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East Africa Safari inspired by Conde Naste

East Africa Safari inspired by Conde Naste | African Safaris with Taga

There are some experiences that are simply so extraordinary that they become iconic

East Africa Safari inspired by Conde Naste | African Safaris with Taga
East Africa Safari inspired by Conde Naste | African Safaris with Taga
East Africa Safari inspired by Conde Naste | African Safaris with Taga
East Africa Safari inspired by Conde Naste | African Safaris with Taga
East Africa Safari inspired by Conde Naste | African Safaris with Taga
East Africa Safari inspired by Conde Naste | African Safaris with Taga
East Africa Safari inspired by Conde Naste | African Safaris with Taga
East Africa Safari inspired by Conde Naste | African Safaris with Taga
East Africa Safari inspired by Conde Naste | African Safaris with Taga
East Africa Safari inspired by Conde Naste | African Safaris with Taga

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*Note: Prices quoted are per person sharing and may vary from season to season. Please see all Rates below.

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Overview

There are some experiences that are simply so extraordinary that they become iconic – places that you can’t imagine not visiting when traveling to a certain region, where coming back always feels like coming home. We are honored that, for many of you, some of our lodges and camps in East Africa have become places just like these, recognized as the best by the world’s most discerning travelers, year after year. Motivated by your feedback, we have put together your most loved East Africa safari, featuring all those perennial &Beyond favorites that regularly appear in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. Traversing Kenya and Tanzania’s best known safari landscapes, this is the African adventure that our guests come back to over and over again, whether to catch the thundering herds of East Africa’s spectacular Great Migration or to enjoy the wealth of resident wildlife and the magnificent scenery throughout the remainder of the year.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE ITINERARY:

  • Exploring the renowned Masai Mara and Serengeti on exhilarating Big Five game drives
  • Peering over the edge of the world’s largest intact caldera in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area
  • Tucking into a mouth-watering breakfast, in the company of giraffes
  • Marvelling at the opportunity to witness the awe-inspiring Great Migration
  • Meeting the engaging Maasai people

MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR ADVENTURE:

  • Spoil yourself with a hot air balloon safari during your stay — the experience of floating almost silently over the Mara or Serengeti should not be missed!
  • Indulge in a soothing massage or sit down to a scrumptious picnic next to the Mara River
  • End your safari adventure with a few days relaxing on &Beyond Mnemba island

SPECIALLY CREATED FOR:

  • Keen safari-goers
  • Avid photographers
  • First time Africa travellers
  • Wildlife enthusiasts

East Africa Safari inspired by Conde Naste

Itinerary

Day 1
On arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport you will be assisted through immigration by one of our representatives who will assist with luggage collection and assist you through customs. Thereafter you will be handed over to our &Beyond team, who will drive you into vibrant Nairobi. With its stately façade, elegant interior, verdant green gardens, sunny terraces and delightful courtyards, Giraffe Manor makes you feel like you are walking into the film Out of Africa.

Spend your 1 night stay at Giraffe Manor in a Standard Room with ensuite bathroom. Your stay includes all meals, house wines, house soft drinks, house beers, house spirits, laundry, wi-fi, entrance to the AFEW Giraffe Centre, transportation around the Karen Langata area (within the check-in and check-out times) and return airport transfers.

Recommended activities (at additional cost):

  • Karen Blixen and Nairobi National Museum
  • Adopt an Elephant

Giraffe Manor
Giraffe Manor is an elegant, personally hosted, small and exclusive hotel, famous for its resident herd of giraffe. Giraffe Manor offers a rich blend of welcoming accommodation, highly trained and friendly staff. It is the only place in the world where you can enjoy the breathtaking experience of feeding and photographing a giraffe over the breakfast table or at the front door.

Day 2 – 3
After an early breakfast, you will be driven to Wilson Airport, where you will board a flight to Kichwa Airstrip. On arrival, you will be welcomed by a member of the team from &Beyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp, who will drive you to the camp.

Delight in your 2 night stay at andBeyond Kichwa Tembo Masai Mara Tented Camp in a superior view tent with ensuite bathroom with shower only. Your stay includes accommodation, three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirit and beers, teas and coffees, refreshments on game drives, two scheduled game drives per day, return Kichwa Tembo airstrip transfers and emergency medical evacuation insurance.

