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On Safari Kenya and Tanzania

12 Days / 11 Nights

  • Nairobi
  • Amboseli National Park
  • Maasai Mara National Park
  • Serengeti National Park
  • Ngorongoro Crater
  • Lake Manyara
  • Arusha

Enjoy a Luxurious and Remote Safari Camp | Drive in an Open Top Jeep for Full View Safari Experience | Float Along Maasai Mara in a Hot Air Balloon | Voyage Across the Great Rift Valley to Lake Manyara National Park | 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Picture yourself in the African bush, your eyes peering through binoculars, the Big Five at your finger tips. This could be you on a luxury safari in the remote, uncrowded areas of the Serengeti Desert.

Guests will enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in open-top vehicles, a hot air balloon ride over the grasslands of the Maasai Mara, specially arranged cultural experiences and visits to two UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Accommodation is luxurious and includes stays at the Fairmont Norfolk Hotel, the Ol Tukai Lodge, Ngorongoro Serena Lodge and Serena Serengeti Lodge.

Safari Jeep Kenya Africa Serengeti Animals Game
Day 1

We will meet you upon your arrival at the airport in Kenya, where we'll assist you through immigration and customs and then escort you to the landmark Fairmont Norfolk Hotel.

Giraffe Africa Kenya Maasai Mara Wild Game Safari
Maasai Mara
Day 2
Start your day with a visit to the Giraffe Center and David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Both inspiring organizations are hailed for helping to save Rothschild giraffe, elephant and rhino. For lunch, dine at Tamambo Karen Blixen, set on the author’s former homestead, before flying into Maasai Mara, where big game roam in the same super-abundance that thrilled Teddy Roosevelt. You’ll be welcomed by Maasai dancers and cool eucalyptus-scented towels. 
At the Fairmont Mara Safari Club, unwind on your private verandah overlooking the hippo and crocodile-filled Mara River.

Meals | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Hot air ballon Massai Mara Wild Game Kenya Africa Safari
Maasai Mara
Day 3

Today, you will see the sun’s rays begin to flicker across the sky as you float silently above the golden game-filled expanse of the Maasai Mara, home to large herds of herbivores and their ferocious predators. After lunch, luxuriate in the ambience of the Fairmont Club before an exhilarating safari drive and another chance to spot all of the Big 5.

Meals | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Mt Kilimanjaro Amboseli National Park Africa Safari
Amboseli National Park
Day 4

Enjoy a morning game drive before your flight via Nairobi to Amboseli National Park. Set against the majestic silhouette of Kilimanjaro, Amboseli is heralded for its quintessentially African landscapes of open plains, rolling savanna and acacia woodlands. You will spend two nights at Ol Tukai Lodge.

Meals | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

happy elephant africa safari amboseli national park
Amboseli National Park
Day 5

Amboseli is the best place in Africa to get close to herds of free-ranging elephants...and that is exactly what you’ll do today during our safari trips. This is the day you might also see impala, lions, cheetahs and zebras as well. 

Meals | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Lion in a tree Lake Manyara National Park Tanzania Africa Safari Wild Game
Arusha / Lake Manyara National Park
Day 6

Cross the border into Tanzania for lunch in Arusha, and journey across the magnificent Great Rift Valley to Lake Manyara National Park, one of the prettiest and most wildlife-rich parks in the country. Check in to the deluxe Lake Manyara Serena Lodge and enjoy a thrilling evening game drive. Be on the lookout for Manyara’s unusual tree-climbing lions that retreat into the branches of the umbrella tree.

Meals | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

flamingos pink birds lakeshore Ngorongoro crater
Ngorongoro Crater
Day 7
Set out this morning to spot the flocks of flamingos, herons and pelicans that gather on the lakeshore. You'll see Sykes’ monkeys, olive baboons and bushbuck in the area as well. Midday finds you gazing across the world’s largest intact caldera from your luxury tent at Lemala Ngorongoro. Later, thoughtful engagement with Maasai villagers reveals the challenges and rewards of life in East Africa. 
*Travelers in May will stay at the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge.

Meals | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

CHEETAH big cat wild game africa endangered species
Ngorongoro Crater
Day 8

Encircled by mountains, the open grasslands of Ngorongoro are easy for officials to patrol, resulting in healthy populations of endangered species like black rhinos and cheetahs. And with Lemala’s privileged access, you’ll bypass the long line of vehicles at the main entry for unmatched game-viewing on the crater floor before other visitors have even arrived. Return to camp for lunch and a relaxing afternoon.

Meals | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Wildebeest Serengeti safari Africa wild animals
Day 9

Fly into the Serengeti where you’ll be escorted to one of our Lemala Serengeti Camps. With strategic settings at the Mara River and Ndutu Plains, our luxury Lemala camps capture all the spectacle of Africa at its best anytime of year. This afternoon, you’ll experience firsthand why the Serengeti has earned its reputation as a safari paradise. Cocktails at sunset and an elegant candle-lit dinner are the perfect ending to the day.

*In May, guests will stay at the Serena Serengeti Lodge.

Meals | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Wild African Eagle Serengeti safari
Day 10

The enormous variety of exotic birds, horned bovines, ungulates, wild dogs and big cats that roam the vast expanse of the Serengeti is mindboggling... and you’ll have two days of morning and afternoon game drives to take it all in!

Meals | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Zebra Wildebeest crossing river Africa Serengeti
Day 11

Enjoy another amazing day of game driving through the Serengeti. The abunance of wild dogs, big cats and other exotic creatures that call this beautiful expanse of land home will leave you in awe.

Meals | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Game hunting safari jeep africa wild animals endangered species Arusha
Day 12

After another early morning game drive, we’ll drive you to the airstrip for your flight to Arusha. After lunch in town, transfer to the Kilimanjaro Airport for your onward flight.

