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Location: Amboseli, Sweet Waters, Aberdare National Park, Lake Nakuru, Maasai Mara
Price: US$2933 per person sharing
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ESSK 016: 10 Days Combined Road & Flying Safari

Fly to Amboseli National Park for a two night stay at Amboseli Serena Lodge. Two game drives per day are included, while enjoying the spectacular back-drop of Africa’s highest mountain, Mt. Kilimanjaro. You will then proceed via Nairobi toSweetwaters Game Reserve which is a private sanctuary located at the lower slopes of Mt Kenya and which has the only Chimpazee sanctuary in the country to stay for 2 nights, then to Aberdare National Park for an overnight stay at The Ark – a tree hotel. Drive down to the floor of Rift Valley to Lake Nakuru National Park and finally to Maasai Mara Game Reserve, undoubtedly the richest game reserve in Kenya.

Daily departures subject to a minimum 2 persons booking.

  • Day 1. Nairobi/Amboseli
    Depart Wilson Airport by schedule flight to Amboseli at 0730hrs arriving at 0815hrs. On arrival, you will be met and transferred toAmboseli Serena Lodge with game drive en route. You will have another game drive after lunch. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
    Approx Transit time: 45 Min
    Meal plan: {L, D}

    Day 2. Amboseli
    Morning Tea/Coffee will be served before proceeding for an early morning game drive. The majestic and breathtaking Mount Kilimanjaro can be seen at this time. Return to lodge for late breakfast. The rest of the morning will be at leisure. After lunch, an afternoon game drive follows. In the evening a bush Barbecue dinner with entertainment by traditional Maasai dancers is the highlight of the day. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
    Meal plan: {B, L, D}

    Day 3. Sweetwaters Game Sanctuary
    Depart Amboseli in the morning by schedule flight at 0830hrs arriving Nairobi at 0915. Proceed by road through Kikuyu countryside to Sweetwaters Game Reserve, arriving Sweetwaters Tented Camp in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive, including a visit to the Chimpanzee Sanctuary, the only one of its kind in Kenya. Dinner and overnight at the luxury tented camp.
    Approx Transit time on flight: 45 Min
    Approx Transit time on road: 3 hrs
    Meal plan: {B, L, D}

    Day 4. Sweetwaters
    Spend a full day at this private sanctuary with morning and afternoon game drives, as well as visit to Morani, the tame rhino and the Infomration Centre within the reserve too. Other optional activites include guided nature walks, camel riding and a night game drive. All meals and overnight at Sweetwaters Tented Camp. Overlooking a floodlit waterhole, the camp offers visitors the opportunity to watch and photograph animals in thier natural habitat.
    Meal plan: {B, L, D}

    Day 5: The Ark
    Another morning game drive at Sweetwaters Game Sanctuary if you like, then depart for the nearby Aberdare Country Club arriving well in time for lunch. Afternoon transfer to The Ark for overnight floodlit game viewing. Set in the heart of the Aberdare National Park, this unique game lodge overlooks a floodlit waterhole and salt lick which attracts a host of wildlife – elephant, rhino, leopard, bushbuck and occasionally an elusive bongo or giant forest hog.
    Approx time on road: 1 hr
    Meal plan: {B, L, D}

    Day 6. Lake Nakuru
    After breakfast drive down to the floor of The Rift Valley to Lake Nakuru National Park, making a brief stop at Nyahururu Thomson Falls, and arriving Sarova Lion Hill Lodge in time for lunch, followed by an afternoon game drive in the park. Besides the flamingos that the lake is famous for, there are approx 400 other species of birds visiting the lake. Also, many species of game can be found in the park including the introduced Rothschild’s giraffe, black and white rhino, waterbuck, reedbuck, lion, buffalo, leopard, baboon and many species of plains game. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
    Approx Transit time: 3 hrs
    Meal plan: {B, L, D}

    Day 7: Maasai Mara
    Depart after breakfast and drive further along the floor of the Rift Valley to Maasai Mara, arriving Mara Serena Lodgein time for lunch. Afternoon game drive that introduces you to this vast game filled reserve. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
    Approx Transit time: 5½ hrs
    Meal plan: {B, L, D}

    Day 8 & 9: Maasai Mara
    Spend two days in Maasai Mara, Kenya’s most popular game sanctuary where you will have the best opportunity of spotting the Big Five (lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant).

    On one day you will go out with picnic lunch boxes to spend most of the day in the park coming back to the lodge late afternoon, while on the second day you will have an early morning pre-breakfast game drive, and another one late afternoon. There will also be an optional visit to a local Maasai village. All meals and overnight at Mara Serena Lodge
    Meal Plan: {B, L, D}.

    Day 10. Nairobi
    Depart Maasai Mara after breakfast, driving back to Nairobi to arrive approx 1300hrs. Drop at your hotel or transfer to the airport for onward flight home. End of our services.
    Approx Transit time: 5½ hrs
    Meal plan: {B}

  • 2018/2019 Prices:
    If using a Custom Safari Minibus
    High season US$3932 per person sharing
    Mid season US$3312 per person sharing
    Low season US$2933 per person sharing

    If using 4×4 Landcruiser
    High season US$4523 per person sharing
    Mid season US$3903 per person sharing
    Low season US$3524 per person sharing

    1. High Season: 16 Dec 2018 – 31 March 2019; 01 July – 15 Dec 2019
    2. Mid Season: 01 – 30 June 2019
    3. Low Season: 01 April – 31 May 2019

    Prices include
    – Transportation in a custom safari minibus with pop-up roof ideal for game viewing and sightseeing.
    – Services of a trained and experienced English speaking driver/guide
    – Fullboard accommodation in the lodges and tented camp as mentioned
    – Bottled water for use during the safari
    – Game drives and all park entry fees
    – Return airfare Nairobi-Amboseli-Nairobi
    – Airport/airstrip transfers

    Not included
    – International air transportation to and from Nairobi
    – Expenses of personal nature such as visas, travel/baggage insurance, laundry, beverages, tips etc.
    – Christmas, New Year and Easter Supplements