17 Days Serena Hotels & Logdes
17 Days Serena Hotels & Logdes Kenya Road Safari Package
Serena Hotels are located in some of the world’s most exciting and exotic destinations. Each Serena experience is tailored to be a unique and unforgettable experience, whether in a luxury safari camp or in one of the hotels or resorts.
Day 1:Nairobi Serena Hotel
Arrival and Transfer to the Hotel B/B.The Nairobi Serena Hotel
Justly famed for its superlative standards of efficiency, service and hospitality, the elegantly sophisticated Nairobi Serena Hotel.Considered by many to be Nairobi’s finest hotel, the Serena stands amidst lush tropical gardens with panoramic views over Nairobi’s Central Park and the glittering downtown skyline. Despite its pivotal central location, the Serena also remains true to its title and offers an oasis of serenity amidst the bustle of one of Africa’s most vibrant capital cities.Established in the mid-1970s, The Serena Group was launched with a simple but challenging goal; to become the leading hotel group in East Africa. Today this goal has become a reality. Set amongst the lush-green abundance of extensive tropical gardens, looking out over the gentle green avenues of Central Park and commanding a panoramic view over the glittering towers of downtown Nairobi, the Serena Hotel enjoys one of the finest locations in the city. Sensitively constructed from ecologically sympathetic materials, the interior décor of the hotel reflects a kaleidoscope of cultural influences blending Moroccan mystique and a breadth of African heritage into one elegant and harmonious whole.
Day 2 : Mt. Kenya
Depart Nairobi towards Mt Kenya arriving at Mountain Lodge in time for lunch. Afternoon leisure and overnight floodlit game viewing. Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain Lodge Serena.
The Mountain Lodge Experience
The only ‘tree hotel’ ever to be built on the slopes of Kenya’s legendary Mount Kenya, Mountain Lodge offers a matchless game viewing opportunity whilst combining a glorious panorama of mountain vistas with the primordial splendours of an ancient rainforest. Floating 2,195 m high on the flanks of Kenya’s highest mountain and secreted deep within her largest forest reserve, the lodge offers not only the champagne-clarity of mountain air, the tranquility of the forest and a colourful cavalcade of wildlife but also the chance of scaling the icy peaks of Africa’s second-highest mountain.
Guests can also awake to the trumpeting of elephant, fall asleep to the symphony of the African night or sit in stillness and observe the fascinating interplay of the animals as they arrive to drink, bathe, spar and forage around the water hole. Finally, they can venture down to the secret viewing hide by the water’s edge and experience the awesome thrill of being only meters away from some of the most massive beasts on earth.
Day 3: Mt. Kenya – Samburu
Depart mountain lodge in the morning and drive through rich farm ranches on the foothills of Mt. Kenya to the rugged semi-desert of Samburu arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive in micro-mini bus with pop up roof. The Park is blessed with species rarely found elsewhere like the liver red reticulated Giraffe, Grevy’s Zebra, Beisa Oryx, Long neck Gerenuk, Blue flanked Somali Ostrich, Vulturine Guinea Fowl and also elephants, Leopards in the trees, African Buffalo, Cheetah, Braving Lions in the grass . Overnight: Samburu Serena Lodge
Day 4; Samburu
Full day with morning and afternoon game drive. Optional visit to Samburu villages. Meals and Overnight: Samburu Serena Lodge
Samburu National Reserve
A place of endless skies, dust-red plains and palm-fringed rivers, Samburu National Reserve lies on the fringes of the vast and arid desert once known as the Northern Frontier District, whose heat-scorched scrublands extend all the way to the jade-green waters of Lake Turkana and beyond. Physically dramatic, the 104 sq kilometre landscape of the Reserve features rocky battlements, craggy scarps, dry river beds and fallen boulders rising out of the thorn scrub against a backdrop of the far-distant hills and the great red table mountain known as Lololokwi. As for wildlife, Samburu provides one of the few sanctuaries in Kenya for the endangered Grevy’s zebra, the rare beisa oryx and the blue-shanked Somali ostrich whilst large herds of elephant roam the gaunt hills during the day before returning to bathe on the banks of the river in the evening.
