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12 day Bush & Beach Honeymooon Safari

Bush & Beach Honeymooon Safari

This Honeymoon Safari is one of our Kenya 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. Special prices available for early bird 2020 & 2021 bookings.



Highlights


-Visit Masai Mara, Lake Naivasha, Lake Nakuru National Park, Samburu Reserve, Ol Pejeta Conservancy 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 stunning scenery at brief photo stops at the Great Rift Valley viewpoint, Amboseli, 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. - 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.
- 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}
- Tour departs daily, subject to availability, Starting and Ending in Nairobi.
- 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
The safari starts after breakfast at 8.30am, with a scenic drive into the Great Rift Valley onwards to Masai Mara. Enroute briefly stop at the Rift Valley viewpoint where you can take photos of the stunning views of the world's largest valley.

Arrive in Masai Mara in time for lunch at your lodge or tented camp depending on your booking preference.

Enjoy some time at rest after which at 3.30pm you enjoy your very first African Safari gamedrive exploring the scenic Masai Mara plains, allowing you to spot the unrivalled wildlife in this reserve. By 6.30pm you return to your overnight lodge or camp.

Dinner and overnight at Mara Sarova Game Lodge.

Day 3
Enjoy a full day in Masai Mara, with early morning and mid afternoon safari game drives.

Your meals will be relaxed and offer you a variety of cuisine choices. Rest of the day will be at leisure - you may relax by the pool or choose to enjoy the pristine natural surroundings.

Today you may also opt to enjoy the romantic adventure of a full day outing in the reserve, with a packed Picnic Lunch to be had at a scenic, designated location on the Masai Mara savannah plains.

Dinner and overnight at Mara Sarova Game Lodge.

Day 4
Conclude your stay in the Mara with a shorter early morning gamedrive followed by breakfast.

Your Safari now takes you to Lake Naivasha, a fresh water lake which is a popular tourist spot in Kenya for locals and foreigners alike.

Arrive in time for lunch.

Rest of the day at leisure - the lodge we book at the lake offer beautiful natural spaces where you can see numerous bird species among the trees as well as spot some animals ranging from waterbuck to warthogs.

You may also choose to book a one hour Lake Boat Safari at extra cost during which you get to see some of the lake's wildlife such as hippos as well as enjoy the picturesque views of the lake and surrounding highland landscapes.

Dinner and overnight at Lake Naivasha Country Club.

Day 5
Today you can savour a relaxed breakfast as you only need to start your journey to Lake Nakuru National park by 9 am after breakfast.

Lake Nakuru is not only a Unesco World Heritage site but also a Bird & Rhino sanctuary where you also get to see Lion and Leopard.

Arrive by midday and proceed to your booked accommodation for a leisurely lunch.

At 3,30 pm embark on comprehensive game drive of this scenic park including visits to viewpoints which offer superb photo opportunities. Return to the lodge/camp for by 6.30pm.

Dinner and overnight at Flamingo Hill Tented Camp.

Day 6
The safari moves northwards, to the scenic Samburu Game Reserve, the semi arid region of the nomadic Samburu people.

Samburu, apart from its distinct appearance, semi-arid yet very beautiful, almost Classic Africa in a sense, is famous for a few of its species found only in this area – such as the Grevy’s Zebra, which differs in physical features from its cousin the Grants Zebra. Likewise you might want to look out for the Reticulated Giraffe with its unique pattern, differing from the Rothschild Giraffe commonly found in the rest of East Africa.

After lunch at the Samburu Game Lodge, right by the Ewaso Nyiro river, you will enjoy some time at rest, perhaps for an afternoon siesta, after which you will be taken for your first Samburu Safari, exploring the reserve and spotting the rich wildlife. Return to the lodge by evening, typically by 6.30pm. Dinner follows:

Overnight Samburu Game Lodge.

Day 7
Today you have an early rise for your estimated 6.15am Safari game drive during which you will see more of the Samburu’s vast wilderness. 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 and also offers a variety of add-on activities, such as nature walks { optional activities are a extra cost }.

After the sumptuous lunch, take a late afternoon safari game drive before returning 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 Samburu Game Lodge.

Day 8
After breakfast, depart for the luxurious Sweetwaters Tented Camp located in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, world famous for their wildlife conservation efforts and for their collection of amazing wildlife which includes the only place in Kenya and most of East Africa where one can spot Chimpanzee in environments close to their native forests.

Arrive at the Sweetwaters Camp late morning, for check in after which you enjoy a sumptuous lunch. At 3pm embark on a adventure filled safari game drive inside Ol Pejeta Conservancy including a visit to the Chimpanzee Sanctuary. Return to the camp by dusk at 6pm for dinner and overnight.

Dinner and overnight at the Serena Sweetwaters Tented camp.

Day 9
After an early but relaxed breakfast and a gamedrive enroute on exiting the reserve, you depart for Nairobi, arriving 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 10
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 11
Full day at leisure.

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

Day 12
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.



Accomodation during the Safari


Day 1 : Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi Airport

Day 2 : Mara Sarova Game Lodge, Masai Mara Game Lodge

Day 3 : Mara Sarova Game Lodge, Masai Mara Game Lodge

Day 4 : Lake Naivasha Country Club, Lake Naivasha

Day 5 : Flamingo Hill Camp, Lake Nakuru

Day 6 : Samburu Game Lodge

Day 7 : Samburu Game Lodge

Day 8 : Serena Sweetwaters Tented Camp, Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Day 9 :Serena Beach Resort & Spa

Day 10 :Serena Beach Resort & Spa

Day 11 :Serena Beach Resort & Spa



photos


Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi Airport
maasai village tour
Lions in Masai Mara
Sarova Mara club tent
masai mara scenery
beautiful giraffe photos
serena sweetwaters tented camp kenya
swimming pool at samburu game lodge
serena beach resort & spa
serena beach resort & spa
serena swimming pool
Landcruiser Jeep Safari Vehicle

price & dates


Travel Dates Per Person Sharing - based on a couple (US $)
03 Jan - 31 Mar 2020 3350
01 Apr - 31 May 2020 2980
01 Jun - 30 Jun 2020 3110
01 July - 31 Oct 2020 3750
01 Nov - 15 Dec 2020 3200
16 Dec - 02 Jan 2021 3980



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 4x4 Landcruiser Jeep Safari vehicle with a gameviewing roof hatch and UHF radio.
- Upto 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.
- 02 Airport transfers in Nairobi.
- 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.

** Half Board 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 4.5% 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: