Nairobi -chyulu - Amboseli - Borana - Samburu - Mt Kenya - Naivasha - Mara - Tanzania Manyara - Ngorongoro - Nairobi
Best for couples & family getaways.Carefully selected, tried and tested luxury accommodation ensuring each meets our high standards of quality, character and service. The itinerary is comfortable and time-saving flights between destinations.
Day 1: Arrival Nairobi
On arrival at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International you will met by our representative to accompany you to the Villa Rosa Kempinski Nairobi. Offering the perfect fusion of European luxury and Kenyan hospitality, Villa Rosa Kempinski is a unique destination where guests can spend time relaxing or working.
Day 2: Chyulu- Ol Donyo Waus
This morning fly over the scenic open plains of Chyulu Hills with views of snow capped peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro. You will be met by a representative and transferred to the Ol Donyo Waus Lodge, set on the private Mbirikani Group Ranch, located between Tsavo East and Amboseli National Parks, Ol Donyo sits among the foothills that border the Chyulu Hills National Park. Explore this beautiful slice of Africa – owned by a community of about 4 000 Maasai – on twice-daily game drives, guided walks, horse riding and mountain biking excursions. There are also several conservation and community out-reach programmes for guests to take part in.
Day 3: Chyulu- Ol Donyo Waus
Today you will awaken to the sights and sounds of Africa; spend this full day with a variety of activities like, Game drives, guided walks in spectacular open plains, acacia woodland and volcanic hills. Horse rides- there are a selection of horses for beginners and experienced riders. Cultural visits to Masai village and Game viewing from blinds built over water holes. Dinner and overnight at Ol Donyo Waus.
Day 4: Amboseli - Tortillas Camp
Todays' destination is Amboseli National Park, transfer to Tortilis Camp. Nestled in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, Amboseli is home to the legendry Masai tribesmen and is world famous for its tremendous variety of big game. A spectacular and exciting afternoon game drive. Stay tonight at Tortilis Tented camp. Rustic style and supreme comfort are the hallmarks of Tortilis. Kilimanjaro dominates the view from every direction animals are seen browsing in the grasses and drinking at the waterhole directly outside Tortilis is nestled comfortably under huge spreading acacia tortilis trees are the thatch-covered tents. The luxurious tents are spacious and each has a private veranda from which to enjoy the view.
Day 5: Amboseli - Tortilis Camp
Amboseli is big game country, elephant, Antelope, Zebra, Wildebeest, buffalo and giraffe. Full day game drives which will introduce you to the intense beauty and drama that fills each day here. Return to Tortilis for a steaming bath, cocktails and sumptuous dinner.
Day 6: Amboseli - Nairobi - Nanyuki- Borana
After breakfast, transfer to the airstrip by the lodge vehicle for your scheduled flight to Nairobi to connect Nanyuki airstrip. You will be met by a representative from Borana Lodge and transferred to the Lodge, lunch at the Lodge. Borana Ranch lies at the foot of Mount Kenya, just sixteen miles from the equator and 6,500 feet above sea level. The lodge is the on the edge of the Samngua valley with panoramic views of Mount Kenya, the Borana plains and Ngare Ndare forest. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Borana Lodge.
Day 7: Borana
Spend a full day at Borana and its environs, which constitute one of most beautiful parts of Kenya. Activities include game drives, game walks with an experienced guide, horse riding, game blinds and mountain biking. Dinner and overnight at Borana Lodge.
Day 8: Borana Lodge- Larsens Tented Camp
Today you head north through the quaint town of Isiolo. Here in the Samburu / Shaba, you will see wildlife not found in the south. Somali Ostrich, Grevy's Zebra, the reticulated giraffe and the gerenuk gazelle. An afternoon game drive. Spend the night along the banks of beautiful Uaso Nyiro River at the luxurious Larsens Tented Camp.
Day 9: Larsens Tented Camp
Further exploration of this fascinating reserve awaits you. Two game runs are planed today as you travel the world's most spectacular and exciting terrain. Dinner and overnight at luxurious Larsens Tented Camp.
Day 10: Mount Kenya Safari club.
Today depart Samburu Game Reserve and drive to the exquisite Mount Kenya Safari Club. Sprawled on the slopes of majestic Mount Kenya, this exclusive and private club offers an experience of refined elegance and luxury and unparalleled anywhere in the Continent. All the amenities you would expect from an excellent establishment are here, including riding stables, golf, trout streams, tennis and sauna. While lounging at the pool, one may indulge the senses in an endless display of beauty, from the towering snow-capped mountain, to the kaleidoscope of colors, which surround you in the sea of gorgeous flowers. Dinner and overnight at Mt.Kenya Safari Club.
