East African Safari & Luxury Zanzibar Honeymoon

From $11,980.00 p/person

Embark on a luxury journey through East Africa that conjures up nostalgic gin-and-tonic safaris and bygone Spice Route days.  

This romantic African honeymoon package gives you the best of both worlds: bush and beach. Travel to the home of the classic safari and explore the majestic landscapes of Kenya before heading to Tanzania where the Serengeti sets the scene for what many consider to be the quintessential African experience. Marvel at Africa’s Big 5 (lion, leopard, rhino, buffalo and elephant) on thrilling open-vehicle game drives before retreating the sumptuous comfort of your safari-style luxury accommodations. 

The last leg of your romantic journey takes you to Zanzibar to bask in an exotic, paradise island atmosphere. Here, you can enjoy all that the Spice Island has to offer: pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, eclectic cuisine and ocean-front luxury that invites you to slow down and savour the island’s unforgettable moments, together.  

East African Safari & Luxury Zanzibar Honeymoon

Your Itinerary

1 night in Nairobi, Kenya

Situated in along the Nairobi River in beautiful Kenya, the capital of Nairobi is East Africa’s most cosmopolitan city and the exciting starting point for your exotic East African honeymoon. Your accommodation at Giraffe Manor is the only place in the world where you can feed and photograph giraffe over your breakfast table and peer at them from your bedroom window.

If you can drag yourself away from the peaceful surrounds of your accommodation, venture out to the nearby museums, galleries, markets and shopping centres in bustling Nairobi. Visit the Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Giraffe Centre or Karen Blixen Museum. Enjoy guided walks through the surrounding forests and learn about traditional uses of the varied flora, view some of the 180 bird species and perhaps meet a warthog or bushbuck.


Expect a menu featuring traditional, yet modern meals such as Mount Kenya Smoked Trout pate, fillet of beef or watamu red snapper.

Giraffe Manor - Explorer Safari


Giraffe Manor

Surrounded by vast acres of indigenous forest, the elegant Giraffe Manor is famous for its resident herd of giraffe that casually wander around the hotel grounds. Beautifully furnished rooms include comfortable four-poster beds and well-appointed bathrooms.

Giraffe Manor - Explorer Safari

2 nights in Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

Experience Africa’s most famous wildlife park, the Masai Mara National Reserve. Acacia trees dot endless green plains, conjuring the romance of Africa. It is here that more than a million animals cross the land as they follow the rains; on their heels, Africa’s majestic predators.

From your luxury camp-style accommodation, you have the option to enjoy horse riding safaris and traditional open-vehicle game drives. For the ultimate in romance, a hot-air balloon ride over the Mara plains is essential. End your day with a sunset drink beside the sparkling pool or enjoy a treatment in the tranquil spa.


Enjoy classic safari dining, whether at an elegant table set up in the bush or at the camp in a candlelit setting.

Cottars 1920s Safari Camp - Explorer Safari


Cottars 1920s Safari Camp

Vintage luxury at its best, Cottar’s 1920s Safari Camp provides the romance of safari under cream canvas tents, the style of the bygone era of the twenties, while at the same time supplying the amenities required by today’s modern world travellers. For honeymooners, a luxury tent offers intimate exclusivity and boasts a bathroom with unique canvas running baths (a must-do, with a view!)

Cottars 1920s Safari Camp - Explorer Safari

2 nights in Grumeti Game Reserve, Tanzania

Conjuring images of wildebeest stampeding across vast savannah, rain forests teeming with monkeys and birdlife, and great plains brimming with legions of game, Tanzania certainly lives up to its reputation.

Your luxury accommodation within the Grumeti Game Reserve places you idyllically within reach of Tanzania’s showstopping wildlife attraction, the Serengeti National Park, which plays an important role in the protection of the Great Migration as it supports indigenous biodiversity. You can look forward to classic safari experiences, from dining under the stars and exploring the magnificent Serengeti plains to hopping on a canoe trip or fishing expedition and enjoying exceptional game viewing all-year-round.


