Explore Kenya, Tanzania and Zanzibar

SVAKT 012: 14 Nights/ 15 Days Explore Kenya, Tanzania and Zanzibar

Kenya, Tanzania and Zanzibar are Africa’s top destinations for exciting wildlife safaris, honeymoon safari and family holiday in Africa. This Kenya and Tanzania safari with a Zanzibar holiday extension allows you to see stunning African wildlife, landscapes and sceneries at Sweetwaters, Mt Kenya, Aberdares, Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Lake Manyara and it’s suitable for honeymoon holiday or families travelling with children.

Day 1: Nairobi

Our Kenyan driver/guide will receive you at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and transfer you in our safari van to Safari Park Hotel where accommodation will be based on bed and breakfast only.
Meals: Bed and Breakfast
Accommodation: Safari Park Hotel

Day 2: Nairobi – Sweetwaters (Mt Kenya)

After breakfast, depart Nairobi for Sweetwaters Tented Camp located in the exclusive Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Mt Kenya region. Lunch at your camp. You can do day and night game drives around the private conservancy, which is home for the members of the “Big Five” (elephant, rhino, lion, buffalo and leopard). The conservancy has a higher wildlife-to-area ratio than any Kenyan national park and is one of only four private game conservancies to have been founded in Kenya. At the forefront of the Kenyan conservancy programme, the conservancy boasts the largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa, hosts the only chimpanzee sanctuary in Kenya, and shelters large numbers of rare and endangered species.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Sweetwaters Tented Camp

Day 3: Mt Kenya – Aberdares

After breakfast, depart for the nearby Aberdares National Park. Access to the park by vehicles is limited to conserve and protect the environment which hosts wildlife such as elephant, rhino, buffalo, bush bucks, giant forest hogs, Sykes monkey, leopard, and bongo. You’ll have your lunch at Aberdare Country Club (cost included) and later transferred to The Ark Game Lodge in the lodge’s vehicle. This tree-lodge is uniquely shaped to resemble the actual Ark, designed with decks from which numerous balconies and lounges provide superb vantage points for viewing the animals visiting the salt-lick and waterhole. A ground-level bunker at The Ark provides excellent photographic opportunities, and the Yasabara waterhole is floodlit by night to enable all-night viewing of game.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: The Ark Game Lodge

Day 4: Aberdares – Lake Nakuru

After breakfast at your lodge, a driver of The Ark Game Lodge will transfer you back to The Aberdare Country Club where you’ll reconnect with your driver/guide and then depart for Lake Nakuru National Park, with a brief stop at Thomsons Falls in Nyahururu. Collect lunch boxes at Flamingo Tented Hill Camp and then set off to Lake Nakuru National Park for extensive afternoon game drive. Besides the flamingos that the lake is famous for, there are approx 400 other species of birds visiting the lake. Also, many species of game can be found in the park including the introduced Rothschild’s giraffe, black and white rhino, waterbuck, reedbuck, lion, buffalo, leopard, baboon and many species of plains game. Evening transfer to Lake Elementaita Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Lake Elementaita Lodge

Day 5: Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara

After breakfast, depart for Maasai Mara through the floor of the Great Rift Valley, arriving at Mara Leisure Camp in time for lunch. Masai Mara Game Reserve has a high concentration of wildlife and outstanding scenic views. Afternoon game viewing drives in search of the Big Five till sun set.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Mara Leisure Camp

Day 6-7: Masai Mara

Spend the whole day in the Masai Mara plains doing game drives in the look out for the Big Five in the Mara plains and herds of wildebeests crossing the crocodile-infested the Mara River.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Mara Leisure Camp

Day 8: Masai Mara – Serengeti

After breakfast, check out with packed lunch and depart for Serengeti via Isabenia border. After being helped in the immigration desk, you will be handed over to our Tanzanian driver/guide and proceed to Serengeti National Park. Game drives en route your lodge.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Mbuzi Mawe Tented Lodge

Day 9: Serengeti

Full day in Serengeti. Serengeti National Park, undoubtedly the best-known wildlife sanctuary in the world is a large national park in Serengeti area, Tanzania. It is most famous due to annual migration of over one million white bearded wildebeest and 200,000 zebra to Kenya’s Masai Mara Game Reserve in search of pasture.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Mbuzi Mawe Tented Lodge

Day 10: Serengeti – Ngorongoro

After breakfast, drive to Ngorongoro Crater via Olduvai Gorge archaeological site. Collect lunch boxes from Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge and then descend into the Ngorongoro Crater for game drives. Supported by a year round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro Crater supports a vast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and giant African elephants. Another big draw card to this picturesque national park, is its dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard. Return to the lodge in the evening for overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge

Day 11: Ngorongoro – Lake Manyara

After breakfast, drive to Lake Manyara National Park, famous for its rare tree-climbing lions and bird life. Upon arrival at Lake Manyara, you’ll have lunch at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge and then set off for game drives. Lake Manyara provides the perfect introduction to Tanzania’s birdlife. More than 400 species have been recorded, and even a first-time visitor to Africa might reasonably expect to observe 100 of these in one day. Highlights include thousands of pink-hued flamingos on their perpetual migration, as well as other large waterbirds such as pelicans, cormorants and storks. Large buffalo, wildebeest and zebra herds congregate on these grassy plains, as do giraffes – some so dark in coloration that they appear to be black from a distance.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Lake Manyara Serena Lodge

Day 12: Lake Manyara – JRO – Zanzibar

After breakfast, depart Lake Manyara National Park for Arusha. Collect lunch boxes from Impala Hotel and then transfer Kilimanjaro International Airport to catch your 1310hrs Precision Air/Kenya Airways Flight No. PW 423, to Zanzibar Airport, arriving at 1420hrs. On arrival, you will be met by a representative of Tamarind Beach Hotel and transferred to their hotel where accommodation will be on Half Board (Breakfast and Dinner).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Tamarind Beach Hotel

Day 13-14: Zanzibar

Spend the whole days in the beach and there are varieties of excursions you can choose from. You’ll pay for the excursions directly.
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Accommodation: Tamarind Beach Hotel

Day 15: Zanzibar – Nairobi – Fly Home

Check out of your hotel at 10am. A representative of Tamarind Beach Hotel will transfer you to Zanzibar Airport to catch your 1630hrs Precision Air/Kenya Airways Flight No. PW 713, to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi, arriving at 1810hrs. You’ll then connect your international flight home.