East African Detour Safari

  • DAY 1: NAIROBI TO LAKE NAIVASHA

    • You’ll be picked up from your hotel in Nairobi or Airport at 8.30 am.
    • Drive via The Great Rift Valley, stop for around 15 mins and take photos as we proceed to our destination.
    • Arrive for lunch at the lodge/camp.
    • Head out for afternoon Lake Naivasha boat rides along the shores of Lake Naivasha and walking safaris at the crescent island at Lake Naivasha for around 2 – 3 hrs.
    • Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
  • DAY 2: LAKE NAIVASHA TO MASAI MARA

    • Early breakfast at the camp or lodge.
    • Check out of the lodge and drive to Masai Mara which is 5-6hrs drive.
    • Arrive at the camp or lodge for lunch and check in.
    • After lunch and relaxation head for an afternoon game drives in the Masai Mara National Reserve till late in the sunset where you get to see various Wide-open grass plains and, scattered acacia bush that is a host to a wide variety of wildlife of the BIG FIVE such as lions, leopards, cheetahs, hyenas, buffaloes, giraffes, elephants, the endangered black rhino and wildebeests with roof wide open.
    • Return to the lodge/ camp for dinner and overnight stay.
  • DAY 3-4: MASAI MARA

    • Early breakfast at the camp or lodge.
    • After breakfast, early morning guests will set off for a full day in the Masai Mara National Reserve in search of the Big five of Africa under the open roof of a tour vehicle with packed lunch that will be served as picnic lunch in the wild savannah. The Big Five of Africa are the African Elephant, the lion, rhino, buffalo, and the leopard and a variety of bird species of more than 200 species and herbivores such as zebras, wildebeest in great numbers en-route to the Great Mara River where the 8th wonder of the world happens every year from July to August called The Great Wildebeest Migration. You will view this amazing wildlife whilst on the full day game drive from the open rooftop of the vehicle for great views and photography until late in the afternoon.
    • Return back to the lodge for diner and overnight stay at the camp or lodge.
  • DAY 5: MASAI MARA TO SERENGETI

    • Early breakfast at the camp or lodge.
    • Check out with luggage with packed lunches and drive towards the border of Kenya and Tanzania which is a 4hrs drive.
    • Arrive at the Border of Isebania at 11.00 am and check-in at the immigration and forego all the procedures to cross to Tanzania.
    • Our Tanzanian driver guide shall pick you up and proceed to Serengeti National park which borders Masai Mara National Reserve with en-route game drives towards the camp checking in for dinner and overnight stay at the camp
  • DAY 6-7: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK

    • Day shall be spent at the Serengeti on game viewing drives
    • The Serengeti game reserve is overwhelmingly large- the variety and concentration of game is awesome
    • Its regions are climatically varied
    • This we experience as we traverse the plains in search of the “BIG 5”
  • DAY 8: SERENGETI TO NGORONGORO CRATER

    • Depart Serengeti with picnic lunches and game viewing drives en-route
    • Descend (600M) into the floor of the Ngorongoro crater
    • It shall be almost a full day of awesome game viewing drives with a picnic lunch break at Ngoitoktok springs picnic site
    • Game volume and concentration is left to your imagination
    • Later ascend to the crater rim for magnificent sunset views.
  • DAY 9: NGORONGORO TO ZANZIBAR BEACH

    • After breakfast –depart for Arusha
    • Proceed to Kilimanjaro airport to board the flight to Zanzibar.
    • On arrival, our team shall pick you up and transfer you to your beach resort respectively booked.
    • Afternoon at leisure and enjoying the beach.
    • Dinner and overnight stay at the resort.
  • DAY 10-11: ZANZIBAR BEACH RELAXATION

    • Guests are free the whole day and can enjoy excursions to Stone Town, Zanzibar beaches and also cultural centre at own cost during the day.
  • DAY 12: ZANZIBAR FLY BACK HOME

    • After breakfast guests shall be picked up from the hotel and be transferred to the airport to fly back home.

Important to Know:

  • All of our safaris are on private basis.
  • Children aged  between 0 – 2 years are free of charge.
  • Children aged 3 – 12 years pay 50% of the adult rate when sharing the same room with adults.
  • Children aged 3 – 12 years pay 75% of the adult rate when staying in their own separate room from adults.
  • Children above 12 years are recognized as adults in camps and lodges.

Rates Per Person

LOWER MID RANGE   (Lake Naivasha Country Club +Zebra Plains Mara + Serengeti Heritage Camp + Rhino Lodge Ngorongoro + Uroa Bay Beach)

Seasons 1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax
Jan-Mar $ $ $ $ $ $
Apr-Jun $ $ $ $ $ $
Jul-Sep $ $ $ $ $ $
Oct -22 Dec $ $ $ $ $ $
23 Dec -2 Jan $ $ $ $ $ $

UPPER MID RANGE  ( Naivasha Sopa lodge + Mara Sarova Game Camp+ Nyikani Camp Serengeti + Angata Ngorongoro + Mermaid Cove )

Seasons 1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax
Jan-Mar $ $ $ $ $ $
Apr-Jun $ $ $ $ $ $
Jul-Sep $ $ $ $ $ $
Oct -22 Dec $ $ $ $ $ $
23 Dec -2 Jan $ $ $ $ $ $

SEMI LUXURY   (Enashipai Resort + Entim Mara Camp + Semetu Serengeti Lodge + Lions paw Ngorongoro + Melia Zanzibar)

Seasons 1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax
Jan-Mar $ $ $ $ $ $
Apr-Jun $ $ $ $ $ $
Jul-Sep $ $ $ $ $ $
Oct -22 Dec $ $ $ $ $ $
23 Dec -2 Jan $ $ $ $ $ $

LUXURY   (Chui lodge Naivasha +  Sand River Mara Camp + Melia Serengeti Camp +Ngorongoro Crater Lodge + Royal Zanzibar  )

Seasons 1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax
Jan-Mar $ $ $ $ $ $
Apr-Jun $ $ $ $ $ $
Jul-Sep $ $ $ $ $ $
Oct -22 Dec $ $ $ $ $ $
23 Dec -2 Jan $ $ $ $ $ $

Disclaimer:

  • This tour is offered by Mufasa Tours and Travels.
  • This operator reserves the right to change the rates as advertised.
  • If you request changes to this tour, the advertised rates will likely change.
  • If an accommodation is fully booked, the operator will suggest comparable alternative options.
  • The exact order, contents, and rates of this tour are subject to availability.
  • This tour is subject to the terms & conditions of Mufasa Tours and Travels.
  • INCLUDED

    • Park fees to the park stated.
    • Transport in an open roof Landcruiser.
    • Service of a professional driver guide.
    • Meals on full board at the lodge/ camp.
    • 11-night accommodation at the respective hotel stated.
    • Flights to Zanzibar from Arusha.
    • Airport transfers.
    • Flights back to Nairobi from Diani.
  • EXCLUDED

    • Masai Village cultural visit @ $ 20 per person.
    • Tips to driver guide (Highly recommended).
    • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc).
    • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour.
    • The government imposed an increase in taxes and/or park fees.
    • Hot air balloon rides @ $ 450 per adult / $ 350 per child (below 18yrs).
    • Visa fees for Kenya to Tanzania of $ 100 per person.
    • International flights.

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