Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar & Victoria Falls Express Tour (22 days / 21 nights)

Samburu National Reserve, Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara, Amboseli, Arusha, Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Stone Town Tour, Zanzibar, Victoria Falls

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$3900 - $5860
Includes internal flights:
Yes
Length of safari:
20+ days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Active - Hiking, horse riding
Safari type:
Adventure safaris Big five Cultural safaris Cultural
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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This exciting safari transverses into 2 of East Africa Countries – Kenya and Tanzania for wildlife viewing, photography, animal tracking, a beach holiday in Zanzibar’s beautiful coast and finally a fascinating tour of Victoria Falls in Zambia / Zimbabwe. You will travel in the company of a knowledgeable and experienced tour driver / guide who has good animal tracking skills and spotting skills. You will sleep in cheap but comfortable accommodations with all meals included then afterwards fly to the beach where you will stay in a nice resort with a large pool right to the beach front.

Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta Airport) – Hotel

On arrival at Jomo Kenyatta Airport, meet your tour planner who will introduce you to your safari driver
Receive your tour briefing and flight tickets then board the vehicle for transfer to your hotel room for rest
Dinner on this night will be served at the hotel or at a local restaurant in the city centre

Overnight: Oakwood Hotel
Meal plan: Dinner & breakfast

Day 2: Nairobi / Samburu

Early breakfast followed by a morning drive to Samburu for wildlife viewing
You will drive through winding roads, and stop at the equator for photography
You may also stop at various attractive scenes for scenery admiration
Proceed to lodge arriving for lunch
Lunch is followed by afternoon exploration of the park
Animals easily spotted include Africa’s big five (elephant, rhino, buffalo, leopard, lion); cheetah, and plains game among others
Evening transfer back to lodge for rest and meals

Overnight: Samburu Sopa Lodge
Meal plan: Lunch, dinner, breakfast

Day 3: Samburu

Early breakfast is followed by a morning drive within the park
Your driver will drive you at a relaxed and leisure pace to enable you spot, track and photograph animals in their natural habitat
You will discuss various animal behaviors as you identify many animals which live in the park
You may also see Samburu tribesmen who live in the vicinity of the park with their herds of cattle and goats
Break for lunch at lodge then proceed with game viewing till evening

Overnight: Samburu Sopa Lodge
Meal plan: Lunch, dinner, breakfast

Day 4: Samburu / Nakuru

Breakfast is followed by morning check out and departure to Lake Nakuru the flamingo lake
On the way, you will see Mt. Kenya, Thompson Falls, the Aberdare Ranges and beautiful sceneries from afar
Arrive at Nakuru for check in and hot lunch at the guest house
Afterwards relax in nature at its best as you enjoy an afternoon game drive
Animals easily spotted include the white rhino, giraffe, buffalo, gazelles, antelopes and many others
If lucky you will see the elusive leopard which hunts and takes its meal up the trees
The lake is a famous bird lover’s paradise with flamingo, pelican, stork and other birds lining the shores of the lake
Return to the house in the evening for rest and dinner

Overnight: Golden Palace Resort
Meal plan: Lunch, dinner, breakfast

Day 5: Nakuru / Masai Mara

Early morning pre breakfast game viewing to see the park before sunrise
Return to the guest house for breakfast then check out and drive to Masai Mara
On the way you will pass through various small towns such as Narok and others
Proceed to the park arriving for hot lunch and rest from the drive
At around 1600hrs depart for a game drive which gives you a chance to see a lot of animals in the park
Animals easily spotted include elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard, cheetah and others
Masai Mara is also home to the cultural Masai tribe of Kenya
Evening return to camp for rest and dinner

Overnight: Manyatta Camp
Meal plan: Lunch, dinner, breakfast

Day 6 – 26th September 2013: Masai Mara

Early breakfast followed by departure with picnic lunch for a full day game drives
Explore the park as you track animals and photograph them
Visit the Hippo pool for many hippo sightings and the Mara River for crocodile sightings
Picnic lunch at one of the sites located inside the park
Evening transfer back to camp for rest and dinner

Overnight: Manyatta Camp
Meal plan: Picnic lunch, dinner, breakfast

Day 7 – 27th September 2013: Masai Mara Balloon Safari

On this day, you will have your scheduled hot air balloon safari. These balloons take off at dawn to avoid the heat which develops as the day progresses.  They drift high over grazing herds which cannot be accessed by vehicles. After approximately an hour’s flight, a gentle landing is followed by a champagne-style bush breakfast on the landing site, where pilots and passengers toast yet another memorable experience. Afterwards, the driver meets you at the breakfast site to continue with the day’s schedule which includes morning and afternoon game drives with picnic lunch.

