An extremely popular 7-day safari filled with adventure and magnificent wildlife, as well as diverse and stunning landscapes from rolling hills and mountains to dry desert and lush savannahs.
This itinerary presents some of the absolute highlights of Kenya.
The adventure starts in the picturesque Aberdares Range where you will stay in a delightful property on the slopes of Mwega Hill.
In Samburu, which is home to some of the most unique wildlife in Kenya and a host of birds, the accommodation is spread out along the shady banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River.The Ol Pejeta Conservancy on the foothills of Mount Kenya is home to a chimpanzee sanctuary and a rhino sanctuary.
Around Lake Nakuru a game reserve has been created where the endangered black rhino is protected and may be seen along with antelope, giraffes, lions and hyenas.
In the Masai Mara, famed for its vast numbers of plains game and the spectacular big cats, you will stay in a luxury camp, which offers an unrivalled position for wildlife spotting, and is close to the action during the annual wildebeest migration.
Met on arrival, taken to our local office where you can store any additional luggage before departing for the Aberdares (180 km). Arrive at the charming Aberdare Country Club in time for lunch and proceed to the Ark. Spend the afternoon relaxing on the deck overlooking the waterhole. Overnight : Ark Lodge Meals : Lunch and Dinner
Day 2 Tuesday Samburu
Drive north across the equator to the Samburu National
Reserve (190 km). Lunch before a late
afternoon game drive. Overnight : Ashnil Samburu Camp Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3 Wednesday Samburu
Morning and late afternoon game drives in this open savannah which is traversed by the Ewaso Nyiro River. The river is populated by hippos and crocodiles, whilst the park is home to a host of animals including several species which are rarely seen in numbers elsewhere, including Grevy's zebra, reticulated giraffes and long-necked gerenuks. Overnight : Ashnil Samburu Camp Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 4 Thursday Aberdares
Depart after breakfast and travel to the Aberdares (190 kms) and the Aberdare Country Club. After lunch enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Solio Game Reserve, a wildlife conservancy which plays a major role in the protection of black rhinos. Overnight : Aberdare Country Club Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 5 Friday Lake Naivasha
After breakfast, descend into the Great Rift Valley and continue to Lake Naivasha (200 km). Lunch followed by afternoon boat ride on the Lake. Overnight : Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 6 Saturday Masai Mara
Drive to the Masai Mara National Reserve (320 km). Arrive in time for lunch followed by an afternoon game drive.
Overnight : Ashnil Mara Camp Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 7 Sunday Masai Mara
Enjoy an early morning game drive followed by breakfast at the lodge.
Alternatively, take an early morning balloon flight over the Mara followed by a 'bubbly' bush breakfast (optional extra). After lunch, relax before a late afternoon game drive. Overnight : Ashnil Mara Camp Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 8 Monday Depart
After breakfast, return to Nairobi by road (300 km), or fly from the Masai Mara to Nairobi: morning flight (price on request); lunch in the Masai Mara and afternoon flight (price on request).
Meals : Breakfast
Alternatively, fly directly from the Masai Mara to Mombasa, including lunch in the Masai Mara (price on request). Light aircraft baggage allowance - 15 kg.
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