This tour takes you to Kenya divers National parks and Private Ranches to, Sweetwater’s chimpanzees tracking ,Bird watching at Lake Nakuru National park, Kenya’s most celebrated park – Masai Mara for the big 5 and the annual wildebeest migration.
Day 1: Nairobi- Aberdares
Pick up from your hotel at 0800 hrs – Passing through the industrial town of Thika and the intensely cultivated farms of the central Kenya. Lunch at the Out span hotel Nyeri before transferring to the Treetops hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at the Treetops hotel. Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner.
Day 2: Aberdares – Sweetwater’s.
Breakfast then proceed to Mt. Kenya region and take a full afternoon visit to Sweetwater’s game ranch. Dinner and overnight stay at Sweetwater’s tented camp. Sweetwater’s is the only sanctuary for rehabilitation in Kenya of these widely abused chimpanzees with two groups living in an environment as close to their natural habitat as possible. The site is also a dedicated black rhino breeding area. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Day 3: Sweetwaters – Lake Nakuru National Park
Breakfast then depart the lodge for Lake Nakuru National park arriving in good time for lunch at a Lodge. Full afternoon game drives followed by dinner and overnight stay at Lake Nakuru Lodge. Lake Nakuru’s claim to fame is anchored on its flamingo’s and the over 400 species of birds found here. The lake itself is a soda lake on the floor of the rift valley. The sight of the at times millions of flamingos is quite spectacular. From a distance the lake appears ringed in pink. The Lake has also earned a reputation as an important haven for endangered species- particularly the Rothschild Giraffe and the black and white rhino. Lions, waterbuck, buffalo and baboons are all residents here. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Day 4: Lake Nakuru- Masai Mara
Depart after breakfast and drive further along the floor of the Rift Valley to Masai Mara Game Reserve arriving at the Lodge/ camp in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive that introduces to this vast game filled reserve. Dinner and overnight at either Mara Serena Safari Lodge or Mara Sarova Game Camp. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Day 5: Masai Mara National Reserve
Full day spent exploring the park in search of the big 5- Optional balloon safari can be arranged at an extra cost of US$ 450 per person or a visit to Masai village US$25 per person.The Mara offers wildlife in such variety and abundance that it is difficult to believe: over 450 species of animals have been recorded here. You will easily see lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephant. It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna- lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Day 6: Masai Mara -Nairobi
An early morning game drive in Mara after breakfast, then drive back to Nairobi arriving approx. 14:00 hrs. Drop off at your hotel or transfer to the airport for your homebound flight. End of services. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch