Best of Tanzania and Kenya

Best of Tanzania and Kenya

See the best of East Africa's national parks with this exiting 9 day tailor-made safari

Discover the incredible wildlife within Tanzania and Kenya's world-famous game reserves in just nine days. Go game viewing in Tarangire National Park, stay in some of the country's most luxurious lodges and experience the exciting wildebeest "Great Migration" between the Serengeti and the Masai Mara parks from July to October. Chat to one of our travel experts to plan your tailor-made safari today!

Tour highlights

    • Tailor-made itinerary
    • 2 daily safaris with qualified guides
    • Game viewing in Tarangire National Park and Maasai Mara National Reserve
    • Watch the Great Migration in the Serengeti National Park
    • Luxury lodge accommodation in Tanzania and Kenya

    Country information

    Best time to travel: July - October

    Time difference: UTC +3 hours

    Flight time: 11 hours

Itinerary

Day 1 (Arusha)

Arusha

Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be met by a representative and transferred by private vehicle to your lodge located on the outskirts of Arusha. The remainder of your day is spent at leisure.

Accommodation: Arusha Coffee Lodge

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Dinner

Day 2 (Tarangire National Park)

Tarangire National Park

Early this morning you will be met and transferred by private vehicle to Arusha airstrip for your onward flight to Tarangire National Park. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to Swala Camp in our customised open safari vehicle to enjoy game viewing en route. 

In the afternoon, there is time to relax before enjoying an exciting evening game drive by open four wheel drive vehicle. Due to the camp's secluded location, you are unlikely to see many vehicles as you venture out into the park. As the sun fades, enjoy a sundowner in the bush and return to camp to freshen up before dinner.

 Accommodation: Sanctuary Swala

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 (Tarangire National Park)

Tarangire National Park

Awaken to the sounds of the bush as a steaming hot cup of tea or coffee is served on your tent's deck. The rest of the morning is spent at leisure to enjoy the activities on offer.

In the afternoon, you have time to take a refreshing swim in the pool or relax on your private deck with a cool drink and gaze out to the waterhole and watch as the game lazily congregates in the shade to escape the midday sun. 

Accommodation: Sanctuary Swala

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 (Serengeti National Park)

Serengeti National Park

Enjoy an early breakfast before transferring to Kuro airstrip for your light aircraft flight to the Serengeti. Flying time is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes. Upon arrival, you will be met by a representative and transferred to your camp. Driving time to Sanctuary Kusini is 15 minutes from the airstrip through the Serengeti with game viewing en-route. Arrive at camp with time to freshen up before lunch.

In the afternoon, get a glimpse of why the Serengeti is an icon of Africa on an afternoon game drive before returning to camp to freshen up before dinner.

Accommodation: Sanctuary Kusini

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 (Serengeti National Park )

Serengeti National Park

Remain close to camp with morning and afternoon game drives. The area around Sanctuary Kusini is famed for its cheetah. On a morning game drive, you will learn how to identify cheetah and record their behaviour. This information is sent to the Cheetah Project's researchers who use it to help them monitor cheetahs, and in return will provide you, where possible, with a background of your cheetah, including its name, age and its family history.

Accommodation: Sanctuary Kusini

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 (Maasai Mara National Reserve)

Maasai Mara National Reserve

Today, you may choose to relax at camp or venture out for one last game drive in the Serengeti before your mid-morning departure. You will be transferred to the airstrip for your onward flight to Kilimanjaro via Arusha. Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport, you will be escorted to your connecting flight to Nairobi's Wilson Airport where you will be met by a representative who will assist you with your flight to the Maasai Mara.

Upon arrival in the Maasai Mara, one of Africa's greatest parks, you will be met by your guide who will transfer you to the camp. It is only a short 15 minute drive. This afternoon you can enjoy a short game viewing drive en-route to the camp for check in and overnight.

Accommodation: Sanctuary Olonana

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 - Day 8 (Maasai Mara National Reserve)

Maasai Mara National Reserve

After breakfast at the camp, it is time to explore the Maasai Mara with your guide. The Mara is a fabulous place for seeing big cats and all of the big five, a variety of plains game and over 300 bird species.

Spot elephants browsing amongst the large herds of wildebeest, eland and buffalo In the Mara River, hippos submerge to snort and grumble while crocodiles sunbathe, mouths agape, on the riverbanks. From around July to October, the Masai Mara also hosts the greatest show on earth - the wildebeest migration.

Accommodation: Sanctuary at Olonana

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 (Departure)

Departure

Today, you have the option of going out on one last game drive or relaxing in the camp and enjoying the views from the deck. After lunch you will be transferred to the airstrip for your afternoon scheduled flight to Wilson Airport in Nairobi. Upon arrival at Wilson, you will be met by a representative and transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your onward flight.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Pricing

This fly drive itinerary runs all year round

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