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Best of Kenya Safari

Wednesday 25 May 2016

‘Kenya’ – A paradise for wildlife and nature lovers. A country that offers so much of nature that one can see all the ‘Big Five’, many kinds of antelopes, variety of bird life and many other typical African Game. It has all the famous wild life parks that are very well protected and visited by enthusiasts.


Flight schedule

 Date Flight No From At To At
Thursday, 26 May 2016 KQ 205 Mumbai 0725 Nairobi 1100
Wednesday, 02 June 2016 KQ 204 Nairobi 2145 Mumbai 0625 on next Day

Itinerary

  • Day 01
    25 May 2016
  • Day 02
    26 May 2016
  • Day 03
    27 May 2016
  • Day 04
    28 May 2016
  • Day 05
    29 May 2016
  • Day 06
    30 May 2016
  • Day 07
    31 May 2016
  • Day 08
    01 June 2016
  • Day 09
    02 June 2016
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Day 01

Wednesday 25 May 2016

Start from Pune / Mumbai and reach Mumbai International airport in time for your check in. Travel to airport at your own expense.

Day 02

Thursday 26 May 2016

Your flight of Kenya Airways departs from Mumbai at 0725 hours and reaches Nairobi at 1100 hours. Then you will be transferred to Nairobi city for lunch. After lunch visit Nairobi Museum and proceed to Safari Park Hotel. Dinner and dance show at Safari Park Hotel.

Day 03

Friday 27 May 2016

After breakfast drive to Samburu National Park. It is semi-arid region having exclusive wild life and bird life. You will reach for lunch. Post afternoon refreshments, proceed for evening game drive. Stay at Samburu lodge

Day 04

Saturday 28 May 2016

Today you have morning and evening game drives. You can observe Samburu’s unusual wildlife with a lot of variety. Optional Samburu village visit is also possible. At end of the day, you’ll savor the quiet activity around the river. Stay at Samburu lodge

Day 05

Sunday 29 May 2016

Check out after breakfast and drive south towards the equator to Ol Pajeta ranch.

Ol Pajeta luxurious tented camp is situated on the Equator. En-route you will visit Thomson fall and reach by lunch time. You can view a variety of animals coming to the water hole, situated in front of the tents. Post afternoon refreshments proceed for game drive. You also have an opportunity for night game drive (Optional). Stay at Ol Pajeta

Day 06

Monday 30 May 2016

After breakfast start your journey for Lake Nakuru. Lake Nakuru itself boasts the most spectacular of all of Africa’s bird sights – enormous flocks of pastel pink flamingoes, as well as other bird species. Here you have wonderful opportunities for photography as masses of pink bodies glide above the reflection of blue water. Your afternoon game drive takes you through the lush green park that surrounds the lake. Stay at Lion’s Hill lodge

Day 07

Tuesday 31 May 2016

After breakfast you will start your journey to Kenya’s most famous Masai Mara National Reserve. Enroute you will visit Great Rift Valley view point.

The Masai Mara Reserve is Kenya’s most precious wildlife sanctuary. This is big Game country and long famed as one of Africa’s greatest concentrations of game. Plains game is found here in staggering numbers, which in turn supports a tremendous predator population. After lunch you will go for afternoon game drive. Stay at Keekorok Lodge

Day 08

Wednesday 01 June 2016

Today you have morning and evening game drive in Masai Mara. Here you have an opportunity to experience fascinating ‘Balloon Safari’ (Optional, at additional cost). In afternoon you can visit Masai village to see the tribe and their activities (Optional tour) The Masai Mara is the northern-most extremity of the great Serengeti ecosystem. Here, black rhino browse among dense thorn bushes and herds of giraffe and elephant roam the woodlands. Nestled under canvas, tonight you’ll dream of all the wonders of Africa. Stay at Keekorok lodge

Day 09

Thursday 02 June 2016

After breakfast start your return journey to Nairobi. Reach for lunch. After lunch proceed to visit the Giraffe Manor & then to airport for your return flight back home. Your flight KQ204 leaves at 2105 reaching next day at 0535 to Mumbai.

