KSS 13 : 10
Days , Amboseli, Mt Kenya, Samburu, Masai Mara .
Arrival at Nairobi . Transfer to Panafric Hotel B/B
Day 2/3 : Amboseli National Park.
Drive to Amboseli National Park, located at the foot
of Africa's highest mountain, Mt. Kilimanjaro. All around the lodge
roams the wildlife that has made East Africa legendary: lion,
buffalo, cheetah, giraffe, baboon, gazelle, and wildebeest. Part of
Masailand, it's not unusual to see the proud Masai warrior or small
children tending their cattle. Amboseli plains with its herds of
elephant feeding on acacia trees. Amboseli Sopa Lodge. (FB)
Day 4 - Tree Hotel.
A tree hotel is your destination today, standing at
7,200 feet on the slopes of snow-capped Mount Kenya. Your
comfortable rooms overlook a waterhole frequented by a myriad of
wildlife throughout the day and night, including elephant, buffalo,
rhino, giant forest hog, waterbuck and possibly even a leopard or a
lion. Enjoy a guided nature walk by the lodge naturalist through the
forest, where you are likely to see rare forest birds, as well as
Columbus monkeys, bushbuck and often-times elephant and buffalo.
Day 5 & 6:
Mount Kenya Safari Club/Samburu Reserve
Begin your exploration of this magnificent country as
you drive on its rugged roads, through rich farmland, en route to
Samburu Reserve. Stop for lunch at the legendary Mount Kenya Safari
Club, set on the slopes of Africa's second highest mountain.
Continue past the equator to Samburu which lies on the hot and arid
fringes of the vast northern region of Kenya. Sarova Shaba Game
Day 7 - Lake Nakuru/Lake Naivasha National Park.
Drive to the Great Rift Valley, a geological
fault-line that stretches round one-sixth of the Earth's
circumference and is visible from outer space. Over 2,000 feet deep
and 30 miles wide with bubbling springs and geysers, the landscape
is spectacular. First stop, Lake Nakuru, the shallow alkaline lake
that is world-renowned for its huge concentration of flamingos at
times hundreds of thousands of these exotic birds give the lake a
pink shimmering glow. Enjoy a picnic lunch and wildlife run.
Continue on to your luxurious lodge on the southern shore of
beautiful Lake Naivasha, the highest of the Rift Valley lakes that
supports a thriving bird population of over 350 species. Duties
permitting enjoy a lecture by Mary Wykstra from the Cheetah
Conservation Fund Kenya, who will also join you for dinner. Lake
Nakuru Lodge. (B,L,D Daily).
Days 8/9 - Masai Mara/Northern Serengeti.
Set out early this morning on a boat ride on Lake
Naivasha to see hippo, freshwater lilies and a plethora of birds.
Continue to the Masai Mara enjoying a picnic lunch along the way to
Kenya's most famous reserve, with its classic savannah grasslands,
plentiful animals and spectacular vistas. You have three days to
experience exciting wildlife viewing across the dreamlike endless
plains, home to lion, cheetah, elephant, leopard, rhino, giraffe,
zebra and hippo. witnessing dawn over the Serengeti from a hot air
balloon, flying to Lake Victoria to fish for giant Nile perch, or
visiting a Masai Village to experience this nomadic tribes way of
life. Your lodge is an interpretation of a traditional Masai
Manyatta of domed huts with a stunning view of the surrounding
landscape. Mara Sopa Lodge (B,L,D Daily).
Days 10 -
Depart to Nairobi For a Flight back home.