The Masai Heartlands

Map Image

The wonders of Kenya and Tanzania unfold before you on this incredible overland adventure deep into the heartland of the Masai tribes people and the finest game parks of East Africa. From the world-renowned Masai Mara and the vast open plains of the Serengeti to the stunning lakes of the Great Rift Valley and the dramatic scenery of the Ngorongoro Crater, you'll spot a wealth of exotic predators and peaceful herbivores. Heading off the beaten track to walk in the footsteps of the Masai will leave you with memories that will last a lifetime.

Itinerary

Day 1 Nairobi

Arrive in Kenya's modern capital.

Day 2 Lake Nakuru

Witness the magic of a thousand flamingos taking flight and enjoy a game drive to seek out some of the iconic wildlife that call the lakeside home.

Day 5 Loita Hills

Camp among a local tribe in the heart of Masai country to learn about the lives of these red-robed warriors.

Days 6-7 Masai Mara National Reserve

The rivers and plains of this game reserve are home to some of the world's most famous predators.

Day 8 Narok

Chill out poolside or head into town to mingle with the Masai.

Day 9 Kisii

Head across the Great Rift Valley to the town of Kisii, surrounded by miles of tea plantations.

Day 10 Lake Victoria

Watch master soapstone craftsmen at work and observe local life at the Musoma market. Camp on the shores of Lake Victoria in Tanzania.

Days 11-12 Serengeti National Park

Embark on a sunset safari across the Serengeti's golden grasses to spot cheetahs, lions and zebras. Sleep in the heart of the park and drift off to sleep as nocturnal animals come to life.

Day 13 Ngorongoro Crater

Discover the Olduvai Gorge that once sheltered humankind's earliest ancestors. Camp near the immense Ngorongoro Crater.

Day 14 Meserani

Look for Africa's famous animals in the Ngorongoro Crater, then head to Mto Wa Mbu and browse the village markets.

Day 15 Nairobi

Complete the circuit back in Nairobi.

Days 3-4 Lake Naivasha

Visit a village to interact with locals and learn about their daily life. Drive to Lake Naivasha, a freshwater lake in the Great Rift Valley, which is home to eagles, cormorants and kingfishers.

View more about The Masai Heartlands Trip
Need More Help?
1-866-549-7614 or Send Email

Related Travel Stories

Like This Trip? Please Share