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9 Days Kenya and Tanzania Parks Safari

9 Days Kenya and Tanzania Parks Safari

Daily Private Safari Tour

Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, Serengeti, Lake Victoria, Maasai Mara, Nairobi

From Nairobi to Nairobi, Kenya (safari can also start from Arusha)

This is a Kenya and Tanzania cross border safari tour covering the best of East Africa national parks.

The 9 day / 8 night East Africa safari discovers the Lake Manyara National Park where you may view the famous tree climbing lions proceeds to the Ngorongoro Crater popularly referred to as the eighth wonder of the world, explores the Serengeti Plains with its limitless expansive of typical savannah country and heads on to the Lake Victoria – Africa’s largest fresh water lake.

Safari tour then crosses the border to Kenya where we experience the Great Masai Mara Game Reserve and tour terminates in Nairobi, Kenya

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Tour Highlights:

  • - A glimpse of Mount Kilimanjaro
    - Farmlands and towns of Kenya & Tanzania
    - Cross-section of the local people and cultures
  • Lake Manyara National Park
    - Tree climbing lions
    - Flamingos
  • Ngorongoro Crater
    - The world’s largest intact volcanic caldera
    - Commonly referred as the 8th wonder of the world
    - Abundant and easily accessible wildlife
    - The "Olduvai Gorge" and the remains of pre-historic man
  • Serenteti National Park
    - Famous for its annual wildebeest & Zebra migration to Masai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya
    - Worldwide known for its abundance of wildlife and high biodiversity
  • A Cultural Tour on the shores of Lake Victoria
  • Masai Mara Game Reserve
    - Unlimited game viewing drives
    - Tree studded typical savannah terrain and a multitude of Wild animal species.
    - Colorful Masai tribesmen
  • Masai village visit at Masai Mara (arrange with your driver guide) = $ 20 per person - Optional
  • Hot air balloon ride at Masai Mara (enquire with us) = $ 420 per person - Optional

9 Days Kenya and Tanzania Parks Safari

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Day 9
  • Collection
  • Safari
  • Overnight
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  • Drop Off

Nairobi – Arusha- Lake Manyara (360 km, Appr. 6 hrs with stops)

0730hrs: Pick up from your Nairobi hotel or Nairobi airport

Proceed on the cross-border drive into Tanzania.

There shall be a stop for immigration formalities at the Namanga (Kenya / Tanzania) border town.

The scenic drive is via Masai country, distinct climatic zones and social regions.

Lunch shall be at Arusha town of Tanzania.

Proceed to Lake Manyara for game viewing in search of the famous tree climbing lions and large flocks of flamingos.

Lake Manyara national park is small and scenic.

Overnight at your Lake Manyara safari lodge or tented camp.

Meal Plan: Lunch, Dinner

Lake Manyara- Ngorongoro Crater (65 kms: 1.5 hrs)

We depart Lake Manyara with picnic lunches for the Ngorongoro crater.

Later descend (670M) into the floors of the crater in 4-wheel cruisers.

It shall be a full day of unsurpassed game viewing with only a lunch break at Ngoitoktok springs picnic site.

Game volume and variety is left to your imagination.

Later ascend to the crater rim for awesome sunset views.

Overnight at your Ngorongoro crater lodge or tented camp.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Ngorongoro – Serengeti (180 kms: 3 hrs)

Awesome sunrise views from the crater rim.

Leave the Ngorongoro after and proceed to the Olduvai Gorge.

Here, we visit various sites of the gorge to see where the remains of pre-historic man were discovered.

Later proceed to the vast Serengeti plains with afternoon game viewing.

Overnight at your Serengeti safari lodge or tented camp.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Serengeti Game Reserve

Day spent at the Serengeti on game viewing drives.

Serengeti is large, the variety and concentration of game is mind boggling.

This we encounter as we traverse the reserve on rewarding game viewing drives.

Overnight at your Serengeti safari lodge or tented camp.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Serengeti- Lake Victoria (180 kms: 4 hrs)

Depart Serengeti with game viewing en-route.

Drive to the South-Eastern bay of Lake Victoria.

Arrive at your lodge in the afternoon. Relax on the shores of this lake which is rich in history. The breeze is refreshing. If you have time, you may visit the Bunda Market.

Overnight at your Lodge.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Lake Victoria – Masai Mara game reserve (270 kms: 6 – 7 hrs with stops)

After breakfast, visit a nearby Fishing Village in the company of a local guide. Among other things, you will learn lots about traditional Fishing techniques, selling mode of fresh Fish and the general rural life.

