DAY 1: DELHI – NAIROBI
In the morning transfer to International airport to board flight to Nairobi. Arrival at Nairobi; meet and assist by our representative outside customs hall and transfer to Kenya Comfort Hotel for check in and some time to freshen up, before start the day’s program.
10h00 : Drive to Kenya Wildlife Service headquarters where you will be met by a Senior Warden and taken on a walking –tour through this unique setting.
The Safari Walk provides a perfect start to a safari in Kenya by creating awareness, understanding and appreciation of Kenya’s variety of wild animals, birds and plants in their surroundings and their interdependence and relationship to mankind. Here visitors are offered a closer interactive and recreational wildlife experience.
Lunch at the Rangers Restaurant.
Afternoon, we shall visit the National Museum where you will be taken on a guided tour by one of the Museum directors.
Important exhibits here include Dr. Leakey’s work on Archaeology and history of the land.
Return to the KENYA COMFORT HOTEL Dinner and overnight.
DAY 2 NAIROBI – THIKA – THE ARK
Breakfast at the Hotel.
After breakfast leave for Thika – the rural farmlands.
Here we shall walk around a Coffee Plantation, twinned with Macadamia Nut plantation and factory.
Proceed to the Aberdares for a late lunch at the Outspan Hotel.
Later transfer to the THE ARK– a unique treehotel built in the heart of the Aberdares National Park.
Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
DAY 3 ABERDARES – LAKE NAKURU ( 3 HRS )
Breakfast at the Treetops and then rejoin your safari guides at the base hotel.
Proceed to Lake Nakuru National park, one of the most famous alkaline lakes in the bed of the Great Rift Valley.
En-route cross the Equator and also stop to observe the scenic Thomson Falls.
It is the world’s largest ornithological spectacle and sanctuary for the Greater and Lesser flamingoes with millions of birds turning the lake pink, hence known as the pink lake. The lake is at the base of the Great Rift Valely and surrounded by the Lake Nakuru National park, a mixed landscape of acacia woodland and cliffs providing a habitat to over 400 bird species. Animals found here are hippo, lion, leopard, jackals, and a sanctuary for the famous Rothschild giraffe and both the black & white rhino. Additionally, baboon cliff gives you a panoramic view across the lake and a beautiful picnic site.
Check-in at the LAKE NAKURU LODGE.
Afternoon game drive.
Dinner and overnight.
This evening, a park ranger will give you a talk on Conservation and various issues impacting our Environment.
DAY 4 LAKE NAKURU–MASAI MARA (5H30 )
Early breakfast and we drive to Masai Mara National Reserve.
Masai Mara the world’s renowned wildlife area for its vast number of plains game and their associated predators and breath-taking vistas and panoramic views of vast rolling plains. Mara has virtually all animals to be found in Kenya. In every direction in the Mara, there are the seemingly endless herds of game. It boasts of the largest population of lions in Kenya. Among animals found here are: buffalo, rhino, hippo, cheetah, leopard, lions, zebra, gnu, gazelles, warthog, and giraffe among others.
The spectacular annual migration of a million plus wildebeests follows the rain north.
Check-in at the MARA SENTRIM CAMP for lunch.
Afternoon game drive form 15h30 to sundown.
Dinner and overnight at the Camp.
DAY 5 MASAI MARA
06h30 : Early morning game drive followed by breakfast.
Activity: After breakfast we drive out of the larger game reserve territory and meet up with a team of Masai Morans (young men) who will take us on a walking excursion through their farms and villages. This is a very interactive and educating experience.
We shall also visit a local school and interact with the school children of this area.
Picnic lunches will be provided.
In the afternoon continue with game-viewing.
Return to the camp by sundown.
A BBQ dinner around a campfire will close a most rewarding day.
Overnight at the CAMP.
DAY 6 MASAI MARA – NAIROBI – DEPART
Early morning proceed for game drive followed by breakfast.
Thereafter drive to Nairobi.
Continue to Nairobi for a late lunch at a selected restaurant.
Some free time before transfer to the airport for your return flight.