11 Days Kenya Tanzania combined lodge safari
11 Days Kenya Tanzania combined lodge safari starts and also ends Nairobi, Kenya. During this combination safari, visitors experience amazing Kenya adventure safaris and also Tanzania adventure safaris. Visitors explore great migration history in Serengeti National Park and also Masai Mara National Reserve together with wild game viewing of the Big Five, Big Cats, local culture village visits, and also natural sceneries beauty .
11 Days Kenya Tanzania combined lodge safari, is exclusively Private safari – departs any date of year – Minimum 2 people travelling together.
11 Days Kenya Tanzania combined lodge safari, brief Itinerary
AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK – 2 nights – DAY 1, 2 – Kenya adventures
LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK– 1 night – DAY 3 – Tanzania adventures
NGORONGORO CRATER – 1 night- DAY 4 – Tanzania adventures
SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK – 2 nights – DAY 5, 6 – Tanzania adventures
LAKE VICTORIA – 1 night – DAY 7 – Tanzania adventures
MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE – 3 nights – DAY 8, 9, 10 – Kenya adventures
LAST DAY – NAIROBI, KENYA – DAY 11 – Departure
11 Days Kenya Tanzania combined lodge safari, relevant information
Last day safari extension – Visitors may extend Mombasa safari and beach holiday -Kenya’s Indian Ocean sandy beaches – Visitors experience sandy beaches – Mombasa, Diani, Watamu, Malindi and also Lamu.
Travelers accommodation – ranges from Budget accommodation, Mid-range accommodation or Luxury accommodation.
Visitors safari accommodates – holiday travelers, families, friends, couples, honeymooners, colleagues, senior citizens, corporate, students, individuals, small and also large groups.
DAY 1: Nairobi - Amboseli National Park, Kenya
Meet and greet services on arrival in the morning at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport or pick up from your hotel at 0800hrs by our driver-guide.
Leaving the bustling city of Nairobi, we travel south to Amboseli National Park, located at the foot of snowcapped Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa highest peak.
We arrive at our lodge or camp in time for lunch, relax at leisure and later on embark on evening game drive in the beautiful Amboseli National Park.
We have dinner and overnight at either Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge, Oltukai Lodge or Amboseli Sopa Lodge, Sentrim Amboseli, Kibo Safari Camp or Amboseli AA Camp. Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner
Day 2: Amboseli National Park, Kenya - Full Day
This day is set aside exploring Amboseli National Park with early morning game drives where the light is perfect at Mount Kilimanjaro background which offers good photographic scenery coupled with the concentration of wildlife on the ground.
We return to the lodge or camp for breakfast. We will be free the rest of the morning may be enjoying a dip in the pool or game viewing from the lodge terrace. We have lunch at the lodge and in the afternoon have an option to visit the Masai village (Optional extra).
We later explore an evening major game drives. We return to the same lodge or camp in Amboseli, for a night under starry skies.
Amboseli National Park is at the foot of Africa highest mountain, 5895m Mt Kilimanjaro, this National Park offers some of the best opportunities to see African animals because its vegetation is sparse due to the long dry months.
Amboseli National Park is home to wild animals, which includes the African elephant, buffalo, impala, lion, cheetah, hyena, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest among other African animals.
There are also host of Kenya birds, both large and small, to see if you keep your eyes open and stop at every sighting. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3: Amboseli National Park - Arusha - Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania
After breakfast we depart Amboseli National Park viewing game en-route as we exit the park with the last picturesque of Amboseli. We drive into Tanzania via the Namanga border. We pass through Arusha town and proceed to Lake Manyara National Park for late afternoon game drive.
Lake Manyara National Park takes pride in diversified habitat. It is mirrored by its varied fauna with some of the more common and visible large mammal species being the buffalo, elephant, giraffe, zebra, lion and wildebeest.
Prominently renowned for its tree-climbing lion, Lake Manyara is also home to troops of baboon and blue monkey. The park is rich with fantastic bird life. More than 400 species of birds can be seen here.
Dinner and Overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge, Ngorongoro Farm House, Lake Manyara Wildlife Lodge, Kirurumu Manyara Lodge, Migunga Tented Camp, Twiga Lodges and Campsites, Haven Nature Safari Camp and Lodge. Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner
Day 4: Lake Manyara National Park - Ngorongoro Crater Rim, Tanzania
Early morning breakfast at around 0700am. After breakfast we leave the lodge and proceed to Ngorongoro Crater Rim.
