A safari through Amboseli National Park is one of Kenya’s premier wildlife experiences. This is the best place in Africa to get close to the free-ranging elephants. Get the opportunity of a life-time to meet and interact with the nomadic Maasai tribes people, Africa’s last great warriors and have the best views of Africa highest, Mt. Kilimanjaro.
This safari can begin with Amboseli or Masai Mara depending on season.
Cost based on 2 persons sharing a double room: USD1990 per person
Child 3-12 years pays 75% of adult rate
Below 3years sharing a room with parents gets a complimentary service.
Day 1: Nairobi to Amboseli
Pick up by our professional tour guide from your hotel or Airport and transfer to Amboseli National Park arriving in time for lunch. Nairobi-Amboseli drive will take you 5 Hours’ drive.
Capped by Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak, the Amboseli National Parks is one of Kenya’s most popular parks located in the Southern Parts of Kenya.
The name “Amboseli” comes from a Maasai word meaning “salty dust”, and it is one of the best places in Africa to view large herds of elephants up close. Nature lovers can explore five different habitats here ranging from the dried-up bed of Lake Amboseli, wetlands with Sulphur springs, the savannah and woodlands. They can also visit the local Maasai community who live around the park and experience their authentic culture.
Amboseli encompasses five main wildlife habitats, coupled with a generally dry lake-bed – Lake Amboseli. These are open plains; extensive stands of yellow-barked acacia woodland; rocky, lava strewn thorn-bush country; swamps and marshes; and at the western end of the reserve, above Namanga, the massif of Ol Doinyo Orok rising to over 2,760m (8.300ft) and still for the most part zoologically unexplored.
Enjoy your afternoon game drive at Amboseli National Park. Full board accommodation is included in the tour price.
Dinner and overnight stay: at AA Amboseli Lodge.
Meal plan (Lunch & dinner)
Day 2: Full day in Amboseli
The whole day will be spent as the Park where you will get the opportunity to enjoy a morning and afternoon game drive at Amboseli National Park. Our guide can arrange for a visit to the local village at an extra charge). A walking safari can also be done within this park. Full board accommodation is included in the tour price.
Dinner and overnight at AA Amboseli Lodge.
Meal plan (Breakfast, Lunch & dinner)
Day 3: Amboseli to Lake Nakuru
After breakfast, you will be transferred to for Lake Nakuru National Park arriving in time for late lunch at 1430 HRS
Between 1500 HRS-1800 HRS you get to enjoy an Afternoon/Evening Game drive at the park.
Lake Nakuru is located is part of Lake Nakuru NP on the floor of the Great Rift Valley, surrounded by wooded and bushy grassland, lies the beautiful Lake Nakuru National Park. It is one of the best locations to enjoy the fabulous water birds and other bird species. It provides a spectacular view the birds from the renowned Baboon Cliff, where you get an excellent view over the lake, and the wonderful spectacle of pink flamingos along its edge. Lake Nakuru National Park is ideal for bird watching, hiking, picnic and game drives.
The park is home to warthogs, waterbuck, buffaloes, reedbucks, and the occasional leopard. White and black rhinos were introduced to the park some years ago and you may find white rhino at the southern end. The park has also retained its reputation as an ornithologists’ delight with more than 400 species of bird found here. Enjoy your game drive at Nakuru National Park. Evening game till 1800 HRS. Full board accommodation included in the tour price and
Dinner and Overnight stay: Flamingo Hill Luxury Camp or Lake Nakuru Lodge.
Meal plan (Breakfast, Lunch & dinner)
Day 4: Lake Nakuru to Masai Mara
Depart after your morning breakfast for Maasai Mara Game Reserve. The next two days will be spent game viewing, with the option of early morning hours or in the evening as this is when you have the best chance of seeing animals. On clear days, the Mara offers fantastic orange tinted sunsets and you will definitely want to capture this moment while sipping on a sun-downer back at your lodge. The Mara reserve traverses 1510 sq km of incredible wide-open landscapes and fertile woodland following the looping meanders of the Mara and Talek rivers. Wherever you go in the Mara you will see a frequent amount of wildlife such as Maasai giraffe, baboons, warthogs, bat eared foxes, grey jackals, spotted hyena, topis, impala, wildebeest. Elephants, buffaloes, zebras and hippos also exist in great numbers. It is also common to see lions either basking after a heavy meal, or surveying the plains for their next meal. Cheetahs and leopards are harder to spot but are still reasonably common. Dinner and overnight at AA lodge Mara.
Day 5: Full day in Masai Mara
The ultimate action here is without doubt the annual wildebeest exodus in July and August when millions of these grass eaters move north from the Serengeti in search of lusher grass before turning south again in October. Balloon trips are an entirely outstanding way of seeing the Savannah plains and the wildlife after which you come back down for a beautiful champagne breakfast. These trips can be arranged at our office upon booking. Full board accommodation is included in the tour price at AA lodge Mara.
Day 6: Masai Mara to Nairobi
Enjoy your early morning Game Drive at Maasai Mara. Depart after your game drive to Nairobi arriving in time for your flight back home.
Meal plan (Breakfast & Lunch)