Wilds of Kenya-HIPPO EARLY BIRD DEAL
- Duration: 8 Days (approx.)
- Location: Nairobi
- Product code: KE-WOK-GOV-19
Embark on this journey of relaxation, adventure, and wonder. You will begin
by discovering the Lake Naivasha and Lake Nakuru areas and enjoying leisurely
afternoons on the farm. Then, experience the excitement and romance of the
Day 1 - Arrive Nairobi (Lazizi Hotel)
When you arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport you will be met and shuttled to the Lazizi Hotel for overnight before your safari begins. Relax tonight and prepare for the incredible journey ahead.
Day 2 - Nairobi to Great Rift Valley (Loldia House)
Transfer back to the airport where you will be met and driven through the scenically beautiful Great Rift Valley down to Loldia House, nestling on the shores of Lake Naivasha. A two hour drive from Nairobi. Enjoy a delicious lunch on the lawn overlooking Mt Longonot. Afternoon at leisure on the farm, witnessing the prolific variety of bird-life on the lake and the lake shore. Dinner in the traditional dinning room and overnight Loldia House.
Day 3 - Great Rift Valley (Loldia House)
Early breakfast before departing to Lake Nakuru National Park. Morning game drive around Lake Nakuru, famous for its abundance of flamingos and large variety of water birds. Lake Nakuru is also one of Kenya’s Rhino Sanctuaries and large numbers of Rhinos are regularly seen, along with good sightings of Leopard. Lunch is served under the Acacia trees overlooking the lake. Returning to Loldia in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Loldia House.
Day 4 - Great Rift Valley to Masai Mara (Governors’ Camp)
Breakfast served on the lawns of Loldia House. After breakfast you will be transferred to the Loldia airstrip to catch the Governors Aviation flight direct to the Mara. Arriving at the Governors’ airstrip at approximately 11:00am. You will enjoy a short game drive en route to the camp. Settle in to camp, lunch in camp, after lunch relax in camp and then head out on afternoon game drive to explore Masai Mara National Reserve. Returning to camp before sundown. Pre-dinner drinks around the campfire, a candlelit dinner in the dining tent and overnight at Governors’ Camp.
Day 5 - Masai Mara Game Reserve (Governors’ Camp)
There is the option this morning for an early morning hot air balloon safari (extra charge). Depart the camp at 5.15am to the Balloon Safari take off site at Little Governors’. A fabulous I hour Hot Air Balloon safari across the plains of the Masai Mara . On landing enjoy a champagne bush breakfast, freshly cooked in the middle of the Mara plains. Game drive back to camp. Spend the morning relaxing before lunch at the camp, afternoon game drive, dinner and overnight at Governors Camp.
Day 6 & 7 - Masai Mara Game Reserve (Governors’ Camp)
Early morning game drive at dawn, returning to the Camp for breakfast. A 10:30am game drive, returning to the camp for lunch. A 3:30pm game drive returning to camp before sundown. Dinner and overnight Governors’ Camp.
Optional extras available from Governors’ Camps in addition to the three daily game drives, are:- Hot Air Balloon Safari, Guided Game walking safaris with one of the Camps’ resident professional guides, followed by a full cooked champagne bush breakfast. Exciting flying safaris to Lake Victoria for fishing and bird-watching at Mfangano Island Camp can also be arranged.
Day 8 - Masai Mara to Nairobi
Early morning game-drive at sunrise, followed by breakfast at the camp. Late morning game drive, and a delicious lunch back at the camp. After lunch transfer to the airstrip to catch the scheduled flight departing at 4:00pm for Nairobi. Arriving at Wilson Airport at 5.00pm. Where you will be met and transferred to a restaurant for dinner (Dinner to be paid direct). After dinner transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your flight home.
Terms & Conditions
The tour price includes the following services.
- Lite Aircraft flights as indicated on itinerary.
- Meet, Greet and airport transfers by your local guides
- Accommodation at the hotels, game lodges or rest camps specified in the itinerary, on the basis of two persons sharing a twin-bedded room with en suite bathroom, or shower / toilets.
- Meals from Breakfast on Day 2 to the end of the scheduled safari.
- Exclusive use of the Tour Van with pop up roof tops and a guaranteed window seat.
- Activities, National park fees, Entrance fees where applicable, for sightseeing excursions specified.
- English Speaking driver/guide
- Flying doctor service
Services Not Included:
- International airfare or airport taxes, quoted separately
- Items of a personal nature such as laundry, telephone calls, room service, beverages, extra lunch (if applicable), personal purchases, optional extra activities, etc.
- Gratuities to tour guides, drivers and restaurant staff for services rendered.
- Park entrance fees at Lake Nakuru National Park, Hells Gate National Park, or entrance fees to other parks, reserves, conservancies or sanctuaries.
- Any other services not specified above.
- Compulsory Travelers insurance and cancellation protection.
- Tourist visas: Kenya
Group Size – Min 2
Age Limits – Minimum of 3 years – Child sharing rates apply. Recent medical certificate required for guests over 75.
Deposit and Booking Requirements
- This quotation is subject to the availability of all services at the time of making a reservation.
- Travel insurance coverage for injury, illness or loss of effects while on tour is NOT included, is highly recommended for travel and compulsory for many lodges and adventure safaris in Southern and Eastern Africa.
Registration: A 25% deposit of the total land price, per person is required. The remainder of the cost is due 75 days prior to departure date.
Airline tickets must be purchased within two weeks of reservation confirmation.
Payment is accepted by personal check, company check or credit card.
Reservation Policy: All tariffs quoted include VAT and current grading levy. The price quoted is subject to change in the event of any unforeseen increases in fuel costs including currency fluctuations and/or Government levies/taxes, including Park Fees and Entrance fees. Safariline reserves the
right to amend the quoted tariffs accordingly should the Government change the percentage level of VAT or introduce any other tax or Levy. Safariline will not cancel a tour, holiday or other travel arrangement once the client has paid in full unless it becomes necessary to do so as a result of hostilities, war or threat of war, civil strife, industrial dispute, terrorist unrest, active or threatened natural or nuclear disaster, fire or adverse weather conditions or if a group tour does not have a minimum required participants, or for any other adverse event beyond the control of Safariline. In the event of cancellation Safariline will inform the client without delay and will make every effort to offer a suitable and comparable alternative
Cancellations: Cancellations received more than 75 days prior to departure will be subject to the nonrefundable $500.00 per person fee plus any charged incurred by the hotels, ground handlers or operators up to the
entire deposit of .......................................................................... 25% of the total trip costs
Between 75-30 days prior to the scheduled departure date ............... 50% of total trip costs
During the last 30 days including the scheduled departure date: 100% of the total trip costs
Safariline is pleased to offer a Travel Protection plan designed as an exclusive insurance plan to provide broad protection. The plan protects you and your travel investment if you need to cancel your trip for covered reasons prior to departure or if other covered unforeseen circumstances arise during your trip. This comprehensive insurance package provides pre-Departure trip cancellation, Post departure Trip interruption, Trip delay (8 hours or more), Medical Expense/Emergency Assistance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, baggage and personal effects and baggage delay.
For premium costs and coverage descriptions please see our website http://www.safariline.net, home page “Destinations” / Trip Insurance. Or, contact us to provide a quotation.