Enchanting East Africa | African Travel

Kenya, Africa Safari, Giraffes

Enchanting East Africa Safari

11 days | Nairobi to Zanzibar

This Enchanting East Africa – a quintessential safari from African Travel – roams the game-rich grassy plains of Kenya’s Maasai Mara and Tanzania’s Serengeti in search of predators and prey. Unique locations and lodging are followed by a blissful seaside stay on the exotic island of Zanzibar.

This is a luxury bush and beach safari that roams the plains of the Maasai Mara, Serengeti and the spice island of Zanzibar. You’ll learn about new cultures, meet wildlife champions, and gain new skills.

African Travel is a leader in African safaris and offers a wealth of safari adventures, which can be customized to fit your travel type.

Trip Highlights

  • Explore the wildlife-rich plains of the Maasai Mara – Kenya’s premier game reserve and home to all of the big five.

  • Discover the spice island of Zanzibar – the perfect place to unwind at the end of a safari.

  • Experience the magic of the Serengeti, and enjoy direct access to the wildlife and bush from your luxury camp. Don’t miss the Bushcraft Challenge.

  • Enjoy an unparalleled experience with the giraffes vying for your attention at the breakfast table, the front door and even your bedroom window.

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Itinerary at a Glance

DAY 1: Arrive in Nairobi, Kenya

After a warm welcome, you’ll be driven to your exclusive boutique hotel, set in a private giraffe sanctuary within Nairobi. (D)

DAY 2: Nairobi

Share your breakfast with the resident Rothschild giraffe, as they pop their long necks through the windows in search of a treat. From encounters with the world’s tallest mammal to exploring local culture, there’s plenty to keep you entertained, both within the manor’s grounds and in the local area. (B, L, D) 

DAY 3: Nairobi / Maasai Mora

Fly to the fabulous Maasai Mara. Meet your ranger and take off on an afternoon drive. It is the presence of the Big Five and a huge supporting cast of wildlife that makes this safari memorable. Return to camp for sundowners and a sumptuous dinner (B, L, D)

DAY 4: Maasai Mara

Every day in the Masai Mara is different, with a never-ending showcase of untamed nature. Enjoy morning and afternoon game viewing in open safari vehicles. (B, L, D)

DAY 5: Maasai Mara

Get close to nature on a guided walk with your ranger and Maasai spotter. Learn about pangolin protection, big cat monitoring and how the camp supports a team of rhino rangers. (B, L, D)

DAY 6: Maasai Mara / Serengeti

After breakfast continue by air to Tanzania’s great Serengeti, where lions stroll, leopards lounge and giraffes, gazelles and Zebra keep a watchful eye on their surroundings. (B, L, D)

DAY 7: Serengeti

Explore the open plains of the Serengeti wilderness on early morning and late afternoon private game drives. Return to camp for a Bushcraft Challenge to learn about local survival skills, traditions and flora and fauna. Then enjoy an evening of good food and conversation.(B, L, D)

DAY 8: Serengeti/Zanzibar

Today you will fly off to the spice island of Zanzibar. The turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean and fragrant tropical air awaits your arrival. (B, D)

DAY 9: Zanzibar

The day is at leisure, to relax and enjoy the resort’s pool and spa facilities. Take a private tour through Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and browse the bustling markets. Sail to Prison Island on a traditional wooden dhow. (B, D)

DAY 10: Zanzibar

Enjoy another day at leisure on this magical island, where the fusion of Arab, African and European cultures has created a colorful tapestry of architecture and heritage. (B, D)

DAY 11: Zanzibar

Transfer to the airport for your ongoing flight arrangements. (B)

Giraffe Manor, Nairobi


Giraffe Manor | Nairobi, Kenya
Exclusive boutique hotel set in 12 acres of private land within an indigenous forest in Nairobi. The highlight at Giraffe Manor is its herd of resident Rothschild giraffe, sometimes poking their long necks into the windows in the hope of a treat, before retreating to their forest sanctuary.

Sala’s Camp | Maasai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya
A tented camp that combines tradition with comfort and understated luxury. Situated in the southern corner of Kenya’s mighty Maasai Mara Game Reserve close to the confluence of the Sand and Keekerok Rivers, it attracts teeming wildlife.

Roving Bushtops | Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
A semi-permanent camp situated in the heart of the Central Serengeti. Although, designed as a mobile safari camp, Roving Bushtops doesn’t compromise on indulgence.

Elewana Kilindi Zanzibar | Zanzibar, Tanzania
Luxury, boutique retreat set in a picturesque tropical garden with a secluded beachfront. The eastern-inspired domed pavilion suites are private sanctuaries with spectacular views over the Indian Ocean, each with a private veranda and personal plunge pool.

Dates and Pricing

Contact us for pricing and departure information. Prices vary based on group size and travel dates.


  • Before you Go Welcome Gift – Safari starter kit includes stylish bag, safari swag, and how-to guides on tipping, weather and travel
  • Dedicated US-based Safari Specialist
  • Choice of Meet & Greet Services ranging from basic airport transfers to VIP services
  • Five-star accommodations
  • Expert guide
  • Sightseeing activities specified in itinerary
  • Meals as noted on itinerary

About African Travel

As the longest established luxury safari operator focused exclusively on the African continent, African Travel, Inc. is dedicated to creating and providing the ultimate African experience. 

African Travel offers a broad range of trips and styles. Its dedicated team has lived and traveled extensively throughout the continent and shares their wealth of expertise on every safari vacation.

Customize your travel with one of these travel types:

Tailor Made –  Create your own bespoke travel experience, the most popular travel style.

Safari Vacation Packages – Small group departures of 10 to 14 nights that are limited to no more than 12 guests.

Group Safaris – Perfect for a group of family and friends.

Contact us to learn more about safari tours with African Travel.

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