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BVS K 016: 10 Days Masai Mara-Amboseli

 

Day 1: Nairobi - Masai Mara Game Reserve

On Arrival, you will be met and welcomed at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by our guide, after briefing, depart and drive across the floor the Rift Valley before mounting its western rim into Maasai land. Red-clad, with spears always on hand, Maasai warriors tend their herds of cattle among the wildlife, commendably unmoved by the presence of large predators. Afternoon you have the first game drive in search of wildlife. Maasai Mara is probably the best-known game reserve. Dinner and Overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge, www.sopalodges.com Meal Plan {FB}.


Day 2: Full Day in Maasai Mara Game Reserve.

Take an extensive game drive into the reserve covered with rolling grasslands dotted with acacia and hazy forested hills and riverline bush where the Mara River and its tributaries meander, a full day game drive with picnic lunch at the hippo pool on the banks of the Mara River where the crossing of the Gnus [wildebeests] takes place while the killer crocodiles awaits.

Maasai Mara is considered by many to be Kenya's finest game reserve, the 1510 sq Kms of this reserve adjoin Tanzania's well-known Serengeti, forming one eco-system. The open rolling savannah grassland of the Mara is the home of numerous wildlife species including elephant, rhino, lion, cheetah, leopard, hyena, jackal, buffalo, eland, topis, impala, gazelle, warthog and zebra. From June to September, the annual Wildebeest migration takes place when thousands of these animals sweep across the plain and seek out new grazing areas. Overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge, Meal Plan {FB}.


Day 3: Masai Mara
This is another day out, a very early wake up call to prepare for exploring other different areas of this wildlife paradise, this is to capture more actions and excitements, return to the lodge for lunch, afternoon at leisure, an evening game drive follows at 1600hrs. All meals and overnight at the Mara Sopa Lodge. Meal Plan {FB}.


Day 4: Maasai Mara Game – L.Nakuru National Park

An early morning pre breakfast gamedrive then depart Maasai Mara after breakfast and drive past the loita plains to the floor of the Rift Valley and into Lake Nakuru Nat park,  “Ornithological paradise.”  Arrive Lake Nakuru in the evening, check in at your hotel for dinner and overnight. Besides the flamingos that the lake is famous for, there are approx 400 other species of birds in the lake. Also many species of game found in the park including the introduced Rothschild's giraffe, black and white rhino, waterbuck, reedbuck, lion, buffalo, leopard, baboon and many species of plains game.  Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge. www.lakenakurulodge.org {FB}.


Day 5: Lake Nakuru National Park - Samburu Game Reserve
Depart L. Nakuru after breakfast and drive north across the equator to Samburu National Reserve with a brief stopover at the magnificent 73m plunge of the Thompson Falls, arriving in time for an afternoon game drive. The rugged semi-arid northern region with spectacular scenic landscape. The Ewaso Nyiro River dotted with doum palms meanders through the reserve giving it an oasis setting. (The Samburus are cousins of the Maasai tribe and are pastoralists) arrive in time for lunch at the camp. In the afternoon depart on an exciting game-viewing drive in search of Animals found only north of the equator that include the long necked gerenuk, Grevy zebra, reticulated giraffe, beisa oryx and the Somali ostrich. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge. www.sopalodges.com Meal Plan {FB}



Day 6: Full day in Samburu Game Reserve.

Full day in Samburu, a 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. Morning and afternoon game drives, in the mid morning, an optional visit to a local Samburu village at an extra cost of $ 20 per person. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge. Meal Plan {FB}


Day7: Samburu Game Reserve -Sweet Waters Game Reserve
After breakfast, depart for the Sweet waters Game Reserve with a game drive en route, arriving Sweetwater’s Tented Camp well in time for lunch. This Tented Camp is situated on the equator line. Afternoon game drives in the private sanctuary including a visit to “Baraka” the tamed blind rhino, the information centre and the Chimpanzee Sanctuary. Dinner and overnight at the Sweetwater’s Luxury Tented camp. Serena www.serenahotels.com Meal Plan: {FB}

Day 8 Sweet Waters
Game Reserve – Amboseli National Park
After breakfast, drive towards Nairobi and then head south across the Athi Kapiti plains, through Maasai homeland to Amboseli National Park arriving Amboseli Nat. Park in time for lunch and an evening game drive at 16.00hrs. This park is especially known for its prolific elephant population, and the magnificent Mount Kilimanjaro setting. It is a home for the wet land birds since the park is dominated by swamps. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sentrim Tented Camp. www.sentrim-hotels.com Meal Plan {FB}.


Day 9: Full day in Amboseli National Park.

Full day in Amboseli with game drives at 0630 hrs and 1600 hrs. Amboseli National Park, at the foot of Africa's highest mountain, Kilimanjaro, is one of Kenya's most popular national parks. It lies 150 miles south-east of Nairobi, very close to the Tanzania border. The snow-capped peak of Mount Kilimanjaro rising above the clouds dominates every aspect of Amboseli. Enjoy an afternoon swimming before proceeding for an evening game drive at16.00hrs. All meals and overnight at Amboseli Sentrim Tented Camp. www.sentrim-hotels.com

Meal Plan {FB}


Day 10: Amboseli Nat. Park -Nairobi.

On this day you will have your last early morning pre breakfast game drive, return in the lodge for breakfast, check out as you embark on your return journey to Nairobi.

2012 Prices Per person Sharing:
In using Custom 4X4 Safari Minibus Or: In using custom 4x4 Land cruiser.

Seasons

Per person sharing in US$

2 pax

Minibus / Landcruiser

4 pax

Minibus/ Landcruiser

6 pax

Minibus / Landcruiser

High: 16th Dec 12- 31 Mar ‘13

2559 / 3254

2193 / 2538

2070 / 2299

Peak: 1st Jul– 31st Oct/ 12

2586 / 3266

2220 / 2550

2098 / 2311

Low: 1st Apr– 15th Jun/12

2086 / 2766

1720 / 2050

1598 / 1813

Mid: 16th Jun–30th Jun 12

1st Nov – 15th Dec/ 2012

2284 / 2964

1918 / 2248

1795 / 2009

Children between 3-10yrs sharing with 2 adults @ 50% of adult price.
Children between 11-16yrs sharing their own room @ 75% of adult price.

Prices include:

Ø All Park entrance fees in the game reserves and National Parks.

Ø Experienced English Speaking driver-guide.

Ø All road transportation and Game drives using custom made Safari Minibus fitted with a two way radio communication and a pop-up roof for enhanced photography.

Ø All meals as specified in our itinerary.

Ø Full board Accommodation while on safari

Ø Airport transfer on arrival and departure.

Ø 1ltr bottled drinking mineral water per person per day while on gamedrive.

Prices exclude:

Ø All items of a personal nature such as tobacco, laundry, phone calls etc.

Ø Tips and drinks/beverages.

Ø Hot air balloon safaris.

Ø Any Other Items not mentioned above

Ø Medical/Travel Insurance



 
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