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11 Days Kenya High-End Safari and Beach

Overview

Explore the wild, take lots of pictures against a backdrop of some of the most panoramic scenes on the planet, and dine on delightful cuisines under the stars. Enjoy amazing and unhurried game viewing while staying at varied and well-located hotels, lodges and tented camps throughout the country, with two nights spent at most sanctuaries and more in the world-famous Masai Mara, which promises to be an undoubted highlight of the trip. Earning its name from the Masai tribespeople and the Kenyan Coast. This 11 Days Kenya High-End Safari and Beach tour promises to be the adventure of a lifetime!

Best time to visit: June - October

Duration

11 days

Price

from $000 / per person

Map Overview

Places to Visit

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1 -Day 1 - Nairobi

On your arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be warmly met by a representative who will transfer you into the vibrant Nairobi. Spend the night at Giraffe Manor or at Hemingway’s Hotel where you and your family will get the opportunity to interact with Rothschild Giraffes. Cherish a visit to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and adopt an orphan elephant. Take a tour of the Giraffe Centre, gain insight into the conservation efforts for the Rothschild giraffe, and even get to feed a giraffe.

Inclusion

Bed and Breakfast Only

Accommodation

Giraffe Manor/ Hemingway’s Hotel

After a delicious lunch, you will be transferred to Wilson airport for your scheduled light aircraft flight to Lewa airstrip.

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy sweeps over the Laikipia plains and this extraordinary, prolific wildlife conservancy takes a pioneering approach to conservation. A popular haven for photographers, celebrities and documentary, here you will find some of the most sensational wildlife viewing on the continent.

Inclusion

Full Board Meals

Accommodation

Lewa Wilderness Camp

Appreciate staying at each destination for 3 nights, allowing your family time to settle down, get to know the teams, and immerses yourselves in your stunning surroundings. If you are feeling intrepid, take to the skies in the cockpit of a Biplane and gaze at the magnificence of the mountainous slopes.

Learn the local lingo and converse with the locals in Swahili, which promises to be a very entertaining, heartwarming experience. Climb on the back of a camel and gaze into the horizon from an elevated point as you amble through lush terrain.

Watch the stunning setting sun transform from golden peach hues to pomegranate pinks and sip colorful cocktails with the sounds of the wild your personal soundtrack in the bush.

Wake up early with the sun for a game drive to connect with the hands-on conservation ethos of the conservancies, while searching for the big five learn about rehabilitation programs, tracking and collaring initiatives from your guide.

Inclusion

Full Board Meals

Accommodation

Lewa Wilderness Camp

Take a scheduled light aircraft flight to the Masai Mara. Enjoy a game drive from the airstrip en-route to your lodge. Enjoy an afternoon game drive, followed by dinner under the stars at the lodge.

At breakfast each day, plan your day with your Camp Manager. For families with small children – our camp naturalists have a wonderful Wild Child itinerary planned for you, including learning the ways of the Maasai – how to make a fire, how to shoot a bow and arrow and even how to bead a bracelet. Take a nature walk around the camp learning to identify butterflies, animal tracks, trees, and leaves. Alternatively, you can spend time with our chefs baking cupcakes for afternoon tea.

For families with teenagers and older children – Relish an extraordinary opportunity to explore a Maasai village with an expert walking guide. Shake hands with a proud Maasai Moran, and greet him with a friendly ‘Jambo’ as he invites you into his village and his way of life. Appreciate the beautiful intricate handcrafted jewelry and perhaps take some of these unique items home for souvenirs and gifts.

Just before the golden rays strike the earth, ascend into the heavens on a spectacular hot-air balloon ride. Enjoy an exhilarating night drive with stunning wildlife perfectly illuminated in the deep black of the night.

You can also go on a nature walk through the Masai Mara with your guide. Overnight at Kichwa Tembo / Battler Camp.

Inclusion

Full Board Meals

Accommodation

Kichwa Tembo/ Battler Camp

Board your scheduled light aircraft flight to the Kenyan coast, Diani, where a representative from Alfajiri Villas will meet you. Arrive on the warm and welcoming Swahili coast of Kenya, where the friendly coastal people will take good care of you, whether you choose to relax or have an active beach holiday. Alfajiri Villa’s staff are ready to welcome families and have plenty of activities available for all ages.

In the evening, meet with your villa manager to discuss plans and possible activities for your family over the next few days. For families with small children, we have staff ready to take care of them, to enjoy the private pool at your villas or go to the beach nearby.

For adventurous families, there are wonderful activities to keep busy with over the next few days. Try your hand at Kite surfing, diving, or snorkeling. For avid anglers, deep-sea fishing excursions can be arranged to try for the elusive marlin. And for those who would like to relax, enjoy the pool, sumptuous meals, and a massage.

Inclusion

Meals: B, D

Accommodation

Alfajiri Villas

Enjoy your last early morning swim in the sea and breakfast before we wave a fond farewell as you make your way back to the airstrip. From here, you will board your scheduled light aircraft flight to Wilson Airport, where you will be picked up by a representative who will transfer you to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your onward flight.

Inclusion

Meals: B

Inclusions

  • Park fees
  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation as stated in the itinerary
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • All Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water on all days

Exclusions

  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (tipping guideline US$20.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Alcohol drinks

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s Included and Excluded in Every Tour?

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What Are Your Cancellation Terms?

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What If I Have Special Needs or Requirements?

We strive to cater to all requirements, such as providing wheelchair-friendly accommodation or rooms on the first floor if stairs are a challenge. Please communicate with us in advance about your needs.

What Vaccines and Health Requirements Are Needed?

The requirements vary depending on the country and nationality. For the most accurate information, please visit the page specific to your destination and consult the corresponding embassy page for the latest information.

What Are the Road Conditions Like?

Most safari parks have bumpy but manageable roads, with some roads being paved. Generally, guests do not view this as a problem.

Can I Choose Other Accommodation Than What's Specified?

Yes, if you have a special preference, let us know, and we will offer alternatives from our vast network of company-owned and partner accommodations. Booking with us allows you to enjoy discounted rates as we have special agreements with our partners.

Is Electricity Available 24 Hours in the Lodges and Camps?

Most standard camps and lodges are equipped with generators, so electricity is generally available 24 hours. However, some interruptions may occur but are typically not a significant concern for guests.

Will My Mobile/Cellular Phone Work During the Tour?

es, though signal strength may vary in different areas.

What About My Special Diet and Food Preferences?

We cater to all diets, including vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options, among others. Please inform us in advance about your dietary preferences.

What Activities Can My Kids Do While on a Safari?

A safari offers an enriching experience for children, allowing them to observe animals in their natural habitat. Some camps and lodges offer amenities for children, such as playrooms and pools, though these are not universally available. We suggest bringing activities that your children enjoy.

Is Tipping Required?

Tipping is not required but is recommended. The amount varies by country, but you should tip according to what you feel is appropriate.

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