7 days and 6 nights Best of Kenya Adventure Private Safari

(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
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4 Days 3 Nights, Maasai Mara Expedition form Diani Mombasa

Trip highlights: This is an exciting 4 days safari into the famous Maasai Mara National Reserve the jewel of Kenya’s wildlife. The trip will start from Diani, Mombasa, where you will be picked from and transferred to Maasai Mara National Reserve. During your safari, you will have a chance to spot 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. After your safari you will be transferred back to Diani by flight and thereafter back to your beach resort in Diani. You will travel in a shared 4×4 vehicle within the Reserve and stay in Governor’s Camp on a full board basis for the 3 nights that you will be visiting.

Itinerary:

Day 1: Diani, Mombasa – Maasai Mara National Reserve

 In the morning, you will be met by the Tour Guide/Driver at your beach resort in Diani, Mombasa and be briefed about your safari. You will then be escorted you to your vehicle for transfer to Maasai Mara National Reserve by road. You will arrive on time for your lunch at Governor’s Camp and afterwards depart for game viewing till evening.

The Maasai Mara National Reserve is an extension of the Serengeti National Reserve in Tanzania. It is not the largest park in Kenya, but probably the most famous. The entire area of the park is nestled within the enormous Great Rift Valley that extends from the Mediterranean Sea to South Africa. The terrain is primarily open grassland with clusters of acacia tree. Wildlife tends to be most concentrated in the western border in the Oloololo escarpment because the swampy ground means that access to water is always good and human disruption is usually minimal.

 Lunch, dinner and overnight at Governor’s Camp

Day 2 & 3: Maasai Mara National Reserve (2 Full Days)

You will spend these wonderful days within this extensive reserve enjoying three game viewing drives per day. All meals will be served at your tented camp or could be substituted by picnic lunches as per the camp’s program. During your visit, you will have an opportunity to spot the great annual migration as well as the big five amongst other types of wildlife found in the plains. In the evening, you will be transferred back to your tented camp for rest and meals.

The Maasai Mara National Reserve is Kenya’s finest wildlife reserve. Everything about this reserve is outstanding. Maasai Mara is one of the best plains’ game reserve where you can actually encounter a live Discovery Channel, a haven for viewing a congregation of all sorts of animals in a five-mile radius: A pride of lions can be spotted ready to make a run for a gazelle, a cheetah and its cub taking a nap on a rock, a pair of ostriches walking the open stretches of the savannah or a gazelle giving birth. Herds of elephants wallowing at a water pool or a herd of buffaloes feeding, crocodiles down hunting the migrating wildebeest or the migrating gazelles. Other live feeding expeditions may include a herd of hyenas fighting for a hunted meal, the vulture tearing the carcasses and the giraffes galloping as they feed on top leaves of acacia trees.

All meals and overnight stay at Governor’s Camp

DSC00717 - CopyDay 4: Maasai Mara National Reserve – Mombasa – Diani Beach

You will enjoy early morning game viewing and thereafter return to your tented camp for brunch. After brunch, depart for a final game drive. After your final game drive, you will depart the Mara Reserve in the afternoon flight and return to Mombasa, where you will be met and transferred to your beach resort in Diani.

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:

– Park entrance fees

– Full board accommodation and meals in Governor’s Camp while on this safari

– Return air flight from Mara to Diani

– Transfers from your beach resort to Maasai Mara by road and from the airstrip back to your beach resort

– Three game drives per day

– Service of an English speaking driver/guide

– Transport based on a shared 4×4 with pop up roof for game viewing and photography

– Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver

– Government taxes

Package Excludes:

– Extras at the camp i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.

– International flight fees and departure taxes

– Tips to porters and drivers

– Tips and gratuities to camp staff or driver/guide

– Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks

– Laundry services

– Travel insurance

 

 

 

4 Days and 3 Nights, Wildlife Trail and Bird Watching Road Adventure

(Samburu National Reserve, Lake Nakuru National Park, Maasai Mara National Reserve)

Trip Highlights: This is an exciting and fascinating 4 days road safari which takes you to some of the best wildlife sanctuaries and attractions in Kenya. You will be able to enjoy the best of game viewing and bird watching experiences as you visit Samburu National Reserve, which is home to the rare and unusual reticulated giraffe, gerenuk, Gravy’s zebra and Beisa Oryx; Lake Nakuru National Park, which is famous for millions of fuchsia-pink flamingos; and the famous Maasai Mara National Reserve, which is the New 7th wonder of the world and 4th most preferred tourist destination in the world. During your safari, you are likely to see a very wide variety of wildlife including the big five and other species of animals found in the plains. You will travel with our tour guide/driver in a 4×4 safari land cruiser and spend the nights in tented camps.

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival – Nairobi – Samburu National Reserve

Upon your arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by the Tour Manager who will brief you about your safari and escort you to your vehicle for departure to Samburu National Reserve. You will drive through rolling agricultural land and stop over for lunch at Nyeri Town. You will then cross the equator and approach the semi-desert countryside in Samburu. You will arrive in the evening.

Samburu National Reserve is a wildlife haven. Here you will spot Africa’s big cats-lions, cheetahs and the elusive leopard. Some animals are unique to this northern Kenya Park; gravy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, kudus and gerenuk. The Ewaso Nyiro River, which is the boundary with the neighboring Buffalo Springs National Reserve, is where the elephant buffalo and other animal species gather for a drink. You will find the scenic semiarid landscape quite dramatic. The reserve is located within the lands of the colorful semi-nomadic Samburu tribesmen.

Dinner and overnight stay will be at Ashnil Samburu Camp or similar

Day 2: Samburu National Reserve – Lake Nakuru National Park

You will enjoy an early pre-breakfast game viewing drive around the reserve so as to observe the early predators starting off their day. You will return to your camp for breakfast and thereafter spend the morning hours viewing elephants, lions, and the northern specialties such as the Gerenuk, Beisa Oryx and Gravy’s Zebras. You may also see crocodiles getting some sun on the sandbank or snapping their jaws during their feed. In the early afternoon you will depart Samburu for Lake Nakuru arriving in the evening.

