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    $11775 p/p in USD
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Classic Journeys Africa

  • Kenya
  • Rwanda
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
Destinations

Destinations

Kenya, Tanzania,

Tour Type

Tour Type

Guided, Independent

Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Luxury

Tour Overview

This upmarket safari takes you to some of Kenya and Tanzania’s top safari spots home to a wealth of wildlife and birds; Mount Kenya and Ol Pejeta Conservancies, Masai Mara National Reserve and Serengeti National Park. Then head to the beautiful island of Zanzibar when you explore on a range of optional land and marine activities. During this safari stay in some of East Africa’s finest award winning properties.

Ballon Safari Masai Mara
Zanzibarbeach
Ol Pejeta

General Information

  • Safari types:
    Beach Safari, Big Five Safari, Family Safari, Guided Safari, Romantic Safari, Tailormade Safari, Wildlife Safari
  • You will visit:
    Masai Mara National Reserve, Nairobi, Mount Kenya Conservancy, Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Serengeti National Park, Zanzibar
  • Wildlife:
    Big Five, Birds, Antelope, Gerenuk, Topi, Eland, Giraffe, Zebra, Wildebeest, Hippo, Crocodile, Hyena, Cheetah, Jackal, Warthog, Colobus Monkey, Baboon, Dolphin, Marine Life
  • Activities:
    Game Drive, Walking Safari, Hot Air Balloon, Snorkelling, Sightseeing Tour, Optional Activities, Village Visit
  • Getting around:
    Game Viewing Vehicle, Transfer Vehicle, Domestic Flight, Flight
  • Start/end:
    Start in Nairobi , end in Zanzibar

From Price Dates No. travelling Single Supplement
USD 27095 16 Dec- 31 Dec 1
USD 18020 16 Dec- 31 Dec 2 From USD $ 6745
USD 25795 01 July - 30 September 1
USD 17210 01 July- 30 September 2 From USD $ 6260
USD 21500 01 Jan- 29 Feb, June, Oct 1
USD 14450 01 Jan- 29 Feb, June, Oct 2 From USD $ 4770

From Price Dates No. travelling Single Supplement
USD 19835 01 Nov- 15 Dec 1
USD 13525 01 Nov- 15 Dec 2 From USD $ 3985
USD 19270 March 1
USD 13285 March 2 From USD $ 3660
USD 18460 01 Apr- 31 May 1
USD 11775 01 Apr- 31 May 2 From USD $ 3355

What's Included

  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Transport in a private chauffeured safari 4×4 Land Cruiser with a pop-up roof for easy game viewing
  • All arrival and departure transfers
  • All park entrance fees
  • Wireless internet at camps and limited signal in the vehicle
  • Flying doctor’s coverage which covers you within East Africa for a period of 14 days
  • Domestic flights included:
    Day 5: Nanyuki 1030 hrs – Mara 1130 hrs
    Day 7: Mara 0845 hrs – Serengeti Seronera 1230 hrs
    Day 10: Serengeti Seronera 1100 hrs – Zanzibar 1250 hrs

What's Excluded

  • Flights
  • Visa fees
  • Optional hot air balloon rides and Masai village visits (extra costs)
  • All items of personal nature eg telephone call bills, laundry etc
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Any other item not included in the program

Disclaimer

  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Classic Journeys Africa
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • Classic Journeys Africa‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

JAMBO! Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, you will be met by our Customer Care Representative who will assist you with the transfer to your luxury hotel. Before checking in at hotel, he will brief you on your program ahead and introduce the Driver Guide who will be with you throughout the safari.

Accommodation: Hemingways Nairobi
Meals: Breakfast

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In the morning set off on your Nairobi excursions, proceeding to the AFEW Giraffe Center, a nature center run by the African Fund for Endangered Wildlife. Visit the Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, a nursery and rehab center for infant elephants that have lost their families, as well as the occasional rhino, zebra and other wildlife. These infants are eventually released into the wild at Tsavo East National Park and end up in the care of other orphans who have been successfully reintroduced to the wild.

