Mt Kenya Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF AFRICA 438

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Local market

Day 1: Nairobi

Welcome to Kenya! Morning arrival into Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport where you will be met and transferred to the Holiday Inn Hotel. After check in you will be taken on an excursion to visit the Karen Blixen museum and the Giraffe Centre and then lunch at Karen Blixen Coffee Garden.

Masai boy

Day 2: Nairobi - Samburu N.R.

After breakfast you drive North to Samburu National Reserve. You will arrive in time for a leisurely lunch and check in at Samburu Game Lodge before taking an afternoon game drive.

Reaching for leaves

Day 3: Samburu N.R.

Today you will take both morning and afternoon game drives and will also have the option to take part in a safari to Buffalo Springs. Buffalo Springs Nature Reserve is not part of Samburu National Reserve, being separated by the river. It is smaller, less hilly and dense than its neighbour but in no way any less impressive. The bird life is prolific and the Somali Ostrich dominates the plains, an impressive sight as it is much larger than its relative the Masai Ostrich

Zebra in Samburu National Reserve

Day 4: Samburu N.R. - Mt Kenya

This morning after breakfast you depart for Mt Kenya. Arriving at your accommodation, Mountain Lodge, you will be greeted with a timbered tree hotel offering champagne-clear mountain air, sweeping views across the tree-canopy. Located at 2,134 meters above sea level, on the lower slopes of the mountain, the lodge is cool, tranquil and hushed for optimum game-sightings.

Day 5: Mt Kenya - Lake Nakuru

Depart after breakfast to Lake Nakuru National Park, arriving for lunch at the lodge. Afternoon game drive in the Lake Nakuru National Park is famous for the thousands of lesser and greater flamingos that flock to this soda lake’s edge. The numbers vary depending on the water level, and when it’s low, the lake almost turns pink. A truly spectacular sight!

Flamingos fishing for food

Day 6: Lake Nakuru - Masai Mara N.P.

This morning, after breakfast you will set off for what is possibly Africa's and the world's most famous game park, the Masai Mara. You will arrive in time for lunch at our home for the next few days, the Keekorok Lodge after which you will take an afternoon game drive. Then return to your lodge in the late afternoon, in time to enjoy a relaxing sun downer.

Lion in the Masai Mara

Days 7-8: Masai Mara N.P.

Over the following two days you will make the most of your stay in Masai Mara National Park with morning and afternoon game drives with free time to relax in the evening. The Masai Mara is most famous for its large population of big cats. All members of the big five are also present in the Masai Mara and other species from hippos, zebra, antelope, gazelle, giraffe, impala, hyena and more. The area is a photographers dream, you will not be disappointed.

Safely across the river during the migration

Day 9: Masai Mara N.P.

After breakfast you will drive back to Nairobi for lunch at the aptly named Carnivore Restaurant before your onward transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport where tour arrangements end

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