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(Posted 24th April 2018)


The low season is here with us and you know what that means? The landscapes are lush and green, there are less crowds and even more exciting, affordable holiday packages. Discover Serena Hotels sought after low season packages for a travel experience of a lifetime.

Serena’s Madaraka Express Packages

What better time to travel than low season? Schools are out and this presents a perfect opportunity for a family vacation. Whether you would like to sight wildlife or revel at the breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean, Serena’s Madaraka Express packages will make this dream holiday a reality. Take advantage of our well curated packages to explore the most enchanting destinations in Kenya; Amboseli National Park, Tsavo National Park, The Coast and now even the Mt. Kenya region. Amboseli National Park, famed for big herds of elephants and views of Mt. Kilimanjaro is accessible from the Emali terminal. Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge awaits to make your bush experience as memorable as ever. Set out to discover Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge located in Tsavo West National Park and experience the exhilarating adventures of the “Land of Lions and Lava”. Arrive at Mtito Andei, a two hour ride with Madaraka Express and we will take it from there. The Madaraka Express terminates at Mombasa where you can soak up the sun from our tropic paradise, Serena Beach Resort and Spa or immerse yourself in the Swahili culture. If the cool atmosphere is more of your liking, then head to Mt. Kenya region soon after your Nairobi return trip from the coast. Enjoy quiet serene ambience while on a nature walk at Serena Mountain Lodge or walk with the rhinos at Sweetwaters Serena Camp in Ol Pejeta Conservancy. For more details on Serena’s low season packages and offers please visit our website.

Splendor of Selous


There’s no sunshine when she is gone. Selous is closed but we are waiting with baited breath on the reopening of Selous in June. During this time, the bush will still be green and wildlife in plenty. The wild dogs will be out hunting and the elephants will be rolling in mud in glory of the sun. Boat safaris will be just as captivating as your game drives and you cannot afford to miss the splendor Selous will come bearing. Look out for our June special offers here:

Serena Mivumo River Lodge click here.

Selous Serena Camp click here.

The Art of Fashion and Food: Polana Serena Hotel, Maputo


Mozambique is fast emerging on the international tourism front with its unrivaled beauty, idyllic beaches, cultural fusion, rich history and the ever bustling capital city, Maputo. Discover Maputo through city tours, cultural tours, culinary experiences. The fusion of cultures in the art deco-inspired capital is inspirational. And the place to stay? The ‘Grande Dame’ of Maputo –the iconic Polana Serena Hotel that has upheld the rich tradition of hospitality since 1922. Kenya’s President His Excellency President Uhuru Kenya was elated with his stay there during his recent official visit to Mozambique. A new experience worth your time if visiting Maputo is the delightful fusion of fashion and food at Polana Serena Hotel. Enjoy fine dining with menus expertly curated by our Chefs at the Delagoa fine dining restaurant as you connect with local designers showcasing designs inspired by local culture and heritage. This and other wonderful events are happening regularly at the Polana Serena Hotel now! If Maputo and Polana Serena Hotel are speaking to your heart, check out details about the hotel and special offers on our website..

Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel Street Market


Dar es Salaam is one of the busiest port in East Africa. Its name means “haven of peace” in Arabic was more fitting for Dar’s former status as a sleepy fishing village than now a bustling cosmopolitan city. It is never a dull moment as the destination has more to offer than you can imagine. The eclectic vibes presented from the blend of African, Indian and Arabic cultures will give you a taste of cultural immersion. The distinct architecture from the monumental buildings such as the Lutheran Church and St. Joseph Cathedral will paint a lasting picture in your mind during a city tour. When in Dar, why not discover the Saturday Street Market at Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel? The street market will give you an opportunity to engage with the local community of young entrepreneurs and learn a thing of two about their crafts. Purchase goods ranging from beadwork, garments, woven items and accessories that you can take back home as souvenirs. Check out our special offers here..

Float over Serengeti and Maasai Mara


“Travel brings power and love back to your life” quote by Rumi… I don’t know about you but I want to be in love with every single part of my life and if traveling is the cost to pay, I am all in. Why not take advantage of Serena Hotels’ low priced packages this low season up to June? Visit Mara (Kenya) or the Serengeti (Tanzania) to experience the coveted hot air balloon ride? Capture the most spectacular views of the plains and the diverse game that inhibit Mara and Serengeti ecosystem. The balloon ride comes at an extra charge but it is well worth your while.

Check out our low season packages for Kenya and Tanzania:

Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge click here.

Mara Serena Safari Lodge click here.

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