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The Best of Kenya and Tanzania: A Classic Safari

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Program #18783RJ
15 Days | 14 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 34 total, 12 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 10 dinners

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi: Nairobi, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: This historic hotel enjoyed its first heyday in 1940's Colonial Kenya. It has retained its distinctive architecture and lush gardens. Situated in the popular shopping and residential suburb of Parklands, close to the city centre, the hotel previously known as the Holiday Inn Nairobi is only 20km from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

Contact info:
CNR Parklands Rd.
MSAPO CLS
Nairobi, Kenya
phone: +254 20 374 0920
web: www.southernsun.com/Hotels/Nairobi/Pages/overview.aspx

Room amenities: Room Service, TV, phone, tea/coffee making facilities, high speed internet access, wireless internet access, hairdryer, coffe/tea maker, safe, iron/ironing board

Facility amenities: Restaurants, business center, fitness center, sauna, wireless data connection, outdoor pool, laundry service, concierge, gift shop

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Contact Travel Provider
Contact Travel Provider for details

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Additional nights after: Contact Travel Provider
Contact Travel Provider for details

Check out time: 11:00 AM
Kilima Safari Camp: Amboseli National Park, 2 nights
Type: Luxury Tented Camp

Description: Kilima Safari Camp is a new property spread out on a vast conservation area of 360 acres next to the Kimana gate of Amboseli National Park. The tents have been fitted to offer a premium safari experience and have open views of the camp’s private wildlife water hole and Mt. Kilimanjaro.

Contact info:
Kimana Gate
Amboseli National Park, Kenya
phone: +254 724 782826
web: www.madahotels.com/kilima/index.php

Room amenities: Standard safari tents with verandah, nightly turn-down service, private bathroom with shower.

Facility amenities: Restaurant and bar; telephone, laundry service, outdoor swimming pool, safaris. All meals are buffet-style.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge: Ngorongoro Conservation Area, 2 nights
Type: Lodge

Description: Perched on the very edge, the Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge sits 2,000 feet above the floor of the crater, 7,500 feet above sea level. Large windows, panoramic viewing platforms and terraces provide opportunities to take in the sweeping vistas from almost anywhere within the rustic stone-and-wood structure. Originally built in the late 1960’s, the lodge is one of four built by the Tanzanian Government shortly after independence. As the first lodges built in the national parks, each benefits from being situated in the prime game-viewing locations for that area. The lodges were sold to a private company in 2003 and a multi-million-dollar renovation and upgrade on both common areas and guest rooms is complete.

Contact info:
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
phone: +255 27 253 7058
web: www.hotelsandlodges-tanzania.com/tanzania-hotel-and-lodges-ngorongoro-wildlife-lodge.htm

Room amenities: 75 rooms with crater view, central heat, tea and coffee making facility, in-room safe, and private bathroom with shower.

Facility amenities: Restaurant and bar; terrace with panoramic crater views, foreign currency exchange, gift shop, library, laundry service, television lounge and in-house registered nurse. The entire lodge is non-smoking. All meals are buffet-style.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Seronera Wildlife Lodge: Serengeti National Park, 3 nights
Type: Lodge

Description: Seronera is the heart of Serengeti National park, directly on the migration route and near an important water source, the Seronera river. The hotel is constructed around the rocky outcroppings of the plains, called ‘kopjes’.

Contact info:
Serengeti National Park
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
phone: +255 28 262 1508
web: www.hotelsandlodges-tanzania.com/tanzania-hotel-and-lodges-seronera-wildlife-lodge.htm

Room amenities: 75 rooms with private bathroom with shower and bathtub.

Facility amenities: Restaurant and bar; self-service tea and coffee, gift shop, laundry service, outdoor swimming pool and wildlife viewing platform, television room, telephone, safe deposit, internet café, massage therapist, gym and in-house registered nurse. The entire lodge is non-smoking. All meals are buffet-style.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Fig Tree Camp: Masai Mara National Reserve, 3 nights
Type: Luxury Tented Camp

Description: Fig Tree camp is situated on the northern border of the Masai Mara Game Reserve on the Talek River.The Camp is situated on the northern border of the game reserve and its central location makes all areas of the park accessible during game drives.

Contact info:
Masai Mara National Reserve
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
phone: +254 20 605 328
web: www.madahotels.com/figtree/index.php

Room amenities: Standard safari tents are on permanent foundations with verandah, overlooking the Talek River and are equipped with two beds, mosquito netting and private bathroom with shower. Hot water bottles are provided each night and wake-up coffee or tea is delivered each morning.

Facility amenities: Restaurant and bar; nightly turn-down service and small swimming pool. Power is supplied by generator from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m., 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., and 6 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi: Nairobi, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: This historic hotel enjoyed its first heyday in 1940's Colonial Kenya. It has retained its distinctive architecture and lush gardens. Situated in the popular shopping and residential suburb of Parklands, close to the city centre, the hotel previously known as the Holiday Inn Nairobi is only 20km from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

Contact info:
CNR Parklands Rd.
MSAPO CLS
Nairobi, Kenya
phone: +254 20 374 0920
web: www.southernsun.com/Hotels/Nairobi/Pages/overview.aspx

Room amenities: Room Service, TV, phone, tea/coffee making facilities, high speed internet access, wireless internet access, hairdryer, coffe/tea maker, safe, iron/ironing board

Facility amenities: Restaurants, business center, fitness center, sauna, wireless data connection, outdoor pool, laundry service, concierge, gift shop

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Contact Travel Provider
Contact Travel Provider for details

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Additional nights after: Contact Travel Provider
Contact Travel Provider for details

Check out time: 11:00 AM


The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
12 nights of accommodations
34 meals: 12 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 10 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
21 Field trips
1 Flights during the program

Ratings

4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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