iExplore Maasai Mara and Mombasa Experience

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  • Privately Guided
  • Starting Price: $3,775
  • Length: 11 days
  • Operator: iExplore Exclusive
  • 1-800-267-33479am - 5:30pm Eastern
    Destinations: Africa, Kenya
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Tour Description

Welcome to Kenya! Kenya is one of the best countries in Africa for seeing large concentrations of animals throughout the year. Come explore Lake Nakuru- a breeding ground for flamingo- up to 2 million birds migrate here; Kenya is a birdwatchers dream, with more than 1,000 species recorded. Then, the Maasai Mara- Kenya's Maasai Mara National Reserve is renowned for the Great Migration of millions of herbivores and the Maasai and Samburu tribespeople live and tend to their livestock alongside the resident wildlife. Finally, explore Kenya's coast- with its beautiful beaches, spectacular coral reefs and fascinating towns with an Arabic flavor.

Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi, Kenya

Upon arrival you are met at Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta) International Airport and transferred to the hotel. A welcome meeting will be held to give you an overview of your safari and what to expect.

Dinner is not included tonight, but there are many good restaurants available in the city.

Sarova Stanley Hotel- Deluxe Room

Day 2: Lake Nakuru

Transfer by road to Lake Nakuru, where you will enjoy an afternoon game drive. This is a very scenic drive via the Rift Valley. When in season hundreds of flamingos can be seen on the lake.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Sarova Lion Hill Lodge

Day 3: Lake Naivasha

Transfer by road to Lake Naivasha.

Here you have the option of visiting Elsamere Farm and going on a scenic boat ride. Please note these are at an additional expense and can be arranged directly with your guide.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge

Day 4: Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Morning transfer to the Naivasha Airstrip from where you will fly to Maasai Mara.

Upon arrival you are met and transferred to the lodge. After lunch, take an afternoon game drive.

Breakfast

Sarova Mara Game Camp

Days 5 & 6: Maasai Mara Game Reserve

On these days you'll spend your mornings and evenings on game drives through the Maasai Mara. You can also partake in an optional balloon safari over the reserve. This activity is possible on both days, but recommended for day 6. The balloon safari is a popular activity, so pre-booking is essential to avoid disappointment.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Sarova Mara Game Camp

Day 7: Nairobi

After breakfast you are transferred to the Maasai Mara Airstrip for your flight to Nairobi. When you arrive you will be met and transferred to the hotel.

This evening you can sample another one of Nairobi's restaurants, as dinner is on your own account.

Breakfast and packed lunch

Sarova Stanley Hotel

Day 8: Mombasa North Beach

After breakfast you will be taken to Wilson Airport for your flight to Mombasa. Upon arrival you are met and transferred to the coastal resort.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort

Days 9 & 10: Mombasa North Beach

two days at leisure to relax on the beach or take in various optional activities on offer; visit Mombasa Old Town, Mombasa Marine National Park, boat trips and various water sports. Please note all of these activities are at an additional cost.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort

Day 11: Mombasa- Depart

Today you will be transferred to Mombasa (Moi) International Airport in time to catch your international flight home. Services end upon arrival at the airport.

Should your departure be from Nairobi, we could arrange a flight from Mombasa to Nairobi. Day rooms in Nairobi are also available at an additional cost. Please enquire at time of booking for these services, if needed.

Breakfast

Departures

Depart any day! Contact iExplore for details.

Pricing Information

2010 Prices:

January 1 to April 5; November 1 to December 21:

$4,195 per person double occupancy.

$3,595 per person double occupancy, based on four people traveling together.

$3,175 Child under age 12 sharing with two adults.

$6,275 Solo traveler.

$850 Single room supplement.

April 6 to June 30:

$3,775 per person double occupancy.

$3,095 per person double occupancy, based on four people traveling together.

$2,825 Child under age 12 sharing with two adults.

$5,195 Solo traveler.

$250 Single room supplement.

July 1 to October 31:

$4,675 per person double occupancy.

$4,050 per person double occupancy, based on four people traveling together.

$3,425 Child under age 12 sharing with two adults.

$6,925 Solo traveler.

$1,050 Single room supplement.

December 22 to January 1, 2011:

$5,175 per person double occupancy.

$4,550 per person double occupancy, based on four people traveling together.

$3,850 Child under age 12 sharing with two adults.

$7,675 Solo traveler.

$1,275 Single room supplement.

Prices for your dates of travel may vary- please contact iExplore for an exact quote. Quoted prices are based on current rates of exchange, tariffs and taxes as of January, 2010. iExplore reserves the right to increase tour prices to cover increased costs, tariffs and taxes received after prices are published, and to reflect fluctuations in foreign exchange rates. iExplore is under no obligation to give breakdown costs involved in any package.

Included:

· All arrival & departure transfers.

· Accommodations in standard single, double/twin en suite bedrooms.

· Meals as indicated in the itinerary.

· Transportation on an exclusive basis in a 4X4 land Cruiser/Rover with game-viewing roll off roof.

· Services of a local English-speaking driver-guide.

· Scheduled flights from Naivasha to Maasai Mara to Nairobi to Mombasa.

· Activities and game drives as per the itinerary.

· National Park and/or Reserve entrance fees.

· All meet and greet services.

· Orientation meeting on day 1.

· Daily briefings.

· 500ml mineral water per person on game drives.

· 24- hour emergency contact number.

· Portage.

Not Included:

· International flights & taxes.

· Visa fees and related costs.

· Health, travel & personal accident insurance.

· Meals not listed in the itinerary.

· Excursions & activities not mentioned in the itinerary.

· Alcoholic & non-alcoholic drinks, tips/gratuities, laundry, telephone calls and other items of a personal nature.

· Optional Maasai Mara balloon safari on days 5/6.

· Border taxes.

· Optional flying doctors (AMREF) membership- $30 for 14 days.

All prices are in US dollars and do not include international airfare, unless otherwise noted.

Prices displayed are based on the lowest season base price and assume double occupancy. Prices are shown in U.S. dollars and may or may not include administrative fees, taxes, meals, airfare (where applicable) and Single Supplements. Cancellation penalties, blackout dates and other restrictions may apply.

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