12 Days North Rift / Western Kenya

Day 1: Nairobi / Kitale

Drive through coffee plantations of uplands and on to the Rift valley, getting a view of the escarpment. Arrive in Nakuru town in time for lunch then proceed to Kitale (the agricultural hub of Kenya).

Your dinner and overnight will be in a Kitale lodge/hotel.

Day 2: Kitale / Kapenguria

Breakfast, drive towards Kapenguria, arriving in time for lunch. Spend the afternoon at leisure. Enjoy the evening with traditional dancers who are such a phenomenon to reckon with.

Have dinner and overnight at a Kapenguria lodge.

Day 3: Kapenguria Museum

After breakfast visit the historical Kapenguria museum. You will find the cells where Kenyan freedom fighters were held. Spend the afternoon at leisure. Learn about Kenya's liberation.

After a delicious traditional dinner, spend the overnight in a lodge.


Day 4: Mt Elgon (second highest mountain in Africa)

After breakfast drive towards Cherangani Hills and on to Mt.Elgon in time for lunch. Afternoon take a 4-hour hike to top of mount Elgon, which is 4300 feet high. Retire after a sumptuous dinner at Delta crescent camp or at Elgon lodge.

Day 5: Kakamega Forest / Kitmikayi

Drive toward Kakamega Forest after breakfast and on the game reserve. Here you will be able to watch birds and butterflies. Proceed on to Kitmikayi (whistling stones) and get to see the spectacular stones overlaying one another.

Overnight at a camp or Kakamega Golf hotel.


Day 6: Usenge Island / Beach

After breakfast proceed to Usenge Island and enjoy the morning on the beach, probably take a boat ride. After lunch proceed to Kisumu town for overnight at Sunset or Grand Kimwa.
Day 7: Lake Victoria / Rusinga
After breakfast take a tour of Kisumu city and enjoy lunch from a city hotel. Afternoon visit Rusinga Island and Dunga beach. Enjoy boat rides or simply go fishing. Overnight in Kisumu Sunset or Grand Kimwa hotel.


Day 8: Western Rift/ Homa Hills

After breakfast proceed west to Homa Hills and visit Simbi Nyaima Springs. Spend night at Homa Bay hotel.


Day 9: Ruma National Park

After breakfast proceed to Roma National Park. Take a game drive of the national park after lunch where you'll hunt for the Roma antelope overnight in a campsite or Roma lodge.

Day 10: Takawiri Island

Proceed to Takawiri Island in time for lunch. After lunch take a tour of the island or go fishing. Spend night at a campsite/lodge.


Day 11: Maasai Mara

Proceed to Masai Mara after breakfast arriving in time for lunch. Take an afternoon game drive. Overnight in Mara Sopa lodge.

Day 12: Kisii/ Nakuru

Proceed to Kisii for a tour of soapstones quarry arriving in time for lunch. Depart in the afternoon via Lake Nakuru to watch birds and on to Nairobi for your next destination.
Price Per Person: US$ 2880. Minimum four people.
The above price includes:
•    All game park entrance fees
•    Transport based on a tour minibus in the game parks, including fuel for 2 minimum persons
•    Services of a qualified tour driver/guide
•    Hotel accommodation
•    Three meals a day throughout the safari.
•    All vehicle park entrance fees
•    Drivers allowance
•    Airport transfers

 

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