Best of Kenya | 17Days/16Nights

Best of Kenya | 17Days/16Nights

Day 1: Arrival- Aberdares National Park

07h30: Breakfast at the hotel, safari briefing and depart for the Aberdares, a beautiful mountain range in the central highlands of Kenya. Aberdares has high mountains, dense rain forest, and thickets of bamboo, rushing rivers, cascading waterfalls, abundant birdlife, rare monkeys, and the opportunity to spot elephants, leopards, and lions sipping water from a forest waterhole from a vantage-point high in the forest. Arrive at the Aberdare Country Club, check in and have lunch. In the afternoon, transfer to the lodge, with an overnight bag. Suitcases are stored at the base hotel. Observation of small and large mammals at the lit water hole. Dinner and overnight stay.
The Ark Lodge

Day 2: Aberdares- Samburu Game Reserves

Breakfast and check out, drive to the Samburu National Reserve. Rugged and remote, this wildlife reserve provides some of the best and most colourful game viewing in the country. Samburu is inhabited by a wide variety of animals, more so the rare species such as the long- necked gerenuk, gravy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe and Beisaoryz. Other animals include the leopard, the mighty lion, elephants; crocodiles can be seen swimming in the EwasoNyiro River along with the hippo. Arrive for check in and lunch. Afternoon game drive, dinner and overnight stay.
Samburu Sopa Lodge

Day 3: Samburu Game Reserves

Full day spent in the reserve which provides some of the best and most colorful game viewing in the country. Morning and afternoon game drives in the reserve with arguably the most beautiful scenery in Kenya. At all times, your driver-guide will take the best approach possible to any sighting, to ensure that you are placed as close and safely to the sighting as possible. In the vehicle, everyone will have their own window seat. All meals and overnight at the lodge.
Samburu Sopa Lodge

Day 4: Samburu Game Reserves

Full day spent in the reserve which provides some of the best and most colorful game viewing in the country. Morning and afternoon game drives in the reserve with arguably the most beautiful scenery in Kenya. At all times, your driver-guide will take the best approach possible to any sighting, to ensure that you are placed as close and safely to the sighting as possible. In the vehicle, everyone will have their own window seat. All meals and overnight at the lodge.
Samburu Sopa Lodge

Day 5: Samburu- Mount Kenya National Park

07h30: Breakfast at the lodge and drive to Mount Kenya National Park passing through Isiolo. Mount Kenyas’major attractions includes Pristine wilderness, lakes, tarns, glaciers and peaks of great beauty, geological variety, forest, mineral springs, rare and endangered species of animals, High altitude adapted plains game, Unique montane and alpine vegetation with 11 species of endemic plants. Arrive at the lodge, check in and have lunch. In the afternoon, observation of animals at the waterhole. Dinner and overnight stay.
Serena Mountain Lodge

Day 6: Mount Kenya- Ol Pejeta Conservancy

07h30: Breakfast and check out of the lodge. Depart for the Ol Pejeta conservancy in Nanyuki with spectacular views of the countryside. Arrive at the Serena Sweetwaters Tented camp, check in and have lunch, afternoon game drive in the conservancy. This is the only protected area in Kenya having chimpanzees in sanctuary. Dinner and overnight stay at the camp.
Sweetwaters Tented Camp

Day 7: Ol Pejeta- Lake Bogoria Game Reserve

Morning game drive, breakfast and depart for Lake Bogoria. Spectacular descent into the rift valley after lunch break. Arrive in the afternoon, check in at the lodge, game drive in the park and around the lake. Dinner and overnight at the resort.
Lake Bogoria Resort and Spa

Day 8: Lake Bogoria- Lake Nakuru National Park

After breakfast, check out and drive to Lake Nakuru National Park. Arrive and check in for lunch. Afternoon game drive in the park and around the alkaline lake. Dinner and overnight stay
Lake Nakuru Lodge

Day 9: Lake Nakuru- Masai Mara National Reserve

07h00: Breakfast and check out. Drive via Narok to the Maasai Mara National Reserve offering wonderful scenery and plenty of game. It is perhaps the only region left in Kenya where the visitor may see animals in the same super-abundance as existed a century ago. Maasai Mara is blessed with a permanent water supply, Maasai Mara has a permanent population of plains game. The “big five” – elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard and rhino are quite common. Have a picnic lunch break on the way. Do an afternoon game drive in the reserve, arrive at the camp and check in. Dinner and overnight stay.
Mara Fig Tree Camp

Day 10: Masai Mara National Reserve

Full day spent game-viewing in the reserve. Explore the plains and rolling hills for a chance to spot the images of your dreams ranging from beautiful scenery to fascinating views of wildlife, in a natural habitat. Morning and afternoon game drives or a full day game drive with packed lunches would take you closer to nature. All meals and overnight at the camp.
Mara Fig Tree Camp

Day 11: Masai Mara National Reserve

Full day spent game-viewing in the reserve. Explore the plains and rolling hills for a chance to spot the images of your dreams ranging from beautiful scenery to fascinating views of wildlife, in a natural habitat. Morning and afternoon game drives or a full day game drive with packed lunches would take you closer to nature. All meals and overnight at the camp.
Mara Fig Tree Camp

Day 12: Masai Mara- Lake Naivasha

07h00: Breakfast at the lodge and depart via Narok to Lake Naivasha at the foot of the Great Rift Valley Escarpment. Naivasha is an important horticultural area and a diverse bird and animal habitat. Colobus monkeys are often seen in the canopy of the Acacia forests around the lake, and on the north shore of the lake, Buffalo, Waterbuck and Eland are often seen grazing. A picnic lunch break on the way. Arrive at the lodge, check in and relax. Afternoon at leisure or on option, a boat ride on the lake and a nature walk on Crescent Island amongst herbivores and birds. Dinner and overnight stay. (About 5 hrs drive)
Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort

Day 13: Lake Naivasha

Full day spent at leisure on the shores of Lake Naivasha, on the shadow of Mount Longonot. You may relax at the lodge or opt for optional activities on the lake and in the vicinity. All meals, dinner and overnightstay.
Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort

Day 14: Lake Naivasha- Amboseli National Park

07h00: Breakfast and depart via Nairobi to the Amboseli National Park lying below the most famous symbol of Africa, Mt Kilimanjaro. Amboseli is known for its abundance of elephants as well as hippopotamus, giraffe, lion and black rhino. The snows of Kilimanjaro, white and crystalline, form a majestic backdrop to one of Kenya’s most spectacular displays of wildlife, creating Kenya’s most sought-after photographer’s paradise. Arrive at the camp, check in and have a late lunch. In the afternoon, a game drive in the park. Dinner and overnight stay.
Kibo Safari Camp

Day 15: Amboseli National Park

Full day spent in Amboseli National Park with picnic lunches on game drives. Savor the enchanting views of the magnificent countryside on the shade of the highest mountain in Africa and abundant large mammals. All meals and overnight stay at the camp.
Kibo Safari Camp

Day 16: Amboseli- Tsavo West National Park

After breakfast, depart for Tsavo West National Park through the Chyulu plains. Herders and crop growers share natural resources with wildlife and it is common to see domestic stock amongst wild mammals. Visit Shetani ancient lava flow at the foot of Chyulu Hills Range and later visit Mzima springs. Arrive at the lodge, check in and have lunch. In the afternoon, do a game drive in the park. Dinner and overnight stay at the camp.
Voyager Ziwani Camp

Day 17: Tsavo West-Diani

After breakfast, check out with game drive enroute and exit. Transfer to Diani for your beach stay

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