East Africa holidays 14 Days
East Africa holidays 14 Days, starts Nairobi, Kenya, and also ends Arusha, Tanzania. Visitors experience amazing adventure safaris, Kenya and also Tanzania. Visitors explore wildlife holiday Africa featuring, Masai Mara great migration, Big Five, Big Cats, Black and White Rhinos, local culture village visits, and also natural beauty sceneries.
East Africa holidays 14 Days, is exclusively Private safari – departs any date of year – Minimum 2 people travelling together.
East Africa Holidays 14 Days, brief Itinerary
SAMBURU GAME RESERVE – 2 nights – DAY 1, 2 – Kenya adventure
OL PEJETA CONSERVANCY – SWEETWATERS – 1 night – DAY 3 – Kenya adventure
LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK – 1 night- DAY 4 – Kenya adventure
LAKE NAIVASHA – 1 night- DAY 5 – Kenya adventure
MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE – 3 nights – DAY 6, 7, 8 – Kenya adventure
LAKE VICTORIA – 1 night – DAY 9 – Tanzania adventure
SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK – 2 nights – DAY 10, 11 – Tanzania adventure
NGORONGORO CRATER – 1 night – DAY 12 – Tanzania adventure
TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK – 1 night – DAY 13 – Tanzania adventure
LAST DAY – ARUSHA, TANZANIA or NAIROBI, KENYA – DAY 14 – Departure
East Africa holidays 14 Days, relevant information
Travelers accommodation – ranges from Budget accommodation, Mid-range accommodation or Luxury accommodation depending on clients budget
Visitors safari accommodates – holiday travelers, families, friends, couples, honeymooners, colleagues, senior citizens, corporate, students, individuals, small and also large groups.
Last day safari extension: Visitors may extend, African safari Kenya Tanzania Zanzibar relaxation holidays in Zanzibar, Tanzania at extra costs.
Travelers may board Shuttle bus Arusha, Tanzania, drive through Namanga border, proceed Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi.
Visitors may also book local flight, Kilimanjaro International Airport, Arusha Tanzania – Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi Kenya, last day.
Day 1: Nairobi to Samburu Game Reserve, 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.
We depart and drive north through to the northern frontier district and on to Samburu Game Reserve.
Afternoon game drive in this reserve famous for its exclusive game viewing.
Dinner and overnight at either Ashnil Samburu Camp, Samburu Game Lodge, Samburu Simba Lodge, Samburu Sopa Lodge or Sentrim Samburu Lodge. Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner
Day 2: Samburu Game Reserve, Kenya - Full Day
We spend this whole day exploring Samburu Game Reserve with early morning game drive where the light is perfect for a good photographic scenery coupled with the concentration of wildlife on the ground, mid morning game drives and afternoon game drives where you will have the opportunity of spotting all the three Big cats including lion, leopard and cheetah.
We will have an option of going out with picnic lunch boxes to spend the entire whole day in Samburu Game Reserve. We can have option visit to Samburu Village and learn about the uniqueness of Samburu tribe and their culture at an extra cost.
A wide variety of animals and birds life are seen at Samburu Game Reserve. Several species are considered unique to the region, including its unique dry-country animal life: All three big cats including lion, cheetah and leopard can be found here as well as Samburu elephant and buffalo.
Uaso Nyiro river contains large number of Nile crocodiles. Other mammals are frequently seen in the park including gerenuk, Grant gazelle, Kirk dik-dik, impala, waterbuck, Grevy zebra, Beisa oryx and reticulated giraffe.
Over 400 species of bird are seen in Samburu Game Reserve. These include Somali ostrich, grey-headed kingfishers sunbird, bee-eater, marabou stork, tawny eagle, bateleur, vulturine guineafowl, lilac-breasted roller, palm nut vulture, red-billed hornbill, secretary birds, Verreaux eagle, superb starling, yellow-billed hornbill and vulture.
All meals and overnight stay at the same lodge or tented camp. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3: Samburu Game Reserve to Ol Pejeta Conservancy - Sweetwaters, Kenya
We leave Samburu Game Reserve and depart for Mount Kenya region at Laikipia region for afternoon game drive. We will enjoy an afternoon game viewing in this largest Black Rhino Sanctuary in East Africa. Ol Pejeta Conservancy houses the three remaining Northern White Rhinos in the world.
Sudan, the world’s last male Northern White Rhino, aged 45, died at Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya on 19th March 2018. Sudan was being treated for age-related complications that led to degenerative changes in muscles and bones combined with extensive skin wounds. His condition worsened significantly in the last 24 hours; he was unable to stand up and was suffering a great deal. The veterinary team from the Dvur Kralove Zoo, Ol Pejeta and Kenya Wildlife Service made the decision to euthanize him.
