15 Day Kenya Tanzania Safari | Private Guide

Two weeks with your private safari guide, exploring and traversing the Serengeti National Park en-route to Ngorongoro Crater, taking in the vast amount of mammals and amazing landscapes. Moving on to Amboseli, watching elephant in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro, before driving on to Ol Pejeta in the foothills of Mount Kenya. Stop in the Great Rift Valley at glorious Lake Naivasha before driving on to spend your last three nights on safari in the iconic, game-rich Masai Mara.

Things to Consider

Luxury tour

Private tour

Can depart any day

Can be customized

Not Suitable for solo travelers

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
Arusha Serena Hotel, Resort & Spa Luxury hotel in or near Arusha (Tanzania)
Breakfast Included
Day: 2-3
Kirawira Tented Camp Luxury+ tented camp inside Western Serengeti (Tanzania)
All Meals Included
Day: 4-5
Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge Luxury lodge on the crater rim of Ngorongoro (Tanzania)
All Meals Included
Day: 6-7
Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge Luxury lodge inside Amboseli NP (Kenya)
All Meals Included
Day: 8-9
Sweetwaters Serena Camp Luxury tented camp inside Ol Pejeta (Laikipia, Kenya)
All Meals Included
Day: 10-11
Lake Naivasha Simba Lodge Mid-range lodge in or near Lake Naivasha (Kenya)
All Meals Included
Day: 12-14
Mara Serena Safari Lodge Luxury lodge inside Masai Mara NR (Kenya)
All Meals Included
Day: 15
End of tour (No accommodation)
Breakfast Included
Arrival (See The Journey for more details)

Day 1

Welcome to Tanzania

On your arrival in Kilimanjaro, you will be met by a representative who will escort you to your evening’s accommodation, Arusha Serena Hotel, which is set amid coffee plantations on the shores of Lake Duluti. Overlook the coffee farm with its ancient indigenous trees from your private deck, while you settle in and relax.

Main Destination:
Arusha (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
Arusha Serena Hotel, Resort & Spa
  • Luxury hotel located in or near Arusha
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 2

Off to the Serengeti National Park

Enjoy your breakfast and embark on a private transfer to Arusha Airport for your light aircraft flight to the world-famous Serengeti National Park. Your safari vehicle and guide will welcome you on arrival and take you on a game viewing drive as you cross the vast savannah plains towards your safari lodge. The vast Serengeti is home to enormous herds of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle along with buffalo, elephant and giraffe.

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:
Kirawira Tented Camp
  • Luxury+ tented camp located inside Western Serengeti
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 3

On Safari in the Serengeti

Rise and shine, enjoy a hot cup of coffee and scrumptious breakfast before you set off for a full day of game viewing in the Serengeti, world famous for its annual wildebeest and zebra migration… but the game viewing is amazing at any time of the year.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
Kirawira Tented Camp
  • Luxury+ tented camp located inside Western Serengeti
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 4

Off to Ngorongoro Crater

Cross the Serengeti plains to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Arrive at your safari lodge, perched on the rim of Ngorongoro Crater, in time for lunch. The afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the magnificent views of the crater floor or take an optional visit to the local Masai village.

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:
Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
  • Luxury lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 5

Exploring Ngorongoro Crater

A very early morning starts the day, followed by descending the narrow track to the crater floor. Enjoy a picnic breakfast before commencing your game viewing drive along the myriad of tracks on the crater floor, a mini biosphere of animal and bird species including the black rhino.

Main Destination:
Ngorongoro Crater (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
  • Luxury lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 6

Off to Amboseli National Park

Enjoy breakfast at the lodge before returning to Arusha. After a quick lunch continue to cross the border into Kenya where you will enter the Amboseli National Park with Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak, providing a spectacular backdrop on your afternoon game viewing drive as you drive towards your safari lodge.

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:
Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge
  • Luxury lodge located inside Amboseli NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 7

On Safari in Amboseli

Wake up and set off on your early morning game viewing drive, in the hope that Mount Kilimanjaro’s snow-covered peak is clear and uncovered. Return for a late breakfast with the remainder of the morning to relax at your lodge. Lunch and another late afternoon game viewing drive, around the many lakes and springs fed by Kilimanjaro’s melting snows, in search of Amboseli’s legendary elephant herds. You will be invited to plant an acacia tree as part of The Amboseli Reforestation project and receive a commemorative certificate. Return to your lodge for a memorable ‘Dinner Under the Stars’ experience.

