Kenya Horizons Safari
The Wild of Africa Within Your Reach!
Kenya Horizons Safari
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Location: Kenya
Price: From $2,439

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KENYA HORIZONS – FEATURING KEEKOROK LODGESNairobi, Samburu National Reserve, Aberdare National Park7 Nights Enter
Kenya Horizons Safari is one of the most popular safaris in Kenya, where lodges are stylish, guides are knowledgeable and scenery extraordinary. From gerenuk browsing vertically in the Samburu, to the resident hippos of the Mara River, this is an exhilarating safari.

HIGHLIGHTS


  • Meet and Greet services in Nairobi
  • Airport transfers
  • Exciting game drives in:
    • Samburu Game Reserve
    • Lake Nakuru National Park
    • Masai Mara Game Reserve
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Day 1

Nairobi
Upon arrival into Nairobi, clients will be met by a Safari Ventures representative and transferred to the Intercontinental hotel. Your afternoon at leisure. Overnight at the Intercontinental Hotel in a Standard room on a bed and breakfast basis Intercontinental Hotel The popular Inter-continental is an ideal business cum leisure hotel offering high international standards of service and accommodation that are the hallmark of all Inter-continental’s worldwide hotels. Overlooking the city, the Nairobi Uhuru Gardens and the Kenyan Parliament, it is only 10 minutes’ walk from the city center and 20 minutes’ drive from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. The hotel offers tastefully decorated rooms, good restaurants, conference and meeting rooms, shops, swimming pool, casino and a host of other facilities.

Day 2

Nairobi – Samburu Game Reserve
Leave Nairobi after an early breakfast for Samburu, heading north, you’ll pass near Thika and continue north through some breathtaking scenery dotted with rushing mountain streams and fields of tea and coffee. After Nanyuki town, you’ll continue north, eventually reaching a dusty outpost known as Isiolo, the last major stop on the journey into the remote northern frontier district. From here it’s a fairly short hop to Samburu. Arrival at the lodge in time for lunch and then depart for an afternoon game drive returning to the lodge as the sun sets. Overnight at Samburu Lodge on a full board basis. Samburu Lodge – Samburu National Reserve Samburu Lodge is set in a rugged landscape with a backdrop of jagged mountains and its own indigenous animals, unique to the region. The landscape, wildlife and vegetation are very different to the lush, rolling grasslands of other national parks. Here you will find thorn-bush, open plains and vast horizons, where one may taste the romance of this desert terrain. The lodge is situated on the banks of the Uaso Nyiro River and offers a wide choice of accommodation spread along the river bank, in cottages, bandas and single or twin rooms. The dining room is open on the river side, with long tables and large buffets offered. The popular Crocodile Bar overhangs the water and has a great vantage point for nightly crocodile feeds. The birdlife is especially notable around the lodge. During the heat of the day you may well be happy to lounge around the pool and after sunset and sundowners, watch traditional dances of the Samburu warriors.

Day 3

Samburu Game Reserve
Early morning game drive is followed by breakfast, and time to relax by the lodge pool or the terrace overlooking the river. After lunch, there will be another game drive returning to the lodge as the sun sets Overnight at Samburu Lodge on a full board basis.

Day 4

Samburu Game Reserve – Aberdares
Leaving Samburu behind after breakfast, clients will travel South through Isiolo, crossing the foothills of Mount Kenya. On the other side of the mountain is Nanyuki, where you turn south, passing though Naro Moru, where you’ll reach Nyeri, one of Kenya’s major towns and provincial headquarters and then on to the Aberdare Country Club. Here you’ll enjoy a bounteous buffet lunch amidst the beautiful gardens before you are transferred (around ½ an hour) to your night’s destination at the Ark, a uniquely shaped lodge tucked away in the Aberdares National Park. Spend the afternoon at leisure. Overnight at the Ark a full board basis. The Ark Set in the heart of the Aberdare National Park, this unique lodge overlooks a floodlit waterhole and salt lick that attracts a host of wildlife, including elephant, rhino, leopard, bushbuck and occasionally an elusive bongo or giant forest hog. Resembling and named after Noah’s Ark, the Ark comprises of three decks from which numerous balconies and lounges provide superb vantage points for game viewing. A ground level bunker also provides excellent photographic opportunities. Comfortable en suite cabins are fitted with buzzers to announce the arrival of one of the ‘big five’ at the water hole!.

