This is an exhilarating safari that explores Kenya’s vast contrasting lands and stunning scenery and a chance to see the Kenyan countryside, local cultures and lifestyle as you travel by road. Highlights: Nairobi, Aberdare region, Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara
Day 1: Arrive Nairobi
Pick up from the airport on arrival and transfer you to Heron Portico hotel for overnight stay
Day 2: Nairobi – The Aberdares National park
Pick up from your hotel at 0800 hrs and enjoy a scenic northbound drive to the Aberdares region with lunch at the Aberdare Country Club. A transfer will be provided to the Ark which overlooks a floodlit waterhole and salt lick and that attracts a host of wildlife. Modeled after Noah’s Ark, The Ark has four viewing decks with balconies and lounges to provide superb game viewing from the comfort of the lodge. A ground-level bunker provides excellent photographic opportunities, and the waterhole is floodlit by night to enable all-night viewing of game. Afternoon is at leisure with game viewing at the Lodge.
Day 3: Aberdares – Lake Nakuru National park
Depart for Lake Nakuru National park arriving in good time for lunch. Proceed for game drives at the pink lake famed for numerous species of birdlife and specifically the pink flamingoes .Dinner and overnight stay at Flamingo hill Camp
Lake Nakuru’s claim to fame is anchored on its flamingo’s and the over 400 species of birds found here. The lake itself is a soda lake on the floor of the rift valley. The sight of the at times 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. Lions, waterbuck, buffalo and baboons are all residents here.
Day 4 Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara
Depart after breakfast and drive further along the floor of the Rift Valley to Maasai Mara Game Reserve host to the most spectacular array of wildlife, which are constantly changing as the plains game follows ancient migration routes under the watchful eyes of the lion, leopard and cheetah that prey on the vulnerable. Lunch at Mara Leisure lodge followed by afternoon game drives . Dinner and overnight stay at Mara Leisure lodge .
Day 5/6 – Maasai Mara
Full days spent exploring the park in search of the big 5- Optional balloon safari can be arranged at an extra cost of US$ 450 per person or a visit to Masai village US$25 per person. Dinner and overnight stay at Mara Leisure Lodge
The Mara offers wildlife in such variety and abundance that it is difficult to believe: over 450 species of animals have been recorded here. You will easily see lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephant. It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna- lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures.
Day7 : Masai Mara – Nairobi – Depart
After breakfast we drive back to Nairobi to arrive in good time for lunch at the Carnivore restaurant – transfer to the airport to board your home bound flight
Safari price Includes:
-Transport on custom made 8 seater tour van ideal for game viewing and photography
-Full board accommodation whilst on safari
-Accommodation in double/triple room
-All park entrance fees to include government taxes
-Service of an English speaking professional driver/guide
-All game drives as detailed in the itinerary Complimentary return airport transfers -Bottled water whilst on safari
-Start and end in Nairobi.
safari price excludes:
-Items of a personal nature
-Any other extras not detailed in
-Hotel accommodations in Nairobi before and after the safari
This tour departs on any day of the year with a minimum of 2 people traveling together –contact us for group and Children discounts