3 Days Flying Safari – Saruni Leopard Hill

Information

3 Days / 2 Nights

Reference No: 03 Days Flying Safari – Saruni Leopard Hill

Group SizeMinimum 2 Pax

Pricing

Mid season
03 Jan 24 -29 Feb /June, October & 01 Dec – 19 Dec
USD. 2445 per person
** Single Room Supplement USD 220 per person

Green season
Mar, April, May and Nov
USD. 2245 per person
** Single Room Supplement USD 200 per person

High season
01 Jul -30 Sep/20 Dec – 02 Jan 25
USD. 2645 per person
** Single Room Supplement USD 250 per person

Included

02 Nights accommodation on full board basis at Saruni Leopard Hill

Return flight to/from Ol Seki Airstrip

Transfers to and from the lodge airstrip

Drinks – Soft drinks, House wine, selected beers and House spirits, Bush meals, Picnic excursions and Sun set sundowners at a scenic point, Private dinning on availability, Tea and coffee service in own tent and refreshment during game drives

Two shared day game drive safaris in open sided safari vehicle in Masai Mara Reserve.

Picnic excursions

AMREF flying doctor evacuation cover

Park Entrance fee in the Masai Mara

Guided Bush walking safaris in Naboisho Conservancy

Visiting Basecamp’s Conservation & Community projects; Enjoolata Centre, Basecamp Masai Brand, Organic garden tour, Tree nursery – bookable in advance.

One complimentary 30 mins, back and neck massage per room per stay and Private Yoga mat for self instructed Yoga

Selected laundry and Unlimited internet in the tents

Young Explorers Club children activity – bookable in advance

Excluded

Masai village visit at USD. 35 per person in Masai Mara

Balloon Safari at USD. 480 per person in Masai Mara

Drinks consumed at the camp and any extra meals not mentioned

Expenses of personal nature e.g laundry

Any extra incurred at the camp

Tips and porterage

Any extra not in the inclusions

Any deviation in the itinerary

Personal Travel insurance

Journey Details

DAY 1-3 Mara Naboisho Conservancy

Bordering the Masai Mara National Reserve to the southwest, the Olare Orok Conservancy to the west and the Ol Kinyei Conservancy to the east, the Mara Naboisho Conservancy is comprised of over 50 000 hectares of unspoilt wilderness in Kenya’s Greater Mara Region. The area is renowned for its bountiful biodiversity and breathtaking natural beauty with a wide range of wildlife on offer including lion, cheetah, elephant, giraffe, wild dog, and a host of plains game. Visitors can look forward to guided walking safaris, spending the night in a transient fly camp, heading out on a night game drive in search of elusive nocturnal creatures, joining the Mara Naboisho Lion Project as they track lions across the conservancy, or visiting Maasai villages to learn about the fascinating indigenous culture.

Where you will stay: Saruni Leopard Hill

Saruni Leopard Hill is a contemporary-looking 6-tents safari camp located in the heart of Mara Naboisho Conservancy, in the midst of the African wilderness. Combining high-end living and pure nature in what is considered one of the best-managed conservancies in the Masai Mara eco-system, it is located close to a series of 3 waterholes where the wild animals come to drink through the day.

The secluded valley where it sits is also the home of an historically and culturally significant Masai Mara Fig Tree. Dubbed Double Fig Tree, it was struck by lightning in the 1950s, as told by the local people. The tree was splintered in two, giving it its unusual shape, and it is revered by the maasai people.

Built almost under this Fig Tree, the camp has the perfect sunrises and sunsets. While enjoying your morning coffee on the terrace, you can admire the horizon, with the sky blazing in magnificent colours while the African savannah gives its soundtrack of wildlife calls.

