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Maasai Mara 12 Day Packages

 

The package includes:

(Net Package Cost: FROM USD 11,665)

(Supplement for premier class from USD 2,650)

Package cost offer includes the following services:-

  1. 1 night Nairobi accommodation on Bed and breakfast
  2. Return flights on Kenya Airways from New York JFK -Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta – New York JFK (ECONOMY)
  3. Airport and Airstrip transfers as per itinerary
  4. Lunch at Café Maghreb Restaurant in Nairobi Serena Hotel
  5. One night accommodation at Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp
  6. Six nights on full board basis at Mara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Amboseli Serena Safari Lodges
  7. Visit to Olduvai Gorge Museum “The Cradle of Mankind”
  8. Hippo Pools breakfast in Masai Mara, Bush Lunch on the Ngorongoro Crater Floor and Observation Hill Breakfast in Amboseli
  9. Three nights on half board basis at Serena Beach Resort & Spa
  10. Sea Food Dinner at Jahazi Grill Restaurant in Mombasa compliment of the resort
  11. Exclusive use of custom made Safari 4x4WD Land Cruisers for transport and game viewing drives on Safari
  12. Guaranteed window seats for ease of game viewing and photography
  13. Services of English speaking professional Safari Driver Guides
  14. Park and Conservancy entrance fees
  15. Safarilink Mara/Seronera and Amboseli/Mombasa /Nairobi scheduled flights

On arrival on KQ 003 to arrive Nairobi at 1030 hrs you will be met on arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by our Representative and your dedicated Safari Driver Guides. Drive to Nairobi Serena Hotel for an early lunch at Café Maghreb Restaurant.

The Nairobi Serena Hotel

Justly famed for its exceptional standards of efficiency, service and five-star hospitality, the elegantly sophisticated Nairobi Serena is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World group and is consistently voted ‘Best Hotel” in Nairobi by airlines and international travel magazines alike. Despite its pivotal central location, the Serena remains true to its title and offers an oasis of serenity amidst the bustle of one of Africa's most vibrant capital cities.

After a sumptuous lunch and a Pre-Safari briefing, depart and drive down the eastern wall of the Great Rift Valley, your driver guide will stop at strategic viewpoints for photography where you will come out and view the escarpment and take photos. Drive on to Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp in the Soysambu Wildlife Conservancy to arrive in the late afternoon for check-in.

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.

All meals and overnight at Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp

up the western wall of the Great Rift Valley skirting the Aberdare Mountain ranges to Nyahururu falls for a photo-stop.

Still known to many as Thomson's Falls, its waters fall 237-feet making it the country’s highest water fall. Your driver guide will stop at a strategic viewpoint of the Great Rift Valley where you will come out and view the escarpment!

Drive on to Soysambu Wildlife Conservancy to arrive at your Camp, Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp in the early afternoon for check-in and free time at leisure before lunch.

Lake Elmenteita Serena CampWhere 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.

16:00hrs enjoy game viewing drives in the conservancy. The Conservancy is home to over 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.

Dinner and overnight at Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp

0730hrs After an early breakfast in the camp, depart and drive to Maasai Mara Game Reserve to arrive at your lodge in the early afternoon for check-in and lunch.

Mara Serena Safari Lodge

Perched on the saddle of a hill, the Mara Serena Safari Lodge has one of the most spectacular views imaginable across the vast plains, forests and rivers that make up the Maasai Mara – one of the world’s richest wildlife sanctuaries. The lodge has recently undergone a refurbishment and new facilities in operation include a new reception, bar lounge, an arrival lobby area and a gift shop.

A Serena Maisha Health Club and Spa featuring an exciting spa menu, steam, sauna and gymnasium is also now open – an opportunity to have an experience of tranquillity and good health whilst on safari. There is a swimming pool and the new terrace gives you an opportunity to enjoy the sweeping views of the of the expansive Masaai Mara plains.

16:00hrs Depart for an afternoon game viewing 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

Full day in the Mara with morning and afternoon game drives in the Reserve at 06:30hrs and 16:00hrs respectively. Certainly the most frequented game reserve in Kenya, Maasai 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 kilometre reserve supports the highest density of game to be seen anywhere considering its size. During the seasonal migrations, Maasai Mara is home to up to a million wildebeest and an equally impressive number of zebra that move into the area from neighbouring Serengeti National Park, in Tanzania.

Hippo Pool Bush Breakfast

Today, crown your early morning 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 fruits, cereals, cold cuts, 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

Early breakfast in the lodge. Transfer to the nearby Mara Serena Airstrip for your scheduled flight to Migori/Isebania the Kenya/Tanzania Border town for cross border Immigration formalities and onward to Seronera Airstrip in the Serengeti. On arrival, you will be met by your Tanzania Driver Guides and drive to your lodge, Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge with game viewing en-route.

Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge

Set high on the saddle of a tree clad ridge, commanding panoramic views across the Serengeti, this lodge is the ultimate fusion of traditional Africa architecture and world class style. Winner of numerous awards from the world travel press, it is certainly located adjacent to the arena for the world famous annual migration of the wildebeest.

Lunch in the lodge.

