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Kenya Migration Safari and Beach Holiday (1st July to 31st October only)

Wildebeest crossing the Mara River

Safari Overview

This 13 night, 14 day Safari and Beach combination takes you on a memorable migration safari followed by a short beach extension, which provides the best of what Kenya has to offer.

Accommodation is in seven hotels/lodges/camps/resorts; staying first at the Serena Mountain Lodge in Mount Kenya National Park, followed by Sarova Lion Hill Lodge in Nakuru, followed by Mara Simba Lodge in the Masai Mara, then Ol Tukai Lodge in Amboseli, Kilaguni Serena Lodge in Tsavo West, Sarova Salt Lick Lodge in Taita Hills Sanctuary and finally at Pinewood Beach Resort on Mombasa’s South Beach.

Detailed Safari Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival (Nairobi) / Mount Kenya National Park

Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International (JKI) Airport in Nairobi, you will be met by our customer care representative who will give you a brief overview of the safari before handing you over to your driver guide with whom you will depart for the Mount Kenya National Park arriving in time for check in and lunch at Serena Mountain Lodge.  After lunch, leisure time with an optional fishing excursion at an extra cost or just do game viewing through the balcony of the room or bar/restaurant while relaxing.

Overnight: Serena Mountain Lodge - Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 2 - Mount Kenya National Park / Lake Nakuru National Park

After breakfast depart for Lake Nakuru National Park passing through Thomson falls arriving in good time for lunch at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge.  Set on a plateau in an elevation above Lake Nakuru, Sarova Lion Hill Game lodge has 67 chalets all overlooking the lake within the Lake Nakuru National Park.  It is the perfect place to experience one of the world's largest ornithological spectacles, the flamingos, or a rich concentration of wildlife, including black and white colobus monkeys and is also a famed Rhino Sanctuary.  Afternoon game drive in the park and around the lake till dusk when you return to your lodge.

Overnight: Sarova Lion Hill Lodge - Meal Plan: Full Board

Days 3, 4 & 5 - Lake Nakuru National Park / Maasai Mara National Reserve

After breakfast, depart for the Masai Mara arriving for lunch at your lodge. Afternoon game viewing drive returning later as the sun sets for dinner and overnight. On the second and third day, you will have a full day of game viewing drive with all meals and overnight at the lodge.

The Masai Mara is Kenya’s most famous wildlife reserve, much the setting for the film Out of Africa. It is classic savannah (grasslands), where animals are plentiful and the vistas spectacular. In this dreamlike land, animals live in freedom, and the Maasai tend their cattle, all sharing the same land with minimal conflict. The reserve is inhabited by many of Africa's most popular wild animals, including lion, cheetah, elephant, leopard, black rhino and hippo. There are also over 500 resident species of birds in the park including ostrich, larks and sunbirds as well as the lovely Lilac-breasted Roller.

The area is famous for rolling grassland and for the Mara River, which runs through the reserve from north to south. The reserve covers an area of 700 square miles and forms part of the Serengeti ecosystem, hosting the world famous spectacle of the annual migration of up to two million wildebeest, thousands of zebra and an escort of carnivores from the Serengeti plains that follow the rains and succulent new grass. A costly trek as many of the lame, laggard and sick will fall prey to the ravening pack of predators and many more will die in the swirling flood waters of the Mara River as they try to cross it.  The Mara also has one of the highest concentrations of cheetah on the continent, as well as many magnificent black-maned lions.

Overnight: Mara Simba Lodge - Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 6 - Maasai Mara National Reserve / Amboseli National Park

Early morning breakfast; depart immediately for Amboseli National Park passing through Nairobi. Lunch at the Carnivore Restaurant famous for its assorted game meat. After lunch proceed to Amboseli arriving in time for a brief evening game drive en-route to the Ol Tukai Lodge for check in.

Amboseli National Park provides the classic Hollywood image of Africa.  Set in rolling savannah scenery it is dwarfed by the presence of the pink-tinged, snow-capped peak of Mount Kilimanjaro which, at 5,896 meters, is the highest free-standing mountain in the world.

Against this magnificent backdrop roam vast herds of elephant accompanied by lion, buffalo, cheetah, giraffe, baboon, gazelle, hippo and wildebeest. There are also over 400 species of birds, all manner of reptilian, flora and fauna and some of the most soul-searing views in Africa.

