Iris Martin

Surreal Journeys Travel LLC

SJT Kenya 2025

Sep 15, 2025 to Sep 21, 2025
Kenya

Embark on a breathtaking journey to the heart of Kenya with Surreal Journeys Travel, where every moment is a masterpiece painted with the vibrant colors of Africa. From the moment you land under the wide, amber skies of Nairobi to the final, poignant sunset that bids you farewell, this 7-day odyssey promises an encounter with the wild that transcends the ordinary and touches the very essence of the extraordinary.

Daybreak Among Giants: Begin your adventure with intimate encounters at the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, where the gentle giants' playful trumpet calls weave the first threads of magic into your journey. As Nairobi unfurls its treasures, immerse yourself in a city pulsating with life, where history and modernity dance in harmony.

A Symphony of Dawn: Venture into the awakening embrace of Nairobi National Park, where the drama of the African savannah unfolds at the break of day. Gaze into the tranquil eyes of giraffes at the Giraffe Centre, an experience that connects you deeply with the gentle nature of these towering beauties.

A Tapestry of Culture and Wild Wonders: Journey through the heartland to the Maasai Mara, a canvas of rolling plains and thundering herds, framed by the breathtaking Rift Valley. Engage with the vibrant Maasai culture, where every bead, dance, and song tells a story of resilience and respect for the lands they call home.

The Mara, A Wild Heartbeat: Dive into the heart of the Masai Mara, where guided game drives unravel narratives of survival, majesty, and the raw beauty of Africa’s wildlife. Whether it's witnessing a lion's mane fluttering in the wind or the serene gaze of a cheetah, each moment is a page from an epic saga.

Above the Clouds, Beyond the Wild: Optional yet unmissable, soar above the Mara at dawn in a hot-air balloon. Drift upon the breezes as the world below wakes, a panorama of life and light, creating an indelible memory that will captivate your soul.

Sunset Farewells: As your journey draws to a close, celebrate the wild's exquisite tapestry with a final game drive. Toast to the adventures shared, the memories made, under the glow of an African sunset—a moment of serene beauty, connecting you with the eternal rhythms of the land.

With Surreal Journeys Travel, embark not just on a trip, but a journey of discovery, connection, and awe. Seven days in Kenya—that promise a lifetime of memories. Join us on this mesmerizing voyage where dreams transcend into reality, and the soul of Africa becomes a part of your own.

 
Accommodations:
Ole-Sereni
Join us in the heart of the the world’s most celebrated wildlife reserves, where giraffes, zebras, buffalos and antelopes run free on the endless untamed savannah. In close proximity to the Airport, Ole Sereni is the most iconic hotel in Nairobi that sits opposite the Nairobi National Park. Where you can watch zebras stopping for their morning drink as you sip your own out on your room’s private balcony. Under the constant protection of local tribes, we’ll take you in the bush for an exhilarating safari or a game drive. However, you spend your day, our Duma Salon & Spa is waiting to help you rehydrate, restore and re-energize for your next adventure. Our only question is where would you like to start?
 
Zebra Plains Mara Camp
Zebra Plains Collection is a collection of 3 Luxury tented safari camps in the world-famous Maasai Mara Game Reserve, home to the Big Five and the Famous Annual Wildebeests Migration. Owned and run by a Kenyan with over 16 years of experience in Safari guiding and safari lodge management in Kenya and Tanzania. All our camps are located in the Maasai Mara where the well-known Maasai tribe live and it is here where we employ over 80% of the local community as our way of giving our guests Authentic experience and also a way of giving back to the community.

What's included in this trip:

All accommodations
All activities (unless indicated as optional)
All transportation (Unless labeled as optional) 
Meals (As specified in the itinerary) 
Taxes / VAT Park fees 
Professional guide  
Visit to Maasai village during safari Drinking water (On all days) 
GROUP TRANSFER - If you book your flight outside of the recommended arrival time, transfer is NOT included

What's not included:

Flights
Meals not indicated in Itinerary
Visa
Travel Protection - SJT Recommends purchasing travel protection (www.insuremytrip.com)
Tips (Recommended Tips $60 - $75 per person)
Transfers outside of recommended group arrival time

Itinerary:

Day 1- Sep 15, 2025: Touchdown into Wonder
- As your plane descends towards Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, catch your first glimpse of the radiant African sun painting the horizon in hues of amber and gold. An airport transfer will whisk you away, offering glimpses of Nairobi’s bustling life and vibrant landscapes, setting the stage for your surreal journey ahead. Tonight, dream of the adventures that await under the star-spangled African sky.

