ABERDARE & GREAT RIFT VALLEY

ABERDARE/GREAT RIFT VALLEY   5NIGHTS/6 DAYS

Day 1; Arrive NBO Apt, meet/transfer to a city hotel

Arrive Nairobi Airport/Meet & greet by our representative and introduced to your safari driver guide.Then transfer to Ibis Styles Hotel for check in.

A 3* hotel located in the surrounding of Nairobi city

Meal plan;-Breakfast

Lunch/Dinner on own arrangement.

Overnight at Ibis Styles Hotel, Nairobi

 

Day 2; Aberdares <NBO – Aberdares; approx. 180km, approx. 3 – 3.5hrs drive by road>

Breakfast at your hotel.

Your safari driver guide will pick you up and head to Aberdares Ranges.

Arrival at Aberdares Country Club a base hotel for The Ark for your lunch.

Afternoon transfer to The Ark by the lodge shuttle.

The Ark is a unique concept whereby animals come to drink water at the water hole below the Ark Tree lodge and guests watch the animals from the comfort of their veranda.  Note; there are no Game drives while staying The Ark

Dinner & Overnight at The ARK

Day 3: Lake Elementaita <Aberdares – Lake Elementaita; approx. 230km, approx. 4 hrs drive>

Breakfast at The Ark.

Depart and head to the base hotel to rejoin your safari driver guide then to the Rift Valley, Lake Elementaita.Drive via Thomson Falls Detour of the falls.

Arrival at Sentrim Lake Elementaita Lodge for check in, freshen up

Lunch and afternoon at leisure to unwind up

Dinner and overnight at Sentrim Lake Elementaita Lodge or similar

 

Day 4; Masai Mara <Lake Elementaita – Masai Mara; approx. 280km, approx. 5.5hrs drive>

Breakfast at your lodge and head to the famous Masai Mara game reserve .

Arrival at Sentrim Mara Camp or similar for check in, freshen up

Lunch at the lodge and Afternoon game drive in the plains of Masai Mara in search of wildlife and sunset views.

Dinner and overnight at Sentrim Mara Camp / Or Mara Leisure Camp Or Mara Sopa Lodge

 

Day 5; Masai Mara

Full day in the mara with morning and afternoon game drives.

Meal plan;-Breakfast,Lunch/Dinner

Overnight at Sentrim Mara Camp / Or Mara Leisure Camp Or Mara Sopa Lodge

 

Day 6; Nairobi/ Departure   <Masai Mara – NBO; approx. 280km, approx. 6hrs drive by road>

Breakfast at the camp.

Pick up by your safari driver guide and transfer to Nairobi.

Lunch on own arrangements.

After lunch, afternoon at leisure. Dropped at the airport for onward home bound flight!!

END OF SERVICE!!

 

PROGRAM PRICING 

Using: Ibis Styles, Ark, Sentrim Lake Elementaita, Sentrim Mara

A minimum of 2 pax from USD630 per person sharing

Highlights

  • The beautiful scenery in Aberdare National Park
  • Several picturesque waterfalls at Aberdare National Park
  • Game drives
  • Watching animals come to the waterhole

 

INTO THE WILD AND SEA

INTO THE WILD & SEA  VIP PACKAGE

9 NIGHTS/10 DAYS

Day 1   Arrive into the Nairobi Airport (NBO) ex morning / or afternoon or evening flight.

Meet/greet by our representative.   Briefed and transferred to Hemingways Hotel, Nairobi www.hemingwaysnairobi.com for check in.
This is a 5 star hotel located in the suburbs of Nairobi city, Karen Area.
Afternoon spend at leisure.    You may opt to do some excursions available in Nairobi for instance visit to the nearby Giraffe Centre or Karen Museum, available on request and payable at extra charge.   You can liaise with our representative on this!
Dinner on own arrangements followed by peaceful overnight at the hotel
Overnight: Hemingways Hotel, Nairobi.
Meal plan;- Breakfast served following day

Day 2;Samburu  by flight

Breakfast at the hotel

Your driver guide will pick you up for transfer to Wilson Airport (Kenya’s domestic Airport) for your scheduled flight to the Samburu.     Departure time scheduled at 0830hrs
Approximate arrival at Kalama airstrip  at 910- Samburu.
Meet by Saruni Samburu Lodge, http://www.sarunisamburu.com  vehicle and transfer to the luxury lodge for check in.
Lunch and afternoon game drive
Overnight:  Saruni Samburu
Game Package: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Game drives in shared vehicle belonging to the luxury lodge with other guests

Day 3;-Samburu

Breakfast at the lodge.
Full day game drive in the reserve including Buffalo Springs
Overnight:  Saruni Samburu
Game Package: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4;-Maasai Mara  by flight

