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October 30, 2019

Wise Traveller Annual Multi-Trip Travel Insurance – 30% Discount

Written By Richard Batka

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October 28, 2019

15 Days Kenya Tanzania Luxury Safari

Written By Claudious Tours and Safaris

https://www.claudioustours.co.ke/tour/15-days-kenya-tanzania-luxury-safari-holiday/

15 Days Kenya Tanzania Luxury Safari

15 Days Kenya Tanzania Luxury Safari Holiday is our most comprehensive and perhaps the most popular safari we offer. It is a magnificent journey through Kenya and Tanzania with luxuriously long stays in each game park, abundant time for rich wildlife viewing sessions and several exhilarating flights to expedite travel from one game park to another. This Luxury Safari Holiday is one of our most comprehensive safaris, going to all the great highlights of these amazing countries. Spend half a month submerged deep in the thrill of the fascinating Kenya with all its extensive fauna and awe-inspiring picturesque scenery in full glory. From the intriguing sightings of Reticulated Giraffe, Grevy’s Zebra, and Blue-legged Somali Ostrich in Samburu Park to capturing a closer view of droves of flamingos loitering close-by the bank of Lake Nakuru, we’ll take you to all the fabulous game reserves and wildlife rich national parks along the East African Rift.

Day 1 Arrive in Nairobi

Touching down in Nairobi, we are whisked to the Nairobi Serena Hotel. Overnight at the Nairobi Serena Hotel Meal Plan Bed and Breakfast

Day 2 Nairobi – Samburu Game Reserve

After breakfast, our 15 Days Kenya Tanzania Luxury Safari Holiday begins by taking a light aircraft to Kenya’s northern frontier. Wild and rugged, Samburu is fiercely beautiful with its arid savannahs watered by the lovely Uaso Nyiro River. It is also one of Kenya’s most protected areas and home to species only found north of the equator, from the reticulated giraffe to Grevy zebras and beisa oryxes. We also enjoy Larsen Tented Camp, our luxurious hostelry set beneath a canopy of acacia trees along the banks of the river.

Day 3 Samburu Game Reserve

After breakfast, we set off in pursuit of the elephants, lions, leopards, and cheetahs that thrive in the reserve’s grasslands and acacia woodlands. Overnight at Larsens Tented Camp Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4 Samburu Game Reserve – Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Excitement and expectations build as we fly to the Maasai Mara with its myth-like stories of bountiful wildlife. Our game drives are rousing exploits in the company of guides who regale us with bush lore. The climax will be at the Bush Sundowners —a unique joy of safari life, where one savours the exotic contradiction of a civilized cocktail party staged in the untamed wildness of Africa. Our Karen Blixen Camp accommodations provide delightful nights under canvas. Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5 Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Masai Mara plains will spice up your Safari with the Balloon Flights. For the adventure of a lifetime we offer the unique experience of a Balloon Safari over the plains, forest and river of the Masai Mara Game Reserve, famous for its abundance of wildlife throughout the year. Elephants, Buffalo, Hippos, Lions and prolific numbers of plains game are regularly seen, as are the countless species of Birds both in flight and atop their lofty perches in the trees. Dinner and overnight at Karen Blixen Camp Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6 Maasai Mara Game Reserve – Serengeti National Park

Bush flights are a pleasure in themselves and we wing our way to another legendary safari setting where the vast ecosystem plays host to the planet’s most awesome wildlife spectacle. So unique, in fact, the park is a World Heritage Site and listed as an International Biosphere Reserve. Its arching landscapes embody quintessential Africa…golden and endless. Long peaceful days at the Serengeti Serena Lodge bring the rewards of excellent game viewing and utter tranquility. Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7 Serengeti National Park

Morning and evening game drives. Weathered domes of granite and gneiss are a favorite retreat of the big cats, a place to rest and to watch the surrounding vegetation for both danger and for prey. Giraffe browse in small groups among the trees. Bohor reed buck and waterbuck restrict their travels to the vegetation near the rivers and streams.

