Kenya: Highlights of Kenya
Our Itineraries are provided as a preview of what to expect on our tours. Please, note, that itineraries are subject to change.
Upon arrival in Nairobi, our representative will welcome and transfer you to your hotel for check-in. Dinner on own account.
After breakfast, your driver guide will meet you where you will board your safari van and drive to Samburu National Reserve which is a rugged and Semi-desert Park located in Samburu district in the Rift Valley Province of Kenya. The park neighbors the homes of the Samburu tribe of Kenya, a tribe known for their remote culture and nomadic way of life. The game reserve is renowned for its rare species of animals unique to the park, namely: the long-necked gerenuk, Grevy's zebra, reticulated giraffe, and Beisa oryx. The elusive Kenya leopard is often known to visit the park, especially in the evenings. You will arrive in time for lunch at your hotel. Afternoon at leisure or you may enjoy a game drive at the reserve.
Breakfast at the hotel. Spend the whole day at Samburu National Reserve with numerous game drives and game viewing. In the afternoon, you may enjoy a visit to the Samburu village (at an extra cost) where you will be able to learn and experience the Maasai culture inform of songs and dances.
After breakfast, board your safari van and drive to Mount Kenya National Park. Climbing to 5,199 meters, Mount Kenya is the second tallest mountain in Africa. The scenery surrounding this designated World Heritage Site is breath-taking. It is pristine wilderness with lakes, tarns, glaciers, dense forest, mineral springs and a selection of rare and endangered species of animals, high altitude adapted plains game and unique montane and alpine vegetation. Visitors can enjoy mountain climbing, camping and caving with the mountain’s rugged glacier-clad peaks providing the perfect backdrop. Arrive in time for lunch at Serena Mountain Lodge. In the afternoon, relax by the balcony of your room and watch animals as they drink from a waterhole. Enjoy dinner at your lodge.
After breakfast, check out of your rooms and transfer to Lake Nakuru National Park which is about 90 miles northwest of Nairobi, in the Nakuru district of the Rift Valley Province. The ecosystem is comprised of the lake, surrounded by wooded and bushy grasslands. The park supports a wide ecological diversity including flamingos (Greater and Lesser) and other water birds, and the black and white rhinoceros which are the major attractions of the area. Arrive in time for lunch at your hotel. In the afternoon, head to a game drive at the park.
After breakfast, board your safari van and drive further the rift valley to the famous Maasai Mara National Reserve which is regarded as the jewel of Kenya’s wildlife viewing areas. The annual wildebeest’s migration alone involves over 1.5 million animals arriving in July and departing in November. There have been some species of mammals, amphibians, reptiles, and birds species recorded on the reserve. Nowhere in Africa is wildlife more abundant, and it is for this reason a visitor hardly misses to see the big five (buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion, and rhino). Arrive in time for lunch at the lodge. Afternoon at leisure or you may enjoy a game drive at the park.
Breakfast at the lodge. Enjoy a whole day at Maasai Mara National Reserve with numerous game drives of game viewing.
After breakfast, bid Maasai Mara goodbye with a game drive en route as you drive back to Nairobi. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your onward flight.
• Meet and greet service at the airport
• Arrival and departure transfers
• 1 night in Nairobi at Eka Hotel or similar
• 2 nights in Samburu at Samburu Intrepids or similar
• 2 nights in Lake Naivasha at Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort or similar
• 1 night in Mount Kenya at Serena Mountain Lodge or similar
• 2 nights in Masai Mara at Mara Sarova or similar
• 19 meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 6 dinners
• Game drives
• Park entry fees
• Ground transportation in a 7-seater safari Minivan safari with services of an English-Speaking Professional Driver/Guide
• Complimentary 1 liter bottled water per person per day in the safari vehicle
• Complimentary Flying Doctors*
• All applicable Government taxes
*Clients are covered by AMREF Flying Doctor Service Kenya. This coverage is subject to getting client’s travel insurance details (i.e. Name of insurer and insurance policy number) prior to traveling. It covers the client for a period of 30 days for air medical evacuation services. Terms and conditions apply.
• Visa fees
• Optional tours
• All drinks, tips, etc.
• Any international departure taxes collected at the airport of departure if applicable
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