14 DAY OFF THE BEATEN PATH KENYA SAFARI

14 DAY OFF THE BEATEN PATH KENYA SAFARI SUMMARY

Discover Kenya’s grandeur with Kichaka Tours by exploring the inimitable attractions. This 14 days off the beaten path Kenya safari package caters for those who wish to uncover the true spirit of Africa and visit some of the hidden gem when it come to wildlife reserve. It combines both the popular attractions along with other less frequented locations. The 14 day off the beaten path Kenya Safari is set to be a memorable affair with top drawer services.

Your first destination on your off the beaten path Kenya safari will be at Lake Naivasha. The region surrounding the Lake is well worth exploring. Naivasha is a world class birding destination. The waters of the lake draw a great range of game to these shores. Giraffes wander among acacias, Colobus monkeys call from the treetops while the large hippos sleep the in the shallows.

Our next destination will be Masai Mara National Reserve. It is Kenya’s finest and most outstanding wildlife reserve. Masai Mara National Reserve is one of the most popular tourism destinations in Kenya. It is well known for wildebeest migration, which takes place every year from late June to October.

Later visit Lake Nakuru National Park. The park is gorgeous year-round and is home to both black and white rhinos and the endangered Rothschild’s giraffes. Lake Nakuru National Park is ideal for bird watching, hiking, picnic and game drives. 

Samburu National reserve  is one of the destinations which has less crowd and a very unique park. It has its own big five specific to the reserve. They are the Grevy Zebra, Somali Ostrich, Reticulated Giraffe, Gerenuk and the Beisa Oryx also referred to as Samburu Special.

You will also visit Mount Kenya National Park.  The mountain’s rugged glacier-clad peaks provides a perfect backdrop while viewing wildlife. Elephants are a common sight in this park. In addition to the elephant, you will spot other animals such as: white tailed mongoose, suni, black fronted duiker, mole rat, bush-bucks, water-buck and elands. Other animals include, tree hyrax, leopards, black rhinos, and buffaloes.

The last park to visit is Meru National Park  which is a wild and beautiful park. It Straddles the equator and bisected by 13 rivers and numerous mountain-fed streams. Meru National Park is also home to the Big Five. Big herds of Elephants migrate through the park. There are over 300 species of birds. They include: Red-necked falcon, Heuglins courser, brown-backed woodpecker, sunbirds Peter’s Fin foot, inhabiting the Murera and Ura Rivers; Pel’s Fishing Owl, kingfishers, rollers, bee-eaters, starlings and weavers.The Park is most famous for Joy Adamson’s book “Born Free”. The story of the Adamson’s life and research amongst lion and cheetah. “Elsa” the well known lioness’s grave is here.

The 14 days off the beaten path  safari ends with a trip back to Nairobi.

Itinerary

DAY ONE: NAIROBI TO LAKE NAIVASHA

Pick up from your Nairobi hotel and drive to Lake Naivasha with a brief stop at Mai Mahiu view point to see the Great Rift Valley. You will then be driven straight to the Hells Gate National Park national park where you will have a guided walking tour among wild animals. After having lunch at your hotel will spend the afternoon at leisure with the option of enjoying boat rides at your own cost.

Dinner and Overnight at Lake Naivasha Country Club

Lake Naivasha Country Club - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya      Lake Naivasha Country Club - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya

Meal Plan ( Lunch and Dinner)

 

DAY TWO: LAKE NAIVASHA TO MASAI MARA

Depart Lake Naivasha early in the morning and drive to Masai Mara arriving in time for lunch. Upon arrival you will check in at the lodge and have lunch and after relaxing briefly taken for late afternoon game drive in the game reserve, one of East Africa’s top safari destinations. The Masai Mara is typical open Savannah with a mass of amazing wildlife. Returning from your foray into the Masai Mara you will have dinner and later fall asleep to the sound of the African bush.

Dinner and Overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge

Masai Mara Sopa Lodge - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya       Masai Mara Sopa Lodge - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya

Meal Plan ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

 

DAY THREE TO FIVE: MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE

On the third day you will proceed for a full day tour game viewing in Kenyas finest wildlife reserve. The game drives take you in search of Africa’s big five and the plethora of wildlife inhabiting this vast territory. .

