10 days Best Kenya Lodge Safari
|10 Days 9 Nights||Aberdare, Nakuru, Mara, Amboseli, Tsavo West||USD||Lodge|
Day 1: Arrival Nairobi
On your arrival at Jomo Kenyatta Interational airport Nairobi, you will be met by an African Voyages representative. You are then transferred to Holiday Inn for overnight. You are booked on bed and breakfast. Dinner on your own account.
Day 2: Drive from Nairobi to Aberdares
After breakfast at the Holiday Inn depart Nairobi and drive to Aberdares to arrive in time for lunch at the Outspan Hotel. After lunch transfer to the Aberdares National Park for an evening of game viewing from Tree hotel. The Aberdares is a fairyland, awesome in its majesty and beauty. The park is rich in wildlife; elephant, rhino, warthog, bush pig, and giant forest hog, bongo and the dikdik. Dinner and overnight at Treetops Lodge or similar
Day 3: Drive from Aberdares to Lake Nakuru
After breakfast at the lodge, drive via Nyahururu Falls to Lake Nakuru Lodge. Dinner andver night at Lake Nakuru Lodge or similar.
Day 4: Drive from Lake Nakuru to Maasai Mara
Depart Naivasha after breakfast and drive through the Great Rift Valley to the Maasai Mara National Reserve. Along the way you will have a distant view of Mt. Longonot, Mt. Margaret and the pyrethrum plantation. Dinner and overnight at Kichwa Tembo Camp or similar.
Day 5: Day in Maasai Mara
Full day game activities in the Maasai Mara reserve. This is Kenya’s best and best-know wildlife sanctuary. You are likely to see some of the over 400 species of animals have been recorded here. The Maasai Mara is particularly interesting in the months of July, August and September. At this time of the year, in addition to the resident Wildlife of the Mara, the Mara plains are filled with migrating wilderbeest and zebra from the neighbouring Serengeti. The famous Maasai tribesmen live within the dispersal area of the game reserve. You may arrange a visit to the local villages. Dinner and Overnight at Kichwa Tembo Camp or similar.
Day 6: Drive from Maasai Mara to Nairobi
After an early morning game drive and breakfast, you begin the trip to Nairobi and on to Amboseli. You arrive Nairobi around noon. Transfer to your hotel for overnight.
Day 7: Drive from Nairobi to Amboseli
After breakfast you depart and proceed the drive via Namanga to Amboseli National Park. Overnight at Ol Tukai Lodge or similar.
Day 8: Day in Amboseli
At 6.30 am you proceed on an early morning game drive around the park. If the sky is clear, you will have a chance to view Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain. The snows of the mountain form a majestic backdrop to one of Kenya's most popular spectacular displays of wildlife - lion, elephant, leopard, rhino, cheetah, buffalo and host of plains game, creating Kenya's most sought after photographer's paradise. Come back for late breakfast then the rest of the morning at leisure enjoying the lodges facilities. After lunch proceed for an afternoon game drive in the Park. Dinner and overnight at Ol Tukai Lodge or similar.
Day 9: Drive from Amboseli to Tsavo West
After breakfast, morning drive via the Shaitani lava flow to Tsavo West National Park. Afternoon game viewing. Dinner and Overnight Kilaguni Serena Lodge or similar.
Day 10: Drive Tsavo West to Nairobi - Depart
Early morning game drive followed by breakfast. After breakfast, check out of the lodge with picnic lunch. With game drive on the way, you will visit Mzima Springs where thousands gallons of water flow every day from the nearby volcanic Chyulu Hills. Hippos, Fish and Crocodiles can be seen from a sunken underwater observatory Tank You begin your trip back to Nairobi. Arrival Nairobi is expected to be late afternoon. You are transferred to the airport for your homebound flight.
- Hotel / Hostel Pickup
- All meals noted in the itinerary
- Transportation in standard game viewing safari vehicle complete with pop-up roof for easy viewing and photography.
- Your driver/guide speaks English and has in-depth knowledge of the flora, fauna, landscape, and Kenyan culture.
- A minivan outfitted with two-way, long range high frequency radio communications equipment.
- Bottled mineral water during game drives
- Park entrance fees and game drives as noted in the itinerary.
- All government taxes, levies, and fees
- Pick up and drop off transfers
- Domestic and international airfares and departures taxes
- Personal communications charges for telephone calls, faxes, email, etc.
- Tips and gratuities for your driver/guide.
- Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
- Laundry services
- Between meal snacks, parks, attractions, and events not included in your itinerary