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Day 1:

Today you will be pick up from the airport by Kenya Walking Survivors Safaris representative and drive to your hotel and you will be given pre-departure meeting at your Hotel BB http://www.ekahotel.com/

Day 2: Nairobi  - Samburu National Reserve

After breakfast,Thereafter you will be drive north past the equator to the northern frontier district with KWSS driver. Continue to the semi arid Samburu National reserve and check in to your campsite.
12.30pm  - Lunch at the lodge. There will be time to settle in before your safari adventure. 
4.00pm - Set out for an afternoon game drive in the reserve. Return to the  lodge before dark.
7.30pm - Dinner in the Lodge

"Samburu National Reserve is situated about 350 kms north of Nairobi in the semi arid part of Kenya. EwasoNyiro River, the only water source in the dry season, bisects the reserve and apart from providing water to life, the river is home to some of the biggest Reptiles in the region and attracts a good number of birds. Some 300 different species have already been recorded. An unusual forked palm, the doum palm, grows along the banks of this river and adds striking beauty to the panorama. Wildlife is surprisingly abundant for such a dry place and includes species such as Gerenuk, Dik-dik, Grant's and Thomson's gazelles, Elephant, Cheetah, Leopard and Lion. There are several species, which are unique to this area including; Grevy's zebra, Beisaoryx, Somali Ostrich and reticulated Giraffe"

Day 3 : Samburu

6.00am - Wake up call.
6.30am - Set out for an early morning game drive in the reserve with
Kenya Walking Survivors Safaris guide. This is usually the most popular game viewing time. During the early hours temperatures are low, thus providing a favorable atmosphere both for the game and the viewer. Lion, Cheetah and Leopard roam the vast grasslands in search for their next meal, it may be an unsuspecting impala or even a small one like the warthog.whatever the players, the spectacle of nature unfolding is always awe inspiring!
8.30am - Back at the lodge, enjoy your sumptuous breakfast.
12.30pm - lunch in the camp then its time at leisure to relax by the riverside watching crocodile
4.00pm - Afternoon game drive. Return to the campsite before dark.
7.30pm - Dinner in the lodge

Day 4: Samburu -  Lake Nakuru

7.30am: After early breakfast depart for a morning game drive in the reserve, en-route to the gate. Drive a southerly direction to the equator for a brief stop. Here, the locals do a water demonstration to qualify the position of the equator and for a small tip you could be awarded an 'equator Certificate' After the brief stop, . Drive to the thompsons  falls for a photo-stop then down into the great rift valley. As you ascend the eastern wall of the rift Valley, lush coffee and tea plantations reveal themselves and your driver-guides will give you a brief talk about coffee farming in Kenya.
12.30pm - After checking in at your camp in , settle down for lunch.
7.30pm- Dinner in the in the Tented Camp in the park.          

 

Day 5: CRESCENT ISLAND

Crescent Island Game Sanctuary

Activity:Game walk in the park

The Park Where You Walk With The animal

"Crescent Island Sanctuary" is only one. Located on Lake Naivasha, Kenya in the Great Rift Valley. It is simply one of the most beautiful parks in Kenya, often called Naivasha's best kept secret. It is private, secure and patrolled by Guides who can accompany anyone who wishes a for guided walk.Surrounded by water, it is actually a peninsular and is accessible by boat from East or West as well as by road, taking under two hours on tarmac from Nairobi. Crescent Island Game Sanctuary shores host abundant birdlife especially huge numbers of pelicans, cormorants and fish-eagles with their haunting cry. There are more animals per acre than any other Kenyan Park; hence many film companies have been to the Island to film the herds of Wildebeest, Waterbuck, Zebra and Gazelle.

