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12 Day Kenya & Tanzania Safari Tour

FROM USD 4,300 PER PERSON SHARING Single room supplement USD 600

During this captivating safari, we will showcase a remarkable itinerary that includes the renowned Maasai Mara, the avian paradise of Lake Nakuru National Park, home to a diverse array of bird species, the endangered Rothschild giraffe, and both white and black rhinos. We will also venture into the stunning Amboseli National Park, where you’ll have the opportunity to witness the magnificent sight of immense elephant herds against the backdrop of a clear day, revealing the iconic silhouette of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Serengeti National Park, and Lake Manyara National Park in Tanzania offers a comprehensive and diverse wildlife and nature experience. This safari journey takes you through a range of ecosystems and habitats, showcasing some of Africa’s most iconic animals and breathtaking landscapes
Day 01: Arrival in Nairobi

Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International airport, you will be met outside the baggage hall by Reliable Tours representative and assisted with your luggage. Transfer to your city hotel for check in. Dinner is on own account today. Overnight at a Nairobi Hotel

Day 02: Masai Mara Game Reserve

Check out after breakfast. Drive to the Maasai Mara, one of the most famous wildlife destinations in the world. We will make a brief stop at Great Rift Valley viewpoint is a breathtaking experience, offering an unparalleled vista of one of the world’s most awe-inspiring geological wonders. This natural marvel is a colossal trench that stretches over 6,000 kilometers from the Middle East to Mozambique, and the viewpoint provides an opportunity to appreciate its grandeur.

Standing at the Great Rift Valley viewpoint, you’ll be treated to a magnificent panorama of this vast trench as it winds its way through Kenya’s rugged landscape. The dramatic escarpment plunges into the valley, revealing a striking expanse of lush terrain, serene lakes, and distant mountains. The vista is especially enchanting during sunrise or sunset when the changing light paints the valley in a vivid array of colors.


This vast savannah ecosystem the Masai Mara, bordering Tanzania’s Serengeti, is home to the iconic Big Five (lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard, and rhinoceros) and hosts the incredible Great Migration, where millions of wildebeest and zebras journey across the plains in search of fresh grazing. The Maasai Mara is also where you’ll have a chance to interact with the Maasai people, a semi-nomadic tribe renowned for their distinct culture.

Your safari in the Maasai Mara offers game drives, bush walks, and the opportunity to witness breathtaking sunsets over the African savannah. With its unparalleled wildlife encounters and dramatic landscapes, the Maasai Mara is an unforgettable conclusion to your Kenyan adventure. This Kenyan safari will immerse you in the natural beauty, diverse ecosystems, and incredible wildlife that make Kenya a premier destination for those seeking an authentic African safari experience. Each destination along the way contributes to a unique and unforgettable journey through this enchanting East African country

Upon your arrival at the camp/lodge, take the time to comfortably settle in and make yourself at home. Following this, you’ll set out for an exhilarating afternoon adventure, extending until the sun gracefully sets on the horizon. As the day draws to a close, return to the camp where a delightful dinner awaits, and you’ll spend a restful night in this tranquil wilderness setting

Day 03: Masai Mara Game Reserve

For the intrepid traveler seeking a bird’s-eye perspective of the magnificent Maasai Mara, hot air balloon rides and safaris provide an unparalleled experience. These aerial adventures offer approximately an hour of soaring above the vast park, taking flight at dawn. As you drift gracefully through the sky, you’ll have a remarkable opportunity to witness the park’s wildlife from above, observing them in their natural habitat. Upon landing, a champagne breakfast is prepared on the balloon’s burner, creating a memorable culmination to this extraordinary journey.

Your day commences at 6:00 AM, with an early rise and a delightful hot cup of tea or coffee accompanied by pastries in the lounge. Following this refreshing start, you’ll depart at around 6:30 AM for an early morning game drive, venturing to the heart of the Maasai Mara’s wildlife-rich zones. This expedition allows you to observe wild animals in their natural surroundings, where they engage in their daily routines. Upon concluding the game drive, return to the lodge for a satisfying late breakfast, after which the remainder of the morning is yours to savor, enjoying the camp’s amenities.

Lunch at the camp provides a delectable interlude, granting you ample time for relaxation before setting out once more for the afternoon game drive, which extends until the sun gracefully dips below the horizon.

