African Circuit Safaris & Tours

 

Tanzania Kenya Safari, 12 Days Kenya Tanzania combined Safaris

12-Day Experince Unique Wildlife Viewing by Jeep Vehicle

This safari allows you to have more time in the parks and less travel time between game parks. It’s both thrilling and exceptional. You get the first hand knowledge of the experienced destination guides who are stationed to the camps and lodges in this program. The flight takes you to Amboseli and Maasai Mara both Maasai country and the diverse north, Samburu Game Reserve. Wildlife viewing in this safari is done by Jeep vehicle with the camp driver guide.

Tour Summary

  • ou'll go to Kenya Kenya
  • This tour starts and ends in Nairobi (Kenya) -
  • You'll visit Tsavo West National Park, Amboseli National Park, Mount Kenya, Samburu National Reserve, Lake Nakuru National Park & Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Activities: game drives
  • Game drives: pop-up roof 4x4 vehicle
  • Getting around: pop-up roof 4x4 vehicle
  • A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included
  • Additional accommodation before the tour departs and on the last day can be arranged for extra cost

Accommodations (If fully booked, a comparable accommodation will be suggested)

  • Day 1-2:Rhino Valley LodgeMid-range lodge located inside Tsavo West NP (Lunch & dinner included)
  • Day 3-4:Amboseli Sopa LodgeMid-range lodge bordering Amboseli NP without fences (All meals included)
  • Day 5:Serena Sweetwaters Tented CampMid-range tented camp located in or near Mt Kenya (All meals included)
  • Day 6-7:Samburu Sopa LodgeMid-range lodge bordering Samburu NR without fences
  • Day 6: Lunch & dinner includedDay 7: All meals included
  • Day 8:Lake Nakuru LodgeMid-range lodge located inside Lake Nakuru NP (Lunch & dinner included)
  • Day 9-11:Mara Sopa LodgeMid-range lodge bordering Masai Mara NR without fences (All meals included)
  • Day 12:End of tour (no accommodation)Breakfast & lunch included

Arrival

You'll be collected from the airport (or hotel)
Accommodation before the tour departs can be arranged for extra cost

Day 1-2: Nairobi - Tsavo West

Depart Nairobi at 0700 hrs and proceed to West National Park. Visit the Chyulu Hills and the Mzima Springs, which are favorite haunts of both the hippo and crocodile that can be seen from an underwater observation chamber. Dinner and overnight at Rhino Valley Camp.

Main destination: Tsavo West National Park
Accommodation: Rhino Valley LodgeMid-range lodge located inside Tsavo West NP
Meals & drinks: Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included) Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3: Tsavo West - Amboseli National Park


Breakfast then proceed to Amboseli National park we view game as we proceed towards the Amboseli Sopa Lodge for dinner and overnight. Amboseli Park (at 392 sq km) is the second most popular park in Kenya after Masai Mara, mainly due to the spectacular backdrop of Mt. Kilimanjaro on the southern boundary.

Main destination: Amboseli National Park
Accommodation: Amboseli Sopa LodgeMid-range lodge bordering Amboseli NP without fences
Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4: Amboseli National park full game drives

Today you will spend the full day in Amboseli with early morning and evening game drives. Whilst in the park, you will have the opportunity to photograph the animals against the wonderful backdrop of Mount Kilimanjaro. All meals and overnight at a campsite. Amboseli National park is one of the most popular wildlife sanctuaries in Kenya. It is situated close to Kenya. It is situated close to Kenya- Tanzania border, The Park lies at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa (5,896m) whose snow-capped summit presents a splendid view on clear days. Amboseli National Park is often referred to as “The home of Elephants’ some of the largest Elephant herds are found here. The Game Park also contains vast groups of Zebras, Wildebeests, Giraffes, Buffalos, Hippos and Antelopes. Also to be found in Amboseli are lions, leopards, Cheetahs, Rhinos and many species of plain game.

