9 days

USD3250

Visits: Kenya

Wildlife

UNLIMITED WILDLIFE EXPERIENCE

If you are looking for a perfectly designed and authentic African wildlife trip that will offer widest variety, countless animal sightings and dramatic wildlife scenes, then look no further. Our "Unlimited Wildlife Experience" safari will take you deep to the heart of Africa and enable you to view myriad of wildlife that you've always dreamt of seeing in their true, remote and natural surroundings. Enjoy endless game drives every day from dawn to dusk with your enthusiastic safari driver guide making every effort to explore and navigate through the length and breadth of every corner of the game reserve in search of more and more wildlife in order to deliver a true "lifetime experience".

Day 1

Day 1: Nairobi/Amboseli

Depart Nairobi the “place of cool waters” in Maasai language on a scheduled flight to Amboseli National Park at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro the tallest mountain on the African continent and the highest free-standing mountain in the world. You will be met at Amboseli airstrip by your safari guide in 4x4 safari vehicle. Enjoy a brief game drive on the way to Amboseli Serena Lodge for check in and refreshments. Amboseli Serena Lodge enjoys a uniquely privileged position at the heart of this world-famous national reserve providing very clear and uninterrupted views of Mount Kilimanjaro. Amboseli Serena is surrounded by the vast and beautiful landscape of Amboseli National Park and all the rooms provide a full immersion into life in the untamed bush. The lodge’s décor pays homage to the bright colors and shapes of Maasai warriors and accommodation consists of luxurious Maasai Manyatta-themed rooms and suites. All rooms are secluded within a grove of acacia trees, looking out over the golden savannah plains, offering breathtaking views. Close by are a series of emerald green swamps which are fed by the melting snows of Mount Kilimanjaro providing sources of water to huge numbers of wallowing elephants, giraffe, zebras and plains game.

Amboseli Serena Lodge

Day 2

Day 2: Amboseli National Reserve

Today enjoy game drives in this magnificent park in specially adapted open-sided 4x4 safari vehicle. These provide the perfect way to view huge variety of wildlife found in this famous park. Amboseli comprises of grove of acacia trees and golden savannah plains and its unique location at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro combined with its excellent opportunities to view a wide variety of wildlife makes it one of the most visited game parks in Kenya. Amboseli has an endless underground water supply filtered through thousands of feet of volcanic rock from Mount Kilimanjaro’s ice cap which funnel into two clear water springs in the heart of the park. With grasslands crossing Kenya and Tanzania border, this park is renowned and a popular choice to get close to large herds of free-ranging African elephants. There are over 900 elephants in Amboseli as well as huge herds of wildebeests and many other animals including giraffe, lion, monkey, zebra, buffalos, jackals, hyena and antelopes. The name "Amboseli" comes from a Maasai word meaning "salty dust", and the park's Observation Hill provides some of the most magnificent sunsets over Kilimanjaro.

AMBOSELI SERENA LODGE

Day 3

Day 3: Amboseli/Aberdares Mountains

Early this morning you will be transferred to Amboseli Airstrip to board your scheduled flight back to Nairobi. On arrival at Wilson Airport, you will be met by your safari drive and head off to The Aberdares arriving at Aberdares Country Club for lunch. The Aberdare Mountain Range is located on the western side of Central Kenya and south of the Equator. In the afternoon, you will be transferred to The Ark Forest Lodge for overnight game viewing. The Ark is set on an ancient elephant migratory route between The Aberdares and Mount Kenya and is strategically located right in front of a natural floodlit watering hole and salt lick which attracts a host of awesome wildlife. Resembling and named after Noah’s Ark, it comprises of three decks from which numerous balconies and lounges provide a superb location for wildlife to be seen. The forest provides habitat for elephants, black rhinos, leopards, spotted hyenas, olive baboons, black and white colobus monkeys, buffalos, warthogs and bushbucks among others. Rare sightings include those of the Giant Forest hog, bongo, golden cat, serval cat, African wild cat, African civet cat and the blue duiker.

The Ark Forest Lodge

Day 4

Day 4: Aberdares/Samburu

This morning head north to Samburu Game Reserve located in the Northern Frontier District arriving for lunch at Samburu Intrepids Club which is set in a rugged landscape against a backdrop of jagged mountains offering natural scenery of mountains and a meandering river. Samburu Intrepids is perched on the banks of the Uaso Nyiro River in the heart of Samburu Reserve and enjoys a unique natural setting in one of Africa's most remote and untamed wildernesses. Its set in a semi-arid desert in the western side of the park and offers a green oasis on the banks of this river which is lifeline of this beautiful park. This stunning tented lodge offers luxurious tents with modern amenities and each tent sits on a raised deck overlooking the brown river. Enjoy afternoon game drive in the expansive Samburu which is home to the uncommon Grevy’s zebra with huge fury ears, gerenuk antelope standing on hind legs to feed, Somali ostriches with distinct blue legs and the shy Oryx. Elephant and crocodile are guaranteed sightings, excellent bird watching with numerous varieties of weaverbirds and the martial eagle. Leopard sighting is also a special feature here. Other wildlife seen on the riverbanks include, buffalo, reticulated giraffe, gazelles and monkeys.