Breakfast at the tented camp.
Your driver guide will pick you up for transfer to Kalama Airstrip, Samburu for your scheduled flight to the Mara.  This flight may fly via Wilson Airport depending on flight manifest / minimum number level.   Departure time scheduled at 1035hrs
Meet by Angama Mara, www.angama.com vehicle and transfer to the luxury lodge for check in.
Angama Mara is a top luxury lodge in the Mara, the best in the whole reserve currently.
Day at leidure.
Afternoon game drive in search of Big 5. All members of the “Big Five” (lion, leopard, African elephant, African buffalo, and Black Rhinoceros) are found in the Mara.   On lucky day, you can spot all of them.
Overnight:  Angama Mara /Or Saruni Mara Camp / Or Governors Ilmoran Camp / Or Andbeyond Batleur
Game Package: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5 &6;-Maasai Mara

Full day in the Mara with morning and afternoon game drives by shared 4WD vehicle  belonging to the lodge.
All meals and overnight at the lodge.
Overnight:  Angama Mara /Or Saruni Mara Camp / Or Governors Ilmoran Camp / Or Andbeyond Batleur

Day 7;-Diani  by flight

Breakfast at the lodge in the Mara.
Relaxed morning and later have lunch
Dropped at Masai Mara Airstrip for your onward scheduled flight to Diani, Ukunda (Mombasa)
Departure time estimated at 1400hrs;
Approximate arrival into the Ukunda Airstrip 1630
Meet by resort vehicle and transferred to your resort for check in.
Dinner and overnight at the beach resort
Overnight:  Saruni Ocean Resort / or Afrochic Diani
Full Board: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8/9 Mombasa,Diani

2 Full nights at the Diani beach to unwind up / relax
Overnight:  Saruni Ocean Resort / or Afrochic Diani
Full Board: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

PROGRAM PRICING

Please Note

For Exact pricings contacts us.
Rates Depends on season/month of travel and the number of pax in a vehicle
Using: Hemingways Nairobi, Samburu saruni,Angama Mara,Afro Chic Diani

Highlights

  • Game drive catching the Big Five
  • Spectacular sightseeing
  • Visit to Maasai Villages (optional)
  • Balloon safari(optional)
  • Water sports
CULTURAL SAFARI

Day 1 ;- Arrive into the Nairobi Airport (NBO), Nairobi ex morning / or afternoon or evening flight.

Meet/greet by our representative.   Briefed and transferred to Hemingways Hotel, Nairobi for check in. www.hemingways-nairobi.comThis is a 5 star hotel located in the suburbs of Nairobi city, Karen Area.
Afternoon spend at leisure.    You may opt to do some excursions available in Nairobi for instance visit to the nearby Giraffe Centre or Karen Museum, available on request and payable at extra charge.   You can liaise with our representative on this!
Dinner on own arrangements followed by peaceful overnight at the hotel
Overnight: Hemingways Hotel, Nairobi.
Bed Only (No. Breakfast/lunch & Dinner) Breakfast served following day

 

DAY 02; SAMBURU   <Nairobi – Samburu by flight>

Breakfast at the hotelYour driver guide will pick you up for transfer to Wilson Airport (Kenya’s domestic Airport) for your scheduled flight to the Samburu.
Departure time scheduled at 0830hrs
Approximate arrival at Kalama airstrip – Samburu.
Meet by Saruni Samburu Lodge, http://www.sarunisamburu.com vehicle and transfer to the luxury lodge for check in.
Lunch at the luxury lodge with an afternoon at  leisure.
Afternoon game drive
Meal plan;-Full board.
Overnight:  Saruni Samburu

 

DAY 03; SAMBURU  

Full day game drive in the reserve including Buffalo Springs
Return to your lodge for freshen up.
Morning/Afternoon game drive
Overnight:  Saruni Samburu
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


DAY 04; MASAI MARA
   <Samburu –Masai Mara by flight>

Breakfast at the tented camp.
Departure time scheduled at 1035hrs .Arrival at Masai Mara airstrip.
Meet by Angama Mara, www.angama.com vehicle and transfer to the luxury lodge for check in.
Angama Mara is a top luxury lodge in the Mara, the best in the whole reserve currently.
Rests of the morning spend at leisure at the tented camp followed by lunch and pm game drive.
Meal plan;-Full board
Overnight:  Angama Mara /Or Saruni Mara Camp / Or Governors Ilmoran Camp / Or Andbeyond Batleur

 

DAY 05 &6: MASAI MARA

Full day at the Maasai Mara Reserve on full board basis and
Overnight:  Angama Mara /Or Saruni Mara Camp / Or Governors Ilmoran Camp / Or Andbeyond Batleur
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Game drives in shared vehicle belonging to the lodge with other guests

 

