2022 – 13 DAYS SCENIC KENYA BUDGET SAFARI
ITINERARY AT A GLANCE
|Day 01||Nairobi||Ibis Styles Hotel||B & B||Transfer
|Day 02||Samburu N. Reserve||Samburu Simba Lodge ||Full Board||PM Game Drives
|Day 03||Samburu N. Reserve||Samburu Simba Lodge||Full Board||AM & PM G/Drive
|Day 04||Aberdare National Park||The Ark Lodge||Full Board||Game view @ lodge
|Day 05||L. Nakuru N. Park||Flamingo Hill Tented Camp||Full Board||PM G/Drive
|Day 06||Masai Mara N. Reserve||Zebra Plains Mara Camp||Full Board||PM Game Drives
|Day 07||Masai Mara N. Reserve||Zebra Plains Mara Camp||Full Board||AM & PM G/ Drives
|Day 08||Lake Naivasha||Naivasha Country Club||Full Board||At Leisure
|Day 09||Amboseli National Park||Kilima Safari Camp ||Full Board||PM Game Drives
|Day 10||Amboseli National Park||Kilima Safari Camp||Full Board||AM & PM G/Drive
|Day 11||Tsavo West N. Park||Ngulia Safari Lodge||Full Board||PM Game Drives
|Day 12||Tsavo West N. Park||Ngulia Safari Lodge||Full Board||AM & PM G/Drive
|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||$4,660||$4,010||$3,686||$3,491||$3,273||$796
|4th Aprl - 30th June 2022||$4,044||$3,510||$3,243||$3,083||$2,898||$368
|1st July - 31st Oct 2022||$5,131||$4,482||$4,157||$3,962||$3,733||$972
|1st Nov -21st Dec 2022||$4,646||$3,997||$3,672||$3,477||$3,260||$790|
- 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
- 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 22kms, 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 Ibis Styles Hotel. Check-in then we brief you on what will hopefully be your best holiday in Africa. Enjoy overnight in Standard rooms. You are booked on Bed & Breakfast
Ibis Styles Hotel
Located in the Westlands business district, ibis Styles is the ideal spot for a business and leisure traveler who is conscious about value for money and affordability. The hotel provides everything you would need for your trip in a chic atmosphere and an amazing team of rock stars is always in a happy mood to enhance your experience.
277 bedrooms mainly characterized by space efficiency are tastefully designed with pops of colour, stylish and trendy touches ready for the savvy explorer. Access to high-speed Wi-Fi is guaranteed for all in-house guests whether with us for a good night’s sleep or for our up-to-date business facilities. The hotel’s meeting rooms accommodate up to 180 delegates amongst other amenities such as newly opened fitness centre, contemporary casual dining restaurant and Coffee Shop/Take Away bar at the ground floor. The hotel’s rooftop boasts of a Sports Bar and a BBQ Restaurant with breathtaking panoramic views of the Nairobi skyline.
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 Samburu Simba Lodge for check-in then lunch. Enjoy an afternoon game viewing drive. Later return back to the lodge 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 Samburu Simba Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Samburu Simba Lodge
Samburu Simba Lodge situated in Buffalo Springs Game Reserve, overlooking the Buffalo Springs and the Uaso Nyiro River. Samburu Simba Lodge has 18 cottages and 70 rooms, which are spacious, well furnished with a reading desk.
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 Flamingo Hill Tented Camp 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.
Flamingo Hill Tented Camp
The Flamingo Hill Camp is situated within the famous Lake Nakuru National Park, which lies within the Great Rift Valley of Kenya. Nestled between the “honeymoon hills”, and set in beautifully landscaped grounds with natural foliage and a variety of indigenous African plants and flowers, Flamingo Hill Camp provides superb, tented accommodation.
Flamingo Hill Camp is an eco-friendly establishment. Part of the money earned from the camp is used for environmental restoration and endangered species. Cozy, warm and inviting with a personal touch, Flamingo Hill Camp offers the traveler a home away from home!
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 Zebra Plains Mara Camp for check-in then lunch. Proceed on an afternoon game viewing drive. Later return back to the camp for 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 Zebra Plains Mara Camp
Zebra Plains Mara Camp
Zebra Plains Mara Camp luxury tented rooms are furnished with all the amenities that you will require for a comfortable stay whilst visiting the Maasai Mara. The rooms can be converted into doubles, singles or triples depending on the guests’ requests. Two of our luxury tented rooms are designed for honey-mooners and those set to celebrate their special occasions.
The camp has one standard luxury tented family tent that has two connected rooms with each of the rooms having own amenities. It is recommended for families with small children, 4 adults sharing in two twins or 2 Adults in single room occupancy. It is not recommended for two couples.
The camp also has two deluxe tented family Villas. These tents are very spacious and each of them has two rooms connected by a lounge and dining which still can be converted into a room. These villas are recommended for families with small children or teenagers ,6 Adults either in 3 twins/2 triples, 2 couples who know each other or even one family that has up to 8 members. Each of the 3 rooms (Lounge & Dining included) in each family Villa has own amenities, own entrances and own Verandahs.
All of Zebra Plains Mara Camp tents have both cold and hot running water for showers. They are as well furnished with washing basin, flushing toilet, luggage rack, reading table, mosquito nets and comfy safari chairs to experience the amazing views from the verandahs.
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 Lake Naivasha Country Club 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.
Lake Naivasha Country Club
From the top of the escarpment of the Great Rift Valley, you can see Lake Naivasha sparkling in the sun thousands of feet below. Just an hour’s drive from Nairobi, Naivasha is one of the gems in a necklace of Rift Valley lakes. Perfect for both the active and leisure traveler. Lake Naivasha Country Club offers an abundance of activities to please all tastes.
The lodge has 33 Standard Rooms, 11 Deluxe Rooms, 3 Executive Cottages, 2 Executive Suites, and 1 two-bedroom Presidential Cottage.
Activities organized at the Club Naivasha Lake include visits to the Crescent Island Private Sanctuary, located 25 minutes’ away by boat. Three bird watch walks a day are also available.
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 Kilima Safari 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 Kilima Safari 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 Kilima Safari Camp.
Kilima Safari Camp
Kilima Safari Camp is located in the area of Amboseli National Park, next to the Kimana Gate Park entrance. The camp is set out on a 420-acre site with spectacular view of Mount Kilimanjaro. The Kimana area of Amboseli is famous for its large elephant population. Guests can enjoy great game viewing from their tents which face the animal water pools. All public areas and guest rooms are set towards Mount Kilimanjaro.
All 72 tents and lodges at Kilima Safari Camp include a 4-poster bed with a mosquito net with a seating area and a private bathroom. Among these are 50 Classic Safari Tents, each with a large private balcony, 10 Superior Safari tent with lion claw bath tubs and 12 lodge rooms each with a large private balcony.
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 Ngulia Safari Lodge.
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 Ngulia Safari Lodge.
Ngulia Safari Lodge
Ngulia Safari Lodge is located in Tsavo West National Park on the Ndawe Escarpment just below Ngulia Hills, overlooking the Rhino Sanctuary. The lodge has one of the most breathtaking views.
The Lodge has 52 standard rooms, all each offering all the essentials to ensure a comfortable stay and a balcony with a view of the vast wilderness and floodlit water holes. The lodge has two restaurants - the main restaurant one built in an open-air style has a view of floodlit water holes and the Leopard dinning tree. There is also the Leopard Bar and Restaurant where you're able to see the leopard feeding as you enjoy your dinner.
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.