Intriguingly, you have the opportunity to go back in time by visiting a traditional Maasai village, allowing you to engage with the Maasai people in their authentic setting and partake in their rich culture. Frequently, the Maasai morans, the young Maasai warriors, will perform their traditional dances, offering a captivating glimpse into their heritage. This experience also presents an excellent opportunity to acquire traditional Maasai souvenirs, captivating art, and cherished collectibles.

As the day transitions into evening, return to the camp, where a delicious dinner awaits, followed by a tranquil overnight stay in this extraordinary natural haven.

Day 04: Lake Nakuru National Park

After breakfast check out. Embark on a drive to Lake Nakuru National Park. As you journey to the park, savor a captivating game drive that serves as a prelude to your wildlife encounters. Upon arrival, settle into the lodge in time for lunch, allowing you to refresh and recharge.

Lake Nakuru National Park, a renowned bird sanctuary, boasts a rich avian population of over 400 species, with immense flocks of flamingoes and a diverse array of water birds. This park is a treasure trove for wildlife enthusiasts, with sightings of water-loving creatures such as hippos and waterbucks. The park’s landscape encompasses a vast, shallow lake encircled by marshes, woodlands, and open grasslands. You’ll also encounter rocky outcrops and Africa’s largest euphorbia forest on the eastern fringes. The lake is sustained by three principal rivers: Njoro, Makalia, and Enderit, along with numerous springs. Scenic roads and outstanding viewpoints, like Baboon Cliff and Lion Hill, offer sweeping vistas of the lake, often graced by up to two million greater and lesser flamingoes and tens of thousands of other bird species. The bird population may fluctuate due to changing food conditions.

Lake Nakuru National Park is not only a bird paradise but also a sanctuary for a diverse range of native African animals, including waterbucks, warthogs, impalas, buffalo, Rothschild giraffes, elands, endangered black rhinos, white rhinos, and, occasionally, elusive leopards. Furthermore, the northern part of the lake is home to a sizable hippo community, making for fascinating game viewing experiences. We will enjoy an afternoon game drive in this park

Conclude the day with a satisfying dinner and restful overnight stay in a lodge situated inside the park.

Day 05: Amboseli National Park

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel then check out.

Embark on a scenic drive to the Amboseli National Park, which rests at the base of Africa’s towering giant, Mt. Kilimanjaro. The snow-capped, glistening peaks of this majestic mountain provide a stunning backdrop for the mesmerizing wildlife displays that await you. The name “Amboseli” derives from the Maasai language, signifying “salty dust,” and it stands as one of Africa’s premier locations for up-close encounters with vast herds of elephants. Within the park’s borders, you’ll explore five distinct ecosystems, ranging from the dry lake bed of Lake Amboseli to wetlands adorned with sulphur springs, the expansive savannah, and lush woodlands. Additionally, this is an opportunity to connect with the local Maasai community residing near the park, immersing yourself in their authentic culture and traditions.

As part of your journey, a game drive will provide captivating wildlife sightings en route to your lodge. Upon your arrival at the lodge, complete your check-in process, followed by a delightful buffet lunch that will satisfy your appetite. Later in the day, set out for an afternoon game drive, offering more chances to encounter the park’s remarkable wildlife. The day concludes with a delectable dinner and a peaceful overnight stay in this captivating wilderness setting.

Day 06: Amboseli National Park

Begin your day with an early rise, and, after savoring a quick cup of steaming tea or coffee alongside delectable pastries, set out for the early morning game drive at approximately 6:30 am. After around two hours of wildlife exploration, return to the lodge for a hearty late breakfast. The remainder of the morning is yours to relish at your leisure, taking advantage of the lodge’s available facilities.

Following a sumptuous lunch served at the lodge, take some time to unwind before embarking on an afternoon game drive that will extend until the sun dips below the horizon.

Intriguingly, you have the opportunity to transport yourself back in time by visiting local Maasai villages, allowing you to engage with the Maasai people in their authentic environment and partake in their rich culture. This experience also presents an excellent opportunity to acquire traditional souvenirs, captivating art pieces, and cherished collectibles.

As the day transitions into evening, return to the lodge where a delicious dinner awaits, followed by a restful overnight stay in this extraordinary natural haven.

