14 Days private Kenya & Tanzania Safari
The more people participate in the private safari, the cheaper the price will be per person.
Day 1: Nairobi
Arrival in Nairobi at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, pick up for your Kenya Safari. You will be taken to your hotel to relax for two or three hours, followed by a city tour (visit to the National Museum, the Giraffe Centre to feed the giraffes, Parliament Building and City Market).
You will then be taken back to Nairobi to the Serena Hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Samburu
Wake up at 6.00 am for a full breakfast, then departure to Samburu National Reserve for a 340km Kenya Safari with a stopover at the equator and then on to Samburu National Reserve.
Arrive at the gate and start a short game drive on the way to the lodge/camp. Check-in at camp/lodge at around 13.30 for lunch, with relaxing until 16.00.
An evening game drive follows until 18:30. Afterwards we return to Samburu Serena Lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
The Samburu National Reserve is a dry desert with an area of 392 km2.
Local attractions are the date palms with acacia forests, the Ewaso Nyiro River flowing through the Lorian marshes, and mountains among others.
The altitude is 3747 meters above sea level. There are elephants, lions, buffalos, reticulated giraffes, grey zebras, Beisa antelopes, Somali ostriches, cheetahs and leopards.
Dinner and overnight at Samburu Serena Lodge.
Day 3: Samburu
Wake up at 5.30am for a cup of coffee or tea, followed by a morning game drive, then back to the lodge for a full breakfast at 8.30am.
Another game drive takes place until lunch, then relax until around 16.00.
An evening game drive takes place until 18.30, and then back to the lodge for dinner and overnight. (Samburu Serena Lodge).
Day 4: Aberdare - The Ark
Wake up at 6.00 for a full breakfast and departure to Aberdare Country Club with a distance of 210 km, arrival around 13.00.
Check-in at Aberdare Country Club for lunch, then you will be taken to Aberdare National Park.
The Aberdare National Park covers an area of 877 km2 and is a tropical rainforest.
Local attractions are bamboo forests, eucalyptus, Jacaranda forests, waterfalls (Chania Falls).
The Aberdare also include green highlands.
Elephants, hyenas, rhinos, buffalos, lions, waterbucks, bushbucks, bongo antelopes etc. can be seen.
This is also a home for birds. The altitude is 2132 meters above sea level and is close to the equator.
Relax in "The Arke" (one of the top tree hotels and luxurious in Kenya).
You will also have the chance to see animals at the waterhole while you are on top of the tree top hotel.
Dinner and overnight at the lodge (The Ark).
Day 5: Masai Mara Game Reserve
Wake up at 6:00 for a full breakfast. Departure for the "seventh wonder of the world" (Maasai Mara) with a distance of 360 km.
You arrive around 13.00 and then take a short game drive on the way to the camp (Mara Intrepids). Check-in is around 13.30 for lunch.
The Maasai Mara Game Reserve covers an area of 1584 km2 and is one of the most famous and visited national reserves in Kenya.
Local attractions include the Mara River, Talek River, the Loita Mountains, the Serengeti Plains and the annual animal migration from July to September.
The landscape is forest and grassland savannah with acacia forests. The Maasai Mara is famous for its lions, elephants, leopards, cheetahs, gazelles, rhinos, hyenas and others.
It is also attractive for birdwatchers. Game drive from 16.00 to 18.30 and back to camp for dinner and overnight (Mara Intrepids).
Day 6: Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Wake up at 5.30 am for coffee or tea, followed by an early morning game drive, then back to camp for a full breakfast.
After breakfast another game drive with a visit to the Mara River to see the hippos, crocodiles and the places of animal migration across the river. (There is another possibility for a game drive with a packed lunch until 18:30 in the evening).
Dinner and overnight at camp or lodge.
Day 7: Serengeti
Wake up at 6.00 am for a full breakfast and departure with a packed lunch to Serengeti National Park on a 400 km route along the Isbania border.
Arrive at the gate and start a game drive with picnic lunch until evening. Check in at Serena Lodge around 18.30.
The Serengeti National Park is one of the largest parks in Tanzania and borders the Maasai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya to the north.
It is also one of the most visited, famous and attractive national parks and was voted the seventh wonder of the world due to the annual migration of millions of animals from the Masai Mara in Kenya to the Serengetic Plains.
The Serengeti covers an area of 14763 km2. Local attractions include rivers, swamps, plains, Kopjes rocks, meadows and savannah forests.
Also the "Big Five" can be found there (lion, elephant, rhino, leopard and buffalo), as well as giraffes, wildlife, zebras, cheetahs, hyenas and Thomson gazelles.
Dinner and overnight at Serena Lodge.
Day 8: Serengeti
Wake up at 5.30 am for a cup of tea or coffee, then start an early morning drive until 8.30 am followed by a full breakfast.
Afterwards further game drives follow until about 13:00 o'clock for lunch. Relax until 4pm, then an evening game drive until 6.30pm. (There is another option for a full game drive with a packed lunch until 18:30). Dinner and overnight at Serena Lodge.
