The Easter break provides a rare opportunity for the whole family to get together and have some fun, so why not make the most of it? The Easter break is a magnificent time to come to Kenya, as you can enjoy game drives, beach breaks and cultural authentic African evenings. There are plenty of places basking in glorious sunshine just a drive away, with temperatures still mild enough to enjoy a full range of activities from animal spotting, snorkeling, swimming, to hot air balloon rides, activities that keep the whole family happy and active.
Day 1: Arrival
Meet you at Jomo Kenyatta international airport and transfer you to The Strand Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2– Amboseli National Park
Pick up from the Nairobi safari club hotel soon after breakfast and drive south through Maasai country to the plains below Mt. Kilimanjaro where Amboseli is situated. After a stopover lunch at the lodge we proceed into the scenic Amboseli National Park for a game drive returning to the lodge in the evening for a sun downer. Dinner and overnight stay at Ol Tukai Lodge
After breakfast, we explore the park through morning and afternoon game drives. We have sufficient time for relaxation at the lodge, complete with the majestic view of Mt. Kilimanjaro in the background. A visit to the Maasai villages in between the game drives can be arranged with our guide at a fee of $25. Dinner and overnight stay at Ol Tukai Lodge
Amboseli means ‘the place of water’ in Maasai language. The park has an endless supply of water which is filtered through thousands of meters of volcanic rock from Mount Kilimanjaro. Amboseli is one of the most popular parks and offers excellent accommodation facilities.
Day 4 – Amboseli - Aberdare ( Treetops)
We leave Amboseli, viewing game as we drive via Nairobi to the Aberdares to enjoy the experience of staying in a Tree Hotel or lodge overlooking floodlit waterholes where wildlife and birds regularly visit. Dinner and a well deserved sleep thereafter. Dinner and Overnight stay at the Tree Tops Hotel
Day 5 – Samburu National Reserve
After breakfast we proceed further north across the Equator to the edge of the Northern Frontier. Arrival will be in time for lunch and an afternoon game drive returning in time for a sun downer and dinner at the Samburu lodge.
Samburu is part of a lava plain that includes a diverse landscape of thorn scrub, red dirt, dried river beds, broken volcanic rock, steep hills, and rocky outcroppings. This reserve is becoming one of Kenya's most admired stops after the Mara.
Day 6 – Samburu National Reserve
The whole day will be spent relaxing and leisurely exploring the Samburu National Reserve through morning and afternoon game drives. You may opt to do some of the activities offered at the lodges and a visit to Samburu Villages. Dinner and overnight stay at Samburu Lodge
Day 7- Samburu -Sweetwaters.
We enjoy a final early morning game drive in the Samburu reserve then depart for the Mt. Kenya region. Arrival at the lodge in time for you to enjoy the facilities of the lodge, explore the Mount Kenya National Park or take an optional tour to the nearby Sweetwaters Reserve which is home to Chimpanzees. Dinner and overnight stay at Sweetwater’s Tented camp
Sweetwater’s is the only sanctuary for rehabilitation in Kenya of these widely abused chimpanzees with two groups living in an environment as close to their natural habitat as possible. The site is also a dedicated black rhino breeding area.
Day 8- Aberdares – Lake Nakuru
Depart the lodge soon after breakfast and drive to Lake Nakuru National park. Lunch at a lodge followed by a full afternoon game drives at the Kenya's Park famed by its numerous species of birdlife. Dinner and overnight stay at Lion Hill Lodge.
Lake Nakuru's claim to fame is anchored on its flamingo's and the over 400 species of birds found here. The lake itself is a soda lake on the floor of the rift valley. The Lake has also earned a reputation as an important haven for endangered species- particularly the Rothschild Giraffe and the black and white rhino. Lions, waterbuck, buffalo and baboons are all residents here.
Day 9 -Lake Nakuru – Lake Naivasha
Breakfast before driving to Lake Naivasha followed by a visit to the Hells Gate National Park . This park can be explored on foot or you could also cycle around the park boat ride to Crescent Island can be arranged .Dinner and overnight at Naivasha Sopa Lodge.
Day 10 : Lake Naivasha – Maasai Mara
Drive to via the Great Rift Valley to arrive at Maasai Mara in time for lunch at Mara Sopa Lodge. Full afternoon game drive till dusk.
It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna- lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures.
Day 11 & 12 – Masai Mara National Reserve
Full day spent exploring the park in search of the big 5- Optional balloon safari can be arranged at an extra cost of US$ 450 per person. Dinner and Overnight stay at Mara Sopa Lodge
You may also opt to do some of the activities offered by the lodge. On clear days, the Masai Mara offers fantastic orange tinted sunsets and you will definitely want to capture this moment while sipping on a sun downer back at the lodge.
Balloon trips are an entirely outstanding way of seeing the savannah plains and the wildlife after which you come back down for a beautiful champagne breakfast. These trips can be arranged at our office upon booking.
Day 13 – Maasai Mara –Nairobi Excursions /Departure
After Breakfast, drive to Nairobi by road, lunch at the Strand Hotel, Later transfer to the airport to board your flight back home.
Cost per person sharing US$ 3639
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