12 DAYS SAFARI NYALI + BEACH
12 Days 12 DAYS SAFARI NYATI SPECIALNairobi / Shaba / Mt. Kenya / Lake Nakuru / Maasai Mara / Nairobi – Momabasa. Wildlife lodge safari and beach holiday.
Using the imaginative Sarova lodges, this safari has a consistently comfortable standard of accommodation. Lodges are all in excellent locations and each has good game-viewing nearby. Somewhere within the safari, Sarova lodges will also provide some fine surprise bush meals and sundowners. In Mombasa, you’ll also be accommodated at the Sarova Whitesands hotel, a 5-star magnificent piece of property located on the north coast, right on a white sandy beach and the azure waters of the Indian Ocean.
Day 1: Nairobi
Arrive in Nairobi, met, and assisted through customs / immigration formalities and transfer to hotel Sarova Panafric (4-star) on bed & breakfast basis.
Day 2: Nairobi / Shaba
Breakfast and depart for Shaba game reserve. Lunch en route (Kentrout restaurant ), cross the Equator (maybe pose for a snap) and continue to Shaba, game viewing en route. Arrive at Sarova Shaba lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Shaba
The whole day is dedicated to game tracking in this arid and sprawling reserve. Unique spots here include: Long-necked gerenuk, Beisa Oryx, reticulated giraffe, Somali ostrich and other plains game with their predators. This is where the unusual phenomenon of a lioness adopting a baby oryx took place, and not only just once, but twice! All meals and overnight at the lodge.
Day 4: Shaba / Mount Kenya National Park
After breakfast, out for game spotting in the Shaba game reserve. Back to your lodge for lunch and route for Mount Kenya region, arriving in the late afternoon. Overnight will be in a “tree hotel”, Serena Mountain lodge, situated right on the foot of Mount Kenya, the highest in the country. Here you’ll observe wild animals from your verandah / balcony as they come to quench their thirst at the water holes. Dinner and overnight at your tree hotel.
Day 5: Mount Kenya / Lake Nakuru
After breakfast we depart for the Great Rift Valley, which extends from Jordan down to Mozambique. We drive through its awe-inspiring vistas, arriving at Sarova Lion Hill lodge in time for lunch. In the afternoon we’re out for game tracking around the lake and in the park. Lake Nakuru is world-famous for its millions of pink flamingoes and other aquatic birds. You will also visit the White Rhino Sanctuary. Other easy spots here include waterbuck, reedbuck, gazelle, giraffe, cape buffalo, leopard, impala, etc.
Dinner and overnight in Sarova Lion Hill lodge.
Day 6: Lake Nakuru / Masai Mara
After breakfast, we head for the world-famous Masai Mara game reserve, game spotting. as we enter the park. We continue to Sarova Mara luxury camp for lunch. In the afternoon we’re out for our proper game viewing in the Masai Mara
The Big Five (elephant, rhino, lion, buffalo and cheetah) are easy spots here. Other game would include cheetah, giraffe, wildebeest, hartebeest, bongo, topi, eland and hundreds of species of birds. Dinner and overnight in Sarova Mara luxury camp.
Day 7: Masai Mara
The whole day is dedicated to game viewing. Masai Mara is an extension of Serengeti national park in northern Tanzania, where millions of herbivores migrate annually, followed by their predators. An optional visit to a Masai village or a hot-air balloon ride, which takes off at 06.00 am and ends with a Champagne breakfast on the plains can be organized. What an exhilarating and unforgettable experience! In the morning you might be lucky to spot some of the big cats having their breakfast. This is also the time when nature is waking up, hence plenty of activities in the park.
All meals and overnight in your luxury camp.
Day 8: Masai Mara – Nairobi – Mombasa
After breakfast, we head to Nairobi, game tracking en route, saying bye to this magnificent park, with its undulating hills and fantastic panoramas. We arrive in Nairobi and head straight to the famous Carnivore restaurant for lunch. This one is renowned for its succulent steaks, including game meat. Thereafter transfer to Nairobi airport for your flight to Mombasa. On arrival at the airport, you’re met, assisted and transferred to your coastal beach resort, Sarova Whitesands on half board basis.
Day 9: Mombasa
A full day Mombasa city tour is at your disposal, including a visit to a local community, which will give you an insight of the life and traditions of Kenyans. You’ll also have the opportunity of participating in some of the cultural activities of the locals. This way, you’ll be proud to be on holiday in Kenya, and not just on safari.
Day 10: Mombasa
A full day at leisure, to enjoy the hotel facilities, do your last-minute shopping or take another of our optional excursions that will be proposed by our representative at the hotel: Tamarind Dhow cruise, full day Wasini snorkeling and diving / goggling (swim with the dolphins), one day Malindi, etc.
Day 11: Mombasa
Your final day in Mombasa to relax, do your last shopping, etc. In the evening we transfer you to the Tamarind Dhow for a romantic evening cruise. Dinner and entertainment on board the dhow. After this evening sea adventure, we transfer you back to your hotel. Possibility of extending the night in a night club or casino (optional).
Day 12: Flight Mombasa / Nairobi
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning free. After lunch transfer to Mombasa airport for your flight to Nairobi to connect on your international flight.
Quotation on request
The price includes:
- Round transfers apt / htl / apt
- Bed & breakfast accommodation in Nairobi
- All park entrance fees
- Full board accommodation whilst on safari
- Transport in a safari-designed vehicle (EXCLUSIVE USE)
- Services of our English-speaking professional driver-guide
- Lunch at the famous Nairobi Carnivore restaurant
- Our assistance at all points
- Accommodation on half board basis in Mombasa
- Mombasa city tour
- Evening Tamarind Dinner Cruise
- A visit to a local community
- Flight Nairobi / Mombasa / Nairobi + taxes
Not included in the price:
- cost of visa
- gratuities and tips to driver and hotel/lodge staff
- porterage and laundry
- any expense of a personal nature
- any activity not mentioned on our program