2022 13 DAYS BEST OF EAST AFRICA MIDRANGE SAFARI
ITINERARY AT A GLANCE
|Day 1||Nairobi||Sarova Stanley Hotel||Bed & Breakfast||Transfer|
|Day 2||Samburu N. Reserve||Ashnil Samburu Camp||Full Board||PM Game Drives|
|Day 3||Samburu N. Reserve||Ashnil Samburu Camp||Full Board||AM & PM G/Drive|
|Day 4||Ol Pejeta Conservancy||Sweetwaters Serena Camp||Full Board||PM Game Drives|
|Day 5||L. Nakuru N. Park||Sarova Lion Hill Lodge||Full Board||PM Game Drives|
|Day 6||Masai Mara N. Reserve||Mara Serena Safari Lodge||Full Board||PM Game Drives|
|Day 7||Masai Mara N. Reserve||Mara Serena Safari Lodge||Full Board||AM & PM G/Drive|
|Day 8||Serengeti N. Park||Serengeti Serena Lodge||Full Board||En route G/Drive|
|Day 9||Serengeti N. Park||Serengeti Serena Lodge||Full Board||Full Day G/Drives|
|Day 10||Ngorongoro C. Area||Ngorongoro Serena Lodge||Full Board||AM & PM G/Drive|
|Day 11||Ngorongoro C. Area||Ngorongoro Serena Lodge||Full Board||Crater Tour|
|Day 12||Tarangire N. Park||Tarangire Balloon Camp||Full Board||Game Drives|
|Day 13||Departure||Picnic Lunch||Transfer|
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||$ 5,994||$ 5,152||$ 4,730||$ 4,478||$ 4,197||$ 739|
|1st Mar – 31st Mar 2022||$ 5,988||$ 5,146||$ 4,725||$ 4,472||$ 4,192||$ 734|
|1st Apr – 31st May 2022||$ 5,295||$ 4,558||$ 4,190||$ 3,969||$ 3,721||$ 410|
|1st Jun – 30st Jun 2022||$ 6,043||$ 5,200||$ 4,779||$ 4,527||$ 4,245||$ 761|
|1st Jul – 31st Oct 2022||$ 6,428||$ 5,586||$ 5,165||$ 4,912||$ 4,620||$ 911|
|1st Nov – 21st Dec 2022||$ 5,895||$ 5,053||$ 4,632||$ 4,379||$ 4,101||$ 737|
- Arrival and departure Airport transfers
- Bed and breakfast accommodation in Nairobi
- Full board accommodation while on safari – breakfast, lunch and dinner
- All 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
- Laundry ad telephone expenses
- Travel insurance
- Any item not mentioned as included in the safari package
Approximately 18kms, 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 Sarova Stanley Hotel. Check-in then brief you on what will likely be your Best Holiday in Africa. Enjoy overnight. You are booked on Bed & Breakfast
Sarova Stanley Hotel
Situated in Nairobi's Central Business District, it offers 212 stylish rooms and suites, and dedication to service. The hotel is a stone’s throw away from Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC) and close to several popular attractions and business centers. It is also very well located for quick access to areas such as the Nairobi National Park, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), Wilson Airport, Government Offices and the United Nations offices in Nairobi.
The luxury of this heritage hotel delivers a wondrous old-world charm whilst offering modern facilities and legendary service, to create Nairobi's top 5-Star hotel experience. This unique experience is replete with indoor and outdoor restaurants, a rooftop swimming pool, courtyard and a glamourous jazz bar. Conferencing and banqueting facilities are available in our heritage spaces and ballroom.
The restaurants at Sarova Stanley offer the best of local flavors and a host of international cuisines prepared by our remarkable chefs.
Approximately 330 kms, takes approximately 6.5 hours’ drive depending on traffic
Enjoy early morning breakfast then begin your Kenya safari. Bonfire Adventures guide driver will pick you and proceed to the Samburu National Reserve arriving at the Ashnil Samburu Camp for check-in then lunch. Enjoy an afternoon game viewing drive. Later return back to the camp for dinner and overnight.
