Routing (Nairobi, 2 nights Amboseli, 1 night Aberdare, 2 nights Samburu, 1 night Lake Nakuru,  1 night Lake Naivasha,  2nights Masai Mara, Nairobi departure))

Day 1: Arrival, meet and greet  Nairobi -Amboseli National Park
Upon arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta Airport, you will be met by our airport representative. Our rep will take you through a brief pre-safari orientation before embarking on your dream safari adventure of  Kenya  through the vast endless open plains of Athi  and on the whistling  Acacia trees of masai land and on a clear day, you will be watching the majestic mount Kilimanjaro also known as the Roof of Africa. You will arrive in good time for buffet lunch in the lodge. Short rest before your afternoon game drive begins. A game drive through Amboseli takes you across this vast lakebed – often dry, but still very swampy in some areas. Return to your lodge as the sun sets!  Dinner and Overnight: Kibo Safari Camp  or similar  L,D –  Distance: Approx: 260 kms – 4hrs drive *


Day 2: Amboseli National Park  (the roof of Africa)
Today pre- breakfast morning and afternoon game drives are included. A game drive through Amboseli takes you across this vast lakebed – often dry, but still very swampy in some areas.  Amboseli is best known for its great herds of elephant – you will often find many of them standing  knee-deep in the water, spraying themselves to keep cool.  But there is a  lot of other game here too – cheetah, buffalo, giraffe, many types of  gazelle and other plains game- and it is all set against the amazing  backdrop of majestic  Mount Kilimanjaro (5,895 meters)showing all its glory. Dinner and Overnight:  Kibo Safari Camp or similar  (B,L,D)


Day 3 : Amboseli- Aberdare National Park
After breakfast, check out drive northwards through Nairobi with picnic lunch boxes and  head northwest pineapple, coffee and  tea farms dotting the roads. Along the way, you may stop at the colorful  Karatina Market and sample the local wares. Proceed on and check in at Outspan Hotel Or Aberdare Counrty Club.  This is base hotel where you check and deposit your luggage ready to go to Aberdare National Park . NOTE: Only overnite hand luggage is allowed at both Treetops. This park is made famous by Queen Elizabeth the 2nd who ascended to the throne in 1952 while on a holiday visit. She learnt of her Father’s death while on a holiday at Treetops.  Here animals come for salt lick and you view them from the Balcony of the lodge. Dinner and overnight – The Ark or Ark.  Distance Approx: 460kms – 6-7hrs drive * B, L,D

Day 4:  Aberdare –Samburu Game Reserve
Meet your safari guide then head north through breathtaking scenery dotted with rushing mountain streams and fields of tea and coffee. Before Nanyuki town, you will stop at THE EQUATOR for a memorable EQUATOR BRIEFING and water demonstration. On different hemispheres water spins  different directions.  After Nanyuki town, you will reach the outpost known as Isiolo, the last major stop on the journey into the remote northern frontier. Descend from the lush highlands to the arid Laikipia Plains and the small oasis of the famed Samburu Game Reserve. Samburu lies on the fringe of the hot and sparsely populated northern region of Kenya. In the afternoon, there will be a game drive returning to your lodge as the sun sets. Dinner and Overnight: Samburu Sopa Lodge B, L,D   Distance Approx. 150 km.- 2 hrs drive*

Day 5: Samburu Game Reserve
Both Morning and afternoon game drives are scheduled for today.  Samburu harbors a number of wildlife species rarely found elsewhere.  Enjoy morning and afternoon game viewing in search of Northern Species of Game not seen south of the Equator, such as Reticulated Giraffe, Grevy, Zebra, Beisa Oryx and Somali Ostrich.  Another creature UNIQUE to these areas is the Long-necked Gerenuk (meaning ‘giraffe neck’), a graceful antelope that stands upright on its hind legs to feed on tall bushes which is among  the Samburu’s “Special Five” — (the reticulated giraffe, longnecked gerenuk, Somali ostrich, Grevy’s zebra and beisa oryx ) never found anywhere else. The Uaso Nyiro River provides bathing pools for hippos, elephants and crocodiles.  Keep your eyes open for lion, cheetah, or elusive leopard.  There is also a variety of birds like vulturine guinea fowl among others  Dinner and Overnight: Samburu Sopa Lodge (B,L,D

