Best Of Kenya And Tanzania Safari

12 DAYS – BEST OF WILDLIFE EXPERIENCE

Trip: Starts  in Nairobi:- KENYA

 Ends in Arusha:- TANZANIA

Accommodations: –Lodges and Tented Camps

Country: Kenya and Tanzania

PRIVATE TOUR

Kenya and Tanzania are at the top of the bucket list for many people and perhaps the first things that come to mind when you think of a “safari”. Surreal landscapes, towering mountains, warm culture, and the most fantastic safaris African offer are just a few things you can expect from these two countries.

Start with Amboseli National park on the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro famous for its spectaculat landscapes and huge herds of African Elelphants. Cross the border, enter into Tanzania. Visit Ngorongoro crater a Unesco world Heritage site and the the largest intact caldera in the world which shelters one of the most beautiful wildlife havens anywhere. Visit The Great Serengeti and the Masai Mara, home to the big five and where the great migration takes place between July to October. Track the wild cats and other plain animals in action in the endless savannah grasslands in the Serengeti and Mara.

 

Highlights

  • This tour can be customized based on your budget, Interest and time.
  • This tour can be extended to Zanzibar beaches
From
$ 4,430
Per Person Sharing

 DAY 1. ARRIVE NAIROBI

On arrival Jomo Kenyatta International airport meet and assist at airport. Transfer to your Hotel. Check in time is from 1200 Hrs. Rest of the day spend at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.                                                                                                                                                       Meals                         : Breakfast
Accommodation      :  The Boma

DAY 2. AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK
0800 Hrs. After breakfast, check out and depart for Amboseli National Park. Arrive in time for lunch at your lodge. Later in the afternoon game drive a will be provided in the park till late in the evening. Return to your lodge for overnight stay.

Amboseli National Park. Amboseli National Park is in southern Kenya. The name “Amboseli” comes from a Maasai word meaning “salty dust”, and it is one of the best places in Africa to view large herds of elephants up close. Amboseli is known for its large elephant herds and views of immense Mount Kilimanjaro, across the border in Tanzania.                                                                                                                          On a clear day the Peak of Mt. Kenya is clearly visible. Animals mostly seen at Amboseli includes giraffes, cheetahs, zebras, and hundreds of bird species. The western section is dominated by vast Lake Amboseli, which is dry outside the rainy season.

Meals                      : Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Accommodation  : Kibo Safari Camp or similar lodges


DAY 3. AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK
0600 Hrs. Have an early morning game drive in the park.
0830 Hrs. Late breakfast and relax at your own leisure enjoying at Lodge.
1230 Hrs. Lunch will be provided at the camp
1530 Hrs. Have an afternoon game drive in the park till late in the evening

Meals                      : Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Accommodation  : Kibo Safari Camp or similar lodges                  


DAY 4. LAKE NAIVASHA  
0800 Hrs. After breakfast, check out and drive to Lake Naivasha. Enroute lunch in Nairobi.
1330 Hrs. Arrive at Lake Naivasha in the late afternoon.
Have boat ride at Lake Naivasha and check in at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge.

Meals                        :        Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Accommodation    :       Naivasha Simba Lodge or similar lodges.


DAY 5.  LAKE NAKURU
0800 Hrs. After breakfast, check out and drive to Lake Nakuru National Park. Enroute game drive will be provided.
1230 Hrs. Lunch will be provided at your Lodge
1600 Hrs. Have an afternoon game drive in the park till late in the evening.
Dinner and overnight at your Lodge.

Lake Nakuru is referred to as the pink lake because of its thousands of pink flamingos and other bird-life-it’s a Bird watchers paradise. It has a surprisingly number of animals, all the “big five” except the elephant can be seen here. Originally established as a bird sanctuary Nakuru is a Ramsar Wetland Area, known for its spectacular birdlife. When water levels are high enough massive flocks of flamingoes have been known to gather at Lake Nakuru. Highlights on the game drive may include sightings of tree-climbing lions and both black and white rhinos, for which the reserve is better known today. Commonly sighted animals include giraffes, baboons, zebras, buffalos, antelopes and hippos, with rare finds including leopards.

Meals                      :                 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Accommodation  :                 Lake Nakuru Lodge or similar lodges


DAY 6. MASAI MARA
0730 Hrs. After breakfast, check out and drive to Maasai Mara. Arrive in time for lunch at your Lodge.
1230 Hrs. Lunch will be provided and afternoon at Leisure
1600 Hrs. Afternoon game drive in the reserve till late in the evening. Dinner and Overnight at your Lodge.