Day 2- Sep 16, 2025: A Symphony of Elephants and City Charms
- Morning: Greet the day with a heartfelt visit to the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage. Imagine being amidst baby elephants, feeling their playful trunk nudges, and witnessing the admirable efforts to weave these orphaned calves back into the wild tapestry of Africa.
- Afternoon: Submerge yourself in the pulsating heart of Nairobi. Feel the rhythm of the city as you explore its heritage and contemporary pulse—every corner turned, a new story, every face a portal to a multitude of narratives.
- Meal Plan: Start your day with a breakfast that brings tastes of local Kenyan produce, a tantalizing prelude to the day’s adventures.

Day 3- Sep 17, 2025: A Wild Canvas Awaits
- Early Morning: As dawn breaks, venture into Nairobi National Park. Imagine the thrill as the savannah comes to life, a tableau vivant of Africa’s iconic wildlife silhouetted against the rising sun—a surreal contrast of nature and urban silhouettes.
- Morning: The heartwarming encounter at the Giraffe Centre awaits, where feeding these serene giants blends the boundaries between human and wildlife, connecting you deeply with nature's gentle giants.
- Evening (OPTIONAL): Delve into Nairobi’s nocturnal heart, a mosaic of cultural beats, vibrant gatherings, and culinary delights. A night to immerse, indulge, and dance with the soul of Kenya.
- Meal Plan: A breakfast that awakens the senses, preparing you for the day’s wonders.

Day 4- Sep 18, 2025: Into the Mara’s Embrace
- Morning: Embark on a scenic voyage to the Maasai Mara. As you traverse the Great Rift Valley, the landscape unfolds like an artist's palette—sweeping savannahs, rugged terrains, and panoramas that stretch beyond the horizon.
- Afternoon: Step into a Maasai Village, an immersive experience that paints a vivid picture of a community living in harmony with the wild, their vibrant red shukas, and rhythmic dances creating a mesmerizing spectacle of culture and tradition.
- Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & dinner

Day 5- Sep 19, 2025: The Mara’s Wild Heartbeat
- Afternoon & Evening: Traverse the rolling plains of the Masai Mara on a guided game drive, an ethereal journey among Earth's most majestic creatures. Picture the golden sun casting long shadows over the savannah, illuminating a lioness and her cubs, elephants parading, while the elusive leopard watches from afar—a surreal dance of life in its purest form.
- Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & dinner

Day 6- Sep 20, 2025: Above the Clouds, Beyond the Wild
- Early Morning (OPTIONAL): Ascend into the sunrise aboard a hot-air balloon. Hover above the waking Mara, a vast, breathtaking canvas below—rivers winding through the grasslands, wildlife greeting the day. The serenity up above, juxtaposed with the wild's rhythmic pulse below, crafts a moment of surreal beauty.
- Afternoon: Dive back into the earthy embrace of the Mara with another game drive, culminating in a sunset so vivid, it seems as if the horizon has caught fire. Sip on a sundowner as the sun dips low, painting the sky in shades of orange, purple, and red—a perfect toast to the wild’s timeless beauty.
- Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & dinner

Day 7- Sep 21, 2025: Homeward Bound, Heart Full
- Morning: As you journey back to Nairobi, the landscapes roll past, a film reel of memories etched into your soul. Carry with you the sounds, sights, and spirits of the wild—a parting gift from Kenya.
- Meal Plan: Breakfast that bids you a fond farewell, leaving you with a taste of Kenya’s warmth.

Within this narrative of days and nights, Surreal Journeys Travel crafts not just a trip, but a vivid story woven with the threads of adventure, culture, and connection. Each day promises not just sights and sounds, but a heartfelt journey, seamlessly blending the essence of Kenya with moments of surreal beauty and profound memories waiting to be cherished.

 

 

Terms & Conditions:

$300 Deposit Non-Refundable & Non-Transferable DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
$350 Deposit Non-Refundable & Non-Transferable SOLO OCCUPANCY
 
Terms & Conditions:
  • Payment schedule is FIRM. Failure to keep payments up to date; (unless otherwise authorized by SJT), may result in cancellation without refund
  • MONTHLY payments are required
  • Deposits are 100% non-refundable
  • 50% non-refundable after July 17, 2025
  • 100% non-refundable after August 15, 2025
 
  • **RATES AND AVAILABILITY SUBJECT TO CHANGE UNTIL DEPOSIT IS PROCESSED**

 

If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to reach out at: surrealjourneystravel@gmail.com 
 
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Available Packages

SJT Kenya DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
Available until May 31, 2024

Starting At: $2,299.00
Deposit: $300.00 per person

SJT KENYA SOLO OCCUPANCY
Available until May 31, 2024

$2,799.00
Deposit: $350.00 per person

Extra Options

Day 3 Nightlife
Available until June 6, 2025

$25.00

Enjoy a night out at one of Nairobi's most popular nightclubs! Roundtrip transportation included, any entrance fees NOT included

Day 6 Balloon Safari
Available until June 7, 2024

$450.00