Dubbed ‘the greatest bird spectacle on earth due to the millions of fuchsia-pink flamingo that flock to feed on the teeming algae of its alkaline waters, Lake Nakuru is also an ornithologist’s paradise and also a sanctuary for both black and white rhino. Its pink-frosted shores and sky-mirrored waters also yield some of the most evocatively beautiful photo images in Africa. The park offers an incredible 450 different species of water, fish-eating, terrestrial and migratory birds including the pelican, fish eagle, secretary bird, heron, egret, hammerkop and grebe. Established as Kenya’s first rhino sanctuary, the park now hosts one of the largest black rhino concentrations in the country while substantial numbers of white rhino have also been introduced

Dinner and overnight stay will be at Lake Nakuru Guesthouse or similar

flamingosDay 3: Lake Nakuru National Park – Maasai Mara National Reserve

You will enjoy early morning game viewing to get a chance to spot the early predators. You will then return to your lodge for breakfast. After breakfast, you will enjoy more game viewing till lunch time. After having lunch at your lodge, you will depart Lake Nakuru for Maasai Mara arriving in the evening.

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 ad variety that it is difficult to imagine. The annual migration of the wildebeest and the zebras starts from the Serengeti as they search for water and pasture while at the same time being followed on their heels by the predators of the savannah; Lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena, and vultures. It hosts over 450 species of animals which includes lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephants.

Dinner and overnight stay will be Mara Sidai Camp or similar

Day 4: Maasai Mara National Reserve – Nairobi

Enjoy early morning game viewing around the Mara Reserve because this is one of the most beautiful experiences in the Mara, as the sun rises over the open grassland, signaling the start of a full day on the game-filled plains. You can photograph the stately black maned Lion, Cheetah, or Leopard, stalking defenseless herds of Wildebeest and other herbivores.

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.

After lunch, you will be check out of your camp and be driven back to Nairobi arriving in the evening when you will be transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your International 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)

 Package Includes:

– All park entrance fees

– Full board accommodation and meals while on this safari

– Service of an English speaking driver/guide

– Transport based on a 4×4 safari land cruiserwith pop up roof for game viewing

– Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver

– Game drives as per the Itinerary

– Government taxes

Package Excludes:

– Extras at the lodges and camps i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.

– International flight fees

– Departure tax

– Tips to porters and drivers

 

 

 

7 Days / 6 Nights Kenya Wildlife Camping Private Safari Holiday

(Maasai Mara / Lake Naivasha/ Lake Nakuru / Mt Kenya / Samburu )

Trip Highlights: This is a Camping safari that will take you through the Great Rift Valley, the only earth feature observable from space, then to Maasai Mara, Lake Naivasha, Lake Nakuru, Mt. Kenya and Samburu National Parks and Reserves. You will be able to see and take Photographs of plenty of wildlife varying from Kenya’s Big five, the lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo and the cheetah among a host of other different animal species. You will travel in a Private Minivan Safari vehicle. You will stay under canvas at campsites and Guest houses.

Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrival – Nairobi – Maasai Mara

Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will meet our tour manager at the Airport then receive a safari briefing. You will then depart immediately for Masai Mara game reserve, which is commonly known for the ‘big five’.( We assume that you arrive in the morning). It takes about five hours to get there via Narok town. Arrive in time for lunch, and then go for afternoon game viewing drive.

The Maasai Mara, now The New 7th 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.

Dinner and overnight at the Mara Big time Camp.

Day 2:  Maasai Mara
Pre-breakfast morning game viewing drive which gives you the chance to see animals hunting, thereafter back to the Camp for breakfast , rest and lunch. In the afternoon, you can choose proceed for game viewing drive or relax by the pool or visit the Masai villages.

OR
Optional Balloon Flight
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.

Dinner and overnight at the Mara Big time Camp.

DSC00717 - Copy Day 3: Maasai Mara – Lake Naivasha
After breakfast check out and have an en route game drive as you drive into the Great Rift Valley. Arrive in Lake Naivasha for lunch and a tour of the Hell’s Gate national park and the Lake’s surrounding including Crater Lake.

Lunch, Dinner and overnight at the Cray fish Campsite or Similar.

Day 4:   Lake Naivasha – Lake Nakuru
After breakfast check out and drive on the floor of Great Rift Valley. Arrive in Lake Nakuru National park ready for lunch. On arrival at Lake Nakuru National park proceed for morning game viewing drive in the park before lunch. After lunch proceed for more game viewing drives till dusk. It has some rare animals like white rhinos and Rothschild giraffes.

Lake Nakuru National Park is a sea of flaming pink as far as the eye can see. These are the millions of flamingoes seeking for their food in the salty deep green waters of Lake Nakuru. The protected area is primarily for birds of which 400 to 500 species can be found here including cormorants and pelicans. However visitors to be Lake
Nakuru may also catch a glimpse of Thomson gazelles, impala, waterbucks, giraffes, buffaloes or even black rhino and leopards.

Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Guest House.

Day 5:   Lake Nakuru – Mt. Kenya
Pre-breakfast morning game drive, proceed to the lake where you have the chance to see the thousands of flamingos and many more species of birds. After breakfast, check out for Northern Kenya past the Thomson Falls Dam and Lunch at Nanyuki town. Drive to Mt Kenya National Park for game viewing drive till dusk.

Lunch, Dinner and overnight at Bantu Lodge Campsite.
Day 6: Mt. Kenya – Samburu
Pre breakfast game viewing drives, after breakfast, depart for Samburu national Reserve arriving in time for Lunch at the Campsite. The whole day spent with morning and afternoon game viewing and photography drives. See the Samburu slopes which have rare reticulated giraffes and plenty of the animal family.

Samburu National Reserve – Samburu buffalo springs and Shaba National reserve include in their boundaries all the flora and fauna to be found in the north of Kenya.
The dry grassland interspersed with acacias is interrupted from time to time by rich green vegetation, wherever enough water is present. E.g. the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro river (with its huge Nile crocodiles) or in marsh regions. This countryside dotted with volcanic peaks offer a sanctuary to a wide variety of animals. These baboons,’ reticulate Giraffe’s, Elephants, waterbucks, gerenuks and grevy zebras. Lion and Cheetahs are not quite so common but plenty of leopards can be sighted.
There are no longer any rhinos.

