Day 1. Samburu National Reserve
Morning pick up at the airport / city hotel for your Kenya holiday safari, depart for a journey to the rugged semi-desert region of northern Kenya the homeland of the nomadic Samburu people, whose culture attaches great value to tending their livestock of cattle, sheep, goats and camels as their main economic activity. The Samburu people’s appearance is dramatic with bright reds, braided hair and skin daubed in red ochre. Samburu is rich in species not seen in southern Kenya’s more famous parks, such as Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, beisa oryx and gerenuk. You’ll also have a good chance at spotting lions, cheetahs and the elusive leopard. The semiarid landscape is dramatic, with the rugged outcrop known as Mt. Ololokwe a prominent feature. Arrive in time for lunch. Afternoon game viewing drive inside the park. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge.
Day 2. Samburu
This day you have an early Morning and late afternoon game drives inside the park. All meals and overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge.
Samburu Village Tour, $25.
Day 3. Aberdares.
Breakfast and drive to the shoulders of Mt. Kenya arriving at the Aberdare Country Club for lunch. After lunch transfer by lodge vehicle to the Ark Lodge where from the lodge balcony you view game that often visit the floodlit waterhole and saltlick–e.g elephants, rhino, buffalo and giant forest hog. Picturesque, steep forested ravines and open moorland characterise the Aberdare National Park. The park provides a habitat for elephants, black rhinos, leopards, spotted hyenas, olive baboons, black and white colobus monkeys, buffalos, warthogs and bushbucks among others. Rare sightings include those of the Giant Forest hog, bongo, golden cat, serval cat, African wild cat, African civet cat and the blue duiker. Bird viewing is rewarding, with over 250 species of birds in the park, including the Jackson’s Francolin, Sparrow hawks, goshawks, eagles, sunbirds and plovers. Dinner and overnight at Ark Lodge.
Day 4. Lake Nakuru National Park.
Breakfast and drive to the Dramatic Rift Valley via Thomson Falls arriving at the Pink Lake for lunch and later proceed for an afternoon game drive. The Bird Watchers’ Paradise On the floor of the Great Rift Valley, surrounded by wooded and bushy grassland, lies the beautiful Lake Nakuru National Park. Enjoy the wide ecological diversity and varied habitats that range from Lake Nakuru itself to the surrounding escarpment and picturesque ridges. Lake Nakuru National Park is ideal for bird watching and game drives. Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge.
Day 5. Lake Naivasha.
Breakfast and depart for Lake Naivasha in the Great Rift Valley. Lake Naivasha is one of the gems in a necklace of Rift Valley lakes, has a variety of bird life and hippo colonies. The Hell’s Gate National Park is a remarkable quarter of the Great Rift Valley. Spectacular scenery including the towering cliffs, water-gouged gorges, stark rock towers, scrub clad volcanoes and belching plumes of geothermal steam make it one of the most atmospheric Parks in Africa. In addition to the bio-diversity that includes raptors, You can enjoy boat rides, mountain biking, rock climbing and a natural spa. Lunch at Lodge / Tented Camp, Dinner and overnight at Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort.
Day 6. Masai Mara.
Breakfast at the lodge and depart for the Masai Mara National Reserve, which borders Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park. Every year, between June and September, millions of wildebeests and zebras migrate into the Mara in search of water. The timing of this phenomenon varies, depending on the rains, but they usually start heading back to the Serengeti in October. Whether you see the migration or not, the grassy plains and lush landscape offer a huge variety of game including lions, cheetahs, buffalo and abundant bird life such as ostriches, cranes and storks. Lunch followed by afternoon game drive, Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge.
Day 7 and 8. Masai Mara.
Breakfast and leave with picnic lunches for a full day game drive inside the Park. Search for Wild game black manned lion for which Mara is famous for, cheetah, buffalo, wildebeest, zebra, leopard, grants gazelle are quite common, even the rare rhino might come out of the thicket for you, hyenas are plentiful, Extend your drive to the hippo point where schools of hippo submerge on the approach of vehicles only to surface seconds later to shot and gamble their displeasure as the crocodiles sunbathe on the river banks mouths agape. Between meals there is optional visit to the Maasai villages for an insight to their culture if clients so wish. Meals and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge.
Masai Village Tour, $25.
Masai Mara Hot Air Balloon Safari, $450.
