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Kenyas Finest 12 days


This thrilling safari takes you to four different reserves. Amboseli dominated by majestic, snow-peaked Kilimanjaro, is not only the loveliest reserves in Africa, but has an abundance of wildlife. Aberdare National Park, forming the eastern wall of the Great Rift Valley, incorporates moorlands and high forest. The treeless plains of Samburu provide a habitat for numerous rare species. Lake Nakuru's alkaline waters attract millions of flamingos that form a vivid pink ring around the shore, whilst the surrounding area is home to a wide variety of animals. Masai Mara's open plains provide a habitat that supports teeming wildlife, where there is an excellent opportunity of spotting the Big Five. You can also witness the migration of millions strong wildebeest in this part of the country.



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.
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