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8 Days Kenya Wildlife Safari

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 20 people
Destination(s): Kenya  
Specialty Categories: National Parks  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1686 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1962 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Upon arrival in Nairobi, you’ll be met at the airport and transferred to Aberdares National Park by your driver guide. Arrive at The Aberdare Safari Lodge for lunch. After lunch, transfer by lodge transport through the salient and into the Tree hotel. From the comfort of your balcony, you can watch animals as they come to drink water and lick salt from floodlit waterholes. Dinner and overnight at The Ark.

Day 2: Samburu National Park. Welcome to Kenya, upon arrival our well trained Tour Guide will pick you up from the Airport and transfer you to Samburu National Park which is situated in the Northern Province of Kenya. It is rugged and a semi-desert park. To get here you will cross the equator at Nanyuki and go to the northern hemisphere by passing the snow capped Mt Kenya lying a strand the equator line and huge blue mountains serve as a back drop to this game reserve. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Game Lodge.

Day 3: Samburu National Park. River Uaso Nyiro is the lifeline and the nerve center of this Park and is bustling with a huge population of crocodiles. The game reserve is renowned for its rare species of animals that can only be found in this park, like the long necked gerenuk, gravys zebra, reticulated giraffe, and the Beisa onyx. The leopard is a frequent visitor in this park and most evenings it pays a courtesy call to the lodges’ guests as it feeds on some bite on a tree across the river.

The park has an abundant species of birds and can turn even the most reluctant guest in to an avid bird watcher. It is considered by Ornithologists a paradise for bird viewing. In the evenings, you can watch gigantic crocodiles fight over big chunks of meat as they are fed by the lodge staff at the riverbanks or as they get out of the river to relax. This is a great photo session opportunity as you sip cocktails and watch the African sunset in orange flame sky. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Game Lodge

Day 4: Lake Nakuru National Park. Samburu behind after an early breakfast, you'll travel south through Isiolo, crossing the northernmost foothills of Mount Kenya, Africa's highest massif. Drive to Lake Nakuru National park with a stopover at the Nyahururu Falls. Proceed to L. Nakuru Arrive Lunch in the lodge, Afternoon game viewing drive in the park. Lake Nakuru National Park surrounds Lake Nakuru, a shallow alkaline lake famous for the millions of flamingoes who flock here year round.

Besides the rich and varied bird life this is a popular place to encounter leopard. Waterbuck are usually sighted along the lake shore, and this is the home of the Rothschild’s giraffe. Baboon, impala, buffalo, monkeys, warthog, impala, Reedbuck and eland are also resident. However, the main attractions are the rhino. The park is a designated rhino sanctuary and it is one of the best places in Kenya to observe them. Dinner and overnight at Sarova Lion Hill.

Day 5: Maasai Mara National Park. After breakfast Depart and proceed to Maasai Mara National Reserve for lunch at Mara Simba Lodge. Mara is a magnificent landscape of open plains bisected by the Mara River and its tributaries, and punctuated by marshes and forests. Certainly the most frequented game reserve in Kenya, this 650 sq kilometer reserve supports the highest density of game to be seen anywhere. During the seasonal migrations, Masai Mara is home to up to a million wildebeest and an equally impressive number of zebras that move into the area from neighboring Serengeti National Park, in Tanzania. The reserve is home to all the “big five” and it is also possible to observe; baboon, eland, ostrich, bat-eared fox, jackal and cheetah. The rivers abound with hippos and crocodiles. Dinner and overnight at Mara Simba Lodge.

Day 6: Maasai Mara National Park. Enjoy the entire day in the Maasai Mara with early Morning game drive, and afternoon game drive. The Mara is also noted for its abundance of lions - particularly the superb black manned males. You'll see lots of elephants here often in large herds, as well as - if you're lucky - leopard, cheetah and rhino. All of the Big Five are residents. You're sure to see the African buffalo. Get the cameras ready, stock up on film and enjoy yourselves! Dinner and overnight at Mara Simba Lodge.

Day 7: Maasai Mara National Park. Breakfast and then depart for Nairobi arriving in time for lunch on own arrangements. After lunch proceed to Nairobi Safari walk where you will have a taste of Kenya's rich animal collection including the rare bongo, white rhino, albino zebra, a collection of cats, antelopes and primates. A home to a collection of about 150 species of local trees. Get to learn their varied traditional uses too. In the evening, transfer to Carnivore Restaurant for dinner. Drop off at the hotel. Overnight at Fairview Hotel.

Day 8: Breakfast at Fairview Hotel then transfer to the airport for your onward flight home. End of the tour.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Transport based on a safari minibus with pop up roof for game viewing
- All Park entry fees
- Accommodation and all meals as per the itinerary
- Service of an English-speaking driver guide
- Game drives as per the Itinerary
- Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver
- Dinner at Carnivore Restaurant
- Flying Doctor Service
- Government taxes.

Price Excludes:
- Tips to driver guides and porter
- Extras at the lodges - tips, drinks, telephone, laundry etc
- Items of personal expenses.

Note: Discounts available for groups of more than 2 people.

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