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Wings of Kenya - Lake Nakuru & Zanzibar (16 Days)


What a better way to enjoy the highlights of Kenyan safaris than with this fifteen day (fourteen 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. Included in this tour is a trip to Lake Nakuru at the beginning.



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. Meet your safari driver guide and drive past Nairobi City down to the Great Rift Valley. A chance to stop over at the view point for a spectacular scene of the Great Rift Valley. Rift Valley has a number of fresh water lakes. You will first come to Lake Naivasha, a pearl in the bosom of the Rift. The water glisten silver as the sun slopes swiftly towards the west. Enjoy a boat ride in the lake to encounter some hippos. Then on to Lake Nakuru National Park, which house the famous Lake Nakuru. Flamingos cover the shore of the lake. A game drive in this small park will enable you to see both black and white rhino among other animals. Lodge: Lake Nakuru Lodge LDBB.

Day 4​: Lake Nakuru – Nairobi

After break fast drive back to Nairobi and join Wings of Kenya Safari as the tour takes you to Karen Blixen home, which is now a National Museum. Karen Blixen 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 5​: 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 6​: 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 7​: 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 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 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 9​: 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 10​: 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 11​: 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 12: 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. ​After lunch at Carnivore Restaurant, you are transferred to the Airport for your flight to Zanzibar. You are then transferred to your hotel in Stone Town. ​Hotel: Zanzibar Serena Hotel DBB.

Day 13 and 14​: Zanzibar

Join in a Spice Tour to some wonderful gardens and farms around the Island containing exotic and endemic spice and fruit trees. Taste a variety of fruits from rose apple, guava, carambola to tamarinds. Savor different spices in their most aromatic state: cloves, cinnamon, cardamon, nutmeg, vanilla, black pepper and many others – Zanzibar Serena Hotel, DBB.

Day 15: Departure for Europe

​Day room in the hotel. Afternoon transfer to the Airport. Fly to Nairobi to connect your overnight flight to Europe.

Day 16: Transfer to USA

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