Seven nights on Full board accommodation whilst on safari and Meal plan as described, B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner.
Meal plan as described, B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner
Finest accommodations of Hotels, Lodges, and Camps selected for the program either in double/twin/triple room sharing as described
All park entrance fees to include government taxes
Services of an English speaking professional driver/guide
Guaranteed departures for two or more passengers booking this safari
Game drives and game viewing as described in the itinerary
Exclusive transportation (ground) in a 4x4 Safari land Cruiser with a pop-out roof hatch and UHF radio
Optional transport in a safari tour bus 4 x 4 or 4x4 Tour van with a game viewing roof hatch and UHF radio
Bottled Water while on safari
Guaranteed window seat in a comfortable safari vehicle with open roof hatch for game viewing
Membership in Flying Doctors Society – Emergency air rescue
Start and end in Nairobi
Entry charges (visa) to Kenya and any other International airfares (visa is approximately 50 dollars) and cost of processing passports
Optional Hot Air Balloon safari with Champaign breakfast thereafter, cost of visit to a Masai Village and nature walks etc
Any cost of gratuity for Porterage / waiters at hotels, camps and airports
Any Christmas, New Year and Easter Supplement
Sundowner bush cocktails and bush dinner
Tips for your professional driver guide
A visit to a Maasai Village
Essential expenses of personal nature such travelling insurance, excess baggage fee
Communication charges like, emails, faxes and phone calls
Any food and beverage not described in the itinerary like beer, spirits, extra sodas, or juice and champagne.
Any accommodations and -Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary.
Any chargeable outdoor activities that are offered by the lodges or hotels like helicopter rides, motor sports, horse riding where applicable in specific areas and any other service not mentioned above.
Sentrim Mara is bordering Maasai Mara Game reserve. The entire camp is set amongst natural vegetation and spread out across serene terrain. The main guest area consists of the reception, lounge area, swimming pool, jacuzzi, fireplace, restaurant and bar.
SentrimAmboseli is located at the border of Amboseli National Park right next to Kimana gate. Indulge in our excellent services and relax in our luxury tents which spread out across the plains and offer fantastic views of Mt. Kilimanjaro.
Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge
Amboseli Serena Lodge is located just out of the Amboseli National Park, with stunning views of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Set against the magnificent backdrop of Africa's highest mountain, the glittering Mount Kilimanjaro, the luxury Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge enjoys a uniquely privileged position at the heart of this famous national park
Mara Leisure Camp
Mara Leisure Camp offers 3-star accommodation, as well as luggage storage, a tour desk and a currency exchange. It is ideal for those looking to immerse themselves in nature, with Masai Mara just steps away.
North Coast Beaches
The coastline north of Mombasa is a little livelier than the south coast and the resorts are closer to the airport and Mombasa City. Palm-lined beaches, crystal clear waters, coral reefs, and a profusion of water sports, resorts, and entertainment venues provide plenty of tourist action.
On the southeast side of Mombasa Island, the "Old Town" is reminiscent of the days when the Portuguese ruled this important port. The town's inhabitants are mostly of Arab, Asian, and European origin, and the architecture reflects their cultures.
Amboseli Sopa Lodge
Set in 200 acres of private land, and with a rustic charm all of its own, the lodge nestles in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro which, at almost six thousand metres, is Africa’s highest and most famous snowcapped mountains.
Welcome drinks at hotel
Stay in 3 star hotel
Day 1Mombasa – Tsavo East
Pick up from your hotel and transfer to the airport. After boarding your flight sit back relax as you fly into Tsavo East National Park. Here youare picked and welcomed by our safari driver who will drop you at the hotel where you take lunch. After lunch, you embark on an afternoon game drive till dusk when you return to the hotel.
Day 2Tsavo East
After breakfast, memorable game drive ensues searching for the residents and this takes you to famous Aruba Dam to experience a lifetime encounter with a wide variety of game that come here searching for water. Tsavo East is also famous for fascinating sceneries like the dust red elephant weltering washing each other with sprays of waters of the Galana River, the 300 km long
Yatta Plateau which is the longest lava flow in the world ,lugard falls and large herds of mammals and predators which include elephants ,buffalo, rhino waterbucks , lesser Kudu ,leopard ,lion, cheetah, hippo, crocodile and also over 500 recorded bird species are thrilling to watch .You will have your meals and overnight stay at camp or lodge.
breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 3Tsavo East -Tsavo West
You will have an early morning game drive then have mid morning breakfast before drop off at the airstrip for flight to Tsavo west where you arrive at lunch time. After lunch you leave for a thrilling afternoon game drive in Tsavo west taking you to Tsavo River and eventually the Mzima Springs and Chaimu crater. The Big Five abundantly roam this park, but the hippo and crocodile in Mzima Springs steal the
show by offering the park's most exciting and memorable scenery. Magnificent views of the huge animals through a circular underwater viewing chamber built at the end of a short pier leaves a makilands tour guest yearning for more where , you’ll see the memorable swimming prowess of a floating underwater hippo, or the magical display by the massive crocodile in motion, as well as the beautiful parade by the magnificent large fish.
breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 4Tsavo West – Amboseli
After breakfast you will be dropped at the airstrip for your flight to Amboseli the home of the jumbo and a place with best views of the imposing mt Kilimanjaro hovering high above. Intensive game drives as you discover the beauty of Amboseli
Full day of game drives in Amboseli for an encounter wth its numerous residents. This will be very exiting making the safari a memorable encounter. Dinner and overnight stay will be at lodge/Camp.
