15-Day Ultimate Tour De East Africa in Kenya & Tanzania

15 Days

Trip Info

  • 5 Star Hotels, Lodges & Tented Camps
  • Nairobi
  • All Year Round
  • Nairobi
  • Guided
  • Available
  • All Meals
  • 4X4 tour Van / Land Cruiser

Tour Overview

The 15-day Ultimate Tour De East Africa in Kenya & Tanzania exposes you to the best game parks in the East African region, filled with abundant and rare wildlife, diverse cultures, and landscapes. The highlights include Samburu, Ol-pejeta, Amboseli, Lake Nakuru, and Masai Mara in Kenya, And Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Lake Eyasi, and Tarangire in Tanzania. Discover and get a chance to trail the famous wildebeest migration circuit from Masai Mara, Serengeti, to Ngorongoro, ending the tour in Nairobi.

Trip Attractions

  • Nairobi
  • Samburu NR
  • Olpajeta (Laikipia)
  • Lake Nakuru NP
  • Lake Naivasha
  • Masai Mara NR
  • Serengeti NP
  • Ngorongoro Crater
  • Tarangire
  • Amboseli NP

Your Route

Your Itinerary

Day 1 :
Nairobi

We're thrilled that you chose to go on safari with us, and now is the moment when all of the planning pays off and your safari dreams begin to come true.

You'll be met by our team and be picked up from the airport, we'll explain what happens next and answer any questions you might have then you will be transferred to your city hotel after a long flight. You can decide to relax at the hotel today or take up the many city activities including the Nairobi city tour, giraffe centre, elephant orphanage or visit the Karen Blixen before returning to your hotel late evening.

Nairobi is a fascinating introduction to modern Kenyan life. You'll also have the chance to enjoy some excellent museums, wildlife attractions, markets, and shops, which offer a deeper understanding of the country. This, along with the parks and reserves, makes a Kenyan safari such a wonderful experience.

Today after breakfast You will be picked up by our company representative/ Driver guide from your city accommodation facility, for a scenic drive to Samburu National Reserve. Drive North through the fertile highlands of Kenya where a vibrant agricultural economy of tea and coffee is the source of livelihood.

Pass through the equator and arrive at Samburu in good time for lunch. Embark on your first game drive this afternoon to Experience this wildlife conservation haven famous for an abundance of rare species of animals such as the Gravy Zebras, Somali Ostrich, Reticulated Giraffes, Gerenuks and the beautiful Oryx plus a cultural heritage of the Samburu people (the butterfly people). Retreat to the camp at Sunset.

Depart for an early morning game drive in this reserve whose breathtaking panorama, Flora, and Fauna are unique and endemic to Kenya’s Northern hemisphere. The reserve is rich in wildlife with fame for abundance in rare northern specialist species such as the Grevy Zebra, Somali Ostrich, Reticulated Giraffe, and many more, and return for your late breakfast.

Then spend the middle of the day relaxing just like the animals do, Read your favourite book or write your journal, and head out again at (16:00hrs) as the day begins to cool. Spot the Samburu special five before returning to the Hotel/Lodge/camp late in the evening.

After a leisurely breakfast, You will drive south of Samburu to arrive at Serena Sweet Waters Camp in good time for lunch.
After lunch, get to familiarize yourself with the camp which has a waterhole adjacent to the bar area.

Embark on an afternoon game drive starting with the chimpanzee sanctuary and later to this gorgeous park that is known to have the most significant concentration of white and black rhinos. Other animals around here are giraffes, gazelles, elephants, lions cheetahs and many others. Ol Pejeta is also known to be the largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa, and home to two of the world's last remaining northern white rhinos. It is the only place in Kenya to see chimpanzees, in a sanctuary established to rehabilitate animals rescued from the black market.

Today after breakfast, drive southwards for another scenic drive to Lake Nakuru National Park through the fertile highlands of Kenya where a vibrant agricultural economy of tea and coffee is the source of livelihood.

Pass through the equator again to the highlands of Nyahururu arriving at Lake Nakuru in good time for lunch. You check in to your lodge and later depart for an afternoon game drive in the park Return back at sunset for an overnight stay

Lake Nakuru is among Kenya's finest national parks. The park is gorgeous all year round and boasts rocky escarpments, patches of yellow-barked acacia forest, and a waterfall. It is home to flamingos, both black and white rhinos; lions, leopards, buffaloes, hippos, and the endangered Rothschild's giraffe. The southern end of the lake is the best place to see wildlife. The forested area below the Rhinos Cliff is a favourite lion-spotting point where lionesses love to sleep in the trees, and leopards frequent the same area.

