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9-Day Wings Over Kenya Safari

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Joyce Njeri

Continental Adventure Tours

Continental Adventure Tours (CATS) Africa is a dynamic well established managed tour firm in Kenya

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9-Day Wings Over Kenya Safari

This program takes you to the rugged and remote fascinating semi-desert Northern Frontier District of Kenya. With a magnificent background of jagged, purple mountains, they provide some of the best and most colorful game viewing in the country. After Samburu drive to The Aberdares a beautiful mountain range where icy river plunge in glorious cascades and waterfalls. Then proceed to Lake Naivasha for a night stay. Proceed to Mara Maasai Mara the epitom

DAY 1

Day 1: Nairobi

On arrival at JKIA airport you are met by a Cats Africa representative and transferred to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day resting and adjusting to the different time zone. Lunch and dinner on own account. Overnight at Tribe Hotel (bed & breakfast).

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DAY 2

Day 2: Samburu

This morning, drive north to Samburu Game Reserve, home to some of the rare animal species found mainly in the semi-arid location. These include; beisa Oryx, Somali ostrich, reticulated giraffe, gerenuk, grevy zebra. Transfer to the lodge with a game viewing drive en route arriving in time for lunch. Depart at 16H00 for an evening game viewing drive until sunset. Dinner and overnight at Ashnil Tented Camp (full board). Read more

DAY 3

Day 3: Samburu

Spend the day on morning and afternoon game viewing drives (or a full day game drive with picnic lunch). The Reserve extends to Shaba & Buffalo springs Game Reserves (extra park fees, payable direct) all are home to the unique species and are a bird watchers paradise with over 450 species of indigenous bird. Animals seen include; lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, occasional wild dogs, buffalo, giraffes, rhino, elephant, impalas, Thompson gazelles among others. All meals and overnight at Ashnil Tented Camp (full board). Read more

DAY 4

Day 4: Aberdares

After breakfast and check-out, depart with a game drive en route to the Aberdares region, a beautiful mountain range in the central highlands of Kenya. Arrive for lunch at The Aberdare country club which is on a 1,300 acre wildlife sanctuary. It is a haven of unhurried charm set in garden bursting with a profusion of colour, and with peacocks living with the lush green lawns. Transfer later to the Ark Lodge and watch game from the lodge terrace as they arrive to lick salt and quench thirst. Dinner and overnight at The Ark Lodge (full board). Read more

DAY 5

Day 5: Lake Naivasha

After breakfast and check-out drive down the Great Rift Valley floor to Lake Naivasha which is the first of the Rift Valley lakes and home to fish, hippo, waterbucks and a rich birdlife. Arrive in time for lunch at the lodge and later enjoy a boat ride where you get a chance to identify some of the many birds and see hippos up-close. On the shores you might be lucky to see some of the plains game in the area; waterbucks, impalas, zebra, giraffe. Dinner and overnight at Lake Nivasha Simba Lodge (full board). Read more

DAY 6

Day 6: Maasai Mara

Drive to the world famous Masai Mara Game Reserve, so named to mean the “spotted plains” in Maa language. This is home to the greatest concentration of large mammals and is widely recognized as Africa’s ultimate wildlife reserve. Arrive in time for lunch and spend the early afternoon at leisure followed by an evening game viewing drive until sunset. The park is the northern extension to the vast Serengeti-Mara ecosystem, famous for its annual migration of wildebeest. This is a spectacular place of breathtaking sceneries, never-ending plains and the most abundant variety of wildlife remaining anywhere in the world. Dinner and overnight at Matira Camp (full board). Read more

DAY 7

Day 7: Maasai Mara

Spend the next two days in the Reserve on extensive game viewing drives. Wildlife is abundant in the Reserve with the gentle grasslands ensuring that animals are never out of sight. Birds are prolific including immigrants, 450 bird species have been recorded among them 57 birds of prey. Every year the Mara plays host to the world’s greatest natural spectacle; The Great Wildebeest Migration from the Serengeti beginning July to October each year. They converge across the border into the Mara, making a spectacular entrance in a surging column of life that stretches from horizon to horizon. The big cats - lion, leopard, and cheetah - follow the wildebeest, essentially their main source of food, into the Mara. So the Mara at this time is literally packed with wildlife, providing lucky visitors on safari with superb sightings of game. All meals and overnight at Matira Camp (full board). Read more

DAY 8

Day 8: Maasai Mara

Spend the next two days in the Reserve on extensive game viewing drives. Wildlife is abundant in the Reserve with the gentle grasslands ensuring that animals are never out of sight. Birds are prolific including immigrants, 450 bird species have been recorded among them 57 birds of prey. Every year the Mara plays host to the world’s greatest natural spectacle; The Great Wildebeest Migration from the Serengeti beginning July to October each year. They converge across the border into the Mara, making a spectacular entrance in a surging column of life that stretches from horizon to horizon. The big cats - lion, leopard, and cheetah - follow the wildebeest, essentially their main source of food, into the Mara. So the Mara at this time is literally packed with wildlife, providing lucky visitors on safari with superb sightings of game. All meals and overnight at Matira Camp (full board). Read more

DAY 9

Day 9: Nairobi

After breakfast and check-out, depart for the drive back to Nairobi arriving in time for lunch at the world famous Carnivore Restaurant. Later you are transferred to JKIA to catch your flight back home.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Nairobi
Hotel Tribe Hotel
Day 2
Location Samburu
Day 4
Location Aberdare National Park
Day 5
Location Lake Naivasha
Day 6
Location Masai Mara National Reserve
Hotel Matira Camp

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Park fees (for non-residents)
  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)

Package excludes

  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Some meals (as specified in the day-by-day)
  • Drinks

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