Journey from Kenya into Tanzania on this African adventure.
Watching a sunrise over the Serengeti as the light reaches out, touching each tree and rock, is an experience like no other. Begin your eastern Africa adventure in bustling Nairobi before taking a trip into the countryside to Mto wa Mbu, then head to the stunning Serengeti for a safari fix. Seen enough wildlife? Didn’t think so – visit the Ngorongoro Crater and spot a bevy of wild animals roaming free. Change up the altitude with walks around the Usambara Mountains, where you’ll also learn about the agriculturalist Chagga people. This east Africa adventure will leave you with a greater appreciation of the stunning beauty of this part of the world and the people and animals who call it come.
Explore the Serengeti, a wildlife arena like no other. You're bound to spot most of Africa's iconic Big Five game on your adventures here
Partake in community activities in Mto wa Mbu with a guided stroll around the farming areas
Take a mind-blowing safari across the floor of the Ngorongoro Crater in an open-roof 4X4 for a chance to see the endangered black rhinoceros
Wander around Stone Town’s bustling bazaars and fragrant spice markets and receive a guided tour of the spice plantations
Accompanied by a local crew — a leader, driver and cook – you'll be in excellent hands for the duration of your adventure
Camping in the Serengeti National Park with no barriers between you and the animals is amazing, but it's important to heed the safety advice of your leader.
At Usambara Mountains, you'll hike to the beautiful Irente viewpoint. The walk is not overly strenuous, but you'll need to be reasonably fit.
Our purpose-built overland vehicles allow for excellent game viewing, equipped with large sliding windows. They have no air-conditioning, however, so they can get dusty and hot at times.
The going can be slow over the long distances and often bumpy roads. A little bit of patience will go a long way towards your enjoyment of this beautiful land!
This is a participatory camping trip, so team spirit is key. You'll be expected to help out with camp setup, food preparation and cleaning.
As the early bird catches the worm, the early camper sights the animals. There will be many early starts either to make use of the better safari time or to beat the morning traffic on long travel days.
1. A single Supplement is available on this trip. Please see the trip notes for more information.
2. An optional sunrise balloon ride in the Serengeti National Park is possible on this itinerary. Please see the itinerary above for full details of this activity. As the balloon only holds 16 people, places are limited and we recommend you book in advance. Please inquire when booking your trip to book this optional activity.
Our Nairobi to Stone Town trips score an average of 4.81 out of 5 based on 165 reviews in the last year.
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Review submitted 22 May 2018
Get real about whether the trip you are looking at is realistic for you.....Africa is Africa not Europe or the USA India is India ..... Keep it simple go lightly on the planet Be prepared to give rather than take It’s not about the money you have or have paid it’s about creating and experiencing relationships with other people in other cultures Do this and you will have a blast Having just done unforgettable India and game parks, gorillas and beaches...wow just do it and be prepared to be flexible and open minded..... just a wonderfull... a full of wonder experience!!
Review submitted 22 May 2018