Your Stay

2 Nights

Full Board – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

Your Rooms

1x Leopard Hill Double Tent

DAY 1

Fly to the Mara Naboisho Conservancy

0700 – Wake Up!
0830 – The guest will organize their transfer to Nairobi’s Wilson Airport for your AM flight to Ol Seki Airstrip; the flight takes approximately one hour.  On arrival, you will be  transferred  to Saruni Leopard Hill approximately 45 minutes drive on an open sided land cruiser.
1300 – Check into the camp in time for lunch. Settle into the camp.
1600 – Have an afternoon to sunset game drive. Expect to see the Big Five
1800 – Transfer back to the camp for Dinner and Overnight.
Optional Activities – Sundowner Cocktails (minimum 4 pax) 
1800 – Enjoy a well-deserved sundowner drink at the end of a long day on safari to ‘salute’ the African sun as it is setting.
1845 – Transfer back to the camp for Dinner and Overnight.

DAY 2

Game drives in Masai Mara Naboisho Conservancy

0500  – Wake Up call!
0600 – Enjoy an early morning game drive in Mara Naboisho Conservancy and return to the camp for breakfast
Optional Activities – Bush breakfast (minimum 4pax) 
Enjoy a delicious bush breakfast in the open savannah after your early morning game drive.  Spend mid-morning at leisure, in your round Manyatta inspired tents which offers an almost 360-degree view of the surroundings, from your bed towards the Fig Tree, the water holes and from the bathroom to the back.
1300 –  Enjoy your scrumptious lunch at the camp
1500 – Have an afternoon guided bird walk safari
Optional Activities – Masai Village visit (minimum 4pax) at an extra cost
1600 – Afternoon to sunset game drive . Expect to see the Big Five.
1900 – Dinner and Overnight at the camp
Optional Activities – Bush Dinner (minimum 4 pax) 
Enjoy a starlit dinners under the acacia trees beneath the vast African skies (weather permitting) in a secret spots that allows you to be with elephants, waterbuck, lion, impala and all the wildlife that stop to take water.

DAY 3

Departure – End of safari
0500 Wake Up call!
0600 – Enjoy a scrumptious last breakfast before leaving for Nairobi
0700 – After your check out, you will be transfered to Ol Kiombo Airstrip for your AM flight back to Nairobi with a game drive en route.   Lunch and dinner on own arrangement.

End of Safari

Trip Summary

START DATE
ACCOMMODATION
DESTINATION
BASIS
NIGHTS
Day 1 Saruni Leopard Hill Mara Naboisho Conservancy FB 2 Nights
Key

FB: Full Board – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

Transport Summary

Flights

DATE
FLIGHT
DEPARTURE
ARRIVAL
Day 1 Scheduled Flight Wilson Airport [WIL] Ol Kiombo Airstrip [OLX]
Day 3 Scheduled Flight Ol Kiombo Airstrip [OLX] Wilson Airport [WIL]

Transfers

DATE
TYPE
PICK UP
DROP OFF
Day 1 Transfer Ol Kiombo Airstrip [OLX] Saruni Leopard Hill
Day 3 Transfer Saruni Leopard Hill Ol Kiombo Airstrip [OLX]

1.Booking
In order to make your booking, please make sure that you have the correct names, nationalities and date of birth of all travellers as per their passports. Designer Tours and Travel Ltd. will hold an option of 7 days from the time we have confirmed a tour before the cancellation rules apply. If our service or a tour is booked less than 7 days prior to the date when the service is rendered or the tour commences, cancellation rules will apply immediately. If you need more time please let us know. If a hotel is fully booked Designer Tours and Travel Ltd. will try to offer you an alternative property of a similar standard and location. .
A booking is binding for both the customer and travel agency once the deposit has been paid.

 

2.Conditions of payment
The following rules apply unless other conditions are stipulated in the tour itinerary or practical information relating to the specific tour on our website.
At the time of booking, a deposit on 30% of the total tour price per person, though no less than USD 1,000 must be paid. The remaining payment must be submitted no later than 60 days prior to departure. If the deadline for the remaining payment is exceeded, Designer Tours and Travel Ltd. will be unable to confirm the booking for the client. Please note that some tours have different conditions of payment which may entail stricter conditions for cancellation, e.g. tours utilising luxury trains, flights and certain safari camps and lodges and Group Tours.

