East African Adventure | Kenya & Tanzania
21 Days

Tour Overview

Embark on an unforgettable journey through Kenya and Tanzania, blending out-of-this-world wildlife safaris and encounters, authentic experiences and community engagement.

This itinerary is designed for those craving thrilling wildlife safaris in renowned national game reserves such as Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater where you will witness magnificent wildlife in their own natural environment.   By travelling in a small intimate group we also experience cultural connections with local tribes, savouring local cuisine and learning the vibrant traditions of these two incredible countries.

 Enjoy the typically warm Tanzanian hospitality by staying in a homestay on the lower slopes of  majestic Mount Kilimanjaro, offering a unique perspective and forging genuine connections and friendships with the local people.

 This tour is a perfect blend of wildlife safaris, breathtaking scenery, cultural interaction and immersive activities

Why you’ll love this tour

  • Enjoy a real immersive experience at our primary school, Tamariki Ed Centre
  • Have a unique home-stay experience with the Chagga people on Mt Kilimanjaro
  • Visit a baby elephant orphanage and fall in love
  • Participate in coffee making – from bean to mug
  • Take a Maasai village walk and enjoy an authentic lunch with a local family
  • Immerse in the stunning exotic Arabic/African culture of Stonetown, Zanzibar
  • Experience real authentic rich culture and forge connections with local people
  • Take a bicycle safari in stunning geothermal Hells Gate National Park
  • Visit a traditional wood carvers co-op and marvel at the incredible work produced
  • Enjoy a bush walk with Denise’s Maasai friend Joseph and learn bush medicines
  • Visit an environmental project turning discarded jandals into stunning craft
  • Spend 3 nights relaxing on one of the  tropical paradise beaches of Zanzibar Isl
  • Immerse yourself in many community-based projects – and make a difference
  • Go on 3-day safari in world famous Serengeti National Reserve
  • Game drive in search of the Big-five and many iconic African wildlife
  • Shop for traditional art, craft and jewellery – look out for the rare Tanzanite gem

Tour Facts

  • Tour Date: 1st – 21st August 2024
  • Length of Tour:  21 Days 
  • Price:  NZ$ 9,900 – share twin
  • Single Supplement:  NZ$ 1,600 – 4 available, optional only
  • Inclusives:  fully hosted, comfortable accommodation, most meals, all transport, internal flight, park fees, activity fees, entrance fees
  • Exclusives:  international flights, visas, travel insurance, personal spending, optional activities, tips and gratuities
  • Type of Tour: Travel by purpose-built 4×4 safari jeep, low level fitness required
  • Accommodation: An authentic mix of comfortable accommodations suited to the environment:  lovely guest suites in a gated compound in Nairobi, safari camp complete with permanent  tents (including ensuite bathrooms and comfy beds) in Serengeti NP,  tastefully decorated comfortable home stay on the slopes of Mt Kilimanjaro, stunning African style banda huts nestled in the hills of Lake Nakuru, an authentic old hotel in Stonetown, Zanzibar Island and a gorgeous resort on the stunning beach of Zanzibar Island
  • Size of Tour:  Maximum 10 people plus your trip host
  • Arrive:  From Nairobi, Kenya
  • Depart:  Dar es Salaam, Tanzania


Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 :  Nairobi – arrive into Nairobi Kenya
  • Day 2 : Nairobi – Tamariki School visit / Kazuri Beads
  • Day 3 : Nairobi > Lake Nakuru – wildlife safari / game drive
  • Day 4 : Lake Nakuru > Lake Naivasha – cycle safari / nature walk with Maasaai Joseph
  • Day 5 : Lake Naivasha > Nairobi – wood carvers co-operative / environmental initiative
  • Day 6 : Nairobi -visit  baby elephant orphanage and sanctuary
  • Day 7 : Nairobi > Arusha – border crossing from Kenya to Tanzania
  • Day 8 : Arusha > Mt Kilimanjaro – home stay on the lower slopes of Mt Kilimanjaro
  • Day 9 : Mt Kilimanjaro – village walk / learn to make coffee with Chagga people
  • Day 10: Mt Kilimanjaro > Lake Tarangire – wildlife safari / game drive
  • Day 11: Lake Tarangire > Serengeti National Reserve – wildlife safari / game drive
  • Day 12: Serengeti National Reserve – full game drive in search of Africa’s BIG-5
  • Day 13: Serengeti National Reserve > Northern Circuit – great wildebeest migration
  • Day 14: Serengeti National Reserve > Ngorongoro Crater – wildlife safari / game drive
  • Day 15: Mto wa Mbu Village > Zanzibar Island – Maasai walking / internal flight
  • Day 16: Stonetown, Zanzibar Island – historical walking tour / Chaggu Isl. turtle sanctuary
  • Day 17: Stonetown > Northern beaches – endangered monkey forest walk / beach
  • Day 18: Beach, Zanzibar Island – beach / free time
  • Day 19: Beach, Zanzibar Island – beach / free time
  • Day 20: Beach > Stonetown > Dar es Salaam – spice farm walking tour /internal flight
  • Day 21 Dar es Salaam > home – end of tour … full of life time memories



Only $1,500 Deposit!!

Balance payable 3 months before trip departure

An amazing experience – never to be forgotten. We saw lots of the real Africa 
 Donna & John, July 2018

“It was amazing from start to finish and I could do it all over again”
Kathy, February 2018

“Exceeded my expectations in every way”
Jordan, September 2017

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magnificent safari experience

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Our exotic beach-front accommodation Zanzibar Island

Our exotic beach-front accommodation Zanzibar Island 

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