12 Days Best Kenya & Tanzania Family Safari 2024 – 2025


12 Days Best Kenya & Tanzania Family Safari 2024 – 2025

Duration :   12 Days 11 Nights
The Price :   $ 11,890
Start Location:   Arusha
Total Seats :  28/28

Explore two Safari destinations on the ultimate 12-day Kenya & Tanzania family safari in 2024-2025 for the best African safari experience. See the magnificent landscapes, wildlife-rich national parks, and cultural treasures of East Africa on this remarkable adventure. Witness the great migration in the Serengeti, meet the Maasai warriors, explore the Ngorongoro Crater, and enjoy thrilling game drives in the heart of the African bush. With expert guides, luxurious accommodations, and immersive experiences for all ages, this safari promises to create lasting memories for your family.

Travel to the incredible landscapes and wildlife of Amboseli National Park, where you can witness majestic elephants roaming freely against the backdrop of Mount Kilimanjaro. Journey to the iconic Masai Mara and witness the Great Migration, a spectacle like no other.

Immerse yourself in the rich culture of the Maasai people and experience traditional dancing and storytelling. This 12 Days Best Kenya & Tanzania Family Safari 2024 – 2025 offers a perfect blend of thrilling wildlife encounters and cultural experiences that will create unforgettable memories for your family.

Experience the luxury of staying on the rim of the incredible Ngorongoro Crater, giving you exclusive access to the crater floor for a peaceful and intimate safari adventure. Join us for a unique Family Foodie Experience where you can cook authentic African dishes with a talented local chef. Immerse yourself in the culture with two unforgettable experiences – meeting an elder in a Maasai village and listening to captivating Nairobi folk tales. Don’t miss out on these incredible opportunities to create lasting memories and gain a deeper understanding of the local traditions.

Join us on this extraordinary journey and create lifelong memories together in the heart of Africa.

Schedule Details

Day 1: Arrival Nairobi, Kenya | 1 Night

When you land in Nairobi, someone will greet you and take you to your hotel. Nairobi is like a small version of the whole African continent. It's the starting point for an exciting adventure filled with amazing sights in Kenya and Tanzania, some of the most breathtaking places on Earth.

Stay at the Nairobi Serena Hotel

Day 2 & 3: Amboseli National Park

Let's go for a scenic drive to Amboseli National Park, home to a diverse array of wildlife, especially the majestic elephants. Over 1,000 of these incredible creatures call the park their home. As we approach, we'll be greeted by the breathtaking sight of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa and the only free-standing Mountain on Earth, standing tall at 19,341 feet with its snowy cap.

Our lodge waits – nestled among acacia trees, offering a tranquil retreat beneath the shadow of Kilimanjaro. After a delicious lunch, we'll set out to explore the park's diverse landscape – from acacia woodlands to freshwater swamps, vegetation brush, and open plains - in search of the park's inhabitants. Keep your eyes out for mirages dancing on the dried-up lake bed, adding to the magic of the scenery.

Get ready for a memorable evening filled with good company and delicious food.

On day 3:

Embark on morning and afternoon game drives to explore the park's vast herds of elephants, zebra, and wildebeest along the saltpan trails. Be prepared for sightings of predators as they roam the plains in search of prey. Conclude the day with dinner at your lodge and enjoy a tranquil evening beneath the African night sky.

Stay at Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge

Day 4: Transfer to Arusha - Tanzania

Head across the border at Loitoktok and make your way into Tanzania. Journey to your hotel nestled on the beautiful slopes of Mount Meru. Later in the day, take a pit stop at the Serval Wildlife Sanctuary to discover their amazing rescue efforts.


Get up close and personal with zebras, giraffes, white lions, and more! Afterward, make your way back to your hotel and unwind with a lovely Scenic Sundowner by Lake Duluti before coming together for a delicious dinner.


Stay at Arusha Serena Hotel

Day 5: Lake Manyara National Park + Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Hop in your car in Arusha and head towards Lake Manyara National Park. Keep your eyes peeled for laid-back baboons, tiny dik-diks munching on food under acacia trees, and herds of buffalo, wildebeest, and zebra hanging out on the sunny plains. If you're lucky, you might even spot a tree-climbing lion seeking a cool breeze in the acacia woodland.

