6th August: Welcome to Nairobi, Kenya’s Bustling Capital
Arrive at JKIA Airport and be met by our representative. You'll be given a short safari brief and handed over to your driver guide then transferred by private vehicle to Movenpick hotel.
Depending on the time of your arrival, you can go on below optional city excursions. (they can be booked at an extra cost):-
• Visit to the Karen Blixen Museum (once home to the author of the evocative “Out of Africa” book).
• Giraffe Centre; which protects the highly endangered Rothschild's giraffe.
• David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust; an orphanage for young elephants.
• Nairobi National Park; the only wildlife national park in the world that is located within a city.
Lunch and dinner on own basis. Overnight at Movenpick Hotel
7th August: Panoramic Views of Mt. Kilimanjaro at Amboseli
Enjoy a buffet breakfast at the hotel before departing for the Amboseli National Park. Arrive at your lodge at 1230hrs approx. for check in and lunch.
Amboseli National Park is famous for being the best place in Africa to get close to free-ranging elephants among other wildlife species. Other attraction of the park includes opportunities to meet the Maasai people and also offers spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest free-standing mountain in the world.
At around 1600hrs, you'll depart for an evening game drive before returning to the lodge for dinner. Overnight stay at Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge.
8th August: Enjoy Full Day Game Drive in Amboseli
Enjoy buffet breakfast thereafter venture out to explore the amazing and expanse Amboseli Park. You’ll get to enjoy full day game drive. We’ll carry along a delicious picnic lunch.
Attractions here include:
a). Large Herds of Elephants.
b). Mt. Kilimanjaro.
c). Big Five.
d). Observation Hill which allows an overall view of the whole park especially the swamps and elephants, Swamp below observation hill hosts many elephants, buffaloes, hippos and a variety of water fowls like pelican and the Egyptian goose.
e). Contemporary Maasai culture and indigenous lifestyle.
Return to the Lodge later in the evening for dinner and overnight.
9th August: from the Amboseli to Lake Nakuru
Buffet breakfast at lodge, then depart for Lake Nakuru National Park.
Arrive at Flamingo Hill in time for check in and buffet lunch.
Lake Nakuru National Park is well known for Greater and Lesser Flamingo is the main attraction in the park, including other water birds approximately about 450 species in total.
Mammals: 56 different species including white Rhinos, Waterbuck etc.
Unique vegetation: About 550 different plant species including the unique and biggest euphorbia forest in Africa, Picturesque landscape and yellow acacia woodlands.
You'll depart later for an evening game drive and return to the lodge later for dinner and overnight stay.
10th August: Explore The Scenic Lake Naivasha
Buffet breakfast at lodge, then depart for Lake Naivasha. Arrive at Lake Naivasha Sopa for check in and relax. Enjoy buffet lunch later and spend the afternoon at your own leisure. This time can be used doing a boat ride or a visit to Crescent Island.
Lake Naivasha is a serene freshwater lake and a superb oasis for wildlife, birds and plants. Just beyond the lake's shore are papyrus swamps, acacia woodlands and forests. There are more than 450 species of birds; from spectacled weavers, grey-backed fiscals, red-billed firefinches, little grebe, yellow billed stork, pelicans and African fish eagles among others.
A highlight of a visit here is a boating excursion around the lake or visit to the nearby Crescent Island. Some other exciting activates around Lake Naivasha include nature walks, horseback riding, flower farm trips, community visits. You can also opt for day excursions to Hell's Gate.
Return to the resort for dinner and overnight stay.
11th August: Safari in the World Famous Maasai Mara
Wake up to an early buffet breakfast at lodge and then check out.
Afterwards, depart for Maasai Mara National Reserve, which is also known as the “Jewell of Kenya. On your way to Maasai Mara National Reserve, you will enjoy different array of views which are just priceless.
Arrive at Maasai Mara National Reserve; you will have game drive enroute to your lodge which is Keekorok Lodge. The lodge boasts one of the prime locations in the masai mara making game drives very easy and interesting with good sighting of the wildlife including the migration at this time of the year.
You’ll have a sumptuous Lunch at the lodge. In the late afternoon, go on your first game drive in this amazing game reserve known for its wildlife. Return to the lodge later in the evening for dinner and overnight stay.
12/13th August: Enjoy Full Day Game Drive in the Mara
Wake up for a refreshing hot cup of coffee or tea. Then depart for a morning game drive to explore the Mara plains and its intriguing wildlife.
You can opt for a Hot Air Balloon Safari instead of a morning game drive. This is truly a fun and exciting way to see Africa’s landscapes and wildlife.
Return to the lodge for a full buffet breakfast and spend the morning at your own leisure. Enjoy a scintillating buffet lunch at the lodge.
Afternoon spent at leisure. You can relax by the swimming pool or you can visit a traditional Maasai Village where you’ll get insight into the vibrant and traditional way of life of the Maasai.
Depart for an evening game drive.
OR HAVE A FULL DAY GAME DRIVE TODAY IN THE RESERVE WITH PICNIC LUNCH BOXES.
Return to the Lodge in the evening for dinner and overnight stay.
13th August: from Maasai Mara to Nairobi
You'll rise up very early to go on your final early morning game drive before returning to the lodge for buffet breakfast and relaxation.
Later, check out and depart for Nairobi. Say goodbye to the sights and sounds of the Mara Plains as hold on to the memories of the last few days and mentally plan for your return.
Arrive Nairobi in the afternoon and drop off at JKIA Airport for your home bound flight.