Samburu Intrepids Club

Day 5

Day 5: Samburu Game Reserve

In company of your safari guide, enjoy game drives in expansive Samburu Game Reserve. Samburu plays host to huge herds of elephant. Other unique wildlife specifies are also very common sightings in this part of the wilderness. The area is home to the Samburu tribe, pastoral relatives of the Maasai. The landscape is rugged and dramatic against a backdrop of volcanic mountains, gaunt hills and withered scrub trees punctuate the sparse and dry terrain. The Ewaso Nyiro River, the lifeline of this area, runs along the southern boundary dividing Samburu Game Reserve from Buffalo Springs Reserve. The river is a great point of concentration and interest to both visitors and wildlife. It forms the lifeline of this great reserve and most animals cannot keep away from it as they come to quench their thirst from the river. In the dry season, elephants use their tusks to dig deep into the dry river beds of the river unearthing precious water. This water creates a green oasis and draws wildlife in great numbers to the banks. Crocodile and hippo share the river with the many small herds of elephant which bathe and frolic in the muddy brown waters during the heat of the day before returning later to browse on the lush vegetation of the riverine forest.

SAMBURU INTREPIDS CLUB

Day 6

Day 6: Samburu/Great Rift Valley

Early breakfast and drive to the Great Rift Valley arriving for lunch at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge in Lake Nakuru National Park. Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is nestled along the Lion Hill overlooking the spectacular flamingo pink-rimmed Lake Nakuru. Its location affords panoramic views of the lake and the picturesque Lake Nakuru National Park. The lodge is cleverly laid out in such a way that most rooms and sitting areas afford stunning views of the lake and the park. Whole afternoon game drive in Lake Nakuru which is world famous for its enormous flocks of flamingo and over 400 species of birds found there. Lake Nakuru is a soda lake on the floor of the Rift Valley and at times the flamingos number in millions which is a very spectacular sight. They are so numerous that from a distance the lake appears to be ringed in pink. The lake has recently earned reputation as an important haven for endangered species particularly the Rothschild giraffe and the Black and White rhino. Tree-climbing lions, zebra, gazelles, water-buck, buffalo and baboons are all residents here.

Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge

Day 7

Day 7: Lake Nakuru/Maasai Mara

Breakfast and enjoy gorgeous views of the Great Rift Valley and drive past picturesque Lake Naivasha and head off to Maasai Mara which is world famous and Kenya’s premier game reserve arriving for lunch at Ilkeliani Tented Camp which is nestled in a river glade in an area favourite for elephants coming to drink from the Talek River. Ilkeliani is set right on the banks of the this river with all tents built on a raised position overlooking the river and offers commanding views of Maasai Mara across. All guest tents are well spaced out thereby ensuring maximum privacy. Each tent is carefully sited under its own cluster of shady indigenous trees giving guests a true feel of being out in the wilderness. The interiors are spacious and comfortable featuring a front veranda with a day bed and canvas safari chairs. The camp is surrounded by woodlands, water, and plenty wildlife that draws so many travellers to this region. After a warm welcome and delightful lunch, embark on afternoon game drive with your driver guide in Maasai Mara the ancestral home to the Maasai tribe.

ILKELIANI TENTED LODGE

Day 8

Day 8: Masai Mara Game Reserve

Whole day game drive in Maasai Mara with picnic lunch. Maasai Mara is the most famous safari destination in Kenya where 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. Visit Mara River where thousands of wildebeest and zebra are attacked by crocodiles as they attempt to cross this mighty river during the annual "Great Migration" between Tanzania and Kenya. The migration is today one of the natural world’s most astonishing phenomena. Each year nearly two million wildebeest and accompanying large numbers of zebra, and smaller numbers of Grant's gazelle, Thompson's gazelle, eland and impala trek from the Serengeti to the Maasai Mara and back again in search of fresh grazing. Following on their heels are the predators of the savannah, lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures. The migration involves over 1.5 million animals arriving in July and departing in November. Viewing these vast herds on the move is always unforgettable sight. This experience is rated as one of the most spectacular natural events.

Ilkeliani Tented Lodge

Day 9

Day 9: Maasai Mara/Nairobi/Departure

Early this morning witness a spectacular sunrise over the endless rolling plains of the Maasai Mara as you drive from the camp and embark on morning game drive. This will give you the last chance to view lion, cheetah or leopard hunting in the early hours of the morning before daybreak. Maasai Mara is a magnificent landscape of open plains bisected by the Mara River and its tributaries and punctuated by marshes and forests. Located in South West of Kenya, Maasai Mara is world famous for its 580 square miles of land where over 95 kinds of mammals and 570 types of bird live and renowned for its huge population of lions. The reserve is home to all the “big five” (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino) and supports the highest density of wildlife to be seen anywhere. The diversity, variety and abundance of wildlife is magical and just unbelievable. After breakfast and drive back to Nairobi arriving in the afternoon. You will be dropped off either at your Nairobi Hotel or at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) for your departure flight. Email us now and set your journey in motion.

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Includes

  • Private wildlife safari as outlined above
  • Rooms/tents whole safari with ensuite facilities
  • Fullboard meals (Breakfast, lunch & dinner) on safari
  • Exclusive use of safari vehicle with pop-up roof for game viewing and photography
  • Services of experienced and knowledgeable driver guides
  • Mineral water while in safari vehicle
  • All park entrance fees
  • All wildlife conservation fees
  • All Government taxies and levies
  • Flying Doctors Cover while on safari

Not included

  • International flights
  • Entry Visa fees
  • Tips for safari driver guide & other gratuities & porterage
  • Shopping, wood carvings and crafts
  • Items of personal nature e.g. telephone bills,
  • Travel & Medical Insurance
  • Trip Cancellation & Baggage Insurance
  • Any other items not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Laundry service
  • Inoculations
  • Soft drinks, wine & beer & spirits

Price Guide

Prices are per person sharing in USD and this trip is available all year round. Current price is based on accommodation as indicated above and is subject to availability at the time of booking.

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