ITINERARY 03: NAIROBI \ ABERDARE \ NAKURU \ MASAI MARA
Upon Arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Nairobi, you will be met by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel. Overnight at a Nairobi hotel.
Nairobi - Tree Hotel (200 KM - 02.30 HRS)
Depart Nairobi at 0800 Hours and drive through the Kenyan Highlands, past pineapple and coffee plantations in Thika and Nyeri. You arrive at your base hotel, the Aberdare Country Club, in time for lunch. Aberdare country club is located on the slopes of Mweiga Hill just, 190 kilometers from Nairobi in Mweiga. In the afternoon, you will be transferred to the Ark Tree Lodge in the Aberdare National Park located only 17 Kilometers/ 11 Miles away. The Ark overlooks a floodlit waterhole and salt lick, which attracts a host of awesome wildlife. Meals and overnight at Lodge. You are required to pack an overnight bag when you transfer to the Ark for the night.
Tree Hotel - Nakuru (200 KM - 03.00 HRS)
Breakfast at the lodge. Transfer to Aberdare Country Club where you will re-join your driver guide. Drive to the exotic Lake Nakuru National Park located in the Great Rift Valley. Arrive in time for lunch. Later in the afternoon proceed for an afternoon game drive. Among the predators are lions and leopards, there are also a number of Rothschild's giraffe. The Park also has large sized python snakes that inhabit the dense woodlands, and can often be seen crossing the roads or dangling from trees.
The game in this Park is plentiful and the magnificent bird watching will make a devotee out of even the most reluctant. The bird life here is world renown and over 400 bird's species exist here, White Pelicans, Plovers, Egrets and Marabou Stork. It is also one of the very few places in Africa to see the White Rhino and rare Rothschild Giraffe. Dinner and overnight at Lodge/Camp (LDB)
NairoNakuru - Masai Mara (300 KM - 05.30 HRS/ 230 KM - 05.30 HRS) bi
After breakfast, drive through the dramatic Great Rift Valley to the Masai Mara National Reserve. This enormous reserve is actually part of the vast Serengeti plains famously known for its spectacular great wildebeest's migration and is home of the Big Five: Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo and Rhino. Lunch at your Lodge/ camp and relax before departing for an afternoon game drive. The Mara Game Reserve - one of the greatest wildernesses of the world. Large mammals are varied, and easy to see. Residents among the Parks are: Maasai Giraffe, Buffalo, Eland and thousands of plain game including Impala, Zebra, Topi, both Thomson's and grants Gazelles. Meals and overnight at a lodge / camp in Mara.
After breakfast, proceed on a morning game-viewing drive to search for the myriad species of game that make this reserve their home. If you are lucky, you can witness the kill in action, moment by moment, right in front of your unbelieving eyes! After a sumptuous lunch at your lodge, proceed for another exciting game drive, where you can expect to see the famous 'Big 5'. Meals and overnight at a lodge/camp in Mara.
Masai Mara - Nairobi (270 KM - 05.00 HRS)
After breakfast checkout and drive back to Nairobi arriving in time for lunch at a restaurant. Later transfer to the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your onward flight.