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AAH 102: 10 Day Highlights from Kenya
Kenya Highlights Tour takes you to the best parks and reserves in Mount Kenya, Samburu Game Reserve, Sweetwaters Private Game Sanctuary, Lake Nakuru and finally Maasai Mara Game Reserve – http:// www.adventureafricaholidays.com/kenyahighlightslodgesafari.html
Day 1: Arrival – Nairobi
Upon arrival at Nairobi airport, he greeted and assisted. Transfer to your luxury city hotel, Nairobi Serena Hotel, for overnight rest.
Day 2: Nairobi – Mount Kenya
Depart Nairobi for the central Kenyan highlands, arriving at the Mountain Lodge in time for lunch. The only ‘tree hotel’ to have been built on the slopes of Kenya’s legendary Mount Kenya, Mountain Lodge offers an unparalleled game viewing opportunity while combining a glorious panorama of mountain views with the primordial splendor of an ancient rain forest. Floating 2195m high on the slopes of Kenya’s highest mountain and hidden deep within its largest forest reserve, the lodge offers not only the champagne clarity of mountain air, the tranquility of the forest and a colorful wildlife horseback riding, but also the possibility of climbing the icy peaks of the second highest mountain in Africa. Afternoon entertainment and illuminated game viewing at night. An optional nature walk can be arranged for $30 per person. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Lodge Serena, B,L,D.
Day 3: Mount Kenya – Samburu Game Reserve
Depart further north past the equator towards Samburu, arriving at Samburu Serena Lodge in time for lunch. A place of endless skies, dusty plains and palm-fringed rivers, Samburu National Reserve sits on the edge of the vast, arid desert once known as the Northern Frontier District, whose heat-scorched scrub stretch beyond the jade green waters. of Lake Turkana. Samburu provides one of the few sanctuaries in Kenya for the endangered Grevy’s zebra, the rare beisa oryx and the Somali blue-footed ostrich, while large herds of elephants roam the gaunt hills. Game drive in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Serena Lodge, B,L,D.
Day 4: Samburu Game Reserve
Morning and afternoon game drives in Samburu. Meals and overnight at Samburu Serena Lodge, B,L,D.
Day 5: Samburu – Sweetwaters Game Sanctuary
Breakfast and departure to this private hunting sanctuary. The afternoon is free for optional activities such as game viewing, walking safaris or night game drives. Includes visit to the chimpanzee sanctuary. The sanctuary also boasts of “The Big Five” (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo) plus an exciting catalog of; giraffes, zebras, elands, oryx, waterbucks, Grant’s gazelles, Thompson’s gazelles, cheetahs, silver-backed jackals, antelopes, baboons, and several hundred species of birds. Sweetwaters Tented Camp is designed to offer an enchanting blend of under canvas ambience and uncompromising luxury. One of only four private game reserves in Kenya, it also allows for unforgettable pleasures such as night game drives, guided bush walks, and horseback or camel rides through its team game plains. Lunch, dinner and overnight at Sweetwaters Tented Camp, B,L,D.
Day 6: Sweetwaters – Lake Nakuru National Park
Depart for Lake Nakuru National Park via Nyahururu Falls to arrive in time for lunch at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge. Located on a plateau on a rise above Lake Nakuru, Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge has 67 chalets, all with lake views, within Lake Nakuru National Park. It is the perfect place to experience one of the world’s largest ornithological shows, The Pink Flamingo, or a rich concentration of wildlife, including the black and white colobus monkey, and is also a famous rhino sanctuary. In the afternoon, take a game drive to this famous ornithological flamingo show. Dinner and overnight at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge, B,L,D.
Day 7: Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara
Drive to the Masai Mara Game Reserve and arrive in time for lunch. The Masai Mara National Reserve is a pristine wilderness of haunting beauty that promises its visitors a profusion of wildlife, prolific bird life, and the unprecedented opportunity to catch up with all members of the “Big Five” in one morning. The 1,800 square kilometers of this veteran reserve offer the classic mixture of African images; miles of lion-golden grasslands, shoals of misty lilac hills, a meandering river, acres of thorny bush, and miles and miles of rolling desert. The Mara Serena Lodge is built in a traditional Maasai manyatta village of domed huts, representing a true Maasai way of life that blends very well with the environment. The rooms are en-suite with views of the plains and great views of the games. It has a swimming pool with views of a waterhole where the big game come to feed. Viewing of matches in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Mara Serena Lodge, B, L, D.
Day 8 and 9: Masai Mara
Two full days in the Masai Mara. Every day with safaris in the morning and in the afternoon. All meals and overnight stay at Mara Serena Lodge, B, L, D.
1. Hot air balloon safari: USD 425 per person
2. Visit to a local Maasai village: USD 25 per person
3. Nature walk: USD 45 per person
4. Lake Victoria Day Fishing Expedition: USD 475 per person
Day 10: Masai Mara – Nairobi
Return to Nairobi to arrive in the afternoon. Day rooms provided at Nairobi Serena Hotel. Optional last minute shopping in Nairobi. Later, enjoy a farewell dinner at the famous game restaurant, The Carnivore Restaurant. Transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your outbound flight, B,L,D.
Try this outstanding Kenya safari that doesn’t cost much compared to places visited, diversity of wildlife, accommodation in Kenya’s finest lodge, top knowledgeable guides and what else would you need?
This would normally cost from $2,480 per person shared. For those tired of driving through the countryside with its majestic landscapes and cultures, wings over the East African Plain and the Great Rift Valley may be important. The flight from Masai Mara to Nairobi is just $140 each way, including applicable local government taxes.
Travel costs include:
-All ground transportation during the safari in a comfortable safari vehicle equipped for animal viewing, photography and sightseeing
-Full board accommodation and meal plan as described, B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner
-Accommodation in double/twin/triple rooms.
-All park entrance fees include government taxes.
-Service of a professional English-speaking driver/guide
-All game drives as detailed in the itinerary.
-Bottled water during the safari.
-Starts and ends at JKI airport
-Lunch at the Carnivore restaurant
The cost of the tour excludes:
-Items of a personal nature
-Optional activities and any other extra not detailed in the previous itinerary.
This trip can be offered by your favorite travel agent or local tour operator in Kenya. It is recommended that you choose a local tour operator to ensure that you are served by active locals and that the money you pay is held locally to stimulate local economic growth and trickle down effects. This is especially so in poor economies with so much need for foreign exchange earnings. You will be sure that the money helps the real locals.
You can also contact Adventure Africa Holidays to organize and plan your travel plans: http://www.adventureafricaholidays.com/kenyahighlightslodgesafari.html.
Kenya Safaris and wildlife safaris in Kenya and Tanzania.