Kenya beach & Safari combined in 15 Days
[ Olpajeta Conservancy | Samburu |Baringo or Bogoria | Lake Nakuru | Masai Mara | Lake Naivasha | Amboseli | Tsavo West | Tsavo East | Kenya beach Resorts ]
Day 1 . Nairobi – Olpajeta conservancy
Meet and greet will be followed by a short briefing about your wildlife safari program. Depart from Nairobi and drive to Olpajeta conservancy.This shall be a relaxed drive with your driver guide making some stops on the way to point out sightings of interest . The journey shall be one of the most scenic as we pass through tea and coffee plantations. We shall make a short stop to view Mount Kenya [the second highest mountain in Africa .Arrive in Olpajeta in time for lunch. Our Afternoon game drive shall visit the chimpanzees sanctuary, the Rhino sanctuary as you enjoy other wildlife sightings. Dinner and overnight in a lodge / Luxury tented camp.
Day 2 . Olpajeta to Samburu game reserve
Optional early morning game drive before breakfast.After breakfast depart Olpajeta and proceed to Samburu game reserve .Embark on a wildlife viewing after entry en route to our lodge /Luxury camp for Chech in and lunch. Afternoon game viewing in search for the unique wildlife in this game reserve.Dinner and overnight in our Lodge or Luxury camp.
Day 3. Samburu Game reserve
This is our exploration day for Samburu game reserve. We shall have unlimited wildlife viewing that include the visit to ewaso nyiro river. The river with its greenery surroundings are a major attraction to animals that reside in this area.All meals and overnight in our lodge or Luxury tented camp.
Day 4, Samburu to Baringo / Bongoria
After an early morning breakfast, check out and drive via Thomson’s Falls with a stopover to view the scenic waterfalls .Proceed via Tea / coffee plantations stopping briefly at Lake Bogoria to see the Hot Springs and the Geysers and then continue to your lodge for check in and Lunch. Enjoy a guided bird walk around this fresh water lake with over 450 species of birds. Take a boat trip on the lake [at an extra cost] or visit the Njemps tribe and see more birds. Large concentration of lesser and greater flamingos also exists in this rift valley lakes. Dinner and overnight at a lodge/luxury tented camp.
Day 5 . Baringo to Lake Nakuru National park
After breakfast, leave for Lake Nakuru National park. Arrive in time for lunch. Evening game drive starts at 1600 Hrs. Important to note is that lake Nakuru national park is located on the floor of the rift valley and its alkaline water attracts tens of thousands of flamingos & other pelicans which make it an ornithological bird’s paradise. In addition to bird watching activities, the park hosts a Rhino sanctuary with both black and White Rhinos present. Dinner and overnight in your lodge / Luxury camp of choice.
Day 6. Lake Nakuru to Masai Mara
Early morning departure after breakfast.We shall drive to Masai Mara game reserve a journey that will take us through tea farms in kericho and masai land arriving to our lodge / luxury tented camp in time for lunch. Afternoon game drives awaits for us before dinner and overnigh.
Day 7. Masai Mara
This day shall be spent in game viewing and exploring the game reserve’s high concentration of wild animals. On the plains are enormous herds of grazing animals including the hunters such as the elusive Cheetah,lion and leopard hiding amidst acacia boughs . In the afternoon, an optional visit to a Maasai village can be arranged (at extra cost). Here you will be welcomed by the locals singing and dancing – a sacred ritual that has formed their rich cultural tradition. Part of the tour includes a glimpse to their local homes as a way of their life style. This day of adventure will not be complete without a visit to the famous mara river inhabited by wild crocodiles & Hippos. Dinner and overnight in a lodge or luxury tented camp
Day 8 Masai Mara to Lake Naivasha
Depart from our Lodge after breakfast with wildlife viewing enroute to our exit. Proceed to Lake Naivasha arriving in time for lunch. We shall be exploring this lake in the afternoon. Take a boat-ride to explore the Lake Naivasha as you view Hippos and the exotic birds. This shall be followed by a walking safari on the crescent Island where you view Buffalo, Waterbuck, Antelope, Giraffes, Zebra among others.Dinner and overnight in a lodge / Luxury camp
Day 9. Lake Naivasha to Amboseli National park.
Early breakfast will be followed by a check-out from your lodge/tented camp. Optional visit the towering cliffs of the hell’s gate gorge .Much time will not be spend here as we have a journey ahead to Amboseli national park.We will have our lunch enroute. Arrive in Amboseli in the evening. Time permitting evening game and birding drive .Dinner and overnight in a lodge/Luxury tented camp.
Day 10. Amboseli National Park
We will start the day before sunrise to enjoy the magnificent view of Mount Kilimanjaro and set off for a bird / wildlife drive before the clouds build up over the summit. Mt. Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and is snow-capped at the peaks. The majesty of this tropical mountain makes Amboseli an ideal photographer’s haven by offering a spectacular back ground for wildlife and scenic photography. Members of the big five exists with hippos and other grazers often seen from the observation hill.Amboseli boosts of a rich bird life, with over 400 bird species recorded. All meal and overnight in the same lodge / luxury tented camp.
Day 11. Amboseli – Tsavo West National park
Early breakfast followed by a checkout from your lodge. Short wildlife viewing enroute to our exit. Weather permitting there shall be awesome views of the Mount Kilimanjaro snow-capped peaks .Proceed to Tsavo west through chyulu gate & via Shetani lava flow arriving in your lodge in time for lunch. We shall have a rest before the evening game drive.The Tsavo west is hilly with scenic terrain and exciting game viewing backgrounds. Dinner & overnight in our lodge / luxury tented camp.
Day 12. Tsavo West – Tsavo East National Park
Optional dawn game drive in search of the early grazers. Return to our lodge/Luxury camp for breakfast. This will be followed by a checkout and proceed for another game drive this time visiting the famous Mzima Springs.View Hippos, Crocodiles and different types of Fish in crystal clear waters. Lots of birdlife exists in this greenery location. More game viewing enroute to exit from this park. Cross the Tsavo river & Man Easters point to Tsavo East national park. Lunch after check-in. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight in a lodge / Luxury tented camp.
Day 13. Tsavo East – Mombasa
Game drive at Sun rise followed by breakfast. Check out and proceed for further wildlife viewing this time searching for the black manned lion nicknamed “The Man Easters of Tsavo” Exit the park and drive to the Kenyan coast beach resorts. Drop off in time for lunch at the Kenya Beach resort of your choice.
Day 14. Kenya Beach Resort
Day 15. Day of departure
Breakfast. Transfer to the train station or to the airport for your flight back home.
End of our Memorable Kenya safari & beach combined.