Overnight: Manyatta Camp
Meal plan: Picnic lunch, dinner, breakfast

Day 8 – 28th September 2013: Masai Mara / Nairobi

Early breakfast followed by cultural visit to a local village to see how the Masai interact in their daily activities. The village visit is followed by road transfer back to Nairobi with picnic lunch or optional stop on the way for lunch. On the way you will see the scenic Great Rift Valley, the view point where you see the beautiful escarpment and curio shops. Arrive in Nairobi in the early evening for transfer to your hotel for rest. Dinner on this night will be at the famous Carnivore Restaurant; the restaurant is well known for meat cuisine. After dinner, you are transferred to your hotel in the city for overnight

Overnight: Oakwood Hotel
Meal plan: Lunch, dinner, breakfast

Day 9 – 29th September 2013: Nairobi / Amboseli

Breakfast is followed by check out from your hotel and drive to Amboseli; on the way, you will see Mt. Kilimanjaro from a distance as you approach the park arriving after an easy 3 hour drive. On arrival, check in then have lunch followed by a game drive and photography session. You will now see Mt. Kilimanjaro closer by as you enjoy the game drives. Amboseli is known as the land of elephants because the park is patrolled by very large elephant herds. Other animals which reside in the park include warthog, black rhino, giraffe, zebra, hyena, lion and many others

Overnight: Kibo Safari Camp
Meal plan: Lunch, dinner, breakfast

Day 10 – 30th September 2013: Amboseli / Arusha Town

Early breakfast is followed by check out from camp and final morning game viewing for an opportunity to spot animals before exiting from the park After the morning game drive, you will drive out of the park into the bordering town of Namanga. At Namanga, you will get your Tanzania visa then be driven to Arusha Town. On arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel for rest and preparation for your following day’s group safari. You may visit the city centre for purchase of some basic items which will be necessary for your safari

Overnight: Impala Hotel
Meal plan: Lunch, dinner, breakfast

Day 11 – 1st October 2013: Arusha / Lake Manyara

Early breakfast is followed by check out from hotel and drive to Lake Manyara Park for game viewing
You will carry packed picnic lunches to eat during the exploration of the park
Lake Manyara a very scenic park and is famously known for rare tree climbing lions
Enjoy game viewing inside the park which is also known for migratory flamingos, pelicans, storks and many other animals and birds; evening transfer to lodge for check in and dinner

Overnight: Lake Manyara Wildlife Lodge
Meal plan: Lunch, dinner, breakfast

Day 12 – 2nd October 2013: Lake Manyara / Serengeti

Breakfast is followed by check out and morning game drives en route as you exit towards the Great Serengeti Park
Carry packed picnic lunches to save on time then enjoy game viewing on arrival at Serengeti
You will see various wildlife sightings of animals such as the big five, zebra, giraffe, wildebeest and many others. Birds are also plentiful in Serengeti. The Masai of Tanzania also live in this park or on the borders of the park with their herds of livestock

Overnight: Seronera Wildlife Lodge
Meal plan: Lunch, dinner, breakfast

Day 13 – 3rd October 2013: Serengeti

After breakfast, the day is spent inside the park looking for animals, photographing scenery and tracking predators
Your lodge is located along the migratory route of animals therefore providing you with front seat game viewing opportunities
The lodge is also located near water holes which allow animals to come close to the lodge during the day or night for water

Overnight: Seronera Wildlife Lodge
Meal plan: Lunch, dinner, breakfast

Day 14 – 4th October 2013: Serengeti / Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Early breakfast is followed by a final morning game drive inside Serengeti then return to lodge for hot lunch
After lunch, you will exit and drive to Ngorongoro arriving for check in and relaxation at the lodge;
Your lodge is built overlooking the crater in spectacular scenery with most rooms facing the massive crater
A guided walk in the vicinity may be requested at the lodge reception

Overnight: Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge
Meal plan: Lunch, dinner, breakfast

Day 15 - 5th October 2013: Ngorongoro Crater Tour / Arusha

On this day, you enjoy a crater visit; early breakfast is followed by morning departure with picnic lunch and drive to the floor of the crater. The collapsed caldera is home to many mammal species, birds, predators and vegetation
Animals easily spotted include the big five, giraffe, zebra, gazelle, cheetah and many others
Have picnic lunch at one of the picnic sites in the crater floor
After the tour you will ascend back to the crater rim and drive back to Arusha Town where you will spend the night.

