$4,880 Kenya Safari Includes Round-Trip Kenya Airways flight from New York, 2 Nights Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp, 3 Nights Mara Serena Safari Lodge, 3 Nights The Sands at Nomad, Game Drives, Hot Air Balloon Safari, Airport Transfers

This transformative Yoga and Safari offers you an incredible opportunity to connect deeply with the elements and energy of nature.

Travelling through The Great Rift Valley awakens your emotions and senses - colors become brighter, smells more intense and you taste more appreciative. Your sixth sense finds its mystical home and above all, you feel re-connected with your soul!

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November 13 (Wednesday): Depart JFK with KQ 003 at 1 pm
November 14, 15: Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp
November 16 - 18: Mara Serena Safari Lodge. Game Drives, Maasai Village
November 19 - 21: The Sands at Nomad
November 22 (Friday): Depart at 11:55 pm
November 23 (Saturday): Arrive USA at 5:55 am

$4,880 per Guest Includes International Kenya Airways Direct flights from JFK, Balloon Safari over the Mara with Champagne Breakfast

Full Itinerary

DAY 1: Overnight Travel (Wednesday, November 13, 2019)
Depart from New York (JFK) on your Kenya Airways direct flight to Nairobi.

DAY 2: Nairobi (Thursday)
Upon arrival at Nairobi at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you'll clear passport control and customs before being met by Mahinda and transferred for lunch and briefing. Depart Nairobi and drive to Soysambu wildlife conservancy to arrive in time for lunch at the Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp.

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. This area of breathtaking beauty, also home to many rare species of animals, is less than two hours’ drive from Nairobi. Enjoy an afternoon game viewing drive 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. Overnight at Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp (Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast).

DAY 3: Lake Elmenteita
After breakfast depart and drive to the nearby Lake Nakuru National Park. The park, colored by a shimmering flamingo pink from thousands of the beautiful birds lining its shores, the park is home to great numbers of the white and black rhinos and buffaloes. Picnic lunch will be served at the site before returning to the Camp. Rest of the afternoon at leisure to relax and enjoy a swim the camp’s infinity pool.

Enjoy an afternoon game viewing drive 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. Overnight at Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp (Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast).

DAY 4: Maasai Mara
After an early breakfast in the Camp, depart and drive to Maasai Mara Game Reserve to arrive at Mara Serena Safari Lodge in the early afternoon for check in.

There is a swimming pool and the new terrace gives you an opportunity to enjoy the sweeping views of the of the expansive Maasai Mara plains. Enjoy an evening game drive in the reserve. Certainly the most frequented game reserve in Kenya, Maasai Mara is a magnificent landscape of open plains bisected by the Mara River and its tributaries, and punctuated by marshes and forests. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Overnight at Mara Serena Safari Lodge (Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast).

DAY 5: Maasai Mara
Two full days in the Mara with morning and afternoon game drives. This 650 sq. kilometer reserve supports the highest density of game to be seen anywhere considering its size. The reserve is home to all the “big five” and it is also possible to observe; baboon, eland, ostrich, bat-eared fox, jackal, Cheetah, and the rivers abound with hippos and crocodiles.

Hippo Pool Breakfast. On one of the mornings, 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. Overnight at Mara Serena Safari Lodge (Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast).

DAY 6: Maasai Mara
On the last night in the Mara, you will be hosted to a “Star Lit” Bush Barbecue Dinner: The Star Lit Bush Dinner. Nothing is quite so essentially ‘Safari’ as the traditional ‘bush dinner’, especially when it is enlivened by the presence by a group of scarlet-clad Maasai Morans (warriors). Your Star-lit dinner begins with cocktails around the campfire. Dinner will then be cooked on a blazing BBQ, accompanied by a wide range of salads and vegetables. While dessert and coffee is served, the Maasai Traditional Dancers will entertain you with songs, chants and dance displays. After dinner, you will be driven back to the lodge. Overnight at Mara Serena Safari Lodge (Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast).

DAY 7: Diani Beach
After breakfast we have a Morning Game Drive following an early lunch, guests will then be transferred to the nearest airstrip for a scheduled flight to Ukunda. Upon arrival, guests will be met and transferred to The Sands at Nomad, combination of discretion, tranquility and warmth with the privilege of the award winning Diani Beach.

Nestled into 26 Acres of pristine coastal forest The Sands at Nomad steps away from the traditional block hotel concept, into an atmosphere of space, freedom and personal care. Overnight at The Sands at Nomad (Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast).

DAY 8, 9: Diani Beach
Spend the day at leisure with variety of activities to choose from such as walking on the white beaches‚ boat rides‚ scuba diving‚ water sport activities‚ golf at the leisure lodge or enjoy the daylight by the beach side. Diani is a tropical paradise on the coast of the Kenyan safari land. Overnight at The Sands at Nomad (2 Lunches, 2 Dinners, 1 Breakfast).

DAY 10: Nairobi Depart
After breakfast the day is at leisure for last minute shopping and lunch in Diani before catching a flight back to Nairobi in the afternoon. Afternoon at leisure. Later in the evening you will be transferred to the International airport for your flight home. (Breakfast, Lunch).

DAY 11: End of Itinerary
Arrive at New York JFK International Airport

NOTE: This tour can begin in SFO, LAX or SEA instead of JFK, however, this would necessitate earlier travel time at the beginning of the journey. Please contact us for prices for this option.

WHAT"S INCLUDED

  • Round-Trip Kenya Airways from New York (JFK) to Nairobi (NBO)
  • Scheduled Flights from Mara to Diani and back to Nairobi
  • Hot Air Balloon Safari over the Mara with Champagne Breakfast
  • Airport Transfers
  • 2 Nights Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp
    3 Nights Mara Serena Safari Lodge
  • 3 Nights Hammerkop Migration Camp
  • 3 Nights The Sands at Nomad
  • All Meals while on safari
  • Game Drives as per itinerary in Safari Cruiser
  • Services of English speaking Safari Driver Guides
    All Park Fees and activities as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Experience of a Lifetime!

NOT INCLUDED

  • Add on air from other US cities
  • Any meals or services not mentioned above
  • All items of personal use i.e. drinks, laundry, telephone calls, personal travel insurances- etc.

November 13 - 23, 2019
$4,880 per person sharing in a double/twin
$6,345 per person in single room

Prices are in US Dollars and are per person based on double occupancy accommodations and include fuel surcharges, Government taxes, departure fees and September 11th Security Fee.

Minimum 4 Guests

Maximum 14 Guests

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