Dinner and overnight at Samburu Campsite.

Day 7:  Samburu – Nairobi – Departure
Pre breakfast game viewing drives, after breakfast, proceed to Nairobi as you enjoy sights of coffee, tea, pineapple plantations. Packed lunch will be served enroute. Arrive in Nairobi in the afternoon for your departure flight to your next destination.

End of services.

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

Package Cost Includes:
– Transport based on a safari minibus with pop up roof for game viewing and photography.
– All Park entry fees
– Accommodation in camps plus all meals prepared by our cook as stated in the itinerary – FB.
– Food and Camping equipment.
– Service of an English-speaking driver guide
– Game drives as per the Itinerary
– Government taxes

Package Cost Excludes:
– Hot air Balloon flight in Masai Mara – per person extra (Price is subject to confirmation at the time of booking.)
-International Fares and departure taxes
– Tips to driver guides and porter.
– Sleeping Bag
– Extras at the camps and Guest house – tips, drinks, telephone, laundry etc
– Items of personal expenses.

9 Days / 8 Nights, Magnificent Kenya Wildlife Private Safari

Trip highlights: This trip takes you to Kenya’s best game sanctuaries. You will start by passing through the floor of the Great Rift Valley onwards to the enormous Maasai Mara national reserve then Samburu town land of the Samburu people. You will be able to see a host of different wild animals as well a host of different plant species and cultures of people as well. You will stay in both top and mid range accommodation facilities while on this trip.You will travel in a private capacity in a tour van throughout this tour.That is, no any other passengers will join you on this safari.

Itinerary:

Day 1: Nairobi – Mt. Kenya National Park

On arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International airport, you will be received by our tour manager who will brief you on your safari then you will be transferred to our tour van for your trip to Mount Kenya, arriving in the early afternoon. Have lunch at Tree Tops and settle and enjoy the ambiance and scenery from your room view.

Dinner and overnight at Tree Tops hotel.

Day 2: Mt. Kenya National Park

Enjoy morning and afternoon viewing drives as well as guided nature walks in this beautiful natural attraction. Engage in activities like mountain climbing and a wide range of attractions ranging from pristine wilderness, lakes, tarns, glaciers and peaks of great beauty.

Dinner and overnight at Bantu Mountain Lodge.

Day 3: Mt Kenya National park  – Samburu National Reserve

After an early breakfast, drive to the northern frontier district to Samburu Game Reserve arriving in the late afternoon. Game views as you proceed to your camp for a late lunch. After lunch depart for an afternoon game viewing drive in this northern frontier park where you can see the special five species.

 As you enter the Samburu Game Reserve from Archer’s Post you may spot a herd of elephants grazing near the river beds where there is plenty of food available. However, the game reserve is characterized with the doum palms which are clear identification that the water table around this region is high. As you game view towards your lodge you may spot the special five species which are the Beisa Oryx, reticulated giraffe, Somali ostrich, grevy’s zebra and gerenuk. This species can only be seen in the north of equator in Kenya. Samburu game reserve borders Shaba and buffalo springs reserve. These reserve are serve by Uaso Nyiro in some place it forms the  boundary between Samburu and Buffalo springs

Lunch, Dinner and overnight at Ashnil Samburu luxurious tented camp.

  DSC09284Day 4: Samburu Game Reserve

Explore this reserve with unique flora and fauna. You have also a great opportunity to explore the neighboring reserves: Shaba National Reserve and Buffalo Springs Game Reserve. All the three reserves have their unique factors and all are separated by one river; the Ewaso Nyiro River also known as ‘Brown River’.

Samburu Game Reserve is the home for the lion that took care for a baby oryx not only once but twice. Shaba is one of the places  that Joy Adamson made her home and adopted a cheetah’s cub where as Buffalo  Springs has its own unique springs which is believed that it propped up  during the 2nd World War when the Italians bombed the area confusing it with Nairobi. You may opt to have a cultural visit to the cousin’s of the Maasai, the Samburu.

Lunch, Dinner and overnight at Ashnil Samburu Luxurious tented camp.

Day 5: Samburu – Maasai Mara

Pre breakfast game drive then drive to Masai Mara via Narok, the only Maasai town in this region, then climb the western wall of the valley entering Hemming Ways country that board Serengeti plains, arriving at Maasai Mara in time for lunch.  Enjoy your first afternoon game viewing drive after lunch till dusk.

Lunch, Dinner and overnight at Fig tree safari lodge.

Day 6: Maasai Mara- Full Day
Early morning Pre breakfast game viewing drives or start after breakfast, you will have a full day game viewing across the rich tree stubbed grasslands and rolling hills with a lunch break at the lodge.

 The Maasai Mara is renowned for its great herds of plain game, black manned lion, leopard and cheetah and every type of wildlife in Kenya.  The wildebeests are the most dominant inhabitants of the Maasai Mara. Their numbers are estimated in the millions. The great migration starts in July 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.

 OR
Take a Maasai Mara Balloon Flight

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.

Lunch, Dinner and overnight at Fig tree Safari lodge.

Day 7: Maasai Mara – Nairobi – Amboseli(Optional)

After breakfast depart for Nairobi arriving in time for lunch in Nairobi’s Carnivore Restaurant before you proceed to Amboseli National park arriving early for check in and game viewing drives till dusk.

Lunch, Dinner and overnight at Sentrim Safari Camp / Kibo safari Camp.

Day 8: Amboseli

Spend the whole day in Amboseli where you can have a chance to a clear view of the famous Mt. Kilimanjaro. The park is famous for the biggest elephants.

Dinner and overnight at Sentrim Safari Camp / Kibo safari Camp.

