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Highlights: This is a budget camping adventure which starts from Nairobi and ends in Nairobi. You will be able to visit the 7Th wonders of the World – Maasai Mara from Nairobi then proceed to Nakuru National Park and then to Samburu National Park. You will stay in tents or Guest houses at the various campsites within the Maasai Mara National Reserve, Nakuru National Park and Amboseli and Tsavo west National Parks.

Itinerary:

Day 1: Nairobi – Maasai Mara

On arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, or if you are staying in a Nairobi City Hotel, our tour manager will meet you and brief you on your safari, and thereafter depart for the Maasai Mara Game Reserve with stops at the viewpoint of the Great Rift Valley and Narok town for lunch and refueling. Arrive in time for a late afternoon / early evening game drive enroute to a campsite for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Maasai Mara

Early breakfast then proceed for a full day of game viewing in the reserve.

The day will be taken up tracking game with your guide though there will be a break for a picnic lunch at the hippo pool. The abundance and variety of game in this reserve is nothing short of amazing. Practically every mammal can be seen in the Mara with a few exceptions. Various antelopes, scavengers like hyena and vulture are common. The reserve contains all the cats that are; lion, cheetah and leopard; sighting leopard needs luck more than just being there but lions are abundant and there are excellent chances for spotting cheetah. The hippo pool is a popular spot to watch out for hippos; with luck, you may catch crocodile basking on the rocks. Elephants, buffalo, the Maasai giraffe, wildebeest and the common zebra abound.

Return to the campsite for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Maasai Mara

After breakfast proceed on another game-viewing session. After lunch you will have the option to go for a game drive or at extra cost, visit a nearby Maasai village to see their nomadic lifestyle.

The Maasai Mara, now The New 7the wonder of the world and 4th preferred tourist destination in the world is a home to wildlife in such abundance and variety that it is difficult to imagine. The most spectacular event of the natural world takes place here; The annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture while being followed on their heels by the predators of the
savanna; lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures.

It hosts over 450 species of animals which include lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephants.

Day 4: Maasai Mara – Nakuru

Maasai Mara Balloon (Optional)
Early morning game drive – if you still want to go for more

OR

Take the opportunity to fly over the Mara in a Hot air Balloon provided at an extra cost. The balloon package includes a champagne breakfast in the wild! If you can spare the money, viewing abundant game afloat a balloon is an unforgettable experience.

After breakfast, depart the Mara region for Nakuru. The drive offers panoramic views of Mount Longonot and Lake Naivasha from afar; this means that you will see them from the main highway. Arrive at Nakuru in time for dinner and overnight at a campsite.

Day 5: Lake Nakuru / Amboseli via Nairobi

Wake up to an early morning game viewing drive in Lake Nakuru National Park.

Flamingos and other water birds that thrive in a salt-water environment can be seen. With luck you may track the white rhino and the Rothschild’s giraffe which both have endangered species status. The park is 188 km and is home to cats (both lion and leopard), various antelopes, and grazers like warthog and the waterbuck and Cape buffalo that breed near the shoreline.

Lake Nakuru is a soda lake on the floor of the Rift valley. It is famous due to its being a home to about 1.5 million flamingo’s and the over 450 species of birds found here. The sight of the millions of flamingos is quite spectacular. From a distance the lake appears ringed in pink. The Lake has also earned a reputation as an important haven for endangered species – particularly the Rothschild Giraffe and the black and white rhino. It is a home to Lions, waterbucks, buffalos, baboons and pelicans.
After breakfast, drive to Amboseli via Nairobi arriving in time for lunch in one of the restaurants in Nairobi. Continue to Amboseli via Kenya/Tanzania border (Namanga) arriving in Amboseli in the late afternoon.
An evening game viewing drive.

Dinner and overnight at a campsite.

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Day 6 & 7: Amboseli

After breakfast, proceed on a game drive in this park, which lies in a dried-up lakebed. There are swamps and springs fed by underground rivers from the melting snows of Mount Kilimanjaro, which give permanent water to the wildlife. The animals seen here include lion, elephant, cheetah, buffalo, plains game and the rare Taita weaver and the gerenuk. The animals are mainly found around the Ol Kenya swamp. If the weather is clear and there is no low cloud cover, you may see the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro, which forms a beautiful backdrop to the park. The observation hill offers a view of the entire park and beyond.

