Day 1: NAIROBI - ABERDARES
0900 hrs - From Nairobi, take a 2 and ½hours drive to the Outspan hotel. You pass through the industrial town of Thika and the intensely cultivated farms of the Central Kenya. You relax at Outspan and lunch will be served at 1300 hrs. At 1500 hrs you will be transferred in a lodge vehicle to The Treetops Lodge, one of the two famous tree hotel in the Aberdares National Park. Aberdares National Park has a diverse topography that includes icy rivers, spectacular waterfalls and rain forests. The flora and fauna is quite unique and is not found elsewhere in the country, expect on Mount Kenya leopard, elephant, several water buck, reed buck, dik-dik, rhino and the rare bongo can all be found here. You are sure to see elephants, buffaloes and some other animals at the floodlit waterholes of Treetops Lodge. Bird life is also plentiful, including the monkey eating crowned eagle. Dinner and overnight at The Ark
Day 2: ABERDARES - LAKE NAKURU
After breakfast at Treetops lodge, transfer back to Outspan hotel. Then drive to Lake Nakuru in time for lunch at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge. After Lunch, proceed for an afternoon game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park. Lake Nakuru’s claim to fame is anchored on its flamingo’s and the over 400 species of birds found here. The lake itself is a soda lake on the floor of the rift valley. The sight of the at times millions of flamingos is quite spectacular. From a distance the lake appears ringed in pink. The Lake has also earned a reputation as an important haven for endangered species- particularly the Rothschild Giraffe and the black and white rhino. Lions, water buck, buffalo and baboons are all residents here. Dinner and overnight and Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge
Day 3: LAKE NAKURU -MAASAI MARA
0800 hrs- Drive to via the Great Rift Valley to arrive at Maasai Mara in time for lunch at Mara Simba Lodge. After lunch, go for an afternoon game drive till dusk. The Mara offers wildlife in such variety and abundance that it is difficult to believe: over 450 species of animals have been recorded here. You will easily see lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephant. It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of pastures and water. Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna- lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures. Dinner and overnight at Mara Simba Lodge
Day 4: MAASAI MARA
0630 hrs - early morning game drive in the Mara. Return to the lodge for breakfast. You spend the rest of the morning at leisure. After lunch at the lodge you proceed at 1600 hrs for an afternoon game drive till dusk. Dinner and overnight at Mara Simba Lodge
Day 5: MAASAI MARA - NAIROBI
Optional balloon safari at extra cost 0630 hrs- Take the opportunity to fly over the Mara in a Hot air Balloon provided at extra cost. The balloon package includes a champagne breakfast in the wild! If you can spare the money, viewing abundant game afloat a balloon is an unforgettable experience. After breakfast return to Nairobi arriving in the afternoon.
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