Main destination: Amboseli National Park
Accommodation: Amboseli Sopa LodgeMid-range lodge bordering Amboseli NP without fences
Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5: Amboseli – MtKenya ( Sweetwater's)

Early morning departure and proceed to slopes of Africa's second largest mountain at 5199m - Mt Kenya. Afternoon game drives at Sweetwater's game ranch to see the wildlife including rehabilitated chimpanzees.
The private ranch at Sweetwater's is the only sanctuary for rehabilitation in Kenya of these widely abused chimpanzees with two groups living in an environment as close to their natural habitat as possible. The site is also a dedicated black rhino breeding area.

Main destination: Mount Kenya
Accommodation: Serena Sweetwaters Tented CampMid-range tented camp located in or near Mt Kenya
Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6: Mt Kenya- Samburu Game reserve

Depart for Samburu soon after breakfast game is viewed as we proceed to Samburu Sopa Lodge for lunch. We camp in the narrow stretch of palms and woodland by the Ewaso Nyiro River which provides water for the animals and some relief from the equatorial sun.

Main destination: Samburu National Reserve
Accommodation: Samburu Sopa LodgeMid-range lodge bordering Samburu NR without fences
Meals & drinks: Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included) Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 7: Samburu Game reserve Full Game Drives

Full day spent exploring the park – morning and afternoon game drives are offered. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge
The highlights of Samburu game reserve is the spectacular scenic beauty, rivers and forests. It is an area where the local people have a rich and colorful heritage. The reserves have numerous permanent springs and a wealth of wildlife which includes leopard, hippo, elephant, lion, reticulated giraffe, grevy’s zebra and crocodile in the Ewaso Nyiro river. Over 365 species of birds have been identified in the sanctuaries.

Main destination: Samburu National Reserve
Accommodation: Samburu Sopa LodgeMid-range lodge bordering Samburu NR without fences
Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 8: Amburu – Lake Nakuru National park

Break fast and proceed to Lake Nakuru National park. Game is viewed as we exit the park. Lunch enroute followed by an afternoon game drives as the pick lake. Dinner and overnight at Lake nakuru lodge
Lake Nakuru is a shallow alkaline lake on the edges of Nakuru town and lies a distance of 160 kilometers from Nairobi. The lake is world famous as home to millions of flamingoes. The number of flamingoes depends on the water level which determines the quantity of algae on which the birds feed. Flamingoes are known to migrate to other Rift Valley lakes whenever the water level is low. The National Park surrounds the lake and was gazetted to protect the colony of flamingoes as well as provide sanctuary for endangered species such as the rhino. There are about 25 white and black rhinos, one of the largest concentrations in the country. Predators are also residents to this park while Rothschild’s giraffe have been trans-located into the park for safety.

Main destination: Lake Nakuru National Park
Accommodation: Lake Nakuru LodgeMid-range lodge located inside Lake Nakuru NP
Meals & drinks: Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included) Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 9: Lake Nakuru- Maasai Mara

Early breakfast and travel south through the beautiful savannahs and plains of the Rift Valley and reach our base camp site, where we enjoy another evening out bush under the far-reaching African sky. Game is viewed as we proceed to our campsite for Dinner and overnight stay at Mara Sopa lodge.

Main destination: Masai Mara National Reserve
Accommodation: Mara Sopa LodgeMid-range lodge bordering Masai Mara NR without fences
Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 10-11: Maasai Mara full game drives

Spend the next two days on game drives exploring the Masai Mara. The open grasslands are home to incredibly rich and varied wildlife and the awesome, annual migration of millions of wildebeest and antelope is the highlight of any visit to Africa from July to October. It is the most famous and most visited game reserve in Kenya. The film ‘Out of Africa’ was made to a great extent in this reserve. Virtually every type of wildlife can be seen at the Mara. A spectacle worth seeing is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle from Serengeti plains across the Tanzania border and the Mara River to reach Maasai Mara grazing fields from late June. The dramatic crossing of the river and the preying on the migrants by predators can be viewed from early July to August. The reserve abounds with birdlife since dose to about 452 species have been recorded. Hot air balloon safaris are readily available in this park Meals & ovenight at Lodge.

