Highlights of Kenya & Tanzania Itinerary

Experience the highlights of Kenya and Tanzania with Intrepid Travel. Take in some of Africa's best nature reserves, including Meru National Park, Lake Nakuru, the Serengeti, Masai Mara and Ngorongoro Crater.

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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $8,810
      CAD $9,375
      AUD $9,740
      EUR €6,775
      GBP £5,830
      NZD $11,545
      ZAR R88,655
      CHF FR8,355
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Giraffe, Kenya

Elephant, Kenya

Cheetah family, Kenya

Hippo and flamingos, Lake Nakuru

Resting Rhino, Kenya

Grazing Zebra's, Tanzania

Touch down in Kenya's hectic capital, Nairobi. For those arriving early, a visit to the National Museum is highly recommended. The city also boasts an enviable array of restaurants, bars and cafes well worth exploring.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Set out for the vast plains of the Samburu region. Spend two days searching out animals on game drives in vehicles built for six, exploring the grassy savanna of Meru National Park.
ACCOM: Lodge - 2

Head west to visit the vast Lake Nakuru National Park in the heart of the Rift Valley. Lake Nakuru is justly famous for its visiting flocks of flamingos, pelicans, terns and cormorants, but there are plenty of land-dwelling animals as well. Rare Rothschild's giraffe and both black and white rhino can be spotted within the park's boundaries.
ACCOM: Permanent tented camp - 2

The iconic Masai Mara is one of Africa's most famous reserves and its sweeping plains play host to buffaloes, gazelles and various other herbivores. In turn, these well-fed creatures are prey for lions, leopards, cheetahs and other stealthy predators.
ACCOM: Permanent tented camp - 2

Return to Nairobi's urban sprawl for a final night of Kenyan chaos.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Cross the border into Tanzania and stop in Arusha for lunch. Try to spot Lake Manyara's legendary tree-climbing lions and watch out for the herds of zebra, wildebeest and buffalo roaming the surrounding plains of this stunning national park.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Travel to the Serengeti, where golden plains stretch as far as the eye can see. Venture through the wilderness and around rocky outcrops on safari to uncover the many animals that call the Serengeti home. Explore the national park at dawn and dusk, when both predator and prey are most active. Witness firsthand the unrelenting cycle of life on the African savanna. At night, relax in comfort back at the lodge.
ACCOM: Lodge - 2

Try to spot big cats lazing in the sun during an early-morning game drive. Soak up final views of the sweeping Serengeti plains while enjoying a picnic lunch, before travelling on to the immense Ngorongoro Crater. The following day, descend to the floor of volcanic Ngorongoro on a 4x4 safari. An abundance of species coexist in this area, including gazelle, zebra, buffalo and elephant.
ACCOM: Lodge - 2

Wind down through the Rift Valley to Tarangire National Park. Embark on a game drive through the acacia woodlands and expansive grasslands to our eco-lodge accommodation, keeping a keen eye out for herds of elephant and sauntering giraffe.
ACCOM: Lodge - 1

Return to Arusha. Why not get the group together for a final dinner and recount the trip highlights.