Overnight: Ol Tukai Lodge - Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 7 - Amboseli National Park

After early morning breakfast, full day (returning at 18:00) in Amboseli National Park with all meals and overnight at the lodge.

Overnight: Ol Tukai Lodge - Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 8 - Amboseli National Park / Tsavo West National Park

An early morning game drive. After breakfast, depart for Tsavo West National Park arriving in time for lunch at Kilaguni Serena lodge.  An afternoon game drive returning to your lodge at 18:30 for dinner and overnight at the lodge.

At Tsavo West you will see elephants, crocodiles, vervet monkeys, antelope, baboons, giraffes, hippos and lions. The park is a marvel in terms of geophysical character and plant diversity.  Mzima Springs, the source of Mombasa’s water, is located here. These springs are recharged daily with hundreds of millions of litres of crystal clear water by underground streams emanating from the Chyulu Hills.  At Mzima, all sorts of animals gather for a drink particularly in the dry season.  You may also be able to view hippo and crocodiles from the underwater glass tank.

Overnight: Kilaguni Serena Lodge - Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 9 - Tsavo West National Park / Taita Hills Sanctuary

After your breakfast, you will depart with a game drive en-route to the Taita Hills Sanctuary to arrive in time for check in and lunch at the Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge.  You will spend the rest of the day leisurely as you watch the wild animals come for water at the nearby water holes.  Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge offers an unparalleled safari experience.  The entire lodge is raised on high stilts above watering holes and feeding pastures offering a spectacular view of the wildlife from above and all around.  It hosts Cape Buffalo, Elephant, Leopard, Lion, Giraffe, Zebra, Hartebeest, Impala, Waterbuck, Grant’s Gazelle, Dik Dik and other small animals including the diversity of bird life.  The park has attracted millions of birding ecologists, as it serves as one of the best places to watch them.  Major attractions are swampy acacia forest, grassland and open savanna, Taita Hills and Lion Rocks.

Overnight: Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge - Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 10 - Taita Hills Sanctuary / Mombasa (South Beach)

You will have a very early morning game drive that will provide you with an opportunity of seeing animals not usually encountered on a daytime game drive such as spotted and striped hyena, mongoose, jackal, civet, genet, porcupine and bush baby. You will then return to the lodge for breakfast and then spend the mid-morning at leisure.  You will depart for Mombasa after lunch with brief stops along the way to arrive in time for check in at the Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa.

Overnight: Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa - Meal Plan: Half Board

Days 11, 12 & 13 - Mombasa (South Beach)

You will spend these days leisurely at your beach hotel with optional water sports activities and Mombasa excursions available at an extra cost.

Pinewood Beach Resort and Spa is a multi award-winning boutique hotel, where natural beauty and inspired design are merged to create the perfect romantic destination. Situated on the unspoiled shores of the wonderfully warm Indian Ocean, this intimate and stylish beach resort prides itself on exceptional personal service and attention. Savour fine food prepared using fresh local ingredients from their very own vegetable garden or straight from the bountiful ocean. Indulge your appetite during our daily changing delectable evening theme dinner feasts, or be pampered in your suite with your very own personal chef who caters to your every whim.

Classy colourful cocktails in the cool ocean breeze ... Pinewood’s peace and serenity let your mind escape whilst in a true paradise. Once in a lifetime memories happen at Pinewood Beach Resort and Spa ... every time.

Overnight: Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa - Meal Plan: Half Board

Day 14 - Mombasa / Nairobi

After an early morning breakfast, take a domestic flight from Mombasa to Nairobi where you will catch your International flight back home.

“Safari Njema.  Kwaheri na urudi tena.” – End of Safari.  Goodbye and come back again.

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Single Supplement

Cost per person (2 sharing)

US$ 5,705

US$ 4,958

US$ 4,586

US$ 4,363

US$ 4,213

US$ 1,275

Safari Price Guide



Please Note

Prices are subject to change without notice, so please ask for an up to date quotation before making commitments.

Confirmation is subject to availability at time of reservation.

In the event that the quoted accommodation is not available at the time of reservation, alternative accommodation of a similar calibre will be provided.