Lunch will be at Utamaduni Craft Centre as you shop for souvenirs. Visit Karen Blixen Museum, famous for the award-winning movie “Out of Africa”. Visit to Kazuri beads factory where you can buy some bead work and other souvenirs as you see how they are made. Afterwards you will be transferred to your hotel for freshening-up before going for dinner at the Carnivore Restaurant, “Africa’s best eating experience”, famous for its mouthwatering charcoal grilled barbeque.

Accommodation: Hemingways Nairobi
Meals: Breakfast

Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage
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After breakfast, drive to Mount Kenya Safari Club to arrive in time for lunch. With magnificent views of majestic Mount Kenya, the Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club Resort’s 120 luxuriously appointed hotel rooms, set in over 100 acres of landscaped gardens, offer a unique blend of comfort, relaxation and adventure. Its no wonder this Nanyuki resort emerged a winner in the 2013 Travellers Choice Awards and that Travel & Leisure Magazine often positions it in the ‘World’s Top 50’ List. Originally the retreat of movie star and Club founder, William Holden, the Club’s illustrious former members have included Winston Churchill and Bing Crosby.

Arrive in time for lunch at the Club and in the afternoon visit the Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy. Established in 1967 by the Hollywood actor William Holden, Julian McKeand and Iris and Don Hunt, the Conservancy hosts a herd of rare white zebras, shelters orphaned or wounded animals and provides a wide-reaching educational program for young Kenyans. Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy gives orphaned, injured, neglected, abused or frightened wild animals a second chance. The orphanage provides shelter and professional care with the goal to release these creatures back to the wild where they belong. Its known for its bongo breeding programme and protection of the rare white zebra.

Overnight: Mt Kenya Safari Club
Accommodation: Full Board

This morning depart to the privately-owned 24,000 acre reserve Ol Pejeta Conservancy for a full day game viewing in the conservancy with magnificent views of Mount Kenya. Enjoy a morning game viewing and lunch at Serena Sweetwaters Camp followed by an afternoon game viewing drive. One of only four private wildlife reserves in Kenya, your experience includes wildlife drives in search of the ‘Big Five’. This afternoon you will also visit the 200-acre Chimpanzee Sanctuary that has been set up here as well as the Rhino Sanctuary. Later return to Mount Kenya Safari Club for an optional around of golf or other club activities, dinner and overnight.

Overnight: Mt Kenya Safari Club
Accommodation: Full Board

After breakfast and a short briefing by your driver guide, fly to the world-famous Masai Mara National Reserve, backdrop to ‘the greatest wildlife spectacle on earth’, the annual migration of over one million wildebeest. You will arrive Masai Mara in time for a short noon game drive, lunch followed by an afternoon game viewing drive in Kenya’s most popular reserve. Go back to camp in time for campfire cocktails and dinner. 

Overnight: Angama Mara Camp
Accommodation: Full Board

Your day will be spent on safari in Africa’s richest wildlife viewing arena. Historically teeming with wildlife, the Mara hosts Kenya’s largest lion prides and elephant herds. Other predators include leopard, cheetah and spotted hyena while in the Mara River you will see fat pods of hippo and vast Nile crocodiles. Other highlights include giraffe, gazelle, zebra, buffalo and over 550 species of birds.

Take the opportunity to fly over the Mara in a hot air balloon at an extra cost. The balloon package includes a champagne breakfast in the wild and viewing abundant game afloat a balloon is an unforgettable experience. Alternatively visit a Masai village and get learn the Masai culture at an extra cost.

Overnight: Angama Mara Camp
Accommodation: Full Board

After breakfast this morning you will be transferred to the airstrip at 0910 hrs where you will fly to Migori arriving at 0930 hrs. Upon arrival at Migori you will have a 30 minute road transfer to Isebania Immigration and Customs Office where you clear immigration. At 1045 hrs you will depart from Tarime airstrip arriving at Serengeti Seronera airstrip at 1105 hrs where your Tanzania guides will be eagerly waiting for you. You will be transferred to Four Seasons Serengeti with game viewing en route. Lunch will be at your lodge followed by relaxation. Later enjoy an afternoon classic safari supper in the Serengeti National Park.

