8 DAYS KENYA-TANZANIA BUDGET CAMPING SAFARI
$1631 per person
DAY 01: NAIROBI- MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE
After breakfast, pick up from the hotel you are residing in and drive for Masai Mara reserve and stop over at the view of the Great Rift Valley escarpments. Proceed to Narok town for lunch and later depart for the reserve. If you arrive on time you can have a chance to grab a cup of coffee or tea at the camp which will be your accommodation place while at the reserve. If otherwise, you directly proceed for an evening game drive in the reserve on arrival. Masai Mara is rated as one of the best reserves to have a good taste of the Kenya`s wildlife and the famous wildebeest migration from Masai Mara National Reserve to Serengeti national park and back; July, August and September being the best time to experience this. There are also a good number of other animal species that reside in the park among them being the “big five”, impalas, and bush babies just to mention a few.
- Budget accommodation: Miti Mingi Eco camp
- Meal Plan: [ lunch and dinner]
DAY 02: MASAI MARA FULL DAY GAME DRIVES
After breakfast, the driver picks you up from your camp/lodge and proceeds for an early morning game drive in the reserve at around 7:45am. You will depart with picnic lunch from the camp because it’s a full day out there. Masai Mara is covered with the savanna grassland that that gives it a spectacular view and a home for a good number of wildlife including the famous “big five”. Stop over at the hippo pool to enjoy your picnic lunch as you have a look at the hippos and the crocodiles. Proceed for an evening game drive and later an optional visit to the Masai village at an extra fee to be paid to the elders on arrival. Dinner and overnight at the Miti Mingi Eco camp.
- Budget accommodation: Miti Mingi Eco Camp
- Meal Plan: [breakfast, lunch and dinner]
DAY 03: MASAI MARA -NAIROBI
After taking some coffee or tea at the camp the driver will pick you up at around 6:30am and set off for an early morning game drive around the reserve and back to the camp for full breakfast before departing for Nairobi with a stopover for lunch on the way. Arriving in the evening and the driver will drop you at the hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY 04: NAIROBI-ARUSHA
After breakfast, you will board an AM shuttle to Arusha in Tanzania. With lunch en route you will arrive later in the afternoon and the driver will drop you at your hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY 05: ARUSHA-NGORONGORO CRATER
After breakfast at your hotel, you will proceed to Ngorongoro crater; the famous whole and biggest volcano caldera in the world. Apart from that it is a haven for the biggest animals. You will later drive to the Simba campsite of dinner and overnight.
DAY 06: NGORONGORO CRATER-SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast in the morning you will depart for Serengeti national park with lunch en route you will arrive at the park for a breath taking drive in the heart beat of Tanzania`s wildlife. Supposedly, you will have a chance to grab view of the sunset and some of the wild animals that call Serengeti home. The driver will later drop you at the Simba campsite for dinner and overnight.
DAY 07: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK-ARUSHA
After grabbing a cup of coffee you will set off for a pre morning game drive in the national park. At this moment you can have a chance to spot several animals more so along the Seronera River; the cat family that are predators that normally stay around that area waiting for others to come and drink water and hunt them. Most of the predators are active early in the morning. You will then leave for Arusha and the driver guide will drop you off at the hotel.
DAY 08 : ARUSHA-NAIROBI
After breakfast at your hotel, you will board an AM shuttle from Arusha and with lunch en route you will arrive at Nairobi later in the afternoon and the driver will drop you at the airport or hotel as per your choice. However, you can choose to board a flight to Zanzibar from Arusha rather than having to come back to Nairobi.
- Transport in a hatch roof van and a 4x4 in Tanzania
- Park entry fee
- Accommodation as per the itinerary
- Transfer from the airport
- All game drives
- All meals
- Service from professional driver /tour guide
- Statutory taxes
- Visa and air ticket
- Personal insurance
- Alcoholic and soft drinks
- Balloon safaris
- Personal items
- Masai village