Africa Adventure Travel, Kenya Tours, Uganda Safaris, Tanzania Holidays
The Ultimate African Adventure, Tented Tours in Africa
Best Africa Holidays Pictures
What to see on Safari

>>Africa Excursions
Nairobi City Tours

Nairobi Safari Walk
Kisumu City Tours
Mombasa Trips

Malindi Excursions


>>Africa
Africa Budget Camping
Africa Luxury Safaris

Africa Gulf Safaris

Africa Cultural Tours
Kenya Mombasa Safaris

Africa Business Trips
Kisumu Safaris

Africa Flying Tours
USA Kenya Safaris
Lake Turkana Safaris


>>Africa Hiking Tours
Mount Kilimanjaro Treks
Mount Kenya Climbing
Mount Rwenzori Trekking
Mount Elgon Hiking
Mount Meru Climbs


>>General Info
Feedback Form
Africa Game Parks
Africa Travel Links
Africa Travel Tips
Kenya Car Hire
Booking Terms


Kenya Luxury Safari Expeditions, Kenya Luxury Holidays, Luxury Tours in Kenya, East Africa Luxury Adventures, Lodge Safaris in Kenya, East Africa Holiday Adventures, Wildlife Safaris in Africa, Kenya Luxury Tours

Kenya Luxury Safari Expeditions, Kenya Luxury Holidays, Luxury Tours in Kenya

Kenya Luxury Safari Expeditions, Kenya Luxury Holidays, Luxury Tours in Kenya, East Africa Luxury Adventures, Lodge Safaris in Kenya, East Africa Holiday Adventures, Wildlife Safaris in Africa, Kenya Luxury Tours

KENYA WONDERLAND ADVENTURES (VS 304)
MASAI MARA/LAKE NAKURU/ SAMBURU/ AMBOSELI/ TSAVO WEST AND EAST

Day 1 Nairobi/Masai Mara
Pick from your Nairobi hotel in the early morning and depart for the Masai Mara Game Reserve with stops at the viewpoint of the Great Rift Valley and Narok town for lunch and refueling. Arrive in time for a late afternoon/early evening game drive en route to the lodge or campsite for dinner and overnight.

Day 2 Masai Mara
Early breakfast then proceed for a full day of game viewing in the reserve. The day will be taken up tracking game with your guide though there will be a break for a picnic lunch at the hippo pool. The abundance and variety of game in this reserve is nothing short of amazing. Practically every mammal can be seen in the Mara with a few exceptions. Various antelopes, scavengers like hyena and vulture are common. The reserve contains all the cats that are; lion, cheetah and leopard; sighting leopard needs luck more than just being there but lions are abundant and there are excellent chances for spotting cheetah. The hippo pool is a popular spot to watch out for hippos; with luck, you may catch crocodile basking on the rocks. Elephants, buffalo, the Masai giraffe, wildebeest and the common zebra abound. Return to the lodge or campsite for dinner and overnight.

Maasai Mara National Reserve offers an absolutely unique variety of animals. The reason is that this hilly region is both humid and fertile and is crossed by the rivers Mara and Talek full of crocodiles and hippo and which carry water the whole year around. The banks of the rivers are covered in thick forest which gradually makes way for bush and grassland the abundance of water and excellent availability of food are reasons why the Maasai Mara which in fact is a condition of the Tanzanian Serengeti National park has the greatest population of wild animals in the whole of Africa. There is a particular dramatic "spectacle" from July to November the annual migration of huge herds of gnus and zebras. These herds are of course closely followed by predators such as hyenas, jackals, leopards and lions. There is no place where more of these latter may be seen than in Maasai Mara gigantic herds of over 200 buffaloes can be observed. Plenty of food is available for elephants, giraffes and the many species of antelopes and gazelles all of which can be observed in their natural habitat.

Day 3 Masai Mara
After breakfast proceed on another game-viewing session. After lunch you will have the option to go for a game drive or at extra cost, visit a nearby Masai village to see their nomadic lifestyle. Both activities will end at the lodge or campsite in the mid evening where you will retire for the night after dinner.

Day 4 Masai Mara/Nakuru
After breakfast, depart the Mara region for Nakuru. The drive offers panoramic views of Mt. Longonot and Lake Naivasha from afar: this means that you will see them from the main highway. Arrive Nakuru in time for dinner and overnight at the lodge or campsite.

