Two countries. Nine parks. Fourteen days. Option to visit Tarangire OR Lake Manyara Park

Starts Nairobi/Ends Arusha – We will pick you up from your hotel, the airport, or another location of your choice in your own private 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep.

This is the most comprehensive African safari we offer to the finest wildlife park & reserves of Kenya and Tanzania. Headline names and legacy parks like Masai Mara, and Serengeti, are known throughout the world for their immense prides of lions and millions of wildebeests.

But this tour will also bring you to such treasures as “Land of the Giants” Amboseli Park with its great tusker elephants and the world’s largest, most intact volcanic caldera, Ngorongoro Crater, a blue/green haven overflowing with wildlife.

You’ll discover plenty of elusive rhinos and almost impossible-to-find chimps at the most unusual Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Going north and upcountry, at Aberdare Park, we’ll safari to a land of cool mountain forests, lakes, and streams, spotting elephants, giant forest antelope, and buffalo. And then stay in a forest “treehouse”.

Next, contrast those alpine heights with the dry rugged beauty of Samburu Reserve, home to lions and extraordinary species like oryx, Somali ostrich, and reticulated giraffe. Then we’ll contrast yet again as we reach the cool blue waters of Lake Naivasha complete with a fun sailing safari past the hippos!

Tarangire and Lake Manyara Parks are out-of-the-way reserves that both hold special surprises – wild baobab trees, giant termite mounds, great swaths of feathery pink flamingoes, and even tree-climbing lions.

We haven’t left anything out. This complete two-week safari will land us in every ecosystem in the region and an unending parade of wildlife. Plus, we’ll have multiple opportunities to meet and interact with the indigenous peoples of the area, the Samburu and the Maasai. So join us for this most immersive safari experience in Africa’s most accessible countries – Kenya and Tanzania.

What’s Cool About These Parks?

You’ll know you’re in Amboseli Park when you see the imposing snow-capped peak of nearby Mt. Kilimanjaro. But you’ll also know because of the great trains of elephant families parading before you – so many here we guarantee sightings!

Samburu Reserve is not overly touristed but that means more room for you and its generous populations of lions and elephants. But safari-goers also make a special trip here to see the Samburu Five”- these are the unique unusuals like the gerenuk, reticulated giraffe, Grevys zebra, Somali ostrich, and beisa oryx.

At Ol Pejeta Conservancy, you’ll enjoy views of Mt. Kenya and discover lions, leopards, elephants, buffalo, and rhinos. Amazingly, this is the only place in Kenya where you can enjoy seeing playful chimpanzees at the Sweetwaters Sanctuary.

Ever been on a sailing safari? Or for that matter, a bicycle safari? At Lake Naivasha, we’ll sail past grazing antelope and buffalo on the shore. An optional visit to nearby Hell’s Gate Park will seat us on bicycles, pedaling by zebra, giraffe, and antelope.

Which is more impressive – legendary Masai Mara with its uncountable lions, leopards, cheetahs, and wildebeests? Or world-famous Serengeti with its uncountable lions, leopards, and wildebeests? You’ll visit both. You decide!

Wildebeest Migration - Serengeti National Park Tanzania and Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya - Africa Kenya Safaris
Seeing elephants on safari in Amboseli National Park

We’ll next descend into a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the form of a spectacular lush universe of wildlife, the Ngorongoro Crater. This volcanic caldera is dense with lions, elephants, buffalo, rhino, zebra, hippos, and even pink flamingoes in a setting that seems like an adventure movie.

As we mentioned, the next park is your choice. Tarangire Park has its own mini-wildlife migration, “mini” here means some 250,000 animals! Lovely little Lake Manyara Park is a busy world of colorful birdlife – a vast sea of pink flamingoes, and a beautiful acacia forest filled with monkeys, baboons, and lions… resting up in the trees! 

For two action-filled weeks, we’ll safari to the most brilliant parks of Kenya and Tanzania surrounded by lions, giraffes, flamingoes, and much more. Can you see yourself on this ultimate adventure?

