Kenya & Tanzania Signature Safari

12 days from $7,644 per person*
  • Embark on game drives in Masai Mara and Serengeti.
  • Explore Ngorongoro National Park, including the famous crater.
  • With private guide, visit a local Swahili spice farm village.
  • Enjoy beach time in Zanzibar.
  • Featuring premium properties.
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Experience the thrills of an East Africa safari in Masai Mara, Serengeti and Ngorogoro, before finding sanctuary on the tropical beaches of Zanzibar.

Embark on the wildlife adventure of a lifetime and meet East Africa’s most awe-inspiring animals while staying in luxury camps and lodges. Private guides and your own 4x4 vehicle will take you out each day into world-class parks and get you up close and personal with lions, elephants, giraffes and other big game.

Masai Mara Reserve is teeming with wonderful wildlife, and its classic natural beauty never fails to mesmerize its visitors. The Mara’s endless plains are home to an incredible year-round concentration of game as well as the two million animals that form the annual Great Migration. Cross into the romantic plains of the Serengeti to catch glimpses of gazelle and giraffe that dot the expansive landscape. Descend into the protected Ngorongoro Crater, nearly 20 kilometres in diameter, to witness a wildlife wonderland. Enjoy some post-safari relaxation on the exotic beaches of Zanzibar, explore incredible Stone Town and taste your way through a private guided tour of an exotic spice plantation. This bestselling tour expertly combines East African adventure and relaxation. ... Show More »

This trip offers unparalleled game viewing with evening relaxation in excellent quality tented camps and game lodges. Kensington Tours offers local support in each region you visit, another reason we deliver unbeatable value. Enjoy a personalized vacation that best suits your needs, developed by one of our experienced destination experts. Relax during your trip with our 24/7 support and expert local guidance. « Show Less

Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Nairobi
    Nairobi
    • Emergency Evacuation Insurance - Plane(0)
    • VIP Meet and Greet - Assist
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver(6)
    Breakfast
  • Day 2 Nairobi to Masai Mara
    Nairobi to Masai Mara
    • Transfer - Nairobi - Masai Mara [5 to 6 Hour Drive] - 4X4 - Kenya(6)
    • Tour - Private - Afternoon Game Drive
    • Park Fees - Masai Mara(0)
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3 Masai Mara
    Masai Mara
    • Tour - Private - Morning Game Drive - 4X4 - Kenya(6)
    • Tour - Private - Afternoon Game Drive - Big 5
    • Park Fees - Masai Mara(0)
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4 Masai Mara
    Masai Mara
    • Tour - Private - Morning Game Drive - Migration - 4X4 - Kenya(6)
    • Tour - Private - Afternoon Game Drive - Rhino
    • Park Fees - Masai Mara(0)
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5 Masai Mara to Isebania to Serengeti
    Masai Mara to Isebania to Serengeti
    • Transfer - Masai Mara - Isebania [2-4 Hour Drive] - 4X4 - Kenya(6)
    • Isebania - Serengeti [3-5 Hours] - 4X4 - TZ(5)
    • Box Lunch - Included
    • Park Fees - Park Fees(0)
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6 Serengeti
    Serengeti
    • Tour - Private - Morning Game Drive - 4X4/Guide(5)
    • Tour - Private - Afternoon Game Drive
    • Park Fees - Park Fees(0)
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7 Serengeti to Ngorongoro
    Serengeti to Ngorongoro
    • Transfer - Serengeti - Ngorongoro [5-6 hours] - 4X4/Guide(5)
    • Olduvai Gorge - Entrance
    • Park Fees - Ngorongoro(0)
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8 Ngorongoro
    Ngorongoro
    • Tour - Private - Private Vehicle & Guide - 4X4/Guide(5)
    • Crater Tour for Plantation Lodges - 4X4/Guide(5)
    • Park Fees - Ngorongoro(0)
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 9 Ngorongoro to Arusha to Zanzibar
    Ngorongoro to Arusha to Zanzibar
    • Transfer - Ngorongoro - Arusha [2.5 Hour Drive] - 4X4/Guide(5)
    • Air - Arusha - Zanzibar [Scheduled Charter (1hr 40mins)] - Flight(0)
    • Transfer - Airport from/to Beach Resort - Minibus/Driver(7)
  • Day 10 Zanzibar
    Zanzibar
    • Optional Activities
  • Day 11 Zanzibar
    Zanzibar
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day Spice Tour - Vehicle/Guide(0)
  • Day 12 Zanzibar to Nairobi
    Zanzibar to Nairobi
    • Transfer - Airport from/to Beach Resort - Minibus/Driver(7)
    • Departure & Infrastructure Tax - To Be Paid Locally - Not Included(0)
    • Air - Zanzibar - Nairobi [Direct - KQ (1 hr 20 mins)] - Economy(0)
    • Tour - Private - Transportation - Game Van/Guide(6)
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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Day 1: Nairobi

