9 DAYS KENYA LODGE
Day 1: Aberdares
Leave Nairobi in the morning passing through the town of Nyeri where Lord Baden Powell, the founder of the Boy Scouts movement, spent the last years of his life and is buried. After lunch at the Aberdare Country Club, drive through the forest where varied species of game can be seen along the way to your tree hotel.
Tonight, you will be able to watch game from your hotel balcony, which overlooks a floodlit waterhole. Overnight at Treetops Lodge
Day 2: Samburu
After breakfast, drive north to reach Samburu Game Reserve in time for lunch. An afternoon game drive introduces you to this beautiful and game abundant park, home to rarely found species such as the Beisa Oryx, Grevy's zebra, blue-necked Somali ostrich and reticulated giraffe. Overnight at Samburu Lodge
Day 3: Samburu
Spend the day exploring the reserve and its varied species of game. Overnight at the Samburu Lodge
Day 4: Mt Kenya
Depart from Samburu drive to Mt Kenya arriving at the Lodge in time for Lunch in the afternoon have a game drive at the Park Dinner and Overnight at Mountain Lodge
Day 5: Lake Baringo
Leaving from Lake Nakuru after breakfast we make a scenic drive to the west across the Lerochi Plateau, arriving at Lake Baringo in time for Lunch. Have an afternoon game drive back to the Lodge, Optional Boat Ride at the Lake. Overnight at Lake Baringo Campsite
Day 6: Lake Nakuru
Depart Lake Baring after breakfast and leave for Lake Nakuru arriving in time for lunch for Lunch, In the afternoon game drive until late afternoon, later depart back to the Camp for Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge
Day 7: Maasai Mara
Depart Lake Nakuru after breakfast and drive to Maasai Mara arriving by lunchtime. After lunch proceed on an afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge
Day 8: Maasai Mara
From the camp, we explore the Mara region, packed with the elephant, zebra, rhino and all kinds of game through out the year with the spectacular wildebeest migration from Serengeti occurring mainly in July and August.
Being at Maasai Mara is "as if you found yourself in the New York of the natural world according to some authorities". Indeed you have the best opportunity of seeing all the big five. Dinner and overnight Lodge
Day 9: Nairobi
Depart Camp and drive through the reserve viewing game as you proceed to the main Narok road. On reaching Narok, we halt to give you a chance to buy souvenirs, or just to have a cup of tea. Back to Nairobi by 5.00 p.m. Drop off at your hotel. End of safari.
9 Day Discover Kenya Safari adventure holidays
Discover Kenya Safari adventure holidays
Day 1: Nairobi
You will be met off your flight by a Kenya Safari Places representative. The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is located 20kms from the capital city, Nairobi. The temperatures are warm and moderate. It is inhabited by more than two million people of all races offering a wide variety of different cultures. Overnight at the Nairobi Serena Hotel, a member of the Leading Hotels of the World, on bed and breakfast.
Day 2: Mount Kenya National Park
After breakfast drive north to Mount Kenya National Park at the Mountain Lodge Serena in time for lunch. The only ‘tree hotel’ ever to be built on the slopes of Kenya’s legendary Mount Kenya, Mountain Lodge offers a matchless game viewing opportunity whilst combining a glorious panorama of mountain vistas with the primordial splendors of an ancient rainforest. Floating 2,195 m high on the flanks of Kenya’s highest mountain and secreted deep within her largest forest reserve, the lodge offers not only the champagne-clarity of mountain air, the tranquility of the forest and a colorful cavalcade of wildlife but also the chance of scaling the icy peaks of Africa’s second-highest mountain. Afternoon forest walk, leisure and overnight floodlit game viewing.
Dinner and overnight at Mountain Lodge Serena.
Day 3: Samburu Game Reserve
Drive northwards after breakfast to Samburu Game Reserve arriving in time for lunch. Proceed for an afternoon game drive in the area. Samburu Game Reserve lies in the lower curve of the dry northern Kenya region. The main water source, the Uaso Nyiro River, feeds the riverine forest and swamps. The patches of forest and doum palm dotting the landscape provide an ideal setting for primates, hippo and crocodile. Elephant families visit the river’s shallows to immerse in the cool water. Dinner and overnight stay at Samburu Serena Lodge.
Day 4: Samburu Game Reserve
Spend the whole day in Samburu with game drives in the morning and afternoon. Lunch, dinner & overnight at Samburu Serena Lodge.
Day 5: Sweetwaters Game Sanctuary
Breakfast in the lodge then depart to Sweerwaters Game Sanctuary. Afternoon is free for optional activities as game viewing, walking safaris or night game drives. Includes visit to chimpanzee sanctuary. The sanctuary also boasts of “The Big Five” (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo) plus an exciting catalogue of; giraffe, zebra, eland, Oryx, waterbuck, Grant’s gazelle, Thompson’s gazelle, cheetah, silver-backed jackal, hartebeest, baboon and several hundred bird species.
Sweetwaters Tented Camp is designed to offer a charming blend of under canvas ambiance and uncompromising luxury. One of only four private game reserves in Kenya, it also allows such unforgettable pleasures as night game drives, guided bush walks and both horse or camel riding across its game-teaming plains. Lunch, dinner & overnight at Sweetwaters Tented Camp.
Day 6: Lake Nakuru National Park
After breakfast, depart to Lake Nakuru National Park via Nyahururu Falls, arriving for lunch. In the afternoon proceed on a game drive along the lakeshores. Lake Nakuru National Park was created in 1961, and since then the park has increased considerably in size and now covers an area of 200sq km. The lake lies in the park and has been given the conservation world’s Ramsar Site designation. It is a shallow soda lake, and is the most famous of the Great Rift Valley lakes with “the world’s greatest ornithological spectacle”. There is the opportunity of viewing over thousands of flamingos along with tens of thousands of other bird species. Return for dinner and overnight Sarova Lion Hill Lodge or Lake Nakuru Lodge.
Day 7: Masai Mara Game Reserve
Breakfast in the lodge and drive across the floor of the Great Rift Valley to Masai Mara Game Reserve. Arrive for lunch and afternoon game drive. Overnight at Mara Serena Lodge or Sarova Mara Camp.
Day 8: Masai Mara Game Reserve
Spend the full day in the Masai Mara with morning and afternoon game drives. Overnight at Mara Serena Lodge or Sarova Mara Camp.
Day 9: Departure
Drive after breakfast with morning game drive enroute to Nairobi arriving in time for lunch on own arrangements.