Itinerary:

Day 1: Nairobi - Masai Mara :

Arrive JKIA, you will be met and briefed on the safari. Depart Nairobi for a journey along the floor of the great rift valley then past Narok climb the western wall entering Hemingway’s country ‘’Serengeti plans’’ Arrive Mara in time for lunch. Afternoon enjoy a game drive in this famous reserve. Dinner and overnight at lodge/camp.

Day 2: Masai Mara:

Early morning balloon safari is available as an option at USD 450 per person. The Balloon launches at 0600hrs and takes one hour. On landing you will be welcomed with a champagne bush breakfast.
Full day game viewing whereby you leave the lodge after breakfast with picnic lunch. The Mara is the land of African legend: Lion are abundant throughout the park, as are the elephants, giraffes, and a variety of gazelle species and zebra. Cheetah and leopard are also regularly seen and, less commonly, rhino. The annual wildebeest migration, one of nature’s few remaining wildlife spectacles, occurs in the Mara from July to September where the big animals and their predators are to be present in abundance during the time frame of this trip. Several species of Bee-Eater, the flying rainbow that heads the list of the Mara’s birds, occur in the reserve. As well as wildlife, the Maasai Mara is also home to many members of the colorful Maasai tribe who may be seen around the borders of the park – Morans (warriors) loping across the plains, young boys herding goats, or elders grouped under a tree discussing matters of the day. Dinner and overnight at the Camp.

Day 3: Maasai Mara – Lake Naivasha:

Early morning game drive. Breakfast at the lodge. Depart for Lake Naivasha. A stopover is provided at Narok Town to browse in the bustling, vibrant Masai markets to buy curios and handicrafts. Lunch at the lodge. Afternoon proceed for a boat ride in this fresh water lake to view the hippos. This is a beautiful freshwater lake, fringed by thick papyrus is almost 13 km's across, but its waters are shallow with an average depth of five meters. The waters of the lake draw a great range of game to these shores. Visit to crescent Island or Hell’s gate national park at an extra cost. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 4: Lake Naivasha – Lake Nakuru:

Breakfast at the lodge. Depart for Lake Nakuru National Park. Morning game drive. Lunch at the lodge. Enjoy an afternoon game drive. This shallow Soda Lake has been famous for its flamingos but has also retained its reputation as an ornithologists’ delight with more than 400 species of bird found here. You may get out of the vehicle at the lake shore to get a closer look at the birds. The nearby cliffs offer sightings of baboons, birds of prey and scurrying hyraxes, as well as great views of the park. The national park covers 180 sq km and is home to warthogs, waterbuck, buffaloes, reedbucks, and the occasional leopard as well as white and black rhinos which were introduced to the park some years ago. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 5: Nakuru - Samburu Game Reserve:

Early breakfast at the lodge. Depart for Samburu National Reserve which lies on the vast semi desert lands of Northern Kenya and arrive in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive will introduce you to the animals which are peculiar to this area; the reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebra and the Somali ostrich. Dinner and overnight at camp/lodge.

Day 6: Samburu Game Reserve:

Early morning and evening game drives in exploration of this harshly beautiful reserve where game abounds especially in the forested fringes of the Uaso Nyiro River which flows gently through the dry landscape. Dinner and overnight at the camp/lodge.

Day 7: Samburu – Aberdare National Park :

After breakfast depart for Aberdare National Park reaching the foothills of Aberdare Ranges where much coffee and tea is grown.  On arrival at the base hotel drop the excess luggage, lunch and drive through the forest to reach your hotel where the night is spent watching the never ending pageant of wildlife which visits the floodlit waterhole and saltlick below. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.

Day 8: Aberdare - Amboseli:

Breakfast at the hotel. Depart for Amboseli National Park with picnic lunch. On arrival enjoy an evening game drive in this beautiful park. Dinner and overnight at the camp/lodge.

Day 9: Amboseli National Park:

Early morning game drive. Arid looking as Amboseli has historically supported both game and the Masai that kept their herds of cattle here. It is thanks to the waters that run off Africa's greatest mountain that the apparently dry Amboseli, Kenya's first game sanctuary is able to support its wildlife. Mount Kilimanjaro broods high over Amboseli. The mountain now provides water for the park, wonderful views and, of course, the most glorious background for animal photography. You have an option to visit the Masai Village (extra cost). Lunch at the lodge/camp. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge/camp.

Day 10: Amboseli – Nairobi:

Early morning game drive. Breakfast at the lodge/camp. Depart for Nairobi to arrive in the afternoon. Drop off at the airport for final departure.