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Defining the Classic African Experience

Magical Sights Safaris

Classic Majestic Kenya Safari                                              From just US$ 1,165

A Masai Giraffe in the Masai Mara

Safari Overview

This 6 night, 7 day Safari provides a selection of the very best of Kenya in Serena/Sarova (option 1) or Sopa (option 2) lodges.



Accommodation is in four hotels/lodges; staying first at Nairobi Serena/Monarch Hotel in Nairobi, followed by Amboseli Serena/Sopa Lodge , then Sarova Lionhill Lodge/Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge in Nakuru and finally at Mara Serena/Sopa Lodge in the Masai Mara.

Detailed Safari Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival (Nairobi)

Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International (JKI) Airport in Nairobi, you will be met by our customer care representative and transferred to your hotel. Before checking in at hotel, he will brief you on your program ahead and introduce the Driver Guide who will be with you throughout the safari.

Overnight: Nairobi Serena (1)/Monarch Hotel (2) - Meal Plan: Bed and Breakfast


Day 2 - Nairobi / Amboseli National Park

After breakfast, you will drive to Amboseli National Park which is famous for its large elephant population roaming across the vast grassy plains, the big five, and the majestic views of Mount Kilimanjaro the highest mountain in Africa among other species of flora and fauna.

Arrive at Amboseli in time for lunch followed by an afternoon game viewing drive in the park.

Overnight: Amboseli Serena Lodge (1)/Amboseli Sopa Lodge (2) - Meal Plan: Full Board


Day 3 - Amboseli National Park

Full day in the Amboseli National Park with two game drives. You drive through across this vast lake bed, often dry but swampy in some areas. We have a lot of game here like cheetah, buffalo, giraffe, gazelles and herds of elephants all set against the amazing back drop of majestic Mount Kilimanjaro showing all its glory.

If you wish, for a nominal fee, you can also visit a Masai Village to experience this nomadic tribe’s way of life and see their colourful culture.

Overnight: Amboseli Serena Lodge (1)/Amboseli Sopa Lodge (2) - Meal Plan: Full Board


Day 4 - Amboseli National Park / Lake Nakuru

Continue with your journey this morning as you drive to Lake Nakuru National Park. The park boasts a huge variety of animals, including leopard which is often found snoozing on the branches of the magnificent yellow-barked acacias, lion, buffalo, hippo, waterbuck, warthog, baboon, the endangered Rothschild giraffe only found in this park in Kenya, white rhino and the rare black rhino, which is protected and guarded here. Lunch will be served at your lodge before proceeding for an afternoon game drive.

Overnight: Sarova Lionhill Lodge (1)/Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge (2) - Meal Plan: Full Board


Day 5 - Lake Nakuru / Maasai Mara National Reserve

After breakfast and a short briefing by your driver guide, drive to the world-famous Masai Mara National Reserve, backdrop to 'the greatest wildlife spectacle on earth', the annual migration of over one million wildebeest. Arrive in time for lunch at your lodge.

Overnight: Mara Serena Lodge (1)/Mara Sopa Lodge (2) - Meal Plan: Full Board


Day 6 - Maasai Mara National Reserve

Your day will be spent on safari in Africa's richest wildlife viewing arena. Historically teeming with wildlife, the Mara hosts Kenya's largest lion prides and elephant herds. Other predators include leopard, cheetah and spotted hyena; while in the Mara River you will see fat pods of hippo and vast Nile crocodiles.

Other highlights include giraffe tops, gazelle, zebra, buffalo and over 550 species of birds.

Take the opportunity to fly over the Mara in a Hot Air Balloon at an extra cost. The balloon package includes a champagne breakfast in the wild! If you can spare the money, viewing abundant game afloat a balloon is an unforgettable experience. Alternatively visit a Masai village and get learn the Masai culture at an extra cost.

Overnight: Mara Serena Lodge (1)/Mara Sopa Lodge (2) - Meal Plan: Full Board


Day 7 - Departure

After breakfast at the Lodge, bid farewell to the Masai Mara as you set on your journey back to Nairobi. Drive back down the Great Rift Valley to Nairobi, passing the dormant volcano, Mount Longonot, and lakes Elementeita and Naivasha on the way. Keep an eye out for herds of giraffe and gazelle and head up the escarpment. You will arrive in Kenya's bustling capital city Nairobi in the early afternoon. Spend time doing last minute shopping. Lunch is your own arrangements.

Transfer to Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in time for your departure flight. Bid farewell to Africa until the next time!



“Safari Njema.  Kwaheri na urudi tena.” – End of Safari.  Goodbye and come back again.

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Please Note

Prices are subject to change without notice, so please ask for an up to date quotation before making commitments.

Confirmation is subject to availability at time of reservation.

In the event that the quoted accommodation is not available at the time of reservation, alternative accommodation of a similar calibre will be provided.

Number in party

2

3

4

5

6

2nd Jan to 31st Mar






Cost per person (2 sharing)

US$ 1,971

US$ 1,798

US$ 1,708

US$ 1,652

US$ 1,618

Single Room Supplement

US$ 482

US$ 482

US$ 482

US$ 482

US$ 482

1st Apr to 31st May






Cost per person (2 sharing)

US$ 1,736

US$ 1,557

US$ 1,473

US$ 1,417

US$ 1,383

Single Room Supplement

US$ 101

US$ 101

US$ 101

US$ 101

US$ 101

1st Jun to 30th Jun






Cost per person (2 sharing)

US$ 1,837

US$ 1,658

US$ 1,568

US$ 1,518

US$ 1,478

Single Room Supplement

US$ 252

US$ 252

US$ 252

US$ 252

US$ 252

1st Jul to 31st Oct






Cost per person (2 sharing)

US$ 2,380

US$ 2,201

US$ 2,111

US$ 2,061

US$ 2,022

Single Room Supplement

US$ 600

US$ 600

US$ 600

US$ 600

US$ 600

1st Nov to 21st Dec






Cost per person (2 sharing)

US$ 1,887

US$ 1,708

US$ 1,618

US$ 1,568

US$ 1,529

Single Room Supplement

US$ 381

US$ 381

US$ 381

US$ 381

US$ 381

22nd Dec to 31st Dec






Cost per person (2 sharing)

US$ 2,358

US$ 2,178

US$ 2,089

US$ 2,038

US$ 2,005

Single Room Supplement

US$ 577

US$ 577

US$ 577

US$ 577

US$ 577

Option 1 - Serena/Sarova Lodges

Safari Price Guide (2016) for a minibus with pop-up roof

Number in party

2

3

4

5

6

2nd Jan to 31st Mar

16th Jun to 30th Jun

1st Nov to 21st Dec






Cost per person (2 sharing)

US$ 1,669

US$ 1,490

US$ 1,400

US$ 1,344

US$ 1,310

Single Room Supplement

US$ 258

US$ 258

US$ 258

US$ 258

US$ 258

1st Apr to 15th Jun






Cost per person (2 sharing)

US$ 1,523

US$ 1,344

US$ 1,254

US$ 1,204

US$ 1,165

Single Room Supplement

US$ 95

US$ 95

US$ 95

US$ 95

US$ 95

1st Jul to 31st Oct

22nd Dec to 31st Dec






Cost per person (2 sharing)

US$ 1,803

US$ 1,624

US$ 1,534

US$ 1,478

US$ 1,445

Single Room Supplement

US$ 302

US$ 302

US$ 302

US$ 302

US$ 302

Option 2 - Sopa Lodges