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KENYA LODGE SAFARIS

One of the Key ingredients for any successful safari is accommodation and its location. Excellent facilities for accommodation exist across the country with the city having some top range hotels and the wildlife sanctuaries & beaches hosting some of Africa’s best resorts, lodges and luxury tented camps.

The Eriksen Adventure accommodates clientele in quiet and lovely surroundings, for travelers who would like to have a quiet peaceful holiday in the bush you will definitely enjoy our good selection of Lodges. A maximum relaxation during your safari will be guaranteed.

» Magnificent ‘Kili’ 
»» 3 Days Masai Mara

»» “Northern Frontier”

»» 4 Days Aberdares And Samburu
»» 4 Days Mara/Nakuru

»» “Slopes Of The Kilimanjaro And The Coastal Savannas”
»» 5 Days Masai Mara-Lake Nakuru
»» Mara And The Great Rift Valley Lakes

»» “Best Of Kenya”

»»7days Aberdares/ Samburu/ Lake Nakuru/Masai Mara

»» The Northern Frontier Escape
»» Classic Triangle

 

TEA-KLS-MK- MAGNIFICENT ‘KILI’

Day 1: Nairobi – Amboseli                                              
hippoPick up from your Nairobi hotel will be followed by a departure for Amboseli National park via the Namanga border for lunch. Arriving in time for an afternoon game in this park that lies within the shadow of the mighty Kilimanjaro. A variety of plains game, antelopes and birds can be seen here. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.

 Day 2: Amboseli
Proceed for an early morning game drive after breakfast. Several species of plain game including wildebeest, giraffe, Antelopes and a large herd of elephant and hippos can be seen bathing in the swamp grounds whose waters source is Mt. Kilimanjaro. You will have a lunch and leisure break at the Lodge then end with an evening game drive, looking out for the peak of Kilimanjaro which may be seen during clear weather from the observation hill. Proceed to the Lodge for the rest of the meals and overnight.

Day 3: Amboseli – Nairobi
Early morning pre-breakfast game drive. After breakfast depart Amboseli for Nairobi with lunch enroute. Arrive in the early evening.

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TEA-KLS-THE 7TH WONDER

giraffesThis short Lodge safari will bring you to the 7th wonder of the world “ Masai Mara” which is one of the finest Game Reserve  with highest concentration of wildlife and get to meet face to face with the pastoral Masai community which has lived in harmony with wild creatures for many years.

Day 1: Nairobi/ Masai Mara
We will pick you from your hotel after breakfast; thereafter depart for Masai Mara game reserve stopping at the view point of the Great Rift Valley . Arrive in time for a late afternoon or early evening game drive in this park that is essentially the northern extension of Tanzania’s Serengeti national park as an artificial border separates the two. This park animal concentration is second as the landscape is scenic savannah grassland on rolling hills which enables the reserve to attract sufficient rainfall to maintain and support a large population of herbivores, together with the predators that follow. Proceed to the Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Masai Mara

Depart for an early morning game drive after breakfast in this park which is renowned for its great herds of plains game and virtually every type of wildlife to be found in Kenya including the big five namely; Lion, Elephant, Rhino, Leopard and buffalo.  This is also where the annual migration of close 800,000 zebras and wild beast takes place between the two parks in early July to September. The animals’ move as a great mass across the savannah in a follow the leader fashion in search for food and water. You can decide whether to have a picnic lunch at the hippo pool or going back to the lodge for lunch . Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.

Day 3: Masai Mara/ Nairobi

Have an early breakfast followed by your final game drive in Masai Mara. Thereafter depart for Nairobi  arriving in the late afternoon or early evening.

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TEA-KLS-NF-“NORTHERN FRONTIER”

Day 1: Nairobi – Samburu
After breakfast, we will pick you up from your hotel. Thereafter depart for Samburu Game Reserve via Thompson falls which are named after Joseph Thompson, one of the first European explorers who walked from Mombasa to Lake Victoria in the 1880’s. Lunch and game drive enroute.

elephantDay 2: Samburu
Morning and afternoon game viewing sessions tracking the rare drought resistant animal species this can only be seen north of the equator. These are;  the reticulated giraffe, gravy’s zebra, the generuk or giraffe gazelle, beisa oryx and the blue shanked Somali Ostrich.The ewaso Nyiro river traverses this park, its source being the Aberdare ranges.  You will have  lunch and leisure break in the mid afternoon. Rest of the meals in the Lodge.

