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Kenya & Tanzania 4WD Safari Adventure 12D/11N

See the highlights of northern Tanzania and Kenya on a 12-day safari.

Start off in Nairobi and make your way to the Masai Mara National Reserve, famous for the Wildebeest migration, and to Lake Nakuru National Park.

Travel to Arusha to visit Tarangire National Park, and Ngorongoro, the world’s biggest crater, and experience the famous Serengeti National Park.

Tour Highlights

  • Discover the best of Kenya & Tanzania
  • Experience the Masai Mara Game Reserve & Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Explore the Serengeti National Park & Ngorongoro Crater
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$6,150.00

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Tour Information

Inclusions:

  • - Masai Mara Interactive & Lake Nakuru Safari 4D/3N
  • - Nairobi Carnivore Restaurant Experience
  • - Highlights of Tanzania Safari 5D/4N (Tarangire, Serengeti & Ngorongoro)

Departures:

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Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi, Kenya

Transfer from Nairobi to Nairobi​.

Day 2: Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

You will be picked up from your accommodation at 8:30am for a journey south along the floor of the dramatic Great Rift Valley to Masai Mara National Reserve – known as The 7th Wonder of the World.

With lunch at Narok Town, you’ll arrive at the Masai Mara National Reserve in time for an afternoon game drive where you may have a chance of seeing the ‘Big Five’, different varieties of birdlife and the best savannah vegetation in the world. This is serene vast country of breath-taking vistas and dense thickets of scrub. The famous Masai tribesmen live within the game reserve. And in every direction there are seemingly endless herds of game animals.

Budget Package: Overnight in Chui Camp or similar.

Lodge Package: Overnight in Mara Sopa Lodge or similar.

Day 3: Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

Today, you’ll enjoy a full day of game drives to absorb the beauty and splendour of the Mara.

In this country of breath-taking vistas, view its vast herds of animals and their associated predators. In fact, Mara has the largest population of lions to be found in Kenya. Other animals to be seen here include Buffalo, Black Rhino, Hippopotamus, Leopard, Cheetah, Common Zebra, Coke’s Hartebeest, White-bearded Gnu, Oribi, Warthog and Thomson’s and Grant’s Gazelles.

Enjoy a picnic lunch at the Mara River while watching crocodiles and hippos laze around in their natural habitat. This is a great way to take advantage of your time in the park and enjoy seeing the views below and all around you.

After lunch, continue your game drive in search for more wildlife.

Around 5pm, you’ll be dropped off at the Masai Village for an opportunity to visit the tribes people to witness the singing and dancing that are part of their daily lives and sacred rituals. You’ll also have a chance to join in on a nature walk with a naturalist guide who will help point out local medicinal herbs.

Return to the village where a camp fire will be lit and entertainment will commence from local tribes people. The chief will then give you stories of their culture and tradition and show you how the herbs seen during the nature walk are prepared and used. You will also have a glimpse into their homes and social structure, dinner will be served at the village followed by coffee and tea.

Budget Package: Overnight in Chui Camp or similar.

Lodge Package: Overnight in Mara Sopa Lodge or similar.

Optional: Tonight you will have the option to choose to sleep in an authentic Masai-style home with beds, located at the campsite (subject to availability).

Day 4: Lake Nakuru, Kenya

You will depart after an early breakfast by road for Lake Nakuru National Park, which supports a wide ecological diversity of flamingos and other water birds.

Arrive at around 12:30 pm and begin a game drive en route to your accommodation for check-in and lunch.

Relax until 4pm when you will head out for another game drive and nature walk along the lakeshore and return back to your accommodation before sunset.

Lake Nakuru is a shallow alkaline lake famous for its flamingo population estimated to be more than a million hence it is referred to as the ‘Birds Paradise’ by bird watchers.

There are no elephants in the park but the other big five can be spotted including tree climbing lions, the white and the black rhinos which are endangered species in Kenya, the rare Rothschild Giraffe, Cape buffaloes, Waterbucks, Gazelles, Leopard and primates can be spotted as well.

Budget Package: Overnight in Citymax Hotel or similar.

Lodge Package: Overnight in Nakuru Sopa Lodge or similar.

Day 5: Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi Carnivore Restaurant Experience

Considered “Africa’s greatest Eating Experience”, the restaurant offers a “Beast of a Feast”.

The meat is pinned onto Maasai spears and braised over a huge charcoal pit in the centre of the restaurant. The meat used to be exotic game, but now comes from four legged beasts that everyone recognizes, namely pork, lamb, beef with the occasional ostrich and crocodile thrown in.

The food is accompanied with “dawa”, a staple Carnivore cocktail that will enhance your mood and make you brave enough to try some of the hottest accompanying sauces.

Masai Mara Interactive & Lake Nakuru Safari

After breakfast, proceed for a morning game/bird drive around the lake shores.

Return back to your accommodation for a big buffet lunch then pack up and head to Nairobi stopping at the Rift Valley viewpoint for some stunning photo opportunities.

The Rift Valley runs 6,000 kilometres from the Red Sea into Mozambique and is up to 100 kilometres wide in places. After a photo opportunity at the viewpoint and a chance to enjoy the spectacular view, we head to Nairobi arriving early afternoon.

Return to Nairobi and Accommodation Drop-Off.

Day 6: Nairobi - Arusha, Tanzania

Transfer from Nairobi to Arusha.

You will be picked up at your accommodation/meeting point for your bus transfer to Arusha, where you’ll be dropped off at your next accommodation/meeting point.

Day 7: Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Get picked up from your accommodation and head to Tarangire National Park for some amazing game viewing.

The game in this beautiful national park is plentiful and the magnificent bird watching will make a devotee out of even the most reluctant.

It is home to up to 300 elephants, which can be seen looking for underwater streams in dry riverbeds, as well as migratory wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, and other increible creatures.

Day 8: Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Today we set out for the endless open plains and stunning skies of Serengeti National Park – a famous migration corridor and UNESCO World heritage site. Here, you’ll have a chance to witness the great migration of wildebeest and zebra.

After exploring the park we’ll head to your lodge/camp in the heart of the Serengeti for dinner.

Day 9: Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

After breakfast venture into the endless open plains of Serengeti National Park wilderness for a morning game drive.

You will discover why the fabled Serengeti typifies the dream of “Old Africa”. Large prides of lions laze in the tall grasses; families of elephants feed on acacia bark and trumpet to each other across the plains; while giraffes, gazelles, monkeys, eland and the whole range of African wildlife present themselves in awe-inspiring numbers. If you are there during the spectacular wildebeest migration, you will be more than astonished!

After this adventure, we’ll travel to the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater where you will overnight.

Day 10: Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

Today you’ll rise early in the morning to descend the 600m high walls to the floor of the crater and get up close with one of Africa’s seven natural wonders!

Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is considered one of the most beautiful and unique places in Africa.

Here you will find a haven of African wildlife and you might also be lucky enough to witness the endangered Rhino!

Day 11: Arusha, Tanzania

In the morning, drive to Lake Manyara National Park, which is located within the Great Rift Valley.

Lake Manyara boasts a spectacular setting, famous for its tree-climbing lions and soda-ash lake. The park also provides the perfect introduction to Tanzania’s birdlife. The shores of the lake, encrusted with pink flamingo, attract more than 400 species of birds, many of them waterfowl or migrants.

In the afternoon, drive back to Arusha.

Day 12: Arusha, Tanzania

Transfer from Arusha to Arusha.

You will be picked up at your accommodation/meeting point for your shuttle transfer to Arusha, where you’ll be dropped off at your next accommodation/meeting point.