Day 1: MAASAI MARA
Met on arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and driven West of Nairobi city to Maasai Mara to begin the The 7 Days Adventure. Arrive there in time for lunch. Have an afternoon game drive in Africa’s Greatest Wildlife Reserve, Famous for the abundance of lion, the Great Wildebeest Migration and the Maasai people, well known for their distinctive custom and dress, it is without a doubt Africa’s most famous safari destination.
Dinner and overnight at Sarova Mara lodge or similar
Day 2: MAASAI MARA
Early morning game drive in the vast grassland plains of the Mara are scattered with herds of Zebra, Giraffe, Gazelle & Topi as well as Lion, Cheetah, Leopard, Elephant & Buffalo amongst others. Each year the Mara plays host to the world’s greatest natural spectacle, the Great Wildebeest Migration from the Serengeti.
In the afternoon visit a maasi cultural village to interact with the Maasi people and experience their culture
Dinner and overnight at Sarova Mara lodge
Day 3: LAKE NAKURU
Depart after Breakfast to Lake Nakuru National Park, Arrive in time for lunch. Have an afternoon game drive for game viewing. This park is an ornithologist’s paradise famed for its large concentration of flamingoes and nearly 450 species of other birds and as a rhino sanctuary. Also found here are waterbuck, buffalo, impala, zebra and several other animals.
Dinner and overnight at Sarova lion hill lodge
Day 4: LAKE NAIVASHA
Depart after breakfast to a lodge near Lake Naivasha. After lunch we take a boat ride to Crescent Island. The island is an important bird sanctuary and you can walk around to watch some of the birds and the resident population of antelopes.
Dinner and overnight at Great Rift Valley Lodge
Day 5: HELL’S GATE
Leave after breakfast for a drive to the nearby Hell’s Gate National Park. Walk alongside herds of buffalo, zebra, eland, hartebeest, mountain reedbuck, hyrax, Thompson’s gazelle and giraffes against a backdrop of towering cliffs and undulating grasslands. The 4-5 hour hike from the Park Gate takes us past Fischer’s Tower (a 25-metre jagged volcanic plug named after a German explorer Gustav Fischer) and steep rocky cliffs and down through the deep gorge with bubbling hot springs. The gorge baffles and awes explorers and is said to resemble ‘hell’ hence the name Hell’s Gate. For the superstitious, it cannot be anything less than a cast of bad spell likened to the strange naming of the park. Dinner and overnight at the Great Rift Valley lodge
Day 6: MOUNT LONGONOT
Drive to the base of Mount Longonot and hike for two hours to the crater rim (2,800m). Circumnavigate the crater in 2-3 hours then descend and return to the camp for dinner and overnight.
Major wildlife attractions include buffaloes, elands, lion, leopard, Bushbucks, common zebra, giraffe, grant gazelles, Thomson gazelles and many other antelopes. Other attractions include the extinct volcano and the crater forest, views of Lake Naivasha and the Great Rift Valley.
Dinner and overnight at the Great Rift Valley lodge
Depart after breakfast to Nairobi. Have a brief stop at the view point to have a glimpse of the Rift Valley and the Escarpment. Also get time to buy souvenirs.arrive in Nairobi and transferred to the airport to catch the International flight. End of The 7 Days Adventure!