Day 5 Lake Nakuru/Samburu
Wake up to an early morning game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park. Flamingos and other water birds that thrive in a salt-water environment can be seen. With luck you may track the white rhino and the Rothschild's giraffe which both have endangered species status. The park is 188km and is home to cats (both lion and leopard), various antelopes, grazers like warthog and the waterbuck and Cape buffalo that breed near the shoreline. After the game run, depart Nakuru for Samburu via the Thompson falls, which are named after Joseph Thompson, one of the first European explorers who walked from Mombasa to Lake Victoria in the 1880's. Lunch will be at Nanyuki, which is at the foothills of Mt. Kenya. Arrive Samburu in the evening, which a game drive en route to the lodge or campsite where you will retire for the night after dinner.

Day 6 Samburu
Morning and afternoon game drives in Samburu with a lunch and leisure break in the mid afternoon. The reserve is home to rare drought resistant animals that are peculiar to the semi-arid region north of the equator. These include the reticulated giraffe, grevy's zebra, the Beisa Oryx, gerenuk and the blue-shanked Somali ostrich. Samburu is dry most of the year but is watered by the Ewaso Nyiro River, which rises in the Aberdare's and drains in the Lorian swamp north of Shaba National Reserve. All meals and overnight at the lodge or campsite.

Day 7 Samburu/Amboseli
After breakfast depart for Amboseli via Nairobi. In clear weather, you may see Mt. Kenya's peak. You will also by-pass very pleasant countryside which coffee and tea plantations. Lunch will be taken en route. Arrive Amboseli in the evening with a brief game drive en route to the lodge or campsite for dinner.

Day 8 Amboseli
After breakfast, proceed on a game drive in this park, which lies in a dried-up lake bed. There are swamps and springs fed by underground rivers from the melting snows of Mt. Kilimanjaro, which give permanent water to the wildlife. The animals seen here include lion, elephant, wildlife, cheetah, buffalo, plains game and the rare Taita weaver and the gerenuk. The animals are mainly found around the Ol Kenya swamp. If the weather is clear and there is no low cloud cover, you may see the peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro, which forms a beautiful backdrop to the park. The observation hill offers a view of the entire park and beyond. An afternoon game drive will follow after lunch. Rest of meals and overnight at the lodge or campsite.

Day 9 Amboseli/Tsavo West
After breakfast depart Amboseli for Tsavo West National Park, lunch en route. You will visit the Shaitani Lava flows as the area where the park lies is of volcanic origin. The Mzima Springs which contain 20 million tonnes of crystal - clear water from the underground streams of the nearby Chyullu Hills are an additional attraction; various aspects of marine life including hippos, crocodile and fish can be seen from the specially constructed underground glass tank. The animal species seen at Tsavo are hippo, crocodiles, elephant, gazelle, zebra, giraffe, various birds, buffalo, and kudu in a thick acacia setting. Dinner and overnight at the lodge or campsite.

Day 10 Tsavo West/Tsavo East
A morning game drive will follow after breakfast and probably view the rock hyrax, squirrels and mongooses as the park contains a large population of these. Depart for Tsavo East National Park, lunch en route. Here, only the section south of the Galana River is open to the public for game drives; the rest of the park serves as a wilderness for the animals to retreat into. Here the dried up Aruba dam can be seen plus crocodiles at the crocodile point below the Lugard falls. Dinner and overnight at the lodge or campsite.

Day 11 Tsavo East/Nairobi
After breakfast, your final game drive will follow during which you may see plains game, zebra, antelope, lesser kudu, ostrich, and large herds of elephant and kudu. Lunch will be taken en route. Arrive in Nairobi in the evening.

Please request for the safari cost by filling in your details after clicking on the Reservations Button below. The price depends on season of travel, class of accommodation and the size of the group. Children are offered Special Rates based on their ages.

Includes:
- Free airport pickup by our Courtesy Team
- All park entrance fees
- All campsite fees(in case of camping)
- Full board accommodation on safari
- Service of an English speaking driver guide
- Transport based on a safari minibus with pop up roof for game viewing
- Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver
- Game drives as per the Itinerary
- Government taxes
- Free farewell dinner at the famous Carnivore Restaurant

Excludes:
- Extras at the lodges i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
- International flight
- Departure tax
- Tips to porters and drivers
- Sleeping Bag(In the case of Camping)

Make A Reservation


KENYA WILDLIFE AND BEACH HOLIDAY SPECIAL(VS 311)
14 DAYS MAASAI MARA/ NAIVASHA/ NAKURU/ BOGORIA/ BARINGO/ SAMBURU/ MT. KENYA/AMBOSELI/
TSAVO WEST/ TSAVO EAST/NAIROBI or MOMBASA.

