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9 day Kenya Safari & Beach Honeymoon

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This fly-in honeymoon safari encompasses three of the most fascinating Safari locations in Kenya ~ Amboseli, Masai Mara and the beautiful beaches of north coast Mombasa. Combining these three places for your honeymoon is made possible by a series of short flights between these parks, reserves & the beach, cutting out hours of road travel.



Highlights


- Visit Amboseli, Masai Mara 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.
- See the magnificent wildlife with the chance of seeing not just the ‘Big 5’, but the ‘Big 9’ .
- Spectacular Scenery - from the snows of Kilimanjaro to the savannahs of Masai Mara.
- Embark on 08 Safari game drives provided in 4x4 Landcruiser Jeep Safari Vehicles with expert Driver-Guides.
- All Ground transfers are included, such as airport transfers in Nairobi, Amboseli & Masai Mara.
- Optional of adding activities such as visiting a traditional Maasai Village or booking a Hot Air Balloon flight [ optional activities are at additional cost ]. - 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

Arrive at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya, where you will be received and welcomed by your Tour~Driver Guide for onward transfer to the 4 star overnight hotel.

Rest of the day at leisure. In case you wish to see some of Nairobi's sights and sounds, we can arrange a brief drive through the city center, time allowing. Transfers to these can be arranged on request.

Dinner and overnight at the 4* Four Points Sheraton Nairobi Airport hotel or similar.

Day 2

After an early breakfast, your driver will be waiting at the hotel reception to transfer you to the domestic , Wilson airport for your 07.30am flight [ subject to schedule changes]. You will be brought to the airport at least 45mins prior to the flight. Board your flight to Amboseli – flying time approx 35 mins:

Upon arrival you will be received and transferred from the airstrip to your overnight Lodge by the Lodge’s Driver guide in a 4x4 safari vehicle.

Amboseli Serena Lodge is an acclaimed, luxury property which offers beautiful views of the surrounding Amboseli park. You will likely also be able to see Africa’s highest mountain – Kilimanjaro, from the lodge, provided the sky is clear. Kilimanjaro , for all its beauty, has a ‘shy’ peak, often remaining shrouded in cloud cover – Dawn and Dust are often great times to see the peak.

Enjoy the rest of the morning at leisure before proceed for the delicious buffet lunch. After a short time for some ‘siesta’, get ready for your first African Safari game drive, at approx 3.30pm during which you explore the surrounding parts of the park and see its amazing wildlife. (The safari vehicle may carry other guests from the lodge).

Return to the lodge by evening [ typically 6 to 6.30pm], in time for dinner.

Overnight stay at Amboseli Serena Lodge:

Day 3

Today you have an early rise for your estimated 6.15am Safari game drive during which you will see more of the Amboseli’s great wildlife. Early morning, and late afternoon are considered the best times to spot animals at their most active.

Amboseli is especially known for its prolific Elephant population. In fact the park is a research base for an Elephant project [ not open to visitors] and helps us understand these highly perceptive and what we’d call ‘’sixth sense intelligent’’ animals.

Return to the Lodge for a relaxed breakfast – rest of the morning at leisure. The lodge has a swimming pool but also offers a variety of add-on activities, such as nature walks.

After the sumptuous lunch, enjoy another mid afternoon safari game drive to further explore the park and its eco system. Return to the Lodge by evening [ typically 6 to 6.30pm] in time for a relaxed evening which may be enlivened by entertainment provided by the lodge, followed by dinner.

Overnight stay at Amboseli Serena Lodge:

Day 4

Today you have an early breakfast and check out from the lodge by 7.15am for a short transfer to the nearby airstrip. Board your 08.10am flight back to Nairobi [ 45 mins flying time]. Upon arrival at Wilson, you board your onward flight to Masai Mara Reserve, arriving here by 10.30am.

Upon arrival you will be received and transferred from the airstrip to your overnight Lodge by the Lodge’s Driver guide in a 4x4 safari vehicle.

The Safari Lodge you are staying at is an acclaimed, luxury property which offers beautiful views of the Mara reserve.

Enjoy the rest of the morning at leisure before a delicious buffet lunch at the lodge.

Late afternoon, proceed for a comprehensive Safari Game drive in Masai Mara [typically starts 3.30pm] during which you explore the surrounding parts of the Mara and spot its amazing wildlife. (The safari vehicle may carry other guests from the lodge).

Return to the lodge by evening [ typically 6 to 6.30pm] in time for dinner.

Overnight stay at Mara Serena Lodge:

Day 5

Today you have an early rise for your estimated 6.15am Safari game drive during which you will see more of the Mara’s great wildlife. Early morning, and late afternoon are considered the best times to spot animals at their most active.

