8 day lodge safari visiting Aberdare, Samburu, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara.
Day 2: Aberdare
Leave Nairobi in the morning to reach the small market town of Nyeri in time for lunch. The founder of the Boy Scouts movement, Lord Baden Powell spent the last years of his life in Nyeri and is buried here. After lunch, drive through the forest where varied species of game can be seen along the way to your tree hotel. Tonight, you will be able to watch game from your hotel balcony, which overlooks a floodlit waterhole. Overnight: The Ark or Mountain Lodge (BLD).
Day 3: Samburu
After breakfast, drive north to reach Samburu Game Reserve in time for lunch. An afternoon game drive introduces you to this beautiful and game abundant park, home to rarely found species such as the Beisa Oryx, Grevy's zebra, blue-necked Somali ostrich and reticulated giraffe. Overnight at your Lodge. (BLD)
Day 4: Samburu
Spend the day exploring the reserve and its varied species of game. Overnight at your lodge (BLD)
Day 5: Lake Nakuru
Leave after breakfast and drive past the northern tip of the Aberdare Mountains to descend into the Great Rift Valley where Lake Nakuru is located. Visit the world famous bird sanctuary of Lake Nakuru National Park. Lunch and overnight at Lion Hill or Lake Nakuru Lodge in the park. (BLD)
Days 6 & 7: Masai Mara Game Reserve
Driving across the Great Rift Valley, reach Kenya's most famous Game Reserve, Masai Mara, in time for lunch. Spend the days exploring the rolling hills and plains for a chance to spot black-maned lion, elephant, leopard, cheetah, and buffalo along with varied species of hoofed animals. Overnight at Mara Serena Lodge or equivalent. (BLD)
Day 8: Nairobi
After breakfast return to Nairobi where you arrive in time for lunch, which is served at the famous Carnivore Restaurant where all kinds of game meat can be tasted. Transfer to the airport afterwards to catch your outbound flight. In the event of a late evening flight, a day room can be provided for you to relax and freshen up before you transfer to the airport. (BL)
INCLUDES: Accommodation, meals as specified, land transportation, safari activities, airport transfers and park fees.
EXCLUDES: Any airfare, visa fees, airport taxes, alcoholic beverages, tips and gratuities, and all items of a personal nature.