KENYA LODGE SAFARIS
Masai Mara |
Lake Nakuru | Aberdare | Shaba | Samburu
Masai Mara | Lake Nakuru |
| Shaba | Samburu Luxury Safaris Tour
- This one-week offer takes you
through Kenya’s most popular game viewing locations. The tour starts
you off to Samburu, a wildlife haven with a scenic semi-arid
landscape. Then to the Aberdare where you find icy rivers,
spectacular waterfalls and rain forests. Here elephants, buffalos
and other animals visit you at the floodlit waterholes of The Ark
On to Lake Nakuru whose
claim to fame is anchored on its flamingo's and the over 400 species of
birds found here. This soda lake on the floor of the rift valley is host
to millions of flamingos and an important refuge for endangered species-
particularly the Rothschild Giraffe and the black and white rhino.
The tour rounds you off
at Maasai Mara, Kenya’s most famous and finest game sanctuary and the
site of one of the most spectacular phenomenon of the natural world -
the Great Annual Wildebeest Migration. Fêted as one of the “New Seven
Wonders of the World”, the Mara offers wildlife in such variety and
abundance that it is difficult to believe.
You will easily see the
Big Five- lion, rhino, buffalo, leopard, and elephant, not to mention
numerous plain animals. This is the annual migration of millions of
wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti in search of water and pasture.
Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna. The famous
Maasai tribesmen live within the dispersal area of the game reserve with
their profound culture and traditions.
Distance: 360 km (5 hrs. 30 min).
Pick up from your hotel in Nairobi. Drive from Nairobi early in the morning
via Kenya central highlands and past the equator to Samburu Game
Lunch. Afternoon game drive
in search the grevy zebra, leopard, lion, Oryx, elephant and reticulated
Dinner & overnight at Sarova Shaba Lodge/Samburu
Serena Lodge, L,D
Early rise for
a game viewing drive in the adjacent Samburu National Reserve with its
striking background view of the Mathew's Range. The gently flowing Uaso
Nyiro river which traverses this Park provides evergreen vegetation for the
rare gerenuk, Grevy zebra and reticulated giraffe found in this park. Afternoon game drive. Lunch,
dinner & overnight at Sarova Shaba Lodge/Samburu Lodge/Samburu
Serena Lodge, B,L,D
km (3 hrs.).
After breakfast, take an enroute game viewing with a
departure to Mweiga. Lunch at Aberdare Country
Club or Outspan Golf
and Country Club. Afternoon transfer to The Ark
Lodge or the famous Treetops Lodge for dinner & overnight
floodlit game viewing, B, L,D.
Aberdare - Lake Nakuru
km (3 hrs.)
breakfast, depart to Lake Nakuru via Nyahururu Falls, formerly Thomson
Falls, for lunch. Afternoon drive to Nakuru for a
truly remarkable game drive that includes Flamingoes as well as the rare
white rhino in this world famous ornithological paradise with over 450
species of birdlife. Dinner & overnight at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge or
Lake Nakuru Lodge, B,L,D.
Day 5: Lake
Nakuru - Masai Mara
Distance: 275 km. (5 hrs.).
After breakfast, enjoy a short game viewing as you drive
to Masai Mara. Lunch. Afternoon game viewing drive in this well known game
reserve situated in the North of the Serengeti Plains and famous for its
abundance of wildlife. Dinner & overnight at Sarova
Lodge/Mara Sopa Lodge/Keekorok Lodge,B,L,D.
Day 6: Masai Mara
Sunrise and sundown are the greatest
moments for game viewing in these mystic plains, a time where the soft red
hues of the sun will give your photographs the clarity of the actual African
savannah. Full day of game drives with meals & overnight at Sarova
Lodge/Mara Sopa Lodge/Keekorok Lodge, B, L,D.
Masai Mara - Nairobi
Distance: 275 km. (5 hrs.).
Morning game viewing. After
to Nairobi, B
Only a small
overnight bag is permitted, storage facilities are available at the "base
hotel". Children below 7 are not admitted.