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LUXURY SAVANNA TOUR - 8 nights, 9 days tour


This is the best of Kenya especially for the family holiday and it's in grand style.  This is a time proven Itinerary and the most popular as it offers a variety of fascinating sights and activities.  There are plenty of thrilling game viewing opportunities in the Masai Mara as well as a chance to see nature close up on a horse ride and around active waterhole at Sweetwaters Reserve.  Families are welcome on this Itinerary which has many fun surprises in store for our younger safari goers and adults as well.

In Masai Mara 4 x 4 wheel drive with roof hatch for game viewing

Code: HATS/BK/08

Day 1:        Arrive in Nairobi

Your dream safari starts as you arrive in Nairobi and you are met by Hirola Tours and Safaris representative and transferred to the historic Norfolk Hotel.  An afternoon drive takes you through Kenya's modern capital city and to the area of Karen, Blixen's farm at the foot of the Ngong Hills.  Ngong is a Masai word meaning knuckles; then feed the gentle giraffe at the giraffe manor.

Overnight Norfolk Hotel

Day 2:        Aberdare

Drive north to the scenic forest of the Aberdares, home to a diverse range of forest animals.  Your lunch will be served at the Aberdare Country Club, and then you will be transferred to the world renowned Ark for floodlit overnight viewing of animals or Serena Mountain lodge for overnight. Overnight Ark

Distance 170kms.

Day 3:        Mt. Kenya Safari Club

Travel to the world renowned Mount Kenya Safari Club, (Confounded by the late actor William Holden) in the foot hills of Mt. Kenya, a 17,058 foot dormant volcano.  The rest of the afternoon is free to relax and enjoy this magnificent luxury safari resort.

Overnight Mt. Kenya Safari Club.

Distance 35kms.

Day 4:        Mt. Kenya Safari Club

Relax in this luxurious resort.

Overnight Mt. Kenya Safari Club.

Day 5:        Sweetwaters Reserve

Experience the "luxury off the beaten track" as you proceed to Sweetwaters Tented Camp. Afternoon game drive is included.

Overnight - Sweetwaters Tented Camp.

Distance 25kms.

Day 6 - 8:     Masai Mara

Take a flight from Nanyuki Airstrip and land in the Mara.  Regarded as the 'Seventh Wonders of the World'. Masai is the Kenya's top game viewing destination. Two wildlife viewing activities per day are sure to conjure up magical sightings of lion, leopard, elephant and many other animals.

Overnight - Mara Serena Lodge

Flying time 1 hour

Day 9:        After your breakfast, you will bid farewell to Mara and fly to Nairobi for lunch and onward to your home destination with A NEVER ENDING MEMORY" SAFARI HOLIDAY.

Flying time 1 hour.