African Safari Adventure

Journey through the vast plains of the Maasai Mara and Serengeti for an unforgettable African Safari Adventure that will take you to landscapes where thousands of wildebeest make their brave pilgrimage. Explore the wilderness of Kenya and Tanzania, navigate lakes in search of resting hippo and savour the spicy flavours of Swahili cuisine.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Arrive Nairobi

Kickstart your African safari adventure in Kenya. Meet your Trafalgar Representative and embark on a 4×4 journey in your Toyota Landcruiser vehicle to your hotel. Spend the evening with your fellow explorers and your Kenya Driver Guide enjoying a delicious Welcome Reception at the world-famous Carnivore restaurant.

Please Note: The full duration of this itinerary is operated by a 4 X 4 safari vehicle, including all road travel and safari game drives. The trip will travel over a variety of terrains, resulting in some rough and bumpy journeys.

Hotel: Tamarind Tree
Day 2: Nairobi – Aberdare National Park Area

This morning ‘Connect With Locals’ during a ‘Be My Guest’ Experience at Shangilia Children’s Home, a centre for street and orphaned children. ‘Make A Difference’ with your visit, which contributes to the home’s efforts to transform the lives of vulnerable street children. After lunch at the Home, you’ll continue your 4×4 journey to Aberdare National Park. Consider joining an Optional Experience in search of the black rhino and Colobus moneys that find sanctuary within its virgin forest.

Hotel: Aberdare Country Club, 2 nights
Day 3: Solio Game Reserve Excursion

Embark on a half-day exploration of Solio Game Reserve, a privately owned wildlife conservancy, renowned as the most successful rhino breeding reserve in Kenya. Return to your accommodation for an afternoon at leisure.

Day 4: Aberdare National Park Area – Lake Nakuru National Park

Have your camera ready for a photo stop at the spectacular Thomson’s Falls before connecting with the soul of Africa’s Great Rift Valley. Visit the bird watcher’s paradise that is Lake Nakuru National Park, then join your Driver Guide for an afternoon game drive to spot pink flamingos lining the lakeshore and traverse its expansive plains in search of lions and leopards, among other species.

Hotel: Lake Nakuru Lodge
Day 5: Lake Nakuru National Park – Lake Naivasha

As the sun rises, navigate Lake Nakuru National Park’s landscapes on a 4×4 game drive. Immerse yourself in the sounds and smells of the bush – the damp scents of the surrounding savannah and cheery calls of birds a stirring backdrop for an unforgettable safari experience. Journey to Lake Naivasha for lunch and enjoy a boat ride in search of the resident hippo. Journey over to Crescent Island and join a Local Specialist to walk among wildlife such as zebras, impalas and giraffes.

Hotel: Lake Naivasha Country Club
Day 6: Lake Naivasha – Maasai Mara

Venture across the Great Rift Valley to the savannah wilderness of Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve, whose promise of some of the best game viewing in the world attracts safari enthusiasts the world over.

Hotel: Keekorok Lodge, 2 nights
Day 7: Maasai Mara Full Day Safari

Get close to the wildlife that find sanctuary in Maasai Mara’s wilderness, on a full-day safari to seek out the Big 5. ‘Dive Into Culture’ during a visit to a Maasai village, where you’ll watch the warriors display their jumping prowess, then tour the village to gain in-depth insights into the daily life of this colourfully clad tribe. Later, indulge in a bush picnic – the sounds of the bush the perfect accompaniment while you keep your eyes peeled for the flash of resident Bee-eaters, Rollers and Hoopoes flitting from tree to tree, before continuing on your safari.

Day 8: Maasai Mara – Lake Victoria

Cross the border into Tanzania to meet your Tanzania Driver Guide, then travel to Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa. Spend the rest of the day at leisure or consider joining an optional activity at your lodge.

Hotel: Serenity on the Lake
Day 9: Lake Victoria – Serengeti National Park

The endless plains of the Serengeti provide an exquisite backdrop for a 4×4 safari game drive, tracking such species as lion, leopard and cheetah.

Hotel: Serengeti Sopa Lodge, 2 nights
Day 10: Serengeti National Park Full Day Safari Game Drive

Discover the secrets of the Serengeti’s complex eco-system, the site of the largest overland migration in the world. Join your Driver Guide for an in-depth exploration of the wilderness and scout out epic landscapes that have inspired writers and poets.

