10 Days N&H Crystals Kenya Gem Safari Tour


10 Days Express Tour

  Essential Information

KENYA
* Cost $1945 CAD / $1575 USD per person
9 nights/10 days

June 11 - June 20th 50% SOLD OUT 

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Cost $1945 CAD / $1575 USD per person
* Deposit: $500 CAD/$400 USD
* Balance Due: April 18 2018 * Payment plans available*

CLICK HERE TO PAY DEPOSIT $500

              

“Awesome trip.  It was 10 days and they flew by so fast but everyday was great. I loved every minute of the tour.  I felt like I was back home and that made me feel very special. The adventures will be remembered for a lifetime and I will be back" (Bas, Canada N&H Crystals and Mine Tour 2016)


KENYA TOUR ITINERARY 10 DAYS


 Day 1: Nairobi 

 

Arrive in Nairobi and transfer to your accommodation for the night at Wasini Luxury Hotel and residence. Relax and get some sleep after a long trip. N&H Crystals and Mines Tour starts here. Karibu Kenya!

*  If you have the time and arrive earlier, I can organise any other activities you wish to do.
- Dinner at the hotel

 Day 2:  Nairobi 

 

We’ll spend our first full day easing into life in Kenya and getting on Nairobi time. Monday morning after breakfast at the hotel we will visit visit Giraffe Centre and orphaned baby elephants at the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust We will have a late lunch at  Art Cafe .After lunch we will stop by for a tour of the Karen Blixen Museum. For dinner we will eat at Authentic Kenyan cuisine Amica.

*Breakfast at the hotel, Lunch not included, Dinner at Amica

 Day 3:  Nairobi 
In the late morning, we will go to Nairobi National Museum and learn about Kenya's rich history. After spending a relaxing time at the museum we will stop at Bomas of Kenya to witness different aspects of Kenyan culture  including living styles, crafts, music and dancing performance. We will have lunch at Nairobi favorite Java House. After lunch we will go to Masai Market to buy locally made arts and crafts.  After the market we will head back to the hotel

*Breakfast at the hotel, Lunch not included, Dinner at the Hotel



 Day 4: Tsavo 


Depart from the Madaraka Express Train from the Nairobi Train terminal.  Enjoy the three hour train ride into Tsavo National Park, stopping at Voi train terminal in the early afternoon.  Your new home for the next 3 nights and 4 days Voi Wildlife Lodge. You will be joined by other mine tour participants also arriving at the lodge this day.  Take the rest of the evening to relax, reflect and take in the amazing landscape. Over dinner we will go over the Mine tour details, history of the gemstone industry in East Africa, safety while at the mine, and supplies we will be bringing to the miners (bottled water etc).

*Breakfast at the hotel, Lunch on train not included, Dinner at Lodge

 Day 5: Tsavo 

After breakfast we will hit the road for the 2 hour drive to the mines.  Upon arrival at the first mine known for red garnets, sapphires and rubies we will meet and greet with some miners and the mine geologist.  The second mine, known for amethyst, green garnets and smoky quartz we will be given a chance, if desired, to dig for your own special piece to take home. We will depart for lunch at an iconic location for a relaxing bush lunch/picnic. After lunch, the third mine we will visit was once owned by American businessman JP Morgan.   Relaxing dinner and personal time back at the lodge to end the day.

Breakfast at Lodge, Lunch at the mines, Dinner at the lodge




 Day 6: Tsavo 

There will be two different activities happening at the same time.
A) (for people who do not want to do a safari) Wake Up early for a yoga meditation session at sunrise overlooking the savannah before heading to breakfast at the lodge. After breakfast we will head to the Voi War cemetery - a forgotten piece of Kenya's colonial past. At noon we will head to iconic Lion's rock for a 180 degrees panoramic views over the golden green savannah rolling away to the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, the North and South Pare Mountains and the Taita Hills.

B) Wake Up before dawn for a safari game drive through Tsavo national park - largest game park reserve in Kenya. Have breakfast out in the bush and watch the sunrise over the magnificent savannah landscape. Go on a safari and end the day at Voi War cemetery

(If you will like to combine the two activities, arrangements can be made if planned in advance)

*Breakfast at lodge/savannah, Lunch on savannah/lodge, Dinner at lodge

 

 Day 7: Diani Beach

Check out of Voi Wildlife Lodge in the morning for the journey to the coast Mombasa! Once we arrive in Mombasa we will head towards Diani beach south Coast. Your new home for the next 4 days and 3 nights at the all inclusive Diani Sea Resort . From Mombasa train station to Diani beach is 47 km. Upon arrival relax and dip your toes in the Indian Ocean.

*Breakfast at Lodge, Lunch on Train not included, Dinner at Resort

 Day 8: Diani Beach

Free day!
A whole day to relax at the resort and take in the fresh Indian ocean air. Catch up on emails, read a book, treat yourself to a massage at the spa or simply spend your day in the pool.
(optional take a tuk-tuk (3 wheeler taxi) to explore the beach town)

*All meals at Resort

 Day 9: Diani Beach

In the morning we will head to Shimba Hills national reserve. As one of the largest coastal forests in East Africa after Arabuko-Sokoke Forest, this reserve is rich in flora and fauna and hosts the highest density of African elephant in Kenya. We will swim in the famous waterfalls and have a toast of champagne.  We return in the late afternoon back to the resort.


*Breakfast at Resort, Packed lunch for the forest, Dinner at Resort

 Day 10: Diani/Nairobi

Check out of the beach resort in the morning for your flight back to Nairobi.  This is where the N&H Crystals and Mines Safari Tour ends. We wish you a safe travel back home.

*Arrangements can be made to be picked up at the Nairobi airport for some extra site seeing  if you have a late night flight back to your home country.

*Breakfast at Resort

 Cost Breakdown


Please bear in mind that the itinerary is subject to minor changes.  But whatever happens, we'll endeavour to make sure you have an amazing trip!

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What is Inlcuded:
Phone:
1 4G SIM Card with 1 GB of data
Meals:
9 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 9 Dinners
Accomodation:
9 nights/10 days
Transportation:
All Transport within Kenya to and from included excursions and between main destinations on the tour (includes - taxi, safari vehicle, ferry, mini bus, train, domestic plane ticket)
Activities
All activities unless specificed otherwise

What is not
Inluded
Meals: 
Lunch Day 2, 3, 4, 5
Ticket
International Plane Ticket to Kenya
Insurance
Flight, Ticket, Medical etc
Transportation
Activities outside of Tour
Travel Clinic
Vaccinations (check your country)
Tips
For local guides
Visa
Kenya Tourist Visa $50 
E-Visa online


Welcome to Kenya!

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