12 Days Kenya and Tanzania Wildlife Safari Arusha, Tanzania Wildlife & Safari Tours
Arusha, Tanzania Wildlife & Safari Tours

Cross Kenya and Tanzania through the rich, fertile Masai land. The wonders of Kenya and Tanzania traveling through the world-renowned Masai Mara and the vast open Serengeti plains and on to the lakes of the Great Rift Valley of the Ngorongoro Crater.

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Cross Kenya and Tanzania through the rich, fertile Masai Mara. The wonders of Kenya and Tanzania unfold before you on this incredible safari adventure, Which goes deep into the heartland of the Maasai tribespeople and the finest game parks in eastern Africa. While traveling through the world-renowned Masai Mara and the vast open Serengeti plains and on to the lakes of the Great Rift Valley and the dramatic scenery of the Ngorongoro Crater.

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Typical Day

Day 1: Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Nairobi
On arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by one of our experienced driver guides, ready to greet and escort you to Nairobi and your chosen hotel. He will introduce you to this wonderful city and country.
After your long flight, you will be pleased to discover that Nairobi - the undisputed safari capital of East Africa, is balanced at 1661M (5450 ft) above the mean sea level, keeping the temperature and humid relative low. All around this important city is same Kenya greatest delights. Nairobi River, in the south of the nation. Nairobi is the ideal starting point for safari lovers, within reach of Masai Mara and Lake Nauru in Kenya.
Nairobi Capital has its own natural attraction, Nairobi National Park, close by, named after the resident river of the town “Nairobi River”. This financial, administrative and tourist centers is the perfect place to relax after a long journey and before you set off on safari, the holiday of a lifetime.

Main destination: Nairobi
Accommodation: Nairobi Serena Hotel
- (Luxury hotel located in or near Nairobi)
Meals & drinks: Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2: Nairobi to Lake Nakuru
Today we set out early, collecting from your Nairobi hotel and heading south to stunning Lake Nakuru National Park. We arrive at your lodge by noon, in the time for pleasant lunch. Your afternoon game drive will reveal all the wonders of Lake Nakuru National Park often referred shimmering pink haze as hundreds of flamingos descend upon it.
As well as the herds of elephant, Lake Nakuru is home to Buffalo, lion, wildebeest, Zebra, and gazelle while gerenuk and fringe-eared Oryx are local specialties. Lake Nakuru marshy shores are the lure for these mammals and the waters attraction many beautiful bird species, too. Look out for giant kingfishers, hoopoes and delightful-named white bellied go away the bird. At the end of an inspiring afternoon amongst the wildlife, we retire to the comfort of the lodge for an evening meal and same rest.

Main destination: Lake Nakuru National Park
Accommodation: Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge
-(Luxury lodge located inside Lake Nakuru NP)
Meals & drinks: All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3: Lake Nakuru to Maasai Mara National Reserve
After our breakfast at the lodge, we leave Lake Nakuru early and enjoy a short, pleasant morning drive to world-renowned Masai Mara National Reserve; a huge area of woodland and open plains backed by striking Esoit Oloololo Escarpment.
Enjoy exploring the stunning landscape of the park, looking for wildlife on the plains, in the acacia woodlands. Masai Mara is rightly famous for its large number of big cats, but they’re far from the only highlight: by the end of an exhilarating afternoon, you could easily have spotted elephant, hippo, wildebeest, buffalo, and giraffe, plus many other species. In the rain season, this area is flooded b over a million wildebeest on the annual migration. At the end of the afternoon, it’s back to your lodge for some relaxation and a delicious dinner.

Main destination: Masai Mara National Reserve
Accommodation: Mara Serena Safari Lodge
-(Luxury lodge located inside Masai Mara NR)
Meals & drinks: All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4: Masai Mara National Reserve
Venture into the Masai Mara National Reserve for a full day's game drive exploring this diverse environment and view a multitude of wildlife. An optional balloon ride over the Masai Mara at sunrise is also an unforgettable experience.

