Nairobi to Nairobi Overland Tours

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WAS £1870 NOW £1777

What's Included
• Masai Mara entry & game drives (2 days)
• Masai stay with bushwalk
• Serengeti National Park entry & game drives
• Ngorongoro Crater entry & game drives
• Sheldrick's Elephant Orphanage
• The Giraffe Park
• Lake Naivasha
• Hippo Cruise
• 10 breakfasts, 10 dinners
• 3 lunches
• 10 nights camping
• Fully equipped expedition truck incl - fridge, gas, tents, sleep mats.
• The ongoing advice and back up from The Absolute team
• All road tolls and taxes are paid
Wild Wildebeest Safari watch the great migration
Countries Visited

Kenya, Tanzania.

Nairobi to Nairobi Safari Overview

Eleven thrilling days to visit the Masai Mara, one of the natural wonders of the world, as well as the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater, Sheldricks Elephant Orphanage and the Giraffe Park for every opportunity to see the big 5 and more!

Nairobi to Nairobi Safari Add-ons


Day 1

Rift Valley, Lake Naivasha, hippo cruise.

Optionals: game walk, Elsamere high tea

Day 2 - 3

Masai stay at Loita Hills, bushwalk and village visit. Drive through to the Masai Mara, afternoon game drive in the Mara, camp.

Day 4 -5

Morning and afternoon game drives in the Mara, camp. Return to Nairobi

Optionals: Mara Ballooning.

Day 6 - 7

Nairobi, giraffe centre and Sheldricks elephant orphanage. Drive through to Arusha

Optional: Night out in Nairobi.

Day 8

Transfer through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area,  afternoon game drive in the Serengeti

Day 9 -10

Morning game drive, Serengeti, slow transit to Ngorongoro Conservation area.  Morning game drive Ngorongoro Crater then transfer back to Arusha by late afternoon 

Optionals: Serengeti Ballooning

Day 11

Shuttle transfer through to Nairobi

Please note safari itineraries are given as a guide only. A safari is a journey and true journeys in Africa unfold and are of an adventurous nature. The unexpected can arise, so do allow for this.

Feel free to give us a call about your safari plans. We look forward to your further enquiries.

Wild Wildebeest - detailed itinerary

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Budgeting Summary

Nairobi Budget

The costs to consider when travelling overland are:

What's included

Your safari price covers:


* Entrance and game drives in the Masai Mara (2 days)
* Masai stay with bushwalk
* 3 day/2 night safari in Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater
- including Entrance, game drives & 1 night in the Serengeti National Park
- including Entrance, game drives & 1 night in the Ngorongoro Crater
* Entrance to Sheldrick's Elephant Orphanage
* Entrance to The Giraffe Park
* Lake Naivasha
* Hippo cruise

- 10 nights camping
- 10 evening meals (including final bbq), 10 breakfasts, 3 lunches

Transport in a fully equipped and dieseled expedition truck/vehicle including all camping and cooking gear, a fridge, gas cooker, sleeping mats, tents etc.

The services of a driver, cook and safari leader.

The ongoing advice and back up from The Absolute team.

All road tolls and taxes are paid

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Optional excursions

A recommended typical budget for your optional excursions that you might pay for once in Africa would be: Up to US$70

Some clients spend more, some less. The above is a typical estimate selecting from the following main choices during this tour. Do re-check your budget looking at what might tempt you. A friendly reminder as well that the below list provides an approximate guide only for the most popular excursions currently available for this tour. Excursions are operated by local operators and authorities and their pricing is out of our control (August 19)

Elsamere high tea ( not incl transport) US$12
Game walk US$45
Balloon safari in the Masai Mara £410
Balloon safari in the Serengeti National Park £455
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Spending Money

