14 Days Best Couple Kenya Wildlife Safari

14 Days Best Couple Kenya Wildlife Safari, Africa Honeymoon Safaris

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14 Days Best Couple Kenya Wildlife Safari

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This is a fourteen days luxury safari into some of the best wildlife sanctuaries in Kenya. This trip will start at Kenyatta International Airport after your arrival, take you to Aberdares National Park, then through the Great Rift Valley; the only earth feature observable from space and on to Lake Nakuru National Park, scene of the great spectacle of the animal kingdom and birds ending at Maasai Mara National Reserve. You will be able to see plenty of wildlife varying from Kenya’s big five; the lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo, and the leopard among a host of other different animal species. You will travel in a customized minibus with a pop-up roof and stay in luxury tented camps and lodges while on this safari.

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Itinerary

Hiking in Northern Kenya
Day 1: Arrival - Nairobi - Aberdares National Park
On your arrival, you will be met by our tour manager who will brief you on your safari as you depart for Aberdares National Park arriving late in the evening for your overnight. Dinner and overnight at the Aberdares Ark.

Day 2 and 3: Aberdares National Park
Depart for an early pre-breakfast Game viewing followed by breakfast. Later in the mid-morning depart for a morning Game drive and an afternoon Game drive after your lunch at the campsite till dusk.

The park contains a wide range of landscapes - from the mountain peaks that rise to 14,000 feet (4,300 m) above sea level, to their deep, v-shaped valleys intersected by streams, rivers, and waterfalls. Moorland, bamboo forests and rainforests are found at lower altitudes. Animals easily observed include the lion, leopard, baboon, black and white Colobus monkey, and sykes monkey.

Dinner and overnight at the Aberdares Ark.

African BuffaloDay 4: Aberdares National Park- Lake Nakuru National Park.
Pre-breakfast Game viewing followed by breakfast and later in the mid-morning check out from the camp and depart for Lake Nakuru National Park arriving late in the evening for your overnight.

Lake Nakuru is one of the Rift Valley soda lakes. It lies to the south of Nakuru, in central Kenya and is protected by a small Lake Nakuru National Park. The lake's abundance of algae attracts the vast quantity of flamingos that famously lines the shore. Other birds also flourish in the area, as do warthogs, baboons and other large mammals. Black and White rhinos have also been introduced.

Dinner and overnight at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge.

Sarova Lion Hill LodgeDay 5-6: Lake Nakuru National Park.
Early pre-breakfast Game viewing followed by morning and afternoon Game drives till dusk with your parked lunch en-route or even at the campsite.

Lake Nakuru National Park (188 km²), created in 1961 around Lake Nakuru, near Nakuru Town. It is best known for its thousands, sometimes millions of flamingos nesting along the shores. The surface of the shallow lake is often hardly recognizable due to the continually shifting mass of pink. The number of flamingoes on the lake varies with water and food conditions and the best vantage point is from Baboon Cliff. Also of interest is an area of 188 km around the lake fenced off as a sanctuary to protect Rothschild giraffes and black rhinos.

Dinner and overnight at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge.

BirdingDay 7: Lake Nakuru National Park- Maasai Mara National Reserve
After breakfast check out from the campsite and then depart for Maasai Mara National Reserve arriving late in the afternoon for a short Game drive till dusk after.

Dinner and overnight at Sarova Mara Camp or similar.

Day 8: Maasai Mara National Reserve
After breakfast you will depart form the camp for a morning and afternoon Game drives with your packed lunch en-route.

The Masai Mara National Reserve as one of the most popular tourist destinations in Kenya covers an area of over 1,500 sq. km. it is located in the Great Rift valley in an open primarily grassland where wildlife tends to be most concentrated on the reserves western escarpment. The swampy land provides more access to water and less access to tourists. The Eastern end is closest to Nairobi and hence easier to access by tourists.

Dinner and overnight at Sarova Mara Camp or similar.

Cub in Masai MaraDay 9-10: Maasai Mara National Reserve
Early in the morning you will go for a pre-breakfast Game viewing followed by breakfast. After breakfast you will drive, you will be taken for a Game drive and there after lunch go for an afternoon Game drive till dusk when you will go back to the camp site.

The Maasai Mara, now The New 7the wonder of the world and 4th preferred tourist destination in the world is a home to wildlife in such abundance and variety that it is difficult to imagine. The most spectacular event of the natural world takes place here; The annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture while being followed on their heels by the predators of the savanna; lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures.It hosts over 450 species of animals which include lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephants.

Dinner and overnight at Sarova Mara Camp or similar.

Birding in Masai MaraDay 11-12: Maasai Mara National Reserve
Experience the magical Masai Mara; with morning and afternoon Game drives, taking your packed lunch in the drive.

The wildebeests are the most dominant inhabitants of the Masai Mara. Their numbers are estimated in the millions. The great migration starts in July each year when well over one million wildebeest along with large numbers of Thompson’s gazelles, zebra and other herbivores migrate from the Serengeti plains in Tanzania to fresh pastures in the north and then back south again in October.

OR Optional Balloon Flight

You can opt to carry out your game viewing activity on an adventurous and unforgettable balloon flight over the spectacular Mara at an extra cost. This package includes a champagne drink in the wild.

Dinner and overnight at Sarova Mara Camp or similar.

Day 13: Maasai Mara National Reserve
Leave the camp early for a pre-breakfast Game viewing, and a breakfast there after. At mid-morning you will be taken for another Game drive and later after lunch take a drive to the Masai villages; get to learn their way of living and culture.

The Masai are so significant due to their culture. Starting from their dress code, the color red is so significant in that they scare away wild animals as they co-exist with them. They believe that God, Enkai, gave them cattle, therefore they believe that all the cattle belongs to them. That’s the reason why they have been known due to their cattle rustling. Although the Maasai are known for their nomadic life and cattle keeping, they is a group of agricultural Maasai, known as IL Loikop, are look down upon by the cattle keeping group, the Wakwavi since they believe they are the true Maasais created to keep cattle. A Maasai Homestead (enkang popularly known as the Manyattas) is made from cow dung and wooden sticks from the leleshwa plant. Women are the ones responsible for putting up these magnificent homes. However, a homestead contains several Maasai houses which are surrounded by a fence made also by branches of the leleshwa plant where the herds of goats and cows are confined in during the night hours. There are other Manyattas made far away in the wilderness during their Morans as they prepare their headset, the motonyik, before they return home.

Dinner and overnight at Sarova Mara Camp or similar.

Day 14: Maasai Mara National Reserve- Nairobi.
After breakfast check out from the campsite and depart for Nairobi arriving on time for your departure.

End of Safari.

Prices and Costs
Package Cost Shall Be Provided According To Group Numbers and Period of Travel


Cost Includes:

  • Accommodation as stipulated in the itinerary
  • Transport in custom built mini van
  • Services of an English speaking tour driver/guide
  • Game viewing drives and parks entrance fees as per itinerary
  • All Government taxes and levies

    Cost excludes:
  • Hot air Balloon flight in Masai Mara – US$ 450 per person extra
  • All items of personal nature e.g. telephone call bills, fax / email bills etc.
  • Tips and gratuities to hotel, lodges, camp staff and driver-guide
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
  • Any local or international flight and departure taxes
  • Laundry services
  • Any other item not included in our itinerary
  • Sleeping bag and other toiletries