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Tour Kenya and Tanzania in 13 Days
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Tour Kenya and Tanzania in 13 Days

Daily Private Safari Tour

Samburu, Ol Pejeta, Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha, Masai Mara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Lake Manyara, Amboseli

From / to Nairobi, Kenya

A cross border Kenya & Tanzania safari adventure exploring world famous national parks & game reserves in pursuit of wildlife viewing, scenic encounters and cultural experiences.

This is a diverse East African road safari tailored for an easy paced journey that allows for maximum local interactions, wildlife viewing and scenic sightings.

Safari tour starts with a visit to the Samburu Game Reserve located on the arid North of Kenya.

It progresses to the areas of Laikipia and Mount Kenya with stay and game viewing drives at the famous Ol Pejeta Wildlife Sanctuary.

Tour then proceeds to the Great Rift Valley lakes, Nakuru and Naivasha.

The great Masai Mara Game reserve is our next stop where we shall spend 2 nights and days on game viewing drives before crossing to the Kenya / Tanzania border into the expansive Serengeti Game Reserve. Here we shall experience unlimited game viewing drives and later continue to the Ngorongoro Crater for magnificent scenery and further concentrated game viewing at the Ngorongoro crate floor.

Our last Tanzania stop shall be at the Lake Manyara National Park where we may spot the famous tree climbing lions before crossing the border into Kenya where we spend our last safari day at Amboseli National Park at the floor of Mount Kilimanjaro (Africa’s highest)

Accommodation is provided in a choice of economy, comfort, superior comfort or luxury safari lodges or tented camps.

We invite you to choose the safari accommodation option that best suits your tour budget & style.

Safari transport and game viewing drives are in customized pop up top safari mini-van in Kenya and in pop up top 4 x 4 land cruiser jeep in Tanzania.

Pop up top 4 x 4 Land cruiser safari jeep -Kenya section can be provided at a supplementary cost.


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Tour Highlights:

  • 2 nights & days Samburu game reserve
    - Local cultures, subsistence and commercial farming activities
    - Snow capped Mount Kenya
    - Different climatic and vegetation zones
    - Orynx, Gerenuk, Somali ostrich, Grevy's zebra, Reticulated Giraffe, Elephant etc
    - Samburu tribes & culture
  • 1 night & day at Laikipia - Olpejeta sanctuary
    - Game viewing drives including opportunities to see Rhino and Chimpanzee
    - Elephants, Tree hyrax, White tailed mongoose, Black Fronted Dicker, Mole Rat, Bushbuck, Waterbuck, Elands, Rhino, Chimpanzee.
  • 1 night & day at the Lake Nakuru national park
    - Hundreds of bird species including few flamingos, pelicans and others
    - Rhino sanctuary
    - The Great Rift valley escarpment - Awesome scenery
  • 1 night & day at Lake Naivasha
    - Boat ride
    - Guided walking safari at Crescent Island
    - Bird watching (A few flamingoes, pelicans and other bird species -season permitting)
  • Guided walking safari at Crescent Island
  • 2 nights & days at the Masai mara game reserve
    - Unlimited game viewing drives
    - Tree studded typical savannah terrain and a multitude of Wild animal species.
    - Colorful Masai tribesmen
  • 2 nights & days at the Serengeti game reserve
    - Famous for its annual wildebeest & Zebra migration to Masai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya
    - Worldwide known for its abundance of wildlife and high biodiversity
  • 1 night & day at the 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
  • 1 night & day at the Lake Manyara national park
    - Tree-climbing lion
    - Flamingos
  • 1 night & day at the Amboseli national park
    - Mount Kilimanjaro, highest mountain in Africa
    - Swamps below observation hill hosting large herds of elephants, buffalo, hippo and a variety of water fowls like pelican, Egyptian goose.
    - A glimpse of African homesteads & cultures
  • awesome scenery along the safari route.
  • blend of local cultures and tribes people including the Masai, Samburu, Rendille etc.
  • elephant, oryx, giraffe, lion, ostrich, cheetah, warthog, flamingoes, pelicans, Buffalo and many more.
  • 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

13 Day Kenya - Tanazania Safari Tour

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Nairobi – Samburu Game reserve. 320 km: 6Hrs.