Amboseli National Park has the combination of scenery, people and animals is what makes the Amboseli national park of fascinating. Beautifully situated at the foot of the towering Kilimanjaro, it Is the home of the brightly painted Maasai tribe, here you can see lions , cheetahs, spotted hyenas and wild dogs as well as gnus , Kaffir buffaloes , Burch ell’s zebras and herds of elephants . All these animals come to drink at water holes consisting of small lakes or muddy ponds kept filled up by water from the melting snows of Kilimanjaro. The northern lake Amboseli contains water only after rain.
An afternoon game drive will follow after lunch. Dinner and overnight at a campsite.

Day 8: Amboseli – Tsavo West

After breakfast, depart Amboseli for Tsavo West National Park, lunch enroute.

You will visit the Shaitani Lava flows as the area where the park lies is of volcanic origin. The Mzima Springs which contain 20 million tonnes of crystal – clear water from the underground streams of the nearby Chyullu Hills are an additional attraction; various aspects of marine life including hippos, crocodile and fish can be seen from the specially constructed underground glass tank. The animal species seen at Tsavo are hippo, crocodiles, elephant, gazelle, zebra, giraffe, various birds, buffalo, and kudu in a thick acacia setting.

Tsavo East and Tsavo West, both national parks are managed separately but together they form the largest reserve in East Africa. The northern part of Tsavo east may not however be visited by tourists. Nevertheless the Tsavo national park founded in 1947 is one of the most visited tourist attraction in Kenya. In spite of its arid countryside and savannah vegetation about 60species of mammals and 400 different species of birds are to be found here. The Tsavo is particularly famous because of its dramatic scenery and the “Red Elephants” which owe their colors to the dust prevalent in this area as well as lions and cheetahs. There are many antelopes (Oryx, kudus, giants gazelles and giraffe) Burchell’s zebras, Maasai giraffes baboons and vervet monkeys of the birds the most impressive is the Maasai ostrich. Where
there is water such as at Mzima springs, crocodiles and hippos can also be seen.

Dinner and overnight at a campsite.

Day 9: Tsavo West – Nairobi

After breakfast, your final game viewing drive will follow during which you may see plains game; zebra, antelope, lesser kudu, ostrich and large herds of elephant. Lunch will be taken enroute. Arrive in Nairobi in the evening ready for your departure flight.

Package Includes:
• All game parks or national parks entrance fees
• All game drives in the various parks accompanied by our professional English-speaking driver cum guide
• transport by comfortable safari vehicles with hatch-roofs for Game viewing and photography all campsite fees
• All camping equipment (except sleeping bags)
• accommodation in the campsite
• Three sumptuous meals per day whilst on safari, prepared and served by our cook

Package Excludes:
• Hot air Balloon flight in Maasai Mara – US$ per person extra (Price is subject to confirmation at the time of booking.)
• Tips to driver guide, cook and porter.
• Extras at the lodges – tips, drinks, telephone, laundry.
• Items of personal expenses

Trip Highlights

Amboseli National Park: This Park is also known as Kilimanjaro’s Royal Court.  The ecosystem mainly consists of savannah grassland spread across the Kenya-Tanzania border. The park is famous for being the best place in Africa to get close to free-ranging elephants among other wildlife species. Other attractions of the park include opportunities to meet the Maasai and spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro. Activities available in this park include game viewing, camping, viewing Mt. Kilimanjaro, bird watching and photography. Attraction sites within the park include the big five, the observation hill which allows an overall view of the whole park especially the swamps and elephants, the swamp below observation hill hosts many elephants, buffaloes, hippos and a variety of water fowls like pelican, Egyptian goose as well as the contemporary Maasai culture and indigenous lifestyle.

