Kenya is a country in East Africa with coastline on the Indian Ocean. It encompasses savannah, lakelands, the dramatic Great Rift Valley, mountain highlands and abundant wildlife such as lions, elephants and rhinos. From Nairobi, the capital, safaris visit the Maasai Mara reserve, known for its annual wildebeest migrations, and Amboseli National Park, offering views of Tanzania’s 5,895m Mt. Kilimanjaro.
Day 01: Nairobi
Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Nairobi; After you disembark off the flight and pass through immigration and customs formalities, your waiting team from Safari Trails will meet you and transfer you to your hotel.
Overnight at a Nairobi hotel
Day 02: Nairobi – Nakuru/Naivasha(180 KM – 02.30 HRS/ 110 KM – 01.30 HRS)
After breakfast, depart for the exotic Lake Nakuru National Park located in the Great Rift Valley. After lunch an exciting game drive is planned for the afternoon. The game in this Park is plentiful and the magnificent bird watching will make a devotee out of even the most reluctant. The Park is a home to stunning flocks of lesser and Greater Flamingos, which literally turn the lakeshores in to a magnificent pink stretch. The bird life here is world renown and over 400 bird’s species exist here, White Pelicans, Plovers, Egrets and Marabou Stork. It is also one of the very few places in Africa to see the White Rhino and rare Rothschild Giraffe.
Meals and overnight at a lodge/camp in Nakuru/Naivasha. (BLD)
Day 03: Nakuru/Naivasha – Masai Mara (300 KM – 05.30 HRS/ 230 KM – 05.30 HRS)
If you spend the night at Naivasha, you have a chance to see the myriad of bird life at the Lake. After breakfast, drive through the dramatic Great Rift Valley to the Masai Mara National Reserve. This enormous reserve is actually part of the vast Serengeti plains famously known for its spectacular great wildebeest’s migration and is home of the Big Five: Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo and Rhino. Lunch at your Lodge/ camp and relax before departing for an afternoon game drive. The Mara Game Reserve – one of the greatest wildernesses of the world. Large mammals are varied, and easy to see. Residents among the Park’s are: Maasai Giraffe, Buffalo, Eland and thousand of plain game including Impala, Zebra, Topi, both Thomson’s and grants Gazelles.
Meals and overnight at a lodge/ camp in the Mara. (BLD)
Day 04: Masai Mara
After breakfast, proceed on a morning game-viewing drive to search for the myriad species of game that make this reserve their home. If you are lucky, you can witness the kill in action, moment by moment, right in front of your unbelieving eyes! After a sumptuous lunch at your lodge, proceed for another exciting game drive, where you can expect to see the famous ‘Big 5’. Meals and overnight at a lodge/camp in Mara. (BLD)
Day 05: Masai Mara – Nairobi (270 KM – 05.00 HRS)
After breakfast checkout and drive back to Nairobi arriving in time for lunch. Lunch on own. Later transfer to the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your departure flight back home with wonderful memories of your stay in Kenya. (B)
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