Enjoy early morning game viewing drive to enjoy your African safari then return back to the camp for breakfast. Mid-morning is at leisure. Enjoy lunch then depart on an afternoon game viewing drive. The semi-arid game reserve is home to the special five of Samburu namely the generuk (Twiga gazelle), the grevy’s Zebra, beisa oryx, Somali ostrich and the reticulated giraffe. Other wildlife here includes lions, the savannah elephant, cape buffalo, the elusive leopard among many others. Later return back to the Ashnil Samburu Camp for dinner and overnight.
Ashnil Samburu Camp
Ashnil Samburu Camp is a luxury tented set in the spectacular backdrop drop of the Mighty Ol Olokwe mountain fronting Ewaso Nyiro River. The 30 exclusive luxury Tents are spread out along the shady banks of the river under a thick stand of doum Palms.
It features an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by sun lounges, a garden and a Lounge bar offering views of the African savannah. Each tent features a decked Terrance with views of the Ewaso Nyiro River. The restaurant offers views of the river and serves a variety of menus comprising of Oriental, traditional and international cuisines. A range of activities are available on request and comprise of game drives, nature Walks and a cultural visit to the Samburu village, bush meals like bush lunch/dinner and sundowners.
Approximately 145kms, takes approximately 3.5 hours’ drive depending on traffic
Enjoy breakfast the we drive you to the 90-hectare Ol Pejeta Conservancy, arriving at the Sweetwaters Serena Camp for check-in then lunch. Enjoy an afternoon game viewing drive. This sanctuary has the largest black n concentration in East Africa and is one of the best places for a Safari in Africa. It is also home to rehabilitated chimpanzees. This is one of the best places to see the big five of Africa which include lions, cape buffalo, savanna elephant, leopard and rhinos. Hundreds of other wildlife species roam the savannah plains and grasslands. Enjoy diner and overnight
Sweetwaters Serena Camp
Tucked inside the landscaped grounds and accessible via winding stone pathways, Sweetwaters Serena Camp’s accommodation offers an elegant retreat amid the breath-taking natural beauty of Kenya’s Ol Pejeta Conservancy. The 56 stylishly appointed tents include the standard wing and the deluxe Morani Wing, and are designed with charming thatched roofs, solid floors and canvas interiors. All of our tents feature electricity, an ensuite bathroom with hot and cold water, showers and flushing WCs.
Make yourself at home during your safari holiday with modern amenities including free Wi-Fi, a coffee/tea making station and plush bathrobes and slippers. Some of our tents are on raised platforms with private balconies; the rest include private verandas, all with safari chairs and tables. Evening hot water bottles are provided; mosquito nets, extra beds and cots are available upon request.
Approximately 160kms, takes approximately 4.5 hours’ drive depending on traffic
Enjoy breakfast then we drive you to the Lake Nakuru national park with a brief stop at the 74 metres Thompson falls. We will be arriving at the Sarova Lion Hill Lodge for check-in then 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. Enjoy dinner and overnight.
Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge
Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is set along "the Lion Hill" in Lake Nakuru National Park in Kenya. Concealing its remote location amidst Kenya's Great Rift Valley, the safari lodge offers the most scenic and spectacular views of the Lake and the National Park from its 67 chalet style rooms, all with terraces and a sense of calm and relaxation provided by its classic aesthetic and timeless design. Beyond the stunning views and amazing wildlife, Lion Hill offers great food, a Panoramic Bar Terrace, organic gardens, a swimming pool and a spa.
Approximately 270kms, takes approximately 6hours’ drive depending on traffic
Enjoy breakfast then we pick and drive you to the Masai Mara National Reserve. You will be arriving at the Sarova Mara Game Lodge for lunch. Proceed on an afternoon game viewing drive. Later check-in at the Mara Serena Safari Lodge. 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 a cultural visit to one of them. Enjoy dinner and overnight at the Mara Serena Safari Lodge
Mara Serena Safari Lodge
Mara Serena Safari Lodge invites you to a world where dramatic sights and experiences are enhanced by gracious service and five-star amenities. The lodge is perched high on a bush-cloaked hill with sweeping views of the savannah and the meandering shoreline of the Mara River.
The lodge has 74 guest rooms which includes the suite have been inspired by the local Masai heritage and surrounding natural splendor, welcoming guests to experience the allure of the only lodge located within the famed Mara Triangle. A merger of Africa’s untamed beauty and modern sophistication, the accommodations are arranged with one slightly in front of its neighbor, allowing for sweeping river and savannah views.
