7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS
This is an odyssey that in all areas is quality beyond the usual, an exclusive product that combines luxury and nature at its best. It is designed to give you plenty of time to digest the many impressions, introducing you to the free ranging elephants with the back ground of magnificent snow caped Mt. Kilimanjaro to the sight of fifty million gallons of crystal-clear water gushing out of from the under parched lava rock that is the Mzima Springs to the Shetani lava flows. The best way to get away and enjoy the nature. Get ready to be thrilled by the Exploreans experience.
- All meals on safari
- Accommodation throughout your safari
- Unlimited supply of bottle water in safari vehicle
- All transfers as indicated in the itinerary
- All government taxes included
- Services of an English-speaking driver/guide
- Guaranteed window seat throughout safari
- All national park fees, conservancy fees and hotel taxes
Day 1: Nairobi- Masai Mara
You will be picked up by our safari representative from your hotel at Nairobi or at the airport and then head further south to Masai Mara. You will drive to the Maasai land through the Kedong and Suswa plains before your stopover at the Maasai town of Narok. Continue towards the Maasai Mara arriving in time for lunch and an afternoon game drive. One of Kenya’s most visited game Reserve, the Mara an array of plains game. The Mara River cuts through the Mara-Serengeti ecosystem giving life to the two game reserves before pouring out into Lake Victoria. The animals have to outrun the predators on the way making it even more magnificent. You will arrive in time for lunch.
Afternoon game drive starts 1600hrs where you will have a chance to explore the savanna in search of the “big five” (rhino, lion, leopard, buffalo and elephant) in this wonderful game reserve. Other popular animals include zebra, hippo, and wildebeest. Then back to your accommodation when sun sets down behind the horizons with a beautiful silhouette against the dimming African skies. Dinner and overnight stay at Sentrim Mara
Day 2: Maasai Mara
The second day in Mara will spent exploring the extensive grasslands of the Maasai Mara on a full day game drive. You will get packed lunch and picnic in the wild. Maasai Mara Game Reserve is renowned for being host to the Great Wildebeest migration. Millions of wildebeest’s cross over the Mara River every year from the Serengeti in search of grazing pastures. As they make their way across the Mara River, some of them are eaten by the hungry crocodiles awaiting them on the river banks (from mid-June till end of October). The Great Migration which is listed as one of the wonders of the world is an experience that you will live to remember. In addition to this, Maasai Mara is home to other animals like waterbucks, baboons, gazelles, monkeys, impalas, Maasai giraffes among others and over 500 bird species. You will later look for a perfect shade under an acacia tree for your picnic lunch with amazing views of the savanna. Back to the camp at around 1700hrs. Dinner and overnight stay at Sentrim Mara
Day 3: Masai Mara – Naivasha
Depart the Mara after early breakfast and proceed towards Lake Naivasha with a brief stopover at the Maasai town of Narok. You will pass through the scenic landscapes of Mount Longonot arriving in Lake Naivasha in time for lunch.
Lake Naivasha, the name derives from the local Maasai name Nai’posha, meaning “rough water” because of the sudden storms which can arise.
The Lake has large hippo population that sleeps during the day out in the shallow lake shores and comes out to graze when the night falls in; as giraffes wander in the acacia. At 1910m (6200f), the water is fresh and the lake is fringed with dense clumps of papyrus (ancient Egyptian once used this to make paper). Kingfishers use the papyrus as a perch, herons hide in it while searching for food. Naivasha is yet another area popular for bird watching (over 400species have been recorded). Afternoon will be spent on a boat ride which later you disembark at the shores for a walk into Crescent Island/animal sanctuary among the wandering resident herbivorous including Buffaloes, Thompson gazelles, wildebeest among herbivores. Dinner and overnight stay at Sawela Resort
Day 4: Naivasha- Amboseli
Take an early breakfast at the lodge, then start the drive to Amboseli National Park. Check in at accommodation and lunch. Amboseli National Park is situated due south of Nairobi, most of the park consists of a dry, ancient lake bed and fragile grassland with patches of acacia woodland, while in the southern area there is a number of small, rocky, volcanic hills. Around the swamps Ol Kenya, Ol Tukai and Enkongo Narok, the vegetation is lush with yellow-barked acacias and phoenix palms.
After lunch, you will have an afternoon game drive, Amboseli National Park is possibly the best wildlife area in the whole of Africa to experience elephant at close range. Less unharnessed by poachers, elephants feeding and bathing in the swamps must form the highlights of any Safari. Dinner and overnight stay at Amboseli Serena
Day 5. Amboseli
The second day is spent with an early morning drive to observation hill which allows an over view of a good part of the park returning for breakfast at the hotel. Mid-day spent at leisure and a later afternoon game drive starting 1600 hrs. Until the sun sets down.
Day 6. Amboseli – Tsavo East
After an early breakfast, proceed to Tsavo East National Park with game spotting and scenery viewing en route. This is along the 300 kilometers long Yatta Plateau, the longest lava flow in the world, make for an adventure like no other in Tsavo East.
The park forms the largest protected area in Kenya to most of the larger mammals, vast herds of –red dust elephant, Rhino, buffalos, lions, leopards’ pods of hippos, crocodiles, water bucks, lesser kudu, gerenuk and the prolific bird life features 500 recorded species. Check inn at your safari camp and get ready for your afternoon wildlife exploration starting 1600hrs. In this Africa’s best kept secret.
Day 7: Tsavo East – Mombasa
Your last day of safari. Early morning safari starting 0630hrs. Back for breakfast at 0830hrs. We depart the park with drive down to Mombasa. From Mombasa town we proceed to either north/ south coast beach resort. Kenyan coast beaches rests between crystal clear waters of Indian Ocean stretching long Kms. along the coastline, pristine white sands and lush green forests provide a stunning backdrop that defines paradise. You will arrive in time for lunch and afternoon at leisure.
NB; Timings indicated are meant to act as guidelines, departure times may change especially for the game drives as it depends on wildlife sightings and climate patterns. Your safari driver guide in case of game drives and your airport representative in case of airport transfer times will advise you as you go along.