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7 Days Kenya Wildlife & Bird-watching Safari

Day 1: Samburu Game Reserve

On the first day of your Kenya Bird Watching Safari, depart from Mombasa and fly to Samburu Game reserve. It is within the lands of the colorful Samburu people, close relatives of the Maasai, and is home to a number of wildlife species rarely found elsewhere in Kenya: reticulated giraffe, and Beisa Oryx, all found only north of the equator.

Overnight to be spent at a lodge/ Camp of your choice.

Day 2: Full day at Samburu

Spend a full day at Samburu with game drives and activities including visit to the neighboring Samburu villages.

Day 3: Aberdare National Park

After breakfast depart Samburu Game Reserve for Aberdare National Park arriving at in time for lunch. Later transfer to your tree hotel for relaxation and game view. You can also go bird watching in the park.

Day 4: Lake Nakuru National Park

You will be transferred to the main hotel where you will meet with your guide and proceed with your journey to lake Nakuru national park which is home to every flamingo in Kenya, a spectacular ocean of pink surrounded by forest and plains that are home to lions, large herds of waterbuck & many others.

Arrive in time for lunch at your lodge/camp. Afternoon game drive follows with a
Visit to the baboon cliff. Dinner and overnight at your lodge or Camp.

Day 5 & 6: Masai Mara Game Reserve

After breakfast, take a drive to the great Mara where you will experience wildlife in its pristine environment, and savor the rustic luxury at your lodge /Camp. An optional hot air balloon ride can be organized for you at an extra cost.

Day 7: Departure

Depart after breakfast, travel back to Mombasa arriving in the afternoon or early evening.

High Season: USD1800

Peak Season: USD1700

Low Season: USD1600

For inquiries concerning this safari, feel free to contact us here.

7 Days Kenya Explorer Safari

Day 1: Mombasa

On the first day of your Kenya Explorer Safari, you will be met & transferred to your hotel of choice by your driver/guide for some relaxation in preparation for your week-long tour.


Day 2: Mombasa- Lake Nakuru National Park

You will depart in the morning shortly after breakfast and begin your safari flying to Lake Nakuru National Park, arriving in good time to check in and have lunch at Flamingo Hill Tented Camp. After a little relaxation, head out on your afternoon game drive in this park that is often referred to as a bird-watcher’s paradise. Drive back to the camp in time for dinner and overnight stay (full board).

Day 3: Lake Nakuru National Park – Masai Mara National Reserve

Have an early breakfast, and then depart to Masai Mara National Reserve by road. Enjoy a game drive on your way out of the park and the magnificent view as you descend the Great Rift Valley. Arrive in time for lunch at Ol Moran Tented Camp. Later, you can choose to go out on an afternoon game drive and then return to the camp for dinner and overnight stay (full board).                                                                           

Days 4 and 5: Masai Mara National Reserve

The 4th & 5th days shall be spent in Masai Mara, both accompanied by morning and afternoon game drives or full-day game drives with packed lunches. All meals and the overnight stay at Ol Moran Tented Camp is on full board. Maasai Mara is known as the home of the big 5 & is also where the great Wildebeest Migration takes place each year.

Day 5 & 6: Naivasha

Have an early morning game drive and head back to the camp for breakfast. Check out and depart for Lake Naivasha, arriving in time for lunch. Spend the rest of the afternoon at your leisure. 

Day 7: Depart: Naivasha – Moi International Airport (Mombasa)

Have breakfast at the resort, and then drive back to Nairobi. You will be dropped off at Moi International Airport in good time for your flight back home.

High Season: USD1800

Peak Season: USD1700

Low Season: USD1600

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6 Days Amboseli /Tsavo West/Tsavo East Mombasa luxury lodge safari

Day 1: Nairobi – Amboseli National park

Pick up from your hotel at 0800 hrs and drive to Amboseli via Namanga on the Tanzania border to reach Amboseli in good time for lunch. Lunch at a lodge followed by full afternoon game drives. Dinner and overnight at Kibo safari camp or Similar. This is the Best Amboseli Safari you’ll ever have!

