ITINERARY AT A GLANCE
|Day 1||Nairobi||Hemingways Nairobi||Bed & Breakfast||Transfer|
|Day 2||Amboseli National Park||Elewana Tortilis Camp||All Inclusive||PM G/Drive|
|Day 3||Amboseli National Park||Elewana Tortilis Camp||All Inclusive||AM & PM G/Drives|
|Day 4||L. Manyara N. Park||L. Manyara Kilimamoja||Full Board||PM G/Drive|
|Day 5||Ngorongoro c. Area||Neptune Ngorongoro||All Inclusive||Crater Tour|
|Day 6||Serengeti N. Park||Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge||All Inclusive||PM G/Drive|
|Day 7||Serengeti N. Park||Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge||All Inclusive||Full day G/Drives|
|Day 8||Mwanza||Serenity on the Lake||Full Board||At Leisure|
|Day 9||Masai Mara N. Reserve||Sand River Camp||All Inclusive||En route G/Drive|
|Day 10||Masai Mara N. Reserve||Sand River Camp||All Inclusive||Am & PM G/Drives|
|Day 11||L. Nakuru N. Park||L. Elmenteita Serena||Full Board||PM G/Drive|
PACKAGE COST PER PERSON SHARING IN US DOLLARS
|DATES||2 Pax||3 Pax||4 Pax||5 Pax||6 Pax||SRS|
|2nd Jan – 28th Feb 2022||$ 8,616||$ 7,718||$ 7,269||$ 7,000||$ 6,820||$ 1,901|
|1st Mar – 31st Mar 2022||$ 8,283||$ 7,385||$ 6,936||$ 6,665||$ 6,487||$ 1,753|
|1st Apr – 31st May 2022||$ 7,211||$ 6,383||$ 5,970||$ 5,721||$ 5,556||$ 1,336|
|1st Jun – 30th Jun 2022||$ 8,623||$ 7,725||$ 7,276||$ 7,007||$ 6,827||$ 1,903|
|1st Jul – 31st Oct 2022||$ 9,308||$ 8,410||$ 7,961||$ 7,692||$ 7,512||$ 2,220|
|1st Nov – 21st Dec 2022||$ 8,223||$ 7,325||$ 6,876||$ 6,606||$ 6,427||$ 1,759|
- Arrival and departure Airport transfers
- Bed and breakfast accommodation in Nairobi
- Full board accommodation while on safari – breakfast, lunch and dinner
- Soft drinks, local beers and selected house wines at Tortilis, Neptune Ngorongoro, Kubu Kubu & Sand River Camp
- Park entrance fees
- Ngorongoro Crater tour
- Services of a professional English-speaking guide driver
- Transport in a custom-designed 4x4 Safari Land Cruiser
- Unlimited mileage on game viewing drives
- Government statutory taxes
- International flights and visa fees
- Additional sight-seeing or deviation from the safari itinerary
- Soft and alcoholic drinks except at Tortilis, Neptune Ngorongoro, Kubu Kubu & Sand River Camp
- Laundry ad telephone expenses
- Travel insurance
- Any item not mentioned as included in the safari package
Approximately 32kms, takes approximately 1 hour’s drive depending on traffic
Bonfire Adventures guide driver will warmly meet you on arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, transfer you to the Hemingways Nairobi. Check-in then brief you on your safari. Enjoy overnight as you wait to start your Kenya safari on your best holiday in Africa. You are booked on Bed & Breakfast
Hemingways Nairobi is ideally located to several of Nairobi’s major tourist attractions among them the Karen Blixen Museum and the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. It has lofty, expansive rooms with vast, bright en-suite bathrooms and large private terraces are characteristic of the hotel’s wonderful sense of space and use of natural light. There are 45 high-ceilinged suites, two of which are penthouse style Presidential Suites and 43 Junior Suites culminating in vaulted beams. Muted colors and textured fabrics in ecru and taupe create an ambiance of contemporary-chic while subtle touches of brass, mahogany and leather bear reference to the classic elegance of vintage East African safaris Beyond the balustrade of your private balcony, we’ve chosen for you a view of The Green Hills of Africa, as described in Hemingway’s novel.
