Incredible Kenya

JAMBO Welcome to INCREDIBLE KENYA

10 days of amazing safari & cultural experiences

This unique itinerary combines the most outstanding Kenyan safari experiences with a community focus that enables you to give back to the people of this amazing country. You will never be the same again after experiencing One Horizon’s incredible Kenyan tour package.

DAY 1

Visit Kawangware – One Horizon’s refuge centre for children in Nairobi

9.00 am meet your One Horizon guides and receive a briefing at your hotel. Today’s outing will be at a Community Refuge Centre for 75 children in the heart of Kawangware, which is one of the most economically, deprived communities in Nairobi. You can take part in the activities that are turning children’s lives around, helping to feed the children and guided every step of the way by One Horizon staff.

4.00 pm: Day 1 concludes with One Horizon returning you to your hotel before a 7pm pick up to a Nairobi restaurant for a welcoming team dinner hosted by One Horizon. You will be returned to your hotel by 9pm for a good night’s sleep in preparation for tomorrow’s adventure.

DAY 2

Visit One Horizon’s centre ‘Living Positive’ an amazing community of women in Ngong Hills

9.00 am meet your One Horizon guides and receive a briefing at your hotel before travelling to Ngong Hills on the outskirts of Nairobi. You will see the small business initiatives turning the lives of women around as well as hearing about their amazing survival stories

4.00 pm will have you returning to your hotel and an evening of leisure 5.00 pm (Optional) A trip to the David Sheldrick Rescue Centre for orphaned elephants. You can meet the baby elephants up close and spend time with them. The fee of $20USD is given to the rescue centre to help cover the cost of their intensive care and rehabilitation back to the wild

DAY 3

Visit One Horizon’s Life Centre in Kibera – it is going to be an extraordinary day in your life

9.00 am meet your One Horizon guides and receive a briefing at your hotel before travelling to Kibera, which is the largest disadvantaged community in East Africa of over 1 million people

You will visit an educational life centre for children and receive a traditional African greeting from the children. The centre gives hope to a community that survives on less than $2.00 per day. You can help the children paint, learn English, conduct our health checks with the day concluding with an amazing games afternoon.

4.00 pm: Day 3 concludes with One Horizon returning you to your hotel before a 7pm pick up to a Nairobi restaurant for the final team dinner hosted by One Horizon. You will return to your hotel around 9pm.

DAY 4

Visit One Horizon’s Nutrition Centre for infants and pre-schoolers at Kiambu

9.00 am meet your One Horizon guides and receive a briefing. You will then travel to Kiambu on the outskirts of Nairobi. The Nutrition Centre caters for children who are severely malnourished and who rely on the work of One Horizon to ensure their future.

You will be able to help prepare the children’s lunch and feed the toddlers before an afternoon of fun

4.00 pm will see you returning to your hotel and an evening of leisure before your safari adventure begins on Day 5. At 6pm you will receive a briefing about your safari adventure, the wildlife you will see and your accommodation venues

DAY 5

Nairobi to Amboseli Your Incredible Safari Begins

Kenya is considered the ‘grand dame’ of safaris based on her abundant wildlife and that you are almost guaranteed to see the big five (lion, elephants, rhino, leopards and buffalo). This tour covers the great wildlife sanctuaries of Amboseli, Lake Navaisha and the Masai Mara.

NAIROBI/AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK

Today you will start your safari by travelling to AMBOSELI National Park situated at the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro. Amboseli is home to some of the largest herds of elephants in all of Africa. With a stunning backdrop, you will see these gentle giants in family herds as they roam the park.

An 8.00 am pick up from your hotel driving to Amboseli (4 hours 30 minutes). During the drive you will pass through a kaleidoscope of dramatic scenery from open plains to rugged hills and through villages where life is largely untouched by the modern world.

Arrive and check in at the OL TUKAI LODGE and lunch

In the afternoon, you will be taken on a game drive in the park until sunset

You will return late afternoon for dinner and an overnight stay at the Ol Tukai Lodge

DAY 6

Amboseli National Pak

This itinerary enables you to spend time exploring the majesty that Amboseli offers and maximising your safari experiences. Amboseli National Park is renowned for impressively tusked bulls, which are drawn to the large, lush swamplands. This area is also home to many Maasai communities. You will also have the opportunity to observe herds of wildebeest, zebra and impala grazing on the open plains. Cheetahs are also often sighted in the park.

A full day is spent exploring the park with early morning and afternoon game drives concluding with dinner and overnight accommodation.

You can go on early morning or late afternoon game drives or both as it is entirely up to you. Alternatively, if you would like to relax around the lodge, that is the benefit of this tour – no frantic rush from park to park

DAY 7

Amboseli /Nairobi/Lake Naivasha

Lake Naivasha is a beautiful freshwater lake, fringed by thick papyrus and surrounded by forests. The waters of the lake draw a great range of game to its shores. Giraffes wander among the acacia, buffalo wallow in the swamps and Colobus monkeys call from the treetops whilst the lakes large hippo population sleeps the day in the shallows.

Breakfast at the lodge and transfer to the airstrip for your flight to NAIROBI, departing at 08.10 and arriving at 08.40. Met by our guide, you will proceed to LAKE NAIVASHA and the Rift Valley region.

Arrival and check in at LAKE NAIVASHA SOPA LODGE where you will enjoy lunch. In the afternoon you will enjoy a 1 hour boat ride to observe the hippo herds. In late afternoon there is a guided walking safari on the Crescent Island Sanctuary. In early evening, you will return for dinner and an overnight stay.

DAY 8

Lake Naivasha/Masai Mara

The Masai Mara has earned Kenya the title of the grand dame of safari destinations. The stunning landscape of grassland plains provides an abundance of food that attracts the great herds and predators alike. It is here that you will be overwhelmed by the variety and density of wildlife and it seems around every turn there is something new and exciting to see including giraffe, wildebeest, zebras, lions, leopards, jackals and buffalo.

After breakfast proceed to the Masai Mara National Reserve in your air conditioned 7 seater vehicle with many outstanding photo opportunities (5 hours) along the way. Arrive and check in at SAROVA MARA GAME CAMP and lunch. Afternoon game drive in the reserve until sunset. Return to the camp for dinner and overnight stay

DAY 9

Masai Mara

This is your second day in the Masai Mara and continues the theme of enjoying every moment of this incredible landscape. It is your time to witness and take in the wildlife in all its glory and there are great photo opportunities. Your day includes game drives in the morning and afternoon or you may opt to relax at the Game Camp soaking in the atmosphere that Kenya is internationally renowned for.

A leisurely breakfast at the SAROVA MARA GAME CAMP

A full day of wildlife activities with game drives planned for morning and afternoon. Returning for lunch after your morning game drive.

Dinner and overnight stay at the Sarova Mara Game Camp

DAY 10

Masai Mara/Nairobi

After the exhilaration of the days in the Masai Mara you will prepare for your short flight to Nairobi and the end of this amazing journey. A leisurely breakfast gives you the opportunity to swap photos and memories about your time in Kenya and the friends you have made.

Breakfast at the camp

Transfers to the Keekorok airstrip for your 10.15 departure, arriving at 10.45. You will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel and/or the airport

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Day 1 Inclusions

  • All transfers to and from One Horizon’s centres in air-conditioned vehicles
  • A full day of organised low impact activities
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited bottled water/coffee
  • A team dinner hosted at a Nairobi restaurant
  • Overnight accommodation at the Sarova Panafric Hotel in Nairobi (subject to availability) or equivalent
  • One Horizon team members with you every step of the way

Day 2 Inclusions

  • Breakfast and lunch
  • A full day of organised low impact activities at OH’s centres
  • An en-route tour to the Maasai Markets centres along Ngong Rd
  • Overnight accommodation at the Sarova Panafric Hotel in Nairobi (subject to availability) or equivalent

Not Included

  • Dinner
  • Optional tour of the David Sheldrick Rescue Centre for elephants

Day 3 Inclusions

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited bottled water/coffee
  • A team dinner hosted by One Horizon at a Nairobi restaurant
  • All activities at One Horizon’s centre
  • Overnight accommodation at the Sarova Panafric Hotel in Nairobi (subject to availability) or equivalent

