4-Nights Mt Kenya, the Rift Valley and Maasai Mara
Depart early and drive through the Kikuyu highland farmlands having prominent crops of pineapples, tea and coffee to the slopes of Mount Kenya to arrive in time for lunch. Check in at the all inclusive private sanctuary and settle in to your luxury tent. After lunch look for the white and white rhino among the abundant wild game that includes the lion, cheetah, Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe and elephant. Visit the Jane Goodall chimpanzee enclosure during their feeding time.All meals and overnight at the Rhino Watch Camp or similar
After breakfast depart driving parallel to the rift valley’s Aberdare ranges. Have a brief stop at the magnificent Thompson’s falls before descending to the rift valley floor to arrive at Lake Nakuru national park. Check in to the park and proceed to your camp with a game drive to arrive in time for lunch. In the afternoon game drive to explore this birders’ paradise with over 400 bird species recorded. A big colony of the greater and lesser flamingo, cormorants and pelicans decorate the shoreline of Lake Nakuru. This park has a big population of both black and white rhino and was the first Rhino sanctuary in Kenya to be established in 1984. It also holds a sizeable population of the near endangered Rothschild’s giraffe.You also have a chance to see other wild animals that includes the baboons, gazelles, waterbucks, impala, buffalo and with luck the lions. All meals and overnight at Elementaita Sentrim Camp or similar.
Depart early in the morning to drive through the scenic African Rift valley crossing its western steep escarpment reaching the undulating Maasai country arriving at the Maasai Mara savannah plains in time for lunch. Afternoon game viewing drive to explore this world famous park considered the most spectacular wildlife viewing area in Africa.Maasai Mara is the 8th wonder of the world as a result of the wildebeest migration; being the pathway of this annual event from mid July to the end of October when over 2 million herbivores escorted by carnivores cross north from the Serengeti in Tanzania. All meals and overnight at Mara Sentrim Camp or similar
Enjoy an adventurous full day in the Mara in search of the famed ‘big-five’; black rhino, lion, leopard, buffalo and elephant with 2 game viewing drives. Alternatively, you can choose to do a full day game viewing drive with picnic lunch and evening at leisure. If you wish, your driver guide can organize for you a visit to the Maasai village.All meals and overnight at Mara Sentrim Camp or similar.
Optional early morning game viewing drive. Check out and depart for Nairobi with a game drive to the exit.