Day One: Arrival at Jomo Kenyatta Airport - Nairobi Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta Airport and transfer to the Stanley in Nairobi for an overnight stay.
Day Two: Samburu Safari
Commence your Samburu safari with a morning departure from Nairobi. Drive through farmlands with picturesque views of Mt. Kenya. Arrive in Samburu in time for lunch at your chosen Safari Lodge or luxury camp. In the afternoon, embark on a game viewing safari. Samburu is renowned for species rarely found elsewhere, including the reticulated giraffe, Beisa oryx, Grevy's zebra, gerenuk, Somali ostrich, vulturine guineafowls, and elephants. Other game includes leopard, cheetah, lion, cape buffalo, and more. Have dinner and stay overnight.
Day Three: Game Drive and Visit to Samburu Tribesmen
Spend the full day in Samburu, indulging in morning and afternoon safaris. You may also have the opportunity to visit the Samburu tribesmen. All meals and overnight at your Safari Lodge or private tented camp.
Day Four: Game Drive, Sweetwaters Game Reserve
Enjoy an early morning game drive in Samburu National Reserve, have breakfast at your lodge, and then depart for Sweetwaters Game Reserve. Arrive in time for lunch. Sweetwaters is nestled in the slopes of Mt. Kenya and overlooks a floodlit waterhole, offering a chance to view and photograph animals in their natural habitat. There's also an optional walking safari escorted by a knowledgeable ranger, bird walks, camel safaris, and chimpanzee observation from a boat on the Ewaso Nyiro River, which is home to other wild game like elephants, buffalo, baboon, eland, silver-backed jackals, ostriches, rhinos, and more. Enjoy dinner and stay overnight at Sweetwaters Tented Camp.
Day Five: Treetops, Aberdares National Park
Embark on an early morning game viewing experience in Sweetwaters, have breakfast, and then proceed to Treetops in Aberdares National Park. Arrive in time for lunch at the Outspan Country Club, followed by an afternoon transfer to Treetops Lodge for floodlit game viewing. The park hosts a variety of wildlife, including elephants, rhinos, leopards, bushbucks, elusive bongos, and giant forest hogs. Enjoy dinner and stay overnight at Treetops Lodge.
Day Six: Lake Baringo, Lake Bogoria - Birdwatching and Wildlife
Begin your day with pre-breakfast game viewing. After breakfast, depart for Lake Baringo, known for bird watching, with the opportunity to spot rhinos and crocodiles. Continue to Lake Bogoria, famous for its birdlife and a variety of wild game, including greater kudu, cheetahs, impalas, grants gazelles, waterbucks, and more. Have dinner and stay overnight at a hotel.
Day Seven: Game Viewing at Lake Nakuru National Park
Engage in pre-breakfast game viewing, have breakfast, and proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park, where you'll explore the dramatic Rift Valley. Arrive in time for lunch and embark on an afternoon game drive
. Lake Nakuru is often referred to as the "Pink Lake" due to its vast flamingo populations. You might also have the opportunity to see millions of flamingos alongside other birds. The park is a rhino sanctuary and home to other wildlife such as lions, waterbucks, buffalo, warthogs, hippos, and more. Enjoy dinner and stay overnight at your lodge.
Day Eight: Loita Plains, Mara
Participate in morning game viewing in Lake Nakuru, have breakfast, and then depart for Masai Mara. As you cross the Loita Plains, you'll have the chance to view the stunning scenery. You might encounter red-clad Masai warriors tending their herds amidst the presence of wild game. Arrive in Masai Mara for lunch, embark on an afternoon game drive, and have dinner at your lodge.
Day Nine: Big Five, Maasai Villages
Spend a full day savoring the beauty of Masai Mara, searching for the "Big Five" and observing gazelles, topi, warthogs, cheetahs, hyenas, jackals, zebras, and Maasai giraffes. You may choose to visit Maasai villages to gain insight into their culture. Enjoy all meals and stay overnight at your lodge.
Day Ten: Game Drives
Another full day of game drives to search for any wildlife you might have missed earlier. Enjoy morning and afternoon safaris. All meals and overnight at your lodge.
Day Eleven: Transfer to Nairobi
After an early morning game drive, return to your lodge for breakfast and then depart for Nairobi, with game viewing as you leave the park and continue beyond. Arrive in Nairobi in the afternoon and transfer to your hotel.
Day Twelve: Amboseli - Mt. Kilimanjaro
Depart Nairobi after breakfast and drive to Amboseli, located at the foot of the stunning snow-capped Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak. Arrive in time for lunch and enjoy a game viewing safari before dinner. Stay overnight at your chosen safari lodge.
Day Thirteen: Game Drive
Spend the full day exploring and appreciating the beauty of Amboseli National Park as you search for elephants, buffalos, lions, cheetahs, wildebeests, hyenas, jackals, and more. Have all meals and stay overnight at your lodge.
Day Fourteen: Tsavo West - "Big Five"
After breakfast, depart for Tsavo West via Chyulu Hills, Shaitani Lava Flows, and Mzima Springs. At Mzima Springs, you can observe submerged hippos from an underwater observation tank. Tsavo is known for hosting the "Big Five" and plenty of other wildlife. Enjoy dinner and stay overnight at your lodge.
Day Fifteen: Tsavo East
Depart Tsavo West after breakfast and cross over to Tsavo East, also famous for its massive herds of elephants covered in red dust. You'll also find the legendary "man-eaters of Tsavo," lions, and a plethora of other wildlife. Enjoy all meals and stay overnight at your chosen safari lodge.
Day Sixteen: Nairobi
Embark on an early morning game drive and return to your lodge for breakfast. Depart for Nairobi, with game viewing along the way and beyond. Arrive in Nairobi in the afternoon.
Day Seventeen: Departure
After breakfast, embark on a final game drive from Masai Mara before returning to Nairobi. For clients going to Mombasa, there will be a transfer to Wilson Airport. Enjoy a farewell dinner and a group transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to conclude your adventure.