Small bathing pool in accommodation at Elephant Bedroom Camp in Samburu

The Extras

Depending on your choice of accommodation you can enjoy extras like a bush breakfast/lunch/ dinner, traditional dances around the boma, massage, aromatherapy, Ayurveda, special dietary menus, dinner at a Maasai homestead, game walks, overlook a natural watering hole, and more.

Stay Connected or Not. Your Choice.

We realize you’re on safari to get away from the usual. Still, there are times you may want to go online… perhaps to share your photos and adventures with friends. Our safari vehicles connect with Wi-Fi, about 75% of the time so you can usually connect when you want.

The Details

No one is more important to the success of your safari than your guide. At Africa Kenya Safaris, we have the friendliest, most experienced driver/guides. They will guide, host, inform and look after you like the special guest you are. That’s our guarantee.

You’ll safari in style out to the parks in your own private 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep – the best way to experience Africa with its higher seating for better views and its rugged all-wheel drive.

We give you more at AKS – customization, flexibility, and lots of choices. Your safari includes park entrance fees, game drives, accommodations, and meals. Plus, we always offer economy, comfort, superior comfort, or luxury safari lodges or tented camps.

Please give us a shout at Africa Kenya Safaris to set up your personalized safari adventure for yourself, your family, and your friends.

Rhino grazing with a safari jeep watching close by

Check Out Your Ride

Experience your Africa Kenya Safari in a customized pop-top roof 4x4x Safari Jeep that features: Portable fridge/Cooler Box, 4 Binoculars, long-range high-frequency radio, 4G/LTE broadband WIFI connectivity, AC 230 V Power Outlets, First Aid Kit, Safari Guide Books, Baby Seats (on request), Side steps (on request) and most importantly an expert multi-lingual safari guide who will ensure you have an incredible safari experience.

Day 1

Nairobi – Amboseli National Park

3 - 4 Hour Drive

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

7:30 am – are you ready for adventure? Let’s begin two full weeks of non-stop safari!  Your Africa Kenya Safaris driver/guide will swing by in a private 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep, your main viewing platform for the next fourteen days.

We’ll take off for Amboseli National Park, heading down the Nairobi – Mombasa Highway. We’ll pass local homesteads and plantations. As we enter Maasai country, look for the local herders in their bright plaid wraps, tending their flocks.

The snowy peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro is your cue that the park is near.

Your guide will get you settled at the first of your many accommodations – your safari lodge or tented camp. We’ll have lunch and set out on our first game drive.

If you haven’t already spotted the elephants, you should soon, marching alone and in families, they are a beautiful sight.

While we’re at Amboseli, toward the evenings and perhaps in the early mornings, look for the clouds covering Kilimanjaro’s peak to lift for one of Africa’s most iconic images.

It’s been a busy first day and you can relax and swap stories over dinner at your Amboseli safari lodge or tented camp.

Day 2

Full Day at Amboseli Park

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Welcome to your first morning on safari! This is a peaceful quiet time when everyone – human and animal steps into the soft morning light of the new day.

One of the special aspects of our two-week safari is that our visits to several of the parks will span over three days, including one full day of game drives. This is the first of these special discovery days.

After breakfast, we’ll jump into the 4 x 4 and start our exploring around the park looking for buffalo, rhino, zebra, monkeys, baboons, and of course, lions and cheetahs.

Up on Observation Hill, we’ll leave our 4 x 4 to stretch and take in the park’s many habitats. Over in the marshes we’re certain to spot some of the busy birdlife such as heron, falcon, eagle, egret, pelican, crake, and Egyptian goose.

We’ll enjoy lunch and then set out for more drives as you get to better know the park and also become more acquainted with your guide – your host, friend, and teacher for the next two weeks.

In the late afternoon, check out Kilimanjaro for more picture-taking opportunities

Then it’s back to our accommodation for a relaxing dinner and second safari evening.

Day 3

Amboseli – Aberdare Park

6 Hour Drive

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Let’s take another drive through the park and then head to our second destination, Aberdare Park.

