The adventure of a Kenya Wildlife Safari and the pampered luxury of a tropical Indian beach Resort in one fabulous Safari and Beach Holiday. A unique introduction to the wonders of Maasai Mara with a mixed wildlife & cultural safari giving a first time visitor a ‘Taste of Kenya’. This safari will unfold at a leisurely pace taking in a large proportion of main attractions the Maasai Mara is fortunate enough to hold.
Day 1: Nairobi – Maasai Mara Game Reserve
After breakfast we leave for Maasai Mara. We will drive through the view point of the Great Rift Valley to the Masai Mara National Reserve. This enormous reserve is actually part of the vast Serengeti plains famously known for its spectacular great wildebeest’s migration and is home of the Big Five: Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo and Rhino. Lunch at the Lodge/camp and relax before departing for the afternoon game drive. Large mammals are varied, and easy to see. Overnight at the lodge
Day 2: Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Full day spent for viewing the great predators and explore the parks amazingly high concentration of wild animals. On the plains are enormous herds of grazing animals plus the elusive Cheetah and leopard hiding amidst acacia boughs. During the stay we also have an optional opportunity to visit a village of the Masai people to witness the singing and dancing that are part of their daily lives and sacred rituals. Dinner and overnight at the lodge/camp
Day 3: Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Morning game drive before breakfast, return to the lodge for late breakfast followed by afternoon optional nature walk or a visit to a nearby maasai village to experience the masai culture and traditional dances. All meals and overnight at the camp
Day 4: Maasai Mara – Nairobi
Early morning game drives in Maasai Mara followed by late breakfast at the lodge then depart for Nairobi by road. We will arrive in Nairobi late afternoon. You will be transferred to the Airport to fly to Lamu, Malindi or Mombasa or the option of traveling by for the Beach Holiday.
Day: 5, 6, 7 and 8: Beach Holidays (Tour, Relax and Explore the Beach)
These days you will be exploring the white sandy beaches of the Kenyan coast from Kilifi, Lamu, Malindi and Mombasa Island. You will also have a chance to visit the attraction centres in the coast such as Fort Jesus, the tusks, Gede ruins, Pillar of Vasco da Gama in Malindi, the ferry and much more. Excursions will be organized from the national parks around such as Tsavo, Shimba Hills and Taita Hills as well as visiting the local community to learn their lifestyles. Lots of sea foods will be found here as well as the local Swahili dishes. You will be accommodated in the beach hotels.
Day 9: Return to Nairobi
After breakfast, check out of the hotel and transferred to the airport to catch your flight to Nairobi whereby you will connect with your flight back home from Nairobi.