12 Days 11 Nights Mombasa Nairobi Naivasha MaasaiMara
Day 1,2 &3: Arrive in Moi International Airport
Meet and greet on arrival at Moi International Airport by Hodari Kenya Safaris representatives. Thereafter receive a short briefing about your safari which gives you a clear idea on the places you are going to visit as well as the accommodation arrangements. After this you will be transferred to Diani, Swahili Beach Resort for a Three night stay.
Offering an air of sophistication unseen on the Kenyan coast, Swahili Beach was designed with state-of-the-art technologies to ensure minimum ecological impact, while delivering unparalleled comfort to its guests. It was built as the confluence of raw culture and modern style. Swahili Beach is the signature stopover for the modern traveler seeking roots in the days of old and a foothold on contemporary luxury.
FB+: Dinner, bed, breakfast, lunch and activities daily
Day 4:-Mombasa- Nairobi.
After breakfast you will check out at 5.30AM for a Train Safari to Nairobi. You will board the Train at 9AM, The safari will take approximately 4 hours, You will be expected to have arrived in Nairobi by 2PM.
On arrival you will be picked by our Exclusive Safari Van and transferred to Sarova Panafric Hotel In Nairobi,where you will spend a night in readiness for the Naivasha and Mara trip the following day.
Day 5, & 6: Nairobi – Lake Naivasha
After an early breakfast, you will be picked by our Exclusive Safari Van and transferred to Great Rift Lodge Hotel in Naivasha, arriving at the lodge in time for lunch (150 kms).
You will stay at the Lodge for three nights exploring Naivasha at its Best!!
With over 400 species of bird, this freshwater lake is a birding Paradise. Along the lake’s fabled waters, we are bound to see some of the area’s more intriguing species—hippos, giraffes, buffalo and even the arboreal colobus monkey. Lake Naivasha lies in the Great Rift Valley and the name derives from the local Maasai name Nai’posha, meaning “rough water” because of the sudden storms which can arise.
Spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure or choose from a selection of optional excursions including guided walks with naturalists or boat rides. And spend the overnight at the Great Rift Valley Lodge.
Day 7 : Lake Nakuru Day Trip
Lake Nakuru National Park is 1 hour drive from Naivasha. In the morning you will depart with packed lunch boxes and enjoy the day at the Lake and an afternoon game drive in the park.
Lake Nakuru is famous for a large variety 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. There are approximately 400 other species of birds found there.
Overnight at the Great Rift Valley Lodge: www.heritage-eastafrica.com
Meals: Full Board
Day 8: Lake Naivasha – Masai Mara Game Reserve
After breakfast you will check out and depart to the Mara Reserve, home to the big five and numerous plains game.
Welcome to the Masai Mara National Park, an undisputed paradise for the sheer quantity and variety of wildlife. Renowned for its lions and for the annual Great Wildebeest Migration, Kenya’s greatest reserve is as magical as your wildest safari dreams.
Everything about this reserve is outstanding. The wildlife is abundant and the gentle rolling grasslands ensure that animals are never out of sight. Birds, too, are prolific. Including migrants, well over 450 species have been recorded, among them, 57 species of birds of prey. The climate is gentle, rarely too hot and well-spread rainfall year round. Rain, when it falls almost always chooses the late afternoon or night. Between July and October, when the great wildebeest migration is in the Masai Mara National Reserve, the sensation is unparalleled. Masai Mara is one of the best plains’ game reserve where you can actually encounter a live Discovery Channel, a haven for viewing a congregation of all sorts of animals in a five-mile radius: A pride of lions can be spotted ready to make a run for a gazelle.
Arrive in time for hot lunch at the Hotel/Camp. Proceed for a rewarding afternoon game drive till evening.
Overnight at Hotel/Camp of Choice,
Meals: Full Board
Day 9,10 &11: Masai Mara Game Reserve
Spend 3 days at leisure with morning and afternoon Game viewing drives or a full day game drive in the reserve. You will be guided by the expert driver guides to spot the big five game among other like, Thomson’s and Grant’s gazelle, Topi and Eland and many more species of plains’ game offer a rich choice of food for the dominant predators; lion, leopard and cheetah which hunt in this pristine wilderness. In the Mara River, hippo submerges at the approach of a vehicle only to surface seconds later to snort and grumble their displeasure. Seemingly, the drowsy crocodile sunbathe on the riverbanks, mouth agape, and waiting with subtle cunning for prey at which to strike with lightning swiftness.
Overnight at Hotel/Camp of Choice,
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 12 : Maasai Mara- Nairobi
After Breakfast you will go for the early morning game drive after which you will return to the Hotel/Camp for check out by 10.00 am and our driver will be ready to pick you up for the return road Trip to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your flight back home.
Breakfast at Hotel/Camp of Choice,
Morning Game Drive in the Mara
Check out from Camp
Road trip back to Nairobi JKIA
Flight Back Home.
Cancellation Policy: Booking cancelled or reduced in numbers between the following days from the noon of accommodation/flight will attract cancellation charges as follows:
60-36 days – 20%
35-20 days – 50%
19- Arrival – 100%
Please note that we have confirmed the Availability of rooms at the respective camp/ hotels but the same is not guaranteed until the deposits have been received.
Quoted Accommodation Rates are for two adults sharing.