 

3.Cancellation
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Cancellation by the customer
If the customer cancels a tour up to 61 days prior to departure the deposit will be lost. If cancellation is made within 60-31 days prior to departure, a penalty fee of 65% of the total price of the tour will be levied. For any cancellation made within 30-16 days before departure, a penalty fee of 85% will apply. In the case of cancellations made less than 16 days before the start of the tour we are unable to offer any reimbursement. No refunds will be given by Designer Tours and Travel Ltd. for no-shows.
The payment of bank fees for credit card payments and/or bank transfers are the responsibility of the customer and are strictly non- refundable.
The trip may be cancelled with no penalty charge should war, a life-threatening epidemic, or any other natural catastrophe or similar event occur within 14 days prior to departure. This will however be on the condition that your government advises against travelling to the specific area, and that the situation in question has arisen after the booking of the tour was made.
Cancellations must be made in writing and delivered either by hand, post, fax or electronic mail.
In the case of death or serious illness, special cancellation terms can be negotiated if Designer Tours and Travel Ltd. is presented with an officially-approved death/sickness certificate.

Cancellation by the travel agency
In the unlikely event that Designer Tours and Travel Ltd. has to cancel a tour or a service for any reason, we will try to offer the choice of an alternative arrangement; otherwise you will receive a full refund. We will do our utmost to inform you about any cancellations at the earliest possible convenience and at the latest 14 days before the commencement of the tour.
The tour may also be cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control and which neither our partners nor we could have foreseen (force majeure). In such cases customers will be refunded the price of the trip but will not be able to claim any extra expenses. Should one of the aforementioned emergency situations arise Designer Tours and Travel Ltd. will always try to offer an acceptable alternative to the customer.

 

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Additional travel documents could include detailed flight schedules (if included in the purchase), vouchers and an itinerary that includes pre-booked services for your destination. If you are participating in a tour with a guide or in an event described in the programme, you will not normally be given a voucher beforehand.

 

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The traveller must ensure that he/she has a valid passport and visa and has given the travel agency the correct information regarding his /her name and nationality, etc. We draw your attention to the fact that the processing of visas may take several weeks. The travel agency cannot be held responsible for travellers who for whatever reason may be denied entry at a border. Some countries require the traveller to be in possession of a suitable amount of currency, as well as a valid return ticket.

Please be aware that rules and regulations may change between the time of booking and the time of departure.

Also, please note that there may be visa requirements when in transit. Your passport must normally be valid for a period of at least six months after returning from your destination.

We are always happy to supply you with any relevant travel documents that may be needed to apply for a visa if you need one. Each country has different requirements that need to be met so please contact your local embassy or go to the following website to find out exactly what visa requirements and processes are applicable: www.projectvisa.com

 

6. Changes in prices
In accordance with legislation, tour operators may raise the agreed-upon price as a result of increased transportation costs (including increased fuel prices), altered taxes, tariffs and fees, as well as fluctuating exchange rates. Unfortunately, many sudden price increases occur as a result of fuel surcharges, and increased taxes and tariffs. Price increases will take place according to the following principles: All prices are based on costs at the time of publication. Designer Tours and Travel Ltd. reserves the right to change the prices at any time before your booking is made. Designer Tours and Travel Ltd. will confirm price changes, if any, together with the confirmation of your booking. Some service prices, such as (but not limited to) park fees, government levies and airport taxes are not in the control of Designer Tours and Travel Ltd.. In the event of these prices being changed at any date Designer Tours and Travel Ltd. will charge the supplement to the client at cost.

 

7. Credit and Debit Card Payments
All Credit and Debit Card payments will be charged a 3.5% Surcharge which is the card processing fee charged by the card processing company.

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