 

Day 08 – Thursday – 02 June 2016 (B)

After breakfast start your return journey to Nairobi. Reach for lunch. After lunch proceed to visit the Giraffe Manor & then to Eka Hotel or similar for overnight stay.

Those pax going to Victoria Falls will stay back in Nairobi. Dinner on your own.

Cost per person on Twin sharing basis for 6 people in a Safari van

Rs 60,500.00 + US$ 1820.00

Single room occupancy, extra charges –: Rs 1600.00 + US$ 250.00

This safari can be done in a Land Cruiser vehicle. Add-on cost for land cruiser, per person for a group of 6 people in the vehicle: Rs 2900.00 + US$ 290.00

 

Highlights of inclusions for the Safari

  • Economy class Mumbai Nairobi Mumbai airfare including taxes; all at current prices included
  • Kenya tourist visa
  • Insurance premium up to Rs 1000.00 per person
  • Indian and Kenyan relevant taxes at current rates included
  • Entire safari schedule as mentioned above in a typical ‘Safari Combi’ vehicle with a experience English speaking guide cum driver
  • Lodges selected are well equipped Jungle accommodation for all enthusiasts
  • Tip to Guide cum driver, waiters, porters
  • Mineral water – 1 liter per person per day included for use in vehicle
  • Book on East African birds and animals available for reference in each vehicle

 

Not included

  • Any change in tax rates will be applicable
  • Any extra orders at meals are not included
  • Optional activities to be settled on spot
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions is excluded

 

Cost for optional activities

  • Village visit in Samburu or Masai Maara – US$ 20.00 to US $ 25.00 per person to be paid on spot.
  • Balloon safari – US$ 475.00 per person

 

How to book

  • Pay the Rupee component along with passport copy and booking form

 

Mandatory

  • You need to get yourself inoculated against Yellow fever. Due to scarcity of this vaccine in India, it is recommended that you do this in advance. Note privately administered vaccine is not permitted by Indian immigration and customs. Contact us for more information on this. You have to take this vaccine at your own cost
  • Anti – Malaria tablets. We will provide you these tablets.
  • Passport valid for a minimum of 06 months from date of return and at least two blank pages

 

We recommend you to carry

  • Set of warm clothes including Balaclavas (Monkey cap), gloves, scarf
  • Winter lotion as well as Sun screen (with SPF 40), your regular medication
  • Camera with all necessary accessories
  • Binoculars

 

We recommend all enthusiasts to visit the Victoria fall’s as a post tour option(bordering Zambia and Zimbabwe). This is the world’s second longest water fall and is a natures wonder. This was discovered by Dr. David Livingstone.

 

Cancellation terms

  • Cancellation done between 60 to 45 days prior to departure – Rs 7,500 per person.
  • Cancellation done between 44 to 20 days prior to departure – 60% of total cost per person
  • Cancellation done between 19 to 10 days prior to departure – 85% per person
  • Cancellation done between 9 days & no show – 100% per person

 

Important Notes

  • Airfare, Govt. taxes, Visa charges, exchange rate, Airport taxes & Air schedule are subject to change by the relevant authorities. Any extra cost incurred due to flight change, rescheduling or cancellations has to be borne by the participant.
  • Cost does not include personal expenses, tips, liquors, drinks and mineral water etc.

 

 

Yellow fever vaccine is compulsory

  • We recommend that those interested in the Safari’s get it done at the earliest,
  • due to scarcity of the vaccine worldwide.
  • Address for yellow fever:
  • Mumbai International Airport, Medical Centre, Near Airport Ambassador Hotel, Mumbai.
  • Sassoon Hospital, OPD Ward room no 80, Pune Polio vaccine is compulsory for all travelers

 

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Flight schedule

EXTENTION TO VICTORIA FALLS

 

Day / Date Flight No From Depature To Arrival
Thursday , 26 May 2016 KQ 205 Mumbai 0725 Nairobi 1100
Friday , 03 Jun 2016 KQ 780 Nairobi 1300 Livingstone 1510
Sunday , 05 Jun 2016 KQ 780 Livingstone 1555 Nairobi 2155
Monday , 06 Jun 2016 KQ 210 Nairobi 0750 Mumbai 1620

 

