Self drive trips have become predominant in most African countries as some tourists prefer sitting on the steering in a private hired car than the chauffeur safaris on the course of exploring the touristic African continent. A self-drive combining Kenya and Tanzania is more than being extraordinary but manifestly unusual! For the wildlife enthusiasts, these are the best countries to head to on the African continent as they both host the colorful and spectacular wildebeest migration, regarded by tourists as the world cup of animals! The capital city of Kenya is Nairobi, the only capital city in Africa with a national park – Nairobi National Park well as Tanzania’s capital is Dodoma.
Nairobi may seem a bit intimidating for a first-timer, but it’s actually a great city. It is a vibrant and exciting city and full of adventure. Nairobi is one of the most hectic of all the African cities, so if you can handle this, the rest of the country will be a breeze! Just be patient and try and relax into it. You can either head straight out of Nairobi and come back later or spend a few days there first before you go on a self-drive. Nairobi also has some fantastic restaurants and is known for having excellent foods.
Both Tanzania and Kenya have great accommodations both in the cities and in the national parks plus other touristic destinations. While on a self-drive in Kenya and Tanzania, you can either book the permanent accommodations in the national parks or opt for a camping experience which offers a more African feel in the world and of course cheaper. Deciding to go for camping, you can either hire a dome tent or hire a car equipped with a rooftop tent, the choice is yours.
Both options however come with a full set of quality camping gear such as; mattress, cooking equipment, sleeping bag, headlights, table and chairs, and cutlery. Meanwhile, are you a budget traveler or a luxury one? Do you love the outdoors? 4X4 Car Hire Kenya or 4X4 Car Hire Tanzania will plan for you a perfect self drive tour in Kenya and Tanzania. They will guide you thoroughly to ensure you enjoy your self-drive trip to its pinnacle.
Both Kenya and Tanzania have extraordinary destinations to go to on a self-drive trip. Kenya’s most astounding destinations include Masai Mara, Amboseli, Samburu, Tsavo East & West, Lake Nakuru, and Nairobi National Parks along with Mountain Kenya – Africa’s second highest mountain. For Tanzania’s sake, the most fascinating places to visit include; Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Kilimanjaro National Park, Tarangire National Park, Mahale Mountains National Park, and Gombe Stream National Park, among others. Hiking to the summits of Africa’s highest mountain, Mountain Kilimanjaro, in Tanzania is also an exceptional experience.