Spend a night in the Hotel that Queen Elizabeth slept back in 1952. Treetops hotel is famous as the hotel that hosted Princess Elizabeth who went to bed as a princess and woke up as a queen following the death of her father at night. A safari that combines wildlife safari in Maasai Mara and at the Aberdares with beach holiday at Mombasa. Most suitable for honeymooners and couples but can fit any group.
Cost based on 2 persons sharing a double room: USD2650 per person
Child 3-12 years pays 75% of adult rate
Below 3years sharing a room with parents gets a complimentary service.
Day 1 Pick up from the airport
Pick up from the airport (JKIA) upon arrival and transfer to Hotel La Maison Royale for overnight.
Day 2 Nairobi- Aberdares (Treetops Hotel)
Pick up from Hotel La Maison Royale at 0800 hrs – Passing through the industrial town of Thika and the intensely cultivated farms of the central Kenya. Lunch at the Out span hotel Nyeri before transferring to the Treetops hotel. Located in the Aberdare National Park, the Treetops Lodge Nyeri tree-house lodge on stilts is famous as the place where Queen Elizabeth II visited as a princess and left as queen.
Originally built in 1932, Treetops Lodge lies in the path of an ancient Elephant migratory route between the Aberdare Ranges and Mt Kenya National park, and is strategically sited right in front of a natural watering hole and salt lick, making it the perfect place to view game.
Treetops is as much a part of nature as it has an ancient tree growing right through the hotel, with the lodge being built around it. It is the perfect fusion of nature and comfort sporting a rustic look that fits right into the Aberdares Range. Dinner and overnight stay at the Treetops hotel.
Day: 3 Aberdares – Lake Nakuru
Depart the lodge soon after breakfast and drive to Lake Nakuru National park passing by Equitor and Thomson falls. Lunch at the Camp/lodge followed by a full afternoon game drives at the Kenya’s Park famed by its numerous species of birdlife. Lake Nakuru’s claim to fame is anchored on its flamingo’s and the over 400 species of birds found here. The lake itself is a soda lake on the floor of the rift valley. The sight of the at times millions of flamingos is quite spectacular. From a distance the lake appears ringed in pink. The Lake has also earned a reputation as an important haven for endangered species- particularly the Rothschild Giraffe and the Black Rhino. Dinner and overnight stay at Flamingo Hill Tented Camp/Lake Nakuru Lodge.
Day:4 Lake Nakuru – Maasai Mara
Depart Nakuru, drive via the Great Rift Valley passing by L. Naivasha for optional boat rides to arrive at Maasai Mara in time for lunch at Mara Sopa Lodge. Later from 4pm start game drive till 6pm then return to the Lodge for dinner and overnight
Day 5: Maasai Mara Full day game drive
Full day spent exploring the park in search of the big 5- Optional balloon safari can be arranged at an extra cost of US$ 450 per person. The Mara offers wildlife in such variety and abundance that it is difficult to believe: over 450 species of animals have been recorded here. You will easily see lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephant. It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna- lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures.
Day 6 :Maasai Mara – Nairobi – Mombasa
After breakfast at 6am depart Masai Mara for Nairobi with lunch break enroute and be transferred to SGR station for your train ride at 2pm to Mombasa where you will spend 3nights in Voyager Beach Resort.
Day 7 & 8: Mombasa
Spend a 2 full day in Mombasa with optional activities, available and payable direct to the Hotel reception or take a tax to tour coast. Mombasa is Kenya’s second largest town and main port. It has a history stretching back nearly 2,000 years, including the period of colonization by Portuguese, Arabs, and the British. The town of Mombasa is actually on a small island, and is a cosmopolitan blend of African, Arabic, Asian and European cultures. The old town of Mombasa is fascinating and worth exploring for its maze of narrow streets.
Day 9 Mombasa – Nairobi
After breakfast with use of room till 1000hrs, you will be transferred to Mombasa SGR station for your 2pm train ride back to Nairobi where you arrive around 8pm (you can also opt to leave Mombasa with train that departs at 8am and arrives Nairobi around 2pm). You will be transferred to your hotel or the airport for your flight to your country marking the end of the adventure full of unforgettable memories.
Safari price Cost Includes:
- Transport on custom made 8 seater tour van ideal for game viewing and photography
- Complimentary airport transfers and SGR Train tickets to and from Mombasa
- Full board accommodation whilst on safari and half board on beach holiday
- Service of an English speaking professional driver/guide
- Accommodation in spacious double occupancy room
- All park entrance fees to include government taxes
- All game drives as detailed in the itinerary
- Bottled water whilst on safari
- Personalized service
Tour Cost excludes:
- Items of a personal nature
- Any other extras not detailed in itinerary
- Hotel accommodations in Nairobi after the safari
- Tips, Laundry, Visas, International flights, Beverages/Drinks
- Travel insurance/personal accident cover (can be organized on request)