10 Days - Best of Kenya

Day 1: Nairobi

Arrive Nairobi at JKIA in the evening, where you will be met and welcomed with our traditional style and transferred to New Stanley hotel or similar for the overnight stay. B/B

Day 2: Aberdares

Drive northwards towards Aberdare ranges, through the fertile Kikuyu highlands with pineapple plantations, coffee and tea bushes, arriving in time for lunch at the base hotel. Transfer to the tree lodge arriving in time for an afternoon tea and latter have dinner and overnight game viewing at the natural salt lick and floodlight water hole. Here we have an under-ground photographic hide which gives you un-surpassed view of big wildlife at close quarters.

Kindly note: Owing to the small limited sizes of the cabins, only a small overnight bag is permitted in the base hotels. The rest of the luggage is left in the base hotel to be retrieved latter the following morning. Strictly children under the age of seven (5) years are not permitted.

Day 3: Aberdares-Samburu

Transfer to the base hotel to meet your driver. Drive in towards the north part of Kenya and meet
the pastorlist Samburu as they graze their animals. Stop at the Equator for water demonstration and then drive to the reserve arriving in time for lunch. Have an afternoon game drive in search of the lions, elephants and crocodiles in Ewaso-nyiro river. Dinner and overnight stay at Samburu Lodge or Sarova Shaba Lodge. F/B

Day 4: Samburu

Have a morning and evening game drives in search of the rare species associated with northern Kenya like Grevy zebra, Beisa Oryx, Gerenuk, Somali ostrich, Roth's child Giraffe. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Lodge or Sarova Shaba Lodge. F/B

Day 5: Samburu- Lake Naivasha

Leave semi arid area for the lake basin or the Great Rift Valley via Thomson's falls in Nyahururu. Arrive lake Naivasha lodge in time for lunch. Enjoy a boat ride to Cresent Island after visiting Elsa mare where you will learn the history of Joy Adamson and conservation of this lamp site with great diversity of birds and a visit to the Geothermal power point. Overnight at Lake Naivasha lodge, Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge or at Lake Naivasha Country club.

Day 6: Samburu-Mt Kenya

Depart for Masai mara game reserve, one of the most visited reserves in the world. Have an afternoon game drive in search of the big five, the Lion, Cheeters, Leopards etc. Overnight stay at Mara sopa Lodge which is in the forefront of promoting trees plating through eco-tourism project or at Sarova Mara Tented Camp, Mara Simba lodge or Mara Serena Lodge. F/B

Day 7: Masai Mara

A pre-breakfast game drive in the rolling grass of Mara in search of the lion, elephant, black rhino, cheetah,
leopard, among other plain game. Visit a Masai manyatta where they perform their dances. An optional balloon safari at an extra cost where you will float gently over the grazing animals and has a Champaign cerebration on landing with game drive enroure to the lodge. Overnight at Sarova Mara Tented camp , Mara Sopa Lodge OR Mara Simba Lodge. F/B

Day 8: Masai Mara- Nakuru

After breakfast, last game drive, depart for Nakuru with a stopover at the viewpoint to have a panoramic view of the beautiful sceneries weather permitting. Arrive in Nakuru in time for lunch at the lodge. Afternoon game drive. Overnight stay at Lake Nakuru Lodge. F/B

Day 9: Amboseli

Have an early morning game drive to have a view of the mighty Mt. Kilimanjaro weather permitting and search for the big five in the ragged terrain. Return to the lodge for breakfast and relax in the lodge where you can watch herds of elephants passing nearby. An evening game drive to the shore of the lake. Overnight stay at Ol Tukai Lodge or Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge. F/B

Day 10: Amboseli-Nairobi

Depart for Nairobi after breakfast, arriving in time for lunch. Have a city tour in the afternoon and time to do shopping. Optional farewell diner at the Carnivore at an extra cost depending with the time of flight. Later we transfer you to the airport for your flight back home.