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Kenya & Tanzania

Kenya and Tanzania are both often referred to as being best safari destinations in Africa, with the renowned Masai Mara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater being a big draw for those looking for the ultimate safari experience. These parks are very popular and offer a wide range of ways to see them, from the budget camping options to the quintessential fly-in luxury experience, however if you're looking for something a little more wild then it is getting even easier to combine them with other less-visited parks that offer an authentic and remote safari. 

We absolutely love Ruaha and Selous in Tanzania on the Southern Circuit for getting off the beaten track, and Samburu in Kenya for something a little more unique. Of course, we mustn't forget the other big draw - the beaches! After spending a number of days getting dusty on safari and rising early in search of cats on the hunt, both countries have some spectacular beaches to relax on afterwards, with the white sands of Zanzibar and Diani on the Indian Ocean usually just a short flight away.

Best Time to Visit

Kenya and Tanzania have very similar weather patterns that can be carved up as follows

~  Main Dry Season  - June to October​ - highest peak rates during this time  ~

~  Short Rains - November to December - great low season rates with short afternoon showers  ~

~  Short Dry Season - January to February - great low season rates  ~

~  Long Rains - March to May - some lodges and beach hotels close during this time  ~

We love the short dry season for the value you get at that time and especially when combining with the  calving season in the Southern Serengeti. Of course the main migration in the Western and Northern parts of the park are fabulous during July to September, and the Mara river crossings are not to be missed if you have the budget!

Our handpicked small group tours:

The ULTIMATE itinerary for Kenya and Tanzania! Showcasing Kenya’s Masai Mara before flying into Tanzania’s mighty Serengeti, the Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara. Finally, you'll end with 4 nights of on the magical island of Zanzibar.

Why we think you'll love it:

  • Witness the migration (when in season)

  • Visit all the major parks of this region

  • A full 8 nights on safari and 4 on the beach

  • Superb game viewing with great tour guides

  • Weekly departures min 2, max 12 people

  • Mid-range small tented safari camps & lodges

from £4995 per person sharing

EXCLUDES INTERNAL FLIGHTS

EAST AFRICA SAFARI & BEACH

14 days from Nairobi to Zanzibar

A true cultural adventure that offers a real insight into the highlights of Kenya, taking in Samburu, Ol Pejeta, Lake Naivasha and the Masai Mara in this short but exciting tour. Wildlife galore and breath-taking scenery are but one facet of this adventure.

Why we think you'll love it:

  • Interestingly different wildlife experiences across varied game parks

  • Fully guided tour to more unusual destinations

  • Multiple monthly departures with min 2 people and usually a max of 7

  • Mid-range to luxury tented camps and lodges

from £1875 per person sharing

SPLENDOURS OF KENYA

8 days from Nairobi to Nairobi

A comprehensive 12 day tour that takes in a variety of the main game parks across both countries, giving you a great insight into the diverse wildlife and culture in both Kenya and Tanzania and offers so much more beyond that of your regular safari. 

Why we think you'll love it:

  • Visit 6 game parks and 1 city in 12 days

  • Optional balloon safari in the Masai Mara

  • Great value guided tour with road transport 

  • 1 departure a month with min 2, max of 7 people

  • Mid-range to luxury lodges with a couple of tented camps

 

from £3275 per person sharing

GREATEST WILDLIFE

12 days from Nairobi to Nairobi

** MULTI-COUNTRY TOUR **

** MULTI-COUNTRY TOUR **

On this great value 7-day safari you will visit the Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Park, the Serengeti and the world famous Ngorongoro Crater. Travelling through breath-taking landscapes on adventurous tracks you will experience nature and wildlife at its best.

Why we think you'll love it:

  • Visit 4 parks on the Northern Circuit 

  • Great if you're short on time but want to see lots

  • Fully guided tour with road transfers

  • Monthly departures with min 2, max 7 people

  • Mid-range lodges and tented camps

from £2075 per person sharing

BEST OF TANZANIA

7 days from Arusha to Arusha

A slightly different route to the Greatest Wildlife tour for travellers wanting to experience both Tanzania and Kenya starting in Arusha. Visit Tarangire & Lake Manyara parks, Ngorongoro Crater, the Serengeti and Lake Victoria. Then hop over to Kenya to the Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru and Amboseli.

Why we think you'll love it:

  • Visit 7 game parks, lakes and cities in one trip

  • Canoeing on Lake Victoria

  • Fully guided tour with road transfers

  • Monthly departures with min 2, max 7 people

  • Mid-range lodges and tented camps

from £4775 per person sharing

BEST OF TANZANIA & KENYA

12 days from Arusha to Arusha

See Kenya in style and experience three different ecosystems travelling in a luxury, executive plane to minimise travel times and maximise safari time! Spend a night relaxing a the opulant Hemingways in Nairobi before visiting Amboseli, Meru and the Masai Mara for 2 nights in each fabulous location.

Why we think you'll love it:

  • A super luxury trip that is great value for money

  • Take a private jet between destinations

  • Led by qualified local guides

  • Departs every other day with min of 2 people

  • Luxury hotels and tented camps

from £5825 per person sharing

CLASSIC KENYA SKYSAFARI

8 days from Nairobi to Nairobi

** MULTI-COUNTRY TOUR **

Looking for something different? All tours can be made private and customised!