15 Days Kenya Family Safari and Beachfrom
15 Days Kenya Family Safari Masai Mara – Coast Beach Holiday
It’s becoming increasingly popular to take kids to Africa, and many safari operators now offer special trips for people with children. Such tours make great vacations that combine recreations with education, while affording a wonderful opportunity for family bonding. Special family safaris have other advantages as well: discounts are often given to children, and kids will enjoy the presence of peers on tour. Family safari itineraries usually follow the lodge or quality camping formats: kids often crave the amenities more than their parent’s, even in the depths of the African bush. The novelty usually wanes after a few days, however, and young children are then likely to begin getting cranky a bout being cooped up in vehicles, and to start asking to be left behind in camp.
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15 Days Kenya Family Safari Masai Mara – Coast Beach Holiday
Day 01: Nairobi
On arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta Airport, met by our representative and later transferred to Nairobi Safari Club Hotel where you will relax on your suite. Nairobi Safari Club formerly a private club for members only is the ideal place to be. Afternoon at leisure and later in the evening a complimentary welcome-dinner at Carnivore Restaurant overnight at Nairobi Safari Club Hotel or Boma Hotel.
Day 02: Nairobi – Amboseli
After an early breakfast, commence your safari and drive south to Amboseli National Park. The park lies at an altitude of about 1200m – 1400m and principal attractions of Amboseli are the spectacular views of Kilimanjaro and the profusion of the wildlife that the park’s supports. Large herds of elephant, wildebeest, zebra, giraffe, lion, African fish eagle e.t.c all attracted to this park by permanent supply of water that filters through volcanic rock from Mt. Kilimanjaro. Lunch will be served at your lodge. Ol-Tukai Lodge is camouflaged in a forest of fever trees and palms and well designed cottage style accommodation spreads out on either side of the main lodge. Afternoon game drive, dinner & overnight at Ol-Tukai Lodge (LD).
Day 03: Amboseli
Today we spend a full day at the park and it’s surrounding game reserve which cover’s an area of 1260 sq miles and is mostly arid woodland with a series of swamps and lakes that provides a year round water supply for wildlife. The snowcapped peak of Kilimanjaro rising above a saucer of clouds, dominates every aspect of Amboseli and forms a backdrop to an impressive display of wildlife with its population of lion, huge hard of elephant, buffalo etc. All meals & overnight at Ol-Tukai Lodge (BLD).
Day 04: Amboseli – Sweetwaters
After early breakfast, continue with your safari to the exquisite Sweetwaters Tented Camp in the secluded heart of the Ol pejeta Ranch and Rhino sanctuary. Here Rhinos are given protection and well notably don’t forget to visit Chimpanzee sanctuary. Lunch will be served at the Camp. Sweetwaters is built in a private ranch and supports large number of game which include elephant, giraffe etc and its only here you have an excess of night games. Dinner and overnight at luxurious Sweetwaters Tented Camp (BLD).
Day 05: Sweetwaters – Lake Nakuru
Today we bid farewell to Sweetwaters after our breakfast and head to Lake Nakuru National Park, situated 160kms from Nairobi and known as ornithological paradise by birdwatchers because of its millions of lesser and greater flamingoes. It has also been established as rhino sanctuary and not mention a home to leopard, giraffe, colobus monkeys and other variety of plain antelope. Lunch to served at your lodge. Lake Nakuru Lodge is situated in the south ecological niche of the park is an oasis of comfort with a commanding views of lesser flamingoes dotted with the greater flamingoes. An afternoon game drive around the lakeshore will be the feature for the afternoon, dinner & overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge (BLD).
Day 06: Lake Nakuru
Today we spend the whole day at Lake Nakuru is situated 160kms from Nairobi and well known by many as ornithological paradise for birdwatchers because of its millions of lesser and greater flamingoes. It has also been established as rhino sanctuary and not mention a home to leopard, giraffe, colobus monkeys and other variety of plain antelope. Lunch to served at your lodge. Lake Nakuru Lodge is situated in the south ecological niche of the park is an oasis of comfort with a commanding views of lesser flamingoes dotted with the greater flamingoes. An afternoon game drive around the lakeshore will be the feature for the afternoon, dinner & overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge (BLD).
DAY 07: Nakuru – Lake Naivasha
Today after an early breakfast our safari will be destined to Lake Naivasha the only freshwater lake in the Rift Valley. From the top of the escarpment of the Rift Valley you can see the lake sparkling in the sun thousands of feet below. The lake enjoys a colony of hippos and the rich birdlife makes it an ideal place for an afternoon boat ride. A visit to the Crescent Island which is completely wild and undeveloped and one the few places in Africa where you can wander on foot among herds of zebra, wildebeest, gazelle and giraffe. There are no predators and no fences. Lunch will be served at your lodge. Lake Naivasha Country Club retains its colonial architecture and its built on 12hectares of green lawns shaded by mature acacias and spreading fever trees. An afternoon boat ride among colonies of hippos will be ideal. Dinner and Overnight at Lake Naivasha Country Club (BLD).
Day 08: Lake Naivasha – Masai Mara
Today our safari will lead us to the jewel of Kenya parks the Masai Mara Game Reserve by road. Masai Mara is Kenya’s most visited reserve and a home to the “Big Five”. The breathtaking views, a panorama of fertile vast rolling plains which supports a huge amount of resident plain games and their predators. Apart from the big five the Masai Mara is most famous for the annual spectacle of the wildebeest migration, where millions of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle leave the plains of the Serengeti and cross the Mara River in search of fresh feeding grounds. Lunch to be served at Mara Sarova Tented Camp situated on a natural elevation between two streams and is set amidst gardens full of exotic flowers. Each luxury canvas tent has a permanent roof and floor and an attached en-suite bathroom including a flush toilet, sink and hot shower. Meals are served in the spectacular thatched roof dining room. After lunch and some time to relax and perhaps take a dip in the pool, you will depart with your driver guide for an afternoon game drive in search of the big five. As sun starts to edge dip into the horizon it will be perfect time to photograph the beautiful Mara rolling plains. Don’t forget this is the right time to spot the shy leopard. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sarova Tented Camp (LD).
Day 09 & 10: Masai Mara
The days will start with an early morning game drive before dawn and later returning to our camp for breakfast and relaxing for the rest of late morning and perhaps take a dip at the swimming pool. Later late afternoon we return to the wilderness in search of games, all meals and overnight at Mara Sarova Tented Camp (BLD).
Day 11: Masai Mara – Nairobi – Kenyan Coast
After breakfast, drive back to Nairobi arriving in time for a complimentary lunch at Carnivore Restaurant hosted by our company. Later in the Afternoon, you’ll be transferred to the airport for your local flight to Mombasa for overnight.
Day 12- 14: Kenyan Coast- Beach holidays.
All the 3 nights can be spent at your own leisure exploring the coastal beaches of Mombasa either scuba diving, Snorkeling or fishing at Indian ocean sea at extra fees.
Day 15: Kenyan Coast – Nairobi or Fly out from Mombasa
This day depending on your International flight schedule you may fly out from Mombasa international Airport or fly back to Nairobi to connect with your evening flight back home.