Amboseli is renowned for its huge elephant herds. Africa’s highest Mountain – Mt Kilimanjaro sits on the upper slopes of Amboseli National park. Mt. Kilimanjaro snow white peak lies across the border in Tanzania. Seeing the Kilimanjaro hovering above the clouds in the early hours of the morning is quite an experience. For the enthusiastic photographer, animal pictures arising against the dramatic backdrop of the mountain is quite a thrill. Apart from the Elephants, Amboseli is a home to; buffalos, black rhinos, zebras, wildebeestand other plain animals.

Day 9: Amboseli – Nairobi National Park – Departure

Pre Breakfast game viewing drives then depart after breakfast for Nairobi arriving in the afternoon for your Nairobi National park tour. Lunch will be served at a city restaurant near the Nairobi National Park. After your Nairobi National park tour, you will then be transferred to the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your departure flight.

End of safari.

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

Cost Includes:
– Transport based on a safari vehicle with pop up roof for game viewing.
– Park entry fee
– Accommodation and all meals on Full Board basis while on this safari.
– Service of an English-speaking driver guide
– Game drives as per the Itinerary
– Government taxes

Cost Excludes:
– Hot air Balloon flight in Maasai Mara and Serengeti –per person
extra in Maasai Mara.
(Price is subject to confirmation at the time of booking.)
– Tips to driver guides and porter.
– Extras at the Camp / lodges – tips, drinks, telephone, laundry etc
– Items of personal expenses.

7 Days, Kenya wildlife wheel chair Safaris

(Maasai Mara, Hell’s gate National park ,L. Nakuru)

 Trip Highlights: This safari will take you through the Great Rift Valley, the only earth feature observable from space. You will be able to see plenty of wildlife varying from Kenya’s Big five, the lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo and the cheetah among a host of other different animal species.

Itinerary:

Day 1: Nairobi – Maasai Mara

Pick up from airport by our tour manager then depart for Masai Mara through the Great Rift Valley arriving at the Masai Mara in time for lunch. Then proceed for your afternoon game drive.

The Masai Mara National Reserve as one of the most popular tourist destinations in Kenya covers an area of over 1,500 sq. km. it is located in the Great Rift valley in an open primarily grassland where wildlife tends to be most concentrated on the reserves western escarpment. The swampy land provides more access to water and less access to tourists. The Eastern end is closest to Nairobi and hence easier to access by tourists.

Lunch, dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge or similar.

DSC09365Day 2: Maasai Mara

Spend the whole day in Masai Mara gamed Reserve which is commonly known for the ‘big five’. Early morning game drive before breakfast, after breakfast proceed to the next game drive till lunch time. Later, there will be afternoon game drive.

The wildebeests are the most dominant inhabitants of the Masai 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. The park is regarded as the jewel of Kenya’s wildlife viewing areas. The annual wildebeest’s migration alone involves over 1.5 million animals arriving in July and departing in November.

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

Day 3: Maasai Mara

Spend the better part of the early morning exploring the park in a pre breakfast game drive and get a chance to see elephants and giraffes among other wildlife.

OR

Masai Mara Balloon Flight

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

Day 4: Maasai Mara – Hell’s Gate National Park

Pre-breakfast game drive then after breakfast you go for another game drive until afternoon after that we depart forHell’s Gate National Park.

Dinner and overnight at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge

Day 5: Hell’s Gate National Park

Spend a day at Hell’s Gate National Park, a favourite of ours because of its rugged and beautiful scenery and diversity of activities. Your time can be spent mountain biking, trekking, game watching and even rock climbing on Fischers Tower, with various levels of difficulty.

All meals and overnight stay will be at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge

Day 6: Hell’s Gate National Park – Nakuru

After breakfast check out then proceed to Lake Nakuru Game Reserve, arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive where you stand a chance to see some of the most endangered species like white rhino and Rothschild giraffe among others.

Lake Nakuru is a shallow strongly alkaline lake set in a picturesque landscape of surrounding woodland and grasslands alternating with rocky cliffs and outcrops, stretches of acacia woodland and rocky hillsides covered with a Euphorbia forest.

The lakes catchment is bounded by the Menengai crater to the North, the Bahati hills to the north east, the lion hill ranges to the east, eburu crater to the south and the mau escarpment to the west. Three rivers, the Njoro, makalia and the Enderit drain into the lake.

Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru flamingo Hill tented camp

Day 7: Nakuru – Nairobi

After breakfast, before leaving, you will pay a visit to the lakeside to see some of the prolific water birds and the rare Colobus Monkey. After that, you will go for an Excursion for the city tour once you reach Nairobi then later in the day you will a have a transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

End of safari.

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

Package Includes:
– Transport based on a safari minibus with pop up roof for game viewing
– Park entry fee
– Accommodation and all meals Maasai Mara, Lake Nakuru& Hell’s Gate National Park
– Service of an English-speaking driver guide
– Game drives as per the Itinerary
– Government taxes

Package Excludes:
– Hot air Balloon flight in Masai Mara
(Price is subject to confirmation at the time of booking.)

– Tips to driver guides and porter.
– Extras at the lodges – tips, drinks, telephone, laundry etc
– Items of personal expenses.

 

 

 

 

8 Days and 7 Nights Best of Kenya Wilderness Private Safari

(Meru – Samburu – Aberdare/Mt. Kenya Parks – Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara – Nairobi)

Trip Highlight: Kenya is legendary for its stunning national parks … Masai tribesmen herding their cattle … great game, from lions, to hippos, to rhinos…..the towering, cloud-shrouded peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro. On this classic safari in Kenya you’ll discover Africa’s wild beauty. Visit some of the world’s densest collections of wildlife in Meru, Aberdare, Samburu, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara. Talk with local residents in a Masai village and school. It’s a safari like no other … and an adventure not to be missed.

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi – Meru National Park

Depart after breakfast for Meru National Park. This achieved worldwide fame with its association to Joy Adamson’s Born Free. A wide range of wildlife including elephant, hippopotamus, lion, leopard, cheetah, reticulated giraffe, and zebra, the bird life is also impressive and there are roughly 280 recorded species. After lunch you can spend some time on your hill view verandah, before enjoying an extended afternoon game drive.

