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8-Day Kenya & Tanzania Ultimate Safari – Mid-Range

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This tour is perfect for both you and solo adventurers looking to experience the highlights of Kenya and Tanzania in the most time-efficient manner. You’ll visit the renowned lakes, rivers, and expansive savannahs of East Africa’s iconic safari spots. Beginning in Nairobi, the journey concludes at either Arusha or Kilimanjaro Airport. Should you travel during the great migration, we’ll customize your stay in the Masai Mara and Serengeti to position you nearer to the river crossings.

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Route overview per day
Tour Features
Mid-range tour
This tour utilizes mid-range lodges and tented camps for accommodation.
Private tour
This tour is exclusively organized for you and will not be shared with others.
Can start any day
This tour can commence on any day, subject to availability.
Can be customized
Minor adjustments to the accommodations and destinations of this tour can be requested.
Suitable for solo travelers
Solo travelers are welcome to book this private tour.
Suitable for all ages
Children of all ages are welcome on this tour.
Activities & Transportation
Activities: Game Drives, Walking Safaris (with an armed guide) & Boat Trip
Game Drives: Pop-up Roof 4x4 Vehicle
Getting Around: Pop-up Roof 4x4 Vehicle
Airport transfers to and from the airport are included in the package.
Accommodation & Meals

Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost

Day

Accommodation

Meals

1
Kibo Safari Camp
Mid-range Camp located just outside Amboseli NP
Lunch & Dinner
Lunch & Dinner
2
Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort
Luxury Resort located in or near Lake Naivasha
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
3
Zebra Plains Mara Camp
Mid-range lodge located just outside Masai Mara NR
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
4
Zebra Plains Mara Camp
Mid-range lodge located just outside Masai Mara NR
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5
Kirimu Camp
Mid-range Tented Camp located inside Central Serengeti
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
6
Kirimu Camp
Mid-range Tented Camp located inside Central Serengeti
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
7
Marera Valley Lodge
Mid-range lodge located near or close to Ngorongoro Crater
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
8
No accommodation
(End of tour)
Breakfast & Lunch
Breakfast & Lunch
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Arrival

(See Getting There for more details)
You will be picked up from the airport.
Accommodation prior to the start of the tour can be organized for an additional fee.
Day 1
Amboseli National Park
Day 1: Amboseli National Park

Upon landing at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport this morning, you'll receive a warm "Jambo" greeting from your personal guide from Bush 2 City Adventure. Your guide will then lead you through the Maasai lands to Amboseli National Park. After arriving at your lodge and checking in, you'll have some time to relax and enjoy lunch before embarking on your first game drive in the afternoon. This outing provides an opportunity to search for the "Big Five" among other diverse wildlife, all while admiring the breathtaking vistas. Amboseli is renowned for its exceptional views of Mount Kilimanjaro, offering a perfect setting for photography when the weather is clear.

Main Destination:
Amboseli National Park (Kenya)
Best Time To Visit
June to October and January to February are ideal periods for this activity.
High Season
December to March and July to October (Busy)
Best Weather
June to September and January to February are characterized by little rainfall, making these months ideal for the activity.
Accommodation:
Kibo Safari Camp
Mid-range Camp located just outside Amboseli NP
Meals & Drinks:
Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 2
Lake Naivasha
Day 2: Lake Naivasha

Wake up early to catch the breathtaking views of Mount Kilimanjaro from your lodge, best seen before the clouds gather at its peak, and savor your breakfast. After checking out, your journey continues to Lake Naivasha, driving through the spectacular Great Rift Valley. Take a moment for a brief stop to soak in the stunning views and perhaps do some optional shopping at the curio shops.

Once you've checked into your hotel and had lunch, set off for a 3 PM boat cruise on Lake Naivasha's shimmering waters. Visit the Crescent Island Private Sanctuary for an exclusive nature walk, where you can encounter wildlife on the island and enjoy views of a birdwatcher's haven. The sanctuary is a habitat for animals such as giraffes, waterbucks, elands, wildebeests, zebras, impalas, and hippos, with a rich variety of bird species including fish eagles, ospreys, and lily-trotters among others.