Park fees are included.

Included activities:

  • Game drives
  • Guided Walks

Recommended activities (at additional cost):

  • Sundowner Cocktails
  • Morning Balloon Safari
  • Maasai Village Visit
  • Night Game Drives
  • Bush Breakfast
  • Bush Dinner
  • Maasai Dance
  • Explore the Mara on Horseback

andBeyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp
Steeped in the aura of classical safari, andBeyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp boasts 12 classic tents and 28 superior tents. Set into the dense vegetation that surrounds the Sabaringo River, the classic tents reflect the spirit of explorers of old. Comfortable interiors offer a traditional tented safari experience while secluded private verandas offer a shady spot to while the afternoon away. The generously sized swimming pool is set among the trees and surrounded by lush lawns and spectacular views. Opening up onto incredible Masai Mara views, the guest areas feature cosy split-level spaces decorates in a palette of stone and taupe. Celebrating the romance and nostalgia of the Mara, a double-storey bar and lounge area feature oversized windows with spectacular panoramas. The split-level dining area has been designed around an interactive kitchen and vegetable garden, making food an integral part of the safari experience.

WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT ANDBEYOND KICHWA TEMBO TENTED CAMP

  • All vegetables and herbs are plucked straight from the lodge’s organic vegetable garden, which is part of the interactive kitchen.
  • After an exhilarating day of game viewing, ask your hosts to serve your dinner on the lawns and unwind under a star-strewn sky.
  • Join a Maasai warrior under a tree and listen to his mesmerising stories of the local culture.

Day 4 – 5
Depart the Masai Mara on a flight to Migori Airstrip, where you be welcomed and driven to Tarime, where you will cross the border into Tanzania to board another flight to the Serengeti National Park.

Situated in the Western Serengeti, the Grumeti area offers an unmatched wildlife experience. Lying right in the path of the Great Migration and its dramatic river crossings, it is also home to exceptional resident game year round.

Expect adventure during your 2 night stay at andBeyond Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp in a Flamboyant Tent with ensuite bathroom with open air shower. Your stay includes three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, scheduled safari activities, refreshments on game drives and laundry.

Included activities:

  • Game drives

Recommended activities (at additional cost):

  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Lake Victoria Full Day Trip

andBeyond Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp
Inspired by Tanzania’s annual Great Migration, andBeyond Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp is situated near one of the most famous fording points used by the wildebeest as the cross the Grumeti River in an area that is home to exceptional year-round resident wildlife. Rustic yet sophisticated, the intimate tents combine hues of natural grey with accents of natural stone and bone. All ten of the tented suites look out onto the Grumeti River and its resident pods of hippo, while sliding doors open out onto shaded private decks. Stone shower towers are open to the sun and stars. Two of the tents have been designed to cater for families travelling together and share and an enclosed entrance lobby that can allows easy access between the tents while maintaining complete privacy. A dramatic boma is the setting for open-air dinners with delicious food prepared in traditional stone ovens. A rim-flow swimming pool looks out onto the banks of the river.

WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT ANDBEYOND GRUMETI SERENGETI TENTED CAMP

  • Be sure to try one of the camp’s famously delicious pizzas at lunch time – as a guest once said, “The pizzas at Grumeti rival those I get at home in Naples!”
  • Enjoy a leisurely lunch on the pool deck overlooking four different pods of resident hippo grunting and splashing about. This is some of the best hippo viewing in Tanzania!
  • Sip a refreshing sundowner on Masira Hill. This beautiful spot overlooks two different plains of the vast Serengeti, and, on a clear day, you can even see Lake Victoria in the distance.

Day 6 – 7
Enjoy an early morning breakfast before being driven to the Grumeti Airstrip, where you will board a flight to Lobo Airstrip. Upon landing, you will be collected for a scenic game drive to &Beyond Klein’s Camp.

Explore and discover during your 2 night stay at andBeyond Kleins Camp in an intimate Cottage with ensuite bathroom with shower only. Your stay includes three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, scheduled safari activities, refreshments on game drives and laundry.

