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Kenya Safari and Rwanda Gorillas

Inspirational safari holiday to Rwanda and Kenya

Experience two bucket list wildlife destinations, an authentic Kenyan safari in the Maasai Mara and the chance to track the rare mountain gorilla in the equatorial forests of Rwanda. This is luxury safari at its best, expect deluxe lodges, impeccable service, and extraordinary cuisine. Between the two countries, there's also a night at Giraffe Manor in Nairobi, offering the once-in-a-lifetime experience of close-up encounters with the semi-habituated giraffe as they put their heads through the windows at breakfast.

Start with the quintessential safari experience that is the Maasai Mara in Kenya. The reserve is teeming with elephants, lions, leopards and a host of other game, including the wildebeest migration from July to October. The ultra-luxurious Angama Mara Lodge looks out over the action, offering arguably the best views in the Mara. The trip concludes with gorilla tracking in the exceptionally beautiful Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. You will stay at Singita Kwitonda Lodge with its dramatic views of the peaks of the volcanoes Bisoke and Karisimbi rearing up through the Afro-alpine forests.

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Nairobi International
  • 3 nights - Angama Mara, Maasai Mara, Kenya
  • 1 night - Giraffe Manor, Nairobi, Kenya
  • 3 nights - Singita Kwitonda Lodge, Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda
  • Ends - Transfer to Kigali for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon Kenya, Rwanda
  • Nights Icon 7 Nights
  • City Icon City
  • Safari Icon Safari

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Guide Price

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Includes flights from JFK
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Kwitonda Lodge bath view
Iconic breakfast at giraffe manor


  • Gorilla tracking and the wildebeest migration in one safari (in season)
  • Maasai Mara game drives, hot air ballooning and walking safaris
  • Vistas of volcanos and Out of Africa savannah plains from your suites
  • Safari in style, the ultimate honeymoon or couples getaway
  • Sweeping canvas, private plunge pools and romantic picnics
Itinerary Details


Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Nairobi International

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Day 1 - 4

Arrive at Nairobi Airport and after a quick transfer to Wilson Airport, fly by light aircraft to the Maasai Mara. A guide and 4WD will be waiting to game drive you to your lodge.

  • 3 nights
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Angama Mara
All Inclusive | Tented Suite

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Day 4

Return today by light aircraft to Nairobi where you will be driven to Giraffe Manor for the night.

  • 1 night
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Giraffe Manor
All Inclusive | Standard Room

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Day 5 - 8

Fly today from Nairobi to Kigali in Rwanda. A picturesque 2.5 hour drive will follow to Volcanoes National Park and to your luxury lodge overlooking the Virunga Volcanoes.

  • 3 nights

Singita Kwitonda Lodge
All Inclusive | Suite

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Day 8

Bid the gorillas and the views goodbye and return by road to Kigali Airport where you will board 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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  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • Drinks (excluding premium brands)
  • 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
  • 1 x Gorilla Tracking Permit and 1 x Golden Monkey Tracking Permit per person
  • Carbon-offsetting with One Tree Planted
  • Conservation donation to Save the Rhino
  • Community projects contribution with Uthando
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  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Additional activities not offered as scheduled by the accommodation
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
Indulge your passions


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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  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walking Safari
  • Primate Trekking Icon Primate Trekking
  • Helicopter Flights Icon Helicopter Flights
  • Hot Air Balloon Flights Icon Hot Air Balloon Flights
  • Conservation Experience Icon Conservation Experience
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Experience
  • Hiking Icon Hiking
  • Horseriding Icon Horse Riding
  • Kids Bushcraft Icon Kids Bushcraft
  • Food Experience Icon Food Experiences
  • Photographic Safari Icon Photographic Safari
  • City Sights Icon City Sights
  • Star Gazing Star Beds Icon Star Gazing/Star Bed
  • Wellness Spa Icon Wellness/Spa
  • Birdwatching Icon Sightseeing
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Excursion
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Enriching encounters


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
  • Wildebeest
  • Thompson Gazelle
    Thompson's Gazelle
  • Lion
  • Leopard
  • Hippo
  • Gorilla
  • Elephant
  • Crocodile
  • Cheetah
  • Bushbuck
  • Buffalo
  • Black Rhino
    Black Rhino
  • Maasai Giraffe
    Maasai Giraffe
Sample Itineraries


From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, cultural melting pots and enchanting beaches, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favorites.

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