BEST TIME TO VISIT; JUNE - MARCH
Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel for overnight at Jakaranda Hotel.
After breakfast and a brief safari orientation, commence safari and drive through the rich agricultural country towards the Mount Kenya region, arriving at your lodge in time for lunch. In the afternoon you will proceed on a nature walk guided by a lodge naturalist returning for a game viewing from the balcony of your lodge. Dinner and overnight at SERENA MOUNTAIN LODGE.
Mountain Lodge is located in indigenous forest 7,200 feet up in the foothills of the Mount Kenya National Reserve. The lodge overlooks a natural waterhole and salt lick surrounded by dense forest. On a clear day you can see the jagged peaks of Mount Kenya through the trees. Game is watched from the balconies facing the flood lit waterhole.
Day 3: Samburu National Researve
After breakfast drive through the Equator – a clear day will show you the snow-capped peaks of Mount Kenya, Africa’s second highest mountain at 17,057 feet or 5,199 meters above sea level, to the northern frontier country arriving in time for lunch at your camp. In the late afternoon proceed on a game viewing drive returning for dinner and overnight at SAMBURU INTREPIDS.
A place of dust-red plains and palm-fringed rivers, Samburu National Reserve lies on the fringes of the vast and arid desert once known as the Northern Frontier District. Physically dramatic, the 104 sq kilometer landscape features rocky battlements, dry riverbeds and thorn scrub. As for wildlife Samburu offers sanctuary to the endangered Grevy’s zebra, the rare beisa Oryx and the blue-shanked Somali ostrich whilst large herds of elephant roam the gaunt hills during the day before returning to bath on the banks of the river in the evening. It is also famously referred as the “Born-free Country”, where Elsa the Lioness was brought up by Joy Adamson the wife of George who was a game warden. Following the death of their mother, Joy became their foster parent bringing them up and later the Born-free Movie series was produced. More recently Samburu was also the venue where “Survivor Africa” movie series was shot.
Day 4: Samburu National Reserve
Early start tea and coffee will be served at the lounge, thereafter proceed on a pre-dawn game viewing drive returning to your lodge for a full breakfast. Later in morning you will have an option to visit a local samburu village, returning for lunch. In the late afternoon proceed on a game viewing drive returning for dinner and overnight at SAMBURU INTREPIDS.
Day 5. SweetWaters Game Sanctuary
After breakfast drive to Mt. Kenya town of Nanyuki, arriving for lunch at your camp. In the late afternoon proceed on a game viewing drive returning for dinner and overnight at SERENA SWEETWATERS CAMP.
Day 6.SweetWater Game Sanctuary
Early start tea and coffee will be served at the lounge, thereafter proceed on a pre-dawn game viewing drive returning to your lodge for a full breakfast. The rest of the morning will be spent at leisure, lunch. In the late afternoon proceed on a game viewing drive returning for dinner and overnight at SERENA SWEETWATERS CAMP.
Day 7. Lake Nakuru National Park
Today you will drive into the Great Rift Valley the most beautiful scenery in Kenya as you descend down the escarpment of the Great Rift Valley. The highlights of your stay here is to visit Lake Nakuru National Park special for the ornithologist as it has some of the biggest bird-life species; when water levels are low, millions of flamingos color the lake pink. You will also get a chance to see the white Rhino, Rothschild giraffe, Buffalo and the cat family. All meals and overnight at LAKE NAKURU SOPA LODGE.
Day 8: Maasai Mara National Reserve
After breakfast and a brief safari orientation about the tour, drive into the world-renowned Maasai Mara National Reserve which is justifiably the best global game sanctuary there is with abundant game concentration in the smallest area. Technically an extension to Tanzania’s renowned Serengeti National Park, the Mara Constitutes of only 4% of the entire Serengeti ecosystem but its rolling grasslands, meandering rivers and towering escarpments offer one of the world’s most rewarding and evocative wildlife arenas. Activities will include game viewing drives, all meals and overnight at MARA SERENA SAFARI LODGE.
On the second day in Mara; Early start, tea and coffee will be served at the lounge, thereafter proceed on a pre-dawn game viewing drive returning to your camp for a full breakfast. After breakfast the rest of the morning will be spend at leisure, Lunch. In the late afternoon proceed on a game viewing drive returning for dinner and overnight at MARA SERENA SAFARI LODGE.
Day 10. Mara
The last day in Mara you will be spend on a full day game viewing drive. All meals and overnight at MARA SERENA SAFARI LODGE
Day 11. Syosambu Consevancy
After breakfast drive and descend into the Great Rift Valley arriving in time for lunch at your luxury camp. The rest of the afternoon will be spent at leisure or viewing game from the local sanctuary. Dinner and overnight at LAKE ELMENTAITA SERENA CAMP.
Day 12. Amboseli National Park
Today you will continue through Nairobi and drive southwards into the Mount Kilimanjaro Country home of the highest free standing mountain there is at 5,895 meters / 19,341 feet above sea level; the best view of this magnificent snowcapped peaks mountain is from Amboseli side. This game sanctuary is one of the greatest parks we have in Kenya where you are most guaranteed to see the big five – elephant-buffalo-lion-leopard-rhino amongst the abundant game in this park which is one of the highlights of a Kenya safari vacation. Activities will include game viewing drive, all meals and overnight at AMBOSELI SERENA SAFARI LODGE
Day 13. Amboseli National Park
Early start, tea and coffee will be served at the lounge, thereafter proceed on a pre-dawn game viewing drive returning to your camp for a full breakfast. After breakfast the rest of the morning will be spend at leisure, Lunch. In the late afternoon proceed on a game viewing drive returning for dinner and overnight at AMBOSELI SERENA SAFARI LODGE
Day 14. Depart
Today marks your last day in Kenya. After breakfast drive back to Nairobi arriving in the late afternoon and thereafter you will be transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your outbound flight.
- All meals and Accommodations during the entire safari.
- A very high-quality safari Land Cruiser with pop up roof.
- A high experienced safari guide.
- Unlimited cold mineral water during the entire safari.
- Small Refrigerator.
- Tea and Coffee during the entire safari.
- All park fees for all National Parks.
- Binoculars and bean bags for propping cameras are available in the vehicle/s.
- Radio call capability when out of cell phone range.
- Continuous charging system for cameras,cell phones and computers.
- Guaranteed window seating with open top.
- Unlimited game drive.
- International flight/s.
- Local flight/s.
- Airport taxes.
- Bank transfer fees/credit card fees.
- Bills printed before the year 2006 are not accepted in Tanzania.
- Alcoholic beverages,including during meals.
- Optional activities provided by hotels/Lodges/Camps.
- Optional Hot Air Ballooning.
- Gratuities for Driver Guide / Porterage / Waiters at Hotels / Lodges / Camps.
- Travel Insurance.
- Any other things not mentioned above.