Tsavo West National Park:  The park consists of savannah ecosystem comprising of open grasslands, scrublands, and Acacia woodlands, belts of riverine vegetation and rocky ridges. Major wildlife found in the park include elephant, rhino, Hippos, lions, cheetah, wild dogs, giraffe, zebra, crocodile, mongoose, hyrax, dik dik, lesser kudu leopards, Buffalos, nocturnal porcupine as well as diverse plant and bird species including the threatened corncrake and near threatened Basra Reed Warbler. Major attractions within the park include recent Volcanoes; lava flows and caves with potential for geological studies; cave exploration and hiking the magical Mzima Springs; underwater hippo and fish watching.

Tsavo East National Park: Tsavo East National Park offers a vast and untapped arena of arid bush which is washed by azure and emerald meandering of Galana River. The park is guarded by the limitless lava reaches of Yatta plateau and patrolled by some of the largest elephant herds in Kenya. Major attractions within the park include dust-red elephants wallowing, rolling and spraying each other with the midnight blue waters of palm-shaded Galana River; the beautiful Aruba dam located on the north bank of the seasonal Voi River, visited by thousands of animals and a great game viewing destination; Mudanda Rock, which is a whale –backed Rock tower located above a natural dam, and which acts as a draw to thousands of Elephants; Lugards Falls, named after Captain Lugard, the first proconsul to East Africa, the falls feature bizarrely eroded rocks through which the waters of the Galana River plunge into foaming rapids and crocodile –infested pools. The park is also home to rhino, buffalo, lion, leopard, and pods of hippo, crocodile, and waterbucks, Lesser Kudu, Gerenuk and Hirola. Other activities available include camping, trekking and bird watching.

Maasai Mara offers an absolutely unique variety of animals. The reason is that this hilly region is both humid and fertile and is crossed by the rivers Mara and Talek full of crocodiles and hippo and which carry water the whole year around. The banks of the rivers are covered in thick forest which gradually makes way for bush and grassland the abundance of water and excellent availability of food are reasons why the Maasai Mara which in fact is a condition of the Tanzanian Serengeti National park has the greatest population of wild animals in the whole of Africa.

Day to Day Itinerary:

Day 1: Nairobi – Amboseli National Park

Meet and greet at your residence within Nairobi or at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by “Victoria Safaris Representatives” in the morning. After the briefing, depart to Amboseli arriving at the foothill of the majestic Kilimanjaro in time for lunch at the tented camp. After lunch, depart for afternoon game drives before returning to the tented camp to relax as you wait for dinner to be served.

Lunch, dinner and overnight at Kibo Safari Camp
Day 2 & 3: Amboseli National Park

Spend 2 full days within this reserve viewing wildlife, birds and enjoying the natural ecosystem that exists within this park as you view and photograph the scenic landscape which characterizes this park. Cultural visits to Maasai villages can also be organized.
All meals and overnight at Kibo Safari Camp

DSC03351Day 4: Amboseli National Park – Tsavo West National Park

After breakfast check out of the tented camp and depart to Tsavo West arriving during the late morning hours at the lodge. You will then carry packed picnic lunch and depart for game drives within Tsavo West giving you a chance to spot the red skinned elephants, Mzima Springs, Shetani Lava Flows and also enjoy birding. In the evening be transferred back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Lunch, dinner and overnight at Ngulia Safari Lodge

Day 5: Tsavo West National Park

Spend the day enjoying morning and afternoon game drives within the extensive park especially looking out for wildlife and bird life as well as different types of ecosystems found within the park. You will have an opportunity to spot large herds of elephants, Buffaloes, Leopards and other plains game. Other attractions found within this park include Shetani Lava Flows, Mzima Springs as well as a crocodile and hippo observation point.

All meals and overnight at Ngulia Safari Lodge

Day 6: Tsavo West National Park – Tsavo East National Park

After breakfast, you will check out of the lodge and depart to Tsavo East which is a neighboring park with Tsavo West, and well known for the Man-eaters of Tsavo. Tsavo East is also rich in Hippo, giant crocodiles and varied species of birds. Have lunch at the lodge upon arrival and spend the rest of the day game viewing. Also visit Aruba Dam, Mudanda rock, Lugard’s Falls and the crocodile view point located within the park.

Lunch, dinner and overnight at Voi Safari Lodge

Day 7: Tsavo East National Park

You will spend the day exploring the extensive park especially looking out for wildlife and bird life as well as different types of ecosystems found within the park.

