Kenya·July 8 - 16 2023

Kenya

Nairobi, Aberdares, Shaba, Ol Pejeta, Lake Nakuru, and Masai Mara

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Visit amazing Kenya including Nairobi, Aberdare National Park, staying in the Shaba Game Reserve, safaris, the Tulia spa, visiting the Ol Pejeta Conservatory, seeing the flamingos at Lake Nakuru and traveling in the Masai Mara Game Reserve. All this and more on your journey through Kenya.

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The Stanley Hotel

Arrival Day - Nairobi

Arrive in Nairobi, Kenya's vibrant capital. You'll be met by a local Lion World Travel representative and escorted to the deluxe Stanley Hotel which recalls the graceful era of Victorian elegance. Today, Sarova Stanley's heritage character is preserved whilst offering modern hotel services and amenities to create Nairobi's most special city hotel experience. Guest rooms offer a blend of Victorian elegance with antique furnishings and restored period details, combined with all the practical, executive amenities of the modern age.

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The Ark

Day 2 - Aberdare National Park

After being collected from your Nairobi hotel (or the airport), you will be driven to the famous Aberdare National Park. Aptly dubbed ‘Scotland with Lions', this charismatic Afro-Alpine realm showcases the wild beauty of the Aberdare mountain range where elephants roam through lichen-hung forests and spectacular waterfalls plunge into churning pools. Arriving in time for lunch at The Aberdares Country Club you will later be transported into the exclusive sanctuary that surrounds The Ark. A secluded lodge designed to resemble Noah’s Ark, this timbered lodge is unique, not least because of the splendour of the game-watching experience around its private waterhole, which attracts large herds of elephants.

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Sarova Shaba Lodge

Day 3 - Shaba Game Reserve

After breakfast you will be transferred back to The Aberdare Country Club, where you will reconnect with your driver guide. Drive north to the rugged Shaba National Reserve, where Joy and George Adamson raised Elsa the lion cub. Arrive in time for lunch at the luxurious Sarova Shaba Lodge, with chalet style rooms overlooking the Uaso Nyiro River. Natural spring water has been harnessed to ribbon its way around the property creating a beautiful landscape. Coupled with the large free-form swimming pool that flows around the lush gardens and tall trees, this refreshing water lends an almost magical feel to this natural oasis.

Spend the afternoon discovering the unique species found in this area including the reticulated giraffe, rare Beisa oryx, gerenuk and Grevy’s zebra.

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Sarova Shaba Lodge

Day 4 - Shaba Game Reserve

On morning and afternoon game drives photographic opportunities abound as you seek out elephant, lion, leopard, cheetah, plains game and more. The river forest attracts a wide variety of birds.

At Tulia mini spa you can relax and unwind as you enjoy a great massage while listening to the trickling natural streams and the wild sounds of the African jungle. Or get adventurous and have the massage in the wild.

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Serena Sweetwaters

Day 5 - Ol Pejeta Conservancy

After breakfast drive to your hotel situated in the shadow of Mt Kenya. One of the world’s highest National Parks, Mount Kenya is an extinct volcano some three and a half million years old. Straddling the equator, the mountain offers a unique mosaic of forest, moorland, rock and ice and is crowned by the glittering twin peaks of Batian (5,199 m) and Nelion (5,188 m). The sacred home of Ngai, God of the Kikuyu people, Mount Kenya is Kenya’s highest mountain, a national icon, a climbers’ Mecca, the nation’s namesake, a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site and a wildlife stronghold.  Lunch will be at your Camp. After noon game drive with a visit to the Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Sanctuary. Dinner and overnight at Sweetwaters Tented Camp LDBB (Morani Tents).

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Day 6 - Lake Nakuru National Park

Drive south to Lake Nakuru coloured a shimmering pink from the over one million flamingos making this their home. Arrive in time for lunch at the Sarova Lion Hill Lodge, set in beautiful grounds with panoramic views of the lake and park. The Lodge is a natural haven for bird life and attracts over 50 species of birds amongst the 400 species that inhabit the Park.

Later venture out on safari. In addition to the flamingoes there are hundreds of species of other birds. In this rhino sanctuary sightings of both black and white rhino are almost guaranteed and you have a good chance of spotting a leopard.

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Day 7 - Masai Mara Game Reserve

Today enjoy a scenic drive to Sarova Mara Game camp, a perfect base from which to explore the wonders of the Maasai Mara. Tents are large and comfortable, tastefully furnished with double and twin beds, wardrobes, writing desk and safari chairs. En-suite bathrooms and fully stocked mini-bars blend tasteful comfort with the beautiful nature that makes the Mara.