Day 9: Ngorongoro Crater
Wake up at 6.00 for a full breakfast and departure to Ngorongoro with a packed lunch over a distance of 130 km.
After arrival in Ngorongoro, the descent to the crater floor takes place at about 2000 meters directly from the crater rim to the crater floor.
The Ngorongoro belongs to the world cultural heritage, because it was chosen as the eighth wonder of the world. Local sights are swamps, meadows, forests, rivers, lakes and hills.
There are elephants, lions, cheetahs, buffalos, wildebeests, hyenas and black rhinos.
The Ngorongoro offers such an amazing variety of animals as if Noah's Ark broke here.
Game drive into the crater until evening with dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge.
Day 10: Lake Manyara National Park
Wake up at 6.00 am for a full breakfast and departure to Lake Manyara on a 90km route. Upon arrival at the gate, start a game drive on the way to the lodge.
Check in at the lodge at 13:00 for lunch, then relax by 16:00. Then we continue with game drives along the shore of Lake Manyara until 18:30 hrs. Return to Sopa Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Lake Manyara covers an area of 330 km2, of which 200 km2 are covered by the lake itself.
Lake Manyara is also an alkaline lake, home to millions of flamingos and other species of birds.
Manyara is a Masai word and means euphorbia forests that can be found along the Great Rift Valley.
The Manyara also offers a perfect introduction to Tanzania's bird life (over 400 different species of birds have been found, including water birds such as pelicans, flamingos, cormorants, storks, ospreys and, among others, kingfishers).
Local attractions include the lake, euphorbia forests, floodplains, forests and, among other things, a narrow belt of acacia.
Among the animals living there are elephants, tree climbing lions (lions climbing trees), giraffes, zebras, impalas, waterbucks, kirk-dikdiks and among others cliffs Springer.
Dinner and overnight at Sopa Lodge.
Day 11: Tarangire
Wake up at 6.00 am for a full breakfast and departure to the Manyara Tarangire National Reserve on a route of 110 km.
Upon arrival at the gate, start a game drive on the way to Tarangire Sopa with arrival at 13:00 for lunch and relax there until 16:00.
An evening game drive continues until 18:30, then back to camp or lodge.
The Tarangire covers an area of 2850 km2. Local attractions include rivers, swamps, grassland savannah and acacia forests.
Animals include elephants, lions, giraffes, ostriches, fringed-eyed oryx, long-necked gerenuk, zebras, impalas, buffalos, wildlife, deer and gazelles.
The Tarangire also hosts various species of birds including the Giant Bustard, the heaviest flying bird and pythons climbing trees.
Dinner and overnight at Tarangire Sopa.
Day 12: Amboseli National Park
Wake up at 6.00 am for a complete breakfast and departure from Tarangire to Amboseli National Park through the Namanga border in Kenya on a route of 380 km.
Arrival at Ol Tukai Lodge will be in the late afternoon at about 13:30 for lunch. Relax until 4pm and then go on another game drive until 6.30pm.
The Amboseli National Park in Kenya covers an area of 390 km2 , the local attractions are grassland savannah, swamps and a view of Kilimanjaro (The highest mountain in Africa, 5895 meters).
The Amboseli National Park is also home to elephants, giraffes, cheetahs, zebras, gnus, hyenas, buffalos, etc. as well as a paradise for birds.
Dinner and overnight at Ol Tukai Lodge.
Day 13: Tsavo West
Wake up at 6.00 am for a full breakfast and departure from Amboseli to Tsavo West National Park on a route of 80 km.
You will have a stopover at the cooled Shetani lava flows for photos, then drive to the Chyulu Gate and start a game drive on the way to Mzima Springs.
The spring produces over a million litres of crystal clear water per day. The Tsavo West covers an area of 9065 km2.
Local attractions include the Chyulu Hills, Ngulia Hills, Chaimu Larva, Shetani Larva and Mzima Falls.
The landscape of Tsavo West is grassland savannah with acacia forests. The animals in Tsavo West are among others, elephants, buffalos, leopards, lions, rhinos, giraffes, zebras.
Return to the camp or lodge at 18:30 for dinner and overnight (Severine Camp).
Day 14: Tsavo West - Mombasa
Wake up at 6.00 for a full breakfast followed by a game drive on the way to the river Tsavo, then drive to the town of Voi for lunch.
Return to your hotel and Kenya Safari ends there.
Please note the following
- Accommodation in double room with full board in Lodges/Camps
- Transport and game drives with water bottles on board the safari vehicle
- English speaking Safari Guide
- All government taxes and levies
- Fees for National Parks
- Ngorongoro Crater Tour in a four wheel drive vehicle
- Accommodation with half board in Nairobi
- Beverages in Lodge/Camp
- Tips and things of personal need
- International flights and domestic flights
- Visa fees for Tanzania
- Accommodation in Mombasa or Domestic return flight to Nairobi
- up to 75th to 60th day before departure 40% of the total price.
- from the 59th to the 40th day before departure 60% of the total price.
- from the 39th to the 30th day before departure 80% of the total price,
- from the 29th day before departure 100% of the total price,
- as well as on the day of departure or no-show 100% of the tour price.