Discover the ultimate bush and beach vacation with a 10-day tour that explores East Africa's most loved destinations.
Arriving in the bustling city of Nairobi, you will have the opportunity to relax in a quiet and upmarket suburb or enjoy some of Nairobi's top attractions which include the Karen Blixen Museum, Nairobi National Park, Karen arts and crafts centers, Giraffe Centre and the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. The Hemingways Hotel offers world-class guest facilities and comfortable rooms, should you rather choose to rest up for the next leg of your journey.
Your safari adventure begins with three days in a private concession that borders with the unfenced and world-renowned Masai Mara National Reserve - famous for its vast savannah plains and rolling hills that teem with wildlife, including the Big Five.
Travelers from across the world flock to the Masai Mara during the annual Great Migration, to witness almost two million wildebeest, zebra, and other antelope move through the Mara in search of greener pastures. This spectacle is action-packed with predators closely following the herds, waiting for an opportunity to strike. The Masai Mara offers phenomenal game viewing all year-round, making it one of the world's most celebrated game reserves. Bateleur Camp is the perfect base from which to explore the beauty of this region.
Your journey continues into Tanzania where you will find the breathtaking world heritage site known as the Ngorongoro Crater. Discover the world's largest caldera volcano that is approximately three millions years old and is home to some of Africa's most incredible wildlife. The Ngorongoro Crater Lodge offers convenient access to crater floor which is known for having the densest known population of lions and is home to the big five.
After an exciting safari experience in the African bush, it is time for some well deserved rest and relaxation as you embrace the beach lifestyle and Zanzibarian way of life. Over the next three days, you can look forward to one of the finest swimming beaches in Africa, cultural attractions, a wide selection of watersports, and stunning accommodation on offer at Zuri Zanzibar.
Solo travelers, couples, and families are sure to enjoy this extraordinary safari and tropical beach getaway.
Accommodation: Hemingways Nairobi
Today you arrive at Kenya's Jomo Kenyatta Airport where you will be met and transferred to your hotel for check-in.
After your travels, you may wish to relax at the hotel and enjoy a dip in the heated swimming pool or a revitalizing treatment at the Hemingways Spa.
Nairobi is the start of a remarkable safari experience with many of its top attractions focused around the conservation of wild animals. Depending on your time of arrival, you may decide to venture out and explore the Nairobi National Park or visit the Daphne Sheldrick Orphanage for rhinos and elephants. The choice is yours to make.
For your evening meal, you may be interested in an "out of Africa" dining experience with a visit to Nairobi's Carnivore Restaurant.
Accommodation: Bateleur Camp
Today your safari adventure begins as you transfer by road to Wilson Airport for your scheduled flight to the Masai Mara. On arrival at the airstrip, you will be met and then travel by road for approximately 30 minutes before reaching the camp.
Over the next three days, you will have the opportunity to explore this pristine wilderness by partaking in a number of activities which include twice-daily game drives, night drives, guided bush walks, hot air balloon rides, and cultural interactions with the Maasai people.
The Masai Mara teems with wildlife and includes 60 mammal species and over 570 bird species.
During the months of July to October, you may have the opportunity to witness the World's Greatest Mammal Migration; a spectacle not to be missed.
Accommodation: Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
After an exciting safari experience in the Masai Mara National Reserve, your journey continues as you transfer back to the airstrip for your scheduled flight to Lake Manyara Airstrip. On arrival, you will be met and then travel by road in a closed vehicle for approximately one and a half hours to your lodge.
During your stay, you can look forward to game drives on the Crater floor, guided walking safaris, crater floor banquets, and day trips to Olduvai Gorge and Shifting Sands.
Known for the Big Five and packs of lions, Ngorongoro promises to be a truly rewarding safari experience whilst offering the most breathtaking views.
Accommodation: Zuri Zanzibar
After a sumptuous breakfast, you gather your belongings and bid farewell to the African bush as you transfer to Lake Manyara Airstrip for your scheduled flight to Zanzibar.
After an exciting safari, the idea of taking a refreshing swim in the warm turquoise waters, sinking your toes in the white sands, and basking in the beautiful sunshine is a welcoming experience.
Zanzibar is a town rich in history and culture so travelers can look forward to unique activities which include a visit to Stone Town, spice tours, and dhow cruises. The hotel is a water sports enthusiasts dream with a diving and watersport center on site. Enjoy a number of non-motorized water sports, fishing trips, and beach games.
Today you may wish to take one last walk on the beach before sitting down to enjoy a hearty breakfast. You then bid farewell to the tropical island of Zanzibar and transfer by road back to Zanzibar Airport, where you will connect with your onward travel arrangements.
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