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Kenya Romantic Safari


Nairobi | Masai Mara Game Reserve | Kenya Coast

Enjoy the Romance of Wildlife and Beach Vacation on the Indian Ocean Coast.

Our Kenya Romantic Safari to the Masai Mara is a private departure flying to the Masai Mara Game Reserve and thence onward to the Kenya Coast. This private journey reminds us that Kenya is home of the safari and romance.

Tour Length: 11 days

Land from $2,995 per person sharing

Kenya Romantic SafariWhen you think about safaris you first think of Kenya – the home of the African safari. Kenya is an amazing land, rich in wildlife and culture. Kenya has game parks filled with an incredible variety of animals year round, including more than a million and a half wildebeest which visit the Masai Mara during the annual migration. The Kenya Romantic Safari game viewing is  in modern 4 x 4 safari vehicles, with each client enjoying a window seat for viewing a panorama of wildlife.

The Kenya Coast all inclusive resorts, Neptune Paradise Beach Resort & Spa or the Baobab Beach Resort and Spa, are the perfect finale to a Kenya Romantic Safari experience.

More time to explore? Consider adding a Tanzania extension, or a thrilling gorilla trek in Rwanda.

Kenya Romantic Safari Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive Nairobi 

The Kenya Romantic Safari excitement begins when you touchdown in Nairobi, Kenya. On arrival at the Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, after clearing customs and immigration formalities, you are met by a representative of Great Safaris representative and transferred to the Tamarind Tree Hotel for your stay.

Day 2 Nairobi

Kenya Romantic SafariFull day at leisure (with optional activities), overnight at the Tamarind Tree Hotel.

Day 3 Nairobi /  Masai Mara

After breakfast at your hotel, transfer to Wilson Airport for a scheduled flight to Masai Mara enjoying the magnificent scenery on your flight.  Upon arrival, it’s onto the Sentrim Mara Camp (Classic level) or Sarova Mara Game Camp (Luxe level) for lunch and a afternoon shared game drive, followed by dinner and overnight in the Masai Mara full board.

Day 4 – 6 Masai Mara

Set out on early morning game-drives, experiencing breathtaking vistas and panoramas of vast rolling plains, hills and woodland, returning for breakfast. Mid-morning is spent at leisure and lunch at the camp.

Enjoy morning and afternoon shared game drives in the Masai Mara, where wildlife is abundant.  Have your camera ready!

Day 7 – 10 Masai Mara / Kenya Coast

Kenya Romantic SafariAfter breakfast transfer, your Kenya Romantic Safari continues as you bid farewell to Masai Mara as you are transferred to the airstrip, with a picnic lunch, for a scheduled flight to Nairobi Wilson Airport; connecting with another scheduled flight to Mombasa Ukunda. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to the Kenya Coast and your beach resort for four nights on all-inclusive basis in a superior ocean front room.

Day 11 Kenya Coast / Nairobi /  Departure

Departure day and transfer to Mombasa Ukunda airstrip for your scheduled  flight to Nairobi Wilson Airport and thence transfer to Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your international departure flight home with warm memories of your Kenya Romantic Safari.

Winelands, Whales & Wildlife

South Africa

Tour Length: 14 days

Cape Town | Winelands | Garden Route: Hermanus & Knysna | Johannesburg | Greater Kruger Park

South Africa – a world in one country! Self-drive on our Winelands, Whales & Wildlife safari through the breathtaking wine country, the magnificient Garden Route, and top it off with the adventure of the wilds of Kapama Private Game Reserve. From $3,995 per person

Winelands, Whales & Wildlife elephantsSouth Africa is truly a “world in one country”. The fabric of this nation is woven with many different colors and textures that never fail to titillate the senses. The modern transport infrastructure beckons the guest to explore at leisure, from the comfort of a personal rental car. After landing in Cape Town, the ‘most beautiful harbor in the world’, explore her Cape of Good Hope, the brightly painted Malay Quarters and vibrant townships that crowd up against the Atlantic shoreline. Drive through the breathtaking Winelands; savor local wines and explore the quaint shops of Stellenbosch.

Winelands, Whales & WildlifeAt nearby Hermanus, the Southern Right Whales breach and frolic merely an arms’ length from land. Turning eastward, enter the magnificent Garden Route, a swatch of oceanfront beauty lapped by the warm waves of the Indian Ocean. Knysna is the destination of choice, a natural wonderland that touches the senses and restores the spirit.

After a restful night in Johannesburg, it is time to go on safari! Kruger National Park – South Africa’s finest wildlife refuge – is home to all the Big Five. Venture forth on daily game drives, in open safari vehicles, escorted by passionate and professional game rangers.

For those who prefer to ‘leave the driving to us’, this itinerary can be operated with a private car and driver/guide.  If you have a little more time, consider an extension to Namibia or fly north to Victoria Falls.

Winelands, Whales & Wildlife map

Winelands, Whales & Wildlife Itinerary

Day 1 Depart USA
Soaring to South Africa!

Day 2-4 Cape Town (3 nights)
Admire quaint fishing villages and espy penguins and seals enroute to the glorious Cape of Good Hope. Hop on the Robben Island ferry and tour the prison that incarcerated Nelson Mandela.

Day 5 Winelands (1 night)
Sip fine wines, explore vineyards and admire Cape Dutch architecture in this exquisitely beautiful rural paradise.

Day 6 Hermanus (1 night)
Perhaps the best whale watching in the world! Explore the village and watch breaching whales and dolphins.

Day 7-8 Knysna (2 nights)
Relax on the beach, hike through lush forest or skim over emerald green lagoons in this glamorous heart of the Garden Route.

Day 9 Johannesburg (1 night)
Wing to Johannesburg and overnight in luxury.

Day 10-12 Kruger Park (3 nights)
Kruger, by air, and thrilling safari days ahead. Wildlife abounds including lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, buffalo, giraffe, hippo and rhino. Daily game drives, walking safaris and superb cuisine.

Day 13 Depart Johannesburg
Fly to Johannesburg and homeward.

Day 14 Arrive USA
With remarkable memories.