9th August: Welcome to Nairobi, Kenya’s Bustling Capital
Arrive at JKIA Airport where you will be met by HTT Representative, a short safari brief and hand you to your driver guide then transferred by private vehicle to Movenpick Hotel.
Check in time is 1400 hrs. Lunch and dinner on own basis.
10th August: Maasai Mara Game Reserve
0700hrs: Enjoy buffet breakfast then check out.
0730hrs: Depart for Masai Mara National Reserve, which is also known as the “Jewel of Kenya”. On your way to Maasai Mara National Reserve, you will enjoy different array of views which are just priceless.
1240hrs appx: Arrive at Masai Mara National reserve; you will have game drive enroute to your lodge which is Mara Sentrim camp. You’ll have a sumptuous lunch at the camp.
1530 hrs: Enjoy your first game drive in this amazing game reserve known for its amazing wildlife.
A spectacle worth seeing is the annual migration of millions of wildebeests, zebra, and gazelles from the Serengeti plains across the Tanzania border and Mara River to reach Maasai Mara grazing fields. The dramatic crossing of the river and the preying on the migrants by predators can be viewed early June to August. The Mara has got also thousands of species of bird life and plant life.
1830 hrs: Return to the lodge for dinner and then overnight at Mara Sentrim camp.
11th August: Enjoy a Captivating Day in the Maasai Mara
0630hrs: Wake up for a refreshing hot cup of coffee or tea. Then depart for a morning game drive to explore the Mara plains and its intriguing wildlife.
Alternatively:- You can opt for a Hot Air Balloon Safari instead of a morning game drive. This is truly a fun and exciting way to see Africa’s landscapes and wildlife.
The trip is magical: spend about one hour floating over the Mara plains. You float in the sky, drift with the whim of the wind, overlooking the plains, just in time to experience a breathtaking sunrise and catch a bird’s eye view of the reserve.
Please Note: Balloon Safari is Booked at Extra Cost. The cost includes Balloon Safari + Out of Africa Bush Breakfast. A certificate will be presented by the pilot after the ride. For a seamless experience, we recommend that you book your Balloon Safari with HTT.
OR HAVE A FULL DAY GAME DRIVE IN THE RESERVE WITH PICNIC LUNCH
0830hrs: Return to the lodge for a full buffet breakfast and spend the morning at your own leisure.
1230hrs: Enjoy a scintillating buffet lunch at the lodge. Afternoon spent at leisure. You can relax by the swimming pool or you can visit a traditional Maasai Village where you’ll get insight into the vibrant and traditional way of life of the Maasai.
1600hrs: Depart for an evening game drive.
1830hrs: Return to the Lodge for dinner and then overnight at Mara Sentrim Camp
12th August: Lake Elememtaita Resort
0700 hrs: Buffet breakfast at the lodge.
0730 hrs: Depart after breakfast for Lake Elementaita Sentrim Lodge.
1330 hrs: Arrival at Lake Elementaita Sentrim Lodge in time for lunch.
Afternoon spent at leisure or visit nearby Lake Naivasha.
This time can be used doing a boat ride or a visit to Crescent Island.
1830 hrs: Return to your booked lodge for Dinner and then overnight at Lake Elementaita Sentrim Lodge.
13th August: Mount Kenya
0730 hrs: Check out after breakfast and depart towards the Mt Kenya area. The drive passes via scenic views of the country side.
1200 hrs: Arrival by midday at your booked lodge. Check in and enjoy lunch. In the afternoon, enjoy watching the wildlife at the water hole or you can do an optional walking safari with a ranger at extra costs payable directly.
Dinner and overnight at the Serena Mountain Lodge.
14 August: Amboseli National Park
Depart after breakfast towards Amboseli National Park.
Enroute collect picnic lunches in Nairobi for enroute.
Arrival at the park gate by 1500 hrs and enjoy game drive in the park as you are driven to your booked lodge.
The park is famous for being the best place in Africa to get close to free-ranging elephants among other wildlife species. Other attraction of the park includes opportunities to meet the Maasai people and also offers spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest free-standing mountain in the world.
Upon arrival at the lodge check in and relax Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Zebra Plains Lodge - soft drinks included.
15th August: Amboseli National Park
Enjoy full day stay in Amboseli today on full board basis - All meals included.
a). Large Herds of Elephants.
b). Mt. Kilimanjaro
c). Big Five
d). Observation Hill which allows an overall view of the whole park especially the swamps and elephants. The swamp below observation hill hosts many elephants, buffaloes, hippos and a variety of water fowls like pelican, Egyptian goose.
e). Contemporary Maasai culture and indigenous lifestyle.
1830 hrs: Return to the camp/lodge for dinner and then overnight.
Overnight at Amboseli zebra plains lodge- soft drinks included.
16th August: Nairobi
0730 hrs: Buffet breakfast at the lodge.
0830 hrs: Check out and head back to Nairobi with arrival by 1230 hrs.
Drop off at Hotel Movenpick for overnight stay.
Lunch and dinner on own basis.
Overnight at Hotel Movenpick Hotel.
17th August: Departure
0730 hrs: Buffet breakfast at the Hotel.
Check out time is 1100 hrs.
Drop off at the JKIA Airport for your home bound flight. (3 hrs prior check in required).