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12 Days Kenya Tanzania Budget Joining Tour

The great region of East Africa holds the hidden treasures to reveal to those travel enthusiasts who take enough time to come on a journey of discovery. From the adventurous safaris in Kenya, Safari Ngamia to the stunning natural wonders as well as Kenya wildlife packages, we have some great suggestions for some astonishing must-see places.

Safari tour package: A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Prices: $1750 - $1800
Includes internal flights: No
Length of safari: 12 days
Best months: All year
Countries visited: Kenya Kenya , Tanzania Tanzania
Parks visited: Masai Mara, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti, Tarangire, Lake Nakuru
Activity level: Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
  • Camping
  • Cultural
  • Birding
The great region of East Africa holds the hidden treasures to reveal to those travel enthusiasts who take enough time to come on a journey of discovery. From the adventurous safaris in Kenya, Safari Ngamia to the stunning natural wonders as well as Kenya wildlife packages, we have some great suggestions for some astonishing must-see places.

Day 1: Arrive Nairobi

Arrival time at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. You will be met and picked by African paradise safaris guide and you will be transferred to your city hotel to rest and leisure. Depending on arrival time have a city tour. Accommodation Ibis style hotel BB. 
•    Main destination: Nairobi 
•    Accommodation: Ibis style Hotel
•    Meals & drinks: Bed and Breakfast 

Day 2: Nairobi to maasai mara national reserve

You will be met and picked by African paradise safaris guide from your hotel, head southwards to Maasai Mara National Reserve. Arrive in time for lunch, relax. Have an afternoon game drive in the reserve.
An exploratory drive around the 1,792 sq. km game park with its low hills and savannah type rolling grasslands, gallery forest on the Mara River and its tributaries. Get introduced to the herbivores; elephant, rhino, buffalo, and the variety of antelopes, the Masai giraffe and the Burchell zebra. The carnivores are the black mane lion, cheetah and leopard. Also to be seen are the largest bird, the Masai ostrich, the Secretary bird, the crested crane and saddle-bill stork. Crocodiles and hippos share the river. Return to your lodge by sunset Dinner and overnight at miti mingi eco camp (full board). 
•    Main destination: Masai Mara National Reserve 
•    Accommodation: Miti mingi eco camp 
•    Meals & drinks: All meals included 

Day 3: Maasai mara national reserve

Optional Early Morning balloon safari ride (US$450.00 per person ) across the Maasai Mara plain. Breakfast at the lodge then enjoy morning and afternoon game drives. Masai Mara is an extension of the Serengeti ecosystem to the south. Game abounds here; The Mara is noted for its abundance of lions – particularly the superb black maned males. See the great Migraton where over 1.5 million wildebeest and other antelopes crossing the mighty Mara River. Experience the battle between survival and hunger. You are also likely to see lots of elephants here often in large herds, as well as – if you're lucky leopard, cheetah and rhino. All of the Big Five are residents. You're sure to see the African buffalo. Get the cameras ready, stock up on film/tapes and enjoy yourselves! In the evening visit maasai village. Dinner and overnight at Miti mingi eco camp (full board). 
•    Main destination: Masai Mara National Reserve 
•    Accommodation: Miti mingi eco camp 
•    Meals & drinks: All meals included 

Day 4: Maasai Mara to Lake Nakuru national park

Waken by marching elephant and sounds of birds. Have breakfast at your lodge. Check out and drive through the cool Rift Valley environment towards Nakuru. Drive through the park and arrive at your camp in time for lunch. Have an afternoon game drive at Lake Nakuru National Park.
L. Nakuru is a small park with over 50% of its area covered by the Lake. Located in the middle of the Rift valley, L. Nakuru has a wide variety of animals which includes the Rothschild Giraffe, Lions, White and Black rhinos as well as the Leopard. All these can be spotted depending on your luck. The park is also considered by birdwatchers as an ornithological paradise! A myriad of both Greater and lesser flamingoes has made this lake their home. Dinner and overnight at Citymax hotel (full board). 
•    Main destination: Lake Nakuru National Park 
•    Accommodation: Citymax hotel
•    Meals & drinks: All meals included 

Day 5: Lake nakuru national park to Amboseli National Park

Hot breakfast at the hotel. At 8.30am drive to Amboseli National Park where you will arrive in time for lunch. After lunch proceed for afternoon game drive, return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. During your game drive you will be searching for the big herds of the African Elephants, the cheetahs, Lions, the gazelles and the Elusive Eland. Weather permitting you will be able to have a magnificent view of the Kilimanjaro. All meals and overnight at Kimana camp (meal plan. Full board). 
•    Main destination: Amboseli National Park 
•    Accommodation: Kimana camp
•    Meals & drinks: All meals included 

Day 6: Full day Amboseli National Park 

Full day exploration of the park. After breakfast depart to morning game drive. Transferred to your lodge for lunch at leisure. Embark to an afternoon game drive. Later you will return to the lodge for dinner. You will be able to see the peak of Mt Kilimanjaro, Big 5’s and more than 400 birds species.  All meals and overnight at Kimana Camp (meal plan. Full board). 
•    Main destination: Amboseli National Park 
•    Accommodation: Kimana camp
•    Meals & drinks: All meals included 

