12 Day: Kenya Escape Safari & Beach


    See the very best that Kenya has to offer with this wonderful 12 day safari combining three varied wildlife reserves with the beautiful beaches of the Indian Ocean.

    • From: $3175pp for 11 nights.

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    Highlights: Samburu - Lake Nakuru - Masai Mara - Diani

     

    Safari transport is by off-road 4x4 vehicle (not minivan) ensuring a more comfortable journey and superior game-viewing.

    Spend the first night in Nairobi then travel to Samburu for 2 nights followed by Lake Nakuru for 2 nights. Continue to the Masai Mara for 2 nights before flying to the coast for time to relax on the beautiful white sands of the Kenya coast.



    12 Day: Kenya Escape Safari & Beach Itinerary


    Day 1

    You’ll be met on arrival at Nairobi International Airport by our friendly representative and transferred to the Southern Sun Mayfair hotel for 1 night. Alternatively, get directly on safari by staying at Nairobi Tented Camp (optional and at a supplement). This intimate camp has just eight guest tents offering an authentic safari experience in the heart of Nairobi National Park. With sweeping plains on one side and the city skyline on the other, the Park is a unique location for your stay in Nairobi.

    Overnight: Southern Sun Mayfair



    Day 2

    After breakfast we depart Nairobi by 4x4 safari vehicle (with expert guide) and head North to Samburu National Reserve – checking in to Elephant Bedroom Camp where we will spend 2 nights (Full Board basis). Lunch en route or at camp. This exclusive camp of just 12 luxury tents has a lovely setting within the Reserve, on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River surrounded by doum palms and indigenous trees and shrubs. After an afternoon / early evening game drive we will stop for drinks at a scenic point to watch the sun go down over the African wilderness. Dinner and overnight at camp.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    Overnight: Elephant Bedroom Camp



    Day 3

    This morning we wake early for a morning game drive to explore Samburu National Reserve on the look-out for elephants and big cats as well as the unusual animals for which Samburu is noted such as the endangered Grevy’s Zebra and the Reticulated Giraffe. Breakfast and lunch* at camp. In the afternoon we take another game drive in this beautiful landscape. Dinner and overnight at Elephant Bedroom Camp.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    Overnight: Elephant Bedroom Camp



    Day 4

    After breakfast we set off towards the stunning scenery of Kenya’s Great Rift Valley. Check in to Mbweha Safari Camp for 2 nights (Full Board basis). Mbweha is a high quality safari camp set on the private 6400 acre Congreve Conservancy near the southern border of Lake Nakuru National Park and has spectacular views of the surrounding mountainous landscape. We will take an escorted nature walk from Mbweha for a close-up view of the local flora and fauna. Lunch, dinner and overnight at camp.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    Overnight: Mbweha Safari Camp



    Day 5

    Early breakfast at Mbweha Safari Camp and then set off with a picnic lunch for a full day to explore the Lake Nakuru National Park which is famous for the spectacular pink flamingos that gather on its salt encrusted shores as well as for other bird species including African fish eagles and pelicans. The woodland and grassland surrounding the soda lake are home to an abundance of wildlife including black rhino, white rhino, hippo, leopard, lion and the rare Rothschild giraffe. Dinner and overnight at Mbweha Safari Camp.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    Overnight: Mbweha Safari Camp



    Day 6

    After an early breakfast we continue our safari by heading to the world-famous Maasai Mara National Reserve, arriving at Tipilikwani Mara Camp for lunch where we will stay for 2 nights (Full Board). Tipilikwani Mara Camp has 20 luxury riverfront tents located on the banks of the Talek River overlooking the iconic Mara plains. After lunch there will be a game drive for the first chance to see the wildlife of the Mara. Dinner and overnight at camp.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    Overnight: Tipilikwani Mara Camp



    Day 7

    A full day with morning and afternoon game drives in the Maasai Mara in search of the big cats for which the Mara is renowned. We will also see a wide variety of Kenya’s other species – great and small – such as elephants, buffalo, giraffe, plains game and much more. Lunch*, dinner and overnight at Tipilikwani Mara Camp.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    Overnight: Tipilikwani Mara Camp



    Day 8

    Morning game drive, returning to camp for breakfast. Afternoon transfer to the airstrip to fly to Diani / Ukunda on the Kenya coast. Met and transferred to Leopard Beach Resort & Spa for 4 nights (Half Board basis). Dinner and overnight at Leopard Beach Resort & Spa.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    Overnight: Leopard Beach Resort & Spa



    Days 9 to 11

    At leisure on the beach.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    Overnight: Leopard Beach Resort & Spa



    Day 12

    Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Diani /Ukunda airport for the flight back to Nairobi. Transfer to the international airport to check-in for your flight home.



    Prices Include:
    Nairobi airport transfers in a shared minibus, accommodation as stated, safari transport in a pop-up roof 4x4 safari vehicle with KPSGA Silver Guide, internal flights as stated and taxi transfers from Ukunda airport to/from Leopard Beach. Safari camps include all park fees and conservancy fees and Full Board. Leopard Beach Resort & Spa based on a Standard Room on a Half Board basis.

     

    To book or customise this itinerary call: 01227 671 154


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