10 DAYS – NAIROBI + SAMBURU + ABERDARE + AMBOSELI + NAKURU + MAASAI MARA + NAIROBI
DAY 1 – NAIROBI
Arrive in Nairobi where our Tour Manager will meet and escort you to a hotel for check-in. Spend the afternoon on sightseeing in Nairobi
Overnight at Nairobi Safari Club or similar (B, B)
DAY 2 & 3- SAMBURU
Morning departure for the Samburu Game Reserve, lunch at the Samburu Serena Safari Lodge. Late afternoon game drive in the Samburu, home to the rare and unusual reticulated giraffe, the long necked gerenuk, the Gravy’s Zebra and the beisa Oryx. Another full day to enjoy game viewing in the Samburu Game Reserve. The landscape is a contrast of very dry shrub and lush palm lined oasis. Large baboon troops feed close to the river, out of range of nearby crocodile. You may even encounter Leopard in a nearby acacia tree.
Overnight at the Sopa Lodge or similar (B, L, D)
DAY 4 – DRIVE TO ABERDARE NATIONAL PARK
(Nairobi to Aberdare 220 Kilometers, Approximately – 3½ Hours’ drive). Depart Nairobi after breakfast. Our destination today is the Aberdare National Park. We travel overland through plantations of coffee and tea to The Aberdare Country Club, nestled on the slopes of Mweiga Hill. After lunch, set off for the Ark tree lodge, located in the forest on mountain slopes of the Aberdare Mountains at 7,000 feet. This outstanding lodge offers high altitude game viewing, including animals that are rarely encountered elsewhere: Giant forest hog, Bush pig, Tree Hyrax, large Spotted Genet, and the elusive Bongo Antelope. Wildlife can be observed from different levels – and from outside where you can see, hear and smell everything and inside where you can sit with a cup of tea and stay warm and cozy. You can put in a request to be awakened during the night if your favorite animals show up. A herd of Elephants might be just feet away and if you are lucky, a Leopard or large male Lion might put in an appearance. Dinner and
Overnight at Ark Lodge or similar (B, L, D)
DAY 5 & 6- AMBOSELI
After breakfast, drive southeast to Amboseli National Park arriving in time for lunch. Spend two days in this park enjoying the magnificent view of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain. Have pleasure of trucking elephants under the shadow of Mr. Kilimanjaro, home to a multitude of birds and animal species including the “Big Five”.
Overnight at Sopa Lodge (B, L, D)
DAY 7 – LAKE NAKURU
Descend into the Great Rift Valley for a visit to Lake Nakuru National Park, the world’s famous flamingo sanctuary. Lunch and afternoon game drives around the lake shore.
Overnight at Sopa Lodge or similar (B, L, D)
DAY 8 & 9 – MAASAI MARA
Early departure for the Maasai Mara Game Reserve passing teeming herds of wildebeest and Zebra en route to the Lodge. Lunch and late afternoon game viewing in the Game Reserve. Another full day’s game viewing in the Maasai Mara, home to the large herds of Wildebeests, zebra, gazelle, elephant and buffalo. Stalking lion, leopard and cheetah are never far away.
Overnight at the Sopa Lodge or similar (B, L, D).
DAY 10 NAIROBI
After breakfast depart for Nairobi, arriving around noon. Afternoon at leisure for shopping or Nairobi Excursions. Transport to Airport for a flight to your country of origin.