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Jambo means Hello in Swahili - Welcome to Kenya, a land with the most spectacular wildlife game reserves in the world. The Maasai Mara is widely considred to be Africa's greatest wildlife reserve and this is where your journey begins.
Scattered in the vast grassland plains are herds of Zebra, Giraffe, Gazelle, and Tope. The Acacia forests abound with bird life and Monkeys. Elephants and Buffalo wallow in the wide Musiara Swamp. The Mara and Talek rivers are brimming with Hippos and Crocodiles. Experience wildlife as never before with an ultimate african adventure.
Day 01: Nairobi
Met on arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day will be at leisure. Optional excursions can be booked and paid for locally.
Day 02: Nairobi- Samburu National Reserve
After breakfast drive north to Samburu National Reserve to arrive in time for lunch. Early afternoon at leisure followed by a late afternoon game-drive.
Day 03: Samburu National Reserve
On this day you have early morning and afternoon game drive in this harshly beautiful terrain where wildlife abound especially near the river which is their only source of drinking water. The Uaso Nyiro River flows gently through the dry landscape sustaining life in this harsh land. Lunch and dinner at the lodge.
Day 04: Samburu National Reserve – Mount Kenya
After breakfast at your camp you will drive back towards the Equator to Mount Kenya National Park arriving at your lodge for lunch. Afternoon is at leisure to view game from the lodge balcony.
Day 05: Mount Kenya - Lake Elementaita with a visit to Lake Nakuru National Park
After breakfast, drive heading south-western down the escarpment to Lake Elementaita for lunch. After lunch proceed on an afternoon game drive at Lake Nakuru National Park which is world famous for its bird’s spectacle with myriad of flamingos that thrive on the algae in that shallow alkaline lake, the endangered white rhino and so much more. Dinner and overnight this day will be at Lake Elementaita.
Day 06: Lake Elementaita- Masai Mara National Reserve
Depart after breakfast at your lodge driving on the floor of the Great Rift Valley arriving at Mara in time for lunch at Sarova Mara Tented Camp followed by an afternoon game drive. Masai Mara National Reserve is the northern extension of the Serengeti ecosystem. With rolling grass fields, the scenic reserve is home to the big five and with over 500 species of bird life species having been recorded it’s also a bird watchers haven. After lunch, you will embark on an afternoon game drive at this majestic and scenic reserve.
Day 07: Masai Mara National Reserve
Enjoy a full day in the Masai Mara with morning and afternoon game-drives. Optional visits to a local Masai village and a hot air balloon are also available.
Day 08: Masai Mara National Reserve-Nairobi-Depart
Depart Mara after breakfast for Nairobi to arrive in the early afternoon. Afterwards, you will be transferred to Jomo Kenyatta international Airport to arrive in time for your outbound international flight.
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