11 Days Elephant Safari

Day 1: Mount Kenya

Pick up from your hotel in time – 0900 hours and drive to mountain Lodge through lush coffee and
tea plantation to Mt. Kenya region.
At Mountain lodge there is a water hole where animals come to drink water thus no game drives
you have the view of the animals from your hotel
Overnight at the Lodge.

Day 2: Mt Kenya Region – Samburu

Depart after breakfast & drive North to the dramatic semi-arid scrubland of the Northern frontier.
Arrive in time for lunch. After lunch an afternoon game drive to sight resident wildlife species like
the reticulated giraffe, gravy zebra, Beisa Oryx & the blue necked Somali Ostrich that are rare
elsewhere in the country
Overnight at the Lodge.

Day 3: Samburu

Prepare yourself for an amazing region along the Ewaso Nyiro River; Samburu is home to some of
Africa’s rarest game species. The river’s permanent waters abound with crocodile and hippo and
attract plenty of wildlife including the shy Beisa Oryx, Grevy’s zebra, the long necked gerenuk
antelope and the Somali ostrich. Cheetah, Leopard and lion are also found in the reserve too.
You will spend your morning game viewing which commences morning after breakfast when the
animals are most active. Get ready for photo shooting and coverage as your game spotter leads you
in search of the animals and you’ll have plenty of opportunities to photograph your sightings. Retire
to the lodge for lunch and relax. In the evening, go forth on additional game viewing.
Overnight at the Lodge.

Day 4: Samburu – Nakuru

Early morning game drive at Samburu game reserve and back to the Lodge for breakfast. After breakfast we start another jouney to the Aberdare Region. Arrive at lunch and enjoy the rest of the afternoon at leisure in the lodge.
Overnight at the lodge.

Day 5: Nakuru

Depart from Aberdare to Nakuru National Park with enroute views of Lake Elementaita before
arriving at your destination, Lake Nakuru. The waters here are often coloured sparkling flamingo
pink, from thousands of the attractive birds lining its shores. The park is home to warthogs,
waterbuck, buffaloes, reedbucks, and the occasional leopard. White and black rhinos were
introduced to the park some years ago and you will find white rhino at the southern end. The park
has also retained its reputation as an ornithologists’ delight with more than 400 species of bird
found here. On arrival relax and rest at the lodge.
Overnight at the Lodge.

Day 6: Nakuru – Masai Mara

After breakfast drive to Masai Mara west and down the Great Rift Valley escarpment, you will then
turnoff on the main road across the Great Rift Valley and head towards Narok gateway to the
Maasai Mara and district headquarters’ of this part of Maasailand. You’ll travel across the
“breakfast” of Kenya, covered with acres of wheat and barley, before you reach your destination,
Mara by lunchtime. After lunch enjoy free time till 1600hrs where you start your first game viewing
drive in the reserve regarded as the most magnificent natural theatre in the world. Set in the heart
of Africa’s Great Plains, the Maasai Mara boasts 1’672 square kilometers of unspoilt wilderness. It is
home to the highest concentration of animals and birds anywhere on the continent
Overnight at the lodge.

Day 7: Masai Mara

Early morning tea or coffee and thereafter enjoy a full day in the Mara with game drives included.
It is a reserve of breathtaking vistas, panoramas of vast rolling plains, hills and woodland groves,
well watered by the lovely Mara River, which bisects the Reserve from north to south. The Mara is
home to the largest population of lions in Kenya, these magnificent beasts spending most of the day
sleeping in the shade of acacia trees. Vast herds of buffalo, zebra and wild beast roam the plains.
Impala, gazelle, giraffe and hartebeest grace the landscape, and the cautious topi may also seen
standing sentinel on earth mounds on constant lookout of predators.
The waters of the Mara River are home to crocodiles and pools of hippo, the acacia woodlands and
riverine forests favoured by leopard and elephant, and the open savannah and dry bush areas play
host to the plains game and their attendant predators such as lion, cheetah, hyena and jackal.
Overnight at the lodge.

Day 8: Masai Mara – Naivasha

Early morning game drive at the Park before breakfast. After breakfast, leave for Naivasha. On
arrival at your lodge, have lunch & freshen up & spend the rest of the evening at leisure with an
optional boat ride in the evening –at an extra cost or have a walk by the lake.
You can as well enjoy swimming or relaxing at the facility as you enjoy the memories of the safari so
far.
Overnight at the lodge.

Day 9: Naivasha – Amboseli

Depart Naivasha after breakfast and drive south towards Amboseli National Park, with a game
drive enroute, and where dust devils swirl around the edges. In the heart of the park is an amazing
swamp fed by underground springs from the melting snows of Mount Kilimanjaro which attracts
elephants and hippos in abundance. Amboseli is justly famous both for its big game – elephants,
which are the most studied in the world. Living beside the most celebrated culture in the world- the
Maasai, lions and cheetahs. You will arrive in time for Lunch at your Luxury Lodge. Lunch and relax
at leisure followed by an afternoon game drive in the park till late in the evening when you return
to your Lodge.
Overnight at the lodge.

Day 10: Amboseli

A day of game drives in this park, which dust devils swirl around the edges. Have an early morning
game drive at Amboseli National park. Early morning has the best view of Mount Kilimanjaro before
clouds build up over the peak. Return to the lodge for breakfast and spend time at leisure before
Lunch. Afternoon game drive till late in the evening. Return to your lodge.
Overnight at the lodge.

Day 11: Amboseli – Nairobi

Early morning game drive at Amboseli National Park. Return to the lodge for breakfast & depart for
Nairobi arriving in the afternoon. The driver will drop you at your hotel for an overnight stay thus
ending the wonderful safari.

  02 Jan 21 – 31 Mar 21 & 02 Apr 21 – 05 Apr 21

01 Jun – 30 Jun 21

01 Oct 21 – 31 Oct 21

  06 Apr 21 – 31 May 21

 

01 Jul 21 – 30 Sep 21 01 Nov 21 – 30 Nov 21 01 Dec 21 – 22 Dec 21 23 Dec 21 – 02 Jan 22
1 pax 4,470   3,890 5,005 4,305 4,460 5,180
2 pax 2,910   2,680 3,420 2,845 3,035 3,580
3 pax 2,595   2,365 3,100 2,530 2,720 3,265
4 pax 2,435   2,205 2,945 2,370 2,560 3,110
5 pax 2,340   2,110 2,850 2,275 2,465 3,015
6 pax 2,280   2,050 2,785 2,210 2,400 2,950

 


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