15 days Mt Kenya Trek/ Wildlife lodge Safari and Mombasa Beach Vacation
Mt Kenya Climbing & Mount Kenya trekking ,wildlife safari to Samburu , Lake Nakuru and Masai mara mombasa beach holiday, Trekking safari and beach relaxation . Mount Kenya climbing, Kenya wildlife safari
Leave Nairobi at 8 am to Nanyuki town for lunch, taking about 4 hours. Proceed to Sirimon Gate, 1 hr, 2440m. From the gate follow the track as it winds uphill though the forest which becomes heath land after about 3 hrs. About 3½ hours from the gate the track veers right to Judmier Camp, 3300m for dinner and overnight,
After breakfast, follow the track uphill, forking left at the junction. After one hour from Old Moses Camp, the track crosses Ontulili River. Go right contouring through the Moorland and crossing Liki North and continue uphill to Mackinders Valley from where there are panoramic views up the valley towards the main peaks. Dinner and overnight at Shipton Camp, 4200m,
Spend the day acclimatizing. Walk to Kami Hut down to Hauseberg Lakes (Hauseberg Tarn and Nanyuki Tarn). Walk back to Shipton for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Shiptons/Point Lenana/Mount Meru Bandas (Chogoria Gate) 6 hrs, 14km, 785m ascent
Leave at 3am up a steep stony quarry that cuts through a cliff clearing visible part towards lower Hall Tarns arriving point Lenana at 6:30am, taking about 3hrs. After the sunrise, descend down to Mintos hut, 2hrs, for breakfast and further hrs down to Mount Meru Bandas, 2950m, for dinner and overnight,
Chogoria Bandas/Chogoria – samburu game reserve
Descend 2hr, 15km to forest clearance to catch a 4×4 transfer vehicle to Chogoria Village where you will connect with your safari vehicle and proceed to Samburu game reserve.Lunch then proceed for evening game drives. Dinner and overnight stay at samburu Sopa Lodge
Samburu Game Reserve
Full Day spent exploring the park. Dinner and overnight stay at Samburu Ashnil Lodge or samburu lodge
The highlights of Samburu game reserve is the spectacular scenic beauty, rivers and forests. It is an area where the local people have a rich and colorful heritage. The reserves have numerous permanent springs and a wealth of wildlife which includes leopard, hippo, elephant, lion, reticulated giraffe, grevy’s zebra and crocodile in the Ewaso Nyiro River. Over 365 species of birds have been identified in the sanctuaries.
Samburu – Lake Nakuru National park
After breakfast depart for Lake Nakuru. Arrival will be in time for lunch at your lodge, located inside the Lake Nakuru National Park. In the afternoon you will embark on a game drive where you will have the opportunity to spot leopards, rhino and the famous pink flamingos as well as a variety of other wildlife. Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge or Flamingo hill Tented lodge
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.
Lake Nakuru- Maasai Mara
After breakfast departs for Maasai Mara – the land of vast migrating animals. Arrival will be in time for lunch. After lunch embark on a game drive. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge / Sentrim lodge
Day 8 &9
Full day in Masai Mara with early morning and evening game drive. you will explore one of the most famous and beautiful National Parks in the world, you will have the opportunity to spot the Big Five with their associated predators which include the Buffalo, Rhino, Hippopotamus, Oribi,Warthogs, Thompson’s Gazelles, Zebra, Hartebeest among many others. All meals and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge / sentrim 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.
Maasai Mara -Nairobi –Mombasa
After a leisurely breakfast, then drive to Nairobi – lunch at the Carnivore restaurant then drop off at the airport to board your flight to Mombasa on arrival, our representative will meet you and transfer you to Continantal beach resort to start you beach vacation
Day 11, 12 & 13
Days spent sunbathing at the beach hotel
Mombasa – Nairobi
Full morning spent on your own then transfer to Moi international airport after lunch to catch your flight back to Nairobi arriving in good time to connect you’re your homebound flight.
Tour 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/twin in the hotels mentioned above
1 Night hotel accommodations in Nairobi on BB
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