The lion during your tour Kenya and TanzaniaOVERVIEW OF TOUR KENYA AND TANZANIA

This 10-day safari tour in Kenya and Tanzania takes you across the borders of two East African countries, Kenya and Tanzania, to visit some of the most famous and iconic tourist destinations in the region, including Lake Nakuru National Park, Masai Mara National Reserve, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, and Tarangire National Park, as well as participate in various activities.10days safari tour Kenya and Tanzania will never leave you the same

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Fly to Nairobi city in Kenya

On arrival day, you will meet one of our Naturenest safaris representatives, he/she will welcome you and transport you to a hotel in Nairobi for dinner and overnight.

Meal plan: All meals are included

Day 2: Transfer to Lake Nakuru national park for an afternoon game drive

On day six of this safari trip, you will have an early breakfast and then travel for four hours to the northwest, taking in breathtaking views of the Great Rift Valley, before arriving at Lake Nakuru National Park, one of the soda lakes on the valley floor. When you get there, check into the lodge for a satisfying lunch and some relaxation.

After lunch, you will go on a wildlife viewing drive in Lake Nakuru Park in search of the park’s abundant birds and diverse species. This Kenyan game park has kept its reputation as an ornithologist’s paradise due to the presence of over 400 bird species. Among the many bird types are the Great White Pelican, African Spoonbill, Yellow-billed Stork, Lesser and Greater Flamingos, and Long-crested Eagle. The park’s massive populations of buffalo, as well as the presence of both white and black rhinoceros, have contributed to it being more well-known than its once-famous flamingo population. On our wildlife drive, keep an eye out for the game park’s lions, waterbuck, buffalo, leopard, and baboons. Return to your lodge for dinner and a night’s stay.

Meal plan: All meals are included

Day 3: Transfer to Masai mara national reserve

After an early breakfast, depart for a 4- to 5-hour drive and 240-kilometer travel to Masai Mara National Reserve. Masai Mara Reserve is generally considered the world’s best wildlife tourist attraction. The Masai Mara is home to the Great Wildebeest Migration, which is considered one of the world’s greatest wildlife spectacles, among Africa’s Seven Natural Wonders, as well as one of the globe’s ten wonders. The reserve also has one of Africa’s largest concentrations of Big Cats that is lions, cheetahs, and leopards.

You’ll settle into your hotel for some lunch and relaxation. Before embarking on an afternoon game drive to see elephants, zebras, lions, cheetahs, leopards, giraffes, buffalo, rhinos, and other animals. Predators such as Big Cats, Hyenas, and Nile Crocodiles abound in the Masai Mara. tour Kenya and Tanzania are commonly routed to Maasai Mara’s most commonly recognized inhabitants large dark-maned lions, which are estimated to number roughly 3,000 in the larger Mara ecosystem. After the game drive, you’ll return to your lodge for supper and a good night’s sleep.

Meal plan: All meals are included

Day 4: Game drive in Masai mara national reserve a full day

After an early breakfast, go on a full-day wildlife drive through the Masai Mara’s extensive savannah lands, including a picnic lunch. The Masai Mara is home to a varied wildlife population that includes all of the Big 5 as well as rarer species such as cheetahs, bat-eared foxes, Caracal, Jackals, Serval Cats, Honey badgers, and Roan antelope. From July to October, over two million Wildebeest, Zebra, Topi, Eland, and Gazelle move from the Serengeti to the Maasai Mara in the spectacular Great Migration. They are forced to cross crocodile-infested rivers, propelled by their desire for new grass, fighting flux and hopping over hippos while avoiding the predators waiting on the other side, resulting in exciting predatory action.

A traditional Masai village could be visited to learn more about the Masai culture and way of living. The Masai are renowned for their bravery, having coexisted with the area’s wild animals for centuries. Alternatively, you can go on a hot air balloon safari above the game reserve to watch wildlife and animal migration. Return to the lodge in the evening to relax, eat dinner, and sleep.

Meal plan: All meals are included

Day 5: Transfer to Serengeti National Park in Tanzania

After an early breakfast, you will check out of your lodge and start on an end-of-trip game drive towards the Isebania border, where you are going to cross into Tanzania. When you arrive in Tanzania, you will be welcomed by our driver and driven to the Serengeti National Park, where you will check in to the lodge for dinner and a night’s stay. The Serengeti National Park is one of the world’s oldest ecosystems. It is home to Africa’s highest densities of species and is famous for the Great Migration, the world’s longest terrestrial mammal migration.

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 6: Game drive in Serengeti Vast Plains full day

After an early breakfast, depart for a full-day Serengeti trip. You will go on an afternoon wildlife drive after returning to your camp for lunch and relaxation. On wildlife safaris, explore the Serengeti’s center, the breathtaking Seronera River Valley. The natural beauty of this pristine valley is simply stunning. Savannas stretch endlessly beyond the horizon. Rivers wind their way through ponds, seasonal marshes, and open areas. The dark silhouettes of umbrella-shaped acacia trees rise over the plains, while massive granite kopjes loom in the distance, producing a timeless vision of Africa.

Seronera is the best place in Africa to see massive carnivores in motion! It is not unusual to see all four great predators (lion, hyena, leopard, and cheetah) in a single day, as well as a slew of lesser predators like mongoose, jackal, serval, and bat-eared fox. Return to your lodgings for supper and rest.

Meal plan: All meals are included

Day 7: Another day for a game drive in Serengeti

Spend another full day exploring the Serengeti’s Central Serengeti. Breakfast and lunch will be provided at the lodge. The Masai call the Serengeti ‘Siringet’ referring to the “place where the land runs forever.” With long swaths of grassland punctuated by flat-topped Acacia trees, the Serengeti has a typical “Out of Africa” feel. The plains have the greatest concentration of plains animals in the globe. African Wild Dog packs, Lion points of pride, Cheetah, Leopard, and Spotted Hyaena feelings of pride can all be seen chasing groups of Buffalo, Wildebeest, Zebra, Gazelle, Topi, Elephant, and Impala.

Additionally, the Serengeti National Park is home to 500 avian species, including the ostrich, Kori Bustard, Ground Hornbill, Secretary bird, and others. You will return to the lodge for supper after another exciting day in the Serengeti before retiring to bed for a good night’s rest.

Meal plan: All meals are included

Day 8: Transfer to Ngorongoro crater and visit Olduvai Gorge

On this day of the safari tour of Kenya and Tanzania, you will travel from the Serengeti grasslands to the Ngorongoro crater region, stopping at the ancient Olduvai Gorge. Drs. Lois and Mary Leakey, anthropologists, found the skulls of ‘Nutcracker Man’ and ‘Handy Man,’ dubbed the first man, here. Check into your hotel for lunch and leisure. A massive volcano exploded and fell on itself about 2.5 million years ago, forming the Ngorongoro Crater. It is the largest unbroken volcanic caldera on Earth, and it has become a sealed ecosystem and a World Heritage Site

In the afternoon, descend 2,000 feet to the crater floor; the Crater provides one of the most accessible wildlife viewing opportunities in Africa, and it is the only location in Africa where you can see all five of Africa’s Big 5. The region was named a World Heritage Site in 1979. According to fossil evidence, various hominid species have occupied the region for three million years. Look for wildebeest, lion, zebra, cheetah, hyenas, Jackals, Caracals, buffalo, gazelle, flamingos, Ostriches, and the endangered black rhino, as well as the colorful Masai people who wash their livestock in the nearby lake. You will be driven back to your hotel in the evening for supper and a night’s stay.

Day 9: Drive to Tarangire national park

After a hearty breakfast, you will be driven to Tarangire National Park for a three-hour drive. Upon arrival, settle into your hotel or lodge for lunch and relaxation.

Tarangire’s grassy plains are dotted with magnificent massive Baobabs, Africa’s biggest trees, and a haven for a wide variety of species. Elephants are abundant in this area, with some groups numbering up to 300 individuals.

After relaxing in the late afternoon, embark on an evening game drive in Tarangire National Park to spot various wildlife species such as elephants, buffalos, antelopes, zebras, lions, and leopards, among others. In the evening, when the heat of the sun has baked all water from the surrounding landscapes, massive herds of elephants, wildebeest, zebra, and impala, are present in large numbers to the receding banks of the river. Giraffes, buffalo, hartebeest, and gazelles swarm around the diminishing waterholes. Predators such as lions, hyenas, and leopards are attracted to this buffet of concentrated prey like a magnet. You will return to your lodge for supper and an overnight stay following the game drive.

Meal plan: All meals are included

Day 10: Transfer to Arusha for departure flight

On this final day of this amazing cross boarder safari tour, you will be transferred to Arusha and then eventually to the airport for your scheduled departure flight bringing this adventure of 10 days safari tour of Kenya and Tanzania to a close.

Meal plan: Breakfast

The safari highlights

  • Ground Transport
  • Spotting the big five and African big cats
  • Daily game drives
  • Witnessing wildlife migration if the time is right
  • Cultural encounters with the locals such as the Masai people in the Masai village
  • Visit historical sites
  • Relaxation at the lodges