Africa 2017 by Intrepid Travel

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 back to main menu masai mara kenya damien raggett fisherman zanzibar masai mara walk 3 days nairobi to nairobi k e n ya stay in a tented lodge on the edge of the masai mara game reserve and take a guided two-hour walk around the area visiting a maasai homestead along the way nairobi masai mara nr a huge area of woodlands and open plains backed by the striking esoit oloololo escarpment the masai mara is home to all of the big five day 1 nairobi/masai mara national reserve journey west from the vibrant city of nairobi across the great rift valley to the town of narok in the land of the maasai along the way look for colourfully dressed maasai people tending to their herds on arrival take a guided walk around the area visiting a maasai homestead along the way day 2 masai mara national reserve after an early breakfast head out on an exciting game drive through masai mara national park the masai mara has a very high population of plains animals such as wildebeest and zebras which in turn are preyed upon by lions leopards and hyenas elephants are also a fairly common sight here while hippos and crocodiles are plentiful in the mara river after a full day of wildlife spotting return to camp in time for a delicious dinner day 3 masai mara national reserve/nairobi after breakfast return to nairobi where this masai mara adventure comes to an end original ygae-o maximum group size 12 permanent tented camp 2 nts 2 breakfasts 1 lunch 2 dinners view dates and prices minibus 4x4 zanzibar beach break beach resort 4 days stone town to stone town the stunning white beaches and clear waters of zanzibar feel like you ve stepped right into a postcard bliss out beachside on the north coast visit fragrant spice plantations surrounded by the smells of cardamom cloves and nutmeg and taste them in one of the island s famous curries day 1 stone town begin this laid-back east african trip in the historic centre of stone town a maze of winding alleys atmospheric bazaars elegant mosques coral stone buildings and finely decorated wooden doors after checking into your hotel visit the house of wonders and the old fort or take a stroll through the stalls of the market days 2-4 beach resort transfer to your beach resort settle in to the accommodation situated right on the palm-fringed coastline where a sandy beach stretches out to the warm waters of the indian ocean explore the island and its hidden treasures at a relaxed pace travel deep into the interior to see the fragrant spice plantations discover how pods bark buds and berries are harvested and dried the intoxicating aromas of fresh cardamom cinnamon cloves and nutmeg will delight the senses and stimulate appetites so be sure to sample the tropical fruits and zesty curries that zanzibar is famous for zan ziba r zanzibar airport/stone town original ygab-o maximum group size 12 hotel 1 nt bungalow 2 nts 3 breakfasts 2 dinners view dates and prices minivan discover more trips and detailed information about this destination at intrepidtravel.com/africa 33