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Each Globus Africa safari tour is limited to an average of just 20 guests per departure. There’s always room to roam with extra space between you and other travelers—while still getting up close and personal to the experiences you’ve been dreaming of. Small-Group Discoveries include all the features of a traditional Globus escorted tour, complete with expert Tour Director, Safari Guide/Driver, and Local Guides who ensure that your health and safety is our top priority. A Small-Group Discovery African safari vacation is the perfectly sized tour—without the crowds.
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Welcome to Nairobi! Hotel check-in available mid-afternoon.
NAIROBI Guided sightseeing starts at the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust orphanage where you’ll learn about elephant conservation and meet orphaned elephant calves. After lunch, visit Karen Blixen Museum, dedicated to the author of Out of Africa and the Giraffe Center, a non-profit organization focused on saving the Rothschild’s giraffe. Free time in the late afternoon and evening.
NAIROBI Drive to Ol Pejeta Conservancy, the largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa.
OL PEJETA Afternoon game drive.
OL PEJETA Morning game drive followed by free time at your camp. Afternoon game drive and visit to the LF Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary (established in partnership with the Jane Goodall Institute).
OL PEJETA Scenic drive through the Kenyan highlands to see Nyahururu Falls en route to Lake Nakuru National Park, a small ecologically diverse park.
LAKE NAKURU Afternoon game drive.
LAKE NAKURU Scenic drive to Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya’s most famous game area.
MAASAI MARA Afternoon game drive.
MAASAI MARA Morning game drive includes a LF bush breakfast. Free time at your lodge before an afternoon game drive.
MAASAI MARA Fly (via Nairobi) to Amboseli National Park, known for spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro.
AMBOSELI Afternoon game drive.
AMBOSELI Morning and afternoon game drives with free time to enjoy your lodge amenities in between. Sundowner drinks in the bush at dusk with views of Mount Kilimanjaro.
ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Amboseli with a visit to a Maasai village to learn about their culture. This and more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.
AMBOSELI Drive across the border into Tanzania. Stop for lunch in Arusha en route to Lake Manyara.
LAKE MANYARA Free time at your lodge before dinner.
LAKE MANYARA Morning game drive and exclusive LF bush lunch with spectacular views of Lake Manyara. Drive to Karatu.
KARATU Visit a LF local primary school to meet the children. Drive to your lodge on the rim of Ngorongoro Crater (a UNESCO World Heritage Site). NGORONGORO Arrival in time for dinner.
NGORONGORO Full-day game drive in the crater includes a picnic lunch.
NGORONGORO Drive to Serengeti National Park, Tanzania’s largest and most famous park.
SERENGETI Afternoon game drive.
SERENGETI Morning and afternoon game drives with free time at your camp in between. Special LF farewell dinner in the bush includes a LF traditional Maasai dance performance.
SERENGETI Fly (via Arusha) to Stone Town (a UNESCO World Heritage Site).
STONE TOWN Transfer to your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.
STONE TOWN Walking tour of Stone Town to see the Old Fort, National Palace, slave caves, and the spice markets. Afterward, visit Jozani Forest for a guided walk to learn about the forest fauna and see the rare red colobus monkey, found only in Zanzibar. Free time in the late afternoon and evening.
STONE TOWN Fly to Dar es Salaam
DAR ES SALAAM Transfer to the Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel where a day room has been reserved for your use. Schedule departing flights after 4 pm.
It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.
Despite its central location, the Nairobi Serena hotel is a quiet sanctuary amid the bustle of one of Africa's most dynamic cities. The interior décor reflects an entirely pan-African theme featuring art and inspiration from Ethiopia, the Maghreb, West Africa and East Africa. Offering a wide range of dining experiences, The Nairobi Serena is renowned for its 'Mandhari' fine-dining restaurant, which is universally acknowledged as one of Kenya's finest.
In the heart of Kenya's arid north lies Sarova Shaba Game Lodge. Built in an oasis around the natural terrain of this breathtaking volcanic desert, the Lodge is attractively laid out with chalet style rooms overlooking the Ewaso Nyiro River. Natural spring water has been harnessed to ribbon its way in and out all around the property creating a beautiful landscape. Coupled with the large free-form swimming pool that flows around the lush gardens and tall trees, all this refreshing water lends an almost magical feel to this natural oasis.
A sheltered oasis clustered around a waterhole and set in the pristine calm of the private Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Sweetwaters Tented Camp offers a charming blend of under-canvas ambiance and safari luxury.
Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is cleverly laid out such that most rooms and sitting areas afford stunning views of Lake Nakuru. The Lodge incorporates natural landscaping with tall acacia trees, winding walkways and greens dotted with bird feeds. The Lodge is a natural haven for bird life and attracts over 50 species of birds. Electricity is provided 24 hours a day.
Sarova Mara Camp is situated in the Maasai Mara Game Reserve, offering a front seat to the rolling plains of East Africa. The camp offers an unparalleled plethora of activities and experiences from tented living to bird-watching to a unique insight into the Maasai culture at the adjoining Maasai village. The large grounds are beautifully laid out with exotic trees and indigenous shrubs.
Set against the magnificent backdrop of Africa's highest mountain, the glittering Mount Kilimanjaro, Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge enjoys a uniquely privileged position at the heart of this world-famous national park. At the center of ""Maasailand"", the lodge's décor reflects the brilliant primary colors and iconic shapes representative of these legendary warriors. At the heart of the lodge, shaded by palm trees, is a free-form swimming pool; to either side of which stretch the rooms. Electricity is provided 24 hours a day.
Standing high on the edge of a towering terracotta escarpment with panoramic views over the glittering alkaline waters of Lake Manyara, Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge offers a unique blend of tranquility, wildlife discovery, and ornithological richness.
Regularly voted one of the best hotels in the world, this unique lodge clings to the rim of the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater, the largest and most perfect volcanic crater on Earth. Long and low, the lodge is built from local river stone and camouflaged with indigenous vines. Designed to blend completely into the landscape, it is entirely invisible from the floor of the Crater 600 meters below. Hugging the contours of the jagged Crater rim, the lodge takes its inspiration from the so-called 'Cradle of Mankind', the prehistoric site of Olduvai Gorge, which lies close by. Linked by arched stone passages and timbered decks, its walls are decorated with stylized prehistoric cave paintings and lit by flaring torches. Electricity is provided 24 hours a day.
"Mbuzi Mawe Camp is nestled in a secluded acacia glade with sweeping views over the alternately lush and burning plains of Serengeti National Park. Carefully sited on one of the main annual migration corridors, the camp enjoys a ringside seat for one of the greatest wildlife spectacles on earth."
The Zanzibar Serena Inn is located on the seafront in ancient Stone Town flanked by an exotic mix of buildings, dhows, and bazaars. The hotel offers live music nightly, massage services, restaurants and lounges, swimming pool, and adventure planning for guest's convenience and pleasure. The rooms are designed with traditional Swahili style featuring accents from the local community, and have modern comforts. The honest and friendly staff at the Zanzibar Serena Inn to serve traveler's needs.
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