THE BEST OF KENYA - 10 DAYS/9 NIGHTS (VS405)
Day 1 Nairobi
Morning arrival in Nairobi, where your tour manager will meet and escort you to the historic Norfolk Hotel. A welcome safari briefing by your tour manager at your hotel followed by an afternoon sightseeing tour of Nairobi, including visits to the Karen Blixen Museum and Rothschild Giraffe Centre. Overnight at NORFOLK HOTEL
Day 2 Amboseli
Early morning transfer to Wilson airport and board your aircraft for the short flight to the Amboseli Game Reserve, with magnificent views of Mount Kilimanjaro. Your vehicle and safari guide will meet you on arrival and take you on your first game viewing drive. Arrive late morning at the Amboseli Serena Lodge. Lunch and another late afternoon game viewing drive following the large herds of elephants. Overnight at AMBOSELI SERENA LODGE.
Day 3 Amboseli
A cup of coffee or tea and you are ready to set off on your dawn game viewing drive. Wildlife is most active at this time of the day and you can see Mount Kilimanjaro as your photo background. Return to your safari lodge for a late breakfast, and spend the rest of the morning relaxing by the swimming pool. Another game viewing drive this afternoon. Plant your own acacia tree as part of the Amboseli Reforestation project, and receive a special certificate. Overnight at AMBOSELI SERENA LODGE.
Day 4 Samburu
A morning flight from Amboseli to Samburu, via Nairobi, enjoying views of Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya. Your vehicle and guide is waiting for you in Samburu and will transfer you to Samburu Intrepids Camp, your luxury tented camp situated on the banks of the Uaso Nyiro river. Lunch and late afternoon game drive in the Samburu Game Reserve, home to the rare and unusual reticulated giraffe, gerenuk, Grevy's zebra and beisa oryx. Overnight at SAMBURU INTREPIDS CAMP.
Day 5 Samburu
A full day of game viewing in the Samburu Game Reserve. Herds of elephant gather at the river to drink while crocodile bask on nearby sandbanks. You may be lucky to spot the very elusive leopard in a nearby acacia tree. Samburu is also an ornithologists paradise, with numerous species migrating during the northern winter. A visit to the Samburu cultural village can also be arranged. Overnight at SAMBURU INTREPIDS CAMP.
Day 6 The Ark
Drive south this morning, passing through the town of Isiolo, arriving at the Aberdare Country Club, built on the foothills of the Aberdare mountains. Enjoy a buffet lunch, followed by a special transfer to "The Ark", your luxury lodge built on stilts deep in the heart of the Aberdare forest. The floodlit natural waterhole allows all night game viewing from the comfort of the lodge. There is also an underground "bunker" which brings you eye to eye with wildlife at the waterhole. Overnight at THE ARK.
Day 7 Mount Kenya
A short drive this morning to the incomparable Mount Kenya Safari Club. The Club is built on the equator facing Mount Kenya surrounded by hundreds of acres of magnificent gardens.There is a wide choice of facilities including heated swimming pool, tennis courts, golf course, horse riding, trout fishing, a fully appointed health and beauty club. Your luxury room even has a fireplace and a log fire will lit while you are at dinner. Spend the afternoon enjoying the many facilities at the Club. Overnight at MT KENYA SAFARI CLUB.
Day 8 and 9 Masai Mara
Morning transfer to Nanyuki airport and board your flight over the Great Rift Valley. Your four wheel drive vehicle and safari guide will meet and transfer you to the Mara Safari Club, the most luxurious tented camp in Kenya. Built on an ox bow of the Mara river in the conservation area adjacent to Masai Mara Game Reserve. Every luxury tent faces the Mara river where hippo and crocodile gather, have four poster beds and private bathrooms. Enjoy two full days of game viewing by four wheel drive vehicles escorted by a professional guide. Overnight at MARA SAFARI CLUB.
Day 10 Nairobi
A final early morning game drive in the Masai Mara. Breakfast and return flight to Nairobi. Overnight at NORFOLK HOTEL.
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- Free airport pickup by our courtesy team
- All park entrance fees
- Full board accommodation on safari
- Service of an English speaking driver guide
- Transport based on a safari minibus with pop up roof for game viewing
- Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver
- Game drives as per the Itinerary
- Government taxes
- Extras at the lodges i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
- International flight
- Departure tax
- Tips to porters and drivers