12 Days Best of Kenya and Tanzania

SEASON MONTH PRICE
Low April – June $6,875
Peak July – October $7,190
Mid November – March $7,030

Vacation Itinerary: Dream for all seasons

Destinations: Nairobi City, Samburu Game Reserve, Masai Mara

National Reserve, Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater.

Dates: Departs daily – Inquire for availability.

DAY ONE: EN ROUTE

Depart Home – En route to Kenya

DAY TWO: NAIROBI CITY

Welcome to Kenya, you will be met upon arrival at Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by our safari representative. Thereafter you will be transferred to your city hotel irrespective of the airline and time of arrival.

The Boma Hotel or Similar (BB)

DAY THREE & FOUR: SAMBURU GAME RESERVE

Early morning breakfast will be served at the city hotel followed by safari de-brief by our concierge and/or owners of DK Grand Safaris at the city hotel, thereafter depart by road crossing the equator line from southern to the northern hemisphere to Samburu Game Reserve which has retained its naturally serene and quiet feeling. Arrive at the camp in time for lunch which is strategically located overlooking the Uaso Nyiro River. For the next two days, you are entitled to morning and an afternoon game viewing in the reserve which is famous for its rare species of fauna known as the ‘Samburu five’ which includes the long necked gerenuk, the Reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebra, the Beisa oryx and the Somali ostrich among other wildlife and over 350 different species of birds at the vast, open landscapes. You can combine you game viewing with an optional complimentary visit to Samburu cultural village whom are neighbors to the reserve and are famous for their remote culture, pastoral and nomadic way of life and you will have an opportunity to purchase some traditional Samburu souvenirs, art and collectibles.

Larsen’s Tented Camp or Similar (B.L.D)

(There is an optional flight from Nairobi to Samburu Game Reserve at an extra fee, kindly inquire when booking)

DAY FIVE & SIX: MASAI MARA GAME RESERVE

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Samburu Airstrip for the morning scheduled flight to Masai Mara Game Reserve which is one of the great wonders of the world in terms of animal migrations. It’s also considered as a “must see” and it’s on the “to do” list for almost all visitor going on safari because of its spectacular wildlife with over 95 species of mammals and over 400 species of birds. You will arrive at the camp in time for lunch. For the next two days you are entitled to a morning and afternoon game viewings in the reserve, or you can decide to book an Optional balloon ride over the plains of the Masai Mara which takes you over the diverse habitats of the Masai Mara Reserve; fly over the great Mara River, swamps, forests, wildlife & the African Savannah. The quiet, relaxing ride allows you to view an amazing assortment of wildlife from a unique bird’s-eye view. Surprise bush champagne breakfast is usually served on landing.

Karen Blixen Camp or Similar (B.L.D)

DAY SEVEN & EIGHT: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK

Early morning breakfast will be served at the camp, thereafter you will be transfer to Masai Mara Airstrip to connect morning schedule flight to Serengeti National Park via Migori and Tarime. The name Serengeti comes from the Maasai word ‘siringet’ referring to an ‘endless plain’. You will check in at the lodge in time for lunch. For the next two days, you will be exploring the world’s best-known wildlife sanctuary and a UNESCO World Heritage Site i.e. Serengeti National Park. Full day, half day, morning and/or evening game viewing has been schedule for you to skirt the vast plains in search of the plain’s abundant wildlife including the big five (Lions, Elephants, Rhino, Café Buffalo).

Serengeti Sopa Lodge or Similar (B.L.D)

DAY NINE & TEN: NGORONGORO CONSERVANCY

You will drive towards Ngorongoro Conservational Area after breakfast with game viewing and picnic lunch en-route. There will be an option visit to Olduvai Gorge en-route to the crater situated on an ancient lake covered by layers of volcanic ash, many fossil discoveries, including a skull of human ancestor. You will be arriving at the lodge late in the evening ready to refresher up and dinner. The next day after breakfast you will descent down to the crater bottom which is a unique refuge for both animals and sometimes man offering different topography ranging from the basins, swamps, springs, the rivers, plains, forest and the salt lakes. The crater supports a vast number of animals such as elephants, café buffalos, hyenas, lions, jackals, zebras, wildebeest and bird’s species because of the fresh water it holds. For game viewing, you are entitled to only one entry of up to six hours, later your will ascent back to the lodge for an evening at leisure.

Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge or Similar (B.L.D)

DAY ELEVEN:  DEPART

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport via Arusha Town to connect your flight to Nairobi – Kenya. Upon arrival at Wilson Airport – Nairobi, you will be met by our concierge team who has already organized for your farewell meals at the city restaurant depending on your outbound flight time. Later you will be transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your international departure flight back home.

(B.L.D)

DAY TWELVE: ARRIVE BACK HOME

Mostly probably this is the day you will arrive back home

  • All items of personal nature and not mention in itinerary e.g. shopping, body treatments, alcoholic drinks etc.
  • Any optional of the activities are not included.
  • All statutory increases beyond our control
  • Tips to the Hotel staff and Driver Guide.
  • Hot air Balloon
  • International flights
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Visa fee.
  • Accommodation  and meals as per the itinerary; full board while on safari (B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner)
  • Four internal Schedule flights to save time from one destination to the other
  • Transportation, transfers, sightseeing and game viewing as detailed in the safari itinerary package.
  • Local, professional English speaking driver guides
  • Game drives in a 4×4 Land Cruiser that is custom built to provide ample leg room.
  • Complimentary tour to a cultural Samburu Village
  • Guaranteed window seats, maximum of six guests per vehicle
  • Complimentary and unlimited bottled water and soft drinks in the safari vehicles
  • Binoculars and field guide books provided in the safari vehicle
  • Bean bags for use in the vehicle for stabilizing photography
  • Park and conservation fees
  • Service charges, hotel taxes and government taxes as per NOW
  • Safari hat that is provided to you at the start of the safari
  • Concierge department, available 24 hours/day
  • Membership to Flying Doctors Society services
  • Guaranteed departure; Minimum of two guests

INTERNAL FLIGHTS INCLUDED

  1. Samburu Game Reserve to Masai Mara Game Reserve
  2. Masai Mara Game Reserve to Migori Airport
  3. Tarime Airstrip to Serengeti national park
  4. Kilimanjaro International Airport to Wilson Airport (Nairobi)

This customized safari itinerary showcases the diverse beauty of East Africa at its finest unique wilderness. The destinations ignite the imagination of a real safari. You’ll be immersed in the great spectacles of the Amboseli, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti and finally the famous Masai Mara. Each park offers unforgettable experiences and unexplored wilderness which is inspiring, breathtaking, and always authentic.  Real imagery picture of an African safari comes will come to life as you traverse the sprawling plains of these parks.

  • Amboseli is famous as the best place in Africa where you can get close to free-ranging elephants with herds of over 900 family members.

  • In addition to large elephant’s herds, the park is home a wide range of mammals and over 600 different species of bird.

  • The park offers spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest free-standing mountain in the world

  • The park offers best game viewing because of sparse vegetation caused by elephants and dry weather conditions.

  • While at Amboseli, you have the opportunity to visit a Maasai cultural village and learn more about their indigenous lifestyle.

  • An opportunity to visit Ngorongoro Crater which is a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1979

  • Ngorongoro is the world’s largest intact crater, covering an area of 304 square kilometers.

  • The volcanic crater is jam-packed with several species of wildlife.

  • Serengeti National Park is one of the hosts to the annual wildebeest migration.

  • It has a combination of diverse habitats from open grass plains, savanna, wooded grassland and river line.

  • The Serengeti is also a great place for viewing “the Big Five”

  • Masai Mara Game Reserve is also one of the best places for viewing the big five: Lion, Elephants, Rhino, Leopard and Buffalo.

  • The reserve is graced by a wide variety of unique and exquisite wildlife and over 400 different birds’ species.

  • While at the Mara, you have the opportunity to visit a Maasai cultural village and learn more about their indigenous lifestyle.

  • Best place to experience the hot air balloon adventure followed by bush champagne Breakfast.

  • The famous annual Wildebeests crossing Mara River takes place their