Kenya & Tanzania Combo

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ITINERARY #1 :  9 Day Kenya ~ Tanzania Combo

Day 1 : Arrival Nairobi, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO)

You will be met upon your arrival in NBO and transferred to your hotel in the city.
Accommodation & Meals: See options below (BB)
•  Adventure Camping: Kenya Comfort Hotel Suites
•  Value: Sentrim Boulevard
•  Value Plus: PanAfric Hotel
•  Premier: Nairobi Serena

Cheetah family :: Good Earth Tours & SafarisDay 2 : Nairobi / Masai Mara

After breakfast, we drive to Maasai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya’s most spectacular wildlife sanctuary. Game drive in Mara.
Estimated driving time: 6 hrs
Activities: Game drives
Accommodation & Meals: See options below, B, L, D
•  Adventure Camping
•  Value: Sentrim Mara Lodge
•  Value Plus: Mara Sopa Lodge
•  Premier: Mara Serena Lodge

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Day 3 : Maasai Mara

More game drives in Maasai Mara, Kenya’s most popular game sanctuary with optional visit to a Maasai village ($60/vehicle), and opportunities to see herds of elephant, impala, buffalo and giraffe, as well as leopard, cheetah and lion.
Activities: Game drives
Accommodation & Meals: See options below, B, L, D
•  Adventure Camping
•  Value: Sentrim Mara Game Lodge
•  Value Plus: Mara Sopa Lodge
•  Premier: Mara Serena Lodge

Day 4 : Maasai Mara / Serengeti (West)

Today we leave Maasai Mara with lunch boxes for Serengeti crossing the Sirari border… we recommend having a Tanzania visa before arrival in Africa. Change of drivers and vehicles at the border, proceed to Serengeti and game drive enroute to your camp in Serengeti.
Estimated driving time: 7 hrs from exit of Mara to entrance of Serengeti
NOTE: You can opt to fly from Mara to Serengeti for roughly $530/person
Activities: Game drives
Accommodation & Meals: See options below, B, L, D
•  Adventure Camping
•  Value: Mbalageti Serengeti (Lodge Room)
•  Value Plus: Mbalageti Serengeti (Tented Chalet)
•  Premier: Kirawira Serena Tented Camp

Hippo wide open :: Good Earth Tours & SafarisDay 5 : Serengeti (Central)

More game drives in Western Serengeti, including Grumeti River which boasts high concentration of crocodiles and hippos; with dinner and overnight in Central Serengeti.
Estimated driving time: 2.5 hrs
Activities: Game drives
Accommodation & Meals: See options below, B, L, D
•  Adventure Camping
•  Value: Serengeti Kati Kati Camp
•  Value Plus: Ang’ata Serengeti Camp
•  Premier: Serengeti Serena Lodge

Male lion with game carcass :: Good Earth Tours & SafarisDay 6 : Serengeti (Central)

More game drives in Serengeti in search of large predators and the gentle herbivores on which they feed. You will witness the rule of Nature, that the strongest, most adaptable survive.
Activities: Game drives
Accommodation & Meals: See options below, B, L, D
•  Adventure Camping
•  Value: Serengeti Kati Kati Camp
•  Value Plus: Ang’ata Serengeti Camp
•  Premier: Serengeti Serena Lodge

Day 7 : Serengeti / Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast, we will have another game drive in Serengeti, then drive to overnight in Ngorongoro with optional ($60/vehicle) visit of Maasai Village, and optional ($35/person) visit to Olduvai Gorge.
Estimated driving time: 3 hrs
Activities: Game drives
Accommodation & Meals: See options below, B, L, D
•  Adventure Camping
•  Value: Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge
•  Value Plus: Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge
•  Premier: Ngorongoro Serena Lodge

Ngorongoro Crater :: Good Earth Tours & SafarisDay 8 : Ngorongoro / Tarangire

Descend into Ngorongoro Crater for game drives, exploring the short-grass plains of the crater floor. This extinct volcano embraces 100 square miles alive with lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and buffalo. Later in the day, we will drive to overnight in Tarangire.
Estimated driving time: 2 hrs
Activities: Game drives
Accommodation & Meals: See options below, B, L, D
•  Adventure Camping
•  Value: Osupuko Tarangire
•  Value Plus: Tarangire Safari Tented Lodge
•  Premier: Maramboi Tented Camp

Day 9 : Tarangire / Arusha / JRO / Departure

Planet Lodge bedroom :: Good Earth Tours & SafarisGame drives in park; the park is spectacular in dry season months of January-February and mid June-October with many animals to be seen along the Tarangire River. Later in the day, we drive back to Arusha and proceed to JRO airport… if leaving today we suggest a flight that leaves no earlier than 7:30 PM. Alternatively, you could add a night at a deluxe accommodation like Planet Lodge for only $55 pp, BB and depart the next day. For those who go back to Nairobi for their return flight from there, we suggest they do that as a next day flight; the fare is around $240 pp including taxes. Alternatively, take the next day scheduled Riverside bus shuttle for $30 pp, one way, which is a 5~6 hour ride. Transfer to Kilimanjaro airport for your return flight.
Estimated travel time: 2.5 hrs to Arusha, plus 45 minutes to JRO
Activities: Game drives
Meals: B, L



Accommodation Level
Prices per person ~ double occupancy Single Room Supplement Fee
2017 2018
Premier $ 4,400 $ 4,535 $ 680/person
Value Plus $ 3,850 $ 3,965 $ 550/person
Value $ 3,480 $ 3,585 $ 400/person
Adventure Camping $ 2,750 $ 2,835 $ 70/person
Note:
For April and May prices, contact us for low season discount; applicable to Value level and up

Price includes:

  • Arrival Nairobi airport transfer
  • Departure Kilimanjaro airport transfer
  • Accommodation as indicated (2 people sharing a double room)
  • Activities as indicated
  • Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • All park fees and government taxes
  • Services of Professional English-speaking driver-guide
  • Game drives in safari-designed vehicle with pop-up/flip-flop roof tops and guarantee window seat
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Unlimited mileage on the safari
  • Maximum of 4 passengers in our safari vehicles

Price excludes:

  • International airfare
  • Items of a personal nature such as passport, visa and traveler’s insurance
  • Tips to driver-guide

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