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SIMBA SAFARI
KS8A - 8 days / 7 nights
Ol Tukai Lodge on Amboseli Safari
Ol Tukai Lodge, Amboseli
Mount Kilimanjaro from Amboseli
Amboseli National Park
Ol Tukai Lodge, Kenya Safari Amboseli
Ol Tukai Lodge, twin room
Lake Naivasha Sopa Pool
Lake Naivasha Sopa Pool
Boat Riding at Lake Naivasha
Boat Riding at Lake Naivasha
Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge
Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge
Bird Watching on Safari
Bird Watching on Safari
The safari lodge at Lake Nakuru
Lake Nakuru Lodge
Lake Nakuru on Kenya Safari
Lake Nakuru National Park
Masai Mara Sopa Lodge
Masai Mara Sopa Lodge
Bush dinner at Masai Mara Kenya Safari
Bush Dining at Masai Mara
Masai Mara wildlife safari
Lion at Masai Mara
Masai Mara Sopa Lodge
Masai Mara Sopa Lodge

‘Simba’ means ‘lion’ in Swahili
A value-for-money safari that delivers optimum variety in the minimum time without sacrificing comfort and time on safari, this road safari features a selection of tried and tested safari lodges. As for sights and scenery, it offers the elephants of Amboseli set against the backdrop of Kilimanjaro, beautiful Lake Naivasha against the backdrop of the Mount Longonot volcano, the famous flamingoes and rhinos of Lake Nakuru, and the unrivalled wildlife of the Masai Mara.

Wildlife Highlights : lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard, cheetah, hippos, crocodiles, wildebeest, zebra, antelope, gazelle, impala, waterbuck, topi, eland, plains game, giraffe, black and white rhino.

Accommodation: The Boma – Superior room, Ol Tukai Lodge, Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge, Lake Nakuru Lodge and the Masai Mara Sopa Lodge

 

Tour code:

KS8A

Duration:

8 days/7 nights

Operation:

Daily on request

Group size:

2 and above

Minimum group:

2 clients

Travel mode:

Road on a 6 seater Minivan

Package includes :

All meals as specified in the itinerary, one litre of mineral water per day, game drives, park fees, English- speaking driver guide.

Prices excludes :

Traditional Masai dance, nature walks, wildlife talk, cocktails, boat ride.

Accommodation:

Safari lodges

Regions:

Nairobi
Amboseli National Park
Lake Naivasha
Lake Nakuru National Park
Masai Mara National Reserve

1 night (bed and breakfast only)
2 nights
1 night
1 night
2 nights

 

2015 Rates

Daily Departure
Rates and Dates

Cost in US$ per person sharing and in one
vehicle without park fees

Single Room Supplement

 

2

3

4

5

6

 

15DEC14 –19DEC14

2084

1772

1617

1523

1461

611

20DEC14 –011JAN15

2313

2001

1846

1752

1690

660

02JAN15 –31MAR15

2285

1958

1794

1696

1631

652

01APR15 – 02APR15

1889

1580

1426

1334

1272

123

03APR15 – 06APR15

1908

1599

1445

1353

1291

248

07APR15 – 31MAY15

1889

1580

1426

1334

1272

123

01JUN15 – 15JUN15

1947

1639

1485

1392

1331

322

16JUN15 – 30JUN15

2081

1772

1618

1526

1464

493

01JUL15 – 31OCT15

2372

2045

1882

1784

1718

680

01NOV15 – 14DEC15

2156

1829

1665

1567

1502

618

Park Fees NET and NON-COMMISSIONABLE

15DEC14 - 14DEC15

430

430

430

430

430

 

$ 295 per person supplement for flights from Mara-Nairobi on day 8.
Children under 12 years sharing with two adults pay 60%.

Prices ONLY applicable if safari is started and completed within the specified dates; and subject to availability of indicated accommodation.
Overlapping price periods re-quoted upon enquiry.

Xmas supplement –
24th - 26th Dec; 31st Dec 2014– 01st Jan 2015 = $54 pppn Sopa
24th - 26th Dec; 31st Dec 2014– 01st Jan 2015 = $43 pppn Lake Nakuru
20th Dec 2014– 01st Jan 2015 = $94 pppn Ol Tukai

Easter Supplement – 03rd April 2015 to 06th April 2015 = $48 pppn Sopa lodges Only
Easter Supplement – 03rd April 2015 to 06th April 2015 = $39 pppn Ol Tukai lodge

Notes: Our services start/end up with a pick up/drop off Jomo Kenyatta airport


Simba Safari

Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi

Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be met by our representative and transferred to the 5-star hotel The Boma . Dinner (not included) can be taken at the hotel or at any of the city’s many restaurants.

Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 2: Nairobi to Amboseli National Park

Breakfast at your hotel. Thereafter, you will drive to the famous Amboseli National Park and c heck-in to Ol Tukai Lodge . Built in 1996 and one of Amboseli’s best-known lodges, Ol Tukai Lodge lies at the very centre of the park. Close to the main swamp area, it enjoys stunning views of Africa’s highest mountain and the legendary ’Snows of Kilimanjaro’.

In the afternoon, take a game drive around this panoramic yet compact park, which is dotted with emerald green swamps in which great herds of elephant wallow half-submerged in the papyrus grasses. These permanent marshlands also provide a potent draw to hippos and buffaloes, while offering a haven for the abundant water birds. In the evening, enjoy sundowners in one of the lodge’s two bars, explore the wildlife library, or take a swim in the pool. After dinner in the atmospheric central dining room, enjoy a display of traditional Maasai dance or a wildlife talk (optional).

Distance/drive time: 260km / 4 hours


Day 3: On safari in Amboseli National Park

Spend the entire day game-driving in the park, which is an International Biosphere Reserve featuring the dried-out lakebed of prehistoric Lake Amboseli, rolling savannah and lush green swamps. The plains offer numerous antelopes, spotted hyenas, jackals, warthogs, olive baboons, vervet monkeys and the chance of spotting a lion, leopard or cheetah.

Observation Hill, a conical peak, which is easily climbed, offers stunning views of Mount Kilimanjaro. Lunch and dinner will be taken at the lodge, whose grounds also offer the opportunity of optional nature walk with bird-spotting (150 species in the grounds alone). Breakfast, lunch and dinner at the lodge.

 

Day 4: Amboseli to Lake Naivasha via Nairobi

After an early breakfast at the lodge, drive to Nairobi and down the spectacular Great Rift Valley. In the afternoon, arrive at the Lake Naivasha , a freshwater lake, the highest of the string of lakes that glitter down the vast trench of the Great Rift Valley.

Towered over by the brooding bulk of Mount Longonot (2,776 m), and featuring a submerged volcanic island known as Crescent Island, this beautiful lake is best known for its high numbers of water birds. In the afternoon check into the luxurious Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge , lunch and spend the afternoon relaxing by the pool, taking an optional boat-ride on the lake, or exploring the lake shore.

Distance/drive time: 380 km / 6 hours


Day 5: Lake Naivasha to Lake Nakuru National Park

After breakfast, depart the lodge and continue down the Great Rift Valley, passing Lake Elmenteita before arriving at Lake Nakuru National Park in time for a morning game drive around the lake. This offers you the chance for great bird watching, photography, and perhaps find rhinos grazing on the lakeshore (this park is the nation’s largest rhino sanctuary. Arriving at the Lake Nakuru Lodge, check-in and enjoy a leisurely lunch before setting off on another game drive around the lake, arriving back at the Lodge in time for a swim, optional cocktails and a sumptuous buffet supper.

Distance/drive time: 120 km / 1.5 hours


Day 6: Lake Nakuru National Park to the Masai Mara National Reserve

Leaving Lake Nakuru Lodge after breakfast, continue up the floor of Rift to arrive at the Masai Mara Sopa Lodge in time for lunch and spend the afternoon game-viewing across the rolling savannah plains of the famous Masai Mara National Reserve . Return in time to take a swim in the luxury pool before dinner and overnight.

Distance/drive time: 320 km / 5½ hours


Day 7: On safari in the Masai Mara

A full day’s safari in one of the world’s most famous reserves. Offering an abundance of herbivores, the Mara makes the ideal hunting ground for Kenya’s famous ‘big cats’ and hosts her largest population of lions. Historically teeming with wildlife, the Mara is famous for the large herds of elephant and buffalo that wander its plains, and for the annual migration of the wildebeest (seasonal). Spend the night in Mara Sopa Lodge.

 

Day 8: Masai Mara to Nairobi, Lunch at the Carnivore

Drive or fly ( flight at an additional cost) back to Nairobi and take lunch at the famous Carnivore Restaurant with its glowing BBQs serving all manner of meats to include ostrich, gazelle, crocodile and more (plus fish, vegetarian choices, salads etc). Depart for your flight home.

Distance/drive time: 265 km / 4½ hours

 

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