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12 Days Safari tour itinerary for tanzania: Set Up An Amazing Budget Safari Holiday

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

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Set Up an Amazing Budget Safari Holiday

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Masai Mara-Kenya

Embark on an amazing budget holiday safari covering some of the best parks in Kenya and Tanzania. Scenic, captivating, stunning and a thrilling safari experience that takes you closer to nature to marvel at all its wonder.

DAY 01

A drive from Nairobi to Masai Mara

  • Get an early pick-up from your hotel and start your journey to Masai Mara Game Reserve. You will pass by the spectacular Rift Valley Escarpment, which provides a scenic view for beautiful photo opportunities.

  • Proceed on to the Narok town for lunch.

  • Head on the Masai Mara Game Reserve.

  • Check-in tour camp, before starting on the adventure with a sun-downer game drive, introducing you to the Masai Plains, and its local cast of residents.

  • Return to your camp for dinner and overnight.

DAY 02

Masai Mara full day

  • Eat breakfast.

  • Proceed on a full day of game viewing adventure within the reserve. 

  • Have your picnic lunch in the park and continue with your game viewing with more of the big five and the lesser-known game encounters till sunset. You have an optional activity of visiting a Masai Village at an extra cost of 10 $ per person. 

Dinner and overnight shall be at your camp.

DAY 03

Masai Mara – Lake Nakuru

  • Wake up for an early morning pre-breakfast game drive.

  • Eat breakfast.

  • Depart the Mara region for Nakuru, lunch en-route, with scenic views of Lake Naivasha from afar on the main highway.

  • Arrive in the evening and be dropped off at the hotel for dinner and overnight the budget hotel.

DAY 04

Lake Nakuru – Amboseli

  • Savour breakfast and proceed on a game drive in Lake Nakuru Park, famous for its birdlife, which comprises of the flamingos. The park also is a sanctuary for the endangered white and black rhinos. You can find the tree-climbing lions here, the buffalos and zebras around the shorelines.

  • Exit the park, and start your journey to Amboseli National Park, with hot lunch on the way. There shall be a stop on the escarpment as you make your way to Nairobi, and then proceed to Amboseli.

  • Arrive in the evening to check into your camp, where you can rest before dinner.

DAY 05

Amboseli full day

  • Embark on a full day of game drives in this park showcasing the large numbers of wildlife easily found bathing in the swamps found here. Amboseli National park gives a beautiful safari experience and breath-taking scenery as you watch the elephants and buffalos roam at the base of Mt Kilimanjaro. Apart from the elephants; you will also encounter cheetahs, Zebras, hyenas and many others.

  • Have your picnic lunch in a shade in the park, and then continue with the afternoon game-viewing. When the clouds clear off in the evening, you can see the snow-capped peak of Mount Kilimanjaro.

  • Head back to the camp for dinner and overnight.

DAY 06

Amboseli – Arusha

  • Embark on early morning game viewing and then return to the camp for a hot breakfast.

  • Drive to the Namanga Border, where your shuttle will meet you for your transfer to Arusha.

  • Get dropped off at your Arusha Hotel, booked on bed and breakfast, upon arrival. 

DAY 07

Arusha- Tarangire

  • Depart Arusha for Tarangire National Park with lunch en-route. You will have an afternoon game viewing in the park upon arrival. 

Dinner and overnight shall be at your camp- Tarangire Campsite or Similar.

DAY 08

Tarangire National Park – Serengeti National Park

  • Feast on breakfast, and head to Serengeti via the Ol Duvai Gorge Museum, where the early man appeared, a million years ago (you can make an optional visit at the museum at an extra cost of 40$ per person).

  • Head to the Serengeti National Park, which is widely known for the greatest wildlife spectacle, the great migration of wildebeest. The Plains are also home to resident population of elephants, cheetahs, lions, giraffes and birds. 

Dinner and overnight shall be at the temporary fixed tents in Seronera Campsite/Similar.

DAY 09

Serengeti- Ngorongoro

  • Enjoy breakfast.

  • Have your final game drive in Serengeti National Park, known for the great wildebeest migration and many animals.

  • Depart to Ngorongoro Crater with your lunch en-route arriving in the afternoon. 

Dinner and overnight at basic tents.

DAY 10

Ngorongoro Crater- Lake Manyara

  • Consume breakfast.

  • Leave with packed lunch and descend 600m into the Ngorongoro Crater for a 6 hours game drive. 

  • Drive back to Lake Manyara National Park for dinner and overnight at your campsite- Panorama Campsite or Similar.

DAY 11

Lake Manyara – Arusha

  • Wake up for an early breakfast and then head to the Lake Manyara a game drive in this stunning park, rich in wildlife and diverse landscape.

