9 Days Nairobi - Ol Pejeta - The Ark lodge - Nakuru - Naivasha & Masai Mara
Kenya lodge safaris offer the very best lodge - style comfort and accommodation in the most popular luxurious safari destinations in Kenyan National parks and game reserves. Standards vary from rustic to modern, from the simply appointed to extreme luxury. The overriding emphasis is construction using all natural local building materials as well as traditional decoration. This 9 Days Best of Kenya Luxury Lodge Safari will take you to Ol Pejeta Conservancy, The Ark Lodge in Aberdares National park, Lake Nakuru National Park, Lake Naivasha - hell's gate National park and winding up with Masai Mara National game reserve.
Day 1: Nairobi Airport - Nairobi Hotel
Depending on your arrival time, you will be picked up and be taken to Nairobi double tree by Hilton hotel or similar where you will have your overnight as you prepare for the commencement of your safari journey the following morning at 8:00 am.
Day 2: Nairobi Hotel - Ol Pejeta Conservancy
After breakfast in your hotel leave Nairobi at 8.00am, heading northwards towards Mount Kenya, feel the cool temperature of the region and arrive to Sweet waters tented camp or similar (Ol Pejeta conservancy) for lunch at the sweet waters tented camp. In this reserve, you will be able to see the chimpanzee, buffalos and lions. Afternoon game drive at the sanctuary known for the rehabilitation of the chimpanzees and home to the world’s three remaining northern white rhino. Dinner and overnight at the sweetwaters luxury tented camp or similar.
Day 3: Ol Pejeta Conservancy - The Ark Lodge in Aberdares National Park.
After breakfast at the lodge, departure starts in the morning at 8.30 am to the Aberdare National park, iconic and exciting. The Ark overlooks a floodlit waterhole and salt lick, which attracts a host of awesome wildlife. Modeled after Noah's Ark, The Ark has four viewing decks with balconies and lounges to provide superb game viewing from the comfort of the lodge. The animals come to you!. Lunch is at the Aberdares country club before transfer to the ark lodge in Aberdares.
Day 4: The Ark Lodge in Aberdares - Lake Nakuru National park.
After morning breakfast, your safari will head to Lake Nakuru National Park. Situated just a stone's throw from Nakuru town, the attractive Lake Nakuru National Park surrounds the Lake of the same name, which is a haven for the pink lesser flamingo as well as hippos. Other species include various antelope, giraffe, zebra, lion, rhino and leopard (which can actually be spotted during daylight hours in the arms of the giant yellow acacia trees near the entrance). Enjoy the great view from the park's rocky escarpments and ridges. Accommodation will be at the Lake Nakuru sopa lodge or similar.
Day 5 : Lake Nakuru-Lake Naivasha National Park
After breakfast, leave the hotel for a drive to Lake Naivasha National park, on arrival a visit to the Hell’s gate Park[one of the few parks where you can walk or cycle to see the wild animals]. Packed lunch will served in the park or at the lodge. There is a Geothermal power station and very beautiful scenery, dinner and overnight at the Lake Naivasha Country Club or Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort.
Day 6 : Lake Naivasha–Masai mara game reserve
Have your breakfast and drive via Narok town then to Masai Mara for lunch at the camp. After lunch proceed for afternoon game drive in Masaai Mara game reserve famous for its black manned lion and yearly migrations of wildebeests from Serengeti in Tanzania to Masai Mara in Kenya, dinner and overnight at the Enchoro Wildlife Camp.
Day 7 : Masai mara game reserve
Have your breakfast then leave the camp for a whole day game drive in the park where you will not only enjoy but also admire the great wildlife which inhibits this unique park, both the zebras and the wildebeests migrate from Serengeti in Tanzania to Kenya and vise versa, this migration takes place from July to October annually, as you admire the fantastic wildlife, have your picnic lunch just there at the mara river, several other animals are also present eg, lions, giraffes, antelopes, gazelles, oryx, you name it. Be back to Enchoro wildlife camp for both dinner and overnight .
Day 8 : Masai Mara game reserve
Early Morning game viewing in the Mara with an optional nature walk or a visit to a nearby Maasai village in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at the camp.
Day 9 : Masai mara game reserve - Nairobi End of Tour.
Wake up early and proceed for your last game drive at 0600hrs in the reserve followed by a return to the lodge for your late breakfast (if time permits) Check out and load your luggage departing for Nairobi arriving in Nairobi in the afternoon. You will be transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to catch your home flight or a Nairobi Hotel depending on your drop off request.
-This tour can be customized
-This tour can departs any day
-No age limit
-Can be organized as a private tour on request
-Accommodate can either be in tented camp or luxury lodge
-This tour visits Masai Mara National Game Reserve and is offered by African Home Adventure Ltd
-A transfer from the airport in Nairobi / Hotel is included
-Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for extra cost
-Accommodation on safari shall be in lodge
-Transport based on our customized seven-seater safari 4 x 4 Jeep or Van with specially modified suspension, full-length photographic roof hatches and seats designed with seat belt and all clients are guaranteed window seats.
-All game Park Entrance fees
-Meet and greet by a tour representative upon arrival at the airport
-Services of an English speaking tour driver-guide
-Game drives as per itinerary
-Entry for driver / vehicle
-All Government taxes and levies
-One litre drinking water daily
-Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
-Tips on safari and at camps / lodges
-Items of personal needs
-Government taxes where applicable