Overnight at the exclusive Elsa Kopjes

Meal Plan {Lunch & Dinner}

Day 2: Meru National Park – Samburu Game Reserve

This morning we travel by road to Kenya’s northern frontier. Wild and rugged, Samburu is fiercely beautiful with its arid savannahs watered by the lovely Uaso Nyiro River. It is also one of Kenya’s most protected areas and home to species only found north of the equator, from the reticulated giraffe to Grevy’s zebras and Beisa Oryxes. We also enjoy Larsens Tented Camp or Samburu Intrepids Camp, our luxurious hostelry set beneath a canopy of acacia trees along the banks of the river.

Overnight at Larsens Tented Camp or Samburu Intrepids Camp

Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

DSC09719Day 3: Samburu Game Reserve

Dawn breaks in golden bands as we start our day in the bush by scanning the river from our tent’s veranda with a cup of steaming coffee in hand. Before the dew is off the grass, we’re off in pursuit of the elephants, lions, leopards, and cheetahs that thrive in the reserve’s grasslands and acacia woodlands. And so the day is spent in alternating pursuits of exploration in the bush and relaxation in our cozy camp.

Overnight at Larsens Tented Camp or Samburu Intrepids Camp

Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 4: Samburu Game Reserve – Treetops lodge (Aberdare or Mountain tree Lodge)

Our destination today is the Aberdare National Park or Mt. Kenya National Park. We travel overland south from Samburu to The Aberdare Country Club, nestled on the slopes of Mweiga Hill. After lunch and high tea, set off for the Ark tree lodge, located in the forest on mountain slopes of the Aberdare Mountains at 7,000 feet. This outstanding lodge offers high altitude game viewing, including animals that are rarely encountered elsewhere: giant forest hog, bush pig, tree hyrax, large spotted genet, and the elusive bongo.

Wildlife can be observed from different levels – and from outside where you can see, hear and smell everything and inside where you can sit with a cup of tea and stay warm and cozy. You can put in a request to be awakened during the night if your favorite animals show up. A herd of Elephants might be just feet away and if you are lucky, a Leopard or large male Lion might put in an appearance.

Overnight at the Ark or Treetops Hotel or the Serena Mountain Lodge

Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 5: Tree Lodge – Nakuru National Park

Today we travel to the exotic Lake Nakuru National Park located in the Great Rift Valley. After lunch an exciting game run is planned for the afternoon. The game in this park is plentiful and the magnificent bird watching will make a devotee out of even the most reluctant. The Park is a home to stunning flocks of lesser and Greater Flamingos, which literally turn the lakeshores in to a magnificent pink stretch. The bird life here is world renowned and over 400 bird’s species exist here, White Pelicans, Plovers, Egrets and Marabou Stork. It is also one of the very few places in Africa to see the white Rhino and rare Rothschild Giraffe.

Overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge or Sarova Lion hill Lodge

Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 6: Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara Game Reserve

This morning we drive through the dramatic Great Rift Valley to the Masai Mara National Reserve. This enormous reserve is actually part of the vast Serengeti plains famously known for its spectacular great wildebeest’s migration and is home of the Big Five: Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo and Rhino. Lunch at our Lodge and relax before departing for the afternoon game run.

The Mara Game Reserve-one of the greatest wildernesses of the world large mammals is varied, and easy to see. Residents among the Park’s are: Masai Giraffe, Buffalo, Eland and thousand of plain game including Impala, Zebra, Topi, both Thomson’s and grants Gazelles.

Overnight at Sarova Tented Camp or Siana Tented Camp or Mara Simba Lodge

Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 7: Discover Masai Mara

The search for great predators and perhaps even cubs continues today during extensive game runs. On the plains are enormous herds of grazing animals plus the elusive cheetah and leopard hiding amidst acacia boughs. During our stay we also have an optional opportunity to visit a village of the Masai people to witness the singing and dancing that are part of their daily lives and sacred rituals. A glimpse into their homes and social structure is a poignant experience.

Overnight at Sarova Tented Camp or Siana Tented Camp or Mara Simba Lodge

Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 8: Masai Mara – Nairobi – Departure

After breakfast, we drive to Nairobi. Upon arrival, you will be taken on lunch break in a Nairobi restaurant before being transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to board your schedule outbound international to your next destination.

End of Service

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

Package Cost Includes:

* Round trip transport from Nairobi to Meru National Park, Samburu, Aberdare or Mt. Kenya National Park, Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara.

* Finest accommodations in Meru National Park, Samburu, Aberdare or Mt. Kenya National Park, Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara, Amboseli & Tsavo West

* English speaking Professional Safari Guide/Driver.

* Guaranteed departures for two passengers booking this safari

* Membership in Flying Doctors Society – Emergency air rescue

* High altitude Game viewing at the Forest Tree Lodge

* Guaranteed window seating with open top roof Tour Van safari vehicle

* All applicable Game Park entrance fees

* All meals included while on safari

* Pre–tour itinerary document

Package Cost Excludes:

* Personal expenses such traveling insurance, excess baggage fee, communication charges that include, laundry, emails, faxes and phone calls beverages including luxury champagne, luxury spirits, beer, wines during meals or meals not indicated in the itinerary

* Optional Hot Air Ballooning (cost per person is 450 US Dollars), Nature walks etc

* Gratuity for Porter age / waiters at hotels, camps and airports

* Easter Supplement

* Sundowner bush cocktails and bush dinner

* Gratuity for your professional driver guide

* Cost of obtaining passport and visas

* Accommodations in Nairobi

* International Airfare

5 Days & 4 Nights, Kenya wilderness Adventure Private Safari

(Maasai Mara, Lake Nakuru, Lake Bogoria and Lake Naivasha)

 Trip Highlights: This is an exciting 5 days Kenya wilderness Adventure private safari into some of the best wildlife sanctuaries in Kenya. This trip will start at the Isebania Border, where you will be received by our driver/guide. 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 private4x4 safari Land cruiser and stay in Mid-range tented camps and lodges on full board basis while on this safari.

