Wonders of Kenya With Zanzibar Island Escape Trafalgar Tours

Wonders of Kenya With Zanzibar Island Escape

Safaris, spices and seascapes reveal some of this regions allure on a 12-Day, Wonders of Kenya and Zanzibar Island Escape escorted vacation. National parks, conservancies, reserves, Swahili and Maasai cultures, UNESCO World Heritage Sites and, of course, the wildlife are among the captivating draws the African continent is famous for.

Thrilling animal sightings, beautiful beaches and rich traditions are among the highlights on this wonderful journey. Look for Grevy's Zebra and the Reticulated Giraffe then stay in a luxury tented camp in Samburu National Reserve. Visit Ol Pejeta Conservancy, a sanctuary, and learn about efforts to fight black rhino poachers. Another sanctuary introduces you to orphaned and rescued chimpanzees. Witness beautiful Thompson's Falls. Have your camera in hand for hippo pod sightings at the watering hole near your lodgings at Maasai Mara National Reserve. Gain insight into Maasai traditions on a trip to their village. Bush picnics and safaris, including full-day game drives are among other thrilling opportunities. Admire Zanzibar's House of Wonders, the Sultan's Palace Museum and the Old Arab Fort. Indulge in a tasting of spices, herbs and fruits on a shamba (spice farm). Relax on the stunning beaches of Zanzibar and reflect on your eventful tour.


12 Daysfr. $4,650

  • VISIT The Spice Island, Zanzibar
  • TASTE and smell the 5 exotic spices the island is noted for, Vanilla, nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and pepper
  • TOUR Aberdare National Park
  • SAFARI Game Drives in Samburu National Reserve, Lake Nakuru National Park and Maasai Mara National Reserve
  • VISIT Ol Pejeta Conservancy - black rhino sanctuary
  • EXPLORE Stone Town and see its ornate homes
  • OBSERVE wildlife which congregate around a floodlit waterhole and salt lick from your lodgings
  • ACCOMMODATIONS include a luxury tented camp
  • MEET orphaned or rescued chimpanzees at a sanctuary
  • MARVEL at Thomson's Falls in Nyahururu
  • KEEP an eye out for the Big 5 and other wildlife
  • LEARN about the Maasai people at one of their villages
  • Handcrafted Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries
  • All porterage and local charges included
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • VIP entry to many sights
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Gratuities are included for services during the land stay of your vacation unless otherwise noted. This includes wait staff at included meals, and porterage at hotels for one suitcase per person. Gratuities for your tour director, local hosts, guides, and drivers are not included in the vacation price (unless otherwise noted in pricing details) and are discretionary.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
11 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches, 11 Dinners
  • Tamarind Tree in Nairobi, Kenya (1 night)
  • The Ark Lodge in Aberdare National Park, Kenya (1 night)
  • Ashnil Samburu in Samburu National Reserve, Kenya (2 nights)
  • Sweetwater Serena Tented Camp in Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Kenya (1 night)
  • Lake Nakuru Lodge in Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya (1 night)
  • Keekorok Lodge in Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya (2 nights)
  • Blue Bay Beach Resort in Kiwenga, Tanzania (3 nights)

ARRIVE NAIROBI Location Information Description

Nairobi, Kenya

Karibu! Your Kenyan safari adventure begins in the capital, Nairobi, where you will be met at the airport by a Trafalgar Representative and transferred to your hotel. Spend the evening with your fellow explorers and your Driver Guide enjoying a delicious Welcome Reception at the world-famous Carnivore restaurant.

Dinner

NAIROBI - ABERDARE NATIONAL PARK Location Information Description

Nairobi, Kenya

Leave the hustle and bustle of Nairobi behind and embark on a 4 x 4 journey north to Aberdare National Park. En route you'll 'Connect With Locals ' during a 'Be My Guest' experience in the highlands of central Kenya.

Location Information Description

Aberdare National Park, Kenya

Join Elizabeth, a local farmer, for a delicious treat of freshly baked scones and coffee, made from the beans of her on site coffee plantation. You'll have an opportunity to visit the plantation and Elizabeth's extensive farm gardens before settling in for a hearty local lunch.