Main destination: Masai Mara National Reserve
Accommodation: Mara Sopa LodgeMid-range lodge bordering Masai Mara NR without fences
Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

Day 12: Mara - Nairobi

Morning game drives then proceed to Nairobi to arrive by 1400 hrs where the safari ends.

Main destination: Nairobi
Accommodation: End of tour (no accommodation)
Meals & drinks: Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included) Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

Additional accommodation can be arranged for extra cost
You'll be dropped off at the airport (or hotel)
 

 

Important to know

  • Rates are per person and exclude the international flight from/to your home country.

Rates per person - Must be paid in United States Dollar (USD)

  Solo (1 room) 2 people (1 room)  
01 Jan 2016- 31 Dec 2015 $5,960 $4400  
01 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2016 $5,960 $4,400  


 

11-Day Experince Unique Wildlife Viewing by Jeep Vehicle

Day 1: Nairobi | Masai Mara
Leave Nairobi for Masai Mara Game Reserve. Picnic lunch en-route. On arrival proceed to the Lodge. Afternoon game drive in search of Black manned lions, elephants, Leopard, cheetah, buffalo and other plains game. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa lodge, Mara Serena lodge, Keekorok Lodge,Mara Safari club,Mara Intrepids,Mara Sarova camp,Mara Fig tree camp.

Day 2: Masai Mara
After breakfast proceed for a morning game drive. Return to the Lodge for lunch . 16.00hrs after a rest continue for the afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.

Day 3: Masai Mara
Full game viewing in the Mara with an optional nature walk or a visit to a nearby Masai Village in between the meals break. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.

Day 4:Masai Mara | Lake Nakuru
After breakfast leave for Nakuru National Park to arrive in time for Lunch. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Sarova lion Hill Lodge,L.Nakuru Lodge.

Day 5: Lake Nakuru | Samburu
Proceed for an early morning game drive in L. nakuru Park known for its huge concentration of flamingoes. The park is rich in other bird life and a number of the rare species of wild animals example Rothchild giraffe and white Rhino. After breakfast leave for Samburu, to arrive there in time for Lunch. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Lodge, Samburu intrepids,Samburu Serena,Sarova Shaba, Larsens camp.

Day 6: Samburu
06.30 hrs early morning game drive and after breakfast proceed for the morning game drive. Return to the Lodge for lunch and rest. 1600 hrs afternoon game drive might be lucky to se the rare species of the Grevy's Zebra and Somali Ostrich among the big five. Dinner and overnight at Lodge or Luxury camp.

Day 7: Samburu | Amboseli
After breakfast depart samburu for Amboseli National Park via Nairobi for lunch at Carnivore to arrive Amboseli late afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Serena Lodge,Amboseli Sopa Lodge,Ol tukai Lodge.

Day 8: Amboseli
Proceed for an early morning game drive. After breakfast proceed for a further game drive. Lunch will be served at the Lodge, relax and at 1600 hrs proceed for an afternoon game drive. Afternoon game drive which provides a chance to see Rhino, Lion, Giraffe , Elephants and many other game animals with Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak providing a beautiful back drop. Dinner and overnight at Lodge.

Day 9: Amboseli | Tsavo West
After breakfast proceed to Tsavo west game drive en route to arrive in time for lunch at the Lodge. Afternoon game drive and overnight at Kilaguni Lodge, Finch Hatton, Voyager Safari Camp.

Day 10: Tsavo West | Tsavo East
Visit the Mzima Springs en route to Tsavo East, where hippos and crocodiles can be seen swimming in the clear waters. Afternoon game drive in the East park. Dinner and overnight at the Voi Wildlife Lodge, Voi Safari Lodge.

Day 11 Tsavo East | Nairobi or Mombasa
After breakfast proceed for Nairobi or Mombasa game drive en route.

 

Important to know

  • Rates are per person and exclude the international flight from/to your home country.

Rates per person - Must be paid in United States Dollar (USD)

  Solo (1 room) 2 people (1 room)  
01 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015 $5,000 $2900  
01 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016 $5,960 $3,400  


 

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