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- Tour Operator
- Nature Expeditions Africa, LTD
- Offer valid through 9/30/2018
- 7 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Nairobi||Nairobi / Amboseli (Approx 4hrs drive)|
On arrival at JKIA, you are met by a NATURE EXPEDITIONS driver/guide for the drive to Amboseli National Park, famous for its big game and scenic beauty with the landscape dominated by the Mt. Kilimanjaro. It offers an interesting contrast with its dry and dusty appearance, which can be attributed to the volcanic ash that came out of Mt Kilimanjaro when it last erupted. In spite of the appearance, there is a continuous supply of water that gets filtered through volcanic rocks from Kilimanjaro's melted snow. These streams flow underground, creating lush green areas, and converge at two clear water springs in the park. You will arrive in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive until sunset. Dinner and overnight at AMBOSELI SENTRIM CAMP or similar (full board)
Amboseli National Park
Spend a further day in the park on morning and afternoon game viewing drives. Wildlife here includes the zebra, wildebeest, giraffe, impala, caracal and serval cat, lion, leopard, cheetah, buffalo, wild dog among others. There are also over 400 species of birds, including the beeeater, kingfisher, African fish eagle, martial eagle and pygmy falcon. Visitors mainly come to watch the huge herds of elephants. The bull elephants have some of the largest tusks in all of Kenya. Visitors can also enjoy excellent views of Mt Kilimanjaro and Meru. All meals and overnight at AMBOSELI SENTRIM CAMP or similar (full board)
|Day 3||Aberdares||Amboseli / Aberdares (Approx 7.5 hrs drive)|
After breakfast, check out with picnic lunches and drive towards Aberdare National Park which contains the second largest population of the Black Rhino, unique to Kenya. Arrive in time for lunch at the Aberdare Country Club. Later, you are transferred to the tree lodge in a shared vehicle. Animals easily observed include the lion, leopard, baboon, black and white Colobus, and Sykes monkey. Rarer sightings include those of the Golden Cat and the Bongo - an elusive forest antelope that lives in the bamboo forest. Dinner and overnight at ARK LODGE or similar (full board)
Aberdare National Park
|Day 4||Lake Nakuru||Aberdares / Lake Nakuru (Approx 4 hrs drive)|
After breakfast and check-out, drive to Lake Elementaita and check-in at the camp followed by lunch. After lunch drive onwards to Lake Nakuru National Park for an afternoon game viewing drive. Notable game within the lake includes hippo and clawless otters. On the shores roam waterbuck, Bohor's Reedbuck and zebra. The woodlands and forest are now home to both black and white rhino. Buffalo, leopard, lion, Rothschild's giraffe, Black and White Colobus monkey are plentiful in the forest. The bush lands offer eland, steinbok, impala, Chandler's reedbuck and dik dik, whilst rock hyrax and klipspringer occupy the cliffs and escarpment. Transfer back for dinner and overnight at SENTRIM ELEMENTAITA CAMP or similar (full board).
Lake Nakuru National Park
|Day 5||Maasai Mara||Lake Nakuru / Maasai Mara (Approx 6 hrs drive)|
After breakfast, check-out and drive to the Maasai Mara Game Reserve, so named to mean the "spotted plains" in the Maa language. This is home to the greatest concentration of large mammals and is widely recognized as Africa's ultimate wildlife reserve. The park is the northern extension to the vast Serengeti-Mara ecosystem, famous for its annual migration of wildebeest. Arrive for lunch at the camp and later depart for an evening game viewing drive until sunset in this spectacular place of breathtaking sceneries, never-ending plains and the most abundant variety of wildlife remaining anywhere in the world. The landscape is made up of rolling savannahs dotted with patchy shrubs and bush thickets. Dinner and overnight at NYUMBU CAMP or similar (full board)
Maasai Mara Game Reserve
|Day 6||Maasai Mara||Maasai Mara|
Spend a further day of game watching with morning and afternoon game drives. Wildlife is abundant in the Reserve with the gentle grasslands ensuring that animals are never out of sight. Birds are prolific including immigrants, 450 bird species have been recorded among them 57 birds of prey. Every year the Mara plays host to the world's greatest natural spectacle; The Great Wildebeest Migration from the Serengeti. The big cats - lion, leopard, and cheetah - follow the wildebeest, essentially their main source of food, into the Mara. The Mara at this time is literally packed with wildlife, providing lucky visitors on safari with superb sightings of game. All meals and overnight at NYUMBU CAMP or similar (full board).
|Day 7||Nairobi||Maasai Mara / Nairobi / Depart|
After breakfast, drive back to Nairobi to arrive in time for lunch on own account. Later you are transferred to JKIA for your out bound flight.
Supplement for land cruiser per person US$ 285
PP: per person sharing a room including transport
S.R.S: Single Room Supplement
Eka Hotel (bed & breakfast)
Per person sharing per night @US$ 105
Single room supplement @US$ 75
Transfer: JKIA / Hotel @US$ 50 per minivan
Our net costs in US$: Safari minimum 02 pax
Please refer to ("Cost Includes & Excludes"):
Above costs include:
- Accommodation and meals as stipulated in the itinerary.
- Transport in a chauffeur driven 6-seater minivan with pop-up roof for easy game viewing & photography.
- Services of an English-speaking driver-guide.
- All Government taxes and levies.
- Free safari hat.
- Free mineral water during game drives only.
- All meet and greet services.
- All arrival and departure transfers.
- 24 hours stand-by contact number.
- Guaranteed window seat in the minivan (unless specified by agent).
- Two-way long-range high frequency radio communication in each minivan.
- On safari accessories in the minivan: - First-aid kit, wildlife books, beanbags for easy photography, and a pair of binoculars, cool box and fire extinguisher.
Above costs exclude:
- Visa fees and travel insurance.
- All items of personal nature e.g. telephone call bills, fax/email bills etc.
- Tips and gratuities to hotel, lodges, camp staff and driver- guide(s)
- Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
- Holiday supplements over Easter, Christmas and New Year.
- Any local or international flight and departure taxes.
- Laundry services.
- Any other item(s) not included in our itinerary.