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12 DAYS 11 NIGHTS KENYA BUSH AND ZANZIBAR BEACH PRIVATE SAFARI

$2,525.00

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12 DAYS 11 NIGHTS KENYA BUSH AND ZANZIBAR BEACH PRIVATE SAFARI

Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi

Pick up from the airport upon arrival and transfer to 67 Airport Hotel for an overnight rest booked on Bed and breakfast. Dinner will be taken from the hotel restaurant at an extra cost depending on what you will eat from the menu.

Day 2: Nairobi to Samburu National Reserve

At 7:00AM you will be picked up from your hotel and proceed to Samburu National Reserve located in the Northern Kenya. Have lunch on the way to arrive Samburu in time for an evening game viewing. Samburu is famous for its truly wild semi-arid landscape, and the large concentration of wild animals and bird-life. Together with the adjoining Shaba and Buffalo Springs national reserves, Samburu is popular for hosting the rare Northern-Kenya animal species (Gerenuk, Reticulated Giraffe, Grevy’s zebra, Beisa Oryx and Somali Ostrich) which are not found in the other popular parks and reserves in Kenya. It is also home to all the African big cats (lion, cheetah and leopard), alongside other big game including elephants, buffaloes, warthogs, hippos, impala, water-buck and many others. Samburu is also a renowned bird watching haven, with hundreds of bird species resident here. These include kingfisher, bee-eaters, tawny eagle, guinea-fowll, yellow throated spur-fowl, lilac-breasted roller, red-billed horn bill, secretary bird, Verreaux’s eagle, superb starling, yellow-billed hornbill and vultures.The unique culture of The Samburu tribe who live in the region is the icing to cake for the amazing Samburu National Reserve.

Dinner and overnight at SAMBURU SOPA LODGE

Day 3: Full Day in Samburu National Reserve

Early morning game drive in the reserve. Later, return to the Lodge for breakfast. Rest of the mid-morning at relaxation. After lunch, proceed for an afternoon game drive in the reserve.

Dinner and overnight at SAMBURU SOPA LODGE

Day 4: Samburu to Aberdares National Park

You will have an early breakfast check out, game enroute and drive to Aberdare National park arriving in time for lunch at Aberdares Country Club. After lunch you are transferred to the park by the lodge vehicle.
The park provides a habitat for elephants, black rhinos, leopards sported hyenas, olive baboons, black and white colobus monkeys, buffalos and many more. Rare sightings include those of the Giant Forest Hogs, bongos and many types of big cats. You can indulge in picnics, trout fishing in the river and camping in the moorlands. You can also enjoy bird viewing with over 250 speacies of birds in the park. And this is done from the Balcony of the Ark Lodge. Game drives are done by the hotels upon request at an extra cost.

Dinner and overnight at the ARK LODGE

Day 5: Aberdares to Lake Naivasha/Hell’s Gate

You will have an early breakfast check out and depart and drive to Naivasha to arrive in time for lunch.
After lunch, you will go to hell’s gate for biking safari. if you are too tired you will be driven in the park with a car.
You will later go for an hour boat ride on Lake Naivasha for bird watching and hippo viewing.

Dinner and Overnight at NAIVASHA SOPA LODGE

Day 6: Lake Naivasha to Masai Mara National Reserve

Early morning breakfast check out as you proceed to Masai Mara arriving in time for lunch at the camp.Around 4.30 depart your camp and drive to the park for a 2 hours game viewing till 6.30pm, please make sure you get to capture the sunset in the park if the clouds are clear.

Masai Mara Reserve is the most popular tourism destination in Kenya. Located in the Great Rift Valley in primarily open grassland. Wildlife is most concentrated on the reserve’s western escarpment. Its regarded as the jewel of Kenya’s wildlife Viewing areas. The annual wildebeest’s migration alone involves over 1.5 million animals arriving in July and departing in November. Hardly can a visitor miss to spot the big five. The phenomenal wildebeest migration which is a spectacular event only seen in Maasai mara is the the wonder of the world.

Dinner and overnight at JAMBO MARA SAFARI LODGE

Day 7: Full day Maasai Mara National Reserve

Pick up from the camp after breakfast and proceed for a full day exploring Masai Mara in search of the Big Five,especially the big cats that are extremely elusive. Also the you get a chance to visit the great Mara river, get to see hippos and Nile crocodiles. This day you will have a picnic at the park under a tree overlooking the vast landscape scenery of animals grazing.

Optional: In the evening, Visit the local Masai village for a Masai cultural tour at USD 20

Learn about the Masai community and interact with the local Masai people.

It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place: the great migration. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (in Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna – lions, cheetahs, jackals, hyenas and vultures.

Dinner and overnight at JAMBO MARA SAFARI LODGE

Day 8: Masai Mara to Nairobi

Early morning game drive back to the hotel for breakfast check out and drive to Nairobi. Lunch on the way at an extra cost. Upon arrival you will check in at 67 Airport

Day 9: Flights Nairobi to Zanzibar

Breakfast at the hotel and thereafter, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Zanzibar.
Upon arrival in Zanzibar, you are picked up and transfer to the Hotel. Booked on Half Board

Dinner and overnight at UROA BAY

Day 10 & 11: Relaxation in Zanzibar

Full day relaxing at the hotel enjoying resort facilities. Or you can opt to arrange extra activities within the city at extra cost.

All meals at Dinner and overnight at UROA BAY

Day 12: Flights from Zanzibar to Nairobi

Breakfast and thereafter you will be transferred to the Airport to catch your flight to Nairobi upon arrival you will catch your flight back home.

COST:

USD 2,865 per person sharing for 2 people
USD 2,675 per person sharing for 3 people
USD 2,580 per person sharing for 4 people
USD 2,525 per person sharing for 5 people

Inclusions:
• All accommodation during safari on a full board Basis
. 3 Nights at Zanzibar based on Half Board
• Meals per day during Safari tour as Indicated.
• Private safari for all National parks
• All park entrance fees in all parks in Kenya and Tanzania
• Ngorongoro area conservation fees.
• Bottled water in the car at least 1 liter per person per day.

Exclusions:
• Gratuities (optional)
• Drinks e.g. alcohol
• Visit to Masai Village @ 20 USD per person
• Balloon Safari @ 380 per person