Day 6Amboseli – Masai Mara
After breakfast say bye to Amboseli as you fly to your dream destination the famous Masai Mara Game Reserve. Upon arrival you are welcomed by our guide who drops you to the lodge/camp for check in and lunch.After lunch e xplore the most visited park in Kenya searching for the big five and many other animals in this park best knownfor high concentration of wild life.
Day 7Maasai Mara
Full day in the mara made famous by the famous movie out of Africa and the great migration. Ejoy some picnic lunch at the mara river as you experience a memorable African bush adventure. Dinner and overnight will be at lodge/camp.
Day 8Maasai Mara – Mombasa
There will be Optional Hot air balloon safari in Masai Mara with champaign breakfast at an extra cost or optional visit to a Masai village before more game drives till lunch when we transfer you to the airstrip for onward flight to Mombasa ending your memorable safari.
Tsavo West National Park
It is located in South Eastern Kenya, inland from Mombasa, at an altitude ranging between 200 - 1000m. The park is a vast expanse of open savanna from Mtito Andei, along the Mombasa-Nairobi road and south to the Tanzanian border.
Tsavo West has a rolling volcanic landscape with more varied habitat than the neighbor Tsavo east. Tsavo West National Park was established in 1948 and is bordered by Taita Hills. It covers a total area of 9065 sq kms and hosts a wide variety of wildlife species and over 150 bird species.
There are numerous rocky outcrops and ridges and part of the park, towards the Chyulu Hills, is of recent volcanic origin with lava flows and ash cones including the Shetani lava flow which consists of caves, three craters, basalt flows and lava splashes, an example of a recent volcano. In the far south western corner on the Kenya Tanzania border is Lake Jipe, part of which is in the park. This very attractive lake is fed by runoff from Mt. Kilimanjaro and the North Pare mountains. At Mzima Springs, in the North of the park, water that has filtered underground from the Chyulu Hills gushes from below a lava ridge into a series of clear pools. Temperature ranges from 20 - 30º C and rainfall from 200mm - 700mm. Two ran seasons: Long rains - March or April & Short rains - Nov or December.
The main access routes are through Chyulu Gate from Amboseli and Mtito Andei Gate from Nairobi (240 km) and Mombasa. Visitors from Mombasa also use Tsavo Gate near Manyani. The park can also be reached via Taveta-Voi road through Maktau, Ziwanis and Jipe gates
Drained by the Tsavo and Galana rivers, the Tsavo East National Park is Kenya's largest National Park covering an area of 11,700sq kms.At the Galana River great sceneries are witnessed where the elephants come to spray, roll and wallow one another, the kind of a sight marvelous to the eye. While in Tsavo East marvel at the longest lava flow Yatta plateau – It is about 290Km long and is one of the world’s longest lava flows. Other attractions include:
- Lugards falls on the Galana River which is not a true falls but a series of rapids. Visitors can walk down to the river to view the rapids.
- Mudanda rock – The 1.6Km long rock outcrop has a dam at the base where animals converge to quench their thirst. Visitors can walk along the rock and enjoy a cool breeze as well as view wildlife drinking at the base.
- Aruba Dam - was built in 1952 across the Voi River.
Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Maasai Mara National Reserve stretches 1,510 sq km (580 sq miles) and raises 1,500-2,170 meters above sea level. Add the conservancies and the area is at least twice the size. It hosts over 95 species of mammals and over 570 recorded species of birds. It’s about 270 km from the capital Nairobi City and takes about 4-5 hours by road or 40-45 minutes by flight. The road is great for the most part with only a short section from Narok town to Sekenani Gate that is all weather but accessible. Maasai Mara Game Reserve is most visited park and most famous in Kenya for its huge concentration of wildlife.
While here you get to see the big five which include elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard and rhino. Also you get to witness the migration of the wildebeest (8th wonder of the world) which happens annually in the months of July and late October. Maasai Mara has the largest population of animals in Kenya making it easy to see all members of the big five in a single morning. Other animals include bat eared fox, spotted hyena, impala, elephants, hippos, grey jackals etc.
Lake Nakuru National Park
The park is found, 140km north-west of Nairobi, in Nakuru county rift valley province. It covers an area of 188 km2. Lake Nakuru is a shallow alkaline lake occupying an area of 62 km2. It is set in a serene landscape of surrounding woodland and grassland and marshy areas alternating with rocky cliffs and hillsides outcrops, acacia woodland covered with a Euphorbia forest on the eastern perimeter. Lake Nakuru was first gazetted as a bird sanctuary in 1960 and upgraded to National Park status in 1968. A northern extension was added to the park in 1974 and the lake was designated as a Ramsar site in 1990. The foundation of the parks food chains is the cyanophyte spirulina platensis which can support huge numbers of lesser flamingo.
Climate ranges from Cold, Hot and Humid, Hot and Dry. Annual rainfall is 965 mm.
Major Attractions include: Flamingo (Greater and Lesser) and other water birds including a variety of terrestrial birds numbering about 450 species in total. Mammals: 56 different species including white rhinos.
View-points: Lion hill, Baboon cliff and Out of Africa and Hills like Enasoit, Honeymoon, Lion hill ridge are major attractions as well as Makalia Waterfalls and the Unique vegetation where About 550 different plant species are represented including the unique and biggest euphorbia forest in Africa, Picturesque landscape and yellow acacia woodlands.
Amboseli National Park
Amboseli meaning ‘salty dust’ in Maasai has very large herds of elephants. There one can have a view at the five different habitats ranging from the dried-up bed of Lake Amboseli, wetlands with springs, the savannah and woodlands. One can also have an experience of the authentic famous culture of the Maasai.