9 Days - The Mountain Route - Kenya

Camping from US$1595pp twin share
Hotel and Lodge options available

Day 1
Your trip starts with a 7am meeting at the hotel where you will meet your English speaking guide.  Depart Nairobi and head directly to Amboseli National Park.
Arrive in time for lunch and settle into where you will be staying for the next 2 nights.
This afternoon, drive around the park enjoying the numerous herds of elephant while                     Mt Kilimanjaro, the highest in Africa, looms majestically in the background.
(Lunch and dinner) 215km
Included activities: Afternoon game drive

Day 2
This morning, rise early and grab a coffee on the run while heading into the national park for an early morning game drive. View animals such the dainty impala and Thompson’s gazelle, giraffes and zebras.
Return to our accommodation for breakfast and a rest before heading out once more on a late afternoon game drive to watch the sunset over the African plains.
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner) 
Included activities: Morning and afternoon game drive

Day 3
This morning we depart for Lake Naivasha where we will camp in a hotel compound beside the lake. This afternoon we take a boat ride on Lake Naivasha for a great bird watching experience.
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner) 315km
Included activities: Boat ride on Lake Naivasha

Day 4
This morning we meet our guide and collect our bicycles for a safari with a difference. Head into Hells Gate National Park and get up close and personal with the animals. Continue on for a canyon hike before biking back to camp.
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
Included activities: Hells Canyon bike safari, canyon hike

Day 5
Depart Lake Naivasha and head towards Mt Kenya, crossing the Equator on the way.
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner) 205km

Day 6
Spend today walking the slopes of Mt Kenya. As well as being the second highest mountain in Africa at 5,199m it also has the prestige of being both a UNESCO World Heritage site and a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Today you could choose to take a half day hike to learn about the history of the area and explore the Mau Mau caves, or, a full day Mt Kenya trek.
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Day 7
This morning we head to Nyahururu and visit the stunning Thomson’s Falls, one the most spectacular waterfalls in Kenya. We continue on to a working dairy farm located on the outskirts of Nakuru to spend the night, stopping at a supermarket on the way to stock up. 
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner) 160km
Included activities: Thomson's Falls

Day 8
This morning we can take a walk around Kembu farm, visiting the on-site knitting co-operative. We then drive to Nakuru and head into Nakuru National Park. Taking a leisurely game drive on the way to our campsite, we set up camp in the middle of the national park and prepare for a night you'll never forget.
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner) 40km
Included activities: Kembu farm walk, afternoon game drive on way to campsite.

Day 9
Starting early today, we head out for a half day game drive. Nakuru is one of the best places in the country for spotting white rhino. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in Nakuru town before returning to your hotel in Nairobi (Hotel not included).
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner) 160km
Included activities: Morning game drive, lunch at a local restaurant.

​*Accommodation before and after the safari are not included unless by prior arrangement