Make memories which will last a lifetime on this safari and beach honeymoon, ensuring that you have a taste of Kenya’s best wildlife destinations whilst being able to share a romantic memorable experience as newlyweds. After an exhilarating few days on safari you will be whisked away to the tranquil turquoise coastline of the Indian Ocean. Here you will be able to unwind and enjoy days spent lounging on the beach in the company of each other.
Arrive early at Jomo Kenyatta Airport where you will be met and assisted by a representative. After a short briefing you will be transferred to Wilson Airport for your scheduled flight to the world famous Maasai Mara National Reserve for the next three nights. Upon arrival, your personal safari guide will welcome you and guide you to the camp where you will be greeted by a delicious lunch. In the afternoon, you will experience the unique African landscape and the breathtaking animal kingdom during your shared game drive.
The Maasai Mara National Reserve is situated in the south-eastern corner of Kenya with an approximate area of 1510km² of incredible wide-open landscapes and fertile riverine woodland which follows the looping meanders of the Mara and Talek rivers. Its open savannahs are home to the greatest concentration of large mammals on earth, and the famous wildebeest and zebra migration which occurs between July and October. With over 95 species of mammals and 570 recorded species of bird keep your eyes peeled for the Big 5, hippos, Nile crocodiles, hyenas, cheetah, jackals, and bat-eared foxes to name a few!
Spend time in the astonishing Mara North Conservancy, which is part of the larger Maasai Mara ecosystem. Unwind from the day and enjoy the amenities at this distinctive tented camp before a superb dinner together. Dinner and overnight will be spent at your lodge.
Entim Camp is the comfort accommodation option.
Activities at an extra cost:
Guided Walks at Elewana Elephant Pepper Camp
Immerse yourself in the bushveld on your own two feet. The camp has experienced and friendly walking guides who will be able to enlighten you about the smaller workings of the bush. Explore areas unreachable on a game drive and learn about the micro-ecosystems of the bush.
Game Drives at Entim Camp
Game drives make up the heart of the safari adventure. Venturing out into the savannah is the perfect way to experience the Kenyan wilds with high chances to see all the Big Five – lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo – as well as cheetah, hyena, serval, jackal, giraffe and antelope.
Spend 2 full days in the Maasai Mara, with morning and evening game drives through the reserve a staple of your time here. For those staying at Elephant Pepper Camp, game drives will be in Mara North Conservancy but you can opt to go to the Main Mara Reserve at an extra cost on request. With excellent game viewing year round there is always something to see and sundowner excursions are also offered by the camp. An optional early morning optional Balloon ride with champagne breakfast at an extra cost can be arranged if you wish.
After breakfast, spend the morning relaxing at your camp. After lunch you will be transferred to the airstrip for your afternoon scheduled flight to Ukunda.
Diani Beach is where you can relax and unwind after the excitement of days spent exploring, or you can keep up the tempo, with activities such as skydiving, scuba diving, snorkelling and glass-bottomed boat trips available. Enjoy relaxing beach days, gentle strolls along the sands, and refreshing paddles in the warm shallows. On arrival into Diani Beach you will be transferred to your beach resort where you will be on half board basis for 3 nights.
Elewana AfroChic Diani Beach in the comfort accommodation option for Days 4-6.
Additional activities at an extra cost:
Water Activities at Alfajiri Beach Villa
There are many water activities you can take part in at Alfajiri Beach Villa. Spend the afternoon deep sea fishing, explore the shallows with some snorkelling, or for the more advanced scuba diving is available, with courses for beginners. Kite surfing is available, also with a course for beginners. For those who are adrenaline seekers, jet skiing can be organised from the villa.
Kisite Marine National Park visit from Alfajiri Beach Villa
Guests can hop into a traditional Dhow boat, and go to visit the Kisite Marine National Park. This national park includes four small sandy, palm strewn islands and an amazing coral reef which is a paradise for ocean life. Guests may see moray eels, trigger fish, parrotfish, green sea turtles, hawksbill turtles and even dolphins.
Ocean Activities at Elewana AfroChic Diani Beach
Explore the reef at low tide with a local fisherman or ‘beach boy’ who will teach you about the starfish, sea spiders, sea urchins, and corals which inhabit the reef. Various different water sport activities are available including stand up paddle-boards, windsurfing, body boards and kayaks.
Shimba Hills National Reserve
Shimba Hills National Reserve is the nearest national park to Alfajiri Beach Villa. Set inland, the luscious hills offer unspoilt nature and cooling, fresh breezes and a paradise for nature. The mixture of soft meadows and dense forest is home to elephants, elusive leopards and the rare Sable antelope. Breathtaking views over the vast Indian Ocean and on clear days, the towering Mount Kilimanjaro.
After breakfast check out and transfer to Diani Airstrip in good time for your flight back to Nairobi. Upon arrival at Wilson Airport you will be transferred to Karen Blixen – Tamambo Restaurant for Lunch and thereafter enjoy a tour of Karen Blixen Museum and Giraffe Centre before being dropped off at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in good time for your evening flight back home.