Day 1- Arrive Nairobi
Upon arrival into Nairobi, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for your overnight stay. Afternoon at leisure.
Day 2- Masai Mara National Reserve
Leaving Nairobi after breakfast, you travel towards Kenya’s fertile highlands and head down the rift escarpment on the road built by Italian prisoners of war during World War II. On the way, spot the charming chapel built at the foot of the escarpment. Pass the impressive Longonot earth satellite station as you head across the valley to Narok; continue your travels across acres of wheat and barley, before reaching the Masai Mara in time for lunch. Following lunch set off on your first game drive, returning to the lodge as the sun sets. Your accommodation for the next two nights is built into the surrounding hillside, with a fabulous wealth of wildlife, birdlife and natural flora seen in every direction.
Day 3- Masai Mara National Reserve
Following an early breakfast, depart on a morning game drive, returning to the camp mid-morning or enjoy a thrilling hot-air balloon ride over the Masai Mara (available to book at an additional cost). After lunch, and perhaps a siesta, set off on another game drive and a visit to Masai Village, returning to the lodge as the sun sets.
Day 4- Lake Nakuru
Leaving the Masai Mara after breakfast, travel across the ‘breadbasket’ of Kenya, where acres of wheat and barley litter the landscape as you head north to Narok, the district headquarters of this part of Maasailand. You’ll then travel across the vast plains on the floor of the Rift Valley, keeping an eye out for herds of giraffe and gazelle as you head up the Mai-Mahiu, before arriving at Lake Nakuru around midday. Once in the park, view game en route to the lodge. Following lunch there is an afternoon game drive, returning to the lodge for your overnight stay as the sun sets. The National Park, known for its birdlife, it is also home to carefully protected black and white rhinos as well as the endangered Rothschild giraffe.
Day 5- Amboseli National Park
Following an early breakfast, continue to Lake Naivasha for a boat ride. Leaving the Rift Valley behind, you’ll arrive in Nairobi for an early lunch (or picnic lunch dependent on road conditions) and continue south towards Amboseli, arriving at your lodge by late afternoon. Your accommodation for the next two nights is set on 200 acres of private land on the foothills of Africa’s highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro.
Day 6- Amboseli National Park
After breakfast, depart for a full day game drive; later enjoy a hot picnic lunch. You’ll return to the lodge by late afternoon, giving you time to unwind in your room or lounge, or even take a quick dip in the pool before dinner.
Day 7- Depart Nairobi
Following an early breakfast, catch your last views of the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro as you depart Amboseli. From here turn north across the beautiful and seemingly neverending Athi Plains, arriving in Kenya’s bustling capital city of Nairobi by midday. Once in the city, you will be dropped off at the centre or at the airport for onward travel arrangements.