Masai & Tanzania Camping Safari

11 days,Nairobi to Arusha

Photograph incredible wildlife on game drives, meet the Masai people, savour a traditional lunch in a local community, search for the Big Five

Long on yearning for the savannahs of East Africa but short on time? This should do the trick. This adventure spreads the wonders of the Serengeti, the Ngorongoro Crater, magnificent Lake Manyara and campouts under the broad midnight skies of the Masai Mara over 11 adventure-filled days. Our all-terrain vehicles cut down the travel time, making sure your every minute in Africa is spent interacting with the locals and tracking the Big Five. Africa in a flash? It can be done.

What's Included

  • Masai Mara Game Reserve entrance and game drives. Mto wa Mbu guided village tour with a traditional lunch. Lake Manyara game drive. Masai village visit and the Planeterra-supported Clean Cookstove project. Serengeti game drives. Ngorongoro Crater game drive. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • 10 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 6 dinners. (Allow USD70-95 for meals and drinks not included.)
  • Simple hotels (4 nts), full-service camping (6 nts).
  • 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle(s), supply vehicle for equipment when necessary, private minibus.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO), certified driver/guide.
  • Small group experience; Max 14, avg 10

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Day 1 Nairobi

Arrive at any time.

Day 2-3 Masai Mara Game Reserve (2B,2L,2D)

View wildlife and stop for photographs on daily game drives. Opt to visit a local Masai village and learn to dance like a local.

Day 4 Nairobi (1B,1L)

Morning game drive at the Masai Mara Game Reserve before departing for Nairobi.

Day 5 Arusha (1B)

Cross into Tanzania and prepare for the safari.

Day 6 Lake Manyara National Park (1B,1L,1D)

Learn about the Mto wa Mbu village on a guided cultural walk. View wildlife on a game drive.

Days 7-8 Serengeti National Park (2B,2L,2D)

Travel through the Rift Valley and visit a Masai village to learn about the Masai people and the Planeterra-supported Clean Cookstove project. Meet the local women engineers who have installed clean cookstoves throughout these communities. Pull out the camera for great shots of wildlife on game drives.

Day 9 Ngorongoro Conservation Area (1B,1L,1D)

Morning game drive in the Serengeti. Take in the spectacular view of the Ngorongoro Crater from its rim.

Day 10 Ngorongoro Conservation Area/Arusha (1B,1L)

Morning game drive in the crater.

Day 11 Arusha (1B)

Depart at any time.

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