Kenya & Tanzania Lodge Safari Itinerary

Explore the wild heart of East Africa in comfort. Tour through Kenya and Tanzania taking in native wildlife, iconic sights and staying in comfortable lodges.

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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $8,275
      CAD $7,275
      AUD $7,025
      EUR €5,690
      GBP £4,820
      NZD $8,995
      ZAR R63,025
      CHF FR6,990
    • Overland, Wildlife
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Giraffe, Kenya

Hippo and flamingos, Lake Nakuru

Day 1 Nairobi

Step into the hectic capital of Kenya, Nairobi. Arriving early? Perhaps visit a museum to learn more about Kenya's history or relax in one of the many restaurants, bars and cafes that are dotted throughout this city.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Day 2 Aberdare National Park

Enjoy a Kenyan country-style lunch before journeying into the heart of Aberdare National Park. Take in panoramic views of the forest and waterholes below and try to spot buffaloes, rhinos, elephants, giant forest hogs, pythons and antelope.
ACCOM: Lodge - 1

Day 3 Lake Nakuru

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 giraffes and both black and white rhinos can be spotted within the park's boundaries.
ACCOM: Lodge - 1

Days 4-5 Lake Naivasha

Admire the expert craft work of villagers before heading to Lake Naivasha - home to an immense variety of birds. Enjoy a walk in the Crater Lake Game Sanctuary and a boat ride to the Elsamere Conservation Centre - former home of naturalist Joy Adamson.
ACCOM: Lodge - 2

Days 6-7 Masai Mara National Reserve

One of Africa's most famous reserves, the Masai Mara is an iconic landscape of sweeping plains and host to buffaloes, gazelles and other herbivores. In turn, these well-fed creatures are prey for lions, leopards, cheetahs and other stealthy predators. Drive out at dusk or dawn to try and spot these great cats and other wildlife in action.
ACCOM: Permanent tented camp - 2

Day 8 Nairobi

Discover Nairobi's many bars, cafes and restaurants. Try visiting the Karen Blixen Museum for a peek into the life of this famous author.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Day 9 Arusha/Tengeru

After travelling into Tanzania, pay a visit to a local farm. Why not take the chance to milk a cow and feed the chickens? This is the perfect chance to learn about rural life in East Africa.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Day 10 Lake Manyara National Park

Try to spot Lake Manyara's legendary tree-climbing lions and watch out for the herds of zebras, wildebeest and buffaloes that roam the surrounding plains of this national park.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Days 11-12 Serengeti National Park

Travel to the Serengeti, where golden grasses stretch as far as the eye can see. Venture across the plains and around the 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

Days 13-14 Crater Rim/Ngorongoro Crater

Try to spot big cats lazing in the sun during an early-morning game drive. Before travelling on to the immense Ngorongoro Crater, soak up final views of the sweeping Serengeti plains while enjoying a picnic lunch. The following day, descend to the floor of volcanic Ngorongoro on a 4x4 safari. An abundance of species coexist here including gazelles, zebras, buffaloes and elephants.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1, Lodge - 1

Day 15 Arusha

Explore a small village on a guided tour, visiting farms, homes and schools. Spend time with friendly villagers and learn about their way of life. Looking for a souvenir? Perhaps pick up some colourful artwork from the market before returning to Arusha to wind up the Tanzania Lodge Safari.