We are not fenced to allow the wildlife on the mainland to come in as they lose their habitat to development and the ever increasing population. Hippo graze all over us at night then sleep under the acacia or rest in the water by day. The giraffe who were born on the Island return to give birth; sometimes you see three generations at a time. Hyena come to hunt at night but are not resident on the island, the many python that do live here can be seen occasionally with a kill. Groups of Buffalo come and go but they are always monitored. From the top of the hill there is a 360 degree view across the Lake from Longonot to Hell's Gate to the Mau Escapement to Eburu and onto the Aberdare’s. Walking along the ridge in the golden hour before sunset whilst watching the animals grazing with the water shimmering beyond, is what Africa is all about.

  • Main destination: Crescent Island
  • Accommodation: Elsamere Lodge - Mid Range Lodge located at Lake Naivasha
  • Meals & drinks: All meals & drinking water included (Other drinks not included)
  • http://www.elsamere.com/lodge

Day 6: Lake Naivasha - Masai Mara

7.30am: Full buffet breakfast in the camp. Check out thereafter and drive via Narok town to Maasai Mara National reserve, the land of the Maasai tribe. The proud young Maasai warrior-nomads with their plaited hair, red cloaks, and spears, challenge your curiosity. The 700-square-mile Game Reserve is the Africa of your dreams, complete with wild animals grazing amid the superb rolling and scape of gentle hills and acacia woodlands. Check in to your lodge.

13.30pm: Lunch in the lodge. There will be time to settle in before your first game drive.

4.00pm: Afternoon game drive in the reserve. Return to the lodge before dark.

7.30pm: Dinner in the Tented camp

  • Main destination: Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Accommodation: Sekenani Camp - Luxury tented camp located in Masai Mara
  • Meals & drinks: All meals & drinking water included (Other drinks not included)
  • http://sekenani-camp.com/

Day 7 and 8: Masai Mara

Optional:

Today there will be a possibility to take a hot air balloon ride. "Take to the skies for the ultimate Maasai Mara wildlife adventure, soaring in a hot air balloon over herds of game to the inner reaches of the Mara. You'll ascend in the early morning, when winds are calmest. Watch as the professional crew fills the balloon with hot air. Slowly the big, colourful bag begins to bulge and take shape. Now board the traditional wicker gondola basket while the expert pilot makes final adjustments. As the pink and red fireball of the sun rises in splendour over the plains, you're up, up and away - for the flight of a lifetime!

Your balloon can soar over the most inaccessible and undisturbed parts of the Mara, with only the intermittent whisper of the balloon's gas burners punctuating the silence of your majestic flight. Because wind and weather conditions vary, every flight is a new and different experience! From your vantage point about 50-500 feet above the reserve, you have a fantastic 360-degree bird's-eye view as one of the most dramatic scenes in nature unfolds beneath you. Depending on the season, you might witness herds of antelope flowing like schools of fish across the plain, groups of elephants grazing undisturbed in a remote ravine, lionesses stealthily stalking a herd of grunting wildebeest, or zebras conferring in a confusion of black and white stripes and bark-like calls. After your incredible flight, it's time to come back down to earth for breakfast. As you sip champagne and dig into a splendid breakfast of sizzling bacon, eggs, sausage, home-made breads, fresh tropical fruit and steaming cups of Kenyan coffee or tea under the clear blue sky, you might wonder what all the ordinary people are doing on this perfect African morning! Before leaving, the pilot will present you with your balloon flight certificate, and then you'll enjoy a game drive en route back to the camp. No flight of the imagination can match this airborne experience!

Note: Comfortable clothes, a hat or visor, sunglasses, sunscreen and a light jacket or sweater are recommended. This tour will be offered at a very special price if booked together with the safari.

