11 Days Wildlife and Beach Safari
This 11 days tour will take you to Shaba and Samburu Reserve, onwards to Sweetwaters, Ol Pejeta Conservancy proceeding to Great Rift Valley – Lake Nakuru onwards to the famous Masai Mara.
Highlights of the Wildlife and Beach Safari.
- Explore the fascinating Ol Pejeta Conservancy in northern Kenya, famous for its excellent population of rhino.
- Visit the Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Northern White Rhino conservation project.
- Game view in the world-famous Masai Mara, an excellent place to spot predators and other big game.
- Relax beside the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean Mombasa staying at a resort.
Tour Highlights of the 11 days Wildlife and Beach Safari.
Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi
Upon arrival in Nairobi, you will be met by our company representative and thereby transfer to your hotel in Nairobi. Overnight: Accommodation at Nairobi Serena Hotel.
Day 2: Transfer to Samburu National Reserve.
After breakfast, you will start the 11-day Wildlife and Beach Safari by transferring to the amazing area of Shaba and Samburu. Samburu Reserve is located on the banks of northern Kenya’s biggest river, Ewaso Nyiro. Look out for varied landscapes and pass through the local community villages of the Samburu. Option game drive in the park and look out for Elephants, Leopards, and Lions, among others. Accommodation and Meals at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge.
Day 3: Shaba & Samburu National Reserve
Spend this day on game drives in the Samburu and Buffalo Springs region. You will look out for the Grevy zebra, Somali ostrich, Giraffe, Gerenuk, and Ory, Olive Baboon, Warthogs, Grant’s gazelle, Kirk’s dik-dik, Impala, Waterbuck, and among others, have a picnic lunch in between the game drives. Accommodation and Meals at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge.
Day 4: Sweetwaters/Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Early morning game drive before breakfast. Then drive south to Sweetwaters/ Ol Pejeta Conservancy which is located west of Nanyuki, between the foothills of the Aberdares and Mount Kenya. You will arrive at your accommodation around lunchtime. Your camp offers a wonderful view of the watering hole, so you can get up close and personal with the wildlife sightings. It’s one of the largest black rhino sanctuaries in East Africa. In the afternoon you drive to the Chimpanzee Sanctuary and visit these great apes accompanied by a ranger. Accommodation and Meals at Sweetwaters Serena Camp.
Day 5: Lake Nakuru National Park/Lake Elementaita
After breakfast, today you drive further south and descend to Great Rift Valley and the soda lake Lake Nakuru. As you proceed, along the way you can stop at the Thomson Falls and at a viewpoint for beautiful views of the valley. Thomsons Falls is on a river called Ewaso Ng’iro in Central rift valley Kenya. It is a few kilometers from Ol Bolossat Lake.
Lake Nakuru is one of the Great Rift Valley lakes and is surrounded by wooded and bushy grassland and home to rhinoceroses, cormorants, pelicans, flamingos, and about 450 other bird species. It is now a Rhino Sanctuary you can spot the white and rare black rhino. In the afternoon you will go on a game drive in the park before proceeding to Lake Elementaita, for accommodation and meals at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge.
Day 6: Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara Game Reserve
After breakfast, drive to the famous Masai Mara situated in south-west Kenya which is one of Africa’s Greatest Wildlife Reserves. The Mara is characterized by vast savannah grassland plains, hills, acacia forests, and dense scrub. The Masai Mara connects with the Serengeti in Tanzania and is part of the annual migration from around July to October. During this period, the Mara River is defied with the annual great migration where you get to view millions of wildebeest and zebras crossing the Mara River. You will have an evening game drive in the park, look out for wildebeest, zebra and gazelle, black-maned lion, big herds of elephant, buffalo, and other plains game. Accommodation and Meals at the Sarova Mara Game Camp.
Day 7: Game Safaris in Masai Mara Game Reserve
This day will be spent in the reserve embarking on two exciting game drives, where you can spot more game like the Lion, Hyena, Cheetah, Buffalo, Black Rhinos, and Leopard. You may also take an optional balloon safari for a unique experience while taking in the varied landscape and wildlife. Accommodation and Meals at Sarova Mara Game Camp
Day 8: Flight from Masai Mara or Nairobi to the South Coast of Mombasa.
On this day, you will take a flight either directly from Masai Mara or head back to Nairobi and take a flight to Mombasa. We recommend the direct flight from Mara to Ukunda airstrip in Mombasa though to save time. Upon arrival, you will check into your beach hotel on the dazzling coast of Diani Beach. The beach is famous for its white sand beaches, blue ocean, and (kite)surfing, other activities include snorkeling and diving, and you can relax at the beach or at the swimming pool or take a massage.
Accommodation and Meals at Leopard Beach Resort & Spa – superior balcony room
Day 9 and 10: Beach stay south coast of Mombasa/Diani Beach.
Accommodation and Meals at Leopard Beach Resort & Spa – superior balcony room.
Included in the Beach Stay are soft drinks, afternoon teas, coffee, and a few selected alcoholic drinks.
Day 11: Departure
After breakfast depending on your flight schedule, you will be transferred back to the airport for your flight back to Nairobi onwards back home at the end of the 11-day Wildlife and Beach Safari
Included in the 11-day Wildlife and Beach Safari
Ground transportation in a safari customized 4WD Toyota Land cruiser with gasoline/fuel, Mineral water in the vehicle, services of an English-speaking Driver/guide, Accommodation, Meals, all Park Entrance Fees, Boat rides where applicable, Statutory Taxes where applicable and personal Medical emergency evacuation cover.
Excluded in the 11-day Wildlife and Beach Safari.
International Airfares; Excess baggage charges; Kenya Entry Visa Fees USD 50 per person; fees for International travel Vaccinations and Inoculations; Items of personal nature such us Room service, Beverages, Communications charges (telephone, fax, internet), Laundry, etc.; Postage fees, Porterage fees, Tips and Gratuities for your Driver/guide and Hotels staff, Shopping charges for Curios and Crafts, International Airport Departure Taxes, Optional activities unless specified as included, Any other services not expressly shown in the itinerary or indicated as included.
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