14-Day Safari Adventure in Essential Kenya & Tanzania Wonders

14 Days
  • Gaga Tours 4x4 Land cruiser Safari Jeep
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East African Odyssey-14 Day Safari

Embark on an unparalleled adventure with Gaga Tours’ East African Odyssey, a 14-day safari meticulously crafted to immerse you in the wonders of Kenya and Tanzania. What sets this safari apart is not just the breathtaking landscapes, iconic wildlife, and cultural encounters but the seamless fusion of luxury and authenticity. Travel in comfort in your private pop-top 4×4 Land Cruiser Jeep, equipped with every amenity for a memorable journey. Gaga Tours ensures that every moment, from the legendary Masai Mara to the enchanting Serengeti and the hidden gems of Tarangire and Lake Manyara, is a testament to the beauty and diversity of East Africa.

  • Optional: Masai Mara – Serengeti flight at USD 550 Per person (one way). Timings: 0815Hrs – 1120Hrs.
  • Safari tour departs daily
  • Set and advise on your preferred safari tour dates
  • Safari tour price are indicated in USD.
  • Kenya visa is currently applied online latest 72 hours before travel dates at US$ 50 Per Person.
  • Single Entry allows visitors to enter Kenya for a short term.
  • The visa is valid for three months and allows re-entry to Keya from Tanzania & Uganda.
  • The multiple-entry visa is mainly for business people who need to make numerous trips to Kenya for work purposes.
  • For Tanzania you can get visa on arrival at the border, but you must be willing to queue and wait for a short period (can take long if there are many people on the queue). To avoid this, apply and get an evisa before your departure.
  • Yellow fever vaccine is mandatory to enter Tanzania and you shall need to get the vaccine from your country of origin before travel.
  • Driving time during safari in Kenya/Tanzania are estimates and may vary due to narrow roads, density of traffic and road conditions
  • Safari is private per booking in own tour vehicle and your dedicated driver/ guide-not a group sharing tour
  • Safari can be extended to include more days if you prefer
  • Safari can include local flights to cut on driving time if required (extra price)

Why opt for Gaga’s East African Odyssey? Beyond the exceptional itinerary and unparalleled comfort, Gaga Tours offers a unique promise – a journey that goes beyond the ordinary safari. Immerse yourself in the magic of Lake Victoria, witness the Great Migration, and explore the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera in the Ngorongoro Crater. Gaga Tours introduces you to local cultures, from the Maasai communities to the vibrant towns surrounding each park. This safari isn’t just a trip; it’s an odyssey where each day unfolds a new chapter of discovery and wonder. Choose Gaga Tours for an experience that seamlessly blends luxury, adventure, and cultural richness, ensuring that your East African safari becomes a cherished story to tell for a lifetime.

Trip Highlights

  • Enjoy a two-night stay at Amboseli National Park in Kenya, where you'll be treated to breathtaking vistas of the snow-capped Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa. Explore Observation Hill for panoramic views of marshes teeming with herds of elephants, buffalo, hippos, and a variety of waterfowl, including pelicans and Egyptian geese. With the potential for sightings of lions, cheetahs, and hyenas, this experience promises exciting encounters with Kenya's wildlife. Additionally, immerse yourself in the local villages and culture for a well-rounded and enriching safari adventure.
  • Spend a night at Aberdare National Park in Kenya, where your accommodation is a distinctive tree hotel offering the luxury of game viewing from your balcony. Surrounded by waterfalls and lush forests, this unique lodging experience promises a tranquil and immersive encounter with nature.
  • Enjoy a two-night stay at Samburu National Reserve in Kenya, renowned for its unique wildlife, including rare species like Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, oryx, gerenuk, and Somali ostrich. Immerse yourself in the richness of local cultures and witness the breathtaking views of the snow-capped Mt. Kenya. Encounter diverse climate zones during your exploration and engage with the local Samburu tribes, gaining insights into their homes and vibrant culture.
  • Indulge in a one-night stay at Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya, where you'll have the chance to witness the unique species, including the tree hyrax, white-tailed mongoose, black-fronted duiker, and more. Embark on captivating game drives to encounter elephants, chimpanzees, bushbuck, waterbuck, and elands. Don't miss the exciting opportunities to observe rhinos and chimpanzees in their natural habitat.
  • Experience a one-night stay at Lake Naivasha in Kenya, where your adventure includes a boat ride for wildlife discovery along the shore. Glide past hippos in the tranquil waters and embark on a walking safari on Crescent Island amidst giraffes, zebras, and more. Revel in the diversity of extensive bird species that grace the picturesque surroundings.
  • Enjoy a two-night stay at Masai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya, renowned as an iconic and world-famous game park offering unlimited game viewing drives. Witness the majestic Big Five and a plethora of other wildlife in a beautiful vast savannah adorned with acacia trees. Immerse yourself in the rich Masai culture and connect with the local tribespeople, adding a cultural dimension to your safari experience.
  • Embark on a two-night stay at Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, known for the spectacular phenomenon of the great migration, where vast herds of wildebeest and zebra journey towards Masai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya. Explore this renowned park celebrated for its dense and diverse wildlife, featuring the Big Five, including the largest population of lions in Africa. Your Serengeti experience promises not only awe-inspiring landscapes but also unparalleled encounters with some of the continent's most iconic species.
  • Experience a one-night stay at Ngorongoro Crater, home to the world's largest intact volcanic caldera. Recognized as the 8th Wonder of the World and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this location boasts a dense concentration of easily accessible wildlife. Explore the historic Olduvai Gorge, a significant site of prehistoric man, adding a fascinating dimension to your journey into this natural marvel.
  • Experience a single-night retreat at either Tarangire or Lake Manyara National Park.
  • Discover Tarangire National Park in Tanzania, known for its dense population of elephants and iconic baobab trees. Witness immense herds of zebra, wildebeest, and Cape Buffalo, a spectacle visible from June to November. Experience the park's incredible birdlife, boasting over 550 species, and explore the landscape famous for its prominent termite mounds.
  • Explore Lake Manyara National Park in Tanzania, renowned for its tree-climbing lions and diverse landscapes teeming with wildlife. Marvel at the presence of over 300 migratory birds, including flamingos and long-crested eagles. Witness the dramatic landforms of the Rift Valley escarpment, providing a spectacular backdrop to your visit to this extraordinary park.
  • Encounter remarkable wildlife and captivating scenery at every turn, from lions, elephants, cheetahs, and giraffes to buffaloes, warthogs, ostriches, pelicans, and a myriad of other fascinating species.
  • Explore the option of visiting a Masai village during your time at Masai Mara. Coordinate this excursion with your driver/guide, and the cost is $20 per person.
  • Consider a hot air balloon ride over Masai Mara for a truly unforgettable experience. Marvel at vast herds of wildlife and stunning landforms below. For more details and reservations, please inquire with us. The cost for this exhilarating adventure is $620 per person.


Meal plan: Lunch & Dinner

07:00 hrs. Your driver/guide will pick you up from your Nairobi area hotel, Nairobi airport, or Nairobi area residence.

Get ready to head out on your two-week journey in your private 4 x 4 Jeep for Amboseli National Park on the Nairobi – Mombasa Highway.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Experience the enchanting tranquility of the early morning during your safari with Gaga Tours. As the gentle morning light bathes the fields, creating a serene atmosphere, wildlife emerges in search of their morning sustenance. Begin your day with a delightful breakfast before embarking on a 4x4 adventure, exploring Amboseli Park's diverse inhabitants, including elephants, lions, cheetahs, foxes, monkeys, baboons, and zebras.

Amboseli is renowned for its abundant and varied birdlife. Your experienced guide will skillfully point out the presence of egrets, crakes, herons, falcons, eagles, and Egyptian geese, accentuating the park's lakes and marshes. A scenic drive up Observation Hill awaits, providing an opportunity to step out of the 4x4 and scan the park for buffalo, hippos, pelicans, and, of course, the numerous elephants scattered across the landscape.