Say ‘safari’ and you think of warm golden savannahs but Aberdare puts a different spin on the typical African adventure. This is an alpine land of cool lush forests and mountain lakes.

The wildlife is different too – we’ll be exploring for buffalo, giant antelope, forest hog, hyenas, warthogs, and monkeys. You may even spot this wildlife from your balcony at your special “tree hotel”.

While at Aberdare, you can choose to stay at the Treetops Lodge or The Ark.

Note: Only overnight bags are allowed at your Tree hotel. We will secure your other luggage.

Day 4

Aberdare – Samburu Reserve

4 Hour Drive

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Come morning, we’ll descend from our tree hotel and depart this cool mountain climate for the sunlit broad plains of Samburu National Reserve.

You’ll find the big cats here and plenty of elephants but not a lot of tourists.

We may also visit some neighboring reserves if you wish, the Shaba and Buffalo Springs offer forests and woodlands for a nice contrast to Samburu.

We will spend the evening at our Samburu lodge or tented camp.

Day 5

Full Day at Samburu Reserve

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

As with Amboseli Park, we are lucky to have a full day of game drives today. It’s our fifth day on safari – just about the time other safaris are ending… but we’re just getting started!

Our game drives will take us to the Ewaso Ngiro River, a lifeline cutting through the park and a perfect place to spot the park’s thirsty lions and elephants.

We’ll also be looking for Samburu’s unique species like the beisa oryx, reticulated giraffe, and Grevy’s zebra.

As mentioned earlier, this can also be an opportunity for a cultural moment with the nearby Samburu People. If you wish, we can visit their village and learn about their unique lifestyle.

This will be our second evening at our Samburu accommodation.

Day 6

Samburu Reserve – Ol Pejeta

3 Hour Drive

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We’ll take one more spin around the plains of Samburu before heading to Ol Pejeta Conservancy in the cooler Laikipia region.

Ol Pejeta has several claims to fame: it’s the closest reserve to Nairobi where one can spot all of Africa’s “Big Five” – lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino, and elephant.

Plus, it offers chances to see the rare African wild dog, not seen at most parks.

Perhaps even more special, this is the only place in Kenya where you can see chimpanzees in a natural setting.

Over dinner, we will relax and share stories at our Ol Pejeta accommodation.

Day 7

Ol Pejeta – Lake Naivasha

4 Hour Drive

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

From Ol Pejeta we will travel to the cool shores of Lake Naivasha, a freshwater lake that hosts hippos, plus zebra, giraffe, and antelope.

If you want, we can also visit neighboring Hell’s Gate Park, and even go on a bicycling safari. Just imagine pedaling your way past buffalo, antelope, and giraffes as they graze. A most unique safari moment.

We’ll enjoy dinner at our Lake Naivasha safari lodge or tented camp.

Day 8

Lake Naivasha – Masai Mara

5 - 6 Hour Drive

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

How many times have you begun your day with a sailing safari?

This is that day! We’ll take an easy water exploration of the lake, sailing past the hippos and viewing the grazing buffalo and antelope on the nearby shore.

We’ve added a bonus to your tour – we’ll take a quick trip to nearby Crescent Island Game Sanctuary for more close-up views of such wildlife as wildebeest, waterbuck, zebra, and giraffe.

And now we’re off to the crown of Kenya’s parks, the great Masai Mara National Reserve, home to the big cats, elephants, and the Great Migration of wildebeests.

We should arrive at the park in time for an afternoon game drive over the reserve’s signature green rolling hills with their iconic acacia trees.

You won’t have to look far or long to begin spotting the wildlife – these active fields and savannahs are part of the richest ecosystem in Africa.

We will spend the first of two nights at our Masai Mara lodge or tented camp.

Day 9

Full Day at Masai Mara Reserve

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Just as at Amboseli and Samburu, we will enjoy a day of unlimited game drives throughout the vast reaches of this beautiful park. The Mara is known for its large numbers of big cats – lions, cheetahs, and leopards, plus jackals, hyenas, and more.

