Dates 5 Apr '12 to 11 Apr '12
Flexible? Yeah, sure
Est. Cost 1,000 - 1,200 USD (USD United States Dollars)
Type Tour Participants Wanted
Name kenya safari
Day 01 : 05TH APRIL 2012
Arrival in Nairobi and transfer to the Pride Inn Hotel for dinner and overnight
Day02:06TH APRIL 2012
Depart Nairobi in the morning driving across the Athi River and Kapiti plains past the Kenya Tanzania border town of Namanga arriving Amboseli national park in time for lunch.Enjoy an evening game drive to observe the picturesque Amboseli. Dinner and overnight at Kibo Safari Camp located at foot of majestic Mt. Kilimanjaro.
Day03: 07TH APRIL 2012
Early morning games drive in search for animals that we may have missed. Return to your lodge for breakfast and afterwards head for Tsavo West National Park via Mzima Springs, where from an underwater tank, it is sometimes possible to watch a hippo along the floor of this crystal springs.Tsavo is wild, enormous and diverse and is famous for its large herds of elephant. After lunch, an afternoon game drive is provided. Dinner and overnight at Kilanguni Serena.
Day04: 08TH APRIL 2012
An early morning game drive is provided in this park where birds are very common. Return for breakfast at your lodge and depart by road for the coastal town of Mombasa. Upon arrival in Mombasa, transfer to a Beach hotel. Rest of afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight at Mombasa Serena Beach Hotel.
Day05:09TH APRIL 2012
You have a full day at Leisure after breakfast. Lunch is on own cost. A city tour of Mombasa to sample some of the Swahilli (local) cuisine. You can also visit the Old Arab Town, you will see the intricate hand carved doors, and balconies hanging over the narrow streets, unchanged for hundreds of years. You shall visit Fort Jesus which was built by the Portuguese over 400 years ago to protect their interest in East Africa against Omani Arabs. See how it went from a fort to a prison, to a tourist attraction. The afternoon is at leisure. In the evening enjoy dinner and overnight at Mombasa Serena beach hotel, a truly unforgettable night experience.
Day 06: 10TH APRIL 2012
Day in Mombasa at Leisure.
Optional activity – Visit to Wasini Island - below at USD 130 includes lunch, snorkeling equipment, drinks, transport
This is the day of your ultimate pleasure and adventure. In the early morning after breakfast, you will leave for the small fishing village of Shimoni. The village is amongst the oldest town with some historical remains, is not far from Tanzania border Lunga Lunga.
A Swahili sailing dhow , now motorized, carries you leisurely through an enchanting seascape of islets and reefs to the wonderful marine sites of Kisite. Time means nothing here as you float in the world of marine fantasy.
Kisite marine park, being one of the best parks in the world, is where you will do your snorkeling, the coral garden, inhabited by thousands of different types of fishes and sea creatures.
You will be able to experience one of the lasting memories of these beautiful marine species, which will fascinate you to the end.
After the experience of the snorkeling at the marine park, you shall sail with the dhow along the islands of archipelago. During the sailing you will be able to see armies and schools of dolphin which inhabits along the islands, if weather permits. Furthermore being accompanied by professional captain will definitely make the trip more fascinating.
Lunch will be at Wasini Mpunguti Lodge, which serves fascinating seafood with other Swahili cultural dishes like Giant Island Crab served on wooden plate, coral sea weeds cooked in coconut milk and many more.
After lunch you will be taken for an island tour where you will see the coral gardens and culture of the island people. You need to take sun protection kits, sandals or tennis shoes and cover up dresses, sarong or kikoi for a visit to the Muslim village of Wasini. A boardwalk on the mangroves bridge extends from the end of the village out through the fossil coral garden in to the fabulous world of mangroves and sea birds nesting areas. After this return to Mombasa serena beach hotel for overnight.
Day 07: 11TH APRIL 2012
After breakfast, relaxation followed by checkout. Proceed to to Nairobi by road with a picnic lunch at Mtito Andei. Transfer to JKIA depending on timings of your outbound flight.
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