SVAH 012: 17 Nights/18 Days Kenya Honeymoon Holiday
Whish your bribe on a Kenya honeymoon safari to Samburu, Aberdares, Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara, Lake Naivasha and Amboseli, afterwards unwinding at the Travellers Beach Hotel in Mombasa, and experiences stunning Africa wildlife, landscapes and sceneries, including sun-kissed Indian Ocean beach.
Day 1: Nairobi
Our Kenyan representative will receive you at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and transfer you in a tourist safari van to Safari Park Hotel for overnight on bed and breakfast. Meal: Bed and Breakfast Accommodation: Safari Park Hotel
Day 2: Nairobi – Samburu
After breakfast, depart for Samburu Game Reserve, to start your Kenya honeymoon safari, passing through Nanyuki town and Mount Kenya. , until you reach Isiolo town and then down into the thorny landscape of Samburu. After lunch in your lodge, set off for afternoon game drives in the park. This area boosts of unique northern species of wildlife which are not found in any other part south of equator, here you will find the Grevy zebra, Beisa Oryx, Reticulated Giraffe, Somali Ostrich, the long necked gerenuk, herds of elephants and their predators abound. The life-giving Uaso Nyiro River plays a major role in the ecosystem of this region. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Accommodation: Samburu Sopa Lodge
Day 3: Samburu Game Reserve
Before dawn you head out in search of Africa's wild cats. After the game drive, you return to the lodge for breakfast and some R&R “rest and relaxation", read a book/novel, sunbathe or perhaps go for a refreshing dip in the uniquely designed swimming pool. After lunch, set off for afternoon game drives till sun set. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Accommodation: Samburu Sopa Lodge
Day 4: Samburu – 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 5: Aberdares – Lake Nakuru
A representative of Treetops Lodge will transfer you back to Outspan Hotel where you’ll have your breakfast and reconnect with your driver/guide and depart for Lake Nakuru with a brief stop at Thompson Falls in Nyahururu. Continue journey to Lake Nakuru. Lunch at Flamingo Tented Hill Camp. Afternoon game drives in the park. Besides the flamingos that the lake is famous for, there are approx 400 other species of birds visiting the lake. Also, many species of game can be found in the park including the introduced Rothschild's giraffe, black and white rhino, waterbuck, reedbuck, lion, buffalo, leopard, baboon and many species of plains game. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Accommodation: Flamingo Tented Hill Camp
Day 6: Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara
After breakfast, depart for Maasai Mara through the floor of the Great Rift Valley, arriving at Mara Leisure Camp in time for lunch. Masai Mara Game Reserve has a high concentration of wildlife and outstanding scenic views. Afternoon game viewing drives till sun set. Optional evening visit to a Masai Manyatta Village to learn the dance and culture of the Masai tribe. (You’ll pay USD35 per person per visit directly to the village). Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Accommodation: Mara Leisure Camp
Day 7-8: Masai Mara
Spend the whole day in the Masai Mara plains doing game drives and on the look out for herds of wildebeests grazing in the Mara plains. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Accommodation: Mara Leisure Camp
Day 9: 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. Optional sunset boat ride at Lake Naivasha (you’ll pay boat fee directly to boat owners or your hotel). Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Accommodation: Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge
Day 10: Lake Naivasha – Nairobi
After breakfast, depart for Nairobi via the floor of the Great Rift Valley.
1100-1200hrs: Sheldrick Farm: Tour The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Karen, Nairobi. Visitors are allowed to visit the farm between 1100hrs and 1200hrs when elephants and rhinos return from the forest for their milk feed and mud-bath for an hour. The animals return to the forest at 1200hrs. The Trust is named after the late David Sheldrick, a famous Naturalist and founder Warden of Kenya's giant Tsavo East National Park in which he served from 1948 until 1976. The Trust is famous for saving and conserving orphaned rhinos and elephants, which faced extinction.
1230hrs-1400hrs: Lunch at New Rangers Restaurant: Complementary lunch at New Rangers Restaurant (lunch paid by Current Millenium Company Ltd). 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-1600hrs: 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.
1610hrs-1800hrs: Giraffe Center: Afterwards, depart for the Giraffe Center located near Hardy Shopping Centre in Nairobi's Lang'ata suburb. The visit gives you 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.
1830hrs-1945hrs: Carnivore Restaurant: Dinner at the famous Carnivore Restaurant.
2000hrs: Panafric Hotel: Transfer to Panafric Hotel for evening rest and overnight. Accommodation at Panafric will be on bed and breakfast. Meal: Bed and Breakfast Accommodation: Panafric Hotel
Day 11: Nairobi – Amboseli
After breakfast, depart for Amboseli National Park, set at the foot of the magnificent Mount Kilimanjaro and famous for its herds of elephants. Arrive at Amboseli Sopa Lodge in time for lunch. Afternoon game drives. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Accommodation: Amboseli Sopa Lodge
Day 12: Amboseli
Full day game drives in Amboseli National Park with morning and afternoon game drives. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Accommodation: Amboseli Sopa Lodge
Day 13: Amboseli – Tsavo West
After breakfast, drive to Tsavo West National Park with game drive en route to arrive at Kilanguni Serena Safari Lodge in time for lunch. Afternoon game drives in the vast game park and if time allows, visit Chyulu hills. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Accommodation: Kilanguni Serena Safari Lodge
Day 14: Amboseli – Tsavo West
After breakfast, drive down to the Kenyan Coast. Transfer to Travellers Beach Hotel located on the white sandy Bamburi Beach, where you enjoy a cool breeze from coconut palms trees. The hotel also offers a wide variety of watersports and activities, which you can book at you own cost. Meals: Breakfast and Dinner Accommodation: Travellers Beach Hotel
Day 15-17: Mombasa
Spend who days at Bamburi Beach or book excursions with the hotel. Meals: Breakfast and Dinner Accommodation: Travellers Beach Hotel
Day 18: Mombasa – Depart Home
A representative of Travellers Beach Hotel will transfer you to Moi International Airport Mombasa to take your 1210hrs KQ 605 Flight to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, arriving at 1310hrs. Connect your international flight home.