While you are in the care of Kensington Tours, your safety and security are our number one priority. As such, in the unlikely event of serious illness or injury, all Kensington Tours clients are covered by “Flying Doctors” Insurance policy. This emergency evacuation insurance covers the cost of the evacuation flight back to Nairobi for treatment.  This insurance policy however DOES NOT cover the cost of any medical treatment received. We highly recommend travel insurance for full coverage.

Upon arrival into Nairobi, Kenya you will be met inside the airport by a professional airport assistant upon disembarking your flight. You will then be escorted through passport control, assisted with immigration and baggage reclaim, and on to your waiting transport for your onward journey.

This is a concierge service designed to take care of all airport formalities so you can look forward to a completely stress-free airport experience.

A privately driven vehicle will provide you with a transfer between the hotel and airport. After your guide has loaded up your luggage you will be driven through Nairobi admiring some of the sights (time permitting). Your guide will brief you on your itinerary en-route.

Accommodation: Palacina

Palacina is located in the tranquil gardens of the State House Valley. This boutique hotel is the ideal venue for those who wish to be centrally located but away from the traffic and noise of Nairobi. Set amongst beautiful gardens with views over the State House Valley, Palacina is within easy access to downtown Nairobi, the Central Business District, Shopping Centers, hospitals, and other urban amenities. For weary travellers who have seen many a hotel room, Palacina is a breath of fresh air; offering all the luxuries of a five star hotel, with personalized service, a relaxed atmosphere, and great attention to detail. As a family owned and run hotel, the core emphasis is on making guests feel at home during their stay in Nairobi with an atmosphere of understated elegance and warm hospitality.

Wildlife of Nairobi
Wildlife of Nairobi
Palacina Exterior
Palacina Exterior

Day 2: Nairobi - Masai Mara

This morning you'll meet up with your guide and head off to the Masai Mara. The drive will be about 5 to 6 hours. Head directly into the park for game viewing and then return to the camp for late check-in or check-in first and then head out for an afternoon game drive. Chat with your guide for their recommendation based on your arrival time and park hours.

Head out this afternoon, accompanied by an experienced tracker guide, on an exciting game viewing adventure.  Search some of the area’s wildlife hot-spots, determined by your guide, as have an understanding of the games daily routines through tracking.  Some wildlife, for instance the Leopard, is more difficult to spot than others. These spotted cats blend almost seamlessly into the tall grass and shrubbery, and are even more challenging to spot up in their favorite hangouts, the trees.  Your guide will take you to nearby watering holes, where on a hot day you’ll spot many bird and wildlife species, including the elusive Leopard.

Accommodation: Kichwa Tembo

Laid out along the Sabaringo River on the edge of the Oloololo escarpment, &Beyond Kichwa Tembo Masai Mara Tented Camp looks out onto the plains of the Masai Mara. Set on a private concession leased from Masai landlords in the north of the Mara, the camp offers total seclusion and abundant wildlife. It was included as one of Travel & Leisure’s 500 Best Hotels, as selected by their readers.  Each of the tents and suites are laid out on immaculate grounds, with leisurely groups of warthog feeding right outside the tent doors.  Browse for souvenirs from your safari in the well-stocked Safari Shop or share your experiences around an evening cocktail in the bar. Meals packed with fresh ingredients and flavoured with aromatic spices are served in the simple but elegant dining room, open to the warm breezes coming off the Mara or beneath myriad stars looking out onto the African plains.

