Day 1: Mount Kenya National Park
JAMBO – KARIBU!! You will be warmly met upon arrival at the airport with our traditional, unique & special welcome (bubbly, hot/cold towels and presentation of authentic safari hat and souvenirs). Depart from Nairobi this morning and drive to the lower slopes of Mt. Kenya arriving at your Tree Lodge in time for lunch. Afternoon proceed on a forest nature walk with a professional (armed) guide. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight floodlit game viewing.
Overnight at the Ark lodge
NOTE: A warm jacket/sweater and a good pair of hiking boots is highly recommended.
Day 2: Lake Nakuru National Park
After breakfast drive down the scenic Great Rift Valley with breath-taking views of Mt Longonot and Lake Naivasha on your way to Lake Nakuru to arrive in time for lunch. Afternoon proceed on a game viewing drive circumventing Lake Nakuru. The lake is situated in the heart of the Rift Valley and is one Kenya’s most famous soda lakes. A major feature of this park is the bird life and it is world renowned as the home for millions of Flamingos. A rhino sanctuary also provides the opportunity to see the greatly endangered black rhino. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Overnight at Lake Nakuru Sopa
Day 3: Masai Mara Game Reserve
After breakfast depart for Kenya’s famous game reserve. You start the day venturing through the Great Rift Valley travelling to the northern most extension of the Serengeti Plains and one of the richest wildlife Game Reserves, the Masai Mara. The Mara is home to the awesome black-manned lion, the elusive leopard, stately giraffes, vast herds of elephants, rhino, thundering herds of zebra, migrating wildebeest and numerous other plains game. You arrive at the camp for a late lunch. After lunch depart for an afternoon game-viewing drive. Enjoy dinner and overnight at the camp/lodge. Ol Moran tented camp
Day 4: Masai Mara Game Reserve
Enjoy an early morning breakfast and a full morning’s game viewing drive to return for lunch. Experience the friendly atmosphere where the Masai community lives in harmony with wild game. After lunch visit a traditional Masai Manyatta (off the beaten track) and experience the culture of this world famous community. The Masai still live as they did for centuries – Interact with these nomadic people and experience their way of life as you learn about their customs and traditions. Continue with the afternoon game viewing as you return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Ol Moran tented camp
a) Balloon Safari over the Mara plains
b) Visit a traditional Masai Manyatta (off the beaten track) and experience the culture of this world famous community.
Day 5: Nairobi
This morning we enjoy our breakfast then check-out. Unbelievable but true, our good bush moments have come to an end. We bid farewell to our wonderful lodge manager and his team then depart back to Nairobi. Not empty handed though. With us are photographs – a capture of the special moments we have had on this tour to immortalize the experience. lunch and dinner will be on your own arrangement
overnight: La Maison Hotel (Bed and Breakfast)
Day 6: Depart Nairobi
Enjoy Breakfast at the hotel and later transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your departure as per your timings
·Private meet and greet in Nairobi with our traditional Global Star Welcome!
·Private use of specially designed 4x4wd safari land cruiser or Touristic Minivan whilst on Safari
·Complimentary Authentic Branded Safari Hat
·Unlimited supply of bottled, drinking water in the vehicle while on safari
·Unlimited mileage on game viewing drives.
·Accommodation and meals as specified in the itinerary – BB in Nairobi and FB while on Safari
·Park Entry Tickets to Aberdare National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park, and the FAMOUS Masai Mara Game Reserve
· International or Domestic Flights, Visa Fees and all Personal Expenses such as Drinks, Laundry, Telephone, tips to hotel staff, gratuities to Driver/Guide etc
· Travel Insurance – we strongly recommend that comprehensive travel insurance be purchased for the duration of your journey to protect against any missed or delayed flights, illnesses etc that may cause cancellation of your travel plans.