Central Asia's best treasures in culture and heritage are most evident in the two states of Turkmenistan & Uzbekistan. The nostalgia that one gets from just hearing names of civilization epochs like Merv, Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand and Shakhri-sabz takes us back to the times of the Arabian Nights. Walking through the narrow lanes of these places gets us right to where it actually took place.
|Tour Duration||:||07 days|
|Min. Tour Size||:||02 persons|
|Max. Tour Size||:||07 persons|
|Includes international air|
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Day 01: Arrive Nairobi
Jambo Bwana and we are cordially welcomed as we arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and are transferred to our hotel in Nairobi. Balance of the day is free. Optional visit to the world famous Carnivore restaurant and get a feel of the game before the game actually starts.
Overnight: Nairobi Safari Club (1 night) (B, L, D)
Day 02: Nairobi/Kilimanjaro/Amboseli (drive)
After a short pre-safari briefing and introduction to your safari guide/driver, we take a photogenic drive over the Athi Plains. Before we enter the Amboseli National Park we get an outstanding view of the Kilimanjaro (subject to weather). The Uhuru Peak at 19340 feet makes Kilimanjaro the highest mountain in Africa. Lunch at the lodge followed by our first afternoon game drive. Amboseli is famous for its vast herds of elephants and stunning views of Kilimanjaro on clear days.
Overnight: Kilima Safari Camp (2 nights) (B, L, D)
Day 03: Amboseli
Morning and afternoon game drives to view wildlife against the backdrop of mt kilimanjaro. The park offers a wide variety of wildlife but the principal attraction is its vast herds of elephant within the park. The bull elephants here have some of the largest tusks in kenya. Other game includes: zebra, wildebeest, giraffe, impala, leopard, caracal and serval cat. The park boasts a rich bird life such as ibis, egret, avocet, common and saddle-billed stork, secretary bird, heron, vultures, ducks, and geese. (B, L, D)
Day 04: Amboseli/Lake Nakuru
We drive a short distance to the beautiful Lake Nakuru and start with a morning game drive at the Lake Nakuru National Park. It is a home to many animals including waterbuck, leopards and Rothschild giraffe. The park is also a sanctuary for black rhinos. Lunch at the lodge and afternoon is another game drive.
Overnight: Lake Nakuru Lodge (1 night) (B, L, D)
Day 05: Lake Nakuru/Great Rift Valley/Masi Mara (drive)
We traverse the Great Rift Valley and ascend its western rim into the Masai land. Red-clad, with spear Masai warriors tend their herds of cattle among the wildlife, admirably unmoved by the presence of large predators. You find the Masai giraffe in this park. Afternoon gamedrive in the Mara, famous for the Wildebeest and Zebra migration and its abundance of wildlife.
Overnight: Mara Sopa Lodge (2 nights) (B, L, D)
Day 06: Masai Mara
Early Morning and afternoon game drives in the Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya’s best and most scenic game park. At the northern extremity of the unique Serengeti ecosystem, blessed with a permanent water supply, the Maasai Mara has a thriving, permanent population of plains game, augmented in the dry season by the migration of two million gnus and zebras from the vast, parched Serengeti plains. Of the hunter’s "big five," elephant, buffalo, lion, and leopard are quite common, while even the much rarer rhino might come out of the thicket for you. Hyenas are plentiful and the cheetah, a 60-miles-per-hour daytime hunter, is often seen. Besides being the setting for the ancient and often tragic spectacle of the Great Migration, other marvels of the Masai Mara include giraffe, elephant, red-tailed monkeys and a host of antelope. Twice-daily interpretive game-drives led by our highly trained and experienced rangers, bird watching with resident guides and naturalists reveal the wonders of the Mara . Optional excursions at an additional cost include: Bush walks, Maasai community visits and hot air ballooning. (B, L, D)
Day 07: Masai Mara/Nairobi
After our Kenyan Safari we take a leisurely drive to Nairobi where we get a day room at the hotel and time to rest. Evening, before our departure flight we will be transferred to the airport bidding farewell to Africa at it’s best. This is an ideal opportunity to take an optional extension to the wonderful island of Zanzibar. Please see our Zanzibar – the Spice Island Tour. (B)
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
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