Day 1: Jomo Kenyatta airport/Nairobi town hotel.
Arrive Nairobi’s JKIA airport; you will be met by our company representative followed by a 25min drive transfer to Heron Hotel where you will spend the night on a bed and breakfast basis.
Day 2: Nairobi town/Aberdares national park
Pick up in Nairobi in the morning and drive northwards via the scenic surroundings to Aberdares National, our ultimate destination is Sweetwaters Tented Camp, a beautiful Tented Camp which lies in the heart of the Sweetwaters Game Reserve. But in the early 70’s, the main building was originally the residence of billionaire Adnan Khashoggi’s ranch manager. The 30 luxuriously appointed en-suite tents have magnificent views across the plains to the snow-capped peaks of Mount Kenya.
Located in typical savannah grasslands, interrupted by the ‘Whistling Thorn’ shrubs and Acacia trees, Sweetwaters Tented Camp is truly an oasis. It offers guests the indulgence of a swimming pool, some of the finest tented accommodation in Kenya and personalized service and attention.
At sweetwaters, there is plenty to see. Guests set out on game drives where their companions are giraffe, Zebra, Eland, Oryx, water buck, Grant’s gazelle, Thompson’s gazelle, elephant, buffalo, cheetah, lion, silver-backed Jackals, Ostrich, Hartebeest, Baboon and Rhino. There are also several hundred-bird species to be observed. Luxury tents, excellent game viewing and superb cuisine place Sweetwaters tented camp in a class of its own.
Lunch is served at the camp, relax and fresh up then set on afternoon visit to Chimps orphanage located within the reserve return to the camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Aberdares national park/ Lake Nakuru National Park
In the morning, you will be picked from your hotel at 07:30hrs and drive to Nakuru, Kenya’s second largest town located on the floor of the great rift valley. Our destination today is flamingo Hill Tented Camp located at the entry to one of Kenya’s most densely animal populated wetland national parks. Black rhinos are easily spotted in this 188 Km2 National park.
The Rothschilds giraffe is another unique feature of the park, leopards, lions, waterbuck , zebra and eland are also common species. But of course the greatest attraction of lake Nakuru is its huge population of Flamingoes. Evening game drive returning to the lodge for dinner and overnight just after sunset
Day 4: Lake Nakuru National Park/Masai mara
In the morning after breakfast at our lodge, we traverse through the great rift valley onto the animal kingdom via the masai capital Narok town. Our final destination is Masai Mara game reserve, Probably one of the most well known parks, Masai Mara, which borders Tanzania’s equally famous Serengeti, it is also the home of Masai Mara Sopa Lodge. Traditionally African in style the lodge is situated on the park’s eastern border overlooking some of the most prime game –viewing land on the continent.
Almost all the coveted game can be viewed in the Mara, including the “big five”, lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and buffalo. Each year the annual migration of plains game from the Serengeti into the Masai Mara is one of the nature’s most awe-inspiring sights when many of the two million wildebeest and zebra in search of grazing and drinking water reach the Masai Mara and remain there until they make their long and arduous trek back “home”. Arrive in time for lunch. Relax and freshen up then set on evening game drive returning to your camp just after sunset for dinner and overnight
Day 5: Full day Masai mara .
Enjoy a full day of game drives in Masai Mara game reserve. Today, you will try to follow migration groups around Mara river if lucky you will experience them crossing the river while crocodile are trying to catch/hunt some of the members. In the evening drive back to the Camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Full day Masai mara/Nairobi jomo Kenya airport.
After a last morning game drive we head back to Nairobi passing through Narok the capital of Masai territory and crossing once more the Rift Valley from west to east. Finally climbing the steep eastern escarpment back into Nairobi we are immediately confronted with the hustle and bustle of city life. After saying farewell to the rest of the group you will be dropped at your hotel or direct to the airport for your flight back home