As the day unfolds and the sun begins to set, turn your gaze towards the majestic Kilimanjaro, attempting to catch a glimpse of its snow-capped summit emerging from the clouds. Delight in a full-day exploration that captures the essence of Amboseli Park's diverse wildlife and breathtaking landscapes.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Start a captivating morning game drive through Amboseli, bidding farewell to this wildlife haven. Subsequently, our 4x4 will set its course northward, directing us towards the distinctive Aberdare Park.

Aberdare unfolds a unique landscape, deviating from the typical African safari scenes of sun-drenched savannahs and rolling hills. Here, we find ourselves amidst lush green forests, cascading waterfalls, and serene mountain lakes.

The accommodation experience in Aberdare is equally distinctive, offering a stay in a "Tree Lodge" perched high above the park's forests and moorlands. From the vantage point of your balcony, be on the lookout for elephants, hyenas, buffalo, warthogs, and playful monkeys as they make appearances near the forest's watering holes.

In this upcountry sanctuary, rare sightings are not unheard of, with the potential to encounter elusive creatures like the golden cat, giant forest hog, and the bongo – an unusually large antelope. Aberdare Park promises an extraordinary deviation from the conventional safari experience, immersing you in the wonders of verdant landscapes and unique wildlife encounters.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Parting ways with our "tree hotel" and the refreshing, temperate ambiance of Aberdare, our journey leads us towards the classic landscapes of expansive fields and the quintessential savannah setting of Samburu National Reserve.

Samburu is renowned for hosting abundant populations of majestic big cats, including the regal lion and swift cheetah, alongside the impressive presence of big-tusked elephants. As a park that doesn't draw overwhelming crowds, you'll relish the vast horizons without the hustle and bustle of larger tourist gatherings.

For a lush contrast, we have the option to explore two nearby reserves, Shaba and Buffalo Springs, revealing greener landscapes adorned with flourishing forests and woodlands. Samburu Park beckons with its untamed beauty, promising an authentic safari experience immersed in the allure of diverse wildlife against the backdrop of classic African scenery.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

It’s our fifth day on safari! You’re starting to get into the rhythms of our natural world, so you’re probably getting up earlier… even without your alarm. Let’s enjoy the soft light of the early morning and the first appearances of the wildlife.

We’ll be exploring for lions and elephants but also some of Samburu’s “Special Five” like the Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, and the beisa oryx.

The park is bisected by the Ewaso Ngiro River, cutting a green swash through the rugged terrain and making an excellent location to spot the thirsty wildlife.

If you desire, we can visit the local Samburu People, closely related to the Masai. We’ll visit their village and learn about their lifestyle up close.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Parting ways with our "tree hotel" and the refreshing, temperate ambiance of Aberdare, our journey leads us towards the classic landscapes of expansive fields and the quintessential savannah setting of Samburu National Reserve.

Samburu is renowned for hosting abundant populations of majestic big cats, including the regal lion and swift cheetah, alongside the impressive presence of big-tusked elephants. As a park that doesn't draw overwhelming crowds, you'll relish the vast horizons without the hustle and bustle of larger tourist gatherings.

For a lush contrast, we have the option to explore two nearby reserves, Shaba and Buffalo Springs, revealing greener landscapes adorned with flourishing forests and woodlands. Samburu Park beckons with its untamed beauty, promising an authentic safari experience immersed in the allure of diverse wildlife against the backdrop of classic African scenery.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Embarking on our next adventure, our reliable 4 x 4 vehicle will lead us to the enchanting Lake Naivasha, a serene freshwater haven surrounded by lush green landscapes teeming with antelope, zebra, and various wildlife.

For those seeking a distinctive safari encounter, the nearby Hell's Gate Park presents the exciting opportunity for a bicycling safari. Pedal through the park's scenic trails, observing zebra, giraffe, and antelope grazing just a few feet away—a truly unique perspective on the mesmerizing wildlife of the region. Lake Naivasha invites you to immerse yourself in its tranquil beauty, promising a delightful combination of relaxation and exploration.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Our day kicks off with a delightful boating safari on the serene waters of Lake Naivasha. Glide past curious hippos, all while enjoying the sight of impalas and buffalos grazing along the shores.