Meal Plan: Lunch, Dinner

0730hrs: Pick up  from Nairobi airport or hotel.

Take a   scenic route via the central highlands to the Samburu National Reserve in the semi arid northern frontier of Kenya

Samburu,Shaba and Buffalo springs game reserves are a place of endless skies, dust-red plains and palm-fringed rivers,

The reserves lie on the fringes of the vast and arid desert once known as the Northern Frontier District.

The combined  landscape of the Samburu game reserve features rocky battlements, craggy scarps, dry river beds and fallen boulders rising out of the thorn scrub against a backdrop of the far-distant hills and the great red table mountain known as Ololokwe..

Overnight at your Samburu safari lodge or tented camp

What you may see at Samburu national park ……….

Oryx, Somali ostrich, Gerenuk, Grevy’s zebra, Elephants, Reticulated Giraffe, Warthog, Antelopes…

Samburu Game Reserve.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day spent at the Samburu game reserve with game viewing drives.
Game viewing is concentrated along the Ewaso Nyiro River, the lifeline of this semi desert environment.

You can explore further the adjacent Shaba & Buffalo springs reserves

Overnight at your Samburu lodge or tented camp.p.

Samburu Game Reserve – Sweetwaters. 140Km : Approx. 2.5 Hrs.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Game viewing drive at the Samburu.

Depart for the cooler  Mount Kenya / Laikipia region.
Afternoon game viewing drives at the Olpejeta wildlife sanctuary.

(activities shall be determined by your choice of accommodation)

Sweetwaters tented camp: Game viewing drives.

Mountain lodge: Game viewing from the tree lodge or optional nature activities.

Overnight at your mount Kenya safari lodge/ tented camp.

What you may  see / do  at Mount Kenya national park ……

Elephants, tree hyrax, white tailed mongoose, Suni, Black fronted duiker, mole rat, bushbucks, and Elands

Rhino,chimpanzees etc at Sweetwaters.

Sweetwaters -Lake Nakuru National park. 175Km : Approx. 3 Hrs

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, proceed  to the  Lake Nakuru National Park

 

Take  an afternoon bird and  game viewing drive before returning to the lodge in time for maybe a  swim, optional cocktail and dinner.

Entitled ‘the greatest bird spectacle on earth’ thanks to the millions of fuchsia-pink flamingo that flock to feed on the teeming algae of its alkaline waters, the pink-frosted shores and sky-mirrored waters of Lake Nakuru yield some of the most evocatively beautiful photo-images in Africa.

(Please note currently there are few flamingoes and sometimes none at all. This is because lake Nakuru water level has risen for quite sometime bringinging the salinity level down. Flamingoes feed on saline waters, and have hence migrated to neighboring saline lakes. The rapid increase in water level is as a result of global warming)

Kenya’s first and largest rhino sanctuary, sightings of both black and white rhino are almost guaranteed, while plentiful waterbuck, warthog, zebra, gazelle and buffalo graze the shoreline.

Echoing to the haunting cries of the numerous fish eagles.

Overnight at your Lake Nakuru safari lodge/ Tented camp

What you may  see / do at Lake Nakuru national park …………

Flamingo, rhino,warthog,pelians 56 different mammal species, unique vegetation, waterbucks and terrestial birds numbering about 450 species.

Lake Nakuru – Lake Naivasha. 90Km : Approx. 2 Hrs

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Game and bird viewing drives at the Lake Nakuru

Proceed to the Lake Naivasha

Afternoon bike and hike to the hell’s gate national park

Overnight at your Lake Naivasha lodge / tented camp option

Lake Naivasha – Masai Mara Game reserve. 240Km : Approx. 4-5 Hrs

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Morning boat ride to explore Lake Naivasha and view hippos, birds and small game

Later proceed to the Masai Mara Game Reserve

Late afternoon game viewing drive at the Mara.

