9 Days Kenya Halisi Safari

Destinations: Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru, Aberdare, Mt Kenya and Samburu

Day 1: Nairobi – Masai Mara Game Reserve

Pick up clients from their hotel and we depart from Nairobi at 8.30 am and drive through the view point of the Great Rift Valley to the Masai Mara National Reserve. This enormous reserve is actually part of the vast Serengeti plains famously known for its spectacular great wildebeest’s migration and is home of the Big Five: Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo and Rhino. Lunch at the Lodge/camp and relax before departing for the afternoon game drive. The Mara Game Reserve one of the greatest wildernesses of the world. Large mammals are varied, and easy to see. The wild animals found in the Parks are: Masai Giraffe, Buffalo, Eland and thousands of plain game including Impala, Zebra, both Thomson’s and grants Gazelles.

Dinner and Overnight at Mara Sopa, Mara Sarova, Mara Sentrim, Mara Serena Mara Siria or Olmoran Camp

Day 2: Full day exploring Masai Mara Game Reserve

Full day spent for viewing the great predators and explore the parks amazingly high concentration of wild animals. On the plains are enormous herds of grazing animals plus the elusive Cheetah and leopard hiding amidst acacia boughs. During the stay we also have an optional opportunity to visit a village of the Masai people to witness the singing and dancing that are part of their daily lives and sacred rituals. A glimpse into their homes and social structure is a poignant experience. Dinner and overnight at the lodge/camp.

Dinner and Overnight at Mara Sopa, Mara Sarova, Mara Sentrim, Mara Serena or Olmoran Camp

Day 3: Masai Mara – Naivasha

Early morning game drive. Then return to the camp/lodge for the breakfast and depart for Naivasha to located in the Great Rift Valley. Lunch is provided en route. Dinner and overnight at the Hotel in Naivasha at Sawela Lodges

Day 4: Hell’s National Park  – Nakuru

Hell’s Gate National Park lies to the south of Lake Naivasha in Kenya, North West of Nairobi.  The park which is mainly comprised of savannah ecosystem harbors a wide variety of wildlife. Some of the frequently observed animal species include. There are over 100 species of birds in the park, including vultures, Verreaux’s Eagles, augur buzzard, and swifts. African buffalo, zebra, eland, hartebeest, Thomson’s gazelle, and baboons are also common. The park is also home to klipspringer antelope and Chanler’s mountain reedbuck.

Extensive early morning game drive in Hell’s gate National park. The activities in the park involve Game viewing, Raptor nesting in cliffs, Spectacular Gorge walk, Hot springs, The Olkaria Geothermal Station, The Mervyn Carnelley Raptor Hide, Fischer’s Tower, Tourist circuits, nature trails and picnic sites. Lunch served in Naivasha then depart for Nakuru arriving in the afternoon for the game drive in Lake Nakuru National park.

Dinner and overnight Mara Sopa, Flamingo Hill Camp or Sarova Lion Hill

Day 5: Nakuru – Aderdare National park

Depart for Aderdare National park, the parks are an isolated volcanic range that forms the eastern wall of the rift valley, running roughly 100km north south between Nairobi and Thomsons Falls. Soils are red and of volcanic origin, but rich in organic matter. There are two main peaks, OlDonyo Lesatima (3,999m) and Kinangop (3,906m) separated by a long saddle of alpine moorland at over 3,000m. The topography is diverse with deep ravines that cut through the forested eastern and western slopes and there are many clear streams and waterfalls. The unusual vegetation, rugged terrain, streams and waterfalls combine to create an area of great scenic beauty in the National Park. The park is surrounded by a predominantly indigenous forest. Spend the rest of the afternoon watching wild life at the flood lit Saltlick Water hole.

Dinner and overnight at the The Ark Lodge

Day 6: Aberdare – Mount Kenya/Nanyuki

After breakfast leave your Lodge in Aberdare for a journey to mount Kenya Mt.Kenya arriving at Nanyuki town base hotel for mount Kenya for lunch followed by afternoon visit to Mau Mau caves where the freedom fighters use to hide during the second world war and nature walk along the base of mount Kenya return to your hotel.

Dinner and over in Nanyuki at Mt Kenya Safari Club or Naromoru River Lodge

Day 7: Mount Kenya- Samburu

This morning we depart for Samburu and we travel by road to Kenya’s Northern Frontier District. Wild and rugged, Samburu is fiercely beautiful with its arid savannahs watered by the lovely Uaso Nyiro River. It is also one of Kenya’s most protected areas and home to species only found north of the equator, from the reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebras, Beisaoryxes, Gerenuk gazelle and Greater and lesser kudu.

Dinner and overnight at sopa Samburu, sarova Shaba, Samburu lodge or Ashnil Aruba

Day 8: Full day exploring  Samburu National Reserve

Full day in Samburu national park. Get good opportunity to watch  the elephants, lions, leopards, and cheetahs that thrive in the reserve’s grasslands and acacia woodlands. And so the day is spent in alternating pursuits of exploration in the bush.

Dinner and overnight at sopa Samburu, sarova Shaba, Samburu lodge or Ashnil Aruba

Day 9: Samburu– Nairobi

We enjoy an early morning game drive and return to the lodge or camp for breakfast and then we depart by road to Nairobi. We have lunch en route. The rest of your afternoon is at leisure.

As we leave Africa we know that the old adage is true: you may leave Africa, but Africa will never leave you..

Safari Costs Include:

  • All hotel/airport transfers
  • Transportation in a safari Tour van with open roof hatch for enhanced photography and game viewing
  • Bottled Mineral water while in the safari
  • Accommodation at two man budget tent
  • 3 square meals on safari (breakfast, Lunch and dinner)
  • Park /Reserve Entrance Fees
  • Services of English speaking safari guide
  • All Safari game drives in the parks/reserves as per itinerary
  • All government taxes and levies

Excluded:

  • International and domestic flights
  • Visa fees for Kenya as applicable
  • Extra activities
  • Drinks-alcoholic and beverages
  • All items of personal nature
  • Any items not mentioned above

We can also arrange your stay at the beach as a combination with your safari itinerary. Talk to us and let us offer you the best package the suites your safaris.

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