On arrival in Nairobi, you will be met by our representative and transferred to Safari Park Hotel for overnight or similar.
Nairobi is the largest city in East Africa. It began as a shanty town depot of the East African Railroad in 1899. In almost 100 years it has become one of the major cities of modern Africa and a headquarters of the United Nations. It is a vibrant and growing city - a mosaic of many races and cultures. It boasts 11 golf courses and a wide variety of excellent restaurants.
This is a luxurious inland resort, located 20 minutes from the heart of Nairobi on 64 acres of landscaped gardens; it is rich with exotic African trees, plants and birds. The buildings are of a unique traditional African style with modern convenience. It features a 2,000 sq. Meter tropical swimming pool, the largest in Africa. The spacious rooms, with hand carved 4-poster beds and luxurious bathrooms (Italian marble, hairdryers, mini bar and television) are more than comfortable. The Safari Park Hotel is a designer hotel - Armando Tanzini, Harold Thompson from Encho California, designed the buildings and made the art. Jim Nicolay- landscapes designer, H. Krenzer for the health spa and Fritz Briggeneier pool designer have created this resort into the most ambitious project in East and Central Africa. It features 5 excellent restaurants ie Japanese, Chinese, Italian, African barbeque and coffee shop open 24hrs; tennis courts, a casino and conference facilities.204 Rooms and Suites
Play golf from a choice of 5 different golf courses. Overnight at NAIROBI HOTEL
6953 yards - par 72 - 18 holes
Home of the Kenya Open since 2004. Considered by some to be one of the prettiest courses in Kenya because of its profusion of flowering trees and bushes, Karen Country Club is a must play. It is certainly one of the top 18-hole championship courses in the country. The course is next to the house of Karen Blixen - the author of "Out of Africa" and situated in the colonial suburb of Karen. Karen Country Club is a delightful course to play. You will most likely think back on your round of golf here, with fond recollections.
Sigona Golf Club has a fine reputation for having some of the most beautiful fairways in Kenya. Sitting near the Rift Valley at an altitude of 6,600 feet (2200m), Sigona receives more than average rainfall. The Kikuyu grass keeps the course looking lush and verdant year round. The green keeper tells: ''any player can use almost any golf club, from his driver to his sand wedge, off these fairways''. The course is very hilly and most of the eighteen tees are elevated. It is one course that will definitely test your golf skills along with your physical conditioning. Sigona provides tough but very pleasant 18 holes of golf.
6801 yards - par 72 - 18 holes.
Muthaiga Golf Club lies at the edge of Karura forest and sport many indigenous trees. A variety of trees and flowering bushes not only come into play on almost every hole, but also make this course one of the prettiest to play. The layout is beautiful and one that has many challenges in store for both the regular and the visiting golfer. Home of the Kenya Open Golf Championship until 2004 - part of the European PGA. Past winners include Ballesteros, Woosnam, Canizaes en Maarten Lafeber. Beware of the bunkers in the front of the fastest greens in East Africa. The course is very well maintained and a pleasure to play. Muthaiga Golf Club has undergone a complete reconstruction of its course by course architect Peter Matkovich, who also designed the Arabella Golf Club in South Africa. Muthaiga is now again the leading course in Kenya and East Africa for professional golf tournaments and avid golfers alike.
7021 yards - par 71 - 18 holes.
It hosts some of the country's prestigious events. The front nine is relatively flat, while the back nine have the characteristics of a rolling hillside. The course is very well maintained. Flowering bushes and a huge assortment of tree species lend colour and aesthetic appeal to the course. The lovely Ngong Hills can be seen from different viewpoints all along the course. Royal Nairobi Golf Club hosts some of the prettiest holes in Kenya and offers the average golfer a real opportunity to card a good round of golf.
At the appointed time, you will be transferred to Wilson Airport for your flight to Mara. Afternoon game drive. Overnight at Mara Serena Lodge.
MAASAI MARA GAME RESERVE
Maasai Mara is Kenya's finest wildlife sanctuary and covers about 1510 square kilometers. The wildlife is abundant and the gently rolling plains ensure that animals are never out of sight. Bird life too is prolific - there are well over 450 spices recorded among them 57 species birds of prey. Between July and October, when the great wildebeest migration is in the Mara the sensation is unparalleled. We guarantee that you will see the famous Maasai lions, which nowhere else can be seen more plentiful. The Maasai Mara is served by several rivers along which most of the lodges are built. These rivers are home to hippos and crocodiles. Apart from the plains' game, the Mara is also a host to - lion, leopard, rhino, cheetah elephant and buffalo.
MARA SERENA LODGE
Secreted deep within the Masai Mara National Reserve, the Mara Serena Safari Lodge is the ultimate safari destination. Set high on a bush-cloaked hill, embraced by arcing vistas and washed by a sea of richly rolling grasslands, it stands centre-stage to one of Africa’s most dramatic wildlife arenas and has a ringside seat for the greatest wildlife show on Earth, the legendary migration of the wildebeest.
Drawing its inspiration from the traditional Maasai cultural motif of a cluster of domed, mud-coloured huts encircled by a “Boma” of brushwood, the Mara Serena offers a rare blend of raw African splendour and sumptuous sophistication. The essentially ethnic décor also draws on a vibrant colour-palette of sun-burst colours, embellished by a unique selection of Maasai art to create the look and feel of a traditional bush encampment. The lodge features individual rooms, each with their own balcony and view of eternity, a sky-blue swimming pool and a spectacular restaurant, overlooking a water hole where a fantasia of creatures collect to drink.
Morning and afternoon gamedrives. Overnight at Mara Serena Lodge.
At the appointed time, you will be transferred to the Airstrip for your flight to Nairobi. Overnight at Safari Park Hotel.
At the appointed time, you will be transferred to the Airport for your flight to the next destination.
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