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Kenya & Tanzania Overland Express (Nairobi to Arusha)

13 days, Nairobi to Arusha

Masai woman sitting on the hut roof.
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Travelling overland Africa and camping from Nairobi to Arusha should be on everyone’s bucket list – check it off your list early. Over 13 days, you’ll get a view of Africa that you’ve never imagined – all the wildlife and exotic animals that you’ve seen on TV, of course, but also visits with the Masai tribe in Kenya and friendly locals in rural villages. You’ll come home with a bunch of new friends, a ton of photos to spread across the internet, and memories for a lifetime.

13 days

Nairobi to Arusha

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Trip Code: DKNA

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Travelling overland Africa and camping from Nairobi to Arusha should be on everyone’s bucket list – check it off your list early. Over 13 days, you’ll get a view of Africa that you’ve never imagined – all the wildlife and exotic animals that you’ve seen on TV, of course, but also visits with the Masai tribe in Kenya and friendly locals in rural villages. You’ll come home with a bunch of new friends, a ton of photos to spread across the internet, and memories for a lifetime.

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: 18-to-Thirtysomethings

Fast, fresh, and fun adventures that never slow down, made for young, budget-minded travellers.

Service Level: Camping

Camping most nights with some hotel/hostel stays to start and throughout; affordable public and private transport.

Physical Rating: 2 - Light

Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 20, Avg 16

Age requirement: 18-39

Visa Requirements

13 days

Nairobi to Arusha

Sold Out

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Trip Code: DKNA

Need a flight? We can help.

Call us to book your flights! We'll find you the best option!

Map of the route for Kenya & Tanzania Overland Express (Nairobi to Arusha)

Places visited

Africa Safari aboard the Lando

Introducing a new way to experience Africa. Get a closer look at the Lando, our purpose built OAV.

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Itinerary

Day 1Nairobi

Arrive at any time.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Welcome Moment Meet Your CEO and Group

Day 2Nairobi/Lake Nakuru National Park

Set off on a wildlife safari drive in Lake Nakuru National Park. Enjoy views of the Rift Valley from lookout points.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 3Lake Nakuru National Park/Loita Hills

Stop off at the beautiful Lake Naivasha en route for an included wildlife-spotting boat ride before lunch.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 4Loita Hills/Masai Mara

Tour an authentic Masai settlement to learn about their traditional ways. Enjoy wildlife safari drives in our overland adventure vehicle (OAV) in search of Kenya's Big Five.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 5Masai Mara

Enjoy wildlife safari drives in the overland adventure vehicle (OAV) in search of the Big Five.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 6Masai Mara/Nairobi

Enjoy a morning wildlife safari drive, then travel through the land of the Masai people to Nairobi.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch

Day 7Nairobi/Arusha

Travel south and cross the border into Tanzania.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Dinner

Day 8Arusha/Mto wa Mbu

Visit Mto wa Mbu village to enjoy a local lunch and cultural experience with the town's villagers. After lunch, continue on to visit a Masai village to learn about the Masai people and the G Adventures-supported Clean Cookstove project. Meet the local women engineers who have installed clean cookstoves throughout these communities.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your G for Good Moment Clean Cookstove Project Visit| Your G for Good Moment Mto wa Mbu Village Visit and Lunch

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 9Mto wa Mbu/Serengeti National Park

Enjoy a wildlife safari drive en route to the central Serengeti. Spend the night at a basic bush camp and enjoy the starry African skies.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 10Serengeti National Park

Enjoy a full-day wildlife safari drive in the safari vehicle. Opt for a morning hot air balloon ride over the Serengeti.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 11Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro Crater

Set off on a wildlife safari drive on the way out of the Serengeti. Camp on the Ngorongoro Crater's rim.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 12Ngorongoro Crater/Arusha

Wildlife safari drive in the Ngorongoro Crater, then return to Arusha.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 13Arusha

Depart at any time.

Meals included:

Breakfast
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What's Included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Clean Cookstove Project Visit, Mto wa Mbu
  • Your G for Good Moment: Mto wa Mbu Village Visit and Lunch, Mto wa Mbu
  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Wildlife safari drives in Masai Mara Game Reserve, Lake Nakuru National Park, Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater
  • Masai settlement visit and cultural walk
  • Boat ride on Lake Naivasha
  • Visit to G Adventures-supported Clean Cookstove project
  • Guided walk and lunch in a local community
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Participation camping (10 nts), simple hotel (2 nt).

Meals

12 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 10 dinners
Allow USD70-95 for meals not included.

Transportation

Overland adventure vehicle (OAV), shared shuttle, 4x4 safari vehicle.

Staff & experts

2 Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) throughout as head guide/cook and driver, local guides. 1 CEO only on transfer from Nairobi to Arusha.

Departures

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Please Contact Us to inquire about dates for next season, or to discuss other tour options.

Kenya & Tanzania Overland Express (Nairobi to Arusha)

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