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#835 | 8 Day Adventure in Kenya | Foreign Independent Tours - FIT Tours
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8 Day Adventure in Kenya
Nairobi, Samburu, Mt. Kenya, Nakuru, and Mara.

Package #835

PACKAGE INCLUSIONS
  • Transportation in a Chauffeur driven with a pop-up roof for easy game viewing and photography.

  • Services of an English, French, or Spanish speaking driver-guide, game viewing drives and park entrance fees as per itinerary

  • All Government taxes and levies.

  • Complimentary bottled water per game drive in the Safari vehicle.

  • All meet and greet services.

  • All arrival and departure transfers.

  • 24 hour stand- by contact number

  • 16 meals-- 6 Breakfasts, 5 lunches, and 5 dinners.

  • 7 Pax guaranteed window seat in each vehicle.

  • Two-way range high frequency radio communication in each vehicle.

  • HOTELS USED
    Nairobi, Kenya
    The Stanley Nairobi
    Samburu, Kenya
    Sarova Shaba Hotel
    Mara, Kenya
    Mara Sarova
    Nakuru, Kenya
    Sarova Lionhill
    Mt. Kenya
    Serena Mt. Lodge
    NOT INCLUDED

    Airfare: International or Domestic unless otherwise indicated.
    We can offer airfare from the airport closest to you. Ask your Destination Specialist.

  • Local and international flight and departure taxes
  • Visa Fees
  • OPTIONS FOR YOUR TRIP

  • Pre and Post night available in any city on this tour
  • ITINERARY
    This is an Escorted Tour.
    DAY 1
    ARRIVAL /NAIROBI JAMBO! Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, you will be met by an FIT 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.
    Accommodation: Sarova Stanley
    Meals: Breakfast

    DAY 2
    SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE
    After breakfast and being briefed drive north to 'Born Free' country where Joy and George Adamson raised Elsa the lion cub in the wild and beautiful Shaba National Reserve which along with Buffalo Springs is part of the area known as 'Samburu'. Arrive in time for lunch at the luxurious Sarova Shaba Lodge, which is built around natural springs and offers an oasis of green in the midst of this beautiful but harshly arid landscape. The Sarova Shaba Lodge is located high above the Shaba Game Reserve, and it cleverly incorporates the beautiful natural springs as one of its special features, also offering itself as the perfect base from which to explore The Shaba Reserve.
    Spend the afternoon discovering the unique wildlife of the reserve, which is famous for its elephants and lions. Return to the lodge in time to relax before dinner in the restaurant which is raised on timbered stilts overlooking the Ewaso Nyiro River.
    Accommodation: Sarova Shaba Lodge
    Meal Plan: Full Board

    DAY 3
    SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE
    Spend all day on safari in the reserve. Irrigated by the river, which is home to numerous hippo and crocodiles Shaba offers sanctuary to large herds of elephant, healthy numbers of lion, leopard, cheetah, plentiful plains game, reticulated giraffe, rare Beisa Oryx, kudu and gerenuk. It is also one of the few reserves in which you can see the Grevy’s zebra (rather than the more common Burchell's zebra found elsewhere) and the critically endangered wild dog. Offering 100 species of birds, the reserve is also home to the rare blue-shanked Somali ostrich. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be at the lodge.
    Accommodation: Sarova Shaba Lodge
    Meal Plan: Full Board

    DAY 4
    MT KENYA NATIONAL PARK
    After breakfast drive to Serena Mt. Lodge, which is situated at 7,200 feet on the slopes of Mount Kenya, your unique quarters are ringed by a dense rain forest that comes alive at dusk with a myriad of sounds emitted by creatures of all sizes. The lodge is regarded by many as having the most consistently high record of animal “visits” and sightings in the area. All rooms are en-suite with spacious verandahs and the main areas of the lodge overlook an illuminated waterhole. Your room is rustic and comfortable, and overlooks a water hole frequented by a variety of wildlife. Wildlife viewing throughout the day and night include elephant, buffalo, rhino, giant forest hog, waterbuck, and maybe leopard and lion. In the evenings, listen for the rolling call of the Green Ibis. A specially constructed bunker affords close-up views at the waterhole and is connected to the lodge by a short tunnel. While relaxing on your verandah, keep an eye out for curious and bold Sykes monkey looking for an opportunity to steal your food!
    Accommodation: Serena Mt. Lodge
    Meal Plan: Full Board

    DAY 5
    LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK
    After breakfast drive south to Lake Nakuru which is the most famous of the Great Rift Valley lakes and home to a shifting population of over one million flamingos. Arrive in time for lunch at the Sarova Lion Hill Lodge, which enjoys sweeping views across the lake. Lion Hill Lodge impresses every guest with its panoramic view of the pink shoreline created by millions of flamingos on Lake Nakuru. The Lodge is situated within the Lake
    Nakuru National Park Rift Valley Province and is surrounded by natural flora and fauna in its beautiful grounds.
    Spend the afternoon on safari in Kenya's first and largest rhino sanctuary where sightings of both black and white rhino are almost guaranteed and where you have a higher than average chance of spotting a leopard. Other wildlife includes; lion, hippo, the rare Rothschild's giraffe, Colobus monkey, numerous plains game and 450 species of birds.
    Accommodation: Sarova Lionhill Lodge
    Meal Plan: Full Board

    DAY 6
    MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE
    After breakfast, 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 the Mara Sarova Camp, a luxury tented camp. Sarova Mara is set in the African bush but the luxurious tents all have permanent roofs, zip-up fronts, and electricity and en-suite facilities. Relaxing outside your own tent listening to the orchestra of rasping Cicadas, croaking Tree Frogs and the intermittent call of birds and monkeys is a memorable symphony.
    Spend the afternoon on safari in Kenya's most popular reserve. Arrive back in camp in time for a swim, a hot shower, campfire cocktails and dinner in the luxurious central restaurant.
    Accommodation: Mara Sarova Camp
    Meal Plan: Full Board

    DAY 7
    MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE
    Spend the whole day 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. Spend the evening in camp where colourful Masai dance and cultural performances are offered nightly.
    Accommodation: Mara Sarova Camp
    Meal Plan: Full Board

    Day 7
    NAIROBI ~DEPARTURE
    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!


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