Kenya Overland Adventure

18-to-Thirtysomethings, Nairobi to Kampala

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

Pack your camera and prep your social accounts for an onslaught of envy-inducing animal encounters on this six-day tour through Kenya and Uganda. This itinerary has been crafted around multiple national parks and lakes that are known for spotting Africa's most iconic safari wildlife — cheetahs, gazelles, and pelicans, just to name a few. Get even closer to the animals with overnight stays in safari camps, sleeping where the animals roam.

What’s included

  • G Adventures for Good: Café Ubuntu , Maai Mahiu
  • Wildlife safari drives in Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Safari in Lake Nakuru National Park
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Explore the masai mara national reserve in 4x4 safari vans
  • Stay overnight in a safari camp
  • Spot africa's "big five" in their natural habitat
  • See rhinos and pelicans on the shores of lake nakuru.

Itinerary

Day 1 Nairobi Arrive at any time. Additional Notes: Please make sure you have all of the necessary visas for this tour by the time of the welcome meeting. It is very important to read the visa section in our trip details to make sure you have the ones you will need, if any. Please note that not all nationalities are able to obtain a visa on arrival at the border. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Nairobi/Masai Mara (1B, 1L, 1D) Travel from Nairobi, through the Great Rift Valley on to Kenya's premier wildlife reserve. In the afternoon, arrive in the area and get settled at the safari camp, our base for our time here. Head out for a late afternoon wildlife safari drive with excellent chances of seeing the Big Five — lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino. The varied wildlife and natural environment come together to provide a spectacular safari experience. Included Activities: Masai Mara Wildlife Safari Drive Transport: Safari vehicle (6.00 hour(s), 386km)
Day 3 Masai Mara (1B, 1L, 1D) Enjoy an early morning wildlife safari drive. The day continues with more wildlife viewing, as you cross the plains and rivers of the Masai Mara National Reserve. Additional Notes: Please note: if you have pre-booked the Masai Mara Balloon Safari, today's likely the day for this activity! Your CEO will give you final confirmation when it will take place, as it is subject to change. You will miss the included morning wildlife safari drive with the group, but you will have a much better view from above! Included Activities: Masai Mara Wildlife Safari Drive Transport: Safari vehicle
Day 4 Masai Mara/Lake Nakuru National Park (1B, 1L, 1D) Depart for Nakuru, with a stop for lunch at the G Adventures supported Ubuntu Cafe. Embark on a safari within Lake Nakuru National Park (in the Lando), in search of the resident black rhino, buffalo, impala, and the elusive leopard. Included Activities: Café Ubuntu Lake Nakuru Wildlife Safari Drive Transport: Safari vehicle (4.00 hour(s), 210km) Lando (2.00 hour(s), 70km)
Day 5 Lake Nakuru National Park/Eldoret (1B, 1L, 1D) Enjoy another safari drive in the Lando, before heading off to Eldoret. Included Activities: Lake Nakuru Wildlife Safari Drive Transport: Lando (3.00-4.00 hours, 170km)
Day 6 Eldoret/Kampala (1B, 1L) Cross the border into Uganda, then the tour finishes on arrival in Kampala, in the late afternoon. Additional Notes: It is possible to book accommodation in Kampala for the final night, please speak to your agent or GCO for the options. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Kenya - Uganda) Departure Day (Activities) Transport: Lando (10.00-12.00 hours, 350km)
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