Kenya and Tanzania Best Explorer luxury safari Tours 9 Days/8 Nights


Kenya and Tanzania Best Explorer Trip Overview

Immerse yourself in the essence of the African wilderness giving you the incomparable experience of them all in our unbeaten Kenya safari tour and packages to Samburu National Reserve - Lake Nakuru National Park and Masai Mara Game Reserve Safaris from Nairobi Kenya, Cross border tour to Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro crater. 

This Kenya tour, Kenya safari holidays and adventure grants you a great opportunity to witness wildlife-rich Kenya on game drives through Kenya's revered, wildlife-populated parks and reserves; enjoying the intimacy afforded by being out there among the wildlife on a classic African camping/lodge safari.

Go on daily game drives and walks, accompanied by professional guides in Masai Mara. Then sit around the fire at night and listen to the calls of nocturnal animals and birds - the evocative roar of a lion, whooping hyenas, grunting hippos, the call of a nightjar or the silence of the mountains to blow it all up by visit a Masai village in Masai Mara or Samburu Village in Samburu National park.


Safari Kenya and Tanzania Detailed Itinerary

Kenya and Tanzania Best Explorer luxury safari Tours 9 Days/8 Nights detailed trip itinerary

Day 0: Pick up from Airport followed by drop off to the apartments (Advise the apartment name/Hotel).­­­­  Awaiting the next day departure.

Day 1: Kenya Nairobi Safaris – Masai Mara Game reserve

Pick up from your hotel at 0730 hrs and drive via the scenic Great Rift Valley, to the Mara Reserve arriving in good time for lunch. Afternoon game drive is taken. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge or a Tented lodge for lodge safari and Destiny eco camp/Lenchada tourist camp for budget camping

Day 2: Maasai Mara - Game National reserve  Adventure

Full day spent exploring the park in search of the Big 5. Dinner and overnight at the of camp
The Maasai Mara Game Reserve is arguably Kenya’s most popular game sanctuary. It is the most famous and most visited game reserve in Kenya. The film ‘Out of Africa’ was made to a great extent in this reserve. Virtually every type of wildlife can be seen at the Mara. A spectacle worth seeing is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest, zebra, and gazelle from Serengeti plains across the Tanzania border and the Mara River to reach Maasai Mara grazing fields from late June. The dramatic crossing of the river and the preying on the migrants by predators can be viewed from early July to August. The reserve abounds with birdlife since the dose to about 452 species has been recorded. Hot air balloon safaris are readily available in this park (430 USD per head)

Day 3: Maasai Mara – Lake Nakuru National park Adventures

After breakfast proceeds northwards to arrive in Lake Nakuru National park in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive in the park where you will have a chance to visit a unique sanctuary catering for a sizeable number of the endangered rhinoceros and the Rothschild giraffe. Waterbucks, as well as the predators such as the lion and leopard, are common at the park. Also to be seen is a myriad of different varieties of birdlife in and around the lake. Flamingoes are also plenty at the lake. Dinner and overnight at the Flamingo Hill Lodge.

Day 4: Lake Nakuru – Amboseli National park Tours

Game is viewed as we exit the park and drive to Amboseli National reserve at the foot of snowcapped Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak. Packed lunches en route Afternoon game drive is taken. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli  Sopa lodge/ Kibo luxury tented camp or similar (Kimana camp for the budget)

Day 5 Amboseli National park full day in this photogenic park.

Morning and afternoon game drives. Meals and overnight at Amboseli Sopa lodge /Kibo luxury tented safari camp or similar (Kimana camp for the budget)
Amboseli National park is one of the most popular wildlife sanctuaries in Kenya. It is situated close to Kenya. It is situated close to Kenya- Tanzania border, The Park lies at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa (5,896m) whose snow-capped summit presents a splendid view on clear days.