Interactive dining and multiple airy enclaves add personality to every culinary moment, while the café-style bar at the heart of the lodge beside the pool area and firepit makes for magical evenings under starlit skies.

Singita Faru Faru Lodge - Explorer Safari


Singita Faru Faru Lodge

With its relaxed approach to luxury, Singita Faru Faru Lodge offers a chic, contemporary retreat after a day of game viewing. The lodge blends effortlessly into its natural surrounds, providing close-up views of a busy waterhole alongside the Grumeti River. Inspiring a profound sense of wellbeing, Faru Faru’s airy bedroom suites, with wide, oversized windows welcome the natural surrounds inside. 

Singita Faru Faru Lodge - Explorer Safari

3 nights on Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

Discover the exotic delights of the Spice Island. Zanzibar, located 26 miles off the coast of Tanzania, is an idyllic setting in which to conclude your luxury honeymoon safari. Your accommodation at Zuri Zanzibar invites you to explore 300 meters of private, pristine beach, an untouched underwater wonderland brimming with marine life, and a lush spice garden.

Activities in include the chance to visit the UNESCO protected capital of Stone Town, the cultural and historical heart of Zanzibar. Stroll past a labyrinth of houses and mosques, cafes and restaurants, shops and bazaars. Just outside of Stone Town, take a spice tour to learn more about the fascinating Spice Route history of the island.

Want more of a slower pace? For a truly authentic Zanzibar experience, sit back and relax in a traditional Dhow and enjoy some real African romance. Listen to the sounds of taarab music, taste a variety of snacks and drinks, and watch the Zanzibar scenery drift past.


The magnificent natural setting of Zuri Zanzibar provides the ideal backdrop to an exceptional dining experience, whether you choose to be on the beach, at the swimming pool, at one of the beach front restaurants, or in the privacy of your own villa. As the history and culture of Zanzibar is influenced by many different cultures, the cuisine follows suit and features a mix of Arab, Chinese, Indian and Portuguese flavours.

Zuri Zanzibar - Explorer Safari


Zuri Zanzibar

The magnificent natural setting of Zuri Zanzibar provides the ideal backdrop to an exceptional dining experience, whether you choose to be on the beach, at the swimming pool, at one of the beach front restaurants, or in the privacy of your own villa. As the history and culture of Zanzibar is influenced by many different cultures, the cuisine follows suit and features a mix of Arab, Chinese, Indian and Portuguese flavours. 

Zuri Zanzibar - Explorer Safari


Transfer from airport to Giraffe Manor
1 night Giraffe Manor in a superior room on a bed and breakfast basis (includes select drinks)
Transfer from Giraffe Manor to Wilson Airport
Scheduled flight from Wilson Airport to the Masai Mara Game Reserve
Road transfer from the Masai Mara airstrip to Cottars 1920s Camp
2 nights Cottars 1920s Camp on a full board basis (includes all meals, select drinks and select wildlife activities)
Road transfer from Cottars 1920s Camp to Keekorok Airstrip
Scheduled flight from Keekorok Airstrip to the Serengeti via Migori
Return transfer from Tarime Airstrip to Serengeti Faru Faru Lodge
3 nights Serengeti Faru Faru Lodge in a suite on a full board basis (includes all meals, select drinks and select wildlife activities)
Scheduled flight from Tarime Airstrip in the Serengeti to Zanzibar
Return transfer from airport to Zuri Zanzibar
3 nights Zuri Zanzibar in an ocean-front suite on a full board basis (includes all meals, select drinks)


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Our rates are per person sharing unless expressly identified. Please treat all pricing as a guide only: All rates are an estimation, subject to availability and may change without notice. Single supplements may apply. Enquire now or speak to one of our expert Travel Planners for updated rates.

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Explorer is the inbound division of Grosvenor Tours, part of Cullinan Holdings, a member of The Travel Corporation family of brands. 


We are the industry leaders in private, tailor-made luxury travel, leveraging over 60 years of experience in creating bespoke safaris in Africa. 


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