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From the Maasai Mara to the Serengeti

Kenya & Tanzania in 13 Days, 10 Nights in Destination

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Drive from Kenya to Tanzania and discover their diverse wildlife, including the striking Big 5, as you explore the beautiful landscapes of the Maasai Mara, the Amboseli, the Serengeti and their array of impressive national parks.

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    Ngorongoro
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    Serengeti National Park
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    Tarangire National Park
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    Amboseli National Park
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    Maasai Mara National Reserve
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    Nairobi

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  5. Some meals

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    Accommodation: 10 Nights

    Itinerary

    An unforgettable safari adventure through the spectacular landscapes and national parks of Kenya and Tanzania! Spot the 'Big 5' in the Maasai Mara, cruise on Lake Naivasha and admire elephant herds in Amboseli. Discover the wildlife of Tarangire National Park and see the herds of wildebeest in the Serengeti before descending into the depths of the Ngorongoro Crater, a natural paradise!

    1st Day: US - Night on board
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    Ready for a wildlife adventure of a lifetime? Arrive at your US departure airport to check in for a flight to Nairobi *. Night on board.

    * If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

    2nd Day: Nairobi
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    Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, meet your guide and transfer to the hotel*. The rest of the day off in the dynamic capital of Kenya, known as "the Green City in the Sun". We recommend visiting the National Museum or one of the many markets for a taste of the local culture. Overnight stay in Nairobi.

    * You will have the option to add early check-in on arrival in the next step of the booking process. To guarantee optional services, we recommend that you add them to your current booking, as they are subject to availability.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Ibis Styles Westlands Nai... or similar
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    1550 Reviews

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    3rd Day: Nairobi - Maasai Mara National Reserve
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    Breakfast at the hotel. Set off early this morning towards the famous Maasai Mara Natural Reserve, named after the unique Maasai tribe that inhabits the area and the Mara River that crosses it. Every year, it plays witness to the great migration, considered one of the seven wonders of the natural world. Driving west, ascend to the edge of the Great Rift Valley and soak up the dramatic views as you take a photo stop at a viewing point. Continue into the valley before arriving at the lodge in time for lunch. In the afternoon, head out for your first game viewing drive in the spectacular Maasai Mara Reserve. Dinner and overnight stay in the Maasai Mara.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Mara Sopa Lodge or similar
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    1159 Reviews

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    Activities

    included
    Afternoon drive in Maasai Mara

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    4th Day: Maasai Mara National Reserve
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    Breakfast at the lodge. Today, choose either a full-day game viewing drive in the Maasai Mara Natural Reserve or a combination to morning and evening game viewing drives to observe the largest concentration of wildlife in the world. In the plains, you can find herds of zebras, giraffes and gazelles and in the savannah, mighty lions dominate the environment, as well as hyenas and cheetahs crouched in the long grass. In the forested areas, you can watch hundreds of varieties of birds and monkeys, whilst the rivers are full of hippos and crocodiles, as well as elephants and buffalo. If you're lucky, you might even spot all members of the famous 'Big 5'! Picnic lunch or lunch at the lodge included. Return to the camp for dinner. Overnight stay in the Maasai Mara.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Mara Sopa Lodge or similar
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    1159 Reviews

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    Activities

    included
    Full-Day Game Viewing in the Maasai Mara National Reserve

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    5th Day: Maasai Mara National Reserve - Lake Naivasha
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    Breakfast at the lodge. Bid farewell to the endless plains of the Maasai Mara as you depart towards the shores of Lake Naivasha, arriving in time for lunch at the resort. In the afternoon, enjoy a boat ride on Lake Naivasha to admire the rich birdlife and groups of hippos. Soak up the breathtaking landscapes of Nakuru County for a relaxing end to your day. Dinner and overnight stay in Lake Naivasha.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Lake Naivasha Sopa or similar
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    1593 Reviews

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    Activities

    included
    Boat trip on Lake Naivasha

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    6th Day: Lake Naivasha - Nairobi - Amboseli National Park
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    Breakfast at the resort. Leave the shores of Lake Naivasha behind as you drive to Amboseli National Park, passing through Nairobi along the way. Enjoy the impressive views of Mount Kilimanjaro as you journey through landscapes of typical African savannah, dotted with small communities of Maasai herdsmen. Arrive at the lodge in Amboseli in time for lunch. In the afternoon, set off on your first game drive in Amboseli National Park, known for its large herds of elephants, rich biodiversity and stunning backdrop of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro. Return to the lodge at sunset. Dinner and overnight stay in Amboseli. 

