8 Days/7 Nights Kenya Luxury Lodge Jungle Beach Safari

A blazing 8 Days Kenya luxury lodge jungle beach and wildlife experience through Samburu, Mount Kenya, Lake Nakuru, and Maasai Mara Game Reserve.

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Parks to visit: Samburu National Reserve, Mount Kenya, Lake Nakuru, Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Activities and What to see: Game drives, wildlife, wildebeest migration (July to October), the big five, ballooning safaris(at an extra cost), cultural visits (at an extra cost), birding, photography, scenery viewing, Mount Kenya.
Accommodation: Luxury lodges

Itinerary at a glance

Day       Location              Supplier                                              Meal Plan                            Activity
1             Nairobi                Nairobi Serena Hotel                                                                     Trsf, Leisure
2            Samburu             Samburu Simba Lodge                  BLD                                        P
3            Samburu             Samburu Simba Lodge                  BLD                                        EP
4            Mount Kenya    Serena Mountain Lodge                BLD                                       Leisure
5            Lake Nakuru     Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge    BLD                                        P
6            Maasai Mara     Mara Serena Safari Lodge           BLD                                        P
7            Maasai Mara     Mara Serena Safari Lodge           BLD                                        EP
8           Depart                                                                                   B                                              Trsf

BB-Bed and breakfast, BLD- Breakfast, Lunch, dinner, Trsf- Transfer, E-Early morning game drive, A-Morning game drive, P-Afternoon game drive

 

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Nairobi
On arrival into Jomo Kenyatta International Airport you are met by our airport representative and transferred to
Nairobi Serena. Rest of the day at leisure. Optional excursions can be booked and paid for locally.
Overnight at Nairobi Serena Hotel on bed and breakfast basis

Day 2: Samburu National Reserve

After breakfast, an early start for the drive north to Samburu on the south bank of the Uaso Nyiro River, down river from Archer’s Post. North of the Equator some of the animals and vegetation are a little different from those commonly found south. Elephant, black rhino, lion, buffalo and cheetah and the usual buck and antelopes are common to both north and south of the equator. However unfamiliar animals are the Grevy’s zebra, the reticulated giraffe and the Somali ostrich. There is also the long neck gerenuk, Beisa Oryx, and hunting dog. Crocodiles in the river can be seen from the lodge. The vegetation is usually dry grass with a few swampy patches There is some forest cover along the Uaso Nyiro River and an abundance of doum palms.
Overnight at Samburu Simba Lodge (BLD)

Day 3: Samburu National Reserve
Another day in this harshly beautiful terrain where wildlife abound especially near the river which is their only source of drinking water. The Uaso Nyiro River flows gently through the dry landscape sustaining life in this harsh land. Shaba National Reserve is where the famous conservationist George Adamson did his research on lions. Lunch and an afternoon of leisure at the pool or another game drive in the late afternoon.
Overnight at Samburu Simba Lodge (BLD)

Day 4: Samburu–Mount Kenya
After breakfast, depart the dry regions of northern Kenya to the lush greens lands of the central highlands home to the highest mountain in Kenya to arrive at the Mount Kenya National park. Arrival will be in time for lunch at Serena Mountain Lodge. The afternoon is spent comfortably watching the forest animals that come to the waterhole and salt lick. In the early evening the waterhole is floodlit so that the tourist is able to watch in silence and undercover. As night falls the place gets crowded with large and small forest animals
Overnight at Serena Mountain Lodge (BLD)

Day 5: Mount Kenya -Lake Nakuru
After breakfast, drive past the northern tip of the Aberdares to descend into the Rift Valley to Lake Nakuru National Park. Lake Nakuru, the alkaline lake, is the breeding ground for the algae on which the thousands of flamingos live. The park is home to a variety of buck and antelopes, the Burchell’s zebra, Rothschild giraffe, buffalo and even leopard has been sighted here. It is now a sanctuary for the white rhino.
Overnight at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge (BLD)

Day 6: Lake Nakuru -Maasai Mara National Reserve

After breakfast, proceed to Masai Mara National Reserve which is arrived in time for lunch at the camp. Enjoy a late afternoon game drive in this park which is famous for huge black -manned lions. This reserve has a hilly savanna rolling grasslands, gallery forest on the Mara River and its tributaries. The smaller predators are the hyena and jackal. The large herbivores are the elephant, rhino, Burchell’s zebra,hippo,buffalo and giraffe, The smaller herbivores are antelopes and bucks. The Maasai ostritch, the world’s largest bird is found in the park.

Overnight at Mara Serena Safari Lodge (BLD)

Day 7: Maasai Mara National Reserve

A full day early morning and afternoon game viewing and exploration in this part of the Northern Serengeti Ecosystem where the great wildebeest migration takes place. Months before the actual migration the herds ‘assemble’ in Serengeti in readiness for the crossing into the Masai Mara. The plain is literally covered with these animals. Grunts and other animal sounds are heard, and territorial fights are common place. The migration now declared the Seventh Wonder of the World takes place from end of June to beginning October.

Overnight at Mara Serena Safari Lodge (BLD)

Day 8: Depart

After breakfast, you will return to Nairobi via the Mau Escarpment. Having just crossed the Rift valley and passed Mt. Longonot it would be interesting to view the crater from a different angle, via the tip. Arrive Nairobi in time for lunch at a local restaurant (lunch on own). Later you will be transferred to JKIA for your onward flight. (B)
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Nett Cost in US Dollars

Per Person Twin or Double Sharing Single Room Supplement
Peak 01.07.2017 – 31.10.2017 3230 745
High 01.11.2017 – 15.12.2017 2725 525
Peak 16.12.2017 – 01.01.2018 3230 745
Child 7 – 12 years sharing a room with 2 adults pays 50% of the adult rate (children below 6 years not permitted)

Christmas Supplement – USD 55.00 per person per night on 24, 25, 26, 30 Dec to 01 Jan

*A maximum of 4 singles per group will be charged a single room rate. Any additional singles will be charged at double room rate

The above rates are on seat-in-coach basis and are valid for a minimum of 2 pax per departure

(The above rates are based on current government taxes and park entrance fees. Any changes to these will be passed on)

NB: The above rates are subject to availability at the time of booking. Also kindly refer to our terms of use on this link http://www.junglebeachsafari.com/terms-of-use/  so that u can understand your rights and obligations, as well as, ours.

  • Included features:
  • Meet and greet service by our local representatives at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
  • Round-trip transfers airport/hotel in Nairobi (not in 4×4)
  • Accommodation as described (or similar) based on double occupancy
  • Meals as described by B (Buffet Breakfast), L (Lunch), D (Dinner)
  • 1-litre bottled mineral water per person per day whilst on safari
  • Transportation by specially equipped 4X4WD Land cruiser for the entire safari duration
  • Services of a professional English speaking driver/guide
  • Game drives, sightseeing and excursions as described in the itinerary, inclusive of applicable entrance fees
  • Temporary membership to Emergency Medical Evacuation Service whilst on safari
  • Applicable local and government taxes on accommodation and transportationNot included:
    International Airfare, airport taxes and security related fees
    Meals not described in the itinerary
    Tips and gratuities to driver/guide; hotel/camp and restaurant staff; room service etc.
    Travel Insurance
    Items of a personal nature i.e., telephone/internet usage, laundry, bottled water and other alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, etc.
    Any optional tours or excursions not mentioned in the itinerary