Kenya Bush & Beach
9 Days Safaris
Aberdares - The Ark, Lake Nakuru - Pelican Lodge, Maasai Mara - Olmoran, Naivasha - Naivasha Sopa, Amboseli, Tsavo West Ngulia Safari Lodge
Day 1: Aberdares - The Ark
After Break fast Check out and driver and depart to Aberdares National Park its a 2.5 hour drive to the the Ark Hotel enrout through the industrial town of Thika and the intensely cultivated farms of the central Kenya. .Aberdares National Park is situated in the central highlands of central Kenya. The 767 km2 park cuts through valleys and deeply forested habitat and slopes in the western region. The Black Rhino is among the wildlife you will spot in the park together with elephant, sykes monkey, colobus monkey, leopard, baboon and occasionally the bongo antelope - found in the bamboo forest - and the lion. The eland and serval cats are to be found higher up in the moorland. Wildlife and bird viewing is not all the park offers; picnicking while bird viewing the over 250 species of birds including the eagles, plovers, the Jackson’s Francolin and the monkey eating crowned eagle is a must do. Trout fishing in the park rivers and waterfalls is available. Camping together with walking are ample activities to compound the park experience.
13:00Hrs Arrive in time for lunch,lunch will be served at your lodge and relax at leisure.
16:00Hrs Afternoon game drive till late in the evening.
18:00Hrs Return to the lodge for Dinner and overnight at The Ark Hotel/Aberdares/Out Span
Day 2: Lake Nakuru - Pelican Lodge
08:30Hrs After breakfast check out and drive to Lake Nakuru National Park .Lake Nakuru National Park is situated in the Rift Valley region of Kenya and comprises of the blue-green Lake Nakuru, bushy grasslands and yellow acacia woodlands, the Great Rift Valley Escarpments hills and ridges. The park’s swamps and marshes are home to water birds including the famed pink flamingo and around 450 terrestrial bird species. The buffalo, white rhino, zebra, giraffe, hyena and over 56 mammal species are in abundance. Your stay is in world class lodges such as the spectacular Sarova Lion Hill Lodge or Lake Nakuru lodge. Alternatively you have the option of pitching in special campsites namely Reedbuck, Nyuki, Nyati, Rhino, Soysambu, Chui and Naishi.
13:00Hrs Arrive in time for lunch, lunch will be provided at your lodge.
16:00Hrs Afternoon Game drive till late in the evening.
18:30Hrs Return to the lodge for Dinner and overnight Pelican Lodge/Sarova Lion Hill/Cool River Hotel.
Day 3: Maasai Mara - Olmoran
08:30 Hrs After breakfast check out and Drive to maasai Mara National Reserve enrout Great Rift Valley .The Maasai Mara offers wildlife in such variety and abundance that it is difficult to believe: over 450 species of animals have been recorded here. You will easily see lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephant.It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savannah- lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures
13:00Hrs Arrive in time for lunch,lunch will be provided at your lodge and relax at leisure.
16:00Hrs Afternoon game drive within the reserve till late in the evening.
18:00Hrs Return to the lodge for Dinner and overnight at Olmoran Tented Camp/Mara Leisure Lodge/Mara Simba
Day 4: Maasai Mara - Olmoran
06:00Hrs (Optional ballon safari drive take the opportunity to fly over the Mara in a Hot air Balloon provided at extra cost).
06:30Hrs Early Morning game drive at the reserve.
08:30Hrs Return to the lodge for late breakfast relax at leisure.
10:00Hrs Enjoy a full game drive till late in the evening.
18:00Hrs Return to the lodge for Dinner and overnight at your lodge Olmoran Camp/Mara Leisure /Mara Simba.
Day: 5 Naivasha - Naivasha Sopa
08:30Hrs After Breakfast and depart to Lake Naivasha.
