Hemingway's Safari Package

“I never knew of a morning in Africa when I woke up that I was not happy" -  Ernest Hemingway 

Take advantage of this exclusive safari package showcasing only the finest of Kenya's natural world that combines both luxury and Ernest Hemingway's favourite passion's - the Ocean and Safari. 

This extraordinary 3 in 1 package includes a Two Day Safari to the Maasai Mara by Air, Snorkelling at the mystical Kisite Mpunguti Island and a One hour Primate Nature Walk in Diani Beach.

This 3 in 1 safari package starts from Diani Beach and includes the following itineraries:

2 Days Masai Mara by Air:


With an early pick up from your beach resort at 7:15am we transfer you to the Ukunda airstrip in Diani Beach to connect with the scheduled flight for the Masai Mara game reserve.

During your flight, enjoy panoramic views of the Kenyan landscape changing beneath you and catch a breathtaking aerial view of Mount Kilimanjaro from the comfort of your aeroplane window. 

On arrival at the Masai Mara game reserve airstrip, you shall be met by the lodge representative and begin a short game drive taking you towards the lodge for lunch and check in. 

After lunch and a short break, continue exploring Hemingway's safari country with an afternoon game drive into the late evening.

Overnight and dinner at your Masai Mara Safari Lodge / Tented Camp.


Start your day with an early morning game drive at the crack of dawn which is a favourable time for spotting Mara's big cats as they return from their nightly hunt.  

After the game drive, we come back to the lodge for a warm breakfast then proceed for yet another game drive exploring this wildlife rich ecosystem until about noon.  

Return to the lodge for lunch followed by a transfer to the airstrip for your outbound flight to Diani Beach.

You will be met at the Ukunda airstrip in Diani and transfered to your Beach resort.

This itinerary includes:

All safari game drives in shared 4x4 Jeep, Well-trained driver guides, Park entry fees, Full board accommodation in a double room, Pick up to and from your hotel, Return Air Fare from Diani Beach to Masai Mara, Extra lunch on the last day.

1 Day Pilli Pipa Kisite and Wasini Marine Reserve
This All-Inclusive full day tour starts with an early morning pick up from your hotel in Diani Beach. 

We will drive southwards along the Kenyan - Tanzanian highway to the historical fishing village of Shimoni where during the drive, you can admire the traditional coastal settlements and landscape dotted with views of coconut palm and mango tree plantations.

Arriving at Shimoni village, embark on the traditional arabic style motorised dhow starting with a comfortable cruise through the Wasini channel as you sail towards the Kisite Mpunguti Islands.

Kisite Marine Park is home to a large resident school of dolphins and the sightings are usually quite good occurring on average 6 days out of 7. The crew onboard will be on constant lookout to try and spot these dolphins for you.

Arriving at the snorkelling site, snorkel with the qualified marine guide who will help guide you along the reef whether you are a complete beginner or experienced snorkeler. These magical clear waters will mesmerise you with its sights of turtles, colourful corals and thousands of exotic fish. 

After snorkelling, return to the dhow for some light refreshments and proceed to sail to Wasini Island stopping at the private Pilli Pipa restaurant. Spoil yourself with sumptuous sea food, fresh crab and fillet fish, or delicious grilled chicken or vegetarian all prepared Swahili style with a touch of finesse. 

After enjoying some tea and dessert while you reflect about your magical day on the island, board the dhow taking you to the Shimoni mainland for your drive back to Diani beach.

This All Inclusive itinerary includes:

Transport to and from your Diani hotel, All the snorkelling equipment including mask, snorkel and fins, Kenya Wildlife Services Marine park fees, Use of up to date snorkelling equipment (prescription masks are also available), Trained marine guides, Mineral water/tea/coffee and snacks on the dhow, A wonderful seafood lunch served with wine, beer and soft drinks.

Guided Primate Eco-Tour (One Hour)

Picking you up from your hotel in Diani Beach, we will take a short drive to the colobus conservation centre to begin the tour. 

The primate eco-tour is a guided walk taking you along the colobus conservation's nature trail for an introduction into the life of a wild colobus troop and some of the other wild monkeys like Vervet's, Sykes and Baboons - depending on who is about. 

The walk is followed by an informative talk by the experts at the information centre where a series of posters help further to visualise the ongoing primate conservation activities. As it is an active conservation centre, visitors are likely to see the volunteers and staff at work, building bridges, caring for injured monkeys or doing their primate research.

After this informative tour, we will take you back to your hotel to enjoy the rest of your holiday.

This safari includes:


2 days Maasai Mara ground package by Air from Diani Beach, Pilli Pipa Dhow Safari and the Colobus Nature Walk

Option 1

Governors Camp + Pilli Pipa Dhow Safari and Colobus Nature Walk:

2 pax 1390 US $ per person  
4 pax 1370 usd per person  
6 pax 1350 usd per person 

Option 2

Mara Serena Lodge + Pilli Pipa Dhow Safari and Colobus Nature Walk:

2 pax 1270 usd per person 
4 pax 1250 usd per person  
6 pax 1230 usd per person 

Option 3

Ashnil Camp + Pilli Pipa Dhow Safari and Colobus Nature Walk:

2 pax 1240 usd per person 
4 pax 1210 usd per person 
6 pax 1190 usd per person