Wherever you go within the Mara you will see a frequent amount of both birdlife and wildlife. which includes giraffe, baboons, warthogs, bat-eared foxes, grey jackals, spotted hyena, topis, impalas, hartebeests and wildebeest. It is also common to see lions either basking after a heavy meal or surveying the plains for their next one. You will also have an opportunity to visit a masai village at with the arrangement of the driver guide.

Dinner and Overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge

Masai Mara Sopa Lodge - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya      Masai Mara Sopa Lodge - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya

Meal Plan( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

 

DAY SIX: MASAI MARA TO LAKE NAKURU

Depart from Masai Mara after an early breakfast and head to Lake Nakuru.  Arrive in time for lunch at the hotel. After a short period of relaxation you proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park popularly known as a bird watchers paradise. Millions of flamingoes are found on the lake giving it a pink hue. It is likewise home to the endangered black rhino, big cats and other wildlife.

Back to the lodge in the evening.

Dinner and Overnight at Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge

Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya       Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya

Meal Plan ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

 

DAY SEVEN: LAKE NAKURU TO SAMBURU GAME RESERVE

After Breakfast leave for Samburu National Reserve arriving in time lunch. After lunch proceed for an afternoon Game drive.

Samburu National Reserve is situated on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River in Kenya. This means plenty of water, trees and shade to attract wildlife like the elephant, lion, leopard giraffe and zebra from the surrounding savannah plains. Cheetahs are also regularly spotted.

Dinner and Overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge

Samburu Sopa Lodge - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya      Samburu Sopa Lodge - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya

Meal Plan ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

 

DAY EIGHT AND NINE: FULL DAY SAMBURU GAME RESERVE

Have full day game drives in this wild and rugged piece of heaven. Samburu is fiercely beautiful with its arid savannahs watered by the lovely Ewaso Nyiro River. It is also one of Kenya’s most protected parks and is home to species only native to the north of the equator, from the reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebra, beisa oryxes, gerenuk gazelle to the greater and lesser kudu

Dinner and Overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge

Sambur Sopa Lodge - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya       Samburu Sopa Lodge - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya

Meal Plan ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

 

DAY TEN: SAMBURU TO MOUNT KENYA NATIONAL PARK

Depart Samburu early in the morning and proceed to Mount Kenya National Park. Mount Kenya is Africa’s second highest mountain and is a world heritage site. It is a pristine wilderness with lakes, tarns, glaciers, dense forests, mineral springs and a selection of rare and endangered species of animals such as the tree hyrax, the white tailed mongoose, black fronted duiker, molerat, bushbucks and eland. You will arrive in time for lunch and afterwards the rest of the afternoon will be spent at leisure in the lodge while watching the animals come to have a drink at the waterhole. Nature walks in the rain forest can be arranged at an extra cost.

Dinner and Overnight at Serena Mountain Lodge

Serena Mountain Lodge - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya       Serena Mountain Lodge - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya

Meal Plan ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

 

DAY ELEVEN: MOUNT KENYA TO MERU NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast you will depart from Mount Kenya and drive to Meru National Park where you will arrive in time to have your lunch and relax and get acquainted with your new surroundings. After that brief period of relaxation you will then embark on an evening game drive within the park.

Dinner and Overnight at Rhino river camp

Rhino River Camp - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya       Rhino River Camp - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya

Meal Plan ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

 

DAY TWELVE AND THIRTEEN: MERU NATIONAL PARK

This is truly an off the beaten path destination. In these two days you will have morning and afternoon game drives within the park with less crowd. Meru wildlife includes large herds of Buffalo, Bushbuck, Duiker, Eland, Elephant, Gazelle, Genet, Giraffe, Hartebeest, Impala, Kudu, Waterbuck and Grevy Zebra.

Expect to see Baboons, Hyena, Jackal, Kudu, Lion, Mongoose, Oryx, Oribi, Vervet Monkey and Warthogs, Bush-pig, Porcupine, Black and White Rhino. The rivers are abound in Hippo and Crocodile. Bird life includes Peter’s fin foot which inhabits the Murera and Ura Rivers, the Pel’s fishing Owl, Kingfishers, Rollers, Bee-eaters, Starlings and numerous weavers.

