The  8 days kenya and Tanzania Wildlife safari overview

This essay describes an 8-day safari to the wonders of Kenya and Tanzania wildlife. It is the best safari for seeing wildlife in Kenya and Tanzania since you will be able to see all of the Big 5 as well as other species that Kenya and Tanzania have to offer on African Safari. This Safari allows us plenty of time for wildlife viewing, bird watching, village excursions, and other optional activities. This tour starts in Nairobi and concludes in Arusha. You will visit some of East Africa’s most well-known tourist destinations, including Masaai Mara National Reserve, Serengeti Endless Plains, Ngorongoro Crater Area, and Oldvuai Gorge

This  8 days kenya and tanzania safari highlights

  • See African Big Cats like lions, leopards, and Cheetahs
  • Meet the Maasai People and learn about their culture
  • Enjoy daily game drives
  • Drive through the dramatic Great Rift Valley
  • Optional balloon ride over Maasai Mara
  • Admire the stunning Ngorongoro Crater.
  • View the Serengeti’s endless grasslands.
  • The opportunity to see the Great Wildebeest Migration
  • Tour Olduvai Gorge, the Cradle of Humanity

Inclusions of this 8 days kenya Safari

  • All transportation and transfers during the safari
  • Full accommodation during the safari
  • All park entrance fee, crater service and concession fee
  • Meals breakfast, lunch, and dinner as indicated above
  • Four wheel transportation for safari with pop up roof ideal for game view
  • English speaking driver guide
  • Complementary bottled water while during the game drives
  • All activities as per above proposal


  • Meals, transport, and lodging outside the regular itinerary
  • Alcoholic beverages and bottled drinks
  • Any items of personal nature
  • International vaccinations
  • Insurance and international Visa
  • Tips to guides and other

Detailed Itinerary of 8 days wonders of Kenya and Tanzania safari

Day 1: Transfer from Nairobi to Masaai Mara national reserve

After breakfast, the driver will pick you up and take you on a 4-hour journey to Masai Mara Reserve through the Great Rift Valley Viewpoint, which is surrounded by some stunning topographies and scenery. You can stop at this viewpoint to take in the scenery and take photos for your memories. You’ll be there in time for lunch at the resort or tented camp.

In the late afternoon, you will embark on a traditional evening game drive in Masia Mara reserve, which will include journey over scorched grasslands, wildlife observation, huge expanses, and sundown enjoyment. There is a chance of seeing elephants, gazelles, giraffes, warthogs, wildebeests, zebras, impalas, lions, cheetahs, and leopards. Return to the camp for dinner and an overnight stay in the evening.

Meal plan: All meals are included

Day 2: Game drive adventure and cultural encounter in Masai mara reserve

After an early breakfast, proceed on a full-day wildlife drive into the wide savannah parts of the Masai Mara. All of the Big 5 as well as rarer species such as cheetah, bat-eared foxes, Caracal, Jackals, Serval Cats, Honey badgers, and Roan antelope will be visible during the game drive. If you’re lucky, you’ll be able to see the magnificent Great Migration, which occurs from July to October and comprises over two million Wildebeest, Zebra, Topi, Eland, and Gazelle traveling from the Serengeti to the Maasai Mara. They are driven to cross crocodile-infested rivers, fighting floods and hopping over hippos while evading predators waiting on the opposite bank, resulting in spectacular predator activity.

In the evening, you will visit a traditional Masai community to discover more about the wonderful Maasai culture and way of life. The Maasai were traditional cattle herders who moved to this area in the seventeenth and eighteenth century from what is now South Sudan. They rarely hunted, with the exception of ritually killing a lion as one of the tests of age. Later, return to your hotel for dinner and bedtime.

Meal plan: All meals are included

Day 3: Another full day game drive in Masaai Mara

You’ll begin with a delicious breakfast before proceeding to a for a full day gaming session. The Mara is home to around 450 bird species, including Common Ostriches, Southern Ground Hornbills, Secretary birds, Abdim’s stork, African wood owl, Ayres’ hawk-eagle, Denham’s bustard, Hildebrandt’s starling, Jackson’s widowbird, and Purple grenadier. Ross’s Turaco, Red-throated Tit, Swahili sparrow, Secretary bird, Silverbird Temminck’s courser, Usambiro barbet, Tabora cisticola, Trilling cisticola Yellow-throated Sandgrouse, Yellow-mantled Widowbird Woolly-necked stork, White-bellied go-ahead bird.