Meals | Breakfast, Lunch

Activities in this itinerary should be considered a sample only. Final itineraries are sent to guests one to two weeks prior to departure.

Fairmont Norfolk Hotel Nairobi

The Fairmont Norfolk Hotel has played a leading role in Kenya's colorful history, and continues to be one of Nairobi's finest and best-known hotel. The town and later the modern city of Nairobi grew up around Fairmont The Norfolk hotel, which still has its own private tropical gardens. The 165 guest rooms include satellite television, in-room safe, and direct-dial phone. On-site amenities include heated pool, fitness center, sauna, steam room and beauty salon.

Fairmont Masai Mara Safari Club

The Fairmont Mara Safari Club has re-opened following an extensive renovation program. Surrounded on three sides by the Mara River, and on the edge of the world’s Seventh “New” Wonder of the World – the Masai Mara - Fairmont Mara Safari Club is the epitome of tented luxury. The main lodge at the center of camp hosts an indoor restaurant, bar and library with Internet access to keep the relatives up to date with safari adventures. A spacious outside deck overhangs the river and leads to a heated pool, complete with bar and private massage tents. With four poster, pillow-top beds and a veranda overlooking the hippo and crocodile-filled river, each of the 50 tents at Fairmont Mara Safari Club is superbly furnished with its own private, three-piece bathroom, including a number of “outdoor showers” in select tents.The larger-sized accommodations also feature expanded decks which allow for private dining.

Lake Manyara Serena Lodge - Lake Manyara, Tanzania

Set on the edge of the Mto Wa Mbu escarpment, guest rooms have en-suite bathroom and private balcony with great views of the Rift Valley and of the stunning Lake Manyara, home to thousands of pink flamingos, great birds of prey, large elephant population and tree-climbing lions.

Lemala Ngorongoro Luxury Camp

This intimate luxury safari camp is perched on the rim of the crater offering just 8 private tents, each graciously appointed with thick duvets, a dressing area, and a private en suite bathroom. The heart of the camp is the Dining Tent, beautifully furnished with grand sofas, lamps, and rugs. Gourmet dining is offered here or al fresco with complementary wine, beer, and spirits served during meal time. The Camp’s privileged location is just 5 minutes away from the entry route that descends into the Crater. The encampment is facing a delightful acacia forest which attracts elephants, buffalo and other game.

Lemala Mara North Serengeti Luxury Camp

Between June and October, this intimate luxury camp sits on a rocky outcrop overlooking the great expanse of the northern Serengeti toward the Mara River which flows just a short distance away. This privileged location affords guests the opportunity to witness the migration river crossings without large crowds of other visitors. Regardless of seasonal location, each luxury tent sits on a wooden platform, stylishly decorated with a dressing area and private en suite bathroom. Guests dine in a cozily furnished Mess Tent, with complementary beer, wine, and spirits available during meals.

Ol Tukai Lodge - Amboseli, Kenya

Our handpicked accommodation offers intimate, chalet-style guestrooms surrounded by an expansive lawn and tended gardens, overlooking the Amboseli plain and Mt. Kilimanjaro. The property is adjacent to Acacia woodland and the eastern boundary is home to several families of elephants. All rooms are stylish and comfortable, constructed with native materials like gum tree planks, river stone, and slate. Each guestroom has a private bathroom and terrace. We’ll enjoy our meals in the cheerful dining room, accented by a colorful tapestry depicting the life of the Masai. The dining room opens onto a garden verandah where lunch is served. The open-air Elephant Bar offers an international selection of beers, cocktails and fresh fruit juices, with a rooftop deck for splendid views of Africa’s highest peak. In between our game drives, enjoy a refreshing dip in the pool or relax on a sun-bed in the shade of the Acacia trees.

  • Exclusively escorted sightseeing

  • Expert native guide

  • Extensive game drives in our 6-passenger, open-top jeeps with our expert safari guides

  • 11 nights in our luxury lodges and camps

  • 4 safari transfer flights with thrilling views over these dramatic game-filled landscapes

  • All 32 meals, including 11 breakfasts, 11 lunches and 10 dinners

  • House wines, cocktails and beverages at all Lemala camps

  • Small group size, never more than 16 guests

  • All entrance fees to scheduled activities and events

  • All on-tour transportation including airport transfers and safari flights

  • Luggage handling, hotel taxes and service charges, and all airline fees for included safari transfer flights


  • 24-hour emergency customer service hotline

*Trip-cancellation coverage available for an additional fee through Allianz.

DateDouble Occupancy
(per person)
Single Occupancy
Sep 4 – Sep 15, 2019$11,699$14,299  
Sep 11 – Sep 22, 2019$11,699$14,299  
Sep 25 – Oct 6, 2019$11,699$14,299  
Oct 9 – Oct 20, 2019$11,699$14,299  
Oct 23 – Nov 3, 2019$11,699$14,299  
Nov 13 – Nov 24, 2019$9,999$11,499  
Dec 4 – Dec 15, 2019$9,999$11,499  

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: For single-occupancy pricing, please see below:

Aug 22 to Oct 24, 2018 departures, add $2300.

Nov 14 to Dec 5, 2018 departures, add $1200.

Jan 9 to Mar 20, 2019 departures, add $2800.

Apr 3 to May 29, 2019 departures, add $900.

Jun 12, 2019 departure, add $800.

Jul 10 to Aug 24, 2019 departures, add $2600.

Sep 4 to Sep 28, 2019 departures, add $1900.

Oct 9 to Oct 23, 2019 departures, add $1600.

Nov 13 to Dec 4, 2019 departures, add $700.

SAVE $1000 per couple + $500 solo on this tour when you pay-in-full at the time of booking.

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