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KenyaThe Northern Treasures

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Step up nature lovers! This 8-day tour will show you the highlights of Kenya’s exotic wildlife. See mammals only found north of the equator in Shaba Reserve – Gerenuk, reticulated Giraffe and Somali Ostrich. On to the shores and birds of Lake Nakuru, then Masai Mara, home to the Big 5 and the Great Migration (July-October). This is one exhilarating safari!

Customisable trip itinerary

This tour idea is fully customisable

The itinerary has been created by our local agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Arrival - Shaba Game Reserve

Your African adventure begins here…

·         Arrive at Nairobi International Airport.

·         Head north on a beautiful drive through coffee fields.

·         Arrive at Shaba Reserve and take an evening game drive. 

Visited:
Nairobi, Nanyuki, Shaba
Accomodation
Night at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge (Shaba)

Day 2: Shaba Game Reserve

Time to see some animals…

·         Rise early for a game drive before breakfast.

·         Relax by the pool or on the terrace.

·         Take another game drive, returning at sunset. 

Visited:
Shaba
Accomodation
Night at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge (Shaba)

Day 3: To the South, Aberdares

Stay in a forest glade, hidden above the animals…

·         Drive into the Aberdares mountain range.

·         Travel onto Treetops Lodge for the night.

·         Watch the floodlit waterhole underneath the Lodge. 

Visited:
Shaba, Aberdares
Accomodation
night in Treetops lodge hotel (Aberdares)

Day 4: From North to South

Watch out for rhino…

·         Head onwards to Lake Nakuru, a bird paradise.

·         Relax with a siesta then take a game drive.

·         Keep an eye out for flamingos and Rothschild Giraffe. 

Visited:
Aberdares, Lake Nakuru
Accomodation
Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge (Nakuru)

Day 5: ​Maasai Mara Game Reserve

The most famous game reserve of them all…

·         Ascend over the Mau Escarpment.

·         Cross the ‘breadbasket’ of Kenya, covered in wheat.

·         Arrive in Mara then head out on a game drive.

Visited:
Lake Nakuru, Maasai Mara
Accomodation
Night at hotel Mara Sarova Game Camp (Maasai Mara)

Day 6: A nice morning game drive

Meet the locals…

·         Wake up for an early breakfast and game drive.

·         Visit a local Masai village and learn their way of life.

·         One more sunset game drive.  

Visited:
Maasai Mara
Accomodation
Night at hotel Mara Sarova Game Camp (Maasai Mara)

Day 7: Maasai Mara and all its surroundings

Back to the bustling capital…

·         Cross the vast plains of the Rift Valley.

·         Dine in style at the famous Carnivore Restaurant.

·         Transfer to your hotel and enjoy the nightlife. 

Visited:
Maasai Mara, Nairobi
Accomodation
Night im Eka (Nairobi)

Day 8: Last Day of the travel

It’s time to head home…

·         Transfer to Jomo Kenyatta Airport.

·         Fly home and come back soon!

Visited:
Nairobi

Nairobi Nanyuki Shaba Aberdares Lake Nakuru Maasai Mara

Price details

This tour idea is fully customisable

The price reflects this specific tour itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. £2,650 / 8 days
Excluding international flights
2 Pers4 Pers6 PersSingle Supplement
Price per person in a minibus from 03 rd Jan to 31st March 2017£2,110£1,780£1,670£440
Price per person in a 4WD Vehicle from 03 rd Jan to 31st March 2017£2,350£1,900£1,750£440
Price per person in a minibus from 01st April to 30th June 2017£1,870£1,550£1,440£80
Price per person in a 4WD Vehicle from 01st April to 30th June 2017£2,110£1,670£1,520£80
Price per person in a minibus from 01st Jul to 31st Oct 2017£2,410£2,080£1,970£650
Price per person in a 4WD Vehicle from 01st Jul to 31st Oct 2017£2,650£2,200£2,050£650
Price per person in a minibus from 01st Nov to 15th Dec 2017£2,090£1,770£1,660£430
Price per person in a 4WD Vehicle from 01st Nov to 15th Dec 2017£2,330£1,880£1,740£430

Included in price:

  • Meet and greet services
  • Airport Transfers in safari minibus or mini coach on private basis
  • All transport and game drives on safari sector will be in a safari minibus or 4x4 vehicle with pop-up roof (maximum 7 passengers) with English speaking driver-guide on private basis
  • Guaranteed window seat
  • Meals and accommodation as specified
  • All park fees and government taxes
  • ½ litre bottle mineral water per person per day on game drives
  • Visit of an authentique Masai Village while at Masai Mara

Not included in price:

  • Visas and international flights
  • Airport taxes (clients pay direct)
  • Driver-guide gratuities
  • Drinks, dining rooms tips, porterage
  • Personal travel, baggage and medical insurance
  • Telephone bill, laundry and any items of a personal nature
Book your flights to Kenya
International flights are not included in this trip. Thanks to our partnership with Option Way, you can take advantage of booking your flights directly with your local agent.
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