Day 3: Samburu – Nairobi.
After breakfast, depart Samburu for Nairobi, lunch enroute, with scenic views  of Mt. Kenya’s peak  if the weather permits. Very pleasant countryside with tea and coffee plantations will be bypassed enroute to Nairobi. Arrive in the evening.

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TEA-AS-HIGHLANDS & THE SEMI ARID EXPERIENCE

Day 1: Nairobi – Aberdares
Depart Nairobi for one of the “tree hotels”namely treetops  and the Ark. Lunch will be taken  at the Outspan hotel for guests visiting the Treetops and at Aberdare country club for the Ark. In the afternoon proceed to your Actual tree hotel for an overnight game viewing in the flood lit water holes and salt lick with wake up calls when any of the big five are sighted. Species commonly seen includes rhino, giant forest hog and elephant.

Day 2: Aberdares – Samburu
ARKIn the morning you will be transferred to your base hotel for breakfast, thereafter depart for Samburu game Reserve arriving in time for lunch. After lunch an afternoon game drive will follow. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.

Day 2: Samburu
Morning and afternoon game viewing sessions tracking the rare drought resistant animal species this can only be seen north of the equator. These are; the reticulated giraffe, gravy’s zebra, the generuk or giraffe gazelle, beisa oryx and the blue shanked Somali Ostrich.The ewaso Nyiro river traverses this park, its source being the Aberdare ranges.  You will have  lunch and leisure break in the mid afternoon. Rest of the meals in the Lodge.

Day 3: Samburu – Nairobi.
After breakfast, depart Samburu for Nairobi, lunch enroute, with scenic views  of Mt. Kenya’s peak  if the weather permits. Very pleasant countryside with tea and coffee plantations will be bypassed enroute to Nairobi. Arrive in the evening.

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TEA-KLS-MN4- ROLLING HILLS & THE BIRD HAVEN

Day 1: Nairobi/ Masai Mara
We will pick you from your hotel after breakfast; thereafter depart for Masai Mara game reserve stopping at the view point of the Great Rift Valley and at Narok town for lunch. Arrive in time for a late afternoon or early evening game drive in this park that is essentially the northern extension of Tanzania’s Serengeti national park as an artificial border separates the two. This park animal concentration is second to none and the big five can be spotted here.  The Mara’s landscape is scenic savannah grassland on rolling hills which enables the reserve to attract sufficient rainfall to maintain and support a large population of herbivores, together with the predators that follow. Proceed to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Masai Mara

kifaruAfter breakfast have a full day of game viewing with a picnic lunch at the Hippo pool where you will have a good opportunity of spotting Hippos and crocodiles basking in the sun at a close distance. Mara is renowned for its great herds of plains game and virtually every type of wildlife to be found in Kenya.  This is also where the annual migration of close 800,000 zebras and wild beast takes place between the two parks in early July to September. The animals’ move as a great mass across the savannah in a follow the leader fashion, they follow the rains and when they arrive from Serengeti there is new succulent grass. They return to Serengeti when the grass begins to whither and when rains are over. Return to the Lodge in time for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Masai Mara/ Lake Nakuru

Have an early breakfast followed by your final game tracking with your guide, in this park that is rich in wildlife on your way to Nakuru.You will be arriving in time for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Lake Nakuru – Nairobi
After breakfast, have an extensive game drive in this park which  has a fantastic array of bird life including flamingoes, white pelicans and the marabou stork, all water birds, that breed in the lake’s alkaline waters. You may spot white rhino and the rater Rothschild giraffe that has give horns instead of the usual three and clear instead of spotted shanks (legs).A visit to the baboon cliff offers a scenic panorama of the lake below, surrounded by a vast tract of euphorbia and acacia forest. After game drive, depart for Nairobi arriving in the late afternoon.

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TEA-KLS-SKCS- “SLOPES OF THE KILIMANJARO AND THE COASTAL SAVANNAS”

Day 1: Nairobi – Amboseli                                              
Pick up from your Nairobi hotel will be followed by a departure for Amboseli National park via the Athi plains and Namanga border for lunch. On arrival, have an afternoon game drive in this park that lies  within the shadow of the  mighty Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain whose peak may be seen from the park’s observation hill in a clear weather. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.

