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- Wildlife Watching
- Car with driver
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9-Day African Safari & Zanzibar Adventure
- Our stars, the best of the best, hired through the most thorough recruitment system and paid well above average
- Our lunches are full hot meals, served with complete tableware and accompanied by drinks and wine
- Fantastic game viewing and wildlife encounters
- Our local experts will advise on the best locations for the time of year and optimum itinerary for your budget
This tour allows you to have an amazing 9-day tour to visit Amboseli, one of the best places in Africa to view large herds of elephants up close.
Also, visit Lake Naivasha, home to a variety of wildlife, including over 400 different species of birds and a sizeable population of hippos, as well as the astonishing Maasai Mara, famous for the presence of the Big Five animals - lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, and rhino.
In the end, you will head to Zanzibar where you can simply relax and enjoy your African vacation.
- All park and conservation fees
- 4WD minivan vehicle in Kenya with safari Pop up Roof, unlimited mileage and guide/driver
- High end Binoculars
- Full board accommodation during the safari
- Unlimited Mineral bottled water during safari
- Flying Doctors emergency evacuation insurance
- Flight from Nairobi to Zanzibar
- Standard accommodation in Zanzibar in Bed and Breakfast
- Tips for your guide (recommended $10 to $20 USD/per person per day)
- Meals outside safari (unless mentioned otherwise)
- International visa for Kenya/Tanzania
- International airfare and airport taxes
- Nairobi City Tour
- Hot air Balloon Safari
- Visit to Maasai Village
- Lake Naivasha Boat ride
- Lake Naivasha Bike ride
- Walking safari tour on Crescent Island (Lake Naivasha)
Example Trip to customize
Welcome to Amboseli!
Welcome! After being picked up from the airport, drive to Amboseli National Park. Check in at your accommodation and have lunch. Later, embark on an afternoon game drive.
Amboseli National Park is situated due south of Nairobi. Most of the park consists of a dry, ancient lake bed and fragile grassland with patches of acacia woodland, while in the southern area there is a number of small, rocky, volcanic hills.
Around the swamps of Kenya, Tukai, and Enkongo Narok, the vegetation is lush with yellow-barked acacias and phoenix palms. Marvel at the splendid scenery!
Enjoy the Sun Rising Over Mount Kilimanjaro
Wake up early for good views of Mount Kilimanjaro before clouds build up over the summit. A packed lunch is provided, and after, an optional visit to a Masai village can be planned. A visit reveals the singing and dancing that are part of their daily lives and sacred rituals. A glimpse into their homes and social structure is a poignant experience. Despite its changing habitat, Amboseli National Park is possibly the best wildlife area in the whole of Africa to experience elephants at close range.
Unharassed by poachers, watching the elephants feeding and bathing in the swamps form the highlights of any safari.
Drive to Serene Lake Naivasha
Today, go on an early morning drive to Lake Naivasha. It is the highest and the most beautiful of the Rif Valley lakes. At 1910m (6200f), the water is fresh and the lake is fringed with dense clumps of papyrus (ancient Egyptians once used this to make paper).
Kingfishers use the papyrus as a perch, herons hide in it while searching for food. Naivasha is yet another area popular for bird watching (over 400 species have been recorded). It is also a favorite weekend retreat for Nairobi residents who come here to sail, water ski, and fish.
There are no crocodiles in the lake as the water is too cold for them due to the high altitude but there are a number of hippos. Along the lakeshore, vineyards produce grapes for the country's fledgling wine industry.
Go to the Wild Maasai Mara Reserve
Depart in the early morning for the Maasai Mara National Reserve. Arrive in time for lunch then have an afternoon game drive.
Mara holds on as one of the few places on earth where wildlife still lives comparatively undisturbed in the numbers that once roamed the plains and forests of Africa.
As the northern tip of the vast Serengeti ecosystem, the Mara hosts the spectacular seasonal migration of many thousands of Wildebeest, Zebras, and abundant predators.
Enjoy a Full Day Game Drive
After breakfast, you have a full day game drive, with packed lunch provided. The reserve is well known for its black-manned lion as well as its abundant resident wildlife, and its one of the few places where it's possible to see the big five during a morning's game drive.
Many of the cheetahs are so tame they seek shelter from the hot sun under one's vehicle and several even climb onto the roof to get a better view of prospective prey.
For the bird enthusiast, almost 500 species have been recorded: among these are 16 species of eagle, plus many hawks and falcons, 6 species of vultures, 8 species of storks 4 of bustard (including the Kori bustard, the world's heaviest flying bird), and 9 species of sunbirds.
Catch Your Plane to Zanzibar
Start your day with a delicious breakfast. Later, go on a morning game drive in Mara.
In the afternoon, transfer to Nairobi. Have Lunch en route before your flight to Zanzibar. Once in Zanzibar, transfer to the hotel and get some rest.
Explore the Sights of Zanzibar
You can rest and enjoy this paradise made of beautiful beaches of white sand and the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean.
There is a possibility of extra activities for you to do, such as a day tour in Stone Town (includes Old Town guided tour, Spice Tour, and Prison Island.)
You can also go on a half day tour (includes Old Town guided tour, Spice Tour, or Prison Island).
Relax Your Body and Mind
There are some fabulous beaches on the island of Zanzibar and many choices for an ideal spot to sit back and watch the white dhow sails cruising the startling blue waters of the Indian Ocean.
Another suggestion is the Jozani Forest tour. Or you can just spend the day relaxing!