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Combined Safari Kenya Tanzania and Uganda

[layerslider id=”2″][three_fifth last=”no” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=””][checklist icon=”” iconcolor=”#777777″ circle=”” circlecolor=”” size=”16px” class=”” id=””][li_item icon=””]DEPARTURE: SCHEDULED AND TAILOR-MADE DEPARTURE DATES[/li_item][li_item icon=””]DURATION: 19 DAYS[/li_item][li_item icon=””]LODGING: SAFARI LODGES[/li_item][li_item icon=””]GROUP SIZE: MINIMUM 2+ PEOPLES[/li_item][li_item icon=””]NOTE: Travel Insurance is compulsory for all safaris[/li_item][/checklist][/three_fifth][two_fifth last=”yes” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=””][button link=”https://www.tranquiljourneys.tours/make-your-own-tour/” color=”default” size=”medium” stretch=”” type=”flat” shape=”square” target=”_self” title=”” gradient_colors=”|” gradient_hover_colors=”|” accent_color=”” accent_hover_color=”” bevel_color=”” border_width=”1px” icon=”” icon_position=”right” icon_divider=”yes” modal=”” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” alignment=”right” class=”” id=””]CREATE YOUR OWN TOUR[/button][/two_fifth][fusion_tabs design=”classic” layout=”horizontal” justified=”yes” backgroundcolor=”” inactivecolor=”#ededed” bordercolor=”” class=”” id=””][fusion_tab title=”SUMMARY” icon=””]This is one of our most popular safari that covers all the major and most famous Game Parks and Reserves in both Kenya and Tanzania. The safari starts by traversing Kenya’s central and northern sector across the equator line to Samburu National Reserve, a Park that is home to rare species. Proceed from Samburu to Mt. Kenya National Park before proceeding to the floor of the Rift Valley visiting Lake Nakuru National Park and then heading to the country’s most popular game sanctuary, Masai Mara Reserve. After a stop in Nairobi, the safari proceeds to Amboseli and across Namanga border to all three mostly visited Tanzania’s northern parks namely Lake Manyara National Park, Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater.[/fusion_tab][fusion_tab title=”ITINERARY” icon=””]

Day 1. Nairobi-Samburu

Depart Nairobi in the morning and drive through central Kenya and north across the equator to Samburu National Reserve arriving Samburu Serena Lodge/Shaba Sarova Lodge in time for lunch. An afternoon ‘Spice’ game drive is planned today. Samburu National Reserve is situated on the banks of the Uaso Nyiro River in Kenya. This means that there is plenty of water, trees and shade to attract wildlife like; Elephants, Lions, Giraffes and Zebras from the surrounding savannah plains. Leopards are also regularly spotted.
The Uaso Nyiro River’s magnificent displays are the long and huge Crocodiles, which exceed six meters (20 feet) from snout to tail. Dinner and overnight at the Samburu Sopa Lodge/Sarova Shaba Lodge. Approx Transit time: 5½ hrs Meal plan

Day 2. Explore Samburu

Full day in Samburu, a beautiful and game abundant Park, home to rarely found species such as the Beisa Oryx, Grevy’s Zebra, Blue-necked Somali Ostrich and Reticulated Giraffe. Morning and afternoon ‘Spice’ game drives, with a visit to a local Samburu village. Other optional activities include camel riding, guided nature and bird walks. Overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge/Sarova Shaba Lodge. Meal plan

Day 3. Samburu-Mountain Lodge

Depart Samburu after breakfast and drive to the lower slopes of Mt. Kenya/Aberdare Ranges arriving at Serena Mountain Lodge/Ark Lodge/Treetops Hotel (tree hotel) in time for lunch. Relax in the afternoon as you watch game from the balconies of the lodge, with an optional guided nature walk. Overnight floodlit game viewing. Dinner and overnight at the tree hotel. Approx Transit time: 3 hrs Meal plan

Day 4. Mountain Lodge-Lake Nakuru

Depart after breakfast and drive to the floor of The Rift Valley to Lake Nakuru National Park making a brief stop at Nyahururu Thomson Falls. Arrive at Lake Nakuru Lodge in time for lunch. An afternoon ‘Spice’ game drive in the Park is planned for today. Lake Nakuru is famous for the presence of up to two million Flamingos, seasonally feeding on the abundant algae. Besides the flamingos that the lake is famous for, there are approx 400 other species of birds visiting the lake. In addition, 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. Dinner and overnight at theLake Nakuru Lodge. Meal plan: {B, L,D} Approx Transit time: 3 Hours

Day 5. Lake Nakuru-Masai Mara

Depart Lake Nakuru after breakfast in the morning and drive further along the floor of the Rift Valley to Masai Mara Game Reserve, arriving at Mara Sopa Lodge or Mara Simba Lodge in time for lunch. An afternoon ‘Spice’ game drive. Dinner and overnight at the lodge. Meal plan: Approx Transit time: 6 hrs

The famous Masai Mara Game Reserve is our destination today. Known for its density of animals including the Big Five and 453 species of birds, it is one of the most visited reserves in Africa. This National Reserve’s plains are predominantly open savannah, interspersed with patches of acacia woodland, and along the Mara River, riparian forest.

Whilst game viewing is excellent in the Mara all year round, the most popular time to visit is in late July into August where, over one million Wildebeest and hundreds of thousands of Zebra migrate from the Serengeti. The dramatic river crossings are a gruesome spectacle of survival of the fittest.