Masai
Masai
Kichwa Tembo
Kichwa Tembo

Day 3: Masai Mara

Just like the local wildlife, you’ll head out bright and early this morning, alongside an experienced tracker-guide for the day’s first game drive.  The eco-diversity and sheer size of the Masai Mara Game Reserve provides the necessary requirements to house a wide range of animal species.  The most recognized are known worldwide as the African Big 5, which includes the African Elephant, Cape Buffalo, Rhinoceros, Leopard, and the King of the beasts, the Lion.  The term Big 5 was coined by big-game hunters, as these species were the most difficult and dangerous to track and hunt.  Subsequently, the term was adopted by the tourism industry for marketing purposes, spinning a web of positivity opposed to the negative effect portrayed by the original terminology.  Numerous other species of bird and wildlife inhabit this dynamic location including Hyenas, Gazelles, Impalas, Giraffes, Zebras, Vultures, Cranes, Eagles, Falcons, and Ostriches.

On today’s afternoon game drive, the choice is up to you: search for the Big 5 or expand your horizons to discover something different. The Masai Mara not only has a rich mix of animals – it also has an incredible array of bird life that includes almost 450 different species.

Accommodation: Kichwa Tembo
The King and Prince
The King and Prince
Bateleur or Short Tailed Eagle
Bateleur or Short Tailed Eagle

Day 4: Masai Mara

Set out bright and early this morning on a "Migration" inspired game drive with your experienced guide.  Your journey today will take you into the thick of the Masai Mara plains, in search of some of the many grazing species that take part in the annual migration yearly, an event that has been going on for centuries.  Exceptional populations of Zebras, Gazelles, Impalas, and of course Wildebeests thunderously feed and migrate from the Serengeti and through the Mara area every year from July to October.

Set out this afternoon with your tracker guide on another exciting game drive through the Masai Mara Game reserve.  The Mara area is one of the few places left in Africa where one can still spot Rhinos in the wild. It is estimated that there are only 4000 black rhinos left in Africa.  Your guide will take you to the locations where Rhino sightings have been recently reported to see if you can snap some photos of these elusive, lumbering giants.

Accommodation: Kichwa Tembo
Wildebeest Crossing the Mara River
Wildebeest Crossing the Mara River
Rhino
Rhino

Day 5: Masai Mara - Isebania - Serengeti

You`ll depart the Masai Mara Game Reserve today in a privately driven vehicle with guide and travel towards the Isebania border crossing.  Enjoy game viewing or depart first thing, driving past towns and villages along the way. Upon your arrival, your guide will arrange the necessary documentation for your entry into Tanzania. 

IMPORTANT NOTE:  Please be aware that this portion of the drive can be long depending on rains as this is a dirt road. In dry season you can reach the border in 2 hrs or less. Upon entry into Tanzania, you`ll notice an improvement in stability and comfort as roadway heading toward the Serengeti National Park is newly paved.  

After you have crossed through Isebania Border you will switch vehicles and guides according to the country you'll be entering.

You`ll continue in your specialized, Tanzanian guided and driven vehicle towards the Serengeti Game Park. Please advise your guide if you would like to make any additional stops at shops and villages. Have your camera handy, as you enjoy some game viewing upon entry into the park whilst traveling to your Serengeti based lodging.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Upon entry into Tanzania, you`ll notice an improvement in stability and comfort as roadway heading toward the Serengeti National Park is newly paved.  Once you arrive in Serengeti you'll drive on dirt roads through the park and enjoy game viewing on your way to the lodge/camp. These dirt roads can be bumpy and/or muddy in rainy season. The approximate total travel time between Masai Mara and Serengeti can range between 6 to 9 hours depending on road conditions, traffic and weather.

Enjoy a box lunch while you travel (included in tour price).

Accommodation: Kubu Kubu Tented Camp

Kubu Kubu Tented Camp is an exciting new addition to Tanganyika Wilderness Camps collection of luxury safari accommodation. It has a modern African appearance, creating a fresh, sleek, yet comfortable ambiance. Situated in the stunning central part of the Serengeti, the camp is strategically positioned in one of the main migration areas so that guests can enjoy this awesome natural wonder from the comfort of their tents. Kubu Kubu Tented Camp is perfectly positioned to be within easy reach of different parts of the park and an array of diverse habitats and wildlife, including the famous Maasai Kopjes, Olduvai Gorge Museum, the southern plains, the Seronera valley and the Grumeti River.

