KENYA SUMMER SAFARI

MT KENYA & MASAI MARA (MARA LEISURE):                               2015 -2016

Number of Days:                                                                                 6 Days

Days of Operation:                                                                              Can operate on any day of the week, subject to availability

 

Safari Departure and Arrival timings:

Safari Briefing:                      Day 02 at 0900hrs approx.

Departs on Day 02               0830hrs approx.

Returns on Day 06               1300hrs approx. (onward flights to be booked 1600hrs onwards)

Pick up point:                       City Centre or JKI Airport

Drop off point:                     City Centre or JKI Airport

 

Travelling north from Nairobi through the lush farming communities from Thika to Nyeri, the landscape drops away to the west into the Great Rift Valley, creating a dramatic back-drop to the journey. The bird-watching and views around Mt Kenya and the lakes are spectacular, while the big-game in Masai Mara is unforgettable.

Tour Details

Day 1                                      Nairobi

Upon arrival into Nairobi, clients will be met and transferred to the Intercontinental hotel. Afternoon at leisure.

Overnight at the Eka Hotel in a standard room on a bed and breakfast basis

 

Day 2                                      Nairobi – Aberdares

After breakfast, drive north to Nyeri, one of Kenya’s major towns and provincial headquarters and then on to the Aberdare Country Club. Here you’ll enjoy a bounteous buffet lunch amidst the beautiful gardens before you are transferred (around ½ an hour) to your night’s destination at the Ark, a uniquely‑shaped lodge tucked away in the Aberdares National Park. Spend the afternoon at leisure.

Overnight at the Ark on a full board basis.

 

Day 3                                      Aberdares – Lake Nakuru

An early morning start takes you north‑west as you head for Nyahururu, still known to many as Thomson’s Falls for its 237‑foot cascade. Now travel in a southerly direction to your next destination, the spectacular Lake Nakuru. This is often coloured a shimmering flamingo pink, from the beautiful birds lining its shores.  You will arrive at your lodge in time for lunch. Following lunch there is an afternoon game drive returning to the lodge as the sun sets.

Overnight at Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge on a full board basis

 

Day 4                                      Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara Game Reserve

After an early morning breakfast, drive to Narok town via Mai-Mahiu with a brief a rest stop and proceed on to Mara arriving in time for lunch at the camp. After lunch, depart for an afternoon game drive returning back to the camp as the sun sets.

Overnight at Mara Leisure Camp on a full board basis

 

Day 5                                      Masai Mara Game Reserve

Early morning and afternoon game drives. (It is possible to pre-book an optional early morning Balloon Safari)

Overnight at Mara Leisure Camp on a full board basis.

 

Day 6                                      Masai Mara Game Reserve – Nairobi

After breakfast you’ll depart the Masai Mara and head across acres of rolling wheat and barley farms to Narok, the district headquarters of this part of Maasailand. From here cross the vast plains on the floor of the Rift Valley whilst keeping an eye out for herds of giraffe and gazelle before heading up the rift escarpment. You’ll arrive into Kenya’s bustling capital in the early afternoon. Once in the city, clients will be dropped off in the city centre or at the airportfor ongoing travel arrangements.

 

  • MAXIMUM 7 PASSENGERS (ADULT/CHILDREN/INFANT) PER VEHICLE

 NOTE:

It is possible to pre-book a Balloon safari on Day 5 at an additional cost of

Per person            US$385.00 (including landing fee)

 

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