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Mara Intrepids

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Mara Intrepids Camp enjoys one of the most spectacular locations in the world’s best-known wilderness Maasai Mara National Reserve. It sits above a sweeping bend in the Talek River at the confluence of the Maasai Mara’s four game-viewing areas.

Sentrim Samburu

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SentrimSamburu is located in the Samburu Game reserve. The entire camp is set amongst acacia trees on the banks of EwasoNyiro River. The main guest area consists of the reception, lounge area, swimming pool, restaurant and bar.

Amboseli Sopa Lodge

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Set in 200 acres of private land, and with a rustic charm all of its own, the lodge nestles in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro which, at almost six thousand metres, is Africa’s highest and most famous snowcapped mountains.

Aberdare Country Club

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The hotel offers a range of amenities, including a kids pool, a sun deck and a 9-hole golf course. The on-site day spa provides a variety of treatments and a chance to relax.

Other Inclusion

Return Transport
Welcome drinks at hotel
Stay in 3 star hotel
Guided tour
Sighseeing
Airport transport

Package Itinerary

Day 1 Entebbe / Lake Mburo National Park.

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Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be met by our driver guide driven to Lake Mburo National Park. Arrive in time for lunch followed by an Afternoon game drive in the park with an optional Canoe trip in the Lake Mburo.

Meal Plan

Lunch

Dinner

Day 2Lake Mburo / Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

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After breakfast, d epart for Buhoma in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest arriving in the afternoon for lunch. Enjoy Nature walks in the forest to help you acclimatise or relax at the lodge. Dinner and Overnight at a camp or lodge

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breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

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After breakfast, collect picnic lunches and depart for gorilla tracking (subject to availability of gorilla permits at time of booking), You will be accompanied by a guide and porters who will carry your shoulder pack for you. You will then set off to the thick forest in search of gorillas. The terrain can be difficult, with steep slopes covered in dense vegetation that gives the park its name. In addition, the altitude of 5200 feet and more means p articipants do need to be physically fit. The time taken to track the gorillas varies enormously, from as little as ha lf an hour to as much as 9 hours before one returns to camp. Difficulty, however, is not impossibility and coming face to face with the great primates is well worth it.

Meal Plan

Overnight \night stay at the at Ark Tree Lodge

breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 4Bwindi Impenetrable Forest / Kampala

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Breakfast in the lodge or camp. Collect picn ic lunches and depart for Kampala arriving in the l ate afternoon. Transfer to the airport for your return flight.

Meal Plan

breakfast, lunch, dinner

Tour Watch Highlights

Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Maasai Mara National Reserve stretches 1,510 sq km (580 sq miles) and raises 1,500-2,170 meters above sea level. Add the conservancies and the area is at least twice the size. It hosts over 95 species of mammals and over 570 recorded species of birds. It’s about 270 km from the capital Nairobi City and takes about 4-5 hours by road or 40-45 minutes by flight. The road is great for the most part with only a short section from Narok town to Sekenani Gate that is all weather but accessible. Maasai Mara Game Reserve is most visited park and most famous in Kenya for its huge concentration of wildlife. While here you get to see the big five which include elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard and rhino. Also you get to witness the migration of the wildebeest (8th wonder of the world) which happens annually in the months of July and late October. Maasai Mara has the largest population of animals in Kenya making it easy to see all members of the big five in a single morning. Other animals include bat eared fox, spotted hyena, impala, elephants, hippos, grey jackals etc.

Lake Nakuru National Park

The park is found, 140km north-west of Nairobi, in Nakuru county rift valley province. It covers an area of 188 km2. Lake Nakuru is a shallow alkaline lake occupying an area of 62 km2. It is set in a serene landscape of surrounding woodland and grassland and marshy areas alternating with rocky cliffs and hillsides outcrops, acacia woodland covered with a Euphorbia forest on the eastern perimeter. Lake Nakuru was first gazetted as a bird sanctuary in 1960 and upgraded to National Park status in 1968. A northern extension was added to the park in 1974 and the lake was designated as a Ramsar site in 1990. The foundation of the parks food chains is the cyanophyte spirulina platensis which can support huge numbers of lesser flamingo.

Climate ranges from Cold, Hot and Humid, Hot and Dry. Annual rainfall is 965 mm.

Major Attractions include: Flamingo (Greater and Lesser) and other water birds including a variety of terrestrial birds numbering about 450 species in total. Mammals: 56 different species including white rhinos.

