Kenyan Beach Holidays

Below are the sample beach tours that are available. Please note that these are notthe final tour itineraries. These beach holidays can be tailor made to suit your interests.

(3 Days, 2 Nights) – This lovely and idyllic Island very far from the madding crowd is found north of Lamu. The clientele is the smart set who like the rustic look of the Kiwayu’s few bandas but also like the unobstructive luxury they offer as well. Enjoy the proximity of nature in this northern Lamu archipelago. The “Baobabs of Kitangani” nestling between the enormous ageless baobabs, almost invisible from the beach create a dream for a couple expecting perfect setting and total privacy.

(3 Days, 2 Nights) – At 200km North of Malindi lies Lamu Island, a unique medieval Swahili town with no roads or vehicles, its streets designed wide enough to allow only the passage of camels and donkeys. On a shopping spree there are carvings, brass & gold, Arab sea chests and lots of intriguing artifacts, not forgetting a visit to the interesting museum.

9 Nights / 10 Days: Nairobi – Amboseli – Mt. Kenya – Samburu – Masai Mara – Nairobi

Day 01: Kenya special tour NAIROBI
Arrive into Jomo Kenyatta International Airport today and other after clearing customs and immigration formalities, you will be met by our safari representative and transferred to the historic Norfolk Hotel. Dating from Kenya’s colonial days’ the Norfolk is a landmark in Nairobi. The hotel is rich in history, enhanced by up – to-the-minute facilities and amenities including a heated swimming pool, health club (fully equipped gym aerobic room, sauna & steam rooms), salon, news- stand, and gifted shops. The Norfolk is located in downtown Nairobi opposite the National Theater. Overnight at NORFOLK HOTEL (BB).
Day 02: Kenya special tour NAIROBI – AMBOSELI
After breakfast you’ll be met by your safari driver/ guide and proceed south to Amboseli National park. Amboseli is known for its enormous elephant’s population and other big game that attracted to the area by underground springs fed from Mt. Kilimanjaro. Your home for the next two nights will be at the Amboseli Serena Lodge. Built in the style of a Maasai village, this unique lodge enjoys one of the best game-viewing locations in the park. From the comfort of the dining terrace you can watch animals come down to the swamp to drink. Arriving in time for lunch, you’ll have some time to relax before departing on an afternoon game drive in the park. With luck, the cloud cover will lift to reveal the spectacular Mt. kilimanjaro a sight that makes the Kenya tour worthwhile . Return to the lodge in the early evening in time for a sundown and dinner. Overnight at AMBOSELI SERENA LODGE (LD)

Day 03: Kenya special tour AMBOSELI
Awaken at dawn and depart on an early morning game drive while the light is just perfect for photographing the magnificent Mt. kilimanjaro. Return to the lodge for breakfast. This afternoon you may want to take a dip in the pool and do some game-viewing from the terrace. In the late afternoon you’ll have opportunity to take a nature walk with a specialist Kenya tour  naturalist. Overnight at AMBOSELI SERENA LODGE (BLD)

Day 04: Kenya special tour NAIROBI – MT KENYA
This morning after an early breakfast you’ll be driven to the Amboseli airstrip by staff and depart on the scheduled flight to Nairobi’ where you will be met by your driver/ guide (who left for Nairobi the day before). You’ll drive north into the central Highlands’ passing a patchwork quilt of kikuyu farms and some of Kenya’s famous coffee and tea plantations. You’ll arrive at the Mt. Kenya safari club in time for lunch. After lunch you can explore the beautiful grounds, take a swim or just refresh in the cool mountain air. Be sure to visit the animal orphanage next door where you may be at to have some personal contact with some of the orphanage babies. Overnight at MT. KENYA SAFARI CLUB (BLD)

Day 05: Kenya special tour MT KENYA – SAMBURU
After a huge breakfast you’ll depart with your driver/ guide and continue north into the semi-arid, dessert landscape of samburu country. With it’s doum palms and riverine forest, samburu National Reserve has an exotic feel to it. The uaso Nyiro sand river runs through the reserve, making it a draw for large number of wildlife, including: Lion, cheetah, leopard, and many elephants. The birdlife is phenomenal, and will make an avid birder out of the most reluctant. You also will see animals unique to this northern region, like the long- necked  gerenuk, the reticulated giraffe, Beisa Oryx, Grevy’s zebra, and the dainty dik-dik. Enjoy a game drive on the way to your luxury tented camp, situated in the shade of tall acacia along the Ewaso Nyiro River, a favorite hang-out for herds of Elephant passing through. The beautifully appointed bedrooms tents, showers, and flush toilets. After lunch and time to relax you’ll be off for an afternoon game drive in this spectacular game reserve. Overnight at SAMBURU ASHNIL LUXURY TENTED CAMP(BLD).

