This 9 Day unforgettable journey through Kenya and Tanzania offers an experience to some of the most stunning national parks and wildlife reserves. The adventure begins with a visit to Amboseli National Park, home to large elephant herds roaming against the backdrop of majestic Mount Kilimanjaro. Next, head to Lake Nakuru National Park, where you can observe flamingos wading in the shallow waters of the alkaline lake, as well as numerous species of birds, black and white rhinos, and leopards.
Continuing the tour, Masai Mara National Reserve awaits to showcase the Great Migration as thousands of wildebeest, zebras, and gazelles traverse vast plains while being hunted by predators in an epic natural spectacle. Then, venture into Tanzania to behold the breath-taking Ngorongoro Crater and witness the astounding array of wildlife residing within its unique ecosystem.
Finally, explore Tarangire National Park, where baobab trees dot the landscape, and large elephant herds roam, along with a diversity of other animals such as lions, zebras, and giraffes. This Kenya-Tanzania tour is undeniably a once-in-a-lifetime adventure for any wildlife enthusiast, offering fantastic opportunities to get up close and personal with some of the world’s most magnificent creatures.
Early morning after your breakfast, our guide will pick you up at 7:00am from your hotel in Nairobi to transfer to Amboseli National Park. You will be briefed first upon our 10 – day trip then embark a drive south through scenic views of the Nairobi Suburbs to Amboseli. Upon arrival to the park, we enjoy an enroute game drive to our booked Safari Lodge to check in for lunch and a relaxation shortly after which we head out for our evening game drive. Amboseli is a home to various wildlife species to include: lions, cheetahs, Leopards, rhinos and abundant bird species among other wildlife species. After the delightful experience, we return to accommodation for dinner and overnight stay.
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Today we enjoy a full day game viewing experience in Amboseli National Park. Amboseli covers lush grasslands fed by the melting snow of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak. Standing at 5896m above sea level the snow-topped mountain forms the backdrop to game viewing. Amboseli National Park hosts some of Kenya’s largest elephant herds and is famous for its big elephant bulls with their impressive tusks. The Game Park also contains huge populations of buffalos, zebras, wildebeests, giraffes, hippos and various antelope species, such as impala. Amboseli Park is also home to lions, leopards, cheetahs, rhinos, jackals, warthogs and various other wildlife and bird species.
Early morning after your breakfast, we will say goodbye to Amboseli then embark a drive through Nairobi to Lake Nakuru National Park. This drive takes us back to Nairobi with an enroute stopover at the Great Rift Valley viewpoint for photography shortly after which we will continue our journey to Nakuru. The drive further takes us through parallel scenic views of the Great Rift Valley to arrive to our booked Lodge in time for lunch and relaxation upon checking in. This evening we explore Lake Nakuru National Park on game drives. Lake Nakuru National Park encompasses the alkaline lake that is frequently visited by hundreds of thousands of greater and lesser flamingos, providing an amazing bird spectacle. More than 400 bird species in all have been recorded. Nakuru has also been declared a black rhino sanctuary and offers guaranteed sighting of the black and white rhinos. Other wildlife includes lion, leopard, Rothschild’s giraffe (introduced), waterbuck, reedbuck, hippo, baboon, pelican, and cormorant. After an evening of game drives, we will retire at our Lodge for dinner and an overnight stay
Early morning after your breakfast, we say goodbye to Lake Nakuru to embark on a drive to Masai Mara National Reserve. Enjoy yet another scenic drive through the scenic views of the Great Rift Valley before arriving to our booked Camp to check in just in time for lunch and relaxation at camp. We later head out for an evening game drive. The Masai Mara is Kenya’s most celebrated wildlife reserve, and arguably its best. The park is dominated by open grassland, interspersed with rocky hills, acacia woodland, and riparian forest. Mara Mara is rewarding not just for predators such as lion, leopard and cheetah but for spotted hyena, bat-eared fox, and blackbacked jackal as well. Elephant and buffalo are common, and a number of black rhinos still survive. Other ungulates include impala, eland, and reedbuck. A checklist of 450-plus birds includes raptors and ground birds such as ostrich and ground hornbill. At sun dawn we take advantage of the photographic moment then return to accommodation for dinner and overnight stay.
Today we spend the next 6 to 8 hours game viewing in Kenya’s leading Masai Mara National Reserve. We will embark on two game drives; in the morning game drive and the evening game drive with an option to carry picnic breakfast to spend the entire morning out in the wild or return to accommodation for breakfast and lunch shortly after which we head back to search for the big five and other wildlife species to include: Masai giraffe, baboons, warthogs, Wildebeest, buffaloes, zebras, jackals, spotted hyenas, topi, impala, Hartebeests, nat eared foxes, the crocodiles and hippopotamus of the Mara and Talek Rivers. We will have a full day to track the resident wildlife in Masai Mara National Reserve. After the thrilling day of magnificent game viewing in Masai Mara National Reserve, we retire at our accommodation for dinner and overnight stay
On this day, we bid farewell to the Maasai Mara and Kenya after an early breakfast, we take on an enroute game drive out of the Masai Mara to Isebania, Kenya – Tanzania Land border crossing Point. Please note that there will be a switch of vehicle and guide but this is seamless and should note distress you. After the immigration formalities are done with our guide taking care of all the necessary documentation, You will meet your new Tanzanian guide/driver and continue to Western Serengeti for game viewing all evening to later retire at our booked Camp for dinner and overnight stay.
Today is dedicated to a full-day game drives in The Serengeti. We embark on unlimited game drives from Western Serengeti all through to Central Serengeti Seronera Area. Home to highest populations of wilidlife in the Serengeti – Seonera is an excellent place to spot predators such as lions, leopards, and cheetahs as other various wildlife species. After an unforgettable day, we will retire at Shuhundia Adventure Camp dinner and overnight stay.
The day starts with breakfast at the safari camp, as the sun rises. Then we take an enroute game drive through Southern Serengeti as we exit the park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. We descend to the Ngorongoro Crater floor, taking in stunning views of the world’s largest unflooded caldera on the way down. The crater is home to the Big Five and almost every kind of big mammal found in Africa. After a rewarding game drive in this World Heritage Site, we drive out of the crater to transfer to our booked lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.
This morning we transfer to Tarangire National Park. Known for large elephant herds and the Tarangire river which flows all year round, Tarangire is one of Tanzania’s major National Parks. On arrival at the Park, We embark on game drives with a picnic lunch in the African bush. Tarangire hosts an array of wild animals, including lions and buffalos, as well as various antelopes, wildebeest, giraffes, and zebras. The national park covers some 2600km2 of wilderness, characterized by undulating plains dotted with baobab and acacia trees. After a full day of game viewing in Tarangire National Park, we retire at our booked Camp for dinner and overnight stay.
Drive We enjoy our last breakfast at our Camp before we pack up and depart for an en route game drive to catch our last glimpses of the resident wildlife. We then depart the Tarangire and drive back to Arusha to the airport for your departure flight to mark the end of our Magical Kenya – Tanzania Safari