Kenya

Classic Kenya

Highlights

Samburu - Rift Valley Lakes - Masai Mara - Indian Ocean Coast

Introduction

Outline Itinerary

Day
1. Depart UK.
2. Arrive Nairobi. Fly to Samburu. Overnight at a lodge.
3. Game drives.
4. Fly to the Rift Valley. Safari activities. Overnight at a lodge.
5. Safari activities.
6. Fly to the Mara. Safari activities. Overnight in a tented camp.
7. Safari activities.
8. Safari activities.
9. Fly to the coast. Overnight at a hotel of your choice for 5 nights.
14. Morning at leisure. Late afternoon return flight to Nairobi and connect with your international departure.
15. Arrive UK.

Cost

This suggested itinerary is just an example of possibilities available for trips to this area. Price is dependant on season, standard of accommodation and length of stay. Please contact us for more specific pricing.

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Description

This classic tour of Kenya starts with a scheduled flight north past Mt. Kenya to Samburu. The arid lands of the north primarily support wildlife around the rivers and Samburu National Park is no exception with numerous animals seen in the vicinity of the Ewaso Nyiro River that borders the southern edge of the park and it is here that the lodges and camps are located. Beyond lie interesting hills to discover. Samburu is worth visiting to see the herds of elephant but also specialties such as Grevy's zebra and in particular Beisa oryx that will not be seen elsewhere on this trip.

The great Rift Valley is your next stop and is reached on another Air Kenya scheduled flight. The region is characterised by the number of lakes, freshwater Naivasha with its hippos and bird life, small Elementaita, the soda lake of Nakuru where you will see flamingoes and in the national park, rhinos. Also in the area is the very scenic Hell's Gate National Park which supports a variety of game. You can also take the very enjoyable walk down the gorge here for an interesting excursion away from the vehicles.

Moving on again you come to the perhaps the highlight of the safari, the Masai Mara. The rolling grasslands and small riverine woodlands make for world renowned wildlife viewing. Your days will be spent seeking special wildlife encounters and are generally geared towards to your wishes. Specially adapted 4x4 vehicles usually take between 4 or 6 persons although you can request a private vehicle for an additional cost. This is truly Africa at one of its best and you will be sure to have a memorable stay here before flying off to the coast to stay a beach hotel of your choice.

Note. Dependent on flight times you may need a night on arrival in Nairobi. This can easily be arranged.

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