Providing sustenance for these awesome predators are the uncountable grazers that fill the park’s fields and forests. Those numbers rise significantly during the season of the Great Migration from July – October.

We will enjoy a picnic lunch down at the Mara River, site of the migration’s wildlife crossing into the park. Here the thousands of wildebeests, zebras, and gazelle will try to evade the waiting crocodiles and make it to the opposite shore. An unbelievable spectacle. 

While at the Mara you can add to your safari with our optional activities. Take a cultural moment to visit a local Maasai village and meet the original people of this land as you learn about their pastoral lifestyle.

You’ve taken a sailing safari, a bicycle safari… how about a hot air balloon safari. This optional sunrise activity will have you gliding over the park as the morning light brings the reserve to life. This is a moment you’ll never forget.

We will spend our second evening relaxing at our Mara accommodation.

Day 10

Masai Mara – Serengeti Park

6 Hour Drive

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

It’s our third day in the Masai Mara and we might want to visit a favorite spot before we head to the border, crossing over to Tanzania and our next big destination – Serengeti National Park.  

This world-famous reserve sits directly across from the Masai Mara. It is from the Serengeti where those unending hordes of wildebeests that we saw came.

The park is immense, even larger than the Masai Mara and the numbers of wildlife here are accordingly immense – 1,000 leopards, over 4,000 lions.

We’ll take the first game drive of our three-day safari in the great park.

Come late afternoon, we’ll head to our Serengeti lodge or tented camp and unwind.

Day 11

Full-Day Serengeti Park

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Just like at the Masai Mara, the day is yours to explore as much as you please. The Serengeti is alive with its own world of wildlife – besides the big cats, we’ll be tracking for elephant, rhino, giraffe, eland, gazelle, klipspringer, warthog, monkey, impala, honey badger, African wild dog, hippos, and more.

During the year, you’ll witness different aspects of the wildebeest migration in the park. From June through October, you’ll spot the immense hordes of grazers herding off to the Masai Mara, searching for taller grasses and water.

December to March is the calving season when you’ll witness incredible numbers of wildebeest, zebra, and others giving birth in the Serengeti region of Ndutu.

The wildlife, both predators and grazers are always present in massive displays in this amazing park.

We’ll spend our second evening at our Serengeti accommodation.

Day 12

Serengeti Game Reserve – Ngorongoro Crater

4 - 5 Hour Drive

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We’ll take our last drive through the grand Serengeti and now turn toward another signature African destination, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and its world-famous crater.

But first, en route, we’ll make a stop at an equally significant piece of African history, the anthropological treasures at Olduvai Gorge. For decades, the gorge has yielded amazing ancient fossilized pieces of humankind’s history. In these sediment beds were found bones, tools, and other artifacts of our ancestors’ early development going back millions of years.

From that famous landmark, we’ll next land at the Ngorongoro Crater, the largest intact volcanic caldera on the planet.

Hang tight as our 4 x 4 Jeep descends the steep crater walls into a colorful realm holding every manner of wildlife – a dense self-contained region of lions, buffalo, elephant, baboon, hippos… even pink flamingoes.

We’ll spend an active day down here in this dense world, thick with animals and birds.

Toward late afternoon we’ll go back up the steep caldera walls in time to enjoy another special moment, a spectacular Ngorongoro sunset at the crater’s rim.

We’ll enjoy dinner and talk tales of our busy day at our Ngorongoro accommodation.

Day 13

Ngorongoro Crater -Tarangire Park Or Lake Manyara

3 Hour Drive

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

You’re experienced safari goers now and can easily rise before the sun. If you do, you’ll be rewarded with an amazing sunrise at the crater’s rim to equal last night’s sunset.

And now you have a choice as to your next destination – Tarangire or Lake Manyara Park.

Day 14

Tarangire Park or Lake Manyara – Arusha

2-Hour Drive

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Can you believe we’ve been on safari for two whole weeks? How many can say they’ve seen and experienced all that you have – an incredible array of ecosystems – forests, savannahs, deserts, mountain lakes, and volcanic craters?