DAY 07: DEPARTURE   <Mara –Nairobi by flight>

Breakfast at the lodge in the Mara.
After breakfast followed by laxed morning at the lodge.
After setting with extras bills, picked up by your safari driver guide and dropped at Musiara Airstrip for your onward scheduled flight to Wilson airport.
Departure time estimated at 1100hrs;
Please also note that the aircrafts make short 5 min hop off / hop on 2 – 3 stops to enable other passengers to embark the aircraft depending on which property they will be staying at.
Baggage allowance is strictly 15kg (Including Hand luggage) per person and in soft sided bags.
Arrive at Wilson Airport, meet and transfer to NBO Nairobi Airport for your onward home bound flight

 

PROGRAM PRICING

Using: Hemingways,Saruni Samburu,Saruni Mara.

Please Note

For Exact pricing contact us rates depend on season/month of travel and the number of pax in a vehicle

Highlights

  • Up close visits to Maasai &Samburu villages(chargeable at USD35 Per Person in Masai Mara
  • Balloon Safari with champagne breakfast in the Mara: Per Adult, USD425/ Per child, USD385(optional)
  • Wildlife encounters in morning and afternoon game drives
EQUATOR SAFARI

EQUATOR SAFARI 6 NIGHTS/ 7 DAYS

Day 1; Arrive NBO Airport   +   Transfer to your hotel

Arrive into the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi.
Meet by our representative and transferred to Intercontinental Hotel for check in.
A 5 star hotel located in the center of Nairobi city.
Lunch on own account.
Afternoon spend at leisure.  You can opt to do Excursions available in the city surrounding i.e. Giraffe Centre, Karen Blixen Museum, PM game drive Nairobi National Park, tour of the city etc.  These can be requested and paid directly.
Meal plan;- Breakfast to be served the following day
Overnight at the Intercontinental Hotel
Lunch & Dinner on own account

Day 2; Aberdares <NBO – Aberdares; approx. 180km, approx. 3 – 3.5hrs drive by road>

Breakfast at your hotel.
Your safari driver guide will pick you up and head to Aberdares Ranges.
Approximate arrival at Aberdares Country Club a base hotel for The Ark for your lunch.
Afternoon transfer to The Ark by the lodge shuttle.
The Ark is a unique concept whereby animals come to drink water at the water hole below the Ark Tree lodge and guests watch the animals from the comfort of their verandah.  Note; there are no Game drives while staying The Ark
Dinner & Overnight at The ARK

NB – Small luggage allowed at The Ark, rest is left at the base hotel and retrieved the following day children under age of 6 yrs. are not allowed at The Ark unless with prior arrangements.

Day 3; Samburu <Aberdares – Samburu; approx. 210km, approx. 4hrs drive by road>

Breakfast at the Ark
Depart and head to the base hotel to rejoin your safari driver guide then head to Samburu Game reserve in the Northern Frontier drier district.
Drive via Equator point – Brief stop for a demo there.
Approximate arrival at Samburu Sopa Lodge or similar for check in then followed by lunch.
Depart for an afternoon game drive in the reserve.   This region is commonly known for its unique wildlife/birdlife i.e. the Beisa Oryx, Reticulated Giraffe, Somali Ostrich, The Gerenuk and The Gevy’s Zebra.
Later return to your lodge for dinner and overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge or similar

Day 4; Samburu

Breakfast at the lodge
Depart with picnic lunch boxes for a full day game drive in Samburu and Buffalo Springs game reserves.
Later return to the lodge for freshen up.
Dinner and overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge or similar


Day 5; Ol Pejeta Conservancy approx. 180km, approx. 3.5hrs drive>

Breakfast at your lodge in Samburu.
Depart and head to Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Approximate arrival at the resort for check in and lunch
Game drive as you proceed to the conservancy
Freshen up, followed by lunch
Conservancy enables you to take part in everything from game drives and lion tracking to scenic bird walks along the river.
Dinner & Overnight at Sweet Waters Serena Camp


Day 6;
Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Morning game drive
Return to the lodge for breakfast and spend rest of the morning at leisure
Lunch /PM game drive with a visit to the Chimpanzee sanctuary. The fee will be  paid directly in the conservancy fee  paid directly.
Dinner and overnight at Sweet Waters Serena Camp


Day 7; Nairobi / Departure 

Breakfast at the resort.
After check out and clearing with all lodges extras bills, pick up by your driver guide for the transfer to Nairobi.
Arrival into Nairobi.  Lunch at a city restaurant
After lunch and an afternoon at leisure drop off at the airport to join your onward flight onward home bound flight.

