On arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you are met by Kilele Tours representative and transfer to Stanley hotel for overnight stay on Bed and breakfast.
Sarova Stanley offers a wide range of accommodation and services with all rooms elegantly furnished with an ambience that remains as friendly and welcoming as it has always been since its humble beginnings in 1902.
Business facilities include wireless internet, fully equipped business centre, meeting rooms in varying capacities and secretarial services. The heated pool on the 5th floor adjoins a fully equipped health club with gym, steam, sauna and massage facilities. Sarova Stanley's mini shopping arcade houses Gift Shops, Newspaper Stand, Beauty Salon, Bookshop, Boutique, Curio shop, Chemist, Optician, Locksmith and Art Gallery outlets.
After breakfast, we will depart and proceed through the central part of Kenya rich with agricultural activities to Ol pajeta conservancy, a privately owned property with abundant wildlife and home to black rhino, buffalo, Gazelle, baboon, lions and jackal. After lunch, we will have a visit to Chimpanzee sanctuary founded by Dr. Jane Goodall, a respected conservationist. Spectacular views of Mt. Kenya are expected on a clear day.
After breakfast, we will have a game drive en route to Samburu Game reserve that is characterized by rugged terrains dominated by dramatic hills with acacia and Doum palm trees along the Ewaso Nyiro River. Fantastic bird life and rare species of animals includes the Somali Ostrich, Besia Oryx, Gerenuk, gravy zebra, Reticulated Giraffe and Greater Kudu. Arrive in time for lunch followed by afternoon game drive. Have dinner and overnight stay at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge on full board basis.
Sarova Shaba Game Lodge is located in a natural oasis in the heart of the Shaba Game Reserve set along the bank of the Uaso Nyiro River laid out around the natural springs that flow into the river. The Lodge has a virtual mini forest of indigenous trees, a fish pond and a large free form swimming pool.
Have early breakfast and depart to Lake Nakuru National Park which was created to protect the huge flocks of over a million lesser and greater flamingo that breed and nest at the edge of Lake Nakuru, giving it the characteristic pink rim. A stop-over at Thomson’s falls for scenic and rest area. Proceed with the drive crossing the equator then down the east wall of the Great Rift Valley to Nakuru.
Enjoy an afternoon game drive where you have a chance to see the endangered white rhino. Other wildlife found here includes lions, leopards, zebra, gazelles, eland, giraffe and the hyrax. Have dinner and overnight stay at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge on full board basis.
Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is nestled along the Lion Hill overlooking the spectacular flamingo pink rimmed Lake Nakuru and cleverly laid out such that most rooms and sitting areas afford stunning views of the Lake and the Park. The Lodge incorporates natural landscaping with tall acacia trees, winding walkways and greens dotted with bird feeds. The Lodge is a natural haven for bird life and attracts over 50 species of birds amongst the 400 species that inhabit the Park.
Today, your journey takes you South West to Masai Mara National reserve, the most visited and famous national reserves in Kenya. It is also where the movie ‘Out of Africa’ was filmed. You will arrive in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive across the beautiful dotted plains of Mara in search for large prides of lions and other cat’s family species like cerval cat, cheetah, and leopard including herbivores like Topi, Hartebeest, Oribi as well as many other mammals, reptiles and amphibian species. Have dinner and overnight stay at Mara Sarova Tented Camp.
Sarova Mara Game Camp is set on an elevation surrounded by two streams. The Camp is uniquely laid out over the sprawling grounds that include rolling manicured greens, a virtual mini forest of indigenous shrubs and exotic trees, a large pond stocked with fish, mini bird sanctuary and an authentic Maasai Village adjoining the Camp. The Camp includes 20 Club Tents, 51 Standard Tents, 2 Family Tents, a Main Restaurant, Bar and many bush dining options. The free form swimming pool has its own pool bar.
You will spend a full day at Mara searching for more animals including the visit to the Mara River and enjoy the views of Hippos laying lazily. Other optional activities include a visit to a local Masai village where you can interact with local people and learn of their culture and traditions.
Have an early morning game drive followed by breakfast, Fare Masai Mara goodbye and return back to Nairobi arriving early evening and transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your flight back home.