Big Cat Safari Dream Island Kenya TZ Seychelles

13 Days

Places to visit: Nairobi, Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara, Amboseli, Arusha, Ngorongoro, Lake Manyara and Seychelles(Mahe Island). This tour combines a luxury safari in Kenya and Tanzania and beach experience in the Seychelles.

On the safari leg, you go to all the best places to see East Africa’s big cats. You traverse through some of Kenya and Tanzania’s most popular game parks, with a chance to see East Africa’s rich wildlife and cultural heritage. Your safari takes you to Amboseli, Ngorongoro, Serengeti, Lake Manyara, Aberdares, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara. Remember that between Kenya and Tanzania you have the most diverse and abundant wildlife in the whole of Africa. The spectacular scenery and varied ecosystems are a bonus worth mentioning.


The Seychelles is a top-drawer beach destination. Here you experience the island paradise of your dreams: peaceful and stunningly beautiful. The main draw here is has always been the beaches, snorkeling and diving. The attractions of the natural world particularly the bird life, tropical fish and the unique physical environment are a bonus.


  • We also offer hotel, car rental and flights bookings which we can organize for you with your tour inquiry.
  • **PLEASE NOTE: The tour can be upgraded to a higher standard accommodation at an extra cost. It can also be cheaper if less expensive (but still good quality) accommodation is used. The final cost of the tour depends on your budget and preference.


0930 Hrs, Drive to Lake Nakuru in time for lunch at Lake Nakuru lodge. At 1600 hrs proceed for an afternoon game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park. Lake Nakuru National Park is situated in the Rift Valley region of Kenya and comprises of the blue-green Lake Nakuru, bushy grasslands and yellow acacia woodlands, the Great Rift Valley Escarpments hills and ridges. The park’s swamps and marshes are home to water birds including the famed pink flamingo and around 450 terrestrial bird species. The bufallo, white rhino, zebra, girrafe, hyena and over 56 mammal species are in abundance. Your stay is in world class lodges such as the spectacular Sarova Lion Hill Lodge or Lake Nakuru lodge. Alternatively you have the option of pitching in special campsites namely Reedbuck, Nyuki, Nyati, Rhino, Soysambu, Chui and Naishi. Public Campsites at Bacpakers and Makalia equally provide additional camping options.

Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Lion Hill

0730 hrs- Drive to via the Great Rift Valley to arrive at Masai Mara in time for lunch at Mara Sopa Lodge. 1600 hrs- go for an afternoon game drive till dusk. Maasai Mara Game Reserve is Africa’s greatest wildlife and the world’s most famous safari destination, located in Kenya. The Mara is famous for the Great Wildebeest migration - 8th wonder of the world - , roaming lions and of course the hospitable Maasai people. The 1,510 sq km reserve has a habitat ranging from riverine forests to grasslands doted with acacia tree famed for being leopard resting points. The Mara is part of the ecosystem that includes the equally famous Serengeti of Tanzania. The wildlife variety is truly overwhelming: Thomson’s gazelle, zebra, black rhino, buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion, fox, jackals, impalla and hippopotami in addition to the abundant bird species.

The 8th wonder of the world occurs annually in the Mara - the annual migration of millions of wildebeest, Thomson Gazelles and zebra from the Tanzanian Serengeti in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the Savannah - lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures.

If photography is your prime interest then an extension of your safari will mostly reward your quest for the perfect wildlife shot. So captivating is the natural beauty of the savanna, scrubs, tree and cloud shadows not forgetting the Mara River and a myriad of seasonal rivelets some hosting the Nile crocodiles and the hippopotami. If you are lucky you can spot an endangered black rhino. The famous Maasai tribesmen live within the dispersal area of the game reserve in the surrounding local ranches.

Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge

0900 hrs - morning game drive after breakfast. After lunch at the lodge you will have early afternoon at leisure. 1600 hrs - Afternoon game drive till dusk.

Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge

0700 Hrs. After breakfast check out and drive to Amboseli National park. Lunch will be offered at flame tree restaurant or have a packed lunch before proceeding to Amboseli National park. On arrival at Amboseli game drive will be provided en route to Amboseli Sopa Lodge. Amboseli sits on the lower slopes of mighty Mount Kilimanjaro - Africa’s highest - whose peak lies accross the border in Tanzania. The safari guarantees a vantage experience inside one of Africa’s vast ecosystem spreading across the Kenya-Tanzania border alongside the great Rift Valley. The local Maasai and their renown hospitality are a must meet together with the conspicuous swamps, some of them protected, that easily make this park one of the best wildlife viewing experiences in the world.

The animal pictures arising against the dramatic backdrop of the mountain will thrill the photography enthusiast. Amboseli National Park is renowned for its huge elephant herds. Actually, the park is one the best places in Africa to get really close to free-raging elephants according to most elephants viewing enthusiasts. You will also see buffalo, black rhino, zebra, wildebeest and other plain animals. It’s an adventure identifying the over 40 types of raptors in the park and over 400 bird species such as the hannerkops, crakes, kingfishers and pelicans. This is not just a walk in the park but a discovery through the park!

Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge

0630 hrs - early morning game drive at Amboseli National park. Return to the lodge for breakfast. You spend the rest of the morning at leisure. After lunch at the lodge you proceed at 1530 hrs for an afternoon game drive till dusk.

Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge

0800 Hrs. After breakfast, check out and drive to Namanga border. Clear with Immigration before proceeding to Arusha. Lunch will be served at Impala Hotel, Arusha, at 1200 hrs. You thereafter depart for Ngorongoro Conservation Area at 1400 hrs. You arrive in time for dinner at the lodge. The lodge sits on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater from where you get awesome views of the collapsed volcano.

Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

After breakfast you depart for a day tour of the crater. This area’s main attraction is the Ngorongoro Crater, fondly known as “Africa’s Garden of Eden”. A candidate for the new seven wonders of the world, this massive crater holds it own in that category. Being the world’s largest unbroken caldera, Ngorongoro is home to over 25,000 animals. It is considered one of the best game viewing spots in the world with a chance to see the big five, zebras and wildebeests. The crater holds almost every individual species of wildlife in East Africa including the extremely rare and critically endangered Black Rhino. You will have packed picnic lunch on the crater floor.

Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

After breakfast, depart for Lake Manyara National Park to arrive in time for lunch at your lodge. 1600 hrs- you go for an evening game drive in Lake Manyara National Park. Famous for its breathtaking show of flamingos, this park also host to the very rare tree-climbing lions. This is the only other location in the world where you can encounter these elusive lions. Add the over 400 species of birds, Big Five, blue monkeys, dik-dik, gazelle, hippo, giraffe, impala among others and this 330 sq. km park is a game lover and birdwatchers paradise. You will spend the night at Lake Manyara Sopa Lodge. The lodge is perched on the edge of the Mto Wa Mbu escarpment and has great views of the Great Rift Valley and Lake Manyara itself.

Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Sopa Lodge

0930 Hrs. After breakfast, check out drive to Arusha for lunch. After lunch connect to your shuttle bus to Nairobi. Lunch will be served at 1200 hrs at Impala Hotel. On arrival Nairobi, drop off at Nairobi safari club for overnight.

Nairobi safari club is based on bed and breakfast basis.

0615 Hrs. Check out and drive to Jomo Kenyatta International airport. 0630 Hrs. Check in for your flight to Seychelles.0830 Hrs. Your flight departs Nairobi to Seychelles.1030 Hrs. Arrive Seychelles and transfer to Berjaya Beau Vallon hotel for check in.

Overnight at Berjaya Beau Vallon on Bed and breakfast basis.

Spend the days in Seychelles at the beach and enjoying the various watersports.

Overnight at Berjaya Beau Vallon on Halfboard meal plan basis.

Check out at 1000 Hrs from your hotel and drive to Victoria Airport in Mahe. Check in for your flight to Nairobi at 1230 hrs.
On arrival Nairobi at 1630 Hrs, connect to your international flight back home in the evening.

The Trip Cost Includes

  • - 8 Nights safari in Kenya & Tanzania based on: -
  • - Full board accommodation while on safari (3 Meals a day)
  • - Park entrance fee in all the parks.
  • - Game drive as per the Itinerary
  • - Crater tour inclusive of all the fees
  • - Lunch in Arusha will be provided at Impala hotel
  • - Safari with an English Speaking driver guide all through
  • - Transfer to and from Arusha / Nairobi
  • - Each person is guaranteed Window seats
  • - Driver guide allowances and park fee
  • - Nairobi Accommodation at Nairobi safari club.
  • - Transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International airport for flight to Seychelles.
  • - On arrival at Seychelles transfer to Berjaya Beau Vallon (Based on Luxury A/C vehicle)
  • - Booked on halfboard meal plan at Berjaya Beau Vallon
  • - Government taxes
  • - Service charge by hotel and lodges

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • - International air fares Into Nairobi
  • - Flight Nairobi to Seychelles and back to Nairobi. ((Estimate- US$ 530 return trip inclusive of taxes- the rate is subject to confirmation at time of booking).
  • - Personal expenses such as curios; excess baggage fee; travel & personal Insurance; phone calls; emails; faxes; gratuities; costs of obtaining passport; visa and other travel document; departure taxes; inoculation fees; drinks and laundry.

Frequently asked Questions

How fit do I need to be to do a safari?

Any person can do these safaris, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will to, you can.

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay certain amount for both. Also, hot water facility could be free at lower elevation.

Are there ATMs on safari camps?

No. There are no ATMs. You will have to draw enough cash in Nairobi. There are a number of ATMs in these cities.

Is there internet access?

Yes. Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. Internet deep in the jungle is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.

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