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9-Day Family Safari

This luxury safari features the arid beauty of Northern Kenya, the waters of Lake Nakuru – home to millions of flamingos and open plains of the Masai Mara, famous for its annual migration of wildebeest & zebra. A perfect opportunity to spot the Big-5 and visit 5 completely different & unique areas. Thereafter, dinner at the famous Carnivore, voted one of the World’s top 500 restaurants.

DAY 1- Nairobi - Met upon arrival with our “Traditional welcome “and transfer to the hotel of your choice. This morning we will give you a full safari briefing and your ‘welcome pack’-consisting of, among other information, a safari hat and your itinerary. Balance of the day may be spent strolling in the city or a visiting the Karen Blixen Museum and Giraffe Manor.

Day 2 - Sweetwaters - After breakfast depart on a leisurely drive through pineapple & coffee plantations to Nanyuki stopping enroute at the equator. Arrive sweetwaters in time for lunch and later proceed on a game –viewing drive to see and pat “Moran”-the pet Rhino and also visit the chimpanzee sanctuary to see the only chimpanzees in Kenya. Dinner and overnight at sweetwaters Tented Camp. (Optional excursion available: night game –viewing drive) Full Board

Day 3 –Samburu - Driving North you pass Mount Kenya,Africa's second highest mountain at 17,000 feet (5,199 metres). This is also the traditional homeland of the Kikuyu people, the largest of Kenya's recognized tribe. The Kikuyu believe that their god. Ngai, lives on Mount Kenya and so they build their homes with the doors facing the mountain, to welcome their god in.You cross the Equator again into the northern hemisphere on your way to Samburu Game Reserve in a semi-desert area of Kenya. Samburu is located on the Ewaso Nyiro River. This afternoon you take a game drive in the park. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Intrepids camp. Full Board

Day 4 –Samburu - After an early breakfast proceed on a game –viewing drive returning mid-morning. Ololokwe Table Mountain forms dramatic backdrop to your game viewing today. Samburu is also home to the third of Kenya's giraffe species - the Reticulated Giraffe. This is also your best chance to see the blue - legged Somali Ostrich, the long -necked Gerenuk gazelle and the straight - horned Beisa Oryx antelope. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Intrepids camp. Full Board 

Day 5 –Lake Nakuru - After a hearty breakfast depart on this scenic drive stopping at Nyahururu to view the magnificent Thompson’s fall and the view Point to admire the dramatic views of the Great Rift Valley. Lunch will be at Sarova Lion Hill followed by a game and bird-viewing drive. Return to Sarova Lion Hill for dinner and overnight. Full Board

Day 6 –Lake Nakuru - Full day at Lake Nakuru with morning and afternoon game-viewing drives including plenty of time to enjoy the swimming pool. All meals and overnight at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge. Full Board

Day 7 –Masai Mara - After breakfast depart for Masai Mara Game Reserve to arrive at Mara Sopa in time for lunch. Enjoy a swim & splash in the pool before proceeding on an afternoon game-viewing drive in search of Elephants, Lion, Cheetah and other plains game. Dinner and overnight at Mara Serena Lodge or similar. Full Board

Day 8 –Masai Mara - Morning and afternoon game-viewing drives (including time for swim & Splash in the pool). Dinner and overnight at Mara Serena Lodge or similar. Full Board

Day 9 –Onward Flight - After breakfast proceed to Nairobi. Day rooms are reserved for your comfort until 1800hrs.Tonight you will be our guest for dinner at The Famous Carnivore. Later we will transfer you to the airport and check you in for your onward flight.