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Aberdares Masai Mara Safari

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Aberdares Masai Mara Safari

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  • Destination
  • Departure
    Nairobi
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Day 1: Home country- Nairobi
Fly to Kenya from your home country using a direct/ connecting flight. Upon arrival in Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya you will be met by our English-speaking expert driver guide. Six Eighty hotel (BB). boma bedboma pool
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Day 2: Nairobi - The beautiful Aberdares Highlands
After breakfast, the driver will pick you up from your hotel to start your safari.For those who must continue on beach holidays, there is the opportunity to deliver his "beach holiday’s luggage" for our other driver taking it to our office in Nairobi for storage until safaris end.After you have boarded in safari cars you will start the safari, and you head to the north and the Kenyan Highlands. After about two hours’ drive from the airport, you will find Karatina town. You will make a detour up the beautiful tea and coffee plantations in the foothills of Mount Kenya and have a stopover to take some photos and see the tea plantations .Thereafter you will continue with the tour to the delightfully placed Aberdares Country Club for lunch in glorious surroundings that oozes colonial Kenya. The day is for relaxing in the beautiful surroundings, where there is the opportunity to use the swimming pool or play some tennis, horse riding or golf (9 hole course). Accommodation and meals at Aberdares Country Club. (FB) arkacc bed
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Day 3: Kenya's unique Tree-top hotel
After breakfast it is time for a hike in the beautiful park. Here you will be able to see giraffes, zebras, eland antelopes, warthogs, impalas and baboons. After lunch you continue driving into the heart of the dense Aberdares forest to tree-top lodge, The Ark, which offers the best experiences of wildlife in Kenya's lush Highlands. The Ark was recently stylishly renovated has now become not only a classic, but also a really good and atmospheric safari place in the often chilly highlands. From the lodge there is a direct view of a pond, which has elephants, buffaloes, and antelopes and with a little luck rhinos and leopards coming to drink water from the dense forest, giving you the first real safari experience in Kenya. A warm sweater may be useful when The Ark is located at over 2000 meters altitude and the nights can sometimes be chilly. Dinner and overnight at The Ark. (FB) ark bedA N P
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Day 4: Great Rift Valley, the lakes Nakuru and Naivasha 
After an early morning breakfast, you will head from the lush highlands to the west to grave lowering the Great Rift Valley to the small but lovely Lake Nakuru. Driving there shows some of the beautiful landscapes, Kenya is blessed with. On a clear day, you will get a view of Mount Kenya; with its 5,199 meters is Kenya's highest and the continent's second highest mountain. In Lake Nakuru national park you drive through the beautiful forest, where they gulbarkede acacia trees are the setting for example, to meet the elusive leopard and continues out on grass plains, where we look for the "white" and "black" rhino, buffalo and the lake, the many birds. Lunch is served at a lodge in the park, and then at a good way to run a good hour before you arrived at the beautiful Naivasha Lake. As you near Naivasha, you come across the giant flower farms, which include many of your flowers comes from. You stay for two nights at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge, located in a beautiful park directly at the lake. (FB) sopa bedsopa nav
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Day 5: Hike and boat trip on Lake Naivasha
The day starts with an atmospheric cruise on the lake, where you do not at least get close to hippos, but also many of the lake's birds include pelicans and the beautiful African Fish Eagle, often seen. Subsequently hike on the small Crescent Island, where you experience giraffes, zebras, antelopes and gazelles. The afternoon is devoted to relaxing at the Lodge's pool, or to enjoy the park and the animals that are in the park. Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge(FB) boat ride navboat
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Day 6: The large savanna Maasai Mara
