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Luxury Small Group Journeys

Family Kenya & Tanzania Safari 2017


12 Days from $11,395

Limited to 18 guests

Introduce your family to the magic of East Africa, as you tour an elephant orphanage, set out on thrilling game drives, meet a Maasai village elder and enjoy kid-friendly fun led by a Young Explorers Guide.

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Experience the best of Kenya and Tanzania's national parks and game reserves on this inspiring itinerary, specially created for families

Travel with an A&K Young Explorers Guide who arranges a wide variety of captivating activities for all ages

Discover Africa's astounding diversity, including the iconic "Big Five," with A&K's expert driver-guides in our own custom-made vehicles with a window seat for every guest

See young elephants lovingly interact with doting handlers at Daphne Sheldrick's Baby Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi and hand feed Rothschild giraffes at the Giraffe Center

Visit a Maasai village and meet with a village elder to learn about the traditions of these nomadic people

Itinerary at a Glance

DAY 1:
Arrive Nairobi, Kenya
DAY 2:
Nairobi | Magical Meetings with Resident Wildlife
DAY 3:
Amboseli National Park | Game and Mountain Vistas
DAY 4:
Amboseli National Park | Mountainside Sightings
DAY 5:
Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania | On the Caldera’s Rim
DAY 6:
Ngorongoro Crater | Entering the Lost World
DAY 7:
Serengeti National Park | In Ancient Footsteps
DAY 8:
Serengeti National Park | Iconic Safari Quarry
DAY 9:
Masai Mara Game Reserve | Wildlife Revealed
DAYS 10-11:
Masai Mara Game Reserve | Days of Discovery
DAY 12:
Depart Nairobi

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DAY 1:
Arrive Nairobi, Kenya

Arrive in Nairobi, where you are met and transferred to your hotel. Depending on arrival time, meet your Young Explorers Guide. Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure.

Nairobi Serena Hotel
DAY 2:
Nairobi | Magical Meetings with Resident Wildlife

Visit the Giraffe Center, home to endangered Rothschild giraffes. Hand feed them from atop a platform, as they gently snatch food with their long, blue tongues. Continue to Daphne Sheldrick’s Orphanage to see small elephants cared for by attentive keepers. Stop at Kazuri, a jewelry workshop created by and for women. This evening, gather for your welcome dinner.

Nairobi Serena Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 3:
Amboseli National Park | Game and Mountain Vistas

Depart for Amboseli National Park, famous for its big game and superb views of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro. After lunch, explore the acacia woodland, freshwater swamps, and open plains in search of wildlife.

Ol Tukai Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 4:
Amboseli National Park | Mountainside Sightings

Depart at dawn for morning game viewing, as the first rays of sunlight reflect off the white snow of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Ol Tukai Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 5:
Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania | On the Caldera’s Rim

Drive from Kenya into Tanzania, stopping in Arusha for lunch. Then, fly to Manyara and transfer to the Ngorongoro Crater, home to a “Lost World” of wildlife, enjoying magnificent views before reaching your lodge, situated on the crater’s rim.

Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 6:
Ngorongoro Crater | Entering the Lost World

Ride down into the Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, for a full day of game viewing that includes a picnic lunch. Watch for lions, elephants, hyenas, wildebeest, gazelles — even the rare black rhino. Later, visit a Maasai Village to meet with the village elder who introduces you to the community.

Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 7:
Serengeti National Park | In Ancient Footsteps

Depart for Serengeti National Park, stopping en route for a privately guided visit to Olduvai Gorge. Later, arrive at your lodge and, time permitting, set out on a game drive into the Serengeti, site of the spectacular, annual Great Migration of wildebeest and zebra.

Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 8:
Serengeti National Park | Iconic Safari Quarry

On morning and afternoon game drives, in addition to the “Big Five,” young guests may spot the lesser-known “Little Five” — antlion, rhino beetle, leopard tortoise, buffalo weaver and elephant shrew. In lieu of the morning game drive, you may opt for an unforgettable hot air balloon ride over the great plains of the Serengeti (weather permitting), at an additional cost.

Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 9:
Masai Mara Game Reserve | Wildlife Revealed

After breakfast, transfer by air and overland to Kenya’s Masai Mara Game Reserve, where you enjoy lunch and an afternoon game drive. Your Young Explorer’s Guide leads activities such as beadwork and spear throwing.

Mara Intrepids
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAYS 10-11:
Masai Mara Game Reserve | Days of Discovery

Explore this magnificent savanna country, setting out on morning and afternoon game drives in search of lions, buffalo, giraffes, elephants, hippos and more. Enjoy a Chef’s Table experience that includes a demonstration of how to prepare traditional foods and the opportunity to taste them. Get a better sense of local life when you visit with the students of a local primary school supported by A&K Philanthropy. Toast your journey with a Scenic Sundowner during one of your afternoon safaris. One morning, you may wish to take an optional hot air balloon safari, a thrilling experience for all ages. On your final evening, gather for a farewell dinner.

Mara Intrepids
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 12:
Depart Nairobi

Today, fly back to Nairobi, for an afternoon at leisure in a reserved dayroom. Later transfer to the airport and depart.

Nairobi Serena Hotel (dayroom)

Child Pricing  | Children under 12 sharing with an adult save $800.

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Prices are in USD, per person, based on double occupancy.

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Journey Details

Internal Air: Economy class from $1,185

(Arusha/Manyara; Serengeti/Tarime; Migori/Masai Mara/Nairobi)

Minimum age is 5 years.

Each guest on this journey will receive an A&K Safari Duffel.

First group event: welcome briefing at 8:00 a.m. on Day 2.

Last group event: hotel transfer at 12:15 p.m. on Day 12.

Departures are guaranteed to operate with a minimum of 2 guests.

Child Pricing  | Children under 12 sharing with an adult save $800.


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