Day 11: Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Crater

Descend hundreds of metres to the floor of the vast Ngorongoro Crater, to explore its forests in search of elephant, lion and flamingos. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the crater before your late afternoon transfer to your overnight lodge.

Hotel: Acacia Farm Lodge
Day 12: Ngorongoro Crater – Lake Manyara

‘Dive Into Culture’ during lunch at Mto wa Umbu village with its local farms, school, nyombas, market and milling machines. Later, you’ll enjoy an afternoon game drive through Lake Manyara National Park, famous for its tree-climbing lions. Our home for the evening is in traditional bandas or bungalows which overlook Lake Manyara.

Hotel: Manyara Wildlife Safari Camp
Day 13: Lake Manyara – Tarangire National Park

Embark on a game drive in Tarangire National Park past battalions of baobab trees, scouting for vast herds of elephants.

Hotel: Tarangire Sopa Lodge
Day 14:  Tarangire National Park – Arusha – Depart Kilimanjaro

Travel to Arusha, where you will be surrounded by the rich aromas of coffee during your lunch at a restaurant within one of Tanzania’s largest coffee plantations. After lunch, depart on a transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport for your outbound flight where your African Safari Adventure comes to an end. (Should you have a late evening flight departure, you may wish to consider booking a day use room at an airport hotel).

2019 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
January: 19$8,775.00$10,225.00
February: 09$8,775.00$10,225.00
March: 02$8,775.00$10,225.00
June: 08, 22$8,350.00$9,580.00
July: 13, 27$9,050.00$10,500.00
August: 10, 24$9,050.00$10,500.00
September: 07, 14, 21$8,775.00$10,225.00
October: 05$8,775.00$10,225.00
November: 02$8,350.00$9,650.00
December: 19$10,350.00$12,280.00
2020 Dates & Prices
January: 18$10,195.00$12,125.00
February: 08$10,195.00$12,125.00
March: 07$9,825.00$11,755.00
April: 11$8,695.00$9,575.00
May: 09$8,695.00$9,575.00
June: 06, 13, 20, 27$9,675.00$11,125.00
July: 04, 11, 18, 25$10,750.00$12,680.00
August: 01, 08, 15, 22$10,750.00$12,680.00
September: 05, 12, 19$10,750.00$12,680.00
October: 03$10,750.00$12,680.00
October: 17$10,095.00$12,025.00
November: 07$9,575.00$11,505.00
December: 12$9,575.00$11,505.00
December: 19$10,595.00$12,525.00

Inclusions 
Meals: 13 breakfasts, 13 dinners, 13 dinners
Transport:4 X 4 safari vehicle
Accommodation: 13 nights accommodation
Guide:An expert Travel Director, Driver Guide or Trafalgar Representative
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Tanzania Highlights

Tanzania Highlights, a journey with lots of contrast from the game enriched plains of the famous Serengeti to the salt pans of Lake Manyara. A further high point of your journey is the Ngorongoro Crater and Ol’Duvai Gorge, both unique sites and a must for any visitor to Tanzania. With a choice of Classic or Superior accommodation, this safari is a perfect add-on to one of our Kenyan safaris.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Arrive Arusha

On arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Arusha.

Hotel: Four Points by Sheraton, The Arusha Hotel
Day 2: Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Spend the morning at leisure. After lunch meet your driver/guide for a briefing and drive in 4X4 safari vehicle into Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Hotel: Ngorongoro Farm House, 2 nights
Day 3: Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Get the adventure started with a drive down the steep valley (about 600m) to the floor of the Ngorongoro Crater. The crater is known for its unusual sights including the rare black rhinos. After spending the full day in the crater, with a packed lunch, you will return to the lodge for dinner.

Day 4: Serengeti National Park

After breakfast you will travel to the Serengeti National Park, with a stop enroute at Ol’Duvai Gorge. Here in the ‘cradle of mankind’ the skull of a human being was found which is believed to be the oldest ever discovered.

Hotel: Serengeti Sopa Lodge, 2 nights
Day 5: Serengeti National Park

Enjoy a full day of quality African safari time in the Serengeti National Park. Home to a vast array of Tanzania’s wildlife, there will be plenty of opportunities to see the ‘Big Five’, but to increase your chances a picnic lunch is provided so you won’t have to look away for a second!