Dinner and Overnight at Rhino river camp

Rhino River Camp - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya       Rhino River Camp - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya

Meal Plan ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

 

DAY FOURTEEN: MERU NATIONAL PARK TO NAIROBI

Depart from the park after having breakfast and checking out of your hotel and drive at a leisurely pace back to Nairobi with lunch en-route. You will arrive in the afternoon and be dropped off at the airport in time for your home bound international flight.

 

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PACKAGE INCLUDES;

  • Full board accommodation on the entire safari
  • Meals as stipulated within the itinerary
  • All park entry fees.
  • Boat rides
  • Game drives
  • Vehicle park entry fees
  • Transport based on a luxury vehicle
  • Service of an English-speaking tour guide
  • Bottle of water during safari
  • Government Taxes
  • Emergency air evacuation cover

 

PACKAGE EXCLUDES;     

  • Tips and gratitude
  • Laundry
  • Personal effects
  • International airfares
  • Visas
  • Extra deviations from itinerary
  • Soft drinks and local beers
  • Balloon Safari@ USD 450 per person
  • Cultural Maasai Village Visit

14 DAYS OFF THE BEATEN PATH KENYA SAFARI ITINERARY

DAY ONE: NAIROBI TO LAKE NAIVASHA

Pick up from your Nairobi hotel and drive to Lake Naivasha with a brief stop at Mai Mahiu view point to see the Great Rift Valley. You will then be driven straight to the Hells Gate National Park national park where you will have a guided walking tour among wild animals. After having lunch at your hotel will spend the afternoon at leisure with the option of enjoying boat rides at your own cost.

Dinner and Overnight at Lake Naivasha Country Club

Lake Naivasha Country Club - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya      Lake Naivasha Country Club - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya

Meal Plan ( Lunch and Dinner)

 

DAY TWO: LAKE NAIVASHA TO MASAI MARA

Depart Lake Naivasha early in the morning and drive to Masai Mara arriving in time for lunch. Upon arrival you will check in at the lodge and have lunch and after relaxing briefly taken for late afternoon game drive in the game reserve, one of East Africa’s top safari destinations. The Masai Mara is typical open Savannah with a mass of amazing wildlife. Returning from your foray into the Masai Mara you will have dinner and later fall asleep to the sound of the African bush.

Dinner and Overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge

Masai Mara Sopa Lodge - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya       Masai Mara Sopa Lodge - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya

Meal Plan ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

 

DAY THREE TO FIVE: MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE

On the third day you will proceed for a full day tour game viewing in Kenyas finest wildlife reserve. The game drives take you in search of Africa’s big five and the plethora of wildlife inhabiting this vast territory. .

Wherever you go within the Mara you will see a frequent amount of both birdlife and wildlife. which includes giraffe, baboons, warthogs, bat-eared foxes, grey jackals, spotted hyena, topis, impalas, hartebeests and wildebeest. It is also common to see lions either basking after a heavy meal or surveying the plains for their next one. You will also have an opportunity to visit a masai village at with the arrangement of the driver guide.

Dinner and Overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge

Masai Mara Sopa Lodge - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya      Masai Mara Sopa Lodge - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya

Meal Plan( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

 

DAY SIX: MASAI MARA TO LAKE NAKURU

Depart from Masai Mara after an early breakfast and head to Lake Nakuru.  Arrive in time for lunch at the hotel. After a short period of relaxation you proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park popularly known as a bird watchers paradise. Millions of flamingoes are found on the lake giving it a pink hue. It is likewise home to the endangered black rhino, big cats and other wildlife.

Back to the lodge in the evening.

Dinner and Overnight at Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge

Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya       Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya

Meal Plan ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

 

DAY SEVEN: LAKE NAKURU TO SAMBURU GAME RESERVE

After Breakfast leave for Samburu National Reserve arriving in time lunch. After lunch proceed for an afternoon Game drive.

