This is a tour geared towards wildlife enthusiasts. If you are looking to see loads of game, this is the tour for you! Travelling to the big names of Kenya‘s National Parks, including Samburu, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara, you are guaranteed superb game viewing opportunities.
DAY 1 :Nairobi
You are met and transferred from Nairobi Airport to Jacaranda Hotel or similar where you will be staying on a Bed and Breakfast Basis. Depending on what time you arrive you will have the rest of the day to explore Nairobi at your own pace.
Day 2: Samburu National Park (Approx 6 hours drive)
Depart after breakfast and drive to Kenya's rugged North Eastern region, home of the colorful Samburu tribe. You will cross the equator en route. Rugged and remote, this wildlife reserve provides some of the best and most colorful game viewing in the country. Arrive at the lodge in time for lunch followed by time to relax. Enjoy an afternoon game drive returning to the lodge at sunset.
Accommodation: Samburu Serena Lodge/Samburu intrapids hotel .
DAY 3: Samburu National Park
Enjoy early morning and afternoon game drives exploring this arid wilderness while photographing its main inhabitants. The great thing about Samburu is that it is located in a semi-desert region of Kenya and therefore not overcrowded with tourists, so you are always assured of fantastic game viewing.
Accommodation: Samburu Serena Lodge /samburu intrapids hotel
DAY 4: Aberdares National Park (Approx 2.30 hours drive)
Go for an early morning game drive in the reserve returning to the lodge for a late breakfast and checkout. Then drive to Aberdares National Park, situated in the shadow of Mt Kenya, Kenya's highest mountain.
Accommodation: Treetops Lodge
DAY 5: Lake Nakuru National Park (Approx 3.30 hours drive)
Depart after breakfast and drive to Lake Nakuru National Park, famous as the home to thousands of lesser and greater flamingo. This park also provides a sanctuary for Rothschild giraffe, rhino and leopard. Continue to Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge or Lake Nakuru Lodge where you overnight.
Accommodation: Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge
DAY 6: Masai Mara National Park (Approx 4 hours drive)
Depart after breakfast and drive via Narok to the Masai Mara National Reserve offering wonderful scenery and plenty of game. It is perhaps the only region left in Kenya where the visitor may see animals in the same super-abundance as existed a century ago. Arrive in time for lunch at your camp and go on an afternoon game drive until sunset.
Accommodation: Mara Leisure camp.
DAY 7: Masai Mara National Park
Today you may enjoy a full day of game drives with a picnic lunch in the wild, with superb photographic opportunities to capture the stately black-maned lion, elephant and various plains game.
You also have an opportunity to go on a spectacular optional balloon ride across the Masai Mara. The Balloon Safari begins in the pre-dawn hours. The magnificent view of the park is thrilling. Towards the end of the safari, you rise to a height of 1500 feet for a panoramic view of the twisting Mara River and the Savannah below. After an hour or so in the air, your safari finishes with a flourish: a champagne breakfast in the bush, cooked on the balloon's burners. (Please note that this is an optional extra which can be arranged at the time of booking this trip). A full refund will be given if the balloon trip is cancelled due to bad weather.
Accommodation: Mara Leisure camp.
DAY 8: Nairobi Day of Departure (Approx 5 hours drive)
Depart after breakfast and drive to Nairobi, Kenya's colorful capital city (5-hour drive). On arrival, you will be dropped off at a city centre hotel or Jomo Kenyatta International airport for your departure flight.
Rate of 2880US$ per person
COST INCLUSIVE :
- Transport in 8- seater Tour Van with pop up roof
- Tour bus fitted with Hi-Fi radio
- Accommodation at Lodge
- All park entrance fees
- All Government taxes and levies
- 3 Meals a Day Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian
- Game drives
- One Litre of Mineral water a day while on safari
- Drivers Allowances
- Airport Transfers
COST EXCLUSIVE :
- Air fares .
- Personal items
- Tips and gratuities.