Great numbers of ostrich, Grant’s gazelle, topi, hartebeest, impala and African water buffalo abound. Lion, cheetah, wild dog and hyena! Leopards are seen resting in the trees. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Serena Lodge Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 8 Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Crater

After an early breakfast drive to the nearby Ngorongoro Conservation Area and descend into the famous Crater. Here you will explore the fantastic wildlife of this unique ecosystem. Overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge Meal Plan Breakfast Lunch and Dinner

Day 9 Ngorongoro Crater

Full day crater tour followed by dinner and overnight stay at a lodge Ngorongoro Serena Lodge by the crater rim. Meal Plan Breakfast Lunch and Dinner

Day 10 Ngorongoro — Lake Manyara National Park

After breakfast, we head into this magical Lake Manyara National Park. With landscapes unchanged since the dawn of time, the sheer number of species here is incomparable. The afternoon brings a change of ecosystems as we drive the spectacular descent from the escarpment to the ancient soda lake of Manyara and check into the Lake Manyara Serena Lodge, standing high on a bluff above a flamingo-frosted expanse of gleaming water.

Day 11 Lake Manyara National Park

The game in this park is plentiful and the magnificent bird watching will make a devotee out of even the most reluctant. It is also one of the very few places in Africa to see tree-climbing lions. Lake Manyara great shock of pink flamingoes will also delight. Overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 12 Lake Manyara National Park – Tarangire National Park

After breakfast, we drive to Tarangire National Park. With a permanent water source, the park is virtually guaranteed enormous herds and excellent game viewing including cheetah, lion, leopard and hyena and a herd of elephants. Overnight at Tarangire Sopa Lodge Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 13 Tarangire National Park – Amboseli National Park

After breakfast, we drive to Amboseli National Park arriving in time for lunch. Overnight at Amboseli Serena Lodge Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 14 Amboseli National Park

Early morning and late afternoon game drives. The Park shelters more than 420 species of birds and has enormous Elephant population and other big game attracted to the area by underground springs fed from the melting snows of Mount Kilimanjaro. Overnight at Amboseli Serena Lodge Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 15 Amboseli National Park – Nairobi

We spend a last morning in the bush admiring unspoilt Africa, preparing to return to Nairobi. A mid-afternoon arrival in Nairobi, day room at Serena Hotel for relaxing, then we fly home later that night.

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October 28, 2019

12 Days Africa Luxury Holiday Safari

Written By Claudious Tours and Safaris

https://www.claudioustours.co.ke/tour/12-days-africa-luxury-holiday-safari-package/

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.

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October 28, 2019

12 Days Beach Bush Kenya Safari Adventures

Written By Claudious Tours and Safaris

https://www.claudioustours.co.ke/tour/12-days-beach-bush-kenya-safari-adventures/

12 Days Beach Bush Kenya Safari Adventures

12 Days Beach Bush Kenya Safari Adventures combines three varied wildlife reserves with the beautiful beaches of the Indian Ocean. 12 Days Beach Bush Kenya Safari Adventures transport is by off-road 4×4 vehicle ensuring a more comfortable journey and superior game-viewing. 12 Days Beach Bush Kenya Safari Adventures takes you to Kenya’s finest game lodges, luxury safari camps and five star boutique resorts in the beaches of Mombasa. The tour offers lots of scope to include optional activities which really ensure that you get the most out of your safari holiday in Kenya. Our 12 Days Beach Bush Kenya Safari Adventures gives you this chance to experience one of Kenya`s greatest Bush Safari Tour.

Day 1 Arrive in Nairobi

Arrive in Nairobi, Kenya, where you are met and transferred to your Hotel Nairobi Heka Hotel, located just 10 miles from the airport. Dinner and Overnight stay. Meal Plan Bed and Breakfast

Day 2 Nairobi – Samburu National park

Pick up from your Nairobi hotel by 4×4 safari vehicle in the morning and begin our 12 Days Beach Bush Kenya Safari Adventures to Samburu National Reserve arriving in time for lunch. Upon arrival in Samburu enjoy a short game en-route to Samburu Ashnil Luxury Camp. Check in and lunch follows. An afternoon Safari game drive is planned in the park where unique resident wildlife species like the Reticulated Giraffe, Grevy Zebra, Beisa Oryx and the Blue legged Somali Ostrich can be seen. Dinner and Overnight at the Camp Meal plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 3 Samburu National Park

This morning we wake early for a morning game drive to explore Samburu National Reserve in search for elephants and big cats as well as the unusual animals for which Samburu is noted such as the endangered Gravy Zebra and the Reticulated Giraffe. Dinner and Overnight at Ashnil Luxury Camp Meal plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 4 Samburu National Park – Lake Nakuru

After breakfast we set off towards the stunning scenery of Kenya’s Great Rift Valley arriving in time for lunch at Mbweha Safari Camp. Mbweha Camp is a high quality safari camp set on the private 6400 acre Congreve Conservancy near the southern border of Lake Nakuru National Park and has spectacular views of the surrounding mountainous landscape. Dinner and Overnight at Mbweha Safari Camp Meal plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 5 Lake Nakuru National park

