GROUP & PRIVATE SAFARIS

12 DAYS, 11 NIGHTS BEST OF KENYA & TANZANIA BUDGET CAMPING SAFARI

$2,310.00

Visit and see the wonders of nature both in Kenya and Tanzania – Maasai Mara, Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha/Hell’s Gate, Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Tarangire National Park

Don’t miss this amazing safari to the best of Kenya and Tanzania.

Description

Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi
Pickup from the airport by our professional English speaking guide/driver and be taken to your hotel in Nairobi for the overnight on bed and breakfast basis.

Day 2: Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve

At 8 am, you will be picked up from your hotel within the city centre/Westland area and commence the drive to Maasai Mara via the Great Rift Valley view point where you will have a breathtaking view of the floor of the rift valley. Arrive in the camp in time for lunch. Check in and have lunch. In the evening at 4.00pm depart for a sunset game viewing drive in the Maasai Mara National Reserve where chances of seeing the big cats is extremely high ending at 6:00 pm.

Return back to the camp for a sumptuous buffet dinner ending with good time for resting.

Dinner and overnight at the Miti Mingi Camp

Miti Mingi Camp:https://mitimingiecocamp.com/our-gallery/

Day 3: Full Day Game Drive in Maasai Mara Reserve.

Have breakfast at 6:30 am and at 7 am, leave for a full day game viewing in the park. On this day, spend the full day exploring Maasai Mara in search of the big five, hippos and Nile crocodile. Thereafter, go for picnic lunch in park under a croton tree shade overlooking the vast landscape of the park.

It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place: the great migration. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (in Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna – lions, cheetahs, jackals, hyenas and vultures.

Dinner and overnight at Miti Mingi Camp

Miti Mingi Camp:https://mitimingiecocamp.com/our-gallery/

Day 4: Depart Maasai Mara to Lake Nakuru National Park

Early breakfast at 6 am and thereafter leave for Nakuru national park, Lunch will be on your way there. Thereafter enter Nakuru national park in the afternoon and do game viewing where you will get a chance to see the endangered species of white rhino and also the roschild giraffes, also you will see flamingoes at the lake shores among other aquatic birds. Thereafter drive to your hotel, check in at the LANET MAT FAM hotel and have dinner there.

Dinner and overnight at Lanetmat fam resort:http://www.lanetmatfamresort.co.ke/

Day 5: Lake Nakuru to Lake Naivasha/Hell’s Gate

Depart at 7 am. You will start your trip to Lake Naivasha/Hell’s Gate National Park for a mini safari.

Upon  arrival, you will go to hell’s gate for biking safari. if you are too tired you will be driven in the park with a car.

You will later go for an hour boat ride on Lake Naivasha for bird watching and hippo viewing.

Dinner and overnight at Villa Graziah Hotel.:http://www.villagraziah.com/

Day 6: Lake Naivasha to Namanga Border

Breakfast at the resort 6:00 am,check out and thereafter proceed to Namanga which is the border town to get ready for the Tanzania part.

Accommodation at the Namanga River hotel.

Day 7: Namanga/Arusha to Manyara National Park

Drive to Arusha and join a group to Manyara national park. Manyara is 2 hours drive from Arusha and it’s a small park that you can do game drives for 2 to 3 hours. Game drive after lunch until evening.

Lake Manyara National Park is a protected area in Tanzania’s Arusha and Manyara Regions, situated between Lake Manyara and the Great Rift Valley. It is administered by the Tanzania National Parks Authority, and covers an area of 325 km² including about 230 km² lake surface.

Dinner and relax at the seronera campsite

Day 8: Lake Manyara to Serengeti National Park

Breakfast then Leave for Serengeti. Arrive and start game drive enroute to the camp.

Serengeti National Park (Serengeti) is located in Tanzania, best known for its abundance of animals and the great wildebeest migration. The Serengeti stretches 14,763 (5,700 sq miles) stretching North to Kenya and bordering Lake Victoria to the West. Serengeti has the highest concentration of large mammals on this planet and its famous known for its 2,500 Lions the largest concentration found anywhere. The park also has over 518 identified bird species where some of them are Eurasian migrants who are present in the European winter months from October to April.

More game drives afternoon until late evening

Dinner and relax at the Seronera Campsite

Day 9: Serengeti to Ngorongoro

Early morning game drive in Serengeti until 1 pm.
Depart after lunch. Game drive enroute to Ngorongoro and arrive at Simba campsite to spend night there.

The Ngorongoro Conservation Area spans vast expanses of highland plains, savanna, savanna woodlands and forests. Established in 1959 as a multiple land use area, with wildlife coexisting with semi-nomadic Maasai pastoralists practicing traditional livestock grazing, it includes the spectacular Ngorongoro Crater, the world’s largest caldera. The property has global importance for biodiversity conservation due to the presence of globally threatened species, the density of wildlife inhabiting the area, and the annual migration of wildebeest, zebra, gazelles and other animals into the northern plains. Extensive archaeological research has also yielded a long sequence of evidence of human evolution and human-environment dynamics, including early hominid footprints dating back 3.6 million years.

Dinner and relax at the Simba Campsite

Day 10: Ngorongoro to Tarangire National Park

Breakfast, game drive then leave for Ngorongoro for a safari game drive with picnic lunch. Depart after 1 pm and start drive to Tarangire National park.

Tarangire National Park is a national park in Tanzania’s Manyara Region. The name of the park originates from the Tarangire River that crosses the park. The Tarangire River is the primary source of fresh water for wild animals in the Tarangire Ecosystem during the annual dry season. his park is home to one of the largeset elephant populations in Africa with several herds of up to 300 members per herd. In addition, there are large numbers of impalas, elands, buffaloes, giraffes, Bohor reedbuck, Coke’s hartebeest, Thompson’s gazelle, the greater and lesser kudu and on rare occasions, the unusual gerenuk and fringe –eared Oryx are also seen. A few black rhinos are also thought to be still present in this park. You will obviously see big numbers of elephants gather here as well as the wildebeests and zebras. Among the other common animals in the Tarangire are the leopards, lions, hyenas, and cheetah that seem to be popular within the southern open areas. The wild dogs are only seen once in a while

Dinner and overnight at campsite

Day 11: Tarangire to Arusha

Breakfast, then leave for game drive until 1pm and start the drive to Arusha.

Dinner and overnight stay at Venus Premier Hotel

Day 12: Arusha to Nairobi

Breakfast, then Board a shuttle to arrive in Nairobi at around 3 pm.

COST:

USD 2310 per person sharing

Inclusions in the cost:

Accommodation as per the itinerary
All Park entrance fees in Kenya and Tanzania
Bottled water
All meals as per itinerary
All Transport in a van with a pop up roof for easy game viewing in Kenya and a land cruiser in Tanzania
Our assistance at any point.
Pickup and drop off to your hotel

Exclusions in the cost
Gratitutes
Drinks e.g. alcohol
Maasai village @ USD 20
Balloon Safari @USD 380 per person(conducted on day 2 early in the morning and continue with the normal program)

Pick up airport/hotels not within Nairobi City Center/Westland’s(USD 30 one way.