10 days (9 nights) Kenya wildlife and Rwanda Gorilla tracking trip
Day 1: Nairobi – Samburu National Park
Drive to Samburu National Reserve in time for a late lunch and then afternoon game viewing. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Serena safari Lodge, Sambouru Sopa Lodge, Larsens Sopa Lodge OR Joy Camp.
Day 2: Samburu full day Game drive
After breakfast, we shall enjoy a full day of game viewing in the park famous as the place for the Samburu semi-nomadic tribesmen, the reticulated giraffe, the Grevy’s zebra gerenuk, beisa oryx and a host of the big game including elephant and lion. Return for dinner and overnight at your lodge as previously.
Day 3: Samburu – Lake Nakuru National Park
After breakfast, we shall transfer south towards Lake Nakuru National Park. Lunch at Nakuru before proceeding for an afternoon game drive in the Park. This is a shallow soda lake which inhabits more than a million flamingoes. The Lake Nakuru National Park also has a Rhino sanctuary. Also expect to see animals like lion, buffalo, camp at the Park.Dinner and overnight at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge, Mbweha Safari Camp, Lakira Camp, Lake Nakuru Lodge OR Eldorado Resorts Nakuru.
Day 4: Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara National Park
After breakfast drive to Masai Mara Game Reserve, arriving in time for lunch. After lunch proceed for an afternoon game drive in the game reserve which is Kenya’s finest wildlife sanctuary. Including migrants, well over 450 species of animals have been recorded here. Although July, August and September are the months when the Mara plains are filled with migrating wildebeest and zebra, there is also resident wildlife year round. The famous Masai tribesmen live within the dispersal area of the game reserve. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sarova, Maji Moto Eco Camp, Mara Siria Tented Camp, Mara Bush House OR Kicheche Bush camp.
Day 5: Full day Game drive
After breakfast, we shall have full day game drive through Masai Mara N.P Expect to see a variety of wildlife. Return for relaxation as we wait for dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Transfer to Nairobi – Transfer to Rwanda
After breakfast, return to Nairobi (5 hours drive), lunch and then fly to Kigali in Rwanda for dinner and overnight at Kigali Serena Hotel, Manor Hotel, Step Town Hotel OR Chez Lando Hotel.
Day 7: Kigali city tour- Transfer to Volcanoes national Park
After breakfast, we shall have Kigali city tour in which we shall visit Gisozi Genocide memorial site, Local art and craft, Fruit Markets and so on. After lunch, have a 3 hours drive to the home of mountain Gorillas. Arrival for dinner and overnight at Virunga Lodge, sabyinyo Silverback Lodge, Mountain Gorilla view Lodge, Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge or Kinigi Guest House.
Day 8: Gorilla trekking – Afternoon cultural walk
After breakfast, we shall enjoy a life time event- Gorilla trekking. Return to your lodge for lunch and relax as we prepare for lots of entertainment from the Banyarwanda cultural groups of entertainment. Return for dinner and overnight at your lodge.
Day 9: Golden monkey trekking – Nature safari to the twin lakes
After breakfast, we shall have briefing and then transfer for another adventurous activities; Golden monkey trekking. While in the bamboo forest, also expect to encounter other attractions like birds, tree species, the wonderful relief among others. Return to the lodge for lunch, relax and then transfer to visit the beautiful twin Lakes; Burera and Buhondo. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 10: Return to Kigali – Departure
After breakfast, we shall return to Kigali international airport for your flight back home.