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Kenya Safari & Coast

15-day tailor-made holiday from £3,995 pp incl. flights

Summary

Short description

Combine Kenya's wonderful wildlife with a relaxing stay on the beautiful Mombasa Coast

Highlights

  • Witness tens of thousands of wildebeest pass through the Serengeti
  • Spot swathes of pink flamingos & the rare Rothschild's Giraffe in Lake Nakuru
  • Go out in search of big cats, buffalo and more in Samburu National Reserve
  • Spot the Big Five on a series of included game drives
  • Relax by the tranquil waters of the Indian Ocean in Mombasa

In Brief

  • 1 Night Nairobi
  • 2 Nights Samburu National Reserve
  • 1 Night Lake Nakuru
  • 2 Nights Masai Mara
  • 7 Nights Mombasa Coast

About

Recommended for:
August holidays | Beach | History & culture | Honeymoon | Natural world | Safari | Wildlife

This safari holiday takes in the beautiful landscapes and abundant wildlife of Kenya before heading to the coast for a relaxing beach break on the spectacular Mombasa Coast. The tour incorporates some of the country's most iconic destinations, including the Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru and the Samburu National Reserve. With a great chance of spotting all of the famous Big Five as well as wildebeest, giraffes and flamingos, this is a true wildlife lovers paradise. And, with lodges located in excellent spots, game-viewing is consistently good. Finish with time spent relaxing on the white sand beaches of the beautiful Kenyan coast.

Day by day itinerary

Day 1
Depart UK

Be sure to make use of your complimentary UK airport lounge access before your overnight flight, arriving in Nairobi the following morning.

Day 2
Arrive Nairobi

Upon arrival into Nairobi, you will be met by your driver where a short private transfer will take you to your hotel where you'll have the chance to relax and freshen up before spending the rest of the day at leisure or exploring at your own pace. While our recommended hotel offers a prime city-centre location and a host of first-class facilities, if you're looking for something extra special, speak to our specialists about an upgrade to the iconic Giraffe Manor

Stay: The Sarova Stanley Hotel

Day 3
Samburu National Reserve

Heading north after an early breakfast, you’ll pass near Thika and continue north through some breathtaking scenery dotted with rushing mountain streams and fields of tea and coffee. After Nanyuki town, you’ll continue north, eventually reaching a dusty outpost known as Isiolo, the last major stop on the journey into the remote northern frontier district. From here it’s a fairly short hop to Shaba where you’ll arrive at the lodge in time for lunch and then depart for an afternoon game drive arriving back at the lodge as the sun sets.

Stay: Sarova Shaba Game Lodge

Meals: B L D

Day 4
Samburu National Reserve

This morning, enjoy the thrill of an early morning game drive followed by a delicious breakfast. Then for the remainder of the morning, you'll have plenty of time to relax by the hotels pool or terrace, complete with views overlooking the river. After a tasty lunch, you'll have another chance to go searching for wildlife with another game drive. You'll return to the lodge as the sun sets, ready for a sumptuous and authentic dinner.

Stay: Sarova Shaba Game Lodge

Meals: B L D

Day 5
Lake Nakuru

An early morning start takes you north west as you head for Nyahururu, still known to many as Thomson’s Falls for its 237 foot cascade. Now travel in a southerly direction to your next destination, the spectacular Lake Nakuru. This is often coloured a shimmering flamingo pink from thousands of the beautiful birds lining its shores. Once in the park, enjoy a game drive en route to the lodge. Following lunch and a siesta, there is an afternoon game drive returning to the lodge as the sun sets.

Stay: Sarova Lion Hill Lodge

Meals: B L D

Day 6
Masai Mara

After an early morning breakfast leave the flamingo fringed Lake Nakuru behind and head for Njoro town, where you begin your ascent up over the top of the Mau Escarpment. Then, heading due south, travel towards Narok, the gateway to the Masai Mara and district headquarters of this part of Maasailand. You’ll travel across the "breadbasket" of Kenya, covered with acres of wheat and barley, before you reach the Mara in time for lunch. Following lunch and a siesta, there is an afternoon game drive returning to the lodge as the sun sets.

Stay: Sarova Mara Game Camp, Masai Mara

Meals: B L D

Day 7
Masai Mara

The Masai Mara, known locally as ’The Mara’ and named after the traditional tribe from the area, is a large wildlife reserve and easily one of the best in the world. The reserve is well known for its high number of big cats; indeed its possible to spot Africa’s ’Big 5’ here with relative ease owing to the large concentration of wildlife. During the migration which occurs between July and October, migratory animals including tens of thousands of wildebeest pass through the park from the Serengeti in search of fresh pastures. Enjoy an early morning and evening game drive in the park.

Stay: Sarova Mara Game Camp, Masai Mara

Meals: B L D

Day 8
Mombasa

After breakfast you’ll depart the Masai Mara and head across acres of rolling wheat and barley farms to Narok, the district headquarters of this part of Maasailand. From here cross the vast plains on the floor of the Rift Valley whilst keeping an eye out for herds of giraffe and gazelle before heading up the rift escarpment on a road built by Italian prisoners during World War II. You’ll arrive into Kenya’s bustling capital around midday and be dropped off at the airport for your flight to Mombasa. On arrival in Mombasa, transfer to the delightful AfroChic hotel on Diani Beach.

Stay: AfroChic Diani, Mombasa (Deluxe)

Meals: B L D

Days 9-14
Diani Beach, Mombasa Coast

After spending the most of the last week on a thrilling safari, you now have a chance to spend plenty of time relaxing in the comfort of your beach-side hotel. With spectacular views of the Indian Ocean and its passing Dhows, this is the perfect getaway. The sparkling swimming pool and white-sand beach is ripe for relaxation. And, with a whole host of water sports, wellness programmes and excursions on offer, you won't be short of things to do should you decide to vacate your sun lounger.

Stay: AfroChic Diani, Mombasa (Deluxe)

Meals: B L D

Day 15
Departure

Today, enjoy your final breakfast in Kenya before transferring to Mombasa airport by private transfer for your flight back to the UK.

Meals: B

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Pricing

Any element of this itinerary can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

Accommodation rating: Superior Deluxe

15-day tailor-made holiday from £3,995 pp incl. flights

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Low Season

from £3,995 pp. incl. flights

High Season

from £5,835 pp. incl. flights

Includes:

  • Complimentary UK airport lounge access
  • Return flights from London to Nairobi and Nairobi to Mombasa
  • 13 nights accommodation on a full-board basis (half-board on the Mombasa coast)
  • Private airport transfers and private transfers at the Mombasa Coast 
  • Scheduled safari activities and park fees

Terms & Conditions

Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.

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