Sporting is the best way to enjoys safari as it all work without play makes jack a dull boy!!! Our country is famous for wildlife but you can set some time to get to know how sporting can be a real adventure
Day 1: Arrive Nairobi, Kenya
Arrival at Nairobi airport. You are met and transferred to Pan Africa hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Nairobi – Tana River
We depart Nairobi this morning for a full-day rafting excursion on the Tana River. Lunch en route. The Tana River is a drop pool river offering and exciting day of white water rafting.
The adventure starts with a 3 km of easy class II and III white water, where plenty of opportunity to gain the practice of paddle skills required running the lower part of the river.
A 6 km section follows with an hour or so of relaxation to view the abundance of bird life around. Cool off with a swim in the warm water.
The final 7 km of river starts with some easy class III waters where paddle commands are gone over again. It is now the 3 big rapids (class IV and V) with names like Captains Folly, Can of Worms because of its four 90 degree bends in succession, and Sphincter Flexor.
Subject to water levels, you may be able to ñsurfî in ñfish eyeî and then swim the next couple of minor rapids.
Numerous smaller rapids brings one on to the last big one _ Spasm, a series of drops over _ km section with a big surprise half way through Dinner and overnight at a camp by the river. Enjoy a night camping on the Tana River bank.
Accommodation: Pre-set up Mobile Camp.
Day 3: Tana River – Hells Gate National Park
After an early breakfast drive back past Nairobi from Tana River. Then you will be climbing through the rich and lush highlands of Limuru towards the edge of the Great Rift Valley. Enjoy spectacular views as you descend to the riftÍs floor and soon pass the dormant volcano of Mt. Longonot to your lunch spot at Elsamere (of the film ‘Born Free’ fame.)
Spend the afternoon in Hells Gate with opportunity of single pitch climbing on Fscher’s tower and Fischer’s tower or multi pitch climbing on some of the other big walls of the gorge.
Your camp this night is set on a small plateau above the gorge floor, thus allowing superb game viewing, a short walk will enable you to watch the sun setting over the western scarps of the rift valley.
Meals provided: All 3 meals provided per day.
Accommodation: Set up mobile camp.
Activities of your choice climbing, hiking, mountain biking or game driving in the park. Wildlife likely to be encountered: giraffe, zebra, different buck, and buffalo. Others possibilities include hyena, some of the smaller but shy cats.
Options are as follows:
Hells Gate is one of the few National Parks in Kenya that allow people to walk and cycle around it. Seeing wildlife from a bike is an amazing experience. The terrain is very easy going.
Clients can try their hand at abseiling off a 50ft cliff into the bottom of a gorge or a 150 ft free abseil off the main wall.
Several different routes with every different climbing grade that cater from learners to expert level.
Boat Ride on Lake Naivasha:
An activity for keen birders.
Visit the geothermal plant:
Tour of the largest geothermal plant in Africa.
Meals provided: All 3 meal provided
Accommodation: Set up a Mobile Camp.
Day 5: Hells Gate National Park.
After an early breakfast you start your walk through Hells Gate Gorge. Starting as an erosion gully less than a meter wide, it soon deepens to over 30m deep and 4m wide before finally the walls tower 100 m above you and the gorge has opened up to several hundred meters across.
Pass several steam jets and fumaroles along the route to where the vehicles will collect us for the 40 km drive to Mt Suswa.
Because of the poor roads this section takes about two and half hours; the last 5 km up the mountain takes you onto some of the roughest track Kenya has to offer!
The afternoon is spent exploring some superb examples of ‘lava tube caves’. In all there are about 15 km of passages and tubes that have so far been explored and you will be able to walk through anything from huge caverns, or crawl through foot high squeeze tunnels.
The night is spent close to one of the ‘collapse holes’ that make the entrances to the caves.
Meals provided: All 3 meals provided.