All meals and overnight at Voi Safari Lodge

Day 8: Tsavo East National Park – Nairobi

Enjoy early morning pre breakfast game drives for a chance to spot the early predators as they start off the day. This is also the best time to enjoy birding and photograph the rising sun. Tsavo is also one of the scenic parks in Kenya.  After breakfast you will check out of the lodge and depart to Nairobi with lunch en route. Upon arrival at Nairobi you will spend the rest of the day at leisure at your hotel.

Dinner and overnight at Sarova Panafric Hotel
Day 9: Nairobi – Maasai Mara

After breakfast, be met at the hotel lobby for transfer to the Mara Reserve driving through the Great Rift Valley for scenic views of the escarpment. You may also stop over at the view point for fantastic photographs. You will arrive in the Mara in time for lunch at your tented camp. After lunch, proceed with afternoon game viewing within the park.

Lunch, dinner and overnight at Ol Moran Camp
Day 10 & 11: Maasai Mara

Spend 2 full days within the exciting park which is home to the big five, birds, migration of wildebeest and the colorful Maasai tribesmen. Optional activities include cultural visits to Maasai villages, hot balloon flight, night game drives, nature trails, bird walks or bush meals.

All meals and overnight at Ol Moran Camp

Day 12: Maasai Mara – Nairobi

After breakfast enjoy final game drives as you exit the park and depart to Nairobi, stopping for lunch en route. Upon arrival you will be transferred back to your residence within the city or to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to catch your outbound flight to your next destination.

Inclusions:

Ø  All park entrance fees and game drives

Ø  Full board accommodation in tented camps and lodges as specified

Ø  Accommodation in Nairobi on half board basis (dinner, bed and breakfast)

Ø  Services of a professional English-speaking tour driver/guide

Ø  Flying doctors evacuation insurance

Ø  Transport in a private safari minivan with pop up roof for game viewing and photography

Ø  Applicable government taxes

Exclusions:

Ø  Optional activities like extra excursions, cultural visits, balloon safaris, walking safaris, e.t.c

Ø  Extras at the tented camps / lodges / hotel i.e. beverages and drinks, telephone, laundry etc.

Ø  International or local flight fees and departure taxes

Ø  Tipping

Ø  Personal travel insurance including loss or damage of luggage

Ø  Any other item not included in itinerary

Highlights: This is an 8 days safari that starts from Nairobi and ends in Nairobi. It takes you to explore the traditional way of living in the rural areas of Kenya and at the same time contribute to different developmental projects in each area. The cultural tours can offer you several adventures, among the options are visits to local medicine men, visiting tribes and exploring the rituals of the Maasai. You will stay in simple but clean accommodations on full board basis. You will travel privately in using a comfortable safari vehicle.
Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival – Nairobi
Upon your arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be met by our Tour Manager who will brief you on your safari and then after transfer you to The Panafric Hotel in Nairobi for rest and overnight stay. (We assume that you arrive in the evening of this day).

Dinner and overnight at Panafric Hotel or Similar

Day 2 : Nairobi – Ruiki Cultural village in kiambu and visit to the Bomas of Kenya
After breakfast, depart to Ruiki Cultural Village and spend the morning part of the day there. Return to Nairobi for lunch. In the afternoon at 2.30pm visit the Bomas of Kenya, you cannot afford to miss the most existing traditional dancers and acrobatic shows. The Bomas of Kenya offers Kenya’s culture in miniature! It is a must to all visitors who visit Kenya and are interested in having a taste of African Culture. In the evening, you will transfer back to your hotel for rest and overnight.

Dinner and overnight at Panafric Hotel or Similar

Day 3: Nairobi – Maasai Mara
After morning breakfast at your hotel, check out and depart to Masai Mara National reserve. Arrive in Mara in time for lunch & checking in at your lodge. In the afternoon, you will have game viewing drive till dusk, and then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Lunch, dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa lodge or similar
Day 4: Maasai Mara – Kericho – Kisumu
On this day after breakfast, you will check out and first visit a Maasai village, then proceed to the ever green Town of Kericho to have the spectacular view of the Tea Plantation. Have some times to interact with Tea pickers and learn much more about the laborers. Lunch will be served at Kericho Hotel. After lunch, proceed to Kisumu where dinner and overnight will be provided at Le savannah Hotel in Kisumu.
DSC09476Day 5 : Full day excursion in Kisumu
On this day, you will spend the day visiting the various attractions of this Lakeside City including the Local Kisumu National Museum which is rich in cultural, community and archaeological artefacts, the Impala Park, the Kiboko Bay Beach Resort to see the hippos and have a boat ride, Dunga beach and the Boat landing areas.