Day 2: Amboseli National park

Today you will spend the full day in Amboseli with early morning and evening game drives.

Day 3: Amboseli – Tsavo West National park

After an early breakfast depart for Tsavo West National Park. Arrival at your Ngulia safari Lodge will be in time for lunch. You will then have an evening game drive to see large herds of elephants, buffalo, common waterbuck, eland, rhino and much more.

We will then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Tsavo West – Tsavo East National park

We will have an early morning breakfast and later proceed to Tsavo East National park. Game is viewed enroute to the next park. Dinner and overnight stay at Voi Safari Lodge.

Dinner and overnight stay at a lodge

Day 5: Tsavo East National park.

Spend the full day exploring the park. We shall have morning and afternoon game drives.

Dinner and overnight stay at Voi Safari Lodge.

Day 6 Tsavo East – Mombasa

Enjoy the early morning game drive. Soon after breakfast we proceed to Mombasa arriving at around 1400 HRS. Drop off at a beach hotel to start a beach holiday.

High Season: USD1700

Peak Season: USD1600

Low Season: USD1500

3 Days Kilimanjaro Viewing Special

Day 1: Nairobi – Amboseli

This is a Kilimanjaro Safari in which you shall depart Nairobi on the first day of safari at around 0800 HRS and travel to the Amboseli National Reserve. Arrive in time for lunch. enjoy an afternoon game drive is taken.

Dinner and overnight at Ol Tukai lodge or Amboseli Serena Lodge.

Day 2: Amboseli National park

Spend a full day in this park. You will have morning and afternoon game drives. Meals and overnight stay at Ol Tukai Lodge or Amboseli Serena Lodge. This kilimanjaro Safari will give you excellent panoramic views of Mount Kilimanjaro which is in Tanzania bordering Kenya to the south.

The Game Park also contains vast groups of Zebras, Wildebeests, Giraffes, Buffalos, Hippos and Antelopes. Also to be found in Amboseli are lions & many species of plain game.

Day 3: Amboseli – Nairobi

Pre-breakfast game drive, afternoon departure for Nairobi arriving in the afternoon where this safari ends.

Tour Price:

High Season: USD850

Low Season: USD750

You can inquire about this safari here.

1 Day Lake Nakuru Road Safari

1 Day Lake Nakuru National Park Nairobi Road Safaris

On day 1 of Lake Nakuru Road Safari, pick up will be from your Nairobi hotel in the morning at around 0630 HRS. Departure will be through The Great East African Rift Valley arriving around 0830HRS.  Lunch will be at Sarova Lion Hill.

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS

 

  • Flamingo (Greater and Lesser) and other water birds including a variety of terrestrial birds numbering about 450 species in total.
  • Mammals: 56 different species including white rhinos,waterbuck etc.
  • View-points: Lion hill, Baboon cliff and Out of Africa
  • Hills: Enasoit, Honeymoon, Lion hill ridge etc
  • Waterfalls: Makalia.
  • Unique vegetation: About 550 different plant species including the unique and biggest euphorbia forest in Africa, Picturesque landscape and yellow acacia woodlands.
  • Participate in the cycle with rhino event every September yearly

 

Robinson Island (Diani) Easter Getaway

In this is a one day Diani Holiday Getaway, visitors will have an excursion to the beautiful tidal Robinson Island on the South Coast of Kenya.

A tidal island is an island that only appears during specific times of the day and is not permanent.

It only appears during the low tide and disappears during high tides.

 

 Come and enjoy an Easter getaway with a touch of marine life. On this trip you will get to enjoy:

  • A glass-boat tour with breathtaking views of the sea life below
  • Sea food sought directly from the sea (especially crabs)
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Beach walks
  • See the beauty of mangroves

Price: 20USD per person

Make an early booking so as not to miss a slot. For reservations or inquiries call us on: +254718575508 or send us an email at: info@mervinsafaritours.com

5 Days Malindi and Watamu Tour

Malindi is a coastal town 120 kilometers northeast of Mombasa and is exceptionally famous amongst the Italian tourists.

