This is what is happening. Let me know if any of this does not suit any of you - and I shall try and change it. mnki
|Wed 24th||Eleanor arriving|
|Thur 25th||Debbie arriving|
|Sat 27th||Mnki Frki Arriving|
|Sun 28th||Ian arriving|
|Mon 29th||Ian Leaves for Tanzania for a 5 day Safari on the Serengeti.|
|Wed 1st||Ele and Debbie thinking of going camping to Kiambu|
|Sat 4th||The rest arriving|
|Sun 5th||Nairobi Fun - Overnight in Nairobi|
|Mon 6th||Masai Mara - Staying at DavidLivingstones? Safari Resort|
|Tue 7th||Masai Mara|
|Wed 8th||Leave the Mara and Drive to Lake Naivasha - Overnight at Crater Lake Tented Camp.|
|Thu 9th||Overnight at Lake Elementaita Lodge. Climb Mt Longonot?|
|Fri 10th||Rift Valley - Drive back to Nairobi. Overnight in Nairobi.Everyone invited to Dinner to Mnki Parents house|
|Sat 11th||Feast Fun. Overnight in Nairobi.|
|Sun 12th||Nairobi Fun. Overnight in Nairobi. Everyone invited to Lunch at Mnki Parents house|
|Mon 13th||Early Morning flight for Mombasa Fun.|
|Tue 14th||Mombasa Fun|
|Wed 15th||Mombasa Fun|
|Thu 16th||8.30 pm flight back to Nairobi. Overnight in Nairobi.|
|Fri 17th||Nairobi Fun / everyone but Ian Leaving. Happy birthday Ele.|
|Sat 18th||Ian leaving|
|Mon 20th||Mnki Frki leave for India|
Our canonical flight (at least 8 of us will be on it) is:
SN Brussels Airlines (via brussels) Out: 06:55 4th Dec - 23:15 4th Dec Return: 21:40 17th Dec - 07:55 18th Dec
Current total: 13 for first week, 23 for Mombasa
As of the current moment, UK passport holders can get their visa at the airport in Nairobi when they arrive, on handing-over of 30 UKP. See the visa section of  However, I would advise people to check with the high commision (follow the same link) if they are worried about this.
Non-UK passport holders I know not what they need to do. Quite possibly visas might be needed in advance.
You would need to get jabs in advance. Malaria tablets can be got over the counter from any pharmacy. Frki's doctor gave him a prescription that made it a lot cheaper. Mnki's doctor didn't. Discrepancy!
There is no web page for this lodge as yet. But here is a bit more info about it.
David Livingstone is a very new property in the Mara, They are about to launch their website very soon, i can however forward you some of the pics available to me. I highly recommend this lodge in terms of the location,service and the food.
It is located on the banks of Mara river with a resident population of more than 200 hippos. Here if lucky you can witness the crocodile kill the baby hippos or other animals that come to the banks to quench their thir