After breakfast at Mbweha Safari Camp, we set off with a picnic lunch for a full day to explore the Lake Nakuru National Park. The Park is famous for its spectacular pink flamingos that gather on its salt encrusted shores as well as for other bird species including African fish eagles and pelicans. The park is also home to an abundance of wildlife including black rhino, white rhino, hippo, leopard, lion and the rare Rothschild giraffe. Dinner and overnight at Mbweha Safari Camp

Day 6 Lake Nakuru – Maasai Mara National Park

After breakfast, we drive to Maasai Mara National Reserve arriving in time for lunch at Tipilikwani Mara Camp. Tipilikwani Mara Camp has 20 luxury tents located on the banks of the Talek River overlooking the Mara plains. We have one evening game drives before coming back to the camp for dinner and overnight stay. Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 7 Full Day in Masai Mara National Park

We spend a full day in the Masai Mara on morning and afternoon game drives. It is in the Mara that the most spectacular event of the natural wonders of the world takes place. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti in search of water and pasture. Dinner and overnight stay at the meal plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 8 Masai Mara – Nairobi – Mombasa

After breakfast, we drive back to Nairobi arriving in time for lunch at the carnivore restaurant, after lunch drop at Wilson airport for the afternoon flight to Diani / Ukunda on the Kenya coast. Met and transferred to Leopard Beach Resort and Spa for 4 nights (Half Board basis). Dinner and overnight at the Leopard Beach Resort and Spar

Day 9 Leopard Beach Resort and Spa

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. Dinner and overnight at the Leopard Beach Resort and Spar. The resort is located on a prime location on Diani Beach on Kenya’s South Coast. Leopard Beach Resort offers both luxury hotel stay and up-market fully serviced villas

Day 10 Optional Activities on this day

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 Its a day to Relax at the Beach

Spend the days at Leopard Beach Resort soaking up the Sun and enjoying spectacular views of the Kenyan Coast.

Day 12 Mombasa Nairobi

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Diani Ukunda airport for the flight back to Nairobi. Transfer to the international airport to check-in for your flight home.

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October 27, 2019

6 Days Kenya Lodge Safari

Written By Claudious Tours and Safaris

6 Days Kenya Lodge Safari

Our 6 Days Kenya Lodge Safari Package has it all. A safari that combines bird watching at the Rift Valley lakes and wildlife safari in Maasai Mara. This 6 days Kenya lodge safari goes to the hotels and lodges in the parks. 6 Days Kenya Lodge Safari Packages is for travelers who look for more expensive safari options. Accommodation range from luxury lodges, mid-range lodges and luxury tented camps. Kenya safari lodges available at our company & Safaris offer one of its kind adventures with all of the comfort and the trimmings you’d expect from a luxury accommodation. Kenya Lodge safaris- accommodated safaris run on private and exclusive basis closed to a specific group traveling together. The tours depart at client’s most convenient day.

Day 1: Nairobi – Amboseli National Park

On this day you will be picked up from your hotel at 0730 -0800hrs hrs then drive to Amboseli national park arriving in time for lunch via Loitoktok road, on arrival check in the Lodge for lunch, after lunch proceed for the afternoon game drive which will take you until 1830hrs, dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sopa lodge

Day 2: Amboseli National Park

Full day game drive. Game drive will start in the morning after breakfast ready with your picnic lunch. Amboseli National park is one of the most popular wildlife sanctuaries in Kenya. It is situated close to Kenya- Tanzania border, The Park lies at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa (5,896m) whose snow-capped summit presents a splendid view on clear days.

Day 3: Amboseli – Lake Nakuru

Depart Amboseli in the morning Via Nairobi for lunch and drive to the Great Rift Valley viewing sceneries en route, arriving to the Pink Lake often referred so due to it’s Great masses of Flamingos. Arrive in time for lunch at the lodge. The game drive will start at 4 :00pm till 6:30 pm.Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru lodge.

Lake Nakuru’s claim to fame is anchored on its flamingo’s and the over 400 species of birds found here. The lake itself is a soda lake on the floor of the rift valley. The sight of the at times millions of flamingos is quite spectacular.

Day 4: Lake Nakuru- Maasai Mara

After breakfast departs for Maasai Mara – the land of vast migrating animals. Arrival will be in time for lunch. After lunch embark on a game drive. Dinner and overnight at Sopa or Sentrim Lodge.