Approximately 240kms, takes approximately 4.5 hours’ drive depending on traffic
Enjoy breakfast then begin our African adventure. We drive you to the Amboseli National Park arriving at the Elewana Tortilis Camp for check-in then lunch. Enjoy an afternoon game viewing drive. Varied wildlife includes giraffes, zebras, cheetahs and hundreds of bird species. The western section is dominated by vast Lake Amboseli, which is dry outside the rainy season. Later return back to the Amboseli Serena Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Enjoy early morning game viewing drive the return back to the lodge for breakfast. Mid-morning is at leisure. If the weather permits you will enjoy breath-taking views of the snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro. It is from the Amboseli where some of the most captivating wildlife photos with Mount Kilimanjaro in the background have been taken. Enjoy dinner and overnight at the Elewana Tortilis Camp.
Elewana Tortilis Camp
Tortilis Camp has a prime location for witnessing the majesty of Africa’s highest mountain, Kilimanjaro. The camp is named after the flat-topped, umbrella thorn tree, the Acacia Tortilis, and embraces a hill in one of Amboseli’s areas of Acacia Tortilis woodland. Located in a private conservancy bordering the national park, game drives, walks, sundowners and bush meals take place both inside the national park and in the conservancy, where guests enjoy exclusivity.
The tents are all spacious, with king or twin beds and elegant en suite bathrooms. There is a main lounge, bar and dining area, all exquisitely built with natural materials and thatched roofs. The Private House and Family Tent are located slightly separate to the main camp, upon the hill where they share a pool.
Approximately 320kms, takes approximately 7hours’ drive
Enjoy breakfast then we drive you to the Namanga border for immigration procedures. Our guide driver from Tanzania side will usher you into the Safari Land Cruiser then with packed lunch drive you via Arusha to the Lake Manyara National Park for game viewing drives. This park is one of the best for bird lovers because of the abundance and variety of species with over 300 migratory birds including flamingoes, long-crested eagles and grey-headed kingfisher. Lake Manyara National Park provides a unique wilderness experience, including diverse landscapes such as the Rift Valley soda lake, open grasslands, dense woodlands and stunning mountainsides. Tree-climbing lion and long-tusked elephant, Masai Giraffe, herds of buffalo, zebra and wildebeest graze are some of the wildlife I the park. Later drive to the Lake Mayara Kilimamoja Lodge for check-in, dinner and overnight.
Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge
Nestled on the rim of the Great African Rift Valley with stunning views over Lake Manyara, Mount Meru and Mount Kilimanjaro on a clear day. The lodge is set on pristine lush green gardens and local vegetation with over 130 species of birds
All 50 Deluxe rooms and 2-bedroom luxury villas have panoramic views of the surrounding area. All rooms are tastefully decorated with all the amenities one would expect in a 5-star lodge, inclusive of inside and outside shower, bath, air conditioning, fire places, Wi-Fi, mini bar, safe and private balcony
The spectacular main house has all the luxuries including main lounge, grand hallway, dining room, spa, boutique, conference room, boardroom, media (TV) room, outside fire place, rim flow pool, billiard table, gym and children's activity room.
Approximately 80km, takes approximately 2.5 hours’ drive
Enjoy breakfast the depart withy packed lunch. Descend some 610 metres into the Ngorongoro Crater floor for game viewing drives. The 20km diameter crater floor has one of the highest wildlife per service area concentration. In the crater floor are Burchill’s zebras, leopard, cheetah, cape buffalo, water bucks, hartebeests, spotted hyenas, savannah elephant among others. There are no giraffes I the crater due to the short shrubs that pose a challenge to the giraffes feeding. We later drive up the crater floor, back to Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge
Set in 50 acres in the Ngorongoro volcanic landscape, this all-suites wood log cabin style retreat is located a few steps from the Ngorongoro gate and 20 minutes' drive away from the Ngorongoro Crater that is said to have the most dense concentration of wildlife in Africa.
This all-inclusive property features 20 spacious private log cabins with fire place, a restaurant, a bar and conference facilities. Indulge in moments of relaxation at the swimming pool or at the Earth & Rain Spa.
Approximately 170kms, takes approximately 4 hours’ drive
Enjoy breakfast then we drive you to the Serengeti National Park with a brief stop at the Oldupai museum. Enjoy en route game viewing drives to the Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge for check-in, dinner and overnight.
Enjoy breakfast then depart with packed lunch for a full day of game viewing drives. The vast Serengeti plains is home to hundreds of wildlife species including the elusive leopard, cheetah, spotted hyenas, Masai giraffes, cape buffalo, lions, the migratory wildebeests, hartebeests among many others. You can catch the wildebeest migration through-out the year in the Serengeti at different locations as they follow an almost predictable pattern and route on the migration circuit. Enjoy dinner ad overnight at the Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge.
Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge
Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge is strategically located to ensure that all areas of the Serengeti are within reach for guests, including legendary locations like the famous Maasai kopjes, the Museum of Olduvai Gorge, Seronera and the Grumeti River.
It has been designed with a modern African decorative style that creates a fresh and bright atmosphere, but very cozy and with the right amount of luxury. Guests can enjoy the show of the Great Wildebeest Migration from the comfort of their tents.
The camp has 25 elegant tents, built on raised wood platforms with an en-suite facilities and an outside shower. Each tent has its own private terrace from where to enjoy the landscape and the environment. The family tent consists in two tents interconnected and a shared bathroom and private porch.
Approximately 200kms, takes approximately 4.5 hours’ drive
Enjoy breakfast then we depart with packed lunch. Enjoy morning game viewing drive as you exit the park. Proceed to the Serenity on The Lake Resort by the shores of Lake Victoria. Enjoy afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.
Approximately 270kms, takes approximately 5.5 hours’ drive
Enjoy breakfast then depart with packed lunch. We drive you to the Sirari/Isebania border for immigration, board our vehicle from Kenya then proceed to the Masai Mara National Reserve, one of the best Kenya safari destinations. Enjoy en route game viewing drives to the Elewana Sand River Camp. Enjoy diner and overnight
Enjoy breakfast then depart with packed lunch for a full day of game viewing drives. You can also opt for a morning and afternoon game viewing drives with hot lunch at the lodge. This famous game reserve is world famous for the spectacular wildebeest migration between July through to September each year, the abundant wildlife including the ‘Big five’ of Africa. The reserve is surrounded by Masai villages (traditional home-steads) which at a small extra cost you may want to experience by a cultural visit to one of them. Enjoy dinner and overnight at the Elewana Sand River Camp
Elewana Sand River Mara Camp
Located on the banks of a river from which it has taken its name, Sand River Masai Mara is located within the Masai Mara National Reserve, close to the Tanzanian border.
Situated on a secluded and picturesque site, Sand River Masai Mara replicates the heyday of exclusive permanent tented camps of the late 1920’s. The interior fixtures and furnishings mirror this period perfectly, reminding all who visit of those countless Hollywood movies that have paid homage to a classic era of African adventure.
Elewana Sand River Mara Camp comprises of 16-tented accommodations - including 1 family tent - each divided into two separate but adjoining campsites, with each area possessing its own designated dining and public areas, thereby creating an increased sense of exclusivity and privacy.
Approximately 270kms, takes approximately 7 hours’ drive
Enjoy breakfast then drive you through the Great Rift Valley to the Lake Nakuru national park arriving at the Sarova Lion Hill Lodge for lunch. Enjoy an afternoon game viewing drive. The park is famous for the abundant greater and lesser flamingoes (when the later levels on the lake are low). Wildlife here is bountiful including lion, cheetah, leopard, and hyenas. Rothschild giraffe as well as black and white rhino are also found here are. Lake Nakuru National Park is an ornithological paradise for bird lovers as well. Later drive to the Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp for check-in, dinner and overnight.
Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp
Tucked among golden-barked acacia trees, under the shadow of ancient volcanoes, the 24-luxury tent Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp is a truly magical holiday setting with a small, immaculately maintained tented upscale safari camp on the shores of Lake Elmenteita, a flamingo filled Lake in Kenya’s Soysambu Conservancy. Activities include easy undisturbed game drives in the conservancy, nature walks, archery, horse riding, and note least birdlife too.
Airy, environmentally friendly safari tents offer British Colonial décor, plush bedding with mosquito nets, bathrooms with double vanities and hot water, a large private veranda and free Wi-Fi. The stunning Flamingo Suite is tailor-made for honeymooning couples, and offers a separate bedroom, a lounge with a television and a Jacuzzi with breath-taking lake views. Sample the bounty of the area in our peaceful dining room, or plan an unforgettable meal in the bush, and dine amidst the conservancy’s 450 bird species and 15,000 wild animals. Embark on a captivating game ride, relax poolside, spoil yourself with a spa treatment or participate in one of the many activities offered within the camp.
Approximately 165kms, takes approximately 3.5 hours’ drive depending on traffic
Enjoy breakfast then check-out. We drive you back to Nairobi. Enjoy lunch at the Carnivore restaurant then our guide driver will drop you at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your departure flight. We at Bonfire Adventures sincerely thank you for traveling with us on your Best Holiday in Africa.