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Enchanting East Africa

Kenya Tanzania

11 days from $15,495 per person

* Prices are in US dollars, based on double occupancy.

2 Nights Nairobi 3 Nights Maasai Mara 2 Nights Serengeti 3 Nights Zanzibar

Enchanting East Africa

This quintessential East African safari roams the game rich grassy plains of Kenya's Maasai Mara and Tanzania's Serengeti in search of predators and prey. Unique locations and lodging are followed by a blissful seaside stay on the exotic Island of Zanzibar.


Highlights

Explore the wildlife-rich plains of the Maasai Mara - Kenya's premier game reserve and home to all of the big five.

Discover the spice island of Zanzibar - the perfect place to unwind at the end of a safari.

Experience the magic of the Seronera valley in the heart of the central Serengeti, and enjoy direct access to the wildlife and bush from your luxury unfenced camp.

Enjoy an unparalleled experience with the giraffes vying for your attention at the breakfast table, the front door and even your bedroom window.

Accommodations

1. Giraffe Manor

Kenya, Nairobi

Giraffe Manor is an exclusive boutique hotel set in 12 acres of private land within an indigenous forest in Nairobi. Enveloped in history like the foliage creeping over its brickwork, the stately manor is reminiscent of 1930s grandeur, with lush gardens, sunny terraces and delightful courtyards. The elegant bedrooms, each with its own distinct personality, feature large four poster beds, antique furnishing, striking art decor and spacious bathrooms. The highlight at Giraffe Manor is its herd of resident Rothschild giraffe, sometimes poking their long necks into the windows in the hope of a treat, before retreating to their forest sanctuary. Breakfast is served in the sun room with the enormous windows flung open to welcome giraffes to join you. Dinner is a cozy affair in the wood paneled dining room or at your own table on the terrace. Free Wi-Fi is available and complimentary chauffeured vehicles for sightseeing.

2. Mara Bushtops

Kenya, Maasai Mara

Mara Bushtops is perched on top of a hill in the Mara Siana Wildlife Conservancy. The camp has been designed to make the most of natural resources, but while the camp uses solar power for most of its energy needs, no expense has been spared on the fittings. The spacious tents are secluded havens of privacy and calm. Open on three sides to the great outdoors, each tent has a large comfortable bed, en-suite bathroom with indoor and outside shower and 24 hour butler service. View the animals roaming the reserve below from the telescope on your private deck or indulge in a languorous wallow in your own outdoor sunken tub. At the heart of the camp is the reception, lounge and dining areas, incorporating the bar, library and wine cellar. The deck and infinity pool provide additional space to relax during the heat of the day. Guests have complimentary use of the on-site Amani African Spa, which includes use of the heated infinity swimming pool, cold pool, Jacuzzi and gym. 

 

3. Roving Bushtops

Tanzania, Serengeti National Park

Roving Bushtops is a semi-permanent camp situated in the heart of the Central Serengeti. Although, designed as a mobile safari camp, Roving Bushtops mirrors the exceptional standards of its sister properties, with absolutely no compromise on indulgence. Each of the tents is packed into an extraordinary mobile unit called the Rover, a “box on wheels”, and towed to its location, where a team of six convert the Rover into a fully-functioning luxury tent. Accommodation boasts 1033 square feet of wooden decking, a sunken hot tub with sun loungers, king size bed, shower and flushing toilet, bath, vanity basin, hairdryers and mini-fridge. Other amenities include a writing desk, secure safe for your valuables and permanent 220v AC power and complimentary Wi-Fi.  Due to the remote location, both wireless and mobile phone connections can be slow and intermittent. The central mess tent provides a haven of sumptuous cuisine, set against the compelling beauty of the Serengeti. Alternatively, guests can choose to dine in the privacy of their own tent or under the stars!  With a campfire glowing outside, watch the sun sink over the vast Serengeti plains. Roving Bushtops is not fenced off, and has direct access to wildlife and the Bush.

