Tour Name: The zebra Safari
Tour Code: JKL014
Duration: 11Days | 10Nights
Departure Days: Daily Departures with exclusive use of vehicle and driver/guide.
Mode of transport car: Road Safaris are either 7 Seater Tour mini van(2WD/4WD) or a 4x4 LandCruiser at a supplemented cost.
Itinerary: Samburu, Aberdare, Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha, Maasai Mara, Amboseli.
Day 1. Nairobi- Samburu
Depart Nairobi in the morning for Samburu National reserve crossing the Equator and driving through changing terrain to the rugged semi-desert region in the northern Kenya. Though harsh, it is blessed with species rarely found elsewhere. arrive in time for lunch at lodge. Afternoon game drive to search for the stars of Samburu. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Sopa lodge/Samburu Serena lodge/Similar.
Day 2. Samburu.
Full day in Samburu with morning(6;30am) and afternoon (1500hrs)game drives.Search for the "Stars of Samburu" that is ,rare liver red reticulated giraffe, Grevy's Zebra, Beisa Oryx, Blue flanked Somali Ostrich, Vulturine Guinea Fowl, Longneck Gerenuk. See braving lions on the grass,Cheetah,Leopards among plenty of other plains game.(optional visits to Samburu villages).All meals and overnight at Samburu sopa lodge/Samburu Serena lodge/Similar.
Day 3. Aberdares (Treetops/The Ark).
Breakfast at a lodge and drive to the shoulders of Mt. Kenya arriving at the Outspan Golf & Country Club for lunch. After lunch transfer by lodge vehicle to the Treetops Lodge where from the lodge balcony you view game that often visit the floodlit waterhole and saltlick -- e.g elephants,rhino,buffalo and giant forest hog. Dinner and overnight onboard the Tree Lodge/The ark.
Day 4. Lake Nakuru National Park.
Depart Treetops lodge for breakfast at Outspan Golf & Country Club and depart for Lake Nakuru via Thomson falls arriving in time for lunch,afternoon(1500hrs) game drive inside the "Pink lake" referred so for it's thousands of pink flamingos and other birdlife - it's a Bird watchers paradise. It has a surprisingly number of animals, all the "big five" except the elephant can be seen here, Dinner and overnight at Sarova lion Hill/similar.
Day 5. Lake Naivasha.
Morning game viewing at the Pink, it is rhino sanctuary and a bird watchers paradise, drive to the Baboon rocks at the edges of the Park, look for warthogs and water bucks as you leave the Park for Breakfast at lodge, Afterwards depart for the adjacent Lake Naivasha in the Great Rift Valley. Lake Naivasha is one of the gems in a necklace of Rift Valley lakes, has a variety of bird life and hippo colonies. Lunch, Rest of the day at leisure or take optional boat rides to explore the lake. Dinner and overnight at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge/similar.
Day 6. Maasai Mara.
Breakfast at the lodge and depart for the famous Maasai mara crossing the loita plains, see red clad maasai warriors tend their multi-colored herds amongst plains game. Arrive Mara in time for lunch at lodge.Afternoon (1500hrs)game drive inside Kenya's most scenic Park where you are almost guaranteed of confronting all the" Big Five". Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge/Similar.
Day 7. Maasai mara National Reserve.
Breakfast at lodge and leave with picnic lunches for a full day game drive inside the Park. Search for wild game black manned lion for which Mara is famous for, cheetah, buffalo, wildebeest,zebra,leopard,grants gazelle are quite common, even the rare rhino might come out of the thicket for you, hyenas are plentiful,Extend your drive to the hippo point where schools of hippo submerge on the approach of vehicles only to surface seconds later to shot and gamble their displeasure as the crocodiles sunbathe on the river banks mouths agape.Meals and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge/Similar.
Day 8. Maasai Mara.
A full day to explore the beauty of the plains of Mara in your morning and afternoon game drives.All meals and overnight at Mara Sopa lodge/Similar. Between meals there is optional visit to the maasai villages for an insight to their culture if clients so wish.
Day 9. Maasai Mara-Nairobi-Amboseli.
Breakfast at lodge and depart with game viewing enroute as you leave the park for the main Narok Road. Arrive Nairobi for lunch for enroute lunch, After lunch you proceed to Amboseli at the foot of the mighty snow-capped Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak, Game viewing enroute to Amboseli Sopa Lodge/Amboseli Serena/similar lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 10. Amboseli National Park.
Morning (6;30am) and afternoon (1500hrs) game viewing drives in the photogenic Park Amboseli is a famous for huge herds of "Tuskers" and hosts a great number of other game including the lion, the splendid cheetah and a variety of Birdlife.Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge/Amboseli Serena lodge/Similar.
Day 11. Nairobi.
Depart for Nairobi after breakfast, arriving in the afternoon at around 1300 hours.
Using Sopa Lodges...
Price For each of 2 persons sharing USD2875
Price For each of 4 persons sharing USD2490
Price For each of 6 persons sharing USD2370
For April-June and November-Dec Kindly enquire
Daily departures,minimum in 2 persons.
Transportation in tourist minibuses with HF Radio communication and pop-up roof for easy viewing and photographing. Full board accommodation on safari based on twin sharing, Drinking mineral water, All park entrance fees, services of English speaking skilled and experienced driver/guide, extensive game drives in the national parks, Air Rescue Service fee, Free airport transfers in Nairobi.
Nairobi overnight, Alcoholic drinks, beverages, Airport departure Tax, tips, visas, laundry,Personal Toiletries, international flights, personal & baggage insurance. optional activities or items of personal nature.