Day 06: Kenya special tour SAMBURU
You’ll have morning and afternoon game drives, with opportunities to take some outstanding photographs in the low morning and afternoon sunlight. As samburu is one of the smaller parks, chances for sporting all the big five as well as species unique to samburu such as the Grevy’s zebra are excellent, this is the easiest park in the kenya tour circuit to see the “big 5”. In between game drives, you can do some excellent bird watching from the verandah of your tent. SAMBURU ASHNIL LUXURY TENTED CAMP (BLD).

Day 07: Kenya special tour SAMBURU – MAASAI MARA
After a leisurely breakfast, you’ll be transferred to the airstrip for the scheduled flight to the Maasai Mara. The Maasai Mara is a jewel of Kenya’s game parks, located in the northern section of the great Serengeti plains. The reserve is the home of the “big five”….elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo and Rhino, as well as cheetah, zebra, giraffe, wildebeests, hippo, impala gazelle and numerous other wildlife’s including hundreds of species of birds. Your accommodation for the next three nights will be at Kichwa Tembo, one of the Mara’s luxury tented camps, allowing you to experience nights “in the bush” with all of the comforts of home. Overlooking the endless game-filled plains of the Maasai Mara and shaded by the dense forest canopy,  Hemingway- style tents nestle below the oloololo Escarpment. Each luxurious tent affords sweeping views over the greatest grassland system on earth, still under the guardianship of the pastoral Maasai tribe. Exciting game- drives and interpretive Kenya tour bush-walk with resident guides and naturalists reveals the wonders of the Mara.

After checking in and enjoying lunch you will have some time to relax and take A dip in the pool before again meeting up with your private guide and departing on an afternoon game in search of the big five. The low afternoon light is perfect for photographing the beautiful rolling plains of the Maasai Mara. Overnight at MARA SAROVA LUXURY CAMP (BLD)

 

Day 08 & 09: Kenya special tour MASAI MARA

This morning, and the next, you will be awakened before dawn and after a cup of tea or coffee, you’ll set out at sunset on an early morning game drive. The Mara is magical in the morning; the birds are singing, the morning air smells fresh and cool and the wildlife are just waking up to greet the day. Zebras frolic and greet each other, a pair of jackals prance through the grass in search of mice, a rabbit, baboons chatter noisily and curious giraffe watch you as they nibble on their breakfast of acacia leaves. You may come upon a lion family feeding together on last nights kill, or a leopard snoozing in a tree. After returning to the camp for a sumptuous buffet breakfast you will depart with your driver/guide on a mid-morning game drive- this time venturing deeper into the Mara. Don’t forget to look for the “little five” -The Thompson’s gazelle, jackel, African hare, vervet, monkeys and branded mongoose. These little animals can be just as exciting and more fun to watch than the more popular larger animals.

 

Each day you’ll return to your camp for lunch and after sometime to relax at the pool to do some birdwatching from the verandah of your tent, you will depart on afternoon game drives. The vast plains are full of surprises- and you may encounter a lion pride with playful cubs in the shade of acacia tree along the dozing members of the pride. Also, be on the lookout for families of Ostrich parading over the plains. Return each late afternoon to camp for dinner and overnight. Overnight at MARA SAROVA LUXURY TENTED CAMP (BLD)

Day 10: Kenya special tour MAASAI MARA – NAIROBI – FLY

After breakfast you will say good-bye to the bush and transfer to the airstrip where you will depart the 11:00am flight back to Nairobi’s Wilson field. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to the Norfolk Hotel where you will have the use of a dayroom before your evening transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International airport for your international flight. End of your Kenya special tour

7 Days Masai Mara Lake Nakuru and Amboseli Safari

The Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru and Amboseli National Park offers visitors on a Kenya tour the ideal safari to view the best of Kenya wildlife sanctuaries while traversing the great Rift Valley. Masai Mara and Amboseli are the two most popular safari game parks in East and Central Africa with Amboseli being identified as the best place to view elephants in the whole world. An added treat is Mount Kilimanjaro in the back ground.

Masai Mara Hot Air Balloon Safari 

At dawn we take off, rising as the sun rises and float in whichever direction the winds of the morning take us. Your balloon pilot can precisely control the altitude of your balloon: sometimes flying at treetop height, sometimes lower, offering a unique perspective and great photographic opportunities of the wildlife below. The Balloon Safari takes place in the world famouus Masai Mara game reserve as an add on to your safari.

Short Safaris from & starting from Nairobi

For those with limited time or on a business trip in Nairobi. The short safaris are designed to allow a visitor to sample some of Kenyas hot spots within a short duration. You can visit the Lake Nakuru National Park, have a Nairobi city tour or visit the near by Nairobi National Park.