Today, after a leisurely breakfast, drive East of Nakuru to Lake Naivasha, a freshwater lake in Kenya outside the town of Naivasha northwest of Nairobi. It is famous for its strong population of Hippos, Maasai Giraffes, wildebeests, and over 400 bird species in the forest surrounding the lake, making it the perfect destination for birders from all corners of the world.

On arrival after check-in, You will proceed to Lake Naivasha for a boat ride and a walking excursion at the Crescent Island game sanctuary. Boat rides on Lake Naivasha are refreshing experiences that take you on the breezy lake waters as you explore the diverse birdlife and wildlife on the lake and its surroundings. You will have a brief nature walk on the island which is a great opportunity to appreciate nature.

Return to the hotel for lunch. After lunch, Proceed to Hell's Gate National Park for cycling and walking excursions. Return to the for dinner and an overnight stay.

After breakfast, You will drive through the Rift Valley floor to Masai Mara National Reserve arriving at the camp in good time for lunch. After lunch, Embark on your first game drive in this rich wildlife sanctuary also known as the 'eighth wonder of the animal world' in search of the big five namely the Lions, Leopards, Elephants, and Rhinos. return to the camp at sunset for dinner and overnight

One of our favourite places to look for wildlife in Kenya is the Masai Mara National Reserve. That's because the wildlife here is incredible, with big cats (lions, leopards, and cheetahs) and elephants among the highlights. There's a very good chance you'll also see giraffes, buffaloes, wildebeests, zebras, hippos, hyenas, and, of course, impalas. And bring your binoculars, because more than 500 species of birds have been recorded in the reserve. It's a place of beautiful savannah landscapes as well, with lots of acacia trees.

This is a full day spent game viewing across the rich tree-studded grassland and rolling hills of the famous Savanna. The Mara is renowned for its great herds of plains game animals like leopards, Cheetahs, Lions and other herbivores. It has virtually every other type of wildlife to be found in Kenya. You will have a full-day game drive in Masai Mara Savannah.

Your lunch today is picnic lunch boxes in the savannah under a flat-top acacia tree while watching the animals grazing. Continue with the game viewing on-route to your camp, arriving at your late in the afternoon after thoroughly exploring this massive grassland savannah measuring 1,500 sq.

You have an option of booking a balloon ride today which takes off early in the morning. After landing, the crew helps you out of the basket and escorts you to a lovely setting for a bush breakfast which is a lifetime experience and worth the
price. Later join your driver guide at a location and proceed with your full-day game drive.

Today after breakfast, Carrying picnic lunch boxes, You will head towards the border separating Kenya and Tanzania, Prepare to pay for your visa which costs between $50 and $ 100 depending on the nationality (Visa cards NOT accepted) then after clearing the border, You will be transferred to our Tanzanian driver guide then proceed to this expanse Serengeti National park in Tanzania which means (endless plains) Arriving at the camp in the evening with a game drive on-route.

You will have your first Serengeti game drive on-route to your camp keeping an eye out for millions of animals that call this place home. Tonight you'll have a true African safari experience, the lodge is an unfenced site within the national park, Right in the heart of the animal action. Your driver guide and the camp manager will give you a full safety briefing once you arrive.

Wake to another glorious day in the Serengeti. Start the day with an early morning game drive to search for animals when they're at their most active, Then return to the Lodge for a relaxed breakfast and lunch.

Spend the hottest part of the day relaxing in camp reading your favourite book or writing your journal about the safari or just listening to your favourite music while observing the birds – don't stress, The animals will be doing the same – then head off again in the afternoon for another drive through the park. Return to the lodge for dinner and another night under the Serengeti's stars.

Note: there's also an option of an early hot air balloon ride here. Please ask the tour manager before booking this trip if you're interested.

Enjoy a final game drive through the Serengeti as you exit the park this morning. Drive through the Ngorongoro Crater Conservation area on-route to Karatu, This afternoon you'll descend to the Ngorongoro Crater floor for a game drive. If all goes to plan, you'll see some or maybe even all of the Big Five animals that reside here.

The animals here are less wary of humans and vehicles and as a result, it's easier to watch them from up close. Take in the spectacular views from the rim of the crater as you make your way to the bottom, where animals roam the lakes, rivers, woodlands and hills. Keep an eye out for wildebeest, lion, zebra, cheetah, buffalo, gazelle and the endangered black rhino.