Serengeti
Serengeti
Kubu Kubu Tented Camp
Kubu Kubu Tented Camp

Day 6: Serengeti

This morning’s African adventure begins with an exploratory game drive through Tanzania’s oldest and most recognized National Park, the Serengeti.  This location offers the most expansive game viewing in Tanzania. From predators to prey, great herds of grazing herbivores to tactically cunning packs of carnivores, life on the plains of the Serengeti can best be defined as a complete “circle of life.”  A photographic dream unfolds before your eyes as giraffes and elephants feast on tasty shrubbery, whilst impalas, gazelles and buffalos dance carefully through the plains as to not become the latest meal for on-looking lions, cheetahs and hyenas.

Get ready for an afternoon to remember as you set out accompanied by an experienced tracker-guide into the seamlessly never-ending expanses of the Serengeti.  The park is world renowned for its healthy stock of resident wildlife species, in particular the African Big 5 which or course includes buffalos, elephants, rhinoceros, leopards and lions.  Although with sightings considered a rarity, very few black rhinoceros still live within the confines of the park grounds.  The Serengeti is also home to the largest population of lions and giraffes in all of Africa.  Heavy concentrations of topi, gazelle, waterbuck and Coke’s hartebeest provide an ample food source for local carnivores including cheetah, hyenas and African wild dog.  The park is also home to some 500+ species of birds, ranging in size and weights some of these bird including ostrich, crowned crane, marabou stork and secretary bird are the most sought after photogenic birds on the planet.

Accommodation: Kubu Kubu Tented Camp
Giraffe Snacking
Giraffe Snacking
Pride of Lions
Pride of Lions

Day 7: Serengeti - Ngorongoro

This African journey continues as you board a privately driven vehicle, accompanied by a local tracker-guide for your visit to the overwhelming large Ngorongoro Conversation Area.  You’ll depart the Serengeti National Park grounds at a somewhat slower pace as to get in some more game-viewing. At the Serengeti Welcome Centre you’ll have an opportunity to marvel at a panoramic view of the surrounding area from the lookout point.  A stop for a picturesque picnic is also scheduled during this journey.  Upon your arrival into the conservation area, you’ll head towards your overnight accommodation whilst taking in the overwhelming size of the Ngorongoro Crater.  The approximate travel time may vary between 5 to 6 hours depending on weather conditions and the number of stops you’ve made along the way.  During the heavy rainy season, longer travel times should be expected.

The massive Olduvai Gorge or Oldupai Gorge is often referred to as “The Cradle of Mankind.”  Beginning in the eastern Serengeti plains, the gorge is roughly some 48 kilometers long.  Resulting from millions of years of natural erosion, this gorge boasts a steep-sided ravine that cuts and stretches its way through the Great Rift Valley along eastern Africa.  The gorge is named after a commonly used plant by the Masai people with the scientific name of Sansevieria-Ehrenbergii, or Oldupai for short.

Accommodation: Acacia Farm Lodge

Acacia Farm Lodge is a romantic Country Lodge nestled in an active mixed farm located high on the spectacular Great Rift’s escarpment area with commanding panoramic views of the amazing Karatu farmlands and the nearby Ngorongoro forest area. Unrivalled area’s natural beauty is finely complemented by the elegant lodge. A timeless tranquility emanates from the exuberance of birdsong, mature trees and the lovely coffee plants. Whether you seek adventure or simply a quiet time to soothe your soul, come to Acacia Farm Lodge where ambient surroundings, friendly service and superior lodging you can afford, will leave you feeling refreshed, revitalized and relaxed. This boutique lodge, where the hospitality exceeds the area’s tranquility, is located in a 25 acres farm in the calm outskirts of the agricultural town of Karatu. It is a sensitively eco-friendly luxury lodge which in order to harmonize with the environment has been very unobtrusively designed and positioned within the farm.

Life in the Crater
Life in the Crater
Acacia Farm Lodge
Acacia Farm Lodge

Day 8: Ngorongoro

You are provided with a personalized, experienced tracker-guide and private transportation today whilst exploring around the Ngorongoro National Park grounds.

