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BVS K 071: 8 Days Masai Mara-Duma safari

 

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 along 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 stay at the Mara Sopa Lodge, www.sopalodges.com Meal Plan {FB}.

Day 2: Full day in Masai 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, 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, about 1.8 million wildebeests and Zebras will be swelling the Mara plains in the Month of September, a full day game drive with picnic lunch at the hippo pool on the banks of the Mara River were the crossing of the Gnus [wildebeests] takes place while the killer crocodiles awaits. Dinner and overnight stay at the Mara Sopa Lodge, Meal Plan {FB}.

Day 3: Maasai Mara Game Reserve – L. Naivasha (Hell’s gate) National Park

On this early morning after breakfast, Depart Maasai Mara for Lake Naivasha, the second biggest fresh water lake in the Rift Valley. arriving at your lodge in time for lunch, in the afternoon you have a visit to the famous Hell’s gate national park. This park is famous for its natural steaming geysers and a haven for birdwatchers. The walking/ hiking give one sense of freedom, open space and a clear view of wildlife. The cliffs are breeding grounds for vultures, Verreaux’s eagles, Augur buzzards and thousands of swifts. Over 120 species have been recorded here. Or enjoy a refreshing boat cruise on the lake. This area is famous for its bird life - a breeding ground for pelicans, fish eagles, cormorants and more, proceed to the crescent island where you will have a whole afternoon guided walk safari within the many animals of the plains, it is one of the few places in all Africa where you can wander on foot among herds of zebras, wildebeest, and giraffes (No predators no fences). Lake Naivasha is another birds’ paradise. Dinner and overnight at the L. Naivasha Sopa Lodge. www.sopalodges.com Meal Plan {FB}.


Day 4 Lake Naivasha(Hell’s gate) National Park –Amboseli National Park
After breakfast, drive Via Nairobi and then head south across the Athi Kapiti Plains, through Maasai homeland to Amboseli National Park Afternoon game drive at 16.00hrs. This park is especially known for its prolific elephant population; over 3 thousand Elephants dominate this park, and the magnificent Mount Kilimanjaro setting. It is a home for Big prides of Lions, cheetah, hyena, jackal, buffalo, and the wet land birds since the park is dominated by swamps, Dinner and overnight at the Amboseli Sentrim Tented Camp.
www.sentrim-hotels.com Meal Plan {FB}.


Day 5: Full day in Amboseli Nat. 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. Amboseli 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. All meals and overnight at the Amboseli Sentrim Tented Camp. Meal Plan {FB}.

Day 6: Amboseli Nat. Park -Tsavo West National Park

After the early morning breakfast, we depart Amboseli Nat. Park to the legendary land of the "Man-Eaters" - Tsavo National Park. The 21,000 sq km park is one of the largest in the whole world. Due to its enormous size, this animal and plant heaven was divided into two parts Tsavo East and Tsavo West, for easy administration and management. This wilderness is home to over 1000 plant species, 400 bird species and more than 60 major mammal species such as lions, huge herds of buffalo, the solitary and ill-tempered Rhino and at least 7000 elephants. The park is the location of Africa's most famous adventure story "Man eaters of Tsavo", in which two lions where responsible for eating over 500 workers who where building the Uganda railway also known as the "Lunatic Line " by it's opponents in the British Parliament in 1898. The story was made famous in the 1996 movie "The Ghost and the Darkness." Enjoy your lunch, dinner and overnight stay at the Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge. www.serenahotels.com Meal Plan {FB}.


Day 7: Tsavo west National Park – Tsavo East National Park

After breakfast, leave Tsavo west for Tsavo east arrive in time for lunch, Arriving at the Lodge in time for lunch. Enjoy your first game drive at 4:00pm. Enjoy a game viewing as the animals come to drink at the water holes under the floodlights. Dinner and overnight at the Voi Safari Lodge. www.safari-hotels.com Meal Plan {FB}.


Day 8: Tsavo East National Park - Nairobi/Mombasa
After a hearty breakfast, return to Nairobi or drop off to Mombasa where you start your beach holiday.

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.

2095 / 2667

1802 / 2094

1704 / 1903

Peak: 1st Jul– 31st Oct/ 12

2117 / 2677

1824 / 2104

1726 / 1913

Low: 1st Apr– 15th Jun/12

1717 / 2277

1424 / 1704

1326 / 1514

Mid: 16th Jun–30th Jun 12

1st Nov – 15th Dec/ 2012

1875 / 2435

1582 / 1862

1484 / 1671

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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