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Explore Kenya’s Wildlife - 9 days lodge safari

Lodge safari visiting and exploring Kenya’s prime wildlife reserves - Samburu, Mount Kenya, Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru accommodation in is lodges.

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Explore Kenya’s Wildlife - 9 days lodge safari

Tour Summary
This 9 day safari takes you to the northern, central as well as the southern part of Kenya. You will visit and explore Kenya’s prime wildlife reserves - Samburu, Mount Kenya, Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru. All these parks are known for their abundant game: lion, waterbuck, leopard, elephant, the Beisa oryx and the rare Bongo.

Day 1:Arrival Nairobi
On arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport you will be met by African Voyage representative and transferred to Sarova Stanley Hotel. Dinner on your own. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2: Drive from Nairobi to Samburu
Depart Nairobi in the morning and drive North to Samburu National Reserve to arrive at around 1400 hours in time for lunch. After lunch proceed for a game drive to view the reserve’ abundant game. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Serena Lodge or similar.

Day 3: Day in Samburu
Morning and afternoon game viewing. Samburu National Reserve is famous for the seminomadic tribesmen, the reticulated giraffe, the gravy zebra, gerenuk, beisa oryx and a host of the big game including elephant and Africa big cats- leopard, cheetah and the lion. Meals and overnight at Samburu Serena Lodge or similar.

Day 4 Drive from Samburu to Mt Kenya
After breakfast, depart southwards heading toward the Mount Kenya region. Lunch will be served at the Sweet Waters tented Camp. Sweetwaters Tented Camp lies in the heart of privately owned 24,000 acre Sweetwaters Game Reserve, enjoying magnificent views across the game - studded plains to the snowcapped peaks of Mount Kenya. Accommodation is in luxuriously tents, set under thatch, with en-suite facilities and private verandah. 25 of the 30 tents overlook the waterhole. Some of these tents are built on stilts to gain a better view of the waterhole. Dinner and overnight at the Sweet Waters Tented camp.

Day 5: Drive from Mt Kenya to Rift Valley
After breakfast at the camp drive to Lake Nakuru in time for Lunch. Lake Nakuru is widely regarded as the greatest bird spectacle on Earth. A rippling pink sheet covers the park of lesser flamingos, which often number more than two million- a third of the world’s entire population. The Lake has also earned a reputation in an important haven for endangered speciesparticularly the Rothschild Giraffe and the black Rhino. Overnight at a Sarova Lion Hill Lodge or similar.

Day 6: Drive from Rift Valley to Maasai Mara
Depart Nakuru after breakfast and drive through the Great Rift Valley to the Maasai Mara National Reserve. Along the way you will have a distant view of Mt. Longonot , Mt. Margaret and the pyrethrum plantation. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge or similar.

Day 7 and 8: Day in Maasai Mara
Full day game activities in the Maasai Mara reserve. This is Kenya’s best and best-known wildlife sanctuary. You are likely to see some of the over 400 species of animals have been recorded here. The Maasai Mara is particularly interesting in the months of July, August and September. At this time of the year, in addition to the resident Wildlife of the Mara, the Mara plains are filled with migrating wilderbeest and zebra from the neighbouring Serengeti. The famous Maasai tribesmen live within the dispersal area of the game reserve. You may arrange a visit to the local villages. Dinner and Overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge or similar

Day 9: Drive Masai Mara to Nairobi / Depart
Return to Nairobi by road arriving around noon. Lunch at the Nairobi Serena Hotel. Later transfer to the airport for your homebound flight.

US $3,717 per person sharing (minimum 2pax)

Price Includes:
Arrival and departure transfers to and from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
Bed and breakfast accommodation on the first day where applicable.
Use of customized safari vehicle with Pop up roof for game viewing and photography
Guaranteed window seats for every participants.
All entry fees where applicable in the parks, reserves and sanctuary
Full board meal plan while on Safari – breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Bottled water – 1 per person per day
Services of an experienced English - Speaking driver guide (other languages on request)
Game drives as per the program
Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver
All government taxes applicable
Dinner/lunch at Carnivore restaurant.

Price Excludes:
Hot air Balloon flight in Maasai Mara or Amboseli
Extras at the lodges –tips, drinks, telephone, laundry or any other personal expenses
International flight into/out off Kenya
Entry Visa to Kenya
Departure tax

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