Samburu Serena Safari Lodge
Set in a landscape of endless skies, dust-red plains and palm-fringed rivers, this refreshingly rustic lodge is renowned for the timeless beauty of its landscape and the serene tranquillity of its setting. Nestled amidst the acacia groves that border the crocodile-filled reaches of the Uaso Nyiro River, the lodge stands centre-stage to miles of lion-stalked grasslands, elephant-studded plains and wildlife-teeming bush. It is also ideally placed for visits to the neighbouring parks of Buffalo Springs and Shaba National Reserve. Experience the serenity and tranquillity of Samburu at the Samburu Serena Safari Lodge.
Day 05: Sweetwaters
This morning we commence 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).
Sweetwaters Tented Camp, Ol Pejeta Conservancy
A sheltered oasis, clustered around a waterhole and set in the pristine calm of a private wildlife conservancy, Sweetwaters Tented Camp is in a class of its own. Abounding with wildlife, unfettered by the more rigorous strictures of the Kenyan National Parks and designed to offer a charming blend of under canvas ambiance and uncompromising luxury, it has long been the preferred retreat of wilderness and safari lovers alike. One of only four private game reserves in Kenya, Ol Pejeta Conservancy excels in the provision of privileged seclusion and private game viewing. Thanks to its private status it also allows such unforgettable pleasures as the Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary (the only place in Kenya to see these highly endangered animals), visits to Morani, a tame black rhino, night game drives, guided bush walks and camel-trekking across game-teaming plains.
Day 6; Mt Kenya- Lake Nakuru
Depart Mt Kenya after breakfast and proceed south to lake Nakuru, which is often referred to as the pink lake for it’s great masses of pink flamingos. Arrive in time for lunch. Can also see water buck, leopards impala, Buffalo and is currently a rhino sanctuary. Afternoon game drive is taken. Dinner Overnight: Lake Nakuru Lodge
Day 7;Nakuru – Maasai Mara
Leave Nakuru after breakfast and head for Maasai Mara National Reserve which is famous for it’s great herds of wild game. All animals found in Kenya among the “big five” are found here. Arrive in time for lunch. Afternoon game drives. Dinner and Overnight: Mara Serena Lodge
The Mara Serena Safari Lodge
Secreted deep within the Masai Mara National Reserve, the Mara Serena Safari Lodge is the ultimate safari destination. Set high on a bush-cloaked hill, embraced by arcing vistas and washed by a sea of richly rolling grasslands, it stands centre-stage to one of Africa’s most dramatic wildlife arenas and has a ringside seat for the greatest wildlife show on Earth, the legendary migration of the wildebeest.
Drawing its inspiration from the traditional Maasai cultural motif of a cluster of domed, mud-coloured huts encircled by a “Boma” of brushwood, the Mara Serena offers a rare blend of raw African splendour and sumptuous sophistication. The essentially ethnic décor also draws on a vibrant colour-palette of sun-burst colours, embellished by a unique selection of Maasai art to create the look and feel of a traditional bush encampment. The lodge features individual rooms, each with their own balcony and view of eternity, a sky-blue swimming pool and a spectacular restaurant, overlooking a water hole where a fantasia of creatures collect to drink.
Day 8; Maasai Mara
Full day with morning and afternoon game drive. Leisure at lodge or visit the Maasai villages- at a small fee paid separately. Meals and Overnight: Mara Serena Lodge
Day 9; Mara – Amboseli
Depart Mara after breakfast and proceed to Amboseli via Nairobi for lunch at Nairobi Restaurant . Arrive to the park at the foot of the snow capped Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak. Afternoon game drive is taken. Dinner and Overnight: Amboseli Serena Lodge
Framed against the glorious backdrop of Africa’s highest mountain, the magnificently beautiful Mount Kilimanjaro, surrounded by miles of rolling grasslands, patrolled by vast herds of elephant, shaded by the lush, feathered-green of an acacia grove and hugging the banks of a gently flowing river, this very traditional yet supremely luxurious lodge is the safari destination of a lifetime.
