Exclusive East Africa

Explore Rwanda and Tanzania on this 11 day luxury adventure across East Africa. You'll be staying in East Africa's most exclusive lodges offering impeccable service and unparalleled access to the best wildlife areas.
11 Days

Exclusive East Africa - 11 - $44,350

Trip Summary and Itinerary Map

Trip Summary

Day 1-3: One&Only Gorilla's Nest, Volcanoes National Park

Day 3-5: Singita Mara River Tented Camp, Northern Serengeti

Day 5-8: Singita Faru Faru Lodge, Grumeti Reserves

Day 8-11: Zanzibar White Sand Luxury Villas & Spa, Zanzibar

Start from Kigali and end at Zanzibar Airport

Landmarks potentially visited on Exclusive East Africa


The itinerary below is designed to give you an overview of the route. Get in touch with our team for a full travel itinerary, or to create a tailor-made trip

Day 1-3: Arrival at Kigali, Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Today you arrive in "The Land of a Thousand Hills". On arrival at Kigali Airport (arrival before 1 pm), you will be whisked out of the city and to the foothills of Volcanoes National Park, the home of the mountain gorillas. 

Note: We have a dedicated flight partner who can help you find and book the best international flights for you.

Overnight: One&Only Gorilla's Nest (2 nights)

Day 2: Volcanoes National Park, Gorilla Trekking

Today you start early with a short briefing at the park HQ. You'll then set off into the forest in search of your allocated gorilla family. Spend 1 magical hour with them before returning to your lodge for an afternoon to relax at leisure. 

Day 3-5: Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Kigali for your flight to the Serengeti (via Mwnaza). Upon arrival in this world-renowned park, your guide will meet you. Here you will enjoy a game drive as you make your way to your camp. You'll have time to relax in the afternoon, before dinner. 

Overnight: Singita Mara River Tented Camp (2 nights)

Day 4: Serengeti National Park

Spend the day exploring the Serengeti plains. 

Day 5-8: Serengeti National Park, Grumeti

Today you will fly to your next location in the Serengeti and your lodge nestled on the banks of the Grumeti River. Enjoying lunch and time to relax, this afternoon, you will head out on a game drive. On your return as the sun sets, enjoy a sundowner whilst overlooking the African bush. 

Overnight: Singita Faru Faru Lodge (3 nights)

Day 6-7: Serengeti National Park, Grumeti

Two days to explore the private Grumeti reserve. (BLD)

Day 8-11: Zanzibar

After breakfast, you will say goodbye to the Serengeti as you make your way to the airstrip for your flight to Zanzibar. On arrival on this idyllic island, you will be whisked to your luxury beach resort. 

Overnight: Zanzibar White Sand Luxury Villas & Spa (3 nights)

Day 9-10: Zanzibar

Two days at your leisure.

Day 11: Return Home

Final day at leisure. Today you will be transferred to the Zanzibar airport in time for your onward flight arrangements. We hope you will be leaving Africa with some incredible memories and photos of your time here. 

Prices and Inclusions

Prices are per person based on two people travelling together during 2024 high season (July - October). Prices for 2025 may differ. 

No Price Shock Guarantee

Unlike other travel companies, we don't put misleading 'from' prices on our trips. All of the trips on our website are priced at 2024 high season rates which means the price can only go down, not up. 

Limited Spaces Available

We create a maximum of 30 new trips per month. Please enquire about availability.

Simple Booking Process

  1. Talk to our team to discuss this trip or plan a tailor-made itinerary.
  2. Once you're happy, we'll take a 30% deposit to confirm your trip.
  3. The balance will be due 70 days before you travel.

Flexible Payment Options

  • Bank or wire transfers ✔️
  • Visa & Mastercard accepted ✔️
  • Pay in instalments ✔️


All Brilliant trips include:

  • Experienced safari guides
  • All domestic/internal flights
  • All road transfers and airport pickups/drop-offs
  • All accommodation as per the itinerary (accommodation can be amended based on budget and preferences)
  • Fees for guides/scouts/drivers/cooks
  • All entrance and park fees
  • Fees for all activities as per the program
  • Shared or private daily game drives (depending on your route and preferences, please enquire for more details)
  • Meal plan full board unless specified otherwise
  • Select local brand drinks on safari
  • AMREF Flying Doctors Cover
  • Conservation charge

With Brilliant, you'll also get...

  • Brilliant Africa’s Bucket List Safari System: work one-on-one with a dedicated specialist with decades of experience in East Africa. We'll help you cut through the noise, navigate the thousands of options, design the trip that's right for you and have confidence you'll get what you expect (results in 98% 5* reviews)⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 
  • Highest-rated African travel company on Trustpilot: so you know you'll be in safe hands with our team.  
  • Ground Support Team: our local ground team are on hand to help if you ever need support during your trip. 
  • Dedicated Pre-Travel Support: access to a dedicated customer support specialist to help you with all of your pre-travel questions and help you prepare for the adventure of a lifetime. 
  • Get Me To Africa Flight Package: we'll connect you with our flight specialist who will find and book the right international flights on your behalf*
  • Personalised Guest Portal & Mobile App: access to your individual guest portal, including video guides to common questions, and everything you need to know to prepare for your African adventure.
  • WhatsApp Contacts: your local support team will be easily contactable via WhatsApp.   
  • Safety Briefing: 1:1 consultations with our specialists to answer any of your questions about safety when travelling in Africa. 
  • Done-With-You Visa Service: we’ll send you step-by-step video guides on how to apply for your visas and required travel documents, saving you hours of time, stress and headaches.

*For customers based in the US only. 

'Life Happens' Postponement Guarantee

If life gets in the way and you need to postpone your trip, we won't charge any fees to postpone your trip and all payments you have made towards the original trip will be applied to the postponed trip.

*T&Cs apply, enquire for details 

No Price Shock Guarantee

Unlike other travel companies, we don't put misleading 'from' prices on our trips. All of the trips on our website are priced at 2024 high season rates which means the price can only go down, not up. 

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