Inclusion

Full board accommodation whilst on safari (Fourteen nights at Nairobi, Aberdare, Samburu, Sweetwaters, Mt Kenya, Lake Nakuru, MaasaiMara, Naivasha, Amboseli, Tsavo and Nairobi.)
Meal plan as described, B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner
Finest accommodations of Hotels, Lodges, and Camps selected for the program either in double/twin/triple room sharing as described
All park entrance fees to include government taxes
Services of an English speaking professional driver/guide
Guaranteed departures for two or more passengers booking this safari
Game drives and game viewing as described in the itinerary
Exclusive transportation (ground) in a 4x4 Safari land Cruiser with a pop-out roof hatch and UHF radio
Optional transport in a safari tour bus 4 x 4 or 4x4 Tour van with a game viewing roof hatch and UHF radio
Bottled Water while on safari
Guaranteed window seat in a comfortable safari vehicle with open roof hatch for game viewing
Membership in Flying Doctors Society – Emergency air rescue
Start and end in Nairobi

Exclusion

Entry charges (visa) to Kenya and any other International airfares (visa is approximately 50 dollars) and cost of processing passports
Optional Hot Air Balloon safari with Champaign breakfast thereafter, cost of visit to a Masai Village and nature walks etc
Any cost of gratuity for Porterage / waiters at hotels, camps and airports
Any Christmas, New Year and Easter Supplement
Sundowner bush cocktails and bush dinner
Tips for your professional driver guide
A visit to a Maasai Village
Essential expenses of personal nature such travelling insurance, excess baggage fee
Communication charges like, emails, faxes and phone calls
Any food and beverage not described in the itinerary like beer, spirits, extra sodas, or juice and champagne.
Any accommodations and -Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary.
Any chargeable outdoor activities that are offered by the lodges or hotels like helicopter rides, motor sports, horse riding where applicable in specific areas and any other service not mentioned above.

Inclusion

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OlPejeta Conservancy

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Sitting across the equator, Kenya is a land richly blessed by nature with beautiful snow-capped mountains and glaciers, fertile highlands with patchwork farms, harsh arid areas and sunny wooded Savannah and vast forests brimming with an extraordinary abundance of great herds of freely roaming wildlife around cosmopolitan cities .

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.

SentrimMara

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Sentrim Mara is bordering Maasai Mara Game reserve. The entire camp is set amongst natural vegetation and spread out across serene terrain. The main guest area consists of the reception, lounge area, swimming pool, jacuzzi, fireplace, restaurant and bar.

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.

Other Inclusion

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

Package Itinerary

Day 1Nairobi/Aberdare

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You will be picked up and briefed by our representative before departing and head for the Aberdares National Park through Thika town famous for pineapple farming in central Kenya .You will arrive in time for lunch at the Outspan hotel .After lunch you get to have some calm nature walks in the park then transfer to the ark where you also enjoy watching game from comfort of your rooms overnight from the specially made deckers and verandahs overlooking a salt lick and a water hole. You will have your meals and overnight stay at camp or lodge.

Overnight at the Ark

Meal Plan

Lunch

Dinner

Day 2Aberdares / Samburu National Reserve

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After taking breakfast you will head for Samburu National Reserve where lunch will be served at the camp/lodge. A short rest will be necessary after which you go for some exciting afternoon game drive in the reserve. You will have your meals and overnight stay at camp or lodge. Overnight at Tented Camp

Meal Plan

breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3Samburu National Reserve

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This day you go for full day game drive in the reserve in search of the rare Samburu specials comprising of reticulated giraffe, grevy's zebra, the long necked gerenuk antelopes, Beisaoryx, blue flanked Somali ostrich, and vulturine guinea fowl. Samburu is also home to lions, leopards in the trees and plenty of other plains game including members of the big five. In between meals there is optional visit to the Samburu villages if clients so wish. You will have your meals and overnight stay at camp or lodge.

Meal Plan

Overnight \night stay at the at Ark Tree Lodge

breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 4Samburu /Sweetwaters

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After your breakfast, check out of your hotel for a thrilling safari to the Sweetwaters tented camp to arrive in time for lunch. Afternoon is free for optional activities as game viewing, walking safaris or night game drives or leisure at the famous Kashogi house, short drive from the luxury Sweetwaters Tented Camp where the house enjoys all the exclusivity of its private location while being close enough to the camp to have access to all its many facilities. Overnight at Sweetwaters Tented Camp.

