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1050
9 Days / 8 Nights
Nairobi, Kenya
Nairobi, Kenya
Min Age : 6+
Max People : 12

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Prices are per person sharing and can fluctuate due to seasonality and availability. Please proceed to the booking form or enquiry form to receive a quote for your travel dates.

Tour Details

Experience magnificent Kenyan nature on adventure safari drives and relax on the beautiful Diani beach.

You will see

  • Elephant
  • Baboon
  • Vervet Monkey
  • Buffalo
  • Gerenuk
  • Lion
  • Cheetah
  • Leopard
  • Crocodile
  • Giraffe
  • Zebra
  • Thompson's Gazelle
  • African wild dog
  • Rhino
  • Impala
  • Kudu
  • Wildebeast

Departure & Return Location

Nairobi, Kenya

Departure Time

To Be Confirmed

Price Includes

  • Full board accommodation while on Safari
  • Bed and breakfast accommodation in Nairobi
  • Transfers in a safari minibus as stated in the itinerary
  • A safari briefing at the beginning of the tour
  • All game drives in shared 4 x 4 camp vehicle driven by a professional English speaking guide
  • Excursions as per the itinerary
  • Scheduled flight Wilson –Samburu –Mara –Diani as per the itinerary, luggage allowance 15 kgs per person
  • Park Entrance fees throughout
  • All inclusive accommodation in Diani
  • Water,housewines,at Karen Blixen
  • Laundry at Karen Blixen
  • Current Government taxes and levies

Price Excludes

  • International Airfares
  • International and domestic departure tax
  • Flight Mombasa -Nairobi
  • Laundry services
  • All alcoholic & Non-alcoholic drinks
  • Meals and excursions not described in the itinerary above
  • Entry visas to the country
  • Travel and health insurance
  • Balloon flight in the Masai Mara (additional charge USD450 per person)
  • Any optional tours or excursions not mentioned in the itinerary above
  • Gratuities (tips) to your guide, hotel staff and porters
  • Any other items of a personal nature, such as drinks, laundry, telephone and postage

Complimentaries

  • 1 litre of water per person per day while in an Albatros safari vehicle
  • Flying doctors medical evacuation cover
What to Expect

Time for adventures at some of the best Kenyan safari parks: Samburu and Masai Mara. Followed by a dream beach holiday in Diani!

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Nairobi National Park
  • Samburu National Park
  • Masai Mara National Park
  • Diani beach
Itinerary

Day 1Arrival

On arrival at the Jomo Kenya international Airport, you will be met by our representative and given a short Safari briefing then transferred to your Hotel for Overnight.

Accommodation at Ole Sereni Hotel – Superior Room(Bed and Breakfast)

The Hotel overlooks the Nairobi National Park, a short drive from Jomo Kenyatta International airport. The essence and experience lies in the 134 opulent Rooms and Suites, 4 Food and Beverage outlets and a decadent health club combined into three elements of luxuries comfort, the wild and the wind. The rooms are nice and spacious and the hotel offers a wide range of facilities from an outdoor pool, a health club, a spa tub and both complimentary wireless and wired high-speed Internet access in public areas. Bathrooms offer shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and hair dryers. All units feature coffee/tea makers and complimentary bottled water. In addition, a turndown service is offered nightly, housekeeping is available daily, and amenities available on request include irons/ironing boards.

Day 2Samburu National Park

Nairobi Transfers – Landcruiser – Transfer JKIA to Wilson

On arrival at the Jomo Kenya international Airport, you will be met by our representative and given a short Safari briefing then transferred to Wilson airport for your onward flight

Air Kenya flight – Wilson – Lewa/Samburu 0830/0955 hrs or 0915/1030hrs (one way)

You will be transferred to Wilson airport for your 0915hrs flight.

Accommodation at Larsens Camp – Tent(Game Package)

Larsens Camp consists of just 20 tents, and these freestanding units are not only spacious and ultra-luxurious but they also boast private balconies with sensational views. Each tent in anchored on a plinth of natural stone and they all feature beautifully appointed en-suite bathrooms stocked with a range of Molton Brown toiletries. Decorated and designed to reflect a safari chic style, each Larsens Camp tent also features either one king-size bed or two twin beds.

The mood and ambience of Larsens Camp is all about tranquillity and embracing nature, and the only man-made noise you will hear is that of the Samburu flutist as he winds his way along the river. Apart from that, Larsens Camp guests can brace themselves for a wildlife treat, as the sounds of elephants trumpeting and baboons and vervet monkeys chattering abound.

Samburu National Park

Samburu National Reserve is situated alongside the Ewaso Nyiro River which attracts plenty of animals from the surrounding plains and various other habitats such as acacia, river forest, thorn trees and grasslands. Large herds of elephants, reticulated giraffes, buffalo and gerenuks and frequent spotting of big cats form part of the reserve’s large and diverse wildlife population. You will also be privileged to see the red –robed Samburu tribesmen bringing their cattle down to the river to drink. The lives of the Samburu like the Masai are centred on their livestock, their traditional source of wealth. After initiation, boys become morans and it becomes their job to protect both the humans and the livestock from predators.