Day 5

Aberdares – Lake Nakuru
An early morning start takes you north west as you head for Nyahururu, still known to many as Thomson’s Falls for its 237 foot cascade. Now travel in a southerly direction to your next destination, the spectacular Lake Nakuru. This is often colored a shimmering flamingo pink, from the beautiful birds lining its shores.  You will arrive at your lodge in time for lunch. Following lunch there is an afternoon game drive returning to the lodge as the sun sets. Overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge on a full board basis. Lake Nakuru Lodge Lake Nakuru Lodge is situated in the heart of one of Kenya’s most densely populated wetland National Parks, (Ramsar site) only two leisurely hours’ drive from Nairobi, through beautiful forested uplands and passing a series of lakes. On the outskirts of the bustling market town of Nakuru lies a truly remarkable national park which has achieved international fame. Both black and white rhino are being given a new lease of life in this 188 sq km, fully-fenced park – and they are carefully protected. The present rhino population is over 50 and continuing to multiply. The Rothschild giraffe is another rarity and the park has its fair share of buffalo, leopard, zebra, eland, waterbuck and lion. Lake Nakuru Lodge is in the south-east ecological niche of the park, with commanding views of the lake and the flamingos for which it is justly famous. Lush gardens surround the lodge and cottages. There is a good program of activities and evening entertainment.

Day 6

Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara Game Reserve
After an early morning breakfast, drive to Narok town via Mai-Mahiu with a brief a rest stop and proceed on to Mara arriving in time for lunch at the Lodge. After lunch, depart for an afternoon game drive returning back to the lodge as the sun sets. Overnight at Keekorok Lodge on a full board basis. Keekorok Lodge – the Masai Mara Keekorok Lodge was opened in 1965 and lies at the southern end of Masai Mara National Reserve, approximately 280 kilometers from Nairobi. It is sited in the direct path of the annual migration and was the first lodge to be built in the Mara. At the height of the migration, Keekorok is surrounded by a swarming mass of animals and there is hardly need to go on a game drive. Keekorok’s charm lies in the liberal use of local building materials. Sand stone, cedar wood and other indigenous materials are used in all rooms and public areas. In front of the lodge there is a 300m elevated walkway that meanders through a small riverine forest to a small bar at one end. This overlooks a dam where resident hippo and other game are regularly seen. There are no fences around Keekorok and it is not uncommon to see elephant and buffalo on the perimeter of the grounds or even strolling in. Though there are watchmen on the constant look-out!

Day 7

Masai Mara Game Reserve
Early morning and afternoon game drives. (It is possible to pre-book an optional early morning Balloon Safari) Overnight at Keekorok Lodge on a full board basis.

Day 8

Masai Mara Game Reserve – Nairobi
After breakfast you’ll depart the Masai Mara and head across acres of rolling wheat and barley farms to Narok, the district headquarters of this part of Maasailand. From here cross the vast plains on the floor of the Rift Valley whilst keeping an eye out for herds of giraffe and gazelle before heading up the rift escarpment. You’ll arrive into Kenya’s bustling capital in the early afternoon. Once in the city, clients will be dropped off in the city center or at the airport for ongoing travel arrangements. Overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge on a full board basis Serengeti Sopa Lodge The Serengeti Sopa lodge is located in the Nyarboro Hills in the south west of the Serengeti National Park and is the only tourism development in this section of the park. Year round water and the acacia woodland in this area create an ideal environment for the wide variety of wildlife seen in the immediate vicinity of the lodge. Looking out over the seemingly endless Serengeti plains, this hill side lodge is a tranquil oasis set in thousands of square kilometres of Serengeti National Park. The lodge can accommodate around 170 guests in 79 suites, each enjoying wall-to-wall carpeting, a private lounge with a mini bar, a bedroom with two queen size beds and ample room for a third guest. Each has a private veranda which offers stunning views over the plains. As the sun sets, you may enjoy sundowner cocktails by the pool, and in the evening, after a 4-course dinner, traditional dancers entertain guests. Slide presentations are also held daily by resident naturalists. End of our Services
Kenya Horizons 1 Interactive Itinerary