You will need a bit of spending money to cover drinks, lunch and souvenirs. This money also covers you if you wish to upgrade occasionally from camping as well.
Tipping is customary in Africa, so budget for gratuities if you wish for guides or drivers who provide good service such as on game drives or guided tours. Again it is at your discretion, but your tour leader and driver will appreciate a tip to acknowledge their hard work during your tour.
The recommended spending money for the Wild Wildebeest safari is: US$135 - US$220

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Your passport needs to be valid for at least 6 - 9 months after your trip finishes. Ensure as well you have adequate pages in your passport for each country you visit. Up to 2 consecutive blank pages can be required. If you have dual nationality you can only use one passport for the entire trip, whilst bringing both is wise as a back up. More information can be found in the different country listings on the FCO website under entry requirements.

Below is an estimation of current visa requirements and their costs. If your passport is not detailed below please dont hesitate to contact us for further details of your requirements.

For this tour visas for most passport holders including British, Australian, New Zealand, Irish, South African, German, French, Canadian and American passport holders can be arranged in Africa on route. This includes the Kenyan visa which for most passport holders can be easily arranged upon arrival in Nairobis Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

Visas can only be paid for in US Dollars cash.

This information is given as a guide only. Visa requirements can change without prior notice. We recommended you also check your personal current visa requirements with the relevant embassies well in advance before you travel.

Budget for all visas US$100 - US$150 depending on nationality
VISA CHART Kenya Rwanda Uganda Tanzania Malawi Zambia Zimbabwe Botswana Namibia South Africa
Australian $50 - - $50 - - - - - -
New Zealand $50 - - $50 - - - - - -
South Africa - - - - - - - - - -
Canadian $50 - - $50 - - - - - -
American $50 - - $100 - - - - - -
British $50 - - $50 - - - - - -
German $50 - - $50 - - - - - -
Dutch $50 - - $50 - - - - - -
Irish $50 - - $100 - - - - - -
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Pre and post safari please click here.

Remember you then need to budget for flights, insurance, vaccination costs and any equipment you might need such as a sleeping bag.

Any queries? Call our office on +44 (0) 208 742 0226, email us at or skype us on skypeabsoluteafrica

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Fri 3 Nov 2023 Mon 13 Nov 2023 £1870 £1777
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Before You Go


Click on the link below to download the predeparture dossier for this overland trip "Wild Wildebeest".

Wild Wildebeest - pre departure pack

This information has been developed over 30 years of experience overlanding in Africa.

It includes all you might need to know to prepare for this trip and more. We know many people love to plan their trip in detail and we hope you will find lots of "stuff" in here to help!

We also send out personal updates about 6 weeks before departure to all participants heading out on each departure date. This includes final confirmations of pre safari transfers and accommodation and other details relating to your specific travel arrangements so you can check all is as you need.

We recommend once booked on a Nairobi to Nairobi trip that you periodically check back here as this information is regularly updated. It is also a good idea to keep an eye on the news area of this site.

And if you are not excited enough about heading to Africa already, check out our facebook page, listen out for our tweets and keep up to date with our blog to stay up to date with all that is happening on the road on the trucks.

Overlanding in Africa is a very different destination from your usual package holiday! You may find some information in this dossier different from what you expected. Whatever your question don't hesitate to ask. We are here to help so feel free to get back to us.

We are more than happy to advise as to what is the best plan for your particular Africa travel needs.

Give us a call, or skype or email. We look forward to planning your trip to Africa with you.

Book your Nairobi Safari

Start Nairobi Finish Nairobi Price Special Offer Local Payment Departure details
Book Now Fri 3 Nov 2023 Mon 13 Nov 2023 £1870 £1777
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Book Now Mon 8 Jan 2024 Thu 18 Jan 2024 £1870
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Book Now Wed 7 Feb 2024 Sat 17 Feb 2024 £1870
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Book Now Tue 11 Jun 2024 Fri 21 Jun 2024 £1870
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Book Now Thu 11 Jul 2024 Sun 21 Jul 2024 £1870
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