Day 1: Welcome to Nairobi, Kenya’s Bustling Capital
Once you arrive at Nairobi’s Airport (JKIA), you’ll be warmly received by HTT Operations Manager, who will give you a short brief of your safari. You will then be transferred by private vehicle to Movenpick Hotel located in the heart of Westlands, Nairobi's commercial, retail and entertainment suburb about 20 kilometers from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Honeymooners will be welcomed with a bouquet of roses for the bride.
Day 2: Explore Nairobi City - Excursions
Enjoy an early morning breakfast at Movenpick Hotel & Residences to get you started on your Nairobi City Excursions, In short to explore the city and its attractions. Nairobi is popularly known as the Green City under the Sun.
On this day, you will enjoy the following popular excursions:-
1. Giraffe Centre; which protects the highly endangered Rothschild's giraffe.
2. David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust; an orphanage for young elephants.
3. Nairobi City tour and much more.
You will have lunch at the famous Carnivore restaurant and later, return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3: Nairobi - Sweeetwaters, Ol Pejeta
Wake up to a sumptuous buffet breakfast at Movenpick Hotel & Residences and then check out. Later, depart after breakfast for Sweetwaters Serena Camp, which is located in the world famous Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Enjoy spectacular views along the road, you’ll just love it!
The Sanctuary aims to provide a refuge for chimpanzees rescued from the black market, and is the only place in Kenya where these fascinating animals can be seen. Ol Pejeta also offers refuge to the rhino.
Enjoy a plethora of experiences and activities during your visit to Sweetwaters Serena Camp. Their unmatched location within the Ol Pejeta Conservancy enables you to take part in everything from game drives and lion tracking to scenic bird walks along the river.
Enjoy an evening game drive on private basis and later return to Sweetwaters Serena Camp for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 4: Sweetwaters - Lake Naivasha
Buffet breakfast at Sweetwaters Serena Camp, then depart for Lake Naivasha and arrive at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge in time for lunch. You can spend the afternoon at your own leisure. Lake Naivasha is home to a wide variety of wildlife including a sizeable population of hippos.
Being a freshwater lake, it also has a healthy fish population to include Black bass, Tilapia and Crayfish which attract a variety of fish-eating birds such as Long-tailed and Great Cormorants, along with Fish Eagles, Pelicans, and various types of Kingfishers. This time can be used doing a boat ride or a visit to Crescent Island – see rates below on “Extras”. Dinner and then overnight at the Resort.
Day 5: Lake Naivasha – Masai Mara National Reserve
Enjoy an early morning buffet breakfast at the Resort, then depart for Maasai Mara National Reserve, which is also known as the “Jewel of Kenya. On your way to Maasai Mara National Reserve, you will enjoy different array of views which are just priceless.
Arrive at Masai Mara National Reserve; you will have game drive enroute to your lodge which is Mara Sopa Lodge. Later have a sumptuous lunch at the lodge.
Spend the afternoon at your own leisure. You can relax in your comfortable room.
Enjoy an evening game drive on shared basis to the expansive Mara plains.
Later, return to Mara Sopa lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 6: Enjoy Captivating Full Day in the Maasai Mara
Wake up for a refreshing hot cup of coffee or tea. Then depart for a morning game drive to explore the Mara plains and its intriguing wildlife.
Alternatively:- You can opt for a Hot Air Balloon Safari instead of a morning game drive. This is truly a fun and exciting way to see Africa’s landscapes and wildlife.
The trip is magical: spend about one hour floating over the Mara plains. You float in the sky, drift with the whim of the wind, overlooking the plains, just in time to experience a breathtaking sunrise and catch a bird’s eye view of the reserve.
Return to the lodge for a full buffet breakfast and spend the morning at your own leisure.
Enjoy a scintillating buffet lunch at the lodge. Afternoon spent at leisure. You can relax by the swimming pool or you can visit a traditional Maasai Village where you’ll get insight into the vibrant and traditional way of life of the Maasai.
Depart for an evening game drive and later, return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 7: Maasai Mara – Mombasa Serena Beach Resort
Check out after breakfast and head back to Nairobi. Arrive in Nairobi (at approx 1300 hrs), where you can have lunch (on own).
Drop off at the JKIA for flight to Mombasa – this is a 1 hour flight. We recommend booking a flight departing from Nairobi at 1600 hrs to allow enough time to check in.
Upon arrival into Mombasa Moi Airport, you’ll be met by HTT staff and transferred to 5-star Mombasa Serena Beach Resort. Upon arrival at the hotel you will be welcomed by a welcome drink followed by check in. The rest of the day you are free to relax at you comfortable room or take a relaxing stroll along the sandy white beaches.
Day 8/9: Mombasa Serena Beach Resort & Spa
On these days, you will enjoy the following:-
1. Half Board Accommodation.
3. Go to the beach.
You can also choose Mombasa city excursions as per below but at an extra cost;-
Visit Fort Jesus, Walk round Mombasa Old Town, A trip to Haller Park, Mombasa City Tour and visit Mamba Village among many other exciting places.
Dinner or Lunch at Mombasa Serena Beach Resort & Spa
Day 10: from Mombasa to Nairobi
Enjoy a buffet breakfast at the hotel and then check out. Drop off at the Moi Mombasa airport for flight back to Nairobi. (This will be a 1 hour flight).
Upon arrival into Nairobi JKIA transfer to the international terminal for flight back home – this is a 10 minute walking distance for domestic to international terminal.