Mara Zanzibar Adventure

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Cost Includes
10 person group and above will be accompanied by Trip Leader/Tour Director.
Accommodation with meals as specified on the itinerary.
All Activity/Land cruiser with pop up roof for game viewing /photography.
Park entry fees/ conservation fees
Services of a professional English speaking driver/guide.
Drinking water during game drives

Cost Excludes
Visas, International and Airport taxes
Extension flight to Zanzibar.
Gratuities
Drinks, dining room tips, porterage
Personal travel, baggage and medical insurance
Telephone, laundry and any items of a personal nature
PCR Test

DAY 1:
Upon your arrival at Jomo Kenyatta Airport you will be picked up and transferred to Tamarind Tree Hotel for check in. Overnight at Tamarind Tree hotel. Bed and Breakfast

DAY 2:
After breakfast at the Tamarind tree Hotel , we will depart for the Masai Mara.
Travelling through the Great Rift Valley, we will make two stops before reaching the Mara. The first stop will be at Rift Valley viewpoint. If we are lucky enough to have a clear sky, you will see the breathtaking overview of the entire Rift Valley open before you. Second stop will be at Narok for a washroom break and then on to Zebra Plains for lunch.
The Masai Mara is famous for Elephants, Cheetah, Leopard, Lions, Zebras, Wildebeest and Topis. If the timing is right and we are incredibly lucky, we could view the great migration when huge herds of Wildebeest migrate together with Zebra all while being pursued by their predators. Mara also has huge Crocodiles and Hippos which may be seen. Upon arrival at Zebra Plains Tented Camp we will check in and have lunch.

1500hrs afternoon game viewing in the Masai Mara.

1800hrs Dinner at Zebra Plains.

Overnight at Zebra Plains Tented Camp Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

DAY 3:
After breakfast we will depart for a full day of game viewing in the world famous Masai Mara, which is designated as the 8th natural wonder of the world. Lunch will be served while on safari. Overnight at Zebra Plains Tented Camp. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 4:

After breakfast we depart for a morning game viewing in Masai Mara game reserve returning back at the Camp for lunch after which we depart for an afternoon game drive. We arrive back at the Camp for dinner.

Overnight at Zebra plains Tented camp Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

DAY 5:
We start with an early breakfast, check out and departure for Nairobi, arriving in time for lunch at Pampa Grill Restaurant.

We will then be dropped off at the airport for our Kenya Airways flight to Zanzibar. Upon arrival in Zanzibar we will be picked up and transferred to Maru Maru Hotel by our local guide during our stay in Zanzibar. Check in and dinner at Maru Maru.

Overnight at Maru Maru Hotel. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 6:

After breakfast scheduled for about 900hrs, we depart for a Spice Tour which will last approximately two hours. There will be great opportunities to taste organically grown fruits which are in season as well sample spices like cinnamon, cardamon, black pepper and more. A great chance to learn more about the specifics involved in growing, harvesting, packaging, intensive labour and market selling.

To allow flexibility in your choice of activities, you will pay directly for your own lunch at Lukmaan Restaurant, a local establishment. The cost will be pocket friendly.
Return to Maru Maru Hotel.

OPTIONAL:
Afternoon cooking lessons within stone town restaurant.
Learn more about Swahili local cuisine.
$30 per person direct payment.

At 1800hrs we will take a very short walk to a Capetown Fish Market for our Dinner.
The restaurant is known for it’s feast of flavours, including a great variety of fresh seafood. For those who do not wish seafood, the menu offers an extensive list of choices.

Overnight at Maru Maru Hotel. Breakfast and Dinner (Lunch at guests expense)

DAY 7 :

0900hrs we have breakfast then depart for an excursion to Prison Island. We will begin our half day excursion with a 30 minute boat ride to Prison Island, home to
Giant Land Tortoises who were originally brought from the Seychelles by Greek sailors .

The island was first known as Changu Island but renamed because of the prison building which was constructed in 1893. Upon arrival at Prison Island, we will visit the historical prison and see the Giant Tortoises first hand. The tour will last a minimum of 2 hours.

We again board our boat for a 30 minute ride and arrive back at Maru Maru for Lunch.
After lunch you have approximately 2 hours to yourself. You may wish to visit the rooftop pool for a swim or lounge to enjoy the view of the surrounding stone town.
For our last evening in Zanzibar, we set out at 1700hrs for a Sunset Dinner Cruise.
On a traditional local wooden Dhow we will enjoy a lovely dinner with fantastic views of the stone town.


Our evening will be filled with the music of a live band playing traditional Swahili music. Our meal will include finger foods, a mix of Swahili dishes and seafood all cooked in different styles as well as wine and beer. Overnight at Maru Maru Hotel
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 8:

After breakfast, we check out will be transported to the airport for our return flight to Nairobi on Kenyan Airways. Breakfast