NAHWS 002, 9 Days Magnificent Kenya Luxurious Road Safari

NAHWS 002, 9 Days , Magnificent Kenya Luxurious Road Safari

 Trip highlights: This trip takes you to Kenya's best game sanctuaries. You will start by passing through the floor of the Great Rift Valley onwards to the enormous Maasai Mara national reserve then Samburu town land of the Samburu people. You will be able to see a host of different wild animals as well a host of different plant species and cultures of people as well.


 Day 1: Nairobi – Mt. Kenya

On arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International airport, you will be received by our tour manager who will brief you on your safari then you will be transferred to our tour van for your trip to Mount Kenya, arriving in the early afternoon. Have lunch at Tree Tops and settle and enjoy the ambience and scenery.

 Dinner and overnight at Tree Tops hotel.

 Day 2: Mt. Kenya

Enjoy morning and afternoon viewing drives as we4ll as guided nature walks in this beautiful natural attraction. Engage in activities like mountain climbing and a wide range of attractions ranging from pristine wilderness, lakes, tarns, glaciers and peaks of great beauty.

 Dinner and overnight at Mountain Lodge.

 Day 3: Mt Kenya – Samburu

After an early breakfast, drive to the northern frontier district to Samburu Game Reserve arriving in the late afternoon. Game views as you proceed to your camp for a late lunch. After lunch depart for an afternoon game viewing drive in this northern frontier park where you can see the special five species.
 As you enter the Samburu Game Reserve from Archer's Post you may spot a herd of elephants grazing near the river beds where there is plenty of food available. However, the game reserve is characterized with the doum palms which are clear identification that the water table around this region is high. As you game view towards your lodge you may spot the special five species which are the Beisa Oryx, reticulated giraffe, Somali ostrich, grevy's zebra and gerenuk. This species can only be seen in the north of equator in Kenya. Samburu game reserve borders Shaba and buffalo springs reserve. These reserve are serve by Uaso Nyiro in some place it forms the  boundary between Samburu and Buffalo springs
Lunch, Dinner and overnight at Ashnil Samburu Camp.
Day 4: Samburu Game Reserve
 Explore this reserve with unique flora and fauna. You have also a great opportunity to explore the neighboring reserves: Shaba National Reserve and Buffalo Springs Game Reserve. All the three reserves have their unique factors and all are separated by one river; the Ewaso Nyiro River also known as 'Brown River'.
 Samburu Game Reserve is the home for the lion that took care for a baby oryx not only once but twice. Shaba is one of the places  that Joy Adamson made her home and adopted a cheetah's cub where as Buffalo  Springs has its own unique springs which is believed that it propped up  during the 2nd World War when the Italians bombed the area confusing it with Nairobi. You may opt to have a cultural visit to the cousin's of the Maasai, the Samburu.
Lunch, Dinner and overnight at Ashnil Samburu Camp.

 Day 5: Samburu – Masai Mara

Pre breakfast game drive then drive to Masai Mara via Narok, the only Maasai town in this region, then climb the western wall of the valley entering Hemming Ways country that board Serengeti plains, arriving at Maasai Mara in time for lunch.  Enjoy your first afternoon game viewing drive after lunch till dusk.
 Lunch, Dinner and overnight at Mara Serena Safari lodge.
Day 6: Masai Mara- Full Day
Early morning Pre breakfast game viewing drives or start after breakfast, you will have a full day game viewing across the rich tree stubbed grasslands and rolling hills with a lunch break at the lodge.

 The Masai Mara is renowned for its great herds of plain game, black manned lion, leopard and cheetah and every type of wildlife in Kenya.  The wildebeests are the most dominant inhabitants of the Maasai Mara. Their numbers are estimated in the millions. The great migration starts in July Thompson's gazelles, zebra and other herbivores migrate from the Serengeti  plains in Tanzania to fresh pastures in the north and then back south again  in October.

Masai Mara Balloon Flight
Take the opportunity to fly over the Mara in a Hot air Balloon provided at  an extra cost. The balloon package includes a champagne breakfast in the wild! If you can spare the money, viewing abundant game afloat a balloon is  an unforgettable experience.
Lunch, Dinner and overnight at Mara Serena Safari lodge.

 Day 7: Mara – Nairobi - Amboseli

After breakfast depart for Nairobi arriving in time for lunch in Nairobi's Carnivore Restaurant before you proceed to Amboseli National park arriving early for check in and game viewing drives till dusk.

Lunch, Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Serena Lodge.

Day 8: Amboseli

Spend the whole day in Amboseli where you can have a chance to a clear view of the famous Mt. Kilimanjaro. The park is famous for the biggest elephants. Dinner and overnight at the lodge/camp

Amboseli is renowned for its huge elephant herds. Africa’s highest Mountain – Mt Kilimanjaro sits on the upper slopes of Amboseli National park. Mt. Kilimanjaro snow white peak lies across the border in Tanzania. Seeing the Kilimanjaro hovering above the clouds in the early hours of the morning is quite an experience. For the enthusiastic photographer, animal pictures arising against the dramatic backdrop of the mountain is quite a thrill. Apart from the Elephants, Amboseli is a home to; buffalos, black rhinos, zebras, wildebeest and other plain animals.

 Day 9: Amboseli – Nairobi – Departure

Pre Breakfast game viewing drives then depart after breakfast for Nairobi arriving in the afternoon. Lunch will be served en route. You will then be transferred to the Airport for your departure flight.
End of safari.
 Cost Includes:
 - Transport based on a safari vehicle with pop up roof for game viewing.
 - Park entry fee
 - Accommodation and all meals on Full Board basis while on this safari.
 - Service of an English-speaking driver guide
 - Game drives as per the Itinerary
 - Government taxes  
 Cost Excludes:
 - Hot air Balloon flight in Masai Mara and Serengeti – US$500 per person
 extra in Masai Mara.
 (Price is subject to confirmation at the time of booking.)
 - Tips to driver guides and porter.
 - Extras at the Camp / lodges – tips, drinks, telephone, laundry etc
 - Items of personal expenses. 

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