Safari and Beach Holiday

This a 14 days safari and beach holiday, that starts in Nairobi and ends in Zanzibar;  the holiday begin with a Nairobi city excursion, then followed by a wildlife watching tour at Masai Mara, Lake Naivasha, Amboseli and Tsavo national park. After that, transfer to Mombasa for your flight to Zanzibar, where you will spend a couple of days relaxing on the beach. On this itinerary, you will have the opportunity to watch thousands of wildlife, the great migration, hundreds of bird species and soaking yourself on the white sandy beaches of Zanzibar.

Note: This safari itinerary can be re-arranged to suit individual taste.

Kenya - Zanzibar safari and Beach Holiday

Summary

This a 14 days safari and beach holiday in Kenya and Zanzibar; the holiday begin in Nairobi, driving down to Masai Mara to watch wildlife, then proceed to Lake Naivasha for lake and bird watching, then to Amboseli and Tsavo national park for more wildlife. After that transfer to Mombasa where you will take a flight to Zanzibar; on this itinerary, you will have the opportunity to watch thousands of wildlife, wildebeest migration, hundreds of bird species and soaking yourself on the white sandy beaches of Zanzibar.

Major Attractions included

Suggested Accommodation

Kindly note that accommodation is quoted as per person sharing and can be changed or adjusted to suite your requirements.

What’s included in the Itinerary?

  • Full Accommodation as per the itinerary or as agreed upon any adjustments
  • All parks entrance fees and Government taxes
  • Three meals(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner), unless quoted differently
  • Transport and game drives as quoted on the itinerary
  • Local flight to Zanzibar
  • Cultural visit and excursions

Exclusions

  • International flights and airport taxes
  • Special drinks and alcohol
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal items and requirements

Day 1: Nairobi

On this day you will be picked from the airport or on an agreed venue in Nairobi, and transferred to Fairmont the Norfolk hotel; where you will check in, have lunch and a brief rest. In the afternoon,you will have a Nairobi city tour to major attractions within the city and then extend to the Elephant Orphanage and the Giraffe center.

David Sheldricks Elephant Orphanage and the Giraffe center are conservation projects and wildlife trust where people get to view animals at a closer proximity and learn about them. They take young orphan elephants, giraffe and rhinos; take care of them until they are enough then release back to the national parks.

Fairmont the Norfolk hotel is a beautiful historical hotel within Nairobi city and dates back to the colonial days; it was a central meeting place for the British and a safari starting point. Today the hotel has been uplifted to modern style hotel offering exceptional services, facilities and accommodation. It is an ideal destination for business trip and conferences, safari holiday, short stay, leisure and stop over.

Day 2-3: Explore Masai mara

On this day, you will have an early breakfast, then drive to the famous Masai Mara, on arrival you be transferred to Mara Intrepids; where you check in, have lunch and a brief rest. In the evening you will have your first game drive. Masai Mara is without a doubt one of the top wildlife national parks in Africa, it's home to thousands of wildlife that include all the ‘Big Five’, the famous wildebeest migration, hundreds of bird species and beautiful landscapes.

The following day after breakfast, you will leave the lodge with a packed picnic lunch; have a morning game drive, then go for a midday cultural visit to the Masai Villages; where you have an insight view of the local masai people and their unique traditions and way of living. After that you will head out to a bush picnic lunch, before returning to an evening game drive that will extend to the Mara River to watch the large hippos and crocodiles basking on the river banks.

Day 4: Masai Mara - Lake Naivasha

On this day, you will have a morning game drive, then return to the lodge for breakfast and a brief rest, then transfer to Great Rift Valley Lodge & Golf Resort at Lake Naivasha; here you will spend the rest of the day either relaxing and enjoying various Spa treats and amenities on offer or playing golf or going for a nature walk.

The Great Rift Valley Lodge & Golf Resort is a modern golf and safari hotel set on the side of the Eburru Escarpment facing Lake Naivasha. The rooms are strategically set overlooking the beautiful landscapes and the 18-hole championship golf course; it’s an ideal destination for golf sporting trips , business meetings, team building, conferences and leisure holidays or stopover on a safari to Hell’s Gate, Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru among other attraction along the Great Rift Valley.

Day 5: Lake Naivasha - Amboseli National Park

On this day after breakfast, you will have morning boat Lake excursion taking you through major attraction on the lake; watching different bird species, crocodiles, hippos  and other lesser wildlife. After that you will return to the lodge for lunch and a brief rest before driving to Amboseli National Park; on arrival you will be transferred to Tortilis Safari Camp where you spend the rest of the day relaxing and admiring the stunning views and wildlife from your private balcony.