Accommodation: Serengeti Four Seasons Lodge
Meal Plan: Full Board

After breakfast, enjoy two full days game driving (meals taken in true safari style ‘in the bush’) in the vast and sensational Serengeti, which covers 14,763 sq km of endlessly rolling savannah. Venue for ‘the greatest wildlife show on Earth’, the annual migration of over one million wildebeest, the park is also renowned for its lions, cheetahs, zebras, giraffes and plains game. Overnight at your lodge.

Accommodation: Serengeti Four Seasons Lodge
Meal Plan: Full Board

This morning breakfast will be at your lodge before flying to Zanzibar at 1100 hrs, arriving in Zanzibar at 1250 hrs when you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Your days will be spent at Tulia Zanzibar, a unique beach 5-star resort located on the east coast of Zanzibar Island at the famous Pongwe Beach. The independent resort was opened in 2015 and sets the standard for luxury on Zanzibar. All 16 villas are designed to reflect the spirit of Zanzibar.

Tulia offers many complimentary services and activities for all clients. The resort was awarded with title of TripAdvisor Excellency, won the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2017 as The Best Luxury Beach Resort in Tanzania and Zanzibar and is also a proud member of Pure Society of ‘PUREists’ who are true mavericks, united by their mission to Change Worlds by catalyzing adventure, fostering personal connections and encouraging a conscientious approach to the environment and local communities..

Also on offer are a wide variety of tours and excursions which are part of the Tulia Zanzibar, with each one of them being an adventure to relish. For ocean lovers, the choices range from diving to snorkeling, fishing and sailing trips. Some of these are provided in traditional dhows and powerful speed boats. Sea excursions can take place from just about anywhere on the island.

The land excursions will acquaint you with the history, culture, fauna and flora of this pristine Island whilst the Indian Ocean presents a wonderful opportunity for sea-excursions. The most popular excursions which can be arranged for you at an extra cost are:

The Spice Tour: Zanzibar, for centuries famed for its cloves, is still the pre-eminent spice market of eastern Africa. This tour enables guests to touch, smell and tastes a whole world of spices.

Stone Town Tour:  This tour takes you to the historical Stone Town, famous for its intricate architecture and rich history. The excursion includes visits to the town market, the Tipu Tip House (where once lived one of  Africa’s most colorful buccaneer), the Slave Market (that was the centre of east Africa’s slave trade), the unforgettable Slave Chambers, the National Museum, the High Court of Zanzibar, the Sultans Palace, the House of Wonders and the Old Fort.

Jozani Forest Tour: This tour will take you to the south east of Zanzibar and the beautiful green mangrove forest. The forest is home to a number of endemic species, including the rare Zanzibar red colobus monkey.

Dolphin Adventure:  This excursion diverts to the southern tip of the island where bottlenose and spinner dolphins are frequently seen. The trip doubles as an exceptional opportunity to snorkel or just swim in the Indian Ocean. Lunch of a variety of local and seafood dishes is served in one of the many small restaurants on the beach.

The Blue Safari:  This adventurous excursion will take you in a motorized dhow to the south west of the island.  The trip will take you to the mangroves forest, then on to one of the many sand banks for snorkeling before making a stop on the famous Kwale Island where your chance of making new acquaintances with dolphins is a remarkable 85%. Lunch on the Island is a sumptuous BBQ affair with local specialties and a choice of homemade local sauces. Late afternoon offers a choice of further snorkeling, swimming or just relaxing.

Overnight: Tulia Zanzibar
Meal Plan: All Inclusive

Today you will spend the day at leisure enjoying the facilities at the hotel. Later you will be transferred to Zanzibar Airport for your flight back home.

Say good bye to the wonderful country and promise to join us on another expedition!

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