8 Day Kenya & Tanzania Safari

masai mara safari

Overview

This 8 Day best of wildlife Kenya and Tanzania Safari starts in Nairobi and end in Arusha! With the 8 Days, you have a game viewing trip taking you through Nairobi, Kenya and 6 other destinations in Africa. Major landmarks visited include Kenya’s leading Masai Mara National Reserve, Tanzania’s; Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara before we retire in Arusha to mark the end of our safari

Itinerary

Day 1
Nairobi to Masai Mara

Early morning after your breakfast, our guide will pick you up at 7:00 H from your hotel in Nairobi to transfer to you Masai Mara National Reserve. You will be briefed first upon your adventure to Africa’s greatest wildlife Reserve before you embark on journey. Enjoy a drive through scenic views of the Nairobi suburbs, beautiful savannah grasslands and the plains of the Rift Valley. You will stop have 2 stop-over points; one for optional breakfast and the other at the Great Rift Valley viewpoint for photography shortly after which you will continue the journey to the park. Upon your arrival to the Park, you will check in accommodation just in time for lunch. After the refreshment, we will then head out for an evening game drive; expect to see various wildlife species including: giant elephants, hippopotamus, lions, leopards, cheetahs, giraffes and so many more. We later return to accommodation after the delightful experience for dinner and overnight stay

Our accommodation options for this safari depend on your package type preference, We are happy to recommend top-notch lodge/ Camp options upon inquiry

Day 2
Full Day Masai Mara Game drives

The next two days are spent game viewing in Kenya’s leading Masai Mara National Reserve. You will embark on two game drives in the Mara: morning game drive with arranged bush breakfast and the afternoon game drive in search of the big five and other wildlife species to include: Masai giraffe, baboons, warthogs, Wildebeest, buffaloes, zebras, jackals, spotted hyenas, topi, impala, Hartebeests, nat eared foxes, the crocodiles and hippopotamus of the Mara and Talek Rivers.

Should your planned time to visit lie in the months July to October, you should brace yourselves to witness the thrilling Great Wildebeest Migration as it happens in the Mara. This natural movement of over 4 million grazers from Serengeti National Park in Tanzania to Masai Mara National Reserve is unmatched and considered as one of natural wonders of the world.
After the thrilling day of game drives in Masai Mara National Reserve, we head back to accommodation for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3
Full Day Masai Mara Game Viewing

This is yet another day to explore the varied zones of the Masai Mara on unmatched wildlife drives.

To Note:
• There is an optional cultural visit to the Masaai tribe community within the park; this visit grants you a chance to learn about the Masaai culture, customs, ways of living, and their exercising cultural dance.
• Game Viewing in the Masai Mara can be enhanced with a hot air balloon safari. This can be arranged at an extra cost .

After the amazing full-day game viewing experience, We transfer back to lodge/Camp for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4
Masai Mara to Western or Northern Serengeti

We bid farewell to the Maasai Mara and Kenya after an early breakfast and enroute game drive that takes you to the Isebania border crossing. Please note that there will be a switch of vehicle and guide but this is seamless and should note distress you.
After the immigration formalities are done with our guide taking care of all the necessary documentation, You will meet your new Tanzanian guide/driver and continue to Nothern or Western Serengeti depending on the movement of the migration, we arrive to our booked accommodation in time for lunch. After lunch we head out into the wilderness of Northern or Western Serengeti to explore the varied zones on gamedrives. We collect evening game viewing memories then trackback to camp for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5
Nothern or Western Serengeti to Central Serengeti Seronera Valley

We head out early morning of our last game drive in Northern or Western Serengeti to have our last glimpse of the wildlife. We later drive back to camp for breakfast the checkout camp then embark on a very scenic en-route game drive to the central Seronera region of the Serengeti. Seronera encompasses wildlife any time of the year and at our booked accommodation is where we base for the next 48 hours. Home to huge populations of wildebeest, zebras, and antelopes – Seonera is an excellent place to spot predators such as lions, leopards, and cheetahs as well as herbivores including elephants, hippos, and giraffes.
After an unforgettable day, we will return to the accommodation for relaxation, dinner, and our overnight sleep on The Endless Plains.

Day 6
Full Day Central Serengeti National Park

We enjoy a full day of game drives exploring the reaches of the Central Serengeti Seronera Area. We investigate the endless Serengeti fields on game drives, going in look of the amazing assortment of natural life found here. The Serengeti is one of Africa’s most celebrated game parks, gloating prime open savannahs, overflowing with wildlife. This is Tanzania’s and most popular game park, covering a few 14736 km² of the African bushveld. After a full day of game viewing, we retire at our accommodation for dinner and overnight stay

Day 7
Ngorongoro Conservation Area

This is our final day in Serengeti, we drive southeast up into the wonderful Ngorongoro Conservation Zone, where we spend the night at our accommodation located on rim of Ngorongoro Crater. Within the evening we drive down to the crater floor for a fulfilling evening of amusement seeing. The Ngorongoro Crater is the world’s greatest entirety volcanic caldera at 8300 sq km and has high concentrations of wildlife. It is often portrayed as one of the wonders of the world, not as it were because of its geographical wonderfulness but moreover since it serves as an uncommon common haven for a few of Africa’s biggest populaces of enormous warm-blooded creatures.

Day 8
Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Lake Manyara - Arusha

Early morning after your breakfast, we depart Ngorongoro Conservation Area for a half-day trip in Lake Manyara National Park. Although small in dimension (205 sq. miles), the park has breathtaking scenery and is well famous for its lush acacia forest, giant figs, and mahogany trees, as well as for a growing population of baboons and blue monkeys. Permanent residents of this park also include giraffes, elephants, impalas, and a huge amount of buffaloes. The lake is also home to a large number of hippos. Some unique facts about this park include the tree-climbing lions and the flamingos on the lakeshore. The landscapes of Lake Manyara are something that can not be described with words, and the game drives along the lake provide stunning photo opportunities of giraffes and buffaloes in the foreground and the lake in the background. Some extra tours are possible, including a bike tour or a boat excursion. After collecting a day’s safari memories, Our journey continues to Arusha where you check in your booked accommodation in Arusha for overnight stay to mark the end of our Safari