9 DAYS SAFARI SHABA
9 Days Mt. Kenya / Shaba / Lake Nakuru / Maasai Mara / Mombasa
A safari to the north via the high shoulder of Mountain Kenya to the Game Reserve of Shaba a park popular for the 3 Cats then to Lake Nakuru one of the alkaline Rift Valley lakes and a fantastic bird sanctuary. Its shores are eye catching being home to more than one million flamingos. Maasai Mara is a Game Reserve for the big five and the annual wildebeest migration that takes place from July through to September. Thereafter visit the coastal region for your beach holiday enjoying the serene, the azure water of the Indian Ocean and white sandy beaches.
Day 1: Nairobi / Mount Kenya
Arrive in Nairobi, met, and depart immediately for Mount Kenya national park, arriving at your “Tree hotel”, Serena Mountain lodge in time for lunch. Here you can observe wild animals from your verandah as they come to drink water at the water hole. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 2: Mount Kenya / Shaba
Breakfast and depart for Shaba game reserve, cross the Equator and continue to Shaba, game viewing as you enter the park. We arrive in Sarova Shaba lodge for lunch. Afternoon game tracking in Shaba game reserve. Dinner and overnight in your luxury lodge.
Day 3: Shaba
The whole day is dedicated to game tracking in this arid and sprawling reserve. Unique spots here include: Long-necked gerenuk, Beisa Oryx, reticulated giraffe, Somali ostrich and other plains game with their predators. All meals and overnight at the lodge.
Day 4: Shaba / Lake Nakuru
After breakfast depart for Lake Nakuru national park, descending down the spectacular Great Rift Valley, via Nyahururu Falls, arriving at Sarova Lion Hill lodge for lunch.
Afternoon game viewing in the park, famous for its millions of pink flamingos and other aquatic birds. You will also visit the Rhino Sanctuary. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 5: Lake Nakuru / Masai Mara
Breakfast and depart for the world famous Maasai Mara , arriving at Sarova Mara luxury camp for lunch. Afternoon game tracking where lion, cheetah, leopard, buffalo, giraffe, elephant, wildebeest, bongo, topi, eland and hundreds of species of birds are easy spots. Dinner and overnight in your luxury camp.
Day 6: Masai Mara
The whole day is dedicated to game viewing. Masai Mara is an extension of Serengeti national park in northern Tanzania, where millions of herbivores migrate annually, followed by their predators. An optional visit to a Masai village or a hot-air balloon ride, which takes off at 06.00 am and ends with a Champagne breakfast on the plains can be organized. What an exhilarating experience! All meals and overnight in your camp.
Day 7: Masai Mara / Nairobi – Mombasa
After breakfast we depart for Nairobi, driving through breathtaking vistas of the Great Rift Valley, arriving at the famous Carnivore restaurant for lunch. This one is renowned for its succulent steaks, including game meat. After lunch transfer to the airport for your flight to Mombasa, where you’ll be met by our representative and transferred to your beach hotel where you’re booked on half board basis.
Day 8: Mombasa
Today we’re on a city tour, which includes a visit to Akamba handicraft factory, the largest in East Africa. After lunch in local surroundings, we proceed on a village tour to see and learn how Kenyans live. We shall also participate in some of the traditional activities.
Day 9: Mombasa / Nairobi – flight
You’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight to Nairobi to connect on your international flight.
Quotation on request
The price includes:
- All transfers apt/htl/apt
- All park entrance fees
- Full board accommodation whilst on safari
- Transport in a safari-designed vehicle
- Services of our English-speaking professional driver-guide
- Lunch at the famous Nairobi Carnivore restaurant
- Accommodation on half board basis in Mombasa
- Full day city tour + village tour
- Flight Nairobi/Mombasa/Nairobi