Day 1: A Warm Welcome to Kenya Accommodation: Upperhill Country Lodge
On arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be welcomed to Kenya by a member of the E-Trip Africa team and then you will be chauffeured to your Nairobi Hotel. Nairobi was established by the British in 1899 as a railway depot. Today it is one of Africa’s most modern cities and home to a population of over 3.5 million people. The Safari Capital of the world will provide welcomes you.
Day 2 : Accommodation : Nero Moru River Lodge
After breakfast we begin our safari. We head north towards Mt. Kenya, crossing the beautiful Kenyan Highlands. These rolling hills are the source of the majority of Kenya’s fruit. We will eventually reach the foot of Mt. Kenya (17,057 ft) and if you are lucky you may catch a glimpse of its peaks. We arrive in time for lunch along the river banks of the cool glacier fed Naro Moru River. During the afternoon you will have the opportunity to take a nature walk along the river, viewing the magnificent bird life, or enjoy a relaxing afternoon beside the pool.
Day 3: Accommodation Nero Moru River Lodge
After an early breakfast guests are invited for our first game drive in the nearby Ol Pejeta Conservancy. This large conservancy is one of the best known private conservancies in Kenya. Along with excellent game viewing the abundance of both White and Black Rhinos are unique to Ol Pejeta. After a bush lunch you will have the option to continue with your game drive or to visit the chimpanzee sanctuary located within the conservancy.
Day 4: Accommodation: Sunbird Lodge
After breakfast we start our safari with a game drive across the Solio Game Reserve. We then head west zigzagging back and forth over the equator. We will stop for lunch overlooking Thompson’s Falls and then continue descending the escarpment into the Great Rift Valley and then onto Lake Elmenteita, the principal breeding ground of the pelican.
Day 5: Accommodation: Sunbird Lodge
After an early breakfast, we head to Lake Nakuru National Park, famous for its flamingo populations and variety of birdlife. The park is also home to Rothschild’s Giraffe, Leopard, Lions, Buffalo, both Black and White Rhino, and a variety of other animals. We return to the lodge to enjoy a magical African sunset.
Day 6: Accommodations: Naivasha Simba Lodge
We will head of early to arrive at Hell’s Gate National Park, one of the only national parks that allow visitors to walk or bicycle alongside the African wildlife. Serval Cats and Klipspringer Antelope are among the highlights of Hell’s Gate. After lunch we will take an afternoon boat ride on Lake Naivasha.
Day 7: Accommodations: Mara Eden Camp
After a splendid breakfast we head to the world famous Masai Mara National Reserve. We will enjoy an afternoon game drive en route to our camp along the Talek River. Masai Mara brings together the most magnificent opportunities for game viewing in Kenya. After an exciting day of game watching we return to camp for a memorable night.
Day 8: Accommodations: Mara Eden Camp
Following breakfast we head out for our morning game drive. Morning game drives in the Mara often provide special surprises. We return to camp for lunch and some relaxation until the wildlife become active again later in the day, when we leave for our afternoon game drive. Additional evening game drives are available for those that would like to spot a hippo, aardvark, or leopard.
Day 9: Accommodations: Upperhill Country Lodge
After on last morning game drive we head back to the urban life of Nairobi. Here you have an opportunity to find that last minute souvenir before dinner and a restful night.
Day 10: Your guide will take you to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your flight. Those with an evening flight may wish to visit Nairobi National Park at an additional charge.
Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.