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Heavenly  Honeymoon Safari

Experience an intimate 7 day Kenya bush itinerary, taking you from the rugged Samburu landscape to the teeming plains of the Masai Mara  Enjoy this paradise from the beauty of a world-famous secluded retreat, and be as adventurous or as relaxed as you desire.

Day 1 – Saruni Samburu

Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, where a Saruni vehicle will transfer you to Wilson Airport for your flight to Samburu. Depart Nairobi in the morning*, arriving at Samburu an hour later, where your Saruni Samburu guide will meet you and transfer you to the lodge, or take you on a game drive. Afternoon game drive on Kalama Conservancy exploring over 200,000 acres of pristine wilderness in total privacy and sundowners with a breathtaking view.

Day 2 – Saruni Samburu

Early morning game drive into Samburu National Reserve to seek out the ‘Samburu Special Five’: the reticulated giraffe, the Grevy zebra, the beisa oryx, the Somali ostrich and the gerenuk, all rare species that occur only in this part of the country, and look for its well-known larger wildlife including elephants, lion and leopard. Enjoy a picnic lunch before heading back to the lodge to relax for the afternoon. Enjoy a complimentary half hour Back & Neck massage upon arriving back at the lodge at the Samburu Wellbeing Space.

Day 3 – Saruni Samburu

Continue to explore the wonders of Samburu with a morning game drive and after lunch possibly head out on a nature walk discovering animals, plants and the caves in the local area with rock paintings, accompanied by an experienced Samburu tracker. Evening game drive in Kalama Conservancy, the 200,000-acre private wildlife conservancy in which Saruni Samburu is located, ending with a bush dinner under the stars in the middle of the wilderness, and a night drive back to the lodge. The Samburu warriors dancing, candles and fire under the vast African skies, make this a truly magical experience, and one of the highlights of your stay.

 

Day 4 – Saruni Mara / Saruni Wild

Depart Samburu on your flight in the morning* and arrive in the Masai Mara an hour and a half later. Game drive with a picnic lunch to enjoy under an acacia tree or by the river next to a pod of hippos. Or, head to Saruni Mara or Saruni Wild for some rest and an exclusive game drive later in the afternoon in Mara North Conservancy – over 30,000 acres of plentiful, protected land bordering the Masai Mara National Reserve. Enjoy a completely different and less-explored corner of the Mara ecosystem in total privacy, brimming with wildlife.

 

Day 5 – Saruni Mara / Saruni Wild

Early morning game drive to look for the big cats and other predators of the Mara, returning to the camp or lodge for lunch and treatments at the Maasai Wellbeing Space. In the afternoon, a game drive will take you to a special area where the largest tower of giraffe can be seen, followed by dinner at the lodge or camp and an optional night game drive.

 

Day 6 – Saruni Mara / Saruni Wild

Walk through the valleys and plains surroundingSaruni Mara, accompanied by a vehicle, or a game drive up to the top of Kilileoni, the highest mountain in the Serengeti-Masai Mara ecosystem - led by your skillful and knowledgeable Maasai guides. In the afternoon you will discover more of Mara North and its surrounding conservancies and experience first-hand what makes the Mara one of the most exciting wildernesses in the world. Weather permitting, experience a bush dinner in the middle of nature under the vast African sky, with Maasai warriors singing and dancing around the fire.

 

Day 7 – Nairobi

Visit the rhino sanctuary on the way to the airstrip and once again admire the hippos and the crocodiles of the Mara River. The flight to Nairobi leaves at 12pm and arrives into Nairobi at 1pm, where you can connect onto your international flight or stay a few nights in Nairobi.

 

 

 

Mid-season: 3rd January-end February, June, October & 1st-19th December 2021 from USD $7725 per couple
Green season: July, August, September and 20th December 2021-2nd January from USD $8300 per couple
High season: July, August, September and 20th December 2021-2nd January 2022 from USD $8925 per couple

SEASONS 
High Season: July, August & September 2021. 
Mid-Season: 3rd January-end February, June, October & 1st-19th December 2021. 
Low Season: March, April, May & November 
2021. 

 

 

 

** This offer is valid for honeymoons for up to one year after the marriage date**

 

Conservation fees payable for all nights per adult USD$ 696

 

 

OPTIONS & ENHANCEMENTS
Exclusive use of game drive vehicle per vehicle for the entire honeymoon itinerary : USD $ 2,100

Inclusions

 

  • All-inclusive accommodation (full-board accommodation including soft drinks, beers, house wines and select non-luxury spirits)

  • One complimentary Back & Neck massage (30 min.) per room per stay at our Wellbeing Space

  • Limited laundry service

  • Shared day & night game drives in 4x4 vehicles

  • Guided bush walks, bush meals, sundowner & picnic excursions

  • Warriors Academy (where available and upon request in advance)

  • Local cultural visits transfers

  • All internal flights and return airstrip transfers

  • Airport assistance

  • Temporary Flying Doctors cover

  • Daily conservation fees

  • VAT & taxes

Exclusions

  • Exclusive use of vehicle

  • Premium drinks (champagne, luxury spirits and special wines)

  • Additional Wellbeing Space treatments

  • Any payable extra activities

  • Entry fees to local cultural visits

  • Childcare

  • Transport & entry fees to Reteti Elephant Sanctuary in Samburu (bookable in advance)

  • Transport & entry fees to the Masai Mara National Reserve in the Mara

  • Gratuities to staff & guides

  • Own private guides & drivers

  • Any payable extra services

  • Anything of a personal nature

  • International flights & visa fees

  • Late departure fees

  • All statutory increases beyond our control.