Best of Kenya and Tanzania

Best of Kenya and Tanzania

Travel through Kenya and Tanzania’s most renowned National Parks. 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.


Stone Town is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the oldest living Swahili towns in East Africa. It's unique winding, narrow streets, established by Arab traders in the early 19th century, have become the cultural heart of Zanzibar.
Lake Nakuru National Park and Nairobi National Park are some of the most beautiful, but also the best and places in the area to see African wildlife.
Nairobi Giraffe Centre - the way to Nairobi we will visit and play with rescued giraffes


Day 1. Stone Town (Zanzibar)
After meeting our crew and fellow passengers, we head out early to catch our ferry to Zanzibar Island from Dar es Salaam. After arriving at the ferry port we make our way to our hotel located in the heart of Stone Town. Zanzibar is renowned for its spices and fragrances and we have the chance to experience this first-hand today. There are a number of excursions that can be arranged for the coming days in Stone Town and your guide will be on hand to assist. -/L/D

Day 2. Stone Town - Nungwi
Boasting a rich history this busy port was once a landmark on both the Slave and Spice trade routes. This morning we will travel by road to the north of the island, Nungwi and our base for the next 2 nights. Before our arrival in Nungwi, we will stop along the way to enjoy a guided walking spice tour, which passes through villages and spice plantations. You will be able to witness first-hand how spice farm workers climb the trees and seek out specific plants and will have the opportunity to purchase fresh spices directly from these farms.  B/L/D

Day 3. Nungwi
Today is a free day to enjoy 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.. B/L/D

Day 4 . Bagamoyo
This morning we bid farewell to the island and board our return ferry. On arrival back at the Dar es Salaam port, we reunite with our truck and return to Bagamoyo where we spend the night. B/L/D

Day 5. Arusha
Heading north this morning we travel across the northern reaches of Tanzania. Our destination tonight is the bustling town of Arusha. Northern Tanzania is home to the Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Kilimanjaro. We will be briefed this evening by our local guide on what to prepare for the coming days. B/L/D

Day 6. Karatu
Although it is short distance to Karatu, we will spend most of the day commuting closer to the Ngorongoro Crater. Upon arrival in Karatu, our guide will brief us on the full day excursion into the crater. Karatu is conveniently situated to allow you the opportunity to participate in various optional activities in the coming days. Those guests who have purchased the Serengeti excursion will be collected from Arusha this morning. B/L/D

Day 7. Ngorongoro Crater Excursion
We rise early and will be collected from our camp and transferred to the Ngorongoro Crater in 4x4 safari type vehicles. We will spend the bulk of our day exploring the crater floor in search of the animals which roam the plains. In the afternoon, we will arrive at our overnight camp in the Seronera region, located in the heart of the Serengeti National Park. The camp is surrounded by spectacular views and abundant wildlife and this evening, while sipping on a cold beverage, we will enjoy the sights and sounds of nature passing right in front of your meru style tent. . B/L/D

Day 8. Karatu
This morning we rise early to enjoy our time game driving through Serengeti National Park. Famous for the abundant wildlife that exists in the park, we will spend most of our day in search of the animals that reside here. We will arrive back in Karatu in the late afternoon and will spend our evening reminiscing about our encounters of the past two days.B/L/D

Day 9. Arusha
Returning to Arusha, tonight we will reunite with our fellow travellers who opted for the optional Serengeti excursion and we share our experiences of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater. B/L/D

Day 10. Kenya – Nairobi
We cross the border into Kenya this morning and make our way to Nairobi where we will spend the evening.
Accommodation Sentrim Boulevard Hotel or similar. B/L/D

Day 11. Nairobi
Today is free for you to explore the streets of Nairobi. A number of optional day trips can be booked. B/L/D

Day 12.  Masai Mara National Reserve
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. B/L/D

Day 13. Masai Mara National Reserve
The rolling grasslands of the Masai Mara offer ideal game viewing and photographic opportunities. Some of the 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. B/L/D

Day 14 . Lake Nakuru National Park
This morning we bid the Mara farewell before heading to Lake Nakuru National Park where 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. B/L/D

Day 15 . Lake Nakuru - Nairobi
We rise early and say farewell to Lake Nakuru and head towards Nairobi. Upon arrival, 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. B/-/-

Optional Serengeti Excursion
The cost of the optional Serengeti excursion package is not included in the tour price. The cost to participate in the 3-night camping excursion is 940 EUR per person. Please pre-book this when you book your tour if interested. Minimum of 4 people are required

Price Includes:
all meals which are prepared and served at the truck - 13 breakfast / 14 lunch / 13 dinner
English-speaking guide
filtered water
transport in a safari truck
included highlights as per the itinerary
entrance fees to the national parks

Not Included:
items of a personal nature (snacks
soft drinks
entrance fees (associated with optional activities)
souvenirs and optional activities

Additional Services:
Single person supplement is 436 EUR


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