Day 2: Amboseli
Proceed for an early morning game drive after breakfast. Several species of plain game including wildebeest, giraffe, Antelopes and a large herd of elephant and hippos can be seen bathing in the swamp grounds whose waters source is Mt. Kilimanjaro. You will have a lunch and leisure break at the Lodge then end with an evening game drive. Overnight at the Lodge.

Day 3: Amboseli – Tsavo west
After breakfast, depart amboseli for Tsavo west National park, lunch enroute. You will visit the Shaitani lava flows as the area where the park lies is of volcanic origin. The mzima springs which contain 20 million tones of crystal-clear water from the underground streams of the nearby Chyulu hills are an additional attraction; various aspects of marine life including hippos, crocodile and fish can be seen from the specially constructed underground glass tank. Other animal species found here include; Elephant, gazelle, zebra, giraffe, various birds, buffalo and kudu in a thick acacia setting. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.

Day 4: Tsavo west – Tsavo East
leopardA morning game drive will follow after breakfast and probably view the rock hyrax, quarrels and mongooses as the park contains a large population of these. Depart  for Tsavo East National park which is renowned  for its large numbers of Elephants and the famous man eating lions during the construction of the Kenya/Uganda railway in 1890.Here, only the section south of the Galana River is open to the public for game drives, the rest of the park serves as a wilderness for the animals to retreat into. Here the dried Aruba dam can be seen plus crocodiles at the crocodiles point below the lugard falls. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.

Day 5: Tsavo East – Nairobi/Mombasa
After breakfast, you final game drive will follow  during which you may see plains game, zebra, antelope, lesser Kudu, ostrich and large herds of elephant. Lunch will be taken enroute to Nairobi/ Mombasa.

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TEA-KLS-MN5- PANORAMA SAFARI

Day 1: Nairobi/ Masai Mara
We will pick you from your hotel after breakfast; thereafter depart for Masai Mara game reserve stopping at the view point of the Great Rift Valley and at Narok town for lunch. Arrive in time for a late afternoon or early evening game drive in this park that is essentially the northern extension of Tanzania’s Serengeti national park as an artificial border separates the two. This park animal concentration is second to none and the big five can be spotted here.  The Mara’s landscape is scenic savannah grassland on rolling hills which enables the reserve to attract sufficient rainfall to maintain and support a large population of herbivores, together with the predators that follow. Proceed to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Masai Mara

After breakfast have a full day of game viewing with a picnic lunch at the Hippo pool where you will have a good opportunity of spotting Hippos and crocodiles basking in the sun at a close distance. Mara is renowned for its great herds of plains game and virtually every type of wildlife to be found in Kenya.  This is also where the annual migration of close 800,000 zebras and wild beast takes place between the two parks in early July to September. The animals’ move as a great mass across the savannah in a follow the leader fashion, they follow the rains and when they arrive from Serengeti there is new succulent grass. They return to Serengeti when the grass begins to whither and when rains are over. Return to the Lodge in time for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Masai Mara
Breakfast will be followed by a morning game drive in this reserve returning to the Lodge in time for lunch. In the afternoon there is a choice between a game drive or at extra cost you have a nature walk escorted by our armed Masai Guides, or a visit to the local Masai Village to see their nomadic lifestyle, the Masai are famous for their bravery, as they co-existed with the animals over the years. All meals and overnight at the Lodge.

Day 4: Masai Mara/ Lake Nakuru

Have an early breakfast followed by your final game tracking with your guide, in this park that is rich in wildlife on your way to Nakuru.You will be arriving in time for dinner and overnight.

flamingoes

Day 5: Lake Nakuru – Nairobi
After breakfast, have an extensive game drive in this park which  has a fantastic array of bird life including flamingoes, white pelicans and the marabou stork, all water birds, that breed in the lake’s alkaline waters. You may spot white rhino and the rater Rothschild giraffe that has give horns instead of the usual three and clear instead of spotted shanks (legs).A visit to the baboon cliff offers a scenic panorama of the lake below, surrounded by a vast tract of euphorbia and acacia forest. After game drive, depart for Nairobi arriving in the late afternoon.

