Kenya Safari, 6 Nights, From $1,649
A discounted safari adventure packed with game drives in Shaba National Reserve, Lake Nakuru National Park, and Maasai Mara National Reserve.
The Real Deal One night at the Serena Mountain Lodge in Mount Kenya National Park, two nights at the Sarova Shaba Game Lodge in the Shaba National Reserve, one night at the Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge in Lake Nakuru National Park, and two nights in the Sarova Mara Game Camp at the Maasai Mara National Reserve; six breakfasts, six lunches, and six dinners; eight safari game-viewing drives in a seven-passenger four-wheel-drive pop-top minivan; all national park and game reserve entrance fees; complimentary bottled water while on safari; all transfers, including from and to the airport in Nairobi; meet-and-greet services of staff upon arrival; and an exclusive $50 per person discount for BudgetTravel.com readers; from $1,649 per person—including all hotel taxes and fees.
When Friday departures Apr. 1–21, Apr. 26–June 30, 2011; add $550 through Mar. 31; $800 for July 1–Oct. 31.
The Fine Print Airfare is not included. Add $115 per person per night if your travel dates include Apr. 22–25. The $50 per person discount for BudgetTravel.com readers is included in the starting rate. To get the discount, refer to promo code LAS11BT. Based on double occupancy; no single supplement for Apr. 1–June 30, 2011; single supplement is $549 through Mar. 31 and $699 for July 1–Oct. 31. Deduct $600 for a child between 7 and 18 years of age. Note: Children under the age of 7 are not permitted at the Serena Mountain Lodge. Read these guidelines before you book any Real Deal.
Book By Mar. 31, 2011.
Contact 2Afrika, 866/462-2374, 2afrika.com.
Why It's a Deal After the $50 per person discount—and considering the lower rates arranged through the tour operator's relationship with local properties—the cost of this package breaks down to about $275 per person per night. It includes six nights' accommodations, most meals, eight safari game-viewing drives, admission fees, all ground transportation, meet-and-greet services, and all taxes and fees. Plus, you benefit from the services of the company's knowledgeable on-site crew.
More Optional excursions in Nairobi include a tour of the Karen Blixen Museum and the Giraffe Center ($95 per person) and a dinner at the Carnivore restaurant ($70 per person). Add extra nights in Nairobi at the Sarova Panafric Hotel from $129 per person per night; single supplement is $55 per night. Or book a three-night extension at the Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort and Spa in Mombasa from $699 per person. Have questions about this package or travel to Africa? Kenneth Hieber, the founder and president of 2Afrika, hosts a weekly podcast and takes questions both in advance and from callers during the live broadcast.
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