Kenya Lodge Safari
Day 1: Day 1: Nairobi/ Amboseli
Pick up from JKIA / in Your Nairobi location where you will be met by Amazing Memories Safaris and Tours Representative who will give you a briefing concerning your safari. He will also introduce you to your guide who will take you through the safari.
You will then drive to Amboseli National Park.
Amboseli National Park
The ecosystem mainly savannah grassland spread across the Kenya-Tanzania border. The park is famous for being the best place in Africa to get close to free-ranging elephants among other wildlife species. Other attractions of the park include opportunities to meet the Maasai and spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro.
You will arrive and have lunch at Amboseli AA Lodge
An afternoon game drives at 4pm and later drive to the LODGE in the evening for dinner.
Day 2: Day 2: Amboseli National Park
- Have an early morning Game drive
- Return for breakfast
- Freshen up and later a Mid-morning Game Drive
- Have lunch and then spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure like swimming in the pool
- More game drives in the evening in search of more animals
- Dinner and overnight at the LODGE
Day 3: Day 3: Amboseli / Aberdares
Morning breakfast and then drive to Aberdares via Nairobi.
The scenes experienced on the way will dazzle you. One of these is the Delmonte Pineapple Farm which strongly stands out for its attractive and natural beauty and stretches as far as the eye can see!
You will also stop at the Cascading Chania Water Falls
You will then continue with your drive and arrive in time for late lunch at Sweet Waters Serena Camp. Here you will have your lunch and later be requested to leave some luggage at the Base Hotel before you proceed on to the Ark Game Lodge.
The Ark Game LodgeThe lodge is set in the heart of the Aberdares National Park; The Ark is a unique tree lodge that overlooks a floodlit waterhole and a salt-lick which attracts a host of wildlife. Elephant, Rhino, Leopard, Bush-buck and occasionally an elusive Bongo and giant forest Hog has been sighted.
Arrive at the Ark Game Lodge late in the afternoon for check in with game drive enroute.
Dinner and overnight at the LODGE.
Day 4: Day 4: Aberdares / Lake Nakuru
Morning breakfast and then drive to Lake Nakuru National Park.
You will arrive in time for lunch at the luxurious Lake Nakuru Lodge.
Lake Nakuru National Park:
Lake Nakuru National Park lies in Central Kenya, 150km north-west of Nairobi, in Nakuru district of the Rift Valley Province. The ecosystem comprises of the lake, surrounded by mainly wooded and bushy grasslands. The park supports a wide ecological diversity with Flamingos (Greater and Lesser) and other water birds being the major attractions of the area. The ecosystem provides for about 56 different species of mammals including the white rhino and buffaloes and a variety of terrestrial birds numbering nearly 450 species.
Afternoon game drive at Lake Nakuru National Park.
You will later drive back to the LODGE for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Day 5: Lake Nakuru/ Lake Naivasha
Morning breakfast and then drive to Lake Naivasha.
You will arrive in time for lunch at the luxurious Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge.
After lunch, you will spend the rest of the afternoon with activities around Lake Naivasha.
Optional Excursions around Lake Naivasha include:
- Take a hippo boat ride to around the lake. The haunting call of a Fish Eagle high over the lake as it prepares to grab fish from the water brings a perfect getaway.
- Visit Crescent Island Wildlife Sanctuary at just USD 30PP.
The Crescent Island is a submerged rim of a volcanic crater that forms a bay which is the deepest point of the lake. The Crescent Island is a preserved sanctuary of wildlife where you will wander among tiny herds of mammals such as giraffe, antelope, gazelle, eland, zebra and lot of birds.
Day 6: Day 6: Lake Naivasha / Maasai Mara
After breakfast, you will depart for Maasai Mara one of Africa's Greatest Wildlife Reserves
You will arrive in time for lunch at Mara Sopa Lodge.
Maasai Mara is situated in south-west Kenya and is one of Africa's Greatest Wildlife Reserves. Together with the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania it forms Africa's most diverse, incredible and most spectacular eco-systems and possibly the world's top safari big game viewing eco-system. It is globally famous for its exceptional population of lions, leopards and cheetahs, and the annual migration of Thomson's gazelle and wildebeest to and from the Serengeti every year from July to October, known as the Great Wildebeest Migration.
Afternoon game drives after lunch and later in the evening return to the Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 7: Day 7: Maasai Mara
Alternative I:Morning breakfast and exit the LODGE with packed lunch for a whole day game drive at the Mara National Reserve in search of the Big 5.
You will later return to the LODGE in the evening for dinner and overnight.
- Have an early morning Game drive.
- Return for breakfast.
- Freshen up and later a Midmorning Game Drive.
- Have lunch and then spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure.
- More game drives in the evening in search of more animals.
- Dinner and overnight at the LODGE.
Alternative III:You can ALSO choose a morning Balloon ride in the early morning where you will be picked up from your lodge and transferred you to the balloon launch site. Here you will meet your pilot, receive a briefing and watch the inflation of your balloon. The actual ride starts at 6am.
The pilot controls the altitude of your balloon: Sometimes flying at treetop height, sometimes lower, offering a unique perspective and great photographic opportunities of the wildlife that is below.
Day 8: Day 8: Maasai Mara/ Nairobi
After breakfast you will drive back to Nairobi.