Visit the childrens’ Orphanges near this point, proceed to the Ship landing area – the pier, the Kisumu Municipal Market and the Kisumu Munucipal Fish Market, continue to the Riat hills for a panoramic view of the Kisumu City, the Kisumu International Airport and Lake Victoria from a birds eye view. Have a traditional foods lunch (Kuon – Ugali and Rech – Fish) if you so wish at Tilapia Beach Resort by the shores of Lake Victoria or at Kisumu Beach Resort. You will then return back to your hotel in the late afternoon in readiness for the next day.

Dinner and overnight at Le Savannah Hotel in Kisumu.

Day 6 : Kisumu City – Kogelo Village (Granny Sarah Obama’s Children orphanage)
After breakfast depart for Kogelo village, to Mama Sarah Obama’s children orphanage. On your way, you will stop at the Equator line point at Maseno; have a photo session here and proceed to Lwanda Market before turning right on to the road to Ng’iya Market; you will visit a market day on your way on this day and see how market days are in this side of the world. You will then proceed to Kogelo and visit the Village dispensary, the Nyang’oma Kogelo Market where President Barack Obama used to help Granny Sarah selling vegetables when he visited his ancestral home. Proceed to the school and then to the actual home where you will meet Grand mother – Sarah Obama. You will have some tee party with the orphans of Kogelo who are taken care of by the Sarah Obama Childrens Foundation. Time allowing, you will visit Siaya town and the adjacent homes to witness the lifestyle of the populace in Alego Siaya and the agro tours at the Ulafu village. You will proceed to Yala swamp where you will see the famous – Dominion Farm of Calvin Burgess from Oklohama. Dinner and overnight at Kogelo Resort

Day 7 : Kogelo – Kakamega Forest/Crying stone – Kisumu
After an early breakfast at 6.30am, you will drive to Kakamega, and arrive at Kakamega forest. Kakamega is a virgin tropical rainforest; it is home to a huge variety of birds (more than 300 species recorded). Casqued hornbills and Ross’s touracos and Great Blue touracos are all found here. It is the only place apart from Mt Elgon where the rare De Brazza’s monkey can be observed. Other monkey species found here are the Blue monkey, red-tailed monkey, the black and white Colobus, butterfly monkey and the blue monkey. The forest is also rich in medicinal research.
Dinner and overnight at Le savannah Hotel in Kisumu

Day 8 : Kisumu – Nairobi – Departure
You will have the option to fly to Nairobi depending on your departing flight ticket or use the road back to Nairobi. You will be dropped to your preferred destination where the safari will end.

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Package Cost:

Includes:
– Airport transfer
– All park entrance fees
– Full board accommodation as per the itinerary
– Services of an English speaking driver guide
– Transport based on a comfortable safari vehicle with pop up roof for game viewing
– Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver
– Game drives as per the Itinerary
– Government taxes

Excludes:
– Extras at the lodges i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
– Both local and International flights
– Departure tax
– Tips to porters and drivers
– Local charges and participatory fees

(Lake Nakuru, Lake Bogoria, Lake Naivasha, Masai Mara, and Amboseli)

Trip Highlight: This is an exciting 7 Days best of Kenya Adventure private safari into the best sanctuaries in the country as highlighted above. This safari starts upon your arrival at Jomo Kenyatta international Airport. You will be able to see plenty of wildlife varying from Kenya’s big five; the lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo, and the leopard amongst a host of other different animal species. You will travel in a private tour van safari vehicle and stay in Hotel and lodges on full board basis while on this safari.

Detailed Day by Day Itinerary

 Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi

Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be met by our tour manager and Driver/guide who will warmly welcome you, brief you on your safari then thereafter transfer you to your hotel for overnight stay.

