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The ideal combination of wildlife safari and beach relaxation as you journey through Kenya's iconic national parks before unwinding in Zanzibar.

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Zanzíbar
Aberdare National Park
Amboseli National Park
Maasai Mara National Reserve
Nairobi
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All flights
Accommodation
All transfers.
Activities
Some meals
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until December 2023
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From + $820
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Discover Nairobi, then journey to the most impressive Kenyan National Parks.  Explore Amboseli, known for its large elephant herds and views of Mount Kilimanjaro. Enjoy superb viewing in Aberdares and experience the natural wonder of Lake Nakuru. The Maasai Mara surpasses all expectations as you go in search of the Big Five. Finally, enjoy the paradise beaches of colourful Zanzibar. 

14 days trip including flights*

13 days and 12 nights in destination

1

NYC - NBO

2

NYC - NBO

Nairobi

3

Amboseli National Park

4

Nairobi

5

Aberdare National Park

6

Lake Nakuru National Park

7

Maasai Mara

8

Maasai Mara

9

Zanzibar

10

Zanzibar

11

Zanzibar

12

Zanzibar

13

Zanzibar

14

ZNZ - NYC

* It may change depending of your departure city, departure date and arrival date.

The calendar does not display internal flights, trains or other transportation included in the itinerary.

1st Day: US - Night on board

Arrive at your US departure airport ready to check-in for a flight* to Nairobi. Night on board.

* If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

2nd Day: Nairobi

Arrival and transfer to your hotel in Nairobi. Nairobi is the capital city of Kenya also known as the "green city in the sun" for many reasons. Great places to dine in Nairobi range from fast food restaurants to eateries where you can enjoy authentic Kenyan cuisine. Overnight stay in Nairobi.

3rd Day: Nairobi - Amboseli National Park

Depart from Nairobi to Amboseli National Park. Lunch at the lodge. In the afternoon, take a photo safari tour of the park. The park is known for its large elephant herds and views of immense Mount Kilimanjaro, across the border in Tanzania. Dinner and overnight stay in Amboseli.

Included
Amboseli National Park Photo Safari
4th Day: Amboseli National Park - Nairobi

Take a morning safari, the best time of day to spot wildlife and return to Nairobi. Head back to the hotel for breakfast and enjoy a free day to discover the vibrant city. Maybe take a look at The Nairobi National Museum which gives you a taste of Kenya’s heritage. Additionally, you will find wonderful dining facilities, a beautiful botanical garden, and eclectic shops and boutiques. Overnight stay in Nairobi.

Included
Early Morning Safari in Amboseli National Park
5th Day: Nairobi - Aberdares

Breakfast at the hotel. Today, drive to Aberdares and enjoy lunch at Aberdare Country Club. The park contains a wide range of landscapes, from the mountain peaks that rise to 13,000 ft above sea level, to their deep, V-shaped valleys intersected by streams, rivers, and waterfalls. Moorland, bamboo forests and rainforests are found at lower altitudes. In the afternoon, transfer to the lodge for a night of game viewingDinner and overnight stay in Aberdares.

Included
Aberdare National Park Afternoon Game Viewing
6th Day: Aberdares - Lake Nakuru

Breakfast at the lodge. Today, head to Lake Nakuru National Park, and on the way, enjoy a visit to Thompson Falls in Nyahururu. Arrive at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge in time for lunch. In the afternoon, enjoy an exciting game drive through the national park, renowned for its bird life, particularly its iconic flamingos. Dinner and overnight stay in Lake Nakuru.

Included
Thompson Falls & Lake Nakuru National Park Game Drive
7th Day: Lake Nakuru - Masaai Mara

Breakfast at the lodge. Depart for the famous Maasai Mara National Reserve, arriving at the lodge in time for lunch. The Maasai Mara is famed for its population of lions, cheetahs, and leopards and for its role as a host in the annual Great Migration. Enjoy an afternoon game drive and discover the varied wildlife, ranging from elephants to lions and giraffes. Dinner and overnight stay in Masaai Mara.

