09 Days Serena Safari Experience

Experience East Africa

Day One

Arrive Nairobi Airport, meet and greet and transfer to the Nairobi Serena Hotel or similar booked on Bed & Breakfast.

Day Two

NAIROBI – MOUNT KENYA

08H00, Depart Nairobi for Mount Kenya area of Central Part of Kenya. The drive is for 3 – 4 hours through the beautiful surroundings as you get into the Kikuyu Farmlands along the way where one can see pineapple and coffee plantations.  Upon arrival check into the Serena Mountain Lodge for lunch.  Here you will spend the better part of the afternoon viewing animals from the balcony of the Lodge. The Lodge has been built in front of a water hole that contains essential minerals & salts that the animals come to lick. In the night the activity of the animals is intensified & you're able to view them with the help of powerful beam lights overlooking the waterhole.  Dinner & overnight at the Serena Mountain Lodge.

Day Three

MOUNT KENYA – SAMBURU GAME RESERVE

Depart Mount Kenya for Samburu Game Reserve situated at the Southern corner of Samburu district with game drive on the way. Samburu is generally a hot place with cool night’s temperatures between 18 – 30 degrees Celsius.  On arrival, check - in to the Samburu Serena Lodge for lunch & after a brief relaxation proceed on for an evening game drive. Samburu is rich in game with rare species found; Lions, Elephants, Gerenuk, Grevy’s Zebra, Oryx, the Reticulated Giraffe and other plains game. Return to the Samburu Serena Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day Four

SAMBURU G. RESERVE

Early morning game drives, return to the Lodge for breakfast, after breakfast another game drive, return for lunch at the Lodge.  Relax at the Lodge by the Poolside followed by an evening game drive, dinner and overnight at the Lodge.

Day Five

SAMBURU G. RESERVE – SWEETWATERS GAME SACTUARY

Depart after breakfast for Sweetwater’s Game Sanctuary sandwiched between the Aberdares and Mount Kenya area. The Sanctuary is home to Resident Rhinos, Zebra, Impala & other game species. Arrive at the Sweetwater’s Lodge in time for lunch & proceed for an afternoon game drive & also visit the only Chimpanzee sanctuary found in the reserve and in the Country.  Dinner & overnight at the Lodge.

Day Six

SWEETWATERS G. SANCTUARY – LAKE NAIVASHA

Pre - breakfast game drive and afterwards depart for Lake Naivasha.  Arrive Naivasha and check into the Naivasha Sopa Lodge for lunch. Optional afternoon boat ride; this fresh water Lake abounds with Hippos and various Bird Life. Dinner and overnight Naivasha Sopa lodge.

Day Seven

LAKE NAIVASHA – MASAI MARA GAME RESERVE

After breakfast make a drive of 5 Hours to Masai Mara via Narok Town. Arrive at the Mara Serena Lodge in time for lunch. The reserve is a jewel of Kenya’s wildlife areas and the most popular tourism destination in the world. After lunch proceed on for a game drive in search for Black manned Lions, Elephants, Leopards, Buffalo, Rhino and other plains game.  Dinner and overnight at the Mara Serena Lodge.

Day Eight

MASAI MARA G. RESERVE

This day is spent game viewing across the rich tree studded grassland and rolling hills. The famous Masai Mara is renowned for its great herds of plains game that abound in plenty.  An optional visit to the Masai Village for a Cultural Learning experience.  All meals at the Mara Serena Lodge.

Day Nine

MASAI MARA – NAIROBI

After breakfast depart for Nairobi & arriving in the afternoon. Lunch on this day is not included. Drop off at the Nairobi Airport for International Flight Home.

 



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