This classic safari is the perfect opportunity to observe most of Kenya’s scenic highlights, including the Rift Valley Lakes and views of Mount Kilimanjaro’s snowy peaks. The safari then ends in the Zanzibar with its stunning sandy beaches, warm Oceans and many fascinating islands to explore.
The stay in the Zanzibar can be extended to include yacht charters etc.
Day 01: Nairobi BB
Upon arrival in Kenya's capital city you are transferred to the spacious Safari Park Hotel, situated in a fashionable suburb, away from the hustle and bustle of the city center, for bed and breakfast for one night. The hotel has several restaurants, a swimming pool, a casino , a night club, and several restaurants including Indian, Oriental, Italian and the Nyama Choma which is a specialty wild game restaurant with a show. The rooms are very large, and could be safely called de luxe. In the gardens there are many exotic trees and plants which are identified by plaques.
Day 02: Nairobi - Masai Mara Game Reserve
[6 Hours approximately]
Leave Nairobi after breakfast, and drive through farming country and up through the Great Rift Valley escarpment to the Masai Mara Game Reserve arriving in time for lunch. This Reserve is one of Africa's best known wildlife areas, and is part of the Serengeti ecosystem. A land of undulating hills and rolling grasslands it supports a large animal population. Even a casual visitor is treated to the sight of lions in prides sometimes numbering more than thirty beasts with a handsome black maned male in dominance; a cheetah at great speed runs down its prey; a leopard in the lower branches with its kill.
In the Mara river there are crocodiles sunning themselves on the banks, and hippos playing in the water. Elephant, Cape Buffalo, Giraffe, Topi, Gazelle are all in abundance, and during the months of July to September the great migration of wildebeest and zebras spill over from the Serengeti.
The sight of these beasts legging it across the Mara River, avoiding both the crocodiles in the river, and the predators harassing them from behind is amazing, and the topic of some of the most spectacular photography ever seen. In the afternoon there is a game drive followed by dinner and overnight at the Mara Serena on a full board basis.
Day 03: Masai Mara Game Reserve
Early morning and afternoon game drives.
Day 04: Masai Mara Game Reserve- Lake Nakuru
[5 Hours approximately]
After breakfast drive across the Great Rift Valley with its escarpment, its forests , its mountains and lakes to Lake Nakuru National Park, and the lodge of the same name. Lake Nakuru is a soda lake often frequented by thousands of Greater and Lesser Flamingos lining the shore in a pink mass. There is also a Rhino Sanctuary, and it the forests around the lake there is a variety of wildlife, especially Bushbuck and Reedbuck, Giraffe and sometimes lion and leopard, especially up on the baboon escarpment. There will be a game drive after lunch. Overnight at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge on a full board basis.
Day 05: Lake Nakuru - Amboseli National Park
[9 Hours approximately]
Morning drive back to Nairobi arriving for lunch at a city center restaurant, and continue to Amboseli National Park. Amboseli is a real gem of a park situated right at the foot of Africa's highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro [ 5895 meters]. Elephants and giraffe abound in the forest; cheetah can be found around the salt licks, and giraffe, zebra and buffalo feed on the plains. The snow capped peak of Kibo makes a wonderful background for wildlife photography. Overnight at Ol Tukai Lodge on a full board basis.
Day 06: Amboseli National Park
Early morning and afternoon game drives in Amboseli. Overnight at Ol Tukai Lodge on a full board basis.
Day 07 Amboseli National Park - Nairobi
[4 hours approximately]
After an early morning game drive and breakfast, and lunch, drive back to Nairobi, arriving late afternoon.
Dinner at the Famous Carnivore Restaurant, where you can sample wild game meat such ostrich and crocodile, and there is usually a show as well. Overnight at the Nairobi Hilton Hotel on a bed and breakfast basis.
Day 08: Nairobi - Zanzibar
After breakfast transfer to the airport to connect your flight to the Zanzibar. This flight cost is not included. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to the Zamani Kempinski Beach Hotel. Here, there are many water sports available and for those who simply wish to relax, the hotel is set on a beautiful beach, from which it takes its name. Overnight at the Zamani Kempiski Beach Hotel on Half Board Basis
Day 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 & 14: (Zanzibar)
Overnight at the Zamani Kempiski Beach Hotel
Day 15: Depart Zanzibar- Nairobi
Met at appropriate time and transferred to the airport to connect your Flight to Nairobi and later connect you homebound flight.
- Airport transfer
- Accommodation as per itinerary
- All meals
- Services of our Professional Guide/Driver
- All park entrance fees
- All game drives
- International Air fare
- Personal Insurance
- Items of personal nature
- Alcoholic & Soft drinks
- Tips & porterage