Day 7: Amboseli – Arusha via Namanga border

Have your Early morning breakfast at the lodge, later depart to Tanzania – enter Tanzania through Namanga. After you have done with immigration, You will be connect to a shuttle bus to Arusha 1hr 20 min drive. You will be picked by our company vehicle and you will be transferred to  the house for your lunch. Overnight will be at Mama wilsen house.
•    Main destination: Arusha 
•    Accommodation: Mama wilsen house
•    Meals & drinks: Half board 

Day 8: Arusha – Tarangire National Park

Have your morning breakfast at the lodge, later depart to Tarangire with enroute game drive at Lake Manyara Park. Upon arrival in the park, you will have an enroute game drive heading to the lodge. You can check in and have your lunch at leisure. Later in the evening, have an afternoon game drive. The park's dominant feature is the Tarangire River. Although it gets very dry, the park is relatively thick with vegetation like acacia shrubs and mixed woodlands. The most memorable of which are the huge baobab trees dotted around in big numbers. Herds of up to 300 elephants can be found here looking for underground streams in the dry riverbeds while migratory wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, impala, gazelle, hartebeest, and eland crowd the shrinking lagoons. Dry-country antelope such as fringe-eared Oryx and the long-necked gerenuk are also regularly spotted. Abandoned termite –mounds often house mongoose colonies. Dinner and overnight at Panorama Campsite.
•    Main destination: Tarangire National Park 
•    Accommodation: Panorama campsite
•    Meals & drinks: All meals included 

Day 9: Tarangire National Park – Serengeti National Park

After breakfast – pack your gears, enroute game drive heading to Serengeti, with picnic lunch. Arrive in Serengeti National Park in the evening. Later enjoy an evening game drive in the park. Return to the lodge for leisure and dinner. Tanzania's Serengeti offers superb game-viewing even out of migration time, when vast herds of buffalo, eland, topi, waterbuck, impala, kongoni, and Grant’s gazelle can be seen grazing in the thousands. The Serengeti is famous not only for its migrating wildebeest and herbivores but also for its high concentration of big cats and other predators that these grazers attract. The Serengeti is also home to smaller cats, such as the caracal and serval, as well as jackal, fox, mongoose and genet. Visit Maasai villages in the afternoon (extra cost us$25). Seronera Campsite.
•    Main destination: Serengeti National Park 
•    Accommodation: Seronera campsite
•    Meals & drinks: All meals included 

Day 10: Full day Serengeti National Park

Have a full day of exploration of the Serengeti with morning and afternoon game drives. After breakfast, leave your lodge with a packaged lunch (or have lunch at the lodge), have game drive in the park, and arrive back at your lodge in late afternoon or on your request. Seronera Campsite.
•    Main destination: Serengeti National Park 
•    Accommodation: Seronera campsite
•    Meals & drinks: All meals included 

Day 11: Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro crater

Morning game drive from Serengeti, then drives to the south-east of the park to Ngorongoro Conservation Are. The crater is one of the most amazing sights of the world to be seen anywhere. Stay overnight at Simba Campsite with a fascinating view of the crater floor.
•    Main destination: Ngorongoro crater 
•    Accommodation:Simba campsite
•    Meals & drinks: All meals included 

Day 12: Ngorongoro crater – Arusha – depart.

Descend into the Ngorongoro Crater for a crater tour. This is the world heritage site, the incomparable Ngorongoro crater is the world’s largest “caldera”*. Dominated by cliffs standing some 600 meters high and presenting a sheer drop down to a wide open space of some 246 square km, and you may see everything from elephant to lion, and if you’re lucky, the near-extinct black rhino, all amongst large herds of zebra and wildebeest. Afternoon drive back to Arusha. Where you will connect with your home flight.

 The Above rates include:
    Meals as per the program on a full board basis. 
    1 nights in Nairobi.
    2 Nights in Amboseli.
    2 nights in mara.
    1 Night in Lake Nakuru
    1 Night in Arusha
    1 Night in Tarangire NP
    2 nights in Serengeti NP
    1 night in Ngorongoro crater
    Park entry fees for the whole safaris as per the program,
    Transport in 4x4 safari van in Kenya
    Services of English speaking local tour guide/ driver.
    1 Litre of mineral bottled water per person per day.
    Game drives.
    All airport transfers.
    This is a joining tour
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The Above rates exclude the following:

    Visas 
    Gratuities to local guide/drivers based on a driver guide per vehicle.
    Any service not detailed in the itinerary
    Items of a personal nature: i.e. room service, laundry, telephone, alcoholic drinks.
    Comprehensive personal travel insurance for the journey.

Extra activities 
-    Balloon safari ride US$ 450 per person’
-    Cultural village visit – US$ 25 per person.
-    Boat ride  - US$ 25 per person
 

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