12 Days Masai Mara - Lake Nakuru - Samburu -Aberdare -Amboseli - Tsavo West & East Safari

12 Days Masai Mara - L. Nakuru - Samburu -Aberdare -Amboseli - Tsavo West & East Safari

Guaranteed departures with minimum order: 2 People

Safari Highlights: Kenya is a land filled with the richness of Africa. From the remote Shaba Reserve where Survivor three was filmed amongst the Lion and Elephant to the Masai Mara's migrating herds of wildebeest, guests will enjoy a well rounded, invigorating safari experience. This is balanced with periods of quiet contemplation where only the sound of a distant Lion's roar breaks the night air. Exciting days and relaxing nights at comfortable, quality accommodations make this a great value African experience.

Day 01: Nairobi – Tsavo East. http://kws.go.ke/content/tsavo-east-national-park Depart Nairobi at 07.30am and drive to the Tsavo East national pack which is renowned for its large numbers of elephants and the famous man eating lions. Lunch is served on arrival followed by afternoon game viewing drives. Accommodation at Sentrim Tsavo Tented camp or Voi Safari lodge. Meal plan: {L, D} http://www.sentrimhotels.net/index.php/sentrim-tsavo-lodges-in-tsavo ; https://www.safari-hotels.com/site/3.php?htl=2 

Day 02: Tsavo East – Tsavo West. http://kws.go.ke/tsavo-west-national-park

After breakfast, game drive enroute to Tsavo West national park. Lunch is served on arrival followed by afternoon game viewing drives.  Accommodation at Rhino Valley Lodge or Ngulia Safari lodge. Meal plan: {B, L, D}  https://www.safari-hotels.com/site/3.php?htl=3 ; http://rhinovalleylodge.co.ke/ 

Day 03: Tsavo  West – Amboseli. http://kws.go.ke/amboseli-national-park

After breakfast, drive to Amboseli national park, right on the border with Tanzania. This park affords everyone's classic image of East Africa - herds of great animals moving across the dusty plains with the snow-capped peak of Mount Kilimanjaro rising straight up in the background. Mount Kilimanjaro is Africa's highest mountain at 19,340 feet (5,895 meter). Although it is situated inside Tanzania, the best views of the mountain are from Amboseli on the Kenyan side of the border. Afternoon is spent game viewing in the majestic Amboseli. Accommodation at Kibo luxury tented or AA Amboseli lodge or Amboseli Sopa Lodge. Meal plan: {B, L, D} http://www.kibosafaricamp.com/http://aalodges.com/aa-lodges/aa-amboseli/ ; http://www.sopalodges.com/amboseli-sopa-lodge/overview 

Day 04: Amboseli. Full day spent in Amboseli national park, famous for its wild game and spectacular backdrop of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Here you will have the chance to see the Big Five while enjoying the comforts of your game drive. The day is comprised of two game drives, one in the morning and one in the early evening. Your driver's keen eyes will come in handy while exploring the countryside. Accommodation at Kibo luxury tented or AA Amboseli lodge or Amboseli Sopa Lodge. Meal plan: {B, L, D} 

Day 05: Amboseli – Aberdare. http://kws.go.ke/content/aberdare-national-park Early breakfast then drive to Aberdare national park, via Nairobi. After breakfast, drive to Aberdare Country Club for lunch - http://www.aberdarecountryclub.com  After lunch, you are transferred to the THE ARK by the lodges' own transport. Spend the night watching animals as they gather at the floodlit water hole. Night observation of animals at the lounge offers exiting animal viewing with easy photography and comfort. Night visitors expected are Rhinos, Elephants, lions, bushbuck, warthog and night birds. You will find this as a great way to introduce you to your safari. Meal plan: {B, L, D} http://www.thearkkenya.com/the-ark  

Day 06: Aberdare – Samburu. Early breakfast then drive north to Samburu where the climate is drier and the land is semi-desert. Spend the next two days exploring the Samburu game reserve. Keep your camera and binoculars ready, as the wildlife is plentiful. See the thin-striped Grevy's Zebra, reticulated Giraffe, blue-necked Somali ostrich and Beisa Oryx, all species only found north of the equator. The long-necked Gerenuk, a graceful antelope, spends most of its time here in a bi-pedal stance seeking succulent leaves. Accommodation at Samburu Sopa lodge or Sentrim Samburu Camp. Meal plan: {B, L, D} http://www.sopalodges.com/samburu-sopa-lodge/overview ; http://www.sentrimhotels.net/index.php/sentrim-samburu-lodges-in-samburu 

Day 07: Samburu. Full day spent in Samburu with early morning and afternoon game viewing drives in this reserve, which covers 40 square miles (104 square kilometers). Samburu is also home to the third of Kenya's giraffe species - the Reticulated Giraffe. This is also our best chance to see the blue-legged Somali Ostrich, the long-necked Gerenuk gazelle and the straight-horned Beisa Oryx antelope. Accommodation at Samburu Sopa lodge or Sentrim Samburu Camp. Meal plan: {B, L, D} 

Day 08: Samburu – Lake Nakuru. Early breakfast drive to Lake Nakuru with lunch enroute. Afternoon game viewing drives at Lake Nakuru national park. This is a soda lake and is home to the greater and lesser flamingos. Accommodation at the Chester hotel.  Meal plan: {B, L, D} http://www.chesterhotels.co.ke/ 

Day 09: Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara. Depart for the Maasai Mara game reserve, the northern part of the Serengeti and one of Kenya's most favored game-viewing areas. It is the Africa of the imagination; endless reaches of acacia-dotted grasslands studded with hazy hills. Lunch is served on arrival followed by afternoon game viewing drives. Accommodation at Manyatta Camp. Meal plan: {B, L, D} http://www.masaimaramanyattacamp.com/

Day 10: Masai Mara. Full day game viewing drives at the Masai Mara with picnic lunch provided in the park. Game drives from sunrise and sun downer provides greatest moments for game viewing in these mystic plains, a time when the soft red hues of the sun will give your photographs the clarity of the actual African savannah. Morning game viewing with drive to the Mara river for a chance to see the wildebeest migration as well as the resident hippos and crocodiles. Accommodation at Manyatta Camp. Meal plan: {B, L, D} http://www.masaimaramanyattacamp.com/  

Optional visit to Masai Village for a cultural tour can be arranged on this after the day’s tour - $20 per person. Also optional hot air balloon ride can be arranged this morning, then proceed with your game drive - $430 per person 

Day 11: Masai Mara. Full day game viewing drives at the Masai Mara with a with a game drive from sunrise and sundowner providing greatest moments for game viewing in these mystic plains, a time where the soft red hues of the sun will give your photographs the clarity of the actual African savannah. Morning drive to the Mara river for a chance to see the resident hippos and crocodiles. Accommodation at the Manyatta camp. Meal plan: {B, L, D} www.masaimaramanyattacamp.com 

 

Day 12: Masai Mara – Nairobi. Morning game viewing drives before breakfast. After breakfast drive back to Nairobi to arrive around 16:00pm.  Meal plan: {B} 

No. Of Pax.
Price (US$) Per Person
02 2570
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2110
06
1970

INCLUSIVES IN THE ABOVE PRICES
1 Complementary airport transfer in Nairobi - if required
Private transport while on safari
All park entrance fees and government levies
Full board accommodation in Tents/lodges
3 Meals per day while on safari- vegetarian & non vegetarian
English speaking professional driver guide

NB// Accommodation in other Luxury lodges and Luxury tented camps is also available on request.

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