Classic Kenya Highlights Safari

Classic Kenya Highlights Safari

This seven day tour of Kenya includes all the classic safari highlights as well as a few lesser-known encounters alongside. Tailoring a tour to coincide with the spectacular wildebeest migration, during July and October, is one such way to ensure your experience gets off to the best possible start.

Witnessing a whole host of wildebeest, zebras and gazelle, crossing the Mara River and fending off crocodiles in the process, is simply a phenomenal sight and certainly not to be missed during peak season. Elsewhere in Kenya you’ll discover the Great Rift Valley where volcanic landscapes and hot thermal springs make a visit to the shores of Lake Bogoria another unforgettable highlight.
Of course, finding Lake Nakuru fringed by thousands of pink flamingos can really take some beating alongside the chance to spot Africa’s Big Five easing their thirst around the water’s edge
From views of Kilimanjaro during a couple of nights in Amboseli National Park to organic encounters with local Masai communities, who’ve lived and worked in Kenya all their life, this is your chance to tailor a tour of Africa in the most exciting and authentic way possible

Day 1                           Arrival in Nairobi/Masai Mara

Met on arrival at the Airport by our tour leader for your holiday briefing who will then introduce you to your driver guide; depart for the drive to Masai Mara National Reserve arriving in time for lunch at your camp/lodge. Short siesta before afternoon game in the reserve in search of game. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge

Day 2                         Full day in Masai Mara National Reserve

Spend the day on game drive with morning and afternoon game drive with breakfast and lunch at your lodge/camp. You have an option of having a very early morning breakfast and depart with picnic lunch so as to spend the entire day on game drive having not to come back to the camp for meals. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge

Day 3                           Masai Mara – Lake Naivasha

Early breakfast thereafter drive with a game drive out of the reserve for the drive to Lake Naivasha, arriving in time for lunch at Naivasha. Afternoon driver to hell’s gate national park which is in the heart of the rift valley with hot springs/volcano as well visit the gorge with a nature guide who will give you in-depth history of the volcanos. Dinner and overnight at Naivasha Sopa lodge

Day 4                           Lake Naivasha – Lake Nakuru Park

Early breakfast followed by departure to day visit to Lake Bogoria National park where you will be able to see the beauty of the rift valley as well as more volcano. Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Sopa lodge 

Day 5                          Lake Nakuru – Ambosel National Park

Early morning game drives in search of game around the lake with thousands of flamingo and also the only park you will have guarantee of seeing the rhino in large numbers among other wildlife. After breakfast depart for the drive to Amboseli with lunch in Nairobi. You will arrive at Amboseli in time for late afternoon game drives enroute to your lodge. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge 

Day 6                         Amboseli National Park

Early morning game drives in search of game and also this will be the best chance to see the famous Mt. Kilimanjaro which is just next to the park. Though Mt. Kilimanjaro is in Tanzania, the best place to see it clearly is in Amboseli more clearly than even while on the Tanzanian side. You can decide also to have another game drive after breakfast or just relax at the lodge and enjoy the view. You will have an afternoon game drives after lunch. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sopa lodge.

Day 7                          Amboseli – Nairobi

Early breakfast and depart with a short game drive en route out of the park for the drive back to Nairobi with a drop off back at the airport.

Cost includes:

  • Accommodation on full board during safari – breakfast, lunch, dinner and water in the vehicle
  • All park entry fees
  • Unlimited game drives
  • Service of an experienced trained driver guide
  • Luxury safari using safari Mini bus OR 4×4 land cruiser with supplement of $150 per vehicle per day
  • 2 liters of mineral water per day per person

 

Cost excludes:

  • Air fares
  • Visas (currently US$ 50 per person)
  • Tips
  • Inoculations and personal insurance
  • International flights
  • Items of personal nature such as beverages, telephone, postage etc
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