12 Days Best Kenya Luxury Safari
12 DAYS SAMBURU, MASAI MARA,LAKE NAKURU,AMBOSELI
DAY 0: ARRIVE NAIROBI
Welcome to Nairobi where you will be met by an Edge East Africa Safaris representative. Depending on your arrival time (evening arrivals) you may be transferred to a Nairobi hotel for overnight stay or (morning arrivals) you may begin your safari on the same day.
DAY 1: NAIROBI-SAMBURU
Your adventure starts this morning boarding a light aircraft for a flight to the northern frontier and semi-arid region of Kenya Samburu National Park. You will be received and booked into your tented camp along the Uaso Nyiro River in Samburu National Park before setting out on your afternoon game drive. Samburu’s size and diversity make it a wonderful park for game viewing. Look for the reticulated giraffe - unique to this area of Kenya. Accommodation at Larsens Tented Camp (BLD) or similar
DAY 2/3: SAMBURU GAME RESERVE
Take morning and afternoon game drives provide opportunity to search for the elusive leopard, frequently spotted in Samburu. Look for the gerenuk - nicknamed the giraffe gazelle. The gerenuk can stand on its hind legs for long periods of time, allowing it to reach the succulent leaves at the top of tree branches. Accommodation at Treetops Lodge BLD or similar
DAY 4: SAMBURU - MASAI MARA GAME RESERVE
Depart Samburu National reserve in the morning in a light aircraft that takes you to Kenya’s most famous game reserve, the Masai Mara. After lunch, take time to settle in, have your cameras and binoculars ready for an afternoon of superb game viewing. The plains of the Mara are frequently dotted with hundreds of wildebeest, zebra, impala and other plains game. Accommodation at Mara Sarova game camp (BLD) or sopa lodge
DAY 5: MASAI MARA
This is the big cat country, so your chances of seeing several of the big cats are very good. It’s not uncommon to drive very close to a pride of lions dozing beneath the shade of a tree, but you might have to search a bit harder for the smaller leopard who prefers snoozing on higher tree branches. Among the more than 450 species of birds recorded in the Mara, at least 53 of them are raptors. Enjoy early morning and afternoon game drives this day. Accommodation at Mara Sarova game camp (BLD) or Sopa lodge
DAY 6/7 MASAI MARA FULL DAY
Full day game viewing coupled with exploring this spectacular Park. The Mara is the land of African legend: Lion are abundant throughout the park, as are the elephants, giraffes, and a variety of gazelle species and zebra. Cheetah and leopard are also regularly seen and, less commonly, rhino. The annual wildebeest migration is on during that time, one of nature's wildlife spectacles, occurs in the Mara from July to September where the big animals and their predators are to be present in abundance during the time frame of this trip. Several species of Bee-Eater, the flying rainbow that heads the list of the Mara's birds, occur in the reserve. As well as wildlife, the Maasai Mara is also home to many members of the colorful Maasai tribe who may be seen around the borders of the park - Moran’s (warriors) loping across the plains, young boys herding goats, or elders grouped under a tree discussing matters of the day .A visit to a Maasai boma (homestead) reveals this outstanding culture and customs. All meals and overnight at sopa lodge
DAY 9 MASAI MARA – LAKE NAKURU
Early breakfast at your camp, after breakfast, Leave Mara for Nakuru arriving in time for lunch and check in at Lake Nakuru lodge have lunch and relax. Later afternoon game drive to see one of the largest ornithological spots, Flamingo, and a variety of wildlife not forgetting the famous white Rhino and black rhino found in this park. Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru lodge or similar
DAY 10: LAKE NAKURU / AMBOSELI
Early morning breakfast game en-route and leave Lake Nakuru for Amboseli National Park to arrive with a short game drive in time for lunch ,check in at SOPA LODGE have lunch and rest .Afternoon game drive at The park which is famous for its scenery with a backdrop of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, which dominates the landscape, and open plains. Dinner and overnight at Sopa Lodge
DAY 10: AMBOSELI FULL DAY
Early morning breakfast game en-route and leave Lake Nakuru for Amboseli National Park to arrive with a short game drive in time for lunch, check in at Sentrim luxury tented camp have lunch and rest .Afternoon game drive at The park which is famous for its scenery with a backdrop of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, which dominates the landscape, and open plains. Dinner and overnight at your Sentrim luxury tented camp or sopa
DAY 11: AMBOSELI FULL DAY
Before breakfast, a relaxing safari in Masai Mara Game Reserve at sunrise gives you a chance to catch the live action of most of the wild animals as they hunt for food before the sun becomes unbearably hot in the afternoon for the carnivores to hunt their prey. After lunch we will have another game drive in the afternoon. In the evening Masai cultural dances can be organized around a camp fire. Dinner and Overnight stay will be at Sopa Lodge or similar.
DAY 12: AMBOSELI / NAIROBI
After an early game drive, return to the lodge for breakfast. After breakfast depart for Nairobi, arriving in the afternoon, to drop you to your hotel or Airport.
Price for 1 person sharing double room is 3,360usd
Price for 2 persons sharing Double room is 6,720usd
The Above Costs include:
1. Accommodation as detailed in the itinerary.
2. All meals as provided in the itinerary.
3. Transportation in Tour van with pop-up roof for easy game viewing & photography.
4. Services of an English guide driver
5. Game viewing drives and parks entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary.
6. All Government taxes and levies.
7. Mimimum of one Litre Mineral water a day while on safari only
8. All arrival and departure transfers
9. 24 hours stand-by contact number
10. Guaranteed window seat in the minivan
11. Two-way long range high frequency radio communication in each minivan
12. Unlimited Game drives
Above costs exclude:
1. All items of personal nature e.g. telephone call bills, fax / email
2. Tips and gratuities to hotel, lodges, camp staff and driver- guide
3. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
4. Any local or international flight and departure taxes.
5. Laundry services.
6. Accommodation while on Nairobi
7. No carnivore restaurant
8. Masai Village/boat ride/balloon safari.