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Isebania – Masai Mara National Reserve

You will be picked from Isebania border by our driver/guide on the morning of this day to be transferred to Masai Mara National Reserve, arrive in time for lunch and check in at Mara Leisure Safari Camp. In the afternoon, you will have game viewing drive till dusk, and then return to the camp for dinner and overnight stay.

Lunch, dinner and overnight at Mara Leisure Safari Camp or similar

 DSC09648Day 2: Maasai Mara National Reserve (Migration of wildebeests)

On this day, you may start by going for hot air balloon flight in the early morning as an optional adventure. Alternatively, you can start breakfast for a full day game viewing of the migration of wildebeest which is staged at this period of time. You will opt for a lunch break back at the camp or have packed lunch carried for in the van.

Morning and afternoon game viewing inside the Park for full day in search for wild game black manned lion for which Mara is famous for, cheetah, buffalo, wildebeest, zebra, leopard, grants gazelle, 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. You will have first hand opportunity to experience and learn Maasai way of life.

 

Also Optional (Hot Air Balloon Flight)

In the early morning, you may opt to take the opportunity to fly over the Mara in a Hot air Balloon provided at 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.

 

All Meals and overnight at Mara Leisure Safari Camp or similar

 

Day 3: Maasai Mara National Park – Lake Nakuru National Park

Early morning game drives in the park to witness the early risers before you return to the camp for breakfast. After morning breakfast at the camp, check out and have short game viewing drive for a chance to spot more wild species thereafter depart Lake Nakuru National Park for a memorable game viewing drive and bird watching experience. You will arrive in good time for lunch at your guest house. In the afternoon, you will have your first Game viewing drive in the Park before returning in the evening to the guest house for dinner and overnight stay.

 

Lake Nakuru is one of the Rift Valley soda lakes. It lies to the south of Nakuru, in central Kenya and is protected by a small Lake Nakuru National Park. The lake’s abundance of algae attracts a vast quantity of flamingos that famously lines the shore. Other birds also flourish in the area, as do warthogs, baboons and other large mammals. Black and White rhinos have also been introduced.

 

Lunch, dinner and overnight will be at Lake Nakuru Flamingo Hill Tented Camp or similar

 

Day 4: Lake Nakuru – Lake Bogoria National Reserve – Lake Naivasha

After morning breakfast at your camp, you will check out and depart to Lake Bogoria National Reserve. Arrive in good time to 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 mid- afternoon, you will depart and drive to Lake Naivasha.Lunch shall be served at Bogoria Spa Resort.

 

Dinner and overnight at Lake Naivasha Sopa lodge or similar

 

Day 5: Lake Naivasha – Nairobi

After breakfast, you will go for boat ride before you depart for a transfer back to Nairobi.Upon arrival, time allowing, you will be treated for a farewell lunch at the Famous Carnivore Restaurant before and be dropped at preferred location in Nairobi.

End of safari
Cost per person sharing:
kindly inquire by E-mail (cost depends on the number of people travelling and the season of travel

 Cost Includes:

-Accommodation and all meals as stipulated in the itinerary
-Transport in a private 4×4 Land Cruiser safari vehicle with pop up roof for game viewing drive and photography
-Services of an English speaking tour driver/guide
-Game viewing drives and parks entrance fees as per itinerary
-All Government taxes and levies

Cost excludes:

-Hot air Balloon flight in Maasai Mara – US$ 450 per person extra (Price is subject to confirmation at the time of booking)

-All items of personal nature e.g. telephone call bills, fax / email bills etc.
-Tips and gratuities to lodge, guest house, tented camps staff and driver/guide
-Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
-Any international flight and departure taxes
-Laundry services
-Any other item not included in our itinerary

 

 

8 Days and 7 Nights Best of Kenya Wilderness Private Safari

(Meru – Samburu – Aberdare/Mt. Kenya Parks – Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara – Nairobi)

Trip Highlight: Kenya is legendary for its stunning national parks … Masai tribesmen herding their cattle … great game, from lions, to hippos, to rhinos…..the towering, cloud-shrouded peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro. On this classic safari in Kenya you’ll discover Africa’s wild beauty. Visit some of the world’s densest collections of wildlife in Meru, Aberdare, Samburu, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara. Talk with local residents in a Masai village and school. It’s a safari like no other … and an adventure not to be missed.

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi – Meru National Park

Depart after breakfast for Meru National Park. This achieved worldwide fame with its association to Joy Adamson’s Born Free. A wide range of wildlife including elephant, hippopotamus, lion, leopard, cheetah, reticulated giraffe, and zebra, the bird life is also impressive and there are roughly 280 recorded species. After lunch you can spend some time on your hill view verandah, before enjoying an extended afternoon game drive.

Overnight at the exclusive Elsa Kopjes

Meal Plan {Lunch & Dinner}

DSC09284Day 2: Meru National Park – Samburu Game Reserve

This morning we travel by road to Kenya’s northern frontier. Wild and rugged, Samburu is fiercely beautiful with its arid savannahs watered by the lovely Uaso Nyiro River. It is also one of Kenya’s most protected areas and home to species only found north of the equator, from the reticulated giraffe to Grevy’s zebras and Beisa Oryxes. We also enjoy Larsens Tented Camp or Samburu Intrepids Camp, our luxurious hostelry set beneath a canopy of acacia trees along the banks of the river.

Overnight at Larsens Tented Camp or Samburu Intrepids Camp

Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 3: Samburu Game Reserve

Dawn breaks in golden bands as we start our day in the bush by scanning the river from our tent’s veranda with a cup of steaming coffee in hand. Before the dew is off the grass, we’re off in pursuit of the elephants, lions, leopards, and cheetahs that thrive in the reserve’s grasslands and acacia woodlands. And so the day is spent in alternating pursuits of exploration in the bush and relaxation in our cozy camp.

