This tour takes you on a magical experience to the Kenyan highlands, Aberdare Ranges. Here, the watering hole offers the highest variety of wildlife all day through, ranging from elephants, servals, buffaloes, gazelles etc. From here take a drive to the dry wilderness of the Samburu with a chance of seeing Kenya’s rarest species, oryx, gerenuk. Proceed to the ol pejeta conservancy and support the conservationists efforts, protecting the black rhino. For star gazers this is the ideal spot. Take a long drive to the shores of lake Naivasha, dine in the presence of the Hippos and enjoy superb accommodation in one of the lodges. Cream your tour with a visit to the Masai Mara, take a balloon ride to see the thousands of animals grazing in the savannah plains.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Kilimanjaro Airport
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.
INCLUDED
Airfare Accommodations
Local transportation Professional guide
NOT INCLUDED
Entrance fees
Guide gratuity

 

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Day 1: Nairobi - Aberdare National Park

Nairobi Pick up from your home / Airport, you will be met and assisted by our driver guide and you will drive to the Aberdares region, a beautiful mountain range in the central highlands of Kenya. Arrive for lunch at The Aberdare country club , Depart to The Ark in the Lodge Vehicle The Ark is located at 1800 meters above sea level on the Aberdare Ranges, situated in the heart of the Aberdare National Park, iconic and yet quicky, overlooks a floodlit waterhole and salt lick, which attracts a host of awesome wildlife. The Ark is comprised of four decks from which numerous balconies and lounges provide a superb location for wildlife to be seen. (Today you have an opportunity to go on a spectacular Optional activities
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Day 2-3 :Samburu National Park

After your breakfast the journey goes to the north, to the Samburu National Park located in the ‘Great Rift Valley,’ which is a hauntingly beautiful semi-arid desert region. The region is characterized by animals not found in other parts of Kenya such as reticulated giraffe, the oryx with its long horns, the Grevy zebra and the gerenuk oddly perched on its hind legs to graze on the acacia trees. You will arrive The Elephant Bedroom Camp for lunch aftegame drives dinner and overnight at the camp , The 12 spacious tents have rustic and colourful African touches, offering all the comforts; including a private plunge pool on the deck, hot and cold running water, electricity The lounge and dining area is decorated with vibrant safari style, its soft intimate lighting assuring that this is the ultimate place to relax in between exciting game drives. Elephant, Monkeys, Impalas are amongst the camp’s many regular wild visitors .You will explore Samburu National Park, by way of early morning and afternoon on game drives.
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Day 4: Olpejeta Conservancy

The Ol Pejeta Conservancy boasts an astounding variety of wildlife, including all the members of the ‘Big Five’ (the endangered black and white rhino , leopard, elephant, buffalo and lion). The largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa, the conservancy also hosts the only sanctuary for chimpanzees in Kenya. You arrive at ‘Sweetwaters Tented Camp’ for lunch. Apart from doing game drives you may choose to visit the Chimpanzee Sanctuary in the afternoon. Your tent faces a waterhole and the salt lick where numerous plain animals can be observed. At nightfall this scene is artificially lit so an interesting view of the wild animals is guaranteed around the clock. Furthermore you are bound to have unobstructed views of Mount Kenya.
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Day 5: Lake Naivasha

After breakfast you will drive to Lake Naivasha via Thomson Falls .arrive for lunch at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge Set in one hundred and fifty acres of grassland studded with Acacia bushes and trees, the resort is home to giraffe, waterbuck and both Vervet and Colobus monkeys, but it is also a night stop for the hippos when they leave the lake every night to come and trim the grass expansive lawns. Lake Naivasha is a freshwater lake in the Kenya section of Africa’s Great Rift Valley, and is located north west of Nairobi with the town of Naivasha on its north eastern shore. At 1,890 meters (6,200 ft) above sea level, the lake is at the highest point in the Kenyan rift, and is set in a complex geological combination of volcanic rocks and sedimentary deposits from a much larger Pleistocene era lake optional activities like Boat rides at Lake Naivasha , walk to crescent or visit the hells gates for superb hike through the gorges.
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Day 6-8: Masai Mara

You depart after an early breakfast to Masai Mara arrives for lunch at Mara Intrepids the next three nights you will stay at the camp morning and afternoon game drives or full day game drives with picnic lunch and breakfasts. The camp overlooks the Talek River, one of the most spectacular locations in the world’s best-known wilderness. short drive from the Mara River, where more than a million wildebeest and zebra make their perilous migration crossing every July and August and bundant wildlife very close to the camp, all year through, the camp offers some of the world’s finest game viewing, with large local populations of plains game, elephants, rhinos, buffalos, and all the Big Cats. In 2004, some 75% of the footage for for the BBC’s famous Big Cat Diary was shot in the vicinity of the camp the BBC’s famous Big Cat Diary was shot in the vicinity of the camp .The second day in Mara A dawn hot air balloon ride over the masai mara followed by a champagne breakfast can be organised.
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Day 9: Nairobi

After a morning game drive and breakfast depart for Nairobi. Optionally check in to a city hotel to freshen up and await drop off to the airport for onward travel
Samburu Woman- Kenya
Rhino-Ol Pajeta
Hippo-Lake Naivasha
crocodiles-Masai Mara