Kenya & Tanzania Overland Adventure
Slutdestination: Stone Town
For those who want it all, this 16-day adventure offers the promise of Kenya and Tanzania's best wilderness as well as plenty of time at Zanzibar's beaches. Track the Big Five across the acacia-spotted savannah of the Serengeti and the legendary plains of Masai Mara. Our unique overland adventure vehicle (OAV) will carry you through the incredible scenery safely and in good spirits and camping will keep you at the heart of the action. This trip is a once-in-a-lifetime experience like no other.
Overland adventure vehicle (OAV), minivan, plane, 4x4 safari vehicle, shared shuttle
Participation camping (10 nts), simple hotel (5 nt).
G Adventures for Good: Clean Cookstove Project Visit, Mto wa Mbu G Adventures for Good: Mto wa Mbu Village Visit and Lunch, Mto wa Mbu. Wildlife safari drives in Masai Mara Game Reserve, Lake Nakuru National Park, Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater. Masai settlement visit and cultural walk. Boat ride on Lake Naivasha. Visit to G Adventures-supported Clean Cookstove project. Guided walk and lunch in a local community. Orientation walk in Stone Town. Free time in Nungwi Beach. Internal flight. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
Encounter the wildlife of the famous Masai Mara, photograph wildlife at Lake Nakuru National Park, learn from the Masai people in the Loita Hills, track the Big Five across the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater, enjoy Zanzibar's pristine waters, experience the hustle and bustle of Stone Town.
Day 8 Arusha/Mto wa Mbu (1B, 1L, 1D)
Visit Mto wa Mbu village to enjoy a local lunch and cultural experience with the town's villagers. After lunch, continue on to visit a Masai village to learn about the Masai people and the G Adventures-supported Clean Cookstove project. Meet the local women engineers who have installed clean cookstoves throughout these communities.
Day 9 Mto wa Mbu/Serengeti National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
Enjoy a wildlife safari drive en route to the central Serengeti. Spend the night at a basic bush camp and enjoy the starry African skies.
Day 10 Serengeti National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
Enjoy a full-day wildlife safari drive in the safari vehicle. Opt for a morning hot air balloon ride over the Serengeti.
Day 11 Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro Crater (1B, 1L, 1D)
Set off on a wildlife safari drive on the way out of the Serengeti. Camp on the Ngorongoro Crater's rim.
Day 12 Ngorongoro Crater/Arusha (1B, 1L, 1D)
Wildlife safari drive in the Ngorongoro Crater, then return to Arusha.
Day 14 Stone Town/Nungwi (1B)
Enjoy an orientation walk with your CEO in historic Stone Town before transferring to the white-sand beaches and turquoise waters of beautiful Nungwi Beach.
Day 15 Nungwi (1B)
Enjoy free time to lounge on the beach, snorkel, or tour the island.
Day 16 Nungwi/Stone Town (1B)
Morning group transfer from Nungwi. Depart Stone Town upon arrival in the late morning.
Day 1 Nairobi
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Nairobi/Lake Nakuru National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
Set off on a wildlife safari drive in Lake Nakuru National Park. Enjoy views of the Rift Valley from lookout points.
Day 3 Lake Nakuru National Park/Loita Hills (1B, 1L, 1D)
Stop off at the beautiful Lake Naivasha en route for an included wildlife-spotting boat ride before lunch.
Day 4 Loita Hills/Masai Mara (1B, 1L, 1D)
Tour an authentic Masai settlement to learn about their traditional ways. Enjoy wildlife safari drives in our overland adventure vehicle (OAV) in search of Kenya's Big Five.
Day 5 Masai Mara (1B, 1L, 1D)
Enjoy wildlife safari drives in the overland adventure vehicle (OAV) in search of the Big Five.
Day 7 Nairobi/Arusha (1B, 1D)
Travel south and cross the border into Tanzania.
Day 13 Arusha/Stone Town (1B)
Fly to the beautiful island of Zanzibar and transfer to the hotel.
Day 6 Masai Mara/Nairobi (1B, 1L)
Enjoy a morning wildlife safari drive, then travel through the land of the Masai people to Nairobi.