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12 Days Safari tour itinerary for tanzania: Join An East African Wildlife Exploration Group

Nairobi, Masai Mara, Amboseli National Park, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tarangire National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park, Arusha

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Enjoy the spectacularly scenic and landscape, varieties of wildlife, and vibrant culture of Kenya and Tanzania. This long adventurous safari will definitely give you memories that last forever after exploring the East African finest park and wildlife.

DAY 01

Arrive Nairobi -overnight in nairobi

  • Arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

  • Be met and picked by an African paradise safaris guide and you will be transferred to your city hotel to rest and leisure. Depending on arrival time, have a city tour.

Accommodation Ibis style hotel BB.

Main destination: Nairobi

Accommodation: Tune

Meals & drinks: Bed and Breakfast

DAY 02

Nairobi to Masai Mara National reserve

  • Meet and get picked by an African paradise safaris guide and you will be transferred to the city point where you will join the other group members, head southwards to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

  • Arrive in time for lunch, and relax.

  • Have an afternoon game drive in the reserve. An exploratory drive around the 1,792 sq. km game park with its low hills and savannah type rolling grasslands, gallery forest on the Mara River, and its tributaries.

  • Get introduced to the herbivores: elephant, rhino, buffalo, and the variety of antelopes, the Masai giraffe, and the Burchell zebra. The carnivores are the black mane lion, cheetah, and leopard. Also to be seen are the largest bird, the Masai ostrich, the Secretary bird, the crested crane, and saddle-bill stork. Crocodiles and hippos share the river.

  • Return to your lodge by sunset. 

Dinner and overnight at Miti Mingi Eco-Camp (full board).

DAY 03

Full day in Masai mara national park

  • Wake up for an optional early morning balloon safari ride (US$450.00 per person ) across the Maasai Mara plain.

  • Eat breakfast at the lodge.

  • Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives. Masai Mara is an extension of the Serengeti ecosystem to the south. Game abounds here; The Mara is noted for its abundance of lions – particularly the superb black maned males.

  • See the Great Migration where over 1.5 million wildebeest and other antelopes crossing the mighty Mara River.

  • Experience the battle between survival and hunger. You are also likely to see lots of elephants here often in large herds, as well as – if you're lucky leopard, cheetah and rhino. All of the Big Five are residents. You're sure to see the African buffalo.

  • Get the cameras ready, stock up on film/tapes, and enjoy yourselves!

  • Visit the Maasai village in the evening. 

Dinner and overnight at Miti Mingi Eco-Camp (full board).

DAY 04

Masai mara to lake nakuru national park

  • Wake up to the sound of marching elephant and sounds of birds.

  • Have breakfast at your lodge.

  • Check out and drive through the cool Rift Valley environment towards Nakuru.

  • Drive through the park and arrive at your camp in time for lunch.

  • Have an afternoon game drive at Lake Nakuru National Park. Lake Nakuru is a small park with over 50% of its area covered by the Lake. Located in the middle of the Rift valley, Lake Nakuru has a wide variety of animals which includes the Rothschild Giraffe, Lions, White, and Black rhinos as well as the Leopard. All these can be spotted depending on your luck. The park is also considered by birdwatchers as an ornithological paradise! A myriad of both Greater and lesser flamingoes has made this lake their home. 

Dinner and overnight at Citymax Hotel (full board).

DAY 05

Lake nakuru to amboseli national park

  • Savour a hot breakfast at the hotel.

  • Drive at 8.30 am to Amboseli National Park where you will arrive in time for lunch.

  • Proceed for afternoon game drive after lunch. During your game drive, you will be searching for the big herds of the African Elephants, cheetahs, lions, gazelles, and the elusive eland. Weather permitting, you will be able to have a magnificent view of the Kilimanjaro. 

  • Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. 

All meals and overnight at Kimana camp (meal plan. Full board).

DAY 06

Full day in amboseli national park

  • Depart for a morning game drive after breakfast. Full day exploration of the park. You will be able to see the peak of Mt Kilimanjaro, Big 5’s, and more than 400 bird species.  

  • Transfer to your lodge for lunch at leisure.

  • Embark to an afternoon game drive.

  • Return to the lodge for dinner. 

All meals and overnight at Kimana Camp (meal plan. Full board).

DAY 07

Amboseli to ARUSHA TOWN VIA NAMANGA BORDER

  • Have your early morning breakfast at the lodge.

  • Depart to Tanzania with en-route game drive– enter Tanzania through Namanga.

  • Finish immigration, and you will exchange vehicles and proceed to Arusha, where you will have your lunch.

  • Spend the afternoon on your own where you can rest or do a walking tour in Arusha town.


