Kenya Experience: Overland Safari
9 nights, from £3,295 per person (based on 2 sharing) excluding international flights Discover Kenya’s unrivalled safari experience as you sleep under the stars in two wildlife reserves before heading to the white-sand beaches of the country’s incredible coast.
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This 9-night escorted tour shows off the best safari experiences Kenya offers. Starting in the bustling, charming city of Nairobi you will be escorted by your expert driver/guide into the heart of Sweetwaters Game Sanctuary. Spend three magical nights in tented luxury as you explore the bushland during the day with Mount Kenya as your jaw-dropping backdrop. Further game drives will take you to Samburu National Park, home to huge herds of elephant and buffalo, big cats plus red-robed Samburu tribesmen who still live and work in the park. End your trip with a relaxing two night stay on Kenya’s magical coast – white sand, pristine jungles and unrivalled luxury.
Day 1: Arrive Nairobi, Kenya
Arrive at Jomo Kenya International Airport where you will be met by our representative and given a short safari briefing before being transferred to your hotel.
Nairobi is the capital city of Kenya and the starting point for many safaris. Your hotel is located in the leafy residential area of Karen and has all the charms of a family home plus elegant, spacious accommodation. Your room has been individually styled and you’ll find a swimming pool and two bars on site.
Day 2: Mount Kenya (B, L, D)
After breakfast you will meet your driver/guide who will accompany you throughout your trip. You will then head north to Mount Kenya, which looms majestically above the plains at a height of almost 5200m. Your destination is the tented camp at Sweetwaters Game Sanctuary where you will experience under-the-canvas luxury in a sheltered oasis beside a watering hole. Your game sightings start during the cooler afternoon temperatures at the private Ol Pejeta Conservancy. As one of only four private game conservancies in Kenya, there is a high concentration of wildlife here and your chances of spotting all of the Big Five are excellent. Plus you’ll find chimpanzees and an every increading rhino population (southern white and black)
Day 3 & 4: Mount Kenya (B, L, D)
Enjoy two full days at the sanctuary with morning and afternoon game drives, and a visit to the Chimpanzee Sanctuary.
Day 5: Samburu National Park (B, L, D)
After breakfast you will be set off for the Samburu National Park with a game drive en-route plus a further drive after lunch. As you enter the reserve you will see the magnificent mountain backdrop. Samburu National Reserve attracts plenty of animals from the surrounding plains and you’ll find large herds of elephants, giraffes, buffalo and gerenuks plus frequent big cat sightings. You will also witness of the red-robed Samburu tribesmen bringing their cattle to the river to drink.
Your camp is situated along the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River with commanding views of the arid landscape towards the jagged peak of Mount Kenya. You’ll find an unrivalled safari experience in an area known for its wide variety of animals. From your private veranda you have uninterrupted views of the river and the wildlife it attracts. Your spacious tent has colourful African touches, a private plunge pool and hot and cold running water with complimentary shower and bath products.
Day 6 & 7: Samburu National Park (B, L, D)
Your morning starts with a sumptuous feast of fresh tea and coffee and freshly baked biscuits before starting your morning activity before returning to camp for a full breakfast. You have two full days to make the most of the incredible wildlife in Sumburu.
Day 8: Diani Beach, Mombasa (B)
After breakfast you will transfer to Nairobi and then onto Ukunda for the ultimate African beach getaway. The south coast of Kenya offers white sand beaches, coral reefs fresh seafood and blue skies. With world class diving and water sports at your fingertips you can be as active or relaxed as you like. Your hotel offers the ultimate beach getaway set in 26 acres of pristine coastal forest. Your luxurious room has been contemporarily furnished and the hotel offers private Jacuzzis, panoramic terraces and spacious sitting rooms.
Day 9: Diani Beach, Mombasa (B)
Enjoy a day at leisure to make the most of the hotels excellent facilities and explore the coastline.
Day 10: Diani Beach, Mombasa (B)
After breakfast you will be transferred to Mombasa Airport for your departure flight.
Our Price Includes:
- Full board accommodation while on Safari and bed and breakfast at the coast
- Half Board accommodation in Nairobi
- Transfers as stated in itinerary
- A safari briefing at the start of your trip
- All game drives and sight-seeing as per itinerary in a private safari minibus driven by a professional, English speaking guide
- Flights as per itinerary including charter flight Wilson/Ukunda Park
- Entrance and conservation fees throughout
- Flying Doctors medical evacuation cover
- 1L of water per person per day while in safari vehicle
- Current government taxes and levies
Our Price Excludes:
- International flights plus international and domestic departure tax
- Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks unless specified
- Meals and excursions not included above
- Entry visas Travel and health insurance
- Gratuities to guides, staff and porters
- Any other items of a personal nature such as drinks, laundry and telephone calls