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Amboseli Sopa Lodge or similar
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    718 Reviews

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    Activities

    included
    Game viewing drive in Amboseli National Park.

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    7th Day: Amboseli National Park - Namanga - Arusha - Tarangire National Park
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    Early breakfast at the lodge before setting off on a morning game viewing drive in Amboseli National Park. Afterwards, head to the Namanga Border Crossing where you'll clear customs and immigration formalities and cross the border into Tanzania. Arrive in the city of Arusha in time for lunch at a hotel. In the afternoon, the journey continues as you head to Tarangire National Park. Tarangire is famed for its large population of African elephants that congregate around the Tarangire River which crosses the park and provides a vital life source for the wildlife that lives here. Get settled at the lodge and enjoy a relaxing evening at your leisure. Dinner and overnight stay in Tarangire.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Ang'ata Tarangire Camp or similar
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    136 Reviews

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    Activities

    included
    Brief game viewing drive in Amboseli National Park

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    Game viewing drive in Tarangire National Park

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    8th Day: Tarangire National Park - Serengeti National Park
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    Early breakfast at the lodge before setting off through the fertile grasslands of Tarangire for a captivating game viewing drive to discover the landscapes of baobab trees and grasslands as you look out for elephants, zebras, lions and giraffes! Afterwards, leave Tarangire and head towards the Serengeti National Park, home of the Great Migration! Picnic lunch before enjoying an afternoon game viewing drive in the Serengeti, known for its herds of blue wildebeest and zebras. Arrive at the camp in the late afternoon and spend a relaxing evening under the star-studded African sky. Dinner and overnight stay in the Serengeti. 

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Ang'ata Camp Serengeti or similar
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    263 Reviews

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    Activities

    included
    Game viewing drive in Serengeti National Park

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    9th Day: Serengeti National Park
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    Breakfast at the camp. Today enjoy sunrise and sunset game drives in the Serengeti National Park, with lunch at the lodge. The Serengeti National Park has the largest concentration of plains animals in Africa, with plentiful mammal and bird species. Savour the opportunity to spot the abundant wildlife, including the famous 'Big 5'. During the rainy season, you can witness the large scale migration of huge herds of wildebeest, zebras and other herd animals, an awe-inspiring sight! Return to the camp. Dinner and overnight stay in the Serengeti.

     

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Ang'ata Camp Serengeti or similar
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    263 Reviews

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    Activities

    included
    Sunrise game drive in the Serengeti National Park

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    Sunset game drive in the Serengeti National Park

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    10th Day: Serengeti National Park - Ngorongoro Conservation Area
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    Breakfast at the camp. In the morning, set off for the Ngorongoro crater, descending to the bottom of the crater for a unique and unparalleled safari experience. This conservation area is famed for its rich concentration of wildlife, including the 'Big 5' as well as plentiful birdlife. The natural isolation of the crater creates a spectacular setting and unique ecosystem. Enjoy a picnic lunch in these amazing surroundings before returning to the top and to your lodge, located in the verdant Karatu Highlands. Dinner and overnight stay near Ngorongoro.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Country Lodge or similar
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    397 Reviews

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    Activities

    included
    Ngorongoro Crater Excursion

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    11th Day: Ngorongoro Conservation Area - Arusha
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    Breakfast at the lodge. Leave the wilds of Ngorongoro behind as you enjoy a leisurely drive back to Arusha, soaking up the landscapes of the African savannah one last time. Arrive in Arusha and get settled at the hotel before enjoying the remainder of the day at your leisure, perhaps shopping for last-minute souvenirs or sightseeing. Overnight stay in Arusha. 

