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15 Days Walking tour itinerary for kenya: Get A Closer View Of Tanzania's Culture And Wildlife Heritage

Lake Eyasi, Lake Natron, Masai Mara, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Serengeti National Park

Walking
Walking Tour
Camping
Camping Tour
Wildlife
Wildlife Tour

Get the best of Tanzanian experience in culture and wildlife parks of Manyara, Serengeti, Tarangire, Lake Eyasi, Lake Natron, Oldonyo Lengai mountain, the vast Ngorongoro, and the Crater. This bush-walking and game drive safari is a comprehensive trip, suitable for any group size, family, and private budget.

DAY 01

Arusha - Tarangire Park

Main destination: Tarangire National Park Accommodation: Camp located just outside Tarangire NP

Meals and drinks: All meals on full board, coffee or tea and drinking water (Other drinks not included)


  • After breakfast, start the safari from Arusha to Tarangire National Park. TheNational Park is famous for its dense wildlife population, which is most spectacular between June and September, the dry period. During this time, thousands of animals- wildebeest, buffalo, and Oryx migrate from the dry Maasai steeple to the Tarangire River looking for water. Lion, leopard, and other predators follow the herds. Tarangire is home to over 500 varieties of birds.

  • Have lunch and take a late afternoon game viewing and drive to the camp for dinner and overnight the Campsite.  

DAY 02

Tarangire - Lake Manyara national Park

Main destination: Manyara National Park

Accommodation: Campsite outside Lake Manyara

Meals and drinks: All meals on full board, coffee or tea and drinking water (Other drinks not included)


  • After breakfast, drive to Lake Manyara National park with a lunch box for morning game drives.

  • Start the game drive through underground water forest, proceed to acacia woodland savanna open land, pass by hot water spring, and proceed to Lake Manyara-home for many flamingos and other water birds. The park is home to tree-climbing lions, hippo, elephant, zebra, buffalo, giraffe, baboon, blue monkey, vervet monkey, warthog, and more. About 350 species of birds have been recorded.

  • Have a picnic lunch, dinner, and overnight at the Campsites

DAY 03

walking Safari and Culture tour Mto wa Mmbu Village Karatu

Main destination: Mto Wa Mbu

Accommodation: Budget camping In or near Mto wa Mbu Meals and drinks: 

Meals and drinks: All meals on full board, coffee or tea and drinking water (Other drinks not included)


  • After an early breakfast, drive to Mto wa Mmbu Area, begin the walking safari at Mto wa Mmbu village.

  • Visit 120 Tanzanian tribes and learn how they can live together without conflict.

  • Understand the factor of local brew and farm of rice.

  • After you will finish your visit of Masai tribe, dinner, and overnight at Sunbright campsite or similar.

DAY 04

Karatu Village - Lake Natron

Main destination: Lake Natron 

Accommodation: Campsite In or near Lake Natron

Meals and drinks: All meals on full board, coffee or tea and drinking water (Other drinks not included)


  • Leave the camp after breakfast and drive with a lunch box as we heading towards Lake Natron. There are rugged mountains where vultures soar and baboons bark, dusty gorges where the Masai bring their cattle to drink and endless grassy plains. 

  • Arrive at Lake Natron in the evening approximately around 4:30 pm for dinner and overnight at a campsite - Lake Natron.

DAY 05

Full day Exploring Lake Natron

Main destination: Lake Natron

Accommodation: Campsite In or near Lake Natron

Meals and drinks: All meals on full board coffee or tea and drinking water (Other drinks not included)


  • After breakfast at 06:00 am, pack all your stuff and load it on the Masai donkey.  

  • Now, start hiking from Acacia crossing under Lengai Mountain and reach the Lake Natron after 3 hours trekking.

  • On the way, you will be learning a lot about a different type of layers of rocks.

  • Upon reaching Lake Natron, meet your car waiting for you under the mountain.

  • Take the ride with the car to Lake Natron Campsite at Ngaresero Village. 

  • Resting for a few hours and after lunch, enjoy the Engare Sero Footprint Site, situated on the southern shore of Lake Natron in Northern Tanzania, has been reported to host one of the well-preserved sets of fossilized hominid footprints in the world then drive to  the beautiful waterfall flow from highlands toward the direction to Ngorongoro conservation area. 

