Lake Naivasha Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF AFRICA 620

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Local market

Day 1: Nairobi

On arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta international Airport you will be met by our local representative and given a short safari briefing then transferred to the new Eka Hotel perfectly situated a short drive from the airport. Overnight at Eka Hotel.

Masai boy

Day 2: Nairobi - Amboseli

This morning you will be collected from the Eka Hotel by our local representative Safari guide and transferred to the Amboseli National Park in time for lunch at your lodge. Later in the afternoon as evening draws closer it’s time for the first of your safari game drive. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge

Bird coming in to land

Day 3: Amboseli

As the sun rises on another day in Amboseli, get up early to make the most of the early morning games drives. This time of day is also the best chance you may have of seeing Mt Kilimanjaro in all its glory. You also get to enjoy a guided nature walk on this day. All meals and overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge

Lion in Amboseli National Park

Day 4: Amboseli - Arusha

Amboseli - Arusha. Today we cross the border into Tanzania where we are met and transferred to Arusha for lunch at the Mount Meru Hotel. After lunch we drive to Lake Manyara National Park for an afternoon game drive and an evening drive to the camp. Overnight - Rift Valley Photographic Camp

Day 5: Arusha - Tarangire N.P.

Arusha - Tarangire. We depart after breakfast and take a picnic lunch box for our drive to Tarangire National Park. Once in the park we begin a game drive before heading back to camp for dinner. Overnight - Rift Valley Photographic Camp

Lone baboon at Tarangire National Park

Days 6-7: Tarangire N.P. - Ngorongoro Crater

Tarangire - Ngorongoro Highlands. After breakfast on day 6 we drive to Ngorongoro where we descend down into the crater floor for a full day's game drive. By late afternoon we ascend back up the crater and drive to the lodge for the night. Take another game drive on day 7 which includes a stop at Olduvai Gorge - the cradle of mankind. Overnight - Kati Kati Tented Camp

Days 8-9: Ngorongoro Crater - Serengeti N.P.

Ngorongoro Highlands - Serengeti. After breakfast on day 8 we drive to the Serengeti for two days of game driving in one of Africa's premier national parks. It is possible to catch a glimpse of all the 'Big Five' in one day if you're lucky. Lunches on this portion of the trip will be picnic lunches so as to gain as much time on the park as possible and maximise viewings. Overnight - Ikoma Tented Camp

Leopard surverying the area

Days 10-12: Serengeti N.P. - Masai Mara N.P.

Serengeti - Migori - Masai Mara. After breakfast we drive back to Kenya and to Migori Airstrip for our flight to the Masai Mara. Back in Kenya we'll be spending the next 3 days exploring Africa's most famous park. Our accommodation for the next few days is a lodge decorated in traditional Masai style that overlooks a tributary of the Mara River. Spend day 11 on morning and afternoon game drives looking out for the 'Big Five' and lots of other wonderful animals that the park is famous for. On day 12 there is the option to take a once in a lifetime balloon safari over the park. We will also take morning and afternoon game drives. Overnight - Mara Simba Lodge

Safely across the river during the migration

Days 13-14: Masai Mara N.P. - Lake Naivasha

Masai Mara - Lake Naivasha. After breakfast on day 13, depart for Lake Naivasha to arrive in time for lunch. The afternoon is at leisure where it is possible to take trips out in a boat, a Crescent Island Tour or visit Elsamere - the famous home of Born Free's Joy Adamson. On the morning of day 14 is spent travelling to Lake Nakuru and exploring this beautiful national park. Giraffe, antelope and bords are plentiful here and we may even be lucky enough to spot a lion or a leopard. Overnight - Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge

Lioness relaxing in the late afternoon

Day 15: Lake Naivasha

Sadly you time with us has come to an end, after breakfast you will drive back to Nairobi, and dropped off at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your departure flight.

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