10 Days - Wilderness Safari

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Do whatever it takes to Visit Kenya, save, rob, pray or sell off one finger!! It is full of gems that can’t be missed, and that's exactly what this Kenya Holidaya package will treat you to. Among the destinations you will visit include; Lake Nakuru where you will spot the huge population of wildlife to which its heaven on earth; Giraffes, Hippos, Burchell’s zebras, Thomson’s Gazelles, Olive baboons, Vervet monkeys.

In Masai Mara, you will experience the annual wildebeest migration, one of the Seven Wonders of the World(also known as Masai Mara Migrataion). At Amboseli, you will find an elephant ecosystem like no other in the world. The tour climaxes with a visit to Kenya's biggest National Park-Tsavo East and Tsaavo West. Here, you will find rugged volcanic hills, dense acacia woodland and black lava flows. This makes it an incredible treasure for photography tours.

The package features a mix of both luxury safari's of Kenya and budget Kenya tours, and anything in between.

 Day

Highlights

Overnight

Day 1

Arrival and Overnight in Nairobi

Nairobi 

Day 2

Drive to Lake Nakruru National Park

Lake Nakururu National Park

Day 3

Drive to Masai Mara Game Reserve

Masai Mara Game Reserve

Day 4

Full day at Masai Mara- Game Drives

Masai Mara Game Reserve

Day 5

Drive to Lake Naivasha

Lake Naivasha

Day 6 

Drive to Amboseli National Park

Amboseli

Day 7 

Full Day at Amboseli –Game drives

Amboseli

Day 8 

Drive to Tsavo East National Park

Tsavo East National Park

Day 9 

Tsavo East to Tsavo West National Park

Tsavo East National Park

Day 10 

Departure

Day 1:  Arrival and Overnight in Nairobi

On your arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will meet the Umoja Motherland tours safari driver-guide. He will brief you about the safari, then transfer you to your city hotel for overnight. Lunch and Dinner on own arrangements; pay direct.

Overnight at either of the following hotels in Nairobi

Option 1:-Luxury 5Star Hotel: The Boma Hotel

Though less than 5 years old, this hotel has indeed established itself as a major player in Nairobi's big league of hotels. This is thanks to the expert training that it's staff get in partnership with Swiss Business School for International Hotel & Tourism Management Education, a powerhouse hospitality training institution. This quality training is reflected in the competence with which its staff execute every task with a great of professionalism and attention to detail.

The hotel's founders have a big heart and donate over 20% of annual profits to International Red Cross.  

Option 2:-Mid/Standard 4Star Hotel: Park Inn by Radisson Hotel Nairobi

This is one of the 10 most safe hotels in Nairobi. The security team at its entrance and lobby do a thorough check. It's rooms have a fresh appearance with a bluish colour theme. They are beautifully furnished with two cormfy chairs at a spot where you can behold panoramic view of the city. From the sockets, WiFi, bathroom lights to the air conditioning system, everything works.

Option 3:-Budget 3Star Hotel: Eastland Hotel Ngong Road

This hotel continues to come highly recommended and with good reason. Among the things that make it unique is its speciality in offering treats inspired by Chinese traditions. You can explore lots of chinese cuisines and enjoy Chinese therapeutic-bath. If you wish to leave lighter, you can shade off some weight by relaxing in the ever-clean sauna and steam rooms. If you wish to have a recreational experience, you can play billiards, table tennis and or karaoke.

Meals: Breakfast Only the next day.     

Day 2: Nairobi to Lake Nakuru National Park

After breakfast drive to drive to Lake Nakuru National Park heading straight for a game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park. The park is home to largest Rhino population, Lion Hills, Makalia waterfalls, unique vegetation, Picturesque landscape, yellow acacia woodlands and a wide range of birds the most famous being Flamingos and Pelicans. The National Park was formed to protect, its stunning flocks of lesser flamingo which literally turn its shores pink. These millions of flamingos seek their food in the salty deep-green waters of Lake Nakuru. The park is indeed a birds’ paradise hosting over 500 species.

Dinner and overnight at either of the following hotels in Nakuru

Option 1:-Luxury 5Star Hotel: Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge/ Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge

This elegant lodge is cleverly laid out along the Lion Hill, a natural treasure with panoramic views of the beautiful flamingos of Lake Nakuru. It is a bit more rustic than others in its surrounding. It blends harmoniously with the natural landscaping highlighted by tall acacia trees where nests of weaver birds dangle and meandering walkways.

Option 2:-Mid/Standard 4Star Hotel: Lake Nakuru Lodge

Every minute of your stay here will be nothing short of WOW. You will feel the serenity and thrill of being surroundings with all sorts of animals. Each of the 95 deluxe rooms here are fully fledged bathroom and a balcony.

You will fall in love with the cultural programs in the evening. The live dance performance and music adds life to the place and shows what destination Kenya has to offer in terms of art.

Option 3:-Budget 3Star Hotel: Pelican Lodge

This lodge occupies a pristine shore of Lake Elementaita, an area with huge flocks of pelican birds. It is luxuries gift to you. It is made of 12 cottages and 48 deluxe rooms, both of which have all amenities you need for a comfortable stay; king size beds, reading area, ensuite bathrooms. The bonus is a private balcony where you take in the beauty of the park.

If you have a weakness for eco-friendly accommodations, the cottages will wow you with their natural materials and thatched roofs.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at the hotel.

Day 3: Lake Nakuru 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 Wildebeest migration which takes place annually and is one of the World’s natural wonders. The reserve is also known for having a diversity of different animal species like the big five (Elephants, Lions, Leopards, Rhinos, Buffalos), cheetahs, hyenas, Topis, warthogs etc. Mara is full of surprises, as while on the game drives chances are you may land on the big cats feeding or even hunting, such epic moments are found no were else.

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 4: 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 5: Masai Mara Game Reserve to Lake Naivasha

After breakfast drive to Lake Naivasha arriving for lunch. 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 travelers 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 6: Lake Naivasha to Amboseli

Breakfast and drive to Amboseli National Park famous for its spectacular view of the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro (weather permitting). Arrive in time lunch at your hotel and afternoon game drive in the park

Optional visit to a Masai cultural village at US $25 (price guaranteed only with advanced booking).

Dinner and overnight at either of the following hotels in Amboseli

Option 1:-Luxury 5 Star Hotel: Amboseli Serena Lodge

The hotel is found in an acacia grove by a long a spring fed by Mountain Kilimanjaro's snow caped peaks. The hotel's spirit and decor is inspired by the nomadic way of life of the Masai tribe living in the neighborhood of Amboseli National Park.

In the 1980's Amboseli faced desertification, a disaster that was starting to shrink its swamp areas. This inspired Serena to plant over 1.2 million trees, a herculean effort that has born rich fruits, allowing acacia woodlands to regenerate and thereby provide habitats for birds and monkeys.

Option 2:-Mid/Standard 4Star Hotel: Amboseli Sopa Lodge

Amboseli's forest cover makes Sopa lodge, which sits on 200 acres of land, a cool oasis in an otherwise hot environment. It has  40 rooms with 2 queen size beds. All its rooms overlook beautiful settings with vervet monkeys everywhere. They are beautifully linked with nature's sights and sounds. The lodge is complete with a big swimming pool where you can swim lots of laps.

Option 3:-Budget 3Star Hotel: AA Lodges Amboseli

This homely Lodge prides in having a three-tier architectural design. It has astounding scenery and clear view of Mt Kilimanjaro and it's huge herds of elephants. The location of it's tents in the park will provide you with a strong connection with nature.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 7: Full Day in Amboseli National Park

Breakfast in the hotel and depart for a full day game drive with picnic lunch boxes or enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in Amboseli National Park with lunch break in between the game drives. Amboseli National Park, at the foot of Africa's highest mountain, Kilimanjaro, is one of Kenya's most popular national parks.  It lies 150 miles south-east of Nairobi, very close to the Tanzania border. The snow-capped peak of Mount Kilimanjaro rising above the clouds dominates every aspect of Amboseli.

