This 8 day Honeymoon package shall involve a safari to the great Maasai Mara followed by trips to the coast where you will indulge in Swahili culture while enjoying the sandy white beaches of the Indian Ocean.
Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Maasai Mara (Maasai Mara) is known as one of Africa’s Greatest Wildlife Reserves, situated in southwest Kenya and is part of the northern section of the Serengeti National Park. Famous for the abundance of the big cats, Lion, Leopard, Cheetah and the Great Wildebeest Migration and the Maasai people, well known for their distinctive custom and dress.
Mombasa, the principal city at Kenya's coast is one of the oldest human settlements on the eastern seaboard of the African continent. Mombasa is today a cosmopolitan metropolis reflecting the influence of Africans, Persians, Arabs, Turks, Indians, Portuguese and the British.
The Old Town is a grid of narrow winding streets lined with houses built to coastal Swahili and Indian styles. Some of the houses have intricately carved doors similar to what you find in Zanzibar and Lamu.
In the Old Town you will find Fort Jesus, the permanent garrison built by the Portuguese.
Day 1: Nairobi (Wilson Airport) – Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Depart to Wilson Airport where you catch your flight to Maasai Mara Game Reserve. Champagne welcome on arrival and escorted to your room. Afternoon private game drive followed by a romantic Bush dinner.
Dinner and overnight at lodge/hotel.
Day 2: Maasai Mara National Reserve
An early balloon safari followed by Champagne Breakfast. This will be followed by an afternoon at leisure to enjoy the hotel facilities. In the evening, there will be a Sundowner.
Dinner and an overnight stay at lodge/hotel.
Day 3: Maasai Mara National Reserve – Nairobi (Wilson Airport) – Lamu (Fatuma’s Towers)
Fly from the Maasai Mara National Reserve to via Nairobi’s Wilson to airport to Lamu where you will stay and have your meals at Fatuma's towers/similar.
Day 4: Lamu - Malindi
Fly or drive to Malindi overnight at hotel.
Day 5: Malindi
After breakfast you may visit Gedi ruins or at leisure to enjoy the hotel facilities as you walk along the beach.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 6: Malindi - Mombasa
Drive to Mombasa arriving in time for lunch. Overnight at hotel in Mombasa.
Day 7: Mombasa
You will spend a full day at leisure to enjoy the hotel facilities and windsurfing along the Whitesands beaches. You may also choose to explore the city of Mombasa and visit its many tourist and cultural sites (at your own cost). Meals an accommodation will be at the Tamarind Dhow.
Day 8: Mombasa - Nairobi
You will be served breakfast after which you will be transferred to the Moi International Airport in Mombasa where you will connect to Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. On arrival in Nairobi’s airport you will then connect with an outward bound flight that will take you home.
Transport based on a safari minibus with pop up roof for game viewing.
Park entry fee.
Accommodation and all meals as per the itinerary.
Service of an English-speaking driver guide.
Game drives as per the Itinerary.
Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver.
Flying doctor service.
Tips to driver guides and porter.
Extras at the lodges - tips, drinks, telephone, laundry etc.