END OF SERVICES

Note

For Exact pricings/ quotations please reach us/ send your enquiry to; toursmanager@shian-travel.com  Or tours@shian-travel.com

A minimum of 2 pax

Using: Intercontinental hotel, Ark, Samburu Sopa, Sweet Waters tented camp

Highlights

  • The Chimpanzee(s) at the Ol Pejeta Sanctuary
  • Views of Mount Kenya
  • Day/Night game drives and “bush” lunches or dinners
KENYA TANZANIA SAFARI

KENYA & TANZANIA SAFARI  8NIGHTS/9 DAYS

Day 1; Arrive NBO Airport + transfer to a Nairobi Hotel

TBA      Arrive into the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi.
Meet/greet by our representative.   Briefed/introduced to your safari driver guide and transferred to Royal Orchid Azure Hotel for check in.   This is a 4 star hotel located in the surrounding of city.
Afternoon spend at leisure.  You may opt to sightseeing in the city for instance entry to Giraffe Centre where you will have a chance to feed / stroke the Rothschild Giraffe.  All these available on request and payable at extra charges.
Meal plan;-Breakfast only
Lunch/Dinner on own account
Overnight at Royal Orchid Azure Hotel.

Day 2; Amboseli   <NBO – Amboseli, approx. 235km, approx. 4hrs by road>

Breakfast at your hotel
After your breakfast, head to Amboseli National Park in the South West tourist Circuit.
Drive via Scenic Nairobi/Mombasa Highway. Arrive into Sentrim Amboseli Camp for check in then lunch.    Afternoon game drive in Amboseli National Park
Dinner and followed by overnight at Sentrim Amboseli Camp / Or Amboseli Sopa Lodge

Day 3; Amboseli 

Wake up to another day in Africa with Mt. Kilimanjaro tallest Mountain in Africa on the background
Full day at Amboseli with am/pm game drives
Meal plan;-Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Overnight at Sentrim Amboseli Camp / or Amboseli Sopa Lodge

 Day 4; Ngorongoro 

Breakfast at the lodge
Your safari driver will pick up for transfer to Arusha in Tanzania
This drive will take via Namanga town border where you shall undergo a brief custom and immigration procedures then handed over to your Tanzania driver guide.  There will be a change of vehicle and driver guide here.
Lunch at Arusha Restaurant
After lunch, depart and head to Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge or Ngorongoro Serena Lodge.

Day 5; Ngorongoro  

Breakfast at the lodge.
After breakfast descend the floor of the crater drive for a full day crater tour with packed lunches. The Crater is one of the largest intact volcanic caldera in the world, offering fabulous game viewing and is one of the only such places in Africa.  Large grazing animals such as wildebeest, buffalo, gazelle and zebra that depend on the open grasslands are in the crater, attracting predators, the black- maned lion, the leopard and hyena. The elephant found are the lone males.   A soda lake attracts water birds, including flamingos and is a suitable place for predators to make their kill.    Wildly beautiful as it is, it is not surprising that Ngorongoro Crater has been called a Garden of Eden.
At around 1700hrs ascend to the crater and drive to your lodge to freshen up.
Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge or Ngorongoro Serena Lodge.

Day 6; Serengeti;  <Ngorongoro – Serengeti, approx. 180km, approx. 3&½ hrs  drive by road>

Breakfast at the lodge
Depart and head to Serengeti National Park.
Tanzania’s oldest and most popular national park, also a world heritage site and recently proclaimed a 7th world wide wonder, the Serengeti is famed for its annual migration, when some six million hooves pound the open plains for fresh grazing.
Known for the African BIG 5, the lion, leopard, Elephant, Rhino and Buffalo!
Arrival into Serengeti Sopa Lodge for check in, freshen up then lunch.
Afternoon game drive in the park
Meal plan;-Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Overnight: Serengeti Sopa Lodge / or Serengeti Serena Lodge

Day 7; Serengeti

Breakfast at the lodge
Depart for an early morning game drive in the park.
Full day at leisure and exploration of the park for am/pm game drives
Dinner and overnight at your lodge.
Overnight: Serengeti Sopa Lodge / or Serengeti Serena Lodge

Day 8; Lake Manyara  (Serengeti – Manyara, approx. 245km, approx. 3½ hrs. drive)

Breakfast at the lodge.
After breakfast, drive to Lake Manyara for check in and lunch at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge
Afternoon game drive in Lake Manyara National Park.
Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge

Day 9; Depart   (Lake Manyara – Arusha – JRO Airport, approx. 195km, approx. 4  hrs. drive)

Breakfast at the lodge.
Depart after breakfast and drive to Arusha in time for Lunch
After lunch, straightway dropped at Kilimanjaro International Airport for your onward home bound flight
(Flight to be booked by the client or by agent)

 

PROGRAM PRICING EXCLUDING

Using: Royal Orchid, Amboseli Sopa, Ngorongoro Serena, Serengeti Serena, Lake Manyara Serena

