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Kenya & Tanzania Overland
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Nairobi is your gateway to this ten-day adventure that serves up all of Africa's wildness for a decidedly mild price. Here, you'll head out across the acacia-spotted savannah of the Serengeti and the plains of the majestic Masai Mara in search of the Big Five. Our overland adventure vehicle (OAV) will ferry you through the incredible scenery of Kenya and Tanzania safely and in good spirits and camping will keep you close to the action. With this much stunning African wilderness so close at hand, expect your shutter finger to get a hefty workout.

  • Duration: 10 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Average
  • Accommodation standard:   Not Rated%
  • Traveller Tour Rating: 100%  
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Tour code: 126904
  • Starts: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Finishes: Nairobi, Kenya
You will Visit
  • Nairobi

Itinerary

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Day 1: Nairobi

Arrive at any time.

Additional Notes:
Please make sure you have all of the necessary visas for this tour by the time of the welcome meeting. It is very important to read the visa section in our trip details to make sure you know which ones you will need, if any. Please note that not all nationalities are able to obtain a visa upon arrival to borders.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

02

Day 2: Nairobi/Lake Nakuru National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy views of the Rift Valley from lookout points and a game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park. Stop at Lake Naivasha en route for an included boat ride to search for hippos, crocodiles, and birdlife.

Included Activities:
Lake Naivasha Boat Ride
Lake Nakuru Wildlife Safari Drive

Transport:
Lando (4.00 hour(s), 156km)

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Day 3: Lake Nakuru National Park/Masai Mara (1B, 1L, 1D)

On the way, stop at a traditional Masai village for an optional visit to learn about the local Masai culture and shop for some of the colourful beaded handicrafts.

Transport:
Lando (8.00 hour(s), 288km)

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Day 4: Masai Mara (1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy a full-day wildlife safari drive in private safari vehicles in the Masai Mara.

Included Activities:
Masai Mara Wildlife Safari Drive

Transport:
Safari vehicle (8.00 hour(s), 50km)

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Day 5: Masai Mara/Kisii (1B, 1L, 1D)

Ascend from the plains to the green hills of Kenya's premier tea-growing and soapstone region of Kisii.

Transport:
Lando (8.00 hour(s), 220km)

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Day 6: Kisii/Musoma (1B, 1L, 1D)

You can do some fantastic bird watching on the shores of Lake Victoria.

Included Activities:
Border Crossing (Kenya - Tanzania)

Transport:
Lando (6.00 hour(s), 163km)

07

Day 7: Musoma/Serengeti National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)

Travel to Serengeti National Park and enjoy a game drive from the overland vehicle.

Included Activities:
Serengeti National Park Safari

Transport:
Lando (4.00 hour(s), 240km)

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Day 8: Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro Crater (1B, 1L, 1D)

Break camp and take in the active morning wildlife as you cross the Serengeti plains and journey to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, famous for Africa's best game viewing. The views from the Ngorongoro Crater rim are stunning, and there is an ever-present abundance of wildlife, due to the permanent water supply on the crater floor.

Additional Notes:
Please note: if you have pre-booked the Serengeti Balloon Safari, today's likely the day for this activity! Your CEO will give you final confirmation when it will take place, as it is subject to change. You will miss the included morning game drive with the group, but you will have a much better view from above!

Included Activities:
Serengeti National Park Safari

Transport:
Lando (5.00 hour(s), 82km)

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Day 9: Ngorongoro Crater/Arusha (1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy a morning game drive in Ngorongoro Crater in small 4x4 safari vehicles before heading to Arusha.

Included Activities:
Ngorongoro Crater Wildlife Safari Drive

Transport:
7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle (5.00 hour(s), 50km)
Lando (5.00 hour(s))

10

Day 10: Arusha/Nairobi (1B, 1L)

Leave for Kenya, passing by Mt Meru and hopefully catching a glimpse of the mighty Mt Kilimanjaro in the distance.

Additional Notes:
The tour ends upon arrival into Nairobi in the late afternoon at our hotel in central Nairobi.

There is no included accommodation for this night in Nairobi. You can book post-tour accommodation through your sales agent.

Included Activities:
Border Crossing (Tanzania - Kenya)
Departure Day (Activities)

Transport:
Lando (9.00 hour(s), 283km)

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Entrances and wildlife safari drives in Lake Nakuru NP, Masai Mara National Reserve, Serengeti NP and Ngorongoro Crater
    • Boat ride on Lake Naivasha
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Participation camping (8 nts), simple hotel (1 nt)
    • 9 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 8 dinners
    Transport
    • Overland adventure vehicle (OAV), 4x4 safari vehicles, boat
    Group Leader
    • 2 Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) throughout as head guide/cook and driver, certified safari guides/drivers
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Tour Highlights:
  • Encounter the Big Five of the famous Masai Mara and Serengeti ecosystems
  • Give your camera a workout at Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Search for wildlife in the Ngorongoro Crater from 4x4 safari vehicles.


Reviews (1)
Maureen Kay L. Posted on: 

An excellent game viewing experience in the national parks in Kenya and Tanzania. I felt privileged to see animal behavior I had never seen before. Walking through Hell's Gate in the presence of all those animals running free is an experience I will keep forever in my memory.

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