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Itinerary: The Great Tour - Memorable Safari in Kenya

The Great Tour  - Memorable Safari in Kenya

Kenya’s major wildlife viewing areas are Amboseli National Park, Aberdares National Park, Lake Nakuru or Lake Naivasha and Maasai Mara.

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The Great Tour  - Memorable Safari in Kenya

Tour Summary
This is 8 days 7 nights tour of Kenya’s major wildlife viewing areas. In Amboseli National park – you will see huge herds of elephants for 2 days. If the sky allows clarity and the clouds give way, while still at Amboseli you will see top of Africa’s highest mountain – The Kilimanjaro. You then drive northwards to Aberdares forests, to Lake Nakuru and finally to the Maasai Mara Game Reserve.

Day 1: Arrival Nairobi
On arrival at Jomo Kenyatta Airport, met and transfer to the respective Nairobi hotel. We do not guarantee use of hotel rooms before noon. At 19.00hrs, transferred to Carnivore Restaurant for dinner. Overnight at The Stanley Hotel/ Holiday Inn/Fairview hotel.

Day 2: Drive from Nairobi to Amboseli
Breakfast at the Hotel. Early morning depart for drive via Namanga to Amboseli National Park, to arrive for lunch at the respective Lodge. Late afternoon game viewing drive. Dinner and overnight at Ol Tukai Lodger or Amboseli Serena Lodge.

Day 3: Day in Amboseli
Early morning and late afternoon game drives in Amboseli National park. All meals and overnight at Ol Tukai Lodge or Amboseli Serena Lodge.

Day 4: Drive from Amboseli to Nairobi to Aberdares
After breakfast, drive back to Nairobi to arrive in time for lunch. Lunch at a Nairobi restaurant. After lunch, proceed to Nyeri - to Outspan Hotel. Late afternoon transfer, in lodge shuttle vehicles, into the Aberdare National Park - to the Treetops for a night of game viewing, from the Lodge precincts. Dinner & overnight at The Treetops.

Day 5: Drive from Aberdares to Lake Nakuru or Lake Naivasha
Board the return shuttle transfer to Outspan Hotel for breakfast. After breakfast depart for the Rift Valley arriving for lunch at a Lodge in Lake Nakuru National
Park. Late afternoon game viewing & bird watching drive.Dinner and overnight at Sarova Lion Hill/ Lake Nakuru Lodge/Flamingo Hill camp. Or Early evening drive to Lake Naivasha area for dinner and overnight at Lake Naivasha Simba Lodge or Great Rift Valley Golf Resort.

Day 6: Drive from Lake Nakuru or Lake Naivasha to Maasai Mara
After breakfast commence drive west past Mount Longonot and via Narok to the Maasai Mara National Reserve to arrive for lunch at the respective Lodge/Camp. Late afternoon game viewing drive. Dinner & overnight at Mara Simba Lodge/Sarova Mara Game Lodge/Siana Springs/ Ilkeliani Camp.

Day 7: Day in Maasai Mara
Early morning and late afternoon game viewing drives in this Reserve, with spectacular sceneries and diverse wildlife. Dinner & overnight at Mara Simba Lodge/Sarova Mara Game Lodge/Siana Springs/ Ilkeliani Camp.

Day 8: Drive from Maasai Mara to Nairobi – Depart
After breakfast at the Lodge/Camp, embark on your return journey to Nairobi. On arrival in the early afternoon, you will be dropped off at the The Stanley Hotel /Holiday Inn / Fairview Hotel. Later transfer to the Airport for scheduled International departure flight.

Price includes:
Arrival and departure transfers to and from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
Bed and breakfast accommodation on the first day where applicable.
Use of customized safari vehicle with Pop up roof for game viewing and photography
Guaranteed window seats for every participants.
All entry fees where applicable in the parks, reserves and sanctuary
Full board meal plan while on Safari – breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Bottled water – 1 per person per day
Services of an experienced English - Speaking driver guide (other languages on request)
Game drives as per the program
Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver
All government taxes applicable
Dinner/lunch at Carnivore restaurant.

Price excludes:
Hot air Balloon flight in Maasai Mara or Amboseli
Extras at the lodges –tips, drinks, telephone, laundry or any other personal expenses
International flight into/out off Kenya
Entry Visa to Kenya
Departure tax

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