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Highlights

  • Return Economy Class Air Fare From Kolkata To Nairobi & Back By Air India
  • Taxes Mentioned On The Ticket/S As On 15Th January 2020
  • Visa Expenses Of Kenya In Tourist Category For Single Entry Status
  • Overseas Medical Insurance Policy With A Coverage Value Of U$ 50000* Per Person
  • Luxury Accommodations With Locational Advantage In: Nairobi, Amboselli, Masai Mara & Lake Elementaita In The Great Rift Valley
  • Extensive Game Drive (Safari) In Amboseli And In Masai Mara
  • Private Vehicle With 4X4 Drive Carrying Safari Accessories, Ice Chest, Wildlife Books, Binocular Etc With Maximum Of 7 Persons Per Such Vehicle
  • All The Vehicles Are Fitted With A Pop-Up Roof For Game-Viewing And Photography Can Be Clicked With 360 Degree Views
  • Entry Fees Included In All National Parks For Game Drive As Mentioned In The Itinerary
  • Fees / Charges For Each Vehicle’s Entry In Mentioned Parks Included
  • A Lifetime Experience With Thousands Of Flamingos In Lake Bogoria Or In Amboseli...Depending On The Natural Migration Process
  • Each Vehicle Will Have An Experienced Driver-Cum-Guide With In-Depth Knowledge, Throughout From Nairobi Airport
  • Daily Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • 2 Bottles Of Drinking Water Per Person While On Safaries
  • Experienced Tour Escort From Aviana Holidays Throughout From Kolkata Tips To All Drivers-Cum-Guides
  • EXTRA INCLUSION: THRILLING BOAT RIDE AMIDST THE HIPPOS

Itinerary

Welcome to the World of aviana holidays, the leisure wing of IATA accredited Aviana Travels Pvt. Ltd. celebrating 26th Year of Excellence in the space of Travel & Tourism in India.

The pleasant & expert Tour Coordinator of Aviana will meet and greet you at Kolkata International Airport, 3 hours prior to the departure of your flight for Mumbai. The flight will arrive at ETA 20:00 pm in Mumbai and we will proceed for a Hotel, close to airport in Mumbai. Stay overnight in Mumbai.

[MEAL ON BOARD]

We will proceed to Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport 3 hrs prior to departure to board flight for Nairobi scheduled to depart at ETD 06:25 am. Our Tour Coordinator will assist your for check in and immigration procedures before we enter for security. The Tour Coordinator will also assist the Wheelchair Passengers for early check in. Please tag your luggage till Nairobi.

After completing immigration procedures, we will meet our experienced & efficient Guide-cum-Driver. Thereafter you will be transferred by 4×4 vehicles (with 7 Persons maximum per vehicle) to Amboseli National Park which is located at the Rift Valley Province of Kenya. Check in to the deluxe camp or lodge.

Amboseli National Park is famous for being the best place in Africa to get close to free-ranging Elephants among other species.

The other attraction of the Park is the spectacular view of Mount Kilimanjaro which is the highest free standing Mountain in the World. Arrive at the designated luxury camp in Amboseli. Check in to the camp, relax and witness the vastness of nature. Enjoy the whole day on your own. In evening have dinner followed by a memorable stay within the luxury camp.

If time & situation permit, we will try to have a short Game Drive (Safari) and will come back to our lodge – camp followed by dinner. Evening is free on your own. Stay overnight in Nairobi.

[MEALS ON BOARD, LIGHT PACKED LUNCH, DINNER]

ACCOMODATION : Sentrim OR Kibo OR Similar
FACILITIES : Lovely rooms with a view of Mt Kilimanjaro, Swimming pool and a Bar.
DRIVING TIME : 4 Hrs 30 Min from Nairobi
MEALS : Breakfast, Light Lunch and Dinner
OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES : Nature Walk

Amboseli is a paradise of Elephants, a wonderful park with a big swamp fed by the underwater aquifers of the Kilimanjaro. We can enjoy a post breakfast game drive and one after lunch to see its majestic Elephants, Lion, Giraffe, Zebra and other plains game. In between the game drives enjoy its beautiful pool or just sit back and chill.