  • Drive back to Arusha, with a drop off at your hotel, booked on bed and breakfast. 

Dinner on Own.

DAY 12

Arusha – Nairobi/Arusha Airport/Kilimanjaro Airport

  • Eat breakfast at Arusha Center Inn Hotel and then, the partner will be ready to take you to shuttle bus for Nairobi where you will be received and transferred to the airport or your Nairobi hotel. Thank you for choosing this tour as your African safari.

  • 1660 USD Per Adult
  • Transport on a safari van in the Kenyan and Land Cruiser in Tanzania

  • Accommodation as per itinerary

  • Two Night Accommodation in Arusha

  • 3 meals a day while on safari

  • Services of our Professional Guide/Driver

  • All park entrance fees

  • All game drives

  • Transport from Nairobi –  Tanzania/ Nairobi

  • 1 litre of Mineral water each day

    • Personal insurance

    • Items of personal nature

    • Alcoholic & soft drinks

    • Tips

    • Visa to Maasai village 10 $ p.p

    • Olduvai George 40 $ p.p

    • 12 Days Amazing Budget Holiday Safari, Kenya and Tanzania

    • The 12 Days amazing budget holiday safari, covers some of the best parks in Kenya and Tanzania. Scenic, captivating, stunning and a thrilling safari experience that takes you closer to nature to marvel at all its wonder.

    • This 12 Days Amazing Budget Holiday Safari is for adventure seekers looking for really close encounters with wildlife in their natural habitats. You will start from the most famous game reserve in Kenya, the Masai Mara. The journey ventures to the beautiful Lake Nakuru National Park, where you will find the endangered black and white rhinos. This thrilling safari will also take you to the Amboseli National Park, set against the background of the snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro.

    • On this 12 days adventure budget holiday safari, in Tanzania,  Lake Manyara National Park, famously known for its stunning scenery and pink flamingoes will be your first stop.  The Serengeti is widely known for the annual wildebeest migration. The African bush experience takes you to the Ngorongoro Crater, the world’s biggest unbroken volcanic caldera teeming with wildlife.

    • The last wildlife park will be the Tarangire National Park, where large herds of elephants roam freely and big numbers of wildlife gather around the Tarangire River, offering a great budget holiday safari experience.

    • If you would like to customize your holiday safari, kindly do not hesitate to let the guides know, and they will be delighted to give you that dream safari.

    • This tour can be upgraded to lodge safari or a private safari, from two persons and above. 

    • The wildebeest migration is one of the best wildlife experiences in the Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. 

    • Masai Mara Game Reserve offers a varied wildlife experience, from the large numbers of wildlife to the scenic and stunning savannah Masai plains, to even the Masai culture experience. Traversing the Masai Mara for a full day game drive, you will see the big five, the pride of lions, elephant herds, the rhinoceros, the giraffes and so much more. In this reserve, you are assured of real close encounters of the wildlife. As you follow the wildlife road tracking networks, you will get to the Mara River, where you can watch the hippos and crocodiles. Depending on your timing, you can also witness millions of wildebeest crossing this river from the neighbouring Serengeti, to look for greener pastures in Masai Mara. The Wildebeest Migration is one of the world’s annual spectacular events in the Masai Mara. 

    • Tarangire National Park is home to a large population of elephants. The Tarangire River is a magnet for the wildlife leaving here, such as the lions, cheetahs, buffalos, impalas, the greater and lesser kudu, Thompson’s gazelles, giraffes, elands. On occasions, the endangered fringe-eared Oryx and the shy starlings can be seen. These animals also gather at the swampy areas found in this park. Tarangire National Park is also home to over 500 species of birds.

    • Ngorongoro Crater has a stunning landscape consisting of the vast expanses of woodlands, savannah forests and highlands. This combined with a high concentration of wildlife, ranging from the endangered rhino species, the big cats, which include the lions, the elusive leopard, cheetahs and others like zebras, buffalos, elands, warthogs, hippos and the giant African elephants, makes it one of the most beautiful natural wonders in the world.

    •  Lake Manyara is a gem worth a stop while on safari in the Tanzania northern circuit. The ground water forest fed by the water springs supports a rich ecosystem for wildlife such as the pink flamingoes concentrated on the lake shores, giant African elephant herds, troops of baboons, giraffes, hippos, and birds like the Ruppel’s Griffon, Peregrin falcon, augur Buzzard and the verraux’s Eagle. Lake Manyara National Park is also widely known for its tree-climbing lions and the hot water springs found here. This park offers a comprehensive safari experience in Tanzania.

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

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