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  • A Big 5 safari & relaxed, beach holiday
  • Witness the Great Wildebeest Migration
  • See wildlife on drives & guided walks
  • Head to a resort on the 'Island of Spices'
  • Snorkel & dive in the tropical Indian Ocean waters


Spend 12-days exploring the stunning Masai Mara and the beautiful beaches of Zanzibar on this classic East Africa safari and beach adventure. Encounter the incredible wildlife of Kenya's Masai Mara National Reserve with three luxurious nights at Porini Mara Camp.

The annual wildebeest migration takes place between July and October and the wildlife drama is often at its peak, but there's excellent game viewing all year round and the Mara is well-known for its large predator population. Then you'll leave the savannah behind and fly to tropical Zanzibar - 'The Spice Island'. Relax on the white beaches of Pongwe Beach Hotel, a great base from which to go scuba diving or snorkelling in the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean.


  • Tour Duration: 12 Days

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Get your safari kicks in the iconic Masai Mara before relaxing on the beautiful beaches of Zanzibar - a lovely combination.
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Day 1: Arrive in Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya
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Day 1: Arrive in Kenya | 1 Night

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Nairobi, Kenya

Touchdown in Nairobi and you will be transferred to Nairobi Tented Camp. Staying at Nairobi Tented Camp, located in the heart of Nairobi National Park, is a truly unforgettable experience. This exclusive camp offers a unique blend of luxury and wilderness. The camp features spacious and elegantly furnished tents that provide a perfect blend of traditional safari charm and modern amenities. With en-suite bathrooms, comfortable beds, and private verandas, you can relax in style and soak in the stunning views of the surrounding savannah.

What sets Nairobi Tented Camp apart is its proximity to Nairobi, making it a convenient choice for travelers who want to combine a city experience with a safari adventure. Wildlife encounters are abundant, with resident lions, giraffes, zebras, and a myriad of bird species often spotted right from the camp. The knowledgeable and experienced guides provide exceptional game drives and nature walks, sharing their wealth of knowledge about the park and its inhabitants.

Days 2 - 4: Experience the Masai Mara | 3 Nights

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Masai Mara, Kenya

Nestled in the heart of the exclusive Ol Kinyei Conservancy, Porini Mara Camp offers an exceptional safari retreat in the iconic Maasai Mara region of Kenya. This intimate and eco-friendly camp lets you experience the untamed beauty of Africa. Plus, it promotes conservation efforts and benefits the local Maasai communities.

Enjoy early morning, afternoon and early evening game drives in the Ol Kinyei Conservancy in search of the area's predators and their prey. The general wildlife is abundant and you can also look forward to fascinating nature walks led by your Maasai guide, who will teach about the Maasai way of life. Experience a picnic lunch in the Masai Mara itself and return to the conservancy for sundowners at a scenic spot. Return to camp for dinner where the chef will spoil you with fresh bread, salads and mouth-watering cuisine that can be enjoyed in the communal dining tent.

Days 5 - 12: Fly to Exotic Zanzibar | 7 Nights

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Fly back to Nairobi after breakfast and then on to the stunning island of Zanzibar where you'll be transferred to Pongwe Beach Hotel. A stay at Pongwe Beach Hotel in Zanzibar promises an idyllic beach getaway. Nestled on the pristine shores of Pongwe Beach, this charming boutique hotel offers a serene escape from the outside world. This is where you can indulge in uninterrupted relaxation - crystal-clear waters and soft, powdery sands that stretch as far as the eye can see.

The allure of Pongwe Beach Hotel extends beyond its breathtaking setting, as it boasts a range of amenities and services designed to enhance the overall experience. You can take a refreshing dip in the inviting swimming pool or unwind with a cocktail at the beachfront bar, while the attentive staff ensures every need is met with genuine warmth. For those seeking adventure, the hotel offers a variety of water sports activities, including snorkelling, diving, and fishing, where you can explore the vibrant marine life that inhabits the surrounding Indian Ocean.

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  • All game drives in open 4x4 vehicles
  • Masai Mara National Reserve fees and Ol Kinyei Conservancy fees
  • Return flights as specified in the itinerary
  • Transfers as specified in the itinerary
  • Walks with Maasai warriors
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  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature


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Dates Price
2023-07-01 — 2023-07-31 $5,490
2023-08-01 — 2023-08-31 $5,790
2023-09-01 — 2023-09-30 $5,665
2023-10-01 — 2023-10-31 $5,270
2023-11-01 — 2023-11-30 $4,145
2023-12-01 — 2023-12-20 $4,320
Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently. Please treat all pricing as a guide only:
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