JOINING BUDGET SAFARI - 8 DAYS Nairobi, Amboseli, Samburu, Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha, Hellís Gate, Maasai Mara

07/03/18: Nairobi/Amboseli National Park
In the morning you will be picked from your Nairobi hotel  and depart for Amboseli National arriving in time for lunch at Kimana Budget Camp. Late afternoon proceed for game drive in search of gigantic elephants the park is famous for not forgetting the views of Mt. Kilimanjaro on a clear day. Return to Kimana Budget Camp for dinner and overnight.  Meal plan (Lunch & Dinner)

08/03/18: Amboseli National Park / Mount Kenya
Early morning game drive with chances of seeing lions, giraffe, zebra, buffalo, hippos, and different species of birds followed by late breakfast then with picnic lunch leave Amboseli passing via the outskirts of Nairobi and continue with your safari passing through agricultural farmlands en route to mount Kenya Region where you will arrive for dinner and overnight at budget camp/guest house. Meal plan (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

09/03/18: Mount Kenya/Samburu
After breakfast you will continue with your safari to Nanyuki where you will have a stopover at the equator for a demonstration of how water spins North and South of the equator and then down into the arid, thorny landscape of Samburu country. The Samburu region is known for its northern species of game seldom found south of the equator, Here you will find the Grevy's zebra, Beisa Oryx, reticulated giraffe, Somali Ostrich, long-necked gerenuk, and dainty dik dik, as well as some of the most beautiful bird life in Kenya. You'll also see herds of elephant, plains game and their predators. You will arrive in time for lunch at Heshima/Umoja Women budget camp and later you will proceed for game drive. Return to Heshima/Umoja Women budget camp to wait for dinner followed by overnight.
Meal plan (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

10/03/18: Samburu

You will spend the day exploring Samburu game reserve and the banks of River Uaso Nyiro where you might have a chance of spotting crocodiles. You will also have a chance of seeing elephant, leopard, cheetah among other wild. In addition, Samburu National Reserve is a paradise for bird lovers, with over 350 species of birds which include vultures, kingfishers, marabous, bateleurs, guinea fowl among others. You will also have an option of visiting Samburu cultural village at an extra cost. All meals served and overnight at Heshima/Umoja Women budget camp. Meal plan (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) 
 
11/03/18: Samburu/Lake Nakuru
After breakfast you will depart from Samburu for Nyahururu where you will have a stopover to admire the scenic views of the Thomson falls as you proceed to Lake Nakuru where you will arrive for lunch at WCK guest house/budget camp followed by game drive with a chance of seeing the Rhino, waterbuck, giraffe, zebra among other wild and a chance to explore the shores of Lake Nakuru where you might have a chance of seeing the flamingos among other birds then return to WCK guest house/budget camp to wait for dinner followed by overnight. Meal plan (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

12/03/18: Lake Nakuru/Lake Naivasha-Hellís gate

After breakfast depart for Hellís gate park where you will have a chance either to cycle or to walk among giraffe, Zebra, gazelles and different species of birds followed by a guided walk through the gorge before you return to budget camp for late lunch. Later you will proceed for an hourís boat ride on Lake Naivasha where you will have a chance to see hippo and different species of birds before you return to budget camp to wait for dinner followed by overnight. Meal plan (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

13/03/18: Lake Naivasha/Maasai Mara
After breakfast depart for maasai mara arriving in time for lunch at Mwangaza budget camp/similar followed by late afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Mwangaza budget camp/similar. Meal plan (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

14/03/18: Maasai Mara
Optional hot air balloon ride. You will spend the full day exploring maasai mara game reserve in search of Elephant, Zebra, Wildebeest, Rhino, Buffalo, Lion, Cheetah, Leopard and other plains game with a visit to the mara river where you might have a chance to see hippo and crocodile not forgetting a chance to witness the famous wildebeest migration if you are lucky. All meals served and overnight at Mwangaza budget camp/similar.
Meal plan (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

15/03/18: Maasai Mara/Nairobi-Home
Early morning game drive followed by late breakfast then depart from Maasai mara with an optional visit to maasai cultural village en route as you depart for Narok and continue with your journey. Lunch will be served on the way with another stopover at the Great Rift Valley to admire the scenic views of the escarpment as you proceed to Nairobi where you will be dropped off for your onward journey connections. Meal Plan (Breakfast & Lunch) 

THE TOTAL COST OF THE ABOVE ITINERARY IS U.S.D 1,170 PER PERSON SHARING BASED ON JOINING SAFARI FOR A GROUP

INCLUDED:-
* Accommodation on full board basis in budget camp/guest house/banda
* Park entry fees and an hourís boat ride on Lake Naivasha
* Transport in 4x4 safari minibus with pop up roof for that eye catching view for a group of 6 with guaranteed window seat
* Bottled drinking water - 1 liter per person per day
* Services of English speaking driver/guide
* Services of a cook that will be left at camp during game drive

NOT INCLUDED:-
Return international and domestic flights, visa fees, accommodation in Nairobi, optional excursions (e.g. horse ride, hot air balloon ride, visit to cultural villages etc), drinks, tips, medical/luggage/personal insurance and all items of personal nature