Kenya Amboseli and Masai Mara
Kenya has long been one of the most established safari destinations in Africa, a country rich in wildlife that offers some of the best game viewing on the planet. What few people know is that the country is also incredibly diverse, both ethnically and geographically, with landscapes ranging from lush forest to searing desert.
No trip to Kenya would be complete without a couple of days scanning the plains for big game in the Masai Mara, home to the greatest concentration of wildlife on our planet. This tour offers travelers the chance to explore parts of Kenya which see very few visitors, giving a glimpse into ways of life that have disappeared in most parts of the world, while still including some of its recognized and very justified highlights, Finally end to Amboseli and no better place you will get closer to free-ranging Elephant and have the perfect view of famous Mt. Kilimanjaro.
- AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK
- LAKE NAKURU
- MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE
- Accommodation and meals as per program
- Transportation in a chauffeur driven Private safari minivan or 4×4 Land Cruiser at a supplement both with pop-up roof for easy game viewing & photography.
- Game viewing drives and parks entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary at current level
- All meet and greet services and services of English Speaking guide
- 24 hours stand-by contact number.
- Guaranteed window seat – based on 6 pax per vehicle
- Two-way long range high frequency radio communication
- Flying doctor’s coverage: Covers you within East Africa for a period of 14 days. In the eventuality of a medical emergency, you will be airlifted to Nairobi where you will be taken to a good hospital. Hospital bills are born by the patient.
- All items of personal nature e.g. telephone call bills, fax/email bills etc.
- Tips and gratuities to hotel, lodges, camp staff and driver- guide(s)
- Any local or international flight and departure taxes.
- Visa fees
- Laundry, drinks
- Any other services not mentioned above as inclusive
Day 1: JKIA – Hotel (Eka Hotel) (B)
Arrival at Jomo Kenyatta Airport met and assisted by Our Customer Representative upon clearing with visa formalities, escorted to your waiting safari vehicle where you will be transferred to your City Hotel for overnight.
Day 2: Nairobi – Amboseli (Ol Tukai Lodge) (B, L, D)
Depart and drive to Amboseli National Park after arriving in time for lunch at your Lodge
The National Park hosts five main wildlife habitats (open plains, acacia woodland, rocky thorn bush country, swamps and marshland) and covers part of a Pleistocene Lake Basin, now dry. Within this basin is a temporary lake, Lake Amboseli that flood during years of heavy rainfall. Amboseli is unique for its big game and its great scenic beauty – and the landscape is dominated by the towering Mount Kilimanjaro
Deep in the heart of the world famous Amboseli National Park is the magnificent Ol Tukai Lodge with amazing views of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Ol Tukai is surrounded by yellow barked acacia trees and blends effortlessly into this celebrated African wilderness. This is an exceptional location for the naturalist – elephant, lion, buffalo, cheetah, leopard, giraffe, wildebeest, gazelle are all found here in this haven dominated by acacias, phoenix palms and a partially dry lakebed of evaporated salts, all under the shadows of Africa’s highest mountain.
Day 3: Amboseli (Ol Tukai Lodge) (B, L, D)
Full day in Amboseli with morning and afternoon game drive provided you may as well choose to go on a full day game drive departing after breakfast.
Day 4: Amboseli – Lake Naivasha (Naivasha Sopa Resort) (B, L, D)
After breakfast depart with game drive en-route to Lake Naivasha to arrive for check in and lunch
Set on 200 acres of Lake Naivasha’s southern shoreline in Africa’s Great Rift Valley, the resort blends in perfectly with its natural surrounding
Being one of Kenya’s most up market destinations, it is the ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside and nearby National Parks and wildlife sanctuaries.
- Afternoon at leisure – Optional boat ride
Day 5: Lake Naivasha – L. Nakuru National Park (Lake Nakruru Lodge) (B, L, D)
Situated in the heart of the Rift Valley, Lake Nakuru is one of Kenya’s most famous soda lakes. A major feature of this park is the wonderful bird life, particularly the thousands of flamingos, which create a shimmering pink hue over the lake. A rhino sanctuary also provides the opportunity to see the endangered black rhino. Other wild animals found in this park include the Rhino, Lion, Cheetah and the most elusive of the cats, the Leopard.
Proceed on your afternoon game drive to this National Park, world renowned for its population of flamingos which number thousands upon thousands.
Day 6: Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara ( Masai Mara Sopa Lodge) (B, L, D)
Depart and drive to the Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya’s finest and best-known game reserve, arriving for lunch at your Lodge.
Traditionally African in style, the lodge is situated in the eastern boarder of world-renowned Masai Mara; home to the greatest game show on earth – the Wildebeest Migration
Afternoon game viewing drive in this Kenyan finest Park, here in Mara you are likely to spot the animals in their natural element; a lion’s roar, a cheetah making a kill, and the big elephant herds are all very fascinating events.
Day 7: Masai Mara Reserve (Masai Mara Sopa Lodge (B, L, D)
0600 hrs: Optional Hot air balloon ($ 785 pp) ride and mid -day visit to the Local Village ($ 35 pp)
The BALLOON SAFARI adventure begins in the pre-dawn hours. The magnificent view of the park is thrilling. Towards the end of the safari, you rise to a height of 1500 foot for a panoramic view of the twisting Mara River and the savannah below. After an hour or so in the air, your safari finishes with a flourish: a champagne breakfast in the bush, cooked on the balloon’s burners.
Full day spent in the Mara with early morning and afternoon game viewing drives in the rolling hills, woodlands and Rivers, that makes up the Mara in search of more game. The animals are more active at this time of the day.
Day 8: Masai Mara – Nairobi (Eka Hotel) (B)
Breakfast at your Camp depart thereafter with game drive en-route to Nairobi arriving late afternoon with lunch and dinner today on own account drop off city hotel for your overnight stay
Day 9: Nairobi – JKIA – Departure
Transfer to Jkia for your onward departure flight depending on your flight timings
- All safari rates are on a per person sharing rate and a single supplement may apply for single travelers.
- Safari rates are seasonal and will change accordingly.
- Children under the age of 12 will be charged 65% of the Adult rate when sharing with Adults or 80% for own room.
This is an all inclusive fully accommodated safari. This safari is subject to a single supplement for single travelers.