Day 1: Nairobi/Masai Mara
Leave Nairobi in the morning for Masai Mara Game Reserve, picnic lunch en-route. On arrival proceed to the campsite/lodge. After a short rest proceed for a game drive in search of Black Manned Lions, Elephants, leopards, Cheetah, Buffalos and other plain's game. Return to the camp/lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Masai Mara
After breakfast, proceed for an early morning game drive. Return to camp/lodge for lunch. 1600hrs. After lunch, a further game drive. Dinner and overnight at the camp/lodge.

Maasai Mara National Reserve offers an absolutely unique variety of animals. The reason is that this hilly region is both humid and fertile and is crossed by the rivers Mara and Talek full of crocodiles and hippo and which carry water the whole year around. The banks of the rivers are covered in thick forest which gradually makes way for bush and grassland the abundance of water and excellent availability of food are reasons why the Maasai Mara which in fact is a condition of the Tanzanian Serengeti National park has the greatest population of wild animals in the whole of Africa. There is a particular dramatic "spectacle" from July to November the annual migration of huge herds of gnus and zebras. These herds are of course closely followed by predators such as hyenas, jackals, leopards and lions. There is no place where more of these latter may be seen than in Maasai Mara gigantic herds of over 200 buffaloes can be observed. Plenty of food is available for elephants, giraffes and the many species of antelopes and gazelles all of which can be observed in their natural habitat.

Day 3: Masai Mara
Full day game viewing in the Mara with an option nature walk or visit to a nearby Masai village in between the meal breaks. Dinner and overnight at the camp/lodge. (Masai village visit available at extra cost).

Day 4: Masai Mara/ Naivasha
After breakfast, leave for Lake Naivasha. After lunch, visit Hells Gate National Park and the geothermal power plant. Proceed to Fisherman's camp/lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Lake Naivasha/Lake Nakuru
Leave after breakfast and drive to the home of millions of flamingos and the home of the white rhino and about 350 different species of birds. Lake Nakuru is known as an ornithological paradise. Dinner and overnight at the hotel/lodge.

Day 6: Bogoria/Baringo
After breakfast drive to Bogoria where the hot water springs abound and plenty of medicinal springs. After lunch, visit Lake Baringo. A boat trip to see various species of birds and very ancient caves. (The boat ride is only one (1) hour. If you require more hours, one pays direct). Dinner and overnight at a budget hotel/lodge.

Day 7: Samburu
After breakfast, leave for Samburu via the Thompson falls. Lunch en-route arriving late afternoon. Dinner and overnight at the campsite/lodge.

Day 8: Samburu
0630hrs: After breakfast, depart for an early morning game drive. Return to the camp/lodge for lunch. 1600hrs Another game drive. Dinner and overnight at the campsite/lodge.

As you enter the Samburu Game Reserve from Archer's Post you may spot a herd of elephants grazing near the river beds where there is plenty of food available. However, the game reserve is characterized with the doum palms which are clear identification that the water table around this region is high. As you game view towards your lodge you may spot the special five species which are the Beisa Oryx, reticulated giraffe, Somali ostrich, grevy's zebra and gerenuk. This species can only be seen in the north of equator in Kenya . Samburu game reserve borders Shaba and buffalo springs reserve. These reserve are serve by Uaso Nyiro in some place it forms the boundary between Samburu and Buffalo springs.

Day 9: Samburu/Mt. Kenya
After breakfast, leave Samburu for Mount Kenya (Nanyuki) arriving in time for lunch. After lunch, visit the Mau Mau caves (where Kenyan Freedom Fighters could hide from the British Troops during the struggle for Independence). Dinner and overnight at a budget hotel/lodge.

Day 10: Mt. Kenya/Amboseli via Nairobi
After breakfast, drive south via the biggest open-air market in East and Central Africa (Karatina). Proceed to Nairobi arriving in time for lunch in one of the restaurants. Continue to Amboseli via Kenya/Tanzania border (Namanga) arriving in Amboseli late afternoon. An evening game viewing drive. Dinner and overnight at the campsite/lodge

Day 11: Amboseli
Early morning game drive before breakfast. After breakfast have a whole day game viewing. Optional:

  • Masai Village visit
  • Nature walk
  • Swimming in one of the lodges. (all at extra cost).

