Kenya

Number of Days: 8

Tour Type:  Guided by Gate 1 Travel (found on LivingSocial)

Total Cost: $1,799

DAY 1, Friday – Depart the USA
Depart the USA to Kenya. Your flight includes meals, drinks, and in-flight entertainment for your journey

DAY 2, Saturday – Arrive in Nairobi

Arrive in Nairobi and transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure

DAY 3, Sunday – Great Rift Valley

This morning, drive to the Great Rift Valley and to your camp in the Kigio Wildlife Conservancy, a 3,500 acre park home to Rothschild giraffe, buffalo, gazelle, hyena and hippos. After lunch at your camp, you will enjoy an afternoon game drive while enroute to visit a local community to learn about their traditional basket weaving techniques. Later, you will take a guided nature walk to learn about wildlife footprints and medicinal plants
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4, Monday – Masai Mara

Depart early this morning for the Masai Mara National Reserve. Located in the southwest corner of Kenya, the park is most famous for the wildebeest migration which takes place every year from July through October. The breathtaking savannahs of the park are a stunning backdrop to a diverse and abundant wildlife population throughout the year. Enjoy lunch at your camp, and depart for an afternoon game drive until sunset
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5, Tuesday – Morning & Afternoon Game Drives

This morning depart early for a game drive through the Masai Mara. The park is home to the “Big Five” (lions, elephants, buffalo, leopard and rhinos), as well as antelopes, gazelles, hippos and a variety of bird life. Return to the lodge for lunch and a bit of relaxation, before setting out on an afternoon game drive. This evening, return to camp and relax as you enjoy the sunset on your final night in the Mara
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6, Wednesday – Karen Blixen Museum and Giraffe Center

Today, bid farewell to the Mara and return to Nairobi. This afternoon visit the Karen Blixen Museum and Giraffe Center, named after the author of the famous memoir Out of Africa. Today the center is a successful breeding ground for Rothschild giraffes. Here you will learn about the conservation efforts, and have the opportunity to view and feed the giraffes
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Thursday – Depart for the USA

Transfer to the airport for your departure flight. Depending on the time of your flight you may arrive to the USA on Day 7
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Friday – Arrive to the USA

Today your journey ends as you arrive home to the USA

*Itinerary directly from Gate 1 Travel

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