Short Safaris from & starting from Mombasa

For holiday makers on a beach safari in Mombasa, you can spice up your Kenya beach holiday with a short safari to the near by Tsavo East and West or Amboseli National Parks, The Shimba Hills National Reserve, Taita Hills Conservancy or take a Mombasa city tour as an add on to your Kenya beach holiday.

Family Safaris

in Kenya are tailored to meet the needs of both the parents and children in terms of diversity of the activities and facilities families will be accommodated at. Swimming pools in the wilderness, tented camps surrounded by the African bush and wildlife will make life time memories of having being on a safari in Kenya together with your family.

Honeymoon Safaris

Kenya is amongst the top 10 honeymoon destinations in the world. A combination of romantic locations, bush dinners, honeymoon suites in the Masai Mara, dhow crusers in the Indian Ocean on a star filled night having a candle lit dinner.

Masai Mara Wildebeest Migration Safaris

With a population of over 3,000,000 wildebeest. Add to it an estimated 1,500,000 Zebras and the result is one of the most magnificent scenes in the world. The massive display of herbivores attracts hundreds of big cats as the populations provide abundant prey. The giant nile crocodiles lie in wait, patiently, as the big herds come to cross the river or to drink. Read more here

NAIROBI CITY TOUR

NAIROBI CITY TOUR
A guided tour of Nairobi – a vibrant and bustling city, commences from the city center. The tour includes the colorful market and its surrounding bazaars, Parliament buildings, Kenyatta International Conference Center, Railway Museum and Nairobi University. The tour culminates in a visit to the National Museum: “the Finest Small Museum in Africa”. It is well known for its wealth of display of local interest paleontology, tribal artifacts, paintings of late Joy Adamson, political history of Kenya, ornithological collections, multitude of stuffed game heads, casts of fish (even a whale skeleton) and the skeleton and fiberglass replica of ‘Ahmed’ – the famous elephant from Marsabit. Snakes and reptiles can be viewed in safety at the adjacent Snake Park.

BOMAS OF KENYA
Just a few kilometers from the city exists an attempt of creating a living museum of indigenous Kenyan life – The Bomas of Kenya. Here numerous homesteads (bomas) reflecting Kenya’s cocktail of cultures have been recreated to portray the traditional lifestyles of Kenya’s many tribes. Also enjoy colorful performances by dancers which depict events in their respective tribes.

NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK
Nairobi National Park is unique in that nowhere else in the world exists a wildlife reserve with such a variety of animals and birds so close to a major city. The Nairobi National Park is located literally within earshot of downtown traffic. It is a small, superb park that contains most of the animals to be seen on an extended safari – Rhino, Buffalo, Cheetah, Zebra, Giraffe and plenty of Antelope and Gazelle. The park also possesses a diversity of environs. Much of the park is predominated by open plains country. However, there is a section of highland forest as well as stretches of broken bush country, deep, rocky valleys and gorges with scrub and long grass. At the main entrance to the Park is the Animal Orphanage, which cares for semi-tame, orphaned and wounded animals.

KAREN BLIXEN MUSEUM, GIRAFFE MANOR AND OSTRICH PARK
At the foot of the Ngong Hills lies the home of Karen Blixen, the famous author whose memoirs were immortalized in the popular film “Out of Africa”. It is now preserved as a museum where visitors can travel back in time and gain an insight into the life of this remarkable woman. Furniture, artifacts, and photographs from her days as a pioneer coffee farmer are on display.
Afterwards continue top the Giraffe Manor- a rare opportunity of literary coming face to face with Africa’s tallest animal, the giraffe. Feed Daisy, the famous Rothschild giraffe and her family and learn about the success story of the once endangered Rothschild Giraffe. Entrance fee contributes to other conservation projects in Kenya.
A short distance to the nearby Ostrich Park provides the opportunity to see the breeding of ostriches from eggs to full grown-ups.

THE CARNIVORE EXPERIENCE
A Brazilian style restaurant that offers a menu famous for exotic charcoal grilled meat including wild game such as crocodile, zebra, eland and wildebeest in addition to succulent lamb, beef, chicken and pork dishes all roasted on skewers over a huge wood fire. A must for meat lovers!

10 DAYS SAMBURU, LAKE NAKURU, MASAI MARA, LAKE NAIVASHA, AMBOSELI SAFARI

Day 1: Nairobi
Arrival. You will be met by a company representative at the airport and transfer to Nairobi Safari Club for rest and overnight.