Dinner and overnight at either of the following hotels in Amboseli

Option 1:-Luxury 5 Star Hotel: Amboseli Serena Lodge

Option 2:-Mid/Standard 4 Star Hotel: Amboseli Sopa Lodge

Option 3:-Budget 3 Star Hotel: AA Lodges Amboseli

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 8:  Amboseli to Tsavo East National Park

After breakfast drive to Tsavo East National Park famous for Man Easters lions that attacked and almost brought to a halt the construction of Kenya-Uganda Railway. It is also home to Lugards falls, Yatta Plateau, Large herds of elephants Rhinos, Big cats, Hirola (Hunters Hartebeest) and other wildlife.

Dinner and overnight at either of the following hotels in Tsavo East

Option 1:-Luxury 5Star Hotel: Satao Safari Camp

If you love the thought of the thought that wild animals are separated from you by a fraction of an inch of canvas, you won't regret staying at Satao. It is located under a small forest of Acacia Robusta. In rainy seasons, it is lush and green. This abundance of food attracts countless herds of buffalos, elephants, plus a spectacle of bird life.

Its 20 tents are well spaced to offer guests privacy. Their bathrooms have a free standing tub next to large windows. This allows one to view wild game even while taking a shower.

If you wish to recharge your gadgets, each tent is well appointed and with functioning sockets.

Option 2:-Mid/Standard 4Star Hotel: Ashnil Aruba Lodge

The lodge comprises 46 deluxe ensuite guest rooms and 6 semi detached cottages which are built out of stones. Aruba sits on the northern bank of the Voi River overlooking the famous Aruba Dam where a conference of animals is seen all year.

Option 3:-Budget 3Star Hotel: Ndololo Camp

At Ndobolo, you will find luxury tented camps, warm service and surprise visits by wildlife. You will fall in love with the cultural programs in the evening. The live dance perfomance and music adds life to the place and shows what destination Kenya has to offer in terms of art.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.              

Day 9:  Tsavo East to Tsavo West National Park

After breakfast drive to Tsavo West National Park. The Park has over 60 species of mammals and over 400 birds species. The Park is famous of its dramatic sceneries, Mzima Springs & underwater hippo watching, Rhino Sanctuary, and its “red elephants”. Spend a full day in this park, lunch at your hotel and enjoy afternoon game drive in the Game Reserve.

Dinner and overnight at either of the following hotels in Tsavo West

Option 1:-Luxury 5Star Hotel: Voyager Ziwani Camp

This luxurious lodge presents itself impressively and shows evidence of great standards of upkeep. It lies on the edge of a small dam on Sante River, right next to one of the gates of the park. Check in is a swift affair, partly because all the information provided at booking is reflected on the registration form. It has a large and very complete main building.

Each room has a walk in wardrobe, a secluded terrace and a large bathroom that is more relaxing than that of so many five star city hotels. At night you will hear hippos mowing grass along the river.

Option 2:-Budget 3 Star Hotel: Rhino Valley Lodge

This lodge is fairly lard, with 6 standard rooms, 10 luxury rock rooms and a campsite, but the layout and design of the accommodation units together with restaurant spaces, make the place even at full house-never seem like a busy property that is crowded with tourists.

On arrival, you will be welcomed with cold scented towels to cool off your face and wipe down sweat and dust.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 10: Departure for airport

Inclusions:

  • Arrival and departure airport transfers in Nairobi.
  • 1 night stay in Nairobi on Bed and Breakfast Basis.
  • 1 night stay in Lake Nakuru National Park on Full Board Basis.
  • 2 nights stay in Masai Mara game Reserve on Full Board Basis.
  • 1 night stay in Lake Naivasha on Full Board Basis.
  • 2 night stay in Amboseli National Park on Full Board Basis.
  • 1 night stay in Tsavo East National Park on Full Board Basis.
  • 1 night stay in Tsavo West National Park on Full Board Basis.
  • Custom-made 4WD Safari Vehicles.
  • All activities as listed in the program
  • 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