8-Day Kenya and Tanzania Safari 2024/2025: The combination of the Kenya-Tanzania safari is always the best option for epic travelers who want to explore multiple destinations. Kenya and Tanzania share a border, and Masai Mara is the extension of the Serengeti ecosystem, so visiting these two countries will transform your travel design to a different level. Visiting these countries is ideal from June to September during the summertime, as the weather tends to be relaxed and favorable for East Africa Tours.

The program will take you to the famous African national parks, such as Masai Mara, Serengeti, the 2023 award winner, Tarangire National Park, and the magnificent caldera, the Ngorongoro.

Day 1: Arrival Nairobi drive to Masai Mara (256km/appx 5hrs) | Karibu Kenya

Upon arrival, our company driver guide in uniform will be outside the exit door with a name board ready to welcome you to the renowned city of Nairobi.

As the journey passes through local villages, you will also have a chance to get out of the vehicle as there will be many stops to view the beautiful sights, including the Rift Valley escarpment.

Arrive at Masai Mara Game Reserve around lunchtime, relax, and embark on the evening game drive.

Day 2: Full Day in Masai Mara

This day is wildlife cruising on the reserve with unlimited game drive. The park, with scenic savannah landscapes, remains the best wildlife ecosystem in the region.

It depends on your travel month, but you may spot the wildebeest migration crossing from Serengeti from August to November. During the day, you shall enjoy lunch alongside the Mara River, watching hungry crocodiles and polite hippos living in the same pools. The park offers a lot of game viewing apart from migration, as you may drive remotely to search for big cats and small rodents.

Later in the evening, you will drive back to your lodge for a bonfire and dinner.

Day 3: Masai Mara to Lake Victoria

After breakfast, you shall drive to the Kenya-Tanzania border, Isebania, for the customs and immigration process. Tanzania driver guide will be there to assist and pick you up to the shore of Lake Victoria.

Arrive at the lodge in the late afternoon and relax. You can go to the Bunda local market if you still feel energetic.

Day 4: Lake Victoria to Serengeti National Park

Wake up and enjoy breakfast before departing for the local fishing village, learn how traditional fishing methods are done, and sell fresh fish. You will learn a lot of things with the company of your local guide.

8-Day Kenya and Tanzania Safari 2024/2025
Sundowner on the Lake Victoria

After that, you will drive to the Serengeti National Park. You will enjoy your packed lunch in one of the picnic sites inside the park, and later, you will proceed with an evening game drive en route to your lodge.

Day 5: Full Day Serengeti National Park

What a day on the endless plains! The land of the world’s most remarkable wildebeest migration show. After breakfast, your driver guides will lead you to the best places in the park to spot the rarest wild animals.

8 Day Kenya and Tanzania Safari 2024/2025
Serengeti Wildebeest Migration

The vastness of the Serengeti cannot be explored in a single day, but our best guide will ensure he takes you to the less traveled paths where you can enjoy the raw wilderness by yourself. Searching for big and small five will be the primary concern of the day.

During the day, you will have your packed lunch somewhere in the bush and continue with the final game drive. Later in the evening, you drive back to your selected lodge for relaxation and wait for dinner.

Day 6: Transfer to Ngorongoro Crater

Wake up early with your packed breakfast and depart to Ngorongoro Crater. Within 40 minutes, you will be at the Naabi gate for check-in; you can have breakfast while waiting for your guide to finish the process.

A two to three-hour journey will lead you to the Crater entrance gate, where you will check in and start descending to the Crater floor.

Ngorongoro Walking Safari
Maasai visit in Ngorongoro

A home to the endangered black rhinos, lions, zebra, wildebeest, hippos, and water birds will make you feel like you are in paradise.

Have your packed lunch in one of the picnic sites near the hippo pool and continue with your final game drive. Ascend the Crater and drive to your lodge overnight in Karatu or Manyara town.

Day 7: Transfer to Tarangire National Park

Wake up and enjoy breakfast before departing for Tarangire National Park; in less than an hour, you will be at the entrance gate, where you will check in and start your adventure. Tarangire is home to iconic creatures, such as big baobab trees, giant elephants, and African big cats.

Tarangire gives you a sense of true African wilderness, from the landscapes to wildlife and vegetation. If you are a fan of birds, Tarangire has over 500 species of birds. Tarangire is an extraordinary place for birding safaris in Tanzania.

During the day, you will enjoy lunch at the picnic site and have a short game drive. Later you will drive to Arusha town and overnight.

Day 8: Transfer to Arusha, Kilimanjaro Airport, or Nairobi

After breakfast, your transfer driver will pick you up and take you to the airport. Depending on your departure, your driver will take you to Kilimanjaro or Nairobi International Airport. If you want to combine your trip with the Zanzibar beach holiday, Arusha airport will be an ideal point. This marks the end of your unforgettable Tanzania and Kenya 8-day incredible wildlife safari.

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