Overnight: Impala Hotel
Meal plan: Picnic lunch, dinner, breakfast

Day 16 – 6th October 2013: Arusha / Zanzibar / Stone Town Tour

Early breakfast is followed by morning relaxation then check out and drive to Arusha Airport for midday flight to Zanzibar Island
On arrival in Zanzibar be met for a walking tour of Stone Town Zanzibar to quickly familiarize yourself with Stone Town’s geography and history. After the tour, you will have a hotel transfer to Samaki Lodge where you will spend your holiday at leisure
The resort is located on the East Coast of Zanzibar with easy access to the private beach

Overnight: Samaki Lodge
Meal plan: Lunch, dinner, breakfast (with selected drinks included)

Day 17 – 7th October 2013: Zanzibar

Leisure time at the beach with optional activities such as swimming, scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing expeditions, kite surfing, stone town tour, spice tour and boat trips among others

Overnight: Samaki Lodge
Meal plan: Lunch, dinner, breakfast (with selected drinks included)

Day 18 – 8th October 2013: Zanzibar / Nairobi

Leisure time at the beach with optional activities such as swimming, scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing expeditions, kite surfing, stone town tour, spice tour and boat trips among others. Afterwards you will check out of hotel and transfer to Zanzibar Airport where you board your return flight to Nairobi which departs at 6.20pm; arrive in Nairobi in the evening at 7.20pm at Jomo Kenyatta Airport. On arrival, meet with driver for transfer for dinner at a local restaurant located in the city. During dinner, you will have an opportunity to meet again with the Tour Planner for a safari feedback session and farewell wishes or any souvenirs. After dinner, you are transferred to your hotel for overnight.

Overnight: Oakwood Hotel
Meal plan: Lunch, dinner, breakfast

Day 19 – 9th October 2013: Nairobi / Johannesburg

Depending on your departure schedule, you may either be transferred back to the Airport for check in of flight or enjoy a short complimentary tour of Nairobi City before your departure. Hotel and flights on own arrangement on this day

Day 20 – 10th October 2013: Johannesburg (11.25am)/ Victoria Falls (1.05pm)

Proceed to Victoria Falls depending on your flight schedule. On arrival at Victoria Falls Airport, you will be met by the team and be transferred to your hotel for the next two nights.

Overnight: Kingdom Hotel
Meal plan: Breakfast

Day 21 – 11th October 2013: Victoria Falls

This morning after breakfast, you will be taken on a guided tour of the mighty Victoria Falls. The rest of the day can be spent at leisure or experiencing one of the many activities on offer. In the evening you will enjoy a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River.

Overnight: Kingdom Hotel
Meal plan: Breakfast

Day 22 – 12th October 2013: Victoria Falls (1.55pm) / Johannesburg

Depending on your departure time, you will be transferred to Victoria Falls Airport for your onward flight to your next destination

What is included?

  • Accommodation as indicated
  • 3 meals per day as per the program
  • Park fees and conservation fees for clients and driver
  • Driver’s allowances for the whole safari
  • 1 cultural visit to a Masai village in Masai Mara
  • Hot air balloon ride in Masai Mara
  • Stone town tour
  • 3 days in Victoria Falls with breakfast daily, 2 night’s accommodation, guided tour of the falls and sunset cruise
  • Safari vehicle with fuel throughout the trip
  • Drinking water during the game drives
  • AMREF evacuation insurance in case of emergency
  • Airport meet and greet services and transfers in Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar & Victoria Falls
  • Local connecting flights to Zanzibar and Nairobi

What is NOT included?

  • International flights
  • Travel insurance from your home country
  • Tips as desired
  • Any extra activity in Stone Town that might require payment e.g. spice tour, boat cruise, dolphin safari, Jozani Forest, e.t.c.
  • Extra essentials such as laundry services, alcohol, soft drinks except in Zanzibar only
  • Culture experience in other parks apart from Masai Mara, night game viewing and others
  • Any special additions to the program that require extra payment

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Samburu Sopa Lodge
  • Golden Palace Resort
  • Manyatta Camp
  • Kibo Safari Camp
  • Oakwood Hotel
  • Lake Manyara Wildlife Lodge
  • Seronera Wildlife Lodge
  • Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge
  • Samaki Lodge
  • Kingdom Hotel

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Baboon
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