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Kenya and Zanzibar
January 9-15, 2023

Trip Overview

Kenya and Zanzibar

In conjunction with Plan It Rite Travel

Trip Dates: January 9-15, 2023 (Yeshiva Week)

Trip Length: 7 days / 6 nights

Trip Level: 2 - Easy (click for details)

Trip Type: Luxury (click for details)

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  • 7 days / 6 nights full trip combines a safari with a relaxing and exotic stay in Zanzibar

  • 4 days / 3 nights never-before done Africa Express option allows you to experience a world-class safari without being away from home on Shabbos.

  • Spend 3 nights on safari in a luxury tented camp in the world-famous Maasai Mara.

  • Get up close and personal with all the wildlife you ever dreamed of - lions and leopards, giraffe and elephants, and everything in between.

  • Experience the local culture with Massai tribe village visits and a tour of Africa's largest slum.

  • Travel to the exotic island of Zanzibar and explore its ancient towns, spice farms, and natural wonders.

  • Savor a relaxing Shabbos right on the stunning beaches of the Indian Ocean.

  • Enjoy a constant supply of delectable gourmet food prepared fresh on-site by the famous Weiss Brothers Catering.

  • All luxurious details are taken care of for you - private chartered planes, incredible guides, an Indian Ocean sunset cruise, and much, much more.

Have you always wanted to go on a safari but couldn’t be away over Shabbos?

Africa Express

For the first time ever, you can enjoy a world-class safari experience with our exclusive safari-only Africa Express option! You’d leave for Africa Sunday and be back home early Friday morning.

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Pricing

Full trip: $6500 per person, $12400 per couple
Africa Express: $5500 per person, $10600 per couple

  • For a complete list of what is and what isn't included in the trip cost, see the Important Info section below.

  • All stays are double occupancy. Single supplement available.

  • This trip requires a minimum amount of participants.

  • We strongly recommend that all travelers obtain comprehensive travel insurance including "cancel for any reason" coverage.

 
 

Important Info

Trip Dates and Timing:

We depart New York Sunday, January 8 on the early afternoon direct flight to Nairobi, Kenya. ​We land late Monday morning, and transfer to our private chartered flight directly to the Maasai Mara where we'll stay for three nights.

On Thursday afternoon (January 12) we take a return chartered plane to Nairobi. We visit the Kibera slum (the largest in Africa), have dinner, and head back to the airport for a flight home (Africa Express, arrive early Friday morning), or onwards to Zanzibar (full trip).

We'll be in Zanzibar for three nights, departing for New York Sunday evening the 15th and arriving Monday morning the 16th.

The Food:

Our meals will be catered by the famous Weiss Brothers Caterers and prepared fresh by our on-site chef under the supervision of a Mashgiach Temidi. All food will adhere to the highest standards of Kashrus - Cholov Yisroel, Pas Yisroel, Glatt, and Chassidishe Shechita.

Prepare to be wowed by lavish breakfast buffets, delicious packed lunches, and elegant sit-down dinners complete with fine wines - including a number of bush meals.

What's Included:

  • Private charter flights from Nairobi to the Maasai Mara and back

  • All airport transfers

  • All lodging and resort fees

  • Morning and afternoon game drives

  • Walking safaris and cultural visits

  • All tours and activities in Zanzibar as per the itinerary

  • All admission fees, fuel surcharges, permits, guides, etc.

  • Full exclusive catering

What's Not Included:

  • Airfare to or from Africa and Nairobi to Zanzibar

  • Items of a personal nature (spa services, souvenirs, etc.)

  • Optional tips

  • Travel insurance

  • Visa fees or airport taxes

  • Vaccination or inoculation costs (none required, some suggested), anti-malarials (pills required)

  • Optional activities (hot air balloons on safari, watersports in Zanzibar, etc.)

Legal Stuff:

Kosher Horizons and Plan It Rite strongly recommend that all travelers obtain comprehensive travel insurance. Such insurance may provide coverage for losses suffered in the event of trip cancellation and interruption, travel delay, loss of baggage and travel documents, baggage delay, medical emergencies and the like.

Kosher Horizons or Plan It Rite shall take no responsibility or liability for any other expenses incurred, including but not limited to non-refundable airline tickets, personal, or property damage before, during, or after the duration of this trip. A signed limit of liability form and medical release form may be required to attend this trip.

The trip pricing is based on the current airline and park fees and exchange rate. Should any of these change before the trip takes place, Kosher Horizons and Plan It Rite reserve the right to adjust the trip pricing accordingly.

The above itinerary is intended as a guide only and may change based on weather, group preferences, or other reasons.