Ten days Safari to Amboseli Nakuru Masai mara Samburu Ol Pejeta
10 days/ 9 nights
From 60 US$
During this tour, you will experience most of the ecosystems in the country. Experience the Amboseli national reserve with the Great Mount Kilimanjaro in the backdrop. Then head North to a private reserve and discover the wildlife, bird life and panoramic vistas of Mt. Kenya and top it all up with the distinct and isolated Samburu National park in the drier Northern part of Kenya for an opportunity to see the elusive leopard. A visit to the Great Rift Valley offers great moments with the thousands of flamingo colonies and other migratory birds that converge on the soda lakes on the floor of the rift. The Maasai Mara offers abundance of wildlife and later in the year welcomes millions of wildebeest, zebras and other game during the great migratory season. It is considered a must-visit for all travellers to East Africa Some of the great moments during this visit include: ? Diverse ecosystems; open plains, swamps and marshland fed by melting snows of Mt. Kilimanjaro, acacia woodlands and rocky thorn country.
Day 1 The following morning we head north to central Kenya to the privately owned Ol pejeta conservancy located between the Aberdare ranges and the snow capped Mt. Kenya.
Day 2 This day we continue north to the isolated Samburu National park in the drier Northern part of Kenya. Most of the reserve consists of a desert landscape but its location on the banks of Ewaso Ngiro River, which together with shady trees attract plenty of wildlife. You will be able to spot waterbucks, Grevy Zebra, giraffes, buffalos, herds of elephants and the long necked Gerenuk that stands on its feet two feed. Also due to scarce ground cover, it’s easy to spot lions, cheetahs and leopards.
Day 3 Today we continue exploring the reserve. For bird lovers, you will enjoy the rich bird life along the river. We will also cross the river to the buffalo springs National reserve and the Shaba National reserve famous for its association with Joy and George Adamson. You will see the rich varied wildlife including Somali ostrich and reticulated giraffe among other game.
Day 4 After breakfast we proceed down the rift valley to L.Nakuru National park where we arrive around lunch hour. There will be a late afternoon game drive through the park where you will enjoy the magnificent bird life including colonies of flamingos for which the park is renowned.
Day 5 In the morning, we drive down to the floor of the Great Rift Valley to Naivasha where you will enjoy walking through Hell’s gate national park. In the afternoon we take a boat ride to Crescent Island where we will walk among the wildlife.
Day 6 Morning and late afternoon game drives through the park where you might spot elephants, white rhinos, buffaloes, lion, cheetah, wildebeest, hyena, giraffes and zebras. In between game drives you can lounge in the pool or bar or take a nap.
Day 7 This day we drive across the R. valley to the famous Maasai Mara game reserve. Mara is a vast expanse of open land with a high density of wildlife conservation. The afternoon will be spent exploring the wonders of Mara.
Day 8 We continue our tour of Mara. We spend this day exploring the richness and beauty of Mara, the open grasslands with a lot of acacia trees and the rolling hills for a chance to spot cheetahs, black manned lions, leopards, elephants and mighty giraffes. Alternatively, we can carry packed meals and drive further to the Mara River where we visit the famous crossing point of great migration. You will also be able to view giant crocodiles and hippos basking in the muddy waters.
Day 9 After breakfast in Nairobi we transfer to Amboseli National Park located 260 Kms (160 miles) from Nairobi towards the Tanzanian border. You will have lunch at Ol Tukai lodge- Amboseli. The afternoon will be spent exploring its fantastic array of wildlife.
Day 10 Our last day in the Mara will start with an early morning drive followed by breakfast after which we proceed back to Nairobi.