Kenya Luxury Lodge Safaris
Whether you choose to participate in volunteer work before or after your Kenya safari, the Kenya lodge safari option will give you the best change of Africa environment that cant be matched. The Vast Kenya Luxury Lodge Safaris is an offer for tourists who want to explore the parks and reserves of Kenya at the comfort of home while close to game and natural beauty, nor,ally enjoyed before or after volunteer work or if you are just an adventure traveler seeking nature experience.
The Kenya Lodge Safaris accommodation is in luxury lodges in all the parks, reserves and or luxury tented lodges. In most cases the game-drives are done in a rather luxurious way or as preferred by the clients themselves although this will always be best determined by private clients.
Amboseli National Park (3 Days by flight)
DAY 1: Nairobi – Amboseli
(Flight). Depart from Wilson on a flight to Amboseli National Park. On arrival, transfer to the hotel to check in and have buffet lunch. Proceed for an afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at the.
DAY 2: Amboseli
Full Day. Enjoy both morning and afternoon game drives. Amboseli is on the back drop of the highest African Mountain, the famous Mt. Kilimanjaro. On a clear day, you will be able to see the roof top of this wonder. Lunch, dinner and overnight at the lodge.
DAY 3: Amboseli – Nairobi (Flight).
After breakfast, enjoy your enroute game drive to the airstrip for an onward flight to Wilson Nairobi.
Masai Mara/ Lake Nakuru (5 Days)
DAY 1 Nairobi/Masai Mara
8.45 to 9.15a.m pick from your Nairobi hotel. 9.30 A.M. Depart for the Masai Mara Game Reserve, stopping at the view - point of the Great Rift Valley and at Narok town for lunch. Arrive in time for a late afternoon/early evening game drive in this 'big game country' famed worldwide for it's high animal concentration, abundance and variety. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
DAY 2 Masai Mara
Early breakfast then proceed for a full day of tracking game with your guide in this park whose landscape is savannah grassland on rolling hills. Virtually every type of animal is found in the Mara, which has an extensive road, and track network, which allows excellent photography and viewing opportunities, making it the best and most visited park in Kenya. We will cater for a picnic lunch at the hippo pool. In the evening, drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
DAY 3 Masai Mara
Early breakfast followed by a morning game drive. Lunch at the lodge. Afternoon option game drive or nature walk with our Masai guides; at extra cost you may visit a local Masai village to see their nomadic lifestyle. All activities will end in the evening then retire for the night after dinner at the lodge.
DAY 4 Masai Mara/Nakuru
Early cup of tea or coffee then proceed on your final pre-breakfast game drive. Return to the lodge for a late breakfast then depart the Mara region for Nakuru, with lunch enroute. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.
DAY 5 Lake Nakuru/Nairobi
After breakfast proceed on a game drive in Nakuru Park, which has prolific bird life including flamingos, white pelicans and the marabou stork among others. Waterbuck and Cape buffalo can be seen near the shoreline. Rothschild’s giraffe and the white rhino are additional attractions among other species of plains game and cats like lion. With luck you may spot leopard, which is rather elusive. Lunch in Nakuru then depart for Nairobi, arriving in the late afternoon/early evening.
Mara and the Lakes Adventure Safari (6 Days)
DAY 1 Nairobi/Masai
Mara Having been picked up from your hotel, depart Nairobi at 9.30 A.M. Drive to the Masai Mara arriving in time for a late afternoon/early evening game drive, stopping at the Great Rift Valley viewpoint and at Narok town for lunch and re-fuelling. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
DAY 2 Masai Mara
Breakfast will be followed by a full day of game drives within the reserve. You will have a break at the hippo pool for your picnic lunch. At the Mara you should expect to see three out of the big five namely elephant, lion and buffalo though luck isessential to track the other two that is rhino and leopard which are very shy and elusive. A wide variety of antelopes and other plains game can be seen. Scavengers like hyena and vulture are common. Return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.
DAY 3 Masai Mara
After breakfast depart on a morning game drive in this reserve, which is essentially the northern extension of Tanzania's Serengeti National Park. Lunch at the lodge . In the afternoon you have a choice of three activities:- a game drive or a nature walk with our Masai guides; the final choice is a visit to a Masai village to see their nomadic lifestyle at an extra cost payable directly to the Masai villagers. All activities end at the lodge by 6.30 p.m. where you will retire for the night after dinner.
DAY 4 Masai Mara/Nakuru
Early morning pre-breakfast game drive. After breakfast depart the Mara region for Nakuru for dinner and overnight at the lodge, stopping for lunch enroute to Nakuru.
DAY 5 Lake Baringo/Bogoria
Early breakfast then proceed to Lake Baringo for an hour's boat ride which enables you to see hippos at close range and the bird life that inhabits this lake as over 350 species of birds have been recorded here including some that conform to a migratory pattern, as well as crocodiles and Egyptian geese which migrate all the way from western Europe. Lunch in Baringo then drive back to Nakuru for dinner and overnight at the lodge via Lake Bogoria to view flamingos and the hot springs.
