10 Days – Kenya, The Great Migration 2018
A package designed specially for those who are interested to see one of the Greatest Wildlife Shows on Earth – The Great Migration. The highlight of the show is undoubtedly the Mara River crossing, which involves about 1.5 million animals. Crocodiles will be waiting in the river, while other predators like lions, cheetahs and hyenas lurk in the grasslands looking for an easy meal.
- Witness one of the greatest wildlife shows on Earth
- A package designed to allow optimal time and chance to witness the River Crossing
- Photograph the flamingos and a plethora of other birds in Kenya
- Visit the Hadzabe Tribe and join them for a hunting experience
- Special Night Safari drive in Masai Mara
- Full-Board Package
- Guaranteed window seat for all
- Private vehicles
Day 1 – Arrival in Nairobi
Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be welcomed by our representative and be transported to Fairmont Norfolk Hotel.
Surrounded by flourishing tropical gardens, The Norfolk Hotel is Nairobi’s oldest and most famous hotel. Luxurious rooms and suites include en-suite bathrooms, comfortable beds, air-conditioning, personal bars and satellite television. Guests can look forward to an exceptional culinary fare at superb restaurants. A heated swimming pool, health club, spa, bookshop and boutique store all add to a delightful experience. Experience fun and interesting activities during the day and venture out to the surrounding game parks, craft markets, traditional villages and museums.
You will spend one night here in a Fairmont room with an en-suite bathroom.
Overnight: The Fairmont Norfolk Hotel
Day 2 – Lake Nakuru
After breakfast, you will depart Nairobi and proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park with a brief stop at The Rift Valley view point. Lake Nakuru consists of wooded and bushy grasslands, with wide ecological diversity. Characteristic habitats span from the lake waters to the escarpment and ridges. The normally water-covered surface of the lake occupies about a third of the park.
This park is famous because of its flamingo population (both Greater and Lesser), and a good variety of other water birds. The ecosystem provides for about 56 different species of mammals including the white & black rhinos, buffaloes, and a variety of terrestrial birds numbering nearly 450 species.
Lunch will be served at the lodge before continuing your adventure with an extended afternoon game drive.
You will spend the next two nights at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge in a standard room with an en-suite bathroom. Meals are included during your stay.
Overnight: Sarova Lion Hill Lodge
Day 3 – Lake Bogoria
After an early breakfast, the group will proceed to Lake Bogoria. Known to host good numbers of flamingos for the most part of the year, the alkaline waters of the lake are rich in blue-green algae which the flamingos feed on. The lake offers perfect opportunities for photography.
After the game drive in Lake Bogoria, you will proceed back to Lake Nakuru where you will experience another game drive before retiring to your lodge. Alternatively, you may choose to stay out a bit longer if you wish.
Offering panoramic views of Lake Nakuru and the picturesque national park that bears the same name, Sarova Lion Hill Lodge is laid out among tall acacia trees, winding walkways and green lawns. The chalets are set out along a hillside overlooking Lake Nakuru, and all feature private patios with spectacular views.
Overnight: Sarova Lion Hill Lodge
Day 4 – Maasai Mara
After breakfast, you will be driven to Lake Naivasha for your scheduled SafariLink Aviation flight from Loldia to Maasai Mara. The flight departs at 10:15am and arrives at 11:00am. On arrival, you will be met by your guide and be transported to Mara Serena Safari Lodge for lunch.
Maasai Mara safari is a host to various attractions and is home to an excellent year-round concentration of game, as well as about two million animals that make up the Great Migration. After lunch, you will set out on a drive for an afternoon of game viewing.
Delight in your 3-night stay at Mara Serena Safari Lodge in a standard room with an en-suite bathroom. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is included during your stay.
Overnight: Mara Serena Safari Lodge
Day 5 & 6 – Masai Mara
Spend a whole day in Maasai Mara with an extended morning and afternoon game viewing drive. You may choose to stay out a bit longer if you wish.
Overnight: Mara Serena Safari Lodge
Day 7, 8 & 9 – Masai Mara (Kichwa Tembo Conservancy)
After breakfast, the group will proceed with a game drive en-route to andBeyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp, where you will stay for the next three nights. The camp is located outside the main reserve, offering activities not available at Mara Serena such as a night game drive and a bush dinner (which has been specially arranged for the group).
Enjoy lunch at the camp and feel free to explore and relax until the afternoon game viewing drive. Your stay at Kichwa Tembo is inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy a luxurious camping experience in your superior tent, with an en-suite bathroom and shower.
During your stay at Kichwa Tembo, your days will be spent in Maasai Mara with morning and afternoon game viewing drives.
Overnight: Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp (5-star lodging)
Day 10 – Departure
After breakfast, spend time at your leisure before being transported to the airstrip. You will embark on your scheduled flight to Wilson Airport, which will depart at 11:00am and arrive at 12:15am.
On arrival at Wilson Airport, our representative will meet and transport you to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
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Kenya Private Photo Safari Inclusions:
- All accommodation based on twin-sharing.
- All meals unless otherwise stipulated.
- All airport transfers/hotel transfers.
- Guaranteed window seats for all guests.
- All National Parks, Private Reserve entrance & conservancy fees.
- Internal regional airfares (scheduled bush flights).
- Emergency medical evacuation insurance (to nearest medical facility).
- 16% Tourist Tax levy.
Kenya Private Photo Safari Exclusions:
- International Airfare to and from Kenya.
- International visa fees for Kenya (if applicable).
- Gratuities to your driver-guide(s), tour leader and camp/lodge staff.
- Personal travel insurance.
- Liquor/Wine/Beer unless otherwise specified.
- Laundry services unless otherwise specified.
- Expenses of a personal nature.
A confirmed booking constitutes a 30% deposit, along with a completed Reservation Booking Form and Travel Insurance Acceptance Form are required in order to confirm your reservation and secure your accommodation. The balance of the safari price is due not later than 60 days prior to departure. All prices are quoted in US dollars and must be paid in US dollars.
This quote is based on the details and assumptions in this itinerary document. Availability for accommodation can change dynamically and TopLiners Pte Ltd will endeavour to secure them. In the event that any prior accommodation arrangements become unavailable, TopLiners Pte Ltd will replace the affected accommodation with a same or better-valued one. If the final number of travelers in your party changes, TopLiners Pte Ltd reserves the right to re-estimate this safari package.