Encounter the wildlife of the famous Masai Mara, photograph legions of flamingos at Lake Nakuru National Park, learn from the Masai people in the Loita Hills, track the Big Five across the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater, explore Zanzibar's spice plantations and pristine waters.
For those who want it all, this 16-day adventure offers the promise of Kenya and Tanzania's best wilderness as well as plenty of time at Zanzibar's beaches and exotic spice gardens. Track the Big Five across the acacia-spotted savannah of the Serengeti and the legendary plains of Masai Mara. Our unique overland truck will carry you through the incredible scenery safely and in good spirits—and camping will keep you at the heart of the action. This trip is a once-in-a-lifetime experience like no other.
- Entrances and game drives in Masai Mara Game Reserve, Lake Nakuru National Park, Serengeti National Park and in the Ngorongoro Crater. Masai settlement visit and cultural walk. Entrance and guided tour of spice plantation. 3-day Zanzibar excursion. Boat ride on Lake Naivasha.
- 15 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 9 dinners. (Allow USD70-90 for meals and drinks not included.)
- Participation camping (8 nts), full-service camping (2 nts), simple hotels (5 nts).
- Overland truck, 4x4 safari vehicles, ferry
- 2 Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) throughout as head guide/cook and driver, local Masai warrior guides.
- Small group experience; Max 22, Avg 20
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Day 1 Nairobi
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Nakuru (1B,1L,1D)
Set off to do a game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park. Enjoy views of the Rift Valley from lookout points.
Day 3 Loita Hils (1B,1L,1D)
Stop off at the beautiful Lake Naivasha en route for an included flamingo and hippo spotting boat ride before lunch. Continue on to visit an authentic Masai settlement to learn about their traditional ways.
Day 4-5 Masai Mara Game Reserve (2B,2L,2D)
Enjoy game drives in the overland truck in search of the Big Five.
Day 6-7 Nairobi/Arusha (2B,2L,1D)
Travel through the land of the Masai people to Nairobi for a night in a hotel before continuing onto Tanzania.
Day 8 Serengeti National Park (1B,1L,1D)
Change over to 4x4 safari vehicles and enjoy a game drive en route to the camp site in the central Serengeti.
Day 9-10 Ngorongoro Crater/Arusha (2B,2L,2D)
Search for game in 4x4 safari vehicles while in the crater, then continue onto Marangu, one of the popular starting points for those departing to climb Mt Kilimanjaro.
Day 11 Dar es Salaam (1B,1L,1D)
Day on the road. Enjoy the varied landscapes on the way to the Indian Ocean coast.
Day 12-15 Zanzibar/Stone Town/Nungwi (4B)
Ferry over to the island of Zanzibar. Embark on a guided tour of a spice plantation. Opt to visit Arab residences, palaces, museums, historic sites, go snorkelling or scuba diving or just relax on the beach. Spend two nights in Stone Town and two nights right on the beach.
Day 16 Zanzibar (1B)
Depart at any time.
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