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11 day Classic Safari Itinerary

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One of our premium tours, the Classic is another one of our Safari & Beach Safaris ~ starting with a fascinating wildlife tour of Kenya's best parks, ending with a leisurely beach holiday along the Swahili coast north of Mombasa, well away from the city itself. One of the attractions of this trip is the sheer diversity of Kenya that the traveler will experience.



Highlights


-Visit Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru National Park, Mount Kenya National Park, Samburu Reserve and the Beaches of north coast Mombasa.
- Stay at Safari Properties which offer luxurious accommodation and a range of amenities, as well as a boutique ~ like Beach hotel on Shanzu beach.
- Embark on 10 Private Safari gamedrives with our Professional Driver-Guide, dedicated to making your trip a success.
- Capture the amazing scenery at brief photo stops in the Mount Kenya highlands, the Great Rift Valley viewpoint, a visit to the Mara River and a drive to a cliff top overlooking Lake Nakuru.
- Opt for a Savannah Picnic Lunch in Masai Mara- at no extra cost.
- Observe animals at a salt lick from the balcony of your lodge.
- Meet the most prolific tribe in East Africa - the Maasai, during a visit to a traditional Maasai village.
- Swim in the Indian ocean, reef-lined and swimmer friendly ~ relax on the sandy white beaches.
- Tour departs daily, subject to availability, Starting and Ending in Nairobi.
- Option of adding several activities such as a Nature walks, Mombasa City tours and enjoying a relaxing massage during your trip { optional activities are at additional cost}
- An overnight in Nairobi allows you to recover from your flight into Kenya.

itinerary


Day 1
You will be received at the airport and transferred to your hotel for overnight stay in preparation for the start of the Safari. Evening Safari briefing. Overnight at the 4* Southern Sun Mayfair Hotel or equivalent.

Day 2
The safari starts after breakfast at 8.30am, with a scenic drive into the Rift Valley, to Masai Mara, the finest game reserve in the world. Arrive at the lodge for lunch. Your afternoon gamedrive begins at 3.30pm - this 3 hour gamedrive shows you the beauty and wildlife of the Mara.
Return to your lodge by 6.30pm for dinner and overnight.
Overnight Keekorok Lodge or similar.

Day 3
Full day at Mara, with morning and afternoon game drive. Rest of the day at leisure – relax by the pool. Dinner and overnight at Keekorok lodge or similar.

Day 4
Depart after breakfast for Lake Nakuru park, a bird and Rhino sanctuary. This scenic lake is famous for its millions of pink flamingoes, along with other wildlife. Evening gamedrive. Dinner and overnight at the Lion Hill Lodge or equivalent.

Day 5
After breakfast, depart for Mountain Lodge. Arrive at the lodge by lunchtime. This is a tree lodge in the heart of the mountain forest. The saltlick here attracts animals such as elephant and buffalo among many others. Lunch, dinner and overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Day 6
The safari moves on to Samburu Game Reserve, the semi arid region of the nomadic Samburu people. Game drive after lunch allows viewing of the rare local species of Zebra and Giraffe. Return to the lodge by 6.30pm. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge.

Day 7
Full day at Samburu with morning and afternoon game drives. Rest of day at leisure.
Dinner and overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge.

Day 8
Depart for Nairobi. Arrive in time for lunch. On arrival, catch a short flight to Mombasa. Welcome to the beach! Transfer to the exclusive Whitesands Beach Hotel on the north coast. Beautiful white beaches and numerous activities on offer,including watersports. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 9
Full day at Whitesands Beach Hotel. Enjoy the excellent cuisine at this club, which is designed in Swahili style.

Day 10
Full day at Whitesands Beach Hotel. Enjoy the excellent cuisine at this club, which is designed in Swahili style.

Day 11
Catch your 45 minute flight back to Nairobi.



Accomodation during the Safari


Day 1 : Southern Sun Mayfair/a>, Nairobi

Day 2 : Keekorok Lodge, Masai Mara Game Reserve

Day 3 : Keekorok Lodge, Masai Mara Game Reserve

Day 4 : Sarova Lion Hill, Lake Nakuru

Day 5 : Mountain Lodge, Nanyuki

Day 6 : Samburu Sopa, Samburu National Reserve

Day 7 : Samburu Sopa, Samburu National Reserve

Day 8 : Whitesands Beach Hotel, North Coast

Day 9 : Whitesands Beach Hotel, North Coast

Day 10 : Whitesands Beach Hotel, North Coast

Day 11 : Catch a 45 Minute flight back toNairobi



photos


baby elephant masai mara
flamingo hill tents lake nakuru
lake nakuru flamingoes
mombasa honeymoon
samburu sopa bedroom
safari vans kenya
lion in tsavo
mombasa serena beach
wildebeest in masai mara
masai mara scenery
serena mountain lodge view
curio craft shops masai mara

price & dates


Rates are per person sharing in US Dollars. Pax stands for "passenger".
Rates depend on number of people travelling together in one vehicle hence 2 [two people] , 4 and 6 pax.



Travel Dates Per Person Sharing (US $)
Number of People Travelling >>> 2-3 pax 4-5 pax 6 pax
03 Jan - 31 Mar 15 3000 2600 2500
1 Apr - 31 May 15 2700 2400 2300
1 Jun - 30 Jun 15 3000 2600 2450
01 July - 31 Oct 15 3250 3000 2800
01 Nov - 15 Dec 15 2950 2550 2400



Tour Price Includes:
-Accommodation as specified in the itinerary on Fullboard* basis in the lodges, on Bed & Breakfast basis in Nairobi and on Half Board Basis** at the Beach hotel [ Breakfast & Dinner included only].
- Exclusive transport in a safari tour microbus with a gameviewing roof hatch and UHF radio.
- 10 Private Safari gamedrives for the tour.
- Local flights in Kenya ie Nairobi - Mombasa - Nairobi on Economy class, including taxes.
- Services of a professional, English speaking Driver-guide including all his expenses/allowances.
- Fuel, driver and car park fees, driver's allowance.
- All park entry fees for clients, driver cum guide and vehicle.
- Bottled water in the safari vehicle - Two 500cc bottles per person per day.
- 24 hour Back Up support if required.

* Full Board basis includes 3 meals per full day starting with Lunch , ending with Breakfast.

** HalfBoard Basis includes 2 meals per full day which are specified as Breakfast and Dinner:


Tour Price Excludes:
- International flight tickets and visa costs.
- Tips, drinks, laundry, calls, and all such costs of a personal nature.
- Credit Card Surcharge of 4% or Bank Transfer Fees of USD 50.

To Enquire about this Safari, tell us How many you are [ Adults / Children], required Room Plan, and your Dates of Travel - we shall reply promptly, usually before 12 hours: In case of Children please state the age at the time of Travel: