The Best of Kenya and Tanzania
Destinations Destinations
Tanzania, Kenya
Serengeti, Arusha, Karatu, Nairobi, Masai Mara National Park
Activity Activity
Nature & Wildlife, Safari, Luxury, Family, National Parks
Tour Type Tour Type
Custom itinerary, Private tour
Physical Level Physical Level
Mild
Season Season
January - December

Good to know

  • Private tour: all days & activities tailored to your preferences
  • Explore at your pace, choose your own travel dates
  • Safari and Kilimanjaro hike with your own private guide
  • 24/7 in-country support and assistance
  • Carefully-selected, top-quality safari camps

Explore East Africa's wildlife from both Kenya and Tanzania, alternating between the Masai Mara and the Serengeti. Along the way, you'll spot lions, elephants, leopards, buffalo and many more. This is the ultimate East African safari.

Suggested Itinerary

All days can be adjusted as required

Choose your direction

This is a customisable trip

Use the following itinerary for inspiration. Remember: all days, hotels and activities can be altered to suit your requirements. A Tanzania Odyssey travel expert will be happy to advise.

Explore cosmopolitan Nairobi

Start your trip overlooking the Nairobi River and explore Kenya’s capital city through its notable museums, elephant orphanage and buzzing nightlife. A twenty-minute drive takes you to the world’s only urban game reserve, where you can watch lions hunt buffalo.

Featured Accommodation
Palacina Hotel
Superior

Palacina Hotel

Into the Mara North wilderness

Many naturalists have been inspired by the Mara, which is one of the richest places in the world for wildlife. Here, you can spot elephants, lions, buffalo, rhino and much more. Your guides will seek out the animals you’re most curious about and teach you more about the region. There are even night game drives available, at extra cost, for those who want to experience the Masai Mara when its predators are most active.

Guided forest and escarpment walks are also available, offering spectacular views and rare birdlife.

Featured Accommodation
And-Beyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp
Classic

And-Beyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp

Enter Tanzania’s Serengeti for the wildebeest migration

Cross the Kenya/Tanzania border and you can look forward to seeing one of nature’s most memorable spectacles. The great wildebeest migration is the largest mass movement of land mammals on the planet and your semi-permanent camp will find the best place to witness it. Head into the Serengeti and you’ll be able to see lions, buffalo, giraffes, zebras and gazelles.

Featured Accommodation
Chaka Camp
Classic

Chaka Camp

A taste of Tanzanian farmlife

After the spectacle of the Serengeti, you’ll arrive at a gentler farmhouse retreat. However, there are still treks into the wilderness to enjoy for those keen to remain active and see more wildlife. The Empakai and Olmoti hikes are particularly popular treks.

The farmhouse itself provides gentler surroundings, with views to the top of Oldeani Volcano. You’ll get a feel of what life was like in simpler times while also having the opportunity to ramble through 500 acres of farmland and to sample local delicacies.

Featured Accommodation
Ngorongoro Farmhouse Lodge
Classic

Ngorongoro Farmhouse Lodge

Finish at Arusha, in the shadow of Mount Meru

You’ll head back to city accommodation before your flight home, in a location that many safari tours use as a gateway to the Serengeti. As your trip began in Kenya, however, you’ll finish in Tanzania’s Arusha, which offers calmer surroundings than the bustling Kenyan capital of Nairobi.

You may wish to enjoy a canoeing trip out on the lake before the end of your trip, or you could just relax in your hotel’s swimming pool and onsite restaurant.

Featured Accommodation
Rivertree Country Inn
Superior

Rivertree Country Inn

Transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport from your Arusha accommodation.

Tour inclusions

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Included Accommodation

All accommodation is included on this trip.

Included Internal flights

Internal flights connecting you to the various stops between Tanzania and Kenya are included.

Included Ground transfers

You'll be picked up from your flight into Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and be transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport at the end of the trip.

Included Hotel breakfasts

Breakfasts are included on all days of the trip.

Testimonials

What people are saying about Tanzania Odyssey

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Karen Nicholson
06/06/2019

The care and attention that went into creating our holiday was exceptional. George dealt with us from start to finish, and created a holiday we will long remember. He was available by email and happy to take even the most mundane of calls from me, double checking the small details of packing, money etc...He came up with the initial itinerary, which we made a couple of changes to; he then advised us of a change that had to be made due to a hotel being closed, but had already found an alternative. He was then very patient with us as we had issues with our flights (cancelled dates needing rearranging), and while we attempted to make contact with a Tanzanian school to visit, which also affected where we would be staying.
The itinerary created was superb, the company he chose to take us on safari (Duma Explorer) excellent. Our guide, Wilson, was second to none, with his knowledge and experience as a guide.
Cannot fault the team or George, and it was lovely to have a chat with him, once we were home, about the holiday (feedback etc..) and share with him our experiences, which he was genuinely interested in.
I would definitely book with Odyssey Travels again!

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Emma
20/02/2019

Drivers were excellent and paid attention to every little detail. The Ndutu camp was fab. The lodges were great. The itinerary & transfers all worked well. Saw lots of animals close up in lush surroundings. Would suggest that Tanzania is a must on anyone’s destination list. Climate in December was perfect and best of all there were no mosquitoes.

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Sri & Ale
06/02/2019

Very smooth process - simple to communicate, pay and the trip ran flawlessly. We received great advice on how to structure our trip and would definitely recommend for a safari!

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13

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$9,531 pp

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