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Kenya & Tanzania Overland Safari

AFK03: 9 Days Nairobi - Masai Mara - Serengeti National Park - Ngorongoro Crater - Amboseli - Nairobi

Tour Type: Private tour with experienced English-speaking driver guide
Hotel: 4 to 5-star well selected hotels, or open to your own choice

  • Appreciate the spectacular sunset view on the endless grassland of Masai Mara.
  • Watch the spectacular scenes of wildebeests, zebras and antelopes migrating.
  • Explore Ngorongoro Crater, a new wonder known as the "Eden of Africa".
  • Overlook Kilimanjaro's equatorial snow mountain on the Observation Hill.

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Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi, Airport pick-up
Welcome to Nairobi! Our local safari representative will wait for you at Nairobi International Airport, holding a welcome board with your name on it. After picking you up, a comfortable drive will take you to the well selected hotel. The rest of the time will be free for your own arrangement.
Day 2: Drive to Masai Mara National Reserve, Enjoy an afternoon safari
Early in the morning, your local English-speaking driver guide will pick you up at the hotel and take you to Masai Mara National Reserve, which is nearly 300 kilometers (186 miles) west of Nairobi and takes about 5 hours. After arriving, you will be escorted to check into the camp, enjoy today's lunch and take a short break. 

In the afternoon, we will have a game drive in Masai Mara National Reserve. With about 95 species of mammals and 450 species of birds, it is one of the best wildlife reserves in the world. Your driver guide will drive you through the reserve to look for the wild animals. In the late afternoon, you will appreciate the spectacular sunset view on the endless grassland, which will be sure to impress you. Afterwards, we will return to the camp for dinner and stay overnight here.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Enjoy a full day game drive in Masai Mara National Reserve
After breakfast, we will continue to explore the wonderful Masai Mara National Reserve. If you happen to come here during July to September, you will see the magnificent scenes of thousands of wildebeests, zebras and antelopes travelling for around 3,000 kilometers (1,864 miles) northward, from Serengeti National Park in Tanzania to Masai Mara. The procession can be up to 10 kilometers (6 miles) long, very spectacular. During this period, it's more likely to see the lions hunting and the wildebeests fighting with the crocodiles in the Mara River. Follow your driver guide, you will find numerous wild animals and capture the amazing scenes. Until sunset, we will return to the camp.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Drive to Serengeti National Park in Tanzania
After breakfast, with the packed picnic lunch, we will set off for Isebania, the border of Kenya and Tanzania. After the customs and immigration formalities, you will be picked up by your Tanzania driver guide and then be driven to Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. It takes about 6-7 hours on the way and you will arrive in the late afternoon. Upon arrival, you will be escorted to check into the lodge.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: One day exploration of Serengeti National Park
Today you will follow your local English-speaking driver guide to explore Serengeti National Park. As we will stay here for a whole day, you're suggested to have a big breakfast in the morning. Serengeti National Park is one of the most famous wildlife sanctuaries in the world. The endless grassland is home to countless wildebeests, zebras, buffalos, elephants, giraffes, gazelles, antelopes and many other wild animals. Thousands of wildebeests head north from here to Masai Mara in search of food. Besides, there are also more than 500 species of birds inhabited here, especially the ostrich. 

At noon, you will be served some packed food for lunch. Then after enjoying the sunset view, we will return to the lodge for dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Game viewing drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Today, we are going to drive for about 4 hours to the 8th natural wonder of the world – Ngorongoro Crater. After arriving, we will go down to the bottom of the crater and start the exciting game viewing drive. Today's lunch will also be served as packed food. At sunset, we will check into the lodge.

Ngorongoro Crater is an extinct volcano, whose rich vegetation supports about 20,000 large mammals, including 20 or so black rhinoceros. The wildebeests here don't have to go out to find food like the wildebeests in Serengeti National Park. Its complete ecosystem makes it one of the new wonders of the world, known as the "Eden of Africa".

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Morning drive to Amboseli National Park in Kenya
After breakfast, we will return to Kenya. After crossing Namanga, another border of the two countries, your Kenya English-speaking driver guide will meet you and directly transfer you to Amboseli National Park. The whole journey, which is about 300 kilometers (186 miles), takes 6 to 7 hours. On the way to the national park, the snow scene of Mount Kilimanjaro will gradually appear, which will be a visual enjoyment. It will be late afternoon after arrival. You may stay in the lodge to have a rest or take an afternoon game drive according to your energy.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Enjoy the game viewing drive in Amoboseli National Park
The whole day will be devoted to Amboseli National Park, where it's easier to track the wild animals and see them hunting as there's no tall vegetation. In addition to travelling in the park to look for the animals, you will also be escorted to ascend to the sightseeing platform of the Observation Hill to overlook the wonders of Kilimanjaro's equatorial snow mountain, as well as the entire Amboseli National Park. Next to the sightseeing platform is a large wetland with white rhinos, hippos, buffalos, and many birds. The flocks of flamingos will be the highlight here. Besides, this is also a paradise for elephants. You can see herds of elephants moving slowly and enjoying their leisure day.

Lunch will be packed food and we will stay here until sunset. Afterwards, we will return to the lodge for dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: Transfer back to Nairobi for departure, Airport see-off
Today will be the last day of your Kenya & Tanzania trip. After breakfast, we will drive for 4 to 5 hours back to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, where you will catch your flight to the next destination. Bon voyage!

Meals: Breakfast

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This trip can be tailored to match your dates and interests!
DestinationsLuxury HotelsStandard Hotels
NairobiInterContinental Hotel
Best Western Meridian Hotel
Masai Mara National ReserveAshnil Mara Camp
Mara Simba Lodge
Serengeti National ParkSerengeti Serena Lodge
Serengeti Serena Lodge
Ngorongoro CraterNgorongoro Serena Lodge
Ngorongoro Serena Lodge
Amboseli National ParkAmboseli Serena Lodge
Amboseli Serena Lodge
Tour Prices

2024 & 2025 Special: 10% off - Book before Jun 30, 2024

Mar, Jun, Nov, Dec
Jan-Feb, Jul-Oct
Prices with Luxury Hotels
Month2 travelers4 travelers6 travelers
Mar, Jun, Nov, DecUSD4089
Jan-Feb, Jul-OctUSD4959
Prices with Standard Hotels
Month2 travelers4 travelers6 travelers
Mar, Jun, Nov, DecUSD3989
Jan-Feb, Jul-OctUSD4729
  • Prices are per person based on double occupancy.
  • The prices in red reflect 10% discount.
  • Upgrading to a Land Cruiser is possible at an extra cost.
What's Included
  • Entrance fees for all mentioned parks visited.
  • Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary.
  • 1 liter bottled water per person per day during the safari.
  • Services of English-speaking driver/guide.
  • Transport in a 4x4 safari minivan with pop up roof.
  • Exclusive use of safari vehicle during the trip.
  • All safari vehicles are equipped with RF radio.
  • All government taxes and levies.
What's Excluded
  • International and domestic flights and respective taxes.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as visas, driver tips.
  • Balloon safari & Masai village visit.
  • Person insurance cover.
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