Day 5: Maasai Mara

Full day spent exploring Masai Mara in search of the Big 5. We will have our picnic lunch at the hippo pool. Optional hot air balloon safari can be arranged at an extra cost of US$ 450 per person . Dinner and overnight stay at Mara Sopa or Sentrim Lodge

It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna- lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures.

Day 6: Maasai Mara -Nairobi

Pre breakfast game drives then return to the lodge for breakfast , return to Nairobi where the safari ends.

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October 27, 2019

7 Days Kenya Luxury Bush Beach Holidays

Written By Claudious Tours and Safaris

https://www.claudioustours.co.ke/tour/7-days-kenya-luxury-bush-beach-holidays/

7 Days Kenya Luxury Bush Beach Holidays

7 Days Kenya Luxury Bush Beach Holidays Package allows for the perfect barefoot beach escape and and wildlife safari is the idyllic way to end off your safari in Kenya. Kenya is ideally suited to a beach and bush holiday. Indeed, you could say that it is tailor-made for this combination of activities. This 7 Days Kenya Luxury Bush Beach Holidays allows you to discover the best of Kenya taking in the whole of Masai Mara which is the home to some of the greatest concentrations of wildlife on Earth with millions of plains game.

Day 1 Arrive Nairobi, Kenya

Arrive in Nairobi, Kenya, where you are met and transferred to your luxurious accommodations, located just 10 miles from the bustling city and overlooking the tranquil Ngong Hills. Hemingways Nairobi.

Hemingways Nairobi is one of the best 5 star luxury hotels in Kenya offering exceptional services and comfort. This boutique hotel in Nairobi is the place for you.

Day 2 Fly to Masai Mara National Park

From Wilson Airport, catch a scheduled flight to Masai Mara National Park. On arrival at the bush airstrip, a lodge representative will be there to drive you to your Luxurious safari camp Mahali Mzuri in the Masai Mara National Park.

Mahali Mzuri is Sir Richard Bronson safari camp located in Masai Mara environment. The luxury camp combines exquisite beauty and comfort with adventure for every guest. Mahali Mzuri will introduce you to unending opportunities for game viewing especially during the Great Migration. The camp’s 12 exclusive tents with en suite bathrooms and private deck, dining room, friendly staff and spectacular views of the wilderness make it a safari experience you’ve never had before. The luxury camp is ideal for complete relaxation with grand access to abundant wildlife.

Day 3 Masai Mara National Park

Spend this whole day with a game drive in search of the big five and many other wildlife that inhabits this beautiful savannah plains. There will be picnic lunch in the course of the day.

Day 4 Masai Mara

Hot air balloon ride though optional adding to the drama is the unmatched natural spectacle of the annual Great Migration, when millions of wildebeests, zebras and other herd animals go on a relentless drive to find fresh grazing land, traversing the Mara from approximately August through early October. Full board accommodation.

Day 5 Masai Mara – Fly to Mombasa Alfajiri in Diani Beach

you will be driven to the airstrip for a scheduled flight to the Mombasa Alfajiri in Diani Beach. Upon landing, you’ll be met by a lodge representative and be taken to your beach hotel.

Overlooking the fine white sands of Diani Beach, this luxury villa complex offers a completely different take on the Kenya safari experience. While proximity to the Indian Ocean is undoubtedly the main attraction scuba diving and snorkeling, kite surfing and deep-sea fishing.

Day 6 Mombasa

Spend the whole day relaxing at the Kenya coastal finest beach.

Day 7 Mombasa Nairobi

After breakfast, fly back to Nairobi and proceed on with your international flight back home.

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October 27, 2019

11 Days Kenya Luxury Safari Beach Package

Written By Claudious Tours and Safaris

https://www.claudioustours.co.ke/tour/11-days-kenya-luxury-safari-beach-packages/

11 Days Kenya Luxury Safari Beach Package

11 Days Kenya Luxury Safari Beach Packages is an excellent way to get to enjoy the various attractions of this diverse country. Luxury Safari and Beach Packages isn’t just about your luxury accommodation; it’s also the exclusive safari experience that comes with it and ending this safari off with a few days in Mombasa beach. Africa has some of the world’s Luxury camps, where premium wine cellars, private plunge pools and spas have been created in the most remote settings and the tents can only be described as five-star hotel rooms under canvas. This package is ideal for experiencing a unique adventure against the backdrop of dramatic natural scenery. Witness wildlife in big numbers as they roam freely in their natural habitat, the rolling plains, Vast rift valley lake, & finally crown your Kenya safari holiday tour package with a relaxing beach getaway in one of Kenya’s leading beach resorts.

