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KENYA

NAIROBI | MASAI MARA | DIANI BEACH

OCTOBER 20TH-27TH, 2024
8 DAYS | 7 NIGHTS

Safari Adventures to Clear Waters & Ivory Sands, Kenya

Join LDTG in Kenya in 2024 and embark on an Epic Safari Adventure in Kenya where the rhythmic roar of lions echoes across vast plains, majestic elephants graze against backdrops of Mount Kilimanjaro, and the Kenyan ethnic groups share their cultures, and traditions in a land where nature's beauty takes center stage. Then, indulge in paradise's embrace at Diani Beach, clear waters, ivory sand, a beautiful contrast and experience as you uncover and relax in Diani Beach. Pack your suitcase(s), because this is the uiltimate trip to East Africa! Join along solo (we always encourage and welcome solo travelers, you'll never be or feel alone!) or, come along with a friend(s) or family who likes to travel like you do, and to share these wonderful trip experiences with. Kenya's temperature at this time of year ranges from 86° (high)/ 65° F (low) . Interested in joining this trip? Scroll down to learn more. An experienced LDTG Travel Host will be present throughout the trip to ensure that you have a great time!  Scroll down to see all that is included in this trip package and the pricing.

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Accommodation Stay in Nairobi, Masai Mara, and Diani Beach

    • 2-Nights in 4-Star Hotel in Nairobi

    • 2-Nights at beautiful Masai Mara Safari Camp

    • 3-Nights at a resort in Diani 

  • Daily Breakfast

  • 3 Lunches, 4 Dinners

  • Airport Pick up/Drop-off

  • Transportation Throughout Trip

  • All entrance fees and taxes to activities

  • Private Led-Tours

  • Admire the views and see wildlife during Safari

  • Visit Nairobi Museum 

  • Come into close contact with Giraffes at the Giraffe Center 

  • Witness a warm welcome from the Masai Tribe 

  • Full-Day Safari Game Drive 

  • Picnic Lunch 

  • Visit the Bomas of Kenya (Traditional Kenyan Homes)

  • Learn about the dances, culture, and traditions in Kenya 

  • Domestic flight to/from Kenya - Diani

    • standard baggage weight fees covered 

  • Experienced LDTG Travel Host 

  • Photographer during the trip

  • Special LDTG Gift Bag

  • Meeting New People!

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NOT INCLUDED

  • International Flight (including taxes & fees) 

  • Medical & travel insurance 

  • Meals besides those stated

  • Personal expenses or any other expense not mentioned above, including personal tipping

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PRICING

$3,845 Per Person​

Payment Plan Options:

  

3-month Plan

Deposit: $395

November 15th               $1,150

January 15th                    $1,150

March 15th                       $1,150

6-month Plan

Deposit: $395

November 15th               $575

January 15th                   $575

March 15th                      $575

May 15th                         $575

July 15th                         $575

September 15th             $575

Please note: Monthly payments will be adjusted, if applicable, and are submitted  through this site.

*Scroll down for additional information regarding this trip *

ROOMING OPTIONS

Double Occupancy: Available​

*Single Occupancy  (limited)

Single Room Throughout the Entire Trip

*Additional Total Charge: $800

Kindly Note: the cost of room upgrade (if selected) will be included and spread throughout each monthly trip payments

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SAMPLE ITINERARY

​* This is our sample itinerary for this trip and is subject to change if necessary

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DAY 1

karibu (WELCOME) TO KENYA!

You will be picked up from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) in Nairobi upon your arrival and transported to the accommodation where you can relax and enjoy the amenities. In the evening, we will head out for a beautiful welcome dinner alongside your travel group and travel host! Eat, drink, chat, and enjoy the first night in Kenya!

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DAY 2

EXPLORE NAIROBI

After a delicious breakfast, partake in a fun and immersive tour around Nairobi. Visit the Nairobi Museum and Giraffe Center for a chance to be in close contact with Giraffes, as well as the opportunity to feed and touch them. Later on, visit the traditional homes ok Kenya and learn more about the culture and traditions of various ethnic groups.

DAY 3

JOURNEY TO MASAI MARA

Today's journey starts early as we leave Nairobi for a trip to Masai Mara, passing through the Great Rift Valley. Once arriving at the camp, enjoy lunch and some rest, followed by a visit to the Masai Village where you'll learn about the dances, traditions, and customs.

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DAY 4

SAFARI DAY

Get ready for an exciting full-day game drive, where you will watch wildlife in their natural habitat across the reserve. 

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DAY 5

FROM THE SAFARI, TO CLEAR WATER BEACHES

Say goodbye to Masai Mara as we road trip back to Nairobi to catch a flight over to  Diana Beach, a place that is well known for its breathtaking beaches and shares the same coastline as Tanzania. Take in the beautiful views, check-into the resort, settle in, and relax. 

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DAY 6

A DAY TO WANDER

This day is all yours! Take advantage of the resort's amenities, from dipping in the pool, to booking a massage, and more! There are so many fun and exciting activities to do, such as camel riding on the beach, surfing, water activities, and more! Use this day to unwind.

DAY 7

REFLECT

Most of the day is to your leisure as you enjoy this full last day in Kenya, go into town, or spend time at the beach. In the evening, indulge in a delicious dinner on our last evening in Kenya 

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DAY 8

DEPARTURE DAY

It may be the last day in Kenya, but we will cherish our moments here for a lifetime! We will be flying from Diani Beach back to Nairobi at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO), where you'll catch your international flight back home. 

