6 Days - Karibu Africa Safari

mount kenya

This customised Africa Safari starts on a high note at Aberdare National Park, a phenomenal place to absorb the wildlife wonders of our planet. This 767 sq kms paradise is found high in the clouds, at an altitude from 1829m to 4001m above sea level. There is a 99% chance that you will treasure your visit to Mountain Kenya till your last day on earth. It features snow caped peaks, stunning scenery and a well-balanced ecosystem. At Lake Naivasha, you will enjoy a guided boat ride and bird watching excursion. The trip ends with a visit of Masai Mara for a great wildebeest migration spectacle. If you wish to make some changes to this Africa Vacation Package, we can make it happen in a way that suits your interests and beats your expectations.

 Day

Highlights

Overnight

Day 1

Arusha- Drive to Lake Manyara

Lake Manyara

Day 2

Drive from Manyara to Serengeti

Serengeti National Park

Day 3

Full Day at Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park

Day 4

Drive from Serengeti to Ngorongoro conservation Area

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Day 5

Full Day at Ngoronoro Conservation Area

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Day 6

Departure- Arusha

Day 1:  Arrival in Nairobi and drive to Aberdares National Park.

On your arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will Meet our Umoja Motherland tours driver/ guide who will brief you about the Safari. Then drive you to Aberdares National Park Well known to the world as the home of succession where in came a princess and out went the Queen of England while at Treetops lodge, Aberdares is a land of fortune and diversity. The Park got its name from Lord Aberdares, one of the founder members of the Royal Geographical Society. Lunch at the hotel and enjoy your afternoon and evening watching wildlife from the hotel terrace as they come to drink water at the waterhole.

Dinner and overnight at either of the following hotels in Aberdares

Option 1:-Luxury 5Star Hotel: The Ark Lodge

One of the most exhilarating features of this colonial styled hotel is the sweeping view of the waterhole from the large balcony on each of its three floors. The view of wildlife from here is up front and personal, with sightings impressive sightings of buffalos, warthogs, waterbucks and hyensa. You will face over 20 elephants literally under your nose. You won't have any interruptions as you watch them drink, eat, play, snuggle and bathe in a natural comfortable environment.

The lodge is well laid out and sorrounded by a jungle. Its rooms are exquisitely decorated. They are not that spacious but certainly clean and cozy. The same applies to the bathroom. The lodge has an elevated walkway for watching the birds at close range. While there, the manager will give you an gripping enlightment about the park and its animals. You can ask him as many questions as time allows.

Day 2: Aberdares to Mount Kenya National Park

After breakfast drive to Mount Kenya National Park. Along the way, we shall have panoramic views of coffee farms and tea farms before arriving at the lodge around mid-day and in time for lunch. Enjoy afternoon and evening watching wildlife from the hotel terrace as they come to drink water at the waterhole.

Dinner and overnight at Serena Mountain Lodge,a luxury 5 star Hotel

This award winning estate of luxury sits at 2,134 metres above sea level, in the forest zone of Africa's second highest Mountain, Mountain Kenya. It offers endearing panoramic views of the flora and fauna that can't imagine staying any where else apart from this snow caped sanctuary. These include forest elephants and buffalos that come to it to quench their thirst. At night, you will hear sounds of all nocturnal mammals, reptiles and birds that you can imagine of an African Mountain lying in the tropics.

All rooms at Serena have a viewing balcony and comfy seats where you can unwind as you watch animals gather at the salt lick by the water hole.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at the hotel.

Day 3: Mount Kenya National Park to Lake Naivasha

After breakfast drive to Lake Naivasha arriving for lunch, check in to your hotel. After lunch enjoy afternoon boat ride and bird watching in Lake Naivasha.

Dinner and overnight at either of the following hotels in Naivasha

Option 1:-Luxury 5Star Hotel: Great Rift Valley Lodge

There's something for everyone at this luxurious lodge built on the Eburru, a mountain in Masai land that sits at about 7,000 feet above sea level. This high elevation affords it spectacular views Lake Naivasha, Mount Longonot-a jagged volcanic crater and ranges of Aberdare Mountains.

The quality of its 18 hole golf course is superb.It's one of the only three places on earth where you can tee off with zebras standing a stone throw away.

Option 2:-Mid/Standard 4Star Hotel: Lake Naivasha Country Club

This 55-acre property, it is found on an escarpment of the Great Rift Valley, less than one hours drive from Nairobi city. It is perfect for honeymooners, family travellers and holiday seekers. The was established in 1930s but thanks to an incredible transformation, it looks like an establishment of 1990's.

