DOMINIKA, RENE & ARI’S KENYA TRIP, NOV 2019

 

Welcome to your Kenya trip Dominika, Rene and Ari! Your personalised trip page is home to your day-by-day itinerary and trip map, which holds the key location pins, sightseeing information and restaurant recommendations for your time away. Here you will also find a link to your Kenya destination guide containing details on visas, health, packing for your trip, and more. We recommend saving a link to this page for quick and easy access on the road. 

 
 
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ITINERARY

 

DAY 1, FRIDAY 29TH NOVEMBER 2019: YOUR TRIP BEGINS

  • Depart Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD)

DAY 2, SATURDAY 30tH NOVEMBER 2019: ARRIVE NAIROBI

  • Arrive Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO)                          

  • Upon arrival purchase your Kenya visas and make your way through customs to collect your checked luggage. Your driver will meet in the arrivals hall to transfer you to your Nairobi hotel for the night.

 

OPTION 1
HOUSE OF WAINE, DOUBLE ROOM

Inclusions: Daily breakfast & complimentary wifi

OPTION 2
HEMINGWAYS NAIROBI, DELUXE SUITE

Inclusions: Daily breakfast & complimentary wifi

 

DAY 3, SUNDAY 1st DECEMBER 2019: NAIROBI TO LAKE NAKURU

  • After breakfast and check-out your driver will meet you at your hotel to drive you the 4-5hrs to Lake Nakuru.

  • Enjoy a stop to soak up the Rift Valley from above along the way.

  • Check-in at your Lake Nakuru home for the next two nights before dining at the hotel restaurant tonight.


    SAROVA LION HILL GAME LODGE, STANDARD ROOM

    Inclusions: Daily breakfast & complimentary wifi

DAY 4, MONDAY 2nd DECEMBER 2019: FLAMINGOES & RHINOS

  • Following breakfast this morning head out on a drive through Lake Nakuru National Park, home to thousands of fluorescent pink flamingoes and black and white rhino.


DAY 5, TUESDAY 3rd DECEMBEr 2019: LAKE NAKURU TO THE MAASAI MARA

  • Today after check-out your driver will meet you in reception to drive you the 5-6hrs to your Maasai Mara tented camp.

  • Enjoy the views and freedom to stop along the way as you need.

 

OPTION 1
SARUNI MARA, DOUBLE TENT

Inclusions: All meals, soft drinks, house wines and spirits, laundry, daily game drives, sundowners and wifi

OPTION 2
ELEPHANT PEPPER CAMP, DOUBLE TENT

Inclusions: All meals, soft drinks, house wines and spirits, laundry, daily game drives, sundowners and wifi

 

DAY 6, wednesday 4th december 2019: maasai mara safari

  • Your first full day in Kenya’s most famous safari reserve will be spent watching wildlife in their natural habitat.

  • End your day with a picture-perfect sundowner and dinner back at the camp.

DAY 7, thursday 5th december 2019: maasai mara safari

  • Another day of wildlife awaits. Your guide will help you to find anything left on your big five bucket list, or any animals you are dying to see again.


DAY 8, friday 6th december 2019: maasai mara to giraffe manor

  • You will depart the Maasai Mara early this morning to make the most of your time at Giraffe Manor so a breakfast-to-go will be prepared for you on departure.

  • Your driver will meet you at the camp to take you the 5hrs back to Nairobi.

  • After check-in at the highlight hotel of your trip spend the remainder of the day watching giraffe roam the grounds of this old manor house.

 

GIRAFFE MANOR, JOCK’s ROOM ** WITH GIRAFFE FEEDING ACCESS

Inclusions: All meals, soft drinks, house wines and spirits, laundry, entrance to giraffe centre and wifi

 
 
 

DAY 9, SATURDAY 7th DECEMBER 2019: all good things must come to an end!

  • Breakfast is the main event at Giraffe Manor so enjoy a leisurely one before check-out at 10am.

  • You will be transferred the 30min drive to the airport in time to catch your return flight home.

  • Depart Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO)

  • Arrive Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD)

 

TRIP COST

 

Option 1

$12,575 USD Total for two adults, one infant

Option 2

$12,995 USD Total for two adults, one infant

 
 

INCLUSIONS

  • Private ground transport throughout with English speaking driver

  • 7 nights accommodation in Nairobi, Lake Nakuru National Park, Maasai Mara National Park and Giraffe Manor including en suite bathroom, wifi, extra cot and sales tax

  • Breakfast daily

  • All meals, soft drinks, house wine and spirits at Maasai Mara lodge and Giraffe Manor

  • Laundry services (not dry cleaning) at Maasai Mara lodge and Giraffe Manor

  • Daily private Maasai Mara game drives in 4x4 safari jeep

  • Daily shared Maasai Mara game drives in 4x4 safari jeep

  • Bush breakfast and sundowners in Maasai Mara

  • Maasai Mara conservation fees per person per day

  • AMREF flying doctors cover during time in Maasai Mara

  • Entrance to giraffe centre at Giraffe Manor

EXCLUSIONS

  • Return flights Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO)

  • Travel insurance: medical and trip cancellation ** medical insurance is mandatory for travel to Kenya

  • Lunch and dinner in Nairobi and Lake Nakuru

  • Guide and driver gratuities

  • Additional activities, entrance fees and transportation including but not limited to spa treatments, premium drinks and childcare (ayahs) - typically $10 USD per hour

  • Items of a personal nature, including but not limited to, cellular usage and roaming charges, room incidentals, shopping etc.

*Images used are not the exact room you will be in, but are of the same room type that you have booked

 

TRIP MAP

 

Here are the key location pins for your time in Kenya
Your trip map is most helpful when accessed through google maps on your phone.

** Your personalised trip map will be added once your trip is booked

 

KENYA DESTINATION GUIDE

All the destination information you need for your trip can be found here. 

** Your personalised destination guide will be added once your trip is booked