Explore one of the most recognized wildlife conservation areas in Tanzania today.  Depart your camp or lodge in a privately driven vehicle, along with a local expert guide, for an approximately 20 to 30 minute drive towards the Ngorongoro Park Gate.  It will then take you another 20 minutes to reach the crater rim itself.   The Ngorongoro Crater is the world’s largest inactive, intact, and unfilled volcanic caldera.  This geological masterpiece was formed as a result of an extremely large volcanic explosion which caused the volcano to collapse in on itself, thus creating a crater.  The crater is roughly 20 kilometers wide and some 2000 feet deep, making the trip from crater floor to rim around 45 minutes by 4x4.  The extremely fertile crater floor is the reason why there is such a highly concentrated amount of wildlife here.  Over 20000 mammals call the crater home, including some of the only remaining black rhinos in the world.  The crater floor also boasts one of the highest carnivore densities in the world including large prides of lions, packs of hyenas and solitary predators like cheetahs and jackals.  A keen eye and expertly recommended search patterns from your guide, may help you spot some of the less common species like leopards, servals, and bat-eared foxes.

Accommodation: Acacia Farm Lodge
Private Game Vehicle
Private Game Vehicle
Even Lions Bicker!
Even Lions Bicker!

Day 9: Ngorongoro - Arusha - Zanzibar

From Ngorongoro, your guide will drive you to Arusha. This drive will take approximately 2.5 hours.

Take your flight from Arusha (ARK) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) today. The flight duration is approximately 1 hr and 40 minutes.

Luggage restriction applicable to this flight: 15kg (32 lb) per person, for both carry-on and checked luggage. Your checked luggage needs to be soft-sided - no wheels / no spine, a duffel bag is recommended. A small purse/backpack, is recommended as a carry-on, to keep your camera, passport, hat, sunblock or other items you need within easy reach.

A privately driven vehicle with driver will provide you with a transfer today travelling between the airport and your resort, or vice versa.

Accommodation: Neptune Pwani Beach Resort

The flagship of the Neptune Group, Neptune Pwani Beach Resort & Spa, situated on the Eastern Coast of  Zanzibar in Kiwengwa, is the latest addition to the Neptune Groups portfolio of hotels. Decorated in a Swahili theme, the resort comprises deluxe rooms and VIP suites, all tucked away on 30 acres of sand, lush vegetation, and a most beautiful beach. At the lavish buffets for breakfast, lunch, and dinner you’ll find fresh fruit and splendid varieties of cuisine from across the world. Entertainment at the resort is especially remarkable, with all sorts of music and performances taking place while the animation team keeps guests busy with activities galore.

Zanzibar
Zanzibar
Neptune Pwani Beach Resort
Neptune Pwani Beach Resort

Day 10: Zanzibar

If time permits, Zanzibar provides visitors with variety of activities to enjoy.  Choose from half or full day tours that include Swahili Cultural tours, Spice tours,  Stone Town tours and cooking lessons.  Some other adventures whilst in Zanzibar include Dolphin Sandbank picnics, Mangapwani Beach and Slave Market cultural experiences.  Of course your lodging accommodation boasts some other activities to enjoy including snorkelling, deep sea fishing or reef kayaking.

Accommodation: Neptune Pwani Beach Resort
Kayaking at Zanzibar Islands
Kayaking at Zanzibar Islands

Day 11: Zanzibar

A visit to a spice farm village gives you an insight into local life and the opportunity to try some Swahili dishes, taste the fruits in season, and try some spiced tea. Walk through the spice farm with your guide. Touch, smell and taste different spices and tropical fruits. Try to guess which is which, from the crushed leaves, the fruit, shoots, vines, and creepers crawling up the trees.


Please bring:
• Sun hat and sunscreen
• Comfortable closed walking or hiking shoes


After this tour, you will be driven back to the hotel in the afternoon to relax after a day filled with amazing and unique sights!


This tour operates from Stone Town. Transfer time will vary depending on which part of the island you are coming from. Time in transit could be 30min to 1.5hrs each way.

Accommodation: Neptune Pwani Beach Resort
Spice Tour
Spice Tour

Day 12: Zanzibar - Nairobi

A privately driven vehicle with driver will provide you with a transfer today travelling between the airport and your resort, or vice versa.