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Green Mountain or similar
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    367 Reviews

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    12th Day: Arusha - Kilimanjaro - US
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    Breakfast* at the hotel. At the indicated time, transfer to Kilimanjaro airport to catch a flight back to the US. Night on board. 

    * Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast on the last day.

    13th Day: US
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    Arrive in the US and end your unforgettable safari trip!

    Included activities

    Included

    Afternoon drive in Maasai Mara

    Included activity for day 3

    Head out for your first game viewing drive in the spectacular Maasai Mara Reserve for a taste of the captivating landscapes and wildlife of this world-famous reserve.

    Duration 03:00h Approx. Pick up time: 16:00 Approx

    Physical rating:

    Light

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    Full-Day Game Viewing in the Maasai Mara National Reserve

    Included activity for day 4

    Choose either a full-day game viewing drive in the Maasai Mara National Reserve or a combination of morning and evening game viewing drives to observe the largest concentration of wildlife in the world.

    Duration 08:00h Approx. Pick up time: 07:00 Approx

    Physical rating:

    Light

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    Included

    Boat trip on Lake Naivasha

    Included activity for day 5

    Enjoy a 1-hour boat ride on Lake Naivasha to admire the rich birdlife and groups of hippos. Soak up the breathtaking landscapes of Nakuru County for a relaxing end to your day.

    Duration 01:00h Approx. Pick up time: 16:00 Approx

    Physical rating:

    Light

    more information
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    Game viewing drive in Amboseli National Park.

    Included activity for day 6 in Amboseli National Park

    Embark on a game drive in Amboseli National Park, known for its large herds of elephants, rich biodiversity and stunning backdrop of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro.

    Duration 03:00h Approx. Pick up time: 15:00 Approx

    Physical rating:

    Light

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    The price includes

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    • Departures from main US airports.
    • International flights US - Nairobi, Kilimanjaro - US.
    • 10 nights accommodation in Charm, Superior & Luxury category hotels, lodges and camps.
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    • 10 breakfasts, 8 lunches and 8 dinners.
    • Transfers and Safaris with an English speaking guide.
    • Game drives and park entry fees.
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    • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
    • Transportation in a 4x4 seater Safari Landcruiser.

    *The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

    Not included

    Drinks, tips and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

    Roads in Kenya can be quite bumpy and are not in great condition, particularly those found in the country’s national parks. People who suffer with back problems should consider this before participating in a trip of this nature.

    The safari takes place in a vehicle with space for seven passengers, with one passenger seated next to the driver. 
     
    The luggage compartment of these vehicles is limited, so for the safety and comfort of all, each person may only carry one soft duffel bag of maximum 10kg.
     
    The rest of the luggage can be left in the Nairobi hotel storage room at no extra cost. It will be identified with a tag and will be collected on return from the safari.
  • Kenya
  • Tanzania
    • Entry requirements

      Passport with a minimum of six months validity and two blank pages.

    • Visa

      Visa not required. Obtain mandatory ETA (cost 30 USD) before travel at: https://www.etakenya.go.ke/en

    • Currency

      Kenyan Shilling.

    • Language

      Swahili and English.

    • Electricity

      240 V. An adaptor is required - UK type plugs.

    • Health

      Please consult your doctor regarding the vaccination against yellow fever and malaria prophylaxis. Carry your international immunization card. Travellers over 60 years must consult their doctor as the Yellow Fever vaccine can have serious side effects.

    • Time zone

      UTC + 03:00.

    • Other useful information

      In Kenya, they drive on the left-hand side of the road.

    • Tourist Office website

      http://www.magicalkenya.com

    Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

    Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same, or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

    In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.

    Children: 2 - 12 Years.

    If you have reduced mobility, require the use of a wheelchair, or you would prefer this tour to be a private experience for you and your group, you must contact our Experts at +1 888-488-0592 before booking to ensure that your needs can be met.

    While on the road, it is highly unlikely that the vehicle will be equipped with wifi or bathroom facilities, though rest stops will be made for long trips. We recommend purchasing a new SIM card at the airport or placing an e-SIM before travel to guarantee internet connection.

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