Kenya & Tanzania Overland Adventure

From$2249USD
Was $2999  — Savings of 25% on Jun. 13, 2015
16 days,Nairobi to Stone Town
DKKT

Encounter the wildlife of the famous Masai Mara, photograph wildlife at Lake Nakuru National Park, learn from the Masai people in the Loita Hills, track the Big Five across the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater, enjoy Zanzibar's pristine waters, experience the hustle and bustle of Stone Town.

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. 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.

What's Included

  • Game drives in Masai Mara Game Reserve, Lake Nakuru National Park, Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater
  • Masai settlement visit and cultural walk
  • Boat ride on Lake Naivasha
  • Visit to Planteterra-supported Clean Cookstove project
  • Guided walk and lunch in a local community
  • Orientation walk in Stone Town
  • Free time in Nungwi Beach
  • Internal flight
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 15 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 10 dinners. (Allow USD125-200 for meals and drinks not included.)
  • Overland truck, minivan, plane, 4x4 safari vehicle, shared shuttle
  • 2 Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) as head guide/cook and driver on safari, local guides. 1 CEO on transfer from Nairobi to Arusha and on Zanzibar.
  • Small group experience; Max 22, Avg 20
  • Participation camping (10 nts), simple hotel (5 nt).

Add to Your Experience

Serengeti Balloon Safari

Be wowed with your bird's eye view of the wildlife and terrain of the majestic Serengeti. Enjoy a champagne breakfast and keep that shutter-finger ready —you’ll be using it plenty over the course of your hour in the air.

Alternative Trips

Itinerary

Day 1Nairobi

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Nairobi/Lake Nakuru National Park(1B, 1L, 1D)

Set off on a game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park. Enjoy views of the Rift Valley from lookout points.

Day 3Lake Nakuru National Park/Loita Hills(1B, 1L, 1D)

Stop off at the beautiful Lake Naivasha en route for an included wildlife-spotting boat ride before lunch.

Day 4Loita Hills/Masai Mara(1B, 1L, 1D)

Tour an authentic Masai settlement to learn about their traditional ways. Enjoy game drives in our overland truck in search of Kenya's Big Five.

Day 5Masai Mara(1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy game drives in the overland truck in search of the Big Five.

Day 6Masai Mara/Nairobi(1B, 1L)

Enjoy a final morning game drive, then travel through the land of the Masai people to Nairobi.

Day 7Nairobi/Arusha(1B, 1D)

Travel south and cross the border into Tanzania.

Day 8Arusha/Mto wa Mbu(1B, 1L, 1D)

Visit Mto wa Mbu village to enjoy a local lunch and cultural experience with the city's villagers. After lunch, continue on to 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 before continuing on to the night's camp.

Day 9Mto wa Mbu/Serengeti National Park(1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy a game drive in an overland truck en route to the central Serengeti. Set up camp at a basic bush camp and enjoy the starry African skies.

Day 10Serengeti National Park(1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy a full-day game drive in the overland truck. Opt for a morning hot air balloon ride over the Serengeti.

Day 11Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro Crater(1B, 1L, 1D)

Set off on a game drive on the way out of the Serengeti. Camp on the Ngorongoro Crater's rim.

Day 12Ngorongoro Crater/Arusha(1B, 1L, 1D)

Game drive in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, then return to Arusha for a final evening with the group.

Day 13Arusha/Stone Town(1B)

Fly to the beautiful island of Zanzibar and transfer to the hotel.

Day 14Stone Town/Nungwi(1B)

Enjoy an orientation walk around historic Stone Town, then transfer to the white-sand beaches and turquoise waters of beautiful Nungwi Beach.

Day 15Nungwi(1B)

Enjoy free time to lounge on the beach, snorkel, scuba dive or tour the island.

Day 16Nungwi/Stone Town(1B)

Morning group transfer from Nungwi. Depart Stone Town any time after 11:30am.

Find dates, prices, and more trip options.

Book Now

Related articles

Instagrams of the Week: Local Living

"If only I had more time here" is not something you hear from travellers on Local Living style trips. Take some time to sink into your surroundings and notice the details. Unpack once on our Instagrams of the Week as we highlight some of the destinations we slow down in.

Overlanding in Africa: the True Meaning of Adventure

Few places in the world offer the type of adventure that an overland camping trip through Africa does. G Adventures' Jason Allen takes a closer look at what it's all about.