Kenya in Style

Stylish, unique and exclusive. Our Kenya in Style safari is for those that appreciate the finer things in life.

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Stylish, unique and exclusive. Our Kenya in Style safari is for those that appreciate the finer things in life. Views touched by heaven, the best game viewing possible and luxury hard to find anywhere else. Five exquisite days, two incredible locations and one experience that you can’t afford to miss.

The rugged and arid north followed by the green and lush Mara plains, a well-rounded safari, staying in two of Kenya’s best properties…go on you know you want to…

Itinerary

Day 1 - Samburu National ParkMeals: L D
Arrive in Kenya and be met by one of Albatros’s best safaris guides who will escort you to Wilson Airport in time for your scheduled scenic flight to Samburu. Leaving Nairobi behind you watch as the view changes under you from the lush green Mt Kenya Region to the yellow and arid plains of the North. When you land in Samburu you will be met by your driver guide that will stay with you over the next two days as you explore Samburu and its people. Saruni Samburu is perched on the edge of a Cliff with arguably the best views in Kenya right in front of you. After an Italian inspired lunch spend the afternoon in the rock pool relaxing before the first of many exciting game drives take place. As the sun sets over the plains its time for the first drink of the evening followed by dinner.

Accommodation: Saruni Samburu
Day 2 - Samburu National ParkMeals: B L D
Sunrise can be enjoyed from your bed, after all it’s the best spot! Tea and coffee are brought to your room as you get ready for an early morning game drive. The earlier the better as most animals are most active during this time. After such an early morning, breakfast is a welcome sight back at the lodge. Eggs cooked to perfection with all the extras! After a dip in the pool and a few pages of your book enjoyed lunch is waiting and so is your afternoon game drive. Fingers crossed for an amazing afternoon game viewing, then stop and enjoy a drink watching the amazing sunset before enjoying a lively bush dinner under the stars.

Accommodation: Saruni Samburu
Day 3 - Masai Mara North ConservancyMeals: B L D
Time to leave the north and head south to green pastures and the famous plains of the Masai Mara North Conservancy. Saruni Mara is nestled away in the bushes, perfectly blending in with its environment and ticking all the boxes when it comes to protecting the eco systems around them. Freshen up in your own private ‘cottage’ in the wild, complete with breath-taking views from your private balcony. Lunch will have an Italian theme and is a great way to get into the Saruni way of wife in the Masai Mara. After lunch the plains await and its off on your first game drive in the Conservancy. Mara North is special, it aims to work with local communities to protect the wildlife and the people. With strict rules on vehicles and a fantastic ‘code of conduct’ game viewing in the Mara North is incredible! No mini vans and no crowds make the whole experience that much better. Back at the lodge an evening drink on the deck rounds off your day before dinner is served.

Accommodation: Saruni Mara
Day 4 - Mara North ConservancyMeals: B L D
A 5.45 am wakeup call allows you to enjoy the Mara sunrise from you balcony with tea and freshly brewed coffee before you leave on your first game drive of the day. Choose to either have breakfast out in the bush or return in time to enjoy the full Saruni ‘spread’. After breakfast you may wish to visit some of the local projects and communities that Saruni supports. This is a great opportunity to truly appreciate and understand the way the local Masai community lives and the traditions they have carried forward over the years. Lunch is ready when you return, after which you can spend the early afternoon enjoying a siesta or a book as you wait for the temperatures to cool and your afternoon game drive to take place.

Accommodation: Saruni Mara
Day 5 - Masai Mara North ConservancyMeals: B L D
Take to the skies this morning and experience the magic of the Mara from a different angle on a hot air balloon safari (at an additional cost). This luxurious addition to your safari makes all the difference and with a full champagne breakfast on offer at when you land, there really is no better way to start your day! By the time your morning adventure is over and you are back at camp, lunch is served on the deck before another afternoon out in the wild soaking up as much as you can from the Mara on this, your last game drive. Back at the lodge, toast your magical five days and enjoy a candle lit diner on the veranda of the dinning room.

Accommodation: Saruni Mara
Day 6 - Masai Mara North Conservancy - NairobiMeals: B
As you board your flight back to Nairobi and wave goodbye to the Saruni staff start planning your next adventure, a safari with Albatros will never disappoint!
Included
  • Domestic flights: Nairobi - Samburu - Mara - Nairobi
  • Full board accommodation at Saruni Samburu and Saruni Mara
  • Soft drinks, beer, house wine and selected spirits at Saruni Mara and Saruni Samburu
  • All park fees
  • Games drives at both Saruni Mara and Saruni Samburu
  • Goverment Taxes
Excluded
  • International flights
  • Visa's
  • Luxury spirits and luxury champagne
  • Tips
  • Items of a personal nature

Tour starts/ends:

Starts: Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (Nairobi)

Ends:  Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (Nairobi)

Note: we can also pick you up or drop you off at the hotel of your choice in the greater Nairobi area if you notify us in advance. 

