9 Days / 8 Nights

Opulent Trip To Kenya

Arrive/Nairobi – Amboseli National Park – Lake Elmenteita – Nakuru – Masai Mara- Nairobi/Depart

Introduction

Accommodation preview

Destinations

Start

End

Basis

Duration

Hemingways Nairobi Nairobi Day 1 Day 2 B&B 1 Night
Elewana Tortilis Camp Amboseli Fly to Amboseli National Park Day 2 Day 4 FB+ 2 Nights
Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp Fly to Nairobi drive to Lake Elmenteita Day 4 Day 5 FB 1 Night
The Cliff Lake Nakuru National Park Day 5 Day 6 FB 1 Night
Cottars 1920’s Safari Camp Fly to Masai Mara National Reserve Day 6 Day 9 FB+ 3 Nights
Not Included Fly to Nairobi for International departure flight Day 9 Day 9 Breakfast & Lunch Not Included

Key
B&B: Bed and Breakfast

FB: Full Board – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

FB+: Full Board Plus – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Activities

DAY 1: HEMINGWAYS NAIROBI, NAIROBI

Nairobi

Situated in along the Nairobi River in beautiful Kenya, the capital of Nairobi is East Africa’s most cosmopolitan city. It serves as an excellent starting point for African safari trips around Kenya. Nairobi is Africa’s 4th largest city and is a vibrant and exciting place, and although it has developed a reputation which keeps tourist visits brief, there are some fascinating attractions: its cafe culture, unbridled nightlife, the National Museum, the Karen Blixen Museum, Giraffe Centre and most notably just 20 minutes from the city centre wild lions and buffalo roam in the world’s only urban game reserve. Make sure you pay a visit to the elephant orphanage operated by the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

Day Itinerary

On arrival after immigration, you will be met  and greeted by AMA Safaris representative and then transferred to Hemingways Nairobi Hotel for your overnight. Overnight at Hemingways Nairobi on BB basis

Overnight: Hemingways Nairobi   

Hemingways Nairobi, a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the world, is an elegant boutique hotel situated in Nairobi’s Karen residential area with magnificent views of the nearby Ngong hills. Sensitively designed for the discerning business and leisure traveller, Hemingways Nairobi offers the full facilities expected in a modern day luxury boutique hotel. The hotel offers forty-five luxury suites which include the Hemingways suite, The Blixen suite, 19 Executive rooms and 24 deluxe rooms. The Hemingways Nairobi Brasserie serves classic dishes and the very best of local and international cuisine and is open every day for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner.

Basis

Bed and Breakfast

DAY 2:  ELEWANA TORTILIS CAMP AMBOSELI, AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK

Amboseli National Park

Located in the southern reaches of Kenya, the Amboseli National Park is renowned for its excellent variety of wildlife such as Masaai giraffe, elephant, lion and cheetah and not surprisingly it is one of Kenya’s most popular parks. The landscape of Amboseli is dominated by the majestic snowcap of Mount Kilimanjaro, as well as open plains, acacia woodland, swamps and the massif of Ol Doinyo Orok. The birding is excellent, especially closer to the lakes and swamps. The park is famous for being the best place in Africa to get close to large herds of elephants among other wildlife species. Other attractions of the park include opportunities to meet the Maasai people and soak up spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest free-standing mountain in the world.

Day Itinerary

After breakfast, pick up from your hotel for transfer to Wilson Airport for your flight to Amboseli National Park, arrive for lunch at the camp. Afternoon shared game drive in the camp vehicle.

Dinner and overnight at Tortilis Luxury Camp, booked on FB basis

Overnight: Elewana Tortilis Camp Amboseli        

Amboseli is best known for its unrivalled views of Kilimanjaro and the local elephant population. There are over 1000 elephants in the park’s eco-system, featuring some of the largest in Africa.

Elewana Tortilis Camp is situated in one of Amboseli’s areas of Acacia Tortilis woodland, with the majestic backdrop of Africa’s highest mountain, and the World’s highest free-standing mountain, snow-capped Kilimanjaro.

Game drives, walks, sundowners and bush meals take place both inside the park and within a private 30,000-acre game concession.

The tents are all spacious, with king or twin beds and elegant ensuite bathrooms. There is a main lounge, bar and dining area, all exquisitely built with natural materials and thatched roofs.

Basis

Full Board Plus – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Activities

DAY 3: ELEWANA TORTILIS CAMP AMBOSELI, AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK

Day Itinerary

On this day you will explore the famous Amboseli National Park with perfect view of Mt Kilimanjaro.

Dinner and overnight at Tortilis Luxury Camp, booked on FB basis.

Basis

Full Board Plus – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Activities

DAY 4: LAKE ELMENTEITA SERENA CAMP, LAKE ELMENTEITA

Lake Elmenteita

Elmenteita, meaning ‘place of dust’, is a small soda lake which attracts many visiting flamingos. It has been named as a World Heritage Site for its prolific birdlife.

This is where Kenya’s most famous settler Lord Delamere lived and he was responsible for much of Kenya’s early agricultural experimentation in the fertile area, the area is still inhabited by some of his descendants. The shores are often alive with wildlife and the surrounding forests are perfect for long walks and birding.

Visitors can look forward to visiting the Kekopey hot springs, spotting over 400 bird species and game viewing along the lake’s edge, which is abundant with eland, kudu, zebra, gazelle, and warthog families.