Day 1 Arrive in Nairobi

Arrive in Nairobi, Kenya, where you are met and transferred to your luxurious Hotel, located just 10 miles from the bustling city and overlooking the tranquil Ngong Hills. Hemingways Nairobi. Hemingways Nairobi is one of the best 5 star luxury hotels in Kenya offering exceptional services and comfort. This boutique hotel in Nairobi is the place for you.

Day 2 Nairobi – Masai Mara

After breakfast, transfer you to Wilson Airport for your flight to Mara North. Depart Nairobi in the morning, arriving at Mara North an hour later, where your Saruni guide will meet you. Exclusive game drives later in the afternoon in Mara North Conservancy. Enjoy a completely different and less- explored corner of the Mara ecosystem in total privacy, brimming with wildlife. Dinner and Overnight at Saruni Mara Camp Meal plan Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

Day 3 Masai Mara

Early morning game drives to look for the big cats and other predators of the Mara, returning to the lodge or camp for lunch and treatments at the Maasai Well being Space. In the afternoon, a game drive will take you to a special area where the largest ‘tower’ of giraffe can be seen, followed by dinner at the lodge or camp and an optional night game drive.

Day 4 Masai Mara

Walk through the valleys and plains surrounding Saruni Mara, accompanied by a vehicle, or a game drive up to the top of Kilileoni, the highest mountain in the Serengeti- Masai Mara ecosystem – led by your skillful and knowledgeable Maasai guides. In the afternoon you will discover more of Mara North and its surrounding conservancies and experience? First-hand what makes the Mara one of the most exciting wildernesses in the world.

Day 5 Masai Mara

Venture through the plains of Mara North Conservancy in pursuit of the more rare and elusive species. Another wildlife-abundant game drive with a leisurely bush breakfast completes another exciting morning. Head back into Mara North for a late afternoon game drive, finishing your drive with refreshing sundowners overlooking the immense plains surrounding you before heading back to the lodge or camp for a hearty dinner. Dinner and overnight at the camp meal plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6 Flight to Diani – Saruni Ocean

After breakfast, another morning game drive you might visit the rhino sanctuary on the way to the airstrip and once again admire the hippos and the crocodiles of the Mara River. The flight to Diani Ukunda leaves the Mara at 14:00 PM and arrives in Ukunda at 16:00 PM.

A Saruni vehicle will be waiting to transfer you 40 minutes south to Msambweni beach. Arrive at the pristine white-sand shores of Saruni Ocean, welcomed by the warm sea breeze just in time for a sunset cocktail. Enjoy a delicious seafood spread before turning in for the night to your elegant and spacious, air-conditioned villa. Accommodation is on full board basis including drinks only – Additional activities are payable direct

Day 7 Saruni Ocean Ocean Beach Hotel

Wake up for an early morning dip in the sparkling infinite pool, a walk on the beach followed by a relaxing morning of pampering treatments at the Serenity SPA. Spend the afternoon snorkeling the beautiful coral reefs and exploring the nearby coastline.

Day 8 Beach – Saruni Ocean

After breakfast, head out on the clear ocean on a traditional dhow to visit Funzi Island for a day of sailing, fishing, swimming with dolphins and discovering rare turtles. Return to Saruni Ocean to unwind in your beautiful suite, in the pool, on the beach or at the Serenity SPA.

Day 9 Saruni Ocean Beach Hotel

Enjoy early walks on the beach followed by relaxing mornings of beauty and health treatments at the Serenity SPA. Start the days off with a sun-saluting yoga class, followed by a tropical breakfast, a morning massage and a dip in the warm Indian Ocean.

Day 10 Saruni Ocean Beach Hotel

Spend the morning and afternoon’s snorkeling at the beautiful coral reefs and explore the nearby coastline. After lunch, Head out on the clear ocean on a traditional dhow to visit Wasini Island and Kisite Marine Park for a day of diving, snorkeling, swimming with dolphins, discovering rare turtles and sailing. Unwind in your beautiful villa, on the beach or in the Serenity SPA.

