10 DAYS MARA, L.NAKURU, SAMBURU, ABERDARES, AMBOSELI

Best of Kenya 10 days safaris, Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru, Samburu, Aberdares and Amboseli safaris.

Day 1: Nairobi

Our Kenyan representative will receive you at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and transfer you in our safari van to Sankara Hotel where accommodation will be based on bed and breakfast only.

Day 2: Nairobi / Masai Mara

After breakfast, depart Nairobi for Masai Mara Game Reserve through the Great Rift Valley. Make a brief stop to allow you view the Rift Valley and take photos. Arrive at Mara Sopa Lodge in time for lunch. Later proceed for the afternoon game drive until sunset in search of the Big Five.

Day 3: Masai Mara

Spend the whole day in the Masai Mara plains doing game drives and on the look out for herds of wildebeests crossing the crocodile-infested Mara River. Optional evening visits to Masai cultural village to learn their culture and dances. Each visit cost USD35 per person and you pay this directly. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Accommodation: Mara Sopa Lodge

Day 4: Masai Mara / Lake Nakuru

After breakfast, depart Mara for Lake Nakuru. Lunch at Lake Nakuru Lodge followed by an extensive afternoon game drives in the park. Besides the flamingos that the lake is famous for, there are approx 400 other species of birds visiting the lake. Also, many species of game can be found in the park including the introduced Rothschild's giraffe, black and white rhino, waterbuck, reedbuck, lion, buffalo, leopard, baboon and many species of plains game. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Accommodation: Lake Nakuru Lodge

Day 5: Lake Nakuru / Samburu

After breakfast, depart for Samburu National Reserve. Brief stop at Thomsons Falls. Arrive at Samburu Sopa Lodge in time for lunch. Afternoon game drives till sunset. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Accommodation: Samburu Sopa Lodge

Day 6: Samburu

After breakfast, depart for Aberdares National Park. Arrive at Outspan Hotel in Nyeri for the 1330hrs transfer to Treetops Lodge. The Treetops Lodge overlooks a floodlit waterhole and salt lick which attracts a host of awesome wildlife at night and tourists view the wildlife from the balcony of their rooms or lodge verandah. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Accommodation: Treetops Lodge

Day 7: Samburu / Aberdares

After breakfast, depart for Aberdares National Park. Arrive at Outspan Hotel in Nyeri for the 1330hrs transfer to Treetops Lodge. The Treetops Lodge overlooks a floodlit waterhole and salt lick which attracts a host of awesome wildlife at night and tourists view the wildlife from the balcony of their rooms or lodge verandah. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Accommodation: Treetops Lodge

Day 8: Aberdare / Amboseli

After breakfast, a representative of Tree Tops Lodge will transfer you back to Outspan Hotel where you'll reconnect with your driver/guide and depart for Amboseli National Park via Nairobi. Stop at Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi for lunch. Proceed to Amboseli Sopa Lodge. Afternoon game drives till sunset. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Accommodation: Amboseli Sopa Lodge

Day 9: Amboseli

Full day in Amboseli with morning and afternoon game drives. You'll have an option to visit Maasai villages to learn their culture and dance. The Masai dancers charge a fee and you'll pay this directly if you opt to go there. Visit Masai Village in the evening to learn their culture and dance (at a cost of USD35 per person per visit and you'll pay this directly to the Masai Village). Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Accommodation: Amboseli Sopa Lodge

Day 9: Amboseli / Nairobi

Check out of your lodge at 1000hrs and depart for Nairobi. Transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to catch your international flight home.