Day 6 & 7. Discover Masai Mara

Two full days in Masai Mara, Kenya’s most popular game sanctuary where you will have the best opportunity of spotting the Big Five (lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant). Morning and afternoon game drives with an optional visit to a local Masai village. All meals and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge or Mara Simba Lodge. Meal plan:
Optional activities:
-Balloon ride: US$ 425 per person
-Visit to a Maasai village: US$ 20 per person

Day 8. Masai Mara-Nairobi

Depart Masai Mara in the morning and drive back to Nairobi arriving approximately 1300hrs. Lunch on own/afternoon at leisure. Overnight at Nairobi Safari Club. Optional dinner at the Carnivore Restaurant. Approx Transit time: 6 hrs

Day 9. Nairobi-Amboseli National Park

Depart Nairobi in the morning for Amboseli National Park arriving Amboseli Serena Lodge/ Oltukai Lodge in time for lunch. The Park is famous for its big Game and great scenic beauty whose entire landscape is dominated by Mt
Kilimanjaro. An afternoon ‘Spice’ game drive is planned for today. Dinner and overnight at the Amboseli Sopa LodgeApproximate Transit time: 4 hrs

Day 10. Discover Amboseli

Early morning pre-breakfast ‘Spice’ game drive at 6.30am, when you have the best chance to see Mt. Kilimanjaro. Return to the lodge for late breakfast. The rest of the morning is at leisure. A visit to a Masai Village is planned for this day. An afternoon ‘Spice’ game drive will follow then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge.

Day 11. Amboseli-Lake Manyara

Early morning breakfast at the lodge, checkout and proceed to the border between Kenya and Tanzania, where you will meet up with our Tanzania counterparts, change driver/guide and vehicle and proceed to Arusha for lunch. After lunch, continue on to Lake Manyara National Park for dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Hotel or Kirurumu Tented Camp. Meal plan Approximate Transit time: 5 hours to Arusha and an hour to Manyara.

Day 12. Lake Manyara-Serengeti National Park

Morning game drive in Lake Manyara National Park, dotted with exotic trees such as the Giant fig, Baobab and Mahogany and is famous for tree climbing Lions. Depart after lunch for Serengeti Serena Lodge/ Seronera Wildlife
Lodge/Serengeti Sopa Lodge Approx transit time: 4 hrs

Day 13. Explore Serengeti National Park

Full day in Serengeti on morning and afternoon ‘Spice’ game drives in the rolling grasslands studded with wildlife for as far as the eye can see the Park. Meals and overnight at Seronera Wildlife Lodge/Serengeti Sopa Lodge.

Day 14. Serengeti National Park-Ngorongoro Crater

A morning ‘Spice’ game drive in Serengeti, breakfast then depart after lunch for Ngorongoro Crater via Olduvai Gorge for a brief visit of the museum. Overnight at Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge/ Ngorongoro
Sopa Lodge. Approx transit time: 3 hrs

Day 15. Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast, descend into the Crater floor with picnic lunch boxes for a comprehensive ‘Spice’ game drive. Return to Seronera Wildlife Lodge/Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 16. Ngorongoro -Arusha-Nairobi -Kampala

Depart after breakfast and drive to Arusha for an early lunch at Impala Hotel, then board an afternoon AirKenya flight back to Nairobi (1400hrs – 1445hrs). Connect with a Kenya Airways flight to Entebbe where you will be met and assisted. Transfer to Africana Hotel for dinner and overnight on half board.

Day 17. Kampala – Bwindi Impenetrable

An early morning start from Kampala takes you southwest and across the Equator. You drive through Savannah grasslands seeing banana plantations and herds of Ankole cattle with their incredibly long curving horns. You then ascend into the Kigezi highlands, known as the “Switzerland of Africa”, with terraced farming and mountain scenery. Drive through to the gorilla sanctuary. Overnight at you Lake Kitandara Camp,

Day 18. An early rise being the best time to enjoy the beauty and freshness of the forest, home of the mountain gorillas. After a short briefing by the guides, proceed through dense bush to trek for these endangered animals. Other primates living in the forest include the black-and-white Columbus monkey, red tail monkey and chimpanzee. Return to your at Lake Kitandara Camp, dinner and overnight

Day 19. Bwindi – Kampala – Nairobi – Departure

After breakfast, drive back to Kampala with an en route lunch at Lake View Hotel in Mbarara. Transfer to Entebbe Airport for your Kenya Airways flight back to Nairobi. Connect with departure flight back home at night.

[/fusion_tab][fusion_tab title=”PRICE” icon=””]Safari package price: US$ 8,650 per person sharing based on 2 pax[/fusion_tab][fusion_tab title=”ICLUDES / EXCLUDES” icon=””]

  1. Round trip transportation (Pick up and drop off to/ from your Nairobi Hotel.
  2. Game viewing in custom made Mini- Safari cruiser.
  3. High altitude game viewing at the tree lodge.
  4. Multi-lingual Professional Safari Guide/Driver.
  5. Twin/Double bedded rooms with private bath or shower.
  6. Guaranteed departures for two or more passengers booking this safari.
  7. Membership in Flying Doctors Society – Emergency air rescue from any point of the safari circuit.
  8. 3 meals a day while on safari.
  9. Complete pre-tour documentation.
  10. Bottle water while on safari.
  11. All Game Park fees.
  12. A visit to an authentical Samburu Village or a Masai Village.
  13. Gorilla tracking permit for a single tracking
  14. Local flights as indicated on the itinerary


  1. International airfares.
  2. Personal expenses such as telephone calls, email, laundry, beverages or meals not indicated in the itinerary, Porterage and wait staff gratuity.

Optional activities

  1. Bush walks,
  2. night game drives and extensions.
  3. Christmas, New Year and Easter Supplements.
  4. Travel and medical insurance.
  5. Vaccinations, personal taxes (including departure and border taxes)

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