Kenya Explorer Safari

A 6 day, 7 night safari combining some of Africa's best wildlife areas where you are guaranteed to see at least 4 of "The Big 5" - elephant, lion, rhino and buffalo - with an excellent chance of seeing leopard (the elusive 5th member!), as well as Nakuru's famous bird species and an abundance of other animals.

Accommodation is in luxury tented camps at Porini Amboseli Camp and Porini Mara Camp and also a two night stay in the luxurious Lion Hill Lodge.

The Kenya Explorer Safari includes game drives in Amboseli National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park and the Masai Mara, as well as walks with Maasai trackers and night game drives in the Selenkay and Ol Kinyei Conservancies. There is also the opportunity of an optional Balloon Safari with champagne breakfast.

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 Itinerary

6 nights / 7 days

Day 1

Depart Nairobi and drive south to Selenkay Conservation Area (a 4 hour journey of 102 miles), arriving at Porini Amboseli Camp before lunch. Afternoon tea, then you will be escorted on a walk by Maasai warriors to a village to get an insight into their fascinating culture and way of life. Return to camp for a shower, dinner and overnight.

Day 2

Awake to the noisy calls of the birds. After an early breakfast, we drive through the bush on our private track into Amboseli National Park, for a full morning of game viewing. Following picnic lunch in the park, we return to Porini Amboseli Camp later in the afternoon. In the evening you will go on a game drive in Selenkay Conservancy, stopping for a sundowner at a scenic viewpoint, followed by a night game drive to look for nocturnal animals such as aardvarks, serval cats, caracals, bat-eared foxes, African wild cats, and other species. Return to camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 3

Breakfast and then fly back to Wilson Airport, Nairobi arriving at 08h55.Met on arrival and board our minibus safari vehicle and proceed by road to Lake Nakuru National Park arriving in the afternoon at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge, your home for 2 nights with all meals and overnight with its splendid views across the lake. After tea you will take a game drive to see the flamingoes which are concentrated along the lake shore (N/B: numbers depend on season). In addition to the birdlife for which Nakuru is so well known, the park is home to many other species, including lion, leopard, both rhino species, buffalo, the rothschild's giraffe, zebra, impala and waterbuck.

Day 4

An early morning game drive before breakfast to try to find leopard, which are frequently sighted in Lake Nakuru Park. Return to the lodge for breakfast. After breakfast you will take a further drive to seek out the 2 species of African rhino found in the park, returning before lunch. The afternoon is at your leisure, perhaps relaxing by the lodge swimming pool before an evening game drive in the park, return later for dinner and overnight.

Day 5

After breakfast you will drive to Lake Naivasha for lunch at Great Rift Valley Lodge then proceed Loldia Airstrip to board schedule flight departing at 15h20 to arrive Ol Seki Airstrip at 16h00. Met and transferred to Porini Mara camp for the next 2 nights where you stay on all inclusive basis. In the evening you will take game drive to explore the area around the camp and to seek out the wildlife for which the Mara is famous.

Day 6

*Optional Balloon Safari and Champange Breakfast.

A full day in the Mara with picnic lunch, when you can expect to find lions as well as many of the other species found there, including leopard, cheetah, hyena, elephant, rhino, topi, eland, wildebeest, zebra, hippo and buffalo. All meals and overnight at Porini Mara Camp.

Day 7

Transfer to the airstrip late morning for the 11h00 flight back to Nairobi, arriving around 12h15.

 

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DATES FROMDATES TOPER ADULT SHARING, PACKAGESINGLE SUPPLEMENT, PACKAGEPER CHILD SHARING, PACKAGEEXTRA NIGHT AT PORINI MARA CAMP PER ADULT SHARING
20-Dec-1302-Jan-144265 USD805 USD2335 USD615 USD
03-Jan-1401-Apr-143415 USD675 USD1850 USD460 USD
02-Apr-1415-Apr-143055 USD520 USD1635 USD415 USD
16-Apr-1431-May-14Closed
01-Jun-1430-Jun-143055 USD520 USD1635 USD415 USD
01-Jul-1430-Sep-144125 USD795 USD2255 USD590 USD
01-Oct-1431-Oct-143885 USD795 USD2115 USD530 USD
01-Nov-1419-Dec-143150 USD675 USD1685 USD415 USD

Prices are subject to currency fluctuations and may change.

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