The 8 days best of Kenya safari, will give you a chance to explore the highest mountain in Africa "Mount Kilimanjaro,the Aberdares give you a chance to see the beautiful waterfalls, and a chance to see the Big Five in lake Nakuru and Masai Mara safari.
3 Days Masai Mara Itinerary 8 days and 7 nights amboseli/ aberdare/ lake nakuru/lake naivasha/masai mara standard tented camping
Day 01: JKIA- Nairobi-Amboseli
Pick up from JKIA for FREE upon arrival by our representative and depart for Amboseli and drive via Namanga on the Tanzania border to reach Amboseli in the afternoon. This small park (at 392 sq km) is the second most popular park in Kenya after Masai Mara, mainly due to the spectacular backdrop of Mt. Kilimanjaro on the southern boundary. we proceed towards for dinner and overnight.
Kibo safari camp-BLD
After light breakfast you will have a morning game drive to view the early hunters, return to the Kobo departing with picnic lunches, leave Amboseli viewing game as we drive via Nairobi to the Aberdares to arrive Nyeri at the evening, lunch will be taken enroute*Dinner and overnight at westwood hotel- BLD.
Aberdare National Park has over 40 species of wildlife inhabit thetoAberdare mountain ranges, hiding in the heavily forested slopes and in the upper moor lands. The Aberdares is noted as a rhino sanctuary but keep an eye out for the elusive rare bongo, which is best, spotted in the upper bamboo zone and hypericum scrub.
Day 03: Aberdare – Lake Nakuru
After early breakfast drive for game drive to Aberdare National Park which have an an area of 767 Km2 covers the higher areas of the Aberdare Mountain Ranges of Central Kenya, from altitude of 1829M to 4001M above sea level. The topography is quite diverse with deep ravines that cut through the forested eastern and western slopes. Animals easily observed in the park include; the Black Rhino, leopard, baboon, black and white Colobus monkey and sykes monkey. Rarer sightings include those of lions, the golden cat and the bongo- an elusive forest antelope that lives in the bamboo forest. Animals like the eland and spotted and melanocyticserval cats can be found higher up in the moorlands.Visitors can also indulge in picnics, trout fishing in the rivers and camping in the moorlands. Bird viewing is rewarding, with over 250 species of birds in the park, including the Jackson's Francolin, Sperry hawk, goshawks, eagles, sunbirds and plovers to Lake Nakuru National park. Lunch at a lodge followed by a full afternoon game drives at the Kenya's Park famed by its numerous species of birdlife. Lake Nakuru's claim to fame is anchored on its flamingo's and the over 400 species of birds found here. The lake itself is a soda lake on the floor of the rift valley. The sight of the at times millions of flamingos is quite spectacular. From a distance the lake appears ringed in pink. The Lake has also earned a reputation as an important haven for endangered species- particularly the Rothschild Giraffe and the black and white rhino. Lions, waterbuck, buffalo and baboons are all residents here.
Dinner and overnight stay at Matfam Resort Lake Nakuru-BLD
Day 04: Lake Nakuru – Lake Naivasha
Breakfast at leisure before driving to Lake Naivasha.A visit to the hells gate national park this park can be explored on foot or you could also cycle around the park Optional boat ride to Crescent Island can be arranged .Dinner and overnight atTaphe guest house Lake
Day 05: Lake Naivasha – Maasai Mara
Drive to via the Great Rift Valley to arrive at MaasaiMara .Lunch will be taken enroute,Drive to via the Great Rift Valley to arrive at Maasai Mara in the late afternoon, at evening enjoy game drive till dusk. Rhino Tourist Camp-BLD
Day 06 :Maasai Mara full day:
Full day spent exploring the park in search of the big 5- The Mara offers wildlife in such variety and abundance that it is difficult to believe: over 450 species of animals have been recorded here. You will easily see lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephant. It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna- lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures. Diner and overnight at Rhino Tourist Camp-BLD
Day 07: Maasai Mara -Nairobi
Game drives then return to the lodge for breakfast before returning to Nairobi hotel for rest and overnight at sandton hotel-BLD
Day 08: Nairobi-JKIA:
After breakfast, you will have optional activities to do in the city centre/city market shopping forKenyan and African handicrafts and Curios. Later you will be transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your schedule flights.
*Cost per person for 8days Amboseli/Aberdare/Nakuru/Lake NaivashaMasaimara safari:
NB: RATES BASED ON STANDARD ACCOMMDATION FOR 8 DAYS /7 NIGHTS SAFARI:.
**For more than 2-4 people and above: USD1290 ** For more than 5 people and above: USD1090 *For more than 10 pax USD1080 *For more than 15 pax USD1050 *For more than 20 pax USD995
Safari price Cost Includes:
-Transport on custom made 8 seater tour van ideal for game viewing and photography.
-Full board accommodation whilst on safari .
-Accommodation in double/triple room .
-All park entrance fees to include government taxes.
-Service of an English speaking professional driver/guide.
-All game drives as detailed in the itinerary.
-Complimentary return airport transfers.
-Bottled water whilst on safari 1 litre per person per day.
-Start and end in Nairobi.
-Accommodations in Nairobi before the safari for last night based on (sandton hotel )
Tour Cost excludes:
-Beverages/Drinks/Sodas and other soft drinks.
-International flights and visas.
-Items of a personal nature.
-Any other extras not detailed in hotel
-optional Nairobi dinner at USD6(Equivalent of Ksh 500) per person paid in KSH.
-Optional activities ie, visit to masai village, city tour boat ride, balloon safari can be arranged at an extra cost of US$ 450 per person