11 Days10 Nights Classic Kenya Luxury Safari

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3rd Nov 2017
Photo of 11 Days10 Nights Classic Kenya Luxury Safari 1/2 by Josphat Mwema
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Classic Kenya Luxury Safari

This is a prolific holiday vacation featuring Kenya’s best national parks that will enable you see all that Africa has to offer, no wonder Kenya is themed “The safari country” starting from the northern part down south to the coastal part you are surely going to enjoy the stay in Kenya and enjoy the hospitality that comes with it. The Kenya Luxury safari mixes Kenya wildlife adventures and culture safaris. At the end of this classic safari you will be booking your next Kenya vacation

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION – Nairobi

DEPARTURE TIME – Please Ready by 6: 30 AM for a prompt departure at 7:30 AM

RETURN TIME- Approximately 2:30 PM.

WEAR – Comfortable clothing, boots, hat, jacket, Camera, Binocular and sunscreen.

Avavailability All through the year

Pricing Per person

Minimum Travelers 2

Departure location

From the airport or your place of stay

Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi (D)

On your arrival and clearing customs and immigration formalities; – you are met and transferred to Hotel situated in the city Center. Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, has grown since 1899 from a simple Uganda Railway construction camp named “enairobi” in Masai language (meaning a place of cold water in reference to the cold waters of the Nairobi River) to the modern center for commercial, financial, manufacturing and tourist activity in East Africa. It replaced Mombasa as Kenya’s capital in 1907 and became a city in 1950. Today, its population is well over 2.5 million. Both the Great North Road (Cairo to Cape Town) and the Trans-African Highway (Mombasa to Lagos) pass through Nairobi. Overnight: Hotel

Day 2

Day 2: Samburu Game Reserve (B, L, D)

Early in the morning you will be picked up from your hotel in Nairobi to take you through the dramatic semi-arid scrub land of the Northern frontier region of Kenya. You will be able to view the sisal and pineapple plantations en-route. You will arrive just in time for lunch at Samburu safari lodge tented camp after checking in. Take an afternoon game drive in the park and view several animals including a third of Kenya’s giraffe species and the rare reticulated giraffe which is only found in the northern parks, gravy’s zebra blue shanked Somali ostrich, beisa Oryx, vulture, and guinea fowls among others. Meals and overnight stay are at the Game Lodge.

Overnight: Lodge

Day 3

Day 3: Samburu Game Reserve (B, L, D)

You will have a full day in Samburu with morning and evening game drives. After breakfast we will head out for a game drive and see many animals graze. This is a semi-arid park and has got lots of trees, water, and shades which entice wildlife. You will also get to see the famous “Big Five” that is lions, elephants, leopards, rhinos, buffaloes, and many more. Meals and overnight stay will be at the Game Lodge.

Overnight: Lodge

Meals: Bed, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4

Day 4 Sweetwater’s (B, L, D)

After breakfast drive to tent camp which lies in the heart of the privately ranch covering about 22,000 acres. When you will be staying here you shall enjoy the wonderful views across the bush to the snow-capped peaks of the famous Mt. Kenya that is Kenya’s highest point rising to 16,900 feet above sea level. The camp overlooks a floodlit waterhole that presents visitors with an unforgettable opportunity to watch and photograph game while in their natural habitat. You will also get the opportunity to visit the Sweetwater’s Chimpanzee Sanctuary which lies on 200-acres, driving here take about 15 minutes from the camp. The main reason for the setup of this sanctuary was to take care of orphaned and abused chimps; it has a population of about 26 chimps.

Overnight: Tended Camp

Meals: Bed, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5

Day 5 Naivasha (B, L, D)

Depart after breakfast and drive to Naivasha where you will be arriving in time for lunch at the lodge. Lake Naivasha is a freshwater lake in Kenya, outside the town of Naivasha in Nakuru County, which lays North West of Nairobi. It is part of the Great Rift Valley. The name derives from the local Masai name Nai’posha, meaning “rough. Naivasha is home to 1000s of bird species. After lunch enjoy an afternoon boat ride and visit hells gate national park

Overnight: Lodge

Day 6

Day 6 Masai Mara (B, L, D)

Depart Early in the morning at around 7 30 a.m. for Masai Mara Game reserve to arrive in time for lunch. Although not Kenya’s largest park, Masai Mara Game Reserve offers undoubtedly the best concentrations of wildlife in an area just above 1,800 sq km (almost 700 sq miles) it was established in 1961 and adjoins the Serengeti in Tanzania forming the northern end of the great migration eco-system. This is the traditional land of the Masai people, who are nomadic herders and opt for the traditional lifestyle. Habitats within this park include the forests along the banks of the Mara and Talek Rivers, savannah and acacia forests. These habitats are home to a great variety of game including lion, leopard, cheetah, zebra, wildebeest (gnu), giraffe, buffalo, jackal, eland, gazelles, impala and elephant. This is the only place in Kenya where topi are common and you will see them standing sentinel on old termite mounds. Hippopotamuses and crocodiles are plentiful in the rivers and the bird life is also abundant (about 53 species of birds of prey alone have been recorded). Overnight will be spent at the tented camp.

Day 7

Day 7 Masai Mara (B, L, D)

Today you have two game drives an early morning game drive before breakfast and an afternoon game drive. The rest of your day is at leisure at the Lodge to enjoy the amenities at your disposal. Overnight will be spent at the tent camp.

Overnight: Lodge

Day 8

Day 8 Nairobi (B, L, D)

After breakfast an early morning breakfast you shall depart for Nairobi to arrive in time for lunch at the Carnivore restaurant renowned for its variety of game meat, Overnight at Nairobi Hotel

Overnight: Hotel.

Day 9

Day 9 Amboseli (B, L, D)

After breakfast an early morning breakfast you shall depart for Nairobi to Amboseli National reserve at the foot of snowcapped Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak. Arrive in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive is taken.

Day 10

Day 10 Amboseli/Tsavo East (B, L, D)

After breakfast a morning check out, then do game drive to this park where Mount Kilimanjaro background offers good photographic scenery coupled with animals on the ground, Arrive at Tsavo East National Park, which is renowned for its large number of elephants and the famous “man eating” lions. We will then arrive at Lodge, where you will check-in and have lunch. In the afternoon you will experience another game drive in Tsavo East before returning to the lodge for your overnight stay.

Overnight at Lodge.

Day 11

Day 11 Tsavo East/ Nairobi (B)

After an early morning game drive and breakfast at the lodge, you will depart to Nairobi and arrive in the afternoon to catch your flights back home.

Inclusion

 Accommodation as per itinerary

 National Park fees

 Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)

 Professional guide

 Hotel/port pickup and drop-off

 Small-group tour

 Transport by air-conditioned minivan

 Drinking Water

Exclusion

 Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

 Gratuities (recommended)

 Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

 Laundry

 International flights

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