Kenya Escapes Safari & Beach

See the very best that Kenya has to offer with this wonderful 12 day safari combining three varied wildlife reserves with the beautiful beaches of the Indian Ocean. Safari transport is by off-road 4×4 vehicle (not minivan) ensuring a more comfortable journey and superior game-viewing.

Spend the first night in Nairobi then travel to Samburu for 2 nights followed by Lake Nakuru for 2 nights. Continue to the Masai Mara for 2 nights before flying to the coast for time to relax on the beautiful white sands of the Kenya coast.

 

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Southern Sun Mayfair

Kenya Escapes Value Safari

Leopard Beach Resort & Spa

Itinerary

12 Day Kenya Escapes Safari & Beach

Itinerary

Day 1 Saturday

You’ll be met on arrival at Nairobi International Airport by our friendly Gamewatchers representative and transferred to the Southern Sun Mayfair hotel for 1 night (Bed & Breakfast).

Day 2 Sunday

After breakfast we depart Nairobi by 4×4 safari vehicle (with expert guide) and head North to Samburu National Reserve – checking in to Elephant Bedroom Camp where we will spend 2 nights (Full Board basis). Lunch en route or at camp. This exclusive camp of just 12 luxury tents has a lovely setting within the Reserve, on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River surrounded by doum palms and indigenous trees and shrubs. After an afternoon / early evening game drive we will stop for drinks at a scenic point to watch the sun go down over the African wilderness. Dinner and overnight at camp. (B, L, D).

Day 3 Monday

This morning we wake early for a morning game drive to explore Samburu National Reserve on the look-out for elephants and big cats as well as the unusual animals for which Samburu is noted such as the endangered Grevy’s Zebra and the Reticulated Giraffe. Breakfast and lunch* at camp. In the afternoon we take another game drive in this beautiful landscape. Dinner and overnight at Elephant Bedroom Camp. (B, L, D).

Day 4 Tuesday

After breakfast we set off towards the stunning scenery of Kenya’s Great Rift Valley. Check in to Mbweha Safari Camp for 2 nights (Full Board basis). Mbweha is a high quality safari camp set on the private 6400 acre Congreve Conservancy near the southern border of Lake Nakuru National Park and has spectacular views of the surrounding mountainous landscape. We will take an escorted nature walk from Mbweha for a close-up view of the local flora and fauna. Lunch, dinner and overnight at camp. (B, L, D).

Day 5 Wednesday

Early breakfast at Mbweha Safari Camp and then set off with a picnic lunch for a full day to explore the Lake Nakuru National Park which is famous for the spectacular pink flamingos that gather on its salt encrusted shores as well as for other bird species including African fish eagles and pelicans. The woodland and grassland surrounding the soda lake are home to an abundance of wildlife including black rhino, white rhino, hippo, leopard, lion and the rare Rothschild giraffe.  Dinner and overnight at Mbweha Safari Camp. (B, L, D).

Day 6 Thursday

After an early breakfast we continue our safari by heading to the world-famous Maasai Mara National Reserve, arriving at Tipilikwani Mara Camp for lunch where we will stay for 2 nights (Full Board). Tipilikwani Mara Camp has 20 luxury riverfront tents located on the banks of the Talek River overlooking the iconic Mara plains. After lunch there will be a game drive for the first chance to see the wildlife of the Mara. Dinner and overnight at camp. (B, L, D).

Day 7 Friday

A full day with morning and afternoon game drives in the Maasai Mara in search of the big cats for which the Mara is renowned. We will also see a wide variety of Kenya’s other species – great and small – such as elephants, buffalo, giraffe, plains game and much more. Lunch*, dinner and overnight at Tipilikwani Mara Camp. (B, L, D).

Day 8 Saturday

After breakfast drive back to Nairobi, drop at Wilson airport about 1 pm for the afternoon flight to Diani / Ukunda on the Kenya coast. Met and transferred to Leopard Beach Resort & Spa for 4 nights (Half Board basis). Dinner and overnight at Leopard Beach Resort & Spa.

Days 9 to 11 Sunday to Tuesday

At leisure on the beach.

Day 12 Wednesday

Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Diani /Ukunda airport for the flight back to Nairobi. Transfer to the international airport to check-in for your flight home.

Prices

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KENYA ESCAPES SAFARI & BEACH 11 NIGHTS/12 DAYS :  PRICES IN US$ [MINIMUM 2 PAX]

Prices Include: Nairobi airport transfers in a shared minibus, accommodation as stated, safari transport in a shared pop-up roof 4×4 safari vehicle with KPSGA Silver Guide, internal flights as stated and return transfers from Ukunda airstrip. Safari camps include all park fees and conservancy fees and Full Board. Leopard Beach Resort & Spa based on a Standard Room on a Half Board basis.

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DATES FROM DATES TO Per Person Single Room Supplement Per child sharing
01-Sep-18 30-Sep-18 3785 USD 705 USD 1110 USD
01-Oct-18 31-Oct-18 3520 USD 680 USD 1020 USD
01-Nov-18 22-Dec-18 3710 USD 640 USD 1110 USD
23-Dec-18 02-Jan-19 PRICES ON REQUEST, MIN 7 NIGHTS AT LEOPARD BEACH CLOSED
03-Jan-19 31-Mar-19 3495 USD 670 USD 1235 USD
01-Apr-19 04-May-19 3110 USD 90 USD 1030 USD
05-May-19 22-Jun-19 LEOPARD BEACH CLOSED
23-Jun-19 30-Jun-19 3395 USD 560 USD 1185 USD
01-Jul-19 30-Sep-19 3815 USD 710 USD 1340 USD
01-Oct-19 22-Dec-19 3445 USD 660 USD 1210 USD

Prices are subject to currency fluctuations and may change.

CHILD POLICY: Child rates provided above are applicable for 2 – 11 year olds if sharing with 2 adults in a triple tent. Below 2 years stays free of charge.

EASTER SUPPLEMENT (April 19th to 22nd 2019) – Per Night:

Elephant Bedroom Camp

Supplement of US$ 90 per person sharing / US$ 95 single room supplement

Mbweha Camp

Supplement of US$ 35 per person sharing / US$ 95 single room supplement

Tipilikwani Mara Camp

Supplement of US$ 75 per person sharing / US$ 85 single room supplement

Garden View Standard rooms used above but a range of room upgrades are available at Leopard Beach including Garden Superior, Superior Rooms, Sea Facing Rooms and Chui Class Cottages. Please ask us for details and prices.

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Kenya Kenya Tel: +254-774-136523

UK UK Tel: 07546​ 433 250 (Sally Wanjau) or 07901-396513 (Steve Sturton-Davies)

USA USA Tel: 1-877-710-3014 (Julie Roggow) or 1-855-372-3274 (Phil Bottrell)

India India Tel: +91 819 723 4947 (Santosh Ojha)

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