View-points: Lion hill, Baboon cliff and Out of Africa and Hills like Enasoit, Honeymoon, Lion hill ridge are major attractions as well as Makalia Waterfalls and the Unique vegetation where About 550 different plant species are represented including the unique and biggest euphorbia forest in Africa, Picturesque landscape and yellow acacia woodlands.

Lake Naivasha

This place could be viewed at the perspective as the remnant of the volcanic past with vegetation like papyrus swamps, forests and acacia woodlands. This place gets its water from the Gilgil and Malewa rivers creating a form of ecosystem. It inhabits 450 distinct bird species which are a combination of the residential and the migratory birds. Taking a light touch on the birds, we have the grey-backed fiscals, weavers, red-billed firefinchers, grey-capped warbler found to name a few at the high cliffs and the forests. We have other well -known birds which include the pelican, the cormorants and the fish eagles among the raptors. In the acacia forests you may catch a sight of the cuckoos, woodpeckers, hawks, shrikes and others. This famous lake is where the animals come for a drink. The animals include zebras, buffalos, elands, waterbucks and other grazers. Not forgetting the place for hippos to cool off during the day.

Tsavo West National Park

It is located in South Eastern Kenya, inland from Mombasa, at an altitude ranging between 200 - 1000m. The park is a vast expanse of open savanna from Mtito Andei, along the Mombasa-Nairobi road and south to the Tanzanian border. Tsavo West has a rolling volcanic landscape with more varied habitat than the neighbor Tsavo east. Tsavo West National Park was established in 1948 and is bordered by Taita Hills. It covers a total area of 9065 sq kms and hosts a wide variety of wildlife species and over 150 bird species. There are numerous rocky outcrops and ridges and part of the park, towards the Chyulu Hills, is of recent volcanic origin with lava flows and ash cones including the Shetani lava flow which consists of caves, three craters, basalt flows and lava splashes, an example of a recent volcano. In the far south western corner on the Kenya Tanzania border is Lake Jipe, part of which is in the park. This very attractive lake is fed by runoff from Mt. Kilimanjaro and the North Pare mountains. At Mzima Springs, in the North of the park, water that has filtered underground from the Chyulu Hills gushes from below a lava ridge into a series of clear pools. Temperature ranges from 20 - 30º C and rainfall from 200mm - 700mm. Two ran seasons: Long rains - March/April & Short rains - Nov/December. The main access routes are through Chyulu Gate from Amboseli and Mtito Andei Gate from Nairobi (240 km) and Mombasa. Visitors from Mombasa also use Tsavo Gate near Manyani. The park can also be reached via Taveta-Voi road through Maktau, Ziwanis and Jipe gates.

Tsavo East National Park

Tsavo East National Park is the biggest of Kenya’s parks measuring over 13,700km²,and is nine times bigger than the famous Maasai Mara National Reserve. Tsavo east is best known for its huge herds of dust-red elephants, man eaters of Tsavo, leopards, long-necked gerenuk and Somali ostrich, the male notably has a blue neck and legs, and , Grevy’s zebra. There is also a successful sanctuary for black rhinos. Galana river found to the south of the park is the main source of water with other seasonal streams forming tributaries that drain into the river. Voi River, a seasonal feeder runs east, to drain into the shallow Aruba dam another attraction in Tsavo east. At the Galana River the elephants come here to spray, roll and wallow one another, a kind of a sight marvelous to the eye. While in Tsavo East one can have a look at the longest lava flow in the world. This park gives habitat to animals like, leopard, buffalo, hippos, waterbucks, lesser kudu and crocodile. The Yatta Plateau is a 300km lava flow that stretches along the banks of the Athi-Galana from Ol Doinyo Sabuk Mountain forming the world's longest lava flow. Mudanda Rock is a is a 1.6 km ridge of stratified rock that forms a huge basin that acts as a water catchment area supplying a natural dam downstream , attracting large numbers of animals. Lugard Falls are a series of falls and steep white rapids on the Galana River, named after Frederick Lugards .Crocodile Point next to it is a major stop over where the big reptiles can often be seen basking in the sun downstream .

Lake Bogoria

Lake Bogoria is famously known for the many hot springs gushing out of the ground and as a major bleeding area for flamingos. Bird lovers will marvel at the beautiful Woodland Kingfisher, Northern white-headed buffalo weaver, Rufous crowned roller, etc. Dinner and overnight stay in your hotel.

Amboseli National Park

Amboseli meaning ‘salty dust’ in Maasai has very large herds of elephants. There one can have a view at the five different habitats ranging from the dried-up bed of Lake Amboseli, wetlands with springs, the savannah and woodlands. One can also have an experience of the authentic famous culture of the Maasai.