Apodiformes Adventures

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Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

  • You'll be collected from the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Nairobi to Amboseli National Park

Nairobi to Amboseli National Park

Depart from Nairobi to one of Africa's most famous national parks, Amboseli National Park.

You will check in at Ol Tukai Lodge, have a sumptuous lunch served, and then go on a fun-filled game drive in the park. Your journey to experience the stunning landscapes and rich wildlife of magical Kenya will begin right here! This will be an excellent opportunity to view large herds of red elephants and the magnificent scenery of Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest mountain in Africa.

Spending time in Amboseli Park, you will quickly appreciate the special qualities of the African elephant. Intelligent and emotional creatures will also take stock of you through sight, sound, and scent. Come in peace, and the elephants of Amboseli will send a peaceful vibe back your way, completing the circle of gratitude. Dinner and your overnight stay will be at the lodge.

Main Destination:
Amboseli National Park
Best Time To Visit June to October and January to February
High Season December to March and July to October (Busy)
Best Weather June to September and January to February (Little rainfall)

Wildlife in Amboseli NP

ElephantAbundant
GiraffeCommon
BuffaloAbundant
ZebraAbundant
WildebeestAbundant
HippoCommon
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HyenaCommon
LionOccasional
CheetahOccasional
LeopardRare to None
Accommodation:
Ol Tukai Lodge
  • Luxury lodge located inside Amboseli NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2

Amboseli National Park Adventure

Amboseli National Park Adventure

Early sunrise breakfast will be served amidst herds of elephants grazing against the majestic backdrop of Mount Kilimanjaro. Afterward, you will embark on a full-day game drive within the vast and scenic Amboseli National Park. The great snow-capped mountain stands like a sentinel over the park's southern border, creating postcard-like vistas. These 'giants' and the continent's highest peak are a photographer's treat, complementing each other in their majesty. It is practically impossible to take a bad photo at Amboseli, and you will enjoy capturing elephant families as they move to and from their nearby watering holes. This will be a fascinating experience, as you will get to view Africa's Big Five. Other wildlife you can encounter include cheetahs, giraffes, and zebras. A great spot for photo shoots lies at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, allowing an unbeatable view as the sun sets. This will definitely make your day!

Main Destination:
Amboseli National Park
Accommodation:
Ol Tukai Lodge
  • Luxury lodge located inside Amboseli NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3

Amboseli National Park to Lake Naivasha

Amboseli National Park to Lake Naivasha

After enjoying a delicious breakfast, you will depart for Lake Naivasha with a game drive along the way. Upon arrival, you will check into Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort where lunch will be served. In the afternoon, you will have the option of a boat excursion to the second-largest freshwater lake in Kenya at an additional cost.

The following day, you can relax by the lakeside before heading to Hell's Gate National Park, also known as a 'walk on the wild side.' This park is unique as it is the only park in Kenya where you can hike or enjoy bike rides while watching animals graze nearby. You can also enjoy activities such as rock climbing and a natural spa at an extra cost, in addition to the park's rich biodiversity, including raptors. As an additional option, you can walk on Crescent Island, which has a comfortable and flat terrain. The island is home to various bird species, such as fish eagles, ospreys, black crakes, and herons, as well as giraffes, zebras, and impalas.

Main Destination:
Lake Naivasha (Naivasha)
Accommodation:
Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort
  • Mid-range hotel located at Lake Naivasha (Naivasha)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4

Lake Naivasha to Lake Nakuru National Park

Lake Naivasha to Lake Nakuru National Park

Get ready for a new and exciting experience where you can explore Lake Nakuru's diverse ecological landscapes and habitats, from the flamingos on the lake to the surrounding escarpment. The park was established to protect species such as rhinos, columbus monkeys, leopards, giraffes, and various antelopes. You can track endangered rhinos in the sanctuary and spot other wildlife like lions, giraffes, and zebras. Take a boat ride on the lake for a closer look at the fantastic flamingo spectacle and other water birds, such as cormorants and pelicans. Afterward, we will drive to Lake Naivasha, arriving in time for lunch. Enjoy dinner and spend the night at Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge.

You can engage in activities like bird watching and game viewing from the park's beautiful rocky viewpoints. The park is home to a wide variety of wildlife species, including the endangered white and black rhinos and over 400 bird species, with the famous flamingo colonies standing out.