Adorned in swirling patterns that reflect the colors and shapes of the bush, rooms feature Masai-inspired design-motifs, King or twin beds, lavish, all-encompassing mosquito-curtaining and marble bathrooms with walk-in showers.
Contemporary amenities like complimentary Internet and television with satellite channels along with personalized touches like ceiling fans to enhance the guest experience.
Approximately 380kms, takes approximately 8 hours’ drive
Enjoy early morning breakfast then depart with packed lunch. Our Bonfire Adventures guide driver will transfer you to the Isebania/Sirari, a one-stop border post and assist you through immigration. He will connect you to your Safari Land Cruiser and guide driver from Tanzania then proceed to the Serengeti National Park. Enjoy en route game viewing drives to the Serengeti Serena Safari 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.
Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
This is an award-winning gem of a hotel in one of the most beautiful settings in Tanzania. Seamlessly blended high into an acacia-lined ridge, the African-style lodge and infinity pool offer panoramic views across the Serengeti’s vast, endless grasslands, where lions and cheetahs stalk their prey and massive migrating wildebeest herds darken the landscape in a relentless search for fresh grazing grounds.
The 65 guest rooms and one suite are housed in clusters of traditional domed “rondavels” arranged around the lodge’s stunning infinity pool. Set high on a hill with the rolling plains below forming a natural amphitheatre, your room offers a ringside seat for the greatest show on earth, the annual migration of the wildebeest. Sweeping views, traditional stone-built and thatched architecture and private balconies immerse you in the stunning beauty and solitude of Serengeti National Park like no other accommodation can.
Decorated in warm earth tones punctuated by pops of brightly colored fabrics and ornate Makonde carvings on the walls, all rooms feature their own private entrance, hand-made wood furniture, spacious bedrooms and natural stone bathrooms. Amenities like complimentary wireless Internet and 24-hour room service along with personalized touches like standing/table fans and comfortable robes enhance the guest experience.
Approximately 170kms, takes approximately 4 hours’ drive
Enjoy breakfast then depart with packed lunch. Morning game viewing drives towards South Serengeti. Exit the park through the Naabi gate ad proceed to Ngorongoro. Check-in at the Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge which is built on the crater rim, overlooking the crater below. Enjoy dinner and overnight.
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 Burchell’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 the Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
Nestled high above the plains into the Crater’s jagged rim, cloaked in river stone and indigenous vines, Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge is barely visible to the naked eye. Framed by arched stone passages and timbered decks, its torch-lit walls are adorned with stylized cave paintings. At the stone heart of the lodge burns a glowing fire, which is kept constantly alight.
All the 75 rooms are looped around the Crater rim. Each has its own rock-enclosed balcony, and all enjoy completely uninterrupted views of the volcanic amphitheatre far below. At Ngorongoro Serena lodge one feels as ancient as the Crater itself, yet no modern comfort has been spared in an effort to bring you the best safari adventure in Africa and one of the most unique travel experiences in the world.
Approximately 180kms, takes approximately 4 hours’ drive
Bonfire Adventures guide driver will pick you from the hotel after breakfast, proceed to the Tarangire National Park for game viewing drives. The park is famous for huge herds of Elephants, at times numbering up to 300. Giant Baobab trees dots the vast plains ad grasslands. The Tarangire National Park has varied landscapes. Wildlife that freely roam on the park include hartebeests, leopard, lions, cape buffalo, Masai giraffes, the commo zebra, lions, cheetah among many others. Later check-in at the Tarangire Balloon Camp, enjoy dinner and overnight.
Tarangire Balloon Camp
Tarangire Balloon Camp is a boutique property with 16 super luxury safari tents. It is located close to Boundary Hill with spectacular views of Tarangire National Park. The tents come with king sized four poster beds and large verandas from which to enjoy Tarangire’s famously spectacular sunsets.
Approximately 200kms, takes approximately 5 hours’ drive depending on traffic
Enjoy breakfast then check-out. With packed lunch we will drive you via Arusha to the Kilimanjaro International Airport for your departure flight. We at Bonfire Adventures sincerely thank you for traveling with us on your African Safari. We at Bonfire Adventures deeply appreciate you for choosing to travel with us on your Africa Safari Adventure.