Bed and Breakfast at the Heron portico Hotel in Nairobi or Similar

Day 2: Nairobi – Lake Nakuru National Park – Lake Bogoria National Reserve

After morning breakfast at your hotel, you will check out and depart to Lake Nakuru national park, here you will game drive upon your arrival, and lunch will be at Lake Nakuru Sarova lion hill. In the afternoon, you will depart this park and be driven to Lake Bogoria National Reserve. Arrive in good time for rest, dinner and overnight at Lake Bogoria Hotel.

Day 3: Lake Bogoria National Reserve – Lake Naivasha

Enjoy a morning breakfast at the acacia camp, explore the lake Bogoria, this is a highly concentrated lake with flamingoes and you will be able to see the hot springs. After exploring this lake in the midmornings, you will depart and drive to Lake Naivasha, arrive in good time for an evening boat ride at the Lake; this will give you unforgettable experience to see hippos at close range. Dinner and overnight at Lake Naivasha Sopa lodge or similar

DSC04268Day 4: Lake Naivasha – Hell’s Gate National Park – Maasai Mara National Reserve

On this day, you will enjoy a half day at Hell’s gate national a park. Hell’s Gate is a small, beautiful park where exploration on foot is permitted. We’ll have close encounters with giraffes, gazelles, impalas, zebras, elands, hartebeests among others. Finally we explore the volcanic forms in the gorges, hot water springs and geysers. Lunch will be on picnic. After lunch, depart Naivasha for the Famous Maasai Mara National Reserve driving on the floor of the Great Rift Valley. You will arrive in time for evening game viewing drive as you head to check in at Mara Sopa Lodge.

The Maasai Mara National Reserve, now the New 7th wonder of the world and 4th most preferred tourist destination in the world is a home to wildlife in such abundance and variety that it is difficult to imagine. The most spectacular event of the natural world takes place here; The annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture while being followed on their heels by the predators of the savanna; lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vulture. It hosts over 450 species of animals which include lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephants.

Dinner and overnight at the Mara Sopa Lodge or similar

Day 5 & 6: Maasai Mara (two Full days)

You will spend the two full day’s game viewing, which includes going up to the Mara River where the migration of wildebeests and zebras takes place annually from Serengeti, popularly known as the Great Annual Migration. You will have a picnic lunch and proceed with the game viewing drives till dusk where you will have a rest at Manyatta camp. You can also visit to the Maasai Villages in the afternoon if you wish to.

In November 2006 the Maasai Mara was named as the New 7th wonder of the world because of what experts termed as “the uniqueness of the area and the preservation it provides to so many species living in harmony”. It is understandable because this annual migration is the greatest wildlife spectacle on earth.

Optional Hot Air Balloon Flight

You can opt to carry out your game viewing activity on an adventurous balloon flight over the spectacular Mara at an extra cost. This package includes a bush breakfast in the wild!

All meals and overnight stay will be at Mara Sopa lodge or similar

Day 7: Maasai Mara – Nairobi – Departure

After breakfast, enjoy a game viewing drive as you depart the park by road to Nairobi. Upon arrival, you will be taken to the famous carnivore restaurant for farewell late lunch. Afterward, you will be transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to board your schedule outbound flight to your next destination.

End of safari

Package cost: kindly inquire by E-mail (cost depends on the number of people travelling and the season of travel)

Cost Includes:

  • All park entrance fees
  • Accommodations as per the itinerary on full board basis
  • Pick up from the airport upon arrival
  • Drop off to the airport the last day
  • Game drives

Cost Excludes:

  • Hot air Balloon flight in Maasai Mara – US$ 450 per person extra
  • (Price is subject to confirmation at the time of booking.)
  • Extras at the lodges/hotel i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
  • Local & International flight fees
  • Departure tax
  • Tips to porters and drivers
  • Personal Insurance
  • Entry visas

(Masai Mara National Reserve)

Trip Highlights: This is an exciting 3 days best of group camping safari to Masai Mara which is the best wildlife attractions in Kenya. You will be able to enjoy the best of game viewing, and any other appealing activity that may excite you in your camp that you will spend the nights in on a full board basis. You will travel with our best tour guide/driver in a group safari minibus.