Sudan’s death leaves just two female Northern White Rhinos on the planet; his daughter Najin and her daughter Fatu, who remain at Ol Pejeta Conservancy.
We also have option visit to Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary, which is a haven for orphaned, abandoned and rescued chimpanzees. It is the only place in Kenya where these great Apes can be seen.
The Conservancy is host to the Big Five game among a large selection of other African animals which makes it a popular safari destination.
Dinner and overnight at Olpejeta House, Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club, Serena Mountain Lodge, Serena Sweetwaters Camp, Kongoni Camp
Day 4: Ol Pejeta Conservancy - Sweetwaters to Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
We have our early morning breakfast then depart for Lake Nakuru National Park via Thomson’s Falls where we stop for scenic views of waterfalls. We proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park often referred to as the pink lake due to its enormous numbers of Flamingos.
The lake is host to the black and white rhino species, warthog, lion, zebra, giraffe and many more. There shall be guaranteed encounters of the endangered Black and White Rhino species.
Lunch is served at the the camp or hotel followed by afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at either Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge, Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge, Lake Nakuru Lodge, Flamingo Hill Tented Camp, Lanet Matfam Resort, Chester Hotel, or Golden Palace Hotel. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 5: Lake Nakuru National Park to Lake Naivasha, Kenya
Our Day 5 starts with morning breakfast and proceed for morning game drive at Lake Nakuru. We later drive to Lake Naivasha where we spend the rest of morning at leisure or we may opt to do various Optional activities.
Lake Naivasha has numerous Optional activities available; you may Take a Boat Ride to Crescent island Game Park, Visit Elsamere Conservation Centre, Visit Crater Lake Game Sanctuary, Visit Mt. Longonot for a hike, Visit Hells Gate National Reserve the only Reserve in Kenya where you can enjoy game viewing while riding on a Bicycle, go for a challenging gorge walk, rock climbing, Enjoy a walk around Lake Naivasha or Swimming at the Ol-Karia Geothermal Hot Spa- the choice is yours.
Dinner and Overnight at Lake Naivasha Simba Lodge, Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge, Lake Naivasha Country Club Elsamere Lodge, Naivasha Crescent Camp or Naivasha Kongoni Lodge. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Day 6: Lake Naivasha to Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
After our morning breakfast, we embark on our road passing the impressive Longonot earth satellite station as we head across the valley to Narok.
We continue with our journey across acres of wheat and barley, before reaching our next game viewing destination in the world most famous 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 7 and 8: 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 9: Masai Mara National Reserve to Lake Victoria, Tanzania
After morning breakfast, we depart Masai Mara and drive to Lake Victoria – Africa’s largest fresh water lake. We drive via Isebania bordering Kenya and Tanzania. After clearing with immigration formalities we drive South-eastern shore of Lake Victoria 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 10: Lake Victoria - Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
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 proceed to Serengeti National Park which is a vast treeless plain with thousands, even millions of animals searching for fresh grasslands. As the largest national park in Tanzania, the Serengeti attracts thousands of tourists each year.
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 11: 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 12: Serengeti National Park - Ngorongoro Crater Rim, Tanzania
Early morning game drive in Serengeti National Park later on we return back to the lodge for breakfast.
We check out of the lodge and drive 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 13: Ngorongoro Crater Floor - Tarangire 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 Tarangire National Park Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Dinner and overnight at Tarangire safari Lodge, Roika Tarangire Tented Lodge, Tarangire Sopa Lodge, Burunge Tented Lodge, Kirurumu Tarangire Lodge, Sangaiwe Tented Lodge. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 14: Tarangire National Park - Arusha, Tanzania
Early morning breakfast we drive to Tarangire National Park for morning game drive.
Tarangire National Park is a beautiful and special park in Northern Tanzania. It is famous for its high density of elephants exceeding Lake Manyara and Serengeti.
The park displays a diverse number of wildlife namely Python, lion and leopard climb trees lounging in the branches, African buffalo, lesser and great kudu, cheetah, fringe-eared Oryx, Maasai giraffe, spotted hyena, common zebra, white-bearded wildebeest, warthog, eland, olive baboon, bat-eared fox, impala, common waterbuck, bushbuck, coke hartebeest, gerenuk and bohor reedbuck.
Over 550 bird species have been recorded here making a sure pleasure for any bird lover. Baobab trees are most common here. Thereafter we have lunch and leave the Park viewing our last game while we drive back to Arusha.
You will be dropped either at your booked hotel or Kilimanjaro International Airport to catch your home bound flight depending on the arrangements where the safari ends. Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch
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$ 4,040 per person
4 Persons in a private sharing safari – US$ 3,205 per person
6 Persons in a private sharing safari – US$ 2,930 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