7 Days 6 nights safari

7 days—A visit to the foot of Mt. Kilimanajro and the floor of the Rift valley.

$1400-1990 USD

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Safari summary

This safari takes you to the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro ; A visit to Amboseli National park confirms that while Mount Kilimanjaro is located in neighboring Tanzania, the best views are from the Kenyan side. Staying in Aberdare will offer you a chance to spend in the lodge at which the then Princess Elizabeth ascended the British throne, after King George VI died on 5th Feb 1952.

Lake Naivasha offers the fresh waters experience with the scenic Crescent Island. Maasai Mara crowns it all with it all time abundance of all the big five and other wildlife as well as a variety of bird species


About this tour
Tour type Custom, tailor-made, private
Main focus Game drives
Activity level Easy activity
Best months All months
Countries visited
country.name Kenya
Parks visited
Amboseli
Masai Mara

Fine details
Safari highlights
  • Night game drives

Itinerary

Day 1

Amboseli | Kilimanjaro | Nairobi

DAY 1: ARRIVAL NAIROBI – AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK Upon arrival you will be met by the company representative and the driver guide. After meet and greet you will be briefed about your safari then depart for Amboseli National Park  driving through the scenic Maasai / Kamba plains along Nairobi Mombasa road, a brief stopover at Emali town then continue to arrive for lunch at the Lodge. After lunch you depart for the evening game drive. A visit to this park will confirm that while Mount Kilimanjaro is located in neighbouring Tanzania, the best views are from the Kenyan side. On a clear day you will be able to get a splendid view of this snow -capped mountain; Africa’s highest mountain. This park is the perfect place to be for you to see some of the big five up close - especially the elephants. If you are lucky, you can see a herd of more than 50 elephants in one go. All the big five are also well represented in this park.  Other animals include; the Cheetah, Wild dogs, the Maasai Giraffe, Zebra, Crocodile in Lake Amboseli , the Mongoose, Hyrax, Dik- dik, Lesser Kudu, and Nocturnal Porcupine together with a prolific birdlife featuring over 600 species. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge. Meal Plan: Lunch, Dinner. 

Day 2

DAY 2: AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK A day in this scenic park with morning game drive, you return to the lodge for breakfast. After breakfast you relax by the pool or at the comfort of your room till lunch. After lunch you go for the afternoon game drive trying to capture the remnant sceneries in this park.  Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.  Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. 

Day 3

DAY 3:  AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK – ABERDARE NATIONAL PARK Early breakfast on request, at 0700hrs you will depart for the Aberdare National Park. The 6 hours’ drive gets you at your base hotel in time for lunch. After lunch, you will be transferred to the Tree Lodge located inside the Park. Here you will watch wildlife from the comfort of the hotel / at the safety of your balcony. The habitats of this park include the Lion, Leopard, African elephant, African Hunting Dog, Giant Forest Hog, Bushbuck, Mountain Reedbuck, Waterbuck, Cape Buffaloes, Suni, Side-Striped Jackal, Eland, Duikers Olive Baboon, Black and White Colobus Monkey 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 the lodge as you continue watching the game at the salt lit water hole. Meal Plan:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 4

DAY 4:   ABERDARE NATIONAL PARK – LAKE NAIVASHA After breakfast you leave Aberdare region and descend to the floor of the Rift valley heading to Lake Naivasha, one of the Kenyan Fresh water lakes. You will have a brief stopover at the Thompson Falls the proceed to arrive in time for check in and  lunch at the lodge. After lunch you enjoy boat rides at the lake. The boat takes you for a scenic tour of the lake with a visit to the crescent island which is an animal and bird sanctuary on the Eastern side of the lake. A number of mammals can be seen grazing in the surrounding lake environs such as the Maasai Giraffe, Zebra, dik diks, steenbok, Impala, gazelles and at night hippos. You spend some time wandering around at your own pace and enjoy the peace and quiet broken only by the sounds of the island inhabitants. Dinner and overnight at the lodge. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5

Masai Mara

DAY 5: LAKE NAIVASHA TO MAASAI MARA Depart early in the morning to Maasai Mara driving along the beautiful flower farms of Naivasha. Upon arrival you will check in at the lodge have lunch, relax and thereafter you will take your first thrilling evening game drive in the Maasai Mara game reserve, one of East Africa's top safari destinations. The Mara reserve incorporates 1510 km² of incredible, wide-open landscapes and fertile reverie woodland following the looping meanders of the Mara and Talek rivers in Kenya. One glimpse is enough to explain its appeal; it is a typical open savannah with a mass of amazing wildlife. Returning from your first foray into Masai Mara you will have dinner and relax under the stars, falling asleep to the sounds of the bush.  Dinner and Overnight at the Lodge    Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6

Masai Mara

DAY 6:  MAASAI MARA FULL DAY GAME DRIVES. After breakfast you will proceed for a full day game drive in this finest reserve. The game drives take you in search of Africa's Big Five and the plethora of other wildlife inhabiting this game reserve. On clear days, the Mara offers fantastic orange tinged sunset’s well-worth capturing on camera. Wherever you go in the vast Masai Mara you will see a frequent amount of wildlife such as the Masai giraffe, Baboons, Warthogs, the bat eared foxes, the grey jackals, the spotted hyena, Topis, Impala, Hartebeests, wildebeest. The Savannah Elephants, the African cape buffaloes, Zebras and Hippos are also found in great numbers. It is also common to see Black manned lions either basking after a heavy meal, or surveying the plains for their next meal. Leopards are are usually nocturnal, but reasonably common. You will also be taken for an optional cultural visit to a maasai village. This part is paid direct by self. Back to the lodge in the evening. Dinner and Overnight at the Lodge   Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7

Nairobi

DAY 7: MAASAI MARA – NAIROBI After breakfast you will depart Maasai Mara for Nairobi with a game drive enroute. On arrival  you will be transferred to Jkia airport in time to check in for your onward flight home.  

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