Overnight at Larsens Tented Camp or Samburu Intrepids Camp

Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 4: Samburu Game Reserve – Treetops lodge (Aberdare or Mountain tree Lodge)

Our destination today is the Aberdare National Park or Mt. Kenya National Park. We travel overland south from Samburu to The Aberdare Country Club, nestled on the slopes of Mweiga Hill. After lunch and high tea, set off for the Ark tree lodge, located in the forest on mountain slopes of the Aberdare Mountains at 7,000 feet. This outstanding lodge offers high altitude game viewing, including animals that are rarely encountered elsewhere: giant forest hog, bush pig, tree hyrax, large spotted genet, and the elusive bongo.

Wildlife can be observed from different levels – and from outside where you can see, hear and smell everything and inside where you can sit with a cup of tea and stay warm and cozy. You can put in a request to be awakened during the night if your favorite animals show up. A herd of Elephants might be just feet away and if you are lucky, a Leopard or large male Lion might put in an appearance.

Overnight at the Ark or Treetops Hotel or the Serena Mountain Lodge

Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 5: Tree Lodge – Nakuru National Park

Today we travel to the exotic Lake Nakuru National Park located in the Great Rift Valley. After lunch an exciting game run is planned for the afternoon. The game in this park is plentiful and the magnificent bird watching will make a devotee out of even the most reluctant. The Park is a home to stunning flocks of lesser and Greater Flamingos, which literally turn the lakeshores in to a magnificent pink stretch. The bird life here is world renowned and over 400 bird’s species exist here, White Pelicans, Plovers, Egrets and Marabou Stork. It is also one of the very few places in Africa to see the white Rhino and rare Rothschild Giraffe.

Overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge or Sarova Lion hill Lodge

Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 6: Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara Game Reserve

This morning we drive through the dramatic Great Rift Valley to the Masai Mara National Reserve. This enormous reserve is actually part of the vast Serengeti plains famously known for its spectacular great wildebeest’s migration and is home of the Big Five: Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo and Rhino. Lunch at our Lodge and relax before departing for the afternoon game run.

The Mara Game Reserve-one of the greatest wildernesses of the world large mammals is varied, and easy to see. Residents among the Park’s are: Masai Giraffe, Buffalo, Eland and thousand of plain game including Impala, Zebra, Topi, both Thomson’s and grants Gazelles.

Overnight at Sarova Tented Camp or Siana Tented Camp or Mara Simba Lodge

Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 7: Discover Masai Mara

The search for great predators and perhaps even cubs continues today during extensive game runs. On the plains are enormous herds of grazing animals plus the elusive cheetah and leopard hiding amidst acacia boughs. During our stay we also have an optional opportunity to visit a village of the Masai people to witness the singing and dancing that are part of their daily lives and sacred rituals. A glimpse into their homes and social structure is a poignant experience.

Overnight at Sarova Tented Camp or Siana Tented Camp or Mara Simba Lodge

Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 8: Masai Mara – Nairobi – Departure

After breakfast, we drive to Nairobi. Upon arrival, you will be taken on lunch break in a Nairobi restaurant before being transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to board your schedule outbound international to your next destination.

End of Service

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

Package Cost Includes:

* Round trip transport from Nairobi to Meru National Park, Samburu, Aberdare or Mt. Kenya National Park, Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara.

* Finest accommodations in Meru National Park, Samburu, Aberdare or Mt. Kenya National Park, Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara, Amboseli & Tsavo West

* English speaking Professional Safari Guide/Driver.

* Guaranteed departures for two passengers booking this safari

* Membership in Flying Doctors Society – Emergency air rescue

* High altitude Game viewing at the Forest Tree Lodge

* Guaranteed window seating with open top roof Tour Van safari vehicle

* All applicable Game Park entrance fees

* All meals included while on safari

* Pre–tour itinerary document

Package Cost Excludes:

* Personal expenses such traveling insurance, excess baggage fee, communication charges that include, laundry, emails, faxes and phone calls beverages including luxury champagne, luxury spirits, beer, wines during meals or meals not indicated in the itinerary

* Optional Hot Air Ballooning (cost per person is 450 US Dollars), Nature walks etc

* Gratuity for Porter age / waiters at hotels, camps and airports

* Easter Supplement

* Sundowner bush cocktails and bush dinner

* Gratuity for your professional driver guide

* Cost of obtaining passport and visas

* Accommodations in Nairobi

* International Airfare

12 Days / 11 Nights Best Budget Camping Safari in Kenya

Trip Highlights: This is a ten days camping safari into some of the best wildlife sanctuaries in Kenya. This trip will start at Kenyatta International Airport after your arrival, take you through to the panoramic Rift Valley; the only earth feature observable from space and on to the Masai Mara, scene of the greatest spectacle of the animal kingdom – the annual migration of thousands of wildebeest. You will be able to see plenty of wildlife varying from Kenya’s big five; the lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo, and the leopard among a host of other different animal species. You will stay in tented camps while on this safari.

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Nairobi-Maasai Mara Game Reserve

On your arrival, you will be met by our tour manager who will brief you on your safari as you depart for Maasai Mara Game Reserve, through the Rift Valley, arriving early enough for your lunch at Big Time Camp. After lunch you will then proceed for an afternoon Game drive till dusk.

The Masai Mara National Reserve as one of the most popular tourist destinations in Kenya covers an area of over 1,500 sq. km. it is located in the Great Rift valley in an open primarily grassland where wildlife tends to be most concentrated on the reserves western escarpment. The swampy land provides more access to water and less access to tourists. The Eastern end is closest to Nairobi and hence easier to access by tourists.

Dinner and overnight at Big Time Camp or similar.

Day 2: Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Early in the morning you will go for a pre-breakfast Game viewing followed by breakfast. After breakfast you will drive, you will be taken for a Game drive and there after lunch go for an afternoon Game drive till dusk when you will go back to the camp site.

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.

Dinner and overnight at Big Time Camp or similar.

DSC09366Day 3: Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Experience the magical Masai Mara; with morning and afternoon Game drives, taking your packed lunch in the drive.

The wildebeests are the most dominant inhabitants of the Masai 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.

 

Dinner and overnight at Big Time Camp or similar.