The best time to view the majestic Snow Capped Kilimanjaro is at dawn and sunset, when the clouds lift and the lights are both clear and soft. The park is one of the smaller game parks in Kenya, but it offers you the best opportunity of seeing the black rhino, along with a spectacular range of wildlife. The area’s low and well-munched vegetation also ensures that animals are easy to spot. Have Dinner and stay the night at Amboseli only.

ACCOMMODATION : Sentrim OR Kibo OR Similar
FACILITIES : Lovely rooms with a view of Mt Kilimanjaro, Swimming pool and a Bar.
MEALS : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES : Nature Walk

After a lovely breakfast you sill descend about 3500 ft into the floor of the Great Rift Valley arriving for lunch at Lake Elementaita. After lunch we depart to Lake Naivasha for Boating amidst the Hippos…a Life Time Experience of Passion base Travel. You will find birds with a lot of species…an ideal surrounding to take the photographs.

Lake Naivasha which is the magnificent lake in the Great Rift Valley and it’s also a home to 400 species of birds. We have to arrive on time to avail to explore a memorable sail by boat amidst the Hippos. Experience the hundreds of species of birds…the boatmen will narrate & guide you.

Lake Naivasha is a beautiful freshwater lake, fringed by thick papyrus. The lake is almost 13kms across, but its waters are shallow with an average depth of five metres. Lake area varies greatly according to rainfall, with an average range between 114 and 991 sq km. The waters of the lake draw a great range of game to these shores. Giraffes wander among the acacia, Buffalo wallow in the swamps and Colobus monkeys call from the treetops while the Lakes large hippo population sleep the day out in the shallows.

The boat ride will be completed after an hour which will be followed by transfer back to Elementiata. Enjoy Dinner and overnight stay within the African Nature.

ACCOMMODATION : Elementaita Country Lodge OR Similar
FACILITIES : Spacious Rooms
DRIVING TIME : 7.30 Hrs from Amboseli
MEALS : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Explore Lake Bogoria: One Of The World’s Largest Populations Of Flamingos [Depending On Availability Of Birds Migration Process]

After a hearty breakfast you will depart for an awe-inspiring place of Kenya…Unwind Lake Bogoria.

Lake Bogoria is a saline, alkaline lake that lies in a volcanic region in a half-graben basin south of Lake Baringo, Kenya, a little south of the equator. Lake Bogoria, like Lake Nakuru, Lake Elmenteita, and Lake Magadi further south in the Rift Valley, and Lake Logipi to the north, is home at times to one of the world’s largest populations of lesser flamingos.

The lake is a Ramsar site and Lake Bogoria National Reserve has been a protected National Reserve since November 29, 1973. Local features include the Kesubo Swamp to the north and the Siracho Escarpment to the east, both within the National Reserve.

The lake is also famous for geysers and hot springs along the bank of the lake and in the lake. Geyser activity is affected by the fluctuations of lake level, which may inundate or expose some geysers.

ACCOMMODATION : Elementiata Coutry Lodge OR Similar
FACILITIES : Rooms with splendid views across the valley, Swimming Pool and Gift shop
MEALS : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
OPTIONAL : Nothing to be specified

Get ready to explore the second half at Masai Mara with your Safari vans. After breakfast, drive down to Masai Mara for almost 5 – 6 hours with a break. Up on arrival; check in to the designated Deluxe Camp with all modern facilities. Have lunch at the restaurant.

We will take our afternoon Game Drive at around 4 pm. This region is the Kenya’s most popular game sanctuary where you will have the best opportunity of spotting the Big Five (lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant). You can visit the optional trip to a local Maasai village. Come back to your place by the evening, very close to Masai Mara Game Reserve.

Take rest in your room or explore the huge resort with its flora & fauna till you will have your dinner before 9 pm. Go to bed for a memorable stay in at the animal kingdom of Africa – Masai Mara.

