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Our Safaris for 2017!

 

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Welcome to our Direct Sale! Book your East Africa safari with us to view the Great Wildebeests Migration 2017. This is our best value - best seller program, based on 4x4 land cruiser transport. E-mail: jackoafricasafaris@jambo.co.ke

 

Great Wildebeest Migration 2017.

 

Our open departure days for 2017’s high season to view this Great Wildebeest Migration spectacle in Masai Mara, Kenya are as follows: Click here for Itinerary & Quotation and book with us in January thru March 2017 in order to enjoy A SPECIAL DISCOUNT! Any other days of your choice are welcome - we assure you our quickest response.  

Current News

   Special Professionals Travel Program.

 

Jacko Africa Safaris is pleased to welcome you back to our newly re-structured SPECIAL PROFESSIONALS TRAVEL (SPT) PROGRAM. This year - 2017 - we invite professionals of one calling worldwide to travel with us in groups of only 10 – 12 passengers on your tour. A knowledgeable experienced local Tour Director escorts your safari for absolutely free! Enjoy a special discount if you book with us in January through March 2017. Click here for itinerary, description, departure dates, and quotation.

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Search for clean water continues…

Here we put our energies to God's service through service to a human person. Jacko Africa Safaris assists in drilling borehole wells for poor communities in Kenya. One of the sponsors below was our client - we invite more of clients to help, if interested, and we are transparent enough to coordinate your wish under our Jacko Community Projects theme.


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Safaris 2017

Upon finding our suggested itineraries and prices interesting to you, please e-mail as above for discussion of our further incentive to you beyond what is stipulated in "Our Uniqueness" page. A trip to Africa is one you would regret you never did when you had a chance such as this brought to your door step by JACKO AFRICA SAFARIS. These are sample itineraries. Please feel free to contact us to design an adventure of your interest. We have special rates for Kenya Residents and Foreign Students’ Parties.

 

Click on a Safari below for detailed information on the destinations and itinerary.

 

KENYA

Experience Nairobi [4 Hours - 1 Day] Youth in Nairobi, Kenya

Kenya’s capital and largest city with nearly 3.5 million inhabitants, whose history dated back to 1899 when the British built a railway line inland from Mombasa. A tour features places of interest, such as the Parliament Buildings, Kenyatta Conference Center, City Market. A 30 minutes drive southwest brings you to Karen Museum, Giraffe Center, Kazuri Beads Factory, Daphane Sheldrick’s Animal Orphanage. The Nairobi National Park since 1946 is only 10 Km away.

 

Experience Mombasa [4 Hours - 1 Day]Jacko Experience Mombasa Safaris

With over 500 hundred years of history, Mombasa Kenya’s second largest town located off the coast of Kenya. The culture and history of the people and town is remarkable. All of Kenyan's ethnic backgrounds and religions can be found: native Blacks, Asians, and Arabs who are Muslims, Christians, Hindu and Buddhists. The history and organization detailed on a tour helps to put you in the picture of how all this came about.

 

Kenya Action Week 1 [6 Days]Kenya Action Week 1 Safaris

SAMBURU - LAKE NAKURU - MASAI MARA [ BY ROAD ]

From Nairobi, this tour swings you directly into action of what you have come to do. Animals unique to Kenya’s northern districts are seen  in Samburu, millions of pink flamingoes on Lake Nakuru only, breath-taking scenery of the Great Rift Valley, and the savanna plains of Masai Mara offering in excess of 50 different species of animals, leave alone their abundant numbers.

 

Kenya Action Week 2 [6 Days]

MOMBASA - TSAVO WEST - AMBOSELI - MASAI MARA - LAKE NAKURU [ BY ROAD ]

From Mombasa, this week is spent on a trail once often traveled by Hernst Hemingway, through Man-Eater Lions country (refer to movie: The Ghost and the Darkness, by Michael Douglas). A safari in this region shall take you passed snow-capped Kilimanjaro, through dry bush and end on an open savanna with great numbers of animals, birds, beautiful scenery seen. Taken in reverse order, it is a very perfect continuation of Week 1.

 

Pride of Africa [12 Days]Jacko Pride of Africa Safaris

NAIROBI - TSAVO WEST - AMBOSELI -SAMBURU - MOUNT KENYA - LAKE NAKURU - MASAI MARA [BY ROAD]

 Escorted, this trip gets you closest to Africa's abundant wildlife, hundreds of bird species, breath-taking sceneries, and golden sunsets.  Enjoy the taste of incredible African cuisine at your fabulous lodges, as you while away this holiday of your life-time. Jacko Africa Safaris shall be very pleased to make your dream come true. This safari truly puts you in the heart of Kenya, ultimately feeling the heartbeat of the wildlife and the people.

