10-Day Kenya and Tanzania Combine Safari

A budget adventure holiday safari to Kenya and Tanzania leading parks. This is a safari that promises the best of Kenya and Tanzania’s premier parks. Visit the small but rewarding Lake Nakuru National park thereafter proceeding towards Masai Mara. This is where the great wildebeest migration is a spectacle to behold for any would be visitor to Kenya mainly in July and August of each year. In Tanzania, Ngorongoro, Lake Manyara and Serengeti.
Things to Consider
  1. Budget tour
  2. Shared tour
  3. Can depart any day
  4. Can’t be customized
  5. Not Suitable for solo travelers
  6. Min age of 1 years
Activities & Transportation
  • Activities: game drives
  • Game drives: pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle & pop-up roof minivan
  • Getting around: pop-up roof minivan
  • A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included
Accommodation and Meals
Day: 1-2
Miti Mingi Eco Camp Budget tented camp just outside Masai Mara NR (Kenya)
Day: 1 Lunch & Dinner Included Day: 2 All Meals Included
Day: 3
Hotel CityMax Budget hotel in or near Nakuru (Kenya)
All Meals Included
Day: 4-5
Kibo Safari Camp Mid-range tented camp just outside Amboseli NP (Kenya)
All Meals Included
Day: 6
Budget camping Just outside Lake Manyara NP (Tanzania)
All Meals Included
Day: 7-8
Budget camping Just outside Serengeti NP (Tanzania)
All Meals Included
Day: 9
Budget camping Just outside Ngorongoro (Tanzania)
All Meals Included
Day: 10
End of tour (No accommodation)
Breakfast & Lunch Included
Arrival (See The Journey for more details)

Day 1

Nairobi – Masai Mara

The day starts with a pick up from your hotel at 0730 hrs. A safari briefing session with our tour consultant then drive to the Maasai Mara Game Reserve, the northern part of the Serengeti, one of Kenya’s most favored game-viewing areas. The reserve covers 700 square miles of magnificent wilderness. It is the Africa of the imagination; endless reaches of acacia-dotted grasslands studded with hazy hills. Afternoon game drive to see the sun downer as hoping to see Lions in large prides, Elephants, buffalo, zebras and numerous plain.

Main Destination:
Masai Mara National Reserve (Kenya)
Best Time to Visit June to October and September to October
High Season June to October and December to March
Best Weather June to October (Sunny, but not too hot)
Accommodation:
Miti Mingi Eco Camp
  • Budget tented camp located just outside Masai Mara NR
Meals & Drinks:
  • Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2

Masai Mara

Full days spent exploring the park in search of the big 5. With a possibility of seeing the spectacular annual wildebeest migration /herds that takes place from July to October. Optional hot air balloon safari can be arranged at an extra cost of US$ 450 per person. Dinner and overnight stay at Mar Camp The Mara offers wildlife in such variety and abundance that it is difficult to believe: over 450 species of animals have been recorded here. You will easily see lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephant. It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna- lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures.

Main Destination:
Masai Mara National Reserve (Kenya)
Accommodation:
Miti Mingi Eco Camp
  • Budget tented camp located just outside Masai Mara NR
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3

Masai Mara – Lake Nakuru

Early morning game drive then come back for breakfast. Depart the camp soon after breakfast and proceed to Lake Nakuru National park. Lunch at Lake Nakuru guest house then proceed for afternoon game drives at Lake Nakuru, a shallow alkaline lake in the Rift Valley, renowned for its spectacular flamingo population as one of the world’s greatest ornithological spectacles. Although Lake Nakuru is primarily a bird sanctuary, there are a considerable number of animals to be encountered, such as many large game animals such as zebras, elephants and gazelles; this is one of our best chances of seeing rhinos. Lake Nakuru National Park was the first place in Kenya selected as a rhino reserve. Here is one of the few places where we can see Rothschild’s giraffes.

Main Destination:
Lake Nakuru National Park (Kenya)
Best Time to Visit June to March best for wildlife viewing (Little rain)
High Season July to March (The park gets very busy)
Best Weather June to March (Little rainfall)
Accommodation:
Hotel CityMax
  • Budget hotel located in or near Nakuru
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4

Lake Nakuru – Amboseli

Early morning game drive to see animals hunting, killings and eating then return to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast depart soon after breakfast and drive to Amboseli national park via Nairobi with packed lunches. Afternoon game drives then proceed to Camp.

Main Destination:
Amboseli National Park (Kenya)
Best Time to Visit June to September and January to February
High Season December to March and July to October (Busy)
Best Weather Jul to Sep and Jan to Feb (Little rainfall)
Accommodation:
Kibo Safari Camp
  • Mid-range tented camp located just outside Amboseli NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5

Amboseli

Early morning games breakfast at 6:30am and leave the lodge with packed lunch for the full day game drive where you will spend time in the park in search of its popular residents like the well-known predators and their opponents like the Zebra, Wildebeest, Giraffe, and Hippo and Big Elephants with a view of Mt Kilimanjaro.