ACCOMMODATION : Mara Sun Lodge OR Similar
FACILITIES : Rooms with splendid views across the valley, Swimming Pool and Gift shop
DRIVING TIME .: 6 hrs from the Great Rift Valley
MEALS : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES : Balloon Safari, Visit the Masai Village

A relaxed rise followed by a hearty breakfast and thereafter a full day game drive with picnic lunch to see the varied game of the Masai Mara.

We will roam till the border of Tanzania along with the Mara River and Hippo Pool. The plains are full of wildebeest, zebra, impala, topi, giraffe, thomson’s gazelle. Also regularly seen are leopards, lions, hyenas, cheetah, jackal and bat-eared foxes. Hippos are abundant in the Mara River as they are very large Nile crocodile lies to wait for a meal as the wildebeest cross on their annual quest to find new pastures during the Migration time.

Chance to experience the Great Wildebeest Migration is one of the “Seven New Wonders of the World”.

No Where in the world, is there a movement of animals as immense as the wildebeest migration, over two million animals migrate from the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania to the greener pastures of the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya during July through to October, normally. The migration has to cross the Mara River in the Maasai Mara where crocodiles will prey on them.
This is one of the highlights as the animals try and cross the Mara River alive. In the Maasai Mara they will be hunted, stalked, and run down by the larger carnivores. The Maasai Mara also has one of the largest densities of lion in the world. After an exciting full day safari, we come back to our rooms to freshen up. You can experience the traditional Masai dance in the lodge itself, if you are lucky. Enjoy the evening by roaming around the resort or pass your time mixing with the other tourists from various countries. Enjoy the dinner at the resort.

ACCOMMODATION : Mara Sun Lodge OR Similar
FACILITIES : Rooms with splendid views across the valley, Swimming Pool and Gift shop
MEALS : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES : Balloon Safari, Visit the Masai Village

After a hearty & relaxed breakfast you will depart for Nairobi. On arrival into Nairobi you will be transferred to restaurant to have lunch followed by a prompt check in at the designated hotel. Have a leisure time till evening on your own. We will try to take you to the Masai market for a short outing, if situation permits.
Have dinner in a restaurant with transfer facilities. Come back and go to bed for overnight stay in Nairobi hotel.

ACCOMMODATION . : Hotel Kingfisher Casa OR Similar
FACILITIES : Spacious Rooms equipped with the state of the Art Technologies,
MEALS : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES: Night Life, Casino and Excursions

After an early breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to airport to board flight for Mumbai scheduled to depart at ETD 11:30 am. Our Tour Leader will assist you for check in. You need to tag your luggage till Mumbai. Up on arrival in Mumbai, you will be transferred to a local hotel for check in, close to the airport. Stay overnight in Mumbai.

[BREAKFAST, MEALS ON BOARD]

You will be transferred to the airport 2 hours prior to departure…scheduled to leave ETD 06.10 am to Kolkata. Arrive in Kolkata at ETA 08.55 am in the morning. Bid Good-Bye to the Tour Leader and friends…met during the Tour. Tour Ends here.

[MEAL ON BOARD]

Inclusion/Exclusion

Your trip includes

  • Air Fare From Kolkata And Back By Air India In Economy Class
  • All Taxes, Mentioned In The Tickets, Calculated As On 15Th January 2020
  • Single Entry Tourist Visa Charges
  • Overseas Medical Insurance For Persons Aged 69 Years Or Below. Only The Difference Needs To Be Paid By Those Above 69 Years. The Policy Value Is For U$ 50,000 Pp
  • Accommodation In Deluxe Category Resorts, Lodges And Hotels As Specified
  • Daily Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Extensive & Exclusive Game Drives In Amboseli, Masai Mara As Per Guideline Of Rangers Of The National Parks
  • Experience The Amazing Boat Ride Amidst The Hippos In Lake Naivasha (Subject To Weather Condition)
  • Daily 2 Bottles Of Drinking Water During The Safari
  • Transportation In A Comfortable New Mini Van, Fitted With A Pop-Up Roof For Game-Viewing And Photography With 360 Degree View
  • English Speaking Expert & Experienced Driver-Cum-Guide Having An In-Depth Knowledge Of The Flora, Fauna, Landscape, And The Kenyan Culture
  • Each Vehicle [4X4 Drive] Carries Safari Accessories I.E. Wildlife Books, Beanbags, A First Aid Kit, Ice Chest And Fire Extinguisher
  • All National Park Entry Fees Including The Safari Vehicle For The Game Drives And Conservation Fees
  • All Government Taxes, Levies, And Fees Implemented By Government Of Kenya As On 15Th January 2020
  • Tipping To All The Driver-Cum-Guides

