ITINERARY AT A GLANCE
|Day 1||Nairobi||Hemingways Nairobi||Bed & Breakfast||Transfer|
|Day 2||Samburu N. Reserve||Elephant Bedroom Camp||Full Board||PM Game Drives|
|Day 3||Samburu N. Reserve||Elephant Bedroom Camp||Full Board||AM & PM Game Drive|
|Day 4||Aberdare National Park||The Ark Lodge||Full Board||Game view @ lodge|
|Day 5||L. Nakuru N. Park||The Cliff||Full Board||PM Game Drives|
|Day 6||Masai Mara N. Reserve||Elewana Sand River Camp||All Inclusive||PM Game Drives|
|Day 7||Masai Mara N. Reserve||Elewana Sand River Camp||All Inclusive||AM & PM Game Drives|
|Day 8||Lake Naivasha||Enashipai Resort & Spa||Full Board||At Leisure|
|Day 9||Amboseli National Park||Elewana Tortilis Camp||All Inclusive||PM Game Drives|
|Day 10||Amboseli National Park||Elewana Tortilis Camp||All Inclusive||AM & PM Game Drive|
|Day 11||Tsavo West N. Park||Finch Hattons Camp||All Inclusive||PM Game Drives|
|Day 12||Tsavo West N. Park||Finch Hattons Camp||All Inclusive||AM & PM 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 – 31st Mar 2023||$ 9,008 ||$ 8,359 ||$ 8,034 ||$ 7,839 ||$ 7,508 ||$ 2001|
|1st Apr – 31st May 2023||$ 7,619 ||$ 7,088 ||$ 6,822 ||$ 6,662 ||$ 6,385 ||$ 1,428|
|1st Jun – 30th Jun 2023||$ 9,397 ||$ 8,748 ||$ 8,423 ||$ 8,228 ||$ 7,887 ||$ 1,904|
|1st Jul – 31st Oct 2023||$ 10,605 ||$ 9,956 ||$ 9,631 ||$ 9,436 ||$ 9,064 ||$ 2,482|
|1st Nov – 21st Dec 2023||$ 8,951 ||$ 8,301 ||$ 7,977 ||$ 7,782 ||$ 7,452 ||$ 1,998|
- 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, Sand River and Finch Hattons Camps
- All park entrance fees
- 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, Sand River and Finch Hattons Camps
- Laundry ad telephone expenses
- Travel insurance
- Tips and gratuities to the guided driver, hotel/lodge or camp staff
- 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 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 Elephant Bedroom 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 Elephant Bedroom Camp for dinner and overnight.
Elephant Bedroom Camp
Elephant Bedroom Camp offers luxury in a setting of breath-taking beauty. It is set along the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River and shaded by doum palms and other trees that make up this green belt of riverine forest in Samburu National Reserve.
The surrounding Samburu National Reserve is an area of spectacular scenery; its dry plains bisected by the meandering river, with the backdrop of Africa's dramatic mountains, including Mt Kenya. The 14 spacious tents have rustic and colorful African touches, offering all the comforts; including a private plunge pool on the deck, hot and cold running water, electricity (and complimentary herbal shower and bath products.)
The lounge and dining area is decorated with vibrant safari style, its soft intimate lighting assuring that this is the ultimate place to relax in between exciting game drives. Elephant, Monkeys, Impalas are amongst the camp's many regular wild visitors, whilst Samburu National Reserve has a good number of lions and leopards and offers the opportunity to see many species endemic to northern Kenya.
Approximately 210km, takes approximately 4.5 hours’ drive
Enjoy breakfast then we drive you to the Aberdare National Park arriving for lunch at the Aberdare Country Club. You need a small overnight bag for your essentials of the night at The Ark Lodge, rest of the luggage will be left in safe custody at the Aberdare Country Club. You will be watching wildlife from the lodge balcony and under-ground bunkers. Occasionally you will receive alarms at night from your room when special animals come to the flood-lit water-hole. Enjoy dinner and overnight at The Ark Lodge.