Meal Plan

breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 5Sweetwaters/Mount Kenya Safari Club

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After breakfast, depart to Mount Kenya Safari Club which was founded by the famous actor William Holden in 1959 arriving on time for lunch .It is set on the Equator with magnificent views of Mt. Kenya, occupying over 100 acres of neat lawns, with lovely gardens and colorful ponds which parade free roaming peacocks and lovely scenery. After lunch enjoy your game viewing from the comfort of your room in the lodge or have leisure enjoying activities like horse riding, playing tennis, playing golf, putting green, croquet, heated swimming pool, trout fishing, as well as an art gallery, health & beauty parlor, boutique, club shops and the William Holden Animal orphanage. You will have your dinner and overnight stay at camp or lodge.

Meal Plan

breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 6Mt. Kenya Safari Club /Lake Nakuru National Park

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You will have a delectable breakfast and journey on to the scenic Lake Nakuru National Park world renowned for its thousands of flamingoes that color the lake pink. You will have lunch on arrival then set out for an afternoon game drive. Originally declared a National Park because of a superbly diverse bird population, which includes many migrants, Lake Nakuru is also a favorite place for travelers keen to seek the rare black rhino. The park is also popular with Buffalo, zebra, antelope and both lion and the elusive leopard and hundreds of giraffes. Tellingly the black rhino-breeding program, started in the late eighties, has proved successful and this is an excellent place to view them You will have your dinner and overnight stay at camp or lodge.

Meal Plan

breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 7Lake Nakuru /Masai Mara Game Reserve

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APre breakfast game drive will start the day and after breakfast you shall depart for Maasai Mara where you arrive on time for lunch. Your driver/guide will help you check in to the lodge .After refreshing you will embark on an afternoon game drive till evening before returning for your meals and overnight stay at camp or lodge.

Meal Plan

breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 8Maasai Mara - Full day

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On this day you get to enjoy a full day unlimited game drive .You will have a thrilling encounter with the big five and many other animals including hyenas, cheetahs, in this vast reserve where several hundreds of bird species have been recorded in this animal paradise. A drive to the Mara River takes you to the hippo point where massive hippos submerge on the sound of your approaching vehicle with hungry yawning, fierce crocodiles sunbathing on the river banks mouths agape as if waiting for manna from heaven giving a site to behold. You will have your meals and overnight stay at camp or lodge.

Meal Plan

breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 9Maasai Mara - Full day s

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Another exciting day in MaasaiMara where You will enjoy a full day of unlimited game drive in this world class park where you will encounter all members of the big five, other game including the wildebeest, zebras, antelopes, buffalos and several bird species for keen bird watchers. We can arrange a visit to a local Maasai Village or early morning hot air balloon safari with a Champaign breakfast if you like (at an extra cost) All meals will be prepared in camp. Lunch, dinner and Overnight stay in camp/lodge. Overnight at Sarova Tented Camp or Siana Tented Camp or Mara Simba Lodge.

Meal Plan

breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 10Masai Mara – Lake Naivasha

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After an early morning game drive, return to the hotel for breakfast and then head for Naivasha a fresh water lake. On arrival lunch will be served at the lodge and there after go for an afternoon boat ride in the lake for excellent bird watching experience. A visit to the Crescent island is really entertaining where you will come face to face with the giraffes, wildebeest , impala , dikdiks, thompson’s gazelles and grant’s gazelles, as well aselands and waterbucks . You will have your dinner and overnight stay at camp or lodge.

Meal Plan

breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 11Lake Naivasha – Amboseli National Park

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You will take breakfast and then head out for Amboseli National Park where you will take lunch at the camp/lodge. It is recommended you wake up early since the imposing Mt Kilimanjaro will be visible if the weather will be clear. You will have the pleasure of watching the big five, in this beautiful park where huge hippos are also found basking by the pools. You will have your dinner and overnight stay at camp or lodge.

Meal Plan

breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 12Amboseli National Park

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On this day you get to enjoy full day game drives. You will have a striking view of the park with elephants floating in the beautiful swamps and the pleasant views of the imposing and majestic Mt Kilimanjaro hovering above Amboseli. During your game drive you will encounter Cape buffalo, hyena, impala and several bird species including the kori bastards, ostrich, secretary birds etc. Huge files of several elephant families with babies hurrying to keep up with their mothers while others struggle as they take their first steps across the savannah make big fascinating stories both early morning and at dusk. You will have your meals and overnight stay at camp or lodge.

