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East Africa Safari Highlights

Inspirational safari holiday to Kenya and Tanzania

An East Africa safari odyssey flying between the best safari regions of Kenya and Tanzania with a brilliant chance at catching the famous wildebeest migration. This trip will particularly suit safari aficionados. Get your first taste of East Africa at Elewana Kifaru House located within the world-famous Lewa Conservancy, home to East Africa's healthiest black and white rhino populations (it rare to find rhino in East Africa). Then journey to the Maasai Mara and to Mara Expedition Camp, designed for those who search for East Africa's romantic safari era.

Enjoy game drives, walking and hot air balloon safaris. Following your time in Kenya, across the border and fly directly to the Serengeti National Park. Stay in a seasonal Migrational Camp perfectly situated allowing you to take in the spectacle of the wildebeest migration herds close to your camp. Feel the exhilaration of being close to nature, immersed in the wild with all the sophisticated comforts you need. Conclude this epic safari with a stay at Little Chem Chem in the Tarangire region, where you will stay in luxury vintage tents, in unfenced territory, where animals move through the camp. Game drives on open safari vehicles offer unforgettable moments.

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Nairobi International
  • 3 nights - Elewana Kifaru House, Laikipia Plateau, Kenya
  • 3 nights - Mara Plains Camp, Maasai Mara, Kenya
  • 3 nights - Legendary Migrational Camps, Serengeti & Grumeti Reserves, Tanzania
  • 3 nights - Little Chem Chem, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
  • Ends - Transfer to Kilimanjaro for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon Kenya, Tanzania
  • Nights Icon 12 Nights
  • Safari Icon Safari

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Guide Price

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Includes flights from JFK
Elewana kifaru house rhino game drive 1280
Little chem chem maasai cultural experience 1280
Legendary migrational camps the wildebeest migration 1280

Highlights

  • Perfect for ardent safari-goers
  • 4 must-see safari destinations of East Africa
  • Be best placed to experience the Great Wildebeest Migration
  • Far-flung camps and lodges in prime wilderness areas
  • Game drives, walking safaris, bush dinners, picnics and sundowners
Itinerary Details

Day-by-day

Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Nairobi International

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Elewana kifaru house rhino game drive 1280
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Day 1 - 4

Arrive at Nairobi Airport in Kenya and after a quick transfer to Wilson Airport you will board a light aircraft flight to the Laikipia region. At the airstrip a guide will be waiting to take you to your lodge.

  • 3 nights

Elewana Kifaru House
All Inclusive | Cottage
Kenya

Elewana kifaru house double cottage room 1280
Mara plains camp tented private dining 1280
Mara plains camp private massage in room 1280
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Day 4 - 7

Fly by light aircraft flight to Kenya's Maasai Mara. Go on a game driver with your guide on the way to your camp.

  • 3 nights
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Mara Plains Camp
All Inclusive | Luxury Tent
Kenya

Mara plains camp guest tented room 1280
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Day 7 - 10

Cross the border into Tanzania in a light aircraft. Landing at an airstrip in the Serengeti National Park you will be met and driven to your mobile camp.

  • 3 nights

Legendary Migrational Camps
All Inclusive | Luxury safari tent
Tanzania

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Day 10 - 13

Fly today to the Tarangire region where a guide will be waiting to drive you to your camp.

  • 3 nights
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Little Chem Chem
All Inclusive | Vintage Tent
Tanzania

Little chem chem luxury vintage tent 1280

Day 13

Fly by light aircraft flight to Arusha and road transfer to Kilimanjaro International airport for your flight home.

We've got you covered

Our trips are unashamedly high-end but always deliver excellent value for money. Our guide price covers the majority of trip costs upfront, on a per person basis, including international flights and all transfers.

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Includes

  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • Light aircraft transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • All scheduled safari activities offered by the camps or lodges
  • Road transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees
  • Beverages (excluding premium brands)
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Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Any additional activities not offered as scheduled by the camps or lodges
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
  • Additional activities not included as scheduled at hotels, lodges or camps
Indulge your passions

ACTIVITIES

This sample trip offers countless adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most and we will curate your perfect itinerary.

  • Big 5 Safari Icon Big 5 Safari
  • 4 WD Safari Icon 4WD Safari
  • Birdwatching Icon Birdwatching
  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walking Safari
  • Night Drive Icon Night Drive
  • Helicopter Flights Icon Helicopter Flights
  • Hot Air Balloon Flights Icon Hot Air Balloon Flights
  • Conservation Experience Icon Conservation Experience
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Experience
  • Horseriding Icon Horse Riding
  • Kids Bushcraft Icon Kids Bushcraft
  • Food Experience Icon Food Experience
  • Photographic Safari Icon Photographic Safari
  • Wellness Spa Icon Wellness/Spa
Enriching encounters

ICONIC WILDLIFE

Whether you want to tick the Big Five off your bucket list or seek out specific safari species, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect on this sample trip.

  • Zebra
    Zebra
  • Wildebeest
    Wildebeest
  • White Rhino
    White Rhino
  • Thompson Gazelle
    Thompson's Gazelle
  • Spotted Hyena
    Spotted Hyena
  • Reticulated Giraffe
    Reticulated Giraffe
  • Oryx
    Oryx
  • Lion
    Lion
  • Leopard
    Leopard
  • Impala
    Impala
  • Hippo
    Hippo
  • Grevys Zebra
    Grevys Zebra
  • Gerenuk
    Gerenuk
  • Elephant
    Elephant
  • Crocodile
    Crocodile
  • Cheetah
    Cheetah
  • Buffalo
    Buffalo
  • Black Rhino
    Black Rhino
  • African Fish Eagle
    African Fish Eagle
  • Maasai Giraffe
    Maasai Giraffe
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