EXTENSION TO SOUTH AFRICA AFTER VICTORIA FALLS SECTION

 

Day / Date Flight No From Departure To Arrival
Thursday , 26 May 2016 KQ 205 Mumbai 0725 Nairobi 1100
Friday , 03 Jun 2016 KQ 780 Nairobi 1300 Livingstone 1510
Sunday , 05 Jun 2016 SA 049 Livingstone 1300 Johannesburg 1440
MN 131 Johannesburg 1805 Cape Town 2015
Saturday, 11Jun 2016 MN 904 George 0900 Johannesburg 1100
Sunday , 12 Jun 2016 KQ 765 Johannesburg 0150 Nairobi 0655
Sunday , 12 Jun 2016 KQ 210 Nairobi 0750 Mumbai 1620

Itinerary

  • Day 10
    03 June 2016
  • Day 11
    04 June 2016
  • Day 12
    05 June 2016
  • Day 13
    06 June 2016
  • Day 14
    07 June 2016
  • Day 15
    08 June 2016
  • Day 16
    09 June 2016
  • Day 17
    10 June 2016
  • Day 18
    11 June 2016
  • Day 19
    12 June 2016
  • Day 20
    13 June 2016
  • Day 21
    14 June 2016

Day 10

Friday 03 June 2016

After breakfast pack up and then transfer to airport for your flight to Livingstone. Your flight KQ 780 leaves Nairobi 1300 reaching Livingstone 1510. On arrival pick up and transfer to Zambezi Sun where you stay on bed and breakfast basis. Dinner on your own.

 

Day 11

Saturday 04 June 2016

After breakfast you have the guided walking tour of the falls from Zambian side. Return to the hotel and proceed for helicopter ride. Evening you have the sunset cruise on Zambezi. Stay in Zambezi Sun on bed and breakfast basis.

Day 12

Sunday 05 June 2016

Morning at leisure when you can visit the falls on your own, before, transfer to airport for flight KQ 780 leaving Livingstone at 1555 & reaching Nairobi at 2155. Your connecting flight KQ 210 leaves on 06 June from Nairobi at 0750 reaching Mumbai at 1620.

 

Day 11 – Sunday – 05 June 2016 (B)

Take flight SA 49 from Livingstone at 1300 and reach Johannesburg at 1440. After immigration proceed to domestic terminal for flight MN 131 departing at 1805& reaching Cape Town at 2015.

Pick up & transfer to hotel for overnight stay. Dinner on your own.

Overnight:  Strand Tower or similar on bed and breakfast basis

Day 13

Monday 06 June 2016

After breakfast start for full day tour visiting the beautiful city of Cape Town.

Start with visit of the famous Botanical Garden at Kirstenbosch. Then to Hout bay – once a fishing community, now a popular residential area with spectacular ocean view. From here board onto a cruise to Seal Island and stroll along mariners wharf.

Then proceed to visit the enchanting African (Jackass) penguin colony at Boulders Beach.

Drive along the Cape Peninsula to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, which extends along 40km of coastline and leads to Cape Point, where some say the oceans meet. According to Sir Francis Drake “the fairest cape that we saw in the whole circumference of the globe”. Ascend to the point by funicular.

Overnight:  Strand Tower on bed and breakfast basis. Lunch and dinner on your own.

Day 14

Tuesday 07 June 2016

After breakfast visit to Table Mountain and then proceed to Stellenbosch. It is one of the most beautiful towns of South Africa and is also very famous for its award winning wines. It is the second-oldest and undoubtedly the most scenically attractive and historically preserved town in southern Africa.

You will tour through the winelands and visit one of the wine estates to see the process of wine making and tasting a few of them.

Overnight: Basse Provence on Bed & Breakfast Basis. Lunch and dinner on your own

Day 15

Wednesday 08 June 2016

Take early breakfast & start for Oudtshoorn via the scenic town of Worcester. The towns of Oudtshoorn and De Rust are in the Klein Karoo between the Swartberg and Outeniqua mountains. Oudtshoorn is the ostrich capital of the world.

You will visit the ostrich farm where you learn everything of the world’s biggest bird. You can also ride on an ostrich, shop from the curios and even taste its meat. Overnight:  De Denne Guest House on Bed, Breakfast & Dinner basis.

