11 Days Kenya Tanzania safaris safari takes you to the most beautiful places in East Africa. In Kenya, you will visit Lake Nakuru National park, Masai Mara, Lake Naivasha, and then Amboseli. In Tanzania, you will visit Tarangire National park, Ngorongoro, and Lake Manyara National park.
Day 1: Airport to Lake Nakuru
11 Days Kenya Tanzania Budget safari starts in Nairobi, Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be met by our office representative and the guide for your trip.
After a short brief and breakfast at the nearby restaurant, you will depart for Lake Nakuru National Park, arriving in time for lunch at the lodge. Afternoon game drive takes you to the lake to view Flamingos and pelicans. Also, spot White/Black Rhinos, Rothschild Giraffe, Waterbucks and other kinds of African wildlife. Dinner and overnight is at Lake Nakuru.
Day 2: Nakuru – Massai Mara
After breakfast, drive along the Great Rift Valley, passing by the extinct volcano of Mount Longonot en route to Maasai Mara Game Reserve. You will go for an afternoon game viewing in this fascinating wildlife paradise. Dinner and overnight will be at Lenchada tourist.
Day 3: Masai Mara Full
After an early morning breakfast, spend a whole day viewing wildlife in Maasai Mara Game Reserve. Have a chance to see the “big five”. After watching a sunset, return to the hotel for dinner and overnight. Dinner and overnight will be at Lenchada tourist camp.
Day 4: Masai Mara – Naivasha
Go for your morning games drives and then depart after breakfast for Lake Naivasha, arriving in time for lunch. Go for a boat ride in the afternoon to the lake for a wildlife viewing; see the Hippos and many different kinds of lake birds. Dinner and overnight at Sweetlake Lake Resort.
Day 5: Naivasha – Amboseli
Depart early in the morning for Amboseli National Park, passing through Maasai land. On arrival, make a game drive en route to the Lodge/Camp. The afternoon game viewing starts at 16:00hrs and continues until sunset. Then head back to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Kimana Amboseli or Kibo safari camp.
Day 6: Amboseli Full
Go for an early morning game drive before returning back to camp/lodge for breakfast and then relax in the lodge. Later, head out for another game viewing in the evening or after breakfast. Proceed with more game drives in the park with packed lunches in search of its popular residents like the well-known predators and their opponents like the Zebra, Wildebeest, Giraffe, and Hippo. You will get all of this with a view of Mt Kilimanjaro. Later return to your camp/lodge for dinner and overnight at Amboseli Serena Lodge or Kibo safari camp.
Day 7: Amboseli – Arusha
After breakfast, you will depart the lodge/camp with a packed lunch early in the morning. You will head through the park to the Namanga border where you will connect the Tourist shuttle bus to Arusha after the immigration and formalities.
The shuttle departs Nairobi at 0800hrs and will be at the border by 10:30 am. You will proceed to Arusha arriving in good time for lunch at 1:00 pm. Our office representative will meet you at MERU INN House Hotel where you will spend the rest of the day relaxing at the base of Mt. Kilimanjaro.
Day 8: Arusha – Tarangire
In the morning, transfer to Tarangire National Park whose hilly terrain is dotted with a thousand baobab trees. It is home to large elephant herds as well as the biggest recorded number of bird species in the world. River Tarangire runs through this area offers the sole permanent source of water to the different birds and animals. After your lunch, you will spend the afternoon at leisure at the lodge as you relax by the swimming pool or in your room before going for a later game drive.
Overnight is at Octagon lodge Karatu.
Day 9: Tarangire – Manyara
In the morning transfer to Tarangire National Park whose hilly terrain is dotted with a thousand baobab trees. It is home to large elephant herds as well as the biggest recorded number of bird species in the world. River Tarangire runs through this area and offers the sole permanent source of water to the different birds and animals. After lunch, you will spend the afternoon at leisure at the lodge as you relax by the swimming pool or in your room before going for a later game drive.
Overnight at Octagon Lodge Karatu.
Day 10: Manyara – Ngorongoro
Following your breakfast, drive to Ngorongoro Crater which is the 8th natural wonder of the world. You will drive through the stunning Ngorongoro Conservation Area where you will see the local Maasai people graze their livestock alongside the freely roaming wild animals. You will finally arrive at the edge of the crater and then descend 2,000ft into the huge caldera. This splendid natural amphitheater has the highest number of wild animals across Africa. You will see numerous lions, elephants as well as the uncommon black rhino. Since the crater has short grasses, the animals can be easily seen and may even be approached closely. You will spend the morning at the bottom of the crater watching the wildlife in this World Heritage Site. In the afternoon, you will proceed to the hippo picnic site, 1:00pmafter lunch, you will do some more game viewing. Later transfer back to the city of Arusha at Meru Inn hotel.
Day 11: Arusha – Nairobi
Depart in the morning by the shuttle bus that leaves Arusha at 0800hrs. You will arrive in Nairob1:00 pm our driver/ guide will meet and take you to Carnivore restaurant for free lunch to experience the Game meat and the barbecue stew. Later drop off at the airport or hotel in Nairobi. Our 11 Days Kenya Tanzania Budget safari comes to an end today.
- Park fees (for non-residents)
- All activities (unless labeled as optional)
- Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
- Drinking water (on all days)
- All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade)
- A professional driver/guide
- All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
- All Taxes/VAT
- Government imposed increase of park fees and/or taxes
- Accommodation on the day before the tour departs
- Accommodation on the last day
- Roundtrip airport transfer
- International flights (from/to home)
- Tips (tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
- Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)