7 Day Aberdare Night Animal Viewing Safari
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Kenya's Best Safari Deals & Local Cultural Experience
Enjoy a perfect 7 Day Aberdare Night Animal Viewing safari visiting Aberdare, Lake Nakuru for flamingos and the endangered black rhinos and into Masai Mara. Your safari can be extended for up to 13 days if you are willing to visit a rural village for Kenya’s cultural and beach experience in Diani, Mombasa.
Day 1: Arrive Nairobi, Kenya: Mvuli House
Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi. You will be received by your local tour guide followed by a transfer for your overnight accommodation at Mvuli House situated a few kilometres from the airport. Relax while at the same time getting ready before your Aberdare Night Animal Viewing Safari adventure begins tomorrow morning.
Day 2: Nairobi – Aberdares: Treetops
We depart Nairobi after breakfast for Aberdares National Park, a historic and one of the most scenic parks in Kenya and home to the endangered black rhino. Arrive in time for check-in and lunch at Outspan Hotel and transfer to Treetops, your tonight’s accommodation overlooking a salt lick and floodlit waterhole providing spectacular wildlife viewing opportunities. Treetops is a unique, famous and historic property. It is the place where Princess Elizabeth ascended to the British throne in 1952. It has recently been completely renovated in celebration of its 80th anniversary. What’s interesting, game can be viewed 24 hours from your viewing deck and a rooftop platform, an ideal place to capture incredible close-up photographs. Aberdare Night Animal Viewing Safari dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Aberdares – Lake Nakuru: Waterbuck Hotel
The Aberdare Night Animal Viewing safari departs after breakfast for Lake Nakuru National Park, a birdwatcher’s paradise. Its shores are home to over a million flamingos and other wildlife species including the black and white rhinos. We will arrive in time for check-in and lunch at Waterbuck Hotel followed by an afternoon safari game drives along the shores of the lake. Dinner and overnight at Waterbuck Hotel.
Day 4: Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara: Mara Sidai Camp
We depart after breakfast for the glorious Masai Mara National Reserve, probably one of the world famous reserves in Africa giving you unique opportunities to watch all kinds of wildlife including the Big Five and the spectacular wildebeest migration, usually between July and October. We will arrive in time for check-in and lunch at Mara Sidai Safari Camp. Enjoy an afternoon safari game drive. Aberdare night animal viewing safari dinner and overnight Mara Sidai Safari Camp.
Day 5: Full Day Masai Mara: Mara Sidai Camp
We have a full day in Masai Mara game reserve, an opportunity to enjoy two safari game drives, one in the morning and another in the evening. Lose yourself in the breath-taking splendors of Masai Mara plains with a break for a picnic bush lunch if you so wish. The evening game drive further gives you the chance to seek out for game you may not have previously spotted. Explore every corner of this magnificent reserve, the park of parks where wildlife freely wander across these pure African savannah plains. Most likely to spot lions basking in the shade, and may even be able to find an elusive solo leopard and many other wildlife species. Aberdare night animal viewing safari dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Masai Mara – Nairobi – Airport Transfer
We depart after breakfast back to Nairobi arriving in time for lunch. Welcome to Nairobi which was once a swampy area. It was founded in 1899 and once on the hands of British authorities during the colonial period is today Kenya’s capital and East Africa’s most cosmopolitan city. Nairobi has been nicknamed as the world’s safari capital in the sense that it is the only place in the world with a wildlife park within its boundaries. From kissing giraffes, shopping, art and culture, dining, parks and green spaces to sport activities, Nairobi is a beehive of activities. Time for optional lunch at the famous Carnivore Restaurant or drive straight to Jomo Kenyatta Airport for your flight back home.
Day 7: Arrive Back Home
Arrive back home with full memories of Kenya.
Mombasa Beach, Rural Village and Culture Extension – Optional
Day 6: Masai Mara – Nairobi – Mombasa
After breakfast bid goodbye to the camp attendants and proceed to Nairobi. We will arrive in time for lunch at Nairobi’s famous Carnivore Restaurant, before we transfer you to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your onward flight to Mombasa. Dinner and overnight at Castle Royal Hotel.
Day 7 – 10: Mombasa – Tsunza Village
After breakfast we depart for this coastal rural village, Tsunza. Here begins another journey, a cultural trip into Tsunza village, the heart of a true African village in the outskirts of Mombasa. Welcome and discover the other side of Kenya as you spend your days mingling with the local villagers and doing everything as they do.
Cultural Experience and Other Activities in Tsunza Village
- Mingle with the local villagers in their homesteads
- Learn about the local culture and traditions
- Learn how to play and dance to traditional music of the Duruma community
- Take part in day-to-day activities: fishing, grazing, farming, etc.
- Enjoy open air picnic lunch
- Watch tradition palm wine tapping or even test it while still fresh
- Meet, greet and play with children at Makuti Children’s Home
- Bonfire and Barbeque sessions
Day 10 – 12: Tsunza Village – Diani Beach Ukunda
Finally we bid goodbye to the villagers and depart Tsunza village heading out to beach arriving in time for lunch at Rongai Restaurant. Welcome to the famous south coast beaches where the crystalline Indian Ocean waters and sparkling white sands invite you for relaxing moments after your safari. Overnight at Pride Inn Hotel for the rest of your stay in Diani Beach, Ukunda.
Day 12: Diani Beach – Airport Transfer
Today we have come to the end of our stay in Kenya. After breakfast bid goodbye and proceed to Moi International Airport for your flight back home.
Day 13: Arrive Home
Arrive back home with full memories of Kenya.
Safari Itinerary Includes:-
- Wildlife entrance park fee
- Sightseeing and game drives as mentioned
- Full-board accommodation while on safari (drinks not included)
- Transport on a safari van during your safari adventure
- A 1/2 L bottle of water per person per day during safari
Doe Not Include:-
- Flight tickets
- Tips and personal expenses
- Comprehensive insurance, cancellation and repatriation
- Anything else not mentioned in the travel contract
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