9-Day wild romance safari to Lewa Conservancy and Maasai Mara
Enjoy a 9 days thrilling safari through Lewa and Maasai Mara. Adopt an elephant at the Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage. Meet the valiant rangers who protect the endangered rhinos at Lewa Downs. Enjoy a romantic Out of Africa picnic at Angama. Go on an exciting hot air balloon ride over the Masai Mara plains.
*All prices are in US Dollars per person based on double occupancy accommodations unless otherwise stated. Fuel surcharges, government taxes and departure taxes fees are included. Package is subject to availability, may change without notice, blackouts, peak period surcharges, cancellation charges and other restrictions may apply. A 50% deposit due at the time of booking to confirm program. Final payment is due 100 days prior to departure. Once final payment is received, the program is non-refundable. To protect your investment, trip cancellation insurance is available at an additional cost. For additional Terms & Conditions please contact one of our safari specialists on +254724245950.
1. Hemingways Nairobi
Hemingways Nairobi is a small luxury plantation-style hotel in the peaceful suburb of Karen. The beautifully furnished rooms pay homage to the classic elegance of vintage East African safaris. The spacious en-suite bedrooms feature bathrooms of hand-cut Italian marble, vaulted ceilings and balconies overlooking the Ngong Hills. An attentive butler is on hand to complete the luxurious experience. Meals are a delightful affair, with fresh baked breads and pastries from the hotel’s own patisserie. The Brasserie serves the best steaks in Kenya, grilled on an imported charcoal oven. Menus are contemporary in style. Additional amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, a bar, a wine cellar and a Spa.
2. Sirikoi Lodge
Sirikoi Lodge is a luxury safari camp nestled in the beautiful plains of Lewa Wildife Conservancy. The lodge is located on private land and open to the surrounding Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, a World Heritage Site on the northern slopes of Mount Kenya. The lodge is an ideal destination for couples on honeymoon or adventure travelers. .
Sirikoi Lodge has 4 luxurious tents overlooking a waterhole. Guests can watch wildlife from the tent’s deck any time. Each room has a sitting area, a wardrobe, a fireplace and en-suite facilities. Other amenities are a reading desk, in-room safe and a hairdryer. Complimentary WiFi is also available. Guests can also stay in the cottage or in the main house.
This eco lodge prepares meals using fresh ingredients from its organic garden. The garden has vegetables, herbs and fruits. Sirikoi also rears free range chickens.
Activities at Sirikoi Lodge include lion tracking, game viewing and cultural visits.
Sirikoi Lodge is a 15 minutes’ drive from the airstrip.
3. Angama Mara
Highly polished parquet floors, distinctive splashes of Maasai red, a handsome drinks cabinet (with personal bar and safe discreetly tucked away), vanity with double basins, separate w/c, writing desk with ample charging points and tablet with guest information, WiFi, Africology guest amenities, a collection of East African books, a beautiful John Vogel woven screen, and a butler’s lobby allowing for the discreet delivery of early morning tea and coffee, all add to the comfort and delight of guests in their luxury tents.
And because Angama Mara welcomes children of 6 years and older, the lodge has four sets of interconnecting tents, which allow children to move freely between their tent and their parents’ in complete safety and privacy.
Day 1 - Arrive Nairobi. Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and transfer to Hemingways Nairobi (approx. 45 minutes). Overnight: Hemingways Nairobi.
Day 2 - Tour of Nairobi. After breakfast go to the Giraffe Centre then to Talisman restaurant for lunch. After lunch go for a semi private visit at the David Sheldrick elephant orphanage. Overnight: Hemingways Nairobi.
Day 3 - Fly Nairobi – Lewa Conservancy. Transfer to Wilson Airport for your flight to Lewa Wildlife Conservancy. Check in for lunch & enjoy an afternoon game drive. Overnight: Sirikoi.
Day 4 - Full day in Lewa. Go for an early morning game drive and come back for a late breakfast. Relax during the afternoon before heading out on a nature walk. Overnight: Sirikoi.
Day 5 - Full day in Lewa. Visit the Lewa Wildlife headquarters and meet the rangers that protect the rhinos. In the afternoon head out on a game drive finishing with a magical sundowner. Overnight: Sirikoi
Day 6 - Fly Lewa Conservancy - Masai Mara. Transfer to the airstrip for your flight to the Masai Mara. After lunch head out on a game drive. Overnight: Angama Mara.
Day 7 - Full day in the Mara. Your lunch today will be on the Out of Africa rock where the picnic scene was filmed. This is a totally private encounter and you can spend as long as you like up there. In the afternoon visit one of the local Masai villages. Overnight: Angama Mara.
Day 8 - Full day in the Mara. This morning awake early to head out on a balloon safari at first light. Enjoy a bush breakfast out in the savannah with sparkling wine before heading back for lunch. In the afternoon adventure out on a drive culminating in sundowners. Overnight: Angama Mara
Day 9 - Fly Masai Mara - Nairobi Fly back to Nairobi & connect onto your international flight home.
|Validity||8 Nights Per Person Sharing||Single Room
|05/01/2020 – 31/03/2020||USD9124||USD 538|
|01/04/2020 – 30/06/2020||USD 8738||USD 497|
|01/07/2020- 31/10/2020||USD 12472||USD 1633|
What is included and excluded in the itinerary
- Arrival and departure transfers Nairobi
- Meet & Greet on arrival at Jomo Kenyatta international Airport Nairobi
- Accommodation and meals as specified in the itinerary
- Game drives as indicated in the itinerary (please be aware that due to unforeseeable weather and traffic circumstances not every game drive can be guaranteed)
- Park entry fees to all parks and reserves included in the itinerary for 24hrs each (fees are subject to change)
- Transportation in 7-seater custom-made 4×4 Land cruiser Jeep with services of experienced Global Star Tours English speaking safari driver guide (Guaranteed Window Seat & access to pop-up Roof)
- Two bottles of half liters mineral water per day during game drives.
- 24/7 Concierge Service
- Domestic Flight Naivasha-Maasai Mara-Nairobi
- Complimentary Authentic Branded Safari Hat and safari essentials pack
- Flying doctors coverage: (Covers clients within East Africa for a period of 30 days. In the eventuality of a medical emergency, they will be airlifted to Nairobi where they will be taken to a good hospital. Hospital bills are borne by the patient.)
- International Flights
- Personal insurance and baggage insurance
- Visa fees wherever applicable.
- All drinks & meals unless stated above.
- All tips and porterage.
- Laundry, massages and other personal expenses e.g. mini-bar & telephone unless otherwise stated