1 WEEK ESCORTED GOLF SAFARI TO THE EQUATOR

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ROYAL ORCHID AZURE, GREAT RIFT VALLEY LODGE + GOLF, SWEETWATERS TENTED CAMP AND THE TRIBE HOTEL + GOLF
PACKAGE BASED ON ROYAL ORCHID:
PER PERSON SHARING GOLFER US$ 2090
PER PERSON SHARING NON-GOLFER US$ 1690
PER PERSON SINGLE OCCUPANCY GOLFER US$ 2890


PACKAGE BASED ON TRIBE HOTEL:
PER PERSON SHARING GOLFER US$ 2390
PER PERSON SHARING NON-GOLFER US$ 1990
PER PERSON SINGLE OCCUPANCY GOLFER US$ 3340

MINIMUM 2 PAX

INCLUDES:

  • Meet and Greet
  • All transfers in 4WD with English speaking driver
  • 1 night at Royal Orchid Azure – Bed and Breakfast
  • 2 nights at Great Rift Valley Lodge – Full Board
  • 1 green fee at Rift Valley Golf Club
  • 1 night at Sweetwaters Tented Camp – Full Board
  • Game drives
  • Sanctuary fees
  • 3 nights at Royal Orchid Azure – Bed and Breakfast
  • 2 green fee in Nairobi from a choice of 5 18-hole courses

ACCOMODATION
Hotel Royal Orchid, Azure ****

  • Royal Orchid Azure, Nairobi is the newest Five Star hotel located in Nairobi’s Westlands area with an exciting casino next door.
  • Apart from a breakfast/buffet restaurant and coffee shop, it also boasts one of Nairobi’s finest Indian Restaurants.
  • The hotel is also conveniently located for most of Nairobi’s golf courses – all within 30 minutes within a walking distance to the most popular shopping malls
  • The area is also well known for its night life with good and enjoyable bars and restaurants.


Tribe Hotel*****

  • Located 10kms from the city center The Village Market Hotel promises to be an escape from the mundane hotel room to a world of hip, chic design with an emphasis on detail and luxury. Every room offers a cultural journey through hand-picked arts, crafts and furnishings from the farthest corners of Africa.
  • Centrally located between 5 of the best Golf Courses in Nairobi all 30 minutes away
  • KAYA SPA +STUDIO
  • Having been selected by Cond Nast Traveller 2011 as "One of the Hottest urban retreats in the world..." Kaya, the spa and studio at Tribe hold true to the glamorous and sophisticated design of Tribe whilst positively reflecting the mysticism and enchantment of the Kaya forests.

  • The hotel is adjacent to Nairobi’s Village Market a luxury shopping mall with restaurants.


Great Rift Valley Lodge
  • Location: The lodge is located an hour and a half’s drive or a 30-minute flight from Nairobi.
  • It sits at about 7,000 feet, from which elevation it enjoys magnificent views to the west and east.
  • Accommodation: The lodge has 30 beautiful split-level rooms, stylishly blending ancient African design with the finest modern furnishings.
  • Features: 18-hole golf course, Cycling/jogging paths, Tennis courts, Business Centre and safety deposit boxes


Sweetwaters Tented Camp
  • Location: The camp lies at the centre of the 110,000-acre Ol Pejeta Conservancy, 217 kilometres from Nairobi.
  • Accommodation: 39 luxury tents each with its own private veranda overlooking the water hole.
  • Features: Daily day and night game drives , Private waterhole and night viewing bar, Gift shop, business centre, Wi-Fi, Camel treks, guided nature walks, bird spotting, Cultural dance and music.

Day 1

Arrive in Nairobi

Meet and greet
Transfer to hotel

Overnight at Royal Orchid Azure

Day 2

Breakfast at hotel
Transfer to Great Rift Valley Lodge
Lunch at the lodge

Dinner and overnight at
Great Rift Valley Lodge

Day 3

Breakfast at lodge

Play Rift Valley Golf Club
Lunch at the lodge

Dinner and overnight at
Great Rift Valley Lodge

Day 4

Breakfast at the lodge

Transfer to Mount Kenya region
Lunch at Sweetwaters Tented Camp
Game drives

Dinner and overnight at Sweetwaters Tented Camp

Day 5

Breakfast at the at the lodge

Drive back to Nairobi

Overnight at Royal Orchid Azure

Day 6

Breakfast at the hotel

Play from a choice of 5 courses in Nairobi

Overnight at Royal Orchid Azure

Day 7

Breakfast at the hotel

Play from a choice of 5 courses in Nairobi

Overnight at Royal Orchid Azure

Day 8

Breakfast at the hotel

Transfer to the airport
Depart

End of tour


Nairobi
  • Capital & largest city of Kenya
  • The city founded by the British in 1899 started as a simple rail depot on the railway linking Mombasa to Uganda
  • Nairobi is now one of the most prominent cities in Africa politically and financially
  • Attractions; Nairobi National park, National Museum, Karen Blixen Museum, Shopping Malls , popular restaurants and famed nightlife.