The Ark Lodge
Set in the heart of the Aberdare National Park, The Ark overlooks a floodlit waterhole and salt lick, which attracts a host of awesome wildlife. Resembling and named after Noah’s Ark, The Ark comprises of three decks from which numerous balconies and lounges provide a superb location for wildlife to be seen. So that you don’t miss any animal sightings, the night guard will buzz your room when special animals come to the waterhole. There is also a ground level bunker – the perfect hideout for the discerning photographer. This is a circular pillbox-like structure, and it is from this vantage point that pictures of animals on the salt lick only yards away may be taken through the view holes in complete safety.
Approximately 190kms, takes approximately 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 Cliff 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.
Perched at the top of a 100-metre-high rock face sits Lake Nakuru's newest and smartest addition - The Cliff – a 10 room luxury camp opened in June 2018. While 'luxury camp' is the simplest description, in reality The Cliff located inside the park defies conventional labels, being a combination of safari lodge, tented camp and boutique hotel, constructed and furnished in a contemporary European style.
Each tent is built on solid foundations at the edge of the cliff, and faces the lake, allowing guests 180 degree views of the panoramic paradise, yet maintaining privacy. Not wanting to waste the view, the tent is spacious and the freestanding bath looks outwards. While the exterior environment at The Cliff is pure Africa, the room interiors combine organic chic with international design to create the understated style of a modern boutique hotel.
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 Elewana Sand River Camp for check-in then lunch. Proceed on an afternoon game viewing drive. Later return back to the 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 a cultural visit to one of them. Enjoy dinner and overnight at the Elewana Sand River Camp
Approximately 270kms, takes approximately 6 hours’ drive depending on traffic
Enjoy breakfast then we drive you through the floor of the Rift Valley to Naivasha. You will be arriving at the Enashipai Resort & Spa for lunch. Enjoy afternoon at leisure or at an extra cost you will have a one-hour boat ride in the lake or better still, to the crescent island. Enjoy diner and overnight.
Enashipai Resort & Spa
This elegant lodge is built by the Lake Naivasha. The rooms have both indoor and out-door shower.
From the lodge one can enjoy activities including boat riding, Mount Longonot hiking, a visit to Hell’s Gate National Park among others.
Approximately 350kms, takes approximately 7.5 hours’ drive depending on traffic
Enjoy breakfast then we drive you to the Amboseli National Park arriving at the Elewana Tortilis Camp for check-in then lunch. Amboseli is great for a Kenya safari. 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 Elewana Tortilis Camp 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 120kms, takes approximately 3.5 hours’ drive
Enjoy breakfast then drive to the Tsavo West National Park. This is one of the best parks for African safari. You will be arriving at the Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge for check-in then lunch. Enjoy an afternoon game viewing drive. Leopard, Cheetah, Wild dogs, Buffalo, Rhino, Elephant, Masai Giraffe, Burchell’s Zebra, Lion, Lesser Kudu, and Nocturnal Porcupine among many others are found I this park. Prolific birdlife features over 600 species. Enjoy dinner ad overnight at the Finch Hattons Luxury Camp.
Enjoy breakfast then with packed lunch depart on a full day of game viewing drives. Some interesting attractions in Tsavo West include the Mzima Springs, Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary, Ngulia Hills, Shetani Lava Flows, Chaimu Crater & Roaring Rocks. Enjoy dinner and overnight at the Finch Hattons Luxury Camp.
Finch Hattons Luxury Camp
Finch Hattons is a luxury tented safari camp that combines its love for Tsavo with world-class facilities. Designed to be minimally intrusive, the camp’s 17 luxury suites offer sweeping views of the surrounding landscape, as well as total privacy for guests. The tents’ open-plan design invites the cool breeze that drifts over the nearby natural springs, and brings the sounds and scents of the African bush directly to you. The result is a one-on-one experience with Africa; this is the bush in all of its immediate and unapologetic beauty.
The suites feature indoor and outdoor showers, copper bathtubs, creamy white linen, gentle lighting, beautiful hardwood writing tables, intricate chandeliers, and all the conveniences you would expect of a first-class offering.
We can either drive you back to Nairobi for departure or in Diani for BEACH EXTENSION
Enjoy breakfast then check-out. We drive you back to Nairobi for your departure flight. Alternatively, at an extra cost we can transfer you to Mombasa for a beach extension in Diani or North Coast. We at Bonfire Adventures deeply appreciate you for choosing to travel with us on your Africa Safari Adventure.