Day 07: Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Indulge in a hearty breakfast to kickstart your day. Following this, it’s time to complete the check-out process and commence the journey back to Namanga border when you will clear with customs and immigration procedures. Change to Tanzania vehicle and proceed to Arusha town where you will enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Proceed to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Arrive at the lodge and check in. Spend the rest of the evening at leisure. Dinner and overnight

Day 08: Ngorongoro Conservation Area

We have early breakfast. Depart and descend into the crater floor. The Ngorongoro Crater is a massive, volcanic caldera that offers stunning vistas. The crater’s floor is a lush and fertile habitat, surrounded by steep, high walls. The contrasting landscapes make for incredible photo opportunities. You can expect to see a wide variety of animals, including the “Big Five” (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, and rhinoceros), as well as countless other species like zebras, wildebeests, hippos, hyenas, cheetahs, and various bird species. Enjoy a picnic lunch at a designated picnic site surrounded by wildlife. It’s a unique and immersive experience. Later ascend the crater and return to the lodge. Spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight

Day 09: Serengeti National Park

After breakfast we will check out. Drive to Serengeti National Park one of the most famous and iconic wildlife reserves in the world, located in northern Tanzania. It is renowned for its incredible biodiversity, stunning landscapes, and the annual Great Migration; an annual natural spectacle involving millions of wildebeests, zebras, and other herbivores. These animals travel in search of fresh grazing land and water sources, resulting in dramatic river crossings and predator-prey interactions.

We will make a brief stop at Olduvai Gorge, also known as Oldupai Gorge, is a significant archaeological site located in the eastern Serengeti Plains within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania. It is one of the most famous paleoanthropological sites in the world and has provided crucial insights into the history of human evolution

Arrive at the lodge/camp, have lunch and settle in before depart for an exciting afternoon game drive in the park whose biodiversity is astounding. From diverse landscapes, from open grasslands to woodlands and rocky outcrops. The Serengeti Plains are vast and provide unobstructed views of the wildlife. The park’s stunning landscapes make it a prime location for photography and sightseeing. You will see wide range of wildlife, including the “Big Five” (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, and rhinoceros). In addition to these iconic animals, you can spot cheetahs, giraffes, hippos, crocodiles, hyenas, and numerous bird species.


Return to the lodge/camp for dinner and overnight

Day 10: Serengeti National Park

Today you have an opportunity to go on a hot air balloon ride over the Serengeti National Park; a unique and breathtaking experience, offering a different perspective of the park’s landscapes and wildlife. Usually take place at dawn, providing a magical sunrise experience. As the sun rises over the plains, you’ll witness the landscape and wildlife bathed in warm, golden light. Upon landing enjoy a champagne breakfast cooked on the balloon’s burners


Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives and also the facilities available in the lodge/camp. Meals and overnight

Day 11: Lake Manyara National Park

After breakfast check out. Drive to Lake Manyara National Park; a picturesque and ecologically diverse wildlife reserve not far from the town of Arusha. It is part of the East African Rift system and offers a unique blend of natural beauty, rich biodiversity, and cultural attractions. From stunning landscapes, the alkaline lake itself. The park’s environment ranges from lush groundwater forests to grassy floodplains and the scenic Great Rift Valley escarpment. The views of the lake against the backdrop of the escarpment are particularly breathtaking.

You can encounter a variety of animals, including eqlephants, buffalo, giraffes, zebras, wildebeests, baboons, and a rich diversity of bird species. The park is famous for its tree-climbing lions, which can sometimes be spotted lounging in the branches of the acacia trees.


Have lunch and settle in before departing for an afternoon game drive until sunset. Dinner and overnight

Day 12: Departure

Check out after breakfast and drive back to Nairobi through Arusha, we will stop to lunch is a local restaurant. On arrival in Nairobi drop off at Jomo Kenyatta International airport or check in at a hotel for overnight or to freshen up before departure

Package Includes

01 night accommodation in Nairobi on bed and breakfast basis

02 nights accommodation in Masai Mara on full board basis

01 night accommodation in Nakuru on full board basis

02 nights accommodation in Masai Mara on full board basis

02 nights accommodation in Ngorongoro Conservation Area on full board basis

02 nights accommodation in Serengeti on full board basis

01 nights accommodation in Lake Manyara on full board basis

Arrival and departure airport transfers

Transportation in 4 x4 safari landcruiser in Kenya & Tanzania

Services of an English speaking professional driver guide

Game drives as per itinerary

Meals as indicated on the itinerary

Park entrance fees

Reliable Tours complimentary mineral water

Lunch in a local restaurant on day 09 and day 12

Visit to Olduvai Gorge

Package Excludes:-

International flights

Domestic flights

Travel insurance


Hot air balloon ride USD 450

Flying Doctors service USD 30 per person

Visit to the local Masai village USD 30 per person

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