A romantic 11-day exploration of the Shaba and Masai Mara reserves in Kenya and the Lamu Archipelago

A romantic 11-day exploration of the Shaba and Masai Mara reserves in Kenya and the Lamu Archipelago from Molo Africa

By: Molo Africa  06-03-2009
Keywords: Accommodation, Bed and Breakfast, Holiday Accommodation

This romantic itinerary begins with a stay in Kenya's Shaba Reserve where you can enjoy some thrilling wildlife viewing. Spend a few days at the romantic Cottar's Camp in the Masai Mara, bordering the Serengeti, before making your way to the Lamu Archipelago for an idyllic stay in this tropical location.

DAY 1,
Touch down in Kenya On arrival in Nairobi, Kenya, you will be met and transferred to Wilson Airport for your short flight to the Shaba National Reserve. From here, you will be transferred to Joi's Camp where you can spend your first afternoon relaxing on your private deck and admiring the surrounding hills.
Accommodation Joi's Camp Luxury tented camp in the Shaba National Reserve, Kenya.

DAYS 2-3, Explore the Shaba Reserve Overlooking a large natural spring, Joy's Camp offers excellent wildlife sightings from the large wooden viewing deck. Set out on game drives and see the wide variety of species that make this reserve their home, including ostrich, zebra, giraffe, lion, leopard and large herds of elephant. Spend the hottest part of the day relaxing at the camp in the cool shade with a refreshing drink in hand.
Accommodation Joi's Camp Luxury tented camp in the Shaba National Reserve, Kenya.

DAY 4, Fly to the Masai Mara Enjoy breakfast before transferring to the airstrip for your flight to the Masai Mara. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to Cottar's Camp - a romantic and elegant 1920's-style camp bordering the Serengeti. Spend your first afternoon here soaking up the tranquil location, or set out on your first exciting activity.
Accommodation Cottar's 1920s Camp
A luxury 1920 style camp in the Masai Mara. Luxury safari camp in Jao Reserve bordering the Moremi Game Reserve.

DAYS 5-6
, View Wildlife in the Masai Mara Explore this world-renowned reserve on day and night game drives and bush walks. Enjoy sundowners at scenic locations and even enjoy a meal out in the wild. When you aren't out adventuring, relax at the camp and cool off in the swimming pool, or treat yourself to a relaxing massage.
Accommodation Cottar's 1920s Camp A luxury 1920 style camp in the Masai Mara.

DAY 7, Travel to Lamu Island Transfer to the airstrip for your flight to Lamu, where you will be met and transferred to Manda Bay. After settling in, stretch out on a lounger and relax in the sun, beneath the swaying palms.
Accommodation Manda Bay Exotic beach resort hotel on Manda Island in the Lamu archipelago, Kenya.

DAY 11, Journey Home Enjoy breakfast and a last walk on the fine sand before transferring to meet your flight to Nairobi. Once in Nairobi, you will be met and transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your flight home.

Included:
3 nights at Joy's Camp (full board)
3 nights at Cottar's Camp (full board)
4 nights at Manda Bay (full board)
Game drives and park fees
Airport/airstrip transfers
Scheduled flights as mentioned in the itinerary
Soft drinks, beer and house wines at Joy's Camp and Cottar's Camp

Excluded:
International flights
Visas
Tips and gratuities
Personal purchases
Drinks at Manda Bay
Champagne and luxury drinks
Motorised sports at Manda Bay
Accommodation in Nairobi

Pricing:
Starting at Maun end in Johannesburg
From               To                         PPS         SS
1 Jul 2009       30 Sep 2009     R90506          -
1 Oct 2009      31 Oct 2009     R81193          -
15 Dec 2009     31 Dec 2009     R90506       -

All prices are accurate but you may find that the final rates in your quotation vary slightly due to room type, seasonality and currency conversion.

Notes:

A baggage restriction of 15kgs is applicable for all flights, preferrably in small bags
From 1st of November to the 15th of December, the Safari Link scheduled service does not operate from Nairobi to Lamu and from Lamu to Nairobi, therefore a supplement will be applicable over this period.

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