Well known for its beautiful landscape, diversity of wildlife and cultures, Kenya is one of the best tourism destinations that offer visitors a unique encounter with wildlife as well as an excellent experience with the local communities. In this itinerary, we will take you for the best encounter with wildlife.
DAY 1: NAIROBI TO AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK
After your breakfast, you will enjoy a ride to Amboseli National Park. This park is well known as the best place in Africa; you will get close and see free-ranging elephants and many other different wildlife species. Other attraction of the park includes opportunities to meet the Maasai people and also offers spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest free-standing mountain in the world. Upon arrival into the park, you will be transferred to Kibo Safari camp for lunch, enjoying a scenic game drive where you may encounter different animal species such as the elephants. Later in the afternoon, you will proceed for a sunset game drive in the park, thereafter be transferred to Kibo Safari Camp for dinner and an overnight stay.
DAY 2: GAME DRIVES AT AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK
After your breakfast, you will prepare for the game drives in the park. This day will be spent exploring the park. The waters from melted Snow drains down the Mountain under lava flows and surface on the Amboseli plains, creating a green belt of Swampland amidst Dusty plains. Here elephant, buffalo, lion, cheetah, wildebeest, Hyena, Jackal, warthogs, zebra and the Maasai giraffe are likely to be seen; Dinner and overnight at the Kibo Safari Camp.
DAY 3: TRANSFER TO MOUNT KENYA NATIONAL PARK
This day you will be transferred to Mount Kenya National Park. Mount Kenya stands a magnificent 5199m (17,057 feet) above sea level, dominating the view for miles around. It is the second highest mountain in Africa, next to Mount Kilimanjaro. Upon arrival, you will check in at Serena Mountain Lodge for lunch and afternoon relaxation as you enjoy beautiful scenic view as well as different different animal species such as the Elephants.
DAY 4: TRANSFER TO SAMBURU NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, you will depart for Samburu National Park. Samburu National Reserve is situated within the Rift Valley Province of Kenya. This Savannah grassland is a home to different animal species such as the long necked gerenuk, Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe and Beisa onyx.
The elusive Kenya leopard is often known to visit the park, especially in the evenings. Other animal species present in the park includes cheetahs and lions, as well as elephants, buffalo and hippos. En route to the park, you will pass through Plantations of Fields of Timau, crossing the thorny landscape of Samburu Country. Pay attention to the Presence Of unique species such as Gravy’s Zebra, the Long-necked Gerenuk, among the Wildlife that shares this semi-arid Habitat. You will check in at Samburu Sopa lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.
DAY 5: FULL DAY GAME VIEWING AT SAMBURU GAME RESERVE
After your breakfast, you will enjoy a game drive in Samburu game reserve. During the game drives, you may encounter different animal species such as the cheetahs, lions, leopards, impalas, buffalo, hippos, and dik-diks, as well as the native gerenuk, Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe and Beisa Oryx.
You are guaranteed to see most animals during the dry season as they converge at the Usaso Nyiro River, their main source of water during the long dry weather. Elephants are also spotted during this time, and you can watch the Nile crocodiles swim in the river. Later in the afternoon after your lunch, you will have time to relax around the lodge, enjoying sights and sounds of wildlife around the lodge. Dinner and an overnight stay will be at Sanbura Sopa Lodge.
DAY 6: TRANSFER TO SWEET WATERS GAME RANCH
After your breakfast, you will prepare for a transfer to Sweet waters game ranch, in Ol Pejeta. Sweetwaters Game Reserve is 24,000-acre private ranch with magnificent views across the plains to the snowcapped peaks of Mount Kenya. You will enjoy a game drive in this sanctuary where you will have an encounter with all the big five game, and has the highest ratio of game-to-area of any park or reserve in Kenya. Its popular waterhole is floodlit by night, providing excellent and secluded rarely seen game viewing. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to Serena Sweetwaters hotel for lunch and afternoon relaxation. Dinner and an overnight stay will be at Serena Sweetwaters hotel.
DAY 7: TRANSFER TO LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK
This day you will be transferred to Lake Nakuru National Park. En route to Lake Nakuru National Park, you will proceed down to the rift valley, arriving to the park in time for Lunch at lake Nakuru Flamigo Hill Top Camp. Later in the afternoon, you will proceed for the game drive in the park.
Well known as the home to the Flamingo birds, Nakuru National Park is a home to a variety of animal species that may be encountered during the game drives in the park. You may encounter different animal species such as Lions, Rhinos, zebras, baboons and many other different animal species as well as a variety of bird species. Later in the evening, you will return for diner and an overnight stay at Flamingo hill tented camp.
DAY 8: TRANSFER TO LAKE NAIVASHA
This day you will leave Nakuru town and head to Lake Naivasha. Lake Naivasha is a freshwater lake in the Kenya section of Africa’s Great Rift Valley, the lake is at the highest point in the Kenyan rift, and is set in a complex geological combination of volcanic rocks and sedimentary deposits from a much larger Pleistocene era lake.
Lake Naivasha is home to a wide variety of wildlife including a sizeable population of hippos, a healthy fish population to include Black bass, Tilapia and Crayfish which attract a variety of fish-eating birds such as Long-tailed and Great Cormorants, along with Fish Eagles, Pelicans, and various types of Kingfishers. Upon arrival you will check in at Lake Naivasha sopa lodge. Lunch at the hotel and in the afternoon take a walk To the Hell’s gate and be back to the lodge in the evening for dinner and overnight.
DAY 9: TRANSFER TO MASAI MARA NATIONAL PARK
This day you will be transferred to Masai Mara National reserve, it is situated in south western Kenya, this game reserve is one of Africa’s greatest game reserves. Driving across the Great Rift Valley takes you to Kenya’s most famous Game Reserve Masai Mara, in time for lunch.
Spend the day exploring the rolling hills and plains for a chance to spot black-maned lion, elephant, leopard, cheetah, and buffalo along with varied species of hoofed animals. Dinner and overnight at Mara ilkeliani camp.
DAY 10: FULL DAY GAME VIEWING IN MASAI MARA
After your breakfast, you will have a full day game viewing at Masai Mara game reserve. This game reserve is a home to different animal species that may be encountered during the game drives. You may encounter species like wildebeests, topis, Zebras, and many other animal species. All the “Big Five” may also be encountered during the game drives as well as different bird species. Dinner and an Overnight stay will be at ilkeliani camp.
DAY 11: RETURN TO NAIROBI
You will start your day with an early morning game drive in the park, thereafter return to the lodge for breakfast and prepare for a transfer back to Nairobi. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the airport for your international flight.
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