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Classic: Kenya & Tanzania Camping Safari (DKTW)
Countries Visited: Kenya, Tanzania, United Republic of
Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
Service Level: Camping
  • Excellent value, amazing prices, quality experiences
  • Camping most nights with some hotel stays to start and throughout
  • Private transport to out-of-the-way places in order to keep your gear stowed and secure
    Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
    Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
    Group Size: Max 14, avg 10
    Meals Included: 14 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 10 dinners
    Accommodations: Simple hotels (4 nts), full-service camping (8 nts), permanent tented camp (2 nts).

    Highlights
    Travel across the Serengeti, search for the Big Five in incredible game parks, savour traditional cuisine, visit a Samburu village, meet the Masai and discover their culture

    Description
    Led by a certified safari guide, this 15-day tour will bring you to the famous wildlife habitats of both Tanzania and Kenya. Descend into the Great Rift Valley and the Ngorongoro Crater for stunning wilderness and let your spirit soar as you race across the plains of the Masai Mara and Serengeti tracking Africa's elusive Big Five. Our safari vehicles minimize drive times and improve your chances of getting the perfect shot - and full-service camping will bring you even closer to the region's wildlife.
  • Details
    Tour OperatorG Adventures
    OfferOffer valid through 6/30/2017
    Duration
    15 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    Itinerary
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1NairobiDay 1 Nairobi
    There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
    Day 2Samburu Game ReserveDay 2 Nairobi/Samburu Game Reserve (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Depart Nairobi and drive north through the farmlands of the Kikuyu people, passing Mt Kenya, Africas second highest mountain (5199m/17,060ft). Just outside the national reserve, visit a local Samburu village. Similar in appearance to the Masai but less known, the Samburu are a proud warrior tribe. Watch traditional Samburu dancing, and learn about Samburu tribal life and customs. The walk within the village is run by Samburu tribesmen for the benefit of the community. Continue to Samburu National Reserve, a wildlife haven to many species rarely found elsewhere. Enjoy an afternoon game drive in search of large elephant and big cat populations living within this wild part of Kenya. Included Activities: Samburu Village Visit Samburu Game Reserve Game Drive Transport: Safari vehicle (7.00-8.00 hours, 365km)
    Day 3Samburu Game ReserveDay 3 Samburu Game Reserve (1B, 1L, 1D)
    A full day game drive to spot a group of animals only seen north of the equator, such as the beisa oryx, Somali ostrich, Grevys zebra, the majestic reticulated giraffe, and the long-necked gerenuk, a graceful antelope that stands upright on its hind legs to feed on tall bushes. Included Activities: Samburu Game Reserve Game Drive
    Day 4Lake Nakuru National ParkDay 4 Samburu Game Reserve/Lake Nakuru National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Nakuru, meaning "dusty place" in the Masai language, is a cheerful and vibrant agricultural town with a variety of colourful local markets. Camp outside the town at the edge of Lake Nakuru National Park, the area's principal highlight and best natural attraction. Time and weather permitting, there may be an opportunity to visit a local tea farm and see how the tea is grown, picked and produced. Transport: Safari vehicle (7.00-8.00 hours, 348km)
    Day 5Lake Nakuru National ParkDay 5 Lake Nakuru National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Embark on a safari within Lake Nakuru National Park, in search of the resident black rhino, buffalo, impala, and the elusive leopard. Included Activities: Lake Nakuru Game Drive
    Day 6Masai MaraDay 6 Lake Nakuru National Park/Masai Mara (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Depart for the world-famous Masai Mara Game Reserve. With its vast open plains and distinctive flat-topped acacia trees, no visit to Kenya would be complete without a visit to this reserve. Arrive in the afternoon and get settled at the permenant tented camp, the base for exploring the Mara. Head into the reserve for an afternoon game drive. Included Activities: Masai Mara Game Drive Transport: Safari vehicle (7.00-8.00 hours, 368km)
    Day 7Masai MaraDay 7 Masai Mara (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Rise early for a game drive during the best time to spot wildlife and criss-cross the rolling hills of the African savannah. With a full day to explore the area, we can cover a lot of ground. With time, visit the Mara River area. Opt to go for a balloon safari for a new perspective over the beautiful landscape. Additional Notes: If you have pre-booked a Masai Mara Balloon Safari, your flight will be in the morning. You will miss the morning game drive with the group, but you will have spectacular views from above. Included Activities: Masai Mara Game Drive
    Day 8NairobiDay 8 Masai Mara/Nairobi (1B, 1L)
