Kenya and Tanzania Safaris – 12 Days Circumnavigation Wildlife Safari Itinerary

Kenya and Tanzania safaris offer the finest combinations in terms of wildlife viewing. A wildlife safari combining these 2 countries offers the ultimate African safari experience. One can never dream of anything thing more in terms uk49s aris. To cover the entire safari parks, one would need a minimum of 8 days to enjoy a value-for-money. However, an ideal tour would require at least 12 days, given the distances to be covered and the various sites to be visited. Today, I propose a 12-day Kenya and Tanzania safari, only for the serious wildlife safari lovers.

Day One: Arrival Nairobi

On your first day of the Kenya Tanzania Tour, you are met at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you are met by Hallmark Travel Planners representative. You are transferred to you hotel in Nairobi. for overnight. You are booked on Bed and Breakfast

Day Two: Drive Nairobi to Lake Nakuru National Park

After your breakfast, you are picked up from your hotel and at around 0830 hrs, and commence the approximately 3-hour drive from Nairobi to Lake Nakuru National Park. The distance between Nairobi and Lake Nairobi National Park is about 180 kilometers. Enjoy a game drive en route to the lodge for lunch. After lunch, game drive in Lake Nakuru National park. Later drive back to Lake Naivasha area.

You will have dinner and overnight at a lodge around Lake Naivasha.

Day Three: Drive Lake Nakuru to Maasai Game Reserve

On the third day of safari, you will enjoy an early morning game drive in Lake Nakuru National park, followed by breakfast. After breakfast begin the drive westwards past Mount Longonot, past Narok area to the Maasai Mara National Reserve. The distance between Lake Nakuru National park and Masai Mara reserve is around 350 kilometres and the drive will take you about 5 hours. You will arrive for lunch at a safari lodge or camp. After lunch, rest till around 1600 hours and then proceed on a game viewing drive lasting till sunset. Then return to your lodge or camp for the night.

Day Four: Full Day of Game Viewing in Maasai Mara Game Reserve

This is your forth day on safari and you wake up in Masai Mara. You begin the day with an early morning game drive in Maasai Mara Game Reserve. Then return to the lodge for breakfast at around 8 am. After breakfast, leave the lodge with Picnic lunches. You spend the whole day game viewing in the Mara. You may also visit a Maasai Village this afternoon. At 1800 hours, return to the lodge or camp for overnight.

Day Five: Leave Masai Mara for Tanzania a – Shores of Lake Victoria

Today you take an early breakfast and leave to cross the border into Tanzania. You arrive the Isebania border town by around 1100 hours. After customs and immigration procedure, our counterparts from the Tanzania will meet you for the drive to the shores of Lake Victoria. You spend the afternoon at a lodge on the shores of Lake Victoria.

Day Six: Drive into Serengeti Game Reserve

After breakfast at your hotel, leave Lake Victoria for Serengeti Game Reserve. With game drive en route, you will arrive at a lodge in Serengeti a at around 1200 hours. Rest of the afternoon at leisure.

At around 1600 hours, proceed on a game run in the vast Serengeti till sunset before you return to the lodge or camp for the night.

Day Seven: Day of safari in the Serengeti reserve

On this day, the vast Serengeti game reserve is at your service. The whole day is dedicated for game viewing with your guide. All meals and overnight at your lodge in the Serengeti

Day Eight: Leave the Serengeti and drive to Ngorongoro

After early morning game drive and breakfast at your lodge in the serengeti, depart Serengeti driving southwards through the Ngorongoro conservancy area. There is a stop-over at the Olduvai Gorge to visit the Olduvai Gorge. This is one of the most important prehistoric sites in the world and has been instrumental in furthering understanding of early human evolution. It has sometimes been referred to as the Cradle of mankind.

You then proceed on to arrive a lodge or camp located on the Ngorongoro Crater rim in time for late lunch. After lunch, enjoy the view and landscape from the comfort of your lodge for the rest of the afternoon. You spend this night at a lodge or camp located on the crater rim.

Day Nine: Crater Tour

This is the day of the ngorongoro crater tour. After breakfast at your lodge or camp, you descend into the crater for a tour lasting till 1700 hours. Then drive up, back to the lodge for dinner and overnight at your lodge or camp.

Day Ten: Ngorongoro – Arusha – Amboseli

After breakfast, begin the drive to Arusha and onward to Namanga and Amboseli. Packed lunch is taken to be carried and take en route. At Namanga border, you met again by our counterparts from Kenya. After the immigration and customs procedures, you drive into Amboseli National Park for the night.