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family focused safari that includes animal tracking, thrilling 4×4 game drives in the Mara’s big cat country and playing on the paradise beaches of Zanzibar, this 14 night Kenya and Zanzibar family adventure stays in a great collection of family friendly properties as you travel from the stunning Laikipia Plateau, to the plains of the Maasai Mara and end on the tropical island of Zanzibar.
Day 1: London to Nairobi
Fly overnight from the UK to Nairobi (via Doha).
Day 2: Nairobi National Park
On arrival you will be met and transferred to Nairobi National Park to spend 1 night in 2 stable rooms at Ololo Safari Lodge, a traditional farmhouse well removed from the city offering great hospitality and the perfect surroundings to relax after your flight – a great start to any Kenya safari!
Enjoy an afternoon game drive in the park.
Day 3: Nairobi NP to Laikipia
This morning you will be collected and transferred to Wilson Domestic Airport to board your light aircraft flight to Nanyuki. The gateway to the Laikipia Plateau you will head 1 hour into this beautiful region to spend 3 nights in a family cottage at El Karama Lodge, an award winning eco lodge with a cosy home from home atmosphere, stunning location and excellent hospitality.
Day 4 & 5: Laikipia Plateau
Two full days of safari in Laikipia – packed with wildlife the activities at El Karama include 4×4 game drives, night drives, walking safaris, birding safaris & ranch excursions.
With an ethos to remove the distractions of modern technology and bring children (and adults) back to nature, El Karama has a great programme for children including how to collect and make sculptures with termite clay, how to track and make tracks using plaster casts, how to fish with hand lines and much more.
Day 6: Laikipia to Maasai Mara
Following an early activity and breakfast you will be transferred back to Nanyuki to catch your light aircraft direct to the Maasai Mara where you will continue your safari with 2 nights in the family tented suite at Kandili Camp, an owner run gem only a short distance from the famous Leopard Gorge, Kandili offers an authentic personalised safari with a team of excellent Maasai guides.
Day 7: Maasai Mara
Full day of safari in the Maasai Mara! An incredible game viewing area you will have your own private 4×4 vehicle to search out the big game with your maasai guide! Want to add-in a balloon safari? We design all our holidays from scratch so call 01273 923100 and let’s start designing your Kenya family holiday today.
Days 8: Maasai Mara to Zanzibar (via Nairobi)
Following a final morning game drive and breakfast in the bush you will transfer to the airstrip for your light aircraft flight to Nairobi. After some lunch in the capital you will head to the International Airport for your flight to Zanzibar, heading to the southeast coast to end your adventure with 6 nights in a 3 bedroom family villa at Unguja Lodge.
An owner-run gem, this small beach hotel sits on secluded beach on the southwest coast, has a lovely laid back atmosphere and very personalised service. Stay 6 pay 5 special
Day 9 to 13: Zanzibar southwest Coast
Five full days to relax, enjoy the Indian Ocean and explore the island. Unguja is a pretty laid back spot with a lovely beach and pool but the team are on hand if you want to arrange some snorkeling or diving excursions.
We can also arrange a huge variety of excursions on the island such as spice tours, cooking tours, wildlife tours to Jozani forest, dolphin tours and even a ghost walking tour of Stone Town! To get the detailed low-down on Zanzibar activities and excursions, call us on 01273 923100.
Days 14: Zanzibar to UK (via Doha)
After a final relaxing morning on the beach you will transfer back to Zanzibar Airport for your International flight back to the UK (via Doha).
Day 15: Home
Welcome home….(beat that Mum and Dad!)
This Family Kenya Safari & Zanzibar holiday idea costs from £16,196 per family (based a family of 4 with children aged 5 -11 years) and includes International flights (price based on London), internal flights, all accommodation on a sharing basis (as outlined above), 6 night full-board safari + activities on safari (drinks also included at Ololo & El Karama), 6 nights half-board on the beach, all park fees and all transfers.
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