Main Destination:
Amboseli National Park (Kenya)
Accommodation:
Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge
  • Luxury lodge located inside Amboseli NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 8

Off To Ol Pajeta Conservancy

After an early breakfast you will depart for Ol Pejeta wildlife sanctuary, with lunch en-route at a unique location. A photo opportunity is made at The Equator before you arrive at Ol Pejeta, a private wildlife sanctuary overlooking Mount Kenya. Late afternoon arrival at your safari camp built around a floodlit waterhole with dinner served in the old farmhouse.

Main Destination:
Ol Pejeta Conservancy (Laikipia, Kenya)
Best Time to Visit June to September (Dry season)
High Season June to October and December to March
Best Weather Jun to Sep and Dec to Feb (Less rain)
Accommodation:
Sweetwaters Serena Camp
  • Luxury tented camp located inside Ol Pejeta
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 9

On Safari in Ol Pajeta Wildlife Sanctuary

A day of game viewing activities with your safari guide in the Ol Pejeta wildlife sanctuary, visiting the only chimpanzee sanctuary in Kenya, where abandoned and rescued chimpanzees are rehabilitated. A selection of optional activities including night game drives, escorted walking safaris and camel rides with the local naturalist are available.

Main Destination:
Ol Pejeta Conservancy (Laikipia, Kenya)
Accommodation:
Sweetwaters Serena Camp
  • Luxury tented camp located inside Ol Pejeta
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 10

Off to Lake The Great Rift Valley

Enjoy breakfast and depart for the Great Rift Valley, location for some of the oldest, largest and deepest lakes in the world. The alkaline shallow soda lakes of Lake Elementeita and Lake Nakuru are famous for their flamingo flocks which gather to feed and breed along the lake shore. After lunch take the afternoon at your leisure to explore around the lake shore at your safari lodge.

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:
Lake Naivasha Simba Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located in or near Lake Naivasha
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 11

On Safari In The Rift Valley

Visit nearby Lake Nakuru National Park, known for its flamingo as well as for being a breeding sanctuary for the endangered black rhino and white rhino. Alternatively, travel further north to another Rift Valley lake, Bogoria, for some great bird watching. Enjoy a picnic lunch before returning to your safari lodge for the evening.

Main Destination:
Lake Nakuru National Park (Kenya)
Accommodation:
Lake Naivasha Simba Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located in or near Lake Naivasha
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 12

Off To The Masai Mara

Enjoy breakfast and drive along the Great Rift Valley floor and enter the Masai Mara Game Reserve where you immediately begin game viewing, passing wildlife herds on the vast savannah plains. After lunch you can again enjoy a late afternoon game drive in the sanctuary.

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:
Mara Serena Safari Lodge
  • Luxury lodge located inside Masai Mara NR
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 13-14

On Safari In The Masai Mara

Two full days of exceptional game viewing lie ahead of you in the Masai Mara following herds of wildebeest, zebra, gazelle, eland, topi, impala and many other species. Lion, leopard and cheetah are found here in greater concentrations than anywhere else in Africa. Your safari guide can arrange an extended game viewing drive, travelling further into the sanctuary far away from the other visitors and vehicles.

Main Destination:
Masai Mara National Reserve (Kenya)
Accommodation:
Mara Serena Safari Lodge
  • Luxury lodge located inside Masai Mara NR
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 15

Off to Nairobi For Your Flight Home

Wake up to enjoy a final morning game drive, en-route to the airstrip where you will embark on your flight to Wilson Domestic Airport. Your representative will meet and transfer you to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your onward travel arrangements.

Main Destination:
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (Nairobi, Kenya)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • 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 Arusha, Tanzania and ends in Nairobi, Kenya
  • We can book your international flights
  • Fly to Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO – Check price) near Arusha. Or fly to Arusha Airport (ARK – Check price) via Dar es Salaam or Nairobi (Kenya)
  • Fly back from 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
Solo 1 room2+ people Sharing rooms
 
Jul 1, 2019 – Oct 17, 2019$10,491$8,979
Nov 1, 2019 – Dec 1, 2019$8,503$7,538
Dec 16, 2019 – Dec 17, 2019$10,656$9,144
 
Jan 1, 2020 – Feb 15, 2020$10,880$9,133
Mar 1, 2020 – Mar 17, 2020$8,791$7,738
Apr 1, 2020 – May 17, 2020$7,221$6,973
 
Jun 1, 2020 – Jun 16, 2020$9,833$8,409
Jul 1, 2020 – Oct 17, 2020$10,715$9,091
Nov 1, 2020 – Dec 1, 2020$8,791$7,738
 
Dec 16, 2020 – Dec 17, 2020$10,880$9,133