“A schedule departure safari that visits Amboseli National Park, Lake Naivasha, Lake Nakuru National Park and Masai Mara National Reserve with options to visit Mt Longonot or Crescent Island. The tour ends with a 3 day, 2 night stay in Zanzibar Island – completely different cuisine, architecture and activities than the safari!”

Seasonal Prices
April – May
Per person adult: $3,999 Children: $2,999
Single supplement: $400

November – 15 December
Per person adult: $4,369 Children: $3,279
Single supplement: $700

January – March
Per person adult: $4,729 Children: $3,549
Single supplement: $700

June – October
Per person adult: $5,299 Children: $3,975
Single supplement: $950

Destination

Location

Kenya

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Tour Type

Group Safari

Time

Duration

12 Days

Calendar

Departure Dates

Every week on Saturday

airfare

International Airfare

Nairobi – Zanzibar included; Intl airfare not included

Group

Max people

18

Summary of Wildlife:  Lion, Rhino, Elephant, Leopard, Cape Buffalo, Cheetah, Giraffe, Zebra, Wildebeest, Eland, Kudu, Thompsons Gazelle, Topi, Ostrich, 400+ species of birds
What’s Included
One way flight Nairobi – Zanzibar
All accommodation
Transport in a luxury 4×4 safari landcruiser
Unlimited game drives in parks and reserves
Meals as noted (3 meals daily on safari (B,L,D)
All national park and conservation fees
All transportation including airport transfers
Complimentary bottled water daily
Enrollment in AMREF emergency air evacuation
 What’s not Included
Visas (Kenya $50, Tanzania $100)
International flights
Driver/guide/cook/porter gratuities
Telephone bills, laundry, and any items of a personal nature
Cost associated with activities not listed on the itinerary
Travel insurance service

DETAILED ITINERARY

Highlights of Kenya Safari with Zanzibar Island

Day One – Depart home


Day Two – Arrival In Nairobi

Following your flight Odyssey Safari staff will greet you at the airport and load your bags for transport to the Safari Park Hotel.

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Once you are checked in and settled, you may select an optional activity or simply relax at the camp for the trip ahead.

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Some of the possible optional activities include: Bomas of Kenya, Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Karen Blixen Museum, Tour of Downtown Nairobi, National Museum, or Langata Giraffe Center.

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Overnight at Safari Park Hotel


Day Three – Discover Amboseli National Park

After breakfast, our adventures in the bush begin in the spectacular Amboseli National Park. Romantically situated in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, Amboseli is famous for its tremendous variety of big game. We will arrive just in time for lunch.

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After lunch, we will conduct a game drive on your way to the lodge.

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Amboseli is an excellent place to view a multitude of wildlife, including everything from lions, cheetah, wildebeest, and giraffes to baboons.

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Overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge

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Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day Four – Explore Amboseli National Park

The day starts with breakfast followed by a morning game drive in the park. Amboseli offers opportunities such as viewing Large Herds of Elephants, nearly every vista within the park is framed by majestic Mount Kilimanjaro in the distance.

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After lunch a game-drive follows. Optional visit to a Masai village is available as this is the home of the Masai people. Here you learn about their tribal social systems, customs and the place of the Masai in today’s Africa.

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The residents live in their Manyatta, or village, much as they have for centuries and a visit gives you the opportunity to see the interior of these mud-hut homes, spotless and unadorned, contrasted with the Maasai themselves, bedecked with brilliantly colored beads and cloths.

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Overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge

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Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day Five – Discover Lake Naivasha

Today our adventures begin with a morning game drive to finish exploring the majestic wildlife within Amboseli National Park. Upon finishing your game drive, enjoy a delicious breakfast and prepare to depart for Lake Naivasha, arriving in time for an afternoon lunch.

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There are a wide range of optional activities to choose from to finish out your day.

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Maybe a boat ride on the lake? How about an informative nature walk at Crescent Island discovering the unique wildlife that roams within it? Or you may wish to lounge by the pool admiring the view of zebras, giraffes ad waterbuck just outside the fence.

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Overnight at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge

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Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day Six – Explore Lake Nakuru

Today we travel to the exotic Lake Nakuru National Park located in the Great Rift Valley. After lunch an exciting game run is planned for the afternoon. The game in this park is plentiful and the magnificent bird watching will make a devotee out of even the most reluctant.

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The Park is a home to stunning flocks of lesser and Greater Flamingos, which literally turn the lake shores in to a magnificent pink stretch. The bird life here is world renown and over 400 bird species exist here, White Pelicans, Plovers, Egrets and Marabou Stork. It is also one of the very few places in Africa to see the white Rhino and rare Rothschild Giraffe.

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Overnight at Naivasha Sopa Lodge

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Evening game drive – 3.00 p.m. to 6.15 p.m.

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Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day Seven – Venture Into The Masai Mara

This morning we drive through the dramatic Great Rift Valley to the Masai Mara National Reserve. This enormous reserve is actually part of the vast Serengeti plains famously known for its spectacular great wildebeest’s migration and is home of the Big Five: Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo and Rhino.

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The Mara Game Reserve-one of the greatest wildernesses of the world. Large mammals are varied, and easy to see. Residents among the Parks are: Masai Giraffe, Buffalo, Eland and thousands of plain game including Impala, Zebra, Topi, both Thomson’s and grants Gazelles.

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Take your first glimpses of the vast savannah and wildlife on your way to the camp. Lunch at the camp and then depart on an afternoon game run. The Mara Game Reserve is one of the greatest wilderness areas of the world where large mammals are varied and easy to see.

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Overnight at Ashnil Tented Camp

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Evening game drive – 3.30 p.m. to 6.45 p.m.

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Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day Eight – Explore The Masai Mara

The search for great predators and perhaps even cubs continues today during extensive game runs. On the plains are enormous herds of grazing animals plus the elusive cheetah and leopard hiding amidst acacia boughs.

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Wake up to the sights and sounds of one of the world’s premier wildlife destinations. In the Masai Mara Reserve live 95 species of mammals and 570 species of birds; an impressive number, making this area an unique destination for game safaris, one of the best places in all of Africa.

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Overnight at Ashnil Tented Camp

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Full day game drive: 8.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

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Meal Plan Breakfast, Box Lunch & Dinner


Day Nine – Take Flight To Zanzibar

Return to Nairobi from the safari with the group and transfer to the airport directly for your flight to Zanzibar.

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Known as the Spice Island, the beautiful island of Zanzibar on Africa’s east coast is bursting with culture and history, seemingly at odds with its idyllic geography of white-sand beaches with palms swaying lazily in the sea breeze. Together this makes Zanzibar a fabulous place to explore as well as a dream to relax and unwind.

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On arrival, you are met in the airport by the hotel staff that transfers you to the hotel for check-in.

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Meal Plan:  Breakfast, lunch and dinner

 


Day Ten – Experience Zanzibar Island

Enjoy all of the interesting cultural and water sports activities the island has to offer or simply relax on the gorgeous white sand beach.

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Meal Plan:  Breakfast and dinner

 


Day Eleven – Back To The City

Based on the time of your international flight we will schedule your transfer and flight from Zanzibar accordingly.

Meal Plan:  Breakfast , lunch

 


Day Twelve – Arrive Home

ACCOMMODATIONS

Highlights of Kenya Safari

Nairobi:  Safari Park Hotel
Amboseli National Park:  Sopa Lodge
Lake Naivasha:  Sopa Lodge
Masai Mara National Reserve:  Ashnil Mara Tented Camp

Zanzibar Island:  Blue Bay Beach Resort

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