THE GREAT RIFT VALLEY & SPECTACULAR MASAI MARA SAFARI
04 NIGHTS/05 DAYS SAFARI – Nairobi City, Lake Elmenteita & Masai Mara
Package cost includes the following services: -
• Airport transfers as per itinerary with Meet and Greet services
• One night on Bed & Breakfast at Nairobi Serena Hotel
• Three nights on full board basis at Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp and Mara Serena Safari Lodge
• Safari transport and Game drives in custom made 4x4WD Safari Land Cruiser on exclusive use
• Services of Professional Safari driver guide
• Park and Conservancy entrance fees
• Farewell lunch at Café Maghreb Restaurant compliments of Serena Hotels
Package cost excludes the following services
• International Flights and Visa entry charges to Kenya
• All items of personal use i.e. drinks, laundry, telephone calls, tips/gratuities, personal travel insurances- etc.
Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi
Met on arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by our Representative and transfer to the newly refurbished Nairobi Serena Hotel. The Nairobi Serena Hotel The flagship of Serena Hotels, is newly refurbished with renovated guest rooms, new facilities including an Executive Lounge, banqueting and meeting rooms and a new Asian fusion restaurant that is an addition to the elegant Mandhari restaurant for fine dining and the Café Maghreb, the all-day restaurant. Other facilities include the Maisha (which means 'life' in Swahili) Health Club and Spa, and Aksum, the Ethiopian themed bar. The hotel is well known for preserving the rich Pan-African inspired culture expressed through its interiors and unique décor accents.
Enjoy the hotel facilities that include the celebrated Maisha Spa & Health Club Overnight at Nairobi Serena Hotel
Day 2: Nairobi to Lake Elmenteita
After breakfast in the Hotel, check-out and drive to Soysambu Wildlife conservancy. Enjoy magnificent views of the Great Rift Valley Escarpment en-route to arrive in the early afternoon for check-in and lunch.
Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp "Where history meets the wild kingdom"
Uniquely situated on the shoreline of sapphire-blue Lake Elmenteita where hundreds of thousands of birds congregate, is the small and exclusive Camp. This area of breathtaking beauty, is also home to many rare species of animals.
Afternoon at leisure to relax and enjoy a swim in the camp’s affinity pool overlooking the lake! Other optional activities available in the camp include: - Water Colour painting, Recurve Target Archery activities, Jogging/Walking, Horse riding, Sundowners, swimming among others.
16:00hrs enjoy game viewing drives in the conservancy. The Conservancy protects over 450 bird species and 15,000 wild animals. Rothschild giraffes have found a safe haven for breeding here, while a diverse variety of terrain shelters many species - from herds of giant elands to tiny dik-diks and cliff-dwelling klipspringers.
This evening enjoy a sundowner Cocktail up the cliff overlooking the lake and from where you can see the pelicans and flamingos from a vantage point. Buffaloes also love to graze along the lake shore below.
All meals and overnight at Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp Day.
Day 3: Lake Elmenteita to Masai Mara
Breakfast in the Camp. Later depart and drive to Masai Mara Game Reserve to arrive at your lodge, Mara Serena Safari Lodge in the early afternoon for check-in.
Mara Serena Safari Lodge
Perched on the saddle of a hill, the Lodge has one of the most spectacular views imaginable across the vast plains, forests and rivers that make up the Masai Mara – one of the world’s richest wildlife sanctuaries.
Lunch in the lodge followed by an afternoon at leisure to relax and enjoy the lodge facilities that include: - Maisha Health Club and Spa featuring an exciting spa menu, steam, sauna and gymnasium to experience tranquility and good health whilst on safari, a swimming pool and a terrace that gives you sweeping views of the of the expansive Masai Mara plains.
16:00hrs Depart for an afternoon game drive in the reserve. The Mara is also noted for its abundance of lions - particularly the superb black manned males. You'll see lots of elephants here often in large herds, as well as - if you're lucky - leopard, cheetah and rhino. All of the Big Five are residents. You're sure to see the African buffalo. Get the cameras ready, charge the batteries and enjoy yourself!
18:00hrs Return to the lodge to refresh for dinner.
Dinner and overnight at Mara Serena Safari Lodge
Day 4: Masai Mara Game Reserve
Full day in the Mara with morning and afternoon game viewing drives daily in the Reserve. Certainly the most frequented game reserve in Kenya, Masai Mara is a magnificent landscape of open plains bisected by the Mara River and its tributaries, and punctuated by marshes and forests. This 650 sq kilometer reserve supports the highest density of game to be seen anywhere considering its size.
Hippo Pool Breakfast
This morning, crown your game viewing experience with a “Bush Breakfast” by the Mara River Hippo Pools! One cannot resist the charming “Jambo” from the chefs and Masai warriors as they welcome you to our wonderfully set breakfast buffet of cold cuts, fruits, cereals and hot dishes with eggs made to your specifications as you wait. The hippos keep you company and only say “Kwaheri” (good bye) after you have had enough.
All meals and overnight at Mara Serena Safari Lodge
Day 5 – Masai Mara to Nairobi & Departure
08.00hrs, after breakfast in the lodge, check out and drive to Nairobi City to arrive at Nairobi Serena Hotel in time for lunch in the Café Maghreb Restaurant compliment of Serena Hotels. Later transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your home bound flight.
02 January 2023 – 31 March, 01 June – 30 June, 01 November – 22 December 2023
Each of: -
02 pax – US $ 1,710 per person sharing in a double/twin room
04 pax – US $ 1,385 per person sharing in a double/twin room
06 pax – US $ 1,280 per person sharing in a double/twin room
Single room supplement – US $ 350.00
01 April 2023 – 31 May 2023
Each of: -
02 pax – US $ 1,555 per person sharing in a double/twin room
04 pax – US $ 1,230 per person sharing in a double/twin room
06 pax – US $ 1,125 per person sharing in a double/twin room
Single room supplement – US $ 170.00
01 July 2023 – 31 October 2023 & 23 December 2023 – 01 January 2024
Each of: -2
02 pax – US $ 2,060 per person sharing in a double/twin room
04 pax – US $ 1,735 per person sharing in a double/twin room
06 pax – US $ 1,630 per person sharing in a double/twin room
Single room supplement – US $ 430.00
The package quotes are net and Non commissionable