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" 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 breadth and length of every corner of the game reserve in search of more and more wildlife in order to deliver a true "lifetime experience".
From Wilson Airport in the outskirts of Nairobi, board a scheduled domestic flight to Amboseli National Park at the foot of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro the tallest point in 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 your way to Amboseli Serena Lodge for check in and refreshments. Amboseli Serena 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 vast and beautiful landscape of Amboseli Park with all the rooms providing full immersion into life in 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 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 antelopes.
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 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.
After breakfast you will be transferred back to Amboseli Airstrip for your scheduled flight to Nairobi. 0900hrs: Met at Wilson Airport by your dedicated safari driver guide. Depart in a 4x4 custom-built safari vehicle and head north to Samburu Game Reserve in Northern Frontier District. On the way enjoy barbecued fish under the Sacred Fig Tree at Trout Tree Restaurant in Nanyuki. Afternoon game drive in Samburu Game Reserve. Dinner and overnight at Ashnil Samburu which is a beautiful camp set overlooking the mighty Ewaso Nyiro River. The name Ewaso Nyiro is derived from the local community and means "the river of brown or muddy water". In arid northern Kenya, water means life. The waters of this great river draws wildlife in great numbers to its banks, creating a green oasis. Ashnil Samburu is nestled in a rugged landscape on Ewaso Nyiro river bank surrounded by doum palms and other indigenous trees offering great natural scenery. The camp is set south of the river in Buffalo Springs Game Reserve offering unrivalled access to excellent game viewing. Buffalo Springs takes its name from an oasis of crystal clear water and is separated from Samburu Reserve by Ewaso Nyiro River and is less hilly, dense and very attractive.
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. Most animals in this dry region 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.
Early continental breakfast. Drive into the Great Rift Valley arriving for lunch at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge located right inside Lake Nakuru National Park. This stunning 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 both the lake and the park. Whole afternoon game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park which is globally famous for its enormous flocks of flamingo and over 400 different species of birds found here comprising both migratory and endemic species. Lake Nakuru is a soda lake on the floor of the Rift Valley and at times 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 international reputation as an important haven for endangered wildlife species particularly the rare Rothschild giraffe and the black and white rhinos. Tree-climbing lions, zebra, gazelles, waterbuck, buffalo and baboons are all residents here.
Breakfast and enjoy gorgeous views of the Great Rift Valley and head off to Maasai Mara Game Reserve. Maasai Mara is the most famous wildlife sanctuary and Kenya’s premier game reserve. Arrival for lunch at Ilkeliani Tented Camp on Talek River which is set in a glade favourite for elephants coming to drink from the river. The camp is located right on the banks of this river with all tents built on a raised positions providing commanding views of Maasai Mara Game Reserve 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 front veranda with a day bed and canvas safari chairs. The camp is surrounded by water in the river, forested woodlands and ever-green vegetation. This draws many wild animals to this area. 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.
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 late October. Viewing these vast herds on the move is always unforgettable sight. This experience is rated as one of the most spectacular natural events.
Early this morning witness spectacular sunrise over the endless rolling plains of the Maasai Mara as you drive from the camp and embark on a 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. The diversity, variety and abundance of wildlife in the Mara is both magical and unbelievable. After breakfast drive back to Nairobi arriving in the afternoon. You will be dropped off either at your Nairobi Hotel or at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) for your departure flight.
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