9 Days Classic Safari

Code: ERQSR2
9 DAYS - 8 NIGHTS
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Classic highlights of Kenya features among the most attractive Kenya’s parks and reserves. Starting from Amboseli National Park known for its great view of Mt. Kilimanjaro and large herds of elephants, to Nakuru National Park one of the greatest ornithological sites in the world and a great rhino sanctuary in Kenya, to the Masai Mara Game Reserve the arena to one of greatest spectacle on earth, the wildebeest migration.

Accommodation is carefully selected and is ideal for families, couples and small groups starting from the Amboseli Serena which enjoys a uniquely privileged position in the heart of Amboseli National Park to Flamingo Hill Camp a small and exclusive eco camp in the Lake Nakuru National Park to Base Camp Masai Mara a gold rated eco camp in the Masai Mara where clients come and leave as the members of the Masai Community. This is the famous camp which hosted Barack Obama in 2006 as the Senator of Illinois back then!

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION San Francisco International Airport
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.

 

ITINERARY

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Day 1: Nairobi/Arrival

JAMBO! Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, you will be met by bateleur eagle safaris Customer Care Representative who will assist you with the transfer to your hotel. Before checking in at hotel, he will brief you on your program ahead and introduce the Driver Guide who will be with you throughout the safari.

Day 2: Amboseli National Park

This morning after a short briefing drive to Lake Nakuru National Park. The park boasts a huge variety of animals, including leopard which is often found snoozing on the branches of the magnificent yellow-barked acacias, lion, buffalo, hippo, waterbuck, warthog, baboon, the endangered Rothschild’s giraffe only found in this park in Kenya, white rhino and the rare black rhino which is protected and guarded here. Arrive in time for lunch followed by a late afternoon game drive.

Day 3: Amboseli National Park

Full day in the Amboseli National Park with two game drives. You drive through across this vast lake bed, often dry but swampy in some areas. We have a lot of game here like cheetah, buffalo, giraffe, gazelles and herds of elephants all set against the amazing back drop of majestic Mount Kilimanjaro showing all its glory.

If you wish, for a nominal fee, you can also visit a Masai Village to experience this nomadic tribe’s way of life and see their colorful culture.

 

Day 4: Lake Nakuru National Park

Continue with your journey this morning as you drive to Lake Nakuru National Park. A brief stop in Nairobi Pampa Restaurant for lunch. The park boasts a huge variety of animals, including leopard which is often found snoozing on the branches of the magnificent yellow-barked acacias, lion, buffalo, hippo, waterbuck, warthog, baboon, the endangered Rothschild’s giraffe only found in this park in Kenya, white rhino and the rare black rhino which is protected and guarded here. Arrive for a late afternoon game drive.

 

Day 5: Masai Mara National Park

After breakfast and a short briefing by your driver guide, drive to the world-famous Masai Mara National Reserve, backdrop to ‘the greatest wildlife spectacle on earth’, the annual migration of over one million wildebeest. Arrive in time for lunch at your camp.
Spend the afternoon on safari in Kenya’s most popular reserve. Arrive back in lodge in time for campfire cocktails and dinner.

Day 6 & 7: Mara National Reserve

Your two days will be spent on safari in Africa’s richest wildlife viewing arena. Historically teeming with wildlife, the Mara hosts Kenya’s largest lion prides and elephant herds. Other predators include leopard, cheetah and spotted hyena; while in the Mara River you will see fat pods of hippo and vast Nile crocodiles. Other highlights include giraffe tops, gazelle, zebra, buffalo and over 550 species of birds.

Take the opportunity to fly over the Mara in a Hot air Balloon at an extra cost. The balloon package includes a champagne breakfast in the wild! If you can spare the money, viewing abundant game afloat a balloon is an unforgettable experience. Alternatively visit a Masai village and get learn the Masai culture at an extra cost.

 

Day 8: Depature

After breakfast at the Camp, bid farewell to the Masai Mara as you set on your journey back to Nairobi. Drive back down the Great Rift Valley to Nairobi, passing the dormant volcano, Mount Longonot, and lakes Elementeita and Naivasha on the way. Keep an eye out for herds of giraffe and gazelle and head up the escarpment. You will arrive in Kenya’s bustling capital city Nairobi in the early afternoon. Spend time doing last minute shopping. Lunch is your own arrangements
Transfer to Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in time for your departure flight. Bid farewell to Africa until the next time

Say good bye to the wonderful country and promise to join us on another expedition!

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Inclusion

  • All domestic flights in Scheduled flight Wilson-Amboseli-Meru-Mara- Wilson
  • All statutory taxes for the flights mentioned above
  • Full board accommodation, drinks* and laundry services at Amboseli Tortilis Camp – 2 nights,
    Elsa Kopje – 2 nights, Elephant Pepper  Masai Mara Camp – 2 nights,Shared daytime game drives in specially adapted 4×4 game drive vehicles
    Services of an English-speaking driver-guide,
  • Safari activities such as: bush breakfast, walking safari, scenic sundowners, nature walk
  • All transfers, including to / from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport,
  • Medical Emergency,Evacuation Insurance

Exclusion

  • Any other meals and beverages, other than specified.
  • International and regional air fare
  • Airport taxes.
  • Passport and visa fees and service charges for obtaining visas.
  • Excess baggage charges levied by airlines.
  • Gratuities to driver/guides and other conveyance attendants.
  • Laundry where not indicated
  • Personal, baggage, Accident and Trip Cancellation/Interruption insurance.
  • Cost for anything not specifically mentioned in the “inclusions” listing above.