Day 1: Arrival Nairobi. On arrival our Courtesy Bus through the city transfers you to the Norfolk Hotel. Visit the Karen Blixen Museum and the Ngong Hills of the Out of Africa fame. Also feed the Rothschild giraffe at the Center for Endangered Wildlife, coming back to the Norfolk for overnight.
Day 2: Nairobi - Aberdares. Early start, driving north through agricultural plantations to the town of Mweiga for lunch at the Aberdare Country Club. After lunch you are ferried by 4WD vehicles up the forest to the Ark where you spend the evening viewing from the hotel balconies the numerous wildlife that come to drink at the salt lick close to this ecolodge. Dinner and overnight at the Ark.
Day 3: Aberdares - Mount Kenya Safari Club. After breakfast we proceed the few kilometers north to Mount Kenya Safari Club, a luxurious retreat with spectacular views across the forested slopes to the snow-capped peaks of Mount Kenya. Among the activities available within the grounds of these manicured lawns and ornamental ponds are - swimming, tennis, golf, bowling, croquet, trout fishing and game viewing. Lunch, dinner and overnight at the Club. (Remember that a tie and jacket for the gentlemen and evening dress for ladies is necessary for dinner at this exclusive club).
Day 4: Mount Kenya Safari Club - Sarova Shaba. Continue northwards after breakfast for lunch at the Shaba Game Reserve. Afternoon is spent viewing game within this wildlife sanctuary. Dinner and overnight at the Sarova Shaba which is set in a semi-desert oasis in the renowned "Born Free" country of the late Joy Adamson.
Day 5: Shaba - Samburu. Leave the Shaba in the mid morning for Samburu National Park. Lunch is taken at the Samburu Intrepid on the banks of the Uaso Nyiro River. Afternoon game drive to flash out the species that are unique to this northern wildlife sanctuary including the antelope giraffe, Grevy's zebra, Somali ostrich and the majestic Beisa's Onyx, among other animals. Dinner and overnight at this Luxury Tented Camp.
Day 6: Samburu. Another day is spent driving through the park in search of the numerous wildlife that is to be found here. Lunch, dinner and overnight at Samburu Interpids.
Day 7: Samburu-Marsabit. Traverse this dry desert region to the Marsabit Game Reserve after breakfast. Arrive at the Marsabit Lodge in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive in this land of misty forests and beautiful crater lakes. Among the wild animals most likely to be seen are elephants, lions, leopard, reticulated giraffe and the graceful greater kudu. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 8: Marsabit-Maralal. Continue through desert country to Maralal Town, one of the most colorful towns in Kenya with the Samburu tribesmen resplendent in their red ocher adding to the beauty. An unforgettable sight is of the antelopes, zebras and giraffes mingling with the townspeople going through their daily chores. Lunch, dinner and overnight at Maralal Safari Lodge.
Day 9: Maralal-Baringo. After breakfast leave the country of the Samburu people and proceed southwards to Lake Baringo. Lunch at Sheraton Baringo then proceed by boat in the mid afternoon to the Luxury Tented Camp on Ol Kolwa Island in the lake. Dinner and overnight at Island Camp.
Day 10: Baringo-Naivasha. Most of the morning is spent bird watching or boating in Lake Baringo. Over 450 species of birds have been sighted in Baringo and the resident ornithologist is an encyclopedia of knowledge on tropical birds. After lunch we continue to Lake Naivasha Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 11: Naivasha-Nairobi. Spend the morning relaxing on the grounds of this small luxurious hotel that was formerly the farmhouse of a colonial settler, or alternatively boating in the lake or horse riding on the grounds or bird watching among the tropical vegetation. Leave Lake Naivasha after an early lunch for Nairobi. Evening shopping precedes dinner at the Carnivore Restaurant, then transfer to the airport for your flight back home.
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