Your trip excludes

  • Btq (Basic Travel Quota) Granted By The Guideline Governed By The Reserve Bank Of India
  • Expenses And Services Of Personal Nature – Telephone Calls, Drinking And/Or Mineral Water Except Safari Time, Any Meals Not Forming A Part Of The Group Itinerary Menu, Room Services Orders, Mini Bar & Beverages (Alcoholic Or Non Alcoholic), Snacks Or Refreshments Or Any Other Usage, Laundry, Personal Entertainment Expenses Except For Mentioned Itinerary Items
  • Tips And Porterage In The Airports &/Or In Hotels &/Or In Cruise, Conveyance Expenses, Entrance Charges Except For Mentioned Itinerary Items, Any Other Incidental Or Medical Expenses Etc
  • Any Services &/Or Fees Not Mentioned In The ‘Tour Cost Includes’
  • Any Cost Involved For Extension Of Stay Or Deviation Of Sector/S & Dates
  • Any Re-Routing Or Changes Of Travel Date & Plan (Both Outbound & Inbound)
  • GST 5% On The Total Tour Cost Including The Optional Tours, If Any, As Of 15Th January 2020

Note

Departures: 15th September, 24th October’20 from Kolkata

^ Mentioned Days Include Flying Time

  • Nairobi: 24C(Max) and 11C(Min)
  • Amboseli: 26C(Max) and 14C(Min)
  • Lake Elementaita/Naivasha 19C(Max) and 09C(Min)
  • Masai Mara: 23C(Max) and 11C(Min)
  • Nairobi: Hotel Kingfisher Casa
  • Amboseli: Kibo Safari Camp
  • Rift Valley-Lake Elementiata: Elementiata Country Lodge
  • Masai Mara: Mara Sun Lodge

The Package Price is applicable if the group consists of minimum 30 Adults, at the time of final boarding.

NB: The Tour Itinerary as well as the Package Price is subject to change if any unforeseen/unavoidable situations occur before or during the tour AND/OR if there is any increase or decrease of cost per Airline, IATA rule, Visa & Rate of Exchange (ROE) at the time of final payment & departure of the tour, respectively. The package cost which includes all the services (as mentioned in the itinerary etc) has being framed as on 15th January 2020. The Tour Itinerary, Airfare, Taxes, Visa Charges, Medical Insurance Premium and other related expenses/fees are subject to change if required for any unforeseen and/or unavoidable circumstances before and/or during the tour period.

Payment equivalent to Foreign Currency Component (mentioned in package price) including the Tipping & Optional Tour if any, has to be paid in Indian Currency with local / at par cheque only, favoring Aviana Travels Pvt. Ltd, as per Forex (foreign exchange) Card Board Rate based on the rate of the day of Final Payment as schedule by Aviana Travels Pvt. Ltd. Indian Currency part can be paid in A/C Payee (for local), “A/C Payee at Par” (for outstation), Demand Draft or by Cash.

1.) 2 Photograph (35 * 45 mm, 75-80% Face View, White Background, Matt Paper) and Original Passport.

2.) Every traveller has to take Yellow Fever Vaccine and Polio Vaccine for Travelling to Kenya.

3.) Yellow Fever Vaccination and Polio Vaccination Certificate need to carry during travel.

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