Day 11 Flight to Nairobi – Departure

Wake up to the sound of gentle waves and the slight breeze swaying palm trees one last time. Relax and rejuvenate for the morning, before departing in the afternoon for your flight back to Nairobi, which leaves Diani at 16:00 PM and arrives at Wilson Airport at 17:30 PM. Transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to catch your international flight. Meal Plan Breakfast and Lunch

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October 27, 2019

8 Days Luxury Kenya Diani Beach Safari Holiday

Written By Claudious Tours and Safaris

https://www.claudioustours.co.ke/tour/8-days-luxury-kenya-diani-beach-safari-holiday/

8 Days Luxury Kenya Diani Beach Safari Holiday

8 Days Luxury Kenya Diani Beach Safari Holiday goes to top end selections of Camps and beach resorts in Kenya called the Elewana boutique lodges, camps and hotels. Kenya is a holiday destination that offers incredible natural beauty, soul-stirring cultural encounters, sensational game viewing and, of course, the thrills and spills of the Wildebeest Migration. No wonder it’s the birthplace of safari travel! 8 Days Luxury Kenya Diani Beach Safari Holiday is a two holidays in one with our Safari and Beach packages. 8 Days Luxury Kenya Diani Beach Safari Holiday takes in the dramas and spectacle of the Savannah while on safari and then relax on the soft sandy beaches of the Kenyan coast. Combine the excitement of adventure in the bush followed by a rejuvenating time on beaches that regularly appear on Top of the lists.

Day 1 Arrive in Nairobi

Upon arrival at Nairobi International Airport you will be met by one of our member who will transfer you by road to Hemingway’s Hotel. Room Type: Deluxe Room Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast

Day 2 Nairobi – Masai Mara National park

After breakfast, you will be met and transferred to Wilson Airport for your light aircraft to the Masai Mara to Elephant Pepper Camp. Elephant Pepper Camp is in the Mara North Conservancy, Regarded as one of Kenya’s most successful conservation models, Mara North Conservancy is an exclusive safari destination in a prime wildlife area. Elephant Pepper Camp is a small and exclusive camp, located away from other lodges, in the heart of the Mara North Conservancy. Game drive is excellent in this part of Masai Mara.

Nestled in a lush thicket of Elephant Pepper trees overlooking open grasslands frequented by herds of game, Elephant Pepper Camp maintains a rustic luxury and authenticity of a traditional safari from yesteryear. Spacious canvas tents are elegantly furnished with Raj campaign furniture, and enjoy comfortable en suite bathrooms. Dinner and Overnight at Elephant Pepper Camp Meal plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 3 Masai Mara National park

After breakfast, the search for great predators and perhaps even cubs continues today during extensive game drive. On the plains are enormous herds of grazing animals plus the elusive cheetah and leopard hiding amidst acacia boughs. We also visit a Masai village and glimpse life so ancient and yet so enduring that it astonishes. The true pinnacle of our journey to the Mara however will be Bush Sundowners—a civilized cocktail party staged in the untamed wilds of Africa. Dinner and Overnight at Elephant Pepper Camp Meal plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 4 Masai Mara National park

With its rolling grasslands and wide open savannahs grasslands, the Maasai Mara is the kind of unfettered, sprawling wilderness you thought only existed on Hollywood film sets. But it’s real. And of course at certain times of the year the famous Maasai Mara rumbles to the beat of hundreds of thousands of hooves as the Great Wildebeest Migration rolls in Between July and October unimaginable numbers of wildebeest, zebra and gazelles flood into the Maasai Mara from the Serengeti where they gather to graze and relax on the Mara’s plains. Dinner and Overnight at Elephant Pepper Camp Meal plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 5 Masai Mara National park – AfroChic Diani Beach

Fly directly to Mombasa from Maasai Mara and spend 3 night stay at the AfroChic Diani Beach Hotel Relax by the Indian Ocean or partake several of the activities available at the beach:- Skydiving, Quad bike safaris, Micro-light flights, Snorkeling and Scuba diving, Deep sea fishing, Glass bottom boats Surfing, kite surfing and wind surfing, Jet skis, Day trips to Wasini Island and Marine Park, Mombasa City visits including the tour of Fort Jesus and Old Town, Day trip to Shimba Hills Game Reserve, Dolphin watching, and Golf. All the activities mentioned above will be paid as an additional cost.

Day 6 Afro Chic Diani Beach

AfroChic Diani Beach is reminiscent of a large, Mediterranean-style comfortable family villa with yellow and white façades, where guests can relax under shady umbrellas on their individual balconies. The gardens are an abundance of vibrant colors from the bougainvillea growing along the hedges, to frangipani trees, to the bright yellow plumage of the busy Weaver Birds in the reed pond.

