Photographic safari to Kenya

Tour Duration:  16 Days/15 Nights in Kenya
Pick Up:  Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (Nairobi)
Drop Off:  Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (Nairobi)

Day 1 – 25/08:                                    

Nairobi – Boulevard Hotel

Upon arrival into Jomo Kenyatta international airport, you will be met by our professional driver guide outside customs and immigration hall. Then transfer to Boulevard Hotel.

Overnight at Boulevard hotel on a bed and breakfast basis.www.sentrimboulevard.com

Day 2 – 26/08:                                    

Nairobi – Mount Kenya National Park

Safari briefing by our professional driver guide then leave Nairobi after breakfast, you will pass near Thika and continue your journey through some breath taking scenery dotted with rushing mountain streams and fields of tea and coffee. Arrival at Mountain Lodge in time for lunch. This is a tree lodge set in a forest glade with a waterhole that attracts all sorts of wildlife during the day and night. The waterhole is floodlit and there is an underground viewing platform.  Rest of the day at leisure, viewing game from the lodge balcony and viewing platform.

Overnight at Serena Mountain Lodge on full board basis http://www.serenahotels.com/

Day 3 – 27/08:                    

Mount Kenya– Ol Pejeta Sanctuary

After breakfast morning depart to Ol Pejeta Sanctuary, arriving for lunch. After lunch and a siesta, depart for an afternoon game drive including a visit to the Chimp Sanctuary returning to the camp as the sun sets.

Overnight at Sweetwaters Tented Camp on full board basishttp://www.serenahotels.com/

Day 4 – 28/08:                                

Ol Pejeta – Samburu National Reserve

After breakfast proceed for Samburu, 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 Samburu. Arrival at the camp in time for lunch and then depart for an afternoon game drive returning to the camp as the sun sets.

Overnight at Samburu Sentrim Camp on a full board basis. www.sentrimsamburu.com

 

Day 5 – 29/08:                                    

Samburu National Reserve

Early morning game drive is followed by breakfast, and time to relax by the camp pool or the terrace . After lunch there will be another game drive returning to the camp as the sun sets.

Overnight at Samburu Sentrim Camp on a full board basis. www.sentrimsamburu.com

Day 6 – 30/08:                                    

Samburu – Lake Nakuru National Park

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 the beautiful birds lining its shores.  You will arrive at your lodge in time for lunch. Following lunch there is an afternoon game drive returning to the lodge as the sun sets.

Overnight at Pundamilia Nakuru Camp on a full board basis.www.nakurucamp.co.ke

Day 7 – 31/08:                                    

Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara National Reserve

After breakfast, depart to Masai Mara National Reserve. Follow the bottom of the Rift Escarpment and head southeast, passing the dormant Longonot Volcano on your right. You will then turn off on the main road across the Rift Valley and head towards Narok, gateway to the Masai Mara and district headquarters of this part of Maasailand. Arrive at your lodge for lunch then later game drive in the reserveuntil sunset. Then proceed to your camp for dinner and overnight.

Overnight at MaraSentrim Camp on a full board basis. www.sentrimmara.com

Day 8 – 01/09:                                    

Masai Mara National Reserve

After leisurely breakfast depart with picnic lunch for a full day game drive of exploring the reserve. Witness the immensity of the park and the amazing numbers of hoofed animals (zebra, wildebeest, antelopes…) as well as predators during this exciting game drive. Take your leisure time while exploring this world heritage site, where earth’s largest concentration of plain game still roams free!

Overnight at MaraSentrim Camp on a full board basis. www.sentrimmara.com

Day 9 – 02/09:                

Masai Mara – Lake Naivasha

Leaving the Masai Mara after breakfast, travel across the ‘breadbasket’ of Kenya, where acres of wheat and barley litter the landscape as you head north to Narok, the district headquarters of this part of Maasailand. Now travel across the vast plains on the floor of the Rift Valley, arrive in Lake Naivasha. Check in and lunch at Naivasha Kongoni Lodge. Afternoon depart for a one hour boat ride to explore lake naivasha. Return to the lodge.

Overnightat Naivasha Kongoni Lodgeon afullboard basis http://naivashakongonilodge.com

Day 10 – 03/09:             

Lake Naivasha – Amboseli National Park

After an early breakfast, depart to Amboseli National Park. Arriving in time for lunch. After some time for relaxation or a dip in the inviting swimming pool, set out back into the national park for a game drive. Taking you across this vast lakebed ‑ often dry, but still very swampy in areas. Amboseli is best known for its great herds of elephant ‑ you’ll often find many of them standing knee‑deep in the water, spraying themselves to keep cool. But there’s a lot of other game here too ‑ cheetah, buffalo, giraffe, many types of gazelle and other plains game ‑ and it’s all set against the amazing backdrop of majestic Mount Kilimanjaro. Return to the camp as the sun sets.

