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Safari Kichwa Tented 10 Days


This safari takes you to Amboseli National Park, where the snows of Kilimanjaro form a majestic backdrop to a landscape teeming with lion, elephant, leopard, rhino, cheetah, buffalo and a host of other game. One of the four private game reserves in Kenya, Sweetwaters excels in the provision of privileged seclusion and private game viewing. Due to its private status, it also allows such unforgettable pleasures as night game drives, guided bush walks and bush horse or camel riding across its game teeming plains. Masai Mara, located in the south west of Kenya, shares its border with Tanzania. Here the open savannah, dotted with acacia trees contains an astonishing concentration of game.



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

Arrive in Nairobi, the Capital City of Kenya. Nairobi is an excellent base for safari into the Kenya bush, just as it was a century ago when it was a mere supply station and camp for the railway builders. Transfer to Norfolk hotel. Rest of the morning is at leisure in the comfort of this country hotel set amid tranquil gardens in the heart of the City. Afternoon visit Karen Blixen home, which is now a National Museum. She was the author of ”Out of Africa” Then visit the Giraffe Manor for a chance to feed the 18 feet tall giraffes. Hotel: Norfolk 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: -Tortilis Tented Camp 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 provide a good pool overlooking a watering hole where different animals and birds visit Lodge: - Tortilis Tented Camp LDBB

Day 6: ​Amboseli – Sweet Waters

After your breakfast at the Camp, depart by road to Sweet Waters Game Sanctuary via Nairobi where your lunch is served at Carnivore Restaurant. Try different types of game meat. The sanctuary is set on private land 22,000 acres, rich with elephants, zebras, gazelles and cats. Various activities are available in this ranch. One can take a boat tour of Jane Goodall's Chimp Sanctuary, camel rides, horseback riding or night game drives. Lodge: - Sweetwaters Tented Camp DBB

Day 7​: Sweetwaters- Masai Mara

Transfer to the airstrip for your flight to Masai Mara, flying across the Great Rift Valley. Although moderate in size, Masai Mara Game Reserve supports the highest concentration of wildlife in Africa. On the open, undulating plains, with the imposing escarpment as a backdrop, you are practically assured of sighting the ‘Big Five' namely lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino. Lodge: Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp LDBB.

Day 8​: Masai Mara

Spend the day at Mara. The Reserve occupies the northern seven percent of the Serengeti – Mara ecosystem that extend from northern Tanzania to Kenya. The ecosystem is the annual scene of the world's most drastic migration of wildlife. Over 2.2 million wild animals cross the Mara River to the Kenya side. This is best witnessed from July to September. Lodge: Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp LDBB.

Day 9: ​Masai Mara – Nairobi

Transfer to Airstrip. Transfer by air to Nairobi. A day room awaits you at the Norfolk hotel. Spend the afternoon either shopping or relating in the hotel. That evening transfer to the Airport for departure to Europe.

Day 10​: Departure to USA

Arrive in Europe early in the morning. Connect USA – bound flight, arrive later in the day.
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