Book Now

Kenya & Tanzania Great Migration 12 Day Adventure

  • Destination: Kenya & Tanzania
  • Duration: Multi Day Tour: 12 Day / 11 Night
  • Availability: September - November
  • Group Options: Public Group Tour
Book Now

$12,999

Experience Kenya & Tanzania on this 12 day, 11 night Africa safari tour with the expert American guides at BrushBuck Wildlife Tours!

Itinerary

DAY 1: CULTURAL DAY NAIROBI - GIRAFFE CENTER, KAZURI BEAD FACTORY, SHELDRICK ELEPHANT ORPHANAGE

Guests will be picked up at the hotel for an exciting day of seeing local attractions and learning about Kenya! Stopping at the Giraffe Center, you will have a chance to read about the amazing rescue of the Rothschild’s giraffe and will get the opportunity to feed them! Moving on, we will travel to the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage. There we will see baby elephants be fed and cared for by their handlers. These elephants are eventually released into the wild when possible. Our last stop will be the Kazuri Bead Factory. Our guests will get an interpretive tour and watch the making of beads by Massai women. After the tour, we will have a chance to support these local artists by purchasing their handmade jewelry.

Accommodations: Panari Hotel (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Activities

Nairobi Giraffe Center

Giraffe Centre, Nairobi, Kenya

DAY 2: NAIROBI TO MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE

After breakfast we will transfer to the Wilson Airport to catch a 45 minute flight to Keekorok in the Maasai Mara. Upon arrival, guests will be transferred to our lodge to settle in. Our first game drive will depart for the evening where we may see wildebeest, zebra, giraffe, elephant, cheetah, lion, leopard, and more! Upon return we will have a buffet style dinner before turning in for the evening.

Accommodations: Ashnil Mara (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodations

Ashnil Mara Room Accomodation

Ashnil Mara

DAY 3: MORNING AND EVENING GAME DRIVES IN THE MASAI MARA

Have your cameras ready as we depart for sunrise game viewing! Guests may have opportunities to see predators on the hunt or massive herds of wildebeest moving across the beautiful landscapes. We often see big cats and other Big 5 species such as cape buffalo, elephants and sometimes rhinoceros. Thomson’s gazelle, topi, hartebeest, hippopotamus and many species of birds may also be seen.

Accommodations: Ashnil Mara (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodations

Ashnil Mara Room View

Ashnil Mara

DAY 4: FULL DAY MASAI MARA WILDLIFE AND CULTURE

Departing early, guests will have the opportunity to observe, photograph and video more animal sightings along the way to the Maasai Village. Our local Kenya guides will communicate over the radio for the best sightings of lions, leopards, cheetahs and more! At the village, the Maasai Tribe will show us their traditional dances, songs and give a tour of their huts. On the way back to the lodge, we will have the opportunity for more wildlife sightings.

Accommodations: Ashnil Mara (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Maasai Tribe

Maasai Village

Maasai Village

DAY 5: MASAI MARA KENYA TO SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK TANZANIA

Early morning departure to Keekorok airstrip to fly to the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. We will clear customs upon arrival and travel to our hotel to settle in. Should there be time we will head out for an evening Serengeti game drive in our open top safari trucks!

Accommodations: Karibu Camp North Serengeti
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Serengeti Game Drive

Serengeti Game Drive

Karibu Camp North Serengeti

DAY 6: DAY IN NORTH SERENGETI

We will begin the day early for a chance to see more wildlife along the Mara River! Touring along the river allows us great opportunities to see large mammals as they come to the water. Wildebeest migration crossings happen often in this area allowing for great photography opportunities! The afternoon allows for rest time before heading out for an evening game drive.

Accommodations: Karibu Camp North Serengeti
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodations

Karibu Camp North Serengeti

Karibu Camp North Serengeti

DAY 7: NORTH SERENGETI TO SERENGETI SERENA (CENTRAL)

After breakfast, we will depart for our next stay in central Serengeti. On our journey, we will have multiple opportunities for wildlife stops along with enjoying a picnic lunch in the bush! Upon arrival, we will have time to enjoy the lodge amenities such as the pool, spa, or sundowners with scenic views. Before dinner, the cultural entertainment show is a must see!

Accommodations: Serengeti Serena
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodations

Serengeti Serena Accommodation

Serengeti Serena

DAY 8: SERENGETI SHORT GRASS PLAINS

In the morning, we will head out to the short grass plains of the Serengeti. Short grass plains are our best opportunity for cheetah, hartebeest, ostrich and potential natural predation. We will also visit the Kopis (rock formations) for potential leopard, klipspringer antelope, rock python and lion sightings.

Accommodations: Serengeti Serena
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodations

Serengeti Serena Outdoor Dining

Serengeti Serena

DAY 9: SERENGETI SERENA TO NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA

Heading south to Ngorongoro we will stop for wildlife along the way. Guests will be able to visit the Olduvai Gorge and Museum, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dr. Leakey discovered hominid species here of the first humans to walk upright and scientists still work to discover more fossils and artifacts. After lunch at the museum, we will go 2,000 feet up in the mountains to the top of the NgoroNgoro crater rim to settle in our lodge for the evening.