Malindi has an airport and a highway, the Mombasa-Malindi Highway making it conveniently accessible by air and road.

The Watamu and Malindi Marine National Parks form a continuous protected coral area south of Malindi.

The nearby Watamu Resort and Gede Ruins lie on the south of Malindi.

Major attractions include: Exploring corals, a visit to Gedi Ruins, boat trips, Arabuko Sokoke Forest Nature Reserve and so much more!

Day 1: Depart Mombasa for Malindi

On day 1 we depart Mombasa for Malindi by road using the Mombasa-Malindi highway.

Arrive and have lunch at your Malindi Hotel.

Spend the rest of the day relaxing and enjoying hotel facilities.

Meal plan: Lunch and dinner.

Overnight and dinner at your Malindi hotel.

Day 2: Malindi Marine Park

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel.

Have lunch and depart for a glass boat tour of the Malindi Marine Park.

Return to the hotel for dinner.

Overnight and dinner at your hotel.

You have the option of going for a night out to experience the Malindi nightlife.

Day 3: Experience Malindi Town

After breakfast, you have the option of touring Malindi town and shopping for souvenirs or remain behind and have a relaxing day at the hotel.

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Day 4: Experience Watamu

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.

Go on a glass boat tour of the Watamu Marine Park.

Return to hotel later in the day.

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Day 5: Depart for Mombasa

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.

Spend the day relaxing until time for departure.

Meal plan: Breakfast and lunch.

Safari prices include:

 
Transport in a customized open top 4×4 Toyota safari mini-van.
Services of an experienced English/ other language speaking driver/ guide.
Stay in economy,standard or luxury lodges / tented camps
Game viewing drives
Park entrance fees.
All meals on safari.
Bottled drinking water in safari vehicle.
The flying doctors medical, emergency and rescue cover.
Pick up /drop off at Mombasa,Diani,Bamburi,Watamu etc
 Government taxes and local levies
 

Not Included in the safari price

All bottled drinks.
Items and services of a personal nature.
What to Pack on safari.
Tips or gratuities

 

Tsavo West & Amboseli park safari tour (3 days / 2 nights)

Departs from Mombasa, Diani, Watamu and Malindi resorts: Drop off Nairobi

This is a 3 Days Tsavo West & Amboseli  safari tour leaving  the Kenya Coast . We shall  visit the scenic Tsavo west National Park and the Amboseli national park at the floors of the Mount Kilimanjaro.

 A night will be spent at each of the National parks.

There shall be unlimited  game viewing drives in your private safari minibus or 4 x4 cruiser.

Your safari driver /guide will be at hand to guide you through the awesome splendors of Tsavo West and Amboseli.

Safari highlights

  • Tsavo West national park
  • Amboseli national park .
  • Mzima springs
  • Maasai country & lyfestyle
  • Elephant, lion, bufallo, cheetah, zebra, rhino, ostrich, gazelle,spotted hyena and many more.
  • The mount Kilimanjaro-Africa’s highest mountain
  • African hospitality

Safari program

Day 1: Kenya Coast-Tsavo West: 240 km: Appx: 5hrs

We start early on our Kenya safari tour  via the Nairobi – Mombasa highway.

There shall  be a pit  stop  for breakfast cum refreshments along the safari route.

We enter the Tsavo West national park  in the mid-morning and commence game viewing in search of elephants, giraffe, zebra, ostrich, lion, eland, kudu, gazelle etc.

Later we  proceed for an afternoon game viewing drive with a visit to the rhino sanctuary.

Overnight shall be at your Tsavo west safari lodge/ tented camp.

Meal Plan: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Tsavo west- Amboseli: 140 km: Appx: 3hrs. :

“The early bird catches the worm!”

We test this old saying by embarking on an early morning game spotting  and scenery viewing drive at the Tsavo west National Park.

The african sunrise, the freshness and beauty of the wild together with the animal sightings shall be the highlights of our morning.

