Mt Kenya Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF AFRICA 213

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Masai boy

Day 1: Nairobi

Welcome to Kenya! Arrive into Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport where you will be met by your local representative and your guide/driver and transferred to your hotel.

Local market

Day 2: Nairobi - Mt Kenya

Today we drive to Mountain Lodge in the Mt. Kenya region, arriving in time for lunch. Enjoy game viewing from the comfort of your room. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Waterbuck at Lake Elementeita

Day 3: Mt Kenya - Lake Nakuru

After breakfast drive to Lake Nakuru National Park (30km, 20min). You will spend the day exploring this beautiful park famous for its flamingo rimmed lake in the centre. The park also offers some of the best opportunity of seeing the very rare rhino as well as the elusive leopard. Lunch at Lake Nakuru Lodge.

Zebra stripes up close

Day 4: Lake Nakuru - Masai Mara N.P.

This morning we depart for the world famous Masai Mara (320km, 5 hours). The journey takes us on some rough roads across the floor of the Great Rift Valley, the longest rift in the crust of the earth. On route there will be some good opportunities to see a number of wild animals.

Lion in the Masai Mara

Day 5: Masai Mara N.P.

The Mara is technically an extension of Tanzania’s renowned Serengeti National Park, but it’s rolling grasslands, meandering rivers and towering escarpments equals to an endless amount of game viewing. Home to a wide variety of animals, the Mara is also famous for its Big Five. Depending on the game drive, we’ll proceed back to the lodge for a late lunch, only to return again in search of more wildlife action late afternoon.

Masai warrior jumping

Day 6: Masai Mara N.P.

Rise early and take the option of a balloon safari across the Masai Mara. Take off in the crisp morning air, only to experience a game-viewing adventure with an entirely different perspective. As you silently float across the plains, forest and rivers for approximately an hour, your journey comes to end back on land but accompanied with a fully cooked champagne breakfast. The day sees more game viewing both in the morning and late afternoon. For the bird lovers there are over 450 species that have been identified in the Masai Mara Ecosystem.

Safely across the river during the migration

Day 7: Masai Mara N.P. - Elementaita

It may be the last day of safari however our game viewing does not stop. After breakfast, experience an en route game drive out of the Mara as we Lake Elementeita. Afternoon at leisure.

Market stalls

Day 8: Elementaita

After breakfast we drive back to Nairobi to meet our onward flight.

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