dog so have your cameras ready! We then leave the Serengeti making our way to one of Africa’s biggest lakes and the second biggest in the world – Lake Victoria. The area surrounding the lake is known to be extremely fertile and densely populated. Be prepared to see a different side of Tanzania at the lake where the local fisherman spend their day spreading their nets hoping for a big catch! Spend the night at the Speke Bay Lodge before making your way to the Masai Mara.

Accommodation: Speke Bay Lodge
Meals: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner
Included Highlight: Serengeti National Park Game Drive as we exit the park
Distance: 180km (4 – 5 hours travelling time)

Day 6: Lake Victoria – Masai Mara Area, Tanzania

Once breakfast is over you will join the local fisherman on a guided canoe trip on Lake Victoria. This is a unique and tranquil way to spot more wildlife. We then head off on a long journey to the Masai Mara. This is a large game reserve in Kenya so be prepared for an enriching safari through the reserve. Continuing to live up to its reputation, the reserve has the highest lion population in all of Africa. Be sure to be on the lookout for other species of cats such as leopards and cheetahs throughout the year. Your camp this evening will be spent at the luxurious Mara West Camp.

Accommodation: Mara West Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Lake Victoria Canoe Trip
Distance: 270km (8 – 9 hours travelling time)

Day 7: Masai Mara Game Reserve, Tanzania

We spend the day on a safari and game viewing. Your safari vehicle will take you on extensive game drives in the Mara Triangle, which is located in the north-western part of the Masai Mara. An expanse of grasslands dotted with acacia trees dominates the landscape. As the wildebeests and zebras trek across the Mara River, you will see the greatest hurdle in their way. Tens of thousands of animals prepare to cross the river at the end of October and beginning of November, knowing there is possible death ahead as crocodiles lurk just below the surface of the water. There is nothing more gruesome than this. Besides hippos, hungry crocodiles, and other animals, the river is home to other animals throughout the year. You return to your Mara West Camp accommodation in the late afternoon, as the shadows lengthen.

Accommodation: Mara West Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Full Day game drive in the Masai Mara

Day 8 – 9: Masai Mara Game Reserve, Tanzania

Spend the next two days in the Masai Mara Game Reserve and experience multiple game drives. Many interesting animals live in the reserve, such as gazelles, elands and Cokes hartebeests. Take a trip to the Mara River viewing the spectacular swelling of the river while thousands of animals are crossing it. Spend the following two nights at the Mara Legends Camp inside the reserve.

Accommodation: Mara Legends Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Masai Mara Game Reserve Game Drives

Day 10: Masai Mara Game Reserve – Nairobi, Kenya

Following breakfast, your next destination will be Nairobi, Kenya’s bustling and chaotic capital. Once you arrive in the late afternoon, you will either be taken directly to your hotel or to the airport, depending on your travel plans where your tour will come to an end.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Distance: 270km (6 – 7 hours travelling time)

Onward Travel Plans

Due to circumstances beyond our control while on tour (such as border crossings, traffic, breakdowns and delays, etc), the end time on the last day cannot be guaranteed. Therefore we strongly recommend you stay the night and fly out the next day. Please consult with your booking consultant.

FROM

R90,190

+ Single Supplement USD 490 - USD 1000

Price Disclaimer: Tour is Priced USD 4830 - USD 5750 (Price Fluctuations may occur. For more information please speak to your travel consultant). Currency fluctuations may occur

Currency estimated. Base currency is South African Rand (ZAR)

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