Tonight you'll stay in The Ark Lodge, one of Trafalgar's 'Stays With Stories', offering spectacular opportunities to view the resident birdlife and wildlife.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The Ark Lodge

ABERDARE NATIONAL PARK - SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE Location Information Description

Samburu National Reserve, Kenya

You'll leave the lush greenery of the Kenya highlands region behind as you journey to the contrasting arid landscapes of Samburu National Reserve. As you continue your safari adventure here, you'll hopefully have the chance to tick the 'Samburu Special 5' off your list as you track such species as the Grevy's Zebra and the Reticulated Giraffe found only in the northern Kenya region. Your accommodation tonight is a luxury tented camp on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Ashnil Samburu

SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE SAFARI GAME DRIVES Location Information Description

Samburu National Reserve, Kenya

Made famous in the award-winning book and movie Born Free, Samburu National Reserve was the home of Elsa, the famous lioness raised by conservationists George and Joy Adamson. Rise early with the birds and embark on a morning game drive through acacia forest and expansive grasslands in search of wildlife. Relax at your camp on your return then head out back out into the savanna on a late afternoon game drive.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Ashnil Samburu

SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE - OL PEJETA CONSERVANCY Location Information Description

Nanyuki, Kenya

The plight of Africa's rhinos takes center stage today during a poignant visit to Ol Pejeta Conservancy. This morning you'll learn about their efforts to fight poaching in East Africa's largest black rhino sanctuary and enjoy a quick photo stop at the point where the equator slices through the conservancy.

Next up is a visit to Sweetwaters Sanctuary to meet the cheeky resident orphaned or rescued chimpanzees. Then continue to your accommodation tonight, keeping a keen eye out this evening for thirsty wildlife that come to the floodlit on site waterhole to drink after a dry day in the African wilderness.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Sweetwaters Serena Tented Camp

OL PEJETA CONSERVANCY - LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK Location Information Description

Lake Nakuru, Kenya

Have your camera ready for a photo stop at the spectacular Thomson's Falls. Visit the bird watcher's paradise that is Lake Nakuru National Park, then join your Driver Guide for an afternoon game drive to spot pink flamingos lining the lakeshore and to search for lion and leopard.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Lake Nakuru Lodge

LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK - MAASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE Location Information Description

Maasai Mara, Kenya

Your journey continues to the world-renowned Maasai Mara National Reserve, your home for the next two nights. During your time here, spend some time at your lodge's watering hole where large pods of hippo can often be seen.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Keekorok Lodge

MAASAI MARA FULL DAY SAFARI GAME DRIVE Location Information Description

Maasai Mara, Kenya

Don your hat and polish those binoculars for a full day of safari in Maasai Mara's wilderness. When you're not traversing the savanna in search of the Big 5, you'll 'Dive Into Culture' and join a Maasai community in their local village. Watch the colorfully clad warriors demonstrate their jumping prowess, then tour the village to gain in-depth insights into their daily life.

Later, indulge in a bush picnic - the sounds of the bush the perfect accompaniment while you keep your eyes peeled for the flash of resident Bee-eaters, Rollers and Hoopoes flitting from tree to tree.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Keekorok Lodge

MAASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE - NAIROBI - ZANZIBAR Location Information Description

Nairobi, Kenya

Your Kenyan safari adventure at its end, you'll return to Nairobi where a day room has been reserved at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel for you to use prior to your evening flight over to Zanzibar. (please note Trafalgar does NOT include the return flights to Zanzibar. Guests are required to purchase their flights separately and book the Precision Air flight PW712).

Location Information Description

Zanzibar, Tanzania

Touching down in island paradise, you'll be transferred to your hotel and settle into your resort, home for the next three nights.

Breakfast, Dinner

Blue Bay Beach Resort

STONE TOWN AND SPICE TOUR Location Information Description

Zanzibar, Tanzania

What better way to connect with your multi-cultural surrounds than embarking on a walking tour of UNESCO-listed Stone Town with a 'Local Specialist'? Peel back the layers of Zanzibar's colorful history as you wander through winding alleyways and admire the intricately carved doors distinctive of this Swahili coastal trading town. Visit the former slave market, the House of Wonders, the Sultan's Palace Museum and the Old Arab Fort, unearthing the soul-stirring history of this former trading hub.

Later, discover Zanzibar's reputation as the 'Spice Island', embarking on a 'Dive Into Culture' visit to a shamba (spice farm) with a local guide. Taste and smell the spices, herbs and fruits and learn how they've been cultivated and used for centuries.

Breakfast, Dinner

Blue Bay Beach Resort

ZANZIBAR FREE DAY Location Information Description

Zanzibar, Tanzania

Kick off your shoes and let the warm sand sink between your toes on Zanzibar's exquisite beaches. Wade into the clear, warm turquoise waters and immerse yourself in the latest bestseller under swaying palm trees.

Make the most of your day in paradise and purchase an Optional Experience full-day cruise aboard a traditional dhow boat. Set sail from a traditional fishing village, keeping your eyes peeled for glimpses of the tropical fish beneath the water's surface. You'll pause on a sandbank where you can cool off in the ocean, swim or snorkel to see the colorful marine life (all equipment is provided). Feast on a traditional Zanzibar seafood lunch before returning to the shore relaxed and revived.

