This 10 day Kenya & Tanzania Luxury Safari Holiday takes you to the highlights of East Africa from the Masai Mara into the endless plains of the Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Crater, staying in lavish accommodation.
Luxury Safari Holiday Highlights
- Migration viewing, all year round
- Stay in Tented camps, with a more luxurious look and feel
- Visit the Masai Mara in Kenya, the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania
- Enjoy cultural activities in Maasai Villages
- View a large assortment of wild game including, rhino, buffalo, warthog, elephant, lion, leopard and hyena
Your Safari Experience
This 10 Day Kenya & Tanzania Luxury Safari Holiday allows you to enjoy the quintessential African safari experience, encompassing the most iconic safari hotspots on the continent from the Masai Mara to the Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Crater. Stay in luxurious accommodation and enjoy excellent service. Flying between the camps means that your time spent game viewing is maximised rather than spending hours on the road.
This luxury Kenya safari package is your opportunity to see one of nature's great natural wonders where the Great Migration takes place. The Great Migration is the annual movement of millions of herbivores in search of fresh grazing. Explore the rolling plains of the savannah on foot, approaching Gazelles and Giraffe or even skirting a lazing pride of Lion.
Meet the iconic Maasai people and learn about the culture of these pastoralists during your luxury African safari in Kenya. Travel into the depths of one of the World's largest crater creating a microcosm of the safari experience. The crater has a lake, ringed with masses of pink flamingos, reflecting the vast African sky and upside down animals as they take a drink.
Day 1: Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
In the morning of your luxury Africa safari, board a scheduled flight to the Masai Mara from Wilson Airport, Nairobi. Marvel at the changing vistas as you travel west. Safari planes fly at a lower altitude, allowing you to take in the scenic landscape below.
As you land, your guide will be there to meet you and transfer you to your luxury camp, which is nestled along a riverbank. Your safari has truly begun.
Enjoy the drive to the camp, spotting many wild animals on the way. After a delicious lunch and orientation to the camp, you will go on an afternoon game drive searching for the renowned big cats that inhabit this area.
Day 2: Breakfast in the Bush
Wake up early to the sounds of the African bush rejoicing to the start of another day, and take an optional sunrise hot air balloon safari above the open plains, gazing down on the elephants, wildebeest and gazelles below.
Alternatively, take an early morning game drive and enjoy a bush breakfast in a picturesque spot out in the wilds of the Masai Mara. Watch the huge herds all across the acacia-studded savannah.
In the afternoon, take a game drive exploring the riparian forest and woodland in search of the increasingly threatened black rhino. Take your bird list with and tick off the more than 300 bird species found here.
In the evening after dinner, you could do some stargazing and learn about African mythology surrounding the stars during your luxury African safari.
Day 3: Take a Drive on the Wild Side
Spend the full day exploring the Masai Mara National Reserve.The Mara is where the Great Migration reaches its climax during which over 2 million herbivores move restlessly in search of fresh grazing. A veritable walking feast for the ever-present predators.
Or, gain an insight into the vibrant, very traditional lifestyle of the Maasai people. You can do a cultural visit to a Maasai village where you can learn about the importance of cattle, plants and the various stages of life that young girls and boys go through to reach the pinnacle of respected elder within the tribe.
Day 4: Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Enjoy a sunrise game drive where your guide will help decode the dramas that have played out in the night before savouring breakfast.
Then you will be driven to the airstrip where you will board a scheduled flight to the Kenyan Tanzanian border. From here, you will do a short scenic drive crossing the border into Tanzania to board an onward flight into the Serengeti.
Your guide from the mobile camp will be there to meet you and to transfer you to the camp. The camp’s location is determined according to the migration’s movement, ensuring that you don’t miss any of the action.
Day 5: Migration Spectacle
Wake up with the sun and follow the ebb and flow of the great migration. Here morning and afternoon game drives are focused on the migration and other species and predators that come along with this incredible spectacle.
Or, you can take a scrumptious bush lunch with you and spend the whole day out in the bush.
Day 6: Sun Downers on the Open Plains
Spend this day of your luxury African safari exploring the endless plains of the Serengeti, the famed site of the Great Wildebeest Migration.
Choose to do a game drive in the morning or an optional hot air balloon safari can be done. The Serengeti is considered to be a paradise by the Maasai, who used to graze their cattle on the endless plains.
During your afternoon game drive, you will time to stop at a viewpoint and survey the great plains of the Serengeti. Watch the magnificent sunsets of Africa whilst sipping on a refreshing drink as you celebrate the end of the day, surrounded by thousands of wildebeest and zebras.
Finally head back into camp and after a delicious freshly prepared meal, sit around the campfire reliving the fabulous sights witnessed so far during your luxury African safari.
Day 7: Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Start the day with an early breakfast and then a game drive to the airstrip. Here you will board your flight ready for the next portion of your luxury Kenyan safari.
Today you will travel to another iconic East African safari destination - the Ngorongoro Crater. This extinct volcano has the largest unbroken caldera in the World, which forms a unique ecosystem, home to over 30 000 large animals.
From the airstrip, your guide will meet you and transport you on a stunning drive to your camp. Travel up serpentine roads, driving amongst the clouds and in between Maasai herders with their cows.
Watch the shifting changes of the light as it plays with the various shades of green, giving you an eerie sense of timelessness as you pass through the primordial forests, in complete contrast to the Serengeti.
Arrive in time for a buffet lunch with some time to relax before heading out for a late afternoon game drive.
Day 8: Ngorongoro Crater Exploration
Set out on a full day excursion down into the Ngorongoro Crater, which is home to many Wildebeest, Gazelle and has one of the densest Lion populations on the planet.
The crater lake is beguiling with its ever-changing pink rim, made from all the flamingos. Then there are the comical hippos, popping up with twitching ears to see what is going on around them, as they bathe to stay out of the African sun.
Enjoy a leisurely picnic lunch in the crater before continuing the adventure.
Day 9: Maasai Village
Today you can visit a local Maasai village and learn how the tribe lives, or take a game drive around the crater rim. You also have an additional option to visit Lake Manyara made famous for its tree-climbing lions.
Here you can walk across a treetop walkway, giving a sky-high adventure through the forest of Lake Manyara. An African safari allows you to be as adventurous or relaxed as you wish to be.
Day 10: Kilimanjaro
On your final morning of your Kenya and Tanzania luxury African safari, you will take a scenic drive down from the rim of the crater to Manyara airstrip. From here, you will board a short flight to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your onward travel arrangements.
- Flights from Wilson Airport to Masai Mara, Serengeti, Lake Manyara and Kilimanjaro International Airport
- Shared road transfers to and from airports
- Entrance and conservation fees for all reserves as per itinerary
- 3 nights' accommodation at Sanctuary Olonana Camp
- 3 nights' accommodation at Sanctuary Serengeti Mobile Camp
- 3 nights' accommodation at Sanctuary Ngorongoro Crater Camp
- All meals including breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, snacks and dinner as per itinerary
- Local drinks including teas/coffees, soft drinks, local brand beers, local spirits and house wines
- Daily game drives in a shared safari vehicle accompanied by an experienced guide
- Nature walk, Maasai village visit and bush meals
- Laundry services
- Emergency medical evacuation
- All meet and greet services
- Premium brand drinks and champagne
- Optional excursions and activities not listed in the itinerary