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Masai Mara & Zanzibar Safari Holiday

Kenya & Tanzania

Explore the Masai Mara and Ol Pejeta Conservancy before relaxing alongside the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean in Zanzibar, staying in idyllic private camps. This trip is well suited to families with younger kids. Children will be taught by the local Masai to use bows and arrows, bead making, and how to make a fire.

Kenya Masai Mara Zanzibar Safari
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why book this trip


  • Explore the home of 'Big Cat Diary' in Kenya's Masai Mara.
  • Discover one of Kenya's greatest wildlife success stories and one of the last remaining strongholds of Kenya's rhino population in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy Wildlife.
  • Witness the incredible biodiversity of the Masai Mara ecosystem whilst staying in private conservancies away from the crowds of the main Mara reserve.
  • Learn from local Masai and participate in interactive experiences.
  • Take time for some total relaxation on the turquoise waters of the spice island of Zanzibar.


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Day 1: Arrive Nairobi

Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be met by one of our representatives who will drive you to your accommodation. The rest of the day is yours to relax after your flight.

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Day 2: Nairobi – Ol Pejeta

You will be met at Nairobi International Airport and transferred to Nairobi Wilson airport in time for your internal flight to the Laikipia Plateau. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your lodge in the Ol Pejeta conservancy.

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Days 3 - 4: Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Ol Pejeta Conservancy is renowned for its sightings of black rhino, elephants, lion, cheetah, grazing herds, leopards and is an excellent place for you and your family to spend on safari. Explore the wilderness by morning, evening and night game drives and game walks.

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Day 5: Laikipia Plateau - Masai Mara

After breakfast, you will be picked up from Ol Pejeta Safari Cottages and game driven to the airstrip for your flight to the Masai Mara. Upon arrival, you'll be transferred to Mara North Conservancy where you'll enjoy your first evening activity in this wildlife-rich area.

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Days 6 - 7: Mara North Conservancy

Enjoy your days exploring this wonderful part of the Mara North Conservancy on shared game drives with your professional guide. Because you are staying in one of the Conservancies, night drives and walking safaris are also available.

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Day 8: Masai Mara - Zanzibar

Enjoy your days exploring this wonderful part of the Mara North Conservancy on shared game drives with your professional guide. Because you are staying in one of the Conservancies, night drives and walking safaris are also available.

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Days 9 - 11: Exploring Zanzibar

Take this time to relax on the spice island of Zanzibar. Its rich history, culture and marine life ensure there is plenty to do including snorkelling, sailing out to the local reef, kayaking, village visits, spice tours, visits to Stone Town or the red-colobus monkey colony in Jozani Forest.

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Day 12: Depart Zanzibar

Today, at a time to be advised locally, you will be collected for your private transfer to Zanzibar International Airport. On arrival at the airport, you will be assisted to check in for your onward flight home. Please note that check out from the hotel is in the morning.

KEN St Kenya Masai Mara Wildebeest Migration Shutterstock Jurgen Vogt

Travel throughout August and September to witness the great migration in the Masai Mara as part of your itinerary.

Rolling savannah hills cut through dark green riverine forest areas, making this the perfect habitat for a whole host of wildlife, and the rich grasslands support the herds. Their arrival means a time of plenty for the big cats, and you are almost guaranteed some action.

Read more about the Great Migration

Why Natural World Safaris for your Kenya Safari?

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Wildlife Specialists

Wildlife remains our primary focus. We ensure your accommodation is carefully selected as the very best place to stay for front-row wildlife spectacles for the time of the year you are travelling. We want you to experience wild Kenya at its very best, listening out at night for the saw-like grunt of a leopard, or the deep bone trembling roar of lions.

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Wealth of Experience

Natural World Safaris has a long-established pedigree in Africa, starting in 2005 after our CEO and Founder Will Bolsover had spent many years guiding on the continent. We maintain close relationships with our partners on the ground, from lodge owners to frontline conservationists, affording you access and opportunities that nobody else can match.

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Tailored Safaris

Share your interests with our Destination Specialists and we will match you with our in-country experts, providing you with nothing but the best access and highly experienced wildlife trackers and guides. Our Kenya safari holidays are meticulously planned to be seamless in terms of quality and service, with private transfers available throughout.

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