A minimum of 2 pax from USD 2,940 per person sharing

Highlights

  • Scenic routes
  • African Sunrise /Sunset
  • Game drives
  • Tracking animals; lions, wildebeest, elephants, hippos.
MOUNT KENYA HIKE & MASAI MARA

MOUNT KENYA HIKE/MAASAI MARA 8 NIGHTS/9 DAYS

Day 1; Arrive NBO Airport + transfer to a Nairobi Hotel

TBA      Arrive into the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi.
Meet/greet by our representative.   Briefed/introduced to your safari driver guide and transferred to Sarova Panafric Hotel for check in.   This is a 4 star hotel located in the surrounding of city
Lunch own account & Dinner on own arrangements.
Thereafter followed by peaceful overnight at the hotel
Overnight at Sarova Panafric Hotel.

Day 2; Mt. Kenya <NBO – Mt. Kenya; Approx. 270km, approx. 4hrs drive by road

Breakfast at the hotel
Transfer to the foot of Mt. Kenya
Approximate arrival at Sirimon Gate, picnic lunch will be provided.   After lunch, follow the track uphill for 10km, forking left at the Junction to reach Old Moses Camp which is locates 3300m.
The ascent from Sirimon Gate to Old Moses is 690m.
Dinner and overnight.

Day 3;Mt. Kenya (Climb)

Breakfast, depart at 0800hrs, and follow the directions for the direct route until you reach the fork.  After an hour the track becomes a path, and swings right and south round the head of a large valley, crossing several small streams to reach the crest of ridge between the Otulii and Liki North Valley.  A walk of 3-4 hrs to Liki North hut at 3993m.
Dinner and overnight

Day 4; Mt. Kenya (Climb)

Breakfast, ascend the West side of the valley over a ridge, and then down into Mackinders Valley to meet the direct route, taking 1-2hrs.  From here follow the Mackinders Valleys to reach Shipton Camp.  A total of 4hrs from Liki to Shiptons Camp at 4250m.
Dinner and overnight.

Day 5; Mt. Kenya (Climb)

Wake up at 0230hrs, have tea and biscuits.  Depart at 0300hrs to the summit which generally takes 3hrs.   This sector is rocky and frozen scree.   Continue walking until you get to point Lenana 4985m at 0630hrs – morning sun rise.
Thereafter descend down to Mackinders Camp for breakfast
After, breakfast walk down at start point at 5hrs.
Dinner and overnight.

Day 6; Lake Naivasha <Mt. Kenya – Lake Naivasha, approx. 270km, approx. 4hrs by road drive>

Breakfast.
Departure and walk through the Bamboo and Indigenous Forest to reach Naromoru Gate to meet your vehicle to proceed on Safari to Lake Naivasha
The drive will take via Thomson Falls where you shall have a brief stop-over for photography.
Approximate arrival at Naivasha Kongoni Lodge for check in, freshen up and lunch  at the lodge.
Afternoon spend at leisure. Dinner and overnight at Naivasha Kongoni Lodge or similar.

Day 7; Masai Mara <Lake Naivasha – Masai Mara, approx. 240km, approx. 4hrs by road drive>

Breakfast at your lodge
Depart and head to the famous Masai Mara game reserve
Drive via farmlands/settlements inhabited by the Masai community.
Approximate arrival at Mara Sopa Lodge or similar for check in, freshen up.
Lunch at the lodge / tented camp.
Afternoon game drive in the plains of Masai Mara in search of wildlife and sunset views.
Dinner and thereafter overnight Mara Sopa Lodge / Or Sentrim Mara Camp

Day 8; Masai Mara

Wake up to a delightful morning in the bush.
Depart for an early morning game drive – vehicle shared with other camp guests. Early morning are lovely moments to see the nocturnal animals trying to get the last catches before they go to sleep.
These also best moments to see the glorious sun as it rises.
Return to the tented camp for buffet breakfast.
Lunch and afternoon at leisure.
Depart for an afternoon shared game drive with other camp guests
Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge / Or Sentrim Mara Camp

Or Alternatively
You can opt for a full day game drive to track the wildlife with packed lunches.
Later on return to your lodge / tented camp at around 1600hrs to freshen up.
Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge / Or Sentrim Mara Camp

 

Day 9;   Departure <Masai Mara – NBO; approx. 280km, approx. 5hrs drive by road>

Breakfast at the tented camp / lodge.
Depart after check out for Nairobi
Approximate arrival into the city of Nairobi for a late lunch at a city restaurant.
Afternoon at leisure/shopping.
Later on, dropped to NBO Airport for your onward home bound flight.