  • Dinner and overnight at Lake Natron campsite.

DAY 06

Oldonyo Lengai Mountain Trekking

Main destination: Lake Natron 

Accommodation: Campsite In or near Lake Natron

Meals and drinks: All meals on full board, coffee or tea and drinking water (Other drinks not included)


  • At very early morning 1:00 a.m, drive to the base of the Ol’doinyo Lengai mountain to start the climb. 

  • Reach at the summit during sunrise and spend some time there before coming down to the base of the mountain. 

  • From there, transfer by jeep to camp for shower and rest.

  • Have dinner and overnight at Lake Natron campsite.



DAY 07

Full Day in Lake Natron

Main destination: Lake Natron

Accommodation: Campsite In or near Lake Natron

Meals and drinks: All meals on full board, coffee or tea and drinking water (Other drinks not included)


  • Early in the morning before breakfast, at sunrise, enjoy a spectacular tour of the Soda Lake of Natron and the beautiful waterfall flowing from highlands toward the direction of Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Lake Natron lies in a beautiful scenic area below the Rift Valley escarpment. It has such a high concentration of sodium that the water is difficult to touch. 

  • Enjoy a good game viewing and birding in this harsh landscape with dry country species, such as gerenuk, lesser kudu, and oryx.  Natron is also the only known breeding ground for East Africa's millions of lesser flamingos which cover the lake.

  • After lunch, continue with game viewing then drive back to the camp for dinner and overnight.

DAY 08

Lake Natron - Serengeti

Main destination: Serengeti NP

Accommodation: Campsite Inside Serengeti NP 

Meals and drinks: All meals on full board, coffee or tea and drinking water (Other drinks not included)


  • Early in the morning before your breakfast, at sunrise, enjoy a spectacular tour in the soda Lake of Natron and the beautiful waterfall flow from the highlands toward the direction of Ngorongoro Conservation Area. 

  • Then, drive to the great Serengeti National Park with lunch and game drives en route. 

  • During afternoon game drive in the park, you might see lion, leopard, elephant, cheetah, buffalo, zebra, wildebeest, eland, wild dog, gazelles, crocodile, and more; the birds include migratory species.

  • Proceed with game viewing around Seronera or eastward.

  • Have dinner and overnight will be at a campsite in Soronera.

DAY 09

Full Day at Serengeti National Park

Main destination: Serengeti National Park

Accommodation: Camp located inside Serengeti NP

Meals and drinks: All meals of full board coffee or tea and drinking water (Other drinks not included)


  • After breakfast, start the day with the morning game drives in Serengeti National Park marveling at the stunning scenery, ever-changing light, and always entertaining wildlife. Everything will be explained to you by your expert tour guide with an option of picnic or hot lunch at 12:30 pm. 

  • After lunch, set off again for afternoon game drive that will take you till sunset at 06:30 pm.

  • Head back to camp for dinner and overnight at the campsite in Soronera.

DAY 10

Serengeti - Ngorongoro Crater

Main destination: Ngorongoro Crater.

Accommodation: Camp located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro.

Meals and drinks: All meals on full board, coffee or tea and drinking water (Other drinks not included)


  • After breakfast, depart from Serengeti Ngorongoro Crater Rim. Wake up for early morning game drives in Serengeti, then head back to the campsite for breakfast. 

  • Then, check out and drive with lunch and game viewing en route to Ngorongoro Crater rim for dinner and overnight in a campsite at Ngorongoro crater rim.

DAY 11

Crater - Lake Eyasi

Main Destination: Ngorongoro Crater

Accommodation: Camp located inside lake Eyasi

Meals and drinks: All meals on full board, coffee or tea and drinking water (Other drinks not included)


  • Wake up early in the morning for breakfast and then descend into the crater floor for game drives. All the big five (rhino, lion, buffalo, and elephant) live in this wonderful caldera.

  • Other animals that live here include zebra, hippo, wildebeest, hyena, and more. Birds include flamingos on the Soda lake, geese, storks, vultures, and more.

  • Your lunch will be served in the picnic site in the Crater at Ngoitoktok swamp, a hippo pool. 

  • After lunch, drive back to Lake Eyasi for dinner and overnight at Lake Eyasi campsite.

