Kenya and Tanzania are two East African countries that offers incredible safari experience to guests. By combining a safari to both Kenya and Tanzania, you will be guaranteeing yourself an incredible safari that you will remember throughout your lifetime. The two countries have developed tourism sectors making it easy for you to go for a safari in destinations based in both countries. For example, it is possible for you to Fly from Nairobi or Dares Salaam to various parks and reserves in the two countries. Moreover, you can also travel by road from Kenya to Tanzania or from Tanzania to Kenya.
Kenya and Tanzania are among the top five safari destination since some of the best and biggest game parks and reserves are located in the two country. Some of the destinations that you need to consider when going for Kenya Tanzania safaris are Masai Mara and Amboseli in Kenya and Serengeti and the Ngorongoro crater in Tanzania. The annual migration that involves over 1.5 million wildebeest and zebras among other game takes the centre stage in Kenya and Tanzania hence the reason you should combine a safari in these two countries since the combined Kenya and Tanzania safari will offer you great migration viewing experience.
Safari Fellows offers various Kenya and Tanzania safari packages. Some packages commence in Nairobi and end in Nairobi while other packages start in Nairobi and end in Dare Salam. The packages offered are can be customized in order to meet your expectations. All that we ask from you is that you contact our Safari Experts and let us know the type of safari experience that you are looking for. We will design a custom tailor-made safari to fit your expectations. The following are just a sample of the safari packages offered by Safari Fellows to Kenya and Tanzania. Contact us for more information.
Kenya Tanzania Safari Tour Packages
Kenya and Tanzania Safari Experiences
When you have decided that you are going to combine a Kenya safari with a Tanzania safari, you will be certain to have a great safari since for many years, the two countries have consistently been ranked among the best countries to go for a safari. The following are the safari experiences that you are going to enjoy by going for a safari that involves both Kenya and Tanzania.
Bird watching experience
Kenya and Tanzania are home to hundreds of bird species. By visiting locations that are known to host different birdlife, you will have superb birdwatching experience. Some of the parks and game reserves that you will be able to have a birding experience includes Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha, Samburu Game Reserve, Amboseli National Park, and Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya while in Tanzania, you are going to have great birding experience in Lake Manyara, Tarangire National Park, Serengeti, and Ngorongoro crater. Among others, some of the bird species to be seen comprises of; Black Bishop, Lesser Flamingo, Somali Ostrich,Grey Crowned Crane, Swahili Sparrow, Hornbill, African Eagle, Banded Green Sunbird, Mombasa Woodpecker, African Broadbill, Taveta Weaver, Great White Pelican, Southern Citril, and Forest Warbler.
Game Viewing Experience
In Kenya, there are about 54 National Parks and Reserves and numerous sanctuaries as well as private managed conservancies dotted across the country.In Tanzania, there are 16 National parks that are managed by the Tanzania National Parks Authority and 17 game reserves. The most popular parks and reserves in Kenya are Masai Mara, Amboseli, Tsavo East, Tsavo West, Samburu, Lake Nakuru, and Lake Naivasha. In Tanzania, the most popular parks are Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Lake Manyara, and Tarangire. In all the mentioned parks and game reserves, you are guaranteed of great game viewing experience. Some of the mammals that you are going to see in these parks comprises of; elephants, rhino, buffalo, giraffe, leopard, zebra, wildebeest, gazelle, impala, crocodile, hippo, warthog, hyena, and waterbucks among others.
Despite civilization as well as the impacts of globalization, Kenyans and Tanzanians are always proud of their culture and have done a lot to ensure that they retain their cultures. By visiting Kenya and Tanzania, you will be able to experience different Kenyan and Tanzanian cultures. For example, by visiting the Bomas of Kenya (Kenya Cultural Centre), you are going to learn more about the Kenyan culture and even visit bomas (villages) for different Kenyan tribes. In addition, in both Kenya and Tanzania, you will be able to visit Masai villages and learn more about the Masai culture. Moreover, you will also get a chance to sample some of the food such as NyamaChoma and Kachumbari. You will also have a chance to make souvenirs made by the local craftsmen.
Guided Walking Safari Experience
These safari experiences are offered in various parks and reserves in Kenya and Tanzania. As the name of the safaris suggests, they mainly involve walking in the game reserves or the national parks and coming cross to the animals that reside in the specific parks visited. Normally, most of the times, the guided safaris take place in game reserves and parks that mainly host herbivorous mammals since these mammals do not pose any danger to those going on safari. Nevertheless, it is also important to point out that even in Masai Mara and Serengeti, it is possible to go for walking safaris as you are accompanied by an experienced guide.
Small Group Kenya Tanzania Safaris
Small group safaris that are offered by Safari Fellows entail an exciting, friendly, and ideal way to visit the parks and reserves in both Kenya and Tanzania in a small group that does not exceed seven persons.
Private Safaris in Kenya and Tanzania
Safari Fellows offers private custom designed safaris to both Kenya and Tanzania to either of the country with the safaris been offered on private basis. In this safari packages, you design the destinations, the departure date, and even the specific individuals that are going to accompany you to the safari.
Kenya and Tanzania Fly-In Safaris
This is a great safari option for guests who do not have the luxury of time or cannot be able to travel to other destinations by road. Thus, by flying to specific parks and reserves in Kenya and Tanzania, they are able to visit some destinations within a very short period of time as you will save a lot time that would have been spent travelling by road.
Hot Air Balloon Safari
Hot air balloon safari is offered in both Kenya (in Masai Mara) and in Tanzania (in Serengeti). The hot air balloon safari is as good as it gets when it comes to safari experience since you get to float above Mara plains or Serengeti plains. The balloon ride takes place early in the morning and lasts for about an hour. The price for a hot air balloon starts from $450 per person.
Prices For Kenya Tanzania Safaris
The three factors that determine the amount of money that you will end up paying for your combined Kenya and Tanzania safari comprises of; a) the length of your safari, b) the type of accommodation chosen, and c) the specific parks and reserves that you are going to visit. Thus, Safari Fellows cannot be in a position to specify the price of a safari package without the specified information. However, as you can see from our Kenya and Tanzania Safari Packages, we have packages starting from $1075. Contact our Safari Experts for more information on custom designed Kenya and Tanzania safaris.
The Best Time for Kenya and Tanzania Safari Holidays
In any safari, the best time for great game viewing experience is during the dry season since during this season, animal camouflage is less effective as there is less vegetation thus making it easy to sight the game even from afar. In Kenya, the dry season is normally between January and March and August and early November. On the other hand, in Tanzania, the dry season is between June and October even though if you are keen on the annual migration, your safari then needs to be between Mid-August and late October. However, you need to take note that in both Kenya and Tanzania, you can go for your African safari during anytime of the year since there are many parks and reserves offering you great game viewing experience.
For beach holidays in either Kenya or Tanzania, you can go for a beach holiday at any month since the two countries have an all year-round beach holiday weather. The beaches in the two countries are pristine and have white sand thus offering you the best spot to relax after your safari adventure.
Kenya and Tanzania Tourist Visas
You can apply for your tourist visas either in your home country from Kenya/Tanzania embassy or at the border control point upon arrival in Kenya or in Tanzania.