 

PROGRAM PRICING

Using: Sarova Panafric, Naivasha Kongoni Lodge ,Mara Sopa Lodge
Mountain climbing tour;-Rate starting from USD 848
Safari tour; – Rate starting from USD505
Combined tour;-Rate starting from USD 1353

 

Highlights

  • Breathtaking views of Mount Kenya
  • Game Drive catching the Big Five
  • Bird watching
ABERDARE & GREAT RIFT VALLEY CIRCUIT

PROPOSED ITINERARY  4 Nights / 5 Days –1 Night Aberdares, 1 Night Elementaita & 2 Nights Masai Mara

Day 1; Arrive NBO Apt, meet & transfer to Aberdares.  Lunch at the base hotel Aberdares Country Club

PM spend at leisure.  Dinner & overight at The Ark

Day 2; Breakfast at the Ark.  Transfer to the base hotel to join your driver guide who will transfer to Lake Elementaita.   Arrive at Sentrim Lake Elementaita Lodge for check in Lunch.

PM at leisure.  Dinner & overnight at Sentrim Lake Elementaita Lodge.

Day 3; Breakfast, check out & head to the Masai Mara.  Lunch at your lodge.

PM game drive.  Dinner & overight at Sentrim Mara / Or Mara Leisure Camp

Day 4;  Full day in the Mara with morning and afternoon game drives.

All meals and overnight at Sentrim Mara Camp / or Mara Leisure Camp

Day 5;  Depart and drive to Nairobi.  Arrive NBO Apt & Departure

Net Rates in USD;   Starting from USD630, per person sharing

Highlights;-

  • Animal sightings at the waterhole
  • Nature walks
  • Bird watching
GREAT RIFT VALLEY CIRCUIT

PROPOSED ITINERARY  – 3 Nights / 4 Days – Great Rift Valley Tour i.e. 1 Night Lake Nakuru & 2 Nights Masai Mara

Day 1; Arrive NBO Apt, meet & transfer to Lake Nakuru. Lunch.

PM game drive.  Dinner & overnight at Sarova Lion hill Game Lodge

Day 2; Breakfast, check out & head to the Masai Mara. Lunch at your lodge.

PM game drive.  Dinner & overnight at Sentrim Mara Camp / or Mara Leisure Camp

Day 3; Full day in the Mara with morning and afternoon game drives.

All meals and overnight at Sentrim Mara Camp / or Mara Leisure Camp

Day 4; Depart and drive to Nairobi.  Arrive NBO Apt. & Departure

 

Net Rates in USD;   Starting from USD 515 per person sharing

Highlights

  • Sightseeing ;-Spectacular views of Rift Valley
  • Bird watching of diversity of birds from flamingoes, pelicans etc.
  • Game drives+ Rhinoceros sanctuary(White/Black Rhino)
  • Cycling/Hiking at Hells Gate National Park
  • Boat rides in Lake Nakuru

6 NIGHTS / 7 DAYS

Day 1, Arrive NBO Airport, meet & transfer to Amboseli

Nairobi – Amboseli; approx. 250km, approx. 4hrs drive by road
TBA -Arrive Nairobi Airport ex morning flight.
Meet/greet by our representative and introduced to your safari driver guide then transfer to Amboseli National Park in the South West tourist Circuit.
Drive via busy Nairobi/Mombasa Highway.
1230    Arrive into Sentrim Amboseli Camp or Amboseli Sopa Lodge for check in then lunch.
After lunch some afternoon moments to relax.
1600    Afternoon game drive in Amboseli.
1830    Return to the lodge after game drive
Dinner and overnight at Sentrim Amboseli Camp / or Amboseli Sopa Lodge

Day 2; Amboseli 

0630    Woke up to another day in Africa with Mt. Kilimanjaro tallest Mountain in Africa on the background.
Breakfast at the lodge
0830    With packed lunches, depart for a full day game drive in the park
1700    Return to your lodge for freshen up
Dinner and overnight at Sentrim Amboseli Camp / or Amboseli Sopa Lodge


Day 3; Lake Naivasha/Lake Elementaita

Amboseli – Lake Naivasha / Elementaita; approx. 340km, approx. 6hrs drive by road
0600    Breakfast at the lodge.
0700     Your safari driver guide will pick you up and head to Lake Naivasha / or Lake Elementaita area.
The drive will take you via Nairobi.
Next stop at Great Rift Valley Observation Point where you shall have a brief stop-over for a photo session
1430    Approximate arrival at your lodge late afternoon, check in, and freshen up then late lunch.
Afternoon spend at leisure
Dinner and overnight at Sentrim Lake Elementaita Lodge / Or Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort

 

Day 4; Lake Naivasha/Lake Elementaita

With full day game drive at nearby Lake Nakuru National Park
0700    Breakfast at the lodge
0900    With packed lunch boxes, depart for a full day game drive at nearby Lake Nakuru National Park.
Lake Nakuru National Park is world renowned for its large populations of pink Flamingoes and Pelicans which sometimes number over a million.  The park is also home to the White Rhino among other wild animals.

