STSHM-05 - 11 Days Game
Parks and Beach Honeymoon Package
Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, are met picked and
transferred to Nairobi Safari club or Norfolk hotel. On arrival, are
received with a complimentary welcome cocktail, bouquet of flowers,
and checked in at honeymooners suite on all meals.
Breakfast and leave for Maasai Mara to arrive in time for lunch at
Kichwa Tembo or Batelur luxury camp. After some afternoon nap, take
a game drive around the Mara reserve. Return late afternoon to camp
for sundowners around the fire and dinner. Overnight with all meals
at Kichwa Tembo camp.
You will be awakened before dawn and after a cup of tea or coffee
you'll set out at sunrise on a balloon aloft safari. Romantically
float over the Mara and enjoy the sunrise. The Mara is magical in
the morning; the birds are singing, the morning air smells fresh and
cool and the wildlife is just waking up to greet the day. Zebra's
frolic and greet each other, a pair of jackals prance through the
grass in search of mice or a rabbit, baboons chatter noisily and
curious giraffe watch you as they nibble on their breakfast of
acacia leaves. You may even come upon a lion family feeding together
on last nights kill.
Return to camp for a sumptuous buffet champagne breakfast. After,
leave for Nairobi arriving in time for lunch at the famous carnivore
restaurant. Later, transfer to Ngong House or The Stanley for dinner
Breakfast and transfer to the airport for flight to Mombasa city in
time for an early lunch at a Mombasa restaurant. After, transfer to
Whitesands Hotel and spend the rest of the afternoon exploring the
beach in time for dinner and evening cruise at the Tamarind.
Unforgotten old Arabic dhows cruise and a romantic candle dinner
under the star filled sky, really magical mix ancient with the
modern. A welcome cocktail drink "Dawa" (medicine) will be
reminiscent of the first date you had together. Dinner with dance in
the cruise and overnight at the Whitesands hotel.
Breakfast and leave for the richest Marine Park at the Kenyan Coast.
Depart early morning for the fishing village of Shimoni, close to
the Tanzanian border. The scenic route takes you through lush
coconut and cashew nuts plantations and the colorful villages of the
At Shimoni jetty, board an authentic motorized Lamu dhow, which
cruise and sail through an enchanting seascape of Islands to the
underwater splendors of the Kisite Marine Park. Here snorkellers
will marvel at the incredible variety of marine life in the shallow
and warm waters around Kisite Island; the venue for numerous birds.
We escort Scuba divers to explore a number of excellent dive sites,
also teeming with an astounding variety of Marine life, which
inhabit the magnificent coral reefs in and around the park. A
sumptuous Swahili style seafood lunch is served at Wasini Island
Restaurant. Thereafter visit the traditional Muslim village before
returning to your hotel late afternoon. Dinner and overnight at
Breakfast and leave for Mombasa city in time for lunch at a city
restaurant. Check in at Whitesands Hotel and spend the rest of the
afternoon at leisure before proceeding for a show. Enjoy the evening
with a spectacular presentation, which portrays the history of the
East African Coast and Fort Jesus. After the show, enjoy dinner
served in the Fort.
Pickup is from your hotel approx. 1700hrs and drive to Jahazi marine
jetty to board the Dhow. Take a romantic sundowner Cruise along the
shores of the Island of Mombasa to an enchanting evening not to be
missed. As darkness sets in, you will dock at a private jetty and
proceed to Fort Jesus. "Arab and Portuguese" men, bearing Fire
torches, guard the entrance of the fort, constructed by the
Portuguese in the 16th century. View a spectacular 30minutes Sound
and Light presentation of the turbulent History of the East African
Coast. The historic mood is kept alive as you dine under the stars
and candlelight, enjoying a sumptuous feast of 5 course dinner
served by waiters in Portuguese attire, with the fortress walls lit
up to provide a magical backdrop to a magnificent feast. Following
this feast you can return to your hotel at Whitesands.
Day 7 HEMINGWAYS RESORT (Your ultimate resort for a Kenyan
Breakfast and proceed to Mombasa. Head toward Malindi for Watamu
airstrip and connect a flight to Hemingway's resort in time for
lunch. HEMINGWAYS RESORT(Your ultimate resort for a Kenyan
honeymoon) The rooms have been individually furnished to the highest
standard using hand made pieces designed by Armando Tanzini and
Charles Tyle, with original paintings by Lisa Dickinson. In a slight
departure from the norm at Hemingways, the flooring of the living
and bedroom area is to be finished in a dark hardwood, rather than a
ceramic tile, thus giving the rooms even more individuality. Both
suites will have satellite television. As with the refurbishment of
all our bathrooms, tiles, marbles and fixtures have all been
imported and finished to the highest standards with corner baths,
Bidets and an extra large shower. For those wishing to entertain in
their room, a kitchenette / service area has been incorporated,
along with a guest cloakroom and shower. A further facility is the
optional use of a superior room adjacent with inter-connecting doors
to accommodate children or family. Dinner and overnight at
Spend your day relaxing, beach-combing the miles of pristine
beaches, windsurfing, snorkeling, creek fishing or take a boat trip
to explore the beaches. Dinner and overnight at Hemingway's resort.
Day 9 Zanzibar
Breakfast and leave for Mombasa airport with your connection flight
at Watamu arriving Mombasa airport early morning. Connect a flight
to Zanzibar Island in time for lunch at Mapenzi Beach club. On the
east coast of Zanzibar the Mapenzi Beach Club faces a white beach of
soft sand, elegant palm trees and a warm turquoise sea. The beach
club is set in beautiful gardens and all rooms and public areas are
built in traditional architectural style. The 60 spacious,
comfortable rooms are all on the ground floor and each is furnished
in the East African style with private bathroom, veranda and other
amenities. The resort offers a comfortable lounge and bar area, a
swimming pool to bathe in with a small jacuzzi, two boutiques, a
discotheque, a travel and entertainment office and a diving centre.
Mapenzi Beach offers a wide range of activities from tennis,
mountain biking, table tennis, beach volleyball, archery,
snorkeling, to deep-sea fishing, canoeing, wind surfing, and diving.
The main dining room is situated on an elevated platform and you
have wonderful views of the ocean while enjoying fantastic food. As
Mapenzi Beach Club is located further away from other hotels, you
can enjoy your leisure with more privacy. Dinner and overnight at
Mapenzi Beach club or Tembo hotel.
Day 10 Ras Nugwi
Tour Zanzibar Early this morning before driving to Ras Nungwi on the
northern most tip of Zanzibar. Ras Nungwi is widely considered as
the most beautiful beach on the island and the hotel (also called
Ras Nungwi) is situated very near from the sparkling ocean. Guests'
chalets are designed in a simple Swahili style with balconies from
which to enjoy the sea views. Your days at Nungwi can be spent
diving or snorkeling or simply absorbing the magic of the location.
Dinner and overnight at Ras Nugwi hotel.
Breakfast and leave for Mombasa or Nairobi in time for lunch in a
Mombasa city restaurant. After, leave for Mombasa airport in time
for your flight home.
Prices inclusive of:
Complimentary welcome champagne
Complimentary excess baggage storage
Transport in 9 seated Tour Van with pop up roof Tour van fitted with
Accommodation at Lodge or luxury tented camps
All Intra-Kenya scheduled and charter flights
All park entrance fees
All Government taxes and levies
3 Meals a Day Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian Game drives
One Liter Mineral water a day while on safari
Accommodation in Nairobi
Dhow and boat charges and meals