NK-CLS01 : LION'S LAIR
Leaving Mombasa before sunrise, a drive of about 115km's towards Nairobi, takes you to "Bachuma Gate" where you enter the East section of Tsavo National Park - Kenya's largest game sanctuary, famed for its huge herd of Elephants. It is also the home of Lion, Rhino, Giraffe and Zebra. You will see water birds at the Aruba Dam on the way to Voi Safari Lodge (for lunch). Good photographs of a variety of animals that come to drink at the waterhole in front of the lodge may be taken. After lunch, a Game Drive, returning to Mombasa in the afternoon.
NK-CLS02 : WADIGO
Leaving after lunch you drive to the Shimba Hills Game Reserve. Game drive before you arrive at the Tree Lodge built on stilts overlooking a floodlit waterhole where animals can be observed after dark!
Early morning game viewing in the reserve. After breakfast at the lodge, return to your hotel.
NK-CLS03 : ELEPHANT SERENITY
Depart in the morning and drive inland to the eastern side of Tsavo National Park. Game drive in this park and visit the Aruba Dam following a network of tracks to look for photography the wildlife. Lunch at Voi Safari Lodge, a Hilton owned establishment. The lodge overlooks waterholes which, floodlit at night, can be viewed from the comfort of the rooftop terrace. Dinner and overnight at Salt Lick Lodge.
Morning game viewing before and after breakfast ending at the nearby Taita Hills Lodge where you are served with a delicious buffet lunch. Return to Mombasa and transfer to your hotel.
NK-CLS04 : HUNTERS TRAIL
Drive towards Nairobi and enter the Tsavo National Park. This park is renowned for its "Red Elephants", so called because of the red earth that colors their hides. Game viewing, lunch at Voi Safari Lodge. Afterwards, continue to Kilaguni / Ngulia Lodge where you spend the night.
An early start for a game drive with spectacular views of the Hills and Mountains Game drive, lunch and later a leisurely drive back Mombasa.
NK-CLS05 : RED MUD
Departure at 05:00hrs for Amboseli National Park situated at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Arrive for lunch at one of the lodges. Game drive in the afternoon. Overnight at one of the lodges.
Game drive at dawn. On fine mornings the snow-capped Kilimanjaro makes a very photogenic background to the peacefully grazing animals. After breakfast proceed to Tsavo National Park driving through spectacular "Shetani" volcanic flow. Visit the Mzima Springs. Lunch at the Kilaguni Lodge. Return to Mombasa arriving in the evening.
NK-CLS07 : TSAVO & AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARKS
Amboseli National Park is reached in time for lunch and a rest before a game drive to explore this area at the foot of Africa's highest mountain, Kilimanjaro. Dinner and overnight in a lodge or near the park.
Before breakfast a final game drive can be taken in Amboseli when Mount Kilimanjaro usually appears from its mantle of clouds. After breakfast, drive to tsavo National Park. Visit Mzima Springs, an oasis where hippo, fish and crocodile are seen. Dinner and overnight in a lodge.
An early morning game drive. After breakfast, precede either to your hotel in Mombasa for a few days on the beach or return to Nairobi arriving by lunch time.
NK-CLS06 : GREAT HUNTERS
Start of at 05:00hrs from your hotel and head Tsavo East National Park, entering Bachuma Gate. Game viewing till exit from Voi Gate, driving towards Nairobi.
Enter Tsavo West River side gate and proceed to Ngulia / Kilaguni Safaris Lodge for lunch. Game viewing en route. Afternoon game drives around the rhino valley. Dinner and overnight stay at the Ngulia / Kilaguni Safari Lodge.
After an early game drive, return to your lodge for breakfast. Later drive to Amboseli Game Reserve, arriving for lunch at the Amboseli Safari Lodge or Amboseli Serena Lodge. Game drive in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight stay at one of the lodges.
Dawn is the best time for game viewing. After breakfast, drive to Voi via Emali route, arriving at Lions Hill for Lunch and thereafter on to Mombasa, arriving in the evening.
NK-CLS08 : WHITE MISCHIEF
Depart in the morning and drive inland to the season side of tsavo National Park. Game drives in this park and visit Aruba Dam, following a network of tracks to look for and photograph the wildlife. Lunch at Voi Safari Lodge and continue to Salt Lick Lodge, a Hilton owned establishment. The lodge overlooks waterholes which , floodlit at night, can be viewed from the comfort of the rooftop terrace. Dinner and overnight at Salt Lick Lodge.
Early morning game drive after breakfast. You will set off for Finch Hatton’s Camp, en route to Mzima Springs, arriving in time for lunch. There will be a late afternoon game drive the same day. Dinner and overnight at Finch Hatton’s Camp.
After breakfast, set off on a farewell drive back to your coastal beach hotel.
NK-CLS09 : GREAT SEVENS
Drive 110 km out to Mombasa to enter Tsavo National park. Game drive. Buffet lunch at Voi Safari Lodge. Proceed to Tsavo West National Park. Game drive as you arrive at your lodge for dinner / overnight.