Please be aware that an additional Departure Tax of USD 49 per person is required by all whom visit the island of Zanzibar. Hotels will also charge $1 per person, per day for infrastructure tax.  This must be paid on-site before departing.

Enjoy this scenic flight from the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar (ZNZ) to the Kenyan urban hub, Nairobi .The flight duration is approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Please note that USD49.00 per person needs to be paid locally as a departure tax in Zanzibar.
(Flight runs every two hours from Zanzibar to Nairobi, be aware that the airline reserves the right of canceling your flight and placing you on the next available flight. Kensington recommends ample connecting time in Nairobi if you are flying internationally). Luggage Kenya Airways: 2 piece of 23kgs each.

A privately driven vehicle with guide is made available for your use today in Nairobi.

Accommodation:
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Palacina: Nairobi

Palacina is located in the tranquil gardens of the State House Valley. This boutique hotel is the ideal venue for those who wish to be centrally located but away from the traffic and noise of Nairobi. Set amongst beautiful gardens with views over the State House Valley, Palacina is within easy access to downtown Nairobi, the Central Business District, Shopping Centers, hospitals, and other urban amenities. For weary travellers who have seen many a hotel room, Palacina is a breath of fresh air; offering all the luxuries of a five star hotel, with personalized service, a relaxed atmosphere, and great attention to detail. As a family owned and run hotel, the core emphasis is on making guests feel at home during their stay in Nairobi with an atmosphere of understated elegance and warm hospitality.

Palacina Exterior
Palacina Exterior
Moonflower Dining
Moonflower Dining

Kichwa Tembo: Masai Mara

Laid out along the Sabaringo River on the edge of the Oloololo escarpment, &Beyond Kichwa Tembo Masai Mara Tented Camp looks out onto the plains of the Masai Mara. Set on a private concession leased from Masai landlords in the north of the Mara, the camp offers total seclusion and abundant wildlife. It was included as one of Travel & Leisure’s 500 Best Hotels, as selected by their readers.  Each of the tents and suites are laid out on immaculate grounds, with leisurely groups of warthog feeding right outside the tent doors.  Browse for souvenirs from your safari in the well-stocked Safari Shop or share your experiences around an evening cocktail in the bar. Meals packed with fresh ingredients and flavoured with aromatic spices are served in the simple but elegant dining room, open to the warm breezes coming off the Mara or beneath myriad stars looking out onto the African plains.

Kichwa Tembo
Kichwa Tembo
Outstanding views
Outstanding views

Kubu Kubu Tented Camp: Serengeti

Kubu Kubu Tented Camp is an exciting new addition to Tanganyika Wilderness Camps collection of luxury safari accommodation. It has a modern African appearance, creating a fresh, sleek, yet comfortable ambiance. Situated in the stunning central part of the Serengeti, the camp is strategically positioned in one of the main migration areas so that guests can enjoy this awesome natural wonder from the comfort of their tents. Kubu Kubu Tented Camp is perfectly positioned to be within easy reach of different parts of the park and an array of diverse habitats and wildlife, including the famous Maasai Kopjes, Olduvai Gorge Museum, the southern plains, the Seronera valley and the Grumeti River.

Kubu Kubu Tented Camp
Kubu Kubu Tented Camp

Acacia Farm Lodge: Ngorongoro

Acacia Farm Lodge is a romantic Country Lodge nestled in an active mixed farm located high on the spectacular Great Rift’s escarpment area with commanding panoramic views of the amazing Karatu farmlands and the nearby Ngorongoro forest area. Unrivalled area’s natural beauty is finely complemented by the elegant lodge. A timeless tranquility emanates from the exuberance of birdsong, mature trees and the lovely coffee plants. Whether you seek adventure or simply a quiet time to soothe your soul, come to Acacia Farm Lodge where ambient surroundings, friendly service and superior lodging you can afford, will leave you feeling refreshed, revitalized and relaxed. This boutique lodge, where the hospitality exceeds the area’s tranquility, is located in a 25 acres farm in the calm outskirts of the agricultural town of Karatu. It is a sensitively eco-friendly luxury lodge which in order to harmonize with the environment has been very unobtrusively designed and positioned within the farm.