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TEA-KLS-MGRL-MARA AND THE GREAT RIFT VALLEY LAKES 

Day 1: Nairobi – Masai Mara
We will pick you from your hotel after breakfast; thereafter depart for Masai Mara game reserve stopping at the view point of the Great Rift Valley and at Narok town for lunch. Arrive in time for a late afternoon game drive in this park that is essentially the northern extension of Tanzania’s Serengeti national park as an artificial border separates the two.   The Mara’s landscape is scenic savannah grassland on rolling hills which enables the reserve to attract sufficient rainfall to maintain and support a large population of herbivores, together with the predators that follow. Proceed to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Masai Mara

After breakfast have a full day of game viewing with a picnic lunch at the Hippo pool where you can see crocodiles and hippos basking on the rocks at a close range.  You will be lucky to witness the annual migration of close to 800,000 zebras and wild beast that takes place between the Serengeti National park in Tanzania and the Masai Mara Game reserve parks in early July to September. The animals’ move as a great mass across the savannah in a follow the leader fashion in search for food and water. Elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard, Rhino and other varieties of antelopes and plain game can be seen here.
 Return to the Lodge in time for dinner and overnight.

Day 3:  Masai Mara

After breakfast, you will have another morning of tracking game with your guide returning back to the Lodge in time for lunch. In the afternoon there is a choice between a game drive or at extra cost, you can have a nature walk escorted by our armed Masai Guides or visit a local Masai village to see their nomadic lifestyle; The Masai are famous for their bravery as they have co-existed with the animals over the years. All meals and overnight at the Lodge.

Day 4: Masai Mara – Lake Nakuru
After breakfast, have   your final game drive In Masai Mara. Thereafter, leave for Nakuru with a stop for lunch enroute, with scenic views of Lake Naivasha and Mt Longonot which are in the Great Rift from afar on the main highway. Arrive in time for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Lake Nakuru – Lake Baringo/Bogoria
After breakfast, have an extensive game drive in Lake Nakuru National park. This park has a fantastic array of bird life including flamingoes, white pelicans and the marabou stork and other water birds that breed in the lake’s alkaline waters. Other plain game such as Cape buffalo, giraffe, zebra and other variety of antelopes can be seen here. A visit to the baboon cliff offers a scenic panorama of the lake below, surrounded by a vast tract of euphorbia and acacia forest. After game drive proceed to Lake Baringo for an hour’s boat ride which enables you to see hippos at close range and the bird life that inhabits this lake as over 350 species of birds have been recorded here including some that conform to a migratory pattern, as well as crocodiles and Egyptian gees which migrate all the way from western Europe. Depart for Lake Bogoria for dinner and overnight.

hot springsDay 6: Lake Bogoria - Nairobi
Early morning breakfast will be followed by a tour of Lake Bogoria, a shallow soda lake which is a home to a large number of birds and rare lesser kudu. Scalding hot springs and geysers at the southern end of the lakes spurt and steam their alkaline waters. The bubbling of hot springs, hundreds of singing weaverbirds and a million flamingos feeding in the bluish water present a rare scenic beauty. After lunch depart for Nairobi to arrive in the late afternoon or early evening.

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TEA-KLS-BK-“BEST OF KENYA”
7 DAYS MASAI MARA – LAKE NAKURU – SAMBURU.
Day 1: Nairobi-Masai Mara
We will pick you from your Nairobi hotel after breakfast; thereafter depart for Masai Mara game reserve stopping at the view point of the Great Rift Valley and at Narok town for lunch. Arrive in time for a late afternoon or early evening game drive in this park that is essentially the northern extension of Tanzania’s Serengeti national park as an artificial border separates the two. This park animal concentration is second to none and the big five can be spotted here.  The Mara’s landscape is scenic savannah grassland on rolling hills which enables the reserve to attract sufficient rainfall to maintain and support a large population of herbivores, together with the predators that follow. Proceed to the campsite/lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Masai Mara

lionAfter breakfast have a full day of game viewing with a picnic lunch at the Hippo pool where you will have a good opportunity of spotting Hippos and crocodiles basking in the sun at a close distance. Mara is renowned for its great herds of plains game and virtually every type of wildlife to be found in Kenya.  This is also where the annual migration of close 800,000 zebras and wild beast takes place between the two parks in early July to September. The animals’ move as a great mass across the savannah in a follow the leader fashion in search for food and water. Return to the Lodge/campsite in time for dinner and overnight.

