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Day 1: Nairobi / Masai Mara
Depart Nairobi at 09:30 hrs and drive South along the floor of the Great Rift Valley. Lunch enroute arriving camp in the afternoon in time for an afternoon game drive to this most popular game park in Kenya, the Mara (Masai Mara National Reserve). Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 2: Masai Mara
A morning Game drive to this vast, open grasslands of the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem are home to over 3million large mammals. In our game drive we have a very good chance of seeing all the major Plains animals including lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant, rhino, hyena, cheetah, jackal, warthog and many species. Visit a Masai village this afternoon to learn their ancient ways of the Masai people who are allowed to graze animals and to hunt within the reserve boundaries. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 3: Masai Mara / Nairobi
After breakfast, leave lodge for the last game drive and return journey to Nairobi. Picnic lunch enroute and arrive Nairobi in the afternoon or early evening.
Masai Mara | Lake Nakuru
Day 1: Nairobi | Masai Mara
Drive in morning takes you to the Maasai Mara Game Reserve, the northern part of the Serengeti, one of Kenya's most favored game-viewing areas. The reserve covers 700 square miles of magnificent wilderness. It is the Africa of the imagination; endless reaches of acacia-dotted grasslands studded with hazy hills. Afternoon game drive to see the sundowner as hoping to see Lions in large prides, Elephants, buffalos, zebras and numerous plain animals. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 2: Masai Mara
Full day game viewing coupled with exploring this spectacular Park. The Mara is the land of African legend: Lion are abundant throughout the park, as are the elephants, giraffes, and a variety of gazelle species and zebra. Cheetah and leopard are also regularly seen and, less commonly, rhino. The annual wildebeest migration, one of nature's few remaining wildlife spectacles, occurs in the Mara from July to September where the big animals and their predators are to be present in abundance during the time frame of this trip. Several species of Bee-Eater, the flying rainbow that heads the list of the Mara's birds, occur in the reserve. As well as wildlife, the Maasai Mara is also home to many members of the colorful Maasai tribe who may be seen around the borders of the park - Morans (warriors) loping across the plains, young boys herding goats, or elders grouped under a tree discussing matters of the day .A visit to a Maasai boma (homestead) reveals this outstanding culture and customs. All meals and overnight at the lodge.
Day 3: Masai Mara | Lake Nakuru
A last game run in the picturesque Maasai Mara in the morning through the Rift Valley drive to Lake Nakuru, a shallow alkaline lake in the Rift Valley, renowned for its spectacular flamingo population as one of the world's greatest ornithological spectacles. Although Lake Nakuru is primarily a bird sanctuary, there are a considerable number of animals to be encountered, such as many large game animals such as zebras, elephants and gazelles, this is one of our best chances of seeing rhinos. Lake Nakuru National Park was the first place in Kenya selected as a rhino reserve. Here is one of the few places where we can see Rothschild's giraffes. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 4: Lake Nakuru | Nairobi
After breakfast, morning spent game viewing, watching and photographing birds at Nakuru National Park. Leave for Nairobi with lunch enroute and a stop for panoramic views of the Great Rift Valley. Arrive Nairobi late in the afternoon after driving through lush Kikuyu farmland. You will be dropped at your hotel. This one of the few places where we can see Rothschild's giraffes.
Shaba | Samburu | Treetops | Maasai Mara safari
Day 1: Shaba
Drive to Shaba National Reserve to arrive in time for a late lunch. After lunch proceed for an afternoon game drive in the park famous as the place for the Samburu semi-nomadic tribesmen, the reticulated giraffe, the Grevy's zebra gerenuk, beisa oryx and a host of the big game including elephant and lion. Overnight at the Lodge.
Day 2: Samburu
Drive to Samburu National Reserve for morning game viewing and lunch at Samburu Lodge. Afternoon game viewing en route to Shaba. Overnight at the Lodge.
Day 3: Treetops
Morning drive to Outspan Hotel for lunch. Transfer to the Aberdares National Park for an evening of game viewing from Treetops where there a pegeant of animals, coming to lick from a water hole nearby.
Day 4: Treetops
After breakfast at the Outspan Hotel drive via Nyahururu Falls to Lake Naivasha Country Club for lunch. In the afternoon continue to the Maasai Mara National Reserve for Overnight and Dinner at the lodge
Day 5: Masai Mara
Morning and afternoon game viewing. Maasai Mara Game Reserve and set-up Camp. After lunch proceed for an afternoon game drive in the game reserve which is Kenya's finest wildlife sanctuary. Overnight and Dinner at the lodge
Day 6: Nairobi
Morning return drive to Nairobi arriving around noon.
Nairobi | Masai Mara | Lake Nakuru | Mt. Kenya | Amboseli | Tsavo
Day 1: Nairobi | Masai Mara
09.30 hrs: Leave Nairobi for Masai Mara game Reserve. Picnic lunch en-route. Afternoon Game drive. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 2: Masai Mara
After breakfast proceed for a full day game drive to Kenya's most favored game reserve with miles of magnificent wilderness. Dinner and overnight at the camp/lodge.
Day 3: Masai Mara
Full day at the Mara with a with a game drive from Sunrise and sundowner greatest moments for game viewing in these mystic plains, take an afternoon drive in the Masai Hills with optional activities for a dawn nature walk safari to experience the awakening of Africa in Masai land.Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 4: Masai Mara | Lake Nakuru
After breakfast depart for Nakuru arriving in good time to enter Lake Nakuru park. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 5: Lake Nakuru | Samburu
Drive north to Samburu where the climate is drier and the land is semi-desert. Spend the next two days exploring the Samburu Game Reserve. Dinner and overnight at lodge
Day 6: Samburu
Full day spent in Samburu with early morning and afternoon game drives in Samburu Game Reserve, Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 7: Samburu / Mount Kenya
After breakfast depart for the Treetops arriving at the Outspan hotel in time for lunch. Throughout the day and night. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 8: Mount Kenya | Amboseli
After breakfast, drive from Nairobi south to Amboseli National Park, right on the border with Tanzania. This afternoon we enjoy a game drive in majestic Amboseli. Dinner and overnight at the Amboseli lodge.
Day 9: Amboseli
Full day spent in Amboseli National Park, The day is comprised of two game drives, one in the morning and one in the early evening. Dinner and overnight at Lodge
Day 10: Amboseli | Tsavo West
From the flat plains and swamps of Amboseli travel east to Tsavo West National Park full day viewing. Dinner and overnight at the camp/lodge.
Day 11: Tsavo West | Tsavo East
From Tsavo drive south to the Taita Hills Game Sanctuary, Dinner and overnight at the camp/lodge.
Day 12: Tsavo East / Nairobi
Morning game drive and later depart with picnic lunch enroute back to Nairobi arriving in the afternoon.