Best of East Africa Safaris

12 days Best of East Africa Safari where you will visit 6 different National Park in Kenya and Tanzania which are Lake Nakuru National Park, Masai Mara Game Reserve, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Lake Manyara National Park and Amboseli National Park.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$4385 - $4385
Includes internal flights:
Length of safari:
12 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Moderate - Game walks, Cultural visits
Safari type:
Night drive safaris Night drive Cultural safaris Cultural Birding safaris Birding
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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This is a highly recommended itinerary which ideally it will give you the chance of Killing 2 birds with one Stone.It Covers over 6 National Parks for both Kenya and Tanzania. With it brings the feeling of a true East Africa Safari as you will cover the most renown Serengeti National Park,Masai Mara Game Reserve and the Ngorongoro Crater.When in Amboseli you will be on the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro getting the chance of viewing the breath taking view of the highest point of Africa.

Brief Itinerary 
Day 01: Arrival Nairobi Airport Overnight at Panafric Hotel 
Day 02: Nairobi to Lake Nakuru National Park overnight at Lake Nakuru National Park 
Day 03: Lake Nakuru National Park to Masai Mara Game Reserve overnight at Mara Simba Lodge 
Day 04: Full Day in Masai Mara Game Reserve overnight at Mara Simba Lodge 
Day 05: Masai Mara Game Reserve to Serengeti National Park overnight at Eco Lodge 
Day 06: Full day in Serengeti National Park overnight at Eco Lodge 
Day 07: Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area overnight Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge
Day 08: Crater Tour Overnight at Ngorongoro Farm House 
Day 09: Lake Manyara National Park overnight at Manyara Wildlife Safari Camp 
Day 10: Lake Manyara National Park to Amboseli National Park overnight at Oltukai Lodge 
Day 11: Full day in Amboseli National Park overnight at Oltukai Lodge 
Day 12:En route game drive to Nairobi Airport for drop off 

Note: The tour can be prolonged to Zanzibar or Mombasa for few days for winning up after a long deserved Best of East Africa Safari. 

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 01:Arrival 
Upon arrival at Nairobi Airport where flight details will be provide by the clients, met and transferred to Pan Africa Hotel which is 25KM from the Airport for overnight on bed and breakfast basis. 

Day 02: Nairobi To Lake Nakuru National Park
the In morning at 0830hrs pick up from your hotel in Nairobi and drive to Lake Nakuru Lodge just on the shores of Lake 0. After lunch take an afternoon game drive along the shore where you may spot the elusive the recently introduced Rotschild's giraffe, leopard, and many species of birds. Back for dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge.

Day 03: Lake Nakuru National Park To Masai Mara Game Reserve
Early Breakfast, drive to Masai Mara Game Reserve for hot lunch at Mara Simba Lodge. Undertake a game drive in the afternoon and encounter numerous predators that roam these plains. Dinner and overnight at  Mara Simba Lodge. 

Day 04: Masai Mara Game Reserve
Take enough time enjoying a game drive in this highly concentrated park with savannah wildlife. This is the best place in East Africa to view the Big Five and the numerous antelope species.Stay an overnight at Mara Simba Lodge 

Day 05:Masai Mara Game Reserve To Serengeti National Park
Early breakfast, with picnic lunch drive to Serengeti National Park via Isebania boarder which will be the exit point for Kenya and entry point for Tanzania  followed by migration procedures before proceeding to Serengeti National Park, enjoy en route game drive to Eco Lodge for dinner and overnight. 

Day 06: Serengeti National Park
Experience a true 'Out of Africa' feeling as you set off into the wide expanses of the Serengeti National Park on a morning and late afternoon game drive. Travel through miles of tawny grasslands, acacia tree forests and along spectacular ridges in the hope of spotting the big 5.Return for a relaxed dinner around the fire and enjoy the peaceful bush atmosphere at Eco Lodge.

Day 07:Serengeti National Park-Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Breakfast, depart with Picnic lunch, game drive as you exit Serengeti National Park, drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area via Olduvai Gorge or Masai Village which is optional, evening drive to Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge for dinner and overnight. 

Day 08: Depart for the Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast, with picnic lunch depart for the Ngorongoro Crater, often called the world's largest wildlife zoo due to the abundance of game. Descend in the Crater for 6 hours Crater Tour, evening ascend to the rim of the Crater and drive to Ngorongoro Farm House for dinner and overnight. 

Day 09: Ngorongoro Conservation Area-Lake Manyara National Park 
Early morning game depart with picnic lunch, drive to Lake Manyara National Park for game drives, evening drive to Manyara Wildlife Safari Camp for dinner and overnight. 

Day 10: Lake Manyara National Park-Amboseli National Park 
Early morning depart with picnic lunch, drive to Amboseli National Park which you will have to go through the boarder at Namanga which is the exit point of Tanzania and entry point for Kenya, after migration process continue to Amboseli National Park which is 80 KM from the boader,dinner and overnight at Oltukai Lodge.

Day 11: Lake Manyara National Park-Amboseli National Park 
Early morning game drive and view of the legendary Mt. Kilimanjaro. Home to the proud and brightly painted Masai tribe, the acacia woodlands and grasslands of the park harbors plenty of game including lion, hyena, buffalo, cheetah wildebeest and zebra. A game drive follows a lunch in the park. Spend the hot hours of the day at your lodge, evening depart for evening game drive before embarking to your lodge for dinner and overnight. 

Day 12: Depart 
After breakfast, depart with picnic lunch and drive to Nairobi Airport for drop off.

End of Tour

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

  • Day 01:Panafric Hotel
  • Day 02:Lake Nakuru Lodge
  • Day 03:Mara Simba Lodge
  • Day 04:Eco Lodge
  • Day 05:Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge
  • Day 06:Eco Lodge
  • Day 07:Ngorongoro Farm House
  • Day 08:Manyara Wildlife Safari Camp
  • Day 10:Oltukai Lodge

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Tembea East Africa Safaris

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Since: Jan 2015

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African buffalo
African buffalo
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African caracal
Bat-eared fox
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Horseback riding
Horseback riding
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