12 DAYS MAASAI MARA, L.NAKURU, SAMBURU, Mt.KENYA, AMBOSELI & TSAVO WEST

Day 1: Depart from Nairobi early in the morning after breakfast for the drive to Mara stopping at the viewpoint to see the Great Rift Valley. Descend the valley and head towards Narok Town where there is another stopover for lunch before arriving in time for the afternoon game viewing drive until sunset in time for dinner and overnight at lodge/camp of your choice.

 

Day 2 & 3: These two days are spent viewing game in the Maasai Mara Game Reserve which is world famous for the annual migration of Wildebeests and Zebras across the Mara River to and fro Serengeti and the Mara in Kenya. The park is home to abundant flora and fauna of the African Savannah and the co-existence of the Maasai tribes nomadic tribes people who herd their livestock around this park. A tour of their villages can be arranged. All meals and overnight at lodge/camp of your choice.

 

Day 4: Leave the lodge/camp after breakfast with a game drive heading towards L.Nakuru and having a picnic lunch on the way. Arrive in L.Nakuru in time for the afternoon game drive till sunset in time for dinner and overnight at the lodge/camp of your choice.

 

Day 5: After early breakfast leave L.Nakuru heading north with a stopover picnic lunch at the Thompsons Falls and the proceeding to Samburu arriving in time for the late afternoon drive, dinner and overnight at lodge/camp of your choice.

 

Day 6: The full day is spent on game viewing drives in the game reserve with all meals and overnight at a lodge/camp of your choice. The Samburu game reserve is situated in a semi arid area and it owes its life to the Uaso Nyiro river which flows through it supporting the Flora and Fauna that is very unique to the area. The Samburu area is also home to the colourful Samburu tribe who are nomads and a tour of their village can be arranged.

 

Day 7: Depart for Samburu after breakfast with a picnic lunch enroute to Mt. Kenya region, arriving in time for dinner and overnight. Enjoy the scenery of Mt.Kenya which is fine on a clear day. Dinner and overnight at a lodge/camp of your choice.

 

Day 8: Leave Mt.Kenya after early breakfast drive via Nairobi with a lunch enroute arriving Amboseli for late game viewing drive, dinner and overnight at a lodge/camp of your choice.

 

Day 9: The full day is spent making game drives in Amboseli National Park with a chance to capture game and landscape  set on the foot of Mt.Kilimanjaro the highest peak in Africa. All meals and overnight stays at a lodge/camp of your choice. There is also the possibility to visit the Maasai Villages found in this region.

 

Day 10: Drive from Amboseli to Tsavo West after breakfast arriving in time  at the lodge/camp of your choice and have a late lunch. Later have an afternoon game drive which includes a visit to Mzima Springs. Dinner and overnight is at a lodge/camp of your choice.

 

Day 11: After breakfast, take your picnic lunch and spend the whole day exploring the flora and fauna found in this huge park with its interesting scenery such as the Shetani lava flows, Ngulia Hills, Chimu and Chyullu Hills and also visit the Black Rhino Sanctuary where these species are protected from poachers. Return to your lodge/camp of your choice for dinner and overnight.

 

Day 12: Have an early morning breakfast and then depart from Tsavo with a game drive and picnic lunch on the way back to Nairobi exiting at Mtito Andei gate and arriving in Nairobi in the late afternoon.