Day 3 Masai Mara
After breakfast, another morning of tracking game with your guide and a lunch break at the campsite or Lodge. In the afternoon there is a choice between a game drive or at extra cost you can have a nature walk escorted by our armed Masai  guides, visit to a local Masai village to see their nomadic lifestyle; the Masai  are famous for their bravery, as they have co-existed with the animals over the years. All meals and overnight at the lodge or campsite.

Day 4:Masai Mara-Nakuru
After breakfast, leave Masai Mara for Nakuru with a stop for lunch enroute, with scenic views of Lake Naivasha and Mt. Longonot, which are in the Great Rift from afar on the main highway. Dinner and overnight at the lodge or campsite.

Day 5: Lake Nakuru-Samburu
After breakfast a morning game drive will follow in Lake Nakuru National Park, the abode of various water birds that breed in the lake's salty water including flamingos, white pelicans and marabou stork; white rhino may be seen as well as the rare Rothschild’s giraffe, cape buffalo and other plains game in this park that is 188 square kilometers. Depart for Samburu Game Reserve for dinner and overnight at the lodge via the Thompson Falls, which are named after Joseph Thompson, one of the first European explorers who walked from Mombasa to Lake Victoria in the 1880's. Lunch and game drive enroute.

Day 6: Samburu
Morning and afternoon game-viewing sessions tracking the rare, drought resistant animals species which can only be seen north of the equator; these are: the reticulated giraffe, grevy's zebra, the gerenuk or giraffe-gazelle, Beisa Oryx and the blue shanked Somali ostrich. The Ewaso Nyiro River traverses this park, its source being the Aberdare ranges. There are therefore very high chances of spotting crocodile in a natural environment though its water level varies seasonally. You will have a lunch and leisure break in the mid afternoon. Rest of meals and overnight at the lodge or campsite.

Day 7: Samburu -Nairobi
After breakfast, depart Samberg for Nairobi, lunch enroute, with scenic views of Mt. Kenya's peak if the weather permits. Very pleasant countryside with tea and coffee plantations will be by-passed enroute to Nairobi. Arrive in the evening.

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TEA-KLS-ASNM- TREASURES OF KENYA

Day 1: Nairobi – Tree hotel
treetopsDepart Nairobi for one of the ‘tree hotel’ in the Aberdares Mountain range. Arrive in time for lunch at either the Aberdares country club for the Ark and the Outspan Hotel for Treetops which serve as bases for visiting the ‘ tree hotels’. After lunch you will be transferred  to the actual tree hotel for dinner and overnight game viewing from the flood lit water holes and salt lick.

Day 2: Tree hotel – Samburu
Early morning transfer to the base hotel for breakfast then depart for Samburu Game reserve  passing through Isiolo, the gateway to “ George Adamsons” land of lions,with lunch  and game drive enroute. Overnight at the Lodge.

Day 3: Samburu
Morning and afternoon game viewing sessions tracking the rare drought resistant animal species this can only be seen north of the equator. These are;  the reticulated giraffe, gravy’s zebra, the generuk or giraffe gazelle, beisa oryx and the blue shanked Somali Ostrich.The ewaso Nyiro river traverses this park, its source being the Aberdare ranges.  You will have  lunch and leisure break in the mid afternoon. Rest of the meals in the Lodge.

Day 4: Samburu – Lake Nakuru
After your final game drive in Samburu, depart for Lake Nakuru National park . On arrival, proceed for a game viewing session. The park is a home to stunning flocks of lesser and greater flamingos, which literally turn the lakeshores in to a magnificent pink stretch. The birdlife here is world renown and over 400 species can be seen like the white pelicans, marabou storck, and other water birds that breed in the lake’s alkaline waters. White rhino, rothchild giraffe can be seen as well as many varieties of plain game. Dinner and overnight at the Lake Nakuru.

