Day 1: Nairobi
Your tour starts in Nairobi.
Day 2: Nairobi - Aberdare National Park
Today you set off for the mountainous region of Aberdare National Park. Keep an eye out for the giraffes that welcome you to the lodge. The afternoon is at leisure.
Day 3: Aberdare National Park - Buffalo Springs Reserve - Shaba National Reserve
Journey to Shaba National Reserve, home to some of Africa’s most exotic wildlife including the reticulated giraffe and Grevy’s zebra. After lunch, it’s on to Buffalo Springs to take a game drive to begin your search for the “Big 5.” Tonight, learn about the culture and traditions of the Samburu.
Day 4: Shaba Reserve - Samburu National Reserve
Today you’ll take a morning game drive through the rugged Samburu National Reserve and look out for African wildlife. After lunch at the lodge, continue on an afternoon game drive in Shaba. Watch for the spectacular local birds as over 350 species of birds are known to inhabit the reserve. Your day comes to a close on the banks of the Ewaso Ng'iro River. Sit back and relax as the sun sets on the horizon, and enjoy a traditional Sundowner
Day 5: Shaba - Aberdare National Park
Return to Aberdare for an unforgettable experience in a treetop lodge. Your lodge overlooks a floodlit waterhole and salt lick which attracts a host of wildlife all night long. You’ll have the opportunity to observe the wildlife from the four viewing decks which are ideal for game viewing from the comfort of the lodge. Sit back and let the animals come to you!
Day 6: Aberdare National Park - Lake Nakuru
This morning, drive past the mountains via the spectacular Nyahururu waterfalls, then make a photo stop at the Equator before arriving at Great Rift Valley. Continue your search for the “Big Five” during your time at Lake Nakuru.
Day 7: Lake Nakuru
After your morning game drive, savour a traditional breakfast in the bush. Your exciting afternoon game drive returns to the lodge before sunset.
Day 8: Lake Nakuru - Masai Mara Game Reserve
This morning you’ll travel to the Maasai Mara Game Reserve. The Maasai Mara – an extension of the great Serengeti Plain – is considered the most stunning game viewing spot in all of Kenya. Your tent provides all the deluxe amenities of a lodge, complete with the adventure of the wild. Visit a Maasai village prior to your game drive. Tonight, enjoy a traditional bush dinner featuring a Maasai dance performance.
Day 9: Masai Mara
Further enjoy the Maasai Mara with both morning and afternoon game drives. Stop along the way and enjoy a picnic lunch. Return to your hotel to catch the sunset.
Day 10: Masai Mara - Nairobi
After breakfast, travel to Karen and visit the farmhouse of Karen Blixen, author of Out of Africa. This afternoon, visit the Giraffe Sanctuary and feed the endangered Rothschild giraffes.
Day 11: Nairobi - Amboseli National Park
Today travel to Amboseli National Park for its open plains where lions and elephants roam and the breath-taking snow-capped Mt. Kilimanjaro dominates the landscape. Enjoy an afternoon game drive.
Day 12: Amboseli
Explore Amboseli further with two game drives.
Day 13: Nairobi
Your tour ends in Nairobi where a day room has been reserved for you to freshen up.