Highlights of Kenya and Tanzania

The Details

Type: Accommodated Accommodated
Start: Dar Es Salaam Tanzania
Length: 14 - 28 Days
End: Nairobi Kenya
Comfort: Standard
Vehicle: Overland Vehicle
Group Size: Large (>12 People)
Countries: Tanzania Kenya

Tour Dates

2017
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From ZAR 32700 pp
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Overview

With the Highlights of Kenya & Tanzania adventure tour we will leave you astounded while you travel through Kenya and Tanzania’s most renowned National Parks. In East Africa you will have an epic safari experience! To start this epic adventure we make the ocean journey to the island of Zanzibar. Water sports are the order of the day and Nungwi offers fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving and a variety of ocean safari options. You will have ample opportunity to create some island memories. Rent a scooter and explore the many attractions on offer or simply relax on the beach and soak up the sun. Before we bid farewell to the island we explore the sights of Stone Town, the rich history and vibrant markets are some of the highlights of any visit to Zanzibar. Heading north we travel across the northern reaches of Tanzania and arrive at Arusha which is our launching point for the Serengeti. This tour includes (an optional) 3-night camping excursion into the Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater! We also visit Lake Nakuru National Park and before our tour ends in Nairobi we visit the Nairobi Giraffe Centre, followed by a game drive through the Nairobi National Park. Excludes Activity Package; R 17 730 per person and single supplement. 

This tour has a Comfort Option available.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Zanzibar Excursion

After meeting your crew, we board the ferry to Zanzibar, making the ocean journey to the island of Zanzibar. On arrival we will partake in a Spice Tour before reaching Nungwi on the northern point of the island. Our home for the next two nights, Nungwi offers a perfect stop to enjoy the beaches and activities on offer.

Hightlights

Hightlights:

Zanzibar Excursion (including Spice Tour and City Tour)

Accommodation

Accommodation:

Amaan Bungalows

Meals

Meals:

Dinner

Optional Extras

Optional Extras:

Sunset Sailing Trips, Snorkelling and more

Day 2: Zanzibar Excursion

Today is a free day for enjoying some of the many attractions and activities on offer. Water sports are the order of the day and Nungwi offers fishing, snorkelling, scuba diving and a variety of ocean safari options. Whatever it is you chose to do today, you will have ample opportunity to create some island memories. Rent a scooter and explore the many attractions on offer or simply relax on the beach and soak up the sun.

Accommodation

Accommodation:

Amaan Bungalows

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast, Dinner

Optional Extras

Optional Extras:

Fishing, Snorkelling, Scuba Diving, Turtle Sanctuary Visit, Village Tours, Jozani Forest and more

Day 3: Zanzibar Excursion

Our visit to Nungwi comes to an end today as we travel to Stone Town this afternoon. Boasting a rich history this bustling port was once a landmark on both the Slave and Spice trade routes. We overnight here before returning to Dar es Salaam in the morning.

Accommodation

Accommodation:

Ocean View Hotel

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4: Dar es Salaam – Bagamoyo

This morning we have some time to explore the sights of Stone Town, the rich history and vibrant markets are some of the highlights of any visit to Zanzibar. We bid farewell to the island this afternoon and board our return ferry, on arrival in Dar es Salaam make the short journey north to Bagamoyo where we make our stop for the night.

Hightlights

Hightlights:

Stone Town

Accommodation

Accommodation:

Bagamoyo Travellers Lodge

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5: Arusha

Heading north this morning we travel across the northern reaches of Tanzania, our destination tonight is the bustling town of Arusha which is our launching point for the Serengeti. Northern Tanzania is home to the Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Kilimanjaro. This evening we will briefed on our optional excursion to Serengeti by our local guide as we prepare for the coming days.

Accommodation

Accommodation:

Ndoro Lodge

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater Excursion

The following days are set aside for the 3-night camping excursion into the Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater. This area has one of the most densely inhabited large animal populations in Africa. The Serengeti excursion is in open topped 4×4 safari vehicles in order to tackle the challenging side roads in the parks. We leave our accommodation in the morning and drive to the Serengeti. On arrival we will start with our first game drive.

Accommodation

Accommodation:

Bush Camp: Seronera Campsite

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Optional Extras

Optional Extras:

Activity Package: Serengeti Camping Excursion (min. 4 people)

Day 7: Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater Excursion

We spend the entire day game driving through the Serengeti. Our route is depending on the movement of the game and sightings.

Accommodation

Accommodation:

Bush Camp: Seronera Campsite

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater Excursion

Today we explore more of the Serengeti and make our way to the famous Ngorongoro Crater. We drive down to the bottom of the Crater, where we try and see as many animals as possible.

Accommodation

Accommodation:

Bush Camp: Simba Campsite

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: Arusha

Returning to Arusha tonight we share out experiences of the Serengeti and prepare for the trip to Nairobi tomorrow.

Accommodation

Accommodation:

Ndoro Lodge

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Kenya – Nairobi

We cross the border into Kenya this morning and make our way to Nairobi.

Accommodation

Accommodation:

Sentrim Boulevard Hotel

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast, Lunch

Optional Extras

Optional Extras:

Dinner

Day 11: Nairobi - Masai Mara National Reserve

We leave the capital of Nairobi and travel to the Masai Mara, world renowned for its endless plains of wild animals and spectacular beauty. The visit to the Masai Mara is operated in safari type vehicles and not the Nomad truck. For this reason, you are asked to pack a small overnight bag to travel with. You will need your towel, clothes, toiletries and camping essentials.

Accommodation

Accommodation:

Masai Mara Camp

Meals

Meals:

Lunch, Dinner

Day 12: Masai Mara National Reserve

The rolling grasslands of the Masai Mara offer ideal game viewing and photographic opportunities. Some of the other animals that could be found here include elephant, black rhino, buffalo, leopard, cheetah, wildebeest, zebra and gazelle. Hippo and crocodile abound in the muddy brown waters of the rivers, which traverse this reserve. Today we will spend the entire day game driving through the Mara in search of all the animals.

Accommodation

Accommodation:

Masai Mara Camp

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13: Lake Nakuru National Park

This morning we bid the Mara farewell before heading to Lake Nakuru National Park, here we will enjoy an afternoon game drive through the park. Lake Nakuru is home to large flocks of Flamingos and pelicans as well as black & white rhino, leopard, lion and numerous buck. Originally created as a bird sanctuary, Lake Nakuru was upgraded to National Park status in 1968.

Accommodation

Accommodation:

Lake Kivu Lodge

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 14: Lake Nakuru - Nairobi

We rise early and say farewell to Lake Nakuru and head towards Nairobi. Upon arrival in Nairobi, we will visit the Nairobi Giraffe Centre, followed by a game drive through the Nairobi National Park. The Nairobi National Park is home to black rhino, lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena and so much more.

Accommodation

Accommodation:

Own arrangements

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast

Optional Extras

Optional Extras:

Activity Package: Nairobi National Park Game Drive and Giraffe Centre/Dinner

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