A short itinerary packed with interest providing an exciting overview of Kenya and her wildlife. There are no age restrictions for children at the lodges, which makes this an ideal choice for families. Exclusive buses for sole use of families are available at a reasonable supplement.
Amboseli is home to an abundance of mammals and over 400 species of birds. Plains game, lions, cheetahs and vast herds of elephants wander freely. The area is dominated by the stunning spectacle of Mount Kilimanjaro.
At Lake Naivasha there is plenty for all the family to do. Not only can you go horse riding or cycling, but the main attractions are the 450 species of birds which have been recorded in and around this freshwater lake.
Finally into the world-famous Masai Mara, one of the world's most enthralling wildlife theatres. The reserve plays host to countless species, including the 'big five' (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo) and the incredible spectacle of the annual wildebeest migration.
Extensions to Mombasa, Lamu, Zanzibar and Mauritius are available.
DAY 1 SATURDAY - HEATHROW-NAIROBI
Fly from Heathrow overnight to Nairobi.
DAY 2 SUNDAY - AMBOSELI
On arrival transfer to the Somak Safari Lounge, where you can freshen up and store any additional luggage before departing for Amboseli (250 km - approximately 4 hours). After lunch enjoy an afternoon game drive.Overnight at Ol Tukai Lodge. (b,l,d)
DAY 3 MONDAY - AMBOSELI
An early morning game drive followed by breakfast at the lodge. Later, take an afternoon game drive. Overnight at Ol Tukai Lodge. (b,l,d)
DAY 4 TUESDAY - LAKE NAIVASHA
After breakfast drive to Lake Naivasha in time for lunch (350 km - approximately 5 hours). The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight: Lake Naivasha Country Club. (b,l,d)
DAY 5 WEDNESDAY - MASAI MARA
Depart early for your journey to the Masai Mara Game Reserve (270 km - approximately 5 hours 30 minutes). Afternoon game drive. Overnight at Keekorok Lodge. (b,l,d)
DAY 6 THURSDAY - MASAI MARA
Enjoy an early morning game drive followed by breakfast at the lodge, or take an early morning balloon flight over the Mara followed by a 'bubbly' bush breakfast (optional extra). Later take an afternoon game drive. Overnight at Keekorok Lodge. (b,l,d)
DAY 7 FRIDAY - EXTENSION OR HEATHROW
Return to Nairobi (300 km - approximately 6 hours), or fly from the Mara to Nairobi: morning flight (from £170); lunch in the Mara and afternoon flight (from £205). Proceed with your chosen beach extension or return to Heathrow. (b) Alternatively, fly directly from the Mara to Mombasa, including lunch in the Mara (from £290).
Light aircraft baggage allowance - 15 kg.
GREAT FOR FAMILIES
The Kili Safari is an excellent option for families.
- A relatively short itinerary packed with interest
- No age restrictions for children at the lodges