Nairobi to Nairobi Overland Tours

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Price

£985

What's Included
• The Masai Mara (2 days)
• Nakuru National Park
• Lake Naivasha
• Hippo Cruise
• Sheldrick's Elephant Sanctuary
• The Giraffe Park
• x6 Brkfasts, X7 dinners
• 7 nights camping
• Fully equipped expedition truck incl - fridge, gas, tents, sleep mats
• Services of 3 Absolute Crew
• Ongoing advice
• All road tolls & taxes are paid
A week in Nairobi Kenya trek and safari
Countries Visited

Kenya

Nairobi to Nairobi Safari Overview

With just over a week - see the best of Kenya's parks and other highlights including The Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru National Park and Sheldrick's Elephant Orphanage!

Nairobi to Nairobi Safari Add-ons
Download and print the relevant pages for this safari from our brochure (PDF)

Itinerary

Day 1
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The Giraffe Park, Sheldrick's Elephant Orphanage, Rift Valley Lookout, Nakuru, Departure meeting at camp.

Day 2
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Game drives in Nakuru National Park.

Day 3
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Visit to a children's orphanage, Naivasha.

Optionals: Crater Lake Sanctuary, afternoon tea at Elsamere.

Day 4
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Lake Naivasha, hippo cruise.

Optionals: Hells Gate National Park, Crescent Island Sanctuary, Elsamere afternoon tea

Day 5
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Afternoon game drives in the Masai Mara. Camp by the Mara.

Optionals: Visit to a Maasai village.

Day 6
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Morning and afternoon game drives, Masai Mara, camp by the Mara.

Optionals: Balloon safari.

Day 7
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Morning game drives in the Mara, return to Nairobi.

Optionals: Night out in a Nairobi Restaurant.

 

Please note safari itineraries are given as a guide only. A safari is a journey and true journeys in Africa unfold and are of an adventurous nature. The unexpected can arise, so do allow for this.

Feel free to give us a call about your safari plans. We look forward to your further enquiries.

A Week In Kenya - detailed itinerary

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Budgeting Summary

Nairobi Budget

The costs to consider when travelling overland are:

What's included

Your safari price covers:

ENTRANCE AND GAME DRIVES IN TWO NATIONAL GAME PARKS:-

* The Masai Mara (2 days)
* Nakuru National Park
* Lake Naivasha
* Hippo cruise
* Sheldrick's Elephant Sanctuary
* The Giraffe Park

CAMPING AND BREAKFAST AND DINNER i.e.

- 7 nights camping
- 7 evening meals, 6 breakfasts

Transport in a fully equipped and dieseled expedition truck/vehicle including all camping and cooking gear, a fridge, gas cooker, tents, sleeping mats etc.

 Services of a driver, safari leader and cook.

 The ongoing advice and back up from The Absolute Team.

 All road tolls and taxes are paid.

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Optional excursions

A recommended typical budget for your optional excursions that you might pay for once in Africa would be: US$70 - US$110

Some clients spend more, some less. The above is a typical estimate selecting from the following main choices during this tour. Do re-check your budget looking at what might tempt you. A friendly reminder as well that the below list provides an approximate guide only for the most popular excursions currently available for this tour. Excursions are operated by local operators and authorities and their pricing is out of our control (June 16).

Hells Gate National Park (half day) incl entry, bike hire, guide and transfers US$55
Crater Lake Sanctuary, guided walk US$45
Visit to a local orphanage (Donation only) £0
Afternoon tea at Elsamere - home of Elsa the Lion (not inc. transport) US$12
visit to Masai village US$10
ALSO TO CONSIDER DURING YOUR TOUR
Balloon safari in the Masai Mara £385
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Spending Money

You will need spending money to cover drinks, lunch and souvenirs and different incidentals whilst on tour such as cheap excursions costing under £10 like a visit to the Maasai village.

Tipping is customary in Africa, so budget for gratuities if you wish for guides or drivers who provide good service such as your guides on the hippo cruise. Again it is at your discretion, but your tour leader and driver will appreciate a tip to acknowledge their hard work during your tour.

Some campsites en route also have simple huts or chalets in which you can stay if you feel like a break from camping. Spending money is then also needed to cover if you want to occasionally upgrade from your tent!

The recommended spending money for A Week in Kenya is: US$150 - US$180

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Visa

Your passport needs to be valid for at least 6 - 9 months after your trip finishes. Ensure as well you have adequate pages in your passport for each country you visit. Up to 2 consecutive blank pages can be required. If you have dual nationality you can only use one passport for the trip, whilst bringing both is wise as a back up. More information can be found in the different country listings on the FCOs website under entry requirements.

Below is an estimation of current visa requirements and their costs. If your passport is not detailed below please don't hesitate to contact us for further details of your requirements.
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The Kenya visa can easily be arranged on arrival for most passport holders including British, Australian, New Zealand, Irish, South African, German, French, Canadian and American passport holders

Visas can only be paid for in US Dollars cash.

Budget U$50 for the Kenya visa

This information is given as a guide only. Visa requirements can change without prior notice. We recommended you also check your personal current visa requirements with the relevant embassies well in advance before you travel.
VISA CHART Kenya Rwanda Uganda Tanzania Malawi Zambia Zimbabwe Botswana Namibia South Africa
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Pre and post safari please click here.

Remember you then need to budget for flights, insurance, vaccination costs and any equipment you might need such as a sleeping bag.

Any queries? Call our office on +44 (0) 208 742 0226, email us at absaf@absoluteafrica.com or skype us on skypeabsoluteafrica

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Dates

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Fri 18 Aug 2017 Thu 24 Aug 2017 £985
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Before You Go

Nairobi

Click on the link below to download the predeparture dossier for this overland trip "A Week In Kenya".

A Week In Kenya - pre departure pack

This information has been developed over 30 years of experience overlanding in Africa.

It includes all you might need to know to prepare for this trip and more. We know many people love to plan their trip in detail and we hope you will find lots of "stuff" in here to help!

We also send out personal updates about 6 weeks before departure to all participants heading out on each departure date. This includes final confirmations of pre safari transfers and accommodation and other details relating to your specific travel arrangements so you can check all is as you need.

We recommend once booked on a Nairobi to Nairobi trip that you periodically check back here as this information is regularly updated. It is also a good idea to keep an eye on the news area of this site.

And if you are not excited enough about heading to Africa already, check out our facebook page, listen out for our tweets and keep up to date with our blog to stay up to date with all that is happening on the road on the trucks.

Overlanding in Africa is a very different destination from your usual package holiday! You may find some information in this dossier different from what you expected. Whatever your question don't hesitate to ask. We are here to help so feel free to get back to us.

We are more than happy to advise as to what is the best plan for your particular Africa travel needs.

Give us a call, or skype or email. We look forward to planning your trip to Africa with you.

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Start Nairobi Finish Nairobi Price Local Payment Departure details
Fri 18 Aug 2017 Thu 24 Aug 2017 £985
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Book Now Sat 30 Sep 2017 Fri 6 Oct 2017 £985
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