 

Cruises to Kenya [3-6 Days]

AMBOSELI and/or MAASAI MARA [ BY ROAD/AIR ] - SAMBURU [ BY AIR ]

Jacko Africa Safaris is able to arrange to meet visiting cruise ships and can pick up clients at the dockside and deliver them back when the tour or safari is over. Destinations are primarily Amboseli  2 nights or Masai Mara for 3 nights. If one finds more time, it's fun to take Kenya Action Week 2! We are glad to have been associated for years with the list of cruise liners you will see on this page.

 

MICE / Groups [3-6 Days]

AMBOSELI and/or MAASAI MARA [ BY ROAD/AIR ] - SAMBURU [ BY AIR ]

The MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Exhibitions) market is possibly Kenya's fastest growing segment within the tourism industry. This is, perhaps, not surprising as the country offers such a wide range of activities. Many of the Coast hotels can offer sufficient rooms for incentives of 200-300 people. Nairobi hotels can also handle these numbers and at the same time offer a wide range of leisure pursuits ranging from casinos to golf. African theme evenings are no problem at both the beach and city hotels. Often incentives are combined with safaris and although the safari circuits cannot handle the large numbers as can beach and city hotels, it is possible to accommodate up to say 140 participants.

 

Under Canvas Luxury [10 Days]

Nairobi - Sweetwaters - Mount Kenya - Samburu - Masai Mara [ by road ]

See animals and be at per with nature as you enjoy great food, wine and bush architecture. If you are prepared to pay for this paramount ravel experience, because it is the one you want, we can take you on such a treat of your lifetime.  Same trip can be taken, staying in lodges.

 

Budget Departures [3-6 Days]

NAIROBI or MOMBASA - AMBOSELI and/or MAASAI MARA, SAMBURU VIA LAKE NAKURU [ BY ROAD ]

There is no better fun than to overnight in a safari tent and hear all those night sounds echoing. A hyena laugh is distinctive. A lion roar is smooth from a distance, but from close it is a nightmare thrill. The Bush Baby not only behaves like a baby, it also cries like one. On a safari organized by  Jacko Africa Safaris, you virtually get to realize that you have come to Africa to utilize all your five basic human senses.

 

Family Thrill [11 Days]Jacko Family Thriller Safaris

NAIROBI - MOUNTAIN LODGE - SAMBURU - LAKE NAKURU - MAASAI MARA - KENYA COAST [ BY ROAD ]

Jacko Africa Safaris promises you and your family a safari holiday of your lifetime. Children of all ages are welcome on all our family safari programs. We do not only pride ourselves in being child and parent-friendly, but as leaders in the field. Your family safari can have a lot of fun with Jacko Africa Safaris. If you have a big family, we can provide transport for children aside from adults on the same tour.

 

Hike Mt. Kenya [4 Days]

NAIROBI - NANYUKI EQUATOR - SIRIMON ROUTE UP & DOWN [ BY ROAD/AIR ]

Mt Kenya, which forms part of the Central Highlands, is Africa's second highest mountain at 5199 meters (17058FT). Part of the mountain’s attraction is the variation of flora and fauna found at different altitudes. Its gleaming and snow covered peaks can be seen for miles around and its lower slopes are intensively cultivated by the Kikuyu, Embu and Meru tribes. Mountaineers with technical skills can only reach Mt Kenya’s highest peaks of Batian and Nelion. However, most visitors are able to reach the more accessible Point Lenana at 4,985 m using the different routes available, and many visitors enjoy simple high altitude walks.

 

Kenya Adventures [5-7 Days]

NGONG HOUSE - LEWA DOWNS - MOUNT KENYA - MBWEYA CAMP - OLNANA - KENYA COAST

Think of one and we shall take you to a private ranch that has limited and exclusive accommodation. Here we offer you a variety of activities such as guided bush walks, bush breakfasts, picnic lunches, day and night game drives, horse riding, camel treks, fly fishing, and others. The bird watching on a foot safari is prolific. Jacko Africa Safaris has a close working relationship with the hosts, who assist in providing for a memorable vacation.

