DESERT, GAME TO BEACH. - 11 Days

For the lovers of adventure, wildlife, and sun-bathing on the beach, this is a must do trip.

Starting in the semi-arid northern part of Kenya, just on the southern Shores of Lake Turkana; the largest desert lake in the world and also referred to as the Jade Sea, there lies Desert Rose Lodge. The perfect epicenter of adventure. Engulfed in the ranges of Oldonyo Nyiru Mountains, Suguta Valley, the impenetrable Lake Logipi, and the spectacular Nabiyotum crater on the southern shore of Lake Turkana (all accessible by air) with Chalbi desert to the north west of the lodge, provides a perfect start point of the northern excursions. The lodge, being in an area with no network coverage, provides a perfect environment for relaxing away from disturbance. Within the rich cultural community of the Samburu people, normally referred to as ‘the true nomads’, you are guaranteed of a cultural entertainment that will go down your memory for the rest of your life.

After this high note start of your trip, we take you down to Masai Mara National Reserve, for wildlife experience, within Olderkesi Conservancy at Instinct of Mara camp. As if that’s not enough, you are scheduled to wrap up your trip on Africa’s most sort for beach, Diani beach, as you relax and reminisce about your experiences while you sand bathe.

rates for single occupancy: usd 11,763.00

Day 1
Day 1: Nairobi

Arrival in Nairobi, booked in Hemingway’s hotel for you to relax and have a feel of Nairobi. You will spend a night at the hotel.  Accommodation at this hotel in on Bed & Breakfast basis. You shall carter for the rest of the meals.

Day 2
Day 2: Turkana

On this day we are sure your adrenaline will be high as it is the start of your adventure. After breakfast, you shall be picked by our driver guide from the hotel to Wilson airport, where you shall board a light private plane to Desert Rose. You shall be transferred from the airfield to the lodge by the lodge’s driver guide. You will check in, have lunch and enjoy your camel trekking and Samburu cultural experience. The lodge shall guide you on the excursions on this day.  Accommodation at this Lodge is on full board basis.

Day 3
Day 3: Turkana

After breakfast, you shall have a full day excursion by the lodge around Lake Turkana and the surrounding, back to the lodge for dinner, and an overnight.

Accommodation is on full board meal plan.

Day 4
Day 4: Masai Mara

After breakfast is served, you will check out of the lodge, be transferred to the airfield ready to be transferred to Masai Mara, Instinct of The Mara camp on a light private plane. Mostly referred to as the home of the eighth natural wonder of the world it’s one of a must visit region whilst on a safari in Kenya. Instinct of the Mara camp in Olderkesi conservancy in Masai Mara is a new touch of luxury in the wild with guaranteed privacy. Adjacent to the Serengeti National park of Tanzania, it makes it a crucial corridor to the largest concentration of terrestrial wildlife on earth including mammals, birds, and vegetation; and some of the most dramatic wilderness vistas on the continent. For Days 4, 5 and 6, all excursions here shall be conducted by the camp. Among the scheduled activities are game drives in both conservancy and in the National reserve, guided bush walks, bush meals, sun-downers, cultural visits to local Maasai village, swimming pool, etc.

Accommodation at this Lodge is on full board meal plan, excluding premium spirits and Wines.

Day 5
Day 7: Diani Beach

After a lot of learning and experience in the Wild, this day marks the start of your rest or lazing at the beach. You will check out of the Camp after breakfast, be transferred to the airstrip for a scheduled flight to Diani beach. Booked at Almanara hotel, a beautiful mix of luxury with private beach front, offers an ideal environment for you to relax and enjoy your privacy.

Days 7 and 8 are recommended for you to just stay at the hotel, enjoying the sea breeze, relaxing and enjoying the memories of your bush trip. Sunbathing in the white sand of the beach as you admire the vast view of the ocean. Accommodation at this hotel is on full board meal plan.

On day 9, we have scheduled a trip to Wasini Island, cruising on a traditional dhow in Indian ocean to Kisite Mpunguti National park on Wasini Island. Some of the activities here include dolphin sports, fresh sea food lunch (optional) or a BBQ lunch, snorkeling, swimming in crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean, meet local people (optional). After the whole day excursion, return back to your hotel in the evening for dinner and meditate the day’s activities as you rest for the night.

Day 6
Day 10: Nairobi

This day marks the end of your coastal tour. You shall be transferred to Ukunda/Diani airport for a schedule flight to Nairobi Wilson airport. You will be met by our driver guide who will take you to Hemingway’s hotel for the night. Accommodation is on Bed & breakfast basis. Any meal not included on hotel’s meal plan shall be catered for by yourself.

Day 7
Day 11: International Flight

After breakfast, depending on the time of your flight, we shall facilitate your transfer to the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to catch your international flight.

Includes

  • Private shared charter flights and scheduled domestic flights.
  • When booked, the Nairobi overnight is at Hemingways on Bed&Breakfast.
  • Full board accommodation, at Desert Rose Lodge, Instinct of the Mara, and Almanara.
  • 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

  • Private Shared Charter Flights,
    Scheduled Domestic Flights.

  • min 4 pax
  • Kenya
  • Nairobi
  • Nairobi
  • Hemingways – Nairobi,
    Desert Rose Lodge – Turkana,
    Instinct of the Mara – Masai Mara,
    Almanara – Diani Beach.

  • Emergency evacuation by AMREF Flying Doctors