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Kenya Luxury Bush and Beach Safari

KENYA LUXURY BUSH AND BEACH SAFARI

Trip duration

11 days/ 10 nights

The Kenya Luxury Bush and Beach Safari can be combined with our Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari.

 

 

DAY 1: ARRIVAL – NAIROBI; THE AFRICAN SAFARI CAPITAL

Our Kenya Luxury Bush and Beach Safari will start in Kenya’s tourism capital, Nairobi. We shall arrive via the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, where our Tour Leader will be ready to receive us and kick start our journey. We shall then head to our hotel in Nairobi, where we shall check in.

On this day, if we have an early arrival, we may explore local attractions around Nairobi. The city has a national park at its edge, making it one of the most special conservation cities globally. Otherwise, we can relax and enjoy the nice Nairobi weather from our lodge; in readiness for the exciting Kenya Luxury Bush and Beach Safari ahead.

Night in Nairobi.

DAY 2 AND 3: LEWA WILDLIFE CONSERVANCY – FOOTHILLS OF MT. KENYA

Our Kenya Luxury Bush and Beach Safari will proceed to the Laikipia region; via a scenic domestic flight. We shall enjoy beautiful game drives at Lewa Widlife Conservancy; with great views of Mt. Kenya; Africa’s second-highest mountain.

We shall be keeping an eye for mammals such as Grevy’s Zebra, Savannah Elephant, Spotted Hyena, Beisa Oryx, Jackson’s Hartebeest, African Wild Dog, Black Rhino, White Rhino, African Lion, Leopard and Cheetah. Birds here include the Grey Crowned Crane, Somali Ostrich and Black-bellied Bustard.

Nights at Lewa.

DAY 4, 5 AND 6: MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE

Our Kenya Luxury Bush and Beach Safari will continue to the mighty Masai Mara; via a domestic flight. Renowned for the annual wildebeest migration, which is often regarded as the 8th Wonder of the World, Masai Mara National Reserve is the crown of an African safari experience.

Considered the ultimate wildlife haven in Kenya, this reserve has a lot to offer. From all members of the Big 5 (African Lion, Leopard, Black Rhino, Cape Buffalo and Savannah Elephant) to the numerous herbivores grazing the landscape in huge herds, this place is indeed amazing.

You will enjoy learning about this magical destination with our guides. Enjoy interesting game drives as you track the Big 5, the Big Cats and much more. We shall also keep an eye for antelopes like Common Impalas and gazelles like Thompson’s Gazelles. Local birds include Southern Ground Hornbill, Saddle-billed Stork, Lappet-faced Vulture and Kori Bustard.

Here you can also take part in an optional balloon ride across the beautiful Masai Mara plains. This is followed by a scrumptious breakfast and cocktail party; all set up in the bush, with great views of the Masai Mara. This is an exciting optional activity during our Kenya Luxury Bush and Beach Safari.

Nights in Masai Mara.

DAY 7, 8, 9 AND 10: INDIAN OCEAN COAST – MOMBASA AND DIANI

You will then catch a domestic flight to the coast. For the next days, you will enjoy a relaxed holiday at the scenic Indian Ocean beach. This is a highlight on our Kenya Luxury Bush and Beach Safari; and allows a perfect location to relax and unwind. You can enjoy water sports, diving, snorkeling, boat ride, sunbathing and swimming along the vast Indian Ocean.

You can also choose to add some extra activities during your stay at the coast. Our Kenya Luxury Bush and Beach Safari team will work with you to help you choose the additional activities that best suit your hobbies. Optional activities that you can enjoy outside your hotel include:-

  1. A day trip to the beautiful Shimba Hills National Reserve
  2. A birding trip with a local expert
  3. Day trip to Shimoni Caves and Wasini Island (including the coral gardens)
  4. Day trip to Chale Island
  5. Day trip to Funzi Island and canoeing along Ramisi River
  6. Dolphins Cruise at the beautiful Kisite Mpunguti Marine Park and Reserve
  7. Whale Shark Cruise (seasonal in the months of February, March, November and December)
  8. A visit to the Colobus Trust and Primate Rescue Centre
  9. A short town tour of the Ukunda township
  10. A short walk around the Diani area
  11. A visit to Kaya Kinondo Sacred Forest
  12. A day trip to Mombasa Marine Park and Reserve
  13. A town tour of the Mombasa township
  14. A visit to Bamburi Haller Park and Nature Trail
  15. A visit to Mombasa Old Town
  16. A visit to Fort Jesus Museum
  17. A visit to Mombasa Mamba Village (Crocodile Park)
  18. A visit to Bombolulu Workshops (Crafts Centre)
  19. A visit to the Railways Hindu Temple (Historic Temple)

Nights in Mombasa or Diani.

DAY 11: KENYAN COAST TO NAIROBI

On this day, you will enjoy a leisurely morning at the hotel. You will then be transferred to the local airport for a domestic flight to Nairobi.

On arrival, you will be transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for the international flight home; marking the end to our Kenya Luxury Bush and Beach Safari.

 

 

Highlight mammals and others

Leopard, Cheetah, African Lion, Beisa Oryx, Grevy’s Zebra, Cape Buffalo, Maasai Giraffe, Reticulated Giraffe, Savannah Elephant, White Rhino, Black Rhino, Nile Crocodile, Nile Hippo

Highlight birds

Saddle-billed Stork, Kori Bustard, Grey Crowned Crane, African Fish Eagle, Secretarybird, Southern Ground Hornbill

Habitats covered

Savannah, Wetlands, Coastal Beach

Photographic opportunities

Excellent

Special moments

Indian Ocean Coast, African Big 5, Masai Mara, optional Balloon Ride