6 DAYS 5 NIGHTS AMBOSELI NAIVASHA MARA SAFARI
The safari visits three beautiful parks in Kenya. Amboseli National Park, at the foot of Africa’s highest mountain, 5895m Kilimanjaro, is one of the most popular of Kenya’s national parks. The Mara is the land of African legend: Lion are abundant throughout the park, as are the elephants, giraffes, and a variety of gazelle species and zebra. Cheetah and leopard are also regularly seen and less commonly the Rhino.
DAY 1: NAIROBI – AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK
On Arrival at JKIA international airport, or pick up at a central point in Nairobi,you will be met by our representative and briefed on your safari.
Depart Nairobi and drive south to Amboseli National Park. Game viewing en route to your lodge with the immense grandeur of Mt Kilimanjaro in the background. Lunch at the lodge. Afternoon at leisure. Enjoy an evening game drive. Amboseli National Park, at the foot of Africa’s highest mountain, 5895m Kilimanjaro, is one of the most popular of Kenya’s national parks. Amboseli National Park provides the classic Hollywood image of Africa. Set in rolling savannah scenery it is dwarfed by the presence of the pink-tinged, snow-capped peak of Mount Kilimanjaro which, at 5,896 meters, is the highest free-standing mountain in the world. Against this magnificent backdrop roam vast herds of elephant accompanied by lion, buffalo, cheetah, giraffe, baboon, gazelle hippo and wildebeest. There are also over 400 species of birds, all manner of reptilian, flora and fauna and some of the most soul-searing views in Africa.
Dinner and overnight at the lodge/camp
DAY 2: AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK
Another exciting day in Amboseli National Park, we recommend that you get up early morning where one can experience excellent game viewing & an unprecedented view of the snowcapped Mount Kilimanjaro. Return to your Camp/lodge for breakfast. You may opt for an additional game drive after breakfast to visit the swamp with its magnificent wildlife present all day long or simply relax at your lodge/camp and take in the African wilderness. Afternoon game drives in anticipation of seeing the “BIG FIVE”.
Dinner and overnight at the camp/lodge
DAY 3: AMBOSELI – LAKE NAIVASHA
Breakfast at the lodge. Depart and drive via Nairobi towards Central Kenya highlands to Proceed to Lake Naivasha to arrive in time for lunch. Check in at the hotel. In the afternoon you have an option (extra cost) to enjoy a boat ride to see the Hippos in this fresh water lake and visit the Crescent Island. This sanctuary hosts Herbivores like the Zebra, Wildebeest, Giraffe and Hippo. You can also opt to visit Hell’s Gate National Park . There are many activities you can do within Hell’s Gate including, walking, cycling, rock climbing, bird watching and trekking through the gorge amongst the geysers – the choice is yours. There is also a hot water swimming pool within the park that acts as a spa. Enjoy a swim in the pool and see how your skin is cleansed. Dinner and overnight at the hotel/lodge.
DAY 4: LAKE NAIVASHA – MASAI MARA
Early breakfast. Depart for Masai Mara Game Reserve.
Arrive in time for lunch. In the afternoon proceed for a game drive in this world famous game reserve. At dusk return to the lodge/camp. Dinner and overnight at the lodge/camp
DAY 5: MASAI MARA
Early morning balloon safari is available as an option at USD 450 per person. The Balloon launches at 0600hrs and takes one hour. On landing you will be welcomed with a champagne bush breakfast.
Full day of game viewing whereby you leave the lodge after breakfast with picnic lunch.
The Mara is the land of African legend: Lion are abundant throughout the park, as are the elephants, giraffes, and a variety of gazelle species and zebra. Cheetah and leopard are also regularly seen and, less commonly, rhino. The annual wildebeest migration, one of nature’s few remaining wildlife spectacles, occurs in the Mara from July to September where the big animals and their predators are to be present in abundance during the time frame of this trip. Several species of Bee-Eater, the flying rainbow that heads the list of the Mara’s birds, occur in the reserve. As well as wildlife, the Maasai Mara is also home to many members of the colorful Maasai tribe who may be seen around the borders of the park – Morans (warriors) loping across the plains, young boys herding goats, or elders grouped under a tree discussing matters of the day. Dinner and overnight at Lodge/Camp.
DAY 6: MASAI MARA – NAIROBI
Breakfast at the camp/lodge. Depart for Nairobi with game drive enroute. A stop is provided at Narok Town the Masai city where you can buy handicrafts and souvenirs.
On arrival drop off at the airport for final departure or drop off at a city hotel .
END OF SAFARI
- Transport in a safari tour van with a pop-up roof for easy game viewing and photography
- Accommodation on Fullboard basis at the Lodge /camp
- Park entry fees to the national parks
- Mineral water while on safari
- Professional English speaking guide/driver
- Game drives as per the itinerary
- International Flight/domestic
- Personal items
- Laundry Services
- Visit to Masai Villages
- Balloon safari 45O$
- Excursions not mentioned in the itinerary
- Tips to drivers & Porters
- Personal drinks
- Accomodation in Nairobi before and after safari
- Kenya visas