15 Days/14 Nights: Amboseli, Loisaba & Maasai Mara by flight + 4 Nights in Bwindi (Gorilla Tracking)

Safari Highlights:

 

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi – Transfer to Amboseli (By Flight)

You will be picked by our driver from your Nairobi hotel at 6a.m and transfer you to Wilson Airport for your flight to Amboseli which departs at 8a.m. You will arrive in Amboseli at 8p.m. You will be picked by lodge’s driver and drive you to the camp with a short game drive en route. Afternoon game drive is at 4p.m.

Overnight: Tawi Lodge/Tortilis Camp

Meals: Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 2: Amboseli – Full day

The day is spent with morning and afternoon game drives with time in between spent at the lodge.

Overnight: Tawi Lodge/Tortilis Camp

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 3: Amboseli – Transfer to Loisaba (By Flight)

After breakfast, have a transfer to the airstrip for a flight to Loisaba. This flight has a connection in Nairobi and departs Amboseli at 0810 hours to arrive at 0840 hours. Nanyuki flight departs at 10.20 a.m to arrive at 11.35 a.m. You will be met by the camp’s guide who will drive you to the camp a game drive en route.

Overnight: Loisaba Tented Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch &Dinner

 

Day 4: Loisaba – Full day

Enjoy this day with an early morning game drive and another one in the late afternoon.

Optional Activities; Horseback riding & guided walks

Overnight: Loisaba Tented Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch &Dinner

 

Day 5: Loisaba – Morning game drive – transfer to Loisaba Star beds

Enjoy this day with an early morning game drive and another one in the late afternoon. Overnight: Loisaba Star Beds
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 6: Loisaba – Transfer to Maasai Mara (By Flight)

After breakfast at the camp, you will be transferred to the airstrip for a flight to Mara. The flight departs Loisaba at 9.05a.m. to arrive in Mara at 11a.m. You will arrive at Mara and be picked by camp’s driver. Enjoy an introductory game drive once you arrive en route to the camp for lunch. Have lunch relax before an afternoon game drive at 4 o’clock for 2 hours.

Overnight: Entim Camp/Kichwa Tembo Camp

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 7 & 8: Maasai Mara – Full day 

Spend these 2 days with game drives in search of the big five and many other wildlife that inhabits these beautiful savannah plains. All meals are taken at the camp.

Look out for migration!

Optional activities: Hot air balloon, a visit to Maasai village, sun downer, bush breakfast & guided nature walks

Overnight: Entim Camp/Kichwa Tembo Camp

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 9: Maasai Mara – Transfer to Mara Rianta 

Have breakfast then have a transfer to Mara Rianta with a short game drive en route. Arrive and check in at the camp. Relax the rest of the afternoon or have a game drive

Overnight: Neptune Mara Rianta

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 10: Maasai Mara – Full day 

Spend this day with a morning game drive and the rest of the day relaxing by the lodge. All meals are taken at the camp.

Overnight: Neptune Mara Rianta

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 11: Maasai Mara – Transfer to Kisumu – Entebbe – Bwindi (All by flight)

Have breakfast then be transferred to the airstrip for a flight to Entebbe departing Mara at 8.45 a.m. to arrive in Kisumu at 9.50 a.m. The flight have short stop in Kisumu for immigration purposes.  Depart Kisumu for Entebbe at 10.30a.m. to arrive in Entebbe at 11.30 a.m. You will connect with a flight to Bwindi departing at 12.45 p.m. Arrive in Kihihi Aistrip at 1.55 p.m. and be picked by lodge’s guide and transfer you to Bwindi, Buhoma section.

The day is spent on leisure or guided community walks.

Overnight: Bwindi Lodge or Mahogany Springs

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 12: Trekking Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi National Park

Another highlight of your safari: a meeting with the gentle giants of Bwindi! Especially hikers will love the tracking in the beautiful ecosystem of the park. It is difficult to foresee how many hours you will hike, it may take 3 to 8 hours. Expect to walk a long distance in steep and muddy conditions, sometimes with rain overhead, before you encounter any gorilla. But it will be worthwhile as you observe them closely while they eat, play and rest. A unique and unforgettable experience!

You will carry packed lunch on this day.

Note: For conservation purposes, time spent with the gorillas is limited to one hour.

The ranger guide always briefs you on how to behave with these giant apes. After trekking, return to the lodge for relaxation.

Overnight: Bwindi Lodge or Mahogany Springs

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 13 & 14: Bwindi – Relaxation

Relax by the lodge or taking guided walks or visit the local community with a local guide.

Note: The activities can be done interchangeably depending on availability of gorilla permit.
Overnight: Bwindi Lodge or Mahogany Springs

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 15: Bwindi – Transfer to Entebbe, by flight

After breakfast, transfer to Kihihi for your flight back to Entebbe.  Flight departs at 9.45a.m. to arrive at 11.25a.m. Connect with a flight back home once you land in Entebbe.

Meals: Breakfast

End of safari!

 

Rate: Depends on Month of travel

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