Holiday Migrations Spectacular Safari

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The Great Wildebeest Migration of East Africa is an amazing natural cycle and Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya is at the forefront of this natural

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Nairobi
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.
INCLUDED
  • Meet and greet services.
  • All transport and game drives on safari sector will be in a safari minibus with pop-up
  • roof (maximum 7 passengers) with a Bi-lingual English speaking driver-guide on shared basis.
  • Guaranteed window seat.
  • Meals and accommodation as specified.
  • All park fees and government taxes.
  • ½ litre bottle mineral water per person per day on game drives.
NOT INCLUDED
  • Airport transfers.
  • Visas and international flights.
  • Airport taxes (clients pay direct).
  • Driver-guide gratuities.
  • Drinks, dining rooms tips, porterage.
  • Personal travel, baggage and medical insurance.
  • Telephone bill, laundry and any items of a personal nature.
  • Balloon Safari.
  • Passenger Information.
  • Passengers should bring only soft sided bags**.
  • The tour is modular and combines with other tours so there may be need for clients to change vehicles on occasion.
ITINERARY

Days of Operation – Daily
Duration – 8 Days
Vehicle – Safari Minibus (Scheduled)
Pick up Point
Sankara Hotel 0730h
Drop off Point JKIA l 1200h
Safari Briefing: Day 01 at 0700hrs approx.
Departs on Day 01: 0730hrs approx.
Returns on Day 08: 1200hrs approx. (flights to be booked)

 

Luggage

Due to limited luggage space in vehicles, suitcases are unsuitable for scheduled road safaris. We recommend luggage packed in inexpensive barrel/sausage bags or soft sided bags not exceeding 15kgs and 65×46 cm.
Excess luggage can be handed over to the representative at time of briefing. It will be handed over to you on your return from safari. Additional costs may apply to pick up drop off luggage at specific points.

Additional remarks:-

– We may have to reroute the itinerary or accommodate in similar lodges in case of non- availability
– Prices for domestic flights, airport taxes or park fees may be changed without prior notice. This is beyond our control and any increase levied will be passed to you

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Day 1: Nairobi

Met on arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi by Holiday Migration Safaris Representative and transferred to the Nairobi Serena Hotel. Beyond the bustle of Kenya’s most cosmopolitan metropolis, experience a haven of elegance and calm nestled among lush gardens at the edge of Nairobi’s Central Park. Our Nairobi hotel merges business and leisure, art and gastronomy and five-star style and service. Nairobi Serena Hotel is a celebration of sophistication and a rich fusion of design influences from Ethiopia, the Maghreb, West Africa and East Africa. The warmth of a friendly smile, a superlative eye for detail and gracious service at our Nairobi hotel envelop you from the moment you arrive.

While the Nairobi skyline glitters just beyond your windows and the Central Business District is just a stroll away, you’ll feel worlds removed from urban distractions in this peaceful setting. As an affiliated member of the Leading Hotels of the World, we provide distinctive opportunities for you to find your own inspiration as you explore the city in search of new experiences. The manner in which we welcome you, exceed your every expectation during your stay and remember you upon your return is the essence of Nairobi Serena Hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure or chooses from a selection of optional excursions (book and pay locally. Overnight at the Nairobi Serena Hotel on bed and breakfast basis.

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Day 2: Samburu Game Reserve

After breakfast drive north through rich farming areas and across the Equator to the semi-arid and rugged landscape of Samburu National Reserve After lunch proceed on a late afternoon game-drive. Dinner and overnight at the Samburu Intrepids. Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp set in the Kenyan semi-arid north, offers 28 modern and newly refurbished tents with a private view over the wildlife-rich banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River.

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Day 3: Samburu Game Reserve

Early morning and late afternoon game-drives enable you to see wildlife unique to this arid yet beautiful part of Kenya. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and overnight at the Samburu Intrepids.

