10 Days Maasai Mara, Lake Nakuru, Amboseli, Arusha, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater Budget Safari

Guided Tanzania and Kenya Safari

Travel with Absolute Holiday Safaris for the ultimate safari experience in East Africa! On this trip, you will enjoy authentic safari adventure in Kenya and Tanzania in specially designed safari vans or jeeps with well-trained safari guides. Both countries are blessed with an abundance of spectacular wildlife and beautiful landscapes. This safari has all the details to make your vacation unforgettable while observing the best of wildlife in its natural environment!


  • Starting point and ending point: Nairobi
  • Main wildlife to be viewed: hippos, crocodiles, waterbucks, elephants, and antelopes, buffaloes, and birds
  • Children policy: children with the minimum age of 3 years old are allowed to join this safari under parent's guidance
  • Vaccines needed: yellow fever vaccination


  • 11 game drives
  • Park entrance fees during the safari
  • An evening nature walk on Ngorongoro Crater rim
  • Tracking the wildcats in Maasai Mara National Reserve
  • Cape buffalo and waterbuck sighting near Lake Nakuru shoreline
  • Transport in a safari van in Kenya and Land Cruiser in Tanzania
  • Daily meals and drinking water
  • 9 nights’ accommodation


9 activity days in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 8

Airport transfer included: Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

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You will stay at various accommodations in shared double and private room occupancy basis.

Arusha Center Inn Hotel

You will stay one night at Arusha Center Inn Hotel in Arusha.

Seronera Campsite

You will stay one night at Seronera Campsite in Serengeti.

Simba Campsite

You will stay one night at Simba Campsite in Ngorongoro Crater. Simba is a huge public campsite set on the crater rim and it is situated on the south-western rim of the Ngorongoro Crater Rim, about two kilometers from the crater village.

The campsite has well maintained toilets and regularly attended and hot water showers (heated by wood fires) and firewood for sale. Wild animals from the crater and Serengeti as far as from another part of the Ngorongoro conservation area frequently visit the campsite which is not fenced, you should move with caution.


Day 1: Nairobi - Narok - Maasai Mara

Pick up from hotel around 7:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. and you will be transferred to Absolute Holiday Safaris town office, where you will meet the group and depart for the Masai Mara Game Reserve via the view point of the Great Rift Valley and Narok town for refueling and lunch. You will proceed to the game reserve where you will check in on the camp or lodge.

You can have a little siesta before you proceed on the first introduction game viewing in Masai Mara Game Reserve. Enjoy dinner and an overnight stay at the camp.

Day 2: Maasai Mara

After breakfast, you will proceed on a full day of game viewing within the reserve. The landscape here is scenic savannah grassland on rolling hills. The reserve is the best park for game in Kenya as it has an extensive road and track network which allows for close range viewing and photography.

You will enjoy your picnic lunch at the hippo pool, looking out for hippos, and crocodiles. Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Day 3: Maasai Mara to Nakuru

Get ready for an early morning pre-breakfast game drive from 6 a.m. to 9.30 a.m. tracking the wildcats. By 9.30 a.m., you will head back to the camp for full breakfast, and later depart the Mara region for Nakuru. Lunch en-route with scenic views of Mount Longonot and Lake Naivasha from afar on the main highway. Dinner and overnight at budget hotel.

Day 4: Nakuru - Amboseli National Park

After breakfast, you will proceed on a game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park, known for its prolific birdlife including flamingos. The park contains a sanctuary for the conservation of the white rhino while species like cape buffaloes. Waterbucks can be seen near the shoreline. Drive to Amboseli National Park, arriving late evening with game viewing en-route to camp.

Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Day 5: Amboseli National Park

A day of game drives in this park which contains swamp grounds that elephants and hippos bathe in abundance. A variety of plains game, antelopes, and birds can also be seen. You might see Mount Kilimanjaro’s peak if weather conditions permit. Absolute Holiday Safaris will cater for picnic lunches. Head back for an overnight stay at the camp.

Day 6: Amboseli - Namanga Border - Arusha

Get ready for an early morning game view followed by a full breakfast at the camp. After check out, you will proceed to Namanga border. After immigration, catch the shuttle bus to Arusha. You will be met and transferred to Arusha Center Inn Hotel (bed and breakfast). Dinner is not included. You can ask for a room upgrade at an extra cost.

Day 7: Arusha - Serengeti National Park

Today, you will start your Tanzania safari. This safari is set out for the endless open plains and stunning skies of the Serengeti. Enjoy a scenic four-hour drive, full day game drive followed by a late evening game drive. Dinner and overnight at Seronera Camp.

Day 8: Serengeti - Ngorongoro Crater

Get ready for an early morning game drive followed by breakfast at the camp. You will check out and depart to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. You will enjoy an evening nature walk on the crater rim. Dinner and overnight at Simba Camp (tents with bed and beddings).

Day 9: Ngorongoro Crater - Arusha - Nairobi

Today you will have an early breakfast and descend the crater with the game viewing up to the crater rim. Have early lunch at the ascend and drive back to Arusha where you will either catch a shuttle bus back to Nairobi, or transfer to Arusha airport to catch a flight to other destination.


Patrick Kusola
I am an adventure guide and the top senior guide with a travel tour agency in Nairobi. I received my schooling and training at Utalii College where I was approved as a guide. I began working as a city guide and upgraded to a full guide shortly thereafter. I enjoy sharing my knowledge of different species of animals and birds with others. Among the organization guides, I am proud to have the first priority to lead groups as a guide and take them into the wilderness. I am very informative and responsible person. My company trusts me with all clients as they are ensured everyone is in safe hands
A Kenya-born adventure guide, I am a great guide who does my job with passion. I am always ready to make my services available with a clean and open heart to all clients. I have a great deal of knowledge of cultural activities, animals, birds and the Kenyan topography. My office workers are proud of me as per the services I offer to clients and the great role I play in the organization. The company chose me from my work with many tour operators and because of my good records. The people at the agency trust me with clients, as they are aware of my clients’ satisfaction.


This safari will take place in Nairobi, Maasai Mara Game Reserve, Lake Nakuru, and Amboseli in Kenya; and Arusha, Serengeti, and Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania.



  • Bar
  • Barbeque facilities
  • Dining area
  • Fireplace
  • Lobby
  • Luggage room / storage
  • Restaurant


  • ATM / banking
  • Currency exchange
  • Free bottled water
  • Free parking
  • Free toiletries
  • Local market
  • Medical assistance
  • Mosquito net
  • Parking lot
  • Toiletries
  • Tour assistance


Three daily meals (as specified in the itinerary) and drinking water are included.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Gluten Free
  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
  • Hallal
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

During this safari, you may also visit Masai village and the Olduvai Gorge Museum for an additional cost.

What's included

  • 11 game drives
  • An evening nature walk on Ngorongoro Crater rim
  • Park entrance fees
  • Services of a professional guide / driver
  • Transport in a safari van in Kenya and a Land Cruiser in Tanzania
  • Transport from Tanzania to Nairobi
  • Airport transfers (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO))
  • 9 nights’ accommodation
  • 2 liters of mineral water each day
  • 3 meals a day while on safari

What's not included

  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Dinner on day six
  • Items of personal nature
  • Personal insurance
  • Tips
  • Visit to Maasai village and Olduvai Gorge

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Absolute Holiday Safaris will pick you up from the airport.

Airport: Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Airport transfer included: Jomo Kenyatta International Airport No additional charges. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 18% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 10 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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