Included
Maasai Mara National Reserve Afternoon Game Drive
8th Day: Maasai Mara

Today, enjoy either a full day on safari with a picnic lunch, or split your game drives into the morning and evening for a chance to see the immense size and diversity of this beautiful reserve and the changing landscapes as the sun rises and falls. We also recommend an optional Hot Air Balloon Safari.* All meals at the camp and overnight stay.

* If you chose the Balloon Safari, you won't do the morning game drive.

Optional Hot Air Balloon Safari: Experience the majesty of the Maasai Mara from the sky on a once-in-a-lifetime hot air balloon safari. Ascend at dawn and experience the most unforgettable sunrise imaginable as the savannah and its wildlife spring to life in the soft morning light.

Please note: The optional Hot Air Balloon Safari is dependent on weather conditions at the destination and will be confirmed the day before. If the activity cannot go ahead, it will be refunded when you return from your trip.

Included
Maasai Mara National Reserve Full-Day Safari
Optional
Hot Air Balloon Safari
9th Day: Maasai Mara - Nairobi - Zanzibar

Breakfast at the hotel. At the indicated time, transfer to Nairobi airport for your flight to Zanzibar. Arrive, transfer to the hotel and begin your relaxing. All-Inclusive stay in beautiful Zanzibar. Overnight stay in Zanzibar.

Por qué no hacer que su estadía en Zanzíbar sea aún más especial agregando nuestro paquete romántico, que incluye un masaje en dúo de 30 minutos, cena privada en la playa, desayuno burbujeante privado en un bote y mucho más, en el siguiente paso del proceso de reserva!

Optional
Romantic Package at Kiwengwa Beach Resort
10th Day: Zanzibar

All-Inclusive. Make the most of a free day to enjoy the paradise beaches of Zanzibar, one of the islands located off the coast of Tanzania. You can take the day to relax on the beach or make the most of your incomparable hotel facilities. Overnight stay.

11th Day: Zanzibar

All-Inclusive. Take advantage of the hotel facilities and the surrounding beaches. If you want to venture out of the resort, try the old fort located in the Stone town in the capital of Zanzibar. Overnight stay in Zanzibar.

12th Day: Zanzibar

All-Inclusive. Spend the day at your leisure. If you want to explore some more, try the Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park. It is the only national park in Zanzibar and hosts hundreds of species of wildlife, plants and trees. Overnight stay in Zanzibar.

13th Day: Zanzibar

All-Inclusive. Spend your last day soaking up the sun and relaxing on the white sands. If you are looking for a little more culture we would recommend a visit to the Beit el-Ajaib, said to be the grandest building in Zanzibar. Here you can marvel at the gigantic carved doors and find out more about Swahili culture and life on the Indian Ocean at the Museum of National History and Culture, which is housed inside. Overnight stay in Zanzibar.

14th Day: Zanzibar - Night on board

All-Inclusive. Transfer to the airport ready to check-in for a return flight back to the US. Night on board.

Accommodation: 12 Nights

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Included activities

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Included

Included activity for day 3

Duration 03:00h Approx. Pick up time: 16:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Light

Amboseli National Park Photo Safari

Take an afternoon photo safari tour of Amboseli National Park. Look out for large elephant herds and soak up the views of immense Mount Kilimanjaro, across the border in Tanzania as you go in search of epic wildlife!

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Included activity for day 4

Duration 01:30h Approx. Pick up time: 07:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Light

Early Morning Safari in Amboseli National Park

Take a magical early morning safari in Amboseli National Park before driving back to Nairobi where you can spend the remainder of the day relaxing at your leisure.

