6Days Lion Trails: (Aberdare, Mount Kenya, Lake Nakuru, Maasai Mara)
DAY 1: NAIROBI- ABERDARE NATIONAL PARK
Upon your arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International airport Nairobi this morning, you will be met by Top Cream Tours and Safaris safari driver guide and depart by road to the Aberdare National Park. This scenic drive takes about 3 hours, winding through coffee plantations and small farms. Arrive for lunch at The Out Span Hotel. Afternoon transfer to The Treetops Lodge where you shall spent your evening as you game viewing animals while from the lodge viewing decks.
The Treetop Lodge, set in the heart of the Aberdare National Park, is a unique tree lodge with a veranda that overlooks a floodlit waterhole and saltlick allowing undisturbed views of wildlife visiting the waterhole. Elephant, rhino, leopard, bushbuck and occasionally an elusive bongo and giant forest hog have been sighted.
Dinner and overnight at The Treetop Lodge (FB) or Similar
Meal Plan: Lunch,dinner & breakfast(FB)
DAY 2: ABERDARE-MOUNT KENYA NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast you will be met by your driver guide and depart for a scenic drive to the Mount Kenya National Park. You will arrive in time for lunch at Serena Mountain Lodge. Afternoon spent at leisure as bird watching and game viewing animals while at the lodge viewing decks.
Dinner and Overnight at Serena Mountain Lodge (FB)
Meal Plan:Breakfast,lunch & dinner
DAY 3: MOUNT KENYA NATIONAL PARK – LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK
Today you shall have a fingure licking breakfast and drive via Nyahururu (Thomson’s falls) at the altitude of 7,738 feet. The falls are named after the Scots explorer Joseph Thompson who was the first European to discover the falls in 1884. Then descend into the Rift Valley to Lake Nakuru National Park, where you will arrive in your lodge/tented camp in time for lunch. In the afternoon, embark for unlimited evening game drive in the park to enjoy the sight of the Pelicans bathing in the fresh water streams which terminate in the Lake Nakuru, since there is no existing drainage hence the lake is alkaline, thus the perfect place for the growth of the blue–algae which is food for the flamingos.
The park has a great variety of bird life which includes the Egyptian goose and a variety of ducks that come from the Europe to escape winter. This park is truly a bird watcher’s paradise. The game animals here include hippo, common waterbuck, Common Eland,Thompson and grants gazelles, cape buffalo, elusive leopard, Rothschild Giraffe e.t.c. The park also has an abundance of acacia trees, both yellow barked (fever tree) the umbrella topped acacia and the candelabra cactus.
Dinner and Overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge (FB) or Similar
Meal Plan: Breakfast,lunch & dinner
DAY 4: LAKE NAKURU – MAASAI MARA GAME RESERVE
After breakfast, depart by road across the Rift Valley escarpment to Maasai Mara Game Reserve, the jewel of Kenya’s game reserves. Located in the northern section of the great Serengeti Plains, it has one of the highest concentrations of wildlife anywhere in Africa. The reserve is the home of the “Big Five” namely elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo and rhino, as well as cheetah, zebra, giraffe, wildebeest, hippo, impala, gazelle and numerous other wildlife, including hundreds of species of birds’.
You will arrive in time for lunch at the lodge. After getting settled in, enjoy lunch and some time to relax before setting out for an afternoon game viewing drive.
Dinner and Overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge (FB)or Similar
Meal Plan: Breakfast,lunch and dinner
DAYS 5: MAASAI MARA GAME RESERVE
You can start the day with an optional hot air balloon ride for an opportunity to have an exhilarating aerial view of the Mara-Serengeti ecosystem at an extra cost and the package includes champagne breakfast in the bush at the point of landing.
Spend a further day during which you will have the opportunity to explore this great reserve in depth. Enjoying either morning and afternoon game drives alternatively full day game drive with picnic lunch boxes.
All Meals and Overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge (FB) or Similar
Meal Plan: Breakfast,lunch & dinner
DAY 6:MAASAI MARA / NAIROBI – DEPART
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before saying good-bye and enjoying a final game drive as you proceed to Nairobi. Arrive in time for lunch on own arrangement.
Thereafter you will be transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to catch your homebound flight depending on your flight details.
End of our services.
Meet & greet services.
Accommodation & meals as indicated in the itinerary.
Services of a professional English speaking driver guide.
Transport based on a 6 seater safari customized mini-van with a pop-up roof for easier game viewing and photography.
Park Entrance Fees.
Game viewing drives as stipulated in the itinerary.
Complementary Bottled water during game drives (2 half-litre bottles per day)
First aid kit in the vehicle.
24hr back-up service.
Price does not include;
Tips and gratuities
Expenses of personal nature
Extra Meals and drinks
Personal & Travel Insurance cover
Any International and domestic air fares
Laundry and telephone calls
Any other services other than those mentioned as inclusive above.