Main Destination:
Lake Naivasha (Naivasha, Kenya)
Accommodation:
Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort
Luxury Resort located in or near Lake Naivasha
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 3
Masai Mara National Reserve
Day 3: Masai Mara National Reserve

Following a leisurely breakfast, depart from your hotel in Lake Naivasha and head towards the renowned Masai Mara National Reserve. Take a short break in Narok Town for some refreshments and a restroom visit before proceeding to Masai Mara. Enjoy an introductory game drive along the way before arriving at your lodge. Check-in and have lunch upon arrival.

In the afternoon, set out on an exciting first-game drive in the splendid Masai Mara, setting the tone for your safari experience.

Main Destination:
Masai Mara National Reserve (Kenya)
Best Time To Visit
June to October is ideal for general wildlife viewing, while August to October is the best time to witness the wildebeest migration.
High Season
June to October and December to March are optimal periods for this activity.
Best Weather
June to October features sunny weather without being excessively hot, making it an ideal time for activities.
Accommodation:
Zebra Plains Mara Camp
Mid-range lodge located just outside Masai Mara NR
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 4
Masai Mara National Reserve
Day 4: Masai Mara National Reserve

Spend your day exploring the Masai Mara, Kenya's premier wildlife reserve, where you'll continue your quest to spot the Big Five (lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino, and elephant). The game drives are designed to be flexible, offering you the choice to venture out with picnic lunch boxes for a full day in the park or opt for early morning and late afternoon drives. Additionally, there's an opportunity to visit a local Maasai village for an extra fee.

As an optional activity, consider embarking on an early morning balloon ride, also at an additional cost. Experience the excitement of floating above the vast savannah of the Masai Mara, observing elephants, zebras, and other wildlife from a bird's-eye view. Afterward, a champagne breakfast served amid the wilderness will be the perfect end to your aerial adventure.

Main Destination:
Masai Mara National Reserve (Kenya)
Accommodation:
Zebra Plains Mara Camp
Mid-range lodge located just outside Masai Mara NR
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 5
Serengeti National Park
Day 5: Serengeti National Park

Following an early breakfast in the Masai Mara, you'll check out of your lodge and embark on a last game drive as you head towards the Isebania Border, equipped with packed picnic lunch boxes. After completing the border formalities, you'll be greeted by your Tanzanian guide, who will lead you on an introductory game drive in the Serengeti during the afternoon.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)
Best Time To Visit
January to February and June to October are the best times to visit, although the optimal periods can vary depending on the specific area.
High Season
From July to March, expect the Seronera area to be crowded, as this is a popular time for visitors.
Best Weather
June to October is characterized by little to no rainfall, making it an ideal period for activities.
Accommodation:
Kirimu Camp
Mid-range Tented Camp located inside Central Serengeti
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 6
Serengeti National Park
Day 6: Serengeti National Park

Rise before the sun for a memorable sunrise game drive, witnessing the savannah glow under the early light as you seek out big cats embarking on their morning hunts. Following breakfast, dedicate your day to exploring the vast plains of the Serengeti, in pursuit of the Big Five and other remarkable wildlife. Navigate around kopjes, where lions bask in the sun, and experience the quintessential wildlife and expansive landscapes that make the Serengeti the jewel of Tanzania.

Optional activities include an early morning balloon safari and an afternoon visit to a Maasai village, both available for an additional fee.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
Kirimu Camp
Mid-range Tented Camp located inside Central Serengeti
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 7
Ngorongoro Crater
Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater

Depart from your lodge in the Serengeti early in the morning and journey through the picturesque highland farmland of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Descend into the Ngorongoro Crater for a full day of discovery in this extraordinary natural amphitheater, equipped with a packed picnic lunch. In the late afternoon, climb 600 meters out of the crater and proceed to your lodge in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, where you will check in, enjoy dinner, and spend the night.

