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BIG FIVE SAFARIS IN AFRICA
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11 Days Big Five Safari in Kenya
Day 1, transfer to Aberdare Ranges National Park
Early in the morning after break fast meet with our Agent in Kenya at your Hotel and set off for the Aberdare ranges Safari. There is a mountain range running through the Aberdares there is moorland, ice-cold streams and thick forests. This area has been described as 'Scotland with Lions'. Alongside the road look out for elephants, Buffalos, baboons and impalas. Leopards could be found near the Wanderis Gate. The park has 4 species of sunbird and over two hundred other species. Reach the park in time for lunch and in the afternoon transfer to the Ark Lodge for bird watching and overnight whilst game viewing from the lodge viewing decks. Dinner and overnight stay at The Ark Lodge or Treetops Lodge.
Day 2, drive to Lake Nakuru
After breakfast at your lodge, drive to Lake Nakuru National park arriving in time for lunch. After Lunch, go for an afternoon game drive in the Park. The park is famous because it is endowed with flamingo's and the over 400 species of birds found there along the shores of Lake Nakuru. It is also an important haven for endangered species- particularly the Rothschild Giraffe and the black and white rhino, Lions, waterbuck, buffalo and baboons which are all residents there. Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru lodge.
Day 3, Game Drive and Masai Mara
Take breakfast early in the Morning and drive across the plains to reach Masai Mara Game Reserve, which is the world’s most famous game reserve with natural beauty and abundance of wildlife. After lunch, go for an afternoon game drive which will introduce you to the giant herds of plains game and the numerous predators that have made the reserve so famous. Dinner and overnight stay at Mara Simba Lodge.
Day 4, Full Day Game Drive in Masai Mara
After breakfast at the lodge, go for another full day game drive with in the Masai Mara game reserve. You will spend the day driving through nature as it was intended to be - huge plains, rolling hills and an abundance of game matched no where else on earth. Look out for animal species such as the elephants, rhinos, buffaloes, lions & leopards. However if the tourists are traveling between July and October, they may get to witness the impressive herds of over 1 million wildebeest, zebra and Thomson’s Gazelles in their Annual Migration. Move with your packed lunch. Dinner and overnight stay at Mara Simba lodge.
Day 5, transfer to Amboseli National park
After breakfast at the Lodge, transfer to Amboseli National Park which is considered as a land of giants, the park’s vast plains stretch into the horizon. Go for a long game drive in park look out for herds of elephants, various birds, small mammals, cheetahs and more, including some impressively tusked bulls drawn to the area's large, lush swamplands. It is also known for its fascinating view of the always snow-covered Mount Kilimanjaro which is the highest mountain in Africa. The park shares a number of borders with Tanzania and various Masai communities. Dinner and overnight stay at Ol Tukai Lodge.
Day 6, Game drive
After break fast go for an early Morning game drive in Amboseli national park. Expect to see Buffaloes, zebra, giraffe, elephants and many more. Bird watching is also another activity done in the park and this is because of the very many birds species that is to say , more than 400 species have been registered, among which there is the outstand pelican, flamingo, kingfisher, African fish eagle, ibis, secretary bird, crowned crane, grey and Goliath herons, cattle egret, black-winged stilt, little grebe, Egyptian goose, martial eagle, pigmy falcon, Maasai ostrich, marabou stork, white-backed vulture, lappet-faced vulture, yellow-necked spur fowl, Kori bustard and hornbills. After the rains, the park gathers large populations of water birds. Return for dinner and over night stay at Ol Tukai Lodge.
Day 7, Transfer o Mount Kenya National Park
After breakfast transfer to Mount Kenya National park. The day's journey starts with the most unique views of the surrounding area's wildlife. The park is full of mountain hills and animals commonly seen are, Baboon, Olive Bat, Banana; Bongo, Buffalo, African Bushbuck, Cats, Black and White colobus monkeys, Dogs Hunting, Dormouse, African Duiker, Black-fronted Duiker, Bush Duiker, Red Elephant, African Genet, Large-spotted Hare, African Hog, Giant Forest Hyena, Spotted Hyrax, Rock Hyrax, Tree Jackal, Black-backed Jackal, Side-striped Klipspringer, Leopard, Lion, Mongoose, Slender Monkey, Sykes, Otter, Clawless Pig, Forest Bush Porcupine, Crested Rat, Mt Kenya Mole Reedbuck, Chanler's Rhinoceros, Black Serval Shrew, and the Mole Zebra. Return for dinner and overnight stay at Serena Mountain Lodge.
Day 8, transfer to Samburu National Park
After break fast transfer to Samburu National Park. start by crossing the Equator and proceed to the edge of the Northern Frontier and hitting the semi-desert regions of the Samburu National Reserve. Located on the Kenyan banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River, this natural reserve is home to an abundance of wildlife. The first thing you'll notice on a Samburu safari is that it is worlds apart from the other parks in Kenya. It's not particularly well-known and as a result is less crowded than most Kenyan reserves. The presence of the river however and its shady trees attracts plenty of wildlife such as the Giraffe, buffalo, waterbuck and zebra (including the endangered Grevy's zebra) from the surrounding savannah plains trek to the water. Large herds of elephants, Lion, leopard and cheetah are also quite easy to spot, thanks in part to the lack of grass cover and around 365 species have been recorded and the river area is particularly rewarding. Dinner and over night stay at Samburu lodge.
Day 9, transfr to Tsavo
Early in the morning after a fully served breakfast at the lodge, transfer to Tsavo National park. This is the largest national Park in Kenya and has been split into Tsavo West national Park and Tsvavo East National Park. The landscape in both parks is dusty and parched during the dry season. Go for the afternoon game drive in the Tsavo East national park and expect to see a lot of animal species such aslarge numbers of elephant and spectacular herds of up to 1000 buffalo, Tsavo East has more open savannah than its western sibling. The best game viewing is along the watercourses and at the Kanderi swamp, which is not far from the main Voi gate. Thirty kilometres from the gate is the Aruba Dam and lion are commonly spotted around here. Return for dinner and overnight stay at Kilaguni lodge.
Day10, game drive
Go for an early morning game drive in Tsavo West National Park. This side of the Park is covered in volcanic cones, rocky outcrops and lava flows. The northern part of Tsavo West is the most developed in terms of lodges and infrastructure and has spectacular scenery with a rolling volcanic landscape carpeted in long grass and dense bush. Expect o see all the Big five animals like the Elephants, lions, buffaloes, leopard and the Rhinos along with the Antelopes. The main attractions of the park are the two waterholes, built by the lodges to more or less guarantee that their guests will be treated to fabulous game viewing. Dinner and over night stay at Kilaguni lodge.
Day 11, transfer o Nairobi
Early in the morning after break fast travel back to Nairobi and reaching in time for Lunch. Have lunch at the Hotel, relax and prepare for dinner and overnight stay at your lodge/ hotel
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Cycads African Safaris - Tours in Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania and Sudan.
- Bwindi Gorilla Safari (3 Days)
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- Queen Elizabeth Tour (3)
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BUDGET UGANDA TRIPS
- Camping in Queen Elizabeth Park (3 Days)
- Camping in Murchison Falls (3 Days, 2 Nights)
- Camping Safari in Lake Mburo (3 Days, 2 Nights)
Safari Testimonies-..deep and warm thanks to Cycads African Safaris for organizing the most magnificent, beautiful, educational, amazing, fun, inspriring, exciting African Safari of my lifetime....Lewton AJ
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