DAY 6 Lake Nakuru/Nairobi
After breakfast depart your base lodge for a game drive in the nearby Lake Nakuru National Park where there are flamingos, white pelicans, marabou stork and a variety of other water birds that breed in the lake's alkaline waters. Plains game, Rothschild's giraffe, Cape buffalo and lion can also be seen. Lunch in Nakuru then depart for Nairobi, arriving in the evening.
10 Days Luxury Safari in Kenya (10 Days)
DAY 01: NAIROBI
Arrive Jomo Kenyatta Airport and transfer to the hotel. Remainder of the day free. Overnight at HOLIDAY INN MAYFAIR/JACARANDA HOTEL/NAIROBI SAFARI CLUB.
DAY 02: NAIROBI - SWEETWATERS
Breakfast at the Hotel. Depart north to Sweetwaters Game Sanctuary. Afternon game drive/boat ride, with a visit to the tamed Morani Rhinoceros and the Chimpanzee Orphanage (subject to weather conditions as the black cotton soil on the Sanctuary is very firm during the dry weather and impassable during the rain season, while the river for boat ride is seasonally dry). Lunch, dinner and overnight at SWEETWATERS TENTED CAMP
DAY 03: SWEETWATERS-ABERDARES.
Breakfast at the Camp. Morning drive to the Aberdares Country Club for lunch. Afternoon transfer, in Club vehicles, into the Aberdare National Park – to the Ark for a night of game viewing, from the Lodge precincts. Dinner & overnight at The ARK.
DAY 04: ABERDARES - LAKE NAKURU
Breakfast and transfer to Aberdare Country Club. Rejoin your driver/guide and depart for the Rift Valley for lunch at Sarova Lion Hill/Lake Nakuru Lodge. Afternoon game viewing & bird watching drive. Dinner and overnight at SAROVA LION HILL/LAKE NAKURU LODGE.
DAY 05: LAKE NAKURU - MAASAI MARA
After breakfast commence drive west past Mount Longonot and via Narok to the Maasai Mara National Reserve to arrive for lunch at the respective hotel. Afternoon game viewing drive. Dinner & overnight at MARA SOPA LODGE/MARA SIMBA LODGE/KEEKOROK LODGE/SAROVA MARA CAMP. Day 06: MAASAI MARA Morning and late afternoon game viewing drives in this Reserve, with spectacular sceneries and diverse wildlife. All meals and overnight at MARA SOPA LODGE/MARA SIMBA LODGE/KEEKOROK LODGE/SAROVA MARA CAMP.
DAY 07: MAASAI MARA – NAIROBI
After breakfast at the Lodge, embark on your return journey to Nairobi. On arrival you will be dropped off at your Nairobi hotel. Remainder of the day free. Transfer at 19.00 hrs for dinner at Carnivore Restaurant. Overnight at HOLIDAY INN MAYFAIR/JACARANDA HOTEL/NAIROBI SAFARI CLUB.
DAY 08: NAIROBI-AMBOSELI
Breakfast at the hotel. Collected from your Nairobi Hotel at 08.00hrs and depart for Amboseli National Park to arrive in time for lunch at the lodge. Afternoon game viewing drive. Dinner and overnight at OL TUKAI LODGE/AMBOSELI SOPA LODGE
DAY 09: AMBOSELI
Early morning and late afternoon game drives. All meals and overnight at OL TUKAI LODGE/AMBOSELI SOPA LODGE.
DAY 10: AMBOSELI-NAIROBI & DEPART
After breakfast at the Lodge, embark on your return journey to Nairobi. On arrival you will be dropped off at the Holiday Inn Mayfair / Jacaranda Hotel / Nairobi Safari Club (use of room is excluded). Transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for scheduled International departure flight, 02 HOURS PRIOR TO FLIGHT DEPARTURE TIME.
Tree Hotel Tour ( 2 Days)
Your drive will pass through the small town of Thika, home of the famous Del Monte pineapple and fruit canning factory, across the Tana River, source of Kenyan hydro power where the landscape changes as you climb higher into the rich farmlands of the Kikuyu tribe, arrival will be in time for lunch at one of the base hotels. If you are overnighting at Treetops lunch will be at the Outspan base hotel; if you are overnighting at the Ark then lunch will be at the Aberdares Country club (Mountain lodge has no base hotel) in the afternoon proceed to your Tree hotel where you will spend the night at your hotel balcony watching the animals as they visit the floodlit waterholes and salt lick.
On the second day, after a relaxed breakfast, return to your base hotel and depart for Nairobi where you will be dropped off at your city hotel. Please note that the departure can be delayed by a day or two at an extra cost.