The Ultimate Masai Mara Serengeti Zanzibar Safari Itinerary

The Ultimate Masai Mara Serengeti Zanzibar Safari Itinerary – Big Five Adventure safari in Masai Mara, Serengeti, and Beach holiday vacation in Zanzibar. This 11-day safari to the Masai Mara, Serengeti, and Zanzibar includes visits to magnificent safari locations where you may see the Big Five species and get to know the wonderful Kenyan and Tanzanian people. Fly to Zanzibar Island for a beach vacation after your safari experience in Kenya and Tanzania.


1 night Nairobi | 3 nights Masai Mara National Reserve | 3 nights Serengeti National Park | 3 nights Zanzibar

Itinerary Details: Masai Mara Serengeti Zanzibar

Day 1:  Arrival in Nairobi

Our safari guide will meet you at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport once you get off the plane and help you with the immigration and customs procedures before showing you the way to the arrivals lounge.

Your driver-guide will meet you in the arrivals lounge and take you by car to your hotel, which is located in the center of Nairobi’s business, shopping, and entertainment district, the Westlands. (Approximate road transfer time: 30 minutes)

When you arrive at your hotel, you are greeted and shown to your superior room where you may spend the day and evening relaxing.

Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, is a major regional economic and financial hub and one of Africa’s biggest and most significant cities. Nairobi, the capital of East Africa, is the only city in the world to have a national park right outside its borders. Nairobi is home to many distinctive attractions, from vibrant markets to intriguing historical monuments like the Karen Blixen Museum. The city, which was given its name after a Maasai watering hole called “enkare nyarobi,” or “place of cool waters,” is renowned for its gardens and lush streets. Nairobi, a contemporary metropolis with imposing architecture and tall skyscrapers, has a stunning skyline.

Day 2: Nairobi to Masai Mara National Reserve

After a leisurely breakfast in the early morning, you are met by your driver and driven to Wilson Airport, where you will board a light aircraft for a flight to Keekorok Airstrip in the Masai Mara National Reserve.

Light Aircraft Transfer Time: approx. 40 minutes

Your guide will meet you when you arrive at the Keekorok Airstrip and drive you to your luxury camp on the banks of the Sand River. Enjoy a leisurely check-in and lunch at your camp before being helped to your tent suite for your three-night stay. Before leaving for your afternoon game drive, enjoy some free time. You spend the evening dining al fresco while gazing over the Sand River.

Day 2- 5: Masai Mara National Reserve

2 DAY AFRICAN SAFARI TOUR – Maasai Mara National Preserve KENYA

A total of 1,510 square kilometers make up Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve. One of the best wildlife sites in Africa, this enormous protected terrain serves as Kenya’s premier conservation reserve. Together, they make up the Serengeti-Mara habitat, which has fenceless borders with a number of private conservancies and Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park. The absence of fences enables the great migration, one of the world’s greatest wildlife spectacles, to occur unhindered. The area’s Maasai inhabitants and the Mara River, which traverses this vast reserve, inspired the name “Masai Mara.” No Masai Mara safari would be complete without encountering the Maasai people in addition to the diverse wildlife in the reserve.

Day 5: Masai Mara National Reserve to Serengeti National Park

A relaxing breakfast while watching the river is enjoyed in the early morning hours before your guide drives you by road to the Keekorok Airstrip where you will connect with your light aircraft transport to the Kogatende Airstrip.

At the camp, breakfast. After breakfast, check out and return to Keekorok Airstrip to catch your scheduled flight to Nairobi while packing a lunch. When you arrive, assistance will be provided to help you board your subsequent aircraft to Kilimanjaro Airport. When you arrive, assistance will be provided to get you on the next flight scheduled to go to The Serengeti National Park. When you arrive at the Kogatende Airstrip, our driver and guide will meet you there and take you to the camp so you can settle in and unwind.

Before beginning your afternoon wildlife drive in the Serengeti National Park, settle into your luxury tent suite. Getting back to your accommodation in time to have dinner and then go to bed.

Day 5 – 8: Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Before beginning your afternoon wildlife drive in the Serengeti National Park, settle into your luxury tent suite. Getting back to your accommodation in time to have dinner and then go to bed.

The Serengeti’s plains literally seem to never end, breaking up only by strange rock formations in the distance. The vast Serengeti ecosystem includes the Serengeti National Park, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, the Maswa Game Reserve, the Loliondo, Grumeti, and Ikorongo Controlled Areas, as well as the Maasai Mara National Reserve in neighboring Kenya. It spans an almost continuous wildlife area of over 30,000 square kilometers.

The Big Five live there, together with more than 70 other smaller mammal species, over 540 resident and migratory bird species, and it is a world heritage site.

Day 8: Serengeti National Park to Zanzibar

Enjoy your final safari breakfast today before being picked up from your hotel and driven to Kogatende Airstrip in time for your scheduled flight to Zanzibar. You will be welcomed upon arrival and driven to your beach resort along Zanzibar’s Bwejuu-Paje beach.

The spice island of Zanzibar previously provided the majority of the world’s clove production. This historic Arab isle was governed by the sultans of Oman. The rich, heavy odors of cinnamon and cloves are still permeating the islands. There is still a sense of the richness of this time. Pirates and explorers saw it as a gateway to the interior of Africa.

Day 8 – 11: Zanzibar

Zanzibar – things you should know before travelling

Baraza is Zanzibar’s most upscale boutique hotel and is situated along the Bwejuu-Paje beach, which was rated one of the top 30 island beaches in the world by the esteemed Condé Nast Traveler publication. The five-star Baraza Resort and Spa was chosen by Condé Nast Traveler, a renowned international travel publication, as one of the 60 greatest new hotels in the world. This exquisite all-inclusive resort, which has just 30 villas, is reminiscent of Zanzibar’s past during the Sultanate era. Baraza offers unmatched standards of luxury on the Island of Zanzibar. It is a combination of Arabic, Swahili, and Indian design, with Swahili arches, complex hand-carved cement décor, gorgeous antiques, handmade furniture, and intricate brass lanterns.

The “spice island” of Zanzibar is a wonderful site from which to enjoy the Indian Ocean’s crystal-clear turquoise waters. It is situated 26 miles off the coast of Tanzania. This makes Stone Town, where the history of the slave trade is vividly brought to life, the ideal companion to your African safari experience.

Day 11: Departure

Enjoy breakfast and some free time while gazing out at the Indian Ocean before being driven to the airport in Zanzibar. As you arrive at the airport in Zanzibar, you tell the resort member adieu before boarding your international flight home.

Wishing you a safe journey!

End of the 11 Days Masai Mara Serengeti Zanzibar Safari

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