8 Days - Tsavo West/Amboseli/Nakuru/Maasai Mara A safari to see some of the best game parks in Kenya and also see Africa's highest mountain, Mt. Kilimanjaro. Best wildlife and see the big 5 and the annual wildebeest migration in Maasai Mara.
Day 1: Nairobi - Tsavo West
Depart Nairobi at 0700 hrs and proceed to West National Park. Visit the Chyulu Hills and the Mzima Springs, which are favorite haunts of both the hippo and crocodile that can be seen from an underwater observation chamber. Dinner and overnight at the campsite.
Day 2; Tsavo West - Amboseli National Park
Morning game drives then proceed to Amboseli National park we view game as we proceed towards the campsite for dinner and overnight. Amboseli Park (at 392 sq km) is the second most popular park in Kenya after Masai Mara, mainly due to the spectacular backdrop of Mt. Kilimanjaro on the southern boundary.
Day 3: Amboseli National Park
Full Day spent exploring this park. The waters from melted snow drain down the mountain under lava flows and surface on the Amboseli plains, creating a green belt of swampland amidst dusty plains. Here elephant, buffalo, lion, cheetah, wildebeest, hyena, jackal, warthogs, zebra and the Maasai giraffe are likely to be seen.
Amboseli National park is one of the most popular wildlife sanctuaries in Kenya. It is situated close to Kenya. It is situated close to Kenya- Tanzania border, The Park lies at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa (5,896m) whose snow-capped summit presents a splendid view on clear days.
Amboseli National Park is often referred to as “The home of Elephants’ some of the largest Elephant herds are found here. The Game Park also contains vast groups of Zebras, Wildebeests, Giraffes, Buffalos, Hippos and Antelopes. Also to be found in Amboseli are lions, leopards, Cheetahs, Rhinos and many species of plain game.
Day 4 Amboseli –Lake Nakuru National park
We break the camp soon after breakfast and proceed to Lake Nakuru national park. Picnic lunches enroute followed by afternoon game drives at the park famed for numerous species of birds. Dinner and overnight stay at Lake Nakuru guest house.
Day 5 Lake Nakuru Maasai Mara
Depart the camp soon after breakfast and drive via the scenic floor of the Great Rift Valley to Masai Mara. Lunch at a campsite before proceeding for evening game drives. Dinner and overnight stay at Enchoro camp or similar
Day 6/7 Maasai Mara
Full days spent exploring the park world’s most popular park in search of the big 5.Morning and afternoon game drives are offered and optional visit to Maasai villages can be arranged with your guide. Dinner and overnight stay at Enchoro camp or similar
The Mara offers wildlife in such variety and abundance that it is difficult to believe: over 450 species of animals have been recorded here. You will easily see lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephant. It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna- lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures
Day 8 Maasai Mara – Nairobi
Morning game drive then return to the campsite for breakfast .drive to Nairobi where the safari ends.
Tour price Includes:
-Transport in an 8 seater custom made Tour van with a pop up roof - each person is guaranteed a window seat
- Services of a professional English, Spanish, German speaking guides
- Game drives as per the itinerary
- Game parks or national parks entry fees;
- Accommodations in self contained tents
- Three meals per day whilst on safari, prepared by our cook
- 1 litre Mineral water per person per day
- Complimentary return airport transfers in Nairobi
Tour price excludes:
- Cultural visits to Maasai villages – costs US$ 25
- Personal effects
- Kenya Visas
- Hotel accommodation in Nairobi before and after the safari