12 DAYS CLASIC KENYA TANZANIA ADVENTURE.
Overview of the 12 DAYS CLASIC KENYA TANZANIA ADVENTURE.
Be part of this Classic Kenya and Tanzania Safari that take you to visit the best tour destinations of Kenya and Tanzania for 1 night in Nairobi, 1 night Sweetwater, 1 night at Nakuru, 2 nights in Masai Mara, in Kenya side. You travel further into Tanzania for 1 night in Lake Victoria at Lukuba Island, 2 nights in Serengeti, 2 nights in Ngorongoro and 1 night in Manyara. All the parks home to small and large animals including birds and reptiles, accommodation at the luxury Serena lodges chain, or you may decide as there are standard lodge, luxury Tented camp or budget camping.
Tour Summary | Safari Highlights: 12 DAYS CLASIC KENYA TANZANIA ADVENTURE
- Day 1 Arrival Nairobi
- Day 2 Nairobi – Sweetwaters (BLD)
- Day 3 Sweetwaters – Lake Nakuru
- Day 4 Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara
- Day 5 Masai Mara National Reserve
- Day 6 Masai Mara – Isebania – Private Island in Lake Victoria
- Day 7 Lake Victoria – Serengeti
- Day 8 Serengeti National Park
- Day 9 Serengeti – Olduvai Gorge Ngorongoro
- Day 10 Ngorongoro Crater tour
- Day 11 Ngorongoro – Lake Manyara
- Day 12 Manyara – Arusha – Nairobi
Tour Features: 12 DAYS CLASIC KENYA TANZANIA ADVENTURE
- Private tour: This tour/safari will be run exclusively for you and won’t be shared with others.
- Can be customized You can request minor changes to the accommodation and destinations of this tour.
- Can start any day; If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.
Description Safari/Tour Itinerary: 12 DAYS CLASIC KENYA TANZANIA ADVENTURE
Day 1: Arrival Nairobi
You will be met at the International Airport of Nairobi by your Driver/Guide and our representative and taken to your hotel, the traditional Nairobi Serena Hotel. Rest of the day at leisure booked on half board basis, HB
Day 2: Nairobi – Sweetwaters (BLD)
In the morning at 08:00am pick up from your hotel in Nairobi and travel to Nanyuki at the foot of Mt. Kenya for lunch. Your camp lies in the heart of the private 24,000 acre Sweet waters Game Sanctuary. At 03:00pm after lunch, leave for afternoon game drive in the Sanctuary where you will be able to view Giraffe, Zebra, Elephant, Cheetah and Lion. You will have dinner and overnight at sweet waters Tented Camp, FB
Day 3: Sweetwaters – Lake Nakuru
After breakfast you proceed to Lake Nakuru. After arrival you check in at your lodge. After lunch and some rest game drive at Lake Nakuru, one of the Rift Valley soda lakes and best known for its thousands, sometimes millions of flamingoes nesting along the shores. The surface of the shallow lake is often hardly recognizable due to the continually shifting mass of pink. The number of flamingoes on the lake varies with water and food conditions and the best vantage point is from Baboon Rocks. Also of interest, an area of 188 km around the lake fenced off as a sanctuary to protect Rothschild giraffe and black rhinos. Overnight at the Lion Hill Lodge at Lake Nakuru, beautifully located close to the entrance with a view towards Lake Nakuru and its flamingo flocks. FB
Day 4: Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara
After breakfast, proceed to Lake Naivasha where you enjoy a beautiful boat trip on Lake Naivasha, a true bird sanctuary. On your way along the lakeshores you will see hippos socializing lazily in the shallow waters or hiding in dense papyrus forest. Lunch will be taken at Elsamere, a haven for lovers of nature, set in Acacia forest on the banks of Lake Naivasha. It is the former home of the late Joy Adamson who, together with her husband George, became world famous for their pioneering conservation work and relationship with lioness Elsa, as told in her bestselling book Free. After lunch you make your way to Masai Mara with viewing various games on the way, birds, herds of Antelopes, Zebra, giraffe, Elephants, gazelle, etc. While on the way, you have chances to visit Maasai local village (Manyata) and take some photos of really Maasai with their culture attires. At Masai Mara you go for an afternoon game drive with high chances of seeing the big five and many other wild animals set to retire for the day. Overnight at the luxurious Mara Serena Lodge. FB
Day 5: Masai Mara National Reserve
Full day of game drive at Maasai Mara.. Depending on the game drive nature you will have a great moment to visit the famous Mara River whereby different types of animals mingle to drink water, Picnic lunch in the bush. You will have either at Masai Mara or Serengeti the chance to experience the Great Migration and some 1.5 millions of Wildebeest and Zebras on the move. In the evening you go for a night game drive which is an extraordinary safari experience watching Masai Mara’s nocturnal life like Porcupine, Aardvark, Serval cat and Mongoose. Dinner and overnight at the luxurious Mara Serena Lodge. FB
Day 6: Masai Mara – Isebania – Private Island in Lake Victoria
Early morning game drive at Masai Mara and return to the lodge for breakfast. Proceed to Isebania for Border crossing into Tanzania. After visa and border procedures, drive along the lakeshore to Musoma one of the major towns at Lake Victoria. In Musoma take a speedboat which will take you to an Island in Lake Victoria and to a private Island retreat, the Lukuba Island Lodge. Rest of the day at leisure and possibility to swim in the warm water of Lake Victoria. FB.