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Included activity for day 5

Duration 05:00h Approx. Pick up time: 15:30 Approx

Physical rating:

Light

Aberdare National Park Afternoon Game Viewing

Discover the varied landscapes of Aberdare National Park with an afternoon of game viewing. Known for its population of elephants, black rhinos, leopards and spotted hyenas, keep your eyes peeled as you set off in search of unique wildlife encounters!

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Included

Included activity for day 6

Duration 11:00h Approx. Pick up time: 07:30 Approx

Physical rating:

Light

Thompson Falls & Lake Nakuru National Park Game Drive

Pay a visit to the beautiful Thompson Falls in Nyahururu before arriving at Lake Nakuru National Park. After lunch at the lodge, head out on an afternoon game drive to discover the rich birdlife and breathtaking landscapes of Lake Nakuru!

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Optional

Suggested activity for day 8

Duration 01:30h Approx. Pick up time: 03:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Light

Hot Air Balloon Safari

Experience the majesty of the Maasai Mara from the sky on a once-in-a-lifetime hot air balloon safari. Ascend at dawn and experience the most unforgettable sunrise imaginable as the savannah and its wildlife spring to life in the soft morning light.

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Optional

Suggested activity for day 9

Romantic Package at Kiwengwa Beach Resort

Upgrade to a Romantic Package to make your stay extra special! Includes: room decoration, Prosecco, tropical fruit basket, tea/coffee facilities, bathrobes and slippers, a 30-min duo massage, private beach dinner and private bubbly breakfast on a boat!

The price includes

  • Included in all our trips. more information
  • Departures from main US airports.
  • International flights: US - Nairobi, Zanzibar - US.
  • Internal flight: Nairobi - Zanzibar. *
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  • 12 nights accommodation in Superior and Luxury category hotels. **
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  • 7 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 6 Dinners and All-inclusive in Zanzibar.
  • Transfers and Safaris with an English speaking guide.
  • Game drives and park entry fees.
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  • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • Morning Safari and Photo safari tour in Amboseli National Park and Safari Game drives in Maasai Mara. ***
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*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

Not included

Visa (required)*, vaccines,** drinks, tips and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

* This must be printed to present on arrival in Kenya. You can apply at http://evisa.go.ke/evisa.html 

** Vaccination against Yellow Fever is recommended. Carry your international immunization card.

There is an additional tax of $5 per person to be paid in cash on departure from Zanzibar Airport.

Please note: Travellers are advised to carry cash in the form of USD$ to pay for any extras in Tanzania. Credit cards are not widely accepted.

* Documentation of the internal flights will either be available in the "My bookings" section in your "Customer Area" 14 days before your trip or delivered to you on arrival at your destination. It is essential to fill in the passport information correctly for each passenger in the given boxes at the end of the reservations process.

** For departures after June 2020, the hotel in Nairobi will be the Sarova Stanley 5*

*** Passengers should bring only soft-sided bags on safaris.

**** Roads in Kenya can be quite bumpy and are not in great condition, particularly those found in the country’s national parks. People who suffer with back problems should consider this before participating in a trip of this nature.

***** During your stay at Aberdares National Park, warm clothes will be required as the nights can be particularly cold in this region of Kenya. Please note that rooms at The Ark may be smaller in size than those in other accommodations included in this trip.

  • Entry requirements
    Passport with a minimum of six months validity and two blank pages.
  • Visa
    A visa is required. This must be printed to present on arrival in Kenya. You can apply at http://evisa.go.ke/evisa.html.
  • Currency
    Kenyan Shilling.
  • Language
    Swahili and English.
  • Electricity
    240 V. An adaptor is required - UK type plugs.
  • Health
    Please consult your doctor regarding the vaccination against yellow fever and malaria prophylaxis. Travellers over 60 years must consult their doctor as the Yellow Fever vaccine can have serious side effects.
  • Time zone
    UTC + 03:00.
  • Other useful information
    In Kenya, they drive on the left-hand side of the road.
  • Tourist Office website
    http://www.magicalkenya.com

Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same, or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.

 

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