Stunning safari with 12 days and 11 nights ideal for diving into the wild and amazing world of Kenya, visiting remote and distant places from civilization, and relax later in a tropical paradise difficult to equal on the beaches of Malindi, in the coast of Kenya. In addition, we will cross the line of Equator, where we stop to watch the curious show of Coriolis effect. We will start in the capital, Nairobi, then continue to Sweetwaters, where we see the cute chimpanzees. We will then head north to the grandeur of Samburu, then down again to the pink Lake Nakuru show. Enjoy 3 stunning days in the vast Masai Mara reserve. It will be unimaginable. And finally you will take an internal flight to Malindi, where you will enjoy 3 days of absolute relaxation and comfort in a place very close to paradise.
- Private Safari.
- Assistance and Private Transfers arrival and departure airports.
- Expert safari driver/guides speaking English or Spanish.
- Transport on SUV especially for safari
- All entries and fees to parks and reserves described in the itinerary.
- Bed and breakfast in Nairobi; rest of the safari full board.
- International Flights.
- Travel and accident insurance. Advisable
- Beverages, various tips (waiters / porters )
- Personal expenses (phone , laundry, etc).
- Entry visa on arrival or at the Embassy (40 euros or 50 dollars, fluctuate)
- Optional activities.
- Gratuity to the driver / guide at the end of the Safari.
* The route map is provisional and could be changed on the ground some days when circumstances require.
Day 1: NAIROBI
Arrival in Nairobi. Reception at the Jomo Kenyatta airport and transfer to the hotel. Depending on the time of arrival you will stay at the hotel, or if you arrive in the morning you will have free time in the hotel or the possibility of optional activities, such as visiting the Museum of Karem Blixen (Out of Africa), the elephant orphanage, giraffe center, and the possibility to visit the Nairobi National Park, just 10 km from the city. Boulevard Hotel, Red Court, Jacaranda or similar.
Day 2: NANYUKI
We will have a comfortable ride to the Sweetwaters private ranch, dominated by the presence of Mount Kenya. We will have the unique opportunity in the country to see the chimpanzees in Jane Goodall Reserve, plus the requested rhino and other animals typical of the savannah. Sweetwaters Tented Camp o Serena Mountain Lodge. Opcional Ol Pejeta House.
Day 3: SAMBURU
Early departure to Samburu, where the desert landscape of northern Kenya begins. During the trip we will go around Mount Kenya, the second highest mountain in Africa. Arrive at lunch, after which we will make our first and desired safari. Samburu Sopa Lodge or Samburu Lodge. Opcional Samburu Shaba Lodge, Ashnil Samburu Camp, Larsens Camp.
Day 4: SAMBURU
We will go early in search of animals, as the sunrise and sunset are the best times of day for sighting. During the day animals seek shelter under trees to protect themselves from the heat. In Samburu we will see animals that are only found here, such as the reticulated giraffe, oryx, the gerenuc, Grevy's zebra, the Somali ostrich and many other animals that will continue amazing you, as the desired leopard, lion, elephant, monkeys and warthogs among many others. We will see different landscapes, some very deserted and others with more vegetation due to the presence of the Ewaso Ngiro River. We will also have the possibility of a Samburu Village visit. Samburu Sopa Lodge or Samburu Lodge. Opcional Samburu Shaba Lodge, Ashnil Samburu Camp, Larsens Camp.
Day 5: LAKE NAKURU
We will go after breakfast to Lake Nakuru, where we will arrive at lunchtime. In the afternoon, we will make our safari, which surprised us because the beauty of the lake and its pinkish tones due to the flock of flamingos that inhabit it and give worldwide fame to this ornithological paradise where we can see over 400 species of birds. Nakuru is also a White Rhino sanctuary and home for many animals including lions, leopards, buffaloes, antelopes, zebras, baboons and the characteristic hyrax. Lake Nakuru Lodge or Maili Saba Camp. Opcional Flamingo Hill Tented Camp.
Day 6: MASAI MARA
Depart to Masai Mara, considered by many the best game reserve in the world. We will arrive for lunch at the place where thousands of animals roam for its vast meadows, attracted by its pasture and permanent water. This place has every year the Great Migration where wildebeest, zebras and gazelles are trying to cross the Mara River in search of better pastures, under the watchful eyes of crocodiles waiting for the feast. Mara Sopa Lodge, Mara Leisure Camp, Oloshaiki Camp. Optional Olumara Tented Camp.
Day 7: MASAI MARA
Full day in Masai Mara, where we will visit different areas of the reserve and we will approach the Mara river trying to see the famous crossing. We have the possibility of a balloon ride or visit a Maasai manyatta, where masai people will share with us various activities of their daily life. Mara Sopa Lodge, Mara Leisure Camp, Oloshaiki Camp. Optional Olumara Tented Camp.
Day 8: MASAI MARA
Full day in Masai Mara, with the possibility of picnic lunch on one of the endless plains of the African savannah, so you can cover more territory in this great reserve. We will approach the Mara river to try to observe the famous crossing. Mara Sopa Lodge, Mara Leisure Camp, Oloshaiki Camp. Optional Olumara Tented Camp.
Day 9: NAIROBI/MALINDI
Moving day to Nairobi, where we will have lunch in a restaurant in the Kenyan capital and then we’ll be transfered to the airport to catch an internal flight to Malindi, where we arrive in the afternoon. Temple Point Resort & Spa o Driftwood Beach Club.
Days 10 and 11: MALINDI
Free days to relax on the beaches or optional excursions in the National Park Watamu (Malindi). Temple Point Resort & Spa o Driftwood Beach Club.
More charm that this place is impossible to achieve by the constant panorama of diversity and beauty. There are several islands that you can visit by canoe or on foot, where you can find mangrove forests with a population of flamingos, eagles, marabou storks and other amazing exotic birds plus some herbivores. As for the beaches are white sand, secluded and beautiful coastline with crystal clear water. You can visit the ruins of Gedi, walking safaris, bicycle rental, snorkel, canoe safaris...
Day 12: NAIROBI AIRPORT
Free day until time to transfer to Malindi Airport, where you will take an internal flight to Nairobi to connect with your international flight to your country. You will carry a suitcase full of unforgettable memories back and you will be full of energy after a few days in paradise.