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This introductory tour to Kenya’s most beautiful and varied wildlife areas begins on the slopes of Mount Kenya National Park, one of the world’s highest national parks. Continue to the Ol Pejeta Conservancy with its ‘Big Five’ wildlife; Lake Elmenteita, where thousands of birds congregate; and the Masai Mara, where you will stay at Mara Serena Safari Lodge, a ringside seat to the annual wildebeest migration between July and October. Finish the tour at Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, the incredible ‘smoke that thunders’.
- Visit four of Kenya’s most prolific wildlife areas
- ‘Big Five’ wildlife viewing in the Masai Mara & the Ol Pejeta Conservancy
- A guided walking tour of the magnificent Victoria Falls
- Stay in 4- & 5-star accommodation
- Small group size - average 6 people
- 4- & 5-star accommodation in Kenya
- Choice of 4- or 5-star accommodation in Victoria Falls
- Nights in Nairobi & Victoria Falls (private basis)
- A non-exclusive group tour element (days 2-7)
- Flexible - extensions & flight upgrades available
- Average group size - 6 people (max 14)
- International flights via Nairobi
- Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
- 10 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 6 dinners
- Guided safari activities
- National park & wildlife reserve fees
Day 1: Fly to Nairobi
Overnight flight from London to Nairobi with Kenya Airways.
Day 2: Mount Kenya National Park
Early morning arrival. Drive north to Mount Kenya and arrive in time for lunch and overnight at Serena Mountain Lodge. Set high on the slopes of Mount Kenya, this lodge offers stunning mountain views. Afternoon and evening at leisure for wildlife viewing over the lodge’s floodlit waterhole.
Days 3-4: Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Drive north to the Ol Pejeta Conservancy and stay 2 nights at Serena Sweetwaters Tented Camp. Morning and afternoon wildlife drives.
Day 5: The Rift Valley
Drive south-west to Lake Elmenteita, arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon wildlife drive. Stay overnight at Serena Lake Elmenteita Tented Camp.
Days 6-7: Masai Mara
Continue south-west to the Masai Mara, arriving in time for lunch. Stay 2 nights at Mara Serena Lodge. Morning and afternoon wildlife drives.
Day 8: Nairobi
After breakfast, return to Nairobi. Overnight at the Nairobi Serena Hotel. Afternoon at leisure or optional excursions such as a visit to Daphne Sheldrick’s Elephant Orphanage (from £90) or an ‘Out of Africa’ tour (from £85) visiting the Karen Blixen Museum, the Giraffe Centre and Kasuri, a jewellery and ceramic-making business
Day 9: Fly to Livingstone • Victoria Falls
Fly to Livingstone (Zambia) and cross the border to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. Stay 3 nights at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge (Standard Room). Afternoon guided visit to Victoria Falls.
Days 10-11: Victoria Falls
Day at leisure or optional excursions.
Day 12: Fly to Nairobi
Check out of your hotel (day room available at extra cost). Afternoon flight to Nairobi. Overnight at the Lazizi Premiere airport hotel.
Day 13: Fly to London
Fly to London with Kenya Airways.
Mara Serena Safari Lodge, Masai Mara
Situated on a hill overlooking the Mara river, Mara Serena Safari Lodge is a good base from which to explore the Masai Mara National Reserve. The 74 guestrooms at the lodge are built to resemble a cluster of domed, mud-coloured huts. Each guestroom has its own balcony and views of the grassy plain below. Activities on offer at the lodge include breakfast by the hippo pool, game drives, beauty therapy and massage services and cultural entertainment.
Nairobi Serena Hotel, Nairobi
Considered by many to be Nairobi’s finest hotel, the Serena stands amidst lush tropical gardens with panoramic views over Nairobi’s Central Park and the glittering downtown skyline. Despite its pivotal central location, the Serena also remains true to its title and offers an oasis of serenity amidst the bustle of one of Africa’s most vibrant capital cities.
Serena Lake Elmentaita Tented Camp, Lake Elmenteita
Serena Lake Elmentaita Tented Camp is located on the private 195 sq km Soysambu Conservancy , former home to Baron Delamere, an early settler who dedicated his life to pioneering farming methods in the Rift Valley during the early 20th century. The Conservancy protects more than 450 bird species and 15,000 wild animals, including a healthy population of the endangered Rothschild giraffe. The camp has 24 luxury tents, all of which are styled in traditional colonial fashion. All tents feature a large private veranda, en suite bathroom, telephone, wireless internet, minibar, electronic safe and 24-hour electricity.
Serena Mountain Lodge, Mount Kenya National Park
Located at 2,194 metres on the slopes of Mount Kenya, Serena Mountain Lodge is surrounded by a dense rainforest that comes alive at dusk with a myriad of sounds. The lodge's waterhole presents a constant ballet of wildlife. At any time of the day you can spot game in the specially-constructed viewing bunker that is connected to the lodge by a short tunnel. Here you will get spectacularly close to the animals that feed at the waterhole.
Sweetwaters Tented Camp, Ol Pejeta Private Conservancy
Built in the 1970s, Sweetwaters Tented Camp's main building was originally the residence of the ranch manager of Ol Pejeta Private Conservancy. Accommodation is in 39 luxuriously appointed tents, each with a thatched roof, an en suite bathroom and a verandah with views over the waterhole. The camp has a swimming pool and poolside bar. Activities include day and night game drives, nature walks in the company of a resident naturalist, bird watching and visits to the chimpanzees.
The Victoria Falls Hotel, Victoria Falls
The historic Edwardian-style Victoria Falls Hotel is located amongst lush tropical gardens inside the Victoria Falls National Park, just a ten minute walk away from the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Victoria Falls. Established in 1904, this original railway hotel is full of nostalgia of a bygone colonial era and is noted for the splendid views across the manicured gardens to the Victoria Falls Bridge. There are 161 en suite rooms, comprising 37 standard rooms, 58 traditional rooms, 48 de luxe rooms, seven junior suites, four honeymoon suites, six executive suites and the royal suite.
Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, Victoria Falls
Situated on a plateau, which forms the natural boundary to the 800 sq km Zambezi National Park, the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge is only 4km from Victoria Falls, yet enjoys uninterrupted views and spectacular African sunsets over the African bush. The lodge also features its very own waterhole which is well frequented by buffaloes, elephants, warthogs, various antelopes and a plethora of birds. The 72 thatched rooms all feature en suite bathrooms, wireless internet access and a balcony overlooking the national park. Suite rooms also feature a minibar, air conditioning and a separate lounge. The lodge features two restaurants - Makuwa-Kuwa and Boma - the former serving fine a la carte African and international cuisine with prime views over the waterhole and the latter focusing on traditional Zimbabwean food.
Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don't include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment's notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote.
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