Aberdare National Park covers the higher areas of the Aberdare Mountain Range of central Kenya and the Aberdare Salient to their east. The park is located north from Nairobi and stretches over a wide variety of terrains because it covers different altitudes.
The park contains a wide range of landscapes – from the mountain peaks that rise to 14,000 feet above sea level, to their deep, v-shaped valleys intersected by streams, rivers, and waterfalls. Moorland, bamboo forests and rainforests are found at lower altitudes.
Upon arrival at the airport in Nairobi, you will be met by a Beyond Safari Consultants professional driver guide and after a pre safari briefing; you will be transferred to your city hotel for you to relax for the night before your safari. Overnight is at the Boma Hotel or similar – Bed Breakfast.
After breakfast you will be picked and proceed to The Aberdare National Park which covers the higher areas of the Aberdare Mountain Range of central Kenya and the Aberdare Salient to their east. The park is located north from Nairobi and stretches over a wide variety of terrains because it covers different altitudes The park contains a wide range of landscapes – from the mountain peaks that rise to 14,000 feet above sea level, to their deep, v-shaped valleys intersected by streams, rivers, and waterfalls. Moorland, bamboo forests and rainforests are found at lower altitudes.
Various activities can be done in the park as bush walks; night gamedrives (on request) or you may choose to relax on the lodge’s patio to see wildlife as they come to the water hole. You will have gamedrives and overnight in this park. Dinner and overnight is at the Ark or similar – Full Board.
After breakfast, you will depart south from the central highland to the floor of the rift valley; this is as evident as the drives are at the walls of the rift offering stunning views of the floor of the rift. After reaching the floor of the rift valley, the eco system changes from the dense forest canopies and you start to experience woodland and bushy grasslands that are yellow toned following the Yellow Barked Acacia that grow well here.
Soon the pink colored lake appears getting its color from the thousands upon thousands of Flamingoes on the lake. Lunch will be served followed by gamedrive and enjoy the night in this park. Dinner and overnight at the flamingo Hills tented Camp – Full board.
After breakfast you will depart to Maasai Mara through the Great Rift Valley, you will pass through the vast plains of the savannah of Africa as you enter the spotted plains of the Maasai. You will have few brief stops on the way and later drive into the reserve. You will arrive in time for lunch followed by an early afternoon of leisure. Later you will depart for an evening gamedrive till dusk and later return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Basecamp Maasai Mara – Full Board.
This day will be spent in the reserve with options of both doing early morning and evening gamedrives or half day gamedrive or full day gamedrive with packed lunch. You can also participate in optional activities such as the Maasai Village Visit (EXTRA COST) or do the ever amazing Balloon Safari (EXTRA COST). All meals and overnight is at Basecamp Maasai Mara – Full Board.
Depart for an early morning gamedrive and return to the lodge for breakfast. Thereafter depart for Nairobi and arrive late in the afternoon for drop off at the airport in time for your flight back home.
|Season||Period||02 Pax||03 Pax||04 Pax||05 Pax||06 Pax||SRS|
|High||03.01.2015 – 31.03.2015||2,050||1,900||1,760||1,680||1,630||380|
|Low||01.06.2015 – 30.06.2015||1,990||1,730||1,590||1,515||1,465||270|
|Peak||01.07.2015 – 31.10.2015||2,200||1,945||1,800||1,725||1,675||400|
|Shoulder||01.11.2015 – 15.12.2015||2,010||1,755||1,615||1,540||1,490||295|
|Festive||13.12.2015 – 02.01.2016||2,200||1,945||2,160||1,725||1,675||400|
***Kindly Note Prices are quoted in UNITED STATES DOLLARS (USD)
Compulsory Additional Festive Season Supplements
Easter Supplement: Applicable on the nights of 03.04.2015 – 06.04.2015 USD 45 per person per night applicable
Christmas Supplement: Applicable on the night of 24th, 25th, 26th, 31.12.2015 and 01.01.2016. USD 55 per person per night applicable