Acacia Farm Lodge
Acacia Farm Lodge
Pool
Pool

Neptune Pwani Beach Resort: Zanzibar

The flagship of the Neptune Group, Neptune Pwani Beach Resort & Spa, situated on the Eastern Coast of  Zanzibar in Kiwengwa, is the latest addition to the Neptune Groups portfolio of hotels. Decorated in a Swahili theme, the resort comprises deluxe rooms and VIP suites, all tucked away on 30 acres of sand, lush vegetation, and a most beautiful beach. At the lavish buffets for breakfast, lunch, and dinner you’ll find fresh fruit and splendid varieties of cuisine from across the world. Entertainment at the resort is especially remarkable, with all sorts of music and performances taking place while the animation team keeps guests busy with activities galore.

Neptune Pwani Beach Resort
Neptune Pwani Beach Resort
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
  • Katie M. — August 10, 2016 — Africa

    Our Kensington Tour to Tanzania was excellent. All of our accommodations were top-notch, our flights were fantastic, and every single detail was taken care of. We were extremely impressed with how welcoming and knowledgeable our guides were.

  • Neal F. — August 10, 2016 — Africa

    Best trip ever. Sarah was a delight to work with and answered all of our questions and concerns professionally and courteously. It was a trip of a lifetime and everything was fantastic. Thank u Sarah and thank you Kensington

  • Rachel F. — August 10, 2016 — Africa

    Kensington Tours gave us a wonderful trip with the best guide and accommodations. They helped us book flights to avoid long drives and answered all of our questions going above and beyond. Thank you for all your help giving my family and I a trip of a lifetime! We cannot wait to go back to Africa and do it again using Kensington!

  • Jeffrey L. — August 10, 2016 — Africa

    We wanted the full safari experience and Kensington was able to deliver it. We had the perfect mix of tents and lodges and honestly can say we saw about everything we could have in our time there. Our Kensington guide Elijah was very knowledgeable and friendly. He was basically a member of the family by the end of the trip. The entire trip was planned out perfectly. Thanks to Kensington and we hope to travel with them again in the future.

  • Sarah M. — August 10, 2016 — Africa

    We had such a tremendous trip! We covered a lot of geography, plants and animals - both aquatic and land based. Every guide we had was knowledgeable and very personable. When Grootbos and then Madikwe found out it was my husband's birthday - our guide at Grootbos "Nita" arranged a private party for him (and us) and our chef and butler at Little Madikwe, Violet and Patience, baked cupcakes and got a small group together to sing happy birthday - in English and Afrikaans! We could never have seen so much on our own. The knowledge we gained about South African people, places, animals and history made this our trip of a lifetime! Thank you!

  • Sasha T. — August 10, 2016 — Africa

    We had the most amazing time on our trip. Very grateful to Kensington for organizing all the pick ups and details so we didn't have to think or worry - we could just enjoy ourselves. Will absolutely recommend this trip to family and friends and hope to use Kensington again in the future for our next adventure. Thanks so much!

  • Kristin C. — August 10, 2016 — Africa

    From the minute we landed, everything was taken care of. Every driver and guide we had were very friendly and efficient. The highlight of our trip was our stay at Kapama Southern Camp, everything about this place was amazing. We were all sad to leave and would love to return there in the future. Would highly recommend booking as many people there as possible.

  • Eric W. — August 10, 2016 — Africa

    Madagascar is a very poor country with spotty infrastructure. We used Kensington for their knowledge of the area and their resources and we are very pleased. Our driver for the trip was very professional and knowledgeable of the area and the guide that we used for the rainforest walks was equally knowledgeable and professional. Bari, our guide, had a passion for the area and wanted to make sure we were able to get the best picture of each sighting. Franco, our driver, had a passion for his country and the sights and he was a definite asset on our trip.

  • Tom B. — August 10, 2016 — Africa

    Guides were incredibly well-informed and taught my wife and I about the environment, animals, and culture. Our tour would have just been commonplace, without them.

  • Mary R. — July 20, 2016 — Africa

    Going with Kensington Tours was a great decision. The transfers between resorts was handled very professionally and extremely smooth. I will plan my next trip to South Africa with Kensington. Money well spent!

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