    Breathe in the fresh morning air as you enjoy the African sun as it rises over the savanna of the "Mara". Visit a watering hole while on a morning game drive, a perfect time and place for wildlife photography. Return to Nairobi in the late afternoon. Included Activities: Masai Mara Game Drive Transport: Safari vehicle (7.00 hour(s), 250km)
    Day 9ArushaDay 9 Nairobi/Arusha (1B)
    Journey across the border into Tanzania, arriving in the picturesque town of Arusha in the afternoon. Spend some time exploring the town and its bustling markets, and have another night in the comfort of a hotel. Upon arrival into Arusha, you may be joined by other G Adventures travellers starting the Tanzania portion of the trip. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Kenya - Tanzania) Transport: Shuttle (7.00-8.00 hours, 290km)
    Day 10ArushaDay 10 Arusha/Mto wa Mbu (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Travel to Mto wa Mbu village and take part in a cultural walk to learn about village life in the area. Meet the women who run the village tours and enjoy a delicious home made traditional lunch. Spend the afternoon viewing wildlife in Lake Manyara National Park. This area is truly stunning, as the western wall of the Rift Valley escarpment provides a gorgeous backdrop. Search for the phenomenal birdlife, tree-climbing lions, elephants, giraffes, and hippos. The afternoon is spent game viewing along the main road that winds through a lush cool forest overgrown with ficus trees covered with bromeliads. Included Activities: Mto wa Mbu Village Cultural Walk Lake Manyara National Park Safari Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours, 130km)
    Day 11Serengeti National ParkDay 11 Lake Manyara National Park/Serengeti National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Drive through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and on to Serengeti National Park. En route marvel at the sheer vastness of this territory, and spot the multitude of animal and birdlife while cruising through this acacia-accented savanna. Included Activities: Planeterra Clean Cookstove Project Visit Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle (5.00-6.00 hours, 220km)
    Day 12Serengeti National ParkDay 12 Serengeti National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Rise early for a morning game drive, returning in time for lunch. Continue the search for the Big Five in the afternoon while taking in the vastness of the Serengeti plains. Additional Notes: If you have pre-booked a Serengeti Balloon Safari, your flight will be in the morning. You will miss the morning game drive with the group, but you will have spectacular views from above. Included Activities: Serengeti National Park Safari
    Day 13NgorongoroDay 13 Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Enjoy one last morning game drive to see the animal kingdom come to life in this incredible expanse of grassland savanna. After, journey to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, famous for Africas best game viewing. The vistas from the Ngorongoro Crater rim are stunning, and there is an ever-present abundance of wildlife, due to the permanent water supply on the crater floor. Arrive at the campsite on the crater rim in the evening. Included Activities: Serengeti National Park Safari Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle (4.00 hour(s), 160km)
    Day 14ArushaDay 14 Ngorongoro/Arusha (1B, 1L)
    Embark on a early morning crater tour. The rich pasture and permanent water of the Crater floor supports a resident population of more than 20,000 to 25,000 large mammals. After this fabulous experience within the crater, head back to Arusha. Included Activities: Ngorongoro Crater Game Drive Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle (3.00-4.00 hours, 200km)
    Day 15ArushaDay 15 Arusha (1B)
    Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
    Dates/Pricing
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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    June 18, 2017$4,749.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 3; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    July 09, 2017$4,949.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 8; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    August 04, 2017$4,949.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 11; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    August 20, 2017$4,949.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 13; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    September 10, 2017$4,749.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 7; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    October 01, 2017$4,749.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 10; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    November 24, 2017$4,549.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 14; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    December 15, 2017$4,549.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 14; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
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    Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.

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