We shall spectate as the browsers and predators move about  unperturbed by the human presence.

We shall head to the Mzima Springs where we view hippos, crocodiles, exotic fish and a variety of bird species.

The greenery surrounding the springs is a welcome contrast to the arid  terrain that forms the bulk of the  Tsavo West.

The 100 kms drive to the Amboseli national park shall be through wild country.

5 Days Ngutuni Taita / Salt Lick / Amboseli

DAY 1: Mombasa-Ngutuni

On the firs day of your Salt Lick & Amboseli Safari, start with an early morning pick up from your hotel. We then embark on our journey shortly thereafter.  We shall drive to Ngutuni Sanctuary where you will enjoy game watching en-route. Arrive at Ngutuni game sanctuary in time for lunch and check in.

Afternoon game drive until late in the evening.

Dinner and overnight at Ngutuni Sanctuary.

DAY 2: Ngutuni – Salt Lick

Have an early morning game drive. Return to lodge for breakfast and check out. Game drive en-route to Taita Salt Lick Sanctuary. Arrive at the Sarova Salt Lick Game Reserve in time for lunch. Enjoy an afternoon game drive until late in the evening.

Dinner and overnight at Taita Sarova Salt Lick

Day 3: Salt Lick- Amboseli

Early morning game drive. Return to lodge for breakfast. 

Freshen up and relax a bit. The depart for Amboseli National Park. We shall then check in at Oltukai lodge for lunch and rest.  Later enjoy an afternoon game drive at The park which is famous for its scenery with a backdrop of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, which dominates the landscape, and open plains.

Dinner and overnight at your Oltukai lodge.

Day 4: Amboseli – Tsavo East

Enjoy an early morning breakfast. Then depart Amboseli for Tsavo East. Check in and have lunch at your lodge. Enjoy an afternoon game drive.

Dinner and overnight at your preffered Tsavo East Lodge.

Day 5: Tsavo East- Mombasa

Early morning game drive. Return to lodge for breakfast and relaxation. Then depart for Mombasa in the afternoon. 

We shall drop you off at your hotel or Airport.

Tour Highlights:

  • The Big Five
  • Antelopes
  • Giraffes
  • Zebras

Safari prices include:

 
Transport in a customized open top 4×4 Toyota safari mini-van.
Services of an experienced English/ other language speaking driver/ guide.
Stay in economy,standard or luxury lodges / tented camps
Game viewing drives
Park entrance fees.
All meals on safari.
Bottled drinking water in safari vehicle.
The flying doctors medical, emergency and rescue cover.
Pick up /drop off at Mombasa,Diani,Bamburi,Watamu etc
 Government taxes and local levies
 

Not Included in the safari price

All bottled drinks.
Items and services of a personal nature.
What to Pack on safari.
Tips or gratuities

3 Days Lamu Holiday Package

Lamu is a coastal small coastal town in Kenya. It is best known for the oldest and best reserved Swahili settlements in East Africa and has still managed to retain its traditional functions to date. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This 3 Days Lamu Beach Vacation is the perfect holiday choice for you and your loved ones or friends.

The town is characterized by traditional Swahili architecture such as verandas, inner courtyards and magnificently carved wooden doors.

Lamu has been hosting major Islamic holidays such as the Maulid Festivals and has become an important site for the study of Islam and the Swahili culture.

Day 1: Depart Mombasa for Lamu

Karibu Ajanta Travels!

On Day 1 we depart Mombasa town for Lamu town by flight.

On arrival you will be well received and transferred to your hotel by a boat ride.

Spend the rest of day 1 lounging in your hotel room or enjoying hotel facilities.

Meal plan: Lunch and dinner.

Dinner and overnight at your Lamu hotel.

Day 2: Experience Lamu

Enjoy an early breakfast on day 2.

Start touring Lamu town shortly after breakfast.

The most beautiful attractions are the fishing and vegetable markets, Stone Town, Lamu Museum, the Lamu Fort, the Great Mosque at Takwa and the Takwa Ruins.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Overnight and dinner at your hotel.

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