Day 7: Lake Victoria – Serengeti
In the morning we go out for a boat trip to Lake Victoria by local fishermen. Afterward you proceed towards Ndabaka Gate and enter Serengeti through the Western Corridor. You pass through green Savannah with Elephants and Giraffes roaming around through a stretch of land which is rarely visited by travellers to reach Central Serengeti. The name Serengeti comes from the Maasai word “Siringet” referring to an endless plain which you will experience on your way to your lodge located at the Niaroboro Hills where you have spectacular views through huge panorama windows. Dinner and overnight at at Serengeti Serena lodge or Similar. FB
Day 8: Serengeti National Park
A full day of game drives around Serengeti. You can expect to see wildebeest, lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, monkeys, baboons, hippos, rhinos, antelopes and many birds and other species. We are very flexible with choosing our route will be on the track with the migration on its way to Masai Mara. Overnight at at Serengeti Serena lodge or Similar. FB
Day 9: Serengeti – Olduvai Gorge – Ngorongoro
One Early morning game drive after tea/coffee which is the best time to see the animals as they get out from their hide for the morning preys or return from their night hunt. After lunch breakfast you leave for Ngorongoro Conservation Area. On the way you will stop at the Olduvai Gorge where Anthropologists Louis and Mary Leakey made many significant discoveries, contributing to the theory that human life originated in Africa. Arrival to Ngorongoro for lunch. In the afternoon you go for a Walking safari at the Northern Crater Rim inhabited by buffaloes, elephants and different species of monkeys escorted by an armed Game warden guide. Overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge which providing a wonderful view towards the crater. FB
Day 10: Ngorongoro Crater tour
After breakfast you will descend into the crater for a wonderful game drive (with a picnic lunch) inside the Ngorongoro Crater on World Heritage Site holding a permanent population of more than 30,000 animals. As only very few of those migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls above ye sea level you can expect to see Lions, Elephants, Giraffes, Zebras, Hippos, Rhinos with a variety of different species of Birds. The Crater is also home to the rare Black rhino almost extinct in Tanzania. With a bit of luck you will see the Big Five during one game drive. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge. FB
Day 11 Ngorongoro – Lake Manyara
In the morning you drive to Lake Manyara National Park. Nestling at the base of the Great Rift Valley Escarpment, the park is recognized for its incredible beauty with lush vegetation and tropical forests of giant fig and mahogany trees. Lots of Elephants, Giraffe, Buffalo, Zebra and a variety of antelope inhabit the park as well as a variety of monkeys and a large population of hippos. If you are lucky you may see the Manyara Lions, well known for their tree climbing habits, lazily resting on the branches of an Acacia tortilis tree. The birdlife is also abundant, with Flamingoes, Pelicans, Hornbills and plenty of forest species. Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge. FB
Day 12: Manyara – Arusha – Nairobi
Time at leisure in the morning until your departure transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport for departure or to Arusha Airport for your flight to Zanzibar for beach extension. Breakfast included.
End of the 12 DAYS CLASIC KENYA TANZANIA ADVENTURE
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The Trip Cost Includes
- Pick up Arusha and drop off Zanzibar airport as per the itinerary
- All airport transfers as per the itinerary
- All Park entrance fee at Lake Manyara, Tarangire and Ngorongoro
- Flight from Arusha to Zanzibar &back to arusha
- All meals on safari based on full board arrangements, Arusha/Stone Town BB, Beach HB
- Service of an English speaking driver guide
- Private Transport based on a 4WD safari vehicle with pop up roof for comfortable game viewing
- Vehicle Type (Toyota Land Cruiser, window Seat GUARANTEED)
- park fees for vehicle and driver
- Game drives on Safari and excursion in Zanzibar as per the Itinerary
- Complementary bottle of Mineral water daily + SAFARI HAT
- Government taxes
The Trip Cost Excludes
- Extras at the lodges i.e. drink, telephone, laundry, Internet etc.
- International flight.
- Departure tax.
- Tips to drivers (highly recommended).
- Visa, Travel Insurance.
Request a reservation: 12 DAYS CLASIC KENYA TANZANIA ADVENTURE
Signature safari team will make you enjoy and experience nature, wildlife, habit and habitat of the fauna and flora in the natural areas, also peoples and culture.
Minimum Rate per Adult: US$ 3690
Departing From: Nairobi
Duration: 12 Days / 11 Nights
Minimum Persons Required: 2
Best Time: All the year round
- Valid passport
- Yellow fever vaccination records/ certificate.
- Tanzania visa, available at airport upon arrival, USD $100 payable in cash only for US citizens or USD $50 for residents of UK/European Union and most other countries.
- Copy of flight itinerary.
- Copy of travel and/or medical evacuation insurance.
- Personal medical/dental insurance cards.
- Credit card (Visa and MasterCard are most widely accepted).
- Cash in U.S. Dollars (bills MUST have been issued in 2004 or later)
Most nationalities require a tourist visa for Tanzania, including British nationals, most EC nationals, Australians, New Zealanders, Americans and Canadians. The visa is available at the border and the cost for British and most other European Nationals is USD50 cash, whilst for US citizens it is USD100 cash.
Please note that although Tanzania does not officially require proof of Yellow Fever vaccination, at most airports and other points of entry you may be required to show a certificate of vaccination or an exemption certificate. This includes coming from Europe via, or transiting through an endemic country including the airports of Nairobi (Kenya) and Addis Ababa (Ethiopia). If visiting Zanzibar from mainland Tanzania border officials have been known to demand proof of Yellow Fever vaccination or an exemption certificate.
Recommended vaccinations are: Polio, Tetanus, Typhoid, Hepatitis A. Malaria prophylaxis is essential and we suggest that you seek advice from your GP or travel health clinic about which malaria tablets to take. Dengue fever is a known risk in places visited. It is a tropical viral disease spread by daytime biting mosquitoes. There is currently no vaccine or prophylaxis available for Dengue, and therefore the best form of prevention is to avoid being bitten. We recommend you take the usual precautions to avoid mosquito bites.
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