Day 4: Maasai Mara Game Reserve

In the morning you will be taken for a pre-breakfast game drive followed by breakfast. There after a morning and an afternoon Game drives the whole day.

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 champagne drink in the wild.

Dinner and overnight at Big Time camp or similar.

Day 5: Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Leave the camp early for a pre-breakfast Game viewing, and a breakfast there after. At mid-morning you will be taken for another Game drive and later after lunch take a drive to the Masai villages; get to learn their way of living and culture.

The Masai are so significant due to their culture. Starting from their dress code, the color red is so significant in that they scare away wild animals as they co-exist with them. They believe that God, Enkai, gave them cattle, therefore they believe that all the cattle belongs to them. That’s the reason why they have been known due to their cattle rustling. Although the Maasai are known for their nomadic life and cattle keeping, they is a group of agricultural Maasai, known as IL Loikop, are look down upon by the cattle keeping group, the Wakwavi since they believe they are the true Maasais created to keep cattle. A Maasai Homestead (enkang popularly known as the Manyattas) is made from cow dung and wooden sticks from the leleshwa plant. Women are the ones responsible for putting up these magnificent homes. However, a homestead contains several Maasai houses which are surrounded by a fence made also by branches of the leleshwa plant where the herds of goats and cows are confined in during the night hours. There are other Manyattas made far away in the wilderness during their Morans as they prepare their headset, the motonyik, before they return home.

Dinner and overnight at Big Time camp or similar.

Day 6: Maasai Mara Game Reserve-Samburu Game Reserve

After your breakfast check out and depart for Samburu Game Reserve, arriving in time for your lunch and there after a Game drive till dusk.

Samburu National Reserve is a wildlife haven. Here you will spot Africa’s big cats – lions, cheetahs and the elusive leopard. Some animals are unique to this northern Kenya Park: Gravy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, kudu and gerenuk. The Ewaso Nyiro River, the boundary with the neighboring Buffalo Springs National Reserve, is where the elephants, buffalo and other animal species gather for a drink. You will find the scenic semiarid landscape quite dramatic. The reserve is located within the lands of the colourful semi-nomadic Samburu tribesmen.

Dinner and overnight at Ashnil Camp.

Day 7: Samburu Game Reserve

Take a pre-breakfast Game viewing followed by a breakfast in the camp site, then a morning and afternoon Game drives the whole day. Harsh but beautiful, this reserve harbors many species of animals not found in the more lush parks of the south.

Another exploration of this harshly beautiful reserve where game bounds, especially in the forest fringes of the Ewaso Nyiro River which flows gently through the dry landscape. Lunch is followed by an afternoon leisure, perhaps by the pool.

Dinner and overnight at your lodge or camp.

Dinner and overnight at Ashnil Camp.

Day 8: Samburu Game Reserve

You will leave the camp for a pre-breakfast Game drive. After breakfast leave Samburu for Naro Moru river lodge (picnic lunch) drop off clients who want to remain behind for climbing Mt Kenya after proceed for a game drive. These include the resplendent reticulated Giraffe, Gravy’s Zebra and the Somali Ostrich.

The reserve is home to rare drought resistant animals that are peculiar to the semi-arid region north of the equator. These include the reticulated giraffe, grevy’s zebra, the Beisa Oryx, gerenuk and the blue-shanked Somali ostrich. Samburu is dry most of the year but is watered by the Ewaso Nyiro River, which rises in the Aberdares and drains in the Lorian swamp north of Shaba National Reserve.

Dinner and overnight at Ashnil Camp.

Day 9: Samburu Game Reserve

Pre-breakfast Game viewing. After breakfast depart for morning and an afternoon game drives in this wild but splendid reserve, continue to luxurious Mt. Kenya Safari Club whose immaculately manicured gardens nestle on the forest slopes of the mountains. After the afternoon Game drive you will be free to enjoy the numerous optional facilities of the club which include horseback riding, tennis, golf, bowls, swimming, or just luxuriating in the comfort and beauty of the surroundings.

Samburu is north of the equator and contains rare, drought resistant animal species, which go for long periods of time without water. These include the reticulated giraffe, grevy’s zebra, the blue-shanked Somali ostrich, the gerenuk or giraffe gazelle and the beisa oryx. In the late afternoon (at an extra cost), go for optional activities like having a nature walk, visiting Samburu villages to see the nomadic lifestyle or swimming in the nearby lodges.

Dinner and overnight at Ashnil Camp.

Day 10: Samburu Game Reserve

Pre-breakfast Game drive, breakfast at the camp site then depart for morning Game drive. Take your lunch then go for an afternoon Game drive.

Dinner and overnight at Ashril Camp.

Day 11: Samburu Game Reserve-Mt Kenya National Park

After breakfast check out from the Camp and depart for Mt Kenya Game Reserve, as you view different animal species on the way. Arrive in time for your lunch at Two Tam Camp, and then go for an afternoon Game drive till dusk.

Mount Kenya National Park: The national park around Mt Kenya is very different from all others. For one thing, the protected area only starts at a height of 3,300meters above sea level and because of the rough mountain country is unsuitable for a motor safari. For another, although many animals live here (e.g. Elephants, Buffaloes) you do not see many of them except at the water hole by the mountain lodge where particularly at night many animals can be observed. The unique vegetation and fantastic scenery attract mountaineers and botanists who can plunge through mountain forests draped with lianas, bamboo and fields of giant heather before coming to the Alpine moorland, bizarre volcanic formations and finally, the eternal ice and glaziers of the summit region.

Dinner and overnight at Two Tam Camp.

Day 12: Mt Kenya National Park-Nairobi

You will be taken for a pre-breakfast Game viewing followed by breakfast. There after you will then depart for mountain climbing at Mt Kenya. Afternoon you will have your lunch at the camp site, check out and depart for Nairobi for your departure.

End of Safari

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

Costs include:

– Pick up and drop up at the airports,

-All meals and accommodation while on the trip as stated by the itinerary

-Service of an English speaking guide/ driver

Cost Excludes:

-Drinks

-Tips

-International flights

– Airport taxes and visas

– Items of personal nature such as laundry

– Telephone calls.