Amboseli National Park its combination of scenery, people and animals is what makes the Amboseli national park of fascinating. Beautifully situated at the foot of the towering Kilimanjaro, it Is the home of the brightly painted Maasai tribe, here you can see lions , cheetahs, spotted hyenas and wild dogs as well as gnus , Kaffir buffaloes , Burch ell's zebras and herds of elephants . All these animals come to drink at water holes consisting of small lakes or muddy ponds kept filled up by water from the melting snows of Kilimanjaro. The northern lake Amboseli contains water only after rain.

Return to campsite/lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 12: Amboseli/Tsavo West
After breakfast drive via Chyulu hills to Tsavo West National Park arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon game viewing drive and a visit to Mzima Springs (The source of drinking water for Mombasa). Return for dinner and overnight at the campsite/lodge.

Tsavo West National Park covers 9000 km2, approximately 30% of Kenya's area under parks, and contains a diversity of habitats, wildlife and a mountainous scenic landscape. The park is a vast expanse of savanna stretching from the Athi River , North of the Mombasa-Nairobi road and south to the Tanzanian border. The North Eastern boundary along the Athi adjoins Tsavo East National Park , but Tsavo West has a more varied topography and a more diverse array of habitats than its neighbour. The park's habitats include open plains alternating with Savannah bush and semi desert scrub, acacia woodlands; rocky ridges and outcrops and more extensive ranges and isolated hills; belts of river line vegetation; palm thickets and on the Chyulu hills, mountain forest. The lava that purifies Mzima's water can be seen in black outcrops all around this part of Tsavo.

Day 13: Tsavo West/Tsavo East
After breakfast, drive to Tsavo East which is renowned for its large numbers of Elephants and the famous Man Eating Lions (during the building of the Kenya/Uganda Railway in 1890). Lunch on arrival. Game drive. Dinner and overnight at the campsite/lodge.

Day 14: Tsavo East/Nairobi
After breakfast and your final game drive, return to Nairobi arriving in the mid afternoon.

Please request for the safari cost by filling in your details after clicking on the Reservations Button below. The price depends on season of travel, class of accommodation and the size of the group. Children are offered Special Rates based on their ages.

Includes:
- Free airport pickup by our Courtesy Team
- All park entrance fees
- All campsite fees(in case of camping)
- Full board accommodation on safari
- Service of an English speaking driver guide
- Transport based on a safari minibus with pop up roof for game viewing
- Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver
- Game drives as per the Itinerary
- Government taxes
- Free farewell dinner at the famous Carnivore Restaurant

Excludes:
- Extras at the lodges i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
- International flight
- Departure tax
- Tips to porters and drivers

Make A Reservation

     
Credit
Cards
Accepted
Vi Payment ViElectron Master Pay America Pay Jb Car
 
The International Ecotourism Society
Ecotourism Society of Kenya Kenya Association of Tour Operators, Kato Magical Kenya
Photo Gallery

Kenya Luxury Safaris, Kenya Lodge Safaris, Kenya Wildlife Safaris, Tanzania Luxury Safaris, Wildlife Tours, Kenya Ecotourism Safaris, Kenya Camping Safaris, Maasai Mara Wildebeest Migration, Kenya Luxury Holidays, Uganda Gorilla Tracking, Kenya Cultural Holidays, Cultural Tours in Kenya, Mombasa Beach Safaris, Zanzibar Holidays, Mount Kenya Climbing, Mt Kenya Hiking, Africa Tours, Africa Safaris, Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking, Mt Kilimanjaro Climbing, Lake Victoria Cultural Tours, Africa Adventures, Kisumu Excursions, Kisumu City Tours, Agrotourism in Kenya, Africa Wildlife, Uganda Luxury Tours, Budget Safaris in Kenya, Africa Vacations, Africa Travel, Africa Hotels, Hotels in Kenya, Hotels in Tanzania, Africa Beach Travel, Africa Specialty Travel, Disability Tours in Africa, Birding and Ornithological Tours, Gorilla Safaris and Chimp Tours, Disability Travel in Africa, Disabled Travel in Kenya, Africa Gorilla Safaris, Outdoor Adventures in East Africa, Helicopter Safaris in Africa, Filming in Africa, Africa Safari Tours
Copyright © 2015 Victoria Safaris Limited. All Rights Reserved. Email: victoria@victoriasafaris.com Email: info@victoriasafaris.com Last Updated 2nd January 2015