12 Days Kenya and Tanzania budget camping safari

An authentical Kenya and Tanzania overland safari package suitable for all ages.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$1700 - $1850
Includes internal flights:
Length of safari:
12 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
Adventure safaris Big five Romantic safaris Romantic Camping safaris Camping Cultural safaris Cultural Birding safaris Birding Boating safaris Boating
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These 7 national parks and reserves safari will showcase the best of Kenya and Northern Tanzania Safari circuit.

Day 1: Nairobi  -  Masai Mara    
8.00 a.m.  Pick up from Nairobi hotel  join the rest of the group  and to depart for the Masai Mara Game Reserve, via the view-point of the Great Rift Valley and  Narok town for lunch. On arrival proceed for a game drive, tracking various animal species and birds with your driver/guide. Dinner and overnight at the Camp- tents with showers and flush toilet fitted with mosquito nets.  

 Day 2: Masai Mara       
After breakfast proceed on a full day of game viewing within the reserve. The landscape here is scenic savannah grassland on rolling hills. The reserve is the best park for game in Kenya as it has an extensive road and track network which allows for close range viewing and photography. Break for your picnic lunch at the hippo pool, looking out for hippos and crocodile. Dinner and overnight at the  Camp

Day 3: Masai Mara- Nakuru  
Early morning pre-breakfast game drive. After breakfast, depart the Mara region for Nakuru, lunch enroute, with scenic views of Mt. Longmont and Lake Naivasha from afar on the main highway. Dinner and overnight  Camp

 Day 4: Lake Nakuru – Lake Naivasha  
After breakfast proceeds on a game drive in Lake Nakuru Park, known for its prolific birdlife including flamingoes. The park contains a sanctuary for the conservation of the white rhino while species like Cape buffalo and waterbuck can be seen near the shoreline. Drive to Naivasha –  you have an option of doing boat ride on this fresh water lake  to see hippos and fish eagles at extra cost .Dinner and overnight at Naivasha hotel

Day 5 ; Naivasha  -Amboseli national park  
After breakfast have a nature walk in the hell’s gate national park , the park which is mainly comprised of savannah ecosystem habours a wide variety of wildlife. Some of the frequently observed animal species include lions, leopards, and cheetahs. There are over 100 species of birds in the park, including vultures, Verreaux's Eagles, augur buzzard, and swifts. African buffalo, zebra, eland, hartebeest, Thomson's gazelle, and baboons are also common. The park is also home to klipspringer antelope and Chanler's  mountain reedbuck . Within Hell's Gate is the Hells Gate Gorge, which extends to the south and of which a path descends into hot springs that at some places you can find rocks that will burn you. also there is a fair amount of sulfer you can feel in the water– lunch and drive to Amboseli national park dinner and overnight at Camp

 Day 6: Amboseli  Full day
A day of game drives in this park which contains swamp grounds in which elephants and hippos bathe in abundance. A variety of plains game, antelopes and birds can also be seen and Mt. Kilimanjaro’s peak too if weather conditions permit . We will cater for picnic lunches  return to overnight at the  Camp

Day 7:Amboseli – Arusha  
Early morning game viewing return to the camp for  full breakfast later drive Arusha via Namanga border point .Drop off at Arusha tourist inn booked on bed and breakfast.

Day 8:  Arusha –  Lake Manyara  
After breakfast drive to Lake Manyara National Park for an afternoon game drive, dinner and overnight at Campsite

Day 9:  Lake Manyara –  Serengeti  National Park  
After breakfast depart for Serengeti passing through Olduvai Gorge, the site of the Leakey family discovery of fossils of human and animal ancestors dating back to almost two million years. Meals and overnight at Seronera  campsite

Day  10:  Serengeti     National Park  

Full day in Serengeti plains, search for wild game you might have missed the previous game drives. Morning and afternoon game drives. Meals and overnight at Seronera campsite

Day 11:  Serengeti  –  Ngorongoro Crater  
After breakfast a 4-wheel drive vehicle will take you 2000ft down to the crater, enjoy picnic lunch at the crater, ascend back to campsite

Day  12: Ngorongoro - Arusha   
After breakfast  nature walk  and village tour on the Ngorongoro conservation area drive back to Arusha hotel. Dinner on own

Day 13:   Arusha  -  Nairobi 

Board morning shuttle bus Arusha   at 0800 hrs to Nairobi – drop at the airport or in town.

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

  • Masai Mara - Riverside camp
  • Lake Nakuru - Golden Palce Hotel
  • Lake Naivasha - Cray fish camp
  • Amboseli - Kimana camp
  • Lake Manyara - Panorama campsite
  • Serengeti Np - Seronera campsite
  • Ngorongoro Ca - Simba campsite

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Parks you will visit

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African buffalo
African buffalo
African caracal
African caracal
Bat-eared fox
Bat-eared fox
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Horseback riding
Horseback riding
Bird watching
Bird watching
Boating / canoeing
Boating / canoeing
Bush walks
Bush walks
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Game drives
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