Type of vehicles used:

For transfers to and from the airport and long distance trips reliable and modern minibuses are used. Please note that we cannot guarantee air conditioning.

On safari drives open-topped jeeps are used.

Food and drink:

The food prepared at the lodges and/or hotels on this tour will be of an international nature and suited to a broad range of visitors. If you have any specific dietary requirements please let us know in advance so that we can inform the lodges and hotels along the route. Alcoholic drinks, unless specifically mentioned in the itinerary, are not included in the price.

Baggage and what to bring:

Important note: If your itinerary includes a leg of the journey on a light aircraft then please be advised that the maximum TOTAL weight allowance including hand luggage is 15kg (approx 33lbs) and all luggage must be in a soft bag i.e. NOT a suitcase. 

We recommend that you do not forget to pack the following:

- Insect repellant cream/spray

- Camera and binoculars

- A torch (flashlight)

- A waterproof/dustproof bag

 

What to wear:

Although Kenya lies in the tropics it can get chilly in the evenings and early mornings. On this trip we recommend that you include the following in your baggage:

- A pair of sturdy lightweight shoes or boots

- Light coloured clothing with long sleeves and legs for the evenings and early mornings

- A hat to keep the strong sun off your head

Level of ability required:

Although there will be no special strength and fitness requirements, please note that safari lodges situated in remote areas are by their very nature lacking in many of the modern conveniences found in cities. For this reason please be prepared for uneven floors and sometimes challenging access.

You must be able-bodied and have the ability to move independently without help on this tour.

Health and vaccinations:

You should speak to your health provider about what vaccinations you will need for your trip to Kenya. In addition, most doctors recommend using anti malarial pills for your visit and taking measures to avoid being bitten by mosquitos, such as covering up exposed arms and legs. Lodges will provide mosquito nets over the beds.

If you take any medication, be sure to bring it with you, as well as details of your prescription. 

We advise all travellers to take out comprehensive travel insurance before their trip.

While you are away:

If you are away on holiday with Albatros Travel in Kenya and someone needs to get in touch with you urgently, they can call our emergency number, which is +254 722 521686

Bringing Electronic Equipment:

If you are bringing electronic equipment to Kenya, such as a digital camera, laptop computer, smartphone etc. and need to plug it into a wall socket then you should consider buying a voltage surge protector. Voltage in Kenya is set to 220v. Most (modern) electronic equipment can switch automatically to this voltage, but it is best to check the label on the power supply. Most lodges provide electrical power by way of a generator, so to protect your equipment against voltage surges it is advisable to but a voltage surge protector. Plugs in Kenya are of the British 3 pin variety, so if you are coming from outside of the UK you will need to buy some adapters, which are readily available at airport stores.

Phones and Connectivity:

If you are planning on bringing your mobile phone and/or wifi enabled laptop to Kenya you should bear the following in mind. Kenya's phone system supports 3G, and this is how most telecommunications are managed. Furthermore, many safari lodges and hotels offer wifi to their guests, and there are numerous other hotspots around the country. If you want to stay in touch during your stay in Kenya the best course of action is to buy a credit-loaded sim card for your phone/mobile device in Nairobi, and then connect to the internet and make phone calls via this.

Getting to and from Kenya:

Many carriers fly directly to Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and, to a lesser extent, Moi International Airport in Mombasa. If you arrive a day or two before the start of your tour, we can help you to arrange hotel accommodation and book excursions for you. Please note that the price of this tour does not include international airfares.

Tipping and Other Costs:

Tips are expected in Kenya by anyone who provides you with a service. This could range from porters and waiters to drivers and local people whose photo you would like to take. As a general rule, it is polite to provide driver/guides with about $10 per day if they give a good service. Tips should be in Kenyan Shillings, as staff will find it difficult to use foreign currency. Other than money for tips we advise you to bring extra money on your trip to buy drinks and handicrafts.

Insurance:

Please note that travel insurance is not included in the price of this tour. We suggest that you take out a comprehensive policy from a reputable provider. If you want the peace of mind of knowing that you have an air ambulance available during your trip you could consider taking out temporary membership of the Flying Doctors.

Visa requirements:

Depending on your nationality you will probably need a tourist visa to enter Kenya for this tour. The current cost of a single-entry tourist visa is USD 50 per person and these can be purchased on arrival, for most nationals, in all major currencies.

For more comprehensive information visit the Project Visa website. 

Cancellations:

If you need to cancel your trip for whatever reason, please get in touch with as soon as possible.

For more information about cancellations and refunds please refer to our general Terms & Conditions.

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