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Day 4: Mt Kenya

After breakfast drive to the slopes of Mount Kenya and check-in at Mountain Lodge Your quest begins at 2,134 meters above sea level in the dense rainforest, draping the slopes of Mount Kenya. The panoramas surrounding Serena Mountain Lodge will delight you with their dramatic features. By day, cool, clear mountain air and sweeping views across the treetops beckon with opportunity for discovery and exploration. An open-air deck at our Mount Kenya lodge gazes down to a water hole bustling with elephant and buffalo herds. As darkness approaches, the trees surrounding the hotel come alive in a wall of sound as creatures of all manners begin their nocturnal rituals. Spend the afternoon viewing game from the lodge or join a nature walk (weather permitting) led by a local guide. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Lodge.

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Day 5: Lake Nakuru

After breakfast drive into the Great Rift Valley to the Soysambu Conservancy. Tucked among golden-barked acacia trees, under the shadow of ancient volcanoes, Lake Elementaita Serena Camp is a truly magical setting for your next safari holiday in Kenya. You’ll find our small, immaculately maintained safari camp on the shores of glittering Lake Elementaita in Kenya’s Soysambu Conservancy, just a two-hour drive from Nairobi and a short distance from the flamingo-filled Lake Nakuru. Here, the modern comforts of a five-star hotel blend seamlessly with the rich history and culture for which Soysambu is famous, resulting in an ambiance that is at once invitingly rustic and utterly sophisticated. Airy, environmentally friendly safari tents offer British Colonial décor, plush bedding with mosquito nets, bathrooms with double vanities and hot water, a large private veranda and free Wi-Fi. The stunning Flamingo Suite is tailor-made for honeymooning couples, and offers a separate bedroom, a lounge with a television and a Jacuzzi with breath-taking lake views. Sample the bounty of the area in our peaceful dining room, or plan an unforgettable meal in the bush, and dine amidst the conservancy’s 450 bird species and 15,000 wild animals. Embark on a captivating game ride, relax poolside, spoil yourself with a spa treatment or participate in one of the many activities offered within the camp. And consider hosting your next event here; from brilliant group events to magnificent weddings and honeymoons, our camp sets the stage for memorable occasions. Aristocratic grace meets the unmatched grandeur of the wild at Lake Elementaita Serena Camp. . Dinner and overnight at the Lake Elementaita Serena Camp.

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Day 6: Masai Mara

After an early breakfast drive to the world famous Masai Mara Game Reserve arriving at the Mara Serena Lodge with lunch and a game-drive en route Discover the Kenya safari of your dreams, a vast, gently rolling landscape of acacia-specked grasslands darkened by migrating wildebeest herds. Mara Serena Safari Lodge invites you to a world where dramatic sights and experiences are enhanced by gracious service and five-star amenities. As the only safari lodge in the famed Mara Triangle, we offer a setting matched by few other hotels in the world: perched high on a bush-cloaked hill with sweeping views of the savannah and the meandering shoreline of the Mara River. Dinner and overnight at the Mara Serena Lodge.

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Day 7: Masai Mara

An early morning balloon safari over the Mara followed by a bubbly bush breakfast (optional extra) or takes an early morning game-drive followed by breakfast at the lodge. Rest of the morning at leisure at the lodge. After lunch proceed on a late afternoon game-drive. Dinner and overnight at the Mara Serena Lodge.

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Day 8: Depart

After breakfast return to Nairobi (360 kms) and proceed with your chosen extension or return home.
Suggested Optional Nairobi Excursions on return to Nairobi ex- Safari Lunch or Dinner at Carnivore Out of Africa Excursion
Shopping trip to Utamaduni and Kazuri Bead Factory.

(Please refer to separate local excursion rate sheet for pricing and other Nairobi local excursions).

***Due to road and traffic conditions, in order to maintain the scheduled departure timings, it is recommended that clients arrive a day prior to the programme and book a pre-night. All clients must be at the pickup point in time for briefing. The safari will continue without clients that have not arrived by the departure time and additional costs incurred to arrange for the clients to meet up with the safari group, will need to be borne directly by client on the ground.

Extra transfer requests applicable as per below (min 2 pax):

Please refer to transfer document for list of hotels within or outside city center

Book the tour

 Number ticket  × $78.00
Total = $78.00