Tanzania Combined Budget Safaris-East Africa
Safari - Kenya and Tanzania, 14 days
Days Kenya Tanzania wildlife camping budget
safari - 14 Days Kenya Tanzania Wildlife Safari
accomodation in camps and wildlife lodges
1: Arrival Nairobi
Pick up from the airport on arrival and transfer
to Boulevard hotel for overnight stay.
2 : Nairobi Samburu
Pick up from your hotel at 0700 hrs and passing
the majestic Mt. Kenya en route to the open
savannah of Samburu Game Reserve. We camp in
the narrow stretch of palms and woodland by
the Ewaso Nyiro River which provides water for
the animals and some relief from the equatorial
3 : Samburu National Reserve
Full day spent exploring the park. Morning and
afternoon game drives are offered Dinner
and overnight stay at a campsite.
highlights of Samburu game reserve is the spectacular
scenic beauty, rivers and forests. It is an
area where the local people have a rich and
colorful heritage. The reserves have numerous
permanent springs and a wealth of wildlife which
includes leopard, hippo, elephant, lion, reticulated
giraffe, grevys zebra and crocodile in
the Ewaso Nyiro river. Over 365 species of birds
have been identified in the sanctuaries.
4 : Lake Nakuru National park.
We break the camp soon after break fast and
proceed to Lake Nakuru National park. Game is
viewed as we exit the park. Lunch enroute followed
by an afternoon game drives as the pick lake.
Dinner and overnight at a campsite.
Nakuru is a shallow alkaline lake on the edges
of Nakuru town and lies a distance of 160 kilometers
from Nairobi. The lake is world famous as home
to millions of flamingoes. The number of flamingoes
depends on the water level which determines
the quantity of algae on which the birds feed.
Flamingoes are known to migrate to other Rift
Valley lakes whenever the water level is low.
The National Park surrounds the lake and was
gazetted to protect the colony of flamingoes
as well as provide sanctuary for endangered
species such as the rhino. There are about 25
white and black rhinos, one of the largest concentrations
in the country. Predators are also residents
to this park while Rothschilds giraffe
have been trans-located into the park for safety
5 : Lake Nakuru Maasai Mara
We break the camp soon after breakfast and travel
south through the beautiful savannahs and plains
of the Rift Valley and reach our base camp site,
where we enjoy another evening out bush under
the far-reaching African sky. Game is viewed
as we proceed to our campsite for Dinner and
6/7 : Maasai Mara
Spend the next two days on game drives exploring
the Masai Mara. The open grasslands are home
to incredibly rich and varied wildlife and the
awesome, annual migration of millions of wildebeest
and antelope is the highlight of any visit to
Africa from July to September. Optional balloon
safari can be arranged at an extra coat of US$
425 per person.
Maasai Mara Game Reserve is arguably Kenyas
most popular game sanctuary. It is the most
famous and most visited game reserve in Kenya.
The film Out of Africa was made
to a great extent in this reserve. Virtually
every type of wildlife can be seen at the Mara.
A spectacle worth seeing is the annual migration
of millions of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle
from Serengeti plains across the Tanzania border
and the Mara River to reach Maasai Mara grazing
fields from late June. The dramatic crossing
of the river and the preying on the migrants
by predators can be viewed from early July to
August. The reserve abounds with birdlife since
dose to about 452 species have been recorded.
8 : Maasai Mara Musoma- Lake Victoria
We leave the campsite and drive through the
southern part of the reserve viewing game as
we proceed to the Tanzanian border at Isebania
/ Sirari. We stop for the night in a quiet town
on the shores of the immense Lake Victoria known
as Musoma. The surrounding countryside is home
to many different tribes including the Kuria,
Jita, Luo, and Taturu. Musomas colorful
port and variety of tribes make it a vibrant
9 : Musoma - Serengeti National Park
Leaving in the morning, we drive south and west
to the western corridor of the great Serengeti
via Ndabaka Gate with a picnic lunch enroute.
The afternoon is spent viewing game and we overnight
at Ndabaka Gate.
10 : Serengeti National Park
Departing in the morning, you drive west game
viewing through the western corridor of the
Serengeti to the Central region of Seronera.
Overnight at one of the campsites at Seronera.
is Africas most famous and Tanzanias
largest park covering 14,736 sq km and is adjoining
with the Masai Mara National reserve in Kenya.
With a wildebeest population of about 2 million
and several other hoofed species (which include
zebra, Thomsons gazelle, impala, topi,
Grants gazelle, Kongoni, Eland, Kirks
dik dik, klipspringer, roan, Oryx, oribi, waterbuck,
buffalo, giraffe and warthog), it is sure to
attract a string of prey such as lion, leopard,
cheetah, hyena, golden jackals and bat eared
foxes. Elephants are relatively scarce and the
few remaining black rhinoceros are restricted
to the Moru Koppies area
11 : Serengeti - Ngorongoro crater
We view game as we drive southeast up into the
magnificent Ngorongoro Conservation .Full afternoon
crater tour followed by dinner and overnight
stay at a Simba Campsite by the crater rim.
Ngorongoro crater is the worlds biggest
whole volcanic caldera at 8300 sq km and is
arguably the most stunning arena.
It is frequently described as one of the wonders
of the world, not only because of its geological
magnificence, but also because it serves as
an extraordinary natural sanctuary for some
of Africas largest populations of large
mammals. Ngorongoro and other freestanding mountains
are volcanic in origin, formed during the fracturing
process that created the Rift valley 15 to 20
million years ago. When it peaked in size 3
million years ago it was a similar height to
Mt. Kilimanjaro today
12 : Ngorongoro Lake Manyara
Breakfast then exit the park and drive to Lake
Manyara National park .Explore the park famed
for tree climbing lions. Picnic lunch is offered
.Dinner and overnight stay at Jambo Campsite
Lake Manyara National park is serene and beautiful
with main attractions of a rich bird life, tree-climbing
lions, its elephants, and hippos that you can
see at closer range than most other places.
Lake Manyara is an alkaline lake and at certain
times of the year hosts thousands of flamingos
and a diversity of other bird life. Although
it is one of the smallest parks, its vegetation
is so diverse enabling it to host a variety
of wildlife habitats.
13 : Lake Manyara Arusha
Break the camp soon after breakfast and proceed
to Arusha national park. Afternoon game drives
followed by dinner and overnight stay at Impala
14 : Arusha Nairobi Departure
Board a Nairobi Bound shuttle bus departing
Arusha at 0800 hrs to arrive Nairobi at approx
1400 hrs. Drop off at the airport to board your
home bound flight. End of a memorable Kenya/Tanzania