Main Destination:
Ngorongoro Crater (Tanzania)
Best Time To Visit
June to October is the optimal period for wildlife viewing.
High Season
Most of the year, from July to March, is a great time to visit, though you should expect crowds during this period.
Best Weather
June to October features little to no rainfall, making it an ideal time for activities.
Accommodation:
Marera Valley Lodge
Mid-range lodge located near or close to Ngorongoro Crater
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 8
Departure Day
Day 8: Flight Back Home from Kilimanjaro International Airport

Following a leisurely breakfast, you'll check out of the lodge and partake in one last game drive while on your way to Kilimanjaro International Airport, in time for your onward flight. Should your departure be from Arusha, we will ensure you are dropped off at Arusha Airport instead.

Main Destination:
Kilimanjaro Airport (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
No accommodation
(End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Breakfast & Lunch (dinner is not included)

End of tour

(See Getting There for more details)
Extra accommodations before or after your tour can be organized at an additional charge.
You will be dropped off at the airport for your departure.
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Summary

Day

Country

Destination

Accomodation

Meals

1
Kenya
Amboseli NP
Kibo Safari Camp
Lunch & Dinner
2
Kenya
Lake Naivasha
Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
3
Kenya
Masai Mara NR
Zebra Plains Mara Camp
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
4
Kenya
Masai Mara NR
Zebra Plains Mara Camp
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5
Tanzania
Serengeti NP
Kirimu Camp
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
6
Tanzania
Serengeti NP
Kirimu Camp
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
7
Tanzania
Ngorongoro Crater
Marera Valley Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
8
Tanzani
Arusha
No accommodation
Breakfast & Lunch
2024
Per Person Price
United States Dollars

Start Dates

Solo

1 room

2 people

1 room

3 people

2 room

4 people

2 room

5 people

3 room

6 people

3 room

Jan 1, 2024 - Feb 29, 2024
$6,928
$4,613
$3,806
$3,650
$3,358
$3,164
March 1, 2024 - March 31, 2024
$6,854
$4,563
$3,757
$3,601
$3,309
$3,115
April 1, 2024 - May 31, 2024
$6,638
$4,502
$3,738
$3,596
$3,319
$3,134
June 1, 2024 - Oct 31, 2024
$7,584
$5,089
$4,245
$4,126
$3,812
$3,603
Nov 1, 2024 - Nov 30, 2024
$6,825
$4,539
$3,757
$3,576
$3,300
$3,115
Dec 1, 2024 - Dec 31, 2024
$7,215
$4,940
$4,153
$4,035
$3,744
$3,549
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Jan 1, 2024 - Feb 29, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$6,928

2 people

(1 room)

$4,613

3 people

(2 room)

$3,806

4 people

(2 room)

$3,650

5 people

(3 room)

$3,358

6 people

(3 room)

$3,164
March 1, 2024 - March 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$6,854

2 people

(1 room)

$4,563

3 people

(2 room)

$3,757

4 people

(2 room)

$3,601

5 people

(3 room)

$3,309

6 people

(3 room)

$3,115
April 1, 2024 - May 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$6,638

2 people

(1 room)

$4,502

3 people

(2 room)

$3,738

4 people

(2 room)

$3,596

5 people

(3 room)

$3,319

6 people

(3 room)

$3,134
June 1, 2024 - Oct 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$7,584

2 people

(1 room)

$5,089

3 people

(2 room)

$4,245

4 people

(2 room)

$4,126

5 people

(3 room)

$3,812

6 people

(3 room)

$3,603
Nov 1, 2024 - Nov 30, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$6,825

2 people

(1 room)

$4,539

3 people

(2 room)

$3,757

4 people

(2 room)

$3,576

5 people

(3 room)

$3,300

6 people

(3 room)

$3,115
Dec 1, 2024 - Dec 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$7,215

2 people

(1 room)

$4,940

3 people

(2 room)

$4,153

4 people

(2 room)

$4,035

5 people

(3 room)

$3,744

6 people

(3 room)

$3,549
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Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

-

2 people

(1 room)