Kenya-Tanzania Combined Safaris
14 Days Kenya and Tanzania safaris

Day 1: Arrive Nairobi

  • Airport greeting by Njewa Tour Ltd Directors with immediate transfer to Lukenya Getaway Resort 30 minutes outside of Nairobi.
  • Rest at the Getaway with a Pre-Trip Briefing to follow.
  • Hike around the area before travelling back to Nairobi for sightseeing during the afternoon with optional visits to authentic markets, a baby Elephant sanctuary, Kuzuri Bead Factory, Karen Blixen, Giraffe center, Mamba Village, Nairobi Museum and more.
  • Accommodation will be in one of the hotels.

Day 2: Nairobi to Samburu Game Reserve

  • Depart early this morning on Land-cruisers; drive to Samburu
  • Go on an afternoon safari in this semi-arid frontier of Kenya
  • See animals not found in other areas of East Africa
  • Dinner and overnight at the Samburu lodge in a wonderful setting

Day 3:Samburu

  • Full morning and afternoon Game drives
  • Visit a Samburu village (optional)
  • Relaxation at the lodge with dinner to follow

Day 4: Samburu to Aberdare National Park

  • View game out of Samburu en route to Aberdare
  • Safari in Aberdare‚Äďa lush park in contrast to Samburu
  • Stay at "The Ark" with floodlight game viewing at night

Day 5: Aberdare to Lake Nakuru National Park

  • Travel through lush Kikuyu farmlands (tea and coffee plantations)
  • At Lake Nakuru safari in the park with a walk along the banks of the lake--home to thousands of flamingoes
  • Dinner and overnight at Lion Hill lodge

Day 6: Lake Nakuru to Masai Mara Game Reserve

  • Breakfast at Lodge
  • Depart through the Great Rift Valley for Masai Mara game reserve
  • Lunch at Keekorok Lodge or Sarova mara Camp
  • Afternoon Game drive here on the Mara Plains.
  • Season permitting; witness the Great Migration of wildebeest
  • Watch at close range a great variety of the animals found in East Africa
  • Camp or Lodge in a bush with evening around the fire with traditional dancing and storytelling by Masai.

Day 7: Masai Mara

  • Full day on safari (Game drive) with lunch on the banks of the Mara River.

Day 8: Masai Mara to Nairobi

  • At daybreak, visit an authentic Masai Village
  • Walk with Masai Warriors from the village to a nearby school
  • Visit school entering classrooms and talking with students
  • Depart on our land-cruisers for Nairobi with overnight in Nairobi with carnivore dinner.
  • Go out for a night of dancing and/or music (optional activity)

Day 9: Nairobi to Tarangire National Park (Tanzania)

  • Travel overland to Tanzania via the border post of Namanga
  • Arrive at Tarangire in the afternoon in time for a safari
  • Amble wildlife and stunning scenery
  • Dinner and overnight at Tarangire Sopa lodge

Day 10 Tarangire to Lake Manyara and Lake Eyasi

  • Depart through rough roads and changing photography
  • Enjoy a safari at Lake Manyara National Park famed for its tree-climbing lions, beautiful bird life, and large numbers of hippos
  • Travel on to Lake Eyasi and camp in pitched tents
  • Explore villages of the area with local tribesmen
  • Dinner around the fire

Day 11: Lake Eyasi to Ngorongoro Crater

  • Go with Hazabe bushmen on a hike through the forests and opportunity to watch them hunt
  • After hike travel on to the famed Ngorongoro Crater
  • Lodge or camp on the rim of the crater

Day 12: Ngorongoro Crater

  • Early departure down to the crater floor to trace animals at first light in their most active state.
  • In the late afternoon travel back to crater rim for a nature walk
  • Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa lodge perched on rim of crater.

Day 13: Ngorongoro Crater to Nairobi

  • Depart early for a trip back to Nairobi
  • Arrive in the late afternoon/early evening
  • Farewell Dinner at Carnivores Restaurant
  • Nairobi hotel overnight.

Day 14: Departure

  • Breakfast, transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for flight home.