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ACCOMMODATION

NAIROBI

4-Star Hotel, Double/Single Occupancy Rooms, Outdoor Pool, *Room Service, *Rooftop Lounge, *Spa, *Fitness Center, *Restaurant & Bar

Check-In: From 02:00 PM  

MASAI MARA

Double/Single Occupancy Rooms, *On-Site Bar & Restaurant, Lounges, Outdoor Swimming Pool

DIANI BEACH

Double/Single Occupancy Rooms, Outdoor Pool & Pool Bar, *Room Service, *Spa, *Fitness Center, *Restaurants and Bars

​* Additional Services at all accommodations will be available for purchase at the hotel. We do not own copyright to images.

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FREQUENT QUESTIONS

 

"Can I come along on this group trip solo?" 

 

Of course! We actually encourage and recommend you to join along on one of our group trips solo! You will never feel alone, as you'll have the chance to meet other amazing individuals who will be attending and get a chance to get to know more about them before the actual trip takes place!

 

"What if I sign up after the payment due date(s)?" 

 

No problem! If the trip package has spots left or is open, you can still sign up by booking today and making your trip deposit. Depending on when you sign up, your selected payment plan may be adjusted to help you continuously budget and finance your trip. For which will be paid directly through our site.

" I have more questions about this trip, where can I find more details?"

 

Read the Additional Information section regarding this trip, and visit the FAQ page for more answers. Don't see what you are looking for? Email info@lizdesirtravelgroup.com for assistance

WHAT's next
AFTER SIGNING UP for this trip

1. Trip Confirmation Form

Once you've made your trip deposit, you will receive a link to fill out the trip confirmation form, select your preferences, and more. Receive confirmation within 48 hours of submitting the form. 

2. Updates & Reminders

Receive updates regarding the trip and upcoming payments via LDTG text, you will then be added to either the trip group page/ chat within a given timeframe before the trip (usually within 3 - 5 months out)

3. Connect Before Your Trip

As the trip approaches, trip members have the opportunity to partake in scheduled group calls, which allows everyone to meet & acquaint each other, and the travel host, beforehand!

INTERESTED IN THIS TRIP?

YOU MUST...

BE OPEN-MINDED & READY TO EXPLORE!

LIKE TO PARTAKE IN INTERACTIVE, IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCES THAT REQUIRE MODERATE PHYSICAL HEALTH

LIKE TO TRY NEW THINGS - THIS INCLUDES TASTY EAST-AFRICAN CUISINE & TREATS

BE OPEN TO MEETING OTHERS & BE RESPECTFUL

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Kenya 2024 - Additional Info

GENERAL INFORMATION

+ Minimum Age Requirement: 21​

+ Official language: Swahili

+ Arrival & Departure Airport: Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO)

  • Plan on traveling the day before to arrive on the first day of the trip. Please do not pick any other airports. 

 

+ Currency: Kenyan Shilling (KES)

  • Many establishments in Nairobi accept major credit cards, however, carrying cash is advised for shopping locally and tipping. Click here to learn more about different ways to conduct currency exchange

+ Visa Required? Yes. Visa is required for U.S. and Canadian Citizens. You can easily obtain an e-visa online.

+ Other Requirements: Your passport must have at least two blank pages and six months of validity.

+ Vaccination Requirement: Yes, it is advised to contact your doctor to conduct a yellow fever vaccination at least two-to-four weeks before the trip.

+ COVID Test/ Vaccination Required? No, COVID testing and vaccination are not required to travel to this destination.

  •  COVID-19 vaccination is not required/ mandatory to join our group trips. 

+ Flight booking assistance is available upon request if needed. Let's help you find the best flight based on your departure city.​​​​

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  • THINGS TO KNOW

  • + Trip payments acquire a 3% transaction fee. Trip Package is only available to those from the United States and Canada.

  • + After making the deposit, you will have access to a link to fill trip confirmation form

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  • + Single room is available for an additional fee (very limited availability and based on first-come, first-served)

  • +There will be some free time on the trip for you to relax, explore on your own or with another trip attendee(s). Free time blocks will be stated in the in-detail trip itinerary.

  • + Weather: 86°  (high)/ 65° F (low)

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  • TIPS & RECOMMENDATIONS 

  • + Suggested Arrival Time: Arrive in Nairobi at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) by 5 pm on Day 1 of the trip in time to prepare for the welcome dinner

  • + Suggested Departure Time: Depart at any time from Marrakech Menara International Airport (attention: this airport is different from the arrival airport) - late morning/ early afternoon departure is recommended. There will be no scheduled activities on the last day. 

  • Utilize accommodation check-in time as a guide when booking your flight.

  • + It is highly recommended to purchase travel insurance. Click here to view a list of recommended travel insurance. You may also be able to obtain travel insurance easily upon booking your flight 

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  • + Contact your doctor to conduct a yellow fever vaccination at least two-to-four weeks before the trip

  • + Make sure your passport has at least two blank pages and six months' validity by the time of the trip. If not, be sure to renew your passport at the earliest, or, 4 - 6 months before the trip

  • + Did you Know? Payment plan for flight booking exists and are also available, click here to find out more

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  • + What to wear? Loose pants, jeans, knee-length and long dresses, knee-length skirts, jumpsuit, comfortable shoes, and sneakers are highly recommended throughout the trip. Biker shorts, regular shorts & leggings are other clothing options allowed for full-day activities (i.e. Desert Safari), along with a t-shirt. Having a scarf/scarves, and hat is highly recommended for outdoor activities to protect you from sun and wind. 

  • Have a question concerning this trip? Email info@lizdesirtravelgroup.com or DM @ldtravelgroup on Instagram

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LDTG TRIP REVIEW

I knew one day I would make it to the Motherland, I never imagined the LDTG Morocco 2022 trip would have been one of, if not the most incredibly meaningful adventures I've ever experienced on this globe. Liz has a gift of curating international experiences that allow you to explore and immerse yourself in other cultures in ways that will inevitably create lifetime memories."

- Shiana, LDTG Travel Community Member 

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