Later you will drive out of the crater to your lodge located in the small town of Karatu on the outskirts of Ngorongoro crater your base for the next 1 night.

After an early morning breakfast, You’ll make your way to Lake Eyasi, A huge seasonal soda lake. Lake Eyasi has been home to the Hadzabe people for more than 10,000 years and is one of the few places in Africa where traditional life continues without modern influence.

Today’s visit to the Hadzabe lands offers incredible insight into this ancient culture and a chance to learn about their way of life. You’ll have the opportunity to meet members of the community and join in on daily activities like hunting, Gathering and traditional dances and also learn about their unique ‘click’ language, which is thought to be one of the oldest languages still in use today. Proceed to your lodge in Tarangire National Park arriving in good time for lunch. After lunch, Embark on your first game drive exploring this beautiful park which is believed to be the second park with the highest concentration of wildlife in Tanzania after Serengeti. Return to the lodge for your dinner and overnight.

Set off early this morning, around 7.30 am, heading for the border with Kenya( Namanga border Post) passing through Arusha and leaving Tarangire National Park behind. On arrival at the border, You will head to the immigration office which is a one-stop border post, After clearance at the border, You will meet your Kenyan driver guide who will drive you to Amboseli national park (approximately 2hrs from the border) arriving in good time for lunch.

Embark on your first-afternoon game drive at 16:00hrs exploring the acacia woodland, Freshwater swamps, scrub brush, and open plains in search of wildlife. A part of the park is composed of a dried-up lake bed, where mirages rise from the shimmering heat. Return to the lodge at sunset for dinner and overnight stay.

Leave the camp after breakfast, Carrying your packed lunch to be enjoyed in the wild. Spend the whole day exploring the marshlands and swamps of Amboseli which are Fed by subterranean water channels, Water is abundant throughout the year and so is the pasture. Elephants and various other herbivores are found here. You will retreat to the lodge late in the afternoon after a long exploration of this 392km sq. park

You also have an option of Starting the day with an early morning game drive to search for animals when they're at their most active, Then return to the Lodge for a relaxed breakfast and lunch.

Spend the hottest part of the day relaxing in camp reading your favourite book or writing your journal about the safari or just listening to your favourite music while observing the birds – don't stress, The animals will be doing the same – then head off again in the afternoon at (16:00hrs)for another drive through the park. Return to the lodge at sunset for dinner and overnight.

Depending on your homebound flight departure time, you will organize the departure time from Amboseli National Park with your diver guide. Wake up in the morning, Have your breakfast early, leisurely or have it packed to be enjoyed en-route to Nairobi (Approximately 3-4 hrs) to be dropped at the airport in good time for your flight back home or to be dropped at your city hotel for your overnight stay

It's a pity that it has to end, but this is where your safari will draw to a close. We're sure that you will return home with so many exciting and happy memories, and we hope that you will join us again on safari sometime in the future.

Day by Day Accommodations

Day 1

Nairobi City

Spend your First night at The Boma Nairobi a Luxury Hotel In Nairobi.

Lunch and Dinner Will be Provided

 

Day 2 & Day 3

Samburu Narional Reserve

Spend the two nights at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, A mid-range lodge bordering Samburu National Reserve.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Will be Provided

 

Day 4

Ol-Pejeta Conservancy

Spend the night at Sweetwaters Serena Camp, A Luxury tented camp located inside Ol Pejeta Conservancy.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Will be Provided

 

Day 5

Lake Nakuru National Park

Spend the night at Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge, A mid-range hotel located inside Lake Nakuru National Park.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Will be Provided

 

Day 6

Lake Naivasha

Spend the night at Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort, A mid-range hotel located at the Border of  Lake Naivasha.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Will be Provided

 

Day 7 & Day 8

Masai Mara National reserve

Spend 2 nights at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge,Mid-range lodge inside Masai Mara NR.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Will be Provided

 

Day 9 & Day 10

Serengeti National Park

Spend 2 nights at Acacia Central Camp, a Mid-range tented camp inside Serengeti NP.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Will be Provided

 

Day 11

Ngorongoro Conservancy

Spend the night at Bougainvillea Safari Lodge, a Mid-range lodge located beside Ngorongoro Crater.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Will be Provided

 

Day 12

Tarangire National Park

Spend the night at Acacia Tarangire Luxury Camp a Luxury Tented camp Inside Tarangire National Park.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Will be Provided

 

Day 13 & Day 14

Amboseli National Park

Spend 2 nights at Kibo Safari Camp, a Mid-range tented camp just outside Amboseli NP.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Will be Provided

 

Day 15

Last Day With Us

(End of Tour) No accommodations

Breakfast Will be Provided

NOTE: Additional Accommodation can be arranged at the end of your tour for an added fee.