Main Destination:
Lake Nakuru National Park
Best Time To Visit June to February (Best for wildlife viewing; little rain)
High Season July to February (The park gets very busy)
Best Weather June to February (Little rainfall)

Wildlife in Lake Nakuru NP

GiraffeCommon
BuffaloCommon
ZebraCommon
HippoCommon
Black RhinoOccasional
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LionOccasional
LeopardOccasional
HyenaOccasional
WildebeestVery Rare
Accommodation:
Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located inside Lake Nakuru NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5

Lake Nakuru to Masai Mara National Reserve

Lake Nakuru to Masai Mara National Reserve

The day will start with breakfast being served, followed by departure from Lake Naivasha to Masai Mara National Reserve through the Great Rift Valley. This valley is not just a geographical landmark but a cradle of biodiversity, human evolution, and geological intrigue. It is one of the most significant land formations on the planet and is visible even from space! Enjoy the beautiful scenery as you continue with your drive. You will have a stop during the journey and can take stunning photos before the journey continues. There will be a check-in at Sarova Mara Game Camp, a world-class prestigious camp, where a sumptuous lunch will be served. An afternoon game drive will follow at the Masai Mara National Reserve, a flourishing ecosystem that hosts all the Big Five wildlife of Africa, with an exciting mix of savannah, rolling hills, and iconic acacia trees adorning the landscape. At the end of the game drive, guests will retire for dinner and overnight rest.

Main Destination:
Masai Mara National Reserve
Best Time To Visit June to October (For general wildlife viewing) and August to October (For wildebeest migration)
High Season June to October and December to March
Best Weather June to October (Sunny, but not too hot)

Wildlife in Masai Mara NR

ElephantCommon
GiraffeCommon
LionCommon
CheetahCommon
ZebraAbundant
WildebeestAbundant
Show more
BuffaloCommon
HippoCommon
HyenaCommon
LeopardOccasional
Wild DogVery Rare
Accommodation:
Sarova Mara Game Camp
  • Luxury tented camp located inside Masai Mara NR
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6

Masai Mara Exploration

Masai Mara Exploration

After breakfast, you will leave for a full-day game drive with a packed lunch. Masai Mara is the heart of Kenyan tourism, with large animal species and over 400 bird species recorded.

This reserve is one of the few places left on earth where wildlife still lives comparatively undisturbed in the numbers that were once common across all the plains and forests of Africa. At the northern tip of the vast Serengeti ecosystem, the Mara hosts the spectacular seasonal migration of thousands of wildebeests, zebras, and predators.

If your travel dates coincide, witness the awe-inspiring Great Migration, when millions of wildebeests and zebras thunder across the plains.

Main Destination:
Masai Mara National Reserve
Accommodation:
Sarova Mara Game Camp
  • Luxury tented camp located inside Masai Mara NR
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 7

Masai Mara Adventure

Masai Mara Adventure

You will start your day by embarking on an early morning sunrise game drive within the national reserve. This is the perfect time for catching sight of animals in action and allows for spectacular photography. After breakfast, you will go on a full-day game drive across the Masai Mara, one of the newly voted Seven Wonders of the World, spotting the Big Five—lions, elephants, buffaloes, leopards, and rhinos. The Masai Mara is known as one of the finest wildlife destinations in the world, and there is an excellent chance of seeing the Big Five in the early morning and late afternoon. You will have a picnic lunch while relaxing by the Mara River, watching hippos basking in the sun and crocodiles lurking beneath the surface. The adventure continues until the evening before you return to the camp for dinner and an overnight stay.

Main Destination:
Masai Mara National Reserve
Accommodation:
Sarova Mara Game Camp
  • Luxury tented camp located inside Masai Mara NR
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 8

Masai Mara to Nairobi

Masai Mara to Nairobi

Get up early and enjoy a delicious breakfast to conclude your safari on a high note. You have the option to go on a morning game drive before we head to Nairobi, where you can reflect on your unforgettable experiences and newfound love for Kenya's amazing wildlife and scenery. Lunch will be provided on the way.

Finally, we will drop you off at your preferred location.

Main Destination:
Nairobi (City)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • You'll be dropped off at the airport.

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