DAY 08

Arusha to Tanagire national park

  • Have your morning breakfast at the lodge.

  • Depart to Tarangire with an en-route game drive at Lake Manyara Park.

  • Arrive in the park, and you will have an en-route game drive heading to the lodge.

  • Check-in and have your lunch at leisure.

  • Have an afternoon game drive later in the evening. The park's dominant feature is the Tarangire River. Although it gets very dry, the park is relatively thick with vegetation like acacia shrubs and mixed woodlands. The most memorable of which are the huge baobab trees dotted around in big numbers. Herds of up to 300 elephants can be found here looking for underground streams in the dry riverbeds while migratory wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, impala, gazelle, hartebeest, and eland crowd the shrinking lagoons. Dry-country antelope such as fringe-eared Oryx and the long-necked gerenuk are also regularly spotted. Abandoned termite –mounds often house mongoose colonies. 

Dinner and overnight at Panorama Campsite.

DAY 09

Tarangire to Serengeti national park

  • Pack your gears after breakfast.

  • Enjoy en-route game drive heading to Serengeti, with picnic lunch.

  • Arrive in Serengeti National Park in the evening.

  • Enjoy an evening game drive in the park. Tanzania's Serengeti offers superb game-viewing even out of migration time, when vast herds of buffalo, eland, topi, waterbuck, impala, kongoni, and Grant’s gazelle can be seen grazing in the thousands. The Serengeti is famous not only for its migrating wildebeest and herbivores but also for its high concentration of big cats and other predators that these grazers attract. The Serengeti is also home to smaller cats, such as the caracal and serval, as well as jackal, fox, mongoose, and genet.

  • Return to the lodge for leisure and dinner.

  • Visit Maasai villages in the afternoon (extra cost US$ 25). 

Seronera Campsite.

DAY 10

Full day in serengeti national park

  • Leave your lodge after breakfast with a packaged lunch (or have lunch at the lodge).

  • Have a game drive in the park, and arrive back at your lodge in the late afternoon or on your request. 

  • Have a full day of exploration of the Serengeti with morning and afternoon game drives.

Seronera Campsite.

DAY 11

Serengeti to Ngorongoro crater

  • Wake up for a morning game drive from Serengeti to the south-east of the park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The crater is one of the most amazing sights of the world to be seen anywhere.

  • Stay overnight at Simba Campsite with a fascinating view of the crater floor.

Dinner and overnight at Simba Campsite. 

DAY 12

Ngorongoro crater game drive - depart to arusha

  • Descend into the Ngorongoro Crater for a crater tour. This is a world heritage site, the incomparable Ngorongoro Crater is the world’s largest “caldera”*. Dominated by cliffs standing some 600 meters high and presenting a sheer drop down to a wide-open space of some 246 square km, and you may see everything from elephant to lion, and if you’re lucky, the near-extinct black rhino, all amongst large herds of zebra and wildebeest.

  • Drive back to Arusha in the afternoon.

  • Arrive in Arusha, where you will be transferred to the airport for your home flight.

  • 1990 USD Per Adult , 1200 USD Per Child
  • Meals as per the program on a full board basis.

  • 1 night in Nairobi

  • 2 Nights in Amboseli

  • 2 nights in Mara

  • 1 Night in Lake Nakuru

  • 1 Night in Arusha

  • 1 Night in Tarangire NP

  • 2 nights in Serengeti NP

  • 1 night in Ngorongoro Crater

  • Park entry fees for the whole safaris as per the program

  • Transport in 4x4 safari van in Kenya

  • Services of English speaking local tour guide/driver

  • 1 litre of mineral bottled water per person per day

  • Game drives

  • All airport transfers

  • This is a joining tour

  • Visas

  • Gratuities to local guide/drivers based on a driver guide per vehicle

  • Any service not detailed in the itinerary

  • Items of a personal nature: i.e. room service, laundry, telephone, alcoholic drinks, etc.

  • Comprehensive personal travel insurance for the journey

  • 12 days Kenya Tanzania Wildlife Exploration Group Tour - Budget Group Tour

  • This long adventurous safari will definitely give you memories that last forever after exploring the East African finest park and wildlife. Enjoy the spectacularly scenic and landscape, varieties of wildlife, and vibrant culture of Kenya and Tanzania. You will visit the might Serengeti National Park and the famous Masai Mara National Reserve. The two parks give you a great experience that will last for a lifetime.

Extra activities.

  • Balloon safari in Masai Mara US$ 450 per person

  • Balloon safari in Serengeti US$ 550 per person.

  • Cultural tour - US$ 25 per person

  • Boat ride US$ 25 per person

Nairobi, Masai Mara, Amboseli National Park, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tarangire National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park, Arusha

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