Kenya & Tanzania Group Tour

Our scheduled group tour is great for solo travellers or those looking to join a small group. Sharing with a group helps keep a lid on costs whilst exploring some of East Africa's best safari destinations.
13 Days

Kenya & Tanzania Group Tour - 13 - $8,085

Trip Summary and Itinerary Map

Trip Summary

Day 1-2: Nairobi Serena Hotel, Nairobi

Day 2-4: Mara Serena Safari Lodge, Maasai Mara Triangle

Day 4-5: Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp, Soysambu Conservancy

Day 5-7: Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge, Amboseli

Day 7-8: Tarangire Sopa Lodge, Tarangire National Park

Day 8-9: Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge, Lake Manyara National Park

Day 9-11: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge, Central Serengeti

Day 11-13: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge, Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Start from Nairobi and end at Nairobi

Landmarks potentially visited on Kenya & Tanzania Group Tour


The itinerary below is designed to give you an overview of the route. Get in touch with our team for a full travel itinerary, or to create a tailor-made trip.

Day 1-2: Arrival at JKIA, overnight in Nairobi

Own flight arrangements to Nairobi, Kenya. Upon arrival, clients will be met and transferred to the Nairobi Serena Hotel. Remainder of the day at leisure.

Overnight: Nairobi Serena Hotel (1 night)

Day 2-4: Masai Mara National Reserve

Leaving Nairobi after breakfast, you travel towards Kenya's fertile highlands and head down the rift escarpment on the road built by Italian prisoners of war during World War II. On the way spot the charming chapel built at the foot of the escarpment. Pass the impressive Longonot earth satellite station as you head across the valley to Narok; continue your travels across acres of wheat and barley, before reaching the Masai Mara in time for lunch. Following lunch set off on your first game drive, returning to the lodge as the sun sets. 

Overnight: Mara Serena Safari Lodge (2 nights)

Day 3: Masai Mara National Reserve

Following an early breakfast, depart on a morning game drive, returning to the lodge mid-morning. After lunch, and perhaps a siesta, set off on another game drive and visit to the Masai Village, head back to the lodge as the sun sets. 

Day 4-5: Lake Nakuru National Park

Leaving the Masai Mara after breakfast travel across the ‘breadbasket’ of Kenya, where acres of wheat and barley cover the landscape as you head north to Narok, the district headquarters of this part of Maasailand. Now travel across the vast plains on the floor of the Rift Valley, stopping en route for a picnic lunch. Keep an eye out for herds of giraffes and gazelle as you head up the Mai-Mahiu, before arriving at Lake Nakuru National Park for a game drive. The national park, known for its birdlife, offers a possibility to view large groups of flamingoes. It is also home to Black and White rhinos as well as the endangered Rothschild Giraffe. In the late afternoon, depart to your camp in Soysambu Conservancy. 

Overnight: Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp (1 night)

Day 5-7: Amboseli National Park

Following an early breakfast, leaving the Rift Valley behind, proceed to Nairobi for an early lunch (or picnic lunch dependent on road conditions) and continue south towards Amboseli, arriving at your lodge by late afternoon. With over 450 bird species on the Soysambu Conservancy, enjoy a bird walk led by an experienced resident naturalist.

Overnight: Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge (2 nights)

Day 6: Amboseli National Park

Morning and afternoon game drives in Amboseli, returning to the lodge as the sun sets. 

Day 7-8: Tarangire National Park

After breakfast, you continue the journey to the Tanzania border post and then on to Arusha for lunch. After lunch, you depart Arusha and pass through the Maasai Steppe filled with many picturesque African villages as well as maize, coffee, and banana plantations. At the town of Makuyuni continue to Tarangire National Park Gate to clear formalities. Enter the park and begin exploring and game viewing as you continue to your lodge arriving for dinner and overnight. 

Overnight: Tarangire Sopa Lodge (1 night)

Day 8-9: Lake Manyara National Park

In the morning, board your safari vehicle for game viewing within the park in search of its large lion prides and elephant herds. Drive through the baobab tree lined park and explore the silale swamp. Return to your lodge for lunch. Afternoon drive north through the park and to the town of Makuyuni where you continue the journey through a scenic escarpment that brings you to your lodge, perched on the edge of the Rift Valley with stunning views over the distant Lake Manyara. 

Overnight: Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge (1 night)

Day 9-11: Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, there is a game drive in Lake Manyara National Park. Return to the lodge for lunch. Leaving Lake Manyara behind, the journey continues northwest across the stunning hilly countryside of the highlands which is filled with wheat and coffee plantations, and then into the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. From here lie the vast plains of the Serengeti, where you begin spotting wildlife as you approach the entrance gate. Complete the formalities and enter the park with game viewing en route to the lodge arriving for dinner. 

