GRAND KENYA 11 DAYS MASAI MARA

 

DAY 1: NAIROBI / MASAI MARA 

07.30 hrs: Transfer from your hotel to our office for a full safari briefing. 

Depart from Nairobi via the Great Rift Valley for Masai Mara Game Reserve, lunch en-route.

 

Cheetah Masai Mara with one eye

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15.30 hrs: On arrival, proceed for a game drive in search of Black-Maned lion, elephants, leopard, cheetah, buffalo and other plains game.

18.00 hrs: Arrive at our private campsite in the late evening.

While you settle yourself in, as our camp staff will prepare dinner.


 DAY 2: MASAI MARA  – 3 Game Drives

06.30 hrs: Early to rise early to spot. This is one of the best game drives of the day.

After a hot cup of Chai ( Tea ) or Kahawa ( coffee ) head into the park for our first game drive of the day.

The cool early morning weather is excellent for spotting Lion, Leopard, Cheetah and Hyena.

10.30 hrs: After breakfast head back into the park. This game drive is great to see Elephant, Giraffe, Hippo and other plains game. Return to campsite for hot lunch

14.00 hrs( Optional Masai Village Visit USD 20 per person paid directly to the chief ).

 

15.30 hrs: Full Afternoon game drive. On every game drive we will try and explore a different part of the park. After watching the beautiful Mara Sunset head back to camp for dinner and overnight.

 

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DAY 3: MASAI MARA – Optional 2 Game Drive or Full Day Drive

08.00 hrs: After breakfast, proceed on a FULL DAY Game drive with picnic Lunch and also visit the Hippo Pool (Mara River).

Here you can come out of the vehicle and sit on the rocks and view the hippos and crocodiles in the river. You can also go for a short walk with a warden.

Return back to the campsite for Dinner and Overnight.

wildebeest crossing Mara River

 

Optional: Full Morning and Full Afternoon Game Drives 


DAY 4: MASAI MARA / LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK

07.30 hrs: After breakfast, leave Masai Mara for Lake Nakuru National Park. After lunch, proceed for a game drive round Lake Nakuru to view the RHINOS, flamingos, waterbuck, buffaloes etc.

The flamingos at Lake Nakuru are often described as “The World’s Greatest Bird Spectacle.” After bird and game viewing check into the hotel with private Shower/toilet. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Nakuru. 

Lake Nakuru National Park Kenya

 


DAY 5: LAKE NAKURU / SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE

07.00 hrs: After breakfast, leave via the Thompsons Falls for Samburu Game Reserve, picnic lunch en-route.

15.30 hrs: Proceed for a game drive in search of the elusive leopard, lions, long necked graceful Gerenuk, Gravy’s zebra, Reticulated giraffe, Oryx and other plains game.  Dinner and overnight at the Samburu Sopa lodge; www.sopalodges.com.

 

Grevy Zebra Samburu National ReserveSamburu National Reserve Reticulated Giraffe


DAY 6: SAMBURU – Samburu Sopa Lodge

06.30 hrs:  Early morning  game drive.  Return to your lodge for breakfast. 

10.30 hrs: Mid morning game drive.  This is one of the best game drives to watch herds of elephants only a few yards away from you as they come to the river to drink and bathe. Return to your lodge for Lunch. 

Safaris Tour Kenya

After lunch spend the afternoon lazying around pool or enjoy an afternoon nap.

15.30 hrs:  Full Afternoon game drive in search of  big cats, Elephants, Reticulated Giraffe,  and plains game. After watching the beautiful Samburu sunset over River Ewaso Nyiro, return to the lodge for Dinner and overnight at lodge


 DAY 7:  SAMBURU / MT. KENYA  

After breakfast, leave Samburu for Mt. Kenya. Hot Lunch on Arrival at Hotel.

16:00 Hrs: Escorted 4 Km Bird and Nature Walk.

Dinner and overnight in a budget hotel with private shower/toilet at the Mount Leisure Resort.


DAY 8: MT. KENYA / NAIROBI / AMBOSELI

After breakfast leave Mt. Kenya via Nairobi, and continue to Amboseli Game Reserve, picnic lunch en route. Upon Arrival, Check into your luxury camp to freshen up.

16.00 hrs: Full Afternoon game drive. Return to Camp in the late evening for dinner and overnight. Luxury Tented Camp.

 

Observation Hill Amboseli


DAY 9: AMBOSELI – Full Day Game Drive 

06.00 hrs: Wake Up call. This is the best time to view Mt. Kilimanjaro

08.00 hrs: After breakfast proceed for a full morning game drive in search of Lion, Cheetah, Elephants, Bat Eared Fox, Hyena and other plains Game. 

Amboseli National Park

 

Lunch at Amboseli Observation Hill. The view from the top of hill offers panoramas of the peak and the park’s plains and swamps.  

After lunch game drive. There after return to camp for Dinner and Overnight.

 


 

DAY 10: AMBOSELI / TSAVO WEST

08.00 hrs: After breakfast leave Amboseli Game Reserve for Tsavo West National park, arriving in time for lunch at the lodge.

 

Tsavo West National Park15.00 hrs: After lunch proceed for a game drive in search of the famous man-eating lions of Tsavo and other plains game. Arrive at the lodge for dinner and overnight. 


DAY 11: TSAVO WEST / NAIROBI OR MOMBASA

07.00 hrs: After breakfast proceed to Mzima Springs where hippos and varied fish are seen swimming in the clear waters. After a short morning game drive leisurely return to Nairobi or proceed to Mombasa arriving at around 18.00 hrs.

TSAVO TO MOMBASA BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT or by SGR Train 

 


Best of Kenya Safari. 11 Days safari visiting the best Parks Kenya has to offer.  3 nights Masai Mara, 1 night Lake Nakuru, 2 nights Samburu, 1 night Mt. Kenya, 2 nights Amboseli and 1 nights in Tsavo West


WHAT’S INCLUDED: CAMPING SAFARI

Transport in safari minibuses. Equipped with Pop Up Roof and Sliding Windows

PARK FEES

All campsite fees.

All campsite equipment.

Luxury Lodge in Nakuru, Samburu, Amboseli and Tsavo West.

 Hotel in Mt. Kenya.

Three meals a day ( Lunch on Day 1 to Lunch on the last day )

Mineral Water . 1 litre per person per day for Kenya Safaris

Public transport to Mombasa  applicable

1 Free Airport Transfer

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDE

Personal spending money for drinks and swimming.

Small suitcase or rucksack as storage space on our buses is limited (luggage can be stored in our left luggage office, free of charge).

Torch , towel, insect repellent, insect spray

Film and batteries for the duration of the safari

Balloon safari- US$ 450 per person [We can book it for you  at our offices]

 

We look forward to hearing from you. 

For any questions you may have or any additional information you may require please do not hesitate to call or email us:

Cell Phone:      (+ 254) 723 166 170 or 733 630 053 or 707 415 505

Email:                   info@bestcampingkenya.com    or     safaris@bestcampingkenya.com