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11 Day Bucket List Family Vacation in East Africa

11 Day Bucket List Family Vacation in East Africa

11 Day Bucket List Family Vacation in East Africa

Discover Kenya and Tanzania on our Bucket List Family Vacation in East Africa as you tick off three of Africa’s Natural Wonders.

Price from: R370,157 / USD 25,000

Tick off 3 of African’s 7 Natural Wonders on our bucket list family vacation in East Africa. Your family will travel to Kenya and Tanzania in pursuit of witnessing the Great Wildebeest Migration, Mount Kilimanjaro and the Ngorongoro Crater. Your family vacation starts in Kenya followed by your first safari experience in Amboseli National Park – famous for its large elephant herds and impressive view of Mount Kilimanjaro. Continue your journey to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania to experience the largest intact caldera in the world – The Ngorongoro Crater. Last but not least, travel to the Serengeti National Park to witness the Great Wildebeest Migration with your family.

Tortilis Camp is one of the first eco-lodges of its size and is fully powered by solar energy. Tortilis employ 60% of its staff from the local community.

Gibb’s Farm is the winner of numerous Sustainable Tourism awards such as Tanzania Tourist Board’s 2011 Sustainable Tourism Award, Condé Nast Traveler magazine’s World Savers Award, and the Educational Travel Community’s Responsible Tourism Award. 90% of the food served is grown on the farm, 100% of greywater is recycled, 90% of hot water is heated by solar power and all glass is recycled to be used in building foundations.

Lemala Nanyukie Tented Lodge is a semi-permanent tented lodge which ensures that the impact on the environment is kept to a minimal. The lodge is powered by solar energy with a generator as a back-up.

Tortilis Camp accommodates families in their Family Tent or The Private House for exclusive privacy. The camp boasts a private swimming pool exclusive to families. Guided bush walks, Warrior training, jewelry making, kiddie bush walks and school visit are on offer for children.

Gibb’s Farm offers a variety of family-friendly accommodation options including the Deutsches House. The farm is a playground for children complete with farm animals and cultural activities.

Lemala Nanyukie Tented Lodge welcomes families in their 2-bedroomed tented suite. The camp offers a kids program called ‘Lemala Cubs’ which offers a variety of exciting activities for children under 12 years.

Day 1 - 2

Palacina Suites, Nairobi

Your bucket list family vacation starts on arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya. A Jumbari Family Safaris’ representative will meet you at arrivals and transfer you to your home for the night, Palacina Suites. After check-in, you can enjoy a spa treatment while the children enjoy take their pick from the indoor or outdoor swimming pool. Enjoy your first family dinner in Kenya at the Palacina Bistro as you discover Kenyan cuisine.

Day 2 - 4

Tortilis Camp, Mount Kilimanjaro

After breakfast, your private guide will transfer you to Amboseli National Park. Stop for a picnic en route before enjoying your first game drive in the park. Your family will check into your Family Tent at Tortilis Camp where you will set eyes on your first Natural Wonder of Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro. During your stay your family will enjoy morning and afternoon game drives, bush walks (16 years and older), bush breakfasts and cultural visits. For the little ones, an exclusive kiddies program is offered which includes exciting Warrior training, jewelry making classes and guided ‘bush’ walks. Children also have a yummy kiddies menu on offer for all meals. Parents can enjoy spa treatments or time at the swimming pool during their ‘free’ time.

Day 4 - 7

Gibb’s Farm, Ngorongoro Crater Region

Today, your family will continue your journey to Tanzania. Your driver will collect you for your transfer to Karatu via the Namanga Border. Before arriving at your lodge, you will enjoy a bucket list game drive in Lake Manyara National Park, famous for its unusual tree-climbing lions! This afternoon you will check-into Gibb’s Farm where your family will be hosted in the Deutches House, a 2-bedroom private house on the property. Gibb’s Farm is a playground for both adults and children – enjoy farm walks and cultural experiences, or encounter the many farm animals on the farm. Day tours will include a visit to another Natural Wonder of Africa, the Ngorongoro Crater, as well as an exciting excursion to the Elephant Caves and a Waterfall Walk.

Day 7 - 10

Lemala Nanyukie, Serengeti National Park

Your bucket list family vacation continues with your transfer to the famous Serengeti National Park. En route, you will enjoy your last game drives in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area followed by your first game drive in Central Serengeti. Enjoy a picnic lunch with your family before heading to Lemala Nanyukie Tented Lodge for your check-in. The highlight of your stay will be witnessing your third Natural Wonder of Africa, the Great Wildebeest Migration. When you are not on game drives, your youngsters can enjoy the great activities offered by the Lemala Cubs program, while you can enjoy time at leisure.

Day 10 - 11

Palacina Suites, Nairobi

Today marks the end of your time in the Serengeti. After breakfast, your family will be transferred to Seronera Airstrip for your Auric Air flight to Nairobi at 11h00. A packed picnic lunch will be prepared for you by the lodge. Your estimated time of arrival in Nairobi is 12h20 whereby your driver will meet you for your transfer to Palacina Suites. Enjoy your last night in Africa with your family and share the memories that were made along the way.

- Departure -

After breakfast, bid Kenya goodbye as your family is transferred to the airport for your onward journey home.

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