Trip Overview

Kenya and Tanzania – unsurpassed for Africa’s greatest spectacle of wildlife. The two countries lead the way to the greatest safaris, awesome landscapes, and cultural experiences you’ll not find anywhere else on the continent.

Imagine, the infinite herds of wildebeests streaming from Tanzania’s Serengeti, crossing into Kenya’s Masai Mara. Witness the magnificent elephant families in Amboseli Park marching across the plain, in the shadow of towering Mt. Kilimanjaro. Experience the awesome pride of lions in Kenya’s Mara region, only matched in density at the Ngorongoro Crater in neighboring Tanzania.

These two East African safari nations and their many wildlife parks are the perfect destinations for your safari holiday. Their dozens of protected natural environments, reserves, and conservancies feature all of Africa’s “Big Five” in overflowing abundance. From the big cats to the millions of hoofed grazers to every kind of primate, these grasslands, savannahs, and deep forests of Kenya and Tanzania offer adventure seekers infinite varieties of wildlife adventure.

Remember that this itinerary can be modified to your liking by making the variations you want by selecting the excursions or cultural activities that you like the most or extending your stay in Zanzibar and relaxing on the white sands Beaches (with the corresponding price variation depending on the changes).

Day to day Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi

Arrival at Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. The Sensation of Africa guide in Kenya will warmly welcome you on behalf of the entire team and transfer you to your hotel in Nairobi, assisted for check-in. Bed and breakfast at DoubleTree by Hilton or similar.

Day 2: Lake Nakuru National Park

After breakfast, our guide will be at your hotel ready to depart for Lake Nakuru National Park, where we will arrive at mid-morning and continue the safari until noon. Lake Nakuru was named a “bird sanctuary” in 1960 and later in 1968 it was declared a National Park. The park has the largest rhino population in Kenya. The area of ​​Lake Nakuru occupies one third of the park. It supports a dense bluish-green Cyanophyta spirulina platensis bloom, from which it derives its color and is a food source for flamingos. During peak season, thousands of flamingos and pelicans flock to the lake to feed. Dinner and accommodation at Flamingo Hill Tented Camp or similar.

Day 3: Maasai Mara

In the morning after breakfast, we will depart for Kenya’s famous Masai Mara National Park, arrive at Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp in time to check-in and relax before lunch.
Later, we will meet the guide and for the afternoon safari.
Dinner and accommodation at Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp or similar.

Day 4: Maasai Mara

This full-day is to be enjoyed with morning and afternoon safaris in the Masai Mara National Park, one of the best wildlife reserves in Africa, known worldwide. Despite comprising only 0.01% of Africa’s land area, in total more than 25% of the continent’s largest mammals can be found here. Through the vast plains, we will be able to spot lions, cheetahs, elephants and a great variety of species living in the wild. Dinner and accommodation at Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp or similar.

Day 5: Serengeti National Park

Today, after breakfast, we will go on a morning safari with our picnic lunch en route to Isibania, the border of Kenya and Tanzania. There we will meet our Sensation of Africa safari guide in Tanzania. We will go to the accommodation in the Serengeti where we can spend the afternoon swimming in the pool while enjoying nature observing some wild animals such as elephants and others in the distance. Dinner and accommodation at Simba Lodge Serengeti or similar.

Day 6: Central Serengeti

After breakfast, we will arrive at the gate of Ikoma to begin our safari to the center of the Serengeti, where we will enjoy a picnic lunch and continue the safari to our accommodation.
This is the most important National Park on the African continent with more than 14,700 km² and probably the most famous in the world. The park is home to the second-largest land mammal migration in the world and is not only one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa, but also one of the Ten Natural Wonders of the world. Dinner and accommodation at Kati Kati Tented Camp or similar.

Day 7: Serengeti National Park

We will enjoy morning and afternoon safaris in the heart of wild Africa, the Serengeti National Park, where we can observe different kopjes and an endless plain where we will see: cheetahs hunting with an acceleration of more than 100 km / h, lions in packs, or in action, leopards in the trees, large mammals like elephants and giraffes, zebras and wildebeest, many antelopes and hundreds of different species of birds. Dinner and overnight at Wildlife Lodge.

Day 8: Ngorongoro Crater

Early in the morning we will depart for the Ngorongoro Highlands and descend 610 meters to the floor of the famous Ngorongoro Crater, where the volcanic slopes are home to more than 25,000 animals. We will observe this magical area from the forest to the plain, from small salty lakes to others of fresh water, although it is rare to see it, the Ngorongoro Crater is the best place to see the black rhinoceros.
We will have lunch in the picnic area while we will observe colorful birds such as the magnificent starlings or the Gray-crowned cranes. Then we will ascend at sunset to our accommodation in Karatu. Dinner and accommodation at Wildlife Lodge Manyara.

Day 9: Lake Eyasi

After breakfast, we will go to Lake Eyasi for cultural activities, where we will visit the Hadzabe and Datoga tribes, which are traditional communities found in Tanzania with a very special way of life. The Hadza Indians, known as Hadzabe are nomadic hunter-gatherers who use bow and arrows, it is much more than visiting a tribe… it is an African experience! We will learn about their lifestyle and much more.
In the afternoon we will enjoy watching flamingos and other water birds as the sun sets on Lake Eyasi.
Dinner and accommodation at Ziwani Lodge.

Day 10: Arusha

This morning we will head to Arusha with our picnic lunch and plenty of time to wander through gift shops and souvenirs before arriving at your accommodation (bed and breakfast included).

Day 11: Departure Day

Transfer to the airport to take the flight to your next destination or extend your vacation by relaxing on the beaches of the Zanzibar archipelago.

  • Pick up and drop off at the airport.
  • Accommodation in campsites and 3 meals a day during the safari.
  • 4 × 4 vehicle designed for safari (during the safari).
  • English-speaking Sensation of Africa guide service ; for Spanish, German or French speaking guide on request.
  • All entrance, transit and overnight fees to the National Parks and entrance fees to the Ngorongoro Crater.
  • Government fees.
  • “Sensation Salama Kit” prevention COVID-19 / SARS-CoV-2.
  • Flying Doctor Insurance during the safari.
  • 1.5 liters of bottled mineral water per person per day (during the safari).
  • Safari guide and Chef.
  • National and international flights.
  • Travel medical insurance, trip cancellation insurance.
  • Visa fees in Tanzania and Kenya.
  • Tips and voluntary thanks to the workers.
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, bar, cigarettes, etc.
  • Any other item or activity not mentioned as included in this itinerary.

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