Eleven Days Precious Gift Safari


Day 1: Tsavo East

Pick from Mombasa Airport and then drive along Mombasa-Nairobi highway. After 100 kms, you will have a short break for coffee. Proceed to Bachuma Gate where you begin your game drive. Visit Aruba Dam, a water hole where animals come for water. Proceed with the game drive to Ashnil Aruba Lodge where you will check in at around 1.00 pm. Have lunch and relax till 4.00 pm after which you will start another game drive till 6.30 pm then back to the camp for dinner and overnight (Ashnil Aruba Lodge).

Day 2: Tsavo West

Wake up at around 5.30 am, have a cup of coffee and start an early morning game drive before breakfast. This time you have a chance of seeing the big cats of Tsavo. Back to the camp for breakfast at around 8.30 am followed by game en route to Tsavo West (The second largest park in Kenya after Tsavo East, which covers an area of 9,065 km2 and 13,747 km2 for Tsavo East). Begin a game drive en route to Ngulia Safari Camp checking in at around 1.00 pm for lunch and relax till 4.00 pm. Another evening game drive where you visit the rhino sanctuary and have a chance to see the black rhinos. Tsavo West is a paradise for animals including elephants, giraffes, leopards, cheetah, zebras, and buffalos among others. The landscape of Tsavo West is grassland savannah with acacia bushes with Mzima Springs and Shetani Larva being the special attractions. The game drive goes on till 6.30 pm where you drive back to the camp for dinner and overnight, (Ngulia Safari camp).

Day 3: Amboseli

Wake up at around 6.00 am for a full breakfast followed by a game en route to Mzima Springs where you have a chance to see hippos and crocodiles. The spring produces over one million litres of water per day. Drive to Chyulu gate checking out of Tsavo West driving to Amboseli with a convoy. You will have a stopover at Shetani Larva for photos and proceed to Kimana gate in Amboseli 80 kms from Tsavo West. Drive to the camp (Amboseli Serena Lodge) time for lunch till 4.00 pm. An evening game drive till 6.30 pm then back to the camp for dinner and overnight (Amboseli Serena Lodge). Amboseli covers an area of 390 km2 - physical attractions are grassland savannah, swamps and a view of Mt Kilimanjaro (The highest mountain in Africa, 5,895metres). It’s also a home to elephants, giraffes, cheetah, zebras, gnus, hyenas, buffalos among others. Amboseli is also a paradise to birds. Dinner and overnight (Amboseli Serena Lodge).

Day 4: Lake Nakuru

Wake up at around 6.00 am for a full breakfast and depart to Lake Nakuru National Park - a distance of 300 kms arriving at Flamingo Hill Camp late afternoon for lunch. Lake Nakuru is alkaline a home to millions of flamingos and pelicans. Lake Nakuru covers an area of 202 km2 of which 40 km2 is covered by the soda ash lake. Physical attractions include the euphorbia trees, fever Acacia forests and the landscape is a grassland savannah. Most animals seen are white rhinos, lions, Rothschild giraffes, leopards, buffalos, gazelles among others. At 4.00 pm, start an evening game drive till 6.30 pm then back the lodge for dinner and overnight. (Flamingo Hill Camp).

Day 5: Samburu

Wake up at around 6.00 am for a full breakfast and depart for Samburu National Reserve - a distance of 360 kms with a stopover at Subukia Rift valley view point and Thomson Falls along the equator. Arrive at the gate of Samburu National Reserve at around 1.30 pm making a short game drive en route to Samburu Ashnil Camp. Check in at Samburu Ashnil Camp at around 2.30 pm for lunch and relax till 4.00 pm. An evening game drive till 6.30 pm and back to the camp or lodge for dinner and overnight. Samburu National Reserve is an arid desert covering an area of 392km2. Physical attractions include the dates palm with Acacia forests, Ewaso Nyiro River which flows to Lorian swamps, and mountains among others. Altitude is 3,747 meters above the sea level. Animals found are elephants, lions, buffalos, reticulated giraffes, gravy zebras, Beisa Oryx, Somali ostriches, cheetahs, and leopards among others.

