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Overview
Days of Operation – Tuesday & Thursday Duration – 7 Days Vehicle – 4x4 Vehicle (Scheduled) From the open plains of Masai Mara, the shimmery pink waters of Lake Nakuru and the swamps of Amboseli, this safari takes in three of the most picturesque regions in Kenya. It also provides the perfect opportunity to spot the Big-5 and to capture some diverse scenery.
Detailed Itinerary

Upon arrival into Nairobi, clients will be met and transferred to the Safari Park Hotel. Afternoon at leisure.
Overnight at Safari Park Hotel on a bed and breakfast basis. (Check in time is 1400hrs approx. and will be adhered to. Clients arriving in the middle of the night must book a pre-night as they will not be permitted to wait in the hotel lobby check-in at 1400hrs.)

Suggested Optional Nairobi Excursions for Early morning arrivals (clients will be transferred to Eka Hotel on arrival for breakfast on own arrangements and then continue with the excursion).
Daphne Sheldricks Excursion
Out of Africa Excursion

Leaving Nairobi after breakfast, you travel towards Kenya's fertile highlands and head down the rift escarpment on the road built by Italian prisoners of war during World War II. On the way spot the charming chapel built at the foot of the escarpment. Pass the impressive Longonot earth satellite station as you head across the valley to Narok; continue your travels across acres of wheat and barley, before reaching the Masai Mara in time for lunch. Following lunch set off on your first game drive, returning to the lodge as the sun sets.
Overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge on a full board basis.

Leaving the Masai Mara after breakfast, travel across the ‘breadbasket’ of Kenya, where acres of wheat and barley litter the landscape as you head north to Narok, the district headquarters of this part of Maasailand. Now travel across the vast plains on the floor of the Rift Valley, keeping an eye out for herds of giraffe and gazelle as you head up the Mai -Mahiu, before arriving at Lake Nakuru around midday. Once in the park, view game en route to the lodge. Following lunch and a siesta, there is an afternoon game drive returning to the lodge as the sun sets. The national park, known for its birdlife, offers a possibility to view flamingoes. It is also home to Black and White rhinos as well as the endangered Rothschild Giraffe.
Overnight at Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge on a full board basis.

Leaving the Masai Mara after breakfast, travel across the ‘breadbasket’ of Kenya, where acres of wheat and barley litter the landscape as you head north to Narok, the district headquarters of this part of Maasailand. Now travel across the vast plains on the floor of the Rift Valley, keeping an eye out for herds of giraffe and gazelle as you head up the Mai -Mahiu, before arriving at Lake Nakuru around midday. Once in the park, view game en route to the lodge. Following lunch and a siesta, there is an afternoon game drive returning to the lodge as the sun sets. The national park, known for its birdlife, offers a possibility to view flamingoes. It is also home to Black and White rhinos as well as the endangered Rothschild Giraffe.
Overnight at Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge on a full board basis.

Following an early breakfast, continue to Lake Naivasha for a boat ride. Leaving the Rift Valley behind, proceed to Nairobi for an early lunch (or picnic lunch dependent on road conditions) and continue south towards Amboseli, arriving at your lodge by late afternoon.
Overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge on a full board basis.

After breakfast, depart for a full day game drive; later enjoy a picnic lunch. Return to the lodge by 1600hrs, giving time to unwind in your room or lounge, or even take a quick dip in the pool before dinner.
Overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge on a full board basis.

Following an early breakfast, catch your last views of the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro as you depart Amboseli. From here turn north across the beautiful and seemingly never ending Athi Plains, arriving in Kenya's bustling capital city of Nairobi by mid-day. Once in the city, clients will be dropped off at the drop off point in the city centre or at the airport for ongoing travel arrangements.

Suggested Optional Nairobi Excursions on return to Nairobi ex- Safari
Lunch or Dinner at Carnivore
Out of Africa Excursion
Shopping trip to Utamaduni and Kazuri Bead Factory
Use of Pollmans Club Lounge

Inclusions

Meet and greet services

Airport Transfers in safari minibus or mini coach on shared basis

All transport and game drives on safari sector will be in a 4x4 vehicle with pop-up roof (maximum 7 passengers) with an English / Bilingual (French, German, Italian or Spanish) speaking driver-guide on shared basis

Guaranteed window seat

Meals and accommodation as specified

All park fees and government taxes

Mineral water per person per day on game drives

 

 

Exclusions

Visas and international flights

Airport taxes (clients pay direct)

Driver-guide gratuities

Drinks, dining rooms tips, porterage

Personal travel, baggage and medical insurance

Telephone bill, laundry and any items of a personal nature

Balloon Safari    

Notes

Pick up Point                   Nairobi Airport

Drop off Point                  Intercontinental / Airport           1330h

Safari Briefing:                   Day 02 at 0700hrs approx.

Departs on Day 02:          0730hrs approx.

Returns on Day 07:          1330hrs approx. (flights to be booked 1600hrs onwards)

Christmas Supplement (24 Dec 2019 to 01 Jan 2020 inclusive) & Easter Supplement (10 April 2020 to 13 April 2020 inclusive) will be applicable  as per the stated period.

Minimum 02 pax required to operate tour (single pax on request)

Arrival transfer included strictly for clients arriving on day 01 of the programme as indicated.  

For clients arriving on any other day, a separate transfer cost will apply as per transfer document.

For clients not staying at the featured pick up hotel & For clients requiring drop off post safari at alternate hotel, supplementary cost applicable

Separate evening departure transfer cost as per transfer document

Single traveler joining a scheduled departure will need to pay a sole traveler transfer supplement

Child supplement is available on request

Children under 7 not permitted

We may have to re-route the itinerary or accommodate in similar lodges in case of non-availability.

Prices for domestic flights, airport taxes or park fees may be changed without prior notice. This is beyond our control and any increase levied will be passed to you.

Specific language speaking guides must be requested at time of requesting booking and are subject to availability at time of confirmation.

Passengers should bring only soft sided bags

The tour is modular and combines with other tours so there may be need for clients to change vehicles on occasion

Due to limited luggage space in vehicles, suitcases are unsuitable for scheduled road safaris. We recommend luggage packed in inexpensive barrel/sausage bags or soft sided bags not exceeding 15kgs and 65x46 cm.

Excess luggage can be handed over to the representative at time of briefing for storage in Nairobi.  Additional costs will apply to handle excess luggage until your return to Nairobi from the safari. This service can be pre-booked alternatively clients can pay for this directly on the ground.

Trip Highlights

Nairobi - Masai Mara National Reserve - Lake Nakuru - Amboseli National Park - Nairobi

Departure Period

01 Nov, 2020 to 15 Dec, 2020
AUD 3,300 P P twin share
AUD 3,839 P P single

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