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8 Days Kenya Big 5 Highlight Safari

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Hallmark Travel Planners

African Safari Outfitter and Operator for unique and affordable wildlife holidays and Adventure.

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8 Days Kenya Big 5 Highlight Safari

Kenya safari centred around Big 5 wildlife, culture and adventure. Safari tours two of Kenya's main parks and reserves namely Amboseli National Park and Masai Mara Game Reserve.

DAY 1

Arrival Nairobi, Kenya

When you arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will go through customs and immigration procedures before you are met by Hallmark Travel Planners representative. You drive to the Tamarind Tree Hotel. Rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight.

Nairobi
DAY 2

Drive Nairobi - Amboseli

Breakfast at the Hotel. Early morning depart for drive via Mombasa – Nairobi road to Amboseli National Park, to arrive for lunch at the respective Lodge. Late afternoon game viewing drive. Amboseli National park - a jewel of a park tucked right under the skirts of Mount Kilimanjaro. Dust devils swirl around the edges, but in the heart of the park is an amazing swamp. A Garden of Eden where elephant, buffalo, gazelles and egrets and a host of other animals enjoy a peaceable wallow together. The Amboseli Elephants are the most studied in the world, living beside the most celebrated indigenous culture in the world - the Maasai. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Serena lodge. Read more

Amboseli National Park
DAY 3

Safari Drives in Amboseli

Early morning game drive. Breakfast. Morning at leisure. Lunch. 1630 hours game drive till sunset. You may also take the alternative a a full day safari activities with picnic lunch boxes from the lodge. Activities include safari game drives, village visits and nature walks. Dinner and overnight Amboseli Serena Lodge. Read more

Amboseli National Park
DAY 4

Drive Amboseli - Aberdare

After breakfast, depart Amboseli driving towards the Aberdare ranges, past the rich central Kenya agricultural lands. After Nairobi, drive north West through the town of Thika, known for its beautiful pineapple plantations. This is the home of the kikuyu community. They are known for their devotion to the agriculture and have excelled in the business world too. Mt. Kenya, Kenya’s highest and Africa’s second at 5,189 meters is to your right visible on a clear day. The Aberdares Ranges are to the left. Drive to The Treetops Hotel Lodge, a tree Lodge inside the park. Read more

Aberdare National Park
DAY 5

Drive Aberdare - Lake Nakuru

After breakfast at the camp drive to Lake Nakuru in time for Lunch. Lake Nakuru is widely regarded as the greatest bird spectacle on Earth. A rippling pink sheet covers the park of lesser flamingos, which often number more than two million- a third of the world’s entire population. The Lake has also earned a reputation in an important haven for endangered species- particularly the Rothschild Giraffe and the black Rhino. Overnight at Flamingo Hill Tented Camp. Read more

Lake Nakuru National Park
DAY 6

Drive Nakuru - Masai Mara

Depart Nakuru after breakfast and drive through the Great Rift Valley to the Maasai Mara National Reserve. Along the way you will have a distant view of Mt. Longonot , Mt. Margaret and the pyrethrum plantation. Dinner and overnight at Mara River Camp.

Masai Mara Game Reserve
DAY 7

Safaris in Masai Mara

Morning and late afternoon game viewing drives in this Reserve, with spectacular sceney and diverse wildlife. Masai Mara Game Reserve attracts visitors from all over the world. But each year, from end of June to end of October, the best-known visitors arrive in full force. As the rains bring the grassland of the Masai Mara to life, the vast plains rumble with the thunder of approaching hooves as 1.5 million wildebeest and zebra migrate from the Serengeti into Maasai Mara. An endless torrent of life thunders across an eternity of green as the migratory herds sweep across the Mara. The Great Wildebeest Migration is a vision beyond belief, one of the world's most impressive spectacles. All meals and overnight at Mara River Camp. Read more

Masai Mara Game Reserve
DAY 8

Drive back to Nairobi

After breakfast at the Lodge/Camp, embark on your return journey to Nairobi. On arrival in the early afternoon, you will be dropped off at the Nairobi Safari Club Hotel (use of room is excluded). Later transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for scheduled International departure flight. fter breakfast at the Lodge/Camp, embark on your return journey to Nairobi. On arrival in the early afternoon, you will be dropped off at the Nairobi Safari Club Hotel (use of room is excluded). Later transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for scheduled International departure flight. Read more

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ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Nairobi City
Day 2
Location Amboseli National Park
Day 4
Location Aberdare National Park
Day 5
Location Lake Nakuru National Park
Day 6
Location Masai Mara Game Reserve

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Arrival meet and transfer to hotel
  • 1 nights accommodation before start of safari on Bed and Breakfast in Nairobi
  • Use of customized safari vehicle with Pop up roof for game viewing & photography
  • Guaranteed window seats for every participants.
  • All entry fees where applicable in the parks, reserves and sanctuary
  • Full board meal plan while on Safari – breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Qualified local English - Speaking driver guide
  • All government taxes applicable

Package excludes

  • Hot air Balloon flight in Masai Mara - can be booked separately - US$475 per person
  • Extras at the Hotels and lodges –tips, drinks, telephone, laundry or any other personal expenses
  • International flight into/out of Africa
  • Entry Visa to Kenya

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