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8 day Lion King Adventure

8 day Lion King Adventure

Witness Disney’s iconic film come to life on an 8 day Lion King Adventure to Kenya.

From ZAR 77 480* pp sharing

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Day by day itinerary

Overview
Watch The Lion King come to life on a family safari to East Africa

A family adventure of a lifetime, this  8 day Lion King Adventure gives you the chance to meet the real life animals behind Simba, Pumba, Timon, Zazu and Rafiki. Watch the iconic film come to life as you visit Kenya safari destinations that inspired scenes from the original film. Starting in Nairobi, your journey takes you to Hells Gate National Park home to Pride Rock, Lake Nakuru National Park and to the Masai Mara, famous for its large prides of lion.

Eco-friendly:

Palacina is eco-friendly.

Sarova Lion Hill is eco-friendly and uses solar water heaters. The lodge has an organic garden for growing hers and vegetables that are used in the restaurant.

Sand River Mara received a Silver Eco-Rating from eco-tourism in Kenya. The Lodge uses solar heated water and all drinking and cooking water is filtered via a RO plant on the property. All products used at the lodge are eco-friendly and disposable cutlery used for packed meals are biodegradable. The lodge does not use any single use plastic water bottles and provides guests with refillable bottles for them to keep.

Child-friendly:

Palacina is child-friendly and has 3 bedroom apartments, featuring DVD players and complimentary movies. Baby sitting is available on request.

Sarova Lion Hill has a Ozone Kids Club with board games, as well as flat grounds for mini soccer and badminton. The little ones can join their dedicated leader on nature walks, tree planting activities and cookery lesson. The lodge features a child-friendly splash pool. Children from 5-12 years old pay 50% of the per person sharing rate and must share with 1 adult. Children under 5 stay free.

Sand River Mara has a family tent for families traveling with children under 12 years old. Mealtimes are personalized and flexible and the lodge offers a separate children’s menu. The lodge offers arrow shooting competitions for kiddies, as well as nature walks around the camp and campfire marshmallows at night.

Day 1 - 2: Palacina, Nairobi
Your Lion King adventure begins in Nairobi, Kenya

The start of your Lion King adventure begins on touch down in Nairobi. Check into your suite at Palacina and unwind after your travels at the swimming pool, fitness centre or spa. 

Breakfast included
Day 3 - 4: Sarova Lion Hill, Lake Nakuru National Park
Your safari begins at Lake Nakuru National Park

Witness the real-life Pride Rock, the gorge and Elephant Graveyard at Hells Gate National Park before checking into Sarova Lion Hill lodge in Lake Nakuru National Park.

All meals included
Day 5 - 6: Sand River Mara, Masai Mara
Your safari continues in the Masai Mara

The next leg of your Lion King adventure takes you to Kenya’s Masai Mara. Check into Sand River Mara where you can witness the migration of wildebeest and zebra from the comfort of your verandah.

All meals included
- Departure -

Day 8 marks the end of your Lion King Adventure. Your dedicated driver will meet you to transfer you to Keekorok Airstrip for your flight to Nbo Wilson Airport. Here, you will be transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your onward journey home.

Day 1

Palacina, Nairobi

The start of your Lion King adventure begins on touch down at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi. A Jumbari Family Safaris representative will be ready to welcome you to the birthplace of Disney’s iconic film. Make your way into the heart of the city to Palacina Hotel, located in the State House valley.

Check into your suite and unwind at the hotel’s swimming pool and fitness centre or visit the Wellness Floor for a rejuvenating spa experience.

Breakfast Included

Day 2 - 3

Sarova Lion Hill, Lake Nakuru National Park

Wake up and enjoy a refreshing breakfast at Palacina before meeting your driver for your transfer to the Nakuru area for the first leg of your Lion King safari. Enroute, you will traverse Hells Gate National Park, the inspiration behind the film. See the sweeping cliffs of the gorge, the real-life Pride Rock and the Elephant Graveyard. Although you won’t see Simba and Nala in the park, you will see giraffes, zebras, antelope and warthog. 

Your driver will transfer you to Sarova Lion Hill in Lake Nakuru National Park. Located in the heart of the Rift Valley, Sarova Lion Hills offers panoramic views of Lake Nakuru and the park.

In the mornings, catch the sun rise over the lake before heading out into the park in an open-sided Land Cruiser. Spot lion, buffalo, rhino, leopard and giraffe on your game drive before heading back to the camp for down time at the lodge’s spa or swimming pool. Take in views from Baboon Cliff, witness the flight of the flamingos or visit Makalia Falls on the southern end of the park. 

All Meals Included

Day 4 - 7

Sand River Mara, Masai Mara

The next leg of your Lion King adventure takes you to Kenya’s Masai Mara. Your driver will meet you and transfer you to Sand River Mara

The camp is located on the banks of the Sand River and pays homage to the classic era of African adventure. The 16 canvas tents blend seamlessly into the vast plains of the Masai Mara and if you’re lucky, you can spot the migration of wildebeest and zebra crossing the Sand River from the comfort of your verandah – a bucket list experience for the whole family.

The park is famous for its large prides of lion as well as elephant, buffalo, leopard, and rhino. Watch the film come to life in front of your eyes on daily game drives and *hot air balloon safaris.

*at an additional cost.

All Meals Included

- Departure -

Day 8 marks the end of your Lion King Adventure. Your dedicated driver will meet you to transfer you to Keekorok Airstrip for your flight to Nbo Wilson Airport. Here, you will be transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your onward journey home.

Breakfast included

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