8 Days Kenya safaris- MAASAI MARA MIGRATION.
Day 1. Nairobi - Ambosel Game reserve.
Departure from at 7 am -Direction Amboseli game reserve.
Arrive in the park by 11 am, game on your way to the lodge/camp of your choice.
Amboseli National Park hotels/camps are; AA lodges Amboseli, Amboseli community campsaite, Amboseli Serena, Amboseli sopa, Campi ya Kanzi, Kibo safari camp, Oltukai lodge, Totilis camp, Sentrim Amboseli OR Porini Amboseli.(lunch,dinner and breakfast included)agnificent park on the back drop of Mount Kilimanjaro in search for lions, cheetah, buffalo, rhino and elephant. Plenty of plains game will be seen. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sentrim Lodge /Kibo Camp.
Day2 : Amboseli – Nairobi National park.
Earl morning breakfast , Make gamedrive while exiting Amboseli National Park dircetion Nairobi National Park. Lunch at Carnivore restaurant in Nairobi.
After lunch , Proceed to Nairobi national park for evening game drive.
Check your hotel of choice in Nairobi city, Either; Upper hill camp site, Sunrise hotel, Kenya comfort hotel, Hotel boulevard, Milimani back packers, Ambasadouer hotel, Laico legency hotel, Jacaranda hotel, Panari hotel, Holliday inn, Down town hotel, Sarova stanley hotel, Rivers corner hotel, Fair view hotel, Hilton hotel, Wasin luxury suits, Hotel la Mada, Safari park hotel, New Kenya lodge, Terminal hotel, Norfolk hotel, 680 hotel, Pan Afric hotel, Intercontinental hotel, The Tribe hotel, Utalii hotel, OR Oak wood hotel or any other of your choice. Dinner and over night.
Day 3. Nairobi - Maasai Mara game reserve. Nairobi- Maasai Mara: (260 km: 5 hrs drive)
Breakfast at yout hotel,7 am depart towards masai mara;drive for about 5 hours, as we go via the Great Rift Valley on our way to Masai Mara. Check in at the lodge on arrival, followed by lunch. Thereafter, at 16:00 hrs, you shall meet your driver guide at the lodge's reception ready to take you for an afternoon game drive which lasts till sunset.
Masai Mara is most popular wildlife reserve in Kenya. This outstanding national reserve has one of Kenya's highest densities of wild game, including all the big five African animals (lion, elephant, rhino, leopard, and buffalo), several antelope species, giraffes, cheetahs, jackals, hyenas, and many many more. The reserve is also home to a prolific bird-life with over 450 bird species recorded here, of which more than 50 species are birds of prey. The grassland vegetation makes it very easy to spot animals. The Mara is most renowned for the great wildebeest migration, which takes place between June and October every year between Masai Mara and Serengeti National Park in Tanzania.
Overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge,AA lodges, Mara Sarova camp, Siana springs(Intrepids), Kichakani camp,Mara Serena camp, Kilina camp, Elengata Olerai camp, Mara safari club,Mara leisure camp,Base camp Explorer, Maasi mara migration camp, Cottars 1920 safari camp, Karen Blixen camp,Mara ngenche safari camp, Mara springs camp, Fig tree camp, Tipilikwani camp, Kichwa tembo camp, Mara Amba camp, Governors camp(main or Little), Oloololo gate camp site, Mara kima camp, Rhino tented camp, Ashnil Mara safari camp, Elephat Pepper camp,Keekorok lodge or camp of your choice (lunch, dinner and breakfast included)
Day 4: Maasi mara( Full day Mara exploration)
At 5am- Take an oppor tunity to fly over Masai Mara in Hot air Balloon. You shall be met at the lodge by the balloon company representative for pick-up and transfer to balloon launching site. The balloon ride lasts up to 2 hours. Upon landing, you shall celebrate and enjoy breakfast in the bush before being driven back to your lodge with game drive enroute. The balloon package is optional and at an extra cost. The package includes a champagne bush breakfast in the wild and offers a memorable experience which we recommend.
After the balloon ride, spend the rest of the morning free at leisure at the lodge, then after lunch proceed for an afternoon game drive.OR
6:30 am - Enjoy early morning game drive, then drive back to the lodge for breakfast. Lunch will also be served at the lodge, then take the early afternoon enjoying activities such as swimming at the pool, shopping at the curio shop or just reading articles or your nice travel book or magazine. At 1600 hrs - we will depart for another game drive which ends when sun sets.