You can also choose to go on an optional air balloon adventure above the Masai Mara. Champagne brunch in the wilderness! Floating on a balloon while watching abundant game is a memorable experience. You will then return to the camp for dinner and an overnight stay.

Meal plan: All meals are included

Day 4: Transfer from Masaai Mara reserve to Serengeti national park via the boarder

After breakfast, depart from Masaai Mara camp for a drive to Tanzania’s Serengeti, including a morning game drive in Masaai Mara en route.  When you arrive at the border, have clearance. After that, proceed to Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park. On the route, stop at the famous Olduvai Gorge, where Dr. Louis and Mary Leakey discovered the first man on the planet. Discover the gorge’s archaeological digs and geology, as well as the modest museum. Then you’ll head to the Serengeti, where you’ll check into a lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Meal plan: All meals are included

Day 5: Full day game drive in Serengeti plains

Following an early breakfast. You will embark on game drives in the morning and afternoon. Serengeti is a Masaai word that translates to “Endless Plains.” With its broad grasslands and flat-topped Acacia trees, the Serengeti has an “Out of Africa” vibe about it. Many people consider the Serengeti’s sunsets to be among the most magnificent on the earth.

Enjoy the game drives on the grasslands of Serengeti National Park, large herds of buffalo, wildebeest, zebra, gazelle, topi, elephant, impala, and waterbuck are regularly visible, also African wild dogs, lion prides, cheetah prides, jackals, leopards, and spotted hyenas. Over 500 bird species, including the Common Ostrich, Kori Bustard, Southern Ground Hornbill, and Secretary bird, may be found in the area and will be seen during the game drive. After a long day of wildlife viewing, return to the lodge for some downtime, supper, and overnight.

Meal plan: All meals are included

Day 6: Another game drive day at Serengeti

After breakfast, go on a full-day game drive to explore the Seronera River, which attracts a wide range of wildlife due to its importance as a water source during the dry season. This region is ideal for animal viewing. The park’s extensive permanent wildlife population, which includes the “big five,” is well-known. The Serengeti is said to have the most lions in Africa due to the availability of prey species. This environment is home to about 3,000 lions. African Leopards, which are notoriously elusive, are frequently observed. Other animals include hippos, elephants, buffalos, giraffes, hyenas, cheetahs, antelopes, hartebeest, and zebras. After another full day of game viewing you return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Meal plan: All meals are included

Day 7: Morning game drive and transfer to Ngorongoro crater area

After an early breakfast, go on an early morning game drive before driving to Ngorongoro Conservation Area, which takes 2 to 3 hours. You will arrive in the crater in the afternoon. Ngorongoro Crater is a stunning natural geological paradise.

When you arrive, you descend 2000 feet to the crater floor. A huge volcanic eruption created the world’s largest unbroken volcanic caldera (264 km2), which is home to 25,000 large mammals year-round, including some of Africa’s highest densities of lions and rare black rhinos, wildebeests, and zebras. Capture breathtaking crater photos? Hike through verdant forest filled with colorful birds, wildflowers, and trees. Discover the traditional medicinal benefits of several plants, as well as animal and scat traces. You return at the lodge in the evening for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 8: Game drive and drive to Arusha

After breakfast, go on a morning game drive on the crater floor, which is renowned as “the eighth wonder of the world” due to its abundance of wildlife and natural beauty. It’s one of the few spots in Africa where you can go on a game drive and view all five of the continent’s Big Five: Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhinoceros, and Buffalo.

About 500 different bird species live at Ngorongoro Crater, including Golden-Winged Sunbirds, Jackson’s Widow birds, Flamingos, Common Ostriches, Secretary Birds, Kori Bustards, Crowned Cranes, Bateleur, Martial Eagles, and Long-crested Eagles. In the afternoon, you will be taken to Arusha and dropped off at the hotel or airport, depending on the time of the flight back home. Bringing this safari to an end

Meal plan: Breakfast and lunch