Accommodation: Mobile Camp
Day 6: Hells Gate National Park – Masai Mara Game Reserve
After an early breakfast again spent explore some of the deeper lava tube caves, and later relax in the sun around camp. After a late lunch drive to Masai Mara or be transferred to Loldia airstrip to board a scheduled flight (not included in our package) to Maasai Mara Game Reserve.
Pick up from Masai Mara airstrip transferred to your camp/lodge. En route you will see an abundance of wildlife from you antelopes to giraffe to elephant to the Big Cats. Enjoy an afternoon game drive in the reserve.
Meals provided: All 3 meals provided
Accommodation: Keekorok Lodge
Day 7: Masai Mara Game Reserve
Early morning game drive at 6.30 to be able to locate the big cats who are viewed in early hours as they go hunting their prey. Coming back for breakfast at 8.30 am. After breakfast you then leave for more game viewing with packed lunch. Expect to see an abundance of wildlife and bird life.
Spotting the big five should not be a problem during your two days in the Mara, along with the other hundreds of equally spectacular animals. In June, July or August one can will witness the earth’s greatest wildlife spectacle the wildebeests’ migration when over 2.5 million wildebeests, followed by 40,000 zebras, crowd into the Mara’s 1510 sq km grass covered golden plains.
Return to camp for a late breakfast and relax poolside or at the main lodge. Lunch at the camp, with another optional evening game drive, returning at dusk for sun-downers on the terrace.
Morning and evening are usually the best times to view game as they tend to find shade and relax during the heat of the day – particularly the cats.
Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Keekorok Lodge
Day 8: Masai Mara Game Reserve – Nairobi – Depart
Enjoy an early morning game drive. After breakfast, enjoy a cultural to visit to a Maasai Village. Here you may take photos, talk to the local people and see how they traditionally live, and look after their animals, which are their livelihood!
Optional (not included) Hot Air balloon flight over the Mara.
You will have seen game from a vehicle, from a boat, from a bike and from foot _Try the aerial view!
After lunch, transfer to the airstrip for scheduled flight at extra cost where you will be picked by our staff to Pan Afric Hotel arriving early evening or by road arriving in the late evening for dinner and overnight at Pan Afric Hotel.
Day 9: Depart.
After breakfast you can enjoy an excursion awaiting your transfer to airport to pick you flight back home.
End of your Golf trip! Karibu Tena! (Welcome again)
Included Safari Features
- Round trip transport from Nairobi, through the sites mentioned in the above itinerary and back to Nairobi.
- Multi-lingual Professional Safari Guide/Driver.
- Recommended accommodation.
- Guaranteed departures for at least two (2) guests for Private trips, at least four (4) guests on Luxury trips and at least six (6) or more guests for budget booking.
- Complimentary Mineral Water in the Safari Minibus whilst on Safari.
- Membership in Flying Doctors Society – Emergency air rescue.
- Safari vehicles carry cold drinks and mineral water.
- Guaranteed window seating with open top/ roof.
- All meals included while on safari.
- Pre–tour itinerary document.
- Extensive Game drives.
- 100% of the total sum of the trip to be paid before the day of the Safari.
- Government Levy, VAT and Service charges are included.
- Guaranteed clean, well serviced & well conditions cars.
Excluded Safari Features
- Personal expenses such traveling insurance, excess baggage fee, communication charges that includes, emails, faxes, cell phones, airtime and phone calls, beverages or meals not indicated in the itinerary.
- All applicable Game Park entrance fees.
- Optional Night Game drives, Bird watching, Nature walks, evening outings etc.
- Gratuity for Porte rage, waiters at hotels, camps and airports.
- Christmas, New Year and Easter Supplements.
- Gratuity for your professional driver guide.
- Sundowner bush cock tails, balloon Safaris, Horse Rides, Chopper trips, Yatch trips, Drown recorded trips and bush dinner. Although they can be provided on request.
- Cost of obtaining passport and visas while crossing borders.
- International/ Local / Flying Doctors Airfares.
Kindly note: We considerately advocate for M-Pesa payment for your safari using our TILL NUMBER.