Amboseli National Park is often referred to as “The home of Elephants’ some of the largest Elephant herds are found here. The Game Park also contains vast groups of Zebras, Wildebeests, Giraffes, Buffalos, Hippos, and Antelopes. Also to be found in Amboseli are lions, leopards, Cheetahs, Rhinos and many species of plains game

Day6: Amboseli - Lake Manyara park Explorer Safaris

After breakfast, we drive into Tanzania via the Namanga border. We also pass through Arusha for lunch and proceed to Lake Manyara National park with Regardless of the direction we approach Manyara from, the view is always fantastic. Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara camp or similar.
Lake Manyara is a shallow, alkaline lake that is part of the Rift Valley wall; the lake is at the base of this dramatic western escarpment giving it a beautiful and serene setting. In addition to this peaceful setting, Lake Manyara’s main attractions are its rich bird life, tree climbing lions and its hippos, which you can see at a closer range than many other places. Lake Manyara also hosts thousands of flamingos at certain times of the year and has diverse vegetation ranging from savannah to marshes and acacia woodland, enabling a variety of wildlife habitats including butterflies.

Day 7 Lake Manyara - Serengeti park Explorer Safaris

Morning game en route driving to Serengeti national park with packed lunches. Evening game drive exploring the park in search of the big 5 and other animal species till late in the evening. Dinner and overnight stay at Serengeti Manyani/ seronera camp.
Serengeti is Africa’s most famous and Tanzania’s largest park covering 14,736 sq km and is adjoining with the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. With a wildebeest population of about 2 million and several other hoofed species (which include zebra, Thomson’s gazelle, impala, topi, Grants gazelle, Kongoni, Eland, Kirk’s dik-dik, klipspringer, roan, Oryx, oribi, waterbuck, buffalo, giraffe and warthog), the Serengeti is sure to attract a string of prey such as lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, golden jackals and bat-eared foxes.

Elephants are relatively scarce and the few remaining black rhinoceros are restricted to the Moru Koppies area. Serengeti also offers rewarding bird viewing with ostrich and kori bustard being common, a variety of larks, finches, and raptors can be seen but the most distinctive small bird is the lilac breasted roller.

Day8: Serengeti – Ngorongoro Crater Explorer Safaris

After an early breakfast, we drive south to the magnificent Ngorongoro crater descending into the crater for a full day crater tour with packed lunches. Ascend the crater rim for dinner and overnight stay at Sopa or Serena lodge The Ngorongoro Crater is often called ‘Africa’s Eden’ and the ‘8th Natural Wonder of the World,’ a visit to the crater is the main drawcard for tourists coming to Tanzania and a definite world-class attraction.
The Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) is home to Ngorongoro Crater. It was formed some 2.5 million years ago from a volcanic mountain sinking due to inactivity and was initially thought to be higher than Tanzania’s famous Kilimanjaro. The crater has evolved into a unique and integral part of Tanzania’s eco-system. The crater is actually a caldera, measures 22.5 km’s across and the rim walls stand 600m high. Views from within and from the rim are breathtaking (as can be seen from the picture). The crater houses 30,000 animals and a large variety of birds, which rarely move from the area due to the availability of water through wet and dry seasons

Day 9 Ngoro Ngoro crater -Arusha- Nairobi Holidays

Early breakfast, drive to Arusha town for lunch, you can then have a shuttle bus back to Nairobi with a drop of at the airport or have a night in Arusha.

Cost: (i). ----- 2960 usd per person sharing (Kenya  camping and Tanzania Lodge Safari 

        (ii).----- 3380 usd per person sharing Kenya and Tanzania Lodge Safari

         (iii).---- 2199 usd per person sharing Kenya and Tanzania budget camping.


Included & Excluded

What's Included in the Holiday Package

Kenya and Tanzania Best Explorer luxury safari Tours 9 Days/8 Nights includes

  • Accommodation as detailed in the itinerary
  • 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

Holiday Prices 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

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

Holiday Acommodation Options

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 Nakuru 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

Lake Manyara National park

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/h3>

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