African Nile Safari
Tour Egypt and Kenya
12 Day African Safaris begins in Cairo ,
and continues through the Heart
Africa and Kenya - Air fare is included from/to the USA
is truly an experience for those who have been dreaming to see and enjoy
the ultimate African Safari at an affordable price. This combination of
cosmopolitan Cairo and the Safari Adventure is a diverse itinerary offering
an array of Egypt's and Kenya's finest travel experiences.
the luxurious Stanley in Nairobi, travel on safari to the Aberdare Mountains
and spend an evening of all night game viewing at the world famous tree
hotel - The Ark. Thereafter, experience luxury tented accommodations at
Sweetwaters Tented Camp on the privately owned Ol Pejeta Ranch. These
luxury tents with ensuite facilities have showers with plenty of hot water
and modern flush toilets. Explore the flamingo-lined shores of Lake Nakuru
from the unique Lion Hill Lodge. Finally, safari to the grand spectacle
of East Africa -- the Masai Mara Game Reserve. The Sarova Mara Tented
Camp is our base camp to venture out onto the rolling Savannah plains
teeming with large populations of Africa's finest game. Join us on and
experience Cairo & Kenya the way it was meant to be seen -- in the most
Remember because there is limited space on the safari vehicle,
ONE medium sized bag (soft luggage preferred) is allowed on the safari
vehicle per person, plus your carry on.
1 , FRIDAY / JFK ( Weekly departure , year round)
Board Egyptair wide body jet at JFK. Dinner served on board. Over night
across the Atlantic.
For Egyptair Business class , this is only available from JFK
flying from West Coast cities : SFO, LAX, SAN , SEA for example will be
on board Lufthansa or British Airways or France, flying non -stop to Europe
then onward to Cairo , but in economy class, there is no business class
special deal from the West Coast.
2 , SATURDAY / CAIRO
Arrive at Cairo Airport. Our ground staff will meet you at the airport.
A welcome fruit basket with our compliments awaits you at your room at
the hotel. Visa fee may be issued upon arrival for a limited number of
nationalities such as : American, Mexican, Australian, E U , Canadian,
Korean , Singaporean and Japanese. Your passport must be valid at least
for 6 month beyond the date of arrival, please pay the $ 15 in cash (
subject to change ), upon arrival, no photo required.
3 - SUNDAY / CAIRO- Nairobi (BLD)
American breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, we visit the majestic
pyramids of Giza and the timeless Sphinx. Only for the ones who are physically
fit, a complimentary ticket on the house to enter the King's Chamber in
the heart of the Great Pyramid (sometimes it 's closed for repairs, lighting
or ventilation systems, in which case you will enter the Kephren Pyramid),
after lunch, we tour the treasure filled Egyptian Museum. Before heading
back to the hotel for dinner. Evening transfer to the airport to board
Egyptair flight for Nairobi.
DAY 4, MONDAY / ARRIVE NAIROBI
Morning arrival in Nairobi. Our tour manager will meet and transfer us
to the elegant New Stanley Hotel, located in the heart of the city center.
The remainder of the day is at leisure for shopping, relaxation or optional
city tours. This evening, our safari briefing. Sample Deluxe : the
elegant Fairmont Norfolk Hotel, or similar.
5, TUESDAY / ABERDARE NATIONAL PARK
Safari life begins as we head towards the highlands. After lunch at the
Aberdare Country Club, we'll head deep into the Aberdare Mountains to
The Ark which is situated in a fairyland forest. Stay up all night if
you wish game viewing from the observation decks or underground bunker.
Situated beside a floodlit water hole and natural salt lick, a constant
parade of wildlife will visit throughout the night. There is absolutely
no limit to the number of animals we'll see. Birds and bushbuck are joined
by elephant, buffalo, rhino, hyena, forest hog or leopard. The Ark (B,L,D)
6, WEDNESDAY / OL PEJETA RANCH
After breakfast we're off to the Ol Pejeta Ranch - an 110,000 acre private
ranch which encompasses a rich terrain of plains, low hills and forest.
Each of our luxury tents has a private verandah and overlooks a floodlit
water hole. Many different species can be seen here, including the reticulated
giraffe, buffalo, elephant, zebra, leopard, and oryx. Schedule optional
visits to the chimpanzee sanctuary, camel rides or nature walks. This
evening holds a special treat -- a night game drive to search for the
elusive leopard and other night animals. Sweet waters Tented Camp (B,L,D)
7, THURSDAY / LAKE NAKURU PARK
Today, we travel through serene farmlands to Thompson's Falls and then
on to Lake Nakuru. This is one of the world's most important bird sanctuaries.