 

Sports Delights [14 Days]

NAIROBI - NAIVASHA - LAKE NAKURU - MOUNT KENYA - MAASAI MARA - MOMBASA [ BY ROAD & AIR ]

Kenya is well known as a sports country. We offer golf safaris, biking safaris, beach sports, etc. One of the most appealing features of golfing in Kenya is the variety. From the beach clubs set among palms and casuarinas with stunning views of the sapphire Indian Ocean, to those dominated by the perennial snowcap of Mount Kenya, there is a medley of  courses each vying for priority as the most attractive for location and interest.

 

KENYA & TANZANIA COMBINED

Home in Bush [10 Days]

NAIROBI - LEWA DOWNS - SAMBURU - MAASAI MARA [ BY ROAD & AIR ]

A unique opportunity to stay with the owners of a privately owned home, ranch or game sanctuary. We emphasize spectacular architecture and appointment of furniture. Location of the home will often overlook unforgettable stunning scenery. In addition to the charming accommodation and warm hospitality you receive, you are assured of first class and personal service throughout your stay. Jacko Africa Safaris has a close working relationship with the hosts, which assists in providing for a memorable vacation.

 

Cradle of Mankind [10 Days]Jacko Cradle of Mankind Safaris

NAIROBI - AMBOSELI - NGORONGORO - OLDUVAI GORGE - SERENGETI - MASAI MARA [ BY ROAD ]

Escorted, this tour takes you to the Olduvai Gorge, where mankind walked millions of years ago. It is the highlight of the best of Kenya and Tanzania, on which you view huge numbers of animals, birds, excellent landscape as you visit Amboseli, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti, Masai Mara and the Great Rift Valley. Jazz it up with a couple of days' stay at the Kenya Coast and what more shall you be asking for?!

 

Beaches of East Africa [5-6 Days]

MOMBASA 5 NIGHTS or ZANZIBAR 4 NIGHTS

Jacko Africa Safaris shall be pleased to introduce you to East Africa's Marine Parks and recommend the best Beach Accommodation available. For example, a week on Zanzibar is perfect and our Island Chill Out allows time to explore the history and culture as well as time to enjoy idyllic beaches. At Mombasa stay at your beach resort pool, or wander along the beach, take a snorkeling excursion, and enjoy an evening cocktail. Be as active or as relaxed as you want to be.

 

Bird Watching - Africa [7-15 Days]Jacko Bird Watching Safari

KENYA: NAIROBI - NAIVASHA - BARINGO - BOGORIA - NAKURU - SAMBURU- MAASAI MARA TANZANIA: SERENGETI - OLDUVAI GORGE - NGORONGORO - MANYARA - TARANGIRE - ARUSHA [ BY ROAD ]

Kenya offers more than 600 different species of birds. This itinerary offers you one of the most spectacular places to view most of these. The numbers of flamingoes alone shall surpass your imagination. Our rift valley lakes are seasonal temporary homes of migratory birds from Europe and South Africa.

 

Soar in Balloon [1 Hour]

MAASAI MARA, KENYA or SERENGETI, TANZANIA

Heartily recommended is ballooning in East Africa, both for first timers and for those who have made an ascent before, as no other aerial experience can compare with this exhilarating hawk’s eye view of Kenya’s Masai Mara or Tanzania’s Serengeti. As you float across the great vast plains in your basket, you may see the famous wildebeest migration heading north in search of better grasslands.

 

Honeymoon Retreat [12 Days]

NAIROBI - AMBOSELI -SAMBURU - MASAI MARA - ZANZIBAR or KENYA COAST [BY ROAD & AIR]

Start in Kenya to experience the wildest heart of Africa on safari in some of the world's most famous game parks. Amboseli is where elephants roam in front of a backdrop of snowy Kilimanjaro. In Samburu you will stay in a fantastic lodge. Masai Mara offers you the Great Wildebeest Migration, which is greatest wildlife show on earth. Then it is off to Zanzibar where you will spend your days enjoying all the delights of this tropical spice island paradise.

 

UGANDA

Gorillas in the Mist [3 Days]

BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST [BY ROAD]

Seeing some of the last remaining 700 mountain gorillas in the world is a fantastic experience and this safari takes you to a gorilla park – Bwindi to appreciate the unique dense forest and the views of the Virunga volcanoes. It offers an opportunity to track gorillas once and you are assured of getting to see them.  This is rather a demanding safari and we strongly advise that clients ought to be in good physical condition to cope with the hiking into the gorilla sanctuary.  Other than by road, Bwindi can also be reached by charter plane.