Main destination: Masai Mara National Reserve
Accommodation: Mara Serena Safari Lodge
-(Luxury lodge located inside Masai Mara NR)
Meals & drinks: All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5: Masai Mara to Serengeti National Park
After breakfast, we collect our lunch boxes and leave Masai Mara National Reserve. Our journey takes us west, Kenya & Tanzania border of Isabani-Serari, Check out from Kenya and apply for Tanzania Visa and registration formality. We enjoy a picnic lunch and our exciting destination being a name familiar to everyone _ the Serengeti!
You’ll be eager to pursue some more great wildlife spotting opportunities in this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Set in the grasslands, savannahs, woods and mountain scenery, which creature will show itself next? These ‘endless plains’ are home to elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard, cheetah, hippo and crocodile _ the adventure has truly begun. At the end of the afternoon, exhausted and exhilarated, it’s back to your chosen accommodation for dinner and to talk about the many fantastic experiences you’ve had today.

Main destination: Serengeti National Park
Accommodation: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
-(Luxury lodge located inside Serengeti NP)
Meals & drinks: All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6: Serengeti National Park
Waking up in the Serengeti is something really special. Sights, sounds, and smells of Africa are all around us, and ahead is a full day of adventure in the world’s most famous national park. After breakfast, we start today with the morning section of our game drive in Serengeti National Park, marveling at the stunning scenery, ever changing the light and always entertaining wildlife, all explained to you by your expert driver-guide.
After our picnic lunch, we set off again, searching for wildlife in this awe-inspiring park. Serengeti’s wonders evolve subtly as the day progresses. The myriad animals and birds are the ‘stars of the show’ and Nature’s dramas can unfold at any time. Of course, the animals don’t work to any schedule, so we may find lion or leopard, elephant, and zebra, cheetah and antelope at any time on our drives. At the end of the afternoon, we return to the comfort of the lodge for dinner and some much-needed rest.

Main destination: Serengeti National Park
Accommodation: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
-(Luxury lodge located inside Serengeti NP)
Meals & drinks: All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 7: Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro
The exciting sounds of Africa will rouse you from your sleep. We make the most of the day with a 08:00 start, heading off on our morning game drive. Later, the adventure will continue when we travel up to Ngorongoro, another African icon.
It’s almost impossible to spend too much time in Serengeti and with more than 1.6 million herbivores - plus thousands of predators - there’s always something new and interesting to see. The changing seasons and natural light simply add to the diversity. This morning your driver-guide will help you spot some more of the many species at Serengeti, teaching you about their fascinating habits and habitats.
After a pleasant picnic lunch, it’s time to drive eastwards to visit another spectacular setting for Tanzania’s wildlife, the famous Ngorongoro Crater. On arrival, settle in at the lodge while a tasty, hot dinner is prepared for you. Tomorrow, the wonders of the crater await us.

Main destination: Ngorongoro Crater
Accommodation: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
-(Luxury lodge located inside Ngorongoro)
Meals & drinks: All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 8: Ngorongoro Crater
Today there will be plenty of time to enjoy another true spectacle - Ngorongoro Crater is often referred to as a wonder of the world
First, there’s the volcanic caldera (the world’s largest), full of grassland, forest, and swamp, a setting of jaw-dropping beauty. Secondly, the permanent water of the crater floor supports a resident population of more than 25,000 large mammals. elephant, lion, leopard, hyena, jackal, wallowing hippo, waterbuck, baboons… even the rare black rhino finds shelter here.
Sharing this awesome space with the animals are the Maasai, grazing their cattle in an area which has been a separate conservation area since 1956 and a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1978. This harmonious cohabitation of man and beast makes Ngorongoro unique in Tanzania and your driver guide will be pleased to explain this incredible co-existence to you.

Main destination: Ngorongoro Crater
Accommodation: Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge
-(Luxury lodge located outside Ngorongoro)
Meals & drinks: All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 9: Lake Manyara National Park
After our breakfast at the lodge, we leave early and enjoy a short, pleasant morning drive to Lake Manyara. Exploring the stunning landscape of the park, looking for wildlife on the plains, in the acacia woodlands and by the shores of the shallow alkaline lake. Lake Manyara is rightly famous for its tree-climbing lions, but they’re far from the only highlight: by the end of an exhilarating afternoon, you could easily have spotted elephant, hippo, wildebeest, buffalo, and giraffe, plus many other species. Pink-hued flamingos, one of 400 bird species recorded here, provide a splash of color. At the end of the afternoon, it’s back to your lodge for some relaxation and a delicious dinner.

