7 days
Duration
Amboseli, MAsai Mara
Destination

Following a night in Nairobi to relax and enjoy a historic tour of Nairobi or a delightful restaurant, depart early in the morning on safari to Masai Mara. From the open plains of Masai Mara, the shimmery pink waters of Lake Nakuru and the swamps of Amboseli, this safari takes in three of the most picturesque regions in Kenya. It also provides the perfect opportunity to spot the Big-5 and to capture some diverse scenery.

 

Safari Route

Nairobi: 1 night >> Masai Mara: 2 nights >> Lake Nakuru: 1 night >>Amboseli: 2 night >> Nairobi – Fly out

Accommodation on Tour

This safari uses 3 star lodges. On occasion it may be necessary to use alternative accommodation due to local availability and road conditions.

Meals on Tour

Prices include breakfast in Nairobi; breakfast, lunch and dinner on safari; breakfast and dinner in Mombasa or all-inclusive if you are booked on an all-inclusive package.

Tour Guide

Escorted by an English driver/guide from departure from Nairobi to the End. Extensions are not escorted but assistance is provided by our local representative.

SEASONS

Contract rates are subject to change by season with the seasons for 2016 being:

  1. Peak Season – 1 July to 31 October, 22 December to 1 January 2017
  2. High Season – 2 January to 31 March, 16 June to 30 Jun, 1 November to 21 December 2016.
  3. Low Season – 1 April to 15 June 2016.
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Nairobi – Kenya
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 1 hour before the depature.
INCLUDED Meet and greet services with assistance at the airport or hotel
All transport and game drives on road safaris will be in a modern safari van (with seven window seats) with an English speaking driver-guide on private basis.
All Transfers in Nairobi
Extra lunch at the carnivore Restaurant
Meals and accommodation as specified
All park fees and government taxes
2 bottles of Half litre mineral water per person per day on game drives
NOT INCLUDED Visas, international flights and Airport taxes (clients pay direct)
Driver-guide gratuities, drinks, dining rooms tips, porterage
Personal travel, baggage and medical insurance
Additional remarks
  • We may have to re-route the itinerary or accommodate in similar lodges in case of non-availability.
  • Prices for domestic flights, airport taxes or park fees may be changed without prior notice. This is beyond our control and any increase levied will be passed to you.
Passenger Information
  • Passengers should bring only soft sided bags on safaris.

Please Note

  • The quotes are in US Dollars and applicable all year round
  • Minimum Number of Guests is two
  • In case of Beach extension/or Tanzania safari extension request for a quote
  • Child rate 3 to 11 years is 50% of the Adult Rate
  • Holiday Surcharge (Easter 25, 26, 27 & 28 March 2016 | Christmas 24, 25, 26, 31 December, 2016 and 1 January, 2017) is not included but can be provided on request.

Additional information

LocationKenya
Physicality4/10
Age12+
Groupsize1, 2, 4, 6
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Day 1: Nairobi

Upon arrival at JKIA airport you will be met by African Adventure Specialists’ staff and transferred to Fair View hotel for check in and remainder of the day at leisure.

Overnight Fairview hotel on bed and breakfast basis.

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Day 2: Nairobi - Masai Mara National Reserve

Leaving Nairobi after breakfast, you’ll travel towards Kenya’s fertile highlands and head down the Rift Escarpment on a road built by Italian prisoners of war during World War II. Look for the charming chapel they built at the foot of the escarpment. You’ll pass the impressive Longonot earth satellite station as you head across the Valley to Narok, and then travel across acres of wheat and barley, before you reach the Masai Mara and your lodge in time for lunch. There will be an afternoon game drive. Overnight at Mara Sopa lodge on a full board basis.
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Day 3: Masai Mara National Reserve

Early morning game drive game drive in the reserve returning back to your camp for breakfast. After breakfast Full day spend in the park with packed lunch in search of its popular residents like the well-known predators and their opponents like the Zebra, Wildebeest, Giraffe, Hippo and the dangerous Crocodiles with a visit to Mara river. In the late afternoon on your way back to the camp, a visit to a Masai village and a school at no Extra Cost. In the evening spend a few hours enjoying the lodges’ recreational facilities such as the swimming pool or you may take a walk with the resident lodge naturalist. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge
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Day 4: Masai Mara – Lake Nakuru

Leaving the Masai Mara after breakfast, you’ll travel across the ‘breadbasket’ of Kenya, where acres of wheat and barley litter the landscape as you head north to Narok, the district headquarters of this part of Maasailand. Now travel across the vast plains on the floor of the Rift Valley, keeping an eye out for herds of giraffe and gazelle as you head up the Mau Escarpment, before arriving at Lake Nakuru. The waters here are often coloured shimmering flamingo pink, from thousands of the beautiful birds lining its shores. After lunch at Lake Nakuru Lodge, depart for an afternoon game drive in Nakuru National Park before continuing to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge on a full board basis.
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Day 5: Lake Nakuru - Amboseli National Park

After an early breakfast you will depart with a picnic lunch leaving the Rift Valley behind, you continue towards Nairobi and then head south towards OlTukai Lodge. Then proceed with afternoon game drive in the park en route to the Amboseli arriving in the evening. Overnight at OlTukai Lodge on a full board basis.
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Day 6: Amboseli

Full day in the Park. Amboseli National Park is situated near the border of Kenya and Tanzania in the south east region of Kenya about 250 kms from Nairobi. Magnificent views of snow-capped Kilimanjaro are dominant. The best time to see it, however, is early morning or just around sunset. This is Africa’s highest mountain – some call it “the rooftop of Africa”. Game drives with all meals and overnight at Oltukai Lodge on a full board basis.
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Day 7: Amboseli National Park – Nairobi

Following an early breakfast, you’ll catch your last views of the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro as you depart Amboseli viewing game en route to the border of the park. From here turn west to the colourful border town of Namanga, where you will find some unique Maasai beadwork. Then turn north along a good tarmac road across the beautiful and seemingly never ending Athi Plains, arriving in Kenya’s bustling capital city of Nairobi by mid-day.
Kenya Classic Safari by African Adventure Specialists