February 15-21, 2020
07 Days
Tour Status - Available

A widely acclaimed tour.   Visit Lake Naivasha, Samburu Game Reserve, Elephant Bedroom, plus so much more.

Pre-Paid Gratuities to Driver/Guide(s)
PLUS Hot Air Balloon Safari over the Serengeti

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Tour Highlights

  • Luxury Accommodations and 4X4 Land Cruiser Transportation

  • Entrance to Game Reserves and game drives as outlined

  • All meals as outlined with bottled water in lodges and while on safari

  • Visit to Greenhouse and farm

  • Small Group Departure

  • Hosted by Select Holidays

This safari far exceeded my expectations and could not get over the thousands of animals we saw.
— Les, AB

Not Included:

  • Tourist visas for Kenya and Tanzania to be purchased upon arrival ($50.00 USD cash p/p for Kenya & $50.00 USD cash p/p for Tanzania as of February 21, 2018)

  • International Airfare

  • Hot Air Balloon Safari

  • Village Tour

  • Travel insurance

  • All alcoholic drinks at: Hotels, Camps & Lodges

  • Gratuities for lodge staff

Day 01: Sat: Feb 15, 2020:  Nairobi, Kenya  
Arrive Nairobi, Kenya, the capital of the country.
You are met with a special welcome then transferred to the Sarova Stanley Hotel for an overnight stay.  

Day 02:  Sun: Feb 16, 2020: Nairobi ~ Samburu, Elephant Bedroom Camp, Kenya   [B/L/D]
Today, drive north from Nairobi, crossing over the equator and stopping for lunch as well as a farm visit on the way to the Elephant Bedroom Camp for a two night stay.  This small and exclusive safari camp is located on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River.  Here guests are truly at one with nature as the camp is regularly visited by elephant and game which shelter under the trees.  Each tented bedroom is nicely furnished in a rustic African style while offering every comfort expected of a luxury safari camp.  All tents have electricity and en suite facilities with hot and cold running water.  The food and service at Elephant Bedroom Camp are of a high standard.  A generous breakfast and lunch (three courses) are served outside when possible.  The four course evening meal is either taken by candle-light in the open-front dining area or al fresco.  Enjoy your first game drive as you enter the Samburu Game Reserve and make your way to the Elephant Bedroom Camp.

Day 03:  Mon: Feb 17, 2020:  Samburu Game Reserve/Elephant Bedroom Camp     [B/L/D]
This is a full day at the Samburu Game Reserve. There will be both a morning and an  afternoon game drive, in search of game found only north of the equator, such as:  long necked Gerenuk, Grevy Zebra, Beisa Oryx and the blue shanked Somali Ostrich and of course the Big Five:  Lion, Elephant, Rhino, Cape Buffalo and Leopard.  The Ewaso Nyiro River is an oasis-like setting that attracts a myriad of birds and wildlife.  There is an optional opportunity to visit a local village after breakfast where guests can learn more about Samburu culture.  The evening game drive will take in a scenic point to observe the sun setting over the African plains.  *There is an option to visit the Samburu Manyatta to see how the tribe lives in these harsh surroundings.

Day 04:  Tue: Feb 18, 2020:  Elephant Bedroom Camp~Lake Naivasha, Kenya         [B/L/D]
After breakfast, depart the Elephant Bedroom Camp and drive past Thompson Falls on the way to Lake Naivasha.  Check into the Lake Naivasha Simba Lodge for a 2-night stay. Balance of day to enjoy the lodge. Watch for the animals that come to eat on the lawns in the evenings. 

Day 05:  Wed: Feb 19, 2020:  Lake Naivasha, Kenya                                    [B/L/D]
This morning, visit one of the many greenhouses in the region and a major supplier of  roses to the world.  There are over 5,000 acres of greenhouses dotting the countryside near the equator in Kenya.  Return to Lake Naivasha Simba lodge for lunch.  A true highlight this afternoon is the boat ride on the lake, cruising amidst the many hippos that populate the lake.  This evening is topped off with an authentic “Bush Dinner”.

Day 06: Thu: Feb 20, 2020: Lake Naivasha ~ Masai Mara, Kenya                               [B/L/D]
Departing Lake Naivasha after breakfast, you travel through the Great Rift Valley as you make your way onto the Masai Mara and a 2-night stay at the Tipilikwani Tented Camp.  After lunch at the lodge, go on a game drive that will take you onto an area of Kenya that can have a super abundance of wildlife.   Some animals you can see include the Maasi   giraffes and the resident wildebeests.   Dinner and overnight at the lodge.  

Day 07: Fri: Feb 21, 2020: Masai Mara Tipilikwani Lodge, Kenya      [B/L/D]
Awake) Early wakeup with a cup of Africa coffee or tea then head out for an optional Hot Air Balloon Safari flight launch site for an unforgettable experience, gliding over the Masai Mara plains.  Upon landing out on these plains, a scrumptious bush    breakfast has been set up for you to enjoy followed by an extended game drive on the   Masai Mara, always be on the lookout for the “Big Five”.  Back at camp in time for lunch and the rest of the afternoon to relax and enjoy the camp at leisure.
Those not doing the Balloon Safari will depart lodge after breakfast and join the others on an extended game drive on the Masai Mara.  Back at camp in time for lunch and the rest of the afternoon to relax and enjoy the camp at leisure.

Day 08: Fri: Feb 22, 2020: Masai Mara , Kenya ~ End of Tour          [B/L/D]
Breakfast at the camp then say farewell to the staff at Tipilikwani camp and transfer to the airstrip for a flight from the Masai Mara into the city of Nairobi.  Friendly staff will meet you and take you to the Carnivore restaurant for lunch.  You then transfer to the international airport for a flight to Nairobi.
*Airfare from Nairobi is at an additional cost.
Ask about extending your visit to Tanzania, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Victoria Falls.
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Per Person, Double - from $7,540.00 Land Only

Single Occupancy - ADD $982.00
Initial Deposit - $1,500.00 per person at time of booking
Second Deposit of $1,500.00 per person is due before July 31, 2019
Final Payment per person is due before October 31, 2019