Day 1. Nairobi Samburu
Distance: 360 km (5 hrs, 30 min). Drive north through cultivations of coffee and pineapple to Mountain Lodge on the slopes of Mount Kenya for a sumptuous lunch. In the afternoon continue on to Samburu National Reserve. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Serena Lodge.Â
Day 2. Samburu
Full day of game viewing drives in this dry semi-arid park with its striking background view of the Mathew’s Range. The gently flowing Uaso Nyiro River, which traverses this Park, provides evergreen vegetation for the rare gerenuk, Grevy zebra and reticulated giraffe found in this park. All meals and overnight at Serena Lodge.Â
Day 3. Samburu Treetops
Distance: 210 km (3 hr.). Soon after breakfast at the Lodge, retrace your route to Nyeri. A country style lunch at Outspan Hotel. In the afternoon transfer into the Aberdare National Park to Treetops for an evening and night of game watching. Overnight accommodation at Treetops
Day 4. Treetops – Naivasha – Masai Mara
Distance: 180 km (2 hrs. 30 min.) & 250 km (4 hrs.). Transfer to Outspan Hotel for breakfast and early departure to Naivasha for lunch at Lake Naivasha Country Club. In the afternoon continue to the Masai Mara. To grasp the true feeling of Africa there is nothing better than the Masai Mara experience. This well watered park crossed by the Mara River is a permanent home for large herds of wildebeests, zebras and antelopes coexisting with predators such as lions, hyenas, leopards and cheetahs. Dinner & overnight at Mara Serena Lodge
Day 5. Masai Mara
Sunrise and sundown are the greatest moments for game viewing in these mystic plains, a time where the soft red hues of the sun will give your photographs the clarity of the actual African savannah. Full day of game drives with overnight accommodation at Mara Serena Lodge
Day 6. Masai Mara – Nairobi Amboseli.
Distance: 300 km (4 hr. 30 min) & 250 km (4 hrs.). After breakfast drive to Nairobi arriving on time for lunch at Nairobi Serena Hotel. Afternoon drive south to Amboseli National Park. Game viewing en route to your lodge with the immense grandeur of Mt Kilimanjaro in the background. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Serena Lodge
Day 7. Amboseli – Tsavo West
Distance: 220 km (3 hrs. 30 min). Dawn and morning game viewing drives. Breakfast and lunch at the Lodge. In the afternoon drive to Tsavo West National Park. Dinner and overnight at Kilaguni Serena Lodge
Day 8. Tsavo West – Salt Lick
Distance: 150 km (2 hrs.). Morning game viewing drive. Breakfast and lunch at the Lodge. Afternoon visit to Mzima Springs en route to Taita Hills Game Sanctuary. Dinner and overnight at the amazing Saltlick Lodge designed for lofty game viewing from its thatched roof rondavels and walkways.
Day 9. Salt Lick Mombasa
Distance: 250 km (3 hrs. 30 min). After breakfast drive to Mombasa.
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