8 Days
Duration
Kenya
Destination

This morning we depart Nairobi and proceed north, driving through lush tea and coffee estates to Olpajeta Conservancy. Sweetwaters land, the Ol Pejeta Conservancy and its sumptuous ranch were once the private domain of famed multi-millionaire, Adnan Kashoggi.

ITINERARY AT A GLANCE

DATES LOCATION ACCOMODATION MEAL PLAN
DAY 1 NAIROBI HEMMINGWAYS HOTEL BB
  DAY 2 OLPAJETA CONSERVANCY OLPAJETA HOUSE FB
DAY 3 LAKE NAKURU THE CLIFF TENTED CAMP FB
DAY 4 MAASAI MARA ENTIM TENTED CAMP FB
DAY 5 MAASAI MARA ENTIM TENTED CAMP FB
DAY 6 NAIROBI         –

 

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Nairobi

Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport you will be met by African Adventure Specialists’ representative and be transferred to Hemmingways hotel for check in and remainder of the day at leisure.

Destination: Nairobi City

Accommodation:  Hemmingways Hotel

Meal Plan: Breakfast.

Day 2: Nairobi –Sweetwaters/ Ol Pejeta Game Sanctuary 

This morning we depart Nairobi and proceed north, driving through lush tea and coffee estates to Olpajeta Conservancy. Sweetwaters land, the Ol Pejeta Conservancy and its sumptuous ranch were once the private domain of famed multi-millionaire, Adnan Kashoggi.

We visit the Chimpanzee Sanctuary, a charming haven established by the Jane Goodall Institute to provide sanctuary to orphaned chimps, and the specially protected and fenced refuge of black rhino with its stunning forty specimens! In fact Sweetwaters boasts excellent game viewing with the highest ratio of game to area of any park or reserve in Kenya.

Moreover, the camp has its own private waterhole and salt lick so we’ll be guaranteed unprecedented close encounters. Whether its day or night game drives, camel trekking, lion tracking, al fresco dining or relaxing by pool, Sweetwaters is bound to delight.

Destination: Olpajeta Conservancy

Accommodation:  Sweetwaters Tented Camp

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3:  Sweetwaters – Lake Nakuru

After morning breakfast check out from the camp and proceed to Lake Nakuru, Nakuru (approx 4 hrs drive) where you will be booked for one night stay on full board basis. The Cliff Camp is nestled along the Hill overlooking the spectacular Lake Nakuru. The park is home to not just the lesser flamingo but over 400 species of birds and one of the few places to see the endangered white rhino. Other wildlife at the park includes lions, leopards, zebra, gazelles, eland, giraffe and the hyrax. Arrive at the camp in time for lunch. After lunch depart for an afternoon game drive in to the Nakuru national park where you will also be able to view the few remaining world famous flamingoes. Return back to the camp in time for dinner.

Destination: Lake Nakuru National Park

Accommodation:  The cliff Tented Camp

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara

After breakfast check out from the camp and proceed to Maasai Mara, Mara (approx 5 hrs drive) where you will be booked for two nights stay on full board basis. Arrive at the camp in time for lunch. “The Magical Mara” is one of Kenya’s best loved reserves. It is an extension of the Serengeti ecosystem to the south. Each year, Mara is the staging ground for the “Great Migration”, one of the awe-inspiring natural events of the world. After lunch depart for an afternoon game drive where you shall have the opportunity to view the “Big Five” namely the Lion, Buffalo, Elephant, Rhino and the Leopard. The Mara is also known for the abundance of lions. Return back to the camp in time for dinner.

Destination: Maasai Mara National Reserve

Accommodation:  Entim Tented Camp

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Full Day Masai Mara Lodge Safari

After early morning tea/coffee depart for a game drive returning back to the camp for breakfast. Spend rest of the day at leisure (you can opt for a full day game drive with packed lunch provided you have notified the hotel a day prior). After lunch depart for an afternoon game drive returning back to the camp in time to freshen up for dinner.

Destination: Maasai Mara National Reserve

Accommodation:  Entim Tented Camp

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Masai Mara – Nairobi  

After early morning tea/coffee depart for a game drive returning back to the camp for breakfast. After breakfast check out from the camp and proceed to Nairobi. Upon arrival in Nairobi transfer to the airport to board your onward flight with sweet memories of your safari. 

Destination: Nairobi City

Accommodation:  None

Meal Plan: Breakfast.

 

SEASONS

Contract rates are subject to change by season with the seasons for 2019 being:

Peak Season – 1 July to 31 October, 22 December 2019 to 1 January 2020

High Season – 2 January to 31 March, 16 June to 30 Jun, 1 November to 21 December 2019.

Low Season – 1 April to 15 June 2019.

Seasons  

1 Guest

  2 Guests  

3 Guests

  4 Guests  

5 Guests

6 Guests SRS
 

High

Low

Peak

 

3345

2830

3805

 

2365

2040

2680

 

2155

1857

2450

 

2050

1765

2335

 

1985

1710

2265

 

1945

1680

2220

 

350

240

438

Notes

  • The above quotes are in US Dollars and applicable all year round
  • In case of Beach extension request for a quote
  • Child rate 3 to 11 years is 50% of the Adult Rate
  • Holiday Surcharge – Easter – Christmas 24, 25, 26, 31 December 2019 and 1 January 2020 is not included but can be provided on request.

Cost Includes

  • Meet and greet services with assistance at the airport or hotel
  • All transport and game drives on road safaris will be in a modern 4×4 Landcruiser on a private basis
  • Services of an English speaking driver-guide on a private basis
  • All Transfers in Nairobi
  • Meals and accommodation as specified
  • All park fees and government taxes
  • Flying doctor’s emergency evacuation cover
  • 2 bottles of ½ litre mineral water per person per day on game drives

Cost Excludes

  • Visas, international flights and airport taxes (clients pay direct)
  • Driver-guide gratuities, drinks, dining rooms tips, porterage
  • Personal travel, baggage, and medical insurance

Additional remarks

  • We may have to re-route 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.

Passenger Information

Passengers should bring only soft-sided bags on safaris.

Additional information

LocationKenya
Physicality4/10
Age12+
Groupsize1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, SRS (SINGLE ROOM SHARING)
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