Rating in Tanzania
$ 9

Highlights of Kenya and Tanzania 2018

Safari
Safari
min $ 9
Per person
Tour details
Destinations: Tanzania
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 9
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  • Overview
  • Itinerary

Overview

On this epic safari experience, the wildlife that you will view as you travel through Kenya and Tanzania’s most renowned National Parks will leave you astounded!
With the Highlights of Kenya & Tanzania adventure tour we will leave you astounded while you travel through Kenya and Tanzania’s most renowned National Parks. In East Africa you will have an epic safari experience! To start this epic adventure we make the ocean journey to the island of Zanzibar. Water sports are the order of the day and Nungwi offers fishing, snorkelling, scuba diving and a variety of ocean safari options. You will have ample opportunity to create some island memories. Rent a scooter and explore the many attractions on offer or simply relax on the beach and soak up the sun. Before we bid farewell to the island we explore the sights of Stone Town, the rich history and vibrant markets are some of the highlights of any visit to Zanzibar. Heading north we travel across the northern reaches of Tanzania and arrive at Arusha which is our launching point for the Serengeti. This tour includes (an optional) 3-night camping excursion into the Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater! We also visit Lake Nakuru National Park and before our tour ends in Nairobi we visit the Nairobi Giraffe Centre, followed by a game drive through the Nairobi National Park.

Itinerary

Our tours come with an "Optional Activity Package".  You will need to purchase this package if you would like to partake in what we consider to be "essential activities" on our tours.  The Activity Package has been written into the itinerary of the tour so please keep this in mind as if you don't book the package, the activities won't be included.  We suggest that you prebook and prepay for your Activity Package to ensure availability.

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  Accommodated Day 01

Zanzibar Excursion

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Boarding the ferry to Zanzibar this morning we make the ocean journey to the island of Zanzibar. On arrival we will partake in a Spice Tour before reaching Nungwi on the northern point of the island. Our home for the next two nights, Nungwi offers a perfect stop to enjoy the beaches and activities on offer. Those who have not opted for the Zanzibar Excursion will remain in Dar es Salaam for the next three nights.

Day 02

Zanzibar Excursion

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Today is a free day for enjoying some of the many attractions and activities on offer. Water sports are the order of the day and Nungwi offers fishing, snorkelling, scuba diving and a variety of ocean safari options. Whatever it is you chose to do today, you will have ample opportunity to create some island memories. Rent a scooter and explore the many attractions on offer or simply relax on the beach and soak up the sun.

Day 03

Zanzibar Excursion

<img src="https://nomadtours.co.za/media/Zanzibar-13-768x288.jpg" alt="Africa, Tanzania, Zanzibar, island, fishing boat, sea, floating, coast, beach resorts" title=""><img src="https://nomadtours.co.za/media/Zanzibar-13-250x150.jpg" alt="Africa, Tanzania, Zanzibar, island, fishing boat, sea, floating, coast, beach resorts" title="">

Our visit to Nungwi comes to an end today as we travel to Stone Town this afternoon. Boasting a rich history this bustling port was once a landmark on both the  Slave and Spice trade routes. We overnight here before returning to Dar es Salaam in the morning.

Day 04

Dar es Salaam – Bagamoyo

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This morning we have some time to explore the sights of Stone Town, the rich history and vibrant markets are some of the highlights of any visit to Zanzibar. We bid farewell to the island this afternoon and board our return ferry, on arrival in Dar es Salaam make the short journey north to Bagamoyo where we make our stop for the night.

 

Day 05

Arusha

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Heading north this morning we travel across the northern reaches of Tanzania, our destination tonight is the bustling town of Arusha which is our launching point for the Serengeti. Northern Tanzania is home to the Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Kilimanjaro. This evening we will briefed on the excursion to Serengeti by our local guide as we prepare for the coming days.

 

Day 06

Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater Excursion

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The following days are set aside for the 3-night camping excursion into the Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater. This area has one of the most densely inhabited large animal populations in Africa. The Serengeti excursion is in open topped 4×4 safari vehicles in order to tackle the challenging side roads in the parks. We leave our accommodation in the morning and drive to the Serengeti. On arrival we will start with our first game drive.

Day 07

Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater Excursion

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We spend the entire day game driving through the Serengeti. Our route is depending on the movement of the game and sightings.

Day 08

Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater Excursion

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Today we explore more of the Serengeti and make our way to the famous Ngorongoro Crater. We drive down to the bottom of the Crater, where we try and see as many animals as possible.

Day 09

Arusha

<img src="https://nomadtours.co.za/media/CIMG2291-768x288.jpg" alt="Africa, Tanzania, Arusha National Park, nature, landscape, view, lake, mountain, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater" title=""><img src="https://nomadtours.co.za/media/CIMG2291-250x150.jpg" alt="Africa, Tanzania, Arusha National Park, nature, landscape, view, lake, mountain, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater" title="">

Returning to Arusha tonight we share out experiences of the Serengeti and prepare for the trip to Nairobi tomorrow.

Day 10

Kenya – Nairobi

<img src="https://nomadtours.co.za/media/Nairobi-National-Park2-768x288.jpg" alt="Zebras in Nairobi National Park" title=""><img src="https://nomadtours.co.za/media/Nairobi-National-Park2-250x150.jpg" alt="Zebras in Nairobi National Park" title="">

We cross the border into Kenya this morning and make our way to Nairobi.

Day 11

Nairobi - Masai Mara National Reserve

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We leave the capital of Nairobi and travel to the Masai Mara, world renowned for its endless plains of wild animals and spectacular beauty.  The visit to the Masai Mara is operated in safari type vehicles and not the Nomad truck. For this reason, you are asked to pack a small overnight bag to travel with. You will need your towel, clothes, toiletries and camping essentials.

Day 12

Masai Mara National Reserve

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The rolling grasslands of the Masai Mara offer ideal game viewing and photographic opportunities. Some of the other animals that could be found here include elephant, black rhino, buffalo, leopard, cheetah, wildebeest, zebra and gazelle. Hippo and crocodile abound in the muddy brown waters of the rivers, which traverse this reserve. Today we will spend the entire day game driving through the Mara in search of all the animals.

Day 13

Lake Nakuru National Park

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This morning we bid the Mara farewell before heading to Lake Nakuru National Park, here we will enjoy an afternoon game drive through the park. Lake Nakuru is home to large flocks of Flamingos and pelicans as well as black & white rhino, leopard, lion and numerous buck. Originally created as a bird sanctuary, Lake Nakuru was upgraded to National Park status in 1968.

Day 14

Lake Nakuru - Nairobi

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We rise early and say farewell to Lake Nakuru and head towards Nairobi. Upon arrival in Nairobi, we will visit the Nairobi Giraffe Centre, followed by a game drive through the Nairobi National Park. The Nairobi National Park is home to black rhino, lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena and so much more. Your tour comes to an end after the visit to the National Park.

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