Amboseli National Park
Amboseli National Park provides the classic Hollywood image of Africa. Set in rolling savannah scenery it is dwarfed by the presence of the pink-tinged, snow-capped peak of Mount Kilimanjaro which, at 5,896 meters, is the highest free-standing mountain in the world and topped by one fifth of all the ice in Africa. Against this magnificent backdrop roam vast herds of elephant accompanied by a kaleidoscope of other fabulous beasts – lion, buffalo, cheetah, giraffe, baboon, gazelle hippo and wildebeest to name but a few. There are also over 400 species of birds, all manner of reptilian, flora and fauna and some of the most soul-searing views in Africa.
Day 10; Amboseli
Full day with two game drive. Meals and Overnight: Amboseli Serena Lodge
Day 11: Amboseli- Tsavo West
Today we leave in the morning heading out for Tsavo West National Park. We expect to arrive at kilanguni serena Lodge in time for Lunch. Dinner and Overnight: Kilanguni Serena Lodge. The first lodge ever to be built in a Kenyan National Park, Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge is superbly situated in the lee of Mount Kilimanjaro, encircled by volcanic splendour, adjacent to a teeming water hole and daily visited by vast herds of elephant, buffalo and plains game. Inspirationally positioned so that not only all the rooms but also the open-air restaurant, timbered game-viewing decks and rock-built bar enjoy uninterrupted views of the legendary snows of Kilimanjaro, the lodge also stands central to miles of lion-stalked grasslands, elephant-studded plains and wildlife-teeming bush and is ideally placed for visits to all the park’s prime attractions. Faced in volcanic stone and utilising the natural rocky outcrops of a valley known as ‘the place of the young rhino’, from which it takes its name, the lodge has been designed to blend chameleon-like into the savannah landscape. Cool, tranquil and hushed for optimum game-viewing the open-air dining area, timbered decks and rock-hewn bar blend the traditional “khaki-and-canvas” look with bright-painted banners, sepia-hued paintings and evocative olive-wood carvings of elephant herds and tail-erect wart hogs. The elegantly renovated rooms draw on a sun-gold, sky-blue and bush-green savannah colour palette and have been so styled to provide world-class luxury and a quintessential African aura whilst featuring private verandas with views of eternity.
Day 12: Tsavo West- Mombasa
Early morning game drive, return to lodge for breakfast and depart for Mombasai with game viewing as you leave the park enroute to main round and even beyond. Arrive Mombasa in the late afternoon at 1500Hrs Have Lunch at mombasa Restaurant then proceed to the hotel Mombasa Serena Beach Hotel (H/B)
Mombasa to Nairobi On Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Departing Time: 1900HRS
Arrival Time: 0900HRS
At.1800Hrs prepare for Transfer to the Railways Station to Board the Train to Mombasa. -The most scenic way to travel with beautifull Kenya landscape,food,bed and breakfast on Train. After Four Days relaxing at Mombasa Serena Beach Hotels
Day 13: Mombasa leisure at Beach Mombasa Serena H/B
Day 14: Mombasa leisure at Beach Mombasa Serena H/B
Day 15: Mombasa leisure at Beach Mombasa Serena H/B
Day 16: Half Day Mombasa at Leisure – The depart Mombasa Nairobi by train at 1900Hrs or 1500hrs flight back to Nairobi
Day 17. Arrive Nairobi at 0900hrs.Transfer to the Hotel for a Day room awaiting Transfer to the Airport to board the flight Back Home.
Price inclusive of:
- Airport Transfer to and from in Nairobi
- Transport in 8 seater 4×4 Tour Van with pop up roof
- Safari Vehicle fitted with VHF radio for long distance communications
- Accommodation at all Serena lodges and hotels
- All park entrance fees
- All Government taxes and levies
- 3 Meals a Day vegeterain and Non-Vegetarian
- 2 Game drives daily
- Mineral water while on safari
- Two Nights accommodation in Nairobi
- A one way Train Ticket or flight ticket from Mombasa to NBO
- Half Board accommodation at Mombasa Serena Beach Hotel
- Flying Doctors Emergence Evacuation Medical insurance
- International airfare & flights
- Airport departure tax
- Travel insurance
- Visa and Passport fees
- Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and beverages in Lodge
- Tip or gratitudes to the driver guide and hotel porters
- Any other item not mentioned by us of personnal use.
- Easter Supplement to all on Easter weekend at USD$30 per person per day
HOT AIR BALLOON RIDE AVAILABLE ON REQUEST