The Great Rift Valley
  • The Great Rift Valley is a name given in the late 19th century by English explorer John to the continuous geographic trough, approximately 3,700 miles in length that runs from northern Syria in Southwest Asia to central Mozambique in East.
  • Rift valley includes some of the deepest lakes in the world. Lake Victoria the second largest freshwater lake in the world, and also known as the bird paradise
  • In Kenya, the valley is at its deepest north of Nairobi offering golfers a real feeling of being in Africa, a spectacularly peaceful setting, and the perfect base for wildlife safari.

Mount Kenya & the Aberdares Region

The Aberdares and Mount Kenya regions are 185 kms and 250 kms from Nairobi respectively.

These two neighbouring areas in the Central Highlands of Kenya have an amazing geography of contrast.  The deep green of cultivated farmland gives way to the purple-grey scrub grass of high ranches where cattle, sheep and plains game graze. The mountain ranges are covered with forests with hidden trout streams. 

The equator crosses the northern slopes of the Mt. Kenya at 3350 meters. At the equator slight variations of altitude create enormous changes in both climate and landscape causing diverse weather changes.


GOLF COURSES

Rift Valley Golf Club - Thomas Fjastad design

18 holes, par 71
Altitude: 2,088 metres
Opened: December 1999  
Distance (men’s): 6,504 yards
Distance (ladies’): 5,502 yards

The well watered course, often described as among the most breathtaking in Africa, boasts beautifully contoured greens built to USGA specs with ‘tiffgreen’ Bermuda grass, while the fairways are planted with lush indigenous Kikuyu grass.

All the holes are well bunkered, and there are five major water features spread throughout the course. The proximity to Lake Naivasha is the reason behind the over 300 bird species recorded on the course


Muthaiga Golf Club – Peter Matkovich Design

18 holes, Par 71      
Altitude: 1,710 metres  
Opened (new course): 2004  
Distance (championship): 7,169 yards
Opened (original course): 1913

Proudly called the ‘Home of Golf’ by its elite membership, is in many ways the ultimate embodiment of Kenya’s unique marriage of ancient golf tradition and a modern 18-hole championship golf course.
The new course returned Muthaiga to prominence as the finest course with the fastest greens in East Africa.
The Kenya Open, which is part of the Africa leg of the European PGA Challenge Tour, is hosted at Muthaiga Golf Club every year.



Karen Country Club - Jean Remy Martin design

18 holes, par 72.
Altitude: 1,830 metres.
Opened: 1937.
Distance (championship): 6,924 yards (men’s) 6,662 yards (ladies’): 5,707 yards.

This stunning course occupies a special place in the heart of historic Kenya-on the site of Karen Blixen’s famous coffee estate.
Lush indigenous forests, pools and wetlands bursting with birdlife, butterflies, sprays of flowers, and luminescent bougainvillea are common features.

A short par 3 over a fountain and pond will test and reward the deft, while the par 4s range from 300 to 450 metres, and all par 5s top 500 metres.



Limuru Country Club – Mr. J.A. Kinnell & Major W.D.Bacon design

18 holes, par 71
Altitude: 2,135 metres
Opened: February 1952
Distance (men’s): 6,739 yards
Distance (ladies’): 5,582 yards 71

Nestled in the foothills of the Escarpment, the course is spread out over 200 acres of broad, sweeping fairways interwoven with magnificent indigenous Africa trees and alive with the calls and iridescent colours of thousands of beautiful birds. The signature par-5 3rd hole enjoys stunning views over the luminous tea plantations as it descends to an immaculate green, bordered by a shimmering dam and rock gardens aglow with exotic flowers.



Royal Nairobi Golf Club

18 holes, par 72
Opened: 1906
Distance (men’s): 7021 yards
Distance (ladies’): 5756 yards

The front nine is relatively flat, while the back nine have the characteristic of a rolling hillside. The course is very well maintained, while the hallmarks of Royal Nairobi Golf Course are the tees and the greens. Without exception these are the largest tees found in Kenya and are tiered for the various players i.e. Championship, Medal and Ladies tees.

Flowering bushes, bougainvillea and a huge variety of tree species lend colour and aesthetic appeal to the course.



Sigona Golf Club - Tom Simpson design

18 holes, par 72
Altitude: 1,980 metres
Opened: 1938
Distance (men’s): 6,890 yards
Distance (ladies’): 5,631 yards
Course rating (SSS): Men-72, Ladies-71

Sigona’s hilly Kikuyu-grass fairways are widely regarded as among the lushest, most beautiful, and most challenging in Africa. Sigona’s original course was routed around an elephants’ watering hole – the reason for the elephant’s head on its striking club logo. The yellow-flowering wattles, podos, moringas, cape chestnuts and pines all form the beautiful environment.


