13 Days Samburu – Aberdares – Masai Mara – Amboseli – Tsavo – Mombasa
Day 1. Nairobi – Samburu
Drive north through cultivations of coffee and pineapple to Nanyuki for lunch. In the afternoon continue on to Samburu National Reserve. Dinner and overnight at Camp/Lodge.
Day 2. Samburu
Full day spent in Samburu with early morning and afternoon game drives in Samburu Game Reserve, which covers 40 square miles (104 square kilometers). Ololokwe Table Mountain forms a dramatic backdrop to our game viewing. Samburu is also home to the third of Kenya’s giraffe species – the rare Reticulated Giraffe (only found in the Northern parks). This is also where you see the blue-legged Somali Ostrich, the long-necked Gerenuk Gazelle and the straight-horned Beisa Oryx Antelope. Dinner and overnight at the Camp/Lodge.
Day 3. Samburu – Treetops
After breakfast at the Lodge, head back to Nyeri arriving at Outspan Hotel in time for a country style lunch. After Lunch transfer into the Aberdare National Park to Treetops for an evening and night of game watching. Your simple but comfortable room with private bath overlooks a water hole which attracts wildlife throughout the afternoon and night. Quietly observe the procession of wildlife that comes to drink: buffalo, rhino, leopard, hyena and antelope. Overnight accommodation at Treetops.
Day 4. Treetops – Nakuru
Transfer to Outspan Hotel for breakfast and early departure to Lake Nakuru national park. Picnic Lunch at Thompson’s falls. Afternoon proceed to Lake Nakuru for a truly remarkable game drive that includes Flamingoes as well as the rare white rhino in this world famous ornithological paradise with over 450 species of bird life. All meals and overnight at a budget hotel/ Lodge.
Day 5. Nakuru – Masai Mara
After breakfast, depart for Masai Mara game reserve. Lunch enroute, afternoon game viewing in this well-known game reserve situated in the North of the Serengeti plains and famous for it’s abundance of wildlife. All meals and overnight at the Camp/Lodge or similar.
Day 6. Masai Mara
After breakfast leave the lodge to grasp the true feeling of Africa, there is nothing better than the Masai Mara experience. This well watered park crossed by the Mara River is a permanent home for large herds of wildebeests, zebras Elephants, giraffes, and antelopes coexisting with predators such as lions, hyenas, leopards and cheetahs. Sunrise and sundown are the greatest moments for game viewing in these mystic plains, a time where the soft red hues of the sun will give your photographs the clarity of the actual African savannah. Full day of game drives with overnight accommodation at Mara Camp/Lodge.
Day 7. Masai Mara – Nairobi – Amboseli
After breakfast drive to Nairobi arriving in time for lunch. After lunch proceed south to Amboseli National Park arriving in the afternoon. Game viewing en route with the sight of Mt. Kilimanjaro in the background. This is a 392 sq. km park with a spectacular background of Africa’s highest peak, Mt. Kilimanjaro which broods on the Southern end of the park. Game is easy to spot in this park and you stand the best chance of seeing the black rhino. Amboseli also has the largest concentration of elephants and such other game as Lion, Buffalo, Gazelle, Cheetah, Wildebeest, Hyena, Jackal, Monkey, Giraffe, Zebra and Baboon. Game is seen on much of the route to the park, which crosses archer plains where Masai tend their cattle in an age-old tradition. Dinner and overnight at Camp/Lodge.
Day 8. Amboseli – Tsavo West
After breakfast depart Amboseli and head to Tsavo West National Park outside the park gates are the Shetani Lava Flows,” frozen” rivers of molten black rock twisted in bizarre shapes. At just over (20,000 sq Km), Tsavo is Kenya’s largest national park. The park is home to a huge variety of animals and birds, especially around the watering holes in this otherwise dry area. The watering holes in this park are a stopover for hundreds of thousands of birds on their annual migration south during the fall. Dinner and overnight at the Camp/Lodge.
Day 9. Tsavo West
After breakfast Morning game drive and lunch at the Lodge. Afternoon visit to Mzima springs the source of the freshwater pools much favored by Hippos and crocodiles. There is even a glass wall for viewing the pools from under the water line. Wildlife that can be spotted in this area includes lions, cheetahs, leopards, hyenas, jackals, giraffes, zebras, buffalos, baboons and several species of antelope. Dinner and overnight at the Camp/Lodge
Day 10. Tsavo West – Mombasa
After breakfast drive to Mombasa, arriving in time for lunch. Check in at the Mombasa Beach Hotel or similar. This is a first class Beach hotel situated in the North Coast. Accommodation is on double room sharing, Half board basis.
Day 11. Full Day at Mombasa Beach Hotel – Mombasa or similar.
Daily Activities included in the charge
* Flood lit tennis court · Bicycles · an aerobics area · Table tennis · Beach soccer
* Tug of war · Volleyball · Swahili lessons *Day and Night Time Entertainment
* Live bands · Disco · African tribal dancers · Acrobatic shows · Quiz nights
* Club shows
*Water sports included in the cost
· Windsurfing beginner boards · Canoes · Paddleboats · introductory diving lesson in pool
* Guided & unguided snorkel safaris · Forest walks · Gede Ruins · Kipepeo Butterfly farm
* Snake & Crocodile farms · Dolphin watching · Horse riding · African Village safari
* Mida Creek by boat · Bird watching · Special package for bird watchers. Deep sea game fishing Reception · Local/international telephone & faxes · In-room safes · Taxis
* Baby-sitting services (on request)
* · Advanced windsurfing · PADI dive center
Day 12. Full day at Mombasa Beach Hotel- Mombasa or similar.
Day 13: Breakfast, transfer back to Nairobi by road or by air.