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15 Days Maasai Mara

15 Days Maasai Mara, Samburu National Reserve, Lake Bogoria and Tsavo East Kenya Safari

Day 1: Nairobi_ Masai Mara

Depart from Nairobi in the morning drive south through the Rift Valley view point where you will have a stopover, From there you will proceed to the world renowned Masai Mara Game Reserve to arrive in time for lunch. This game reserve is considered by many to be the “jewel and highlight of any safari”. This is mainly because of its abundance of game, and the fact that it supports one of Africa's highest concentrations of predators. Have an evening game drive in the reserve.

Accommodation at Basecamp Masai Mara

Meal Plan (Lunch & Dinner)

Day 2:  Masai Mara National Reserve

Have breakfast at 6:30 AM and head out on a full day game drive in Kenya's most popular game sanctuary where you will have the best opportunity of spotting the Big Five (lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant) other animals includes; Masai Giraffe, Buffalo, Impala, Zebra, Topi, both the Thomson's and Grant's Gazelles. You shall drive along the savannah plains of the Mara searching for wildlife that is scattered all over the game reserve.

If you fancy, you can head out to the Mara River where you will be able to view hippos in the pools and crocodiles sunbathing on the banks of the river. After lunch you will proceed to a picnic spot where you can disembark from the vehicle to have your packed lunch which will have been prepared by your camp chef and packed in the vehicle as you head out in the morning. After a short rest, resume on your afternoon game drive. Drive back to camp in the late afternoon. You have the option to visit to a local Maasai village. Note gratuities are given to the Masai when you visit their village.

Accommodation at Basecamp Masai Mara

Meal Plan (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 3: Masai Mara National Reserve

Have an early morning game drive before taking breakfast at your lodge,then after breakfast relax at the lodge till after lunch then have a late afternoon game drive. We have optional activities like visits to the Masai villages, nature walks with Masai morans (warriors) or swimming at nearby lodges.

Accommodation at Basecamp Masai Mara,Masai

Meal Plan (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

 

Day 4: Masai Mara /Lake Naivasha

After breakfast, depart for Lake Naivasha. The lake is home to a variety of animals includes hippos, giraffes, buffalo and colobus monkey. The lake lies in the Great Rift After is a peaceful cool lake with many species of bird, this freshwater lake is a birding Paradise Valley and the name derives from the local Maasai name Nai'posha, meaning "rough water" because of the sudden storms which can arise.
After lunch we shall visit Crescent island which is a private sanctuary, where you can walk beneath yellow-barked acacias (yellow fever trees) in search of giraffes, wildebeest , impala , dikdiks, thompson’s and grant’s gazelles, elands, waterbucks and countless bird species there are also some gigantic pythons. An optional boat ride on the lake reveals many water bird species and schools of Hippos.

Accommodation at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge

Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 5: Lake Naivasha / Lake Nakuru

After breakfast, we travel overland to Lake Nakuru National Park, also known as 'Ornithological Paradise', for a full day game viewing drive. The spectacular alkaline Lake is famously known as the feeding ground of both lesser and greater flamingos. This National park, which is fenced all round is a sanctuary for birds, Rothschild giraffes and both black and white-rhinos, Waterbucks, Buffalos, Gazelles, Lions, Baboons and the elusive Leopards sometimes seen sleeping on the horizontal branches of the Fever trees. Lunch will be served at the lodge in the game park.

Accommodation at Lake Nakuru Lodge

Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 6: Lake Nakuru /Lake Bogoria

An early morning game drives before breakfast to try to find leopard which are frequently sighted in Lake Nakuru Park and return to the lodge for breakfast. After breakfast you will take a further drive to seek out rhinos found in the park, returning before lunch then after lunch proceed to Lake Bogoria which is characterized by hot water spring and plenty of medical springs. Boat trips are available on this lake at an extra charge.

Accommodation at the campsite

Meal plan (dinner)

Day 7: Lake Bogoria /Lake Baringo
After breakfast drive to lake Bogoria where the hot water springs abound and plenty of medicinal springs. After lunch, visit Lake Baringo. A boat trip to see various species of birds and very ancient caves.

Accommodation at Lake Baringo lodge.

Meal plan (lunch & dinner)

Day 8: Lake Baringo/ Samburu Reserve

After breakfast, leave for Samburu via Thompson falls. Lunch en-route arrive late afternoon. . Samburu game reserve is very beautiful with its arid savannahs watered by Ewaso Nyiro River. It is also one of Kenya’s most protected areas and home to species only found north of the equator, from the reticulated giraffe to Grevy’s zebras and Beisa oryxes.

Accommodation at Ashnil Samburu Camp.

Meal Plan (Lunch & Dinner)

Day 9: Samburu National Reserve

Enjoy an early morning game drive, and then back to the camp for breakfast, animals in the reserve includes; elephants, lions, leopards, and cheetahs that thrive in the reserve’s grasslands and acacia woodlands. Relax at the camp before lunch. You can cool off in the lovely pool before a late afternoon game drive in the reserve.

Accommodation at Ashnil Samburu Camp.

Meal Plan (Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner)

Day 10: Samburu/ Mt. Kenya

This morning we depart Samburu and proceed south to Nanyuki through green lands of coffee and tea to arrive in time for lunch.After lunch, proceed to Mt.Kenya National park, which has the highest mountain in Kenya and the second highest in Kenya, some spectacular attractions in the park includes; glaciers and peaks of great beauty, many species of endemic plants and a visit to the Mau Mau Caves where Kenyan Freedom Fighters could hide from the British Troops during the struggle for independence. The wildlie in the park are giant forest hog, tree hyrax, white tailed mongoose, elephants, black rhino, suni, duiker, mole rats and many bird species. After game drive get back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation at Serena Mountain Lodge

Meal plan (lunch & dinner)

Day 11: Mt. Kenya /Amboseli Via Nairobi

After breakfast, drive fast the biggest open-air market in East and Central Africa (Karatina). Proceed to Nairobi arriving in time for lunch at Safari park hotel. Continue to Amboseli via
Kenya/Tanzania border (Namanga) arriving in Amboseli late afternoon ,proceed to Amboseli Kibo camp to relax, swim and for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation at Amboseli kibo camp

Meal plan (dinner)

Day 12: Amboseli National Park

As the morning sun kisses our face .This morning we rise early for good views of Mount Kilimanjaro before clouds build up over the summit, we set off for a morning game drive. Amboseli is an excellent place to view a multitude of wildlife, including everything from Wildebeest to Giraffes to Baboons. Midday finds us at our lodge for lunch and afternoon rest, followed by an evening game drive. Amboseli is home to the legendary Masai tribesmen. Masai warriors are famous and are proud nomadic tribe whose legendary prowess in battle and single-handed acts of bravery in fights with the wild animals are known across the world.

Accommodation at Amboseli kibo camp

Meal Plan (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 13: Amboseli / Tsavo East

After Breakfast,drive via Chyulu Hills to Tsavo West Nationa park,have a game drive en-route, Animals in Tsavo west include elephants, buffalos, leopards, lions, rhinos, giraffes and zebras. visit the Shetani larva then, visit the Mzima springs which is the source of drinking water for Mombasa town and the most beautiful attraction in the park due to its filtered clear waters that go through porous rocks. Arrive in the hotel at 3pm and have late lunch, relax in your room or go for a swim.

Accommodation at  Ashnil Aruba Lodge

Meal Plan (lunch & Dinner)

Day 15: Tsavo East/ Nairobi

Start with Early Morning game drive. After breakfast enjoy the swimming and spa then depart from the hotel and head to Nairobi arriving late in the afternoon.

Meal plan (breakfast)


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