The Mara makes the ideal hunting ground for Kenya’s famous ‘big cats’ and hosts her largest population of lions

It also offers the best chance of spotting a leopard in the wild.

Other predators include cheetah and spotted hyena.

The Masai Mara is famous for the large herds of elephant and buffalo that inhabit the plains; also for the pods of hippo that wallow in its muddy river beds.

Other animal species include the Masai giraffe, Topi, Hartebeest, Grant’s and Thomson’s gazelle, zebra, impala, dik-dik, bushbuck, waterbuck and red duiker.

The reserve also boasts plentiful crocodile, monitor lizard, baboon, vervet; blue and red-tailed monkeys, bush babies, and tree hyrax.

There are over 550 resident and migratory species of birds..

Overnight at your Masai Mara safari lodge or tented camp.

Masai Mara Game Reserve. 

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Enjoy a full day game viewing drive at the Masai Mara with picnic lunch at the Mara river crossing

There are optional activities such as guided nature/bird-spotting walks or cultural visits to the local Masai homesteads.

Overnight at your Masai Mara safari  lodge or tented camp.

Masai mara game reserve – Serengeti game reserve. 370Km : Approx. 6-7 Hrs with stops

Meal plan: breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Depart Masai Mara and proceed across the border in to Tanzania and the Serengeti game reserve.

The Serengeti game reserve shares the same boundary and is an extension of the Masai mara

Ideally the Masai mara is an 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 Serengeti.

Overnight at your Serengeti safari lodge/ tented camp.

Serengeti Game reserve

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

A full day  game viewing drive as we explore this vast nature rich wildlife reserve.

Options of morning and afternoon or full day game viewing drives are available to you.

Serengeti  is also a pride of its lions  which have been fitted with radio-transmitter collars so that their movements may be tracked,.

Other wildlife includes cheetah, zebra, giraffe, Thomson’s and Grant’s gazelle, eland, impala, klipspringer, hippo and warthog.

Overnight at your Serengeti safari lodge or tented camp.

Serengeti game reserve-  Ngorongoro Crater. 200 Km: approx. 3-4 Hrs

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Depart the Serengeti and proceed to the Ngorongoro crater.

Descend to the crater floor for a day of game viewing in this natural wildlife habitat.

Picnic lunch at the crater floor.

Later ascend to the crater rim for your overnight.

The Ngorongoro Crater rim  offers the finest sunset and sunrise views.

Overnight at your Ngorongoro safari lodge or tented camp.

Ngorogoro crater-Lake Manyara National park. 70Km : Approx. 1.5 Hrs

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

After breakfast proceed to the Lake Manyara with a stop at the local market of Karatu.

Game and bird watching drives at the Lake manyara.

We may see the famous tree climbing lions unique to this park.

Overnight  at your Lake Manyara safari lodge or tented camp.

 Lake Manyara- Amboseli National park. 300Km : Approx. 6Hrs

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Proceed to the Amboseli national park.

Border crossing and immigration formalities at  the Namanga border town .

Afternoon game viewing drive at the Amboseli National park with views of  Mount Kilimanjaro.

Amboseli is an international biosphere nature reserve featuring  dried-out lake bed,  rolling savannah and lush green swamps.

Amboseli  hosts various animal species including the Elephant ,Antelope, Spotted Hyena, Jackal, Warthog, Olive baboon, Vervet monkey……

The observation hill at Amboseli  park  is easily climbed and  offers stunning views of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Overnight at your Amboseli safari lodge or tented camp.

What you  may see at Amboseli national park ……..

Elephant , Cheetah, Buffalo, Giraffe, Zebra, Lion, Plain game, crocodile, Mongoose, Hyrax, Lesser Kudu and birdlife features 600 species.

Amboseli- Nairobi. 250Km : aprrox. 4 Hrs

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch.

Early morning game viewing drive.

Later depart the Amboseli for Nairobi to arrive in the late afternoon

Transfer to your Nairobi hotel/  Nairobi airport  for your outbound flight

What you could see on a 13 Day Kenya Tanazania Safari...

