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CRA-K 035: 11 Nights 12 days Best of Kenya - Aberdare - Lake Nakuru - Maasai Mara - Lake Naivasha - Amboseli - Tsavo West – Mombasa

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This tour combines Kenya's twin attractions - the Kenyan Wildlife safari and beach experience. We begin at Aberdare National Park where you find icy rivers, spectacular waterfalls, rain forests and an abundance of wildlife. On to Lake Nakuru, the flamingo belted lake and bird haven. Its also is an important refuge for endangered species. We then head to Maasai Mara, Kenya's most famous and finest game sanctuary through Lake Naivasha. Drive south to Amboseli at the foothills of Africa's highest peak - Mount Kilimanjaro. Amboseli National Park is renowned for its huge African Elephant herds. The final Kenyan wildlife park would then be Tsavo east famed as the Man - eaters lions of Tsavo. The safari terminates at Mombasa Island where you will be left enjoying activities at the beach and the leisurely pace of life at the Kenyan coast before catching your domestic flight back into Nairobi and on to your outbound flight.

Highlights: Game and Bird Watching, Lodging, Culture, Ethnic, Scenery, Wildlife, Photography, Boating, Island Adventure, Nature Trails, Rhino Sanctuary, Mzima Springs, Chyulu Hills, Shetani Lava, Picnic sites, Chaimu Rock, Ngulia Hills, Pristine Beaches.

Day 1: Nairobi – Aberdare (Lunch, Dinner)

Our representative will pick you from your hotel and brief you on the safari before proceeding to the Aberdare National Park. We depart early in the morning to the Outspan hotel passing through the industrial town of Thika and the intensely cultivated farms of the central Kenya. Lunch will be served at Outspan hotel before being transferred to the Treetops lodge one of the two famous tree hotels in the Aberdares National Park. Nocturnal game viewing is the highlight of the tree lodges such that the guests are at liberty to request to be notified in the event that a rare animal turns up at the waterhole. Elephant, Buffalo, Rhino, Leopard and Bushbuck are regular visitors.

You can take pleasure in the safety and comfort of the observation lounges which allow you to photograph the territorial charge of Rhino, protective matriarch Elephant and bounding Bushbuck. A pride of Lions have on more than one occasion made a meal of some poor unfortunate warthog to the fascinated horror of Treetops guests. The new renovated ensuite rooms are either single or twin enough to accommodate guests respectively. Dinner or overnight stay at The Treetops Lodge

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Newly renovated suite at Treetops Lodge

The Treetops Lodge at night

Day 2: Aberdare Ranges – Nakuru (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

After breakfast, transfer back to Outspan hotel to proceed with your transfer to Lake Nakuru National Park arriving in time for lunch at the lodge. This Park is world famous for its stunning flocks of lesser flamingoes which turns its shores pink. The park is also home to Lion, Warthog, Waterbuck, Buffalo, Reedbuck, 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. Dinner and overnight stay at Flamingo Hill Camp

Day 3: Lake Nakuru - Maasai Mara (Breakfast, Packed Lunch, Dinner)

A pre-breakfast game drive at the park will give us an opportunity to spot more game and bird species. We head back to our lodge for breakfast after which we exit the park and proceed to Narok and Maasai Mara Game Reserve. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge

Day 4: Masai Mara (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

After an early breakfast, we spend a full day in search of the Cats of Mara. This Reserve forms part of the Great Mara-Serengeti Eco-system. Picnic lunch will be served at the Mara River Hippo Point where Hippos and Crocodiles can be viewed basking at the river bed. 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 our lodge.

The ultimate action without doubt is the annual wildebeest exodus in July and August when millions of these grass eaters move north from the Serengeti in search of pasture 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. Hot air Balloon flight in Maasai Mara – US$ 460 per person.