Venturing further, we explore the nearby Crescent Island Game Sanctuary, a private reserve offering intimate encounters with waterbuck, wildebeest, gazelle, and more in this secluded and unique park. As we transition from a busy week of exploration, brace yourself for the highlight of our African safari—the renowned Masai Mara National Reserve. Upon arrival, an afternoon game drive awaits, allowing you to acquaint yourself with the vast, green expanse adorned with Africa's iconic acacia trees.

The Masai Mara boasts a bustling ecosystem, ranking among the richest in East Africa. Prepare for an immersive experience as you encounter a diverse array of wildlife in numbers unparalleled elsewhere.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today promises an abundance of safari excitement with unlimited opportunities for game drives. The Masai Mara, renowned for its prides of lions, leopards, cheetahs, and diverse grazers, unfolds its captivating wildlife panorama before you.

For those visiting during the Great Migration (July – October), brace yourself for an awe-inspiring spectacle—the colossal movement of wildebeests, zebras, and gazelles surging into the park from the neighboring Serengeti. A visit to the Mara River awaits, a pivotal site for the herds' perilous crossing, navigating treacherous currents and lurking crocodiles.

While most animals successfully traverse this dramatic ordeal, the sheer intensity of the crossing is unmatched. Once within the park, the migrating masses must navigate the myriad big cats that rely on them for survival.

Elevate your safari experience with optional activities. Immerse yourself in Maasai culture with a visit to a local village, gaining insights into the lives of these pastoral people. Consider taking a hot air balloon safari for a unique perspective as the park awakens in the gentle light of the new day—a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience that your driver/guide can arrange.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Before bidding farewell to the bountiful Masai Mara, indulge in one final game drive through its rich expanse. As we embark on a seamless border crossing into Tanzania, our next destination awaits—Serengeti National Park, a renowned world-class wilderness.

Recall the mesmerizing herds of wildebeests and zebras in the Masai Mara? Serengeti is their origin, drawing them in search of greener pastures and vital water sources for survival.

The Serengeti unfolds as an expansive landscape teeming with an abundance of wildlife. Here, you'll encounter not only an array of big cats and elephants but also witness the staggering presence of millions of grazers.

Prepare for an immersive experience as we spend three days navigating this vast park, providing ample opportunities to marvel at the diversity and sheer volume of wildlife that defines the Serengeti.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Get ready for a full day of safari excitement at Serengeti National Park. We'll explore the vast landscapes, encountering the famous big cats, zebras, and wildebeests. Keep an eye out for a variety of wildlife, from playful otters to majestic elands. If you're visiting during the calving season (January – March), witness the incredible sight of newborns joining the Serengeti's diverse ecosystem. Optional explorations into the park's lush forests and marshlands may reveal hippos and crocodiles. Enjoy every moment of this immersive Serengeti experience.

Our adventure unfolds as we set our course for the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, home to the awe-inspiring Ngorongoro Crater. Along the way, we pause at Olduvai Gorge, an archaeological marvel revealing the traces of early human civilization.

Arriving at the Ngorongoro Crater, witness the grandeur of the world's largest intact volcanic caldera, spanning 263 sq km. This isolated ecosystem boasts lush woodlands, swamps, and grasslands, providing a haven for over 25,000 animals. Descend the crater walls in our Jeep for an exhilarating day of tracking big cats, black rhinos, buffalo, and even spotting pink flamingoes along Lake Magadi's shores.

As the day draws to a close, we ascend to the crater rim, capturing the breathtaking spectacle of a Ngorongoro sunset.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

As our journey unfolds, we venture towards either Tarangire Park or Lake Manyara, each offering its own unique charm.

**Tarangire Park**
Prepare for a safari experience in a park that boasts a harmonious balance of abundant wildlife and fewer tourists. Witness a smaller-scale migration of around 250,000 animals, including lions, leopards, elephants, impalas, warthogs, and ostriches. While on your game drives, marvel at the distinctive baobab trees – an extraordinary species with an inverted trunk and whimsical branches resembling an upside-down root structure.

