Day 1 of the 12 Days Kenya wildlife Photographic Safari Holidays: Arrive in Nairobi
Pick up by an assist service at Jomo Kenyatta international airport- Transfer to Nairobi safari Park hotel for overnight stay Meal Plan Bed and Breakfast.
Day 2 of the 12 Days Kenya wildlife Photographic Safari Holidays: Nairobi - Masai Mara
After breakfast, depart from your hotel and drive via the scenic Great Rift Valley, A brief stop at the view point to get a view /take photos of the Great Rift Valley and then proceed to Masai Mara arriving in time for lunch Masai Mara in good time for lunch at Keekorok Lodge. Afternoon game drive is planned in the park coming back to the lodge in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Keekorok Lodge meal plan Breakfast, lunch and Dinner
Day 3 of the 12 Days Kenya wildlife Photographic Safari Holidays: Masai Mara National Park
After breakfast, we spent full days exploring the park. Maasai Mara Game Reserve is arguably Kenya’s most popular game sanctuary. It is the most famous and most visited game reserve in Kenya. The film ‘Out of Africa’ was made to a great extent in this reserve. Virtually every type of wildlife can be seen at the Mara. A spectacle worth seeing is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle from Serengeti plains across the Tanzania border and the Mara River to reach Maasai Mara grazing fields from late June. Dinner and overnight stay at Keekorok lodge Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 4 of the 12 Days Kenya wildlife Photographic Safari Holidays: Masai Mara National Park
The dramatic crossing of the river and the preying on the migrants by predators can be viewed from early July to August. The reserve abounds with bird life since dose to about 452 species have been recorded. Dinner and overnight stay at Keekorok lodge Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 5 of the 12 Days Kenya wildlife Photographic Safari Holidays: Masai Mara – Lake Nakuru National park
After breakfast, depart Masai Mara and drive to Lake Nakuru National park famed for numerous species of birds and more so the pink flamingoes. Lunch at Sarova Lion Hill lodge – then proceed for afternoon game drives /photographing in the magnificent park. Dinner and overnight stay at Sarova lion Hill Lodge
Day 6 of the 12 Days Kenya wildlife Photographic Safari Holidays: Lake Nakuru National Park
The day is fully spent exploring /photographing the park. Dinner and overnight stay at Sarova Lion hill lodge Lake Nakuru claim to fame is anchored on its flamingo’s and the over 400 species of birds found here. The lake itself is a soda lake on the floor of the rift valley. The sight of the at times millions of flamingos is quite spectacular. From a distance the lake appears ringed in pink. The Lake has also earned a reputation as an important haven for endangered species- particularly the Rothschild Giraffe and the black and white rhino.
Day 7 of the 12 Days Kenya wildlife Photographic Safari Holidays: Lake Nakuru – Samburu
After breakfast depart the lodge and drive to Samburu game reserve to arrive by lunch time. After lunch embark on a game drive to sight resident wildlife species like the Reticulated Giraffe, Grevy Zebra, Beisa Oryx and the Blue-necked Somali Ostrich that are rare elsewhere in the country. Dinner and overnight will be at the spectacular Samburu lodge
Day 8 of the 12 Days Kenya wildlife Photographic Safari Holidays: Samburu game reserve
After breakfast, full days are spent exploring the park getting the best shots in the parks. Dinner and overnight stay at Samburu lodge. The highlights of Samburu game reserve is the spectacular scenic beauty, rivers and forests. It is an area where the local people have a rich and colorful heritage. The reserves have numerous permanent springs and a wealth of wildlife which includes leopard, hippo, elephant, lion, reticulated giraffe, grevy zebra and crocodile in the Ewaso Nyiro River. Over 365 species of birds have been identified in the sanctuaries.
Day 9 of the 12 Days Kenya wildlife Photographic Safari Holidays: Samburu – Sweetwaters
After breakfast drive to Mt Kenya region arriving at the sweet waters tented camp in good time for lunch. Proceed for afternoon game photographing at Sweetwaters sanctuary. Dinner and overnight at the Sweet waters tented camp optional night game drives to see the nocturnal animals can be arranged at an extra cost.
Day 10 Kenya wildlife Photographic Safari Holidays: Sweetwaters
Sweetwaters Game Reserve and Chimpanzee Sanctuary is the closest reserve to Kenya’s Capital Nairobi to boast all of the “Big 5” game – Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Elephant and Buffalo. As it is a private reserve, guests can enjoy special activities not permitted in most Kenyan National Parks and Reserves such as game walks, night game drives, horseback, Guided Bush Walks, Lion Tracking, Bird Watching, Game Viewing from Blinds, game rides and meals in the bush and Camel Rides.
Day 11 of the 12 Days Kenya wildlife Photographic Safari Holidays: Sweetwaters Game Reserve
Ol Pejeta Conservancy reserve boasts a plethora of wildlife – over 400 species of birds, lion, elephant, rhino and cheetah to name just a few. The night game drives, a highlight of your stay in Africa, allow frequent sightings of the elusive leopard and other nocturnal species.
Day 12 of the 12 Days Kenya wildlife Photographic Safari Holidays: Sweetwaters - Nairobi
An early morning game drives in the Conservancy. Sweetwaters/ Ol Pejeta Conservancy is the closest place from Nairobi to see the Big Five – lion, African elephant, African Buffalo, leopard and the rhinoceros (either the black rhinoceros or the white rhinoceros). The combination of amazing wildlife and stunning views across the open plains of Ol Pejeta guarantees an unforgettable safari experience. After breakfast depart by road for Nairobi arriving early afternoon. Farewell dinner is planned in the evening at Safari park hotel before dropping you at the airport to catch your international flight back home and this mark the end of our 12 Days Kenya wildlife Photographic Safari Holidays
Extensive Game drives
Use of 4×4 Land Cruiser with only 3 passengers per vehicle fitted with pop-up roof
First Class accommodations at hotels, lodges and tented camps
All meals included while on safari
Full board Accommodation
All applicable Game Park entrance fees
Safari vehicles carry mineral water
Guaranteed window seating with open top for easy photography
Guaranteed departures for two or more passengers booking this safari
Professional Photographic Safari guide
Round trip transport from Nairobi to and Back
A visit to a Masai Village
Accommodations in Nairobi
Cost of obtaining passport and visas
Gratuity for your professional driver guide, Porterage/ waiters at hotels
Sundowner bush cocktails and bush dinner
Membership in Flying Doctors Society – Emergency air rescue
Optional Hot Air Ballooning (cost per person is 470 US Dollars), Nature walks etc
Personal expenses such traveling insurance, excess baggage fee, communication charges that include, laundry, emails, faxes and phone calls beverages including luxury champagne, luxury spirits, beer, wines during meals or meals not indicated in the itinerary .