After lunch get the cameras ready and enjoy a thrilling afternoon game-viewing drive in this photographer’s paradise. The Mara is noted for its superb black-maned male lions. You may see lots of elephants and if you're lucky leopard, cheetah and rhino as well as hippo, buffalo, zebra, giraffe and many others

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Day 8 - Masai Mara Game Reserve

Morning and afternoon safaris in Africa's richest wildlife viewing arena will take you in search of spectacular wildlife. In between game drives, relax at the camp or indulge in a spa treatment. You may opt to visit the local Maasai Village or rise early for an exhilarating hot-air balloon ride gliding silently over the Maasai plains.

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Day 9 - Departure

After breakfast bid farewell to the Maasai Mara as you set on your journey back to Nairobi. Transfer to the airport in time for your departure flight.

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Trip Tips

Don't Forget to Purchase Travel Insurance

Don't Forget to Purchase Travel Insurance

This is not required in order to travel with us but it is recommended to protect you if anything were to happen on the trip. Here are a few options, however please purchase wherever you prefer. https://www.travelinsurancecenter.com/ https://sevencorners.com/ https://www.travelguard.ca/ https://www.travelguard.com/ You can also buy travel insurance through your: Insurance broker Employer’s insurance provider Credit card company

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Visit Daphne Sheldrick Animal Orphanage, Karen Blixen Museum & Giraffe Centre

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You'll Be Staying Here

The Sarova Stanley Hotel

The Sarova Stanley Hotel

The Sarova Stanley is rated amongst the best five-star hotels in Nairobi. 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. 

At Stanley, we strive to provide guests with an experience that’s beyond all expectation. It all begins with our friendly staff, who will do everything they can to make your stay relaxing and enjoyable. The team at Sarova Stanley looks forward to welcoming you in one of our luxury rooms where you will experience comfort and convenience in this beautiful city of Nairobi.

The Ark

The Ark

Set in the heart of the Aberdare National Park, iconic and yes, quirky. 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. The Ark has four viewing areas for observing the ever-present animal activity.

Sarova Shaba Lodge

Sarova Shaba Lodge

Shaba National Reserve is a protected area in Isiolo County to the east of the Samburu. The park offers breath-taking scenery and a rich diversity of wildlife. Its fame as the land of "Born Free" stems from the heritage of Joy and George Adamson, who nurtured Elsa the lioness on the grounds of Shaba in the 50's before setting the lioness free on the plains beyond.

Sarova Shaba Game Lodge is located in a natural oasis in Shaba National Reserve and offers complete serenity amidst wild and beautiful surroundings. It is a unique safari experience that will fill your every sense with the sights and sounds of nature all around you.

An unforgettable safari in Shaba National Reserve awaits you.

Sweetwaters Serena Tented Camp

Sweetwaters Serena Tented Camp

Embrace the awe-inspiring natural beauty of your surroundings, and set the stage for a visit you won’t soon forget. Located within the sprawling Ol Pejeta Conservancy, one of Kenya’s most noteworthy conservancies and home to the ‘Big Five’ (elephant, rhino, lion, buffalo and leopard), Sweetwaters Serena Camp offers a holiday experience unlike any other.

Sarova Lion Hill Lodge

Sarova Lion Hill Lodge

Lake Nakuru National Park is a popular safari destination for game drives, bird watching, hiking, picnics and more. It is home to a large variety of wildlife (including the black rhino) Its beautiful lake and green surroundings have attracted people from far and near making this National Park a favorite getaway destination. Lake Nakuru is Kenya’s third largest lake, after Lake Turkana and Lake Victoria, and has one of the largest populations of flamingos in the world.

Welcome to Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge to experience a breathtaking safari in Kenya that will remain etched in your memory forever!

Sarova Mara Game Camp

Sarova Mara Game Camp

Safaris in Kenya are amongst the most incredible, life-changing travel experiences one can ever have. The chance to witness Africa’s wild animals in their natural splendour is simply awe-inspiring. The spectacular annual migration attracts millions of animals including over 1 million wildebeest and 300,000 zebras passing through Masai Mara from July to October each year. If you want to experience the untouched Africa, rich in culture, stunning scenery and with an abundance of wildlife, look no further. Sarova Mara Game Camp is ideally located in the heart of the Masai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya and offers a unique African safari experience for game viewing. 

Sarova Mara Game Camp welcomes you to experience the magic of Africa first-hand. A luxury African safari at its best!

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Kenya· July 8 - 16 2023 · 8 nights

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