Big Five Trail

8 nights/9 days – (Amboseli/Aberdares/Samburu/Lake Nakuru/Maasai Mara)

Day 1 Nairobi/Amboseli: Morning drive to Amboseli National Park, lunch, afternoon game drive, dinner and overnight at Ol Tukai lodge or similar FB.

Crowned by Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak, the Amboseli National Parks is one of Kenya’s most popular parks. The name “Amboseli” comes from a Maasai word meaning “salty dust”, and it is one of the best places in Africa to view large herds of elephants up close. Nature lovers can explore five different habitats here ranging from the dried-up bed of Lake Amboseli, wetlands with sulphur springs, the savannah and woodlands.  They can also visit the local Maasai community who live around the park and experience their authentic culture.

Day 2 Amboseli: Experience the majestic view of Kilimanjaro with morning and afternoon game drives, lunch, dinner and overnight at Ol Tukai lodge or similar FB 

Day 3 Amboseli/Treelodge. Afternoon drive to Aberdares. From a base hotel, transfer to special vehicles for drive to the Treelodge. Tea, dinner and overnight game viewing from the verandahs of the Treetops lodge or similar FB 

Day 4 Treelodge/Samburu: Morning drive across the Equator to the edge of the Northern Frontier. Lunch, afternoon game drive expecting to see the grenuk,somali ostrich and many other animals dinner and overnight at Samburu lodge or similar FB

 

Day 5 Samburu: Experience the unique Samburu: with morning and afternoon game drives, lunch, dinner and overnight at

Samburu lodge or similar FB 

Day 6 Samburu/Nakuru. Morning drive via Nyahururu Falls down to the floor of the Rift Valley to Lake Nakuru National Park. Lunch, afternoon game drive, dinner and overnight Lion Hill Sarova lodge or similar FB

On the floor of the Great Rift Valley, surrounded by wooded and bushy grassland, lies the beautiful Lake   Nakuru National Park. Visitors can enjoy the wide ecological diversity and varied habitats that range from Lake Nakuru itself to the surrounding escarpment and picturesque ridges. Lake Nakuru National Park is ideal for bird watching, hiking,picnic and game drives

 

Day 7 Nakuru/Maasai Mara: Morning drive across the Rift Valley down to the Maasai Mara Game Reserve. Lunch, afternoon game drive, dinner and overnight Mara Simba lodge or similar FB

The Mara is known as one of the finest wildlife destinations in the World. There is an excellent chance of seeing the    Big 5, cheetah, serval, hyena, bat-eared foxes, black-backed and side-striped jackals, hippo, crocodile, baboons, warthog, topi, eland, Thompson’s gazelle, Grant’s gazelle, impala, waterbuck, oribi, reed-buck, zebra.

 Wildebeest migration

Every year over 1 million wildebeests, zebras and gazelles comes the Masai Mara. To graze the lush green grasslands and to    mate.    The fortunate spectator cannot leave the Mara without feeling blessed seeing the magic and wonder of Mother Nature 

Day 8 Maasai Mara: Experience the magical Maasai Mara; with morning and afternoon game drives, lunch, dinner and overnight at Mara Simba lodge or similar FB

Day 9 Maasai Mara/Nairobi: Early morning game drive followed by breakfast. Return to Nairobi in time for lunch on own.

Costs include:

1. Accommodation as stipulated in the itinerary.
2. Transport in custom built minivan
3. Services of an English speaking tour driver guide.
4. Game viewing drives and parks entrance fees as per itinerary.
5. All Government taxes and levies.

Costs exclude:

1. All items of personal nature e.g. telephone call bills, fax/email bills etc.
2. Tips and gratuities to hotel, lodges, camp staff and driver- guide
3. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
4. Any local or international flight and departure taxes.
5. Holiday supplement during Easter, Christmas & New Year.
6. Laundry services & any other item not included in our itinerary

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