A well researched safari taking us to the northern park of Samburu for a chance to catch the wildlife endemic to Northern Kenya followed by a taste of Mount Kenya at Bantu Mountain Lodge where a galore of activities await us. We the sample a popular Rift Valley Lake, Lake Nakuru, which is a Rhino Conservancy but also a ornithological paradise, before heading to Masai Mara, a world reknowned game reserve and a must visit destination for game lovers. The safari ends in Amboseli, a reserve located at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro on the Kenyan side.
Destination: Samburu, Lake Nakuru, Maasai Mara, Lake Naivasha, Amboseli, Tsavo West, Tsavo East, Mombasa Beach Holiday
Duration: 12 Nights / 14 Days
DAY BY DAY ITINERARY
Day 2: Samburu Safari Full DayThe whole day will be spent exploring this amazing game reserve, it gives you the refreshment of your mind as the park is not populated and not many people visits here, we have concentration of the Its home to the big five, Elephant, Lion, Rhino, Leopard, Buffalo, Gerenuk, Reticulated Giraffe, Somali Ostrich, Gravy Zebra, Besia Oryx, Endangered Wild Dog as well as Pun cake Tortoise – Endangered. There are over 450 species of birds identified and aquatic species in the Waso Nyiro River including, vultures, kingfishers, marabous, bateleurs, guinea fowl, Somali ostriches and others. The whole day will be spent exploring the park for the whole day game drive. Dinner and overnight in The lodge
Day 3: Samburu Lake Nakuru National ParkEarly Morning drive as from 0600am to 0930am, then return for the full breakfast as you check out and then drive south towards Lake Nakuru National Park. Lunch at Thompson Fall Hotel next to the falls, there after proceed to Lake Nakuru for an afternoon game drive in the Park. This is a shallow soda lake which inhabits more than a million flamingo’s. The Lake Nakuru National Park also has a Rhino sanctuary. Other animals to be seen here are lion, buffalo, waterbuck, warthog and hippo. Dinner and overnight at a lodge at the Park. Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge or Guest House
Day 4: Lake Nakuru – Masai MaraAfter breakfast leave for Masai Mara Game Reserve, arriving in time for lunch. After lunch proceed for an afternoon game drive in the game reserve which is Kenya’s finest wildlife sanctuary. Including migrants, well over 450 species of animals have been recorded here. Although July, August and September are the months when the Mara plains are filled with migrating wildebeest and zebra, there is also resident wildlife year round. The famous Masai tribesmen live within the dispersal area of the game reserve. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodges.
Day 5: Full Day Masai MaraEarly breakfast followed by a full day of game drive within the reserve. Masai Mara is renowned for its high animal concentration and abundance. Black-maned lions, elephants and buffalo can be seen (3 out of the big 5) though luck is essential for spotting leopard and rhino, which make the other two. The reserve is essentially the northern extension of Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park and is home to numerous plains game including wildebeest, common zebra and the Masai giraffe as well as antelopes like Thompson’s gazelle, hartebeest, impala and dik dik among others. You will have a break for your picnic lunch at the hippo pool where hippos are in view and with luck, crocodiles. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Masai Mara – Lake NaivashaWake up call at around 0630am have just a cup of hot coffee and then proceed for the early morning game drive, then proceed for the game drive until 0930am when you will return to the camp for the main breakfast. After the breakfast check out the camp and proceed to Lake Naivasha. On arrival check in the camp and later a walk along the lake which will be accompanied with the boat ride for 1 hour. Then return to the hotel dinner and overnight
Day 7: Lake Naivasha – AmboseliOn this day you will have your breakfast as from 0700-0800am, then check out the room as you and proceed to Amboseli and you will have your lunch on the way, after lunch head on to Amboseli arriving late afternoon, if time allows go for a short game drive and then return to the Camp For Dinner and over night in Amboseli Kibo Safari Camp
Day 8: Amboseli – Tsavo WestAfter breakfast, drive via Chyullu hills to Tsavo West National Park, arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon game viewing drive and a visit to Mzima Springs; (The source of drinking water for Mombasa). Return for dinner and overnight at a campsite.
Day 9: Tsavo West – Tsavo EastAfter breakfast, drive to Tsavo East National Park which is renowned for its large numbers of Elephants and the famous Man Eating Lions (during the building of the Kenya / Uganda Railway in 1890). Tsavo East and Tsavo West, both national parks are managed separately but together they form the largest reserve in East Africa. The northern part of Tsavo east may not however be visited by tourists. Nevertheless the Tsavo national park founded in 1947 is one of the most visited tourist attraction in Kenya. In spite of its arid countryside and savannah vegetation about 60species of mammals and 400 different species of birds are to be found here. The Tsavo is particularly famous because of its dramatic scenery and the Red Elephants which owe their colors to the dust prevalent in this area as well as lions and cheetahs. There are many antelopes (Oryx, kudus, giants gazelles and giraffe) Burchell’s zebras, Masai giraffes baboons and vervet monkeys of the birds the most impressive is the Maasai ostrich. Where there is water such as at Mzima springs, crocodiles and hippos can also be seen. Dinner and Overnight at a Lodge
Day 10 Tsavo East – South Coast Beach HolidayAfter breakfast drive south to Mombasa arriving around 1230 hours and check in at Diani Amani Resort. Lunch at the Resort. Afternoon at Leisure. Dinner and overnight at the same place
Day 11 – 14: Mombasa Beach Holiday South CoastStay at Diani Amani Resort on Half board package. This is a 5 star beach hotel located on the South coast Mombasa. Here we shall offer you Half board (breakfast, lunch or dinner) accommodation, non alcoholics and alcoholic drinks (local brands), beverages, windsurfing, sailing, snorkeling, volleyball, lawn tennis during the day, table tennis, and a variety of board games. In addition we shall offer you an Evening Tamarind Dhow, which includes seafood dinner and dance cruise in Tudor Creek on the last day.
Day 14: Mombasa JKIA – Back HomePick up and transfer to Mombasa Airport for your flight to Nairobi and connect to your flight home.