Day 11: Mount Kenya Safari Club
Today enjoy a game drive to the secluded heart of Ol Pejeta Ranch and Rhino Reserve. (this optional at extra cost) Apart from offering an excellent opportunity to get close to the endangered black Rhino, Ol Pajete is home to lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and plenty of other savannah game. The reserve provides a fascinating opportunity to study and learn about the rhinos, and to experience them up close. After the game viewing return to Mount Kenya Safari Club for another superb dinner and dream-laden evenings sleep.
Day 12: Mt Kenya Safari Club- Lake Naivasha ( Loldia House )
Depart Mt Kenya Safari Club and drive through scenic floor of the Great Rift Valley on to Lake Naivasha to arrive in time for lunch. Loldia House evokes a sense of nostalgia reminiscent of a slower, more gracious time – where playing croquet on the lawn and nights spent chatting around a roaring fire were commonplace. Lying on one of Kenya’s oldest farms, Loldia is within arm’s reach of everything from dormant volcanoes and beautiful lakes to the spectacular canyons and hot springs at Hell’s Gate National Park (which was the inspiration for scenes from the original Lion King movie). Afternoon optional activities: Tennis, golf, angling, swimming & croquet, boat excursions & horse riding, stunning views of Lake Naivasha & Mount Longonot, Idyllic lodge in a bird-lover’s paradise, see animals like the colobus monkey, endangered white rhino, lion & leopard, between june - august you will witness millions of pink flamingo. Dinner and overgnight at Loldia House .
Day 13: Lake Naivasha- Lake Nakuru
Depart Lake Naivasha and drive to Lake Nakuru National Park to arrive in time for lunch. Game viewing in the afternoon. Lake Nakuru is one of Kenya's most popular National Parks because of its Rhino sanctuary and its home to millions of flamingos. Dinner and Overnight at Sarova Lion Hill.
Day 14: Nakuru / Masai Mara Game Reserve
Today our safari will lead us to the jewel of Kenya parks, the Masai Mara Game Reserve. Masai Mara is justly one of the best-known wildlife areas in Kenya. Here the herds of elephants browse amongst rich studded grasslands. Thompson's gazelle, zebra, eland and many more species of Savannah game offer a rich choice for predatory lions, leopards and cheetahs. Nevertheless, even this richness of fauna and untouched life of Africa; continuing as it has for thousands of years, is secondary to the Mara; s annual migration of wildebeest. The spectacle of more than a million of these creatures moving as a great mass is the most breathtaking sights in nature. You will arrive in the Mara in time for lunch. After an afternoon siesta, proceed for evening game viewing. Dinner and overnight will be at Little Governors Camp.
Day 15: Masai Mara game reserve
The sheer enormity of the Mara and the abundance of exotic wildlife offer endless opportunities for excitement. Today we spend this Full day in natural paradise among Zebra, giraffe, buffalo wildebeest, antelope and gazelle. We will encounter prides of lion resting in the shade of acacia trees or lying low in the tall grass, in wait for the next prey. There is a good chance of spotting cheetah and if you are lucky, the shy leopard. There is no better way of seeing the Masai Mara than from a balloon gently drifting over the rolling Savannah as the first rays of morning sunlight warm the plains below. The flight lasts approximately one hour and includes a sumptuous bush breakfast. (Optional)
Extensive afternoon game drive, included in the cost is full board accommodation; game drives daily or applicable local activities, transfers from the local airstrip and local laundry. Dinner and overnight at Little Governors Camp.
Day 16: Masai Mara - Lake Manyara.
This morning fly via Nairobi to Arusha; continue to lovely Lake Manyara, mahogany forest, mars, grass and scrubland. Over 350 species of birds populate the magnificent tangle of vegetation. Afternoon game drive, you can look for the famous tree-climbing lions, a sight you will definitely not forget! Dinner and overnight at Kifaru Lodge.
Day 17: Lake Manyara- Ndutu Lodge
Depart Lake Manyara and drive to Ndutu Lodge to arrive in time for lunch. Game drive around Lake Ndutu .Dinner and overnight at Ndutu Lodge or similar.
Day 18: Lake Ndutu - Ndutu Lodge
Full day at Ndutu with game drives & Serengeti National Park. Dinner and overnight an Ndutu Lodge or similar.
Day 19: Ndutu-Ngorongoro
After breakfast, proceed to Ngorongoro crater. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge.
Day 20: Ngorongoro
After breakfast decent into the crater floor by special four-wheel drive vehicles for a full day of game viewing. Only ten miles in diameter, the crater is a spectacular haven of Wildlife; it has the greatest concentration of wildlife than anywhere else in Africa. A picnic lunch will be taken at the crater. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Serena lodge.
Day 21. Ngorongoro:
Morning crater tour and then transfer back to the airport to Nairobi to connect for international flight.