Classic Kenya Masai Mara Safari
The Kenya Classic Safari is a fantastic safari for those who have little time and wish to enjoy just a touch of Safari. This Safari will take you to the bird rich Great Rift Valley, the Masai Mara and give you fantastic evening in the city of Nairobi with a night at the Casino.
ITINERARY AT A GLANCE
Day Destination Accommodation
Day 1 Rift Valley Lake Naivasha Simba Lodge
Day 2 Masai Mara Mara Simba Safari Lodge
Day 3 Masai Mara Mara Simba Safari Lodge
Day 4 Nairobi Palacina Hotel
Day 5 Homebound
DETAILED SAFARI PROGRAMME
Day 1: A WARM WELCOME TO KENYA AND THE GREAT RIFT VALLEY
A Warm Welcome awaits you on your arrival into Kenya this morning. Upon arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be welcomed by our representative who will meet and brief you on your Safari. You may change money into local currency, buy local simcards and thereafter we depart with our driver guide by luxury Safari Land Cruiser. We arrive into Lake Naivasha early so that you can relax for the morning and get some sleep. Enjoy an optional boat ride which is payable directly. This evening a wonderful dinner at the lodge followed by overnight.
Lake Naivasha is host to over 400 species of bird life which is endemic and migratory. The lodge offers a resident ornithologist for those who want to enjoy an optional bird walk where you will see at least 60 species of unique birds. You may also opt for an optional boat ride on the lake.
Name of Hotel: Lake Naivasha Simba Lodge
Location: Great Rift Valley
Driving time: 3 hrs from Northern Highlands
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Optional Activities: Horse Riding, Bush Dinners, Golf, Trekking, Bird and Nature Walks
Day 2 MASAI MARA
This morning an early breakfast followed by departure for the rolling savannah plains of the Masai Mara. Here we arrive at the luxurious Mara Simba Lodge a 5 star facility in the heart of the big game country. After a relaxed and lovely lunch we depart for our first afternoon game drive where we will enjoy some fantastic sightseeing of wildlife like Elephant, Lion, Buffalo, Zebra, Giraffe, Hyena, Thompsons Gazelle, Grants Gazelle, Cokes Hartebeeste, Kongoni and many other birds like Ostrich etc. Enjoy followed by a relaxed dinner and overnight.
Name of Hotel: Mara Simba Lodge
Location: Masai Mara Game Reserve
Driving time: 5 hrs from Nairobi Airport or Rift Valley
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Optional Activities: Bush Dinners, Balloon safaris, Masai Village visits, Bird and Nature Walks
Day 3. MASAI MARA
This morning enjoy a pre breakfast game drive at06.30 am as this is the best time to enjoy one. The animals awaken to another day of feeding and you may be lucky to catch a lion attempting a kill or enjoying what he has killed during the night. Cheetah, Leopard etc are also easy to spot as they go to the river to enjoy the first drink or our tea coloured water. Thereafter enjoy a hearty breakfast followed by a mid morning game drive and thereafter enjoy lunch followed by your last evening game drive. Thereafter enjoy a fantastic dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 4. MASAI MARA TO NAIROBI
A relaxed rise followed by breakfast and thereafter departure for Nairobi arriving here in time for lunch at the Carnivore Restaurant. Thereafter we depart for the Palacina Hotel where you will enjoy a prompt check in for relaxation. Dinner at a hotel of choice and thereafter enjoy a fantastic overnight.
Name of Hotel: Palacina Hotel
Location: Nairobi City
Driving time: 1 Hrs from Nairobi Airport
Meals included: Breakfast
Optional Activities Casino, Night Clubs, Art Galleries, Shopping, Forest Walks, Tea Farm
Day 5. NAIROBI AND HOMEBOUND
This morning a relaxed rise, a late check out and thereafter transfer to the airport for your flight back home to India. Our driver guide will pick you and transfer you to the airport.
SAFARI COSTS INCLUDE
- Arrival meet and assist
- Airport Transfers
- Safari Transportation in a Safari Vehicle with pop up roof
- Services of an English speaking Safari Driver Guide
- Accommodation on FB basis on Safari
- Park Entrance Fees
- Mineral Water in the Vehicle on Safari with snack hamper
- All Activities and game drives as mentioned in the itinerary
- Comprehensive tour documents
SAFARI COSTS EXCLUDE
- Any items of personal nature such as drinks, tips, mineral water, laundry, telephones, extra meals etc
- Personal Travel or Trip Cancellation insurance
- Any other items not mentioned in the above
- International Airfare or Visa Fees including flights to Zanzibar.
- Please note that bottled water in Safari Lodges and Restaurants is subject to payment.
PAYMENT AND CANCELLATION POLICY
Payments are required as follows unless otherwise agreed
50 % deposit upon confirmation of the Safari if booked more than 90 days in advance. Balance payable 60 days prior to arrival. In case the Safari is booked within 59 days, full prepayment is required at the time of booking. All Bank Charges are to be borne by the clients or agents.
The following Cancellation policy is applicable
Over 90 days Nil Penalty
89- 60 days 20 % Penalty
59- 45 day 33 % Penalty
44- 30 days 50 % Penalty
29- 15 days 75 % Penalty
Less than 14 days No refund at all.
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