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8-Day Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru, Samburu, Aberdares

8-Day Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru, Samburu, Aberdares

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8-Day Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru, Samburu, Aberdares
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In just eight days, you can enjoy the complete Kenya safari experience by visiting the Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru, Samburu, and either Aberdares (lodge safari) or Lake Baringo (camping safari).

  • Private departures start every day of the year
  • Group departures are available every day with a minimum of 2 travelers.  Contact us for availability.

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Day 1: 8-DAY KENYA SAFARI / Drive from Nairobi to Aberdares, afternoon game drive (LD)

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Depart Nairobi for the Aberdare National Park while viewing the beautiful surroundings as you pass through the Kikuyu Community Farmlands. After arrival, check into the Tree Hotel for lunch. Here you will spend the better part of the afternoon viewing animals from the balcony of the Lodge. The Lodge has been built in front of water holes that contain minerals and salts that the animals come to lick. At night, the activity of the animals is intensified, and you are able to view them with the help of powerful lights overlooking the waterholes. Camping safaris would skip Aberdares and go right to Samburu.

Meals: LD

Meals included: Lunch, Dinner
Luxury Accommodations: Aberdares Tree Hotel

Day 2: Drive to Samburu, afternoon game drive (BLD)

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Depart Tree Hotel for Samburu via the scenic surroundings of the Mount Kenya area. Check into your accommodations for lunch. Affter a brief relaxation time, proceed for an evening game drive in search of lions, elephants, gerenuk, grevy's zebra, onyx, the reticulated giraffe, and other plains game.

Meals: BLD

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Mid-Range Accommodations: Samburu Sentrim Camp

Day 3: Game drives in Samburu (BLD)

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Early morning game drives, return to your lodging for breakfast. After breakfast, enjoy another game drive, returning for lunch. Relaxation mid-day, followed by an evening game drive. Camping safaris would continue to Lake Baringo, which is a fresh water lake with a great variety of birds as well as hippos and crocodiles.

Meals: BLD

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Mid-Range Accommodations: Samburu Sentrim Camp

Day 4: Drive to Lake Nakuru, afternoon game drive (BLD)

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Depart after breakfast past the northern tip of the Aberdare Mountains to descend into the Great Rift Valley where Lake Nakuru is located. Lake Nakuru is home to thousands of flamingoes, buffalo, lions, zebra, giraffe, and many bird species. After lunch, proceed for an evening game drive.

Meals: BLD

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Mid-Range Accommodations: Sarova Lion Hill Lodge or similar

Day 5: Drive to Masai Mara, afternoon game drive (BLD)

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After breakfast, rive to Masai Mara with a stop for picnic lunch. On arrival, you enjoy an afternoon game drive in search of black maned lions, elephants, leopards, buffalo, rhino, and other game.

Meals: BLD

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Mid-Range Accommodations: Mara Sentrim Camp

Day 6: Masai Mara game drive (BLD)

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A full day is spent game viewing across the rich tree studded grassland and rolling hills. The Masai Mara is renowned for its great herds of plains game, black maned lion, leopard, cheetah, and elephants. For an extra cost, you can visit a local Maasai village or enjoy a hot air balloon safari early in the morning.

Meals:  BLD

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Mid-Range Accommodations: Mara Sentrim Camp

Day 7: Game drives in the Masai Mara (BLD)

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Today, we continue to explore the Mara region packed with the elephants, zebras, rhinos and all kinds of game throughout the year.

Meals: BLD

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Mid-Range Accommodations: Mara Sentrim Camp

Day 8: Early morning game drive, transfer to Nairobi (B)

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Optional early morning game drive before breakfast, then drive to Nairobi.

Meals: B

Meals included: Breakfast

Pricing

8-Day Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru, Samburu, Aberdares

Prices are Per Person and Valid for Trips through December 31, 2018

# People in Group: 2+
8-Day Kenya Safari (Basic Camping): $1945
8-Day Kenya Safari (Mid-Range Lodging): $3345

NOTE: Prices are per person in U.S. dollars based on double/triple occupancy. All quotations are based on the current rates of park fees, VAT, other government taxes, and current exchange rates. Should any of these be increased or a new tax introduced, these increases will be added on even if your trip has already been paid for.

INCLUDES:
  • All accommodations per itinerary
  • All meals per itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • All tours and entrance fees per itinerary (unless listed as excluded)
  • All transportation and transfers per itinerary
  • English speaking safari driver/guide (and safari cook with camping)
  • Game viewing as detailed in the itinerary in safari minivan
  • All national park fees
EXCLUDES:
  • International and domestic flights
  • Meals not listed
  • Beverages and alcohol
  • Tips for guides, drivers, hotel staff
  • Optional tours
  • Single room supplement
  • Personal expenses (visas, airport taxes, Internet, etc.)
  • International and domestic flights
  • Tips for safari guide ($10/person/day)
  • Tips for hotel/camp staff
  • Optional tours (Maasai village)
  • Bottled water and drinks

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