Day 1: Naivasha – Lake Bogoria
Pick up from your hotel in the morning and proceed to Naivasha, a 2hrs drive from Nairobi. Arrive for a walk on Mt Longonot another of the hills that form the Great Rift Valley. After the climb we proceed to the campsite for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Hell’s Gate – Lake Bogoria
After breakfast our vehicle will drop us at the gate of Hell’s Gate to start our trek with a game ranger. The looming Cliffs and the gorges at hell’s gate are home to wide variety of birds and animals. It is the only park in Kenya that you can walk or cycle. There are channels cut by water which are truly beautiful and you could easily spend a couple of hours just wandering around. After the walk have a picnic lunch and then proceed to Lake Bogoria another sallow lake that forms the Rift Valley Lakes. Lake Bogoria is known as the home of the pink flamingos. It is also here that you will find the hot geysers so hot that you can actually “boil and egg “Do not fall in. Dinner and overnight at a campsite.
Day 3: Lake Bogoria / Lake Baringo
After breakfast explore the hot springs on foot. For those who loves bird watching this is a great place to do so. After lunch depart for Lake Baringo for a sundowner boat ride to view hippos and crocodiles. Return to Lake Bogoria for dinner and overnight camping.
Day 4: Lake Bogoria – Mt Elgon
After breakfast, drive to Mt Elgon. Mt. Elgon is the second highest mountain in Kenya. It is 15 million years old compared with the youthful Mt. Kilimanjaro (1 million years old); the staggering age of Elgon becomes apparent. Millions of years of erosion have worn down the massif, which is thought to have once towered over all other African mountains. Dinner and overnight at the bandas situated in the park.
Day 5: Mt Elgon
After breakfast, proceed for guided walking in the park. Hiking to Endebess Bluff and Koitoboss Peak with packed lunch. After lunch trek for Primate and bird watching and cave explorations. Dinner and overnight at park bandas.
Day 6: Mt Elgon – Kakamega
After breakfast depart Elgon and drive to Kakamega rain forest where we proceed on a guided walk of Kakamega Forest. You can choose to have tour guided or self guided nature walks, night walks, bird, butterfly and primate watching, camping and picnicking will keep you glued to this beautiful haven. The national reserve comprises of both Kisere and Buyangu Reserves for a total of 44.399km2. The Reserve is under strict protection management.
Being the only remnant in Kenya of the unique Guineo-Congolian forest ecosystem, the park offers unique wildlife and scenic beauty. The falls along the River Isiukhu and the riverine atmosphere along the Isiukhu River trail make you feel relaxed on the trail. Buyangu viewpoint gives a quick bird eye-view of the forest canopy. At the picnic site you can sit back and relax under the grass-thatched rest house while watching water birds at the water point… binoculars are a must carry here. Dinner and overnight camping.
Day 7: Kakamega - Kisumu
After breakfast explore the other parts of kakamega forest before proceeding to Kisumu after lunch. Camp at Dunga beach on the shores of Lake Victoria.
Day 8: Kisumu – Maasai Mara
After breakfast drive to Maasai Mara with a picnic lunch en route. Arrive at the camp site where you set tents. Dinner and overnight camping.
Day 9: Maasai Mara
Full day at the Maasai Mara to experience the Mara magic. The Maasai Mara is 320sq Km open grassland dotted with acacia trees. It is watered by the Mara River. It is at the Mara river that the spectacular wild beast migration unfold every year in July and august. You have a chance of seeing all the big five, elephants, lion king of the jungle, rhinos. buffalo and leopard besides other animals like giraffes, zebras, gazelles, impalas, hyena, cheetahs and many more. Dinner and overnight camping.
Day 10: Maasai Mara – Nairobi
Dawn game drive followed by breakfast at leisure before breaking camp and returning to Nairobi. Picnic lunch en route. Drop off at your hotel.
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