Day 2: Samburu
After breakfast depart Nairobi at 7.30Am drive to Samburu National Reserve cross Equator, travel through changing landscapes to the rugged-semi region, though harsh but having unique species like the unusual reticulated giraffe, grevy’s Zebra, Beisa, oryx, gerenuk. These species are rarely found elsewhere. The bird life is especially notable. Arrive in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive is taken. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge

Day 3: Samburu
Full day with morning and afternoon game drive. Optional visit to Samburu villages. Meals and overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge

Day 4: Lake Nakuru
Depart from Samburu drive to Lake Nakuru arriving at the lodge/luury camp in time for Lunch. In the afternoon have a game drive at the Park. Dinner and Overnight at Lake Nakuru Lioh Hill Lodge.

Day 5: Masai Mara
Leave Nakuru after breakfast and head for Masai Mara National Reserve which is famous for it’s great herds of wild game. All animals found in Kenya among the “big five” are found here. Arrive in time for lunch. Afternoon game drives. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge

Day 6: Masai Mara
Full day in Masai Mara. You shall spend the dat exploring the park, packed with the elephant, zebra, rhino and all kinds of game through out the year with the spectacular wildebeest migration from Serengeti occurring mainly in July and August. Indeed you have the best opportunity of seeing all the big five. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge

Day 7: Masai Mara – Lake Naivasha
Morning game drive in Masai Mara, transfer to Lake Naivasha arriving for lunch. Lunch. Afternoon will be at leisure with a visit to the lake. Note this is a day to relax in between game drives but there are optional activities (not is safari cost) like a visit to the Crescent Island where you get to take a walking safari amongst the wildlife found here. Alternatively, take a boat ride in the fresh water lake where you you get to view hippos and fish eagles swopping in to take food thrown up from the boat. Dinner and overnight at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge.

Day 8: Amboseli
Depart Lake Naivasha for Amboseli via Nairobi after an early breakfast arriving for lunch. Afternoon game drive in the Amboseli National Park. Dinner and overnight at the Amboseli Sopa Lodge.

Day 9:: Amboseli
Full day with two game drive. You will have a great chance to see and photograph Mount Kilimanjaro this morning if there is a clear blue sky. Meals and overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge

Day 10: Amboseli – Nairobi – Departure
Depart for Nairobi after breakfast, arriving late afternoon, then transfer to JKIA to board you flight back home

6 DAYS LAKE NAKURU -MASAI MARA -AMBOSELI

Day 1: Lake Nakuru National Park

Depart Nairobi in the morning and drive to the Dramatic Rift Valley arriving at the Pink Lake for lunch. Afternoon game drive inside the Park to view thousands of pink flamingos and numerous wild game. Dinner and overnight at the campsite.

Day 2: Masai Mara National Park

Morning game viewing in Lake Nakuru.Breakfast at lodge and depart crossing the loita plains for Kenya’s most scenic Masai Mara arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive inside the Park. Dinner and overnight at the campsite.

Day 3: Masai Mara National Park

Morning and afternoon game drive extending to the hippo point search for the “Big five” among plenty of other plains game. In between meals there is optional visit to the Masai villages”manyattas”.(optional balloon safari). All meals and overnight at the campsite.

Day 4: Amboseli National Park

Early morning game drive in Mara followed by breakfast and depart for Amboseli stopping for lunch at Nairobi and proceed to Amboseli at the foot hills of the snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, game viewing enroute to the lodge. Dinner and overnight at the campsite.

Day 5: Amboseli National Park

Full day with morning and afternoon game drive inside the park. All meals and overnight at the campsite.

Day 6: Nairobi 

Morning game drive inside the park, breakfast at lodge and depart for Nairobi arriving late afternoon.

DAY 3 OF VISIT KENYA SAFARI: AMBOSELI/NAIROBI

Early morning pre-breakfast game drive where elephant, lion, leopard, cheetah, Masaai giraffe and buffalo may all be encountered during a single morning game drive.

After a late breakfast depart Amboseli for Nairobi with packed lunch enroute, arriving in the early evening Jomo Kenyatta National Airport where our services end.

3 Days Amboseli Camping Safari

AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK CAMPING SAFARI

Day 1: AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK
Depart Nairobi and drive south through Maasailand to Amboseli.  You will have short game drives enroute to campsite arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at campsite.

Day 2: AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK
Early morning game viewing, return to the camp for breakfast. After breakfast proceed for mid-morning game viewing, return to campsite intime for lunch. After lunch break you will go for an evening game drive. Dinner and overnight at campsite.

Day 3: NAIROBI
Early morning game drive followed by breakfast, Break up the camp then proceeds for another game drive enroute to Namanga border, Lunch enroute. Arrive Nairobi in the afternoon.