Kenya & Tanzania: The Safari Experience with Nairobi 2019
16 days from Nairobi to Arusha
Starting at $8,299
Destinations & Sightseeing
Itinerary and Meals
East Africa—a land of breathtaking scenery, majestic wildlife, and a distinct culture! Witness some of nature’s great treasures as you embark on this timeless Africa safari in Kenya and Tanzania. Along the way, your expert Driver/Guide will share insights about the wildlife, local cultures, and diverse eco-systems you encounter. And with a small group of no more than 6 guests per vehicle and 20 guests total you’ll experience a high level of service throughout your adventure! Start your safari in Samburu National Reserve, where you’ll have the chance to see rare animals not spotted in other parts of Kenya. Commonly referred to as the Samburu “Special 5,” they include the Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, Somali ostrich, Beisa oryx, and the gerenuk—a long-necked antelope that feeds while standing on its hind feet. Lion, cheetah, elephant, and Nile crocodile are also commonly spotted here. Explore the Serengeti ecosystem, one of Africa’s premier safari destinations, which includes the famed Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya and Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. This region is home to the annual wildebeest migration and has one of the world’s highest concentrations of large mammals. Keep an eye out for lion, Cape buffalo, cheetah, leopard, hyena, elephant, giraffe, rhino, and more on your many game drives Beyond game viewing Globus has arranged unforgettable bush meals for you in both the Serengeti and Maasai Mara! A full-day game drive in Ngorongoro Crater offers you the best possibility of seeing the rare black rhinoceros, while your best chance to get close to giant elephants is in the swamps of Amboseli National Park. You’ll also enjoy game drives in Lake Manyara National Park and Lake Nakuru National Park. In Nairobi, you’ll visit the Giraffe Center focused on saving the Rothschild’s giraffe; the Karen Blixen Museum, dedicated to the author of Out of Africa; and the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, an acclaimed project that rehabilitates orphaned elephant and rhino calves and reintroduces them to the wild— a special experience offered by Globus. Here, meet the cute babies and learn about important conservation efforts. Magnificent wildlife, important animal sanctuaries, and thrilling adventures—this exciting safari in Kenya and Tanzania has it all. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity not to be missed!
Destination & Sightseeing
|NAIROBI||Visit the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Karen Blixen Museum, and the Giraffe Center; Host service during your stay|
|SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE||Three game drives|
|OL PEJETA CONSERVANCY||Game drive; visit a [LF] chimp sanctuary|
|NYAHURURU FALLS||Visit the falls|
|LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK||Game drive|
|MAASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE||Three game drives; [LF] bush breakfast|
|AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK||Three game drives; sundowner drinks|
|LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK||Game drive; [LF] bush lunch|
|TLOMA||Visit a [LF] local family’s home to learn about the Iraqw culture, and visit a [LF] local primary school|
|NGORONGORO CRATER||Full-day game drive|
|SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK||Three game drives; [LF] farewell bush dinner; [LF] traditional Maasai dance performance|
- Consult your physician for the latest health requirements for travel to Kenya.
- All game viewing is done at your own risk. We will require a signed liability waiver prior to travel.
- We do not recommend this vacation to people with serious back problems, as it can be quite rough driving on/off road in/between game parks.
- Due to limited capacity on safari vehicles and flights, your suitcase must be soft-sided and cannot exceed 33 lbs, including hand luggage.
- Some minor changes in your daily itinerary may be expected due to wildlife migrations and viewing.
- Small-Group Discovery – We never allow more than 20 travelers on our Small-Group Discovery vacations, allowing you to truly immerse yourself in the destination and local culture.
Sightseeing vehicle in Nairobi. 4-wheel drive safari vehicle, between destinations and for game drives, with a pop-up roof for easy game viewing and photography. We limit each safari vehicle to a maximum of 6 people, ensuring you’ll always have a window seat.
MEALSAmerican breakfast daily, 14 lunches, 13 dinners including a special farewell dinner in the bush
|Nairobi||Samburu National Reserve Area||Ol Pejeta Conservancy||Lake Nakuru National Park Area||Maasai Mara National Reserve Area||Amboseli National Park Area||Lake Manyara National Park||Ngorongoro Crater||Serengeti National Park|
Kenyatta Ave. Nairobi Kenya
Despite its central location, the Nairobi Serena hotel is a quiet sanctuary amid the bustle of one of Africa's most dynamic cities. The interior décor reflects an entirely pan-African theme featuring art and inspiration from Ethiopia, the Maghreb, West Africa and East Africa. Offering a wide range of dining experiences, The Nairobi Serena is renowned for its 'Mandhari' fine-dining restaurant, which is universally acknowledged as one of Kenya's finest.
Valley Road Samburu National Reserve Area Kenya
In the heart of Kenya's arid north lies Sarova Shaba Game Lodge. Built in an oasis around the natural terrain of this breathtaking volcanic desert, the Lodge is attractively laid out with chalet style rooms overlooking the Ewaso Nyiro River. Natural spring water has been harnessed to ribbon its way in and out all around the property creating a beautiful landscape. Coupled with the large free-form swimming pool that flows around the lush gardens and tall trees, all this refreshing water lends an almost magical feel to this natural oasis.
Ol Pejeta Conservancy Kenya
A sheltered oasis clustered around a waterhole and set in the pristine calm of the private Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Sweetwaters Tented Camp offers a charming blend of under-canvas ambiance and safari luxury.
Lake Nakuru National Park Kenya
Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is cleverly laid out such that most rooms and sitting areas afford stunning views of Lake Nakuru. The Lodge incorporates natural landscaping with tall acacia trees, winding walkways and greens dotted with bird feeds. The Lodge is a natural haven for bird life and attracts over 50 species of birds.Electricity is provided 24 hours a day.
Maasai Mara National Reserve Kenya
Sarova Mara Camp is situated in the Maasai Mara Game Reserve, offering a front seat to the rolling plains of East Africa. The camp offers an unparalleled plethora of activities and experiences from tented living to bird-watching to a unique insight into the Maasai culture at the adjoining Maasai village. The large grounds are beautifully laid out with exotic trees and indigenous shrubs.
Amboseli National Park Amboseli National Park Area Kenya
Set against the magnificent backdrop of Africa's highest mountain, the glittering Mount Kilimanjaro, Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge enjoys a uniquely privileged position at the heart of this world-famous national park. At the center of ""Maasailand"", the lodge's décor reflects the brilliant primary colors and iconic shapes representative of these legendary warriors. At the heart of the lodge, shaded by palm trees, is a free-form swimming pool; to either side of which stretch the rooms.Electricity is provided 24 hours a day.
Lake Manyara National Park Area Lake Manyara National Park Area Tanzania
Standing high on the edge of a towering terracotta escarpment with panoramic views over the glittering alkaline waters of Lake Manyara, Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge offers a unique blend of tranquility, wildlife discovery, and ornithological richness.
Ngorongoro Crater Rim Ngorongoro Conservation Area Tanzania
Regularly voted one of the best hotels in the world, this unique lodge clings to the rim of the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater, the largest and most perfect volcanic crater on Earth. Long and low, the lodge is built from local river stone and camouflaged with indigenous vines. Designed to blend completely into the landscape, it is entirely invisible from the floor of the Crater 600 meters below. Hugging the contours of the jagged Crater rim, the lodge takes its inspiration from the so-called 'Cradle of Mankind', the prehistoric site of Olduvai Gorge, which lies close by. Linked by arched stone passages and timbered decks, its walls are decorated with stylized prehistoric cave paintings and lit by flaring torches.Electricity is provided 24 hours a day.
Serengeti National Park Serengeti National Park Tanzania
"Mbuzi Mawe Camp is nestled in a secluded acacia glade with sweeping views over the alternately lush and burning plains of Serengeti National Park. Carefully sited on one of the main annual migration corridors, the camp enjoys a ringside seat for one of the greatest wildlife spectacles on earth."