Tanzania & Kenya

Kenya and Tanzania?

Kenya is known to be a magical place. Its picturesque sceneries combined with the vast wildlife calling this place home brings together a quintessential image of Africa. Here you will find a varied display of sceneries from volcanic mountains, sandy beaches and and fertile plains. If you are on the lookout for the Big Five and other big cats then Kenya would be your best shot at getting to do so. In Amboseli you will find vast herds of elephants gathered, the Maasai Mara offers you a vast place to explore and game drive, while Lake Nakuru on the other hand paints a pinkish blue picture with the vast numbers of flamingos nestled in the lake. You won’t be short of an adventure here and it will be one you won’t forget.

 

Tanzania shares similar terrains to Kenya but on a larger scale. This is the best place to track the movement of the Wildebeest Great Migration from the start to their river crossing. Many who get to witness this often say it is a once in a lifetime experience. The Ngorongoro crater is a prime example of the parks and reserves that you can visit in Tanzania. The crater’s unique history and look along with the wildlife living in the area continues to draw the attention of visitors. Tanzania is known to have the largest concentration of animals per square meter in the world. So if you are keen on seeing exotic wildlife in action you will not be disappointed in Tanzania.

 

Why stop at just going to either Kenya or Tanzania when you can do both? There are numerous Kenya and Tanzania tours you can go on. These tours will take you through each country and you’ll get to experience the best of both. Some of the Kenya and Tanzania tours typically starts off with a bush safari in Kenya and ends with a relaxing time at the beach in Tanzania. You won’t miss a single beat in the adventure going on a Kenya and Tanzania tour. From the Big Five to each animal found in the country, predators hunting preys to just appreciating the scenery around you; one can’t help but be in awe. So if you’re a wildlife enthusiast looking for your next big adventure, try a Kenya Safari and Tanzania tour!

Between late June to October (Dry Season)

Between August to October for Kenya’s Great Migration
Between June and July for Tanzania’s Great Migration

 

Kenya is best known for Masai Mara National Reserve, Amboseli National Park, and Lake Nakuru.

 

Tanzania boasts Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire National Park, and Zanzibar.

Where should you go - KENYA ?

MAASAI MARA

Maasai Mara National Reserve, which by locals is also called The Mara, is a vast game reserve made of circles of savannahs, trees, and scrubs in Narok County, Kenya. It’s best known for the Great Migration passing through, and the popular Mara River. Maasai Mara also has an incredible concentration and variety of wildlife such as leopards, lions, and cheetahs, zebras, Thomson’s gazelle, wildebeest and a whole lot more. Masai Mara is often combined with attractions in Tanzania for tours as it’s adjacent to the Serengeti National Park. It’s also why adventurers commonly combine Kenya and Tanzania during an African trip. Apart from witnessing the action-packed Great Migration, spotting the Big Five is another highlight in Maasai Mara National Reserve. Hundreds of camps and lodges that fit all types of guests are within The Mara, offering remarkable wildlife viewing, stunning sceneries, and refreshing nature.

AMBOSELI

Amboseli National Park showcases its magic in many ways, and one of them is through its majestic resident creatures, the elephants. The park homes thousands of these massive mammals in its 39,206 hectares spreading across the Kenya Tanzania border. Though the park is in Kajiado County, Kenya, it’s typically explored together with Tanzanian attractions due to its proximity to the country. Formerly known as Maasai Amboseli Game Reserve, Amboseli is a protected area where you can encounter beautiful animals like African bush elephant, impala, Cape buffalo, lion, spotted hyena, cheetah, Masai giraffe, Grant’s zebra, blue wildebeest, as well as various bird species. Another highlight in the park is the Masaai people, an ethnic group residing in the central and southern Kenya, as well as northern Tanzania. You too can have a remarkable experience in this destination, as well as other nearby attractions by combining Kenya and Tanzania for your ultimate African trip.

Where should you go - TANZANIA

SERENGETI

Serengeti National Park is one of the most famous attractions in Africa. It’s highly popular due to the Great Wildebeest Migration, a phenomenon that’s highly anticipated yearly by thousands of visitors. The park also possesses ravishing beauty in the form of its sceneries and resident animals. Across its 14,750 square kilometers of savanna, grassland plains, riverine forest, and woodlands live a high concentration of various wildlife like zebra, gazelle, impala, hartebeest, topi, buffalo, waterbuck, elephant, giraffe, dik-dik, patas monkeys, hippopotamus, and martial eagles. This UNESCO Heritage Site is a staple destination among all types of travelers from families, solo adventurers, and couples due to a remarkable wildlife and nature experience it offers all-year-round.

NGORONGORO

Ngorongoro Conservation Area is a World Heritage Site in the Crater Highlands of Tanzania. The destination possesses unique beauty due to its massive volcanic caldera, and high concentrations of wildlife. The Ngorongoro Crater is one of its highlights, which is the globe’s most extensive inactive and unfilled volcanic caldera. Its fertile land serves as grazing fields for different kinds of animals. Resident wildlife in the Ngorongoro consists mostly of ungulates, African buffalo or Cape buffalo, hippopotamus, blue wildebeest, Grant’s zebra, the common eland, and Grant’s and Thomson’s gazelles, Waterbucks, and a few lions. It is also one of the few places left where seeing rhinoceros is more common. The area’s surreal sceneries, hills, and rock formations add to its stunning charm, which is why Ngorongoro Conservation Area is truly a must-see when you visit Tanzania. To make the best of your African adventure, consider combining Kenya and Tanzania attractions. In one trip, you can explore the most beautiful places in these two countries, and have the experience of a lifetime!

TANZANIA & KENYA COMBINED SAFARIS

TANZANIA & KENYA COMBINED SAFARI TOURS

Whether you want to stay in simple or luxurious accommodation, have a particular passion for wildlife, art or experiencing the great outdoors, or you’re planning a trip for a special occasion, we can create an itinerary to match your interests and tastes.

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TAILOR - MADE YOUR TRIP TO AFRICA

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OTHER ADVENTURES THAT CAN BE ADDED TO YOUR TOUR PACKAGE

HOT AIR BALLOON SAFARI

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