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Amboseli Safari Circuit

Nairobi / Arrival/Amboseli [Approx. 4 hrs drive]

Upon arrival JKIA at 0600 hrs you are met by representative and driven to Amboseli National Park, breakfast en-route on own. Famous for its big game and scenic beauty with the landscape dominated by the Mt. Kilimanjaro. It offers an interesting contrast with its dry and dusty appearance, which can be attributed to the volcanic ash that came out of Mt Kilimanjaro when it last erupted. In spite of the appearance, there is a continuous supply of water that gets filtered through volcanic rocks from Kilimanjaro’s melted snow. These streams flow underground, creating lush green areas, and converge at two clear water springs in the park. You will arrive in time for lunch followed by an afternoon games drive until sunset. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Kibo Safari Camp  (full board)

Amboseli National Park

Spend a further day in the park on morning and afternoon game viewing drives. Wildlife here includes the zebra, wildebeest, giraffe, impala, caracal and serval cat, lion, leopard, cheetah, buffalo, wild dog among others. There are also over 400 species of birds, including the bee-eater, kingfisher, African fish eagle, martial eagle and pygmy falcon. Visitors mainly come to watch the huge herds of elephants. The bull elephants have some of the largest tusks in all of Kenya. Visitors can also enjoy excellent views of Mt Kilimanjaro and Meru. All meals and overnight at Amboseli Kibo Safari Camp (full board)

Amboseli / Aberdares(Approx 6-7hrs drive)

After breakfast check out and drive to Aberdare arriving for lunch followed by an afternoon game drive at Solio Ranch, this ranch plays a very major part in the protection and breeding of black rhinos, the ranch is fenced, privately owned protected area geared toward rhino conservation, Rhino is a member of the big 5 group which includes lions, leopards, buffaloes and elephants. Dinner and overnight at Rhino Watch Lodge [Full Board]

Aberdares/Samburu [Approx. 4hrs drive]

After breakfast check out and drive to Samburu Game Reserve which is within the land of the colorful Samburu people, close relatives of the Masai, and harbors a number of wildlife species found only North of the equator. It offers unique vistas of rounded and rugged hills and undulating plains. The mix of wood and grassland with riverine forest and swamp is home to a wide variety of animal and birdlife. Arriving in time for lunch followed by an evening game drive until sunset, back to the Lodge for dinner and overnight at the Samburu Sentrim Camp [Full Board]

 

Samburu/Lake Nakuru (Approx 4-5hrs drive)

After breakfast check out and proceeds to Lake Nakuru National Park arriving in time for lunch at Flamingo Hill Camp followed by an afternoon game drive. Notable game within the lake includes hippo and clawless otters. On the shores roam waterbuck, Bohor’s Reedbuck and zebra. The woodlands and forest are now home to both black and white rhino. Buffalo, leopard, lion, Rothschild’s giraffe, and Black and White Colobus monkey are plentiful in the forest. The bush lands offer eland, steinbok, impala, Chandler’s reedbuck and dikdik, whilst rock hyrax and klipspringer occupy the cliffs and escarpment and the big 5 animals which are lions, elephants, leopards, buffaloes and elephants later back to the Lodge for dinner and overnight at Sentrim Lodge Elementaita [Full Board]

Lake Nakuru National Park

Lake Nakuru / Masai Mara(Approx. 6hrs drive)

After breakfast, check out and drive to the famous Masai Mara Game Reserve, so named to mean the “spotted plains” in the Maa language. This is home to the greatest concentration of large mammals and is widely recognized as Africa’s ultimate wildlife reserve. The park is the northern extension to the vast Serengeti-Mara ecosystem, famous for its annual migration of wildebeest.  Arrive for lunch at the camp and later depart for an evening game viewing drive until sunset in this spectacular place of breathtaking sceneries, never-ending plains and the most abundant variety of wildlife remaining anywhere in the world. The landscape is made up of rolling savannahs dotted with patchy shrubs and bush thickets. Dinner and overnight at Mara Concord Lodge (full board)

 

Masai Mara Game Reserve

Spend a further day of game watching with morning and afternoon game drives. Wildlife is abundant in the Reserve with the gentle grasslands ensuring that animals are never out of sight. Birds are prolific including immigrants, 450 bird species have been recorded among them 57 birds of prey. Every year the Mara plays host to the world’s greatest natural spectacle; The Great Wildebeest Migration from the Serengeti. The big cats – lion, leopard, and cheetah – follow the wildebeest, essentially their main source of food, into the Mara. The Mara at this time is literally packed with wildlife, providing lucky visitors on safari with superb sightings of game. All meals and overnight at Mara Concord Lodge (full board)

 

Masai Mara / Nairobi [Approx. 6hrs drive)

After breakfast, check out and drive back to Nairobi,on arrival you are transferred to the Hotel for leisure followed by an overnight at Eka Hotel [Bed and Breakfast]

 

Nairobi/Depart

Early breakfast, check out and be transferred to JKIA for your out bound flight scheduled to depart at 0730 hrs.

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