Nine-Day Kenyan Safari with Airfare

Nine-Day Kenyan Safari with Airfare from Odyssey Safaris

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The tour includes:

  • Round-trip airfare
  • One night at the Fairview Hotel in Nairobi
  • One night at The Ark in Aberdare National Park
  • Two nights at Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort
  • Two nights at Mara Leisure Camp in Masai Mara
  • Private transport in a luxury 4x4 safari landcruiser
  • Unlimited game drives during park hours
  • Seven breakfasts, seven lunches and six dinners on land
  • All national park, reserve, and conservation fees
  • All ground transportation, including airport transfers
  • Complimentary bottled water daily
  • Complimentary enrollment in AMREF’s emergency air evacuation service
  • An English-speaking driver and guide<p>

You’ll find a quick rundown of the tour below; see a more detailed summary here.

Days 1–3: Nairobi, Aberdare National Park An overnight flight takes you to Nairobi, where Kenya’s urban and natural landscapes converge. At Nairobi National Park, for instance, giraffes parade before a backdrop of skyscrapers. Eventually you’ll make your way to Aberdare National Park, where dense rainforest gives way to bamboo groves, steep ravines, and cascades such as Thomson’s Falls, which tumbles from a height of nearly 250 feet. The park is home to a wide range of wildlife, including black rhinos, hippos, leopards, and more than 250 types of birds. It’ll be easy to spot many of these animals during your stay at The Ark, a wooden lodge perched above a salt lick and watering hole frequented by local game.

Days 4–5: Lake Naivasha

Thick papyrus reeds surround the shores of Lake Naivasha, one of Kenya’s largest bodies of freshwater and a two-day stop along the tour. Game drives around the lake spotlight a diverse animal population. At times, hundreds of flamingos roost on the water, and the surrounding wetlands are home to hippos, buffalo, and giraffes. Feel free to take a side trip to nearby Hells Gate National Park, where visitors can roam among basalt columns and rock outcroppings, staying on the lookout for lions.

Days 6–9: Masai Mara Arguably the most renowned of Kenya’s game reserves, Masai Mara is probably your best bet for catching sight of the Big Five: lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants, and buffalo. Each July, the Masai Mara plays a part in one of the biggest animal migrations on earth, as more than two million wildebeests, gazelles, and zebras cross the Mara River to reach the reserve from the Serengeti.

If you can tear your attention from the Masai Mara’s cheetahs and crocodiles, head to the native Masai village after your game drive for a taste of the local culture. Villagers here lead quiet lives in thatched-roof huts, mostly spending their days tending to cattle and taking care of other farming tasks.

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. How much would it cost to fly from an airport not listed as part of this deal?
Please refer to the alternative gateways info in the copy.

2. Can we extend our trip before or after the promotional dates for the deal?
Yes you can! Please inquire at booking.

3. How do I find out if the dates I want to travel are available?
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4. What happens if I buy the Groupon and my travel dates are not available?
We are offering exact departures, so your dates will be available.

5. Does my child need a Groupon, and can they stay in my room?
Children must be 5 years or older to travel. For more specific questions please contact Odyssey Safaris.

What You Get

  • Starting at $2,995, nine-day Kenya safari with airfare
  • 13 options available, including departures in October, November, and December 2013 and January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, and October 2014 from IAD or JFK (other gateways available for an additional fee).
  • Click here to see all options and departure dates.

  • Additional gateways available for an additional fee: $250 for PHL and BOS; $350 for ORD, IAH, SAT, DFW, or ATL; $400 for MIA; $450 for PHX; $550 for SFO, LAX, SEA or SAN.

Note: All options priced per person and valid for a Travel with a Friend package (two Groupons required), or pay an additional fee to travel solo. Read about package structures here.

Policies and Fees

For all options, book by: 6/28/13

  • Cancellation policy & fees: Fee of 25% Groupon price to cancel. 30-day cancellation notice required or fee of 35% Groupon price; 15-day or fee up to 60% Groupon price; 8-day or fee up to Groupon price.
  • Taxes: Tax included.
  • Additional fees: $50 Visa fee not included, due on arrival in Kenya. Additional gateways available for an additional fee: $250 for PHL and BOS; $350 for ORD, IAH, SAT, DFW, or ATL; $400 for MIA; $450 for PHX; $550 for SFO, LAX, SEA or SAN. Single supplement: $200 for 4/11/14-6/14/14; $600 for 11/1/13-12/14/13 or 1/6/14-4/10/14; $700 for 10/1/13-10/30/13 or 6/15/14-10/30/14; $800 for 12/15/13-1/5/14.

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.

The Fine Print

  • Book by 6/28/13 or promo value expires
  • 1/person, +5 as gifts
  • 1/visit
  • Valid only for option bought
  • Reservation req’d, subject to avail; trip may be cancelled w/refund if not enough Groupons are bought for that date
  • Alt depart dates may be avail for add’l fee
  • Fee of 25% Groupon price to cancel
  • 30-day cancellation req’d or fee of 35% Groupon price; 15-day or fee up to 60% Groupon price; 8-day or fee up to Groupon price
  • 18+ to check in, 5+ to travel
  • CC req’d at booking
  • Tax included
  • $50 Visa fee not included
  • Fee to travel solo: $200-$800, depending on departure date.

Getting There

  • By plane: includes round-trip airfare from Washington DC (IAD) or New York (JFK)
  • Flight times from New York/Washington DC to Nairobi average at about 15 hours.

Traveler's Tips

  • A passport is required for all travel outside the U.S.
  • Before international travel, always check the State Department's website for important info on the destination and its entry/exit requirements.

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