It has an eye-catching wooden entry, with a priceless view of the splendid Crescent Island which is home to zebras, giraffes and wildebeest. The bonus is Lake Naivasha Lake.  

Option 3:-Budget 3Star Hotel: Fish Eagle Inn

The rooms here are nice and clean. They have a refrigerator and a coffee maker for your refreshment. Each room has an air conditioner to keep temperatures from over shooting.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at the hotel.

Day 4: Lake Naivasha to Masai Mara Game Reserve

After breakfast drive to Masai Mara Game Reserve, Lunch at your hotel and enjoy afternoon game drive in the Game Reserve.  Masai Mara is famously known for the annual Great Wildebeest Migration which is one of the natural wonders of the World. The reserve also has a variety of Wildlife and different bird species dominated by the Big five(Elephants, Lions, Leopards, Rhinos and Buffalos), chances of seeing the Big cats like Lions, Leopards, Cheetahs are high as Mara is a dream safari place to be.

Optional Afternoon Visit to a Masai Cultural Village: This afternoon, join the Masai dancers donning their African regalia and the jingling on their feet, flow by the rhythm of African beats and dance to their tunes that will leave you refreshed. Cost is $25 per person. (Price guaranteed only with advanced booking)

Dinner and overnight at either of the following hotels in Masai Mara

Option 1:-Luxury 5Star Hotel: Keekorok Lodge / Sarova Mara Game Camp/ Mara Azure Haven.

Keekrok is a 5 star hotel in the midst of natures best kept secrets. The warm welcome by the staff will make you feel like a queen returning back home. The genuine smiles on their faces leaves you with a certain feeling that you were right to chose coming here.

Option 2:-Mid/Standard 4Star Hotel: Mara Simba Lodge/Mara Sopa Lodge.

The warm welcome by the staff will make you feel like a queen returning back home. The genuine smiles on their faces leaves you with a certain feeling that you were right to chose coming here.

Option 3:-Budget 3Star Hotel: Olmoran Tented Camp.

The communal dining and campfire experiences of this camp adds to the overall phenomenal atmosphere. The guide at the sight will get you to perfect spots for the viewing wildlife. On finding them, he won't rush you, allowing you to enjoy moments that will leave you with tears of joy.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at the hotel

Day 5: Full Day in Masai Mara Game Reserve

Breakfast in the hotel and depart for a full day game drive with picnic lunch boxes or enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in Masai Mara Game Reserve with lunch break in between the game drives.

Optional Masai Mara Balloon Ride: for those going for the balloon safari, you will be going for the early morning balloon, you will be picked at the hotel by the Balloon Company at 5.30am and drive to the balloon launch site where you will gather for takeoff. Enjoy early morning ballooning over the plains, getting a bird’s eye view of the game below as the sun creeps slowly over the horizon. After approximately one hour aloft, the balloon lands while a breakfast is being prepared for us nearby. The smell of bacon, sausages and eggs drift on the breeze as we sample exotic Kenyan fruits and homemade pastries and, if you wish, glasses of bubbly to toast our flight, a tradition initiated by the Montgolfier brothers. Cost Per Person: $480. (Price guaranteed with advanced booking)

Dinner and overnight at either of the following hotels in Masai Mara

Option 1:-Luxury 5Star Hotel: Keekorok Lodge / Sarova Mara Game Camp/ Mara Azure Haven.

Option 2:-Mid/Standard 4Star Hotel: Mara Simba Lodge/Mara Sopa Lodge.

Option 3:-Budget 3Star Hotel: Olmoran Tented Camp.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at the hotel.

Day 6: Departure

Breakfast in the hotel and drive to Nairobi, Optional lunch at a city restaurant (own arrangement-Pay direct).

Transfer to airport in time for your home bound flight.

Meals: Breakfast Only.

Inclusions:

  • Arrival and departure airport transfers in Nairobi.
  • 1 night stay in Aberdares National Park on Full Board Basis.
  • 1 nights stay in Mount Kenya National Park on Full Board Basis.
  • 1 night stay in Lake Naivasha on Full Board Basis.
  • 2 nights stay in Masai Mara game Reserve on Full Board Basis.
  • Custom-made 4WD Safari Vehicles.
  • All Activities as per the itinerary.
  • We offer Safari game drivesas per the itinerary.
  • National Parkand Game Reserve entrance fees are covered.
  • English-speaking driverswill guide and inform you during the safari.
  • Throughout the safari, we ensure you have drinking water.
  • Exclusive private useof the vehicle .
  • We offer 24 hour support throughout the safari, should you need anything