Cost Per Person Sharing USD 3,950 Using a Tour Van
Cost Per Person Sharing USD 4,650 Using Land Cruiser
Day 1: Home Country – Nairobi
Upon arrival at the airport, you will be met by our English speaking driver guide who will take you to a town hotel for dinner and overnight. Weston hotel (BB)
Day 2: Nairobi – Aberdares
You will be pick up after early breakfast from your hotel, drive to the rich agricultural area of Mount Kenya region via the famous Pineapple leading company Delmonte, you will also have an opportunity to cross the equator just before you arrive in Famous Nanyuki town for the mountain climbers. Aberdares national park might be small in size but it provides a vastly different experience to the country’s more famous savannah reserves. Created to protect the Aberdares Mountains of the Central Highlands, it comprises two ecosystems unusual to Kenya: a moorland plateau and a swathe of dense rainforest. The result is that visitors on an Aberdares safari can expect not only unique and spectacular landscapes but will also enjoy good game viewing particularly in the Salient, the eastern forested section.
Although harder to find than on the open plains of the Maasai Mara, lion elephant, rhino and buffalo are present in the park as are rare antelope species including the much sought-after bongo – an elusive antelope that lives in the bamboo forest. Other forest species such as black and white Columbus monkey, giant forest hog, golden cat and leopard are seen regularly along with around 250 bird species. Dinner and overnight at Aberdares country club (FB).
Day 3: Ark
After breakfast it is time for a hike in the beautiful park. Here you will be able to see giraffes, zebras, eland antelopes, warthogs, impalas and baboons. After lunch you continue driving into the heart of the dense Aberdares forest to tree-top lodge, The Ark, which offers the best experiences of wildlife in Kenya’s lush Highlands. The Ark was recently stylishly renovated has now become not only a classic, but also a really good and atmospheric safari place in the often chilly highlands. From the lodge there is a direct view of a pond, which has elephants, buffaloes, and antelopes and with a little luck rhinos and leopards coming to drink water from the dense forest, giving you the first real safari experience in Kenya.
A warm sweater may be useful when The Ark is located at over 2000 meters altitude and the nights can sometimes be chilly. Dinner and overnight at The Ark (FB).
Day 4: Samburu
Depart after breakfast for the Aberdares country club and head to Samburu national reserve. Samburu National Reserve is a Kenyan less visited Game Reserve and is situated within the Rift Valley. The Reserve Measures approximately 104sq. Km (approx. 65sq. miles) in size, this unfenced Savannah grassland is roughly 350km (217 miles) from Nairobi. It is relatively small in size compared to other Kenyan parks, such as Tsavo but it has more to offer as well as several endangered species. You will arrive at Ashnil Samburu in time for lunch, after lunch proceeds for the game drive which will bring you to the elephant bedroom tower. The game drive will run for about 3 hours and there after you will return to the camp for dinner and overnight. Ashnil Samburu camp (FB).
Day 5: Samburu Safari Full Day
The whole day will be spent exploring this amazing game reserve, it gives you the refreshment of your mind as the park is not populated and not many people visits here, we have concentration of the Its home to the big five, Elephant, Lion, Rhino, Leopard, Buffalo, Gerenuk, Reticulated Giraffe, Somali Ostrich, Gravy Zebra, Besia Oryx, Endangered Wild Dog as well as Pun cake Tortoise – Endangered. There are over 450 species of birds identified and aquatic species in the Ewaso Nyiro River including, vultures, kingfishers, marabous, bateleurs, guinea fowl, Somali ostriches and others. The whole day will be spent exploring the park for the whole day game drive. Ashnil Samburu camp (FB).
Day 6: Samburu Lake Nakuru
After an early breakfast depart to Lake Nakuru national park, have lunch at Lake Nakuru lodge also your lodging for the night. You will drive through the beautiful forest, where the gulbarkede acacia trees are the setting for example, to meet the elusive leopard and continues out on grass plains, where you look for the “white” and “black” rhino, buffalo and the many birds. You stay for one night at Lake Nakuru Lodge, located in a beautiful park directly at the lake. Lake Nakuru Lodge (FB).