Main destination: Lake Manyara National Park
Accommodation: Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge
-(Luxury lodge located outside Lake Manyara NP)
Meals & drinks: All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 10: Lake Manyara to Amboseli National Park
After breakfast, collect your lunch boxes and leave Lake Manyara National Par. Your journey takes you to Tanzania and Kenya border of Namanga, Check out from Tanzania and apply for Kenya Visa and registration formality. Your exciting destination awaiting - Amboseli national Park! Along the way, the sheer scale of the territory and the raw beauty of the landscapes reveal themselves and your driver guide will help you to spot animals and birds. This is just a preview of things to come.

Main destination: Amboseli National Park
Accommodation: Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge
-(Luxury lodge located inside Amboseli NP)
Meals & drinks: All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 11: Amboseli National Park
After breakfast, you start today with the morning section of our game drive in Amboseli National Park. The park is famous for being the best spot in Africa to get close to free-ranging elephants. Other attractions of the park include opportunities to meet the Maasai and spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro - the highest free-standing mountain in the world. This day you explore five main wildlife habitats - open grassland plains, acacia woodland, rocky thorn bush, swamps and marshland that characterize Amboseli. These ecosystems are home to gazelles, elephants, buffaloes, lions, leopards, wildebeests, zebras, hippos among others. The presence of the permanent swamp makes birdlife in Amboseli abundant.

Main destination: Amboseli National Park
Accommodation: Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge
-(Luxury lodge located inside Amboseli NP)
Meals & drinks: All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 12: Amboseli to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
If time permits after breakfast - morning game drive till midday when you will have lunch at your lodge and say farewell to Best of East Africa Safari, pm proceed to Nairobi drop at Nairobi Airport for your onward journey back home End of Safari.

Main destination: Nairobi
Accommodation: End of tour (no accommodation)
Meals & drinks: Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of tour
Additional accommodation can be arranged for extra cost.
You'll be dropped off at the airport (or hotel).

Our Guide With Client

Map & Directions

Plot 39, Block J Ngalo road, Arusha, Tanzania 1849

Points of Interest
Masai Mara Serena Safari Lodge
Mara Safari Club, Aitong, Kenya
Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge
Amboseli National Park, Loitoktok District, Rift Valley, Kenya
Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge
Lake Nakuru, Kenya
Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
Nairobi Serena Hotel
Processional Way, Nairobi City, Kenya
Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge
Lake Nakuru, Kenya
12 Days Kenya and Tanzania Wildlife Safari
Plot 39, Block J Ngalo road, Arusha, Tanzania

Nearby Attractions and Services

DistanceDescription
20kilimanjaro National Park
18Serengeti National Park
15Ngorongoro National Park
Tarangire National Park
Lake Manyara National Park
Amani Reserves
Arusha National Park
Arusha
Dar es Salaam
Gombe Stream National Park
Katavi National Park
Kilwa Kisiwani
Kitulo Plateau National Park
Lake Eyasi
Lake Natron
Lake Victoria
Mahale Mountains National Park
Mikumi National Park
Mkomazi National Park
Moshi
Ngorongoro Crater
Ngorongoro Highlands
Olduvai Gorge
Olduvai Gorge
Ruaha National Park
Rubondo Island National Park
Saadani National Park
Selous Game Reserve
Udzungwa Mountain National Park
Usambara Mountains
West Kilimanjaro
Zanzibar & Island
Stone Town
Pemba Island
Mafia Island
Chumbe Island
Chole Island

Rates & Availability

Important to know

This tour can't be booked by solo travelers.
Rates are per person and exclude the international flight from/to your home country.
Rates per person - Must be paid in United States Dollar (USD)

01 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017 $6,286
01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2017 $6,286

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