Day 3Samburu National Park

Safari adventures in Samburu National Park.

Accommodation at Larsens Camp – Tent (Game Package)

Day 4Masai Mara

After breakfast check out and transfer to the airstrip for your 1005Hrs Air Kenya flight to Masai Mara.
Upon arrival in the Mara you will be met by your safari guide who will transfer you to the camp with game drive en-route.
Lunch will be served at the camp. Later proceed for an evening game drive in Mara North Conservancy.

Accommodation at Karen Blixen Camp – Luxury Tent(Game Package)

Located in the heart of the Mara North Conservancy and right on the River the Karen Blixen Camp is a stunning property to enjoy the Mara from. With 22 safari style tents all furnished to a high standard and with en suite bathrooms the property really does aim to make you as comfortable as possible. The camp has an onsite culinary school which aims to train locals from the area. You can arrange to have lunch here as it’s an amazing experience. There is limited cell phone access in the camp, but Wifi is available in the main camp office. Al a carte dinning is offered for breakfast, Lunch and dinner and the service is excellent.

Mara North Conservancy is a private wilderness area that forms the north-western zone, bordering the Masai Mara National Reserve. The world-class conservancy is a partnership between a few member camps and over 800 Maasai landowners that guarantees an exclusive safari while minimizing the impact on the environment local communities. Throughout the year large numbers of herbivores such as elephants, giraffes, zebras, Thomson’s gazelles and impalas seek the area for water and grazing.

The Mara River flows through the conservancy at the foot of the Oloololo Escarpment and families of hippo and large crocodiles can be seen resting lazily in the waters. In the northern corridor, the scenic Lemek Hills make an important wildlife refuge, particularly to a pack of endangered African wild dog. Mara North Conservancy is also home to the Leopard Gorge; world famous due to its significance as birthing and maternity ground for the big cat predators. Prides of lions, cheetah and leopards have made the conservancy their homeland area.

Return back to the camp for meals and the opportunity to relax and really soak in the African bush.

Day 5Masai Mara

As the sun rises on your first morning in the Masai Mara you are woken to the smell of freshly brewed coffee which will help kick start you for your morning game drive. The early mornings are one of the best time to view the animals as this is when they are their most active before the heat of the day sets in. To make the most of your time in Kenya’s most visited game reserve, you will spend much of the day on an extended game drive. The camp’s knowledgeable guides and drivers know exactly where to look for the famous big five and all the other species that make the Masai Mara so special. As you arrive back at camp after a long day, there may be time for a quick swim or a walk before the sun starts to set.

Overnight at Karen Blixen Camp – Luxury Tent(Game Package)

Day 6Masai Mara

This morning it’s another early start as you set of for the gates of the Masai Mara National Reserve. With a packed picnic lunch you are free to spend the whole day exploring another part of this famous conservation area. Visit the Mara River and ask your guide to show you the regular river crossing routes for the famous migration.

Overnight at Karen Blixen Camp – Luxury Tent(Game Package)

Day 7Diani Beach

Lunch will be served at the Camp. Later transfer to the airstrip for your 1400Hrs Mombasa Air flight to Diani.

On arrival you will be met and driven to your hotel along the Indian Ocean. You will arrive in time for an afternoon`s relaxation on the beach, and a good night`s sleep with the sounds of the ocean echoing in your ears.

A day at leisure to choose from activities, perhaps hiring bicycles to explore the island under your own steam – the people in the nearby village are really friendly and will wave as you cycle past!

Accommodation at Baobab Beach Resort – Standard room(All Inclusive)

Located on the world famous Diani Beach, The Baobab Beach Resort and Spa is set within 80 acres of tropical gardens, overlooking the Indian Ocean. An oasis of tranquillity and serenity, the Resort’s picturesque location is nestled on a coral headland overlooking vast stretches of golden beach. Shaded by indigenous coastal vegetation and exotic coconut palms. The resort stretches over 500 metres of golden beach front offering the ultimate luxury beach holiday.

Guests facilities include 3 swimming pools, dining areas, tastefully furnished luxury rooms and all inclusive services. The dynamic animation and entertainment team are available during the day to lead aerobic, aquafit classes, beach volleyball and other games and entertainment

South Coast Kenya

If miles and miles of white sandy beaches, coral reefs, fresh seafood and blue skies is your idea of a perfect holiday destination then you are in luck as the south coast boasts one of the best white sandy beaches in Africa. The offshore coral reefs are responsible for creating the ideal beaches with calm and warm waters which offer world class diving and snorkeling sites.

The beaches are bordered by lush green coastal rainforests with prolific birdlife and a variety of wildlife including baboons and rare colobus monkeys. With everything from large resorts and water sports to untouched gems reachable only by dhows or boats, a visit to the Kenyan South coast can be as peaceful or exciting as you wish.

Day 8Diani Beach

Spend day at Leisure at the hotel.

Overnight at Baobab Beach Resort – Standard room (All Inclusive)

Day 9Departure

After breakfast, check out and transfer to the airport for your flight back home.

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