1 WEEK GOLF IN NAIROBI

THE TRIBE HOTEL ***** NAIROBI + GOLF
PACKAGE:
PER PERSON SHARING GOLFER US$ 1690
PER PERSON SHARING NON-GOLFER US$ 1150
PER PERSON SINGLE OCCUPANCY GOLFER US$ 2490
MINIMUM 2 PAX
INCLUDES:
  • Meet and Greet
  • Airport transfers
  • All transfers to and from the golf courses
  • 7 nights at The Tribe Hotel - Bed & breakfast
  • 4 green fees from 5 18-hole courses in Nairobi

Day 1

Arrive in Nairobi

Meet & greet
Transfer to hotel

Overnight at Tribe Hotel

Day 2

Breakfast at the hotel

Play golf from a choice of
5 18-hole courses in Nairobi

Overnight at Tribe Hotel

Day 3

Breakfast at the hotel

Play golf from a choice of
5 18-hole courses in Nairobi

Overnight at Tribe Hotel

Day 4

Breakfast at the hotel

Play golf from a choice of
5 18-hole courses in Nairobi

Overnight at Tribe Hotel

Day 5

Breakfast at the hotel

Play golf from a choice of
5 18-hole courses in Nairobi

Overnight at Tribe Hotel

Day 6

Breakfast at the hotel
Day at Leisure
Overnight at Tribe Hotel

Day 7

Breakfast at the hotel
Day at Leisure
Overnight at Tribe Hotel

Day 8

Breakfast at the hotel

 Transfer to the airport for your return flight

 End of tour


Nairobi
  • Capital & largest city of Kenya
  • The city founded by the British in 1899 started as a simple rail depot on the railway linking Mombasa to Uganda
  • Nairobi is now one of the most prominent cities in Africa politically and financially
  • Attractions; Nairobi National park, National Museum, Karen Blixen Museum, Shopping Malls , popular restaurants and famed nightlife.

GOLF COURSES
Muthaiga Golf Club – Peter Matkovich Design

18 holes, Par 71      
Altitude: 1,710 metres  
Opened (new course): 2004  
Distance (championship): 7,169 yards
Opened (original course): 1913

Proudly called the ‘Home of Golf’ by its elite membership, is in many ways the ultimate embodiment of Kenya’s unique marriage of ancient golf tradition and a modern 18-hole championship golf course.
The new course returned Muthaiga to prominence as the finest course with the fastest greens in East Africa.
The Kenya Open, which is part of the Africa leg of the European PGA Challenge Tour, is hosted at Muthaiga Golf Club every year.



Karen Country Club - Jean Remy Martin design

18 holes, par 72.
Altitude: 1,830 metres.
Opened: 1937.
Distance (championship): 6,924 yards (men’s) 6,662 yards (ladies’): 5,707 yards.

This stunning course occupies a special place in the heart of historic Kenya-on the site of Karen Blixen’s famous coffee estate.
Lush indigenous forests, pools and wetlands bursting with birdlife, butterflies, sprays of flowers, and luminescent bougainvillea are common features.
A short par 3 over a fountain and pond will test and reward the deft, while the par 4s range from 300 to 450 metres, and all par 5s top 500 metres.



Limuru Country Club – Mr. J.A. Kinnell & Major W.D.Bacon design

18 holes, par 71
Altitude: 2,135 metres
Opened: February 1952
Distance (men’s): 6,739 yards
Distance (ladies’): 5,582 yards 71

Nestled in the foothills of the Escarpment, the course is spread out over 200 acres of broad, sweeping fairways interwoven with magnificent indigenous Africa trees and alive with the calls and iridescent colours of thousands of beautiful birds. The signature par-5 3rd hole enjoys stunning views over the luminous tea plantations as it descends to an immaculate green, bordered by a shimmering dam and rock gardens aglow with exotic flowers.



Royal Nairobi Golf Club

18 holes, par 72
Opened: 1906
Distance (men’s): 7021 yards
Distance (ladies’): 5756 yards

The front nine is relatively flat, while the back nine have the characteristic of a rolling hillside. The course is very well maintained, while the hallmarks of Royal Nairobi Golf Course are the tees and the greens. Without exception these are the largest tees found in Kenya and are tiered for the various players i.e. Championship, Medal and Ladies tees.

Flowering bushes, bougainvillea and a huge variety of tree species lend colour and aesthetic appeal to the course.



Sigona Golf Club - Tom Simpson design

18 holes, par 72
Altitude: 1,980 metres
Opened: 1938
Distance (men’s): 6,890 yards
Distance (ladies’): 5,631 yards
Course rating (SSS): Men-72, Ladies-71

Sigona’s hilly Kikuyu-grass fairways are widely regarded as among the lushest, most beautiful, and most challenging in Africa. Sigona’s original course was routed around an elephants’ watering hole – the reason for the elephant’s head on its striking club logo. The yellow-flowering wattles, podos, moringas, cape chestnuts and pines all form the beautiful environment.










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