Day 16

Friday 10 June 2016

Travel to Mossel Bay, where the Portuguese navigator, Bartholomew Diaz first set foot on the southern tip of South Africa. Visit the famous Post Office Tree Museum. This is the first post office in the world.

Continue on to Knysna, travelling over the Outeniqua pass via George – the capital of the Garden Route. Knysna is a charming holiday town surrounded by forest, lakes, mountains and sea. Take ferry for a sunset cruise on the Knysna lagoon and meet the famous Knysna heads. Overnight:  Knysna Log Inn on Bed & Breakfast Basis

Day 17

Friday 10 June 2016

Travel to Mossel Bay, where the Portuguese navigator, Bartholomew Diaz first set foot on the southern tip of South Africa. Visit the famous Post Office Tree Museum. This is the first post office in the world.

Continue on to Knysna, travelling over the Outeniqua pass via George – the capital of the Garden Route. Knysna is a charming holiday town surrounded by forest, lakes, mountains and sea. Take ferry for a sunset cruise on the Knysna lagoon and meet the famous Knysna heads. Overnight:  Knysna Log Inn on Bed & Breakfast Basis

Day 18

Saturday 11 June 2016

After breakfast transfer to George airport for your flight MN 904 leaving George at 0900 flight reaches Johannesburg at 1100.

On reaching Johannesburg, those going back to India will have a short Gold Reef tour before transfer to airport for flight back home. Take KQ 765 departing at 0150on 12 June and reaching Nairobi at 0655. Take connecting flight KQ 210 at 0750 from Nairobi to Mumbai reaching at 1650

 

Day 18 – Saturday – 11 June 2016 (B)

On arriving in Johannesburg from George, transfer to Sun City. Check in at Cabanas and stay on bed and breakfast basis. Dinner on your own.

Stay at Sun City in Cabanas

Day 19

Sunday 12 June 2016

Morning safari in Pilanesburg and rest of the day at leisure in Sun City.

Day 20

Monday 13 June 2016

Morning at leisure & then transfer to Johannesburg airport for flight KQ 765 leaving on 14 June at 0150 and reaching Nairobi at 0655; take connecting flight KQ 210 leaving at 0750 and reaching at 1650 in Mumbai.

Day 21

Tuesday 14 June 2016

Add on cost for Victoria Falls section per person on Twin sharing basis

Rs 51,500.00 + US$ 830.00

Single room occupancy, extra charges –: Rs 2600.00 + US$ 265.00

 

 

Inclusions in Victoria falls rupee component

  • Add on airfare on Kenya Airways at current fare
  • Zambia visa
  • Add on service tax

 

Inclusions in Victoria falls land portion (USD)

  • Accommodation with breakfast
  • Transport in luxurious airconditioned vehicle
  • Registered English speaking tour guide
  • All entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Meals as per itinerary

 

Not included in our quote

  • Porterage, mineral water, tips
  • Meals not mentioned in itinerary
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions is excluded

 

 

 

Add on cost for South Africa section per person on Twin sharing basis

Rs 78000.00 + ZAR 13025.00

 

Sun City extension –

Sun City extension, add-on on twin sharing basis is: ZAR 5845

 

Inclusions in South Africa rupee component

  • Add on airfare on Kenya Airways at current fare
  • South Africa visa
  • Add on service tax

 

Inclusions in South Africa land portion (ZAR)

  • Accommodation with full English breakfast
  • Transport in luxurious airconditioned vehicle
  • Registered English speaking tour guide
  • All entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Meals&accommodation as mentioned

 

     Not included in our quote

  • Porterage, mineral water, tips
  • Meals not mentioned in itinerary
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions is excluded

Summary of cost per person for Kenya, Victoria Falls & South Africa tour:

 

Nation USD ZAR Exchange rate INR Remark
Kenya 60,500
Kenya 1820 68.5 1,24,670
Vic Falls 51,500 Add on
Vic Falls 830 68.5 56,855 Add on
South Africa 78,000 Add on
South Africa 13025 4.62 60,175 Add on
For entire tour 4,31,700 As of now
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