Day 1: 2020: NAIROBI - SAMBURU
On arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be met by our company representative, briefed and thereafter depart for Samburu National Reserve. Arrive in the late afternoon and proceed to Samburu Sopa Lodge/Equivalent for check-in and lunch. After some rest, have an evening game drive and return as the day comes to an end. • Meal plan: Lunch & Dinner; Overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge/Equivalent. http://www.sopalodges.com/samburu-sopa-lodge/overview • Distance: Approximately 390 kilometers.
Day 2: SAMBURU FULL DAY
Enjoy full day game drives in the reserve being on the lookout for special flora and fauna found in this place. Though it’s a rather dry area and has rough terrain, it is blessed with very rare species only found here, some of them being reticulated giraffe, gravy’s zebra, beisa Oryx, and birds like blue necked ostrich and many more. Also you may have the chance to come across the big five. Some of the good places to spot the animals are around the Ewaso Nyiro River where they quench their thirst while the carnivores take advantage and hunt the weak here. • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner; Overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge/Equivalent. http://www.sopalodges.com/samburu-sopa-lodge/overview
Day 3: SAMBURU - LAKE NAKURU
Breakfast at the hotel then depart for Lake Nakuru where upon arrival you will be transferred to Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge/Equivalent for lunch and some rest. Thereafter you will have an evening game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park which has earned the reputation of being a paradise for bird-watchers. It has become famous because of the millions of pink flamingoes that flock its shores. Lake Nakuru also is home to black rhino, waterbucks, zebras that graze on the vegetation close to the shores. • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner; overnight at Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge/Equivalent. https://www.sopalodges.com/lake-nakuru-sopa-lodge/the-lodge
Day 4: LAKE NAKURU – MASAI MARA RESERVE
Breakfast at the camp then depart to Maasai Mara Reserve using the Mai Mahiu route through Narok town. You will arrive at Mara Sopa Lodge/Equivalent for check-in and lunch. Rest/leisure at the camp. Maasai Mara reserve is considered Kenya’s prime wildlife area. This is due to the acacia dotted plain scenery of stunning beauty where Black manned lions, cheetahs and leopards are found in abundance. Elephants, giraffes, genet cats just to mention a few Mara also hosts over 450 species of bird including the national bird of Kenya, the lilac breasted roller bird & other nocturnal birds. At around 1600 hrs you will have an evening game drive, the best time to get a glance of the predators as they crawl out of their shadows. • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner; Overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge/Equivalent. http://www.sopalodges.com/masai-mara-sopa-lodge/overview • Distance: Approximately 220 kilometers from Nakuru to Maasai Mara.
Day 5: MASAI MARA FULL DAY
Breakfast at the camp and thereafter enjoy full-day game drives with a visit to the Mara River where you will get to see the huge crocodile as they bask on the sun and alongside them you will also find hippos as they yawn their way to the surface of the water. During the great wildebeest migration this river turns to a valley of death and only the fittest survive. Herds of wildebeests, zebras and antelopes cross the Mara River to seek greener pastures. This scene is among the 10 wonders of the world as it happens yearly. • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner; Overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge/Equivalent. http://www.sopalodges.com/masai-mara-sopa-lodge/overview
Day 6: MASAI MARA – LAKE NAIVASHA
After breakfast at the camp depart for Lake Naivasha where upon arrival you will be transferred to Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge/Equivalent for check-in and lunch. After some rest, you will get to have a walk around the serenity of the camp or choose to have a boat ride which will give close view of the hippo pools but this at an extra cost. Dinner and overnight at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge/Equivalent. • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner; overnight at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge/Equivalent.https://www.sopalodges.com/lake-naivasha-sopa-resort/the-resort • Distance: Approximately 237 kilometers from Maasai Mara.
Day 7: LAKE NAIVASHA - AMBOSELI
After breakfast depart to Amboseli National Park to arrive in good time. Have lunch at the lodge After some rest you will have an evening game drive and return as the day comes to a close. • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner; • Accommodation: Amboseli Sopa Lodge/Equivalent. • Website link: https://www.sopalodges.com/amboseli-sopa-lodge/the-lodge
Day 8: AMBOSELI FULL DAY
After breakfast, proceed for a full day game drive around the park with picnic lunches to be served at the picnic area. All meals and overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge/Equivalent. https://www.sopalodges.com/amboseli-sopa-lodge/the-lodge
Day 9: AMBOSELI - MOMBASA
At 0630 hrs a pre-breakfast game drives to catch the beautiful backdrop of Africa’s highest mountain, Mt. Kilimanjaro. Return for breakfast. After breakfast, depart to Mombasa taking along packed lunches. Upon arrival you will drive to Serena Beach Resort & Spa/Equivalent for late lunch. In the afternoon you will have the chance to enjoy the beach or take a tour around the historical city which can be arranged by the hotel’s management at an extra cost. All meals will be served at the resort. • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner • Accommodation: Serena Beach Resort & Spa/Equivalent. • Property details: 5-star beach hotel • Website: http://www.serenahotels.com/serenabeachhotel/default-en.html
Day 10 & 11: FUN AT THE BEACH
After breakfast enjoy the humid warm air of Mombasa and the cooling breeze of the ocean. You may have the choice of spending the whole day at the resort or have extra activities such as snorkeling, water rafting, diving, speed boat riding, these and more at an extra cost. These activities can be arranged by the management of the resort. Lunch and dinner at Serena Beach Resort & Spa/Equivalent. http://www.serenahotels.com/serenabeachhotel/default-en.html
Day 12: MOMBASA - NAIROBI
After breakfast at the hotel, you will have last minute fun at the hotel and thereafter check-out and then be transferred to Moi International Airport for your local flight back for your flight to Nairobi, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport where you will be transferred to the International departure terminal for your departure flight back home. • Flight time: 1 Hour 15 Minutes Nonstop.