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival – Nairobi – Masai Mara National Reserve

Upon your arrival at Nairobi at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport at 10am, you will be met and welcomed by our Tour Manager and tour driver/guide who will brief you about your safari. After the briefing, you will then depart to your group for Masai Mara National Reserve to arrive in time for check in and lunch at Big time safari camp. Enjoy your first afternoon game drive and see great herds of plain game, black manned lion, leopard and cheetah and every type of wildlife in Kenya till evening where you will return to the camp for dinner and overnight.

The wildebeests are the most dominant inhabitants of the Maasai Mara. Their numbers are estimated in the millions. The great migration starts in July each year when well over one million wildebeest along with large numbers of Thompson’s gazelles, zebra and other herbivores migrate from the Serengeti plains in Tanzania to fresh pastures in the north and then back south again in October.

Lunch, dinner and overnight at Big time safari Camp or similar.

DSC03502Day 2: Maasai Mara Game Reserve (Full Day)

Spend a full day with after breakfast, explore the magical Maasai Mara; you will also have morning and an afternoon Game viewing drive, taking your packed lunch during your drive. You will also have the option of taking a pre-breakfast balloon flight safari, at an extra cost of US$ 475 per person, which will give you an unforgettable experience as you view animals very early in the morning from a birds’ eye view.

Optional Balloon Flight
You can opt to carry out your game viewing activity on an adventurous and unforgettable balloon flight over the spectacular Mara at an extra cost. This package includes a bush breakfast in the wild.

Lunch, dinner and overnight at Big time safari Camp or similar.

Day 3: Maasai Mara Game Reserve – Nairobi – Departure

After Morning breakfast depart for morning game drives within Maasai Mara Reserve for a chance to spot more wildlife species. After that depart back to Nairobi, upon arrival, you will be met again your group by tour manage and transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your schedule evening flight to Uganda.
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Package Includes:
– Transport based on a group safari minibus with pop up roof for game viewing
– Park entry fee
– Accommodation and all meals in camp
– Service of an English-speaking driver guide
– Game drives as per the itinerary
– Government taxes

Package Excludes:
– Hot air Balloon flight in Maasai Mara
(Price is subject to confirmation at the time of booking.)
– Tips to driver guides and porter.
– Extras at the camp – tips, drinks, telephone, laundry etc
– Items of personal expenses.

Trip Highlights: This is an exciting 3 days Amboseli Flying safari. This trip will start at your preferred location in Mombasa, flying you through to Amboseli National Park. You will be able to see plenty of wildlife varying from Kenya’s big five; the lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo, and the leopard amongst a host of other different animal species. You will use private safari Tour van vehicle with pop up roof for game viewing drive and stay camp on full board basis while on this.

Detailed Day by Day Safari Itinerary:

Day 1: Mombasa – Amboseli National Park
Pick up in the early morning hours from your hotel in Mombasa north or south coast and dropped at the Mombasa airport for the 1 hour flight to Amboseli National Park marks the start of your 3 days flying safari to Amboseli. Pick up from the Amboseli airstrip and commence game viewing as you head to your camp in Amboseli. Check into your accommodation base and enjoy a buffet lunch.

After a short post-lunch siesta, you will take an afternoon game drive within the Amboseli National Park and later return to your Kibo Safari Camp

Dinner & overnight at Kibo Safari Camp in Amboseli or similar

Day 2: Amboseli National Park
Wake up for a full day game drive at Amboseli National Park with chance to see rhinos, elephants, zebra and other wild animals. While in Amboseli you will have a clear view of Mt. Kilimanjaro (the Africa’s highest mountain). All meals overnight at Kibo Safari Camp.

DSC04390Day 3: Amboseli – Mombasa
After breakfast, you will start with a mid-morning game drive around the Amboseli National Park looking out for elephants, lions, giraffes and other plains game returning to your lodge or tented camp for lunch and check-out. After check-out, enjoy a game drive as you drive to the airstrip to board your return flight to Mombasa where you will be met and transferred back to your hotel in the late afternoon.

