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9 Days Safari and Beach Holiday in Kenya

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Itinerary

Day 1
Nairobi - Maasai Mara National Game Reserve

Early morning pick-up from your Nairobi accommodation/ Airport and depart for Masai Mara. Drive down the escarpment through the floor of the scenic Great Rift Valley. You will arrive in time for lunch at your camp/Lodge
Later in the evening you will take off on your first thrilling game drive in the Maasai Mara National Game Reserve.

This reserve is arguably Kenya’s most popular game sanctuary. It is the most famous and most visited game reserve in Kenya. The large portion of the motion picture “Out of Africa” was filmed in this reserve. Virtually every type of wildlife can be seen on the Mara.

Overnight at Sarova Mara Game Camp (Full Board)

Day 2
Maasai Mara National Game Reserve

After breakfast you will have a full day game drive with a picnic lunch to enjoy at the Mara River.

You will see a wide variety of wildlife including giraffe, baboon, warthog, bat-eared fox, jackal, hyena, topi, impala, hartebeest, wildebeest. Elephant, buffalo, zebra and hippo can also be seen in great numbers.
You can also visit a Maasai village. On this tour you will see the Maasai warriors. These warriors are famously known as the proud nomadic tribe whose legendary prowess in battle and single-handed acts of bravery in fights with the wild animals are known across the world. You will see the tribe singing and dancing as a part of their daily lives and sacred rituals.

Later in the evening you will return to Mara Leisure Camp / Mara Sopa Lodge for dinner and your overnight stay.

Overnight at Sarova Mara Game Camp (Full Board)

Day 3
Maasai Mara - Lake Naivasha

After breakfast you will check out and depart the Maasai Mara heading for Lake Naivasha. You will arrive at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge, check-in and have lunch.
The afternoon can be spent at your leisure, with several optional activities that include a boat ride, crescent island tour, or hiking at Hells Gate National Park.

Lake Naivasha is a beautiful freshwater lake, framed with thick papyrus. The lake’s waters are shallow with an average depth of five meters. The forests abound with bird life. Naivasha is known as a world class birding destination. The water attracts a wide range of game to the shores. You will see giraffe wandering among the acacia, buffalo wallowing in the swamps and hear Colobus monkeys calling from the treetops while hippo lazily float the day out in the shallows.

You will enjoy a hot meal in the evening and then turn in for the night

Dinner and overnight at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge (Full Board)

Day 4
Lake Naivasha - Amboseli National Park

After breakfast you will check-out and travel to Amboseli National Park. You will arrive at the Amboseli Serena Lodge where you will check-in and have lunch.
After lunch a game drive is planned where you will see elephant, antelope, zebra, wildebeest, buffalo and the elusive leopard.
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Nearly every visit within the park is framed by the majestic view of Mount Kilimanjaro in the distance… Later in the evening you will return to the Serena Lodge or Amboseli Sopa Lodge for dinner and your overnight stay.

Dinner & overnight at Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge (Full Board)

Day 5
Amboseli National Park - Tsavo West National Park

After breakfast you will check-out and depart for Tsavo West National Park. You will arrive at the Kilaguni Serena Lodge in the afternoon. After check-in and lunch you will enjoy a game drive in this vast park.

The park comprises a diversity of habitats, open plains alternating with savannah bush and semi-desert scrub; acacia woodlands; rocky ridges and outcrops. With a permanent water source, enormous herds and excellent game viewing of cheetah, lion, leopard and hyena and a herd of over 3,500 elephants can be seen. Red elephant, Oryx, gerenuk and a wide variety of bird life can also be seen. Other notable features to visit include Mzima Springs, the water source for Mombasa Town and the Shetani Lava Flow and Ash Cones, an example of recent volcanic eruption in the region.

Later in the evening you will return to the Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge for dinner and your overnight stay (Full Board)

Day 6
Tsavo West National Park - Mombasa

After breakfast you will check-out and depart for Mombasa. You will arrive at Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa in the afternoon (lunch own account).

Here you will experience a different kind of Kenya; escape to the sparkling white sandy beaches, palm fringed skies and shimmering turquoise seas of Mombasa’s tropical shores. You will enjoy the welcoming smiles from the local people, fresh seafood cuisine, and fascinating cultural influences from Arab, Swahili, British and Portuguese history. Spend the sun-kissed day on the pristine shore of Mombasa beach exploring the vibrant tropical coast.

Overnight stay at Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa (Half Board)

Day 7
Mombasa

After breakfast you will spend the day enjoying your time at the resort.

Optional: You can take part in a variety of activities from water sports to sailing boats and more. Discover the secrets of the sea by enrolling in a diving program.

Overnight stay at Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa (Half Board)

Day 8
Mombasa

After breakfast you will have another day to spend at the beach resort.
Optional activities can be arranged at an extra cost. – city tour and fort Jesus, Mamba Village.

Overnight stay at Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa (Half Board)

Day 9
Mombasa - Nairobi

After breakfast you will check-out and be driven to the Mombasa Airport for your flight to Nairobi.
Upon arrival in Nairobi you will connect to your international flight back to home or we will transfer you back to your city Hotel (Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost. You’ll be dropped off at the airport/hotel).

Cost Includes:

  • • Return transport from Nairobi to Masai Mara, Naivasha, Amboseli, Tsavo West and drop off in Mombasa in a Private Safari Van
  • • 5 nights accommodation on full board basis while on Safari – Masai Mara, Naivasha, Amboseli and Tsavo West.
  • • 3 nights accommodation at Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa on Half board basis
  • • Game drives in Masai Mara, Amboseli and Tsavo West
  • • Services of an English speaking driver guide
  • • Free welcome / farewell gift
  • • Free drinking water in the vehicle
  • • Park entrance fees – all the parks - Masai Mara, Naivasha, Amboseli and Tsavo West.
  • • Return Airport transfers in Nairobi
  • • One way flight from Mombasa to Nairobi
  • • Transfers in Mombasa
  • • Applicable taxes

Cost Excludes:

  • • Person expenses – e.g. drinks in Masai Mara, Naivasha, Amboseli and Tsavo West
  • • Travel insurance – available at USD 45
  • • Medical insurance and expenses
  • • Visa charges
  • • Tipping
  • • Hot air Balloon Safari – can be arranged at USD 450 per person
  • • Masai Village Visit – about $ 20 per person
  • • Optional activities in Naivasha

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9 Days Safari and Beach Holiday in Kenya