A Luxury Serena Hotels Safari to Mount Kenya Ol Pajeta Conservancy, Lake Elmenteita & Maasai Mara


Day 1

Met on arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by our Representative and transfer to the newly refurbished Nairobi Serena Hotel, a member of the Leading Hotels of the world. You have been booked on a bed and breakfast basis for the night.

The Nairobi Serena Hotel

The flagship of Serena Hotels and a member of the Leading Hotels of the World, is newly refurbished with renovated guest rooms, new facilities including an Executive Lounge, banqueting and meeting rooms and a new Asian fusion restaurant that is an addition to the elegant Mandhari restaurant for fine dining and the Café Maghreb, the all-day restaurant. Other facilities include the Maisha (which means ‘life’ in Swahili) Health Club and Spa, and Aksum, the Ethiopian themed bar. The hotel is well known for preserving the rich Pan-African inspired culture expressed through its interiors and unique décor accents.

Enjoy the hotel facilities that include the celebrated Maisha Spa & Health Club.

Overnight at Nairobi Serena Hotel.

Day 2

Breakfast in the hotel and check-out.

09:00hrs Meet up with your dedicated Safari Driver Guide at the Hotel Lobby. After introductions and pre-safari briefing, depart and drive to Kenya Central Highlands with a brief stopover at the Equator Point just after Nanyuki Town. Here, the locals perform a water demonstration to qualify the position of the Equator and for a small tip, you will be awarded an ‘Equator Certificate’. Drive on to Ol Pejeta Conservancy with game viewing drive en-route to the Camp.

Lunch in the Camp followed by an afternoon at leisure to enjoy the facilities at the Camp that include a swimming pool. 16:00hrs enjoy an afternoon game viewing drive in the Conservancy.

All meals and Overnight at Sweetwaters Serena Camp

Day 3

Full day in the Conservancy with morning and afternoon game viewing drives. Host to all the members of the ‘Big Five’ (elephant, rhino, lion, buffalo and leopard), the conservancy has a higher wildlife-to-area ratio than any Kenyan national park and is one of only four private game conservancies to have been founded in Kenya.

At the forefront of the Kenyan conservancy program, the conservancy boasts the largest Black Rhino Sanctuary in East Africa, hosts the only Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Kenya, and shelters large numbers of rare and endangered species.

All meals and overnight at Sweetwaters Serena Camp.

Day 4

After an early breakfast in the camp, check-out and drive to Lake Elmenteita skirting the Aberdare Mountain ranges to Nyahururu falls for a photo-stop. Still known to many as Thomson’s Falls, its waters fall 237‑feet making it the country’s highest water fall. Enjoy magnificent views of the Great Rift Valley Escarpment en-route to your camp, Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp in the Soysambu Wildlife Conservancy to arrive in the early afternoon for check-in and lunch.

Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp “Where history meets the wild kingdom”

Uniquely situated on the shoreline of sapphire-blue Lake Elmenteita where hundreds of thousands of birds congregate, is the small and exclusive Camp. This area of breathtaking beauty, is also home to many rare species of animals.

Afternoon at leisure to relax and enjoy a swim in the camp’s affinity pool overlooking the lake! Other optional activities available in the camp include: – Water Colour painting, Recurve Target Archery activities, Jogging/Walking, Horse riding, Sundowners, swimming among others.

16:00hrs enjoy game viewing drives in the conservancy. The Conservancy protects over 450 bird species and 15,000 wild animals. Rothschild giraffes have found a safe haven for breeding here, while a diverse variety of terrain shelters many species – from herds of giant elands to tiny dik-diks and cliff-dwelling klipspringers.

All meals and overnight at Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp.

Day 5

Breakfast in the Camp. 07:30hrs Drive Masai Mara Game Reserve to arrive at your lodge, Mara Serena Safari Lodge for in the early afternoon for check-in.

Mara Serena Safari Lodge

Perched on the saddle of a hill, the Lodge has one of the most spectacular views imaginable across the vast plains, forests and rivers that make up the Masai Mara – one of the world’s richest wildlife sanctuaries.

Lunch in the lodge followed by an afternoon at leisure to relax and enjoy the lodge facilities that include: – Maisha Health Club and Spa featuring an exciting spa menu, steam, sauna and gymnasium to experience tranquility and good health whilst on safari, a swimming pool and a terrace that gives you sweeping views of the of the expansive Masai Mara plains.

16:00hrs Depart for an afternoon game drive in the reserve. The Mara is also noted for its abundance of lions – particularly the superb black manned males. You’ll see lots of elephants here often in large herds, as well as – if you’re lucky – leopard, cheetah and rhino. All of the Big Five are residents. You’re sure to see the African buffalo. Get the cameras ready, charge the batteries and enjoy yourself!

18:00hrs Return to the lodge to refresh for dinner.

Dinner and overnight at Mara Serena Safari Lodge.

Day 6

Full day in the Mara with morning and afternoon game viewing drives daily in the Reserve. Certainly the most frequented game reserve in Kenya, Masai Mara is a magnificent landscape of open plains bisected by the Mara River and its tributaries, and punctuated by marshes and forests. This 650 sq kilometer reserve supports the highest density of game to be seen anywhere considering its size.

Hippo Pool Breakfast

This morning, crown your game viewing experience with a “Bush Breakfast” by the Mara River Hippo Pools! One cannot resist the charming “Jambo” from the chefs and Masai warriors as they welcome you to our wonderfully set breakfast buffet of cold cuts, fruits, cereals and hot dishes with eggs made to your specifications as you wait. The hippos keep you company and only say “Kwaheri” (good bye) after you have had enough.

All meals and overnight at Mara Serena Safari Lodge.

Day 7

07.30hrs, after breakfast in the lodge, check out and drive to Nairobi City to arrive at Nairobi Serena Hotel in time for lunch in the Café Maghreb Restaurant compliment of Serena Hotels. Later transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your home bound flight.

Cost Includes

  • Airport transfers as per itinerary with Meet and Greet services
  • One night at Nairobi Serena Hotel on bed and breakfast
  • Three nights on full board basis at Sweetwaters and Lake Elmenteita Serena Camps
  • Two nights on full board basis at Mara Serena Safari Lodge
  • Safari transport and Game drives in custom made 4x4WD Safari Land Cruiser on exclusive use
  • Services of Professional Safari Driver guides
  • Park and Conservancy entrance fees
  • Farewell lunch at Café Maghreb Restaurant compliments of Serena Hotels

Cost Excludes

  • International Flights and Visa entry charges to Kenya
  • All items of personal use i.e. drinks, laundry, telephone calls, tips/gratuities, personal travel insurances- etc.

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