And the wildlife – dozens of species by the thousands. Not to mention our special moments meeting with the indigenous peoples of these lands. 

We hope this was an unforgettable, perhaps life-changing experience for you and your companions. From the entire team at Africa Kenya Safaris, thank you for your deep commitment to these sacred lands and our magnificent wildlife!

Tour Highlights

Optional Trip Enhancements



A luxurious bathroom in safari accommodation
Lodge/tented Camp options

Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge, Ol Tukai Lodge, Kibo Safari Camp, Tulia Amboseli Safari Camp.

Safari Accommodation
Lodge/tented camp options

Amboseli Sopa Lodge, Kilima Safari Camp

Economy tented camp safari accommodation in Amboseli safari park
Lodge/tented camp options

Sentrim Amboseli Camp, AA Lodge / Camp.


Elephants near a watering hole at The Ark Lodge in Aberdare National Park in Kenya

Luxury, Comfort & Economy

Lodge/tented camp options

The Ark Lodge


Lounge area in luxury safari accommodation
Lodge/tented Camp options

Samburu Simba Lodge, Ashnil Samburu Camp, Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, Samburu Game Lodge

Candlelit walkway between lodges in a safari accommodation
Lodge/tented camp options

Samburu Sopa Lodge

Swimming pool in an economy safari lodge in Samburu
Lodge/tented camp options

Samburu Sopa Lodge

Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Double bed in Sweetwaters Serena Camp safari accommodation at Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Lodge/tented Camp options

Serena Sweetwaters (Morani Wing)

View into - Ol Pejeta Conservancy from bedroom in Sweetwaters Serena Camp
Lodge/tented camp options

Serena Sweetwaters Camp

Double room in Kongoni Camp safari accommodation in Nanyuki in Kenya
Lodge/tented camp options

Kongoni Camp, Comfort Gardens Sweetwaters Nanyuki

Lake Naivasha

Luxury safari accommodation with outdoor swimming pool in Lake Naivasha in Kenya
Lodge/tented Camp options

Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge
Lake Naivasha Simba Lodge
Lake Naivasha Country Club.

Mid-range safari accommodation in Kenya's Lake Naivasha

Lodge/tented camp

Elsamere Lodge

Crescent camp

Aeriel view of Lake Naivasha budget safari accommodation
Lodge/tented camp options

Naivasha Kongoni Lodge

Masai Mara

Safari tourists have tea and admire a view of a safari park from a patio by their safari accommodation
Luxury level
Lodge/tented Camp options

Ashnil Mara Camp, Mara Eden Safari Camp, Mara Serena Safari Lodge, Sarova Mara Game Camp, Mara Engai Lodge, Ilkeliani Camp.

A lounge area with a view of a safari park within safari park accommodation
Comfort level
Lodge/tented camp options

Zebra Plains Mara Camp, Mara Sopa Lodge, Losokwan Luxury Camp, Enkorok Mara Camp.

View into national park from a Kenya safari tented camp
Economy level
Lodge/tented camp options

Orng’atuny Mara King Camp, Mara Chui Camp, Jambo Mara Safari Lodge, Explore Nature Mara Lodge.

Serengeti National Park

Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge, Serengeti National Park Tanzania safari - Africa Kenya Safaris
Luxury level
Lodge/tented Camp options
Serengeti serena lodge, Serengeti Sopa Lodge , Ole Serai Tented, Kubu Kubu Tented Camp/lodge , Mbalageti tented Lodge Chalet Rooms, Ndutu Under Canvas , Mara Under Canvas, Lahia Tented Lodge, Kirurumu Serengeti Central Camp, Kirurumu Serengeti North Camp, Kirurumu Serengeti South Camp,
A four poster bed with complimentary cocktails at Acacia Seronera Luxury Camp safari accommodation
Comfort level
Lodge/tented camp options

Ang’ata Tented Camp, Mbalageti Lodge, Acacia Seronera Luxury Camp, Acacia Central Camp, Lobo Wildlife Lodge, Seronera Wildlife Lodge