 

Uganda Delight [6 Days]Jacko Uganda Delight

LAKE MBURO N. PARK - QUEEN ELIZABETH N. PARK - BWINDI NATIONAL PARK [ BY ROAD ]

Welcome to Uganda, the Pearl of Africa as it was described by Sir Winston Churchill. Here you find the source of the Nile, and the Kingdom of Buganda. Unique wildlife and birdlife has continued to attract many travelers, who always fall in love with country’s green beauty and its friendly people.

 

Discover Uganda [8 Days]

KIBALE N. PARK - QUEEN ELIZABETH N. PARK - BWINDI NATIONAL PARK [ BY ROAD ]

Uganda lies on the equator, east of Kenya, and is about the size of England. Safaris to Uganda are more exciting than anyone can imagine they can be. Here the true beauty and spirit of Africa is best represented. Enjoy the best African buffets, the warmest character of the people, coupled with, besides amazing view of baboon, chimpanzee, gorillas and other wildlife, abundant birdlife in a country you never knew it resurrected as a tourist destination.

 

TANZANIA

Climb Kilimanjaro [5 Days]

MARANGU GATE: ARUSHA - KILIMANJARO - ARUSHA [ BY ROAD ]

Mount Kilimanjaro is located at the north/eastern tip of Tanzania. For the adventurous, a climb of Mount Kilimanjaro is necessary taking you through the mists of equatorial jungle to reach the snows and breath-taking views from the summit. The upward track wends through forests that vary constantly with the altitude and finally opens out into open moorland below rocky, snow covered Kibo plateau. It has 3 volcanic centers, Shira, Kibo, and Mawenzi. Mt. Kilimanjaro can be climbed at any time during the year. However, it is good to avoid the rainy season - April, May and November.

 

Best of Tanzania [7 Days]Jacko Best of Tanzania Safari

ARUSHA - TARANGIRE - LAKE MANYARA - SERENGETI - OLDUVAI GORGE - NGORONGORO [ BY ROAD ]

This 7 days camping safari features all the 5 most frequented northern parks in Tanzania starting at Arusha National Park with an option of walking half day with a Park Ranger. The safari proceeds to Tarangire National Park, that acts as the main refuge for wildlife from the surrounding part of the Great Rift Valley during the dry season and then to Lake Manyara National Park. From Manyara the safari takes you to Serengeti National Park, which is Tanzania's oldest park, and one of the world's last great wildlife refuges, and finally to Ngorongoro Crater - a true wonder of the natural world, famous for its sunken caldera formed over a million years ago.

 

Zanzibar Island [10 Days]Jacko Zanzibar Island Safari

ARUSHA - NGORONGORO - OLDUVAI GORGE - SERENGETI - ZANZIBAR [BY ROAD & AIR]

This 10-day beach-safari combination is ideal for couples wishing to celebrate their romance in Africa. Visiting Ngorongoro & Serengeti, you are guaranteed extra special attention & awesome wildlife opportunities before heading to Zanzibar to enjoy lovely white sandy beaches to laze away the last few days of your holiday.

 

Community Work Safari [28 Days - 3 Months]Jacko Community Work Safari

KENYA and/or TANZANIA and/or UGANDA

Jacko Africa Safaris design tours to fit explorers, volunteers, researchers, classified students, investors and talent seekers who would like to spend their ample time in East Africa. Tours are designed to combine East Africa's three sister countries; Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania (or any two) to last at least 26 to 50 days, taking in clients of one common denominator or source or interests at a time.

 

RWANDA

Gorilla Trekking Rwanda [6-12 Days]Gorilla in Rwanda

From NAIROBI – KIGALI – GISENYI - LAKE KIVU – RUHENGERI – UGANDA BORDER

Rwanda, a tiny landlocked republic in Equatorial Africa, lies on the eastern rim of the Albertine Rift and the watershed between Africa’s two largest river systems: the Nile and the Congo.  Often called the "land of a thousand hills", Rwanda is a mountainous country with a moist, temperate year-round climate. Come face to face with the Mountain Gorilla, one of the rarest species on earth, one trip which combines Rwanda & Uganda.