DAY 12

Full Day at Lake Eyasi

Main destination: Lake Eyasi

Accommodation: Camp located inside lake Eyasi

Meals and drinks: All meals on full board, coffee or tea and drinking water (Other drinks not included)


  • After breakfast, start morning activities in Lake Eyasi safari to meet up the elusive Hadzabe tribe, whom you learn more about their fascinating culture.

  • have picnic lunch, then go for Dagota village tour.

  • Return in the evening for dinner and overnight at bush camp. 

DAY 13

Lake Eyasi - Arusha

Main Destination: Lake Eyasi Accommodation: Budget Hotel in Arusha

Meals and drinks: All meals on full board, coffee or tea and drinking water (Other drinks not included)


  • Start the tour early with bushman guide to meet a group of resident Hadzabe people.

  • Enjoy the Hadzabe tour, walking into the bush with the only hunter-gatherers remaining in the East African region. 

  • The Hadzabe speak a click-based language and move their encampments with the seasonal movements of the wildlife. 

  • Your guide is a member of the group so he will explain to you about their customs and their way of life. 

  • You will get a chance to hunt, track wildlife, make fire, and even take honey from bee’s nests with the Hadzabe people.

  • Then drive to Arusha for dinner and overnight at a campsite at Lake Eyasi.

DAY 14

Arusha Town - Arusha National Park

Main destination: Arusha National Park

Accommodation: Budget Hotel

Meals and drinks: All meals on full board, coffee or tea and drinking water (Other drinks not included)


  • Pick up from your hotel in Arusha at around 07:30 am and drive on a tarmac road 38km to Arusha National Park (552 Km2) with packed lunch for a working safari inside the park with Park ranger. 

  • Over 400 species recorded in such a small park is quite an impressive count. A combination of the forest reserve, the Momella Lakes, and the Ngurdoto crater does the magic. 

  • A closer look at the birds can be arranged with a walking safari or canoeing. 

  • Over 400 species recorded in such a small park is quite an impressive count. 

  • Momella Lake is one of the best places in Tanzania to see waterbirds. Flamingo, pelican, little grebe, a variety of herons, ducks, and waders are common. Other birds include hart lab, turaco, eagles, lesser & greater flamingos, geese, hammer kop, red shark, spur-winged goose, woodpecker, secretary bird, and grey parrot. 

  • Animals, such as zebras, elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, waterbucks, colobus monkey, vervet monkeys, baboons, and many others reside here.

  • You will also walk inside the park for at least 2 hours with the ranger. 

  • Dinner and overnight at Meru House hotel or similar.

DAY 15

Transfer From Arusha To Namanga , Dar es salaam or zazibar

  • Main Destination: Souvenir Shopping departure to your Next destinations

  • Accommodation: none

  • Transfer and shuttle services. To your next destinations;  Nairobi, Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar

  • Meals and drinks: Breakfast.

  • 3195 USD Per Adult
  • All round trip transportation

  • Camping fees.

  • Safari Tents & Sleeping Bag.

  • Park fees, 

  • Fresh bottled water(Mineral Water)

  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)

  • Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)

  • Drinks (as specified in the day-by-day section)

  • All accommodation while on Safaris.

  • Shuttle services where applicable.

  • Services of professional driver/guide/ Safari cock.

  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional}

  • All Taxes/VAT

  • International flights (from/to home)

  • Airport transfers & cab services not featured in the main itinerary.

  • Tips & gratuity to guides, driver, or service staff.

  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, medical certification and covers).

  • Experience the most, for less US$ 2,550 Person for group or joining an available group, family. The price quoted is an all-inclusive package. Experience more for less, no compromise on service.

  • For a private package, enquire the price difference.

  • The safari packages can be extended to or from Kenya Tours, or as a beach extension fly-in from Zanzibar or Dar es Salaam.

  • The package can be combined with mountain Kilimanjaro Trekking for those looking for more than drive safari.

  • Experience adventure beyond the obvious while you book with us.


Lake Eyasi, Lake Natron, Masai Mara, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Serengeti National Park

Walking
Walking Tour
Camping
Camping Tour
Wildlife
Wildlife Tour
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Nicholas Ndegwa

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USD 3195
Type of Tour

Private Tour

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