4. Elewana Kilindi Zanzibar

Tanzania, Zanzibar

Kilindi Zanzibar is a luxury, boutique retreat set in a picturesque tropical garden with a secluded beachfront. The eastern-inspired domed pavilion suites are private sanctuaries with spectacular views over the Indian Ocean. Each villa opens out onto a personal plunge pool flanked by sunbeds on a private verandah. Adjoined by a walk way, the luxurious bathroom boasts a refreshing rainfall shower. All the villas are served by a dedicated butler. Designed to evoke the “back-to- nature” feel, with wide windows and an open-faced design to capture the ocean breezes, Kilindi captures intimate 'barefoot' appeal. Explore the hidden secrets of the island or relax in the infinity pool watching the dhows head out to sea. The delightful spa offers an extensive array of treatments to satisfy you from head to toe.

Itinerary

Day 1. Arrive Nairobi, Kenya

After a warm welcome, you’ll be driven to your exclusive boutique hotel set in a private giraffe sanctuary within Nairobi. (D)

Giraffe Manor

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Day 2. Nairobi

Share your breakfast with the resident Rothschild giraffe, as they pop their long necks through the windows in search of a treat. This afternoon visit the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and its pioneering Orphan's Project for a visit with your foster elephant. (BLD)

Giraffe Manor

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Day 3. Nairobi / Maasai Mara

Fly to a private conservancy in the fabulous Maasai Mara. Meet your ranger and take off on an afternoon drive. It is the presence of the Big Five and a huge supporting cast of mammals, reptiles and bird life that makes a wildlife safari unforgettable. Return to camp for sundowners and a sumptuous dinner. (BLD)

Mara Bushtops

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Day 4. Maasai Mara

Every day in the Maasai Mara is different, with a never-ending showcase of untamed nature. Enjoy morning and afternoon game viewing in open safari vehicles. When the sun sets, nature shuffles its deck, and a night game drive often reveals new players and dramas under the moonlit skies. (BLD)

Mara Bushtops

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Day 5. Maasai Mara

Embrace the languid rhythm of the bush. Get close to nature on a guided walk with your ranger and Maasai spotter. Listen closely, as your spotter provides insight into the tracks and plant life around you. (BLD)

Mara Bushtops

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Day 6. Maasai Mara / Serengeti

After breakfast continue by air to Tanzania's great Serengeti, where lions stroll, leopards lounge and giraffes, gazelles and Zebra keep a watchful eye on their surroundings. (BLD)

Roving Bushtops

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Day 7. Serengeti

Explore the open plains of the Serengeti wilderness on early morning and late afternoon game drives. Return to camp for a soothing soak in your hot tub, then settle down to an evening of good food and conversation, as the sun sets over the savanna. (BLD)

Roving Bushtops

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Day 8. Serengeti / Zanzibar

Today you will fly off to the spice island of Zanzibar. The turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean and fragrant tropical air awaits you’re arrival. (BD)

Elewana Kilindi Zanzibar

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Day 9. Zanzibar

The day is at leisure, to relax and explore on your own. Go snorkeling to get a glimpse of the dolphins, fish and vivid corals that thrive in Zanzibar’s waters. Take a stroll through Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and browse the bustling markets. The stone buildings, meandering alleyways, and markets still exist as they have done for centuries. (BD)

Elewana Kilindi Zanzibar

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Day 10. Zanzibar

Enjoy another day at leisure on this magical island, where the fusion of Arab, African and European cultures has created a pace of life, and a colorful tapestry of architecture and heritage. (BD)

Elewana Kilindi Zanzibar

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Day 11. Zanzibar / Depart

Today you are transferred to the airport for your ongoing flight arrangements. (B)

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Pricing

Land Arrangements (Price per person)

Departure Dates Jan 6, 2020 - Mar 31, 2020
Share Twin/Double From $15,495
Single Room Supplement From $4,195
Departure Dates Jun 1, 2020 - Oct 31, 2020
Share Twin/Double From $16,395
Single Room Supplement From $4,695
Departure Dates Nov 1, 2020 - Dec 20, 2020
Share Twin/Double From $15,495
Single Room Supplement From $4,195

**Surcharges Apply Jan 01-5, Dec 20-31. This itinerary does not operate April 1 - May 31.

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