Kenyan safari + Zanzibar beach

“Explore East Africa” aims to capitalise on the lucrative special offers available at Asilia properties. This itinerary, designed specifically outside of peak season, offers a high quality safari and beach combination at a greatly reduced price. By incorporating the Naboisho Conservancy with the Mara Reserve, guests are ensured of the best possible safari experience.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$5300 - $6800
Includes internal flights:
Length of safari:
13 days
Best months:
January - March, June - December
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Moderate - Game walks, Cultural visits
Safari type:
Adventure safaris Big five Night drive safaris Night drive Camping safaris Camping
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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A transfer across Nairobi brings you to Wilson Airport and the launch pad for your Kenya safari. 3 nights in the Naboisho Conservancy allows you sufficient time to enjoy the multitude of activities available, including night game drives, walking safaris and a visit to a traditional Masai Village. Strict governing principles within the conservancy ensure a rich and rewarding wildlife experience every time.

A game drive transfer takes you beyond the conservancy and into the Masai Mara Reserve to the friendly reception of Rekero Camp. Centrally located and on the banks of the Talek River, the camp is perfectly situated for year round action and optimum game viewing. The excellent guiding team and homely atmosphere of this camp make it a firm favourite with most guests, seeing remarkably high numbers of returning clients.

A flight from Nairobi carries you out to the island of Zanzibar, to your own private escape that is Matemwe Retreat. Attended to by a personal butler, with meals prepared as and when you choose, there is a very high possibility that you will struggle to leave the luxurious isolation of your villa. Relax and unwind in the hammock or the plunge pool on the roof. Venture down to the swimming pools and bar at the main lodge, or partake in one of the many daily excursions on offer around the island. After 7 nights in this paradise you will undoubtedly feel relaxed and rejuvenated, and will most likely struggle to leave.

Day 1

Arrive at Nairobi Airport, transfer to Wilson for flight to the Mara, Overnight Naboisho Camp, Mara Naboisho

Highlights: Welcome to Kenya!

Day 2

Game drive, walking and fly camping, overnight Naboisho Camp, Mara Naboisho

Highlights: Walking safari and fly camping

Day 3

On safari – walking and game drives, overnight Naboisho Camp, Mara Naboisho

Highlights: Walking safaris & night game drives

Day 4

Transfer to Rekero Camp, overnight Rekero Camp, Masai Mara 

Highlights: The Masai Mara Reserve

Day 5

On safari, overnight Rekero Camp, Masai Mara

Highlights: African ‘Big Cats’

Day 6

Flight to Zanzibar, transfer to Matemwe Retreat, overnight Matemwe Retreat, Zanzibar

Highlights: Welcome to your beach paradise…

Day 7

Relaxation time, overnight Matemwe Retreat, Zanzibar

Day 8

Relaxation time, overnight Matemwe Retreat, Zanzibar

Day 9

Relaxation time, Matemwe Retreat, Zanzibar

Highlights: Want to snorkel or maybe kayak?

Day 10

Relaxation time, overnight Matemwe Retreat, Zanzibar

Day 11

Relaxation time, overnight Matemwe Retreat, Zanzibar

Day 12

Relaxation time, Matemwe Retreat, Zanzibar

Highlights: Maybe a massage?

Day 13

Transfer to the airport for your flight back to reality (Own arrangements)


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Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Naboisho Camp, Mara Naboisho Conservancy
  • Situated in a 50,000 acre conservancy bordering the Masai Mara, Naboisho features just 8 tents and offers guests the chance to explore this diverse wilderness in a more intimate way.
  • Unconstrained by park regulations the range of activities, such as walking safaris, night game drives and fly camping, are amongst the best in the region, and are all activities which you can do in the Mara Naboisho Conservancy, but not in the actual Masai Mara itself. The experience is based out of a camp that offers spacious traditional tents that include comfortable beds and a tented safari bathroom that includes a flush toilet, a sink and a safari shower.
  • On the eastern flank of the great Masai Mara eco system this 50,000 acre conservancy provides a new level of conservation to the region. Naboisho has embarked on a mission to play an active role in protecting the conservancy while at the same time delivering a tourism experience unlike any other.
  • Naboisho Camp is the result of a collective vision and through it Asilia is able to offer guests the chance to experience this prime wilderness on their own terms.
  • The private concession Naboisho Mara Conservancy is a partnership with the local community and so offers cultural activities that are both genuine and rewarding to both host and guest.
  • Naboisho Camp website:
  • Rekero Camp, Kenya
  • This peaceful 9 tent camp is located in the heart of Kenya’s Masai Mara, on the banks of the Talek River. The camp is spread down the river bank in front of an ancient wildebeest crossing point which sits in front of a large mess tent.
  • The interiors of the tents are spacious and each enjoys river views from its own veranda.
  • The rear of the tent leads to a safari style bathroom with the luxury of a flush toilet, a sink and a safari (‘bucket’) shower.
  • The area plays host not only to an extraordinary concentration and diversity of wildlife but is also known for its resident ‘big cats’ such as the famous ‘Notch’ and the ‘Marsh Pride’, as well as ‘Olive the leopard’ who often chooses the riverine scrub near Rekero to den her litter each year – all of whom were key characters in the BBC series ‘Big Cat Diaries’.
  • Rekero’s bush guides are widely recognised to be among the best in East Africa, regularly winning International Guiding Awards. The best known, Jackson Looseyia who also often features on ‘Big Cat Diaries’ and is renowned as an ‘institution’ amongst safari guides.
  • Rekero Camp website:
  • Matemwe Retreat, Zanzibar, Tanzania
  • This luxurious retreat is located just north of Matemwe’s main lodge, above a small secluded beach opposite Mnemba Atoll. It is perfect for those who search absolute privacy, relaxation and indulgence.
  • It consists of only four exclusive villas that are beautifully decorated and extremely spacious. They each feature a private deck and plunge pool where guests can unwind and simply enjoy life. During your stay our friendly staff will make sure that you receive the best service and won’t even have to leave your room. A private butler caters to every wish and each morning the chef will swing by to discuss the daily meal choices with you.
  • Matemwe is famous for its exclusive yet relaxing barefoot atmosphere and this feeling is very much present in this stylish retreat. For the more active, there is a wide range of choices from diving and snorkeling to Spice Tours and Stone Town visits, or even deep sea fishing trips. Thus there are many things that will make your stay on Zanzibar an unforgettable experience.
  • Matemwe Retreat website:

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Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
African caracal
African caracal
Bat-eared fox
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Horseback riding
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Bird watching
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