Day 6: Samburu- Lake Nakuru National Park
Check out after breakfast and head southwards  past the northern tip of the Aberdare mountains, then descend into the Great Rift Valley where Lake Nakuru is located.  Arrive in time for lunch and short rest. L. Nakuru is a shallow soda lake, renowned for its huge concentration of flamingos.  It is also a Its also a White Rhino Sanctuary and a world Heritage site. You embark on a game drive which includes a walk on the shores of the lake to view flamingoes from close range. Keep your eyes open for the elusive Leopard or the Tree climbing lions of this park.   The afternoon game drive is included and you will return to your lodge as the sun sets! Dinner and overnight –Lake Nakuru Lodge  or similar  (B,L,D)  Distance: Distance Approx. 350 km.- 5hrs drive *

Day 7: Lake Nakuru– Lake Naivasha

Today you have pre breakfast morning game drive in the park before embarking on your adventure safari to Lake Naivasha, a fresh water lake in the western rim of the Rift Valley with spectacular views of Mt. Longonot and on to the base of dormant volcanoes and the vast wheat and barley farms to the breathtaking and stunning views of the endless plains. You arrive in time for the buffet lunch and a short rest. In the afternoon will enjoy a boat ride enroute to the crescent Island renown its beautiful views and remembered for the movie ‘Out of Africa’ as part of it was filmed there. Enjoy the guided walk in the Island learning about traditional herbal medicine and getting up close to the animals resident in the island. You will meet face to face with among others, Giraffes, gazelles, zebras, wildebeest, African hare and the elusive Africa python snake. Return by boat to the main land with hosts your lodge.  Dinner and overnight: Lake Naivasha Country Club  or similar  (B,L,D). Distance – Approx 90 kms – 1hrs drive *


Day 8: Lake Naivasha- Masai Mara Game Reserve

After breakfast climb the Western Escarpment of the Rift Valley and head towards Masai Mara.  With its vast open plains and distinctive flat-topped acacia trees, acacia trees, no visit to Kenya would be complete without a visit here. Enjoying views of picturesque Masai tribesmen herding cattle on the way, you arrive in time for lunch and a short rest. Your afternoon game drive includes searching for the Big Five, elephants, Buffalos, lions, Rhinos and leopards, before returning to your lodge as the sun sets! Dinner and overnight – Mara Sopa Lodge –   or similar (B,L,D)Distance Approx. 280 kms – 5hrs drive  *

Day 9:  Masai Mara Game Reserve
Pre-breakfast morning game drive in the reserve, a great opportunity to explore the vast flora and fauna of this magnificent reserve.  After a rewarding game drive, return to your lodge for late morning breakfast. or A full day game drive with picnic lunch boxes  (full day game drive including visits to Mara River, Kenya Tanzania Border Post and a great chance to view the “Big Five” and the great Wildebeest migration. You will have picnic lunch at Hippo Pool. Spend your days in this magnificent savannah country, home to Kenya’s most varied animal population. Lion may be seen throughout the park, along with elephant, giraffe and zebra. Cheetah and leopard are also regularly spotted, and you may also find rhino. Dinner and Overnight:  Mara Sopa Lodge or similar  B,L,D

Day 10:  Return to Nairobi- Departure
Pre-breakfast morning game drive. Depart after breakfast and journey back to Nairobi arriving in time for lunch at the world renown Carnivore restaurant ; this is an African Barbeque restaurant where meat is charcoal roasted and served hot on your plate. Vegetarian Menu available!   After lunch, you will be transferred to airport for your outbound flight. B,L, Distance 280 kms 4hrs drive *

Key: B,L, D – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

*(Poor road network- Half of the way roads are in poor state, with potholes and it may take more time than the estimated


Cost  per person sharing in USD



–       All Conservation fee/charges

–       All transportation as mentioned in a special six seater safari van  with window guaranteed seats and pop up roof for game viewing
–       Accomplished English speaking driver/guide
–       Drivers allowance/salary during the entire tour
–       Gift from Hirola Tours & Safaris
–       Accommodation and meals as mentioned in itinerary i.e  Breakfast Lunch, dinner,
–       24/7 Flying Doctors emergency evacuation to the nearest hospital
–      A complimentary bottle of mineral water – 1 bottle per person per day during safari

–       On safari accessories in each vehicle: First-aid kit, wildlife books
–       All hotel and government taxes

–       International ticket
–       Telephone and/or Fax
–       Beverages excluding bottled water
–       Tips / gratuities for driver / hotel staff
–       Any extras that are not mentioned above.
–       Airport Departure Tax for International Flights
–       Items of personal nature i.e laundry, souvenirs etc
–       Travel insurance including damage or loss of luggage and/or personal injury
–       Extra cost incurred if change in DATE, reduction in number of Persons or deviation from   above   itinerary.