Day 5: Masai Mara – Naivasha (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

After breakfast, exit Maasai Mara and proceed to Naivasha to arrive in time for lunch. The afternoon can be spent at own leisure or engage in optional activities found at this Lake region. Optional activities include but not limited to: Birding, Boat rides, guided nature walks to Crescent Island, visit to nearby Flower farms. Dinner and overnight stay at Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort

Day 6: Naivasha – Amboseli (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

After breakfast, check-out and commence a drive to Amboseli National Park to arrive in time for lunch at the lodge. An evening game drive will complete this full day and allow you to see and experience the wilds of Africa in their natural state. Dinner and overnight stay at Amboseli Sopa Lodge

Day 7: Amboseli (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

We spend a full day in the Reserve with morning and late evening game drives. Mount Kilimanjaro will provide a beautiful backdrop. A visit to a Maasai Manyatta will enrich your cultural experience with the local people who are known to co-exist with the wildlife. Dinner and overnight stay at Lodge Amboseli Sopa Lodge

Day 8: Amboseli - Tsavo East – Scenic Tour (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

As you forge ahead towards your Beach safari on Kenya coast, you can sample the last of the Bush excursion in the Tsavo East Park. Have Breakfast and then drive to Tsavo East National Park. This park is known from its huge red elephants which get the name from their red coat which is from the dust found in the park. It is a park with very good scenery including Mudanda Rock, Lugard Falls, Aruba Dam and the vast Scenes of the plains. Game drives in the park in the afternoon till dusk. Dinner and overnight at the Ashnil Aruba Lodge

Day 9: Tsavo East – Mombasa – Kenya Beach Tour (Breakfast, Dinner)

After breakfast, exit Tsavo West National Park with game drive en-route. Proceed to Mombasa arriving early afternoon. We will transfer you to a luxurious beach hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at Mombasa Serena Beach Hotel & Spa

Day 10 & 11: Mombasa – Kenyan Coast Beach Vaction (Breakfast, Dinner)

Spend full days enjoying activities at the finest beaches of Mombasa and leisurely pace of life at the Kenyan coast. Dinner and overnight stay at Mombasa Serena Beach Hotel & Spa

Day 12: Mombasa – Nairobi / Outbound flight (Breakfast)

After breakfast, you will be free (depending on flight booking) to check out.

CHARGES

Season
Adult Rate Per Person Sharing
Single Room Supplement
2 pax
4 pax
6 pax
Low season 1st April  – 30th June 
USD 3290
USD 2510
USD 2250
USD 290
High season 1st Jan – 31st Mar 1st Oct – 31st Dec  
USD 3595
 
USD 2815
 
USD 2555
 
USD 698
Peak season 1st July – 30th September  
USD 3840
 
USD 3060
 
USD 2800
 
USD 990

Children Rate Policy:

  • Children below 2 years sharing parent's room - Free of charge
  • Children between 3 -11 years sharing parent's room - 70% of adult rate
  • Children in own room - 80% of adult rate applies
  • Children aged 12 yrs and above, adult rate applies

PLEASE NOTE: This tour can be upgraded to a higher standard accommodation at an extra cost. It can also be cheaper if less expensive (but still good quality) accommodation is used. The final cost of the tour depends on your budget and preference.

NB: The above rates are subject to change without notice should necessitating factors dictate. These may be influenced by changes in government policies, intermittent exchange rates among other factors.

Above charges are inclusive of:

  • Meet and greet services
  • Return airport transfers
  • Return road transport in our customized tour van with pop up roof for game viewing
  • Game drives
  • 8 nights full board accommodation at the national parks as reflected in the itinerary
  • 3 nights half board accommodation at Mombasa Serena Beach Hotel & Spa
  • All meals as per the itinerary
  • Services of a professional driver guide
  • Park entry fees
  • Government taxes

Above charges are exclusive of:

  • Visa and any related fees
  • Hot Air Balloon Safari (this can be arranged at an extra cost of US $ 460 per person subject to price confirmation at the time of booking)
  • Medical cover & personal insurance
  • Drinks, Extra Meals, Laundry
  • Festive Seasons Supplements, Tips & Gratuities
  • Any other item not mentioned in the inclusive list

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