Day 9. Amboseli National Park.
Early morning breakfast and depart for Amboseli, En route lunch in Nairobi and proceed through maasai land to Amboseli National Park arriving for late afternoon drive(if time permits). The park is 39,206 hectares (392 km2; 151 sq. mi) in size at the core of an 8,000 square kilometres (3,100 sq. mi) ecosystem that spreads across the Kenya-Tanzania border.
Crowned by Mount Kilimanjaro, he highest free-standing mountain in the world, Africa’s highest peak, the Amboseli National Parks is one of Kenya’s most popular parks. The name “Amboseli” comes from a Maasai word meaning “salty dust”, and it is one of the best places in Africa to view large herds of elephants up close. Nature lovers can explore five different habitats here ranging from the dried-up bed of Lake Amboseli, wetlands with sulphur springs, the savannah and woodlands. They can also visit the local Maasai community who live around the park and experience their authentic culture. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge.
Day 10. Amboseli.
Breakfast and leave with picnic lunchbox as you proceed for a full day of game viewing drive inside the park. Amboseli is a photogenic Park and hosts great number of game including the lion, elephant and the splendid cheetah. Meals and overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge.
Day 11. Tsavo West National Park.
Breakfast and depart via shaitani lava flows to Tsavo west arriving for lunch at Lodge. Afternoon game drive extending to mzima springs.
From the sight of fifty million gallons of crystal clear water gushing out of from the under parched lava rock that is the Mzima Springs to the Shetani lava flows, Tsavo West is a beautiful, rugged wilderness. The savannah ecosystem comprises of open grasslands, scrublands, and Acacia woodlands, belts of riverine vegetation and rocky ridges including the Poacher’s Lookout where visitors can see the teeming herds in the plains below. Tsavo West offers some of the most magnificent game viewing in the world and attractions include elephant, rhino, Hippos, lions, cheetah, leopards, Buffalos, diverse plant and bird species including the threatened corncrake and near threatened Basra Reed Warbler.
The spectacle Mzima Springs is the sight of fifty million gallons of crystal clear water gushing out of from the under parched lava rocks, forming the most welcoming and lovely scene in Africa Ancient lands of Lions, in 1898 the Uganda railway construction was abruptly halted by the two of the most voracious and insatiable man-eating lions appeared upon the scene, and for over nine month waged intermittent warfare against the railway and all those connected with it in the vicinity of Tsavo. A vibrant volcanic arena; molten lava that form Shetani lava spewed from the earth just about 200 years ago and its fiery fury was thought by locals to be work of the Devil. Poacher’s Lookout and roaring rocks; the Park abound the panoramic vintage point from which to view the movement of the herds.
Glorious game drives; Tsavo west offers some of the most magnificent game viewing in the world Ngulia Sanctuary; this is where the growing population of highly endangered black rhino are inching from chasm of extinction forced upon them by rampant poaching in the 1960s.
Lake Jipe, lies astride Kenya and Tanzania boarder and is teeming with aquatic life, Bird watching I also major activity around the lake.
First World War Site-East African Campaign, Perhaps the most bizarre campaign of the world war was fought in the “Bundu” (Bush) – the barely explored wilderness of thorny scrub and dense forest of Tsavo west. This last ‘gentleman war’ was waged under the code of honor-sometimes; or under guerilla tactics adopted from African tribal fighters. Dinner and overnight at Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge.
Day 12. Nairobi.
Breakfast and depart with en route game drive arriving Nairobi at around 1500 hours. Drop ff at your city hotel / airport. End of your Kenya holiday safari.
Child Rate – Sharing Room with Adults:
0 – 2 Free.
3 – 11 Years – 50% of Adult Rate.
1st April – 30th June – Contact us for Rates.
Inclusive in Kenya holiday safari:
Transportation in custom tourist safari vehicle (Toyota mini van 4 X 4) with HF Radio communication and pop-up roof for easy viewing and photographing
Services of English speaking skilled and experienced driver/guide
Full board accommodation on safari
Extensive game drives
All park entrance fees and government taxes
Nairobi airport transfers
1 L bottle mineral water per person per day on game drives
Membership with Flying doctors emergency evacuation services
Beverages and Alcoholic drinks
Airport departure Tax
Domestic Flights and International flights to and from Nairobi
Personal & baggage insurance
Optional activities or items of personal nature