(2004 Travel Writer of Year)
Today is your arrival day. A Rahhalah Representative will welcome you at Jomo Kenyatta airport and escort you to Kenya’s Hilton Nairobi.
Overnight at Hilton Nairobi or similar (4*)
Breakfast and at 8.00 a.m. drive north through pineapple plantations , crossing the Equator to Samburu Lodge set amidst trees on the banks of the Uaso Nyiro River. Lunch and afternoon game drive. In addition to elephant herds & lions, you can expect to see some of Samburu’s unique “northern species”; reticulated giraffe, beisa Oryx, Grevy’s zebra and the graceful long-necked gerenuk.
Dinner & overnight at the lodge ( 4*)
Today you will take both morning & afternoon game drives ( 6:30 am and 3:30 pm)to see more of Samburu’s typically “northern species”. The park’s vivid colors & sharp contrasts between sky, bush & sand make Samburu a photographer’s paradise. Bird enthusiasts are well rewarded too with the abundance seen here. If you are lucky, we may see a Leopard as well!
Dinner & overnight at the lodge (4*)
Breakfast & at 8.00am drive to Sweetwater’s an exclusive 5-star camp with magnificent views to the snow capped peaks of Mt. Kenya, and overlooks an illuminated waterhole. Lunch and at 3.30 pm afternoon game drive including a visit to the Chimpanzee Sanctuary.
The riverline forest and savannah grasslands that make up the sanctuary are home to 26-orphaned Chimpanzees varying in age from 2 to 15 years.
Dinner and overnight at Sweetwater’s Tented camp or similar (5*).
(220 kms; 3, 5 hrs)
Breakfast & at 8.00 am drive to Thompson’s Falls to view the 73 m plunge into the Great Rift Valley & to Lion Hill Lodge for lunch. At 3.30 p.m. tour of Lake Nakuru park, famous for its pink flamingos as well as being a sanctuary for the endangered black rhino.
Dinner and overnight at Lion Hill Lodge or similar 5*.
(325 kms; 5,5 hrs)
You will have an early breakfast and at 7.30 am we drive 325 kms to Masai Mara Game reserve – home to lion, elephant, cheetah, buffalo, zebra, antelope and giraffe. You arrive for lunch at Keekorok Lodge and after then you go for a 3.30 pm afternoon game drive.
Dinner & overnight at Keekorok Lodge or similar 5*
Today you do both morning and afternoon game drives in this 1800-sq-km Game Reserve of rolling plains, woodlands and rivers that makes up Masai Mara triangle – one of the world’s richest wildlife sanctuaries. We visit Mara River to look for hippo and crocodile.
Dinner and overnight at Keekorok Lodge or similar 5*.
Full payment should be made 30 days prior departure.
Note: All services stipulated above are subject to availability at the time of booking / reservation. All prices are subject to change.