Tortilis Camp is luxury camp, with unrivaled view of Mount Kilimanjaro and the open plains. The tents are large and spacious with king or twin beds and elegant en suite bathrooms. The guests have access to a private 30,000 acre conservancy facing the mountain; and can enjoy walks with experienced Masai guides, bush breakfasts and sun-downers. Tortilis is also famous for it's Italian cuisine and the spacious family and honeymoon en-suits.

Day 6, Explore Amboseli National Reserve

After breakfast, try to catch a morning peak view of Mt Kilimanjaro, then proceed for a morning game drive through the private conservancy; here you will have the opportunity to see large herds of elephant, baboons, lions, cheetah, black rhino, wildebeest, hippos, gazelles and many others. After that you will return to the lodge for midday break, in the evening you will have a guided nature walk through the park to watch more wildlife.

Amboseli National park lies on the north west of Mt. Kilimanjaro at the border of Kenya and Tanzania, the ecosystem is typical of the open savannah grassland, with the open wooded grasslands, rolling hills, swamps and the outstanding Mount Kilimanjaro. The park is famous for the large herds of elephants, lions, cheetah, hyena, jackal, antelopes and birds species; its an ideal destination for wildlife watching tours, nature excursions, photography trips and viewing Mount Kilimanjaro.

Day 7: Amboseli - Tsavo National Park

On this day, you will wake up early, have a small morning game drive as you head out of Amboseli to Tsave west national park, on arrival you be transferred to Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge; where you will check, have lunch and a brief rest, then embark on an evening game drive.

Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge is a luxury safari lodge located in the heart of the Taita Hills Wildlife, bordering Tsavo West national park to the east. It’s among the chain of hotels run by Sarova group of hotels; nicely set on a raised platform overlooking the vast Tsavo plains, taita hills and the waterholes that attracts wildlife close to the lodge.

Day 8: Tsavo National Park - Mombasa

On this day, you will wake up early, have a small morning game drive as you head out of Tsavo west national park, proceed with the drive to Mombasa; on arrival you will be transferred to Voyager Beach Resort at Nyali beach, where you will spend the rest of the day relaxing on the beach and enjoying various Spa treatments, as you familiarize yourself with the area.

Mombasa is the second-largest city in Kenya, a beautiful beach city with a very rich cultural and historical background, that dates back to the 16th Century; it's a popular tourist destination with luxury accommodation, beautiful beaches and plenty of attractions.

Day 9 – 13: Zanzibar

On this day after breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Zanzibar; on arrival you will be received by our representative who will transfer you to Pongwe Beach Hotel, where you will spend the next five days; enjoying various beach activities on offer or just relaxing and enjoying the beautiful sunshine and the white sandy beaches of Zanzibar. Zanzibar is a supreme outdoor destination, where Fishing is encouraged, scuba diving, Water skiing, jet skiing, kite surfing, sailing and many other beach activities.

Pongwe Beach Hotel is located near the village of Pongwe on the northeast coast of Zanzibar; it's small fabulous beach hotel owned by a British couple and located on a secluded cove area, surrounded by palm trees and beautiful beach front. The lodge itself is simple and unpretentious, with a single large open-sided public area, sixteen rooms in two and three bedroom thatched buildings, a lovely pool up above the lagoon, hammocks and loungers down on the gorgeous beach.

Zanzibar has a very rich history that dates back to the 16th century; major attractions include visiting the historical Stonetown, going on a Dolphin Tour, visit Jozani Forest the home to the Red Columbus Monkey or go on a spice tour with detailed information about locally grown herbs and spices. If you have an urge for discotheques or night clubs, you will find them scattered along the coast offering the best night life.

Day 14, End of the Holiday

On this days at around 10 am, you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight.

Note:

  • This safari itinerary can be re-arranged to suit individual taste
  • Also we can add local flights transfer to reduce the long tiring drives.

14 Days Kenya - Zanzibar Holiday Rates and Dates

  • Dates Rates from
  • 01 Nov 2016 - 15 Dec 2016 $3915
  • 16 Dec 2016 - 02 Jan 2017 $4195
  • 02 Jan 2017 - 15 March 2017 $3570
  • 16 March 2017 - 15 July 2017 $3690
  • 16 July 2017 - 15 Sept 2017 $4095
 

Kindly note:-

  • Accommodation is quoted as per person sharing and can be changed or adjusted to suite your requirements.
  • The prices are not exact and are subject to changes due to various holiday entities you choose, so just use it for planning guidance only. For exact rates, request a quote above