Meal Plan

breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 13Amboseli – Tsavo East National Park

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At the very crack dawn you will go for an early morning game drive and have breakfast afterwards. You will then depart for the exciting Tsavo East National Park and be served lunch on arrival at camp/lodge. You will later enjoy afternoon game drives in this sprawling park where we have attractions like the Mudanda Rock, Yatta Plateau, Lugard Falls, Aruba Dam big game and other animals, like the lions, aardwolf, yellow baboon, bat, cape buffalo ,greater galago gazelle, large-spotted genet, small-spotted genet, gerenuk, giraffe, impala, black-backed jackal, side-striped jackal, klipspringer, lesser kudu, leopard , slender mongoose, white-tailed mongoose, warthog, waterbuck, common zebra and Gravy’s zebra . You will have your dinner and overnight stay at camp or lodge.

Meal Plan

breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 14Tsavo east National Park

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Drained by the Tsavo and Galana rivers, the Tsavo East National Park is Kenya's largest National Park covering an area of 11,700sq kms. Full day of exciting game drives in search of the Tsavo residents till dusk when you return to hotel. You will have dinner and overnight stay in hotel.

Meal Plan

breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 15Tsavo /Nairobi

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You will take breakfast then embark on a morning game drive before checking out to depart for Nairobi where we transfer you to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your onward 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.

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.

Samburu National Reserve

Samburu National Reserve is situated within the Rift Valley Province of Kenya. Measuring approximately 104sq. kilometres (approx. 65sq. miles) in size, this unfenced savannah grassland is roughly 350km (217 miles) from Nairobi. It is relatively small in size compared to other Kenyan parks, such as Tsavo or Masai Mara. This reserve draws its fame from the unique and rare Grevy’szebra long neck gerenuk, Beisaoryx and reticulated giraffe as well as blue legged Somali ostriches. “Most famous of Kenya animals are found here from the lion, leopards, buffalo, elephants, cheetahs to the giraffe. River Ewasonyiro cuts into the reserve supporting all these animals that inhabit this reserve. Another source of its fame is due to the movie “Born Free” and also as the place where the conservationists George and Joy Adamson raised Elsa the Lioness.

Bird Viewing: Samburu National Reserve is a bird watchers paradise, with over 350 species of birds recorded. You can enjoy a colorful number of birds in different sizes such as vultures, kingfishers, marabous, bateleurs, guinea fowl, and many more.

Samburu Cultural Tours: Visit the local Samburu villages where you get a chance to interact with the beautiful Samburu people in their traditional setting and experience their day to day activity. You have a good opportunity to purchase their traditional Samburu souvenirs, art collections as you get to understand their culture and practices. The Samburu are peaceful, welcoming and true lovers of nature.

Mount Kenya National Park

Mount Kenya straddles the equator about 193 km north-east of Nairobi and about 480 km from the Kenyan coast. At 5,199 m, Mount Kenya is the second highest peak in Africa and is an ancient extinct volcano. Activities include climbing to the second highest point in Africa and have your breath taking moment, observe the pure lakes, mineral springs ,glaciers as well as watching some of the endangered species of animals, high altitude adapted plains game and unique montane and alpine vegetation. There are 12 remnant glaciers on the mountain, all receding rapidly, and four secondary peaks that sit at the head of the U-shaped glacial valleys making Mount Kenya to be one of the most impressive landscapes in East Africa. The park includes the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy and Ngare Ndare Forest Reserve (LWC-NNFR) to the north both being connected via a wildlife corridor which is part of the buffer zone for the park, and which provides vital connectivity for elephants moving between Mount Kenya and the larger conservation complex of the Somali/Maasai ecosystem. The LWC-NNFR extension incorporates the forested foothills and steep valleys of the lower slopes of Mount Kenya and extends northwards onto the relatively flat, arid, volcanic soils supporting grassland and open woodland communities on the Laikipia plain.

Tsavo East

Drained by the Tsavo and Galana rivers, the Tsavo East National Park is Kenya's largest National Park covering an area of 11,700sq kms At the Galana River great sceneries are witnessed where the elephants come to spray, roll and wallow one another, the kind of a sight marvelous to the eye. While in Tsavo East marvel at the longest lava flow Yatta plateau – It is about 290Km long and is one of the world’s longest lava flows. Other attractions include:

  • Lugards falls on the Galana River which is not a true falls but a series of rapids. Visitors can walk down to the river to view the rapids.
  • Mudanda rock – The 1.6Km long rock outcrop has a dam at the base where animals converge to quench their thirst. Visitors can walk along the rock and enjoy a cool breeze as well as view wildlife drinking at the base.
  • Aruba Dam - was built in 1952 across the Voi River.