03 DAYS NAIROBI – MASAI MARA
DAY 1: NAIROBI – MASAI MARA
You will depart for Masai Mara Reserve in the morning. On the way you will have a good view of the Great Rift Valley and you can stopover at one of the view points to have a good look, as well as shop for crafts displayed in stalls at the view points.
You will proceed to Masai Mara which is known for its annual migration which takes place between the months of July to October. When you arrive, you will check into the lodge, and then later you will have a game drive.
Everything about Mara is outstanding: the wildlife is plenty and the gentle rolling grasslands ensure that animals are never out of sight. After the late afternoon gamedrive you will have dinner and overnight at your camp / lodge.
DAY 2: MASAI MARA
Some other areas which are excellent game viewing locations include Musiara Swamp and the Mara River which is a focal point of the annual migration path of the wildlife in the Mara reserve.
The Hippo pools at the Mara River are also worth visiting as they teem with hippos basking in the hot sun while some feed at the close shore. An optional visit to a Masai Village can be arranged (at an extra cost); you will join them in their routine chores and learn about their culture and language.
Later on you will be brought to your camp / lodge for dinner and overnight.
DAY 3: MASAI MARA – NAIROBI
Depart for Nairobi with a game drive en route. You can stop over at a view point for a view of the Great Rift Valley which is a 9,656-km long fissure in the earth’s crust, stretching from Lebanon to Mozambique.
You will drive through Narok and Mai Mahiu towns whose main inhabitants are mainly the Masai People. Mai Mahiu town was named after the Hot water springs that emanate from the ground at different points. You will arrive in Nairobi in the afternoon.
03 Day Nairobi – Aberdares – Sweetwaters
Day 1: Nairobi – Aberdares
Depart Nairobi for Aberdares past the lush coffee and pineapple plantations of the central province.
You will have an opportunity to take photos at the Equator line which crosses through south of Nanyuki town.
If time allows you can drive to Nyahururu for a visit to the Thompson falls discovered in 1883 by Joseph Thomson, a Scottish geologist and naturalist who was the first European to walk from Mombasa to Lake Victoria in the early 1880s.
Later on you will check in at your respective camp / lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Aberdares – Sweetwaters Conservancy
After breakfast you will rejoin with your driver and then depart for Sweetwaters conservancy in Nanyuki.
On the way you will get a view of the Mount Kenya: which is the 2nd highest mountain in Africa after Mount Kilimanjaro.
You will arrive at the Sweetwaters conservancy, and check in at the lodge after which you will have a game drive with a chance to visit the Chimpanzee sanctuary, which gives refuge to orphaned chimpanzees from Burundi and Rwanda.
Sweetwaters has the largest Black Rhino conservancy in East Africa. There is plenty of wildlife in this conservancy, which will make your visit worth while.
Thereafter we leave for dinner and overnight at your camp / lodge.
Day 3: Sweetwaters Conservancy – Nairobi
Take an early morning breakfast and prepare to depart for Nairobi. This day you will visit the Women’s Weaver Crafts Shop where they make basketry at the Nanyuki Environs.
Then drive towards Nairobi and en-route we pass Nyeri Town, the Provincial Town of Central Province, and you pass by the Lord Baden Powell memorial place. This is where the leader of the Scout’s movement was buried. Late in the afternoon you will arrive in Nairobi.