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10 reviews
Essential East Africa - Intrepid Travel
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10 days

Essential East Africa

From Nairobi to Nairobi
Tour Operator:
Intrepid Travel
Max group size:
22
Age range:
18 to 29
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
92943
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US $1,903
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Highlights

  • Meet the fun-loving red-clad Maasai people.
  • Indulge in traditional chipsi mayai and ol' konyago.
  • Sleep under starry skies meters away from wildlife.
  • Come face-to-face with the legendary Big Five.

Itinerary

Start and end in Nairobi! With the overland truck tour Essential East Africa, you have a 10 day tour package taking you through Nairobi, Kenya and 8 other destinations in Africa. Essential East Africa includes accommodation in a hotel and campsites as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Nairobi
  2. Day 2: Loita Hills Maasai Experience
  3. Day 3: Masai Mara National Reserve
  4. Day 4: Masai Mara National Reserve
  5. Day 5: Lake Victoria
  6. Day 6: Serengeti National Park
  7. Day 7: Serengeti National Park
  8. Day 8: Karatu
  9. Day 9: (Ngorongoro Crater) / Arusha
  10. Day 10: Arusha / Nairobi
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
1 night
Camping
8 nights

Customer Reviews

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  • A
    · September 18, 2019
    I believe that Sam, James and Ibrahim did an amazing job on making my trip to Kenya Africa AMAZING
    Trip date: December 2018
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  • A
    · September 18, 2019
    The team leader, cook and driver were absolutely fantastic. They all went above and beyond for every person on tour. Samantha had fantastic knowledge, was passionate and truly committed to providing excellent service. Ibrahim was an excellent chef who... Show more
    Trip date: December 2018
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  • A
    · September 18, 2019
    The tour was organised well and it was an amazing, all-inclusive trip. Absolutely loved it!
    Trip date: December 2018
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  • A
    · September 18, 2019
    I have participated in a number of group travel experiences and this was by far the most organised and well run program. Everything was planned out for us, and we did not have to worry about arranging side trips, meals or experiences. The staff... Show more
    Trip date: December 2018
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  • A
    · September 18, 2019
    Travelling with a group of same aged people. Well organised. Can trust leaders. Excellent guide (Sam Nyaga)
    Trip date: December 2018
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  • A
    · September 18, 2019
    Great balance of time between maasai Mara locals, maasai safari, Serengeti, crater. The service was excellent and the food was perfect considering its a budget trip and we were camping in the wild. Our guide had a great knowledge of all things Africa... Show more
    Trip date: December 2018
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  • A
    · September 18, 2019
    Our Crew was amazing, and we had a lot of fun. The Number of Members on this tour was very fine (not too much) and the crew was well prepared!
    Trip date: December 2018
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  • A
    · September 18, 2019
    All three team members were excellent. They were friendly, polite, funny and knowledgeable.
    Trip date: December 2018
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  • A
    · September 18, 2019
    Excellent service from all three staff members. Had a truely wonderful time and they went above and beyond to satisfy every request from us.
    Trip date: December 2018
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  • A
    · September 18, 2019
    I enjoy the aspects of using local companies and local guides to ensure a quality and authentic experience through intrepid.
    Trip date: December 2018
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Dates & Availability

10 days
Essential East Africa
From Nairobi to Nairobi
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    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

    Vaccines

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Kenya and Tanzania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Kenya and Tanzania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Cholera - Recommended for Kenya and Tanzania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Kenya and Tanzania. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Kenya and Tanzania. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Rabies - Recommended for Kenya and Tanzania. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Meningococcal meningitis - Recommended for Kenya and Tanzania. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Recommended for Kenya. Ideally 10 days before travel.
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