15 days Best Kenya Tanzania Signature Tours and Safaris

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Overview

15 days Best Kenya Tanzania Signature Tours and Safaris overview

Activities on this trip:

-History & Culture exploration
-Nature & Wildlife viewing and photography
-Walks & Rambles, hikes as well

Countries Visited: -Kenya (Mount Kenya, Samburu, Sweetwaters, Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara & Amboseli)
-Tanzania (Lake Victoria, Serengeti, Incredible Ngorongoro Crater, and Lake Manyara)


Detailed Itinerary

15 days Best Kenya Tanzania Signature Tours and Safaris detailed trip itinerary

Day 0: Upon arrival Jomo Kenyatta international airport Nairobi,

You will be met and welcomed by our airport representative, short briefing about the trip and then later followed by a transfer to the hotel of your choice for overnight stay. (Kindly advise the name of the hotel).

Day 1: Nairobi Safaris

You will be met off your flight by a representative. The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is located 20kms from the capital city, Nairobi. The temperatures are warm and moderate. It is inhabited by more than 2,000,000 people of all races offering a wide variety of different cultures. Overnight at the Nairobi Safari Club on bed and breakfast.

Day 2: Mount Kenya National Park Safari

Commence your safari at 9 am and drive north to Mount Kenya National Park at the Mountain Lodge Serena in time for lunch. The only 'tree hotel' ever to be built on the slopes of Kenya's legendary Mount Kenya, Mountain Lodge offers a matchless game viewing opportunity whilst combining a glorious panorama of mountain vistas with the primordial splendors of an ancient rainforest. Floating 2,195 m high on the flanks of Kenya's highest mountain and secreted deep within her largest forest reserve, the lodge offers not only the champagne-clarity of mountain air, the tranquility of the forest and a colorful cavalcade of wildlife but also the chance of scaling the icy peaks of Africa's second-highest mountain. Afternoon forest walks, leisure, and overnight floodlit game viewing. Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain Lodge Serena. (BLD)

Day 3: Samburu Game Reserve Holidays

After breakfast continues north to Samburu Game Reserve arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive in the area. Samburu Game Reserve lies in the lower curve of the dry northern Kenya region. The main water source, the Uaso Nyiro River, feeds the riverine forest and swamps. The patches of forest and doum palm dotting the landscape provide an ideal setting for primates, hippo, and crocodile. Elephant families visit the river's shallows to immerse in the cool water. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge. (BLD)

Day 4: Samburu Game Reserve Holidays

Full day in Samburu with game drives in the morning and afternoon. All meals and overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge. (BLD)

Day 5: Sweetwaters Game Sanctuary Holidays

After breakfast depart to this private game sanctuary. The afternoon is free for optional activities as game viewing, walking safaris or night game drives. Includes a visit to a chimpanzee sanctuary. The sanctuary also boasts of "The Big Five" (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and buffalo) plus an exciting catalog of; giraffe, zebra, Eland, Oryx, waterbuck, Grant's gazelle, Thompson's gazelle, cheetah, silver-backed jackal, hartebeest, baboon, and several hundred bird species.

Sweetwaters Tented Camp is designed to offer a charming blend of under canvas ambiance and uncompromising luxury. One of only four private game reserves in Kenya, it also allows such unforgettable pleasures as night game drives, guided bush walks and both horse or camel riding across its game-teaming plains. Lunch, dinner & overnight at Sweetwaters Tented Camp, B, L, D.

Day 6: Lake Nakuru National Park Adventure

After breakfast we depart to Lake Nakuru National Park via Nyahururu Falls, arriving for lunch. In the afternoon proceed on a game drive along the lakeshores. Lake Nakuru National Park was created in 1961, and since then the park has increased considerably in size and now covers an area of 200sq km. The lake lies in the park and has been given the conservation world's Ramsar Site designation. It is a shallow soda lake, and is the most famous of the Great Rift Valley lakes with "the world's greatest ornithological spectacle".

There is the opportunity of viewing thousands of flamingos along with tens of thousands of other bird species. There are areas of grassland, bush, forest, and rocky cliffs and there are many other animals to be viewed: white rhino, the rare Rothchild's giraffe, waterbucks, warthogs, large herds of buffalo, Thomson's gazelle, leopard, hyrax, hippos and many more animals. Return for dinner and overnight Flamingo Hill Camp or Lake Nakuru Lodge. (BLD)

Day 7: Masai Mara Game Reserve Adventure

Depart after breakfast and drive across the floor of the Great Rift Valley to Masai Mara Game Reserve. Arrive for lunch and afternoon game drive. Overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge. (BLD)

Day 8: Masai Mara Game Reserve Tours

Spend the full day in the Masai Mara with morning and afternoon game drives. Overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge. (BLD)

Optional activities:
-Visit a local Maasai village for a Maasai cultural tour: US$ 25 per person
-Hot air balloon ride: US$ 450 per person

Day 9: Lake Victoria, Speke Bay Tours

After an early breakfast, drive to Speke Bay Lodge on the shores of Lake Victoria via the Isebania border post with picnic lunch. The afternoon is free for activities like bird watching, fishing, nature walks, and boating. Overnight at Speke Bay Lodge. (BLD)

Day 10: Serengeti National Park Tours

Drive from Speke Bay to Serengeti arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive. Overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge. (BLD)

