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16 Days Private Nature tour itinerary for kenya: Combine Wildlife Sightings With City Explores

Nairobi, Masai Mara, Tsavo East National Park, Tsavo West National Park, Amboseli National Park, Samburu, Diani Beach, Mombasa, Lake Nakuru National Park

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Combine wildlife sightings with city explores

Lion cubs

Mount Kenya-Kenya

Do fantastic Kenyan safaris on this tour with visits to most popular National Parks and Reserve areas. Spot variety wildlife, walk on sandy beaches of  Kenyan coast, see dolphins and do city explorations at local forts, Mombasa streets and harbour areas. 

DAY 01

SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE

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  • Drive from your Nairobi hotel and drive to the north rugged semi desert region of Samburu National Reserve. Here, you will arrive in time for lunch at a lodge. 

  • Do afternoon game drives. 

*Dinner and overnight at Samburu Sopa lodge / Simba lodge/Similar.


DAY 02

SAMBURU

Zebra spotting

  • Do early morning and late afternoon game drives inside this national reserve area.  In between, meals can be taken.

  • There is also an optional visit to Samburu village, that is possible.

*All meals and overnight at Samburu Sopa lodge/ Simba lodge/Similar.


DAY 03

ABERDARES (Tree tops/The Ark)

Giraffe spotting

  • After breakfast , you will leave for Aberdares , located at the shoulders of Mount Kenya. 

  • Arrive in time here for lunch at the Outspan Golf & Country club, followed by an afternoon transfer to Treetops lodge/The Ark for dinner and overnight stay. 


DAY 04

LAKE NAKURU national park

Flamingoes at lakeside

  • After breakfast at Aberdares , you will depart for Lake Nakuru, which is an armchair in the Rift Valley. Stop by the Thomson Falls before arriving at Lake Nakuru for lunch with lakeside views.

  • Do an afternoon game drive.

  • Dinner and overnight stay at Lake Nakuru Sopalodge /Sarova lion Hill/Similar


DAY 05

LAKE NAKURU - MAASAI MARA

Lion spotting

  • Begin with an early morning game viewing inside the park area.  Enjoy spectacular views of thousands of birds feeding in the alkaline water and spot waterbucks and warthogs as you leave the park.

  • Breakfast will be at the lodge and then you will depart for Mara, passing by loita plains.

  • Arrive at Maasai Mara in time for lunch. Maasai Mara National Reserve is the domain of the Maasai community.Here, you can see many of the famous Kenya's cattle-herding nomads.This reserve is actually named in the honor of the Maasai people who call this corner of Africa their [sensitive content]w, the Mara is world renowned for its exceptional populations of lion, leopard, cheetah, herds-a-thousand-strong of buffalo, the rare black rhino and of course the thriving [sensitive content]approximately July of each year, the Great Migration occurs here.

  • Dinner and overnight accommodation at Mara Chui Resort or similar.


DAY 06

MAASAI MARA GAME RESRVE

Interactions with locals

  • Spend the day in Masai Mara, Kenya's most popular game reserve where you will have the best opportunity of spotting the Big Five - lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant. Game drives are flexible, with the option of going out with picnic lunch boxes to spend  an entire day in the park, or you can choose to have early morning and late afternoon game drives. You will also have the option of visiting a local Masai village (at a cost of US$20 per person).

  • Dinner and overnight stay at the Mara Chui Resort or similar [Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner].


DAY 07

NAIROBI

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  • After breakfast, you will check out after a game drive. Lunch will be on the way –own arrangements. You will arrive at Nairobi city at  late in the afternoon.

  • We can do optional afternoon city tour or night life as per request. 

  • Dinner and overnight stay at the Kenya Confort hotel [Bed, Breakfast and Dinner]


DAY 08

NAIROBI –AMBOSELI

Amboseli

  • Depart Nairobi for Amboseli after breakfast. 

  • Arrive at your lodge at Amboseli in time for lunch. After lunch , take a short rest before embarking on an afternoon game drive with views of the snow capped mountain - Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak.

  • Dinner and overnight stay at AA Amboseli Lodge or similar[Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner].


DAY 09

AMBOSELI national park

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  • Begin with breakfast at camp and then leave with picnic lunches for a full day of game viewing inside the Park. Search for lions, buffalo, zebra, large families of elephants, hyenas etc .Extend your drive to the observation hill for picnic lunch and spectacular views of the park as you eat in the sunny afternoon.

  • Do optional visit to the Masai villages for an insight into their culture before heading back to camp.

  • Dinner and overnight stay at AA Amboseli Lodge or similar [Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner].


DAY 10

AMBOSELI -TSAVO WEST

Bird life at Tsavo West National Park

  • After breakfast,we will drive from Amboseli to Tsavo West National Park. Arrive here in time for lunch followed by afternoon game viewing drive.The main highlight of the park is the Mzima springs, which consists of an underwater observation tank that makes it possible to see submerged hippos, crocodiles and fishes on the floor of the springs.‘Mzima,’ which in Swahili means ‘Life,’ are phenomenal fresh water springs that gush suddenly from the underground rocks in the midst of dry patchy woodlands to provide much needed life in one of the most arid parks in Kenya. These natural springs produce millions of litres of sparkling fresh water that supports barbell fish, hippos and birds.Tsavo West is also known for its unique volcanic features including the ‘Five Sisters’. These are nothing but five identical cone shapes hills nestled in one area. Chaumu and Shetani Lava flows are the major highlights. Then, the Whistling Rock is a rocky hill that produces whistling sounds when there is a strong wind. Spot many wild animals such as elephants, giraffes, lesser kudus, zebras, dik diks, lions, leopards, cheetahs among others.