Included activities:

  • Game drives
  • Bush walks
  • Night game drive

Recommended activities (at additional cost):

  • Visit to Cultural Authentic Maasai Boma

andBeyond Klein’s Camp
Perched on the edge of the Kuka Hills, andBeyond Klein’s Camp features intimate safari accommodation – just ten cottages of local stone and makuti, with rich wooden floors and classic interiors. Each cottage has an ensuite bathroom and private veranda with breathtaking views over the surrounding valley. A diversity of resident wildlife, including huge elephant herds, can be viewed from everywhere in camp – even the kitchen boasts unforgettable views. The camp has a large, beautifully furnished bar and sitting area, a sparkling swimming pool, and a Safari Shop featuring locally-made Maasai crafts. Fresh vegetables picked from the Camp’s shamba (an organic African garden) create wholesome Pan African dishes. Dinners are served in the main dining area, which is graced by a large open fireplace, or enjoyed in a spectacular clearing deep in the heart of the African bush.

WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT ANDBEYOND KLEIN’S CAMP

  • Ask your guide to take you on a walk behind the Camp, up the escarpment. At one point along the way, you can see the Masai Mara to the north, the Serengeti to the west, and the &Beyond Klein’s Camp wilderness concession to the south.
  • Enjoy a leisurely lunch in the camp’s shamba (vegetable garden), where lettuce, spinach, peppers, cucumbers, avocadoes, lemons, and a selection of herbs all grow. You can literally ‘pick’ your own salad and the chef will prepare you the most mouth-wateringly fresh lunch.

Day 8 – 9
Enjoy an early morning game drive and a wholesome breakfast before being driven back to the airstrip for a flight to &Beyond Serengeti Under Canvas.

Thrill in the excitement of safari during your 2 night stay at andBeyond Serengeti Under Canvas in a Bedouin style tent with ensuite bathroom with outside bucket shower. Your stay includes three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees and laundry.

Included activities:

  • Game Drives

Recommended activities (at additional cost):

  • Hot Air Ballooning (Only when in Seronera / Serengeti South Grumeti regions)
  • Lake Victoria Full Day Trip (Only available in Grumeti region)
  • Olduvai Gorge & Shifting Sands Tour (Only available in the Ndutu region)

andBeyond Serengeti Under Canvas
andBeyond Serengeti Under Canvas reaches far beyond the bounds of the traditional Tanzanian safari – the sumptuously luxurious tented, seasonal camps move around the Serengeti year round, bringing guests within range of the Great Migration. When the Migration crosses over into Kenya, the camps remain in the remote, beautiful corners of the Serengeti, renowned for excellent resident game. The two intimate camps feature just eight ensuite safari tents each, carefully positioned in exclusive semi-permanent campsites in the Serengeti National Park. Booked on a nightly basis, each luxury ensuite mobile tent boasts a comfortable double bed, ensuite bathroom, separate w.c. and bucket shower – this is the ultimate in luxury camping. The guest areas comprise comfortable tents for dining, meeting for a pre-dinner drink, or just for whiling the time away between safaris – complete with private butler service, delicious home-baked meals, and traditional bush dinners served under the stars.

WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT ANDBEYOND SERENGETI UNDER CANVAS

  • Have a private dinner in your tent — the peace of the Serengeti can’t be beaten!
  • Ask your ranger to tell you a local story around the camp fire — he’ll have you spellbound.

Day 10 – 11
Enjoy an early morning game drive, followed by a delicious breakfast, before being driven back to the airstrip for a flight to Manyara Airstrip. On arrival, you will be welcomed by a member of the &Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge team, who will drive you to the lodge.

Indulge and explore at andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge during your 2 night stay in a Suite with ensuite bathroom with bath and shower. Your stay includes three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, scheduled safari activities, refreshments on game drives and laundry.

Included activities:

  • Game Drives

Recommended activities (at additional cost):

