17 Days Safari in Kenya – Tanzania – Zanzibar
Kenya – Tanzania – Zanzibar combined East Africa safaris is a tour itinerary which will include Kenya Masai Mara, Tanzania safaris in Serengeti, Tarangire, Crater and then fly to Zanzibar islands for beach stay. You will drive or fly from Masai Mara to Kilimanjaro or direct to Serengeti national park and after your Tanzania safari you will fly to Zanzibar.
Day 1: Arrival.
You will be met and transfer to Nairobi Serena Hotel on half board basis. Kenya – Tanzania – Zanzibar.
Day 2: Nairobi/Samburu.
Depart Nairobi in the morning and drive through central Kenya and north across the equator to Samburu National Reserve arriving Samburu Serena Lodge in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive.
Dinner and overnight at Samburu Serena Lodge – full board.
Day 3: Samburu.
Full day in Samburu, a beautiful and game abundant park, home to rarely found species such as the Beisa Oryx, Grevy’s zebra, blue-necked Somali ostrich and reticulated giraffe. Morning and afternoon game drives with an optional visit to a local Samburu village. All meals and overnight at Samburu Serena Lodge – full board.
Day 4: Mountain Lodge.
Depart Samburu after breakfast and drive to the lower slopes of Mt. Kenya arriving Serena Mountain Lodge (tree hotel) in time for lunch. Relax the afternoon away as you watch game from the balcony with an optional guided nature walk. Dinner and overnight at tree hotel – full board.
Day 5: Lake Nakuru.
Depart Mountain Lodge after breakfast and drive to Lake Nakuru National Park making a brief stop at Nyahururu Thomson Falls and arriving Lake Nakuru Lodge in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive in the park. Overnight at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge – Full board.
Day 6: Maasai Mara.
Depart Lake Nakuru in the morning and drive further along the floor of the Rift Valley to Maasai Mara Game Reserve, arriving Mara Mara Sopa Lodge in time for lunch. Afternoon game drives. Overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge – Full board.
Day 7 & 8: Maasai Mara.
Two full days in Maasai Mara, Kenya’s most popular game sanctuary where you will have the best opportunity of spotting the Big Five (lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant). Morning and afternoon game drive. The Masai Mara is one of the most popular safari areas in Kenya because of the excellent wildlife spotting opportunities to be found there, drives with an optional visit to a local Maasai village.
Overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge – Full board.
Day 9: Masai Mara – Serengeti.
Depart Masai mara to Serengeti through Isebania border. Meet Tanzania Vehicles and proceed with en-route Game drive to Serengeti national park. Lunch will be served at the town of Mugumu.
Overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge – Full board.
Day 10: Serengeti.
Full day in Serengeti, Morning and afternoon game drives in the rolling grasslands studded with wildlife for as far as the eye can see. Overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge – Full board.
Day 11: Serengeti – Ngorongoro.
Another morning game drive at Serengeti then departs after lunch for Ngorongoro via Olduvai Gorge for a brief visit of the museum. Overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge – Full board.
Day 12: Ngorongoro.
After breakfast descend down to the crater floor for half day crater tour where all animals are easy to get in this 7th wonder of the world, returning to Ngorongoro Serena Lodge for hot lunch. Afternoon at leisure with optional visit to a local Maasai village. Overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge – Full board.
Day 13: Arusha to Zanzibar.
Drive to Arusha for lunch at Impala Hotel, then board Arusha Zanzibar Flight on afternoon. Arrive at Zanzibar airport and transfer to Serena Inn. Kenya – Tanzania – Zanzibar.
Day 14: Zanzibar.
Relax at the beach Overnight at Zanzibar Serena Inn on half board basis.
Day 15: Zanzibar with option activities.
Relax on the beach with options for spice, dolphin or Historical tours. Overnight at Zanzibar Serena Inn on half board basis.
Day 16: Zanzibar.
Another relax day on the beach Overnight at Zanzibar Serena on half board basis.
Day 17: Departure.
After breakfast/lunch transfer to Zanzibar airport for departure to next destination.
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