Mt Kenya Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF AFRICA 115

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Local market

Day 1: Nairobi - Amboseli

Transfer to Wilson airstrip for flight departing at 0730hrs for Amboseli National Park , situated at the foot of towering Mt. Kilimanjaro ( the tallest Mt. in Africa). This park is best known for its abundance of Elephant. Upon arrival you will be met by the lodge representative for game drives as per the lodge schedule. All meals and overnight at Amboseli Serena Lodge.

Bird coming in to land

Day 2: Amboseli

Enjoy the thrill of pre-breakfast game drive, an excellent time view game when the snow clad peaks of Mt. Kilimanjaro are at their most spectacular. Early evening game drive includes a visit to the swamps which teem with all sorts of wild life & an amazing assortment of birds. Dinner & overnight at Amboseli Serena Lodge.

Lion in Amboseli National Park

Day 3: Amboseli - Samburu N.R.

After breakfast transfer to airstrip for flight departing at 0820hrs to arrive Nairobi at 0900hrs. Connect mid morning flight departing at 1020hrs for Samburu National Reserve" arriving at 1130hrs. Pick-up by the lodge’s representative for a game drive and lunch at the lodge. After lunch proceed for an afternoon game drive to sight resident wildlife species like the Reticulated Giraffe, Grevy's Zebra, Beisa Oryx and the blue-necked Somali Ostrich that are rare elsewhere in the country. Dinner and overnight will be spent along the banks of the Uaso Nyiro River at the luxurious Samburu Simba Lodge.

Reaching for leaves

Day 4: Samburu N.R.

Further exploration of this fascinating reserve awaits you. Early morning and afternoon game drives give a chance to travel over some of the world's most spectacular and exciting terrain. Meals and overnight at the Samburu Simba Lodge.

Zebra in Samburu National Reserve

Day 5: Samburu N.R. - Mt Kenya

After early breakfast you will be picked from the lodge by our Kenya representative and transferred by road to Serena Mountain Lodge. Arrival at the Mountain Lodge in time for lunch. Mountain Lodge ( a dramatic wooden lodge) built deep within the forest. The floodlit waterhole & saltlick are in full view from the comfortable lounge area, giving guests the chance to watch animals at any time of the night. Elephant, Lion, Buffalo & Rhino are common visitors at Mountain Lodge.

Day 6: Mt Kenya

After breakfast drive to Sweetwaters Tented Camp, whose tents face a water hole with the view of Mt. Kenya in the background. An afternoon game drive where you can see the reticulated Giraffe, Buffalo , Oryx, Elephant, and various species of plains game can be seen in this game sanctuary far from the crowds of better known game parks. (Guests can also enjoy the excitement of a night game drive at a little extra directly with the lodge). Please Visit Baraka the tamed orphaned Rhino and the Chimps all with a guide.

Day 7: - Lake Nakuru

Depart after breakfast on scenic game drive to Lake Nakuru National Park , where millions of flamingoes turn the shore of the lake pink. Arrive the lodge in time for lunch. Evening game drive, in this beautiful park which boasts Kenya’s first Rhino Sanctuary, home to black Rhino. Dinner & overnight at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge.

Flamingos fishing for food

Day 8: Lake Nakuru - Masai Mara N.P.

After breakfast depart for Nairobi, arriving in time for lunch at the Carnivore restaurant. In the afternoon transfer to Wilson airstrip for flight departing at 1515hrs for Masai Mara Game Reserve – the land of vast migrating herds. Upon arrival at 1600hrs you will be met by the lodge/camp representative then proceed for a game drive to get a closer look at the Mara. Return to the Mara Serena Lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Lion in the Masai Mara

Day 9: Masai Mara N.P.

Early morning and evening game drives to absorb the enormity of the Mara. In this country of breathtaking vistas, view its vast assemblages of plains game together with their associated predators: Buffalo, Black Rhino, Hippopotamus, Leopard, Cheetah, Lion, common zebra, Coke's Hartebeest, White bearded Gnu, Oribi, Warthog, and Thompson's and Grant's Gazelles. All meals and overnight stay Mara Serena Lodge

Masai warrior jumping

Day 10: Masai Mara N.P.

After breakfast spend the rest of the morning relaxing at the lodge/camp. Return to Nairobi and drop off at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for departure.

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