Day 5: Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara
Leave after breakfast and drive to the Masai Mara Game Reserve, the richest game park in Kenya to arrive in time for a afternoon game drive. A wide selection of wildlife such as lion, elephant, cheetah, leopard, rhino, giraffe and buffalo can be seen. Return to the Lodge in time for dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Masai Mara
bufAfter breakfast have a full day of game viewing with a picnic lunch at the Hippo pool where you will have a good opportunity of spotting Hippos and crocodiles basking in the sun at a close distance. Mara is renowned for its great herds of plains game and virtually every type of wildlife to be found in Kenya.  This is also where the annual migration of close 800,000 zebras and wild beast takes place between the two parks in early July to September. The animals’ move as a great mass across the savannah in a follow the leader fashion, they follow the rains and when they arrive from Serengeti there is new succulent grass. They return to Serengeti when the grass begins to whither and when rains are over. Return to the Lodge  in time for dinner and overnight

Day 7: Masai Mara – Nairobi
Depart the Mara region for Nairobi after breakfast and your final game drive, reaching Nairobi in the late afternoon or early evening.

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TEA-KLS-TNFE-THE NORTHERN FRONTIER ESCAPE

Day 1: Nairobi – Amboseli.
Early morning breakfast will be followed by departure for Amboseli National park via the scenic Athi plains to arrive in time for lunch. After lunch, have an afternoon game viewing session with your guide in this park which lies within the shadow of the mighty Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest Mountain. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.

 Day 2: Amboseli
 After breakfast, have an early morning game drive that is rewarded by magnificent views of Mt Kilimanjaro with its snowcapped summit appearing pink in the rising sun. Amboseli is known for its abundance of Elephants as well as Hippopotamus which can be seen in the swamp grounds whose water source is Mt.Kilimanjaro. Giraffe, Lion, leopard, buffalo and Black Rhino can be spotted as well. Return to the Lodge for lunch. After lunch, an extensive game drive is followed by dinner and overnight.

cheetahDay 3: Amboseli – Lake Nakuru
Early morning pre-breakfast game drive. After breakfast depart Amboseli for Lake Nakuru via Nairobi for lunch.  On arrival, enjoy an afternoon game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park which has a fantastic array of bird life including millions of flamingos, white pelicans, Marabou stock and other water birds that breed in alkaline waters. Other plain games that can be seen here include the Cape buffalo, White Rhino, Rothschild giraffe and variety of antelopes. A visit to the baboon cliff offers a scenic view of the lake below, surrounded by a vast tract of euphorbia and acacia forest. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge

Day 4: 03/01/07: Lake Nakuru – Lake Baringo/Bogoria
After an early breakfast, proceed to Lake Baringo for an hour’s boat ride which enables you to see hippos at close range and the bird life that inhabits this lake as over 350 species of birds have been recorded here including some that conform to a migratory pattern, as well as crocodiles and Egyptian gees which migrate all the way from western Europe. At an extra cost, you can have a short excursion to the Island to see the Njemp village (local tribe) and dancing. Thereafter depart for Lake Bogoria, a shallow soda lake hosting thousands of pink flamingos, a large number of other birds and the lesser kudu. Scalding hot springs and geysers at the southern end of the lake spurt and steam their alkaline waters thus presenting a rare scenic beauty. The rest of the meals at the lodge.

Day 5: Lake Bogoria – Samburu
After breakfast, depart for Samburu Game Reserve via Thompson falls which are named after Joseph Thompson, one of the first European explorers who walked from Mombasa to Lake Victoria in the 1880’s. You will have a lunch break and Game drive enroute to the Lodge.

Day 6: Samburu
Morning and afternoon game viewing sessions tracking the rare drought resistant animal species which can only be seen north of the equator. These are; the reticulated giraffe, gravy’s zebra, the gerenuk or giraffe gazelle, beisa Oryx and the blue shanked Somali Ostrich. The Ewaso Nyiro River traverses this park, its source being the Aberdare ranges.  You will have  lunch and leisure break in the mid afternoon whereby you can visit the nearby local village to see and learn more about the northern people of Kenya who has a rich and colorful heritage. Return to the Lodge in time for dinner and overnight.

Day 7: Samburu – Mt.Kenya
After breakfast, leave Samburu for Mt. Kenya region arriving in time for lunch. After lunch, visit the Mau Mau caves where Kenyan freedom fighters used to hide from the British troops during the struggle for independence. In the evening, enjoy the unique experience of a night on the slopes of Mount Kenya. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.

Day 8: Mt. Kenya – Nairobi
After breakfast, drive south via the biggest open air market in East and central Africa (Karatina) and very pleasant countryside to arrive in Nairobi in the afternoon.

