Africa - Kenya
Kenya – 10 days / 8 nights
DAY 1 : CANADA – KENYA
Departure flight to Nairobi.
DAY 2 : NAIROBI
On arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be met and greeted by our customer service representative and transferred to your hotel.
Transfer to your accomodation.
END OF THE COACH SERVICES FOR THE DAY
Lunch at your own expense.
Overnight at your hotel in Nairobi.
DAY 3 : NAIROBI – MASAI MARA
Today, our safari will take us to Masai Mara Park. The “Mara”, as it is often nicknamed, is the busiest of the country’s parks. Wildlife is abundant and the 320 km2 of the reserve that extends the Serengeti Park (Tanzania) offer large flat areas, ideal for animal watching. It is also on the border of the park that animal concentrations are the most important: lions, elephants, zebras, hippopotamuses, wildebeest. The reserve also houses a Masai village open to visitors.
Dinner served at Mara Sarova luxury tented camp (or similar).
This afternoon, your driver-guide will take you for a jeep ride in search of the very shy leopard, solitary rhino, lions, buffaloes and many more.
Dinner and overnight at the Mara Sarova luxury tented camp (or similar) in Masai Mara.
DAY 4 : MASAI MARA
We start the day off with an early morning game drive before dawn, followed by breakfast upon your return to the camp.
After breakfast you can go swimming in the pool under the African sun or just sit back and relax for the rest of the day.
In the afternoon we return to the bush in search of wildlife, such as Thomson’s and Grant’s Gazelle, elephants, lions, and the solitary and ill-tempered Rhino, among others
All meals and overnight at the lodge.
DAY 5 : MASAI MARA – LAC NAKURU
Soon after an early morning breakfast, you will depart Masai Mara to Lake Nakuru located in the Rift Valley 1750 meters above sea level, Lake Nakuru is known as an ornithological paradise by birdwatchers because the lake is world famous as the location of the greatest bird spectacle on earth which boasts any where between one and two million lesser and greater pink flamingos that feed on the abundant algae thriving in the lakes warm waters. It is one of the few parks that have been specifically established (Gazetted) for the protection of birds specifically flamingoes, more than 450 species of birds have been recorded here. The park has also been established for the protection of endangered species such as the rhino and is also home to Columbus monkeys, Leopards, Giraffes, and a variety of plain antelope.
Lunch will be served at in a lodge in Lake Nakuru, which, is situated in the south ecological niche of the park. The lodge with its friendly and competent staff is an oasis of comfort that provides first class customer service and offers commanding views of lesser flamingoes dotted with the greater flamingos. It blends in perfectly well with its natural surroundings and animals often patrol peacefully close to the lodge adding to its captivating magic. For some R&R (Rest and Relaxation), the spacious logged and inviting Mamma Nikki’s bar, the cool upstairs Rhino Paddock Cocktail bar overlooking the Lake and the enticing blue pool can be tremendously inviting.
An afternoon game drive around the lakeshore will be the main feature for the afternoon.
Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge (or similar) at Lake Nakuru.
DAY 6 : NAKURU LAKE – AMBOSELI
After an early breakfast we head via Nairobi “The City Under The Sun” and we proceed to Amboseli National Park through the statan lava plateau. Beautifully situated beneath the foot of Africa’s highest mountain Mt. Kilimanjaro (5895m), the park is well renowned for its huge herds of elephants and various types of other Savannah wildlife such as Giraffes, Bushbuck’s, Kudu, Warthog’s, Zebra’s and over 425 species of birds recorded here. The snowcapped peak of Kilimanjaro rising above white clouds dominates every aspect of Amboseli and forms a backdrop to an impressive display of wildlife attracted to this location by swamps and springs fed by underground rivers from Kilimanjaro’s melting snow. With an airstrip at Empusel Gate, the park is also home to the Masai people, those tall, brave, and proud nomads who live in close harmony with the environment and the wildlife that surrounds them. Amboseli was the location around which such famous writers like Sir Ernest Hemingway and Robert Ruark tailored their stories of big game hunting in the wilds of Africa.
We will arrive in time for your lunch in Ambosseli. Situated at the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, resides the Amboseli Sopa Lodge, set on 200 acres of precious land, not far from where Ernest Hemingway lived whilst writing his famous novel, “The Snows of Kilimanjaro.” Amboseli National Reserve (formerly Amboseli National Park) is home to the Maasai community, over 400 species of breeding birds and teams with rare and wonderful wildlife. The Amboseli Sopa Lodge makes it the perfect rendezvous for the adventurer wishing to conquer the snowcapped peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro or for the seasoned traveler indulging in the exhilarating safari experience.
After your afternoon jeep ride through Amboseli Park, you can go for a swim in the pool or read a good book in the library overlooking Kilimanjaro.
Dinner & overnight in a lodge in Ambosseli.
DAY 7 : AMBOSELI
Jeep expedition at dawn to see the wildlife that wakes up, it’s also the best time to photograph the impressive Mount Kilimanjaro.
Back to camp for lunch
Free time to rest or bask in the sun by the pool.
Dinner at the camp.
Jeep expedition in the afternoon.
Dinner and overnight at Ol-Tukai Lodge or Amboseli Serena Lodge (or similar) in Amboseili.
DAY 8 :
After breakfast, you will drive through the North Great Road via VOI TOWN for your lunch in a lodge.
Later you will proceed to your hotel in Mombassa. Mombasa Beach Hotel is built on a cliff commanding a panoramic view of the sea that is easily affords the four blocks of the four level hotel and has a clear view of the vast Indian Ocean. It was specifically set up to capture the beach concept of Kenya’s allure. It prides itself primarily for it’s ground vastness that guarantees residents privacy even in the event of a full house and has the ability to offer the complete beach holiday. From the moment you step into the reception you have this feeling that you have first entered a friendly hotel with the roaring of the breakers in the background and immediate view of the restless ocean beckoning for a swell time at the beach. A carpeted staircase from the spacious lounge of the hotel leads to the 150 air conditioned rooms and six butler served VIP suites at the hotel, all with room service and oriented towards the sea with size-able balconies. The hotel boasts a superb choice of dining facilities with it’s five restaurants which compliment the three strategically distributed bars with the hotel. The other facilities of the hotel include The Mombasa Lounge where guests can relax and while away time in front of a giant cable television ; the Specially tailored conference facility. Entertainment facilities: which include two swimming pools, a sports center with tennis, Basketball and badminton courts as well as a “crazy golf” course. The hotel ‘s beach offers a variety of water sports including sailing, windsurfing, goggling, snorkeling, scuba diving, big game fishing and glass bottomed boat excursions.
All meals and overnights in a lodge in Mombassa.
DAY 9 : MOMBASA
Spend the whole day on Kenya’s golden beaches.
OPTION : Windsurf, snorkelling, scuba diving, fishing or boat trip.
Lunch, dinner and overnight in a lodge in Mombassa.
DAY 10 : MOMBOSA – NAIROBI – CANADA
Flight Mombasa – Nairobi
Activities and tours
- Park Masai Mara safari
- Nakaru Lake
- National park Amboseli
- Mombasa beach
This trip includes
Transportation in a deluxe motorcoach on site
Accommodation of your choice
Professional guide services
24-hour emergency phone service
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