  • You will be able to take a break to return to the lodge for lunch and spend the afternoon at leisure before proceeding for further game viewing drives at  4 pm.

  • Dinner and overnight stay Ngulia Safari Lodge or similar [Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner].


DAY 11

TASAVO WEST -TSAVO EAST NATIONAL PARK

Elephant views

  • After an early breakfast, check out of your lodge and depart for Tsavo West National Park with en route game viewing and cross over at the Nairobi-Mombasa Highway to head into the Tsavo East National Park. Both Tsavo East and Tsavo West form Kenya’s largest parks and are famous for their large herds of elephants. There are also buffaloes, elands, giraffes, impala, kudu, rhinos and lions among others. Also found here are several species of birds such as rollers, sun birds, eagles, weavers, horn bills etc.

  • Do game drives en-route beforecheck- in's  and lunch at your safari camp/lodge. An afternoon game viewing at Tsavo East will bring you closer to the huge red elephants of Tsavo,giraffes, waterbucks, buffalloes,and resident species.

*Accommodation: Voi safari Lodge or Ashnil Arubalodge


DAY 12

TASVO EAST - MOMBASA

beach resort stays

  • depart at 6.30 am for a quick morning game viewing.

  • return for breakfast at the lodge and then check-out at 9.00 am for travel to  mombasa with picnic lunch boxes.

  • arrive atmombasa, late in the afternoon and get transferred to your beach resort.

*accommodation: neptune village beach resort or similar.

*meals : [sensitive content]


DAY 13

MOMBASA

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  • spend an entire day at leisure.relax on the sandy beaches of kenyan coast as you enjoy the warm waters of the indian ocean.this is a nice way to wash off all the dust after all the exciting bush safaris.

*accommodation:neptune village beach resort or similar.

*meals: [sensitive content]


DAY 14

MOMBASA CITY TOUR

mombasa street views

  • after breakfast , set out to explore mombasa city.begin with visits to fort jesus -  built by the portuguese about 400 years ago.this fort infact dominates the entrance to mombasa harbor and commands good views over the old town.tour the old arab town streets with our mombasa tour guide to see the intricate hand carved doors and balconies hanging over the narrow streets, still unchanged for hundreds of years.visit the old harbour,which is still occasionally used by dhows from arabia and india.

  • explore the bustling open-air market, which has been in operation since colonial days, the local bazaars, handicraft shops and walk through the famous curvy alley-roads of the old town.

  • end the trip with a visit to the central business district and the haller park.drive through the elephant tusks on moi avenue here (a poignant reminder of the now-illegal ivory trade in kenya).you can also see the akamba woodcarvers at work.enjoy the fascinating and world-famous haller park, a former quarry that has now been transformed into a park with a  variety of recreational facilities including forests / nature trails and game sanctuaries, crocodile and fish farms.see hippos, antelopes, birds, reptiles, snakes, giant tortoises, crocodiles and giraffes here.

  • get dropped back at your beach hotel in the evening.

*accommodation:neptune village beach resort or similar.

*meals: [sensitive content]


DAY 15

DOLPHIN TOUR OF WASINI & KISITE MPUNGUTI ISLANDS

dolphins

  • we will do a short journey to the south coast of mombasa crossing the likoni ferry and drive further to wasini island.after clearing with the kenya wildlife service, proceed to the jetty to board your traditional arab dhow.it will take approx about 40 minutes to reach kisite mpunguti marine park.at this marine park, we can see some of the resident population of bottle nose dolphins, as well as the humpback dolphins, whale sharks and even humpback whales.explore more with snorkeling and marvel at the rich marine life here.

  • then take the return journey back to wasini island, where we will disembark and take a discovery stroll through the island. visit the giant coral garden and adjacent mangrove swamp forest areas here before settling down for an adventurous barbeque seafood lunch with local natives.feast upon freshly caught crab and fish cooked in various ways, along with other other local delicacies\

  • after lunch, relax by the beach or in the garden before returning to shore from where you will be transferred back to mombasa.

  • at 3pm ,we will do a  5 minute boat ride to the village of shimoni, from where you will be chauffeured back to your hotel.

*accommodation: neptune village beach resort or similar

*meals: [sensitive content]


DAY 16

MOMBASA-NAIROBI

  • Transfer to Mombasa International Airport for your return flight and travels or be transferred to Nairobi town to catch your return flights.

*Meals (own arrangements)

**END OF TOUR


  • 2950.00 USD Per Person (* minimum 2 pax)
  • 15 days transport in customized tour vans with 8 seater with open roof for excellent game viewing.

  • 14 nights’ accommodation as preferred above.

  • Meals as per itinerary on full board.

  • Services of a Professional experienced English speaking Kenyan Safari tour guide.

  • All game drives as detailed in the itinerary.

  • 2 bottles of mineral water per person per day.

  • Government taxes.

  • All Local and International flights.

  • Travel insurance- can be organized upon request.

  • All Visa fees.

  • All items of a personal nature.

  • Gratuities for safari guide & hotel staff.

  • Laundry.

  • Drinks.

  • Optional activities not include in itinerary (cultural Village, balloon safaris,boat rides).

  • Park entry fees.

  • Please carry your passport and/or any other identity proof. 

Nairobi, Masai Mara, Tsavo East National Park, Tsavo West National Park, Amboseli National Park, Samburu, Diani Beach, Mombasa, Lake Nakuru National Park

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