Breakfast, Dinner

Blue Bay Beach Resort

DEPART ZANZIBAR Location Information Description

Zanzibar, Tanzania

A leisurely start to the day will see you enjoy a few precious hours soaking up final fond memories of Zanzibar. Then it's time to bid farewell to the Spice Island and transfer to Zanzibar Airport for your return journey home. (Trafalgar does NOT include the departure flight from Zanzibar. Guests are required to purchase this flight themselves and may depart at any time on the final day of the trip)

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Sun, Nov 07, 2021
$5,020.00
Sun, Nov 21, 2021
$5,020.00
Sun, Dec 05, 2021
$5,020.00
Sun, Jan 09, 2022
$5,625.00
Sun, Jan 23, 2022
$5,625.00
Sun, Feb 06, 2022
$5,625.00
Sun, Feb 20, 2022
$5,550.00
Sun, Mar 20, 2022
$5,575.00
Sun, Apr 17, 2022
$4,650.00
Sun, Jun 05, 2022
$5,075.00
Sun, Jun 12, 2022
$5,075.00
Sun, Jun 19, 2022
$5,075.00
Sun, Jun 26, 2022
$5,625.00
Sun, Jul 03, 2022
$5,625.00
Sun, Jul 10, 2022
$6,250.00
Sun, Jul 17, 2022
$6,375.00
Sun, Jul 24, 2022
$6,375.00
Sun, Jul 31, 2022
$6,375.00
Sun, Aug 07, 2022
$6,375.00
Sun, Aug 14, 2022
$6,375.00
Sun, Aug 21, 2022
$6,275.00
Sun, Aug 28, 2022
$6,275.00
Sun, Sep 04, 2022
$6,275.00
Sun, Sep 11, 2022
$6,275.00
Sun, Sep 18, 2022
$6,275.00
Sun, Sep 25, 2022
$6,275.00
Sun, Oct 09, 2022
$5,650.00
Sun, Oct 23, 2022
$5,650.00
Sun, Nov 06, 2022
$5,525.00
Sun, Nov 20, 2022
$5,525.00
Sun, Dec 04, 2022
$5,525.00

Important information:

  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.

  • Please Note: This trip is operated on a small group basis. Guests will travel in a 4 X 4 safari vehicle for the full duration of the main itinerary, including all road travel and safari game drives. The trip will travel over a variety of terrains, resulting in some rough and bumpy journeys. Guests must travel with a soft sided bag or medium size suitcases due to limited space in the safari vehicles. Zanzibar will be also operated on a small group basis and in non 4 X 4 vehicles.
  • ALL guests must carefully verify the existing identification requirements for their particular travel situation DIRECTLY WITH THEIR LOCAL CONSULATES OR EMBASSIES or with a visa service, as these requirements may change. Guests without proper documentation may be denied entry and will not be entitled to a refund
  • 60 days or more prior to departure the deposit is non-refundable
  • 59-16 days prior to commencement of services: 30% of total price*
  • 15-8 days prior to commencement of services: 50% of total price*
  • 7-1 days prior to commencement of services: 90% of total price*
  • On departure day and later: 100% of total price*
  • *Total price does not include any Instant Purchase Air or Instant Purchase Air service fees, which are non-refundable after 24 hours from purchase. Intra-vacation air is non-refundable after final payment.
  • Cancellation fees may also apply to any additional services, including extra night accommodations, independently supplied services, and optional excursions reserved prior to, during, and after the tour. If flight changes, including, but not limited to, flight cancellations or name changes, are requested after full land and air deposits are received, revision fees, change fees, or airline cancellation fees will apply.
  • In many instances, airline revision or change fees can be up to $300, but in some instances may be up to 100% of the ticket price. Cancellation penalties will be quoted at time of cancellation.
  • All cancellations must be received in writing prior to tour departure. The cancellation policy will apply according to the date that the cancellation notification is received. The MINIMUM cancellation penalty is the deposit amount.
  • The purchase to trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
  • Land only “from price” is per person based on two people sharing a room together and does not include airfare unless expressly stated.
  • All prices are in US Dollars.
  • A $200 non-refundable, non-transferable, per-person, per-vacation deposit is required to reserve space for you, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Payment of the deposit indicates you have read and accepted theseall Terms & Conditions. Your booking is not confirmed until the deposit payment is processed and you receive a confirmation invoice.
  • Final payment is due 60 days prior to departure, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Within the final payment date, payment in full is required at time of booking to reserve space. Reservations (land, cruise, and air) are canceled if final payment is not received by the due date. The payment policy may vary for group reservations.
  • Additional deposits or payments are required for international air added to the start and/or end of your vacation and/or for intra-vacation air, as specified in the itinerary (“air-inclusive vacations”). Air-inclusive vacation pricing is guaranteed upon receipt of full land plus air deposit or land deposit plus full airfare price, depending on type of airfare purchased (Flex-Air or Instant Purchase Air).
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