Return to the Lodge for a relaxed breakfast – rest of the morning at leisure. The lodge has a swimming pool but also offers a variety of add-on activities, everything from nature walks to a Maasai Village visit.

After the sumptuous lunch, take a late afternoon safari game drive to further explore the reserve. Return to the Lodge by evening in time for a relaxed evening which may be enlivened by entertainment provided by the lodge, followed by dinner.

Overnight stay at Mara Serena Lodge:

Day 6

Enjoy a short early morning game drive . Return to the lodge in time for a quick breakfast. Proceed to check out. You now bid Farewell to Masai Mara as you will be transferred to the nearby airstrip for your return flight to Nairobi departing approx 10.30am [ flying time approx 1 hour].

Arrive in Nairobi by 1pm, in time for your short, one hour, mid afternoon flight to Mombasa. ( You will be able to enjoy a quick pre-flight lunch meal at the airport which has an excellent cafe).

Upon arrival, we will have you transferred onward to your 5 star hotel, the Serena Beach Resport & Spa, located north, away from Mombasa city, on the dazzling white ‘Shanzu’ beach. The resort is built in the style of a Swahili village, yet offering world–class standards of accommodation and activities, including a range of watersports.

You now enjoy a leisurely three nights beach vacation staying at this hotel. You are booked on a Half Board meal plan ( Breakfast and Dinner included ).

Dinner and overnight at Serena Beach Resort & Spa.

Day 7
Full day at leisure – the hotel has one of the best Spas along the Kenyan coast and you may want to enjoy one of their treatments {at additional cost – book with the hotel staff}.

Breakfast , Dinner and overnight at Serena Beach Resort & Spa

Day 8
Full day at leisure.

Breakfast , Dinner and overnight at Serena Beach Resort & Spa.

Day 9
Most of the morning at leisure – in the afternoon, you will be transferred to the Moi International Airport in Mombasa [ typically 45 mins transfer time], for your mid afternoon flight back to Nairobi [ flying time 1 hour].

Your flight will arrive at the International airport in Nairobi, from where you can board your onward International return flight to your onward destination.

Alternatively you may choose to extend your stay with an overnight in Nairobi as per your preference.



Notes:


Masai Mara Flight Timings:

There are 2 sets of flights to Masai Mara – the morning [ AM] flight departs Nairobi between 9am to 10am [ depending on carrier] and the afternoon flight departs approx 3pm from Nairobi. The planes turn right back shortly after getting to Masai Mara.

Keep in mind you must be at Wilson airport at least 45 minutes prior your flight departure – also allow for typically 1 hour transfer time from the International airport / City Hotel to Wilson airport.

Baggage Limit:

There is a strict Baggage Limit of 15 kgs per person on all domestic flights in this itinerary: [ Nairobi – Amboseli – Nairobi – Masai Mara - Nairobi].

Gamedrives:

These will be non-exclusive, meaning other guests from the lodge may also be in the Safari vehicle during the gamedrive.



Accomodation during the Safari


Day 1 : Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi Airport

Day 2 : Amboseli Serena Lodge

Day 3 : Amboseli Serena Lodge

Day 4 : Mara Serena Lodge

Day 5 : Mara Serena Lodge

Day 6 :Serena Beach Resort & Spa

Day 7 :Serena Beach Resort & Spa

Day 8 :Serena Beach Resort & Spa



photos


amboseli - kilimanjaro
amboseli serena room
elephants in masai mara
mara serena swimming pool
serena masai mara
cheetah in masai mara
flight to masai mara
bush walk
serena beach resort & spa
serena beach resort & spa
serena swimming pool
game drives in masai mara

price & dates


Travel Dates Per Person Sharing - based on a couple (US $)
03 Jan - 31 Mar 2020 2925
01 Apr - 31 May 2020 2740
01 Jun - 30 Jun 2020 2830
01 July - 31 Oct 2020 3305
01 Nov - 22 Dec 2020 2870
23 Dec - 02 Jan 2021 3600



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].
- Domestic Flights, Nairobi-Amboseli (Return), Nairobi-Masai Mara (Return), incl taxes.
-Domestic flights in Kenya ie Nairobi - Mombasa - Nairobi on Economy class, including taxes.
- ALL Park Entry Fees.
- 08 Safari Game drives for the tour provided by the Lodges in their 4x4 Vehicles.
- Services of Professional English speaking Driver-guides during the gamedrives.
- Complimentary Hippo Pool Breakfast at the Lodge.
- 02 Transfers in Nairobi ex-Wilson airport.
- 02 Airstrip transfers in Amboseli.
- 02 Airstrip transfers in Masai Mara.
- 02 Airport transfers in Mombasa.
- 24 hour Back Up support if required.

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


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 40.

NOTE: Flight Baggage Limit is 15 kgs per person.

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