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Day 1: Nairobi/Tsavo East
Depart Nairobi in the morning and drive to Tsavo East National Park arriving for lunch at Ashnil Aruba Lodge. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Approx transit time: 5½ hrs
Meal Plan: {L, D}

Day 2: Tsavo East
Spend the day in Tsavo East with morning and afternoon game drives. All meals and overnight at Ashnil Aruba Lodge.
Meal Plan: {L, D}

Day 3: Tsavo East/Tsavo West
Depart after breakfast and drive to Tsavo West National Park arriving for lunch at Kilaguni Serena Lodge. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Approx transit time: 2½ hrs
Meal Plan: {B, L, D}  

Day 4: Tsavo West/Amboseli
Depart after breakfast with a game drive enroute to Amboseli National Park arriving for lunch at Amboseli Serena Lodge. The park is famous for its big game and great scenic beauty whose entire landscape is dominated by Mt Kilimanjaro. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Approx transit time: 2½ hrs
Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

Day 5: Amboseli
Early morning pre-breakfast game drive at 6.30am, when you have the best chance to see the majestic Mt. Kilimanjaro. Return to the lodge for late breakfast. The rest of the morning is at leisure. Afternoon game drive. All meals and overnight at Amboseli Serena Lodge.
Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

Day 6: Amboseli/Nairobi/Mountain Lodge
Depart after an early breakfast and drive via Nairobi with picnic lunch boxes enroute to the lower slopes of Mt. Kenya arriving Serena Mountain Lodge (tree lodge) late afternoon. Relax the afternoon away as you watch game from the balcony with an optional guided nature walk. Overnight floodlit game viewing - Mountain Lodge rightfully boasts of having the highest record of animal visits and sightings in the area. Dinner and overnight at the ‘tree lodge.’
Approx Transit time: 7½ hrs
Meal plan: {B, L, D}

Day 7: Mountain Lodge/Samburu
Depart after breakfast and drive further north across the equator to Samburu National Reserve arriving for lunch at Samburu Game Lodge. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Approx Transit time: 3 hrs
Meal plan: {B, L, D} 

Day 8: Samburu
Spend the day in Samburu with an early morning and late afternoon game drive. Samburu is a beautiful and game abundant park, home to rarely found species such as the Beisa Oryx, Grevy's zebra, blue-necked Somali ostrich and reticulated giraffe. Optional activities include a visit to a local Samburu village, guided nature and bird walks. All meals and overnight at Samburu Game Lodge.
Meal plan: {B, L, D}

Day 9: Samburu/Sweetwaters
Depart after breakfast and drive back to the lower slopes of Mount Kenya - Sweetwaters Game Reserve arriving for lunch at Sweetwaters Tented Camp. Afternoon game drive including a visit to the Chimpanzee Sanctuary, the only one of its kind in Kenya. You will also visit the Visitors Information Centre. Dinner and overnight at the luxury tented camp (optional night game drive).
Approx Transit time: 3 hrs
Meal plan: {B, L, D}

Day 10: Sweetwaters/Lake Nakuru
After breakfast drive down to the floor of the Rift Valley - to Lake Nakuru National Park, making a brief stop at Nyahururu Thomson Falls. Arrive Sarova Lion Hill Lodge in time for lunch, followed by an afternoon game drive in the park. Besides the flamingos that the lake is famous for, there are approx 400 other species of birds visiting the lake. Also, many species of game can be found in the park including the introduced Rothschild's giraffe, black and white rhino, waterbuck, reedbuck, lion, buffalo, leopard, baboon and many species of plains game. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Approx Transit time: 3 hrs
Meal plan: {B, L, D}

Day 11: Lake Nakuru/Naivasha
Another morning game drive in Nakuru, then depart for Naivasha region arriving for lunch at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge. Afternoon boat ride on Lake Naivasha and a walking safari at Crescent Island, one of the few places in the world where one can wander on foot amidst wild animals - there are no predators. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Approx Transit time: 1½ hrs
Meal plan: {B, L, D}

 Day 12: Lake Naivasha/Maasai Mara
Depart after breakfast and drive to Maasai Mara Game Reserve arriving for lunch at Mara Serena Lodge. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Approx Transit time: 5½ hrs
Meal plan: {B, L, D}

Day 13 & 14: Maasai Mara
Spend two days in Maasai Mara, Kenya's most popular game sanctuary where you will have the best opportunity of spotting the Big Five - lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant. Morning and afternoon game drives with the option of visiting a local Maasai village. All meals and overnight at Mara Serena Lodge.
Meal plan: {B, L, D}

Day 15: Maasai Mara/Nairobi/Out
Depart after breakfast and drive back to Nairobi arriving approx 13:00 hrs. Drop off at your hotel or transfer to the airport for onward flight home. End of services.
Approx Transit time: 6 hrs

Meal plan: {B}

2016 prices

Seasons High
(1st Jan – 31st Mar, 1st July - 31st Oct & 1st Dec - 31st Dec)
Shoulder
(1st Nov - 30th Nov)
Low
(1st April – 30th June)
Each of 2 pax US$5260 US$4495 US$4330
Each of 4 pax US$4560 US$3790 US$3620
Each of 6 pax US$4320 US$3555 US$3390
SRS US$1015 US$692 US$296

 

 

 

 

 

 

SRS – Single Room Supplement

Prices include:
- Private transportation in a custom safari minibus with pop-up roof ideal for game viewing and sightseeing
- Services of a trained and experienced English speaking driver/guide
- Fullboard accommodation in the lodges/tented camps
- Bottled water for use during the safari
- Game drives and all park entry fees

Not included:
- Supplements over Easter, Christmas and New Year
- International air transportation to and from Nairobi
- Expenses of personal nature such as visas, travel/baggage insurance, laundry, beverages, tips etc.

Optional extras for consideration:
- Hot air balloon safari in Maasai Mara US$470 per person
- Visit to Maasai/Samburu tribal village US$30 per person payable direct

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