Day 6: Samburu

Wake up at 5.30 am for a cup of coffee or tea followed by a morning game drive then back to the camp or lodge for a full breakfast at around 8.30 am. Proceed to another game drive till lunch and relax till 4.00 pm before an evening game drive till 6.30 pm then back to Samburu Ashnil Camp for dinner and overnight. (Samburu Ashnil Camp).

Day7: Aberdare / The Ark

Wake up at 6.00 am for a full breakfast and depart to Aberdare Country Club - a distance of 210 kms arriving at 1.00 pm. Check in at Aberdare Country Club for lunch and then you will be transferred to the Aberdare National Park. Aberdare covers an area of 877 km2 and is a tropical rain forest. Physical attractions include Bamboo forests, eucalyptus, jacaranda forests, water falls (Chania Falls), Aberdare ranges, green highlands among others. Animals seen include elephants, hyenas, rhinos, buffalos, lions, water bucks, bush bucks, bongo antelopes among others. This is also a home for birds. The altitude is 2,132 meters above the sea level and lies near to the equator. Relax at the Ark (One of the tree Top Hotels in Kenya). You have a chance to see animals at the water hole while at the tree top hotel. Dinner and overnight (at The Ark).

Day 8: Lake Naivasha

Early in the morning, you will be transferred to Abadare Country Club for breakfast. Depart for Lake Naivasha - a distance of 180 kms arriving at around 12.30 pm. Check in at Lake Naivasha lodge for lunch and relax till 3.30 pm where you will have a boat ride or birds nature walk (Option). Lake Naivasha is a fresh water lake which covers an area of 162 km2 and is one of the great lakes found in the Great Rift Valley). In this region, the landscape is highland. Physical attractions include Fever Acacia, Mt Longonot (which is one of the volcanic mountains). Animals seen include hippos, Birds (Pelicans, Eurasian Roller, king fisher, fish eagle etc). Dinner and overnight at Lake Naivasha lodge).

Day 9: Masai Mara

Wake up at 6.00 am for a full breakfast and then depart to Masai Mara - a distance of 216 kms. Arrive at Sekenani Gate and begin a game drive en route to Olumara Camp arriving at 1.00 pm time for lunch. Relax till 4.00 pm followed by an evening game drive till 6.30 pm then back to the camp or lodge for dinner and overnight. (Olumara Camp). Masai Mara National Reserve has an area of 1,584 km2 and it’s one of the famous and most visited national reserves in Kenya. Physical attractions include Mara River, Talek River, Loita hills, Serengeti plains and the annual wild beast migration during July to September. The landscape is woodland and grassland savannah with acacia forests. Masai Mara is famous for lions, elephants, leopards, cheetah, gazelles, rhinos, hyenas among others. It’s also attractive for bird watchers and news analysts.

Day 10: Masai Mara

Wake up at 5.30 am for a cup of coffee followed by an early morning game drive and back to the camp for a full breakfast. After breakfast proceed for another game drive visiting Mara River for hippos, crocodiles and the migration point of the wild beasts. (There’s another option of proceeding for a game drive with a packed lunch till evening). Dinner and overnight at Olumara Camp.

Day 11: Masai Mara - Diani

Wake up at around 5.30 am for a cup of coffee followed by an early morning game drive and back to the camp for a full breakfast. After breakfast, proceed for another game drive and back for an early lunch at around 11.30 am. You will drive to Nairobi for lunch at Carnivore Restaurant and then you will take a flight to Diani arriving at around 4.00 pm.

Price per person:

Sharing for 2 PAX PP:
USD 3,300

Sharing for 4 PAX PP:
USD 3,000

Kids 3 to 12 years pay 50% of adult cost

Price includes:

  • All game drives in a Minivan
  • Well-trained guides familiar with the areas
  • Park entry fees
  • Maximum 4 guests in Minivan
  • Full board accommodation
  • Pick up from and to hotel
  • Extra lunch on the last day
  • Mineral Water in the Minivan
  • Rescue Insurance
Additional costs:
Drinks including sodas, beers, wines in camps and lodges, tips and personal items

Contact

Diani Tours & Safaris
Diani Beach Shopping Centre
Diani Beach Road
Mombasa
Kenya

P.O. Box 5490 - 80401, Diani Beach
Tel/Fax: +254 40 320 2078
Cell: +254 72 384 5301

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