Located between the Serengeti and Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Conservation Area is home to the famous volcanic Ngorongoro Crater and one of Tanzania’s most popular wildlife viewing areas. This huge volcanic crater has a permanent supply of water which draws all kinds of animals who stay in this area rather than migrating.
Visitors come here primarily for viewing large game and bird watching, but also of interest in the conservation area is the Olduvai Gorge. This important archeological site has revealed ancient skull and bone fragments that have delivered critical information about early mankind.
OPTIONAL ACTIVITY: You can visit Olduvai Gorge at an extra fee payable direct to the museum.
Dinner and Overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge, Kirurumu Ngorongoro Camp, Kitela Camp, Gibbs Farm Ngorongoro, Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge, Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge, Rhino Lodge, Country Lodge, Bougainvillea Safari Lodge. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater Floor - Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Early morning breakfast then we descend to the Crater Floor with picnic lunch for game drive.
Ngorongoro Crater is the largest intact ancient caldera in the world, nearly three million years old. The Ngorongoro volcano was one of the world’s tallest mountains before it exploded and collapsed.
Thousands of wild game can be seen on the crater floor, including lions, elephants, rhinos, Thomson’s gazelles, and buffaloes, but wildebeests and zebras account for over half of the animals that call the Ngorongoro Crater home.
Bird watching is superb, especially around Lake Magadi, which attracts flocks of flamingoes to the shallows.
Hippos are content to submerge themselves during the day and then graze in the nearby grass in the evening.
After exploring the crater we have lunch at the picnic site in the Crater at Ngoitoktok swamp a Hippo pool. Thereafter we continue with game viewing while ascending the Crater and drive to Serengeti National Park lodge or tented camp for dinner and overnight.
Dinner and Overnight at Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge, Kirurumu Serengeti Camp, Serengeti Sopa Lodge, Mbalageti Lodge, Serengeti Savannah Camp, Seronera Wildlife Lodge, Tingitana Lodges and Camps, Serengeti Katikati Camp. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 6: Serengeti National Park, Tanzania - Full Day
We spend this full day in Serengeti National Park exploring morning and afternoon game drives.
Serengeti National Park is Tanzania oldest and most popular National Park also a world heritage and one of the best wildlife sanctuary site and recently proclaimed a 7th world wide wonder.
Serengeti is famous for its annual migration this offers arguably the most scintillating game-viewing in Africa. The Park is believed to hold the largest population of lions in Africa due to the abundance of prey species.
Serengeti National Park also supports many further species including leopard, Elephant, Cheetah, Buffalo, Zebra, Wildebeest, Eland, Wild dog, Gazelles, Crocodiles and many more game. Lot of birds includes the Eurasia migrants are recorded here.
Dinner and overnight at the same lodge or tented camp. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 7: Serengeti National Park - Lake Victoria, Tanzania
Early morning game drive in Serengeti National Park later on we return back to the lodge or tented camp for breakfast.
We check out of the lodge and drive game viewing en route to Lake Victoria – Africa’s largest fresh water lake arriving at the lodge late afternoon where we relax at the shores of this lake.
Optional activities are offered such as Canoe-trip on Lake Victoria to a fishing village, Mountain-bike trip through Masamba Hills: Lake cruise, Nature Walk and Bird walk the choice is yours.
Dinner and Overnight at the lodge
Day 8: Lake Victoria to Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Our day 10 starts with morning breakfast at the lodge with a visit to a nearby Fishing Village in the company of a local guide to learn among other things about traditional fishing techniques, selling mode of fresh fish and the general rural life.
Thereafter we drive we drive to Masai Mara National Reserve via Isebania bordering Kenya and Tanzania. After clearing with immigration formalities we proceed to our next destination in Kenya , Masai Mara which plays host to the world greatest natural spectacle, the greatest dramatic wildebeest migration on earth which happens from July through October every year.
We arrive at the camp or lodge and have lunch at leisure before embarking on a thrilling evening game drive in one of the finest wildlife havens on earth. We then return back to the camp where it is time for dinner.
