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Wings of Kenya (12 Days)


What a better way to enjoy the highlights of Kenyan safaris than with this twelve day (eleven night) holiday that offers you the best of all three games reserves. Amboseli offers the opportunity of game viewing against the back drop of magnificent Mount Kilimanjaro, Samburu with its rare species of animals and Masai Mara, famous as the site for the annual migration of the zebra and wildebeest and the largest concentration of game. A superb combination of Kenya's top three game reserves of Amboseli, Samburu and Masai.



Day 1​: Departure

Depart USA, 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

Transfer to Wilson Airport for a scheduled flight to Amboseli National Park. Arrive and immediately start on a game viewing safari amid the large elephant population, gazelles, Zebras and predators. The park is situated on the foot of the snow-caped Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa. Wild animals drink water from the spring's emanating from the mountain snow. Lodge: Amboseli Serena Lodge LDBB

Day 5​: Amboseli

Full day in Amboseli. An early morning game drive gives you a chance to capture a good shot of a clear Mount Kilimanjaro. This day you can join an optional visit to Masai Village neighboring the park. Nothing is so much thrilling as enjoying a swim in the lodge's pool which overlooks animal's watering hole. Lodge: Amboseli Serena Lodge LDBB

Day 6​: Amboseli- Samburu

Transfer to Airstrip. Your morning flight will take you to Samburu Game reserve in the northern part of Kenya. Notice the difference in wild animals from what you saw in Amboseli. Here you see reticulated giraffes, grevy zebra, beisa oryx, gerenuk and other animals that have adapted to this semi arid land. Lodge: Samburu Intrepids Camp LDBB.

Day 7​: 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 get 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 Intrepids Camp LDBB

Day 8​: Samburu – Mount Kenya

After breakfast you are transferred to the airstrip for your morning flight to Mount Kenya. Transfer to Mount Kenya Safari Club, situated near the slopes of Mount Kenya. The Resort is perhaps one of the Kenya – renowned luxury offering a beautifully manicured lawns patrolled by peacock. The Club's pool is heated. Tennis and golf course are available. One can also visit a nearby zoo. Hotel: Mount Kenya Safari Club LDBB.

Day 9​: Mount Kenya- 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: Mara Safari Club LDBB.

Day 10​: 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. Lodge: Mara Safari Club LDBB.

Day 11​: Masai Mara – Nairobi

Transfer to Airstrip. Transfer by air to Nairobi. Experience a unique lunch at Carnivore Restaurant. Here, game meat is served on hot platters. A day room awaits you at the Norfolk hotel. Spend the afternoon either shopping or relaxing in the hotel. That evening transfer the Airport for departure to Europe.

Day 12​: Departure

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