NB; While Lake Nakuru is a traditional home to huge population of Flamingos and Pelicans, depending on the water levels, the number can be as minimal or sometimes none as they migrate to other Rift Valley Lakes.

1830    Return to your lodge for freshen up.
Dinner and overnight at Sentrim Lake Elementaita Lodge / Or Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort

 

Day 5; Masai Mara <Lake Elementaita – Masai Mara; approx. 280km, approx. 5.5hrs drive>

0700 Breakfast at your lodge
0800  Depart and head to the famous Masai Mara game reserve
Drive via farmlands/settlements inhabited by the Masai community.
1330  Approximate arrival at Sentrim Mara Camp or Mara Sopa Lodge or Mara Serena for check in, freshen up.
Lunch at your lodge.
1600 Afternoon game drive in the plains of Masai Mara in search of wildlife and sunset views.
1830  Return to the lodge after game drive for dinner and overnight.
1930  Dinner and thereafter overnight      Sentrim Mara Camp / Or Mara Sopa Lodge

 

Day 6  Masai Mara

0600    Wake up to another delightful morning in the bush.
0630    Depart for an early morning game drive. Early morning are lovely moments to see the nocturnal animals trying to get the last catches before they go to sleep.
These also best moments to see the glorious sun as it rises.
0830    Return to the lodge for buffet breakfast.    Rest of the morning spend at leisure.
1230    Have lunch at the lodge’s dining room.
After lunch relax before getting ready for afternoon game drive.
1600    Depart for an afternoon game drive
1830    Return to the lodge for dinner an overnight.
Dinner and overnight at Sentrim Mara Camp / Or Mara Sopa Lodge

Or Alternatively

You can opt for a full day game drive to track the wildlife with packed lunches.  Later on return to your camp at around 1600hrs to freshen up.
Dinner and overnight at Sentrim Mara Camp / Or Mara Sopa Lodge

 

Day 7;   Nairobi/Departure – Masai Mara/NBO; approx. 280km, approx. 5hrs drive by road

0600     Breakfast at the tented camp.
0730      Depart after check out for Nairobi,
1300    Approximate arrival into the city of Nairobi.   Lunch t city restaurant
After lunch dropped at Nairobi airport for your onward home bound flight.

END OF SERVICES

MAIN NET/NON COMMISSIONABLE TOUR COSTS IN USD FOR THE ABOVE EXCLUDING INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS

Rates starting from; Per person sharing USD905
Depending on the season/month of travel and the number of pax in a vehicle
Do feel free to contact us for exact pricing
Note; Compulsory Easter Weekend supplements applicable on dates; 14th, 15th, 16th & 17th April 2016 available at USD40 per adult per day / USD20 per child per day.

Above main Net tour costs includes; 

  • Pick up / drop off at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi
  • 6 Nights, Full board on safari  –  All properties based on standard rooms
  • All transport in custom designed safari vehicle (Non A/C – Private ) with a pop up roof for maximum game viewing comfort with a professional English speaking driver/guide
  • All park entrance fees.
  • Meet & greet services by our staff in Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi.
  • Bottled Water in the safari vehicle, (2 bottles per person per day during the safari).

Our price does not include

  • The cost of obtaining visas [the Kenya visa can be obtained through this link starting 1st September 2015, ecitizen.go.ke.
  • Expenses like laundry, beverages, bar bill, telephone, mineral water, tips, porterage etc.
  • International flights
  • Travel and medical insurance.
  • All other expenses that are purely of a personal nature.
  • All other items that are not mentioned in ‘our price includes’.

5 NIGHTS / 6 DAYS

Day 1; Arrive NBO Apt, meet/transfer to Ol Pejeta Conservancy

NBO – Aberdares; approx. 270km, approx. 4hrs drive by road
Arrive NBO Airport, ex morning flight.
Meet/greet by our representative and introduced to your safari driver guide
Then transfer to Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Drive through the lush Kikuyu farmlands and coffee plantation to the cool Kenyan highlands
Next stop at Equator Point for a brief demo there.
1230     Approximate arrival at Sweetwater’s Serena Tented Camp for check in then freshen up.
1300     Lunch at the camp’s dining room.
1500    Depart for an afternoon game drive in the nearby Ol Pejeta Conservancy.
This is a home to black Rhinos and other animal species e.g. the endangered Chimpanzee.
A visit the Chimpanzee Sanctuary is an amazing experience too..
1830    Return to the tented camp.
Dinner and thereafter overnight at Sweetwater’s Serena Luxury Camp.