  • Olduvai Gorge & Shifting Sands Tour
  • African Drummers
  • Empakai Crater Hike
  • Lake Eyasi Walk
  • Crater View Walk
  • Hadzabe Bushmen Experience
  • Private Sundowners on the Rim
  • Rose Petal Dinner
  • Private Dinner in the Wine Store

andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Perched on the edge of the Crater rim, andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge’s sumptuous safari suites present breath-taking views. Inspired in design by the Maasai mud and stick manyatta (homestead), this is without doubt one of the most architecturally spectacular safari lodges in Africa. Three separate and intimate camps are reminiscent of a bygone era totalling just 30 suites in all. Steeped in romance, each stilted, handcrafted mud and thatch suite is adorned with graceful antiques and grand chandeliers. The bedroom, sitting room and ensuite bathroom boast floor-to-ceiling glass windows, overlooking the magnificent Crater below. Ensuite bathrooms, with a centerpiece of red roses, feature huge showers and chandelier-lit bathtubs. Personal butlers discreetly tend to guests’ every need, bringing tea in bed, stoking fireplaces and drawing luxurious baths. Described as “Maasai meets Versailles”, each camp has its own guest sitting and dining areas and viewing decks. The domed dining room, with its grand fireplace, turns every meal into a special occasion.

WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT ANDBEYOND NGORONGORO CRATER LODGE

  • Spend an afternoon learning how to create beautiful Maasai beadwork with Papai, one of our Maasai Mamas.
  • Witness the resident zebra drinking from the water tap outside of the Safari Shop – they have taught themselves to open the tap themselves!
  • You absolutely have to try the Lodge’s famous fudge (our chefs will share the recipe if you like!)

Day 12
Today, we wave a fond farewell. After breakfast, you will be collected for your flight to Kilimanjaro International Airport, where you will board your flight home.

East Africa Safari inspired by Conde Naste

What's Included

What’s included:

  • VIP Meet and Greet service at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
  • Accommodation
  • All scheduled road transfers:
    Jomo Kenyatta International / Giraffe Manor / Wilson Airport
    Kichwa Airstrip / &Beyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp / Kichwa Airstrip
    Migori / Tarime
    Manyara Airstrip / &Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge / Manyara Airstrip
  • All scheduled flights:
    Wilson Airstrip / Kichwa Airstrip
    Kichwa Airstrip / Migori
    Tarime / Grumeti Airstrip
    Grumeti Airstrip / Lobo Airstrip
    Lobo Airstrip / &Beyond Serengeti Under Canvas
    &Beyond Serengeti Under Canvas / Manyara Airstrip
    Manyara Airstrip / Kilimanjaro Airport
  • National park fees / Conservancy fees
  • Crater fees at Ngorongoro Crater
  • Tanzania Tourism Development Levy
  • Emergency medical evacuation insurance

Notes:

  • This package is valid until 15 December 2018
  • &Beyond Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp is closed in April.
  • Rates are per person sharing per stay.
  • In high season a single supplement of 50% applies to all single rooms. During the remainder of the year, a single supplement of 25% applies to all single rooms at &Beyond lodges.
  • Single supplement only refers to the single room supplement. Single traveller supplement and child Rates will be quoted on request.
  • A group supplement may apply to bookings for more than 12 guests.
  • &Beyond may need to pass on flight cancellation or amendment costs in the event of cancellation or change in travel dates. No credits are permitted for flights not used.
  • Validity periods are as specified above – should a booking fall over two rate periods the rate will change and we reserve the right to re-quote.
  • The Fly Me Around East Africa offer is only valid for seven nights’ accommodation and costed on the Tanzania safari portion as the offer excludes &Beyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp.
  • Flights between Kenya and Tanzania may be routed via Tarime and Migori in peak season and via Wilson in low demand season at &Beyond’s discretion.
  • A minimum of 2 guests is required for flights between Kenya and Tanzania via Tarime and Migori in high season and a minimum of 4 guests in low season.
  • The rates quoted are subject to change without prior warning if there are any increases in bed levies, park fees, fuel, sales tax or VAT, third-party services or any other circumstances beyond our control in the countries featured in this quote.
  • Certain activities may only apply at specific properties.
  • &Beyond trading terms apply.
  • Additional suggested activities not included in the rate.

East Africa Safari inspired by Conde Naste

Rates

ValidityPer Person Sharing
1 Jan – 28 Feb ‘18USD 9 543
1 - 31 Mar '18; 21 - 31 May '18; 1 Oct - 15 Dec '18USD 8 375
1 Jun - 30 Sep '18USD 11 575
OUR TREAT
Fly me around East Africa – Free inter-camp flights

Enquiries

East Africa Safari inspired by Conde Naste

Tour Type

Luxury Safari

Countries Visited

Kenya | Tanzania

Can be Customised

Yes

Departures

Daily

Solo Travellers

Yes

Ages

All