Price includes:
• Transfer from the airport on the arrival day to the hotel
• Safari vans for game drive
• Park entry fees
• 3 meals a day
• Accommodation in Camp
• Driver/Guide allowances

Costs Excludes:
• All international air transport to and from Nairobi
• Alcohol and non-alcoholic drinks
• Any Medical expenses
• Tips
• All activities or excursions not mentioned in program

Nairobi City Excursions

Day 1: Nairobi National Park, Animal Orphanage & Nairobi Safari Walk

Meet at the hotel at 7.30am for transfer to Nairobi National park for a morning game drive.

8.00am – 12.00pm: Nairobi National Park Game Drive

This is the only park located within a city and has all 4 of the big five animal species. Some types of birds found in this park include the saddle billed stork, martial eagle, crowned plover, hadada ibis, white faced whistling ducks, the starling, Egyptian geese and the Hartlaub’s bustard among others.

Nairobi National Park: This is a unique ecosystem by being the only protected area in the world close to a capital city. The park is located only 7 km from Nairobi city centre and comprises of different vegetation types. Open grass plains with scattered acacia bush are predominant. The western side has a highland dry forest and a permanent river with a riverine forest. To the south are the Athi-Kapiti Plains and Kitengela migration corridor which are important wildlife dispersal areas during the rainy season. Man-made dams within the park have added a further habitat, favorable to certain species of birds and other aquatic biome. Major wildlife found in the park includes the black rhino, lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, buffaloes, Giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, elands and diverse birdlife. Other attractions include the Ivory burning site Monument, Nairobi Safari Walk, the Orphanage and the walking trails at hippo pools. The park is also growing in popularity in hosting corporate events such as bush dinners, team building, Video and film production and special events such as weddings. Within the vicinity is also a three-star restaurant where patrons relax for meals while overlooking the park.

12.30pm – 2.00pm: Lunch

After the game drive, you will have lunch at the Rangers Restaurant which is located right outside the National Park gate.

2.00pm – 3.00pm: Animal Orphanage

After lunch, visit the nearby Nairobi Animal Orphanage where you will see caged animals and birds at close range. This is also a perfect opportunity to see the cheetah, which is rarely seen in the national park.

DSC09346This is the oldest animal orphanage in Kenya established as a refuge and rehabilitation centre for wild animals found abandoned or injured throughout Kenya. Animals received at the facility, undergo a thorough medical examination, followed by treatment where that is called for, before entering into an appropriate feeding and rehabilitation program. Major attractions in this small park include bonding with orphaned animals, up-close view of animals, playing with the cheetah and adopting animals. Some wildlife that can be seen on display include the lion, cheetah, hyena, jackal, serval cat, sokoke cat, warthog, ostrich, leopard, monkeys, baboons, buffalo and various bird species.
3.00pm – 4.00pm: Nairobi Safari Walk

Afterwards you will visit the Nairobi Safari Walk which is also located in the Nairobi National Park.

The Nairobi Safari Walk is the ultimate eye opener to Kenya’s Parks and Reserves. It offers you an opportunity to learn what you expect to see across the country. Introductory talks on Kenya’s parks and reserves, can be arranged for you by the naturalists available on site. You will have a taste of Kenya’s rich Animal collection including the rare bongo, white rhino, albino zebra, a collection of cats, antelopes and primates. The park is also home to a collection of about 150 species of local trees. Get to learn their varied traditional uses too. Some unique plants and animals that are locally extinct or threatened are displayed so that the public can learn the dangers facing conservation today.
After the tour, you will exit from the park and be driven back to your hotel for rest and overnight.

Accommodation and meals on own arrangement

End of Tour………….

Package cost: kindly inquire by E-mail (cost depends on the number of people travelling and the season of travel)
Inclusions:

Ø All park entrance fees and game drives
Ø Airport transfers
Ø Lunch on day 2
Ø Services of a professional English-speaking tour driver/guide
Ø Transport in a private excursion vehicle
Ø Applicable government taxes

Exclusions:

Ø Accommodation and hotel meals while in Nairobi
Ø Extras such as beverages and drinks, telephone, etc.
Ø International or local flight fees and departure taxes
Ø Tips to driver / guide
Ø Personal travel insurance including loss or damage of luggage
Ø Any other item not included in itinerary

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