Day 2; Aberdares

Ol Pejeta – Aberdares; approx. 160km, approx. 3hrs drive by road
0700    Breakfast at the tented camp.
0900    Depart and head to Aberdares ranges.
1230     Approximate arrival at Aberdares Country Club a base hotel for the Ark for your lunch.
Aberdares Country Club a base hotel for the Ark for your lunch.
Afternoon transfer to the tree hotel, The Ark, http://www.thearkkenya.com
The Ark is a unique concept whereby animals come to drink water at the water hole below the Ark Tree lodge and guests watch the animals from the comfort of their verandah.  Note; there are no Game drives while staying The Ark
Lunch, Dinner & Overnight The Ark

NB – Small luggage allowed at the Ark, rest is left at the base hotel and retrieved the following day!

Day 3; Lake Elementaita  Aberdares – Elementaita; approx. 210km, approx. 3.5hrs drive by road

0700    Breakfast at The Ark.
0800     Join a transfer to the Aberdares Country Club to retrieve your left luggage at the base hotel.
Rejoin your safari driver guide and head to the Rift Valley, Lake Elementaita
The drive will take via Thomson Falls where you will have a brief stopover for a photo session.
1200    Approximate arrival at Sentrim Lake Elementaita Lodge for check in, lunch at the lodge.
Afternoon spend at leisure to wind up at the lodge.
Optional activity available nearby payable at extra charge include; Game drive at nearby Lake Nakuru National Park which is 15km away.  Per person per day entry as National Park entrance fee at USD60 per adult   / Per child USD35
Dinner and overnight at Sentrim Lake Elementaita Lodge

Day 4; Masai Mara  Lake Elementaita – Masai Mara; approx. 300km, approx. 5hrs drive by road

0700    Breakfast at your lodge
0800      Depart and head to the famous Masai Mara game reserve
Drive via farmlands/settlements inhabited by the Masai community.
1300    Approximate arrival at Mara Leisure Camp or similar for check in, freshen up
Lunch at the tented camp
1600    Afternoon game drive in the plains of Masai Mara in search of wildlife and sunset views.
1830    Return to the lodge after game drive for dinner and overnight.
1930    Dinner and thereafter overnight at Sentrim Mara Camp / Or Mara Sopa Lodge

Day 5; Masai Mara

0600    Wake up to another delightful morning in the bush.
0630     Depart for an early morning game drive.
Early morning are lovely moments to see the nocturnal animals trying to get the last catches before they go to sleep.   These also best moments to see the glorious sun as it rises.
0830    Return to the lodge for buffet breakfast.
1000 – 1200hrs; This morning spend at leisure
1230    Have lunch at the lodge’s dining room.
After lunch relax before getting ready for afternoon game drive.
1600    Depart for an afternoon game drive
1830     Return to the lodge dinner an over night
1930    Dinner and thereafter overnight at Sentrim Mara Camp / Or Mara Sopa Lodge

Or Alternatively;

You can opt for a full day game drive to track the wildlife with packed lunches.
Later on return to your camp at around 1700hrs to freshen up.
Dinner and overnight at Sentrim Mara Camp / Or Mara Sopa Lodge

Day 6;    Depart   Masai Mara/NBO; approx. 280km, approx. 5hrs drive by road

0700      Breakfast at the tented camp / lodge
0800      Pick up by your safari driver guide and transfer to Nairobi.
1300      Approximate arrival into the city of Nairobi.   Lunch at a city restaurant.
After lunch, dropped at Airport for your onward home bound flight.

 

END OF SERVICES!!!!

 

MAIN NET/NON COMMISSIONABLE TOUR COSTS IN USD FOR THE ABOVE EXCLUDING INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS

Rates starting from; Per person sharing USD850

Depending on the season/month of travel and the number of pax in a vehicle

  • Do feel free to contact us for exact pricing

Note; Compulsory Easter Weekend supplements applicable on dates; 14th, 15th, 16th & 17th April 2016 available at USD40 per adult per day / USD20 per child per day.

Above main Net tour costs includes; 

  • Pick up / drop off at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi
  • 5 Nights, Full board on safari  –  All properties based on standard rooms
  • All transport in custom designed safari vehicle (Non A/C – Private ) with a pop up roof for maximum game viewing comfort with a professional English speaking driver/guide
  • All park entrance fees.
  • Meet & greet services by our staff in Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi.
  • Bottled Water in the safari vehicle, (2 bottles per person per day during the safari).

Our price does not include

  • The cost of obtaining visas [the Kenya visa can be obtained through this link starting 1st September 2015, ecitizen.go.ke.
  • Expenses like laundry, beverages, bar bill, telephone, mineral water, tips, porterage etc.
  • International flights
  • Travel and medical insurance.
  • All other expenses that are purely of a personal nature.
  • All other items that are not mentioned in ‘our price includes’.