Affordable top end Safari Kenya (AAS) Trip code Joas8-11
Day 1. Airport -Nairobi On arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International airport you will be met by your guide & vehicle,then transferred to the Stanley Hotel for overnight stay on breakfast basis. www.sarovahotels.com/stanley
Day 2. Nairobi – Mount Kenya After breakfast you will be picked up by your guide & vehicle, and set off by driving to Mount Kenya. Arriving in time for lunch at Bantu Lodge. Mount Kenya rises to about 5199 m and as such is the tallest mountain Kenya. The mountain has been recognized as a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site and a wildlife sanctuary. Tea, dinner and overnight Serena Mountain lodge on breakfast and dinner basis www.serenahotels.com/serenamountainlodge
Day 3. Mount Kenya – Samburu This morning we drive across the Equator to the edge of the Northern Frontier where the game reserves Buffalo Springs, Shaba and Samburu are located. Here the terrain flattens out and has a distinct bush feel to it. Lunch, afternoon game drive, dinner and overnight at Samburu Lodge or simular. www.sopalodges.com/samburu-sopa-lodge
Day 4. Safari at Samburu Today the full day is dedicated to enjoying the unique beauty of the Samburu Game Reserve. The multi stemmed palms (Hyphaene compressa) that grow freely along the river, add to the dramatic scenery. A healthy elephant population as well as big cats including cheetah and leopard make for a memorable Kenya safari. Game drives, lunch, dinner and overnight at Samburu Lodge.
Day 5. Samburu – Mount Kenya Early morning drive and then proceed to the world famous Mount Kenya Safari Club to relax and enjoy the facilities. Afternoon free to take an optional excursion to Ol Pejeta Game Sanctuary or even a fishing trip nearby (at an extra cost). Dinner and overnight Mount Kenya Safari Club or similar on a breakfast, lunch and dinner basis www.fairmont.com/mount-kenya-safari
Day 6. Mount Kenya – Lake Baringo Morning drive via Nyahururu Falls down to Lake Baringo with picnic lunches. Later a drive to the beautiful Lake Baringo. In the evening a relaxing guided bird walk. Dinner and overnight at Lake Baringo Club or similar on a breakfast, breakfast and dinner basis
Day 7. Baringo – Lake Nakuru Morning drive down the floor of the Rift Valley to Lake Nakuru National Park. The park was once described as the most fabulous bird spectacle in the world and it spans an attractive range of wooded and bush grassland around the lake, offering wide ecological diversity – from the lake waters, woodland to the rocky escarpment and ridges. After lunch, you will have an afternoon game drive which will give you the opportunity to view various wildlife both predatory and plains game, not forgetting the abundance of birdlife. This park also serves as home to both the white and black rhino. Lunch, afternoon game drive, dinner and overnight at Lion Hill Sarova lodge or similar on a breakfast, lunch and dinner basis www.sarovahotels.com/lionhill
Day 8. Lake Nakuru - Maasai Mara Breakfast, and depart for Masai Mara Game Reserve arriving in time for lunch and later an afternoon game drive. A spectacle worth seeing is the annual migration of millions of wildebeests, zebra, and gazelles from the Serengeti plains across the Tanzania border and Mara River to reach Masai Mara grazing fields. The dramatic crossing of the river and the preying on the migrants by predators can be viewed early June to August. The Mara has got also thousand of species of bird life and plant life. Lunch, afternoon game drive, dinner and overnight at Mara Serena Lodge or similar on a breakfast, lunch and dinner basis www.serenahotels.com/serenamara
Day 9 - 10 Maasai Mara The whole day is spent enjoying the untamed beauty of the Mara. Picnic lunch can be organized in advance so that you can enjoy unhurried game viewing. Vast herds of wildebeest and zebra wander across the Mara grasslands, their numbers increasing during the annual migration from Serengeti. Lion, leopard and cheetah follow close behind, while crocodile and hippo congregate in the Mara and Talek rivers. Meals and overnight at Mara Serena Lodge on a breakfast, lunch and dinner basis
Day 11 Maasai Mara – Nairobi Early morning game drive followed by breakfast. Return to Nairobi in time for lunch on own account.
This is already the end of a fantastic trip through Kenya. This trip is child friendly because some accommodations have a swimming pool and you will have a private vehicle to drive you during this holiday. A minimum of 4 people for this trip is necessary.