Otherwise:

6.00am - Wake up call. Tea, coffee and cookies will be served in the lodge. 6.30am - Set out for an early morning game drive in the reserve. This is usually the most popular game viewing time. During the early hours temperatures are low, thus providing a favorable atmosphere both for the game and the viewer. Lion, Cheetah and Leopard roam the vast grasslands in search for their next meal, it may be an unsuspecting impala or even a small one like the warthog.whatever the players, the spectacle of nature unfolding is always awe inspiring!
8.30am - Back at the lodge, enjoy your sumptuous  breakfast.
10.00am - Mid morning game drive with Kenya Walking Survivors Safaris guide.
12.30pm - lunch in the campsite then its time at leisure to relax by the Swimming pool.
4.00pm - Afternoon game drive. Return to the campsite before dark.
7.30pm - Dinner in the camp

  • Main destination: Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Accommodation: Sekenani Camp - Luxury tented camp located in Masai Mara
  • Meals & drinks: All meals & drinking water included (Other drinks not included)
  • http://sekenani-camp.com/

Day 9: Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, we will be transferring to the famous Serengeti National Park via Isebania. This park is to Tanzania, what the Masai Mara Game Reserve is to Kenya. Covering 14,763 sq km, the Serengeti NP is dominated by vast, open plains with an abundance of wildlife. A picnic lunch will be provided en route, and the afternoon will be spent viewing game and absorbing the breathtaking scenery of the almost treeless plains of the Serengeti. Further explore this world-famous park. Dinner and overnight at Savannah Serengeti Angata Camp

  • Main destination: Serengeti National Park
  • Accommodation: Ang'ata Serengeti Camp - Mid Range Luxury Camp in Serengeti
  • Meals & drinks: All meals & drinking water included (Other drinks not included)
  • http://angatacamps.com/serengeti

Day 10: Serengeti-Ngorongoro Crater

We will transfer to the Ngorongoro crater, Ngorongoro is an impressive 20 km wide volcanic crater with 600 m walls. The views from the crater rim are breathtaking, and there is an ever-present abundance of wildlife, due to the permanent water supply on the crater floor. Olduvai Gorge is famed for the discovery of 3.5 million year-old fossil fragments of an early human civilization. We will enjoy lunch overlooking the crater, and the afternoon will be spent at leisure. We will embark on a half-day crater tour

  • Main destination: Ngorongoro Crater
  • Accommodation: Octagon Lodge  - Mid Range Lodge in Karatu
  • Meals & drinks: All meals & drinking water included (Other drinks not included)
  • http://www.octagonlodge.com/

Day 11: Ngorongoro Crater–-Tarangire National Park

Early morning breakfast, Then we depart for the Tarangire National Park with Kenya Walking Survivors Safaris guide. During the hot and dry season, the Tarangire River shrivels to a shadow of its wet season self. But still it is choked with wildlife. Thirsty animals have wandered hundreds of parched kilometres knowing that here, always, there is water. Herds of up to 300 elephants scratch the dry river bed for underground streams, while migratory wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, impala, gazelle, hartebeest and eland crowd the shrinking lagoons. It's the greatest concentration of wildlife outside the Serengeti ecosystem. We will have a picnic lunch in the park, do an afternoon game drive, and have dinner and overnight at Dinner and overnight

  • Main destination: Tarangire National Park
  • Accommodation: Octagon Lodge  - Mid Range Lodge in Karatu
  • Meals & drinks: All meals & drinking water included (Other drinks not included)
  • http://www.octagonlodge.com/

Day 12:Marangu Gate (1,800m/5,905ft) to Mandara Hut (2,743m/9,000ft) 
Elevation Gain: 915 meters, 3,000 feet

Leave bustling, colorful Moshi early for the drive to Marangu Gate, the threshold of magnificent Kilimanjaro. It’s just an hour’s drive, but you’ll be captivated by the countryside – coffee and banana plantations, through picturesque Marangu village, with Kilimanjaro rising majestically ahead of you.

We’ll register you at the Marangu Gate (because we don’t want to lose you!) and then your adventure will begin. At first, the ridged trail is narrow as you wander through the rainforest. It’s lush and misty, with the trees adorned with moss. The canopy overhead is alive with birdsong and strange rustlings – is that a colobus? Mongoose might scuttle ahead of you. You’ll also meet tired hikers descending from the summit. Give them a high five for effort.

