Day 01 Arrival Nairobi
Approximately 22kms, takes approximately 1 hour’s drive depending on traffic
Bonfire Adventures guide driver will warmly meet you on arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, transfer you to the Ibis Styles Hotel. Check-in then we brief you on what will hopefully be your best holiday in Africa. Enjoy overnight in Standard rooms. You are booked on Bed & Breakfast
Day 02 Nairobi – Buffalo Springs National Reserve
Approximately 330 kms, takes approximately 6.5 hours’ drive depending on traffic
Enjoy early morning breakfast then begin your Kenya safari. Bonfire Adventures guide driver will pick you and proceed to the Buffalo Springs National Reserve arriving at the Samburu Simba Lodge for check-in then lunch. Enjoy an afternoon game viewing drive. Later return back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 03 Buffalo Springs National Reserve
Enjoy early morning game viewing drive to enjoy your African safari then return back to the camp for breakfast. Mid-morning is at leisure. Enjoy lunch then depart on an afternoon game viewing drive. The semi-arid game reserve is home to the special five of Samburu namely the generuk (Twiga gazelle), the grevy’s Zebra, beisa oryx, Somali ostrich and the reticulated giraffe. Other wildlife here includes lions, the savannah elephant, cape buffalo, the elusive leopard among many others. Later return back to the Samburu Simba Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 04 Samburu – Aberdare National Park
Approximately 210km, takes approximately 4.5 hours’ drive
Enjoy breakfast then we drive you to the Aberdare National Park arriving for lunch at the Aberdare Country Club. You need a small overnight bag for your essentials of the night at The Ark Lodge, rest of the luggage will be left in safe custody at the Aberdare Country Club. You will be watching wildlife from the lodge balcony and under-ground bunkers. Occasionally you will receive alarms at night from your room when special animals come to the flood-lit water-hole. Enjoy dinner and overnight at The Ark Lodge.
Day 05 Aberdare National Park – Lake Nakuru National Park
Approximately 190kms, takes approximately 5 hours’ drive depending on traffic
Enjoy breakfast then we drive you to the Lake Nakuru national park with a brief stop at the 74 metres Thompson falls. We will be arriving at the Flamingo Hill Tented Camp for check-in then lunch. Enjoy an afternoon game viewing drive. The park is famous for the abundant greater and lesser flamingoes (when the later levels on the lake are low). Wildlife here is bountiful including lion, cheetah, leopard, and hyenas. Rothschild giraffe as well as black and white rhino are also found here are. Lake Nakuru National Park is an ornithological paradise for bird lovers as well. Enjoy dinner and overnight.
Day 06 Lake Nakuru National Park – Masai Mara National Reserve
Approximately 270kms, takes approximately 6hours’ drive depending on traffic
Enjoy breakfast then we pick and drive you to the Masai Mara National Reserve. You will be arriving at the Zebra Plains Mara Camp for check-in then lunch. Proceed on an afternoon game viewing drive. Later return back to the camp for diner and overnight.
Day 07 Masai Mara National Reserve
Enjoy breakfast then depart with packed lunch for a full day of game viewing drives. You can also opt for a morning and afternoon game viewing drives with hot lunch at the lodge. This famous game reserve is world famous for the spectacular wildebeest migration between July through to September each year, the abundant wildlife including the ‘Big five’ of Africa. The reserve is surrounded by Masai villages (traditional home-steads) which at a small extra cost you may want to experience a cultural visit to one of them. Enjoy dinner and overnight at the Zebra Plains Mara Camp
Day 08 Masai Mara National Reserve – Lake Naivasha
Approximately 270kms, takes approximately 6 hours’ drive depending on traffic
Enjoy breakfast then we drive you through the floor of the Rift Valley to Naivasha. You will be arriving at the Lake Naivasha Country Club for lunch. Enjoy afternoon at leisure or at an extra cost you will have a one-hour boat ride in the lake or better still, to the crescent island. Enjoy diner and overnight.
Day 09 Lake Naivasha – Amboseli National Park
Approximately 350kms, takes approximately 7.5 hours’ drive depending on traffic
Enjoy breakfast then we drive you to the Amboseli National Park arriving at the Kilima Safari Camp for check-in then lunch. Amboseli is great for a Kenya safari. Enjoy an afternoon game viewing drive. Varied wildlife includes giraffes, zebras, cheetahs and hundreds of bird species. The western section is dominated by vast Lake Amboseli, which is dry outside the rainy season. Later return back to the Kilima Safari Camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 10 Amboseli National Park
Enjoy early morning game viewing drive the return back to the lodge for breakfast. Mid-morning is at leisure. If the weather permits you will enjoy breath-taking views of the snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro. It is from the Amboseli where some of the most captivating wildlife photos with Mount Kilimanjaro in the background have been taken. Enjoy dinner and overnight at the Kilima Safari Camp.
Day 11 Amboseli – Tsavo West National Park
Approximately 120kms, takes approximately 3.5 hours’ drive
Enjoy breakfast then drive to the Tsavo West National Park. This is one of the best parks for African safari. You will be arriving at the Ngulia Safari Lodge for check-in then lunch. Enjoy an afternoon game viewing drive. Leopard, Cheetah, Wild dogs, Buffalo, Rhino, Elephant, Masai Giraffe, Burchell’s Zebra, Lion, Lesser Kudu, and Nocturnal Porcupine among many others are found I this park. Prolific birdlife features over 600 species. Enjoy dinner ad overnight.
Day 12 Tsavo West National Park
Enjoy breakfast then with packed lunch depart on a full day of game viewing drives. Some interesting attractions in Tsavo West include the Mzima Springs, Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary, Ngulia Hills, Shetani Lava Flows, Chaimu Crater & Roaring Rocks. Enjoy dinner and overnight at the Ngulia Safari Lodge.
Day 13 Departure
We can either drive you back to Nairobi for departure or in Diani for BEACH EXTENSION
Enjoy breakfast then check-out. We drive you back to Nairobi for your departure flight. Alternatively, at an extra cost we can transfer you to Mombasa for a beach extension in Diani or North Coast. We at Bonfire Adventures deeply appreciate you for choosing to travel with us on your Africa Safari Adventure.