Alternatively, we can leave in the morning after breakfast for a full day game drive with packed lunch(picnic) take your lunch at the obervation point near Mara river. Return to the lodge in the evening.
Overnight at lodge or camp of your choice (lunch, dinner and breakfast included)
Day 5: Maasai mara - Hellsgate national park- Lake NAivasha.
Early morning safari photo, breakfast and check out of the park. Drive towards L Naivasha National park. Bicycle ride in Hellsgate national park then check in at the Naivasha hotels/camps; Crater lake lodge, L.Naivasha country club, Burchs camp, Sawela lodge, Chui lodge, Rift valley lodge, Camp Carnelleys, Endchata campsite, Oldubai campsite, Fisherman camp, Fish Eagle Inn., Elsamare cansevation center, Eburru guet cottages, Kiboko luxury camp, L.Naivasha Sopa lodge, OR Naiburuta campsite.
At 16h, Boat ride in lake naivasha.
Dinner and overnight (Lunch,Breakfast and Dinner included)
Rising from the floor of the Great Rift Valley like a monolith is the extinct volcano of Mount Longonot. A unique feature is the thick forest that lies within the crater of the mountain. The crater rim also provides great scenic views across the beautiful Rift Valley all the way to Lake Naivasha. Major wildlife attractions at Mount Longonot include buffaloes, elands, lion, leopard, bushbucks, common zebra, giraffe and Grant’s gazelles.
Day 6; Lake Naivasha - Lake Nakuru National park.
Breakfast at then check out and proceed to Lake Nakuru national park, arriving in time for lunch at the lodge.
Lake Nakuru National Park's ecosystem is diverse, consisting of the lake, swamps, springs, bushy grasslands, acacia forest, ridges, and hillsides. This ecosystem provides a home to variety of terrestial and water game including waterbirds, terrestrial birds, lions, rhinos, giraffes, waterbuck, hippos, baboons, buffalo, zebra and many others. The lake covers about a third of the park. The national park claims its fame on its often large population of flamingo and other water birds, in the lake. 450 species of birds are found within the area. The park is also known for hosting the endangered Rothschild Giraffe species, and both black and white rhino.
Overnight at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge/L.nakuru lodge,Stem hotel,Bush buck hotel, Mbweha camp, Eldorado lodge, Back packers public camp site, Midland hotel or Wildlife club of KenYa guest house E.T.C (lunch, dinner and breakfast)
Day 7. Lake NAKURU- ABERDARES national park.
Early breakfast followed game drive upto 11 am , checkout and head to Aberdares National Park. We will make a stop for lunch at Aberdares Country Club,Or OUTSPAN HOTEL, the base hotel for the Ark lodge. Later in the afternoon transfer to the Ark Lodge -oR TREE TOP HOTEL, the transfer is done by the lodge using their own vehicle. Any excess luggage can be left at Aberdares Country Club to be picked when checking out the next day.
The Ark lodge, as its name sounds, resembles Noah's Ark. The lodge is set within Aberdare National Park overlooking a waterhole and salt lick which attract several animals as they come to drink water in the evenings and mornings. Game viewing is mostly done from the viewing areas/balconies/decks located within the lodge which provides excellent view of the game as they come to drink at the waterhole. There is also an underground bunker which offers great views especially for wildlife photographers.
Aberdares National Park has a diverse ecosystem, hosting such unique species as the bongo antelope which is found only within Mount Kenya region. Others include: buffalo, rhinos, elephants, warthog, leopard, serval cat, waterbuck, reedbuck, hyenas, and dikdik. The forest and thicker areas are home to elephants, bush duiker, monkeys, bushbuck, leopard and black rhino. Apart from game viewing, you can also engage in other activities such as guided bush walks or nature walks, bird watching, and even golfing during your stay at Aberdares,.
Overnight at The Ark OR TREETOP HOTEL (lunch, dinner and breakfast)
Day 8. Aberdares national park - Nairobi
Early mornig game drive, breakfast at 9am then drive to Nairobi to youf hotel or direct to the airport after lunch , Either to Europe or Mombasa region,
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