Day 1: Departure
Depart USA, overnight transatlantic flight.
Day 2: London
Arrive in Europe early in the morning. This evening, leave on overnight flight to JKIA Nairobi.
Day 3: Nairobi
This morning arrive in Nairobi the capital city of Kenya, referred to as the green city in the sun. You are met by Ashford Tours & Travel Representative and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the morning is at leisure. Your adventure starts this afternoon. Visit the home of Karen Blixen, the author of “Out of Africa”. It is now a National Museum. Then visit the Giraffe Manor, where you get a chance to feed the giraffes. Return back to your hotel. Hotel:-The Stanley Hotel, BB.
Day 4: Nairobi-Amboseli
Morning drive to Amboseli Park at the foot of the snow–capped Mount Kilimanjaro. Famous for its large population of elephants, the park has wide variety of wild animals. Apart from game viewing you can visit the Masai people in their traditional homes – the Manyatta. Lodge: -Amboseli Serena Lodge LDBB
Day 5: Amboseli
Morning and evening game viewing alongside the magnificent snow blanketed mountain. It provides a great background for herds of elephants, giraffes, gazelle and pride of lions. The lodge provides a good pool overlooking a watering hole where different animals and birds visit. Lodge: – Amboseli Serena Lodge LDBB
Day 6: Amboseli – Tree Lodge
This day, after breakfast set for a journey to Aberdares National Park via Nairobi where your lunch is served at Carnivore Restaurant. Try different types of game meat. You are transferred to an exciting tree lodge, elevated from the ground and overlooking floodlit water holes. Watch animals from the hotel terrace. Lodge: -The Ark Hotel DBB
Day 7: Tree Lodge – Samburu
Continue North across the Equator to the edge of the Northern frontier to arrive Samburu National Park. The game reserve is in a semi desert, bush country where un common grevy zebra, reticulated giraffe, beisa oryx, gerenuk and pythons are found. Lodge: Samburu Serena lodge LDBB
Day 8: Samburu
Full day to enjoy an area marked by different scenery and wildlife. Early morning game drive enable you to catch a fantastic sun rise, as the wild animals get busy feeding before it gets hot. During the day animals retreat to the bush to hide from the hot sun. This time you can visit the Samburu village or join an optional nature walk. Lodge: Samburu Serena Lodge LDBB
Day 9:Samburu – Mara
Board a flight across the Great Rift Valley to the Masai Mara Game Reserve. The Reserve is part of the northern Serengeti ecosystem. The Mara is the setting for the great migration of millions of wildebeests which are accompanied by some zebras, giraffes and antelopes. Upon landing you are met and transferred to your lodge. This afternoon enjoy a game drive in this premier reserve. Lodge: Serena Mara Lodge LDBB
Day 10: Masai – Mara
Experience the Masai Mara Magic! This day you start with early morning game drive. Explore the area, famed for its phenomenal wildlife. Prides of lions, elephants, giraffe, impala, topi, Grant’ and Thomson gazelle roam in the reserve. Sometimes you can come across the Masai herdsmen with their cattle few meters from the wild animals. In fact they are part of Mara ecosystem. Lodge: Serena Mara Lodge LDBB
Day 11: Mara – Nairobi
Bye –bye Masai Mara. After breakfast drive to Nairobi. A day room awaits you at The Stanley Hotel. Relax in the hotel till your transfer this evening to the Airport. Overnight flight to Europe.
Day 12: Departure to USA
Arrive in Europe early in the morning. Connect USA bound flight, arrive later in the day.