Tour Name: Exclusive Kenya and Zanzibar escape
Tour Code: JKLBB054
Duration: 15Days | 14Nights
Departure Days: Daily Departures with exclusive use of vehicle and driver/guide.
Mode of Vehicle: Safari is either in a 7 Seater Tour mini van(2WD/4WD)with a pop up roof or a 4x4 LandCruiser at a supplemented cost.
Itinerary:Samburu, Aberdares, Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha, Maasai Mara, Amboseli, Zanzibar Island
Day 1.Nairobi- Samburu.
Depart Nairobi in the morning for Samburu National reserve crossing the Equator and driving through changing terrain to the rugged semi-desert region in the northern Kenya.Though harsh,it is blessed with species rarely found elsewhere.arrive in time for lunch at lodge.Afternoon game drive to search for the stars of Samburu. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Sopa lodge/Samburu Serena lodge/Similar.
Full day in Samburu with morning(6;30am) and afternoon (1500hrs)game drives .Search for the "Stars of Samburu" that is ,rare liver red reticulated giraffe, Grevy's Zebra, Beisa Oryx, Blue flanked Somali Ostrich, Vulturine Guinea Fowl, Longneck Gerenuk. See braving lions on the grass, Cheetah, Leopards among plenty of other plains game. (optional visits to Samburu villages). All meals and overnight at Samburu sopa lodge/Samburu Serena lodge/Similar.
Day 3.Aberdares (Treetops/The Ark).
Breakfast at a lodge and drive to the shoulders of Mt. Kenya arriving at the Outspan Golf & Country Club for lunch. After lunch transfer by lodge vehicle to the Treetops Lodge where from the lodge balcony you view game that often visit the floodlit waterhole and saltlick--e.g elephants,rhino,buffalo and giant forest hog. Dinner and overnight onboard the Tree Lodge/The ark.
Day 4.Lake Nakuru National Park.
Depart Treetops lodge for breakfast at Outspan Golf & Country Club and depart for Lake Nakuru via Thomson falls arriving in time for lunch,afternoon(1500hrs) game drive inside the "Pink lake" referred so for it's thousands of pink flamingos and other birdlife-it's a Bird watchers paradise. It has a surprisingly number of animals, all the "big five" except the elephant can be seen here, Dinner and overnight at Sarova lion Hill/similar.
Day 5.Lake Naivasha.
Morning game viewing at the Pink ,it is rhino sanctuary and a bird watchers paradise, drive to the Baboon Wildlife lodge safari in maasai mararocks at the edges of the Park, look for warthogs and water bucks as you leave the Park for Breakfast at lodge, Afterwards depart for the adjacent Lake Naivasha in the Great Rift Valley. Lake Naivasha is one of the gems in a necklace of Rift Valley lakes, has a variety of bird life and hippo colonies. Lunch, Rest of the day at leisure or take optional boat rides to explore the lake. Dinner and overnight at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge/similar.
Day 6.Masai Mara.
Breakfast at the lodge and depart for the famous Masai mara crossing the loita plains, see red clad masai warriors tend their multi-coloured herds amongst plains game. Arrive Mara in time for lunch at lodge.Afternoon (1500hrs)game drive inside Kenya's most scenic Park where you are almost guaranteed of confronting all the" Big Five". Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge/Similar.
Day 7.Masai mara National Reserve.
Breakfast at lodge and leave with picnic lunches for a full day game drive inside the Park. Search for wild game black manned lion for which Mara is famous for, cheetah, buffalo, wildebeest,zebra,leopard,grants gazelle are quite common, even the rare rhino might come out of the thicket for you, hyenas are plentiful,Extend your drive to the hippo point where schools of hippo submerge on the approach of vehicles only to surface seconds later to shot and gamble their displeasure as the crocodiles sunbathe on the river banks mouths agape.Meals and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge/Similar.
Day 8.Masai Mara.
A full day to explore the beauty of the plains of Mara in your morning and afternoon game drives.All meals and overnight at Mara Sopa lodge/Similar. Between meals there is optional visit to the maasai villages for an insight to their culture if clients so wish.
Day 9.Masai Mara-Nairobi-Amboseli.
Breakfast at lodge and depart with game viewing enroute as you leave the park for the main Narok Road. Arrive Nairobi for lunch for enroute lunch, After lunch you proceed to Amboseli at the foot of the mighty snow-capped Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak, Game viewing enroute to Amboseli Sopa Lodge/Amboseli Serena/similar lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 10.Amboseli National Park.
Morning (6;30am) and afternoon (1500hrs) game viewing drives in the photogenic Park Amboseli is a famous for huge herds of "Tuskers" and hosts a great number of other game including the lion, the splendid cheetah and a variety of Birdlife.Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge/Amboseli Serena lodge/Similar.
Day 11.Nairobi-Zanzibar Island.
Depart for Nairobi after breakfast, arriving in the afternoon at around 1300 hours.Board your flight and cross the Indian ocean to the "spice Island" Zanzibar Island. Visit the historical Island, Beach Resort and rich plantations of " Gold of Zanzibar" (Cloves), Sultans Palaces, Old Shirazi ruins, Persian baths and the infamous stone town reminding of the exotic past, see Red Colubus monkeys that are found no where else in the world.Arrival in Zanzibar and transfer to Dhow Palace hotel or similar for accommodation.
Day 12-14. Zanzibar
At Leisure/ Watersports or take optional activities that can be arranged from your hotel. Accommodation at your hotel.
Day 15.Flight back.
Board your flight back to Nairobi Where we will be waiting to meet you and see you off as you connect your flight to the next destination.
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Using Sopa Lodges...
Price For each of 2 persons sharing USD3465
Price For each of 4 persons sharing USD3098
Price For each of 6 persons sharing USD2980
For April-June and November-Dec Kindly enquire
Daily departures,minimum in 2 persons.
Transportation in tourist minibuses with HF Radio communication and pop-up roof for easy viewing and photographing. Full board accommodation on safari based on twin sharing, All park entrance fees, services of English speaking skilled and experienced driver/guide, extensive game drives in the national parks, Free Nairobi airport transfers,Accommodation in Zanzibar on H/B and transfers.
Nairobi overnight,Local flight Nairobi to Zanzibar and back,Alcoholic drinks, beverages, Airport departure Tax, tips, visas, laundry, drinking mineral water, Personal Toiletries, international flights, personal & baggage insurance. optional activities or items of personal nature.