Main Destination:
Amboseli National Park (Kenya)
Accommodation:
Kibo Safari Camp
  • Mid-range tented camp located just outside Amboseli NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6

Amboseli – Lake Manyara

Early breakfast then proceed for morning game drives exit the park and, we drive into Tanzania via the Namanga border. We also pass through Arusha to Lake Manyara National park with lunch enroute. Regardless of the direction we approach Manyara from, the view is always fantastic. We proceed to a camp for dinner and overnight stay. Lake Manyara is a shallow, alkaline lake that is part of the Rift Valley wall; the lake is at the base of this dramatic western escarpment giving it a beautiful and serene setting. In addition to this peaceful setting, Lake Manyara’s main attractions are its rich bird life, tree climbing lions and its hippos, which you can see at a closer range than many other places. Lake Manyara also hosts thousands of flamingos at certain times of the year and has diverse vegetation ranging from savannah, to marshes and acacia woodland, enabling a variety of wildlife habitats including butterflies.

Main Destination:
Lake Manyara National Park (Tanzania)
Best Time to Visit June to September (easier to spot animals)
High Season July to March (Northern section gets crowded)
Best Weather June to October (few showers of rain)
Accommodation:
Budget camping
  • Just outside Lake Manyara NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 7

Lake Manyara – Serengeti

Early Morning game drives at Lake Manyara National park before taking your breakfast. After breakfast you depart to Serengeti National park with packed lunch. Arriving Serengeti with Game is viewed as we proceed to the campsite for dinner and overnight stay.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)
Best Time to Visit June to February (Areas are best at different times)
High Season July to March (The Seronera area is crowded)
Best Weather June to October (Little to no rainfall)
Accommodation:
Budget camping
  • Just outside Serengeti NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 8

Serengeti

Full day spent exploring the park, Serengeti is Africa’s most famous and Tanzania’s largest park covering 14,736 sq km and is adjoining with the Masai Mara National reserve in Kenya. With a wildebeest population of about 2 million and several other hoofed species (which include zebra, Thomson’s gazelle, impala, topi, Grants gazelle, Kongoni, Eland, Kirk’s dik dik, klipspringer, roan, Oryx, oribi, water buck, buffalo, giraffe and warthog), the Serengeti is sure to attract a string of prey such as lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, golden jackals and bat eared foxes. Elephants are relatively scarce and the few remaining black rhinoceros are restricted to the Moru Koppies area. Serengeti also offers rewarding bird viewing with ostrich and kori bustard being common, a variety of larks, finches, and raptors can be seen but the most distinctive small bird is the lilac breasted roller.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
Budget camping
  • Just outside Serengeti NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 9

Serengeti – Ngorongoro

After an early breakfast, we drive south to the magnificent Ngorongoro crater enter into the crater for a full day crater tour with packed lunches ascend the crater and drive to Simba campsite for dinner and overnight stay The Ngorongoro crater is the world’s biggest whole volcanic caldera at 8300 sq km and is arguably the most stunning arena. It is frequently described as one of the wonders of the world, not only because of its geological magnificence, but also because it serves as an extraordinary natural sanctuary for some of Africa’s largest populations of large mammals.

Main Destination:
Ngorongoro Crater (Tanzania)
Best Time to Visit June to September (General wildlife viewing is best)
High Season Most of the year – July to March (Expect crowds)
Best Weather June to October (Rainfall is little to none)
Accommodation:
Budget camping
  • Just outside Ngorongoro
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 10

Ngorongoro – Arusha

Early morning game drive in order to see killings, hunting and eating up to 9am then return to the camp for breakfast. After breakfast you will leave for Arusha with packed lunch which will be served en-route. Arriving at Arusha late in the evening at around 5 pm then you will be dropped at a place of choice.

Main Destination:
Arusha (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
End of tour (See The Journey for more details)
 

Note:

We can arrange your full trip from home and back. If not, we’ll pick you up from the airport and take care of all further transportation, in most cases. All you’ll have to do is book the flight yourself using a website like Skyscanner.com. Please be sure to contact us first to confirm availability, dates and pick-up service.
 
  • This tour starts in Nairobi, Kenya and ends in Arusha, Tanzania
  • We can book your international flights help
  • Fly to/from Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO – Check price) near Arusha. Or fly to/from Arusha Airport (ARK – Check price) via Dar es Salaam or Nairobi (Kenya)
  • Fly to Jomo Kenyatta Airport (NBO – Check price) in Nairobi
  • A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged at an extra cost.
Included
  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All flights during the tour
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Round trip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the itinerary section)
  • Drinks (As specified in the itinerary section)
 Excluded
  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Some meals (As specified in the itinerary section)

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Rates Per Person

Start dates
Single 1 room2+ people Sharing rooms
Jan 1, 2019 – Dec 31, 2019$1,900$1,900
Jan 1, 2020 – Dec 31, 2020$1,900$1,900
Rating:
4.2/5