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Travel Wild Africa's 13 day/12 night Connoisseur Safari (Kenya & Zanzibar by air)

11 Nights

Nairobi, Chyulu Hills National Park, Lewa Conservancy, Olare Motorogi Conservancy and Paje


Hemingways Nairobi, a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the world, is an elegant boutique hotel situated in Nairobi's Karen residential area with magnificent views of the nearby Ngong hills. Sensitively designed for the discerning business and leisure traveller, Hemingways Nairobi offers the full facilities expected in a modern day luxury boutique hotel. The hotel offers forty-five luxury suites which include the Hemingways suite, The Blixen suite, 19 Executive rooms and 24 deluxe rooms. The Hemingways Nairobi Brasserie serves classic dishes and the very best of local and international cuisine and is open everyday for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner.


Ol Donyo Lodge is located on the Maasai-owned Mbirikani Group Ranch, comprising of 275,000 acres of wilderness between Amboseli and Tsavo National Parks and bordering Chyulu Hills National Park. This stunningly beautiful area is incredibly diverse, and often has spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro. The 16-bed lodge is a harmonious blend of contemporary and rustic, merging the landscape into each suite. Designed for a wide appeal, the lodge is a perfect getaway for families, honeymooners or multi-generational groups. What makes it a standout is its notable variety of activities – from cultural visits, good quality wildlife viewing, hiking, horseback riding and mountain biking – ol Donyo Lodge is a place to feel Africa, and get out from behind the wheel. Add to this the lodge’s creature comforts of fine dining, massage, infinity pool, star beds and multiple lounges, and it is a place to relax and unwind for days.


Lewa Wilderness is one of Kenya’s oldest private safari experiences. For forty years guests have been coming to this remarkable region to be part of an adventure like no other. Those four decades have seen that passion passed down through the Craig family who proudly continue to run Lewa Wilderness today.

Lewa Wilderness is one of the original family homes and is still home to Will and Emma Craig. Guests can relax by the fire in the cozy sitting room and share meals around a long banquet table in the open-air dining room. Natural springs, home-raised livestock, and a 5-acre organic garden are transformed by skilled chefs into incredible, healthy and delicious food.

There are ten comfortable thatched cottages with spacious en suite bathrooms, fireplaces in the sitting areas and verandahs.

Activities to take part in while staying at Lewa Wilderness include game drives, game walks, go on a camel safari, horseback riding, visit the nearby Ngare Ndare Forest and waterfall and fly in a chartered plane over forests, herds of game and treetops. There is a very good chance of seeing all of the “Big Five” and Lewa is one of the only game parks where visitors are almost guaranteed to see the endangered black and white rhinos.


Mara Plains Camp is a one-of-a-kind, seven tent camp located in the private 35,000-acre Olare Motorogi Conservancy, on the northern boundary of the Maasai Mara National Reserve. This intimate tented camp blends the finest wildlife viewing with outstanding hospitality and guiding. No other camp offers the extensive traversing area of Mara Plains Camp, with access to a total of 100,000 acres of private conservancy land as well as the world-renowned Masai Mara, home to the Great Migration. Olare Motorogi Conservancy has an incredible density of big cats and only one guest bed per 350 acres, leaving the land unadulterated for the wildlife to roam and thrive. By day and night, the camp is a sanctuary for resident species, including many of the Maasai Mara’s 300 bird species. After dark, larger mammals frequent the camp and Maasai warriors escort guests to and from their rooms. Hippos snorting and leopards barking often provide the night’s chorus. The camp itself has only seven tents, each with deep canvas canopied ceilings, rough-hewn wood floors and accents of East Africa’s rich safari history. Each guest tent comes with Swarovski binoculars and a professional Canon camera and lenses.


A boutique eco-luxury resort located on the front of the pristine sands of Paje Beach, Zanzibar, the resort counts 11 luxury villas (1500 square metres of plot each, a butler service, indoor and outdoor bathrooms and separate living room) with a focus on privacy, space and serenity. The resort also includes 3 Cinnamon Rooms.

Amenities include a restaurant, bars, spa, a children’s playground and a luxury kite surfing centre. Ideal for honeymooners (especially our beachfront villas), families (2 bedroom and 5 bedroom villas), Zanzibar White Sand Luxury Villas & Spa is family-owned and operated by a passionate team who promise an authentic, generous and unique experience with a personal touch. In April 2017, Zanzibar White Sand Luxury Villas & Spa became the first Tanzanian property to join the prestigious label Relais & Chateaux, joined by our common values and ambitions to share the arts of living, while preserving local culture and diversity, our respect for the culinary arts and to provide a genuine, humane experience of luxury hospitality. Opened in 2014, we are proud of the feedback from travellers (9.4 rating) and strive to deliver an upscale experience of barefoot luxury in the magical place that is Zanzibar.

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