Explore magnificent national parks and reserves on this exciting Kenya and Tanzania safari. Your expedition begins in Nairobi where you’ll visit the Giraffe Center and meet elephant calves orphaned by poachers at the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage. Depart for Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya’s most famous game area. Here embark on morning and afternoon game drives in the “Mara”—home to lion, cheetah, leopard, hyena, wildebeest, and zebra. Next, explore Amboseli National Park—known for its spectacular views of 19,341-ft Mount Kilimanjaro. Here, you’ll enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in search of elephants, Cape buffalo, and more. Cross the border into Tanzania and journey to Lake Manyara National Park. Explore this ecologically diverse park on a morning game drive. In Tloma, visit a local school and a family home to learn more about the local culture. Your escorted African safari continues to the amazing Ngorongoro area—with its astonishing crater measuring 2,000 feet deep and spanning 102 square miles. Revel in the fantastic game-viewing vantage point to spot lion, hippo, elephant, and flamingo. Next, you’ll enter Serengeti National Park—site of the seasonal great migration of wildebeest, but a great game-viewing area year round. Covering 5,700 square miles, the Serengeti will thrill you with both morning and afternoon game drives with the chance to see Nile crocodiles, big cats, giraffes, and gazelles. This escorted Africa safari through Kenya and Tanzania is a dream-come-true for the adventurous of spirit.
NAIROBI Visit the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Karen Blixen Museum, and the Giraffe Center; Host service during your stayMAASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE Three game drives AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK Three game drives LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK Game drive NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA Full-day game driveSERENGETI NATIONAL PARK Three game drives
11 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 9 dinners
Consult your physician for the latest health requirements for travel to Kenya and Tanzania. All game viewing is done at your own risk. We will require a signed liability waiver prior to travel.We do not recommend this vacation to people with serious back problems, as it can be quite rough on some East Africa roads and game park trails. Due to limited capacity on safari vehicles and flights, your suitcase must be soft-sided and cannot exceed 33 lbs, including hand luggage.Some minor changes in your daily itinerary may be expected due to wildlife migrations and viewing.
Sightseeing vehicle in Nairobi. Safari mini-bus, between destinations and for game drives, with a pop-up roof for easy game viewing and photography. We limit each safari mini-bus to a maximum of 6 people, ensuring you’ll always have a window seat.