After you've had your fill of wildlife sightings, grab some lunch and then head to a local village. Experience the village life from the back of a tuk-tuk as you zip past rice fields and through the community.

Next stop: Ngorongoro Crater. Make your way up the steep outer wall, surrounded by lush vegetation. This ancient caldera is home to a variety of animals like lions, elephants, hyenas, and gazelles.

In the afternoon, get a taste of local flavors with a Chef's Table demonstration at the hotel kitchen. Watch and learn as you prepare and sample some delicious dishes.

Stay at Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge


Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater Game Drive - A World Wonder

This morning, head down into the crater a step ahead of the rest — all thanks to the prime location of your accommodations on the crater’s edge. This is the best time to catch the resident wildlife in action as they start their day.


The prairies of this amazing “Lost World” are perfect for spotting buffalo, elephants, and a variety of other creatures that call the crater’s 100-square-mile area home.


Keep an eye out for flamingos (if it's the right season) and the elusive black rhino. After lunch, pay a visit to a Maasai village to immerse yourself in the everyday life and traditions of these nomadic cattle herders. Enjoy!


Stay at Ngorongoro Serena Hotel

Day 7: Transfer to Serengeti National Park

Head out on a scenic drive to the vast and wildlife-rich Serengeti National Park, where you'll be surrounded by a stunning mix of savanna grassland and volcanic hills. Along the way, you'll have the opportunity to stop for a privately guided tour of Olduvai Gorge, a significant site for prehuman hominid fossils.


This is where renowned paleontologists Mary and Louis Leakey made many groundbreaking discoveries, including the famous “Nutcracker Man” who lived around 1.75 million years ago.


Explore the on-site museum, admire the views from the lookout point, and observe the excavations that uncovered ancient footprints dating back 3.7 million years and a human skull from 1.8 million years ago. After your tour, continue on to your lodge, where you'll be treated to breathtaking views of the Serengeti landscape, home to a variety of wildlife such as lions, leopards, hyenas, cheetahs, giraffes, and topis.


Your lodge features a blend of elegant and contemporary design with influences from the traditional Maasai culture, providing a unique and comfortable setting for your stay.


Don't forget to keep an eye out for the Great Migration, a stunning natural spectacle that passes through the Serengeti National Park each year. Enjoy your time in this beautiful and unforgettable destination!

Stay at Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge


Day 8: Full day Serengeti Wildlife Viewing

Today is the perfect day to explore the wild safari country and see some of the most iconic animals, like lions, leopards, Cape buffalos, and elephants, as well as giraffes, gazelles, and zebras. Keep an eye out along the rivers and rocky areas for some of the smaller creatures of the Serengeti, like leopard tortoises and rhinoceros beetles. Enjoy the adventure! 


Stay at Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge

Day 9 & 10: Masai Mara Game Drive

Head over to the incredible Masai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya, which is known as the best place to see wildlife in the country. You can spot a wide variety of animals and birds throughout the year. The vast landscape is home to 450 bird species, 95 different types of animals, and all the famous predators, including the largest population of lions in Kenya.


Once you settle into your cozy tented accommodations, located right in the middle of Mara's four game-viewing areas, take a leisurely drive through the reserve to explore all it has to offer.


Stay at Mara Serena Lodge

Day 11: Float Above the Mara's Plains

Today, your last day on safari, will be one you'll never forget. Wake up before the sun for a magical hot air balloon ride over the Masai Mara. As you float above the waking plains, watch the sunrise in breathtaking beauty.


When you touch down, a champagne breakfast in the bush awaits you. It's an experience that words can't quite capture - only on an exclusive East Africa Safari Guides trip in Kenya! Keep your eyes peeled for lions, impalas, cheetahs, giraffes, and more as you head back to the lodge for lunch and some free time.


Later, hop on an evening game drive for one last safari adventure. Finish your day with a traditional African farewell dinner at Mara Serena Lodge. It's the perfect ending to an unforgettable journey.

Day 12: Transfer Home

Relax in Nairobi before heading home

Come back to Nairobi and take it easy for the afternoon in a dedicated dayroom before catching your flight back home.


Enjoy some downtime before your international journey.


  • Accommodation
  • Airport Transfer
  • Guide
  • High-speed Wi-Fi
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Welcome Drinks


  • Additional Services
  • Insurance
  • International Flights
  • Visa Fee

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