Colonial and Timeless East Africa Adventure
Places you will visit: This East Africa vacation package includes: The Norfolk Hotel, Nairobi - Kenya. Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara Serena Hotel, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti Migration Camp, Sand Rivers Selous Camp, Selous Game Reserve - Tanzania, Matemwe Bungalows - Zanzibar.
Suitability: Ideal for the safari enthusiast wanting to experience the authentic Tanzania and Zanzibar
Note: Based on arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International. Departure from Zanzibar Airport
Lazing on Your Luxury Escape
Giving you a taste of Tanzania and Zanzibar.
Day 1: The Norfolk Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya
Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on day one of your East Africa vacation package you will be met and transferred to the Norfolk Hotel.
Accommodation: In numerous hotel rooms and suites on a bed and breakfast basis.
One of the oldest hotels in Nairobi, the Norfolk Hotel first opened its doors in 1904, and has grown from strength to strength. It is situated in the bustling city of Nairobi, close to the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and Nairobi's main business and shopping district.
Boasting accommodation in 81 standard rooms, 22 lovely suites, 55 deluxe suites and 9 executive suites, this hotel is ideal for anyone, from the leisure seeker to the business traveler. Rooms feature an en suite bathroom with bath and shower, a mini bar, TV and radio, dial direct telephone and air conditioning.
Days 2 and 3: Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
Today you will be transferred to Wilson Airport in Nairobi for your flight to Kilimanjaro and then to the Tarangire National Park. You will be met at the airstrip and taken to Swala Camp. Your days are spent on extensive game drives, enjoying the beauty and diversity of the area.
Accommodation: In spacious and comfortable safari tents on a full board basis.
Swala Camp is a luxury safari camp that offers a unique, personal and exclusive game viewing experience in the heart of the Tarangire National Park. This camp offers a lovely atmosphere of sophisticated elegance and warm hospitality.
Activities include game viewing in custom built open vehicles, guided bush walks, excellent bird watching opportunities, gourmet meals and traditional sundowners.
Day 4: Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge, Lake Manyara, Tanzania
On day 4 of your East Africa vacation package you will be transferred to the escarpment overlooking the Lake Manyara National Park.
Accommodation: In comfortable guest rooms on a full board basis.
Lake Manyara Safari Lodge is set in the diverse Lake Manyara National Park and offers the most dramatic views across the floor of the Great Rift Valley. This Tanzania lodge is designed to reflect the exceptional and unique bird life of the area. Accommodation is in 54 luxurious and comfortable guest rooms, all featuring modern facilities and amenities.
Activities include a well stocked Africana Gift Shop, beauty treatments and massage services, a vibrant collection of traditional music, culture and dance, a wide range of board games, library books on Africa, Lake breakfasts, barbecue lunches, bush dinners and convivial sundowners.
Days 5 and 6: Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
Today there is a short transfer up to the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater. This is the largest intact crater in the world. During your stay you enjoy a visit to the crater floor and a walk to the crater rim.
Accommodation: In intimate and luxurious suites on a full board basis.
Resting on the edge of the Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania, this exclusive lodge offers luxury accommodation, world class facilities and services, memorable game viewing experiences, gourmet cuisine and expert guides and staff.
Accommodation is in 30 Maasai inspired suites and lodge facilities include a central living area, viewing decks overlooking the crater, indoor and outdoor dining areas, a communal curio shop, gallery and Maasai market.
Days 7 - 9: Serengeti Migration Camp, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Today you will be transferred back to Lake Manyara for your flight to Migration Camp in the Serengeti National Park. Your days will be spent traversing this vast and diverse Park.
Accommodation: In luxurious en suite safari tents on a full board basis.
This Tanzania safari lodge plays host to one of the world's most dramatic and magnificent spectacles, the Great Migration. Accommodation is in 20 luxurious safari tents, featuring en suite bathroom with separate shower, fan, hairdryer, private verandah and mosquito netting. Lodge facilities include a restaurant, lounge, bar, swimming pool, sundeck and gift shop.
Days 10 and 11: Sand Rivers Selous, Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania
Today you transfer to the Seronera airstrip to connect with the scheduled light aircraft flight to Selous. Upon arrival you will be transferred to Sand Rivers. During your visit you will be able to go on game drives, walks and trips to the Lake.
Accommodation: In 8 double cottages on a full board basis.
Sand River Selous in a beautiful and exclusive haven set in the lush country of Tanzania. Sand Rivers Selous offers accommodation in 8 sophisticated and generous cottages, each boasting a large en suite bathrooms and running hot and cold water.
Activities at Sand Rivers Selous include game drives in open 4 wheel drive vehicles, walks, fly camping, birding, fishing, boating, picnics and bush lunches.
Days 12 - 14: Matemwe Bungalows, Zanzibar
On day 12 of your East Africa vacation package there is a transfer back to the airstrip for a scheduled light aircraft flight to Zanzibar via Dar Es Salaam. Upon arrival in Zanzibar, you will be transferred ti the North East Coast of this small and charming island. Your days are spent relaxing or participating in activities available.
Accommodation: In 12 en suite bungalows on a full board basis.
Located on the island of Zanzibar in Tanzania, Matemwe Bungalows offers an authentic island beach experience. Accommodation is in 12 en suite bungalows built from local materials, each boasting private verandahs with its own hammocks. Rooms are equipped with mosquito nets and large king size beds, ideal for loving couples looking for a romantic retreat.
Zanzibar is a water sports haven, with numerous exciting activities to keep you entertained throughout your stay. Activities include ocean trips, snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing, kayaking, swimming, Whale and Dolphin viewing and island tours.
Day 15: Depart
On the final day of your East Africa vacation package you return to Zanzibar Airport to connect with your scheduled flight to Dar es Salaam for your international flight home.
- All current government taxes relevant to this itinerary (Kenya/Tanzania)
- AMREF flying doctors insurance
- All accommodation and meals as per itinerary
- All entry fees for national parks, conservation fees and reserve fees relevant to this itinerary
- Internal flights as per itinerary
- International air flights (unless otherwise stated)
- Alterations to this itinerary (i.e. if different accommodations and services are provided the price is subject to change)
- Entry visas
- Airport departure taxes (unless stated) - subject to change
- Tours and excursions in Zanzibar