9 Days Masai Mara - Lake Nakuru - Samburu - Aberdare - Amboseli

KESAF103 : 9 Days Masai Mara - Lake Nakuru - Samburu - Aberdare - Amboseli Safari

Guaranteed departures with minimum order: 2 People 

Day 01: Nairobi – Masai Mara. Pick up from your hotel at 08.30Am and drive to Masai Mara. Lunch enroute followed by afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Camp / Lodge. Meal Plan: {L, D}  

Day 02: Masai Mara game reserve. Full day of game drives with a picnic lunch in the wild, superb photographic opportunities to capture the black-maned lion, elephant and various plains game. Overnight at the camp or lodge. Meal Plan: {B, L, D}  

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

Day 03: Masai Mara - 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. At times you may see a lion crawling on the water’s edge, or if you are a bird lover you will spot different bird species. Accommodation at the Chester hotel or Lake Nakuru lodge. 

Day 04: Lake Nakuru - 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.  Meal Plan: {B, L, D}  

Day 05: Samburu. Full day spent in Samburu with early morning and afternoon game viewing in this reserve, which covers 40 square miles (104 square kilometers). Ololokwe Table Mountain forms a dramatic backdrop to our game viewing. 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.

Day 06: Samburu - Aberdare. After breakfast depart for the Treetops arriving at the Outspan hotel in time for lunch. After lunch you will be picked by the hotel vehicle and transferred to the Treetops. Throughout the day and night, forest animals visit the waterhole and saltlick, ensuring you plenty to see and photograph. The visits from the elephants and crocodiles below the decks make nights here most memorable.  At night you will be able to watch game from the hotel verandah which overlooks a floodlit waterhole. Dinner and overnight at the Treetops lodge.6

Day 07: Aberdare - Amboseli. After breakfast, drive south south via Nairobi 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 metre). 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 Lodge.

Day 08: 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 Lodge.

Day 09: Amboseli – Nairobi. Pre-breakfast game drive. After breakfast, game enroute back to Nairobi, where you arrive around 16.00PM. On arrival you will be dropped at the airport or at your hotel.

Safari Inclusive:

Complementary airport transfer on arrival in Nairobi
Transport while on safari - with pop up roof safari vehicle
All park entrance fees and government levies
Full board accommodation in campsites/lodges -double room sharing
3 Meals per day while on safari- vegetarian & non vegetarian
English speaking professional driver guides
Bottled drinkng water - 1 litre per person per day

Exclusive / Extras:

Expenses of personal a nature,
Sodas and alcoholic drinks
Laundry services
Gratuities/tips
Optional travel insurance
Entry visa,
Health requirements (you are entering a Malaria area).
Also excluded is accommodation in Nairobi - can be arranged on request. 

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