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Kenya is a dream destination for nature-lovers, animal-lovers, and photography-enthusiasts alike. The trip starts at the bustling capital city of Nairobi, where the urban offsets a green backdrop. You will bear witness to the most majestic wonders of the world—four national parks await you, where you will get to see lions, elephants, hippopotami, giraffes, wildebeests, zebras, flamingoes, and possibly cheetahs and other bird species. This Kenya trip is filled with activities like game drives, boat safaris, bird-watching, sailing close to the hippos, hiking, and even bicycle safaris. Your holidays to Kenya are the perfect opportunity to get a holistic experience of Kenyan wildlife. The final leg of the tour is the perfect finish for your Kenya trip—the Masai Mara—the most sought-after safari destination in the world, rich in wildlife and biodiversity. You will get a chance to view the stunning beauty and vastness of the savannahs.
Arrive at Nairobi, Kenya
Upon arrival, our agent will be waiting for you to escort you to your hotel. The day is dedicated to exploring Nairobi, Kenya's beating heart. You will get to experience the various facets of the Kenyan city life—restaurants, museums, shops, and parks—before heading out into the wild, unfettered natural beauty in the coming days of the Kenya trip. You will have an overnight stay at the hotel.
Drive down to Amboseli
After checking out from the hotel after breakfast, you will be driven to Amboseli National Park, one of Kenya's most popular parks, crowned by Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak. It is the best site to get an up-close view of large herds of elephants. Nature-lovers can explore the dried-up bed of Lake Amboseli, wetlands containing sulfur springs, the savannah landscape, and the woodlands.
You can then check into the lodge at Amboseli, located two kilometers from the National Park, and enjoy a panoramic view of Mt. Kilimanjaro. After lunch, you can proceed for an afternoon game drive, followed by an overnight stay at the lodge to end the day.
A day to enjoy Amboseli National Park
The next full day in Amboseli is packed with awesome activities, including morning, mid-morning and evening game drives. In between the game drives, you have the option to visit the local Masai villages to get a glimpse of the local culture.
The day ends with an overnight stay at the lodge.
Amboseli to Lake Naivasha
After checking out from the lodge, we will take a 7-hour drive (with bio-breaks) to Lake Naivasha and check in to the resort by late lunchtime.
Lake Naivasha is a freshwater lake, almost 13 km across and 5 meters deep. The nearby forests are filled with birdlife, and so, Naivasha is a favorite birding destination. It also gets plenty of game visitors. There will be boating at Lake Naivasha in the evening to see the hippos and birds like pelicans, cormorants, fish eagles, goliath heron, white-fronted bee-eater, stork and more.
Enjoy dinner and retire for the day at the hotel.
Lake Nakuru National Park
Post early breakfast, we will embark on a game drive in Lake Nakuru with a picnic lunch.
On the Great Rift Valley floor, there is the Lake Nakuru National Park where you can enjoy the ecological diversity and habitats that include mountains and ridges. It is also perfect for bird-watching and hiking. There is a high chance of seeing rhinos, waterbucks, the Rothschild giraffes, flamingos, and pelicans.
Finally, the day ends with a relaxing dinner at the hotel.
Drive to Masai Mara Game Reserve
The Masai Mara Game Reserve is the highlight of your holidays to Kenya. After an early breakfast, you will check out and take a drive of five to six hours to Masai Mara National Park and visit the Rift Valley en-route. Your game drive will start as soon as you enter the park. The camp at Masai Mara is inside the park, where you will check-in and have lunch. After this, we will head out for the game drive, which lasts till sunset.
Finally, we return for dinner.
|Days 7 - 9||
Masai Mara National Park is the most famous wildlife park in the world, having one of the highest densities of fauna like big cats, antelopes, zebras, gazelles, elephants, giraffes and 450 species of birds. We will have morning, mid-morning, and afternoon game drives, with an experienced Maasai guide cum driver. The area covered each day will depend on the animal movement patterns.
You can even visit a Maasai Village and experience the Maasai culture and go for a balloon safari while enjoying the sunrise followed by a champagne bush breakfast. There will be special champagne breakfasts, bush lunch, and a bush dinner with Maasai dances on the last night at Mara.
Back to Nairobi
On the last day, you will have breakfast and take a small bush flight of 45 minutes from a Masai Mara airstrip to Nairobi Wilson airport. You will reach there by noon, and meet our representative.
You will be taken to the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your flight home or to another destination, with unforgettable memories of your holidays to Kenya.