 

ETHIOPIA

Cultural & Historic EthiopiaCultural & Historic Ethiopia [6–14 Days]

ADDIS – AXUM –LALIBELA- GONDA – BAHIR –ADDIS

In every way Ethiopia is unique!  It has its own languages, its own calendar, its own brand of Christianity and a landscape that is unparalleled. In the mountains of the north one feels neither part of Africa nor Asia.  The Semitic people, speaking age old languages, plough their stony fields with ox drawn wooden ploughs. This is the technology that enabled the ancient civilizations of Ethiopia to come into being. Come with us and discover more.

 

SEYCHELLES

Seychelles Experience [6 Nights]

MAHE – PRASLIN – MAHE

Seychelles makes a perfect combination with safaris to Southern and Eastern Africa or for a romantic holiday, honeymoons or a remote “Hide Out” experience and can also be a perfect family vacation. Our itineraries are customized and we can book the accommodation of your choice. The sample itinerary herein is aimed at showing a typical holiday you could enjoy with us.

 

SOUTH AFRICA

Glimpse of South Africa [8 Days]Glimpse of South Africa

CAPE TOWN – KAPAMA G. RESERVE – JO’BURG [BY ROAD+AIR]

This safari in South Africa provides you with one of the most rewarding all-encompassing bush experiences available. Visit Kapama Private Game Reserve for a diversity of game viewing possibilities in addition to a four night stay in Cape Town to explore one of the most coveted cities in the world and the famous vineyards. Wind your trip in Johannesburg.

 

Best of South Africa [12 Days]Best of South Africa

CAPE TOWN – GARDEN ROUTE – OUDTSHOORN – PLETTENBERG BAY –  GEORGE – KNYSNA - KRUGER N. PARK – JOHANNESBURG [BY ROAD and AIR]

This safari in South Africa offer you the "must see" in South Africa - Cape Town one of the most cosmopolitan and historical cities in South Africa, The famous "Garden of Eden" - The Garden Route and South Africa bush and wildlife viewing experience. Self-drive option is applicable on this trip to offer THOSE WHO WISH flexibility of exploring at your own pace.

 

 

VICTORIA FALLS - ZAMBIA or ZIMBABWE

Victoria Falls – Zambia or Zimbabwe [3 Days]

VIA  JOHANNESBURG – LIVINSTONE, ZAMBIA

This superb safari is a great introduction to some of Southern Africa’s fascinating scenic beauty, wildlife and the rich cultural heritage in the region. Your journey begins wherever you want, but transit through Johannesburg to Livingstone – Zambia.  Her you come to the o Victoria Falls, one of Africa’s World Heritage Sites and most impressive natural wonders of the world.

 

BOTSWANA

Best of Botswana [9 Days]Botswana

From: VICTORIA FALLS – CHOBE N. PARK – OKAVANGO DELTA – KALAHARI

Experience a taste of the wild, like nowhere else on earth, the incredible wildlife of the world famous Okavango Delta. The Delta is one of the natural wonders of Africa combined with incredible hosts and unbelievable accommodation. A wide variety of activities are available such as tiger fishing, boating on the river, canoeing, white-water rafting. See zebra, red lechwe, sitatunga, sable, roan and impala

 

NAMIBIA

Kaokoland Treasures [7 Days]Jacko Kaokoland Treasures Safari

KHOWARIB LODGE – OPUWO - RUACANA – SWARTBOOIS – EPUPA FALLS – MARIENFLUSS - PURROS – SESFONTAIN

Explore and discover the real Namibia on an exclusive adventure safari with some of the country's most experienced guides. Namibia is a land of stark beauty, fascinating detail and ancient landscapes. It is a dramatic and compelling world waiting to be discovered. With our years of experience, you can be assured that we will deliver true adventure in comfort.

 

Namibia Highlight [9 Days]Namibia Highlights

NAMIB DESERT – ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK – DAMARALAND –  NAMIB RAND NATURE RESERVE

Spend nine days on this stylish safari, experiencing the magnificent Namib Desert, Etosha National Park and Damaraland. Stay in unique wilderness lodges in prime, pristine desert locations, offering visitor an intense encounter with nature, the environment and wildlife. Namibia is like no other country in Africa.   Jacko Africa Safaris can organize tours to include any portion of the safaris listed above.  Please ask us to design your dream East and Southern Africa trip. 

Specialized Safaris to meet your Unique Requirements

Jacko Africa Safaris can organize tours to include any portion of the safaris listed above.  Please ask us to design your dream East and Southern Africa trip.

See you when you see us in Africa!

 

 

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