Overview

With our 15 day Highlights of Kenya & Tanzania safari tour we will leave you astounded while you travel through some of Kenya and Tanzania’s most renowned National Parks. In East Africa you will have an epic safari experience! To start our safari we make the ocean journey to the island of Zanzibar. Water sports are the order of the day and the northern beaches of Nungwi offers fishing, snorkelling, scuba diving and a variety of ocean safari options. Or, enjoy the white sand beaches and crystal clear water as you soak up the sun. You will have ample opportunity to create some island memories. Renting a scooter and exploring the many attractions is also a popular alternative on the island. 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 Karatu which is our launching point for our 2-day safari into the Serengeti. We are transferred to the Ngorongoro Crater in 4×4 safari type vehicles and will spend time exploring the crater floor in search of the animals which roam the plains. Our overnight camp in the Seronera region is located in the heart of the Serengeti National Park and is surrounded by spectacular views and abundant wildlife. Wrapping up our Tanzania safari, we travel across the border into Kenya and the capital city of Nairobi. Renowned for its endless plains of wild animals, we will spend two nights exploring the Masai Mara National park in safari vehicles. Lake Nakuru is also included in our itinerary before returning to Nairobi. One of Nairobi’s tourist attractions is the Nairobi National Park, located just on the outskirts of the city and our tour comes to finality with a visit to this uniquely position National Park.

Pre & Post Tour Accommodation

Nomad can book accommodation before and after your tour.

Pre Tour Accommodation - Dar es Salaam

From R870
Kariakoo Sleep-In Hotel Dar Es Salaam

The Sleep Inn Hotel Kariakoo is located only 20 minutes from the main International Airport. The hotel is a central point for any tourist, business traveler, diplomat and dignitary or airline crew. Located in the most secure neighborhood of Kariakoo Bazaar. The hotel has spacious rooms, honey moon suite and… … Read More

Post Tour Accommodation - Nairobi

From R1,500
  Airport Transfer Available Sentrim Boulevard Hotel, Nairobi

Sentrim Boulevard Hotel is just 4.6 mi (7.4 km) from the airport and offers a shuttle (available 24 hours) one way. You can splash around at the outdoor pool, grab a bite to eat at the restaurant, or unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. There's also a garden, and… … Read More

Itinerary

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Day 01

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 Stone Town.

Day 02

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.

Day 03

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, snorkeling, 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.

Day 04

Bagamoyo

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.

Day 05

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. You will be briefed this evening by our local guide on what to prepare for the coming days.

Day 06

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 our overnight excursion into the crater.

Day 07

Ngorongoro Crater & Seronera Excursion

We rise early and will be collected from our camp and transferred to the Ngorongoro Crater in 4×4 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.

Day 08

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.

Day 09

Arusha

Returning to Arusha, tonight we will reunite with our fellow travelers who opted for the optional Serengeti excursion and we share our experiences of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater.

Day 10

Kenya – Nairobi

We cross the border into Kenya this morning and make our way to Nairobi.

Day 11

Nairobi

Today is free for you to explore the streets of Nairobi. A number of optional day trips can be booked including a visit to the Giraffe Centre and the Nairobi National Park.

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.

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.

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.

Day 15

Lake Nakuru - Nairobi

We rise early and say farewell to Lake Nakuru and head towards Nairobi. Upon arrival in Nairobi, 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.

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