Kenya A la Carte with Zanzibar Extension

Every year, thousands of African wildlife make the Great Migration through Tanzania, making it the best place to spot the African Big 5. Shadowed by the imposing Mt. Kilimanjaro and floating in a sea of grasslands, Tanzania is as beautiful as it is exciting. Whether you opt for pristine beaches, the majestic Mt. Kilimanjaro, the waving grasses of the Serengeti or a myriad of wildlife, Tanzania is a memorable destination not to be missed with relaxing beach final to spice island, Zanzibar!

8 day/7 night package featuring Nairobi, Masai Mara and Zanzibar. This program features accommodation in Boutique Safari Camps and Deluxe hotels, 2 game drives (shared), sunrise hot air balloon ride (shared), and AMREF Flying Doctor’s coverage.

Includes

  • Travel funds escrow protection program
  • Domestic flights
  • Private arrival and departure transfers
  • Private custom sightseeing per itinerary
  • Meals, other than breakfast
  • Select luxury accommodation
  • Emergency assistance

Excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours
  • Customary tips and gratuities
  • Local city taxes
  • Flights

Daily Itinerary

Day

1

Nairobi - Arrival

Upon arrival, meet your driver for a private transfer to your selected hotel. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.

Day

2

Nairobi-Mara

Today you will be transferred to Wilson Airport from your hotel by private vehicle for your short flight to Mara North Private Conservancy. Upon arrival, transfer to Elewana Pepper Camp by 4x4 safari vehicle (shared), located in the heart of Mara North Conservancy, which enjoys the privacy and remoteness of the wildnerness with a limited number of guests. Having undergone a rebuild and refurbishments, the tents are spacious and offer a choice of traditional Safari showers or the more modern ‘plumbed’ showers, with running hot and cold water. Wildlife wanders across the plains in front of camp and, at night, the roar of the lions, call of the leopard and trumpeting of the elephants close by reassure your oneness with nature…no fences, no boundaries. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to acquaint yourself with your camp abode or watch birds swoop low across the plains. (B)

Day

3

Sunrises and Safaris

This morning, meet your driver for an early morning departure to the launch site for your sunrise hot air balloon ride over Masai Mara (shared activity). Watch the sun rise over the plains then transfer back to your hotel for breakfast and some time at your leisure. Enjoy two days game drives and safari walks, today, in the vast, open grasslands of the Masai Mara. This area is famous throughout the world as the host of the annual migration, when 1.3 million wildebeest and zebra cross from the Serengeti to the Masai Mara in search of greener pastures from June to October. Enjoy observing transient wildlife including lion, cheetah, leopard, elephant, rhino, giraffe, hyena and over 450 species of bird; the Masai Mara provides unrivaled game viewing throughout the year. (B,L)

Day

4

Sunrises-Safaris

This morning, meet your driver for an early morning departure to the launch site for your sunrise hot air balloon ride over Masai Mara (shared activity). Watch the sun rise over the plains then transfer back to your hotel for breakfast and some time at your leisure. Enjoy two days game drives and safari walks, today, in the vast, open grasslands of the Masai Mara. This area is famous throughout the world as the host of the annual migration, when 1.3 million wildebeest and zebra cross from the Serengeti to the Masai Mara in search of greener pastures from June to October. Enjoy observing transient wildlife including lion, cheetah, leopard, elephant, rhino, giraffe, hyena and over 450 species of bird; the Masai Mara provides unrivaled game viewing throughout the year. (B,L)

Day

5

Mara – Nairobi - Zanzibar

You will meet your driver at your hotel for a shared 4x4 safari vehicle transfer to the Masai Mara airstrip for your Nairobi connected flight to Zanzibar. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your beach resort property by private vehicle for the remainder of the day at your leisure. (B)

Day

6

Explore Zanzibar

Today, enjoy the facilities of your resort hotel by the Indian Ocean! Spend leisurely time on the beach or enjoy water sport activities provided by the Water Club. You may also wish to participate in one of the resort’s Reef Safaris. During low tide, walk out to the spectacular Indian Ocean with a qualified local guide who will point out the unique coral and marine life below. (B,L,D)

Day

7

Stone Town and Spice Island Tour

Meet your guide at your hotel for a private exploration of mystical spice island! Explore fabled Stone Town, where history appears to stand still. With visits to the House of Wonders, the Palace Museum (People's Palace), Dr. Livingston's House and the Arab Fort, it is a fascinating look at the essence of Zanzibar. You will see Zanzibar's bustling market, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors, two cathedrals and countless mosques. Continue with a visit to a spice farm village to learn how these spices were brought over from Asia and South America to flourish in Zanzibar’s tropical climate. Walk through the spice farm with your guide; touch, smell and taste different spices and tropical fruits.(B,L,D)

Day

8

Zanzibar - Return

You will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the airport to continue on to your next destination. (B)