Day 4 Inclusions

  • Breakfast and lunch
  • Unlimited bottled water/coffee
  • All activities at the centre including helping feed the toddlers
  • A briefing by your safari guide about your incredible bush safari that starts on Day 5
  • Overnight accommodation at the Sarova Panafric Hotel in Nairobi (subject to availability) or equivalent

Not included

  • Dinner

Day 5 Inclusions

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Pick up from your Nairobi hotel before proceeding to Amboseli National Park
  • 1.5 litres of bottled water each day
  • An afternoon game drive
  • Overnight accommodation at the Ol Tukai Lodge
  • Your own tour guide to assist you every step of the way
  • Your Safari Transport and Park Entrance Fees
  • During your safari you will be transported in our customised 7-seater air condition LandCruisers. This enables each person to have a window seat for amazing photographic opportunities.
  • All park and entrance fees are included in the cost of your safari adventure

 Day 6 Inclusions

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Early morning game drive
  • An afternoon game drive
  • Overnight accommodation at the Ol Tukai Lodge

Day 7 Inclusions

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Flight to Nairobi
  • Pick up and drive to Lake Navaisha and the
  • Rift Valley
  • An afternoon boat ride to see the hippo herds
  • Guided walking safari of Crescent Island
  • Overnight accommodation at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge

Day 8 Inclusions

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Your journey takes you through the stunning vistas of the real Kenya
  • An afternoon game drive
  • Overnight accommodation at the Sarova Mara Game Camp

Day 9 Inclusions

  • Dinner and overnight stay at the Sarova Mara Game Camp

Day 10 Inclusions

  • Breakfast at SAROVA MARA GAME CAMP
  • Transfers to the airport
  • Flight to Nairobi
  • Transfers to the international airport and/or your hotel

Not Included

  • Hotel accommodation for those staying any additional nights in Nairobi at the end of their tour
  • A day room for those departing the same day as their tour ends (please enquire should these be required)

 

What’s not included

  • International air-tickets and taxes
  • Excess baggage on any flight, vaccination costs, passport or visa fees and travel insurance
  • Any other meals or sightseeing not specified in the detailed itinerary
  • Items of a personal nature such as drinks, laundry, telephone and other communication charges, personal gratuities to local guides and driver(s)
  • Any other item not specifically mentioned as being included.

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Dates and cost

  • daily departures year round

LOW SEASON: 01 April – 31 May 2015

Twin Share Single Sup
USD 5100  USD 500

MID HIGH: 01 June – 30 June 2015 & 01 Nov – 15 Dec 2015

Twin Share Single Sup
USD 5300 USD 600

HIGH SEASON:  05 Jan – 31 Mar 2015

Twin Share Single Sup
USD 5500 USD 900

PEAK 01 Jul – 31 Oct 2015

Twin Share Single Sup
USD 5800 USD 1100

 

How to Book

To ensure your place on this exciting adventure, please contact us to reserve a place 02 4758 9922 or mail@adventureassociates.com, then complete the Adventure Associates Booking Form and return to us with your AUD 1000 per person deposit.

Deposit required per person: AU$1000 per person
Balance due: 75 days prior to departure
If booking within 74 days of departure: Full payment must be made.

Reservations are established when you receive written confirmation and acceptance of the deposit and Booking Form. Travel insurance is strongly recommended at the time of booking.

Cancellations

Cancellations must be advised in writing to Adventure Associates. Cancellation charges are subject to regulations of airlines, coach and tour operators, hotels and other principals involved. If it is necessary to cancel your arrangements, the following non-refundable charges will apply.

More than 100 days prior to departure AUD 500 per person
Between 99 and 75 days prior to departure Full loss of deposit per person
Between 74 and 31 days prior to departure 75% of tour cost per person
On or within 30 days prior to departure No Refund

If the cancellation charge is more than your advance payment you remain liable for the difference. For these and other reasons mentioned above you are strongly recommended to take out Travel Insurance. Once the Land Tour has departed there will be no refund for any unused portions of the trip.

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