Zanzibar Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF AFRICA 888

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Day 1:

Upon arrival into Kigali airport very late, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. overnight Hotel Beausejour, located 5 minutes from the airport.

Buffalo herd

Day 2:

Today we will transfer you to the Mille Colline hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Why not begin exploring Kigali or you can simply relax and enjoy the hotel facilities before your gorilla adventure begins. Overnight - Kigali - Mille Colline hotel

Bird coming in to land

Day 3:

This morning take a historical city tour of Kigali including the moving Memorial Centre (Genocide Museum) and craft centres. Stop for lunch at one of the city’s many upscale restaurants before you will drive north to Ruhengeri at the foothills of the Virungas for sight inspection of some lodges. Thereafter proceed to your hotel the Mountain Gorilla view Lodge (FB)

Lion in Amboseli National Park

Day 4:

It’s an early start this morning for our journey to Volcanoes National Park where we join a gorilla tracking group. After a briefing by the trackers we head into the forest in search of mountain gorillas. As we weave through the forest’s lush vegetation, the experienced trackers will teach you about how they track them and the behavioural habits of these gentle giants. Once the gorillas have been found we’ll be able to spend an hour with them before it will be time to leave. There will be the opportunity to enjoy a meal before driving back to Kigali for the evening. Overnight - Kigali - MILLE COLLINES Hotel.

Taking it easy

Day 5: - Nairobi

Today marks the end of your visit to Rwanda. After breakfast you will be transferred to international airport in time for your flight to Nairobi. Arriving here, our local driver is on hand to collect you for transfer to the hotel. (OVERNIGHT Nairobi Safari Club)

Local market

Day 6: Nairobi - Masai Mara N.P.

Leaving the city behind us we drive to Kenya's famous Masai Mara. the setting for the Great Migration, countless wildlife documentaries and, of course, the Big 5. The Masai Mara is the highlight of any safari. We arrive at the lodge before lunch and spend some time relaxing before we head out on an evening game drive. Once back at the lodge we can grab a drink and round off another excellent day by enjoying the sunset over the park.

Lion in the Masai Mara

Days 7-8: Masai Mara N.P.

The next 3 days we have an early start as we get up at sunrise hoping to catch the animals at their most active. After our game drive, breakfast is served overlooking the gardens and the park. Following this we can spend the morning relaxing or heading to a Masai Village to get a better understanding of their culture and way of life. Following lunch, in the late afternoon, we have one final leisurely game drive that can include sunset if you wish.

Masai warrior jumping

Day 9: Masai Mara N.P. - Zanzibar

Today we drive to Nairobi and then catch a flight to Zanzibar. Arriving here, our local driver is on hand to transfer you to your hotel.

Days 10-12: Zanzibar

Spend the next two days at leisure, relaxing on the beautiful white sands and soaking up the sunshine. For those feeling active, there's a wide range of excursions available locally. Perhaps opt for a spot of snorkelling or scuba diving to see the incredible coral reefs teeming with exotic fish and perhaps the odd dolphin in the azure waters.

Day 13: Zanzibar

Sadly your journey has come to an end, we will transfer you to the airport in time for your flight home.

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