The safari continues to the southwest through the Great Rift Valley to the Maasai Mara plains. The trip is varied and gives a new and excellent impression of the Savannah embossed part of Kenya's landscapes.You are seeing the shift from fertility of the central part of the Rift Valley to the open grassy plains, where more adventures await with gazelles, antelopes and other grazers that characterize the landscape. Maasai Mara Reserve is the northern part of Tanzania's famous Serengeti Plains and is great year round.You will always experience many different animal species. Large herds of elephant, buffalo, predators and their prey is more frequent here than most other places in Africa. The period from July to October has provided a great opportunity to experience the great wildebeest and zebra migration, which arrives from the Serengeti to Mara and the chances to discover the various extra large predators are many. Look closely for crocodiles, lions, cheetahs, jackals, hyenas and leopards.You are expected to arrive in the Mara area at midday. You will bring packed lunches and a large part of the last hours before arrival at the Lodge is one long game drive (game drive) before the accommodation is in the cozy and charming Mara Sopa lodge or similar. The area is one of the Mara-Serengeti ecosystem's most wildly colorful throughout the year. Accommodation at the camp in great luxury tents with private bath / toilet. This gives an authentic African experience  to stay in the tent where the sounds of the Savannah are heard clearly especially at night. Accommodation and meals for two nights at the Lodge. Ol moran Tented Camp (FB). sopa mara bedsopa mara food
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Day 7: Maasai Mara
Two long game drives during the day or a long full day game drive. The run will depend on the animals' movements which can only be known on the day itself.From the early morning, when the light coolness still prevails, you seek out the great experiences among Africa's famed "Big Five" - elephants, buffaloes, lions, leopards and rhinos.Rivers meanders crisscrossing through the 1,500-square-kilometer reserve. Here looking animals naturally turn to drink, and there are often great opportunities to take some great pictures.During the stay in the Maasai Mara, it is also possible to visit a Maasai village (not included). A really exciting experience and an encounter with a completely different culture. Warmly you are invited inside the village, where you are greeted by singing Maasai village women. You have the opportunity to get into the cabins, and to buy a souvenir to take home. A strong meeting is set as an exciting memory long after the end of the tour. Or what about the sublime experience of balloon safari in the morning followed by a cozy breakfast served on the Savannah (not included). We recommend that you book the balloon safari from home because there are only a limited number of seats. Ol moran Tented Camp (FB). Balloon-Safarigame
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Day 8: Return home or the Indian Ocean (Beach holiday)
Safari tour ends and drive back to Nairobi. Along the way, enjoy the packed lunches before the visit of National museum of Kenya.From here, drive to the airport where you say goodbye to our driver guide. From the airport, you either fly back home or fly to Kenya's coast or Zanzibar, Seychelles and Mauritius. The flight to Mombasa by Kenyans coast takes about one hour.Upon arrival at Mombasa, drive to the selected hotel for example five nights with half board, select example: Hillpark Tiwi Beach Hotel is in an excellent 3+ * hotel with a host of great facilities and situated directly on the beach and the warm ocean. The hotel is a good bet for "a lot of quality for money". In addition to pool and children's pool, two restaurants, two bars, fitness center, water sports such as diving, snorkeling, deep sea fishing and water skiing. The rooms are large and besides private bathroom satellite TV and safe and balcony / terrace.Excursions to Mombasa are easily arranged. Selection of hotel and number of nights can be adapted to your wishes. At an additional cost you can also fly direct from Maasai Mara to Nairobi or directly to Kenya's coast. (HB) hillparkHILL
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Day 9-12: At the Beach
Four full days of relaxation, excursions and enjoyment of the good 30 degrees warm weather and 26 degrees warm sea.
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Day 13: Return
An early morning drive towards the airport for flight to your country. Thank for booking with us and we hope you enjoyed your tour.

Tour package price

The price of this tour package varies depending on:
  • Mode of transport (Jeep / Van)
  • Number of people on safari (cost is lower for two or more people)
  • Time of travel (high season / low season)
  • Level of accommodation (budget, standard, luxury)
Please contact us via email sales.msa@helinassafaris.com or phone +254 736357222 / +254 701762176 or use the form provided here and we shall provide you with a quotation depending on your specific requirements and date of travel.  
Rates QUOTED cover the following:-
  • Full board accommodation whilst on Safari, Bed & Breakfast whilst in Nairobi
  • All road transportation and unlimited game drives using custom made Safari minivans complete with pop up roof for enhanced game viewing
  • Park entrance fees
  • Services of a professional English speaking driver guide
  • Accommodation subject to availability
Rates do not cover:-
  • All items of a personal nature such as tobacco; laundry; phone calls, etc
  • Additional sightseeing or deviation from the itinerary
  • Tips and porterage • Medical/Travel Insurance
  • Any extras incurred at the lodges/hotels
  • Any visa fees
   

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