Accommodations: NgoroNgoro Serena
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodations

NgoroNgoro Serena View

NgoroNgoro Serena

DAY 10: NGORONGORO TOUR DAY

We will begin a morning descent into the crater which allows us fantastic wildlife viewing opportunities. The wide open expanse of the crater enables guests some of the best unobstructed wildlife viewing and photography. Lion, hyena, cape buffalo, zebra, wildebeest, elephant, and even the rare black rhinoceros may be seen. The water in the crater is a pristine habitat for flamingos and many other species of birds.

Accommodations: NgoroNgoro Serena
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodations

NgoroNgoro Serena Room Accomodation

NgoroNgoro Serena

DAY 11: NGORONGORO TO LAKE MANYARA

After breakfast we begin our journey southeast along the crater rim to Lake Manyara. Upon arrival we will drive into a jungle atmosphere of huge trees allowing us to see blue monkeys, huge populations of baboons, up close elephants and other wildlife. We will then head to our luxury lodge to settle in for the evening.

Accommodations: Escarpment Luxury Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodations

Escarpment Luxury Lodge

Escarpment Luxury Lodge

DAY 12: LAKE MANYARA TO ARUSHA / DEPARTURE

Our last day together we will head to the African Galleria where guests will be able to do some end of tour shopping. The Galleria has available wood art, paintings, and jewelry specializing in Tanzanite. After shopping we will take a cultural village tour to see how local Tanzanians grow bananas, make wood art, and taste local banana beer. After the tour we will have a traditional African meal made by Mama Africa. We then drive to the Mt. Meru Hotel to settle in and enjoy the beautiful grounds for the evening.

Accommodations: Mt Meru Hotel, Arusha
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

*Tour Ends*

Accommodations

Mt Meru Hotel Arusha

Mt Meru Hotel, Arusha

Tour Dates

2023 Dates
September 25th – October 6th
October 11th – 22nd
October 18th – 29th
October 26th – November 6th

2024 Dates
February 22nd – March 4th
September 26th – October 7th
October 11th – 22nd
October 25th – November 5th
November 8th – 19th

* Accommodations subject to change and availability.

What's Included

  • Start in Nairobi Kenya and end in Arusha, Tanzania.
  • Service of a professional English speaking professional driver/guide
  • Guaranteed safari confirmations
  • Transport in a 4x4 land cruiser in Kenya and Tanzania
  • Full board accommodation whilst on safari
  • Full accommodation in in lodges/tented camps indicated in itinerary
  • All park entrance fees to include government taxes
  • Bottled water whilst on safari
  • Extensive game drives as detailed in the itinerary
  • Drive to Mara River
  • Olduvai gorge Museum entry fees
  • Ngorongoro crater tour
  • Lunch at Mto Wa Mbu
  • Personalized service
  • All personal travel insurance
  • Mto Wa Mbu fees
  • Cultural tour in Masai Mara camp; Tanzania
  • Cultural visits to Masai villages can be arranged with our guide
  • All personal expenses; e.g. laundry, telephones, beverages, tips,
  • Any other extras not stated as included above

Public Tour Pricing

  • Double Occupancy$12,999 / person
  • Single Occupancy$13,999 / person

Disclaimer:

  • International flights must be booked into Nairobi, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) and out of Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA), Tanzania.
  • A Kenya single entry visa will be needed to enter the country. You must apply 30 days prior to departure. Click Here: https://evisa.go.ke/evisa.html
  • A Tanzania multiple entry visa will be needed to enter the country. You must apply 30 days before departure. Click Here: https://eservices.immigration.go.tz/visa/
  • Your passport must have at least 6 months left before expiration and also at least 3 blank pages.
  • Ask your travel doctor for malaria pills that will work best for you and your travel companion. We use Malarone, but that may not work for everyone.
  • Your International Certificate of Vaccination will be needed on this trip.
  • You will need a Yellow Fever vaccination on this trip.
  • Your passport will be needed for travel throughout this tour.
  • A traveler’s wallet is suggested with two (2) credit cards and at least one ATM card. Tell your bank where you are going otherwise they will shut your cards off for fraud protection. It is advisable to keep $1000 USD in small bills ($20’s, $10’s, and $5’s) on hand throughout the vacation along with local currency.
  • Weather is mildly cold (60 degrees Fahrenheit) to very hot (100+ Fahrenheit). We suggest packing thin long sleeve shirts, thin pants or zip off pants as these prevent sunburns and bug bites. For cooler nights and early mornings, be sure to pack a medium weight jacket. Laundry service is available and saves a lot of packing.
  • Currency in Kenya is the Kenyan shilling. The currency in Tanzania is the Tanzanian shilling. Both can be withdrawn at the ATM or bank upon arrival, although all shops usually accept USD. Call your bank to let them know you are traveling!
  • Trip insurance is highly recommended on any international trip. We recommend Allianz Travel Insurance or Travelers Insurance.

Cancellation Policy: 50% of the price of the tour will be withheld outside of 60 days; within 60 days, 100% of the total price of the tour will be charged.

BOOK THIS AFRICA SAFARI TOUR TODAY

Contact BrushBuck Wildlife Tours to reserve your seats on this Kenya & Tanzania safari adventure of a lifetime!

  • 888-282-5868Local: 307-699-2999
  • MM slash DD slash YYYY

What Our Guests Say