Kenya Luxury Flying Safari - 9 Days

SAFARI OVERVIEW:
Day 01: Nairobi
Day 02: Amboseli
Day 03: Amboseli
Day 04: Ol Pejeta
Day 05: Ol Pejeta
Day 06: Masai Mara
Day 07: Masai Mara
Day 08: Masai Mara
Day 09: Nairobi


Day 01: Nairobi
Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport where you will be met by an Essenia Safaris representative for safari briefing and transfer to your Nairobi Hotel for an overnight stay. Overnight will be at the Nairobi Serena Hotel.

Meal Plan: Breakfast
Accommodation: Nairobi Serena

Amboseli ElephantDay 02: Nairobi – Amboseli
After breakfast, transfer to Wilson airport for your flight to Amboseli National Park. You will fly over the Ngong Hills, Athi river Kapiti plains before arriving into the bush country of Amboseli.

Amboseli National Park is located in Loitoktok District, Rift Valley Province of Kenya. The ecosystem is mainly savannah grassland spread across the Kenya-Tanzania border. The park is famous for being the best place in Africa to get close to free-ranging elephants among other wildlife species including Lions, Cheetahs, Zebras, and Wildebeest among others. Other attractions of the park include opportunities to meet the Maasai herdsmen and spectacular views of the Mount Kilimanjaro.
Located at the foot of the majestic Mt. Kilimanjaro, Amboseli is home to a wealth of wildlife and particularly huge herds of elephants. Transfer to your lodge for lunch and afternoon game drive.

Meal Plan: Full Board
Accommodation: Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge

Day 03: Amboseli
On this day you will be treated to two game drives. An early morning and evening game drive. You will have the remainder of the day at leisure and open for any optional activities you may be interested in i.e. visiting a Masai Village.

Meal Plan: Full Board
Accommodation: Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge

Day 04: Amboseli – Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Rhinos  in Olpejeta ConservancyAfter breakfast, transfer to the Amboseli Airstrip for your local flight to Nairobi. Connecting flight from Nairobi to Nanyuki airstrip.  You will be received at the airstrip and transferred to SweetWaters Serena Tented Camp. Ol Pejeta is East Africa’s Largest Black Rhino Sanctuary and the only place in Kenya to see chimpanzees. Ol Pejeta also holds some of the highest predator densities in Kenya. Overnight will be at the Sweetwaters Serena Tented Camp. A sheltered oasis, clustered around a water hole and set in the pristine calm of the private Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Sweetwaters Tented Camp offers a charming blend of under-canvas ambiance and safari luxury.

Meal Plan: Full Board
Accommodation: Sweetwaters Serena Tented Camp

Day 05: Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Full day at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy with morning and evening game drive.
Ol Pejeta boasts an astounding variety of animals including non-indigenous chimpanzees and the Big Five. The combination of amazing wildlife and stunning views across the open plans will guarantee you an unforgettable safari experience. Optional activities at the Ol Pejeta include night game drive and camel rides. Overnight will be at the Sweetwaters Serena Tented Camp.

Meal Plan: Full Board
ZebrasAccommodation: Sweetwaters Serena Tented Camp

Day 06: Ol Pejeta – Masai Mara
After breakfast, depart Ol Pejeta for your flight to Masai Mara.  You will fly west over the dramatic great rift valley to the unspoiled wild savannahs of the Masai Mara.
Masai Mara is probably one of Kenya’s most visited reserve with an extraordinary density of animals including the Big five and many other varieties of plains game. The Mara River cuts through the Mara and Serengeti eco systems giving life to the both reserves finally pouring out into the Lake Victoria.
Impressive and most notable is the wildebeest, zebra and gazelle instinct led migration from the Serengeti in Tanzania to the Masai Mara in Kenya. This journey is coupled by numerous obstacles which makes it even more magnificent. Overnight will be at the Mara Serena Safari Lodge.

Meal Plan: Full Board
Accommodation: Mara Serena Safari Lodge

Masai Mara SafariDay 07 & 08: Masai Mara
Depending on the wildlife migration patterns and the weather, you could either opt for Morning and evening game drives or alternatively venture out for a full day. Due to Mara Serenas proximity to the Mara River, you will only need to drive a short distance to the Mara River to witness the annual Wildebeest migration.
Other optional activities on this day would be an early morning balloon flight over the Masai Mara plains and a visit to the nearby Masai communities. Overnight will be at the Mara Serena Safari Lodge.

Meal Plan: Full Board
Accommodation: Mara Serena Safari Lodge

Day 09: Masai Mara – Nairobi

After breakfast, depart Masai Mara for Nairobi. Upon arrival at Nairobi, you will be picked and transferred to Carnivore or Tamambo restaurant for lunch. After lunch, transfer to your hotel in Nairobi for overnight. Overnight will be at the Nairobi Serena Hotel.

Meal Plan:
Breakfast
Accommodation: Nairobi Serena Hotel

Day 10: Nairobi – International Departure
After breakfast at your hotel, you will visit the Giraffe Centre and David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. After the visit at the Elephant Orphanage, lunch will be optional at the Galleria Shopping Mall - Karen. This shopping Mall has a collection shops and variety of restaurants from which you could choose from. Proceed to Karen area, visiting Karen Blixen museum and Kazuri Bead Factory. Transfer to the Airport late afternoon for your flight back home.

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