An early morning game drive visit the Mzima Springs. After breakfast drive through the park into Amboseli across the Shetani Plains. Lunch at the lodge Game drive in the evening. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
An early morning game drive is recommended. The snow capped Mt. Kilimanjaro makes a very photogenic background to the animals. After breakfast drive to Nairobi arriving in time for Lunch. Later drive to Lake Nakuru, famous for its huge flocks of Flamingos. Dinner and overnight.
Early morning game drive. After breakfast drive West via Narok to the famous Masai Mara National Reserve arriving in time for lunch at the lodge / camp.
Full day viewing drive. All meals and overnight at the camp / lodge.
Early morning game drive. Return to Nairobi arriving about lunch time at the Carnivore which is famous for its succulent steaks and barbecue dishes. Later transfer to the passenger train departing at 19:00 hrs. for Mombasa. Dinner and breakfast are served on the train and there is a bar service available. Bedding is also provided.
Arrive Mombasa at 08:30 hrs. Transfer to your hotel.
NK-CLS10 : PARADISE NIGHTS
Upon arrival at the Moi International Airport you drive straight to Voi Wildlife Lodge. Check in and relax till lunch. Afternoon game drive in Tsavo East National Park. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
After an early breakfast drive to Tsavo West National Park arriving for lunch. After game drive, visiting the famous Mzima Springs and Rhino Valley. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight, either at Ngulia Safari Lodge or Kilaguni Serena Lodge.
Morning game drive around this park. Follow the roads towards Nairobi arriving at Amboseli Game Reserve. Famous for the ever present silhouette of Kilimanjaro and its vast abundance of wildlife in the swamps. Lunch at the Ol Tukai Lodge / Amboseli Serena Lodge and an afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Early morning rise and after breakfast depart for the Lake Nakuru National Park via Nairobi. One of Kenya's smaller parks but with the largest population of pink Flamingos in the world and home to the largest Rhino population in East Africa and home to many of the elusive Leopard. Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge.
Day 5 & 6
After breakfast leave for the Masai Mara where you will be able to view what is described as the greatest spectacle in the southern hemisphere and maybe in the world, when at their own peril more than two million wild beast cross the mare river into the Serengeti into Tanzania. Crocodile's feast on these animals and predators take full advantage of large herds to make kills. Masai Mara is the world’s best place to view game.
Leave the Mara at your own pace arriving in time to take the flight back to Mombasa
NK-CLS11 : GRAND SAFARI
Two Nights Samburu
Depart Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for Samburu. Check in at the lodge in time for lunch if you arrive in the morning and after proceed for the first of your game drives along the semi - deserted scorched lava plains. Some of Kenya's rarer species like the long necked gerenuk, Grevy's Zebra, reticulated giraffe, beisa oryx and blue shanked Somali Ostrich can be seen here. Because of the sheer rarity and beauty of the rugged terrain you spend two nights here.
Larsen’s Tented Camp (luxury small camp along Ewaso Nyiro River)
Samburu Serena (Cottage style accommodation in a lodge)
Samburu Intrepid (Camp accommodation in touch with nature built like a tree house)
Leave Samburu for Lake Nakuru after breakfast and proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park home of the Pink Flamingo, on a good day you can see up to a million lesser and greater of the flamingo family. Lake Nakuru also offers a wide variety of animals such as warthog, water buck and large numbers of impala. Other slightly shyer residents include buffalo, Rothschild giraffe, eland, lion, leopard and black rhino. It goes without saying that this lush environment is most definitely a bird watchers paradise.
Lake Nakuru Lodge (a prominent lodge overlooking the lake)
Lion Hill Camp (a camp situated on one of the national parks many headlands)
Lave Nakuru after breakfast arriving in Masai Mara in about 3 hours. Masai Mara is by far Kenya's most famous of national parks, the long yellow savannah shimmering in the afternoon sun allowing the great cats to blend in with their surroundings. The flat plains provide the best chances of excellent photography, here in the Mara you will have the chance to view the ruminants of the huge herds of wild beast remaining after the great migration, huge herds of elephants, cheetah, giraffe and many, many birds of prey. Masai Mara is truly the best of Kenya as far as game viewing, photography and the chance of seeing a kill.
Mara Serena (the busiest of the Maras accommodation overlooking the Mara river)
Fig Tree (a tented camp in quaint settings perfect for a recluse looking for peace, tranquility and luxury)
Leave the Mara in the early hours of the morning arriving at the slopes of Kilimanjaro the world’s tallest freestanding mountain in time to see the early morning mists clear revealing in its snow capped, majestic gaze beautiful expanse of savannah & acacia. The parks Centre has a several spots where swamps attract buffalo, zebra, wild beast, gazelle, Masai giraffe, lion & cheetah, elephant, a verity of vulture and huge numbers of water birds.
Leave Amboseli after lunch for Nairobi or Mombasa.