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Saruni mara literary room private verandah 2400

Nature Lovers' Kenya Honeymoon

Inspirational safari honeymoon to Kenya

For nature lovers this thrilling honeymoon explores Kenya’s northern Samburu region and the famous Maasai Mara. This truly life-enriching journey offers exclusive experiences of African wildlife, culture and wilderness in partnership with surrounding communities.  With a stay in 1 of 6 eco-chic villas at Saruni Samburu, begin by encountering Africa's most unusual wildlife up close in their natural habitat: the 'Samburu Special Five', rare endemic species present only in the arid North, the famously large herds of Samburu elephants and the endangered black rhino, reintroduced to Northern Kenya after 30 years.   

Follow this with an unforgettable experience in Kenya's most well-known park, the Maasai Mara, staying in 2 camps, Saruni Mara and Saruni Wild, giving you the opportunity to explore different areas of this incredible wilderness. From July to October the wildebeest migration will be spread across the plains but there is an abundance of wildlife year-round including all the big cats. Enjoy endless views, fire-lit meals under the vast African sky and guided game drives led by Maasai warriors. 

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Nairobi International
  • 3 nights - Saruni Samburu, Samburu & Shaba, Kenya
  • 2 nights - Saruni Mara, Maasai Mara, Kenya
  • 2 nights - Saruni Wild, Maasai Mara, Kenya
  • Ends - Transfer to Nairobi International for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon Kenya
  • Nights Icon 7 Nights
  • Safari Icon Safari

Tailor-made itineraries

Every Mahlatini trip is custom created to your exact travel wishes – no readymade tours or set departures. Get in touch with our experts to start creating your bespoke itinerary.

Guide Price

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Includes flights from JFK
Itinerary Details

Day-by-day

Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Nairobi International

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Day 1 - 4

Arrive at Nairobi International Airport and after a quick transfer to Wilson Airport, fly by light aircraft to the Samburu National Reserve. A guide will be waiting to take you to your lodge.

  • 3 nights

Saruni Samburu
All Inclusive | Villa
Kenya

Saruni samburu honeymoon villa bedroom 1280
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Saruni mara sundowners with a local maasai guide 1280
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Day 4 - 6

Fly via light aircraft to a private conservancy of the Maasai Mara Reserve where a guide will be at the airstrip to take you to your lodge.

  • 2 nights

Saruni Mara
All Inclusive | Cottage
Kenya

Saruni mara the artists studio bedroom 1280
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Day 6 - 8

Today your guide will drive you to your next camp in the Mara North Conservancy of the Maasai Mara Reserve.

  • 2 nights

Saruni Wild
All Inclusive | Luxury Tent
Kenya

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Day 8

Fly via light aircraft to Nairobi Wilson Airport and transfer to the International Airport. Here you will connect with your onward flight home.

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Our trips are unashamedly high-end but always deliver excellent value for money. Our guide price covers the majority of trip costs upfront, on a per person basis, including international flights and all transfers.

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Includes

  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • Drinks (excluding premium brands)
  • Light aircraft transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • All scheduled safari activities offered by the camps or lodges
  • Road transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees
  • Honeymoon extras
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Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Additional activities not offered as scheduled by the accommodation
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
Indulge your passions

ACTIVITIES

This sample trip offers countless adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most and we will curate your perfect itinerary.

  • 4 WD Safari Icon 4WD Safari
  • Birdwatching Icon Birdwatching
  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walking Safari
  • Night Drive Icon Night Drive
  • Helicopter Flights Icon Helicopter Flights
  • Hot Air Balloon Flights Icon Hot Air Balloon Flights
  • Scenic Flights Icon Scenic Flights
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Experience
  • Kids Bushcraft Icon Kids Bushcraft
  • Food Experience Icon Food Experience
  • Star Gazing Star Bed Icon Star Gazing/Star Bed
  • Wellness Spa Icon Wellness/Spa
Enriching encounters

ICONIC WILDLIFE

Whether you want to tick the Big Five off your bucket list or seek out specific safari species, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect on this sample trip.

  • Zebra
    Zebra
  • Wildebeest
    Wildebeest
  • Thompson Gazelle
    Thompson Gazelle
  • Somali Ostrich
    Somali Ostrich
  • Retigulated Giraffe
    Reticulated Giraffe
  • Lion
    Lion
  • Leopard
    Leopard
  • Hippo
    Hippo
  • Grevys Zebra
    Grevys Zebra
  • Gerenuk
    Gerenuk
  • Elephant
    Elephant
  • Crocodile
    Crocodile
  • Cheetah
    Cheetah
  • Buffalo
    Buffalo
  • Black Rhino
    Black Rhino
  • Maasai Giraffe
    Maasai Giraffe
Sample Itineraries

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