East Africa Safari – cross border: 9 days, 8 nights, Kenya &Tanzania, see the best of what both can offer in this stunning safari tour.
Duration: 9 Days and 8 Nights
Price: Please Contact us about the price of this Itinerary
Day 1: Nairobi – Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Distance: 285 kms (5 hrs) Morning drive into the Masai Mara with its amazing concentration of wildlife and outstanding scenery. Lunch. Afternoon game drive. Overnight at Sarova Mara Tented Camp/Mara Simba Lodge/Mara Sopa Lodge or Keekorok Lodge, L,D.
Day 2: Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Morning and afternoon game drives in the finest game sanctuary in Kenya, noted for its lions and other wildlife. Overnight at Sarova Mara Tented Camp/Mara Simba Lodge/Mara Sopa Lodge or Keekorok Lodge, B, L,D.
Optional hot air balloon Safari or a visit to a local Maasai village may be undertaken on this day.
Day 3: Serengeti National Park
After breakfast depart to Serengeti national park via Sirari border, arrive at the border at around 11h00; after clearing with border officials change your luggage into our Tanzanian registered vehicle and proceed to Kirawira tented lodge for lunch. Evening game drive at along Grumeti river (famous for it’s Giant Crocodiles) stay overnight.
Day 4: Serengeti National park
Full day in Serengeti with Morning and afternoon game drive in the park, with its huge concentration of plain game. All meals and overnight at Serengeti Serena Lodge/Serengeti Sopa Lodge/Seronera Wildlife Lodge, B, L,D.
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater
Breakfast and departure for Ngorongoro, game viewing en route to Ngorongoro Serena lodge; on the way you will have chance to visit an Archaeological site (The Olduvai gorge) and see the excavation site of the skull believed to be of the first man to live on earth was discovered by Leakey’s family. Proceed to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay
Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater
Morning descend to the crater floor for full day game drives, animals to be seen are including Black Rhinos,Eland,Black backed Jackal,Bat eared Fox,Buffalo,Velvet Monkeys,Hippos and dung beetles. Bird life is very rich at this caldera. Overnight stay at Serena /Sopa/ wildlife lodge. B.L.D
Day 7: Ngorongoro/Lake Manyara National Park
Distance: 60 km (1 hr. 30 min.). After breakfast depart to Lake Manyara. Lunch and afternoon game drive in this superb scenic park set around Lake Manyara, most famous for the tree climbing lions. Dinner & overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge/Lake Manyara Hotel, B, L,D.
Day 8: Lake Manyara/Tarangire National Park
Distance: 70 km (1 hr. 30 min.). Transfer to Tarangire National Park for lunch and leisure at Tarangire Safari Lodge. Afternoon game viewing in the only park of Tanzania where it is possible to see the rare fringe-eared Oryx. Meals & overnight at Tarangire Sopa Lodge/Tarangire Safari Lodge, B, L,D.
Day 9: Tarangire National Park – Arusha
Distance: 120 km (2 hrs.) Early morning game drive. After breakfast, return to Arusha for Dinner & Overnight.