Embrace an East African safari tour that leaves you time to unwind! Enjoy balloon safaris over Kenya’s Masai Mara, then catch your breath on the magical spice islands of Zanzibar. Explore historical Stone Town and head out on a sunset dhow cruise, or go swimming with dolphins!
Laikipia in central Kenya offer exclusive nature and wildlife experiences far away from the beaten path and in diverse scenery – from the edge of the Great Rift Valley, to the peaks of snow-capped Mount Kenya, with vast plains and verdant grasslands, interspersed with rocky hills, rivers, and waterholes.
Activities At Tassia Lodge Game drives, game walks, Maasai Olympics and our cultural experience
Il Ngwesi: Game Drive, Bush Walks, Village Visit Experience stunning sightings of rhinos and prides of lion set against the evocative backdrop of majestic Mount Kenya on game drives in the Central Highlands. The best time for game drives is in the early mornings when the animals are particularly active and in the late afternoons when the sun paints incredible colors across the horizon. You could also enjoy nature walks and little hikes with an experienced naturalist and guide to stretch your legs. Experience the thrill of getting up-close with wildlife and discover the small wonders of nature. Sip on a bush sundowner to refresh yourself at the end of a long day, followed by bush dinners. Your tour will also include a visit to a local Maasai Village as well as a Rhino Sanctuary. You could also enjoy leisurely picnic breakfasts as you soak in the wild landscape surrounding you.
Classic Africa! The Masai Mara will fulfil your dreams with its iconic, endless African landscapes of golden grass dotted with picturesque acacia trees that is home to year-round wildlife viewing: cheetah, leopard, large prides of lions, elephants, giraffe, hyena, huge Nile crocodiles, frolicking hippos and many other species.
Encounter Mara: Game Drives, Bush Walks Enjoy wonderfully diverse game drives in the Masai Mara and the bordering exclusive Naboisho Conservancy. The best time for this is in the early morning when the animals are particularly active and in the late afternoon when the sun paints incredible colors on the horizon. You also have the opportunity for exciting night drives to observe rarely spotted nocturnal wildlife. In addition, enjoy wonderful bush walks with an experienced guide to stretch your legs, experience the thrill of getting up-close to wildlife and discover the small wonders of nature.
Game Drives at Kichwa Tembo Enjoy wonderfully diverse game drives in the Masai Mara and the bordering exclusive conservancy. The best time for this is in the early morning when the animals are particularly active and in the late afternoon when the sun paints incredible colors on the horizon. You also have the opportunity for exciting night drives to observe rarely spotted nocturnal wildlife. At an additional cost, you could also enjoy wonderful bush walks with an experienced guide to stretch your legs, experience the thrill of getting up close to wildlife, and discover the small wonders of nature.
Stone Town is a place of winding alleys, bustling bazaars, mosques and grand houses, whose original owners competed with each other over the extravagance of their dwellings, reflected in the beautiful brass-studded and carved wooden doors.
Zanzibar Night Market The Zanzibar Night Market! Watch the marvel of the transformation of this part of Zanzibar from a peaceful, slow paced area by day into a busy market by night. After sunset, the once quiet streets at the heart of Stone Town transform into a culinary playground. Chefs set up countless rows of food tables as hundreds of people stream in to add to the marvel. The tables are laden with Zanzibari pizza, huge falafels, sugar cane juice, enormous samosas, coconut bread, fresh seafood skewers and crepes laden with chocolate syrup. Join in the activities, sampling various mouth watering delicacies and get to hear of the inspiring stories behind the creative cuisine. Here culture meets history, as you experience the lasting history of Zanzibar as a historical trading centre.
Prices are in USD and exclude international flights. This trip price is based on low season rates for accommodation and other applicable services, and may change depending on availability, currency fluctuations and number of people traveling together. For high season prices, please contact us with your exact travel dates and preferences.
Accommodation (on a twin-sharing basis) on the indicated meal plan for 12 nights.
Economy flights for all sectors : Nairobi – Lewa, Lewa – Masai Mara, Masai Mara – Nairobi, Nairobi – Zanzibar
All activities as listed :
: Activities at Tassia Lodge
Laikipia – Community Reserves: Il Ngwesi: Game drive, bush walks, village visit
Masai Mara: Kichwa Tembo: Game drives, bush walks
Masai Mara: Encounter Mara: Game drives, bush walks
: Zanzibar Night Market
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East Africa: All national park and conservation fees as per your itinerary
East Africa: Flying Doctors emergency evacuation cover.
East Africa: Exclusive use of high quality and well maintained safari vehicle with professional English-speaking driver guide. Game drives may be shared with other guests of the lodge/camp, with maximum of 6 guests in the vehicle and guaranteed window seat for all passengers.
What our guests say about this trip
Enchanting Travels created an East African adventure for us that exceeded our wildest dreams! From the beginning of the trip planning phase with Corin to the last-minute confirmations with Florence, Enchanting’s team handled every detail of our trip professionally and seamlessly. Knowing that all of the logistics of our trip were in such competent and friendly hands allowed us to completely relax and enjoy ourselves along the way. We can’t wait for our next trip with Enchanting Travels!