African Safaris and Travel - Our safaris reflect every travelers style, time frame and budget!
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Kenya Horizons offers an in-depth look at an
extraordinarily diverse range of animals and scenery, making
this one of the most popular safaris in Kenya. From gerenuk
in the Samburu, to the great flying raptors of the Mara,
this safari is always exhilarating.
Day 1 Nairobi
Upon arrival, you are met and transferred to the Nairobi
Serena Hotel. Remainder of the day at leisure.
Overnight at Nairobi Serena Hotel on a bed and breakfast
The Serena group is renowned for offering excellent hotel
facilities throughout East Africa, and the Nairobi Serena is
no exception. A member of the Leading hotels of the World,
the Serena enjoys a location on the edge of the Central Park
and the City Centre. Shaded by the glorious Jacaranda,
Bougainvillea and Acacia trees and surrounded by lush
manicured gardens, the hotel provides a peaceful and
luxurious retreat to travellers, business people and famous
dignitaries in a bustling city. The Serena is one of the
finest hotels to stay in when in Nairobi.
2 Nairobi - Samburu Game Reserve
Leave Nairobi after breakfast to Samburu, heading north,
you'll pass near Thika and continue north through some
breathtaking scenery dotted with rushing mountain streams
and fields of tea and coffee. After Nanyuki town, you'll
continue north, eventually reaching a dusty outpost known as
Isiolo, the last major stop on the journey into the remote
northern frontier district. From here it's a fairly short
hop to Samburu. Arrival at the lodge in time for lunch and
then depart for an afternoon game drive returning to the
lodge as the sun sets.
Overnight at Samburu Sopa
Lodge on a full board basis. Situated on the banks of the
Uaso Nyiro River, in the center of the Samburu Game Reserve.
All rooms are en-suite, thatched, with fans, mosquito
nets and have private verandas overlooking the river.
Samburu Serena offers swimming pool, beauty therapy &
Recreational activities include game drive,
birding walks, animals watching from the large observation
terrace, slide shows / lectures, tribal dance performances,
camel safaris and relaxing around the swimming pool. There
is crocodile feeding nightly, as well as leopard baiting
across the river. The property is fenced and conference
facilities are available. It’s certainly a spacious,
Day 3 Samburu Game Reserve
Early morning game drive is followed by breakfast, and
time to relax by the lodge pool or the terrace overlooking
the river. After lunch there will be another game drive
returning to the lodge as the sun sets. Overnight at Samburu
Sopa Safari Lodge on a full board basis.
Day 4 Samburu Game Reserve – Mount Kenya
Leave after breakfast and drive south and into the
forests of the Aberdare Mountain range arriving at Mountain
Lodge for lunch. This is a tree lodge set in a forest glade
with a waterhole that attracts all sorts of wildlife during
the day and night. The waterhole is floodlit and there is an
underground viewing platform. Overnight at Serena Mountain
Lodge on a full board basis.
At 7,200 feet on the slopes of Mount Kenya, Mountain
Lodge is ringed by a dense rain forest that comes alive at
dusk with a myriad of sounds of creatures of all sizes. This
is the adventure offered at the 42 room Mountain Lodge where
animal sightings are fascinating and frequent. A two and a
half hour drive from Nairobi, Mountain Lodge is now managed
by Serena Hotels. The comfortable rooms have spacious
verandas and private shower rooms. The game viewing is
excellent. You can watch the waterhole next to the lodge
throughout the day and at night.
Local game includes
elephant, buffalo, rhino and waterbuck and many birds. A
specially constructed viewing bunker connects to the lodge
that offers spectacular close-up views of the waterhole.
Towering over the landscape are the majestic rocky peaks of
Mount Kenya, providing some dramatic photographic
5 Mount Kenya - Lake Nakuru
An early morning start takes you northwest as you head
for Nyahururu, still known to many as Thomson's Falls for
its 237?foot cascade. Now travel in a southerly direction to
your next destination, the spectacular Lake Nakuru. This is
often coloured a shimmering flamingo pink from thousands of
the beautiful birds lining its shores. Once in the park,
there will be a game drive en route to Nakuru lodge where
you will have lunch. Following lunch there is an afternoon
game drive you will then continue to Lake Nakuru lodge as
the sun sets. Overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge on a full board
Lake Nakuru Lodge is situated in the heart of one of
Kenya's most densely populated wetland National Parks,
(Ramsar site) only two leisurely hours' drive from Nairobi,
through beautiful forested uplands and passing a series of
lakes. On the outskirts of the bustling market town of
Nakuru lies a truly remarkable national park which has
achieved international fame. Both black and white rhino are
being given a new lease of life in this 188 sq km,
fully-fenced park - and they are carefully protected.
The present rhino population is over 50 and continuing to
multiply. The Rothschild’s giraffe is another rarity and the
park has its fair share of buffalo, leopard, zebra, eland,
waterbuck and lion. Lake Nakuru Lodge is in the south-east
ecological niche of the park, with commanding views of the
lake and the flamingos for which it is justly famous. Lush
gardens surround the lodge and cottages. There is a good
programme of activities and evening entertainment.
6 Lake Nakuru Lodge - Masai Mara Game Reserve
After an early morning breakfast, drive to Narok town via
Mai-Mahiu with a brief a rest stop and proceed on to Mara
arriving in time for lunch at a lodge. After lunch, depart
for an afternoon game drive en route to Mara Serena lodge
arriving as the sun sets. Overnight at Mara Serena Safari
Lodge on a full board basis.
A masterful interpretation of a traditional Masai
village, Mara Serena Lodge seemingly floats on a sea of
savannah. A beautiful pool looks out over the wide plains.
The rooms are Masai-influenced in style yet extremely
comfortable. The main dining room, where delicious meals are
served, has three large domes and three small ones depicting
Maasai manyattas (villages). Occasionally an African al
fresco barbecue is served by the pool overlooking the Mara
plains. Fresh fruit juices and cocktails, wines, spirits or
liqueurs are available at the bar until late in the evening.
At Serena, the views are stunning. It is on this very
terrain, stretching endlessly before the lodge, that the
annual migrations take place. Millions of wildebeest, zebra
and gazelle pass through on their way to and from their
alternative feeding grounds in Tanzania.
Day 7 Masai Mara Game Reserve
Early morning and afternoon game drives.
Overnight at Mara Serena Lodge on a full board basis.
Day 8 Masai Mara Game Reserve - Nairobi
After breakfast you’ll depart the Masai Mara and head
across acres of rolling wheat and barley farms to Narok, the
district headquarters of this part of Maasailand. From here
cross the vast plains on the floor of the Rift Valley whilst
keeping an eye out for herds of giraffe and gazelle before
heading up the rift escarpment. You’ll arrive into Kenya’s
bustling capital in the early afternoon. Once in the city,
you will be dropped off at a city center hotel or the
airport for your ongoing travel arrangements.
Rates From: $2,6440 per person sharing, depending on
season - Please contact us for a quote and