On Safari in Kenya & Tanzania


  • 11 days

  • Kenya

  • Active pace

Tour : 3550

Up to 10% off on 2020

From

£3,408 pp

Tour only

Based on 20th Jun 2020

From

£4,014 pp

Tour with flights & transfers

Based on London Stansted

Overview

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Explore magnificent national parks and reserves on this exciting Kenya and Tanzania safari. Your expedition begins in Nairobi as you depart for the Maasai Mara National Reserve—Kenya’s most famous game area. You’ll embark on morning and afternoon game drives in the “Mara”—home to lion, cheetah, leopard, hyena, wildebeest, and zebra. Next, explore Amboseli National Park—known for its spectacular views of 19,341-ft Mount Kilimanjaro. Here, you’ll enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in search of elephants, Cape buffalo, and more.

Cross the border into Tanzania and journey to Lake Manyara National Park. Explore this ecologically diverse park on a morning game drive. In Tloma, visit a local school and a family home to learn more about the local culture. Your escorted African safari continues to the amazing Ngorongoro area—with its astonishing crater measuring 2,000 feet deep and spanning 102 square miles. Revel in the fantastic game-viewing vantage point to spot lion, hippo, elephant, and flamingo. Next, you’ll enter Serengeti National Park—site of the seasonal great migration of wildebeest, but a great game-viewing area year round. Covering 5,700 square miles, the Serengeti will thrill you with both morning and afternoon game drives with the chance to see Nile crocodiles, big cats, giraffes, and gazelles.

This escorted Africa safari through Kenya and Tanzania is a dream-come-true for the adventurous of spirit.

Highlights

MAASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE Three game drives

AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK Three game drives

LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK Game drive

NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA Full-day game drive

SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK Three game drives

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Tour itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Total meals included:

  • 10 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 9 dinners

ARRIVE IN NAIROBI, KENYA

Day
1

Welcome to Africa! Arrive this evening, check in to your hotel, and prepare for your safari adventure!

NAIROBI–MAASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE.

Day
2

This morning, depart for MAASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE, Kenya’s most famous game area. After lunch at your lodge, set out on an AFTERNOON GAME DRIVE.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

MAASAI MARA

Day
3

Today, enjoy MORNING & AFTERNOON GAME DRIVES in the “Mara,” as it is called by locals. Part of the Serengeti ecosystem, the reserve boasts a strong permanent population of game. When the Great Migration of wildebeest and zebra arrives, generally from August to early November, the population enlarges by almost 2 million. This provides a great food source for predators such as lion, cheetah, leopard, and hyena.

NOTE: The Great Migration is a natural event, and the arrival/departure of the migrating herds varies slightly year to year.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

MAASAI MARA–NAIROBI–AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK AREA

Day
4

Today, board a plane for the quick flight to Nairobi. After a short break, drive to AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK, best known for spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa at some 19,341 feet. Embark on an AFTERNOON GAME DRIVE before settling in at your lodge.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

AMBOSELI AREA

Day
5

MORNING & AFTERNOON GAME DRIVES are included today. Amboseli affords you a great opportunity to get close to the mighty elephant. You might also spot Cape buffalo, zebra, wild dog, and more.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

AMBOSELI AREA–ARUSHA–LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK AREA

Day
6

This morning, cross the border into Tanzania. After lunch in Arusha, proceed to your camp and enjoy some leisure time prior to dinner.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

LAKE MANYARA AREA–NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA

Day
7

Embark on a MORNING GAME DRIVE in LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK. This small park is ecologically diverse, with groundwater forests, grassy plains, and alkaline Lake Manyara itself. Watch for elephant, Cape buffalo, giraffe, and more. The park is also home to the world’s largest concentration of baboons. Then, journey to your lodge and enjoy some time at leisure this afternoon.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

NGORONGORO AREA

Day
8

Descend into the crater for a FULL-DAY GAME DRIVE. Ngorongoro Crater is technically a caldera— the world’s largest unflooded one, in fact, at more than 2,000 feet deep with a floor covering over 102 square miles. Game viewing here is fantastic, as most of the animals stay in this area year round. You can see lion, Cape buffalo, hippo, elephant, and flamingo. This is also your best chance to see the rare black rhinoceros. A picnic lunch will be served in the crater.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

NGORONGORO AREA–SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK AREA

Day
9

Today, drive to SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK, Tanzania’s largest and most famous park. Home to the annual Great Migration of wildebeest and zebra, generally between late November and July, it attracts visitors from around the world and is great for game viewing year round. Enjoy lunch at your lodge before an afternoon GAME DRIVE.

NOTE: The Great Migration is a natural event, and the arrival/departure of the migrating herds varies slightly year to year.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SERENGETI AREA

Day
10

The Serengeti covers an area of roughly 5,700 square miles, so it is no surprise that the name comes from the Maasai word siringit, meaning “endless plains.” Continue your exploration during MORNING & AFTERNOON GAME DRIVES. You have the chance to see the big cats—lion, leopard, and cheetah—as well as an abundance of other animals, including the Nile crocodile, giraffe, gazelle, and eland.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SERENGETI AREA–ARUSHA–DEPARTURE

Day
11

This morning, fly back to Arusha, where your tour ends. We have secured a day room at the Mount Meru Hotel for you to use prior to your homebound flight. Book homebound flights after 5 pm.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Things to note

Consult your physician for the latest health requirements for travel to Kenya and Tanzania.

All game viewing is done at your own risk. We will require a signed liability waiver prior to travel.

We do not recommend this vacation to people with serious back problems, as it can be quite rough on some East Africa roads and game park trails.

Due to limited capacity on safari vehicles and flights, your suitcase must be soft-sided and cannot exceed 33 lbs, including hand luggage.

Some minor changes in your daily itinerary may be expected due to wildlife migrations and viewing.

Extend your tour and see even more

On selected tours you can extend your time at the beginning or end of your holiday. To book your holiday with an extension, call us on 0330 0588 237 or speak to your travel agent.

Pre Tour

+2 days Nairobi Extension

Total meals included:

  • 1 breakfast, 1 lunch

ARRIVE IN NAIROBI, KENYA

Day
1

Welcome to Africa! Arrive this evening, check in to your hotel, and prepare for your safari adventure!

NAIROBI.

Day
2

Start your sightseeing at the SHELDRICK ELEPHANT ORPHANAGE, founded and managed by Daphne Sheldrick. During your visit, learn about elephant conservation and meet elephant calves orphaned by poachers before they are re-introduced to the wild. Next, visit the GIRAFFE CENTER, a non-profit organization focused on saving the Rothschild’s giraffe. Here, you will learn a bit more about this subspecies and have the opportunity to feed them. The evening is at your leisure.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

To book your holiday with an extension, call 0330 0588 237 or speak to your travel agent.

What's included

Tour only

From

£3,408 pp

Prefer to book your own flights and transfers? You have the freedom to do that with our Tour Only holiday option.

  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals

Tour with flights

From

£4,014 pp

Let us take care of everything. Our package option includes return flights from your chosen airport, plus overseas transfers to your hotel.

  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • All airport taxes

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