12 Days Grand Tour Kenya | Aardwolf Africa Safaris

AASL 15: 12 Days Grand Tour of Kenya

The ultimate safari to see all the most popular national parks in Kenya based on lodges and luxury tented camps.

 Day 1 - Nairobi/Amboseli

Drive south through Masai territory to Amboseli Game Reserve, arriving in time for lunch.  Afternoon gamedrive with the snow-capped Mt Kilimanjaro in the background.  Dinner and overnight at a lodge

 Day 2 – Amboseli

Day spent viewing game with a morning and afternoon gamedrive. In between relax by the pool side. Amboseli (392 sq km) is not a big park but supported by swamp vegetation it harbours elephants, buffaloes, hippos, lions, cheetahs, hyenas, jackals, gazelles, wildebeests, warthogs, zebras, ostriches and Masai giraffes in the background of the magnificent snow caped Mt Kilimanjaro. The waters from melted snow find their way down the mountain under lava flows and re-surface on the Amboseli plains in form of swamps. Dinner and overnight at a lodge

 Day 3 - Amboseli/Tree Hotel

Gamedrive then drive via Nairobi to the Aberdare for an exciting Tree Hotel or lodge overlooking a floodlit waterhole frequented by wildlife. Dinner and overnight at your tree hotel

 Day 4 - Tree/Hotel/Samburu

After breakfast we drive north across the Equator to the edge of the Northern Frontier in the Samburu Game Reserve.  Arrival will be in time for lunch followed by afternoon gamedrive.  Dinner and overnight at your lodge

 Day 5 - Samburu

The day is spent game viewing in the Samburu game park. Elephants abound; also available in this park and the neighboring Buffalo Springs Game Reserve is lion, leopard, cheetah, reticulated giraffe, buffalo, gerenuk, grevy’s zebra, Somali ostrich, oryx and crocodile. Dinner and overnight at your lodge

 Day 6- Samburu/Mt Kenya Safari club

Early morning gamedrive then drive to Mt Kenya Safari Club to enjoy their excellent facilities or take an optional tour to the nearby Sweetwaters and Olpejeta wildlife sanctuaries for gamedrive and viewing of the orphaned chimps

 Day 7 - Mt Kenya Safari Club/Lake Baringo

Early morning drive via Nyahururu Falls down to the scenic Lake Bogoria to view the hot springs and geysers.  Later drive to Lake Baringo.  Evening bird walk followed by dinner and overnight in your hotel/lodge.

 Day 8 - Baringo/Lake Nakuru

We have morning boat ride in Lake Baringo followed by lunch, then drive along the floor of the Rift Valley to Lake Nakuru. Dinner and overnight at your lodge

 Day 9 - Nakuru/Masai Mara

Early breakfast followed by morning game drive at Lake Nakuru National Park. After lunch drive across the Rift Valley down to the Masai Mara. Dinner and overnight at your lodge

 Day 10/11 - Masai Mara

Two days to experience the Mara magic! Kenya’s premier reserve is famed for its astounding concentration of wildlife  and harbouring lions, leopards, cheetah, elephants, buffaloes, zebras, masai giraffes, hippos, black rhinos, spotted hyenas  many species of antelopes. The climax is the annual great wildebeest migration in July, August, September and October of each year. Dinner and overnight at your lodge

 Day 12 - Masai Mara/Nairobi

Early morning game drive and then return to Nairobi by lunch time and drop off at your hotel or airport. END OF SAFARI

 Included in the price:

• Transport by private safari minibus or 4x4 landcruiser with a pop up roof for best game viewing and photography

• Services of a professional English speaking driver/ tour guide

• All Game park entrance fees

• Flying doctors emergency evacuations cover

• Airport pickup and drop off after safari

• Full board accommodation in tented camps/ lodges /hotels as specified in the itinerary or similar

• Meal Plan – BB=Bed, Breakfast; LD= Lunch, dinner; BLD= breakfast, lunch, dinner; HB = Diner, bed, Breakfast,

 • 1.5 liter bottle of mineral water per person per day while on safari.

Not included in the price:

• Personal travel insurance

• Cost of visas 

• Balloon Safari US$450 per person in Masai Mara (but can be arranged on request

• Optional activities payable directly on safari e.g. Masai village visit, nature walks, biking, boat rides etc

• All personal expenses; e.g. toiletries, laundry, beverages, tips to staff, driver tour guide etc.

• Any other extras not stated as included above

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