For those intrepid travellers who dream of an overland African adventure, it really doesnt get much better than choosing Kenya and Tanzania as your preferred destinations. In this fast moving world, a trip to the African continent is like stepping back in time – until you hit the cities that is. Nairobi is a vibrant capital thats rich in so many ways and its a great place to start your adventure. You can choose to rough IT a little or you can opt for a more luxurious way to see these gorgeous countries but whichever way you go on safari in Kenya and Tanzania, the one thing you can be sure of is youre in to the trip of a lifetime.
There are some overland tours through these superb countries that will thrill and enthral at just about every turn in the road and include highlights like the plains of the Serengeti and its superb wildlife and game populations with a backdrop of the majestic snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro. Then theres the magnificent Rift Valley, the Ngorongoro Crater, the wonderfully aromatic spice markets of Dar es Salaam to explore which just adds to the adventure in such a brilliant way.
It goes without saying the trip offers the best experiences and brilliant photo opportunities of superb landscapes filled with game and wildlife. On the coast sees travellers enjoying some of the best beach settings in the world and swimming in the temperate waters of the Indian Ocean – its a snorkellers and divers paradise.
Camp sites and lodges are situated in idyllic settings and its where travellers get to relax and enjoy amazing and unique African evenings and sunsets. Its a thrilling experience all of its own. The dawns are pretty wonderful too – theres nothing quite like the sunrises in an African setting no matter where you happen to be on this fascinating continent.
Going on safari in Kenya offers more than just a few wildlife encounter treats. The Masai Mara and the colourful Masai tribes are a huge draw which travellers can revel in to their hearts delight. But theres so much more to discover in Kenya and this includes the superb Samburu National Reserve and a tour around the lush areas alongside Lake Nakuru National Park and the fabulous populations of flamingoes, its where rhinos can be spotted in their natural habitat too.
You need time to take in all of Kenyas wonders and this includes visiting the Ol Pejeta Conservancy where youll discover the Rhino Reserve and where the Jane Goodall Institute is located and its brilliant Chimpanzee Sanctuary. Intrepid travellers can delight in getting up close to elephants, giraffe and many other wild animals in some of the best African settings ever.
Kenyas beaches are exceptional with island getaways and other splendours of the Indian Ocean that will simply take your breath away – the beauty of the Kenyan coastline is truly breath-taking – clear blue waters, white sand beaches that stretch as far as the eye can see – the east coast boasts some of the most exquisite beaches in the world.
Camp sites and lodges are strategically located in regions of outstanding natural beauty and where travellers are awoken by an African dawn chorus to prepare for the next leg of an adventure. The evenings are brilliant, whether you choose to sleep under the stars or in a lodge – its the time to relax and ponder all the experiences of a day well spent in the Masai Mara, on a superb beach or spying a herd of elephants and other wildlife. Its the time to absorb it all in a setting that is quite unique.
Whether you choose an overland African adventure to Kenya and Tanzania or to treat yourself to a luxury safari in some of the most beautiful landscapes on the planet, the one thing you can be sure of is that your safari will be a trip of a lifetime. Exploring the very best that Tanzania and Kenya have to offer is time well spent whether youre lounging on a superb beach dipping your toes in the Indian Ocean or filming the many wild animals youll encounter on the Serengeti plains – this is one adventure that will stay with you forever!