Day 1: Nairobi/Mt Kenya
Transfer to Serena Mountain lodge. Located on the slopes of Mount Kenya, the lodge is surrounded by a dense rain forest that comes alive at dusk with a myriad of sounds that makes the African bush so special and exhilarating. Considered the most spectacular forest water hole in the Aberdares, the lodge’s waterhole presents a constant ballet of wildlife.The lodge has 42 attractive bedrooms furnished with indigenous wood and African art, each with private bathroom. A spacious verandah also overlooks the waterhole where there is never a dull moment. Afternoon nature walk and in the evening njoy a night game viewing from your lodge deck.
Day 2: Mount Kenya / Samburu
After breakfast at the Serena Mountain Lodge you'll begin a journey across the northernmost foothills of Mount Kenya, eventually heading north to a dusty outpost known as Isiolo.Arrive time for lunch at Samburu Serena Lodge.Situated on the banks of Uaso Nyiro River with its crocodiles and leopards Nestled in the trees in the heart of Samburu Game Reserve, Early afternoon visit a Samburu Manyatta (village) to share and experience their way of life and there after proceed for evening game viewing drive in the reserve. A wide variety of animals and bird life are seen at Samburu National Reserve. Animals commonly seen are elephants, lions, cheetahs, grevy's zebras, giraffes, gerenuks, buffalos, Oryx, grants gazelles, dikdiks, waterbucks,and the famous Somali Ostriches. Dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Samburu
Early morning game drive and return for breakfast. Mid morning depart on a guided walking safari and enter the world of the big game on their terms. Tracking spoor and identifying paw prints, stalking through the grass, this is what life in the bush is all about. Nothing can prepare you for a close encounter of the wild kind with an elephant, lion or buffalo, an experience you will never forget.Lunch at the lodge Afternoon game viewing drive in the reserve.. All meals and overnight.
Day 4: Samburu/Sweetwater
Leaving Samburu behind after an early breakfast, you'll travel south through Isiolo, crossing the northernmost foothills of Mount Kenya, your final destination being Sweetwaters Tented Camp an exclusive and relaxing tented camp featuring a swimming pool, fabulous food, game drives around the ranch, and unforgettable views of snow capped Mount Kenya. Lunch at Camp. Afternoon game viewing in the reserve including a visit to the Chimpanzees sanctuary. Dinner and overnight at the Camp.
Day 5: Sweetwater’s / Lake Baringo
Drive through the Subukia area, one of Kenya’s lushest with coffee and tea plantations on the way. Stop over at the Nyahururu falls briefly to take pictures then roll down the rift valley escarpment and join the road to lake Baringo. With the Rift Valley's escarpments and hills on either side, you'll enjoy some lovely panoramas all the way to Lake Bogoria game reserve. The alkaline lake is tinted jade although the shallow waters are often blanketed with a broad band of pink as thousands of Flamingos gather to feed on the algae. The area abounds with a large variety of animals and birds.Visitors may also see the shy greater Grants gazelle and the waterbuck.Dinner and overnight at Island Camp Baringo.
Day 6: Lake Baringo/ Lake Nakuru
Early morning boat ride on Lake Baringo famous for its birdlife and hippos and return to the camp breakfast. Drive through the Rift Valley's escarpments and hills on either side, you'll enjoy a lovely panoramas all the way to your next destination, Lake Nakuru National Park. arriving for lunch at the Lake Nakuru Lodge.Afternoon game viewing drive in the park., A shallow alkaline lake famous for the millions of flamingos who flock here year round. Besides this is a home of the Rothschild’s giraffe. Baboon, impala, buffalo, monkeys, warthog, Reedbuck and eland are also resident. However, the main attractions are the rhino. The park is a designated rhino sanctuary and it is one of the best places in Kenya to observe them. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 7: Lake Nakuru/Masai Mara
Early morning game drive and return for breakfast at the lodge. to Masai Mara National Reserve for lunch at Keekorok Lodge. game viewing in the reserve. Where During the seasonal migrations, Masai Mara is home to up to a million wildebeest and an equally impressive number of zebras that move into the area from neighboring Serengeti National Park, in Tanzania. The reserve is home to all the “big five” and it is also possible to observe; baboon, eland, ostrich, bat-eared fox, jackal and cheetah. The rivers abound with hippos and crocodiles. Dinner in the Lodge
Day 8: Masai Mara
Enjoy the entire day in the Masai Mara with early morning game drive, Optional Balloon ride with a champagne breakfast (at extra cost) and afternoon game drive. All meals in the lodge. The Mara is also noted for its abundance of lions - particularly the superb black maned males. You'll see lots of elephants here often in large herds, as well as - if you're lucky - leopard, cheetah and rhino.
All of the Big Five are residents. You're sure to see the African buffalo. Get the cameras ready, stock up on film All the Meals and overnight.
Day 9: Departure
Breakfast at Lodge. After breakfast embark on a morning game drive you will be transferred to the airstrip for your schedule flight to Nairobi .Lunch at carnivore Transfer to the International airport for departure