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TEA-KLS-CT-CLASSIC TRIANGLE

Day 1: Nairobi – Amboseli
Early morning breakfast will be followed by departure for Amboseli National park arriving in time for lunch. After lunch, have an afternoon game viewing session with your guide in this park which lies within the shadow of the mighty Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest Mountain. Dinner and overnight at the Oltukai Lodge or similar

Day 2: Amboseli
After breakfast, proceed for a morning game drive  where plains game namely zebra, wildebeest, giraffe and various antelopes can be seen including  a large herd of Elephant and hippos that are found bathing in the swamp grounds which get their waters from Mt. Kilimanjaro. You will have lunch and leisure break at the Lodge then end with an evening game drive, looking out for the peak of Kilimanjaro which may be seen during clear weather from the observation hill. Return to the Lodge in time for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Amboseli – Lake Nakuru
After breakfast, depart the Amboseli region for Lake Nakuru National park via Nairobi for flamingoeslunch. You will have a stop at the viewpoint of the Great Rift Valley whose view of the valley below is splendidly panoramic. On arrival, have an extensive game drive in this park that has a fantastic array of birdlife including flamingoes, white pelicans, the marabou stork and other water birds, that breed in the lake’s alkaline water. Cape buffalo, white Rhino, the Rothschild giraffe and other plain game can be seen. A visit to the baboon cliff offers a scenic panorama of the lake below, surrounded by a vast tract of euphorbia and acacia forest. Dinner and overnight at the Sarova Lion hill.

Day 4: Lake Nakuru - El Karama Ranch
Leave for El-Karama Ranch after breakfast. On arrival, check in and proceed for a game viewing session with your guide to return in time for lunch. In the afternoon spend at leisure and in the evening, embark for a night viewing game drive. Elephant, giraffe and antelopes can be seen in this Ranch.

Day 5: El Karama
After breakfast, have a horse riding session across the valley with an armed guide. Variety of game can be seen enroute. Return to the Ranch for dinner and overnight.

Day 6: El- Karama - Island camp
Leave for Lake Baringo one of the largest fresh water lakes in Kenya. On arrival, have a tour of this Lake where more than  350 species  of birds have been recorded  including some  that conform to a migratory pattern, as well as crocodiles and Egyptian gees which migrate all the way from western Europe. Afterwards, you will be met and greet by a representative of island Camp at the main land then transferred to island camp by boat for an afternoon stay, dinner and overnight.

Day 7: Island Camp – Lake Naivasha.
After breakfast, you will be transferred by boat to mainland where you will be met by your driver guide. Thereafter depart for Lake Naivasha to arrive in time for lunch in the Crater Lake tented camp which was the final resting place of lady DianeDelamere. In the afternoon, have a boat ride to the Crescent Island. One of the few places in Africa where you can wander on foot among herds of zebra, wildebeest, gazelle and giraffe, because of the absence of predators. After dinner, have a thrilling night game drive with an expert tracker to return back to the camp in time for a cup of coffee, tea and overnight.

Day 8: 13/08/06: Lake Naivasha – Masai Mara
Depart to the Masai Mara Game Reserve after breakfast to arrive in time for lunch. After lunch have an afternoon game drive in this park that is essentially the northern extension of Tanzania’s Serengeti national park as an artificial border separates the two. This park animal concentration is second to none and the big five can be spotted here. Mara’s landscape is scenic savannah grassland on rolling hills which enables the reserve to attract sufficient rainfall to maintain and support a large population of herbivores, together with the predators that follow. Proceed to the kichwa Tembo tented camp or similar for dinner and overnight.

keekorokDay 9: Masai Mara
After breakfast have a full day of game viewing with a picnic lunch at the Hippo pool where you will have a good opportunity of spotting Hippos and crocodiles basking in the sun at a close distance. Mara is renowned for its great herds of plains game and virtually every type of wildlife to be found in Kenya.  This is also where the annual migration of close 800,000 zebras and wild beast takes place between the two parks in early July to September. The animals’ move as a great mass across the savannah in a follow the leader fashion in search for food and water. Return to the Tented Camp in time for dinner and overnight.

Day 10: Masai Mara/ Nairobi

Have an early breakfast followed by your final game tracking with your guide, in this park that is rich in wildlife on your way back to Nairobi arriving in the late afternoon or early evening.

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