Lake Nakuru is a shallow alkaline lake and boasts enormous flocks of pastel
flamingos, as well as other bird species. Lake Nakuru National Park is
a lush green park and home to many species including reedbuck, bushbuck,
wart hog, leopard, and the rare Rothschild giraffe. It has also been designated
a rhino sanctuary. Lion Hill Lodge (B,L,D)
8, FRIDAY / MASAI MARA GAME RESERVE
After breakfast, we drive to the Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya's most
spectacular wildlife sanctuary. This is big game country and our home
for the next two nights. The Masai Mara has been long-famed as one of
Africa's greatest concentrations of game. Staggering numbers of plains
game are found here, which in turn support a tremendous predator population.
During our afternoon game run, we have opportunities to see herds of impala,
giraffe, elephant, topi, buffalo, wart hog, as well as lion, cheetah,
and leopard. Mara Sarova Tented Camp (B,L,D)
9 , SATURDAY / MASAI MARA GAME RESERVE
Our schedule today includes pre-breakfast and late afternoon game drives.
We shall travel across the rolling Savannah's to rendezvous with the Mara
residents: herds of buffalo, wildebeest, hartebeest, impala, and gazelle.
Near the riverain woodland, large numbers of giraffe and elephants are
to be seen. Hippo and crocodile can be found in the rivers. Boasting Kenya's
largest predator population, this reserve is renown for lion prides up
to 20 strong. Mara Sarova Tented Camp (B,L,D)
After breakfast, we shall return via the Great Rift Valley to Nairobi
and transfer to our welcoming hotel. The balance of the afternoon is free
to pursue our own interests. Sample Deluxe : the
elegant Fairmont Norfolk Hotel, or similar
11: MONDAY / CAIRO (BD)
It's Kwaheri from Africa (a Swahili good-bye) as we transfer to the airport,
you will board Egyptair flight to Cairo this morning. Hotel : Grand Hyatt
, Cairo Conrad , Sofitel , or Cairo Sheraton Downtown over looking the
Nile. Remainder of the day at leisure, dinner is included at the hotel
in Cairo . Prefer to add one extra
night in Cairo ? please click here . (Breakfast
is included at the hotel in Cairo upon arrival ) .
12 : TUESDAY - USA (B)
American breakfast at the hotel. Early morning transfer, to board Egyptair
back to JFK, arriving same day.
per person in USD $ . From JFK
in double occupancy
From JFK on Egyptair in economy class : $ 6680.
in Single occupancy
From JFK on Egyptair in economy class : $ 7959.
class upgrade on Egyptair : from JFK : Please add :2900 USD
20-Jan 3, and Easter season supplement : 15 %
If you plan to use your free air miles to get
to Cairo : Then you 'll be able to Save $1100.00
Our rate will still include the air fare on Egyptair Cairo Nairobi
Cairo in business class
per person in USD $ . From West Coast
in double occupancy, from SEA , SFO, LAX, SAN in economy
in Single occupancy , from SEA , SFO, LAX, SAN in economy
you plan to use your free air miles to get to Cairo : Then you 'll be
able to Save $1400.00
rate will still include the air fare on Egyptair Cairo Nairobi Cairo
in business class .
20-Jan 3, and Easter season supplement : 15 %
fare : JFK/CAIRO/ NAIROBI round-trip , tax included . Air fare add -on
is available from major cities in the USA.
class , Cairo Nairobi Cairo including tax, on Egyptair or Kenya Air
accommodations as shown in itinerary
hotel taxes and service charges
as indicated (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
services of a professional safari guide
transportation with guaranteed window seating
game viewing, park and entry fees
in the Flying Doctors Society
assortment of pre-trip planning materials and amenities. Including a
complimentary "Lonely Planet Guide book.
airport taxes ( In Kenya /Nairobi : payable upon leaving Kenya/ Nairobi
Airport, please have exact change in US $ or Kenyan Shillings.
Visa fees For KENYA .
baggage charges, shipping charges, items of a personal nature such as
gratuities to drivers/guides, beverages, telephone, telex or fax charges,
laundry and services or meals not indicated in the Itineraries.
for Egypt : For a limited number of nationalities , you may pay for
the visa fee : $ 15 subject to change and get your Egyptian Visa issued
upon arrival for such nationalities as the following passports holders
: American, Australian, Canadians, EU , Korean , Singaporean , and Japanese.
Your passport must be valid at least for 6 month beyond the date of
Our local representative will escort you (private vehicle) to the hotel