Day 7 AfroChic Diani Beach

Diani Beach is known for its colorful sea life, which can be enjoyed by snorkeling, scuba or glass bottom boat. Diani also hosts migratory populations of dolphins and whales.

Day 8 AfroChic Diani Beach – Fly back to Nairobi

You will be transferred to the airport in time for your scheduled flight to Nairobi where your onward connection will end your safari in Kenya. Meal Plan Breakfast

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October 27, 2019

13 Days Africa Serena Hotels Lodges Luxury Resorts Safari Holidays

Written By Claudious Tours and Safaris

13 Days Africa Serena Hotels Lodges Luxury Resorts Safari Holidays

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Africa Serena Hotels Lodges Luxury Resorts Safari Holidays offer unparalleled luxury in the bush and on the beach. This top selection of lodging in Kenya showcases the unique accommodation available. The Serena camps and lodges take the meaning of a luxury holiday in Kenya to new levels and it makes Kenya to be the place to visit when looking for a stunning safari destination. Africa Serena hotels lodges’ luxury Resorts safari Holidays operate up market, exclusive and bespoke safaris for clients that still want the real safari experience. Africa Serena hotels lodges luxury Resorts safari Holidays offer a unique blend of comfort, relaxation and adventure.

Day 1 Nairobi Arrival – Nairobi Serena Hotel

Arrival and Transfer to the Hotel the Nairobi Serena Hotel. Justly famed for its superlative standards of efficiency, service and hospitality, the elegantly sophisticated Nairobi Serena Hotel is 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. Overnight at the Nairobi Serena Hotel Meal Plan Bed and Breakfast

Day 2 Nairobi – Amboseli National Park

After breakfast, drive to Amboseli National Park arriving just in time for lunch followed by an evening games drive. Set against the magnificent backdrop of Africa’s highest mountain, the glittering Mount Kilimanjaro, Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge enjoys a uniquely privileged position at the heart of this world famous national park. Secluded within a grove of acacia trees, the lodge looks out over the golden savannah plains, with uninterrupted views of the mountain itself. Dinner and overnight stay at Amboseli Serena lodge FB

Day 3 Amboseli National Park

Spend another day at your lodge with morning and evening game drives. You will have the chance to view and photograph the largest herds of Elephants in Kenya, Lions, cheetahs, buffalo, and numerous birds species, all posing against the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro. Dinner and overnight stay at Amboseli Serena Lodge FB

Day 4 Mount Kenya Serena Lodge

Depart after breakfast and drive to Mount Kenya arriving in time for lunch at the Serena Mountain Lodge. Secreted deep within the country’s largest forest reserve, the lodge offers the clarity of mountain air, the tranquility of the forest, a colorful parade of wildlife, and the chance of scaling the icy peaks of Kenya’s highest mountain. View game from the hotel’s balconies as the animals visit the watering hole and salt lick. Dinner and overnight Serena Mountain Lodge FB

Day 5 Kenya – Sweetwaters Game Reserve

Today we travel to the exotic Sweetwaters Tented Camp in the secluded heart of Ol Pejeta Ranch and Rhino Reserve. Sweetwaters boasts of excellent game viewing with the highest ratio of game to area of any park or reserve in Kenya. Moreover, the camp has its own private waterhole and salt lick so we’ll be guaranteed unprecedented close encounters. Whether its day or night game drives, lion tracking, al fresco dining or relaxing by pool, Sweetwaters Serena Luxury Camp is bound to delight.

Day 6 Sweetwaters Game Reserve – Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp

After breakfast, depart to Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp arriving in time for lunch at the lodge. After lunch we will have an afternoon game walk along the lake, visiting the lake shore. Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp is located along the shores of the Lake Elmenteita within the Soysambu Conservancy offering a blend of exclusivity and adventure. The small and exclusive Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp offers an area of breathtaking beauty and also home to many rare species of animals. The camp blends elegance with modern luxury and will offer cuisine and service of high standards.

