Cheetah Serena Safari Family and Friends Safari Holiday Vacation – 8 Days Featured

Cheetah and Cub Maasai Mara Game Reserve 

Our popular Cheetah Serena Safari stays at the beautiful lodges managed by Serena. Mileages are quite long and road conditions can be poor on occasion, however you see more of the country and the wildlife is truly unforgettable. See the very best of Kenya including Samburu, the Rift Valley and the Maasai Mara. Scheduled 4x4 private departures are available on request.


Overview

8 Days / 7 Nights Cheetah Serena Safari Family Holiday Safari Vacation Trip Highlights

Nairobi City – Samburu Game Reserve - Mt. Kenya National Park - Lake Nakuru National Park - Maasai Mara Game Reserve


Day 1: Nairobi City

Day 2: Nairobi City – Samburu Game Reserve

Day 3: Samburu Game Reserve

Day 4: Samburu Game Reserve - Mt Kenya National Park

Day 5: Mt. Kenya National Park - Lake Nakuru National Park

Day 6: Lake Nakuru National Park - Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Day 7: Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Day 8: Maasai Mara Game Reserve – Nairobi City


One More Reason To Book This Safari Experience

  • Book a luxury 4x4 road safari expedition that allows you to see the beautiful Kenyan country side and the unforgettable wildlife.
  • Customize this safari by adding more destinations or even more days at each location for a truly memorable experience.
  • Discover and see Samburu's 'dry country' animals rarely found in other regions, including the long-necked gerenuk, reticulated giraffe and Grevy’s zebra.
  • Stay on the slopes of Mount Kenya with its scenic snow capped peaks near the equator at the Serena Mountain Lodge.
  • Watch animals drink from a water hole on a veranda or a camouflaged bunker near the waterhole at Mount Kenya National Park’s - Serena Mountain Lodge.
  • See the flamingoes and the pink flamingo hue they form on the lake and its shores while feeding at Lake Nakuru National Park.
  • See the protected endangered white and black rhino and other wild animals on game drives in the Lake Nakuru National Park.
  • Visit a game reserve that has been declared a Seventh Wonder of The Natural World the Maasai Mara Game Reserve.
  • Try your luck catching the Annual Great Wildebeest Migration that occurs between June and October every year when Millions of wildebeests, zebras and other herbivores cross the crocodile infested Mara River in search of pasture at the Maasai Mara.
  • Enjoy the game drives on the Maasai Mara rolling plains and wide open savannah spotting the prolific wild game that includes the big five, the big cats and other wildlife.

Itinerary

The Detailed Luxury Safari Holiday Vacation Itinerary


Day 1: Nairobi City

On arrival transfer to the Nairobi Serena for one night in a Standard Room.

Meals Included: Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Sanctuary Olonana


Day 2: Nairobi City – Samburu Game Reserve

Drive to the beautiful Samburu National Reserve with lunch en route before enjoying a game drive in the afternoon. Spend the next two nights at Samburu Simba Lodge or Ashnill Samburu. The lodge overlooks the Buffalo Springs National Reserve and the Uaso Nyiro River, with fantastic views over the rolling plains (approx. 195 miles).

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Samburu Simba Lodge or Ashnill Samburu


Day 3: Samburu Game Reserve

Morning and afternoon game drives in Samburu. Lesser visited than its more southerly neighbors, this relatively small reserve’s main attraction is its ‘dry country’ animals rarely found in other regions, including the long-necked gerenuk, reticulated giraffe and Grevy’s zebra.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Samburu Simba Lodge


Day 4: Samburu Game Reserve - Mt Kenya National Park

Drive to Mt Kenya National Park and the beautifully located Serena Mountain Lodge. Set under the slopes of Mt Kenya amongst dense forest, the lodge enjoys its own water hole frequented by wildlife day and night (approx. 100 miles).

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Serena Mountain Lodge


Day 5: Mt. Kenya National Park - Lake Nakuru National Park

Drive via Thomson’s Falls to Lake Nakuru National Park for lunch and a game drive. The national park is home to flamingos (seasonal, dependent on water level) and also provides habitat for lion, leopard and Rothschild giraffe, as well as white rhino and the endangered black rhino. Enjoy an afternoon game drive in the national park and overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge (approx. 180 miles).

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Lake Nakuru Lodge


Day 6: Lake Nakuru National Park - Maasai Mara Game Reserve

After breakfast, drive to the incredible Maasai Mara Game Reserve with lunch en route. Overnight at Mara Serena Lodge.

The Mara Serena is spectacularly located high on a hill with amazing views over the Mara River in one of the best locations for game viewing (approx. 185 miles).

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Mara Serena Lodge


Day 7: Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Today enjoy a memorable breakfast by the hippo pool! A full day in the Mara follows with morning and afternoon game drives.

The reserve offers fantastic chances of seeing the Big Five amongst its rolling plains and wide open savannah – and even better opportunities for viewing big cats. Other wildlife to spot includes elephant, giraffe, hyena, impala, wildebeest and buffalo. You may take the optional balloon safari (see Upgrades) over the Mara.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Mara Serena Lodge


Day 8: Maasai Mara Game Reserve – Nairobi City

Depart for Nairobi after breakfast arriving in time for a delicious lunch at a Nairobi restaurant (extra cost, approx. 180 miles). You will return to the Nairobi Serena for the afternoon where you may wish to pre-book a day room before your onward journey. Alternatively, extend your holiday to the Kenya Coast or Zanzibar.

Meals Included: Breakfast


 

Prices and Inclusions

Prices

Please treat the prices shown as a price estimate. Your final price might go up or down following seasonal prices in the different lodges, camps and resorts. All prices indicated are per person, based on 2 persons sharing a room, and on estimated high season rates.


Rate Includes

  • Fully Inclusive Accommodation with the exception of premium brands
  • 4 x 4 game drives
  • All light aircraft transfers as indicated
  • All road transfers as indicated
  • All Park Fees
  • Flying doctors medical evacuation

Rate Excludes

  • International flights into and out of Nairobi
  • Visa Fees
  • Gratuities
  • Beverages
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Laundry
  • Any items of a personal nature
  • All statutory increases beyond our control
  • Champagne and luxurious spirits at all the properties

 

How To Book

  1. Contact a destination specialist

Whether you wish to book this holiday vacation or wish plan your holiday trip around this itinerary idea or you have other ideas, please do get in touch by filling the booking form below or online contacts page. If using our booking form or online contacts page, an And Africa Travel safari destination specialist will contact you by email to discuss your requirements.

  1. Discuss your requirements

Our destination safari specialists have the first hand knowledge about Africa, required to put your holiday plans into action. They can answer your questions, offer suggestions and advice to suit your tastes, needs, likes and budget.

  1. Refine your tailor-made custom itinerary

Your safari specialist will carefully design your holiday trip, creating a detailed itinerary which you will receive on email. Your safari specialist will answer any further questions you have and refine it until you are completely happy.

  1. Confirmation

Once you are satisfied with all the arrangements, we ask you to complete a booking form and pay a deposit of 40% of the total cost of your trip.

  1. Staying in touch

Even after booking, you’ll undoubtedly think of more questions. Feel free to call your safari specialist at any time. The same safari specialist will handle your trip from start to finish.

  1. The Online Booking Form

Please complete the enquiry form below in as much detail as possible and one of our safari specialists will respond to your enquiry within 24 hours (48 hours on a weekend) with free, no-obligation advice, or a quote if appropriate.

 

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