October 28, 2019
Written By Claudious Tours and Safaris
12 Days Africa Luxury Holiday Safari
This 12 Days Africa Luxury Holiday Safari Package takes you to Samburu Saruni Lodge for two nights; a ‘designer’ safari lodge located 7 km north of Samburu National Reserve, in Kenya’s wild north. On your Africa Luxury Holiday Safari Package, you will spend three nights at Saruni Mara; located in a private conservation area in the Maasai Mara Eco-system. Africa Luxury Holiday Safari vacations were born in the Golden Age of luxury travel and the ideals of that era are still very much alive. Africa’s best luxury safari tours feature warm, personal service, fine wine and dining, and quality creature comforts, all delivered in some of the world’s wildest settings where you can soak up the scenic natural beauty and witness the cycle of life’s raw drama play out between predator and prey.
Day 1 Arrive in Nairobi
Arrive in Nairobi, Kenya, where you are met and transferred to your Hotel Nairobi Ole Sereni Hotel, located just 10 miles from the airport. Dinner and Overnight stay. Meal Plan Bed and Breakfast
Day 2 Nairobi – Samburu National park
After breakfast, Our 12 Days Africa Luxury Holiday Safari begins by a transfer to Wilson airport for your 10.20am flight to Samburu. Arrive and transfer to Saruni Samburu your luxury camp for 2 nights. Enjoy game-drives in Samburu. Dinner and overnight at Saruni Samburu meal plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3 Samburu National park
Today we explore Samburu Game Reserve on morning and afternoon game-drives. Other than wildlife there are more that Samburu offers. Samburu National Reserve is a paradise for bird lovers, with over 350 species of birds already recorded.
You can enjoy a colorful assortment of birds such as vultures, kingfishers, marabous, bateleurs, guinea fowl, Somali ostriches and many more. Dinner and overnight at Saruni Samburu meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 4 Samburu – Masai Mara Saruni Camp
After breakfast, fly from Samburu to Mara Saruni Luxury Tented Camp. Upon arrival transfer to Saruni Mara camp booked on all inclusive basis with meals, mineral water, house wines, soft drinks, non-luxury spirits, game drives in 4 x 4 vehicle, night game drives, guided bush walks, sundowners, bush meals, one complimentary massage and laundry.
Day 5 Masai Mara National Park
Enjoy breakfast and spend full day and night at Saruni Mara with activities and game drives. The Mara is one of the richest wildlife spectacular scenery for the annual migration, the Masai Mara wildebeest migration is no considered to be one of the wonders of the world, especially as they cross the Mara River.
The reserve is also regarded as the most spectacular wildlife viewing area in Kenya with over 95 species of mammals and over 400 species of birds. Game viewing is never dull in the Mara and patience is rewarded with unique sightings, such as a pride of lion stalking prey. Dinner and overnight at Saruni Mara meal plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 6 Masai Mara National Park
Your day begins with an early morning game drive taking you into the Mara plains when the animals are most active. On the other hand, you may choose to add a hot air balloon safari – the ultimate safari experience! You leave camp before dawn – the sky is clear, the air is brisk and the conditions are perfect. As the sun rises over the Mara plains in your balloon lifts off, a bright splash of color rising into the blue. Overnight at the camp meal plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Watch as a stunning panorama unfolds below you and the balloon’s basket becomes your lookout post for a bird’s-eye view of the beauty of Africa. Float silently just a few hundred feet above herds of wild animals. Gazelle and Impala watch curiously with their tails flagging – a warning to others that you are approaching.
A pride of Lions stalks an unsuspecting herd of Wildebeest. Giraffes poke their heads out of the forest where they have been nibbling tender leaves. The tranquility of the experience is interrupted only by the occasional ‘whoosh’ of the air heaters.
Finally, you gently touch down, with an appetite sharpened by the fresh air, all ready for a delicious champagne breakfast in the middle of the bush. After a relaxing repast, continue honing your game spotting skills on a game drive as you make your way back to the camp. After lunch and some time to relax, enjoy a second game drive this afternoon.
Day 7 Saruni Masai Mara – Water Lovers in Diani Mombasa
After Breakfast, depart Mara at 11.00am for Nairobi. Land at Wilson airport and enjoy a snack from the mini restaurant as you wait to connect onto the 14.00Hr flight to Diani. Upon arrival into Diani, you will be met by Water Lovers representative who will then transfer you to Water Lovers for 4 nights on Bed and Breakfast basis.
WaterLovers is a quaint beach resort on the tropical shores of the Indian Ocean. It is located in Diani Beach, on Kenya’s South Coast, which is known for its white sands and turquoise warm waters – a perfect setting for a holiday in paradise by the ocean.
Day 8 Water Lovers in Diani
Spend the days at Water Lovers soaking up the Sun and enjoying spectacular views of the Kenyan Coast.
Day 9 Water Lovers in Diani
Spend your days relaxing by the pool or beach or involved in one of the many activities on offer including scuba diving, snorkeling, deep sea fishing, kite boarding, horseback riding, tennis and excursions.
Day 10 Optional Snorkeling at Kisite Marine Park
Snorkeling at Kisite Marine Park tour begins with a short briefing before the safari to discussing all your needs. Pick up from your hotel at 0630 Hours. Countryside drive in a private van through beautiful coconut plantation to “Shimoni” jetty. There, we meet our dhow crew and begin a leisurely Cruise on your own spacious wooden dhow. On deck you can relax on big comfortable pillows. Light breakfast on the boat, based on your favorite breakfast menu. Overnights at Water Lovers Beach Hotel Meal Plan Bed and Breakfast
Day 11 At the Beach Relaxing
Spend your days relaxing by the pool or beach or do scuba diving
Day 12 Mombasa – Nairobi
After breakfast, transfer to Diani airstrip for your flight to Wilson airport. Upon your arrival at Wilson, you will be met by our representative who will transfer you to JKIA for your international flight back home.