The hike to Mandara Hut is around three hours so stop to rest your legs and have a tasty lunch at the Hut and once you’ve replenished yourself, take the short but challenging walk to the Maundi Crater. On a clear day, the views to the east over Taveta and to the northwest to Mawenzi Peak are stunning. Don’t forget your camera! After basking in the beauty of it, you’ll hike back down to the Marangu Gate where our vehicle will be waiting for you to drive you, tired but happy, back to Moshi. This Kilimanjaro day hike is suitable for most people, even if you’re a little unfit!

  • Main destination: Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Accommodation: The Charity Hotel  - Mid Range Hotel in Arusha
  • Meals & drinks: All meals & drinking water included (Other drinks not included)
  • http://www.thecharityhotel.com/

Day 13: Arusha -Amboseli National Park

After breakfast we will depart the camp for Amboseli National Park via Namanga boarder, then drive to the boarder of Tanzania and Kenya at Namanga boarder, After the immigration clearance,. We will be arriving in the picturesque town of Amboseli in time for lunch. After checking in in the camp, you will have your afternoon game drive in park.

  • Main destination: Amboseli National Park
  • Accommodation: Kibo Safari Camp - Mid Luxury tented camp located at Amboseli NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals & drinking water included (Other drinks not included)
  • www.kibosafaricamp.com/

Day 14: Amboseli

Early morning game drive return back to camp/lodge for breakfast . after breakfast, Proceed with more game drive in the park with packed lunch in search of its popular residents like the well known predators and their opponents like the Zebra, Wildebeest, Giraffe, Hippo with a view of Mt Kilimanjaro .Later return to your lodge for dinner and overnight

  • Main destination: Amboseli National Park
  • Accommodation: Kibo Safari Camp - Mid Luxury tented camp located at Amboseli NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals & drinking water included (Other drinks not included)
  • www.kibosafaricamp.com/

Day 15: Amboseli-Nairobi

After breakfast we will transfer and drive back to Nairobi for your flight home. The tour ends in Nairobi in the afternoon

HAVE A WONDERFUL TOUR - SEE YOU ON THE ROAD….......

TOTAL COST PER PERSON IS USD 2,984 (MINIMUM OF 2 PERSONS)

NOTE: SOLO TRAVELER  PAYS EXTRA SINGLE SUPPLEMENT OF USD$ 1092

INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE

  • Accommodation as detailed in the itinerary
  • AMREF (Travel insurance) Flying doctors services in East Africa. (In case of emergency)
  • All meals noted in the itinerary. Each day generally includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner buffets consisting of both western and local dishes.
  • Transportation in standard game viewing safari vehicle complete with pop-up roof for easy viewing and photography
  • Every passenger is guaranteed a window seat.
  • Your driver/guide speaks English and has in-depth knowledge of the flora, fauna, landscape, and Kenyan culture safaris.
  • A minivan outfitted with two-way, long range high frequency radio communications equipment.
  • Each 4x4 Toyota Hiace minivan carries safari accessories including window sills, a first-aid kit, an ice-chest, and a fire extinguisher.
  • Bottled mineral water during game drives.
  • Park entrance fees and game drives as noted in the itinerary.
  • All government taxes, levies and fees
  • Pick up and drop off transfers

 

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE

  • A minimum of US$ 5 per tourist per day Compulsory Tipping for driver/guide
  • International airfares and departures taxes.
  • Personal communications charges for telephone calls, faxes, email, etc.
  • Tips and gratuities for your driver/guide.
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. (Bottled mineral water is provided in the minivan while on game drives.)
  • Laundry services.
  • Between meal snacks, parks, attractions, and events not included in your itinerary
  • Tips
  • Rain jackets, hand cloves
  • Balloon safari in Masai Mara (USD$ 475) per ride
  • Personal needs
  • Masai village visit (US$ 15 - 20)
  • Night game drive ($150 per person)

 

 

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