  • Elephants
  • Oryx
  • Reticulated Giraffe
  • Lion
  • Somali Ostrich
  • Cheetah
  • Warthog
  • Pelicans
  • Buffallo
  • Greenuk
  • Grevy's Zebra
  • Warthog
  • Antelopes
  • Tree Hyrax
  • White Tailed Mongoose
  • Suni
  • Black Fronted Duiker
  • Mole Rat
  • Bushbucks
  • Elands Rhino
  • Chimpanzee
  • Flamingo
  • Lesser Kudu
  • Crocodile
  • Unique Vegetation
  • Terrestrial Birds (Up to 450 species)
  • Birdlife (Up to 600 species)
  • 56 Mammal Species

Accommodation

Safari accommodation options for each location
Samburu Game Reserve  
Luxury level lodge / tented camp option Samburu Game Lodge, Samburu Simba Lodge, Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, Ashnil Samburu Camp, Sentrim Samburu Lodge
Comfort level lodge / tented camp option Samburu Sopa Lodge
Economy level lodge / tented camp option Samburu Sopa Lodge
Olpejeta/Sweetwaters  
Luxury level lodge / tented camp option Ol Pejeta House, Serena Sweetwaters Morani Wing
Comfort level lodge / tented camp option Serena Sweetwaters Tented Camp
Economy level lodge / tented camp option Kongoni Camp
Lake Nakuru National Park  
Luxury level lodge / tented camp option Sarova Lion hill, Lake Nakuru sopa lodge, Flamingo camp
Comfort level lodge / tented camp option Lake Nakuru Lodge, Sarova Woodlands, The Pelican Lodge, Sentrim Elementaita
Economy level lodge / tented camp option Lake Nakuru lodge
Masai Mara Game Reserve  
Luxury level lodge / tented camp option 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 lodge / tented camp option 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 lodge / tented camp option Mara Sopa Lodge, Mara Leisure Camp, AA Lodge, Osero Camp, Azure Mara Haven, Mara River Lodge, Mara Sun lodge, Sentrim Mara Camp, Siana Springs, Losokwan Luxury Tented Camp, Fig Tree Camp
Economy level lodge / tented camp option Enkorok, Elangata Olerai, Ol Moran, Mara Chui Camp, Jambo Mara Safari Lodge, Explore Nature Mara Lodge, La Maison Royale (LMR) Mara Camp
Amboseli National Park  
Luxury level lodge / tented camp option Oltukai lodge, Amboseli Serena lodge
Comfort level lodge / tented camp option Amboseli Sopa Lodge, Kibo Safari Camp
Economy level lodge / tented camp option AA Lodge/camp, Sentrim Amboseli Camp
Serengeti Game Reserve  
Luxury level lodge / tented camp option Mbalageti tented Lodge Chalet Rooms, Serengeti serena lodge, Ole Serai Tented, Kubu Kubu Tented Camp/lodge
Comfort level lodge / tented camp option Ang'ata Tented Camp, Mbarageti Lodge, Serengeti Sopa Lodge
Economy level lodge / tented camp option Thorn Tree Tented Camp, Serengeti Katikati
Ngorongoro Crater  
Luxury level lodge / tented camp option Ngorongoro Oldeani Mountain Lodge, Acacia Farm Lodge, Ngorongoro serena lodge, Kitela camp
Comfort level lodge / tented camp option Hhando Coffee Lodge, Angata Ngorongoro Tented Camp, Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge, Ngorongoro farmhouse
Economy level lodge / tented camp option Country lodge Karatu, Bouganvillea safari lodge
Lake Manyara  
Luxury level lodge / tented camp option Lake Manyara Serena safari Lodge, Kilimamoja Lodge, Escarpment Luxury Lodge
Comfort level lodge / tented camp option Lake Manyara Wildlife Lodge, Kirurumu Tented Lodge
Economy level lodge / tented camp option Twiga Camp, Nsya Lodge / Camp

Not Included In the Tour Price: Items and Services of a personal nature, Tips & Gratuities, Visas and International Flights.

Additional Extras

2 pax per person $330
4 pax per person $165
6 pax per person $110

Our Accreditations and Booking Security

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