13 Days Combined Kenya and Tanzania Trip.

Durations13 Days

Tour TypeTanzania Safari

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Tour Schedule Details

Pick up in Nairobi in the morning and drive northwards via the scenic surroundings to Aberdares National, our ultimate destination is Sweetwaters Tented Camp, a beautiful Tented Camp which lies in the heart of the Sweetwaters Game Reserve. But in the early 70’s, the main building was originally the residence of billionaire Adnan Khashoggi’s ranch manager. The 30 luxuriously appointed en-suite tents have magnificent views across the plains to the snow-capped peaks of Mount Kenya.
Located in typical savannah grasslands, interrupted by the ‘Whistling Thorn’ shrubs and Acacia trees, Sweetwaters Tented Camp is truly an oasis. It offers guests the indulgence of a swimming pool, some of the finest tented accommodation in Kenya and personalized service and attention.
At sweetwaters, there is plenty to see. Guests set out on game drives where their companions are giraffe, Zebra, Eland, Oryx, water buck, Grant’s gazelle, Thompson’s gazelle, elephant, buffalo, cheetah, lion, silver-backed Jackals, Ostrich, Hartebeest, Baboon and Rhino. There are also several hundred-bird species to be observed. Luxury tents, excellent game viewing and superb cuisine place Sweetwaters tented camp in a class of its own.
Lunch is served at the camp, relax and fresh up then set on afternoon visit to Chimps orphanage located within the reserve return to the camp for dinner and overnight.

After breakfast at the Lodge you will do an en-route game drive as you as you drive to Lake Nakuru National Park. You will have a brief stop in Nairobi for Lunch. Lake Nakuru National Park boasts a huge variety of animals, including leopards which are often found snoozing on the branches of the magnificent yellow-barked acacias, lions, buffalos, hippos, waterbucks, warthogs, baboons, the endangered Rothschild’s giraffes only found in this park in Kenya, white rhino and the rare black rhino which is protected and guarded here. Arrive for a late afternoon game drive.
The Rothschilds giraffe is another unique feature of the park, leopards, lions, waterbuck , zebra and eland are also common species. But of course the greatest attraction of lake Nakuru is its huge population of Flamingoes. Evening game drive returning to the lodge for dinner and overnight just after sunset.

Accommodation: Flamingo Hill Camp

Meal Plan: Full Board

After breakfast and a short briefing by your driver guide, drive to the world-famous Masai Mara National Reserve, backdrop to ‘the greatest wildlife spectacle on earth’, the annual migration of over one million wildebeest. Arrive in time for lunch at your camp. Spend the afternoon on safari in Kenya’s most popular reserve. Arrive back in lodge in time for campfire cocktails and dinner.

Overnight: Mara Sopa Lodge

Meal Plan: Full Board

Enjoy a full day of game drives in Masai Mara game reserve. Today, you will try to follow migration groups around Mara River if lucky you will experience them crossing the river while crocodile are trying to catch/hunt some of the members. In the evening drive back to the Camp for dinner and overnight.

Overnight: Mara Sopa Lodge

Meal Plan: Full Board

After breakfast at the Lodge you will drive to Tanzania side passing through local farm lands and communities, you will cross the Kenya-Tanzania border then proceed to Musoma serenity lodge for evening walk & bird watching around the Lake Victoria before dinner and overnight.

Overnight: Musoma serenity lodge

Meal Plan: Full Board

After breakfast you will drive to Serengeti national park heading in a northwesterly direction. Head up the winding, switch-back road and into the Ngorongoro Highlands continue to the Serengeti national park (endless plain) for afternoon to sunset game drive before heard to your overnight camps for dinner and overnight.

Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge

This day you will have full day game drives to discover Serengeti National Park. This will give you an opportunity to sight big cats – Cheetahs, leopards and Lions. You do a 6am sunrise game drive to search for early bird grazers followed by a bush breakfast at 8am after you will proceed with a game drive to search for more wildlife at lunch time you have a picnic lunch and relax as you feel the beautiful Serengeti. After lunch you will proceed with your afternoon game drive and later you will retrieve back to the lodge for overnight and dinner.

Dinner and overnight at Serengeti sopa lodge.

Morning sunrise game drives after transfer with en-route game drives to Ngorongoro Crater rim for dinner and overnight. On your way you will visit Retima Hippo pool for amazing views of hippos and other wildlife. You will as well have the option of passing through The Olduvai Gorge. This area is where many incredible archaeological discoveries have been found. It’s also a beautiful area with lush, grassy land and Tanzanian Acacia trees sweeping majestically on the landscape. Another option would be to visit a Masai Village and learn their nomadic culture and enchanting singing and dancing. You should surely try to compete with the Maasai males high jumps!

Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

After an early breakfast, you will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife. Supported by a year-round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro conservation Area supports avast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and giant African elephants. Ngorongoro Crater is often referred to as the eighth wonder of the world! The crater is home to over 25,000 large mammals and was the result of an erupted volcano thousands of years ago. After your time in Ngorongoro Crater you will drive to Tarangire National Park arriving late in the afternoon for an evening game drive and overnight

Dinner and overnight at Tarangire Sopa Lodge

After breakfast you will witness your first Game Drive experience at Tarangire National Park. The National Park has much to offer with over 500 species of birds, it is a haven for bird watchers. It is also home to more than 30 large herbivores! An interesting ecosystem, it features vast grassy plains, savannah, forest, woodland, lakes and swamps. Each area has its own different animals residing there. Be sure to take a look at the termite mounds which dot the landscape. Once they’ve been abandoned by termites, the dwarf mongooses take them over and use them as their homes. A picnic lunch is served.
Enjoy a well-deserved dinner and overnight at Tarangire Sopa Lodge

After breakfast you will you will go for a sunrise morning game drive en-route to Lake Manyara National Park. Lake Manyara National Park is the smallest park in Tanzania but with a variety of wildlife for viewing you will have a chance to see zebras, wildebeests, bushbacks, dik-diks, guinea fowls among other wildlife. You will arrive in the afternoon and do a short evening game drive and later dinner and overnight.

Dinner and overnight at Acacia farm lodge.

Today you will go a full day game viewing in Lake Manyara National Park, you’ll drive through bush tracks and explore the Lake which is home of thousands of Flamingos and River’s twists and turns, finding elephants drinking and playing in the refreshing waters. In the late afternoon you will do an optional short hike down the Great Rift Valley as well as visit to the local community, during the hike you will have a chance to enjoy the sounds of the forest and waterfalls surrounding the trails. You will have a picnic lunch and do more game drive to sunset before you drive to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Dinner and overnight at Acacia farm lodge.

Our driver will drop you back to the airport for your flight back home to end the 13 Days Combined Kenya and Tanzania Trip.