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Classic Kenya Safari

Book a 7 days safari by road from Nairobi to Mount Kenya followed by a drive to Lake Nakuru where you can see the flamingos. Thereafter, head to famous Masai Mara Reserve where the big 5 can be spotted.

Day 1: Welcome to Kenya
On arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) you will be met off your international flight and transferred to your hotel for an overnight before embarking on your Kenya safari.
 

Day 2: Breakfast at your Hotel, thereafter depart Nairobi & proceed north of Kenya and over the Equator which where we will have a photo stop. Thereafter we proceed to the north to Nanyuki on the foothills of Mt. Kenya. Check into your lodge, and thereafter visit Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Sanctuary where you will enjoy a lovely lunch followed by an afternoon game drive. You will see Lion, Elephant, Buffalo and many other plains game and if we are lucky even Leopard. Dinner at the Camp followed by an optional Night Game drive which is bookable only at the camp. Overnight at a lodge or hotel in Nanyuki.
 

Day 3: Early morning game drive followed by breakfast. Thereafter, you can relax by the swimming pool or be at leisure and enjoy the cool environment before proceeding for an evening game drive follwed by dinner and overnight.
 

Day 4: After breakfast at Sweet Waters, depart for Nakuru or Lake Elmentaita via Thompson's falls the beautiful waterfall and head to Lake Nakuru National Park with en-route views of Lake Elmentaita before arriving at your destination. The waters here are often coloured sparkling flamingo pink, from thousands of the attractive birds lining its shores. The park is home to warthogs, waterbuck, buffaloes, reedbucks, and the occasional leopard.
White and black rhinos were introduced to the park some years ago and you will find white rhino at the southern end.  The park has also retained its reputation as an ornithologists’ delight with more than 400 species of bird found here. Once in the park, there will be a game drive en route to the lodge. Overnight at a lodge at Lake Nakuru or Lake Elmentaita.

 

Day 5: Depart from Nakuru or Lake Elmentaita after breakfast and drive south via Narok to the Mara reserve, you will have a game drive en route to the luxurious tented camp upon arrival in the Reserve. Arrive in time for lunch. The rest of the afternoons at leisure and in the early evening embark on a game drive to get a closer look at the Mara.
Masai Mara has incredible wide-open landscapes and fertile riverine woodland following the looping meanders of the Mara and Talek rivers. Wherever you go in the Mara you will see a frequent amount of wildlife such as Masai giraffe, baboons, warthogs, bat eared foxes, grey jackals, spotted hyena, topis, impala, hartebeests, wildebeest. Elephants, buffaloes, zebras and hippos also exist in great numbers. It is also common to see lions either basking after a heavy meal, or surveying the plains for their next meal. Cheetahs and leopards are harder to spot but are still reasonably common. 
The ultimate action here is without doubt the annual wildebeest exodus in July and August when millions of these grass eaters move north from the Serengeti in search of lusher grass before turning south again in October. Overnight in Mara

 

Day 6: A very early morning game drive in the Masai Mara the ideal time to see game as temperatures are cooler and hopefully lion, cheetah and leopard will be roaming the vast grasslands in search of prey. Return to the lodge for breakfast. The rest of the morning at leisure or partake in optional activities, a visit to Masai village to see their nomadic life this at extra cost.  After lunch, enjoy an afternoon game drive to get a closer look at the Mara and to look out for the ' Big 5 '. Overnight in Mara
 

Day 7: Leave for a last early morning game drive that promises to be thrilling. Return to the camp for breakfast. After breakfast drive back to Nairobi arriving in time to transfer the Jomo Kenyatta International airport for your international flight (evening flight after 6pm). 

Inclusions

  • Price based on a minimum of 4 adults travelling together

  • Transport in a 7seater Landcruiser on exclusive use. 

  • Services of an experienced and knowledgeable English-speaking guide

  • Accommodation as indicated in the itinerary.

  • One night at a Nairobi Hotel on Bed & Breakfast basis (B,B).

  • One night at Nakuru/Elmentaita on Full board basis (B,L,D)

  • Two nights at Mara on Full board basis (B,L,D)

  • National Park entrance fees as indicated

  • Game drives as per the itinerary

  • Airport transfers as indicated

Exclusions

  • Items of personal nature such as travelling insurance, excess baggage fees, communication charges that include emails, faxes and phone calls, beverages including spirits and meals not included in the itinerary.

  • Gratuities for poterage / waiters at hotels, camps & airports

  • Easter, Christmas and new year supplements 

  • Gratuity for your professional driver guide.

  • Visas

  • International Airfare

  • Activities such as visits to Masai cultural villages (Manyatta) e.t.c in Mara.