Thereafter, drive to Maasai Mara game reserve via the Isebania Tanzania / Kenya border town.

The Mara shares the same ecosystem with the Serengeti game reserve.

Ideally it is the smaller extension of the Serengeti.

It is well located for game viewing drives together with optional activities including balloon safari excursions and guided nature / bird walks.

Afternoon game viewing drive at the Maasai Mara.

Overnight at your Masai Mara safari lodge or tented camp.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Masai Mara game reserve

Today shall be spent at the Masai Mara game reserve on a full day of game viewing drives.

Picnic lunch shall be by the Mara river with views of hippos and crocodiles.

Game viewing drives are dictated on by the location and concentration of animals at specific times.

The Mara hosts the highest concentration of wild animals per sq km than any other game reserve in East Africa.

Simply stated the Mara is a one stop shop for game viewing activities in Kenya.

Overnight shall be at your Masai Mara safari lodge / tented camp.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Full day at Masai Mara

Extra day at the Masai Mara with scheduled game viewing drives.

Overnight at your Masai Mara safari lodge / tented camp.

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch, dinner.

MASAI MARA – NAIROBI (265 kms- 5 hrs)

Early morning game viewing drives at the Masai Mara.

Depart for Nairobi with lunch stop on the way.

Arrive Nairobi in the late afternoon.

Drop off at your Nairobi hotel / Nairobi airport / residence.

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch.

What you could see on an 9 Day Kenya Tanzania Safari...

  • Leopard
  • Wild Dogs
  • Buffalo
  • Lion
  • Zebra
  • Giraffe
  • Elephant
  • Rhino
  • Honey Badger
  • Hartebeest
  • Topi
  • waterbuck
  • Gazelle
  • Nile Crocodile
  • Hippopotamus
  • Dik Dik
  • Hyrax
  • Wildbeest


Safari accommodation options for each location
Lake Manyara National park  
Luxury Level Accommodation Lake Manyara Serena safari Lodge, Kilimamoja Lodge, Escarpment Luxury Lodge
Comfort Level Accommodation Lake Manyara Wildlife Lodge, Kirurumu Tented Lodge
Economy Level Accommodation Twiga Camp, Nsya Lodge / Camp
Serengeti game reserve  
Luxury Level Accommodation Mbalageti tented Lodge Chalet Rooms, Serengeti serena lodge, Ole Serai Tented, Kubu Kubu Tented Camp/lodge
Comfort Level Accommodation Ang'ata Tented Camp, Mbarageti Lodge, Serengeti Sopa Lodge
Economy Level Accommodation Thorn Tree Tented Camp, Serengeti Katikati
Ngorongoro Crater  
Luxury Level Accommodation Ngorongoro Oldeani Mountain Lodge, Acacia Farm Lodge, Ngorongoro serena lodge, Kitela camp
Comfort Level Accommodation Hhando Coffee Lodge, Angata Ngorongoro Tented Camp, Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge, Ngorongoro farmhouse
Economy Level Accommodation Country lodge Karatu, Bouganvillea safari lodge
Lake Victoria  
Luxury Level Accommodation The Serenity of the Lake lodge
Comfort Level Accommodation The Serenity of the Lake lodge
Economy Level Accommodation The Serenity of the Lake lodge
Masai Mara game reserve  
Luxury Level Accommodation Royal Mara, Mara Serena Safari Lodge, Mara Naserian, Ashnil Mara Camp, Mara Siria Camp, Karen Blixen, Mara Sarova Game Camp, Kandili Camp, Mara Engai camp
Superior Comfort Level Accommodation Tipilikwani Mara Camp, Mara River Camp, Keekorok Lodge, Sekenani Camp, Matira Camp, Emayian Luxury Camp Mara Simba Lodge, Zebra Plains Mara, Ilkeliani Camp, Base Camp Explorer, Loyk Mara Camp, Olengoti Eco Safari Camp
Comfort Level Accommodation Mara Sopa Lodge, Mara Leisure Camp, AA Camp, Osero Camp, Azure Mara Haven, Mara River Lodge, Mara Sun lodge, Sentrim Mara Camp, Siana Springs, Losokwan Luxury Tented Camp
Economy Level Accommodation Enkorok, Elangata Olerai, Ol Moran, Mara Chui Camp, Jambo Mara Safari Lodge, Explore Nature Mara Lodge, La Maison Royale (LMR) Mara Camp

Tour Price Includes

Not Included In the Tour Price: All bottled drinks, items and services of a personal nature, tips & gratuities and visas.

Additional Extras

2 pax per person $180
4 pax per person $90
5 pax per person $60

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