CULTURE & GAME. - 7 Days

This package is designed for the lovers of culture and game.

In the Far north province of the Kenyan Rift valley, L. Turkana, dubbed as “the cradle of mankind”, is both the origin of cultural, geological and archaeological history. It is also believed that the tectonic plates of America continent, Africa, Europe and Asia overlaps on the floor of this largest desert lake in the world.

This semi-arid region is a host to the; Samburu community, with an abundance of Culture preserved through time and also referred to as “the true nomads”, the great Ol Donyo Nyiru mountains, and Suguta valley with its unexploited natural features; Lake Logipi, Cathedral Rock, and the sand dunes.

DESERT ROSE LODGE, dubbed as “The rose in the Desert”, is engulfed in the ranges of Ol Donyo Nyiru Mountains (the holy mountain of the Samburu community). You will spend two nights at Desert Rose and may be lucky to attend the spiritual Samburu ceremony on the Holy Mountain. This ceremony is out of bounds to outsiders only with an exception to Desert Rose visitors. A whole day excursion around L. Turkana and the surroundings wrapped up with a cultural entertainment fete by Samburu dancers.

On the fourth day, aboard a flight along with unforgettable memories about Desert Rose, you shall traverse through the Kenya skies, with breath taking sceneries of valleys and hills, through the plains of Laikipia, to the epic Masai Mara, home of the “eighth natural wonder” of the world, the great wildebeest migration.

“Instinct of the Mara Camp” shall be our temporal home for all excursions in the Mara. Nestled on the side of a hill, it has a magnificent view over one of the most beautiful sceneries in the world. The Instinct of the Mara camp, a new touch of luxury in the wild, in Olderkesey conservancy, is snuggled up within the lush woodlands of the Mara, hills and two fresh water springs with guaranteed privacy. It borders the famous Serengeti National Park of Tanzania. The Sand river, other meandering rivers and towering escarpments, makes a crucial corridor to the largest concentration of vegetation, birdlife and terrestrial wildlife migration path from Tanzania to Kenya and vice versa.

Three Nights and four days, will offer humble time to sample the Masai people culture, learn about the plants and birdlife through nature walks, game experience in the Conservancy and one full day in the National reserve. Bush meals and bonfires will make some lifetime memories of your Safari in Kenya.

For the children rate and extension to the Beach, kindly inquire.

1st July – 31st October 2020 & 15th December 2020 – 15th January 2021

Sharing: $8,295.00 (min 4 guests)

Single: $8,951.00

Day 1
Day 1: Nairobi

Arrival in Nairobi and overnight in Radisson Blu hotel on Bed & Breakfast basis.

Day 2
Day 2: Turkana

After breakfast, transfer to Wilson Airport for a flight to Desert Rose. Samburu Entertainment in the afternoon.

Day 3
Day 3: Turkana

Whole excursion on 4 x 4 around Lake Turkana and the surrounding.

Day 4
Day 4: Masai Mara

Early breakfast, check out of the Lodge and catch the flight to Masai Mara. Check in at Instinct of the Mara, and have a game drive in the conservancy.

Day 5
Day 5: Masai Mara

Whole day game drive in Mara National reserve, leave the lodge with picnic Lunch boxes.

Day 6
Day 6: Masai Mara

Nature walks for birding and vegetation learning, Masai Cultural visit, bush Meals (including sun downer and bush dinner) Another game drive in the conservancy if time allows.

Day 7
Day 7: Nairobi

After breakfast, check out of the camp, a game drive on your way to the airstrip for the flight to Nairobi. City tour for purchase of souvenirs. Overnight at Radisson Blu hotel.

Day 8
Day 8: International Flight

You will be chauffeured to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Arrive at the airport in time for your outbound flight.

Includes

  • When booked, the Nairobi overnight is at Radisson Blu on Bed & Breakfast.
  • Full board accommodation, at Desert Rose Lodge, Instinct of the Mara.
  • Privately shared charter flights.
  • Shared day & night game drives in 4x4 game drive vehicles.
  • Services of an English-speaking driver-guide.
  • Safari activities such as: bush breakfast, walking safari, scenic sun downers, nature walk, authentic Masai village visit.
  • All transfers, including to & from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
  • Medical Emergency Evacuation Insurance.

Excludes

  • International flight tickets.
  • Tips/gratuities.
  • Premium drinks.
  • Personal expenses.

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Trip Facts

  • Privately shared charter flight.

  • min 4 pax
  • Kenya
  • Nairobi
  • Nairobi
  • Radisson Blu-Nairobi,
    Desert Rose Lodge-Turkana,
    Instinct of the Mara-Masai Mara,

  • Emergency evacuation by AMREF Flying Doctors