Wildlife Encounters Trail

Wildlife Encounters Trail

Nairobi, Amboseli, Aberdares, Rift Valley, Lake Nakuru, Maasai Mara


Day 1: Nairobi/Amboseli

Begin your journey today and head south to Amboseli National Reserve arriving for lunch at Satao Elerai Camp, located in a quiet, unspoilt, unique setting on private conservancy overlooking down onto the Amboseli National Reserve in one direction and up to Mount Kilimanjaro in the other direction. Crowned by Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak, the Amboseli National Parks is one of Kenya’s most popular parks. The name “Amboseli” comes from a Maasai word meaning “salty dust”, and it is one of the best places in Africa to view large herds of elephants up close. Nature lovers can explore five different habitats here ranging from the dried-up bed of Lake Amboseli, wetlands with sulphur springs, the savannah and woodlandsLater in afternoon, head out for a game drive in the conservancy returning back to the camp for dinner. Overnight: Satao Elerai Camp, Full board

Day 2: Amboseli National Reserve

Today enjoy early morning, mid morning and afternoon game drives in this magnificent park located at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain. Amboseli comprises of grove of acacia trees and golden savannah plains and close by are a series of emerald green swamps, which are fed by the melting snows of Kilimanjaro providing sources of water to huge numbers of wallowing elephants, hippos, buffalos and plains game. Overnight: Satao Elerai Camp, Full board

Day 3: Amboseli/Laikipia

Breakfast and transfer to the airstrip for the scheduled flight to Wilson Airport Nairobi. Met upon arrival and transferred by road to Naivasha ariving for lunch. Afternoon at leisure. Guests are free to participate in number of activities that include game drives in the ranch, nature walks, horse back riding, boat rides on Lake Naivasha to Crescent Island and bird watching. Overnight: Serena Sweetwater’s Tented Camp, Full board

Day 4: Laikipia/Great Rift Valley

Enjoy fresh cup of coffee or tea before heading out for an early morning game drive in this 90,000 acre wildlife conservancy providing very fascinating game viewing opportunities. Drive into the Great Rift Valley arriving for lunch at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge in Lake Nakuru National Park. Later proceed for an afternoon game drive in this world famous wildlife habitat offering a wide ecological diversity, from lakeshore, woodlands, grassy plains to rocky escarpments and ridges. Overnight: Sarova Lion Hill Lodge, Full board


Day 5: Lake Nakuru/Maasai Mara

Leaving the Great Rift Valley behind, you will head out to Maasai Mara, which is the most outstanding wildlife sanctuary and Kenya’s premier game reserve, arriving for lunch at Kicheche Mara Camp. Kicheche is very intimate and classic tented camp hidden in a beautiful acacia valley overlooking the Olare Orok stream. After a warm welcome and delightful lunch, embark on a game drive with your driver guide in Maasai Mara, the ancestral home to the Maasai people.Overnight: Kicheche Mara Camp, Full board

Day 6: Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Today enjoy game drives in the Mara that will include visit to the Mara River, where thousands of wildebeest and zebra are attacked by crocodiles as they attempt to cross this mighty river during the annual migration between Tanzania and Kenya. The annual migration sees over a million wild animals move from Serengeti National Park in Northern Tanzania to Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. Overnight: Kicheche Mara Camp, Full board

Day 7: Maasai Mara/Nairobi

Breakfast and drive back to Nairobi arriving in the afternoon. You will be dropped off either at your Nairobi Hotel or at the airport for your departure flight.







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