This 9 Day takes you to Tsavo West - where you will experience a real savannah experience as you take a swim with the Hippos at the Mzima Springs, explore the Shetani Caves as well as witness the Lava flow within the park before you head out to Amboseli the home of the mighty Kilimanjaro elephants. At Lake Nakuru, you will witness our feathered friends the greater and lesser flamingoes as well as other multiple dozens of your favourite bird species.
Day 1: Kilaguni Serena - Tsavo West National ParkArrive at JKIA, met by our representative and drive to Tsavo West National Park. At 20,807 sq Kms, Tsavo is large than Jamaica and lies exactly midway between Nairobi and Mombasa on the Kenyan coast. Lunch will be served at Kilaguni Serena Lodge. Afternoon game drive until sunset. Its home to herds of Elephants and the world famous man eating lions of Tsavo. Dinner and overnight at KILAGUNI SERENA LODGE OR SIMILAR (full board).
Day 2: Kilaguni Serena - Tsavo West National ParkSpend a further day in Tsavo West National Park with morning and afternoon gaem drives. Outstanding vantage points include the Mzima Springs, which holds 20 million litters of clear crystal water, and an underground tank where you can see hippos swim up close. There’s also the Chyullu Hills west and the famous Lava flows / cones known as “Shetani” (Kiswahili for Satan), which are a great fascination for geologistics. All meals included. Overnight at KILAGUNI SERENA LODGE OR SIMILAR (full board).
Day 3: OLtukai Lodge - Amboseli National ParkAfter breakfast morning drive with a game drive en route to Amboseli National Park, one of the most popular parks on the Tanzania border offering unique spectacle ; the backdrop is the snow-capped EAS.Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain proudly standing at 19,344ft, and sometimes known as the “ROOF OF AFRICA”. Lunch will be served at Ol Tukai Lodge. Afternoon game viewing drive. Dinner and overnight at OL TUKAI LODGE OR SIMILAR (full board).
Day 4: Oltukai Lodge - Amboseli National ParkSpend a further day in Amboseli National Park, with morning and afternoon game drives. Here you can see a proliferation on Giraffe and Elephants. The 56 species in this park include Baboon, velvet Monkey, Lion, Cheetah, Zebra, Wildebeest and Grant’s gazelle. Breakfast, lunch and dinner and overnight at OL TUKAI LODGE OR SIMILAR (full board).
Day 5: The Ark - Aberdares National ParkAfter breakfast morning drive with picnic lunches via Nairobi to the Aberdares National Park. On our way we pass through the lush hill country of the Kikuyu people. This area is known for its growing of Kenyan arabica coffee beans. We arrive in time for lunch at the Aberdares Country Club, an elegant baronial style country home set in sprawling superbly landscaped gardens. We continue to Aberdare National Park entering through the Ark gate. Our first opportunity for wildlife viewing comes in a very unique setting, the Ark. The Ark was built to resemble the biblical Ark where we will stay overnight and have the opportunity to view animals as they come to drink along a natural waterhole. Here we may see elephant, rhino, bongo (rare nocturnal antelopes with black on tan stripes) and other species. Dinner and overnight at THE ARK LODGE OR SIMILAR (full board).
Day 6: Sarova Lionhill - Lake NakuruAfter breakfast morning drive via Thompsons Falls, down the floor of the Great Rift Valley escarpment to Lake Nakuru National Park, a protected game sanctuary for endangered species such as the Black/ White rhino., Rothschild Giraffe among other usual game such as the leopard and Lion. The park is world-renowned for its millions of pink Flamingoes found around the lake. Lunch will be served at Lion Hill Sarova Lodge. Afternoon game drive until sunset. Dinner and overnight at LION HILL SAROVA LODGE OR SIMILAR (full board)
Day 7: Sarova Mara Camp - Masai MaraAfter breakfast morning drive west across the floor of The Great Rift Valley to the richest stocked game reserve set in some 1672 sq km – The world renowned Maasai Mara Game Reserve, an unlimited spectacle of wildlife among vast rolling plains. Lunch will be served at Mara Sarova Camp. Afternoon game drive until sunset. Dinner and overnight at MARA SAROVA CAMP OR SIMILAR (full board).
Day 8: Sarova Mara CampSpend a further day in the vast Maasai Mara Game Reserve exploring and game spotting - see the herds of Elephants, Lions, Buffaloes as well as the graceful Gazelles. Visit the Mara River and watch Hippos swim or bask in the sun with a chance sighting of the elusive Leopard or Rhino. All meals included. Overnight at MARA SAROVA CAMP OR SIMILAR (full board).
Day 9: DepartAfter breakfast morning drive back to Nairobi arriving in time for lunch on own arrangements. Afternoon transfer to JKIA for your outbound flight.