Vehicle Options

Customized 4X4 Safari Tour Vans fitted with:

  1. Pop up roof
  2. 8 reclining seats & a baby seat
  3. Power charging points
  4. Cooler Box/fridge
  5. Binoculars
  6. First Aid Kit
  7. High-frequency radio
  8. Sandbags (for photography)

Customized 4X4 Safari Land Cruisers fitted with:

  1. Pop up roof
  2. 8 reclining seats & a baby seat
  3. Power charging points
  4. Cooler Box/fridge
  5. Binoculars
  6. First Aid Kit
  7. High-frequency radio
  8. Sandbags (for photography)

4X4 Toyota Prado

  1. Binoculars
  2. First Aid Kit
  3. Cooler Box/fridge
  4. High-frequency radio
  5. Power charging points
  6. Sandbags (for photography)
  7. 8 reclining seats & a baby seat

Toyota Noah

  1. Spacious for luggage
  2. Comfortable seats
  3. Suitable for airport transfers to and from your hotel.
  4.  Bottle Holders
  5. Fridge Bracket
  6. Sliding Window Glass.

Trip Cost

Important to Know

  • Rates are per person, excluding international flights from/to your home country.
  • Note; We provide tickets for international flights to and from Kenya for our clients and thus arrange the full trip from home and back.
  • This tour accepts children who are 3 years and older. Children under 13 receive a discount and children under 4 are free.

Rates Per Person Starting From:-


Start Dates                                                                                                               Rate


Jan 3-Jun 30                                                                                                              $3228


Jul 1-Oct 31                                                                                                               $3648


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Cost Includes & Excludes

Cost Includes

  • Binoculars
  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • All activities (Unless labelled as optional)
  • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional English-speaking driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labelled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • AMREF flying doctor’s medical cover
  • Free visa application
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks (As specified in the day-by-day section)

Cost Excludes

  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)

FAQs

What is the best time to go on this safari?

The safari is designed for year-round enjoyment. However, the ideal time is during the Great Migration season in the Masai Mara, typically from June to October.

Is travel insurance recommended for this safari?

Yes, travel insurance is highly recommended to cover unexpected circumstances. Ensure that your insurance includes medical coverage and trip cancellation protection.

What should I pack for the safari?

Packing essentials include comfortable clothing, a hat, sunscreen, binoculars, and a camera. We provide a detailed packing list upon confirmation of your booking.

How do I apply for a visa for this safari?

Visa applications are typically handled before your arrival. We recommend checking with the embassy or consulate in your home country for the most accurate and up-to-date visa requirements. For entry to Kenya please read the update here.

Are there any additional fees I should be aware of during the safari?

No, our safari packages are all-inclusive, covering accommodation, meals, park fees, and transportation. There are no hidden fees or additional costs during the safari.

Do I get a private room with a private bathroom and hot shower?

Absolutely! Your comfort is our priority. Throughout the safari, you’ll enjoy private rooms in well-appointed accommodations, complete with private bathrooms and hot showers for a relaxing and rejuvenating experience after each adventure-filled day.

Can I customize the itinerary to suit my preferences?

Yes, While the Tour has a carefully crafted itinerary, we understand that preferences vary. We’re happy to discuss any customization requests to ensure your safari aligns perfectly with your expectations.

What wildlife can I expect to see on this safari?

The safari encompasses diverse ecosystems, offering encounters with the Big Five, Lions, Rhinos, Elephants, Buffalos, and leopards—a myriad of other animals, and various bird species.

What COVID-19 safety measures are in place?

We prioritize your safety. Our team adheres to local health guidelines, and the accommodations and vehicles are regularly sanitized to ensure a safe and enjoyable safari experience.

Are vaccinations required for this safari?

Please consult your healthcare provider for the latest travel health advice. Common vaccinations include yellow fever, hepatitis A and B, and typhoid.

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15-Day Ultimate Tour De East Africa in Kenya & Tanzania