16:00hrs Afternoon game viewing drive before returning to the lodge in time early evening to refresh for dinner. All meals and overnight at Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge

Full day in Serengeti with morning and afternoon game viewing drives at 0630hrs and 1600hrs respectively. Apart from the Selous, this is the largest of all the Parks in Tanzania, summed up as 'one of the most unique areas in the world'. The Serengeti contains the largest remaining concentration of plains game in Africa, on a scale which has no parallel anywhere in the world.

All meals and overnight at Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge

07:00hrs After an early breakfast in the lodge, drive to Ngorongoro Conservation area with a brief stop at Olduvai Gorge. Olduvai Gorge the 'Crater of Mankind' is world famous for the Archaeological discoveries made there by Dr. Louis Leakey and Mary Leakey. You continue to ascend to the exterior of the crater reaching its rim before descending to the floor of the crater.

13:00hrs Enjoy a “Bush” Lunch set up at one of the designated sites on the crater floor. After a sumptuous lunch, embark on a game viewing drive in the crater.

Often described as the ‘Eighth’ wonder of the World, the Ngorongoro crater is so spectacular, a natural sanctuary for over 25,000 animals, including the black rhino. It is also a conservation area inhabited by the Masai tribe.

As the sun sets on the western side of the crater rim, ascend and drive to the Lodge for check-in.

Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge

The Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge is built onto the rim of this amazing natural phenomenon, a stunning plant and local creeper covered stone lodge where guests co-exist in perfect harmony with the surrounding natural environment and wildlife

Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge

07:00hrs Breakfast in the lodge and drive to the Tanzania/Kenya border town of Namanga for cross border formalities and vehicle/driver guides exchange. Drive on to Amboseli and drive to Amboseli National Park to arrive at Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge in the early afternoon. Upon entry into the park, you will enjoy game viewing en-route to the lodge for check-in.

Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge

Set against the magnificent backdrop of Africa's highest mountain, the glittering Mount Kilimanjaro, the lodge enjoys a uniquely privileged position at the heart of this world-famous national park. Lunch in the lodge followed by an afternoon at leisure to relax and soak-in magnificent views of the park from your room Veranda/Lounge or enjoy a swim in the lodge’s swimming pool.

16:00hrs Enjoy afternoon game-viewing drives in the park. Amboseli is one of the most popular destinations for safari-goers to Kenya, but it also offers some spectacular views of the highest free-standing mountain in the world - Mount Kilimanjaro.

18:00hrs Drive back to the lodge in time to refresh for dinner.

All meals and overnight at Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge

0630hrs Early morning game drive in the park. Elephant are a dominant presence in Amboseli; they are tracked almost constantly by researchers thus; the reason they have largely escaped the ravages of 1980s poaching. Here, you are able to spot some of the older “tuskers” lumbering almost delicately before the backdrop of Mt. Kilimanjaro.

This morning, you will be hosted to a Champaign Bush Breakfast at Observation Hill.

Observation Hill

A pyramid-shaped volcanic hill rising over the predominantly flat Amboseli National Park. Admire a view of the plains and swamps against the backdrop of Kilimanjaro. Watch elephants bathe in a swamp from the summit of the Hill.

In addition to large mammals gathering here to drink, you can also see flocks of pink flamingos. Bring binoculars and a powerful lens for good pictures. Enjoy your breakfast!!

Return to the lodge to freshen up and relax before lunch and transfer to the airstrip for your scheduled flight to Mombasa. 14:00hrs Transfer to Amboseli Airstrip for your scheduled flight to Mombasa departing at 15:00hrs to arrive Mombasa at 16:25hrs

Met on arrival at Moi International Airport Mombasa by our Representative and transfer to Serena Beach Resort & Spa where you have been booked on a half board basis (Bed, Breakfast and Dinner) for the next three nights.

Serena Beach Resort & Spa

Fringed by white beaches, and shaded by coconut palms, the silver ribbon of the Swahili coastline offers the ultimate tropical paradise. Bright white against the blue sky, set in extensive tropical gardens, the architecture of the Resort replicates the winding lanes and colorful market places of a traditional 13th century Swahili town.

Savor the authentic flavors and cooking styles of Mombasa.

Dinner and overnight at Serena Beach Resort & Spa

Two full days in the resort to relax and enjoy Beach & Sand! Indulge in the various optional activities available at the resort.

Enjoy Cultural Entertainment in the resort. At the heart of the resort lies the coral-built ‘Fortress of Tranquility' of the exquisite ‘Maisha' Mind, Body and Spirit Spa.

On the last evening in the resort, you will be hosted to a farewell dinner at our renowned Seafood Restaurant, Jahazi Grill:

Jahazi Grill – An Arabian Dhow-themed restaurant

Alluring ocean views and the gentle sounds of the surf complement the seafood menu that makes Jahazi Grill the best in Mombasa! Enjoy an array of dishes that use only the finest and freshest local ingredients, including fresh fish caught daily.

Breakfast, Dinner and overnight at Serena Beach Resort & Spa

Breakfast in the resort. Later transfer to Moi International Airport for your home bound international flight.

End of our exciting Safari & Beach Experience!!

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