ITINERARY AT A GLANCE
Day 1. Amboseli National Park
Day 2.Amboseli National Park
Day 3.Lake Naivasha
Day 4.Masai Mara Game Reserve
Day 5.Masai Mara Game Reserve
Day 6.Nairobi Carnivore Restaurant, Homebound
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
3 Hours Before Flight Time
On this 4-night safari adventure you will visit the Amboseli National Reserve, which is one of the best reserves in East Africa; encompassing a wide range of vegetative habitats and hosting Kenya’s biggest elephants.
After 2 nights at Amboseli Serena, guests will be driven Lake Naivasha, Lake Naivasha is a beautiful freshwater lake, fringed by thick papyrus. The lake is almost 13kms across, but its waters are shallow with an average depth of five metres.
The lake and its surroundings are rich in natural bounty, and the fertile soils and water supply have made this one of Kenya’s prime agricultural regions. Much of the lake is surrounded by forests of the yellow barked Acacia Xanthophlea, known as the yellow fever tree.
These forests abound with bird life, and Naivasha is known as a world class birding destination. The waters of the lake draw a great range of game to these shores. Giraffes wander among the acacia, Buffalo wallow in the swamps and Colobus monkeys call from the treetops while the Lakes large hippo population sleep the day out in the shallows.
After a night at Lake Naivasha you will be driven to the world-famous Masai Mara.
Met on arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, briefed by a Smart Travel Africa representative and depart southwards to Amboseli National Park famous for its spectacular view of the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro (weather permitting). Arrive at Amboseli Serena safari Lodge/similar in time for lunch and at 1600hrs enjoy an afternoon game viewing drive in the park. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.
Full Day in Amboseli with game drives at 0630 hrs and 1600 hrs. Amboseli National Park, at the foot of Africa’s highest mountain, Kilimanjaro, is one of Kenya’s most popular national parks. It lies 150 miles south-east of Nairobi, very close to the Tanzania border. The snow-capped peak of Mount Kilimanjaro rising above the clouds dominates every aspect of Amboseli. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Serena safari Lodge/similar
After breakfast, depart for Nairobi with picnic lunch boxes. Drive past Nairobi and towards the Rift Valley to arrive at Lake Naivasha in mid afternoon. At 1600hrs, enjoy a boat ride on Lake Naivasha. Dinner and overnight at Lake Naivasha Simba Lodge / Similar.
Depart Naivasha after breakfast and drive through the floor of the Rift Valley to the world famous game reserve, the Masai Mara arriving at Keekorok Lodge / Similar in time for lunch. At 1600hrs enjoy an afternoon game drive in the reserve. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Full day in the reserve with both morning and afternoon game drives at 0630hrs and 1600hrs respectively. The Mara is the northern extension of the Serengeti and its rolling plains are home to hundreds of plains game together with predators that feed on them. All meals and overnight at Keekorok Lodge / Similar.
Depart the Mara after breakfast and drive back to Nairobi arriving early afternoon. Lunch at the famous Carnivore restaurant, justifiably referred to as Africa’s Greatest Eating Experience, having twice been voted amongst the worlds 50 best restaurants by UK based Restaurant magazine. Drop off at Jomo Kenyatta international Airport for your flight back home.