Samburu National Reserve is situated on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River in Kenya. This means plenty of water, trees and shade to attract wildlife like the elephant, lion, leopard giraffe and zebra from the surrounding savannah plains. Cheetahs are also regularly spotted.

Dinner and Overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge

Samburu Sopa Lodge - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya      Samburu Sopa Lodge - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya

Meal Plan ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

 

DAY EIGHT AND NINE: FULL DAY SAMBURU GAME RESERVE

Have full day game drives in this wild and rugged piece of heaven. Samburu is fiercely beautiful with its arid savannahs watered by the lovely Ewaso Nyiro River. It is also one of Kenya’s most protected parks and is home to species only native to the north of the equator, from the reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebra, beisa oryxes, gerenuk gazelle to the greater and lesser kudu

Dinner and Overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge

Sambur Sopa Lodge - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya       Samburu Sopa Lodge - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya

Meal Plan ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

 

DAY TEN: SAMBURU TO MOUNT KENYA NATIONAL PARK

Depart Samburu early in the morning and proceed to Mount Kenya National Park. Mount Kenya is Africa’s second highest mountain and is a world heritage site. It is a pristine wilderness with lakes, tarns, glaciers, dense forests, mineral springs and a selection of rare and endangered species of animals such as the tree hyrax, the white tailed mongoose, black fronted duiker, molerat, bushbucks and eland. You will arrive in time for lunch and afterwards the rest of the afternoon will be spent at leisure in the lodge while watching the animals come to have a drink at the waterhole. Nature walks in the rain forest can be arranged at an extra cost.

Dinner and Overnight at Serena Mountain Lodge

Serena Mountain Lodge - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya       Serena Mountain Lodge - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya

Meal Plan ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

 

DAY ELEVEN: MOUNT KENYA TO MERU NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast you will depart from Mount Kenya and drive to Meru National Park where you will arrive in time to have your lunch and relax and get acquainted with your new surroundings. After that brief period of relaxation you will then embark on an evening game drive within the park.

Dinner and Overnight at Rhino river camp

Rhino River Camp - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya       Rhino River Camp - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya

Meal Plan ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

 

DAY TWELVE AND THIRTEEN: MERU NATIONAL PARK

In these two days you will have morning and afternoon game drives within the park. Meru wildlife includes large herds of Buffalo, Bushbuck, Duiker, Eland, Elephant, Gazelle, Genet, Giraffe, Hartebeest, Impala, Kudu, Waterbuck and Grevy Zebra.

Expect to see Baboons, Hyena, Jackal, Kudu, Lion, Mongoose, Oryx, Oribi, Vervet Monkey and Warthogs, Bush-pig, Porcupine, Black and White Rhino. The rivers are abound in Hippo and Crocodile. Bird life includes Peter’s fin foot which inhabits the Murera and Ura Rivers, the Pel’s fishing Owl, Kingfishers, Rollers, Bee-eaters, Starlings and numerous weavers.

Dinner and Overnight at Rhino river camp

Rhino River Camp - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya       Rhino River Camp - Kichaka Tours and Travel Kenya

Meal Plan ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

 

DAY FOURTEEN: MERU NATIONAL PARK TO NAIROBI

Depart from the park after having breakfast and checking out of your hotel and drive at a leisurely pace back to Nairobi with lunch en-route. You will arrive in the afternoon and be dropped off at the airport in time for your home bound international flight.

 

************END OF TOUR**********

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PACKAGE INCLUDES;

  • Full board accommodation on the entire safari
  • Meals as stipulated within the itinerary
  • All park entry fees.
  • Boat rides
  • Game drives
  • Vehicle park entry fees
  • Transport based on a luxury vehicle
  • Service of an English-speaking tour guide
  • Bottle of water during safari
  • Government Taxes
  • Emergency air evacuation cover

 

PACKAGE EXCLUDES;     

  • Tips and gratitude
  • Laundry
  • Personal effects
  • International airfares
  • Visas
  • Extra deviations from itinerary
  • Soft drinks and local beers
  • Balloon Safari@ USD 450 per person
  • Cultural Maasai Village Visit

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