This Kenya family holiday combines a fascinating wild education and African wildlife experience and giving you the luxury and hospitality of Kenya’s finest safari lodges. The Itinerary is suitable for families traveling with children. Accommodation is child friendly.
Day 1: Nairobi
Our driver/guide will receive you at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and transfer you to Fairview Hotel Nairobi where accommodation is on bed and breakfast. Meals: Bed and Breakfast Accommodation: Fairview Hotel Nairobi
Day 2: Nairobi – Masai Mara
After breakfast, depart Nairobi for Masai Mara Game Reserve through the Great Rift Valley. Make a brief stop to allow you view the Rift Valley and take photos. Arrive at Mara Serena Lodge in time for lunch. Later proceed for the afternoon game drive until sunset in search of the Big Five. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Accommodation: Mara Serena Lodge
Day 3-5: Masai Mara
Spend the whole day in the Masai Mara plains doing game drives and on the look out for herds of wildebeests crossing the crocodile-infested Mara River. Optional evening visits to Masai cultural village to learn their culture and dances. Each visit cost USD35 per person and you pay this directly. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Accommodation: Mara Serena Lodge
Day 6: Masai Mara – Lake Naivasha
After breakfast, depart for Lake Naivasha. Naivasha is one of the gems in a necklace of Rift Valley lakes, has a variety of bird life and hippo colonies. Lunch at Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort and afternoon visit to Hell’s Gate Park. Activities include hiking, rock climbing, spectacular gorge walks, bird watching and wildlife viewing. Sunset boat ride at Lake Naivasha (you’ll pay this directly to boat owners depending on the rides you take). The lodge charges $30 per person for boat ride per hour. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Accommodation: Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort
Day 7: Lake Naivasha – Mt Kenya
After breakfast, depart for Ol Pejeta Conservancy located in Mt Kenya region. Brief stop at Thomsons Falls. Lunch at Sweetwaters Tented Camp. You can do day and night game drives around the private conservancy, which is home for the members of the ‘Big Five’ (elephant, rhino, lion, buffalo and leopard). The conservancy has a higher wildlife-to-area ratio than any Kenyan national park and is one of only four private game conservancies to have been founded in Kenya. At the forefront of the Kenyan conservancy programme, the conservancy boasts the largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa, hosts the only chimpanzee sanctuary in Kenya, and shelters large numbers of rare and endangered species. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Accommodation: Sweetwaters Tented Camp
Day 8: Mt Kenya – Aberdares
After breakfast, depart for Aberdares National Park. Arrive at Outspan Hotel in Nyeri for the 1330hrs transfer to Treetops Lodge. The Treetops Lodge overlooks a floodlit waterhole and salt lick which attracts a host of awesome wildlife at night and tourists view the wildlife from the balcony of their rooms or lodge verandah. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Accommodation: Treetops Lodge
Day 9: Aberdare – Nairobi
After breakfast, a representative of Tree Tops Lodge will transfer you back to Outspan Hotel where you’ll reconnect with your driver/guide and depart for Nairobi.
1230hrs-1400hrs: Lunch at New Rangers Restaurant
Lunch at New Rangers Restaurant. The restaurant is located at the Nairobi National Park main gate. The restaurant’s Twiga Terrance offers a perfect view of wild animals grazing and drinking water at Kisima water hole just 10 metres away as you enjoy your lunch.
1400hrs-1545hrs: Bomas of Kenya
After lunch, you depart for Bomas of Kenya, a tourist village in Lang’ata suburb, about 12 kms from Nairobi’s capital city. Bomas (meaning homesteads) displays traditional villages belonging to the several Kenyan tribes, aimed at promoting Kenya’s rich cultural diversity of her 42 tribes. You’ll tour traditional villages for a series of tribal cultural shows entertainment.
1600hrs-1730hrs: Giraffe Center
Afterwards, depart for the Giraffe Center located near Hardy Shopping Centre in Nairobi’s Lang’ata suburb. The visit gives you and the children a completely up close and personal interaction with giraffes and you will be allowed to feed them. It’s fun for all who visit the Giraffe Centre. You feed giraffes by hand, take a guided nature walk and see a bull in the wild if you’re lucky, learn about the different types of giraffes. This will definitely be unique adventure experience for your family.
1730hrs-1930hrs: Giraffe Centre – Carnivore Restaurant
Depart for the famous Carnivore restaurant for dinner. The restaurant is famous for game meat.
1930hrs: Giraffe Centre- Fairview Hotel Nairobi
Transfer to Fairview Hotel Nairobi where accommodation is on bed and breakfast. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Accommodation: Fairview Hotel Nairobi
Day 10: Nairobi – Mombasa
Our driver/guide will transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to catch your take your 0800hrs Kenya Airways Flight No. KQ 602 to Moi International Airport, Mombasa, arriving at 0900hrs.
A representative from Baobab Beach Resort & Spa will pick you from the airport and transfer you to their hotel in Ukunda, in Mombasa’s South Coast. Accommodation will be in a superior room facing the ocean on half board (breakfast and dinner). Meals: Breakfast and Dinner Accommodation: Baobab Beach Resort & Spa
Day 11-13: Mombasa
Spend whole day in the beaches on your own. Meals: Breakfast and Dinner Accommodation: Baobab Beach Resort & Spa
Day 14: Mombasa – Depart Home
A representative from Baobab Beach Resort & Spa will transfer you to Moi International Airport, Mombasa, to catch your international flight home.