Day 7: Lake Nakuru – The large Savanna Masai Mara
The safari continues to the southwest through the Great Rift Valley to the Maasai Mara plains. The trip is varied and gives a new and excellent impression of the Savannah embossed part of Kenya’s landscapes. You are seeing the shift from fertility of the central part of the Rift Valley to the open grassy plains, where more adventures await with gazelles, antelopes and other grazers that characterize the landscape. Maasai Mara Reserve is the northern part of Tanzania’s famous Serengeti Plains and is great all year round.
You will always experience many different animal species. Large herds of elephant, buffalo, predators and their prey is more frequent here than most other places in Africa. The period from July to October has provided a great opportunity to experience the great wildebeest and zebra migration, which arrive from the Serengeti to Mara and the chances to discover the various extra-large predators are many. Look closely for crocodiles, lions, cheetahs, jackals, hyenas and leopards.
You expect to arrive in the Mara area at midday. You will bring packed lunches and a large part of the last hours before arrival at the lodge is one long game drive (game drive) before the accommodation in the cosy and charming Mara Sopa Lodge or similar. The area is one of the Mara-Serengeti ecosystem’s most wildly colourful throughout the year. Accommodation at the lodge in great luxury tents with private bath / toilet. This gives an authentic African experience to stay in the tent where the sounds of the Savannah are heard clearly especially at night. Accommodation and meals for two nights at the lodge. Mara Sopa Camp (FB).
Day 8: Maasai Mara
Two long game drives during the day or a long full day game drive. The run will depend on the animals’ movements which can only be known on the day itself. From the early morning, when the light coolness still prevails, you will seek out the great experiences among Africa’s famed “Big Five” – elephants, buffaloes, lions, leopards and rhinos. Rivers meanders crisscrossing through the 1,500-square-kilometer reserve. Here looking animals naturally turn to drink, and there are often great opportunities to take some great pictures.
During the stay in the Masai Mara it is also possible to visit a Maasai village (optional extra USD 50 per person). A really exciting experience and an encounter with a completely different culture. Warmly, you are invited inside the village, where you are greeted by singing Maasai village women. You have the opportunity to get into the cabins, and to buy a souvenir to take home.
Or what about the sublime experience of balloon safari in the morning followed by a cosy breakfast served on the Savannah (not included USD 410 per person). We recommend that you book it from home, as there are only a limited number of seats. Mara Sopa Camp (FB).
Day 9: Hike and boat trip on Lake Naivasha
After breakfast depart for Lake Naivasha. The day starts with an atmospheric cruise on the lake, where you do not only get close to hippos, but also many of the lake’s birds include pelicans and the beautiful African Fish Eagle, often seen. Subsequently hike on the small Crescent Island, where we experience giraffes, zebras, antelopes and gazelles. The afternoon is devoted to relaxing at the Lodge’s pool, or to enjoy the park and the animals that are in the park. Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge (FB).
Day 10: Lake Naivasha – Amboseli
Depart Nairobi in the morning and travel to the Amboseli National park located at the foot of snow-capped Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak. The drive takes us past traditional Maasai villages dotted across the countryside. Arriving at Amboseli Park, in time for lunch and check in. An afternoon game drive introduces you to these flat plains of Amboseli, with the majestic Kilimanjaro Mountain towering in the distance. The park supports a wide variety of wildlife and is home to the Masai tribe. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sopa lodge (FB).
Day 11: Full day at Amboseli national park
Spend the whole day at the park or morning and afternoon game drives. Amboseli is best known for the striking imagery of African elephants with the towering Kilimanjaro peak as a backdrop, Also Amboseli is home to a vast elephant population, known for its large old bull elephants. The game drives take us in search of the diverse wildlife and birds drawn to the grasslands and seasonal flood plains of Amboseli, offering fantastic photographic opportunities. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sopa lodge (FB).
Day 12: Amboseli – Nairobi
Another early morning game viewing drive at Amboseli. Then back to the lodge for breakfast and check out. Depart after breakfast and en-route with picnic lunches back to Nairobi for your flight back home. You will have a stopover along the way for a chance to buy souvenirs.
- Transport in 8 seater luxury open roof tour vans for 12 days
- 11 nights’ accommodation in preferred camp / lodge
- Meals on Full board for 11 days (meals are Buffet)
- Comprehensive game drives for 12 days
- Services of professional tour guide driver
- Pick up and drop off in Nairobi Airport
- Park entry fees
What’s Not Included
- Drinks and tips for waiters, porters and drivers
- Any other thing which is not included above
- Return Air tickets