Dinner and Overnight at either Mara Serena Safari Lodge, Keekorok Lodge, Mara Simba Lodge, Masai Mara Sopa Lodge, Sarova Mara Camp, Mara Eden Camp, Mara Engai Wilderness Camp, Osero Enarau Mara Camp, Mara River Camp, Engata Olerai Camp, Olmoran Tented Camp, Sentrim Mara Camp, Enkorok Mara Camp, Mara Chui Camp. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 9 and 10: Masai Mara, Kenya
We spend these 2 days exploring Masai Mara with morning and afternoon game drives where we will have the opportunity of spotting the BIG FIVE including lion, elephant, leopard, rhino and buffalo.
We will have an option of going out with picnic lunch boxes to spend the entire whole day in the park.
We will also have the option visit to local Masai village at an extra cost or balloon ride at only $450 per person.
Masai Mara is one of the best known and most popular reserves in Africa where wildebeest migration could be seen with roughly thousand of animals, at other times there are still hundreds.
The plains are full of wildebeest, zebra, impala, topi, giraffe, Thomson gazelle. Also regularly seen are leopard, lion, hyena, cheetah, jackal and bat-eared fox. Black rhinos are a little shy and hard to spot but are often seen at a distance.
Every July, August and September, the wildebeest travel from Tanzania Serengeti plains, northwards to the Masai Mara and the Mara River is the final obstacle.
The wildebeest remain in the Mara between October and November. Between December and January the wildebeest gradually begin their migration back towards Serengeti plains in Tanzania.
Over 450 species of birds have been identified Masai Mara among them 57 species of birds of prey. Optional extra activities charged extra
Hot Air Balloon Ride at $450 per person.
Masai Village Visit at an extra cost.
All meals and overnight stay at the same lodge or tented camp. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 11: Masai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi, Kenya
Early morning game drive on sunrise when predators are active with morning hunt of big cats.
We will have an opportunity to capture a Lion making a Kill as most of the time Lions Kills very early in the morning before sunrise.
We also experience the beauty of sunrise which reveals the back drop of Masai Mara which means the dotted hills in Maa Language.
We later return to the lodge or tented camp for main breakfast. After breakfast we depart Masai Mara with the last picturesque of the MARA arriving Nairobi late afternoon.
You will be dropped at either your hotel or airport to connect with your home bound flight depending on the arrangements where the safari ends. Meal Plan: Breakfast
Prices are based on per person sharing safari mini-van in Kenya and 4 x 4 Land Cruiser/Jeep in Tanzania on sharing private tour in a double room
2 Persons in a private sharing safari – US$ 3,540 per person
4 Persons in a private sharing safari – US$ 2,760 per person
6 Persons in a private sharing safari – US$ 2,505 per person
Above prices are based on budget low season prices of the year, April, May and June
Prices for High season and Peak season are available on request.
Safaris for 1pax, 3pax, 5pax, 7pax and above, Groups and Families are also offered at different prices
We request you to choose your type of Accommodation from our Booking Form depending on your safari budget
- Choose: Budget accommodation, Mid-range accommodation or Luxury accommodation
- Accommodation Type – Choose: Lodge or Permanent Tented Camp
Safari price includes:
- Airport/hotel pick up/drop off transfers
- Ground transport while on safari in a customized safari mini-van in Kenya and 4 x 4 land cruiser with a roof hatch that pops up to enable easy viewing and photography
- Guaranteed window seats
- Services of knowledgeable English speaking professional tour driver-guide
- Game drives as detailed in the itinerary
- Full board accommodation in lodges in Single/Double/Twin/Triple rooms
- Meals as specified in the itinerary
- All Park entrance fees to include government taxes
- Ngorongoro Crater service fees
- Concession Fees
- Flying doctor’s tourist air ambulance evacuation cover in case of emergency while on safari.
- Government taxes and local levies
- Bottled drinking water per day whilst on safari
- Hotel accommodation in Nairobi on Day 1
- Starts in Nairobi, Kenya and ends in Arusha, Tanzania
Safari price excludes:
- All personal travel and baggage insurances
- International and Domestic flights
- All Airport Taxes and Visas
- Medical and trip cancellation insurance
- Yellow fever vaccinations
- Items and services of a personal nature
- Olduvai Gorge entrance fees
- Canoeing safari
- Any Optional activities such as village visit, balloon safaris, night game viewing, guided nature walks, e.t.c
- Extras at the lodges or camps; tips and gratuities, portage, telephone, laundry etc
- Drinks and beverages not in the Itinerary.
- Tour driver-guide gratuities
- Hotel accommodation in Arusha after the safari – can be arranged on request
- Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary