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East Africa Adventure

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  • 13 Days
  • Minimum People : 2
  • Departs: Any day

Experience the ultimate adventure in East Africa with our 13-day safari, meticulously crafted to immerse you in the breathtaking landscapes and abundant wildlife of Kenya and Tanzania. Begin your journey in Nairobi, Kenya’s vibrant capital, before delving into the iconic Amboseli National Park, where you’ll witness elephants against the backdrop of Mount Kilimanjaro. Traverse the Masai Mara, famous for its majestic big cats and the annual Great Migration, an awe-inspiring spectacle of nature.

Crossing into Tanzania, explore the legendary Serengeti National Park, home to diverse ecosystems and the densest concentration of wildlife on Earth. Encounter lions, giraffes, and herds of elephants roaming freely across the endless savannah. Descend into the Ngorongoro Crater, a natural wonder teeming with rhinos, zebras, and flamingos, set against a dramatic volcanic backdrop. Conclude your adventure at Lake Manyara, where tree-climbing lions and vast flocks of flamingos await your discovery. This safari promises an unparalleled blend of wildlife encounters, cultural immersion, and natural beauty, ensuring memories to last a lifetime.

Departure & Return Location

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (Google Map)
Kilimanjaro International Airport (Google Map)

Price Includes

  • 12-nights’ accommodation
  • Meet/greet service on arrival at Nairobi Airport
  • Transfers as specified in the itinerary on a shared basis
  • Meals as specified
  • Activities as specified on a shared basis (subject to change due to weather conditions)
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Safari transport in custom 4×4 Safari vehicles
  • Game drives in national parks & reserves as per itinerary
  • Park fees
  • Emergency Air Evacuation cover

Price Excludes

  • Visas
  • Personal expenses such as alcoholic and other beverages, telephone calls and laundry
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Optional Tours

Complementaries

  • The Africa Safari Co. Cap
  • The Africa Safari Co. Backpack
  • Travel Kit and documentation
What to Expect

Embark on an exhilarating 13-day East Africa Adventure safari that promises a journey through some of the continent’s most iconic landscapes and wildlife-rich reserves. Begin in Nairobi, Kenya, where the bustling cityscape quickly gives way to the serene plains of Amboseli National Park. Here, marvel at the sight of Mount Kilimanjaro towering in the distance while encountering elephants, lions, and a myriad of bird species on game drives across the park’s varied terrain.

Crossing into Tanzania, the adventure continues in the legendary Serengeti National Park, renowned for its vast savannahs and spectacular wildlife migrations. Witness herds of wildebeests and zebras moving across the plains, while predators like lions and cheetahs stalk their prey. Explore the Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage site teeming with an extraordinary density of wildlife, including endangered black rhinos and flamingos. Conclude your safari at Lake Manyara, where the lush landscapes host diverse wildlife, from tree-climbing lions to hundreds of bird species along the lake’s shores. Throughout, expert guides provide insights into the region’s ecology and conservation efforts, ensuring a truly immersive and unforgettable African safari experience.

East Africa Adventure Itinerary

Day 1Nairobi

Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by your safari representative who will assist you with your luggage and transfer you to the Sarova Panafric Hotel. This luxurious hotel, located in the heart of Nairobi, offers a comfortable and serene environment to relax and unwind after your long journey. Take some time to settle into your elegant room, featuring modern amenities and a touch of African elegance, before enjoying a delicious dinner at the hotel’s restaurant, known for its fusion of local and international cuisine.

Day 2Amboseli National Park

After a hearty breakfast at the Sarova Panafric Hotel, check out and embark on a scenic drive to Amboseli National Park, renowned for its stunning views of Mount Kilimanjaro. As you journey through the Kenyan countryside, enjoy the diverse landscapes and vibrant local communities along the way. Upon arrival at Amboseli Serena Lodge, you will be greeted with a warm welcome and a refreshing drink. This beautiful lodge, situated in the heart of the park, offers luxurious accommodations with spectacular views of the surrounding wilderness.

Settle into your comfortable room and take some time to relax before heading out on your first game drive in the afternoon. Amboseli is famous for its large herds of elephants and a variety of other wildlife, including lions, cheetahs, and giraffes. The park’s unique landscape of vast plains, acacia woodlands, and marshes provides excellent opportunities for wildlife viewing and photography. After an exhilarating game drive, return to the lodge for a sumptuous dinner and enjoy the evening under the African stars, listening to the sounds of the wild.

Day 3Amboseli National Park

Begin your day with an early morning game drive in Amboseli National Park, a prime time to witness the park’s wildlife at its most active. As the sun rises, casting a golden glow over the landscape, you’ll have the chance to spot elephants leisurely grazing against the majestic backdrop of Mount Kilimanjaro. Keep your camera ready to capture sightings of lions, zebras, wildebeests, and a variety of bird species that call Amboseli home. The park’s diverse habitats, from swamps to open plains, offer a rich tapestry of scenes to explore and enjoy. Return to Amboseli Serena Lodge for a hearty breakfast and some leisure time to relax, swim, or enjoy the lodge’s amenities.

In the afternoon, venture out for another exciting game drive, where you’ll explore different areas of the park and observe the animals in their natural behavior. The afternoon light provides excellent opportunities for photography, especially as the wildlife becomes more active after the midday heat. Your experienced guide will share insights into the ecology and conservation efforts in the park, enriching your safari experience. As the day winds down, return to the lodge, where a delicious dinner awaits, followed by a peaceful evening reflecting on the day’s adventures.

Day 4Lake Naivasha

After a delicious breakfast at Amboseli Serena Lodge, check out and begin your journey towards Lake Naivasha, located in the heart of the Great Rift Valley. The drive offers a chance to witness the changing landscapes of Kenya, from the savannahs of Amboseli to the lush, green surroundings of Lake Naivasha. Upon arrival at Lake Naivasha Simba Lodge, you’ll be welcomed with the warm hospitality that Kenya is known for. The lodge, nestled along the shores of Lake Naivasha, provides a serene and picturesque setting with beautifully manicured gardens and views of the lake.

After settling into your comfortable room, take some time to relax and enjoy the lodge’s amenities, which include a swimming pool and a well-equipped fitness center. In the afternoon, you might choose to explore the lake with an optional boat ride, where you can spot hippos wallowing in the water and a variety of bird species, including fish eagles and pelicans. Alternatively, take a guided nature walk around the lodge grounds to learn about the local flora and fauna. As evening falls, savor a delicious dinner at the lodge’s restaurant, offering a blend of local and international dishes, and unwind in the tranquil atmosphere of this lakeside retreat.

Day 5Lake Nakuru

After enjoying a hearty breakfast at Lake Naivasha Simba Lodge, check out and prepare for your transfer to Lake Nakuru National Park. The drive takes you through the scenic landscapes of the Great Rift Valley, offering captivating views and a chance to see the local rural life. Upon arrival at Lake Nakuru Lodge, you will be warmly welcomed and escorted to your comfortable accommodations, which provide stunning views of the surrounding park and its rich wildlife.

In the afternoon, embark on an exciting game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park, renowned for its incredible biodiversity. The park is famous for its large flocks of flamingos that often create a pink haze over the lake. Additionally, Lake Nakuru is a sanctuary for both black and white rhinos, and you might also spot lions, leopards, buffaloes, and a variety of antelope species. The park’s unique ecosystems, including forests, grasslands, and the lake itself, make for a rich and varied safari experience. After the game drive, return to the lodge for a delicious dinner and a relaxing evening, reflecting on the day’s wildlife encounters and the beauty of the Kenyan wilderness.

Day 6Masai Mara

After a fulfilling breakfast at Lake Nakuru Lodge, check out and embark on your journey to one of Africa’s most iconic safari destinations, the Masai Mara National Reserve. The drive takes you through the scenic landscapes of the Great Rift Valley, offering picturesque views of rolling hills and vast plains. As you approach the Masai Mara, you’ll begin to see the abundant wildlife that the region is famous for. Upon arrival at Mara Serena Lodge, you’ll be greeted with traditional Maasai hospitality and shown to your luxurious room, which offers panoramic views of the expansive Mara plains.

In the afternoon, set out for your first game drive in the Masai Mara. This reserve is renowned for its impressive populations of big cats, including lions, cheetahs, and leopards, as well as the annual Great Migration of wildebeests and zebras. Your experienced guide will navigate the park’s vast savannahs, taking you to prime spots for wildlife viewing. As the sun sets over the Mara, the landscape transforms into a breathtaking tableau, perfect for photography. Return to Mara Serena Lodge in the evening, where you can enjoy a delicious dinner and relax under the African night sky, surrounded by the sounds of the wild.

Day 7Masai Mara

Start your day with an early morning game drive in the Masai Mara National Reserve, one of the best times to witness the wildlife at its most active. As dawn breaks over the savannah, you may encounter predators like lions, cheetahs, and leopards on the prowl, as well as herbivores such as elephants, giraffes, and zebras beginning their day. The Masai Mara is also home to a wide variety of bird species, making it a paradise for birdwatchers. After an exhilarating morning of wildlife viewing, return to Mara Serena Lodge for a leisurely breakfast and some downtime to relax and enjoy the lodge’s amenities.

In the afternoon, venture out for another game drive to explore different areas of the reserve. The Masai Mara’s diverse ecosystems, including riverine forests, open plains, and acacia woodlands, offer endless opportunities for wildlife encounters. You might witness a thrilling hunt or see a herd of elephants crossing the Mara River. Your knowledgeable guide will provide insights into the behaviors and habits of the animals you encounter, enriching your safari experience. As the sun sets, painting the sky with hues of orange and pink, return to the lodge for a delightful dinner. Spend the evening sharing stories of the day’s adventures and soaking in the tranquil ambiance of the African wilderness.

Day 8Lake Victoria

After a hearty breakfast at Mara Serena Lodge, check out and embark on your journey towards Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa. The drive takes you through the scenic landscapes of the Masai Mara and the surrounding regions, offering glimpses of local villages and rural life. Upon arrival at Speke Bay Lodge, you will be welcomed with warm hospitality and a refreshing drink. Nestled on the shores of Lake Victoria, the lodge provides a serene and picturesque setting with beautiful views of the vast lake.

Settle into your comfortable room and take some time to relax and enjoy the tranquil ambiance of the lodge. In the afternoon, you can choose to explore the area with optional activities such as a guided bird-watching walk, where you can spot a variety of water birds and other wildlife that inhabit the lake’s shores. Alternatively, you might enjoy a leisurely boat ride on Lake Victoria, taking in the stunning scenery and possibly visiting a local fishing village to learn about the traditional ways of life. As evening falls, savor a delicious dinner at the lodge’s restaurant, featuring fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Enjoy a peaceful night by the lake, reflecting on the day’s journey and the natural beauty of this unique destination.

Day 9Serengeti National Park

After a relaxing breakfast at Speke Bay Lodge, check out and prepare for your transfer to the renowned Serengeti National Park. The journey will take you through the diverse landscapes of Tanzania, offering an opportunity to experience the country’s natural beauty and cultural richness. As you enter the Serengeti, you’ll immediately be struck by the vastness of the plains and the abundance of wildlife. Arrive at Mbalageti Tented Lodge, beautifully situated in the western corridor of the Serengeti, offering panoramic views of the surrounding savannah.

Settle into your luxurious tented accommodation, which combines comfort with an authentic safari experience. In the afternoon, head out for your first game drive in the Serengeti, where you’ll have the chance to witness the park’s legendary wildlife, including elephants, lions, cheetahs, and possibly even the elusive leopard. The Serengeti is also famous for the Great Migration, where millions of wildebeests and zebras traverse the plains in search of fresh grazing grounds. After an exciting afternoon of wildlife viewing, return to Mbalageti Tented Lodge for a sumptuous dinner. Spend the evening relaxing on your private deck, listening to the sounds of the wild, and marveling at the star-filled sky.

Day 10Serengeti National Park

Begin your day with an early breakfast at Mbalageti Tented Lodge, fueling up for an exciting full day of game drives in the Serengeti National Park. As the sun rises over the expansive plains, set out on your morning game drive to witness the rich wildlife that the Serengeti is famous for. Your experienced guide will take you to the best spots for viewing the park’s diverse animals, from large herds of elephants and buffaloes to prides of lions and swift cheetahs. The morning light provides excellent conditions for photography, capturing the stunning landscapes and the wildlife in their natural habitats.

After a picnic lunch in the heart of the park, continue your exploration with an afternoon game drive. The Serengeti’s vast ecosystems, including riverine forests, kopjes (rock outcrops), and endless grasslands, offer varied environments where different species thrive. You might spot a leopard lounging in a tree, a herd of wildebeests grazing, or a group of giraffes gracefully moving across the savannah. Throughout the day, your guide will share fascinating insights about the animals and the park’s ecology, enriching your safari experience. As the day draws to a close, return to Mbalageti Tented Lodge for a well-deserved dinner. Relax and recount the day’s adventures while enjoying the peaceful ambiance of the Serengeti under the starry African sky.

Day 11Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast at Mbalageti Tented Lodge, bid farewell to the Serengeti as you embark on a scenic drive towards the Ngorongoro Crater. This UNESCO World Heritage site is renowned for its incredible biodiversity and stunning landscapes, offering a unique opportunity to see a dense concentration of wildlife in one location. As you descend into the crater, be prepared for breathtaking views of this natural amphitheater and its resident animals.

Arrive at Ngorongoro Farm House Lodge, a charming retreat nestled on the slopes of the Ngorongoro Highlands. Settle into your cozy accommodation, which blends rustic charm with modern comforts, and take in the sweeping views of the surrounding coffee plantations and rolling hills. In the afternoon, you can relax and enjoy the lodge’s facilities, such as the swimming pool or the lush gardens.

Day 12Ngorongoro Crater / Lake Manyara

Today begins with an early start to maximize your time in the spectacular Ngorongoro Crater. After a quick breakfast at Ngorongoro Farm House Lodge, descend into the crater floor, where you’ll be greeted by a stunning landscape teeming with wildlife. The crater is home to an incredible diversity of animals, including the Big Five—lions, elephants, buffaloes, leopards, and rhinos—as well as countless other species. Your game drive offers excellent opportunities for wildlife photography and observing animal behaviors in their natural habitat.

After a morning exploring the crater’s unique ecosystems and picturesque scenery, enjoy a picnic lunch at a scenic spot within the crater. As the afternoon unfolds, begin your journey towards Lake Manyara, a gem of a park nestled at the base of the Great Rift Valley. Upon arrival, check in at Manyara View Lodge, which offers breathtaking views over Lake Manyara National Park and its diverse wildlife.

Day 13Safari End

Enjoy a final breakfast at Manyara View Lodge, soaking in the scenic views of Lake Manyara and the Rift Valley. After breakfast, check out from the lodge and embark on your transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your onward flight. The journey offers one last opportunity to reflect on the incredible experiences and memories made during your East Africa adventure safari.

As you travel to the airport, take in the sights of the Tanzanian countryside and bid farewell to the landscapes and wildlife that have captured your heart. Arrive at the airport in time for your flight, where you can reminisce about the diverse wildlife, stunning landscapes, and rich cultures you encountered throughout your journey.

This concludes your 13-day East Africa Adventure safari, filled with unforgettable moments and a deep appreciation for the natural wonders of Kenya and Tanzania. Whether you choose to extend your travels or return home, your safari experience will leave you with cherished memories of Africa’s beauty and wildlife diversity.

East Africa Adventure Map
East Africa Adventure Accommodation

Sarova Panafric Hotel

Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge

Lake Naivasha Simba Lodge

Lake Nakuru Lodge

Mara Serena Safari Lodge

Speke Bay Lodge

Mbalageti Serengeti

Ngorongoro Farm House

Manyara Best View Lodge

East Africa Adventure FAQ's

I'm a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

Yes. Single Supplement on request.

Which currency is most widely accepted on this tour?

– US Dollar (USD)

What is cancellation policy?

As per the terms and conditions of our Booking Form and Privacy Policy.

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