World’s Greatest Show & Safari | African Travel

African Safari, Kenya & Tanzania Safari

World's Greatest Show & Safari

12 days | Nairobi to Arusha

This 12-day safari captures the very best of Kenya and Tanzania. It is the most likely route for observing the Great Migration of wildebeests and zebras as they cross the great plains of East Africa.

12-Day World’s Greatest Show & Safari Features:

1 Night in Nairobi | 2 Nights in Amboseli National Park |  2 Nights in Lewa Wildlife Conservancy | 3 Nights in Masai Mara | 1 Night in Arusha | 2 Nights in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

African Travel is a leader in African safaris and offers a wealth of safari adventures, which can be customized to fit your travel type.

Trip Highlights

  • Explore Ngorongoro Crater, hailed as one of the Natural Wonders of the World, and home to both predator and prey.

  • Experience the thrill of tracking Africa’s Big Five and watching millions of wildebeest and zebras during their annual migration crossing the Mara River.

  • Enjoy aerial game viewing as you fly between locations maximizing your safari time each step of the way.

Serengeti, Tanzania, African Travel
Wildebeests, Tanzania

Itinerary at a Glance

DAY 1: Arrive in Nairobi, Kenya

With a warm Swahili welcome upon your arrival, you’ll be transferred to your boutique hotel on the outskirts of Nairobi. Spend the rest of your day as you please.

DAY 2: Nairobi – Amboseli National Park

Fly to Amboseli National Par and check into your tent camp. Enjoy an afternoon game drive with a chance to see Africa’s largest elephants with the snowcapped Mt. Kilimanjaro as the backdrop. (B,L,D)

DAY 3: Amboseli National Park

During today’s game drive, catch up the big cats, full after their night’s hunt. Watch for wildebeests, zebras, impalas and warthogs, and some of 300 species of birds. (B,L,D)

DAY 4: Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

Fly to Lewa Wildlife Conservancy. Meet your ranger to explore the conservancy’s diverse ecosystems and its varied wildlife – 70 different mammals including a thriving rhino population and the endangered Grevy’s zebra and reticulated giraffe. (B,L,D)

DAY 5: Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

After a game drive, learn about the conservancy, participate in a conservancy project, or meet the tracker dogs while they train. Then gather around a cozy log fire and share your day’s adventures. (B.L.D)

DAY 6: Masai Mara

Fly to the Maasai Mara, Kenya’s premier game reserve. Your traditional safari camp is located along the Sand River, where over a million wildebeests and zebras make their migration crossing every year. Enjoy a game drive across the reserve’s grasslands. (B,L,D)

DAY 7: Masai Mara

Enjoy two game drives today. Keep a lookout for the black-maned lion, leopards and cheetahs returning from their night hunt and along the river where hippos and crocodiles hang out in their favorite feeding grounds. (B,L,D)

DAY 8: Masai Mara

Today, enjoy an optional hot air balloon ride (additional cost), or visit a traditional Maasai homestead and learn more about their cattle-based culture. (B,L,D)

DAY 9: Arusha, Tanzania

Begin with a flight to Arusha, where you’ll be met on arrival and transferred to your lodge, a peaceful retreat tucked within a coffee plantation. Enjoy the rest of the day as you please. (B,L,D)

DAY 10: Arusha – Ngorongoro Crater

Explore Lake Manyara, and its seasonal pink-hued flamingos and some 400 species of birds. Be rewarded with a sighting the park’s fabled tree-climbing Manyara lions. Continue to your lodge near the Ngorongoro Crater. (B,L,D)

DAY 11: Ngorongoro Crater

Descend some 2,000 feet to explore Ngorongoro’s sprawling crater floor, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to numerous herds of elephant, large prides of lions, gazelles, zebras and wildebeests. (B,L,D)

DAY 12: Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha

Take a short flight to Arusha and enjoy lunch before transferring to the airport for your onward flight. (L)

Elewana Lewa Safari Camp
Elewana Lewa Safari Camp


Hemingways Nairobi | Nairobi
Small luxury plantation-style hotel located in the peaceful suburb of Karen. The beautifully furnished rooms pay homage to the classic elegance of vintage East African safaris.

Elewana Tortilis Camp | Amboseli National Park
Named after the local Acacia Tortilis tree, the camp is situated just outside the Park in an area of unspoiled woodland. 

Elewana Lewa Safari Camp | Lewa Wildlife Conservancy
Sprawling over the Laikipia plains, this unique and exclusive retreat offers privileged access to 65,000 acres of private protected wilderness.

Elewana San River Masai Mara Camp | Masai Mara
Located on the banks of the Sand River, within the Masai Mara National Reserve. The camp replicates the heyday of exclusive tented camps of the late 1920’s.

Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge | Arusha, Tanzania
Hidden among one of Tanzania’s largest coffee plantations, the beautiful lodge sits below the rugged peak of Mount Meru, with beautifully designed rooms.

Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro
Located within a 1500-acre coffee estate, surrounded by flowering gardens and age-old trees.

Dates and Pricing

Multiple Departure Dates | From $12,795 per person

Prices are in US Dollars per person based on double occupancy accommodations unless otherwise stated and include internal flights. Price does not include airfare to and from arrival and departure cities.

Contact us for complete details.


  • Before You Go Welcome Gift – Safari starter kit includes stylish bag, safari swag, and how-to guides on tipping, weather and travel
  • Dedicated US-based Safari Specialist
  • Choice of Meet & Greet Services ranging from basic airport transfers to VIP services
  • Five-star accommodations
  • Expert guide
  • Sightseeing activities specified in itinerary
  • Meals, as noted on itinerary


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Three nights accommodation at The Residence Zanzibar.

Rwanda in the Mist | 5 days

Follow in the footsteps of the late activist Dian Fossey and observe the “Gorillas in the Mist” on this extraordinary journey into Rwanda’s Virunga Mountains and Volcanoes National Park.

One night accommodation in Kigali and 3 nights in Volcanoes National Park.

About African Travel

As the longest established luxury safari operator focused exclusively on the African continent, African Travel, Inc. is dedicated to creating and providing the ultimate African experience. 

African Travel offers a broad range of trips and styles. Its dedicated team has lived and traveled extensively throughout the continent and shares their wealth of expertise on every safari vacation.

Customize your travel with one of these travel types:

Tailor Made –  Create your own bespoke travel experience, the most popular travel style.

Safari Vacation Packages – Choose from over 30 inclusive travel packages, each with a private guide and five-star accommodations.

Group Safaris – Perfect for an intimate group of family and friends.

Contact us to learn more about safari tours with African Travel.

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