Day 7 Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp – Maasai Mara Game Reserve

After breakfast depart and drive to Maasai Mara arriving in time for lunch. You will have time to relax followed by an afternoon game drive. Masai Mara Serena lodge is Located at the very center of the famous ‘Mara Triangle’ of the world-renowned Masai Mara National Reserve, the Mara Serena Safari Lodge is the ultimate safari destination. Set high on a bush-cloaked hill with long views over the savannah and down to the winding coils of the hippo-filled Mara River, it stands center-stage to one of Africa’s most dramatic wildlife arenas, with a ringside seat for the ‘greatest wildlife show on earth’, the legendary migration of the wildebeest. Dinner and overnight at Mara Serena Lodge FB

Day 8 Maasai Mara Game Reserve

The day is spent exploring the Maasai Mara with morning and afternoon game drives. The Mara is most famous for the annual wildebeest migration that takes place every July to October. Each luxuriously-presented room is accommodated in its own stand-alone modular unit, with uninterrupted views, private balcony and spacious seating area. Dinner and overnight at Mara Serena lodge FB

Day 9 Maasai Mara Game Reserve – Mombasa Serena Beach Hotel

After breakfast in Masai Mara, drive to Nairobi arriving in time for lunch. After lunch, proceed to the airport to fly to Mombasa for two nights at the Mombasa Serena beach hotel.

Day 10 Mombasa Serena Beach Hotel

The perfect destination to relax under the tropical sun and the coconut palm trees the Mombasa white sands beach. Here you have lots of options like visit the National Museum; sunbathing on the beautiful beaches, visit the Marine Parks, participating in the various water sports, snorkeling, Buccaneer diving, touring Mombasa town as well as shopping. Overnight at Mombasa Serena Beach Hotel Meal Plan Breakfast and Dinner

Day 11 Mombasa Serena Beach Hotel

The day at leisure at the beach Overnight at Mombasa Serena Beach Hotel Meal Plan Breakfast and Dinner

Day 12 Mombasa Serena Beach Hotel

The day at leisure at the beach Overnight at Mombasa Serena Beach Hotel Meal Plan Breakfast and Dinner

Day 10 Mombasa Serena Beach Hotel

The perfect destination to relax under the tropical sun and the coconut palm trees the Mombasa white sands beach. Here you have lots of options like visit the National Museum; sunbathing on the beautiful beaches, visit the Marine Parks, participating in the various water sports, snorkeling, Buccaneer diving, touring Mombasa town as well as shopping. Overnight at Mombasa Serena Beach Hotel Meal Plan Breakfast and Dinner

Day 13 Mombasa – Nairobi

After lunch today, you will leave Mombasa and connect in Nairobi for your international flight home. By the time you leave Kenya, you’re once in a life time dream will have come true. Meal Plan Breakfast

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October 25, 2019

4 Days Affordable Family Safari Holidays

Written By Claudious Tours and Safaris

4 Days Affordable Family Safari Holidays

4 Days Affordable Family Safari Holidays package takes your Family to Maasai Mara, the 7th wonder of the world. 4 Days Affordable Family Safari Holidays offers a chance to explore Kenya’s best wildlife habitats on an itinerary designed for fun. Family Safari Holidays is a chance to see animals of all kinds in beautiful natural environments. 4 days affordable family safari holidays offer family-friendly lodges and are designed to coincide with school vacations. When people think of safari in Africa, a Kenya safari is the one that comes to mind. From the stampeding herds of the Mara to the cultures of the Maasai, Rendille and Samburu, and the Pink Flamingos of the Rift Valley Lakes against the backdrop of the majestic Mount Kenya. This is the original “Out of Africa” destination. 4 days affordable family safari holidays in Kenya, is more than just your average foray into the African wilds.This is the original “Out of Africa” destination.

Day 1 Arrive in in Nairobi

Arrive in Nairobi and be transferred to your Hotel Sarova panafric for your Dinner and overnight stay. Meal Plan Bed and Breakfast
Day 2 Nairobi – Maasai Mara

After breakfast, drive via the Great Rift Valley to arrive at Maasai Mara in time for lunch. Along the way we will have a distant view of Mt. Longonot, Lake Naivasha, and the Great Rift Valley escarpment. After Lunch, go for an afternoon game drive till dusk. Dinner and overnight at Mara Simba Lodge or similar.

Day 3 Maasai Mara full day

Early morning game drives in the Mara. Return to the lodge for breakfast. You spend the rest of the morning at leisure. After lunch at the lodge you proceed to another afternoon game drive till dusk. Dinner and overnight at Mara Simba Lodge or similar. Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4 Maasai Mara – Nairobi

Early morning game drive or Take the opportunity to fly over the Mara in a Hot air Balloon with Family provided at extra cost. The balloon package includes a champagne breakfast in the wild. Viewing abundant game afloat a balloon is an unforgettable experience for your family. Return to the lodge for breakfast. After breakfast, return to Nairobi arriving in time for lunch at the carnivore Restaurant for a family complimentary luncheon at the Carnivore.

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