East African Adventure | Kenya & Tanzania
21 Days

Tour Overview

An unforgettable journey through Kenya and Tanzania, this itinerary is a wonderful blend of authentic experiences, magnificent wildlife encounters and community engagement.  It is  designed for those travellers seeking authentic experiences.  By  travelling in a small, intimate group we experience impactful cultural connections by engaging 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.

Experience the thrill of wildlife encounters while on on safaris in some of the most spectacular wildlife national reserves on the planet, such as the world renowned Serengeti National Game Reserve, where you will witness incredible wildlife in their own natural envionrment.

This tour is not just about observing, it’s also about actively supporting local authentic, community-based projects, forging local connections and leaving a positive impact on the places you visit.

Tour Highlights ​

  • 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

  • Length of Tour:  21 Days 
  • Price:  NZ$ 9,900 – share twin, set departure date
  • Price:  NZ$10,500 – share twin, departure date of choice. A private tour -minimum 4-guests
  • Single Supplement:  NZ$ 1,600 – 4 available, optional only
  • Inclusives:  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 Dates:

  • 2024:  1st – 21st August 2024
  • For a private tour, this will be your date of choice

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

Contact Us

"*" indicates required fields

Your Tour Accommodation & Safari Experience

 Authentic African Style Tents

 Stylish Guest Suites Leafy suburb of Karen, Nairobi

magnificent safari experience

Just one example of the magnificent safari experience 

Our exotic beach-front accommodation Zanzibar Island

Our exotic beach-front accommodation Zanzibar Island 

Our Safari Vehicles

Our Safari Vehicles

Sound amazing?

Book your place or contact us for more information

Helping Hand Africa Tours & Safaris - ​Begin an adventure that will change your life