Travel Nairobi, Kenya

DMC for Group safari in East Africa

March 20th, 2017

My group of Indian friends from USA did a 10 days safari in Kenya with Arica Venture Safaris, the trip was good and we really enjoyed. Gujarati meals was there in plenty as we wanted and the lodges were just awesome.

Below is the luxury safari holiday we did:

Highlights

CITIES NIGHTS SITESEEING & ATTRACTIONS

Nairobi 1 Overnight stay

Ngorongoro 2 Game Drive

Serengeti 2 Game Drive

Masai Mara 2 Masai Mara National Park

Lake Nakura 1 Lake Nakura National Park

Aberdare 1 Aberdare National Park

Mt.Kenya - Visit Mount Kenya ,Highest Mountain in Kenya

Nairobi - City Tour

Note: Yellow fever vaccination is required to visit Kenya.

Day 01 – Arrival Nairobi 25 June

Today arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi, popularly known as “Green City in the Sun”. Nairobi is the capital and largest city of Kenya. The name “Nairobi” translates to the place of cool waters. On arrival you will be met then proceed to Royal Orchid Azure in Nairobi for overnight stay and relaxation. (Meals: D)

Day 02 – Drive to Aursha,Tanzania – Lake Manyara26 June

Today after breakfast proceed to Arusha, Tanzania –crossing the Namaga border, after finishing custom at border continue journey toward to Lake Manyara. Pass thought Mount Kilimanjaro, enjoy scenic view. Upon arrival dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara. (Long drive and ruff road). (Meals: B, L, D)

Day 03 – Ngorongoro Game Drive 27 June

Today after breakfast proceed to game drive to Ngorongoro. 2 games drive each (2 to 3 hrs each). Overnight at Ngorongoro.(Meals: B, L, D)

Day 04 – Drive to Serengeti National Park 28 June

You are picked up for the morning drive to the Serengeti National Park withyour packed lunches. Upon arrival proceed to hotel. 1 game drive afternoon. Overnight IN Serengeti. (Meals: B, L, D)

Day 05 – Serengeti National Park 29 June

Spend this one extra night at the Serengeti National Park to partake morning and afternoon game viewing drives. (Approx 2 to 3 hrs game drives each). (Meals: B, L, D)

Day 06 – Serengeti National Park – Masai Mara 30 June

You are picked up for the morning drive from Serengeti National Park withyour packed lunches. You will pass via theSirare Kenya & Tanzania border. Once clear the custom proceed to Masaimara. Arrive in late evening. Overnight in Masai Mara. (Long drive and ruff road). (Meals: B, PL, D)

Day 07 – Masai Mara 01 July

Enjoy world famous Masai Mara game drive before breakfast with spectacular scenery. The Mara offers wild life in variety and abundance. Lunch at the luxury tented camp or lodge.You can expect to see the famous “Big Five”. Over 450 species of animals have been recorded here. Overnight in Masai Mara. (Meals: B, L, D)

Day 08– Masai Mara – Nakuru02 July

After breakfast in the luxury tented camp or lodge, depart for Nakuru. The towns, and the region, are endowed with vast resources that make tourism a key income source. Return back to the lodge for lunch. Afternoon proceed for game drive where you will watch haven of million flamingos and many other species for birds with other games. Overnight at Nakura.(Meals: B, L, D)

Day 09 – Aberdare National Park03 July

After breakfast, proceed to Aberdare National Park. En route visitNyahururufalls. The park is located about 100 km north from Nairobi and stretches over a wide variety of terrains because it covers altitudes from about 7,000 feet (2,100 m) to 14,000 feet (4,300 m) above sea level. Established in May 1950, the Aberdare National Park covers an area of 766 square kilometers and forms part of the Aberdare Mountain Range.(Meals: B, L, D)

Day10 – Aberdare – Mt.Kenya – Nairobi04 July

After breakfast depart for Mt. Kenya. It’s the highest mountain in Kenya and the second-highest in Africa, after Kilimanjaro. Mount Kenya is located in central Kenya. Enjoy the scenic beauty of Mt. Kenya and proceed to Nairobi. Upon arrival city tour and overnight flight back to home. (Meals: B, L, D)

Day 11- Nairobi –Home – 5th July

After breakfast in the Royal Ochid, the driver will pick you up and will depart for the airport depending on the time for the flight. END OF SAFARI (Meals: B)

PACKAGE DETAILS

Location Nights Hotel Name or Similar [Deluxe Category]

Ngorongoro/Manyara 2 Ngorongoro Wildife Lodge

Serengeti 2 Serengeti Sopa Lodge

Masai Mara 2 Mara Sopa Lodge

Lake Nakuru 1 Lake Nakuru Lodge

Aberdare 1 The Ark Lodge

Nairobi 2 Royal Orchid Azure

Inclusions: Exclusions:

 Deluxe 4 * Hotel Accommodation

 All Transfers, Sightseeing and Entrance Tickets As Per The Itinerary

 Breakfast,Lunch, Dinner (Indian)

 Jain meals upon request

 Local tour Escort from East Africa Safari Bookers

 Taxes and 1 Bag Porterage Round-trip

 2 water bottle per person per day

 Tips for drivers

 Masai village visit and entrance to Olduvai gorge  International & Internal Airfare & taxes

 Expenses of personal nature such as laundry, baggage handling, shopping, drinks

 Cost of Visa

 Any other services not mentioned in the ‘itinerary’ and ‘tour inclusion’

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Travel Tips for Nairobi Kenya:

Where to stay in Nairobi: Sopa Lodges Wildlife lodges Royal Orchid hotel

What to do in Nairobi: Sightseeing Game drives

Where to eat in Nairobi: Indian restaurants

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Name: Megg Moro
Age: 26-33
Travel type: Friends getaway

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DMC for Group safari in East Africa
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