12:30Hrs Arrive time for lunch.lunch will be served at your lodge, Afternoon relax at Leisure
15:00Hrs Afternoon Optional boat ride and visit to crescent Island can be provided at an Extra Cost. Crescent Island game park is Lake Naivasha’s best kept secret. The beautiful and private park offers guides that take you on a guided walk. The park is accessible from the road or by boat and hosts bird-life in unimaginable abundance: fish-eagles, cormorants and pelicans form a great population of the aves.
Your walk leads you to the trails of gazelle, waterbuck, zebra and wildebeeste, that freely move from the mainland to the island as the park is unfenced. You will also spot the hippo resting in the water during the day or a lazy python full after a kill. A sunset walk in the park is a photogenic moment eternally to be engraved in your memory.
18;30Hrs Return to the lodge for Dinner and overnight at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge/Sawela Lodge/Kiangazi Camp
Day 6: Amboseli
08:00Hrs After break fast check out and drive to Amboseli National Park.Amboseli sits on the lower slopes of mighty Mount Kilimanjaro - Africa’s highest - whose peak lies across the border in Tanzania.
It is quite an experience to see Kilimanjaro hovering above the clouds in an early morning.
The animal pictures arising against the dramatic backdrop of the mountain will thrill the photography enthusiast. Amboseli is renowned for its huge elephant herds. You will also see buffalo, black rhino, zebra, wildebeest and other plain animals.
13:00Hrs Arrive in time for lunch, lunch will be served at your lodge and relax at leisure.
16:00Hrs Afternoon game drive within the park.
18:00Hrs Return to the lodge for Dinner and overnight at your lodge AA Lodge/ Amboseli Sopa.
Day: 7 Amboseli
06:30Hrs Early morning game drive in the park.
08:30Hrs Return to the lodge for late break fast.
10:00Hrs Enjoy a full day game drive till evening.
18:30Hrs Return to the lodge for Dinner and overnight at your lodge AA Lodge/Amboseli Sopa.
Day8: Tsavo West Ngulia Safari Lodge
08:00Hrs After breakfast check out and depart via the Sheitani lava flow for Tsavo West National park.Tsavo West National Park is a world renown wildlife viewing spot. Here you lay eyes - and lenses - on the almost extinct basra reed warbler, corncrake, bufalloes, leopards, cheetah, lions, hippos, rhino and elephant, crocodiles, vervet monkeys, antelope, baboons and giraffes. This park is also a birdwatcher’s paradise and the range of flora is truly captivating: vast acacia dot the woodland and grassland connected to the scrubland through riverine vegetation. Rocky ridges in the park are a major geo-physical attraction added together to the Mzima Springs, the source of Mombasa’s water. These springs are recharged daily with hundreds of millions of litres of crystal clear water by underground streams emanating from Chyulu Hills. At Mzima, you will view all sorts of animals gathering for a drink particularly in the dry season. You will be able to spot the crocodiles and the hippo
12:30Hrs Arrive in time for lunch, lunch will be served at your lodge.
16:00Hrs Afternoon Game drive till evening.
18:00Hrs Return to the lodge for Dinner and overnight at Ngulia Safari Lodges/ Kilaguni Serena.
Day 9: Tsavo East Ashnil Aruba
0800 Hrs After breakfast Check out drive to Tsavo East National Park
12:00Hrs Arrive in time for lunch, enjoy your lunch at the lodge and relax at leisure
16:00Hrs Afternoon game drive till late in the evening
18:30 Hrs Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight Ashnil Aruba/Voi wildlife
Day 10: Depart Nairobi
08:00HrsAfter breakfast check out and drive back to Nairobi.On arrival drop off to the Airport for your flight End of Gofan Africa Services!
- Drive in an execellent safari tour van
- All reserve and entrance Park fee
- Safari lodges based on full board
- Meals as per itinerary.
- Service of an English speaking driver
- Game drives as per the Itinerary
- Complimentary bottle on drinking
- Hot air Balloon flight in Masai Mara.
- Extras at the lodges - tips, drinks,
telephone, laundry or any other personal
- Flight from your country to Kenya