A room with two single beds at the Serengeti Osopuko Camp safari accommodation
Economy level
Lodge/tented camp options
Serengeti Ikoma Wild Camp, Serengeti Wild Camp , Serengeti Wildebeest Camp, Serengeti Safari Lodge, Serengeti Osopuko Camp, Pamoja Serengeti Luxury Camp

Ngorongoro Crater

A large luxurious double room with African themed decor at Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
Luxury level
Lodge/tented Camp options
Ngorongoro serena lodge, Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge, Ngorongoro farmhouse Suite , Ngorongoro Oldeani Mountain Lodge, Kitela camp
Breakfast with a view of the swimming pool at The Retreat at Ngorongoro
Comfort level
Lodge/tented camp options
The Retreat at Ngorongoro,Hhando Coffee Lodge, Acacia Farm Lodge, Angata Ngorongoro Tented Camp,Ngorongoro farmhouse , Ngorongoro Coffee Lodge, Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge
A single bed in a room in Octagon Lodge safari accommodation
Economy level
Lodge/tented camp options
Ngorongoro Wild Camp, Ngorongoro Safari Lodge, Tloma Lodge, Marera Valle Lodge Karatu , Octagon Lodge Karatu, Country Lodge Karatu, Bougainvillea Safari Lodge, Ngorongoro Forest Lodge, Pamoja Africa Lodge Karatu

Tarangire National Park

The swimming pool at Tarangire Sopa Lodge safari accommodation
Luxury level
Lodge/tented Camp options
Tarangire Osupuko lodge, Tarangire Sopa Lodge, Tarangire Safari Lodge
A four poster double bed with bird towel decorations at the Acacia Tarangire Luxury Camp safari accommodation
Comfort level
Lodge/tented camp options
Kirurumu Tarangire Lodge, Ang’ata tented Camp – Tarangire, Maramboi Tented Lodge, Acacia Tarangire Luxury Camp
A table and chair at Sangaiwe Tented Lodge with tea, a journal, safari guide books and a safari hat
Economy level
Lodge/tented camp options
Sangaiwe tented camp, Burunge Tented Lodge

Lake Manyara

A room with a double bed in the Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge
Luxury level
Lodge/tented Camp options
Lake Manyara Serena safari Lodge, Kilimamoja Lodge, Escarpment Luxury Lodge
Kirurumu Tented Camp
Comfort level
Lodge/tented camp options
Kirurumu Tented Lodge
A single bed in a room in Octagon Lodge safari accommodation
Economy level
Lodge/tented camp options
Highview Hotel, Highview Coffee Lodge , Octagon Lodge Karatu


Please check out our prices for these private safaris – you’ll see they are the most reasonable anywhere for each tour. There are no hidden fees, plus you’ll travel in safari-style in a 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep.

Prices are in USD per person for a double/twin en-suite room.

To view our tour prices for the 3 Safari Seasons, please click High, Peak or Low

Your Tour Includes

  • Transport in a private 4 x 4 Landcruiser Jeep
  • Nairobi airport/hotel pick up and drop off
  • Stay in economy, comfort or luxury lodge/tented camps (your choice)
  • Our experienced and friendly English speaking/other language guide/driver
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Park entrance fees
  • Game viewing drives
  • All meals on safari
  • Government taxes and local levies
  • The Flying Doctors emergency medical evacuation/rescue insurance cover
Not Included In the Tour Price:

– Bottled & Soft Drinks
– Items and services of a personal nature
– Tips & Gratuities

Lots of Ways To Stay

Safari Lodge or Tented Camp?
Economy, Comfort, or Luxury?

We offer lots of ways to settle into your safari evening. Some people like the familiar four walls of a traditional lodge. Others go for the outdoors feel of a tented camp. Either way, both lodge or tented camp come in economy, comfort, and lux editions. Choose the accommodation style that suits your needs. And then, which level of service works for you.


Just call, WhatsApp, email us or fill online enquiry form  and one of our friendly travel advisors will have you on the road to adventure – your own personalized safari.

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