Day 11: Serengeti National Park Travel

Full day in Serengeti with morning and afternoon game drives. Overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge. (BLD)

Optional activities:


-Visit a local Maasai village for a Maasai cultural tour: US$ 70 per group
-Hot air balloon ride: US$ 500 per person

Day 12: Ngorongoro Crater Travel

Morning game drive in Serengeti. After lunch drive to Ngorongoro Crater via the Olduvai Gorge. Overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge. (BLD)

Day 13: Ngorongoro Crater & Lake Manyara Travel

Half day Ngorongoro crater tour with a picnic lunch. Drive to Lake Manyara National Park for an evening game drive. Overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge. (BLD)

Day 14: Amboseli National Park Vacation

Drive to Arusha and continue to Namanga border with picnic lunch en route. Immigration and change of vehicles. Continue to drive to Amboseli National Park with spectacular views of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa's tallest peak. Afternoon game drive to see the largest herds of elephants in Kenya against the backdrop of Kilimanjaro. Overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge. (BLD)

Day 15: Nairobi Vacation

Take an early morning game viewing drive in Amboseli. After breakfast, transfer back to Nairobi for lunch at the famous Carnivore Restaurant before transfer for your outward flight home or consider adding on our Zanzibar beach holiday package (BL).

Discover Kenya Tanzania safari price: US$ 5580 per pp sharing.

Single room supplement: US$ 985


Included & Excluded

What's Included

  • Accommodation as detailed in the itinerary
  • The airport picks up and drops off.
  • All meals noted in the itinerary. Each day generally includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner buffets consisting of both western and local dishes.
  • Transportation in standard game viewing safari vehicle complete with pop-up roof for easy viewing and photography.
  • Every passenger is guaranteed a window seat.
  • Your driver/guide speaks English and has in-depth knowledge of the flora, fauna, landscape, and Kenyan culture.
  • A minivan outfitted with two-way, long-range high-frequency radio communications equipment.
  • Each minivan carries safari accessories including wildlife books, beanbags to support cameras on car doors and window sills, binoculars, a first-aid kit, an ice-chest, and a fire extinguisher.
  • Bottled mineral water during game drives.
  • Park entrance fees and game drives as noted in the itinerary.
  • All government taxes, levies, and fees
  • Pick up and drop off transfers
  • Domestic and international airfares and departures taxes.
  • Personal communications charges for telephone calls, faxes, email, etc.
  • Tips and gratuities for your driver/guide.
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. (Bottled mineral water is provided in the minivan while on game drives.)
  • Laundry services
  • Between meal snacks, parks, attractions, and events not included in your itinerary

Price Guide by Season

High Season
Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, March Economy Standard Luxury
2 persons booked together $ $ $
4 persons booked together $ $ $
6 persons booked together $ $ $
Single Room Extra $ $ $
Children below 3 Years Free Free Free
Children between 3-12 Years 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate

Peak Season
July, Aug, Sept, Oct Economy Standard Luxury
2 persons booked together $ $ $
4 persons booked together $ $ $
6 persons booked together $ $ $
Single Room Extra $ $ $
Children below 3 Years Free Free Free
Children between 3-12 Years 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate

Low Season
April, May, June Economy Standard Luxury
2 persons booked together $ $ $
4 persons booked together $ $ $
6 persons booked together $ $ $
Single Room Extra $ $ $
Children below 3 Years Free Free Free
Children between 3-12 Years 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate

Christmass Extra
21st Dec - 3rd Jan Economy Standard Luxury
Price Per Person $ $ $

Accommodation Options

Mount Kenya National Park

Luxury lodge / tented camp option
Standard lodge/ tented camp option
Economy lodge/ tented camp option
Budget Tented Camp/ Basic Camping

Samburu Game Reserve

Luxury lodge / tented camp option
Standard lodge/ tented camp option
Economy lodge/ tented camp option
Budget Tented Camp/ Basic Camping

Sweetwaters

Luxury lodge / tented camp option
Standard lodge/ tented camp option
Economy lodge/ tented camp option
Budget Tented Camp/ Basic Camping

Lake Nakuru National Park

Luxury lodge / tented camp option
Standard lodge/ tented camp option
Economy lodge/ tented camp option
Budget Tented Camp/ Basic Camping

Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Luxury lodge / tented camp option Mara Sarova Camp, Mara Simba Lodge, Maran Serena Lodge, Ashnil Mara Camp, Keekorok Lodge
Standard lodge/ tented camp option Mara Sopa Lodge, Mara Leisure Camp, AA Lodge/Camp, Elangate Olerai Camp
Economy lodge/ tented camp option Olmoran Tented Camp, Sentrim Mara Camp
Budget Tented Camp/ Basic Camping

Lake Victoria, Speke Bay

Luxury lodge / tented camp option
Standard lodge/ tented camp option
Economy lodge/ tented camp option
Budget Tented Camp/ Basic Camping

Serengeti National park

Luxury lodge / tented camp option
Standard lodge/ tented camp option
Economy lodge/ tented camp option
Budget Tented Camp/ Basic Camping

Ngorongoro Crater National Park

Luxury lodge / tented camp option
Standard lodge/ tented camp option
Economy lodge/ tented camp option
Budget Tented Camp/ Basic Camping

Amboseli National park

Luxury lodge / tented camp option
Standard lodge/ tented camp option
Economy lodge/ tented camp option
Budget Tented Camp/ Basic Camping