Overnight at AA Amboseli Lodge or similar on a full board basis http://www.aalodges.com/

Day 11 – 04/09:                  

Amboseli National Park

Full day game drive in the park with picnic lunch, returning to the lodge as the sun sets.

Overnight at AA Amboseli Lodge or similar on a full board basis http://www.aalodges.com/

Day 12 – 05/09:          

Amboseli – Tsavo West National Park

An early departure after breakfast takes you east, across the spectacular Shetani lava flow, reminder of the molten outpouring that spilled down the scenic slopes of the nearby Chyulu Hills over the last three centuries. A zig‑zagging road through scrub thorn and acacia leads you into Tsavo National Park, which together (East and West) form the largest of Kenya’s parks.  Spotting game as you go, especially gerenuk, Lunch at Ngulia Safari lodge, after lunch there will be an afternoon game drive in the park and a visit to Mzima Springs with its underwater viewing holes and arrive at your lodge as the sun sets.

Overnight at Ngulia Safari Lodge on a full board basis www.safari-hotels.com

Day 13 – 06/09:             

Amboseli – Tsavo east National Park

After an early breakfast depart towards Tsavo East National Park. Arrive in the park, Tsavo is the largest national park in Kenya and is split into East and West by the highway. You will arrive at your lodge in time for lunch and later enjoy time for relaxation before setting off back into the park for your afternoon game drive. Return to the lodge as the sun sets.

Overnight at Voi Safari Lodge on a full board basis www.safari-hotels.com

Day 14 – 07/09:           

Tsavo east National Park – Mombasa

After breakfast enjoy a morning game drive in the park while heading exiting the park to head to the north coast of Mombasa, aiming to reach your beach hotel in the afternoon. Arrive and check – in.

Beach stay at Voyage Beach resort in standard room on All Inclusive Basis http://www.heiritage-eastafrica.com/

Day 15 – 08/09:            

Mombasa

Beach stay at Voyager beach resort in standard room on All Inclusive Basis

Day 16 – 09/09:

Depart

Breakfast in the hotel (Normal hotel check out time is at 10h00). You are transferred to Mombasa (Moi) international airport for your international flight.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

TERMS OF CANCELLATION 

The parties shall agree the terms of cancellation specifically on each case.
But under law of the Kenya , the Hotels and Caterers can legally levy the following cancellation charges:-

 

  • Until 60 days prior to departure          :   30% of the full amount
  • Less than 60 days prior to departure  :  50% of the full amount
  • Less than 30 days prior to departure  :  75% of the full amount
  • Less than 14 days prior to departure: 100% of the full amount.

TERMS OF PAYMENTS

  • After issuance of invoice, 30% deposit to be received after 14 days so as we can secure the booking.
  • 50% of the amount to be received 60 days before clients’ arrival.
  • 20% of the amount to be paid in cash upon arrival on the second day before the start of the safari.
  • Contrary to the above conditions, the client can also opt to pay the 30 % deposit to secure the booking with hotels/lodges and then pay the rest of the full amount 45 days before clients’ arrival so that they can avoid carrying lots of hard cash and avoid multiple bank charges.

HOW TO BOOK

  • You send us an official email confirmation to go ahead and book the programme for you then we first confirm back the accommodation availability status within 24 hours by securing the rooms provisionally (usually depends and within 10 days validity).
  • Within the 10 days securing validity, we would have sent our proforma invoice to receive the 30% deposit payment for us to fully secure the booking.
  • After receiving the deposit, we then fully confirm back to you that your booking is well reserved with us and our suppliers.

MAIN REASONS WHY OUR CLIENTS CHOOSE US

  • We are a reliable company that offer highly personalized services thus personal attention is a guarantee.
  • We are very well referred in several travel guides and travel chats as a recommended agency for the quality of our services
  • Our relevant travel advices even before you leave: we help you make the best choice possible for your trip
  • Our professional driver-guides are of great experience, very passionate, keen on small details thus will also share their vast knowledge with you.
  • During your stay, we follow up your trip on a daily basis with your driver guide and moreover incase of anything you can personally reach us via our contacts that will be indicated in our safari pockets.
  • We provide a free FLYING DOCTORS insurance, emergency rescue including by helicopter

About Vinod Goel

He joined Customs & Central Excise service in 1982. As a civil servant, his job takes him to various parts of India, which gave him an opportunity to capture our wild heritage, through his camera. His passion for wildlife photography started in 2004 when he was posted at Raipur (Chhattisgarh) and this passion continues till today.