Day 1: Nairobi- Meru national Park (289km / 6 hours’ drive)
Pick up Nairobi hotel, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport or your Nairobi residence, have a short 5 minutes briefing about the safari itinerary. Thereafter; depart at exactly 0800hrs to Meru National Park to arrive at Murera gate in time for entrance at the park. Arrive at your cottage in good time for Lunch and rest. In the afternoon, embark on a game drive. Game viewing in Meru encompasses large herds of elephant, buffalo, gerenuk, lesser and greater kudu. Magnificent lions, leopard, black and white rhinos. With so many rivers here you need to bring your fishing rod with; relax on the river bank with some canapés and a good book. There are plenty of catfish, tilapia and barbell to catch. Or if you are feeling more energetic you can go on a guided walk to the top of Mughwango Hill, where you can enjoy uninterrupted 360 degree views, with Mount Kenya in the west to the vast Meru plains in the east. Dinner and overnight at the cottage.
Day 2: Meru National Park (8 Hours Game Drive)
Today, will be a full day game drive. Packed lunch will be organized by the hotel early in the morning. After breakfast, leave with your guide in 4x4 Landcruiser in search of famous mammals and birds of Meru National Park. The park has 13 rivers and a myriad of mountain streams that feed into the Tana river. Hundreds of bird species have made the park their home. Mammals inhabiting the park include leopard, cheetah, elephant, lion, both Grevy’s and plains zebra, hartebeest, hippo, reticulated giraffe and some decent sized herds of buffalo. The big cats can sometimes be difficult to spot due to areas of tall grass cover and dense bushland. Dinner and overnight at the cottage.
Day 3: Meru National Park – Sosian Wildlife Conservation (255km, 5 hours’, 30 minutes’ drive)
Early morning breakfast, check-out and depart to Sosian Wildlife Conservancy which sits on a 24,000 hectares of private land, in Laikipia Plains. Arrive at your lodge for lunch and rest. Wildlife viewing is rewarding, whilst still maintaining the true wilderness of this area which makes each sighting all the more special and exciting. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 4: Sosian Wildlife Conservation (8 hours’ game drive)
After breakfast, leave for a full day game drive with lunch at the lodge. Sosian Wildlife Conservancy combines comfort with wilderness; ideal for those looking for a unique and intimate bush experience. With an abundance of wildlife, including elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard, hippo, giraffe as well as many rare species such as wild dog, Grevy’s zebra and Jackson’s hartebeest, guests may enjoy a fantastically private wildlife viewing experience. With more than 250 species of birds, this is also a birders paradise. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 5: Sosian Wildlife Conservation - Ol Pejeta Conservancy (104km, 2 hours, 30 minutes’ drive)
After breakfast, check-out from your cottage/lodge with game drive en-route to Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Arrive for lunch at your camp and a short rest. In the afternoon, leave for game drive; Across the 36,400-hectare conservancy, you might spot lion prowling the plains, giraffe and elephant munching on whistling thorn trees, cheetah scanning for prey or even elusive wild dog and leopard. It’s one of the largest black rhino sanctuaries in East Africa. Unlike in many protected areas, cattle farming has been built into Ol Pejeta’s conservation plan, benefitting the land and wildlife through strategic grazing, and the people through employment. Dinner and overnight at the camp.
Day 6: Ol Pejeta Conservancy (8 hours’ game drive)
Early morning breakfast, then leave with packed lunch for a full day game drive. Ol Pejeta is one of the prime sanctuaries of Laikipia Plateau and all of the Big Five are present; Lion, Elephant, Leopard, rhino and Buffalo. Its highlights include the largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa; a population of southern white rhino; a refuge for the last two northern white rhino left in the world, After lunch, visit to Sweetwater’s sanctuary, established inside the conservancy to protect and housing of orphaned and abused chimpanzees before been released in the wild. Dinner and overnight at the camp.
Day 7: Ol Pejeta Conservancy - Masai Mara National Reserve (385km, 7 hours)
Do an early morning game drive; return for heavy hot breakfast in the lodge. Thereafter; leave for Masai Mara National Reserve. Due to longer distance, you will have your hot special lunch at Lake Naivasha. Arrive Masai Mara in time for afternoon game drive as you head to the camp. Dinner and overnight at the camp.
Day 8: Masai Mara National Reserve (8 hours’ game drive)
The best day to see the plains of Masai Mara. Your packed picnic lunch will be ready for a full day game drive after breakfast. Maasai Mara National Reserve is an area of preserved savannah wilderness in southwestern Kenya, along the Tanzanian border. Its animals include lions, cheetahs, elephants, zebras and hippos. Wildebeest traverse its plains during their annual migration. The landscape has grassy plains and rolling hills, and is crossed by the Mara and Talek rivers. The area nearby is dotted with villages of Maasai people. Dinner and overnight at the camp.
Day 9: Masai Mara National Reserve – Lake Nakuru National Park (264km, 5 hours, 30 minutes)
Do an early morning game drive, return for breakfast at the camp. Thereafter, leave for Lake Nakuru National Park to arrive in time for lunch and rest. After a short rest, leave for afternoon game drive at the Park. Lake Nakuru offers easy wildlife viewing of most big safari animals with the exception of elephants. Black and white rhino were re-introduced in the 1990s and have bred to healthy populations. White rhino are usually easy to see on the lakeshore. Rothschild giraffe, buffalo and hippo are numerous as well. Lucky visitors might see lions, which occasionally climb trees. Leopard are present, but not often encountered. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge
Day 10: Lake Nakuru National Park – Amboseli National Park (382km, 7 hours)
Do an early morning game drive, return for breakfast at the lodge. Thereafter; leave for Amboseli National Park with a stopover at Athi-Plains; Maanzoni Lodge for hot buffet lunch and a short rest. Thereafter, proceed to arrive at Amboseli park to arrive with game drive en-route to your camp. Great evening view of Mount Kilimanjaro is visible. Meals and overnight at the camp.
Day 11: Amboseli National Park (8 hours’ game drive)
After breakfast, set for a full day game drive. The animals are set against breathtaking vistas of Mt Kilimanjaro, which makes an awesome backdrop to the small park. Aside from elephants, many plains animals are easy to spot. The park offers great wildlife viewing, and four of the Big Five are present. Rhinos are absent, but big herds of elephants reliably move to and from the marshy swamps in the center of the park. Buffalo, wildebeest, Burchell's zebra and gazelle are all very common. Lions are the easiest to spot of the big cats. Meals and overnight at the camp.
Day 12: Amboseli National Park - Nairobi 215km, (4 hours, 20 minutes)
Today do an early morning game drive. Return for your breakfast at the camp. Thereafter leave for Nairobi with Lunch at Maanzoni lodge to arrive Nairobi city in time for drop off at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport or Nairobi hotel.