**Lake Manyara Park**
Embrace the tranquility of Lake Manyara, celebrated for its picturesque flocks of vibrant flamingoes adorning the lake's edge in a sea of fluttering pink feathers. The park is a haven for diverse birdlife, featuring egrets, spoonbills, and herons. Explore wooded areas adorned with Africa's iconic acacia trees, and don't forget to cast your gaze upward – you might spot the park's renowned tree-climbing lions resting on the acacia branches.

*Please note: The choice between Tarangire Park and Lake Manyara will be made based on your preference, ensuring a tailored safari experience.*

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch

As the curtain falls on our remarkable safari adventure, we embark on our final game drive around the park, soaking in the last moments of wildlife encounters. Following this captivating farewell, we set our course for the Tanzanian town of Arusha.

It's hard to fathom that it's the concluding day of our fourteen-day odyssey – two full weeks packed with safari wonders. You've witnessed an extraordinary array of parks, diverse wildlife, and immersed yourself in the richness of original cultures during these eventful days.

Upon reaching Arusha, your dedicated driver/guide will accompany you to your chosen destination – whether it be your hotel, the airport, or another location of your preference.

For all of us at Gaga Tours Kenya Safaris, we extend our heartfelt gratitude for your enthusiasm, commitment, and the precious time you've shared with us. We cherish the memories created and aspire to maintain our connection. Until we meet again, safe travels and enduring friendships!

Tour Price Includes:

  • -Nairobi-airport-hotel shuttle transfers
  • -Transport in a customized 4x4 pop up top Land Cruiser jeep in Kenya
  • -Transport in a customized pop up top 4x4 Land cruiser Jeep in Tanzania.
  • -Services of English / other language speaking driver/ guides.
  • -Private game viewing drives in a 4x4 pop up top Land Cruiser jeep
  • -Accommodation at economy, comfort or luxury safari lodges/ tented camps.
  • -Park entrance fees
  • -All meals on safari
  • -Bottled drinking water in safari vehicle
  • -The flying doctors’ emergency medical evacuation/ rescue insurance cover.
  • -Pick up /drop off Nairobi airport / Nairobi hotel

Not Included in the Tour Price

  • Not Included In the Tour Price:
  • - Bottled & Soft Drinks
  • - Items and services of a personal nature
  • - Tips & Gratuities.

Frequently Asked Questions

What wildlife can I expect to see during the safari?

The safari offers a chance to witness diverse species, including the Big Five (lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard, and rhinoceros), giraffes, zebras, wildebeests, and numerous bird species.

Is the safari suitable for all ages?

Yes, the safari is designed to accommodate a wide range of ages, providing a memorable and enjoyable experience for everyone.

What is the best time to embark on this safari?

The optimal time is during the migration season, usually from June to November, when the wildlife activity, especially in terms of wildebeest and zebras, is at its peak.

Are the accommodations and meals included in the package?

Yes, the safari is all-inclusive, covering park entrance fees, accommodations, and meals. There are various lodging options available, from economy to luxury, catering to different preferences and budgets.

How do I customize my safari experience?

Gaga Tours provides the flexibility to tailor your safari to specific preferences or add special activities. Discuss your desires with us, and we’ll work to make your safari uniquely yours

What kind of vehicles are used for game drives?

You will travel in a private 4×4 Land Cruiser Jeep, ensuring a comfortable and elevated vantage point for optimal game viewing during the safari.

Are there opportunities for cultural interactions?

Absolutely! The safari includes visits to local villages and interactions with indigenous tribes like the Maasai, offering a cultural dimension to your experience.

How experienced are the safari guides?

Gaga Tours ensures your 14-day journey is guided by experienced, multilingual safari guides who are knowledgeable about the wildlife, landscapes, and local cultures.

What additional costs should I be aware of?

Optional activities like visiting a Masai village or a hot air balloon ride have additional costs. It’s advisable to inquire about and arrange these activities in advance.

Is there a recommended packing list for the safari?

Yes, Gaga Tours provides a suggested packing list to ensure you’re well-prepared for the safari adventure. It typically includes essentials like comfortable clothing, sturdy shoes, a hat, sunscreen, and a camera for capturing the incredible moments.

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14-Day Safari Adventure in Essential Kenya & Tanzania Wonders
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/ Adult
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/ Economy
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/ Comfort
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