2026: On Safari in Kenya & Tanzania with Nairobi (3553)

12 Day Tour from Nairobi to Arusha

Explore magnificent national parks and reserves on this exciting Kenya and Tanzania safari. Your expedition begins in Nairobi where you'll enjoy a morning game drive in Nairobi National Park followed by a visit to the Giraffe Center and meet elephant calves orphaned by poachers at the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust orphanage.

Travel from Nairobi to 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, the highest mountain in Africa. 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. Your escorted African safari continues to the amazing Ngorongoro area-the astonishing crater measures 2,000 feet deep and spans 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, and 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.

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Tour Operator
Cosmos
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2024
Duration
12 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1NairobiWelcome to Africa! Check in to your hotel and prepare for your safari adventure!
Day 2NairobiStart your private sightseeing with a morning game drive in Nairobi National Park. Later, visit the elephant orphanage at the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, founded by Dame Daphne Sheldrick. Here, you will learn about elephant conservation and meet elephant calves, orphaned by poachers, before they are re-introduced to the wild. Next, visit the Karen Blixen Museum, dedicated to the author of Out of Africa. Lastly, stop at the Giraffe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on saving the Rothschild's giraffe. Take the opportunity to feed these amazing animals with an up-close interaction with the world's tallest land mammal. (B,L)
Day 3Maasai Mara National ReserveThis morning, depart for Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya's most famous game area. After lunch at your lodge, set out on your first game drive in search of the 'Big 5'-lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and Cape buffalo. (B,L,D)
Day 4Maasai MaraToday, enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in the 'Mara,' as it is called by locals. Part of the Serengeti ecosystem, the reserve boasts a strong permanent population of game. When the Great Migration of wildebeest and zebra arrives, the population enlarges by almost 2 million. This provides a significant food source for resident predators including lions, cheetah, leopard, and hyena. (B,L,D)
Day 5Amboseli National Park AreaToday, board a plane for the quick flight to Nairobi. Drive to Amboseli National Park, best known for spectacular views of 19,341-foot Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa. Embark on an afternoon game drive before settling in at your lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 6AmboseliMorning and afternoon game drives offer you a terrific opportunity to get close to the mighty elephant. You might also spot Cape buffalo, zebra, wild dog, and more. During the heat of the day, relax and enjoy the amenities at your lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 7Lake Manyara National Park AreaThis morning, cross the border into Tanzania. After lunch in Arusha, proceed to your camp overlooking Lake Manyara. Get lost in the woods on an optional guided hike through the magical forest in the Great Rift Valley. Did we mention the monkeys? Or... go bananas for beer made from the fruit, along with other farm specialties on an optional guided visit to Mto Wa Mbu village. (B,L,D)
Day 8Ngorongoro Conservation AreaLake Manyara National Park is a small, ecologically diverse park with groundwater forests, grassy plains, and the alkaline namesake Lake Manyara. The park is also home to the world's largest concentration of baboon. Watch for these mischievous primates, giraffe, hippo, and more on your morning game drive. Then, journey to your lodge and enjoy time at leisure this afternoon. (B,L,D)
Day 9Ngorongoro AreaDescend into the crater for a full-day game drive. Ngorongoro Crater is the world's largest unflooded caldera, more than 2,000 feet deep with a floor covering over 102 square miles. Game viewing here is fantastic, as most of the animals stay in this area year-round. Witness lion, Cape buffalo, hippo, elephant, and flamingo in a unique habitat. This is also your best chance to see the rare black rhinoceros! A picnic lunch will be served in the crater. (B,L,D)
Day 10Serengeti National ParkToday, drive to Serengeti National Park, Tanzania's largest and most famous park. Home to the seasonal Great Migration of vast numbers of the Serengeti's wildebeest, accompanied by zebra, Grant's gazelle, Thomson's gazelle, eland, and impala. The Serengeti remains an extraordinary ecosystem for game viewing year round. Enjoy lunch at your lodge before an afternoon game drive. (B,L,D)
Day 11SerengetiThe biologically diverse Serengeti covers an area of roughly 5,700 square miles and is home to a variety of animals. The name comes from the Maasai word siringit, meaning 'endless plains,' and Maasai tribes co-exist with wildlife living in the Serengeti. Continue your exploration during morning and afternoon game drives. You have the chance to see the big cats-lion, leopard, and cheetah-as well as an abundance of other animals, including the Nile crocodile, giraffe, gazelle, and eland. (B,L,D)
Day 12ArushaFly back to Arusha, where a day room is reserved for your convenience. Schedule departing flights after 5 pm. (B)
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
01/17/2025$5,639.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
01/31/2025$5,929.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
02/14/2025$5,929.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
03/07/2025$5,499.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
04/11/2025$5,279.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
05/09/2025$5,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
06/13/2025$5,879.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
07/11/2025$6,299.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
08/08/2025$6,299.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
08/22/2025$6,299.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/05/2025$6,299.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/19/2025$6,299.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
10/03/2025$6,299.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
10/17/2025$6,299.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
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