Day 6: Lake Manyara National Park

This morning travel through the Serengeti National Park one final time on a morning game drive. Journey on to Lake Manyara where you enjoy dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Hotel: Kirurumu Manyara Lodge
Day 7: End of Tanzania Highlights Tour

Enjoy a morning game drive in the Lake Manyara National Park, the home of the so-called ‘Tree Lions’, before driving back to Arusha. After lunch you will be transferred back to either Arusha or Kilimanjaro Airport for your onward journey.

2019 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
11 May - 25 May $4,137.00$4,241.00
26 May - 31 October $4,913.00$5,545.00
01 November - 15 December $4,664.00$5,245.00
16 December - 17 December $5,519.00$6,219.00
18 December - 23 December$5,628.00$6,326.00
24 December - 30 December $6,145.00$6,843.00
31 December $5,935.00$6,635.00
2020 Dates & Prices
01 January - 06 January$5,935.00$6,635.00
07 January - 24 February$5,519.00$6,219.00
25 February - 31 March$5,235.00$5,910.00
Inclusions 
Meals: 6 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners
Transport:Private airport transfers & 4x4 Safari Vehicle
Accommodation: 6 nights Lodge / Hotel accommodation
Guide:Local English Speaking Driver / Guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Tanzania in Style

This spectacular 7 Day Tanzania in Style fly/drive safari allows you to explore Tanzania’s best reserves and parks in style. Experience a journey of contrast from the rich game plains of the famous Serengeti National Park to the unique environment of the Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the salt pans of Lake Manyara National Park.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Lake Manyara National Park

Meet your guide for lunch in Arusha before driving to Lake Manyara National Park.

Hotel: Lake Manyara Serena Lodge.
Day 2: Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Enjoy a morning game drive in Lake Manyara National Park. After lunch drive to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Hotel: Ngorongoro Serena Lodge, 2 nights
Day 3: Ngorongoro Conservation Area

This morning after breakfast drive to the Ngorongoro Crater Park entry and descend to the floor below. Covering over 250 sq kms of land this is the home to the rare black rhino, lion, elephant, cheetah and great herds of buffalo, antelope, warthog and wildebeest. Explore the forest and Lake Makati areas where you may see flamingos and open savannah. Enjoy a picnic lunch, returning to the lodge late afternoon.

Day 4: Serengeti National Park

This morning after breakfast drive through the hilly landscape and onto the plains of the Serengeti. Visit the Ol’Duvai Gorge enroute, site of the famous archaeological finds by the Leakey family. Here in the ‘cradle of mankind’ the skull of a human being was found believed to be the oldest ever at 1.75 million years of age. Once inside the Park, enjoy game viewing on the way to camp.

Hotel: Mbuzi Mawe Serena Camp, 3 nights
Day 5 & 6: Serengeti National Park

Full days of game viewing in the Serengeti National Park.

Day 7: End of Tanzania In Style

This morning after breakfast and a morning activity you will be transferred to Grumeti airstrip for your flight to Kilimanjaro and end of safari.

2019 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
11 May - 31 May$5,902.00$5,910.00
01 June - 30 June$7,555.00$8,294.00
01 July - 31 October$7,959.00$8,750.00
01 November - 15 December$6,751.00$7,452.00
16 December- 17 December$8,961.00$9,836.00
18 December$9,062.00$9,943.00
19 December$9,161.00$10,044.00
20 December$9,270.00$10,145.00
21 December$9,369.00$10,252.00
22 December$9,478.00$10,353.00
23 December - 29 December$9,577.00$10,460.00
30 December$9,478.00$10,353.00
31 December$9,369.00$10,252.00
2020 Dates & Prices
01 January$9,270.00$10,145.00
02 January$9,161.00$10,044.00
03 January$9,062.00$9,943.00
04 January - 29 February$8,961.00$9,836.00
04 January - 29 February$7,596.00$8,375.00

Inclusions 
Meals: 6 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 6 Dinners
Transport:Airport Transfers & 4x4 Safari Vehicle
Flights:Flight Ticket: Grumeti Airstrip / Kilimanjaro
Accommodation: 6 nights Game Lodges / Tented Camps
Guide:Local English Speaking Driver / Guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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