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A Journey to "Kenya where God created the greatest wildlife show on earth"

   

Kenya
Itinerary
(12 days)
Tour is completed - contact us to customize this trip for you.

Day 1 Evening departure from LAX nonstop to London.

Day 2 Late morning arrival in London. Depart London in the evening flight non-stop to Nairobi.

Day 3 Early morning arrival in Nairobi. We are met by our local representative and transfer to our historic hotel situated at the edge of the city in the midst of tropical gardens. An afternoon visit to the Raj Yoga meditation and Spiritual Center and time permitting a visit to
the Swaminarayan Hindu Temple. Evening to relax and have dinner at the hotel. (B)

Day 4 After a hearty breakfast we journey by road to Ambroseli National Park lying at the foothills of Mt Kilimanjaro - the "roof of Africa". We arrive at the luxurious Amboseli Serena lodge. Built in the style of a Masai Village and in the shadow of Mt Kilimanjaro, it is one of the best wildlife viewing locations in the park. Afternoon tea served at 3:00 PM followed by a wildlife drive into the park. Evening to relax, meet as a group and share. (B,L,D)

Day 5 An early morning wildlife drive to through the spectacular Amboseli National Park affords us the opportunity to see lions, cheetahs, Gnus and herds of Elephants as they come to drink at the at water holes filled by the water form the melting snows of Mt Kilimanjaro. We return to the lodge for a full breakfast and have the rest of the morning for leisure. In the afternoon we will visit a Masaai farm and see their traditional farming practices. On route we will visit a local medicine man. Another wildlife drive in the afternoon and return to the lodge by sunset. {B,L,D}

Day 6 After breakfast we transfer to the airstrip for an early morning flight to Nairobi where we meet our guides and drive to a mountain lodge at the foothills of Mt. Kenya. In the afternoon we take a guided walk through the forest and visit the historic Mau Mau caves. The evening is spent viewing wildlife as they come to drink from the waterhole just below our terrace at the lodge. (B,L,D)

Day 7 After breakfast we proceed to the Shaba game preserve which in addition to its vast wildlife such as has one of the most fascinating flora and fauna in all of Kenya. With volcanic peaks, grasslands and marsh regions this area in inhabited with a large variety of animals such as lions, leopards and cheetah and giraffe. After dinner a quiet eveningto reflect and share our experiences. (B,L,D)

Day 8 After an early wake up call, tea coffee and cookies we are off on an early morning wildlife drive to explore the diverse population of wildlife. We then venture into the villages of the Gabra and Sanburu people. We will visit their homesteads and and have an opportunity to experience their way of life. In the same village we meet with a local witch doctor and sample the various potions. After a picnic lunch we then return to our lodge via Buffalo Springs for dinner and sharing. (B,L,D)

Day 9 After breakfast we transfer to the airstrip for a direct flight to the Masai Mara game reserve. We fly over the Laikipia Plains and the Great Rift Valley. We are picked up by our guides and taken to our luxury tented camp in the middle of the reserve. Here, in the Mara reside Rhinos, Buffalo, Ostrich, Gazelle, Hippo. and many more. An afternoon wildlife drive to visit these great creatures and then an evening to relax and share our adventures. (B,L,D)

Day 10 After an early morning wildlife drive we have a picnic breakfast at a beautiful site in the Mara. We return to our camp, have lunch, relax and enjoy the beautiful gardens surrounding our camp. Theafternoonbrings a visit to a local Masai community school where we can spend time with teachers and the children. Then a return to the camp for dinner and sharing. (B,L,D).

Day 11 After breakfast we take a guided nature walk through the beautiful environment of the Masai Mara and learn about the insects, birds and the flora of the region. For those who are adventures there is an optional balloon safari over the Mara Plains. This afternoon we will visit a traditional Maasai Village and witness a mock ritual wedding ceremony. After an afternoon wildlife drive we return to our camp for dinner. (B,L,D)

Day 12 The last opportunity for an early morning wildlife drive and we are off by road through Narok to Nairobi. We have a farewell lunch at a wonderful Indian restaurant and have a day room at our hotel. The afternoon is free for shopping and exploring. We then transfer to the airport for an evening flight and our journey home. (B,L)

 
   

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