Overnight: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge (2 nights)

Day 10: Serengeti National Park

Morning and afternoon game drives in Serengeti National Park. (BLD)

Day 11-13: Ngorongoro Conservation Area

After breakfast you depart for Ngorongoro with a picnic lunch viewing wildlife across the vast Serengeti plains. After lunch, continue to your lodge, set high on the rim of Ngorongoro Crater arriving for dinner and overnight. 

Overnight: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge (2 nights)

Day 12: Ngorongoro Conservation Area

A highlight awaits you this morning as you depart to explore what is commonly referred to as the world's largest natural wildlife arena. After an early breakfast, you drive to the crater entry gate and descend with a picnic lunch through the early morning mists and 2,000 feet into the crater. Ngorongoro Crater is the world's largest intact volcanic caldera. Due to its size and diversity, the crater floor is comprised of several distinct areas, ranging from forest, swamps, lakes and springs, to open grassland and some sandy dunes. A truly unique wildlife experience. A picnic lunch box is served near a pond populated with hippos. Return to the lodge in the late afternoon for dinner and overnight. 

Day 13: Return Home

Depart Ngorongoro after breakfast and drive back to Arusha arriving in time for lunch. After lunch, you continue the journey by road to Nairobi and onto a Nairobi City Centre restaurant for dinner. You are then transferred to Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport or Nairobi Serena Hotel for your onward arrangements. End of our services. We hope you will be leaving with some incredible memories and photos of your time here. 

Prices and Inclusions

Prices are per person based on two people travelling together during 2024 high season (July - October). Prices for 2025 may differ. 

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Unlike other travel companies, we don't put misleading 'from' prices on our trips. All of the trips on our website are priced at 2024 high season rates which means the price can only go down, not up. 

Limited Spaces Available

We create a maximum of 30 new trips per month. Please enquire about availability.

Simple Booking Process

  1. Talk to our team to discuss this trip or plan a tailor-made itinerary.
  2. Once you're happy, we'll take a 30% deposit to confirm your trip.
  3. The balance will be due 70 days before you travel.

Flexible Payment Options

  • Bank or wire transfers ✔️
  • Visa & Mastercard accepted ✔️
  • Pay in instalments ✔️


Group tour includes:

  • Meet & Greet in Nairobi
  • Road transfers listed
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Meals as indicated (please enquire)
  • Experienced safari guide
  • 4x4 safari vehicle (maximum 6 passengers)
  • Guaranteed window seat
  • Game drives as per itinerary
  • Required park fees
  • Filtered water in the vehicle (please bring your own refillable water bottle)
  • Backup/logistical support

With Brilliant, you'll also get...

  • Brilliant Africa’s Bucket List Safari System: work one-on-one with a dedicated specialist with decades of experience in East Africa. We'll help you cut through the noise, navigate the thousands of options, design the trip that's right for you and have confidence you'll get what you expect (results in 98% 5* reviews)⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 
  • Highest-rated African travel company on Trustpilot: so you know you'll be in safe hands with our team.  
  • Ground Support Team: our local ground team are on hand to help if you ever need support during your trip. 
  • Dedicated Pre-Travel Support: access to a dedicated customer support specialist to help you with all of your pre-travel questions and help you prepare for the adventure of a lifetime. 
  • Get Me To Africa Flight Package: we'll connect you with our flight specialist who will find and book the right international flights on your behalf*
  • Personalised Guest Portal & Mobile App: access to your individual guest portal, including video guides to common questions, and everything you need to know to prepare for your African adventure.
  • WhatsApp Contacts: your local support team will be easily contactable via WhatsApp.   
  • Safety Briefing: 1:1 consultations with our specialists to answer any of your questions about safety when travelling in Africa. 
  • Done-With-You Visa Service: we’ll send you step-by-step video guides on how to apply for your visas and required travel documents, saving you hours of time, stress and headaches.

*For customers based in the US only. 

'Life Happens' Postponement Guarantee

If life gets in the way and you need to postpone your trip, we won't charge any fees to postpone your trip and all payments you have made towards the original trip will be applied to the postponed trip.

*T&Cs apply, enquire for details 

No Price Shock Guarantee

Unlike other travel companies, we don't put misleading 'from' prices on our trips. All of the trips on our website are priced at 2024 high season rates which means the price can only go down, not up. 

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