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Denis Private Beach 2

Kenya Safari and Private Island Seychelles

Unforgettable safari & private island holiday to Seychelles and Kenya

Discover the luxury of privacy: safari in an exclusive region of Kenya’s Maasai Mara and enjoy a barefoot beach experience on the remote Denis Private Island in the Seychelles. Be immersed in some of the most secluded areas on the planet, see Africa’s famous wildlife on thrilling game drives, and take to the ocean in search of turtles.

Your safari will take place at Kicheche Mara Camp, a classic tented camp hidden in a beautiful valley in a prime wildlife viewing area of the private Mara North Conservancy. Experience guided bush walks and thrilling game drives as well as fine dining and exquisite sunsets. There’s also the opportunity for meaningful interactions with the Maasai community. You will then be castaway to a private island in the Seychelles. The eco-sensitive Denis Island Lodge is the only lodge on the remote Denis Island. Luxuriate on the island’s pristine beaches and unplug from digital distractions. With no phone signal or internet, you will be immersed in nature. Snorkel in a sea turtle sanctuary, spot some of the rarest birds on earth, scuba dive coral reefs, enjoy an open-air massage and partake in some catch-and-release sport fishing. Your villa will have a bicycle so you can further explore the island and its tranquil beaches. On Denis, if you’re only compelled to laze away on one of the most isolated, sparsely travelled beaches in all the world, no one will judge. Call it breathing practice!

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Nairobi International
  • 1 night - Hemingways Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
  • 4 nights - Kicheche Mara Camp, North Conservancy Maasai Mara, Kenya
  • 1 night - Carana Beach Hotel, Mahé, Seychelles
  • 5 nights - Denis Island, Seychelles
  • Ends - Transfer to Mahé for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon Seychelles, Kenya
  • Nights Icon 11 Nights
  • Beach Icon Beach
  • Safari Icon Safari

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Guide Price

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Includes flights from JFK
Itinerary Details

Day-by-day

Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Nairobi International

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Day 1

Arrive at Nairobi International Airport in Kenya where you will be met and privately transferred to your hotel in the city.

  • 1 night

Hemingways Nairobi
Bed & Breakfast | Deluxe Room
Kenya

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Day 2 - 6

Today you will transfer to Wilson Airport for a light aircraft flight to the Maasai Mara. A guide will be waiting at the airstrip to take you to your camp.

  • 4 nights

Kicheche Mara Camp
All Inclusive | Safari Tent
Kenya

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Day 6

Today you will be flown by light aircraft back to Wilson Airport, and after a quick transfer to the international airport, you will catch your flight to Seychelles. Here you will be collected and transferred to your hotel.

  • 1 night

Carana Beach Hotel
Half Board | Oceanview Chalet
Seychelles

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Day 7 - 12

Today you will be flown by light aircraft to Denis Private Island.

  • 5 nights
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Denis Private Island
Full Board | Deluxe Beach Cottage
Seychelles

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Day 12

Return to Seychelles International Airport today via light aircraft and connect with your international flight home.

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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

  • International flights as detailed
  • Meals and accommodation as detailed
  • Drinks (excluding premium brands) at Kicheche Mara Camp
  • Road transfers as detailed
  • Light aircraft transfers as detailed
  • Twice daily scheduled safari activities
  • National Park Fees
  • Non-motorised land and water-based activities on Denis Island
  • Carbon-offsetting with One Tree Planted
  • Conservation donation to Save the Rhino
  • Community projects contribution with Uthando
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Excludes

  • Entry visas and fees
  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Additional activities or options on offer at the lodge or camp which aren’t scheduled activities such as cultural excursions, special bush meals, taking a private vehicle, etc
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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.

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  • Birdwatching Icon Birdwatching
  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walking Safari
  • Conservation Experience Icon Conservation Experience
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Experience
  • Canoeing Kayaking Icon Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Cycling Icon Cycling
  • Fishing Icon Fishing
  • Snorkelling Scuba Diving Icon Snorkelling/Scuba Diving
  • Fly Camping Icon Fly Camping
  • Natural Wonders Icon Natural Wonders
  • Wellness Spa Icon Wellness/Spa
Enriching encounters

ICONIC WILDLIFE

Whether you want to tick off the Big Five or encounter specific safari species and sea creatures on your safari and coastal stay, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect on this sample trip.

  • Zebra
    Zebra
  • Wildebeest
    Wildebeest
  • Whale Shark
    Whale Shark
  • Spotted Hyena
    Spotted Hyena
  • Manta Ray
    Manta Ray
  • Maasai Giraffe
    Maasai Giraffe
  • Lion
    Lion
  • Leopard
    Leopard
  • Hippo
    Hippo
  • Hawksbill turtle
    Hawksbill Turtle
  • Elephant
    Elephant
  • Crocodile
    Crocodile
  • Coral
    Coral
  • Cheetah
    Cheetah
  • Buffalo
    Buffalo
  • Bottlenose Dolphin
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