Maasai Mara Offers superb plains scenery, unmatched safari activities and diverse wildlife, Masai Mara National Reserve is considered Kenya’s best park and one of Africa’s highest wildlife density regions for predators. The reserve covers 583 square miles (1510 square kilometers) of outstanding wilderness in southwest Kenya.                                                                                                                                                                          The location, wildlife, activities and comfortable moderate climate puts Mara at the top of the list, even for the most discerning traveler to Kenya.                                                                                                                               The animals and habitats of the reserve found new allies to ensure their survival for generations to come. Many private conservancies have been introduced
to protect the land that surrounds the reserve, thereby providing more area for wildlife.

Meals                       :                 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Accommodation    :                 Mara Simba lodge or similar lodges


DAY 7. MASAI MARA
0600 Hrs. (Optional Balloon ride at an Extra cost). Followed by Balloon Bush breakfast.
0630 Hrs.  Early morning game drive in the reserve
0830 Hrs. Return to lodge for breakfast and relax at Leisure.
1300 Hrs. Lunch will be served at your Lodge.
1600 Hrs. Afternoon game drive in the reserve to return in the evening. All meals at your Lodge.

Meals                        :                 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Accommodation    :                 Mara Simba lodge or similar lodges


DAY 8. SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
Depart after your early morning breakfast for Serengeti drop off at Isebania border; this will include normal border crossing formalities.  Serengeti National Park is easily Tanzania’s most famous national park, and it’s also the largest, at 14,763 square kilometers of protected area that borders Kenya’s Masai Mara Game Reserve. Its far-reaching plains of endless grass, tinged with the twisted shadows of acacia trees, have made it the quintessential image of a wild and untarnished Africa. Its large stone kopjes are home to rich ecosystems, and the sheer magnitude and scale of life that the plains support is staggering. Dinner and overnight at public Camp.

Meals                        :                 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Accommodation    :                 Into Wild Africa Tented Camp or similar lodges


DAY 9 & 10. SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK/ TRACK THE MIGRATION
Spend these three days in Serengeti National Park for game viewing. Your skilled driver knows the Serengeti and where to locate even the most elusive of animals. Morning and afternoon daily wildlife viewing affords you the opportunity to track and photograph the ‘Big Five’. You will be doing game drives while tracing the direction of the wildebeests.

0630 Hrs. Early morning game drives in the in the Park
0930 Hrs. Return to lodge for breakfast and relax at Leisure.
1300 Hrs. Lunch will be served at picnic Site
1400 Hrs. Afternoon game drive in the Park to return in the
evening for dinner and overnight.

Meals                        :                 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Accommodation    :                 Into Wild Africa Tented Camp or similar lodges


DAY 11. NGORONGORO CRATER
0630hrs After breakfast, descent into the crater for tour around the unbroken caldera that encloses the wildlife. This 100 square mile natural amphitheatre is host to an astonishing array of wildlife and you may be lucky enough to see rhino, elephant, lion, buffalo as well as large herd’s zebras and wildebeest.

1200hrs Break for picnic lunch which will be taken in to the Crater,

1300 Hrs. After lunch, ascend the Crater and drive to karatu Village for dinner and overnight at the Camp

Meals                        :                 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Accommodation    :                 Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge or similar lodges


DAY 12. CULTURAL TOUR-DEPARTURE
Wake up early for a pre-sunrise breakfast. Drive from the camp for approx. 20 minutes to locate the nomadic Bushmen (Hadzabe). In the company of the bushmen, you will hunt on foot using traditional weapons i.e. bows and arrows.

The Bushmen are related to the Kalahari Bushmen of South Africa. They speak the same click language but do not understand each other, as they have been apart for very long. The Bushmen live a medieval kind of life style. They do not build permanent homes but follow the animals in the area as they trap and kill them for food. They are hunters and gatherers. After a brief hunting stint with the Bushmen, we go back to our vehicles and drive to the camp for lunch.

 You will also get a chance to visit maasai boma. Later after lunch, you will drive to Arusha at the and transfer to Kilimanjaro International airport for your departure flight.
Meals                        :                 Breakfast | Lunch |
Accommodation    :                 N/A


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PRICE INCLUDES

  • Private guided tour
  • Transport in 4WD Safari + Professional local guide
  • All meals on safari including mineral water .
  • 11 Nights in Lodges and tented Camps
  • National Park entry fees.
  • Airport transfers
  • Cultural and villages fees
  • Soft drinks
  • Flying Doctors Insurance cover

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Any international plane fare
  • Any gratuities
  • Portage Fees
  • Any telephone calls while in the lodge
  • Any tips to driver or staff
  • All extra activities offered by the lodges
  • Any service not mentioned above

COST OF SAFARI IN USD- PER PERSON 

1 pax

2 pax

3 pax

4 pax

5pax

6pax

SRS

Child under 11

7,260

5,486

4,970

4,744

4,536

4,430

1,660

2,890

Would you like to pay for this Tour? We accept payment via Credit card ( Visa, MasterCard, American Express), Bank to Bank/Wire transfers, Please contact our tour experts to send you the details.

Send email to: info@lightsonafrica.com   Or fill our booking form.

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