Day Itinerary

After breakfast you will be transferred to the airstrip for your flight back to Wilson airport, on arrival you will be met and assisted to your vehicle for drive to Lake Elementaita. Arrive in time for lunch at Lake Elementaita Serena Camp, and afternoon game drive in Soysambu conservancy.

Dinner and overnight at Lake Elementaita Serena Camp on FB basis

Overnight: Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp

Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp is located in Kenya’s Soysambu Conservancy and features spectacular views of the surrounding volcanoes. Accommodation is available in deluxe tents and flamingo suites which feature a balcony and modern amenities, including free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, mini-fridges, and mosquito nets.

Guests may enjoy a meal in the central dining room or outdoors in the bush while watching the sunset. The camp features a beautiful outdoor swimming pool where guests can relax and enjoy the African sun. A massage service is available on-site and offers a variety of luxurious treatments.

Basis

Full Board – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 5: THE CLIFF, LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK

Nakuru

Nakuru is a city on the shores of western Kenya’s Lake Nakuru, within a reserve that sprawls across almost 200 square kilometres. It is the capital of Nakuru County, located in the Great Rift Valley. Ten kilometres from town lies the massive Menengai Crater. A hiking trail leads up to the rim of this ancient caldera, offering bird’s eye views over the lake and surrounds then plunges 400 metres down to the floor below, where you will find ancient forests. Lake Nakuru National Park, surrounding Nakuru, is home to exceptional birdlife, as well as over 50 varieties of mammals. These include lion, leopard, buffalo, zebra, giraffe, rhino, antelope and various primates.

Day Itinerary

On this day you will check out after breakfast and drive to Lake Nakuru National Park, arrive in time for lunch with game drive enroute.

Lunch The Cliff Luxury camp, later proceed for afternoon game drive.

Dinner and overnight at The Cliff Luxury Camp on FB basis

Overnight: The Cliff

It’s 0630hrs and the sun is rising in Africa. As its golden light spreads across the lake, far below your cliff top hideaway, the water ripples and transforms, like a desert rose, into a shimmer of pink, as a flamboyance of flamingos begins a new day.

Each tent is built on solid foundations at the edge of the cliff, and faces the lake, allowing guests 180 degree views of the panoramic paradise, yet maintaining privacy. Not wanting to waste the view, the tent is spacious and the freestanding bath looks outwards. While the exterior environment at The Cliff is pure Africa, the room interiors combine organic chic with international design to create the understated style of a modern boutique hotel.

Basis

Full Board – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 6:   COTTARS 1920’S SAFARI CAMP, MASAI MARA

Masai Mara

The Masai Mara together with Tanzania’s Serengeti form Africa’s most famous wildlife park, the Masai Mara National Reserve. The image of acacia trees dotting endless grass plains epitomizes Africa for many, then add a Maasai warrior and some cattle to the picture and the conversation need go no further.

The undeniable highlight of the Masai Mara is undoubtedly the annual wildebeest migration traversing the vast plains of the Serengeti and the Masai Mara. It is known as the largest mass movement of land mammals on the planet – with more than a million animals following the rains. Large prides of lions, elephants, giraffes, gazelles and eland can also be spotted in the reserve.

Aside from horse riding safaris and traditional vehicle safaris, hot-air ballooning over the Mara plains has become almost essential.

Day Itinerary

After breakfast you will check out and drive Naivasha Loldia Airstrip for you flight to Masai Mara National Reserve, arrive in time for lunch and check in at your camp. Afternoon game drives in a shared camp vehicle. Dinner and overnight at Cottars Camp on FB basis

Overnight: Cottars 1920’s Safari Camp     

Vintage luxury at its best, the award-winning Cottar’s 1920s Camp has its own 7608 acre private conservancy and is situated one kilometre from the famous ‘seventh’ natural wonder of the world, the Masai Mara in Kenya and the Tanzania Serengeti game reserve. Owned and managed by the oldest established and continuing safari family in Africa it extends an era of luxury and quality and returns to the original spirit and essence of ‘safari’.

The 1920s Camp provides the romance of safari under cream canvas tents, the style of the bygone era of the twenties, while at the same time supplying the amenities required by today’s modern world travellers and professional guides whose qualifications are some of the highest in Africa. Offering an abundance of wildlife, a guarantee of privacy, and the highest standards of professional guiding in a luxurious and authentic safari environment.

Basis

Full Board Plus – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Activities

DAY 7: COTTARS 1920’S SAFARI CAMP, MASAI MARA

Day Itinerary

On this day you will explore the famous Masai Mara National Reserve with shared game drives in the camp vehicle, you will also have the option of Balloon safari excursion with an extra cost.

Dinner and overnight at Cottars 1920’s Safari Camp on FB basis

Basis

Full Board Plus – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Activities

DAY 8: COTTARS 1920’S SAFARI CAMP, MASAI MARA

Day Itinerary

On this day you will explore the famous Masai Mara National Reserve with shared game drives in the camp vehicle.

Dinner and overnight at Cottars 1920’s Safari Camp on FB basis

Basis

Full Board Plus – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Activities

DAY 9: END OF ITINERARY

Day Itinerary

On this day, after breakfast you will be transferred to the Airstrip for your flight back to Nairobi. On arrival you will be met and transferred to Carnivore Restaurant for farewell lunch and later proceed to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for drop off to catch your onward flight back home. End of Service

Basis

Breakfast and Lunch Included

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