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8 Days Chimpanzee & Wildlife Safari in Kenya

Overview of the 8 Days Chimpanzee & Wildlife Safari in Kenyabook-now-wildgorilla

8 Days Chimpanzee & Wildlife Safari in Kenya includes Chimpanzee trekking at Ol Pajeta Conservancy popularly known as Sweet waters – the only home of Chimpanzees in Kenya. The Safari also takes you to Kenya’s Popular Maasai Mara National Reserve, Tsavo West National Park, Amboseli National Park and Lake Nakuru National Park with its millions of Flamingos.

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Day 1 of the 8 Days Chimpanzee & Wildlife Safari in Kenya: Drive to Ol Pejeta Conservancy – Sweet waters’ from Nairobi and enjoy its offers including Chimpanzee viewing

Day 2 of the 8 Days Chimpanzee & Wildlife Safari in Kenya: Transfer to Lake Nakuru for birding (World’s largest concentration of Flamingos) & game drive

Day 3 of the 8 Days Chimpanzee & Wildlife Safari in Kenya: Drive to Maasai Mara National Park & undertake a game drive in the evening

Day 4 of the 8 Days Chimpanzee & Wildlife Safari in Kenya: Maasai Mara Game drive / wild game viewing & evening Maasai cultural tour

Day 5 of the 8 Days Chimpanzee & Wildlife Safari in Kenya: Drive to Amboseli National Park and undertake a game drive in the evening

Day 6 of the 8 Days Chimpanzee & Wildlife Safari in Kenya: Amboseli National Park exploration with its free ranging elephants and Mount Kilimanjaro sceneries

Day 7 of the 8 Days Chimpanzee & Wildlife Safari in Kenya: Drive to Tsavo West National Park & undertake an evening game

Day 8 of the 8 Days Chimpanzee & Wildlife Safari in Kenya: Morning game drive in Tsavo West National Park and drive back to Nairobi

Day 1 of the 8 Days Chimpanzee & Wildlife Safari in Kenya: Drive to Ol Pejeta Conservancy – Sweet waters’ from Nairobi and enjoy its offers including Chimpanzee viewing

Set off from your place of stay in Nairobi to embark on the drive to Ol Pajeta Conservancy 208km about 3 – 4 hours drive. The drive takes you through the beautiful landscapes of northern Kenya before approaching Ol Pajeta also known as the Sweet waters. The main focus is visiting the Chimpanzee Sanctuary – the only location in destination Kenya where Chimpanzees can be viewed. The sanctuary was established in the year 1993 by Kenya Wildlife Service, the Jane Goodall Institute and Lonrho Africa. Initially, it had 3 Chimpanzees but now have increases to around 40. Sweet waters also presents views of Rhinos.

Accommodation: Ol Pejeta Bush Camp

Day 2 of the 8 Days Chimpanzee & Wildlife Safari in Kenya: Transfer to Lake Nakuru for birding (World’s largest concentration of Flamingos) & game drive

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After breakfast, you embark on the transfer to Lake Nakuru National Park enjoying the sightseeing en route. The shores of the lake are home to over a million of Flamingo which appear as a pink lining from a distance. Lake Nakuru savannah stretches adjacent to the lake support counts of Black and White Rhinos, Lions, Rothschild giraffes and Leopards.

Accommodation: Lake Nakuru Lodge

Day 3 of the 8 Days Chimpanzee & Wildlife Safari in Kenya: Drive to Maasai Mara National Park & undertake a game drive in the evening

Following breakfast, embark on the drive to the famous Maasai Mara National Reserve passing through the impressive savannah grasslands and the Great Rift Valley plains with the impressive views of Mount Margaret, Suswa and Longonot. Maasai Mara Reserve features the Great Migration where millions of Wildebeest along with Zebras and Thompson Gazelle cross from Tanzania’s Serengeti to Mara and back every year noted among the natural wonders of the world. Maasai. You enter the park through the Sekenani Gate and do game drive as you proceed to the camp for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation: Nalepomara Lodge / Ol Moran Camp

Day 4 of the 8 Days Chimpanzee & Wildlife Safari in Kenya: Maasai Mara Game drive / wild game viewing & evening Maasai cultural tour

The extensive game drive in Maasai Mara Reserve commences early in the morning following a cup of coffee. Depending on the season, you can get an opportunity to explore the Great Migration where Millions of Wildebeest accompanied by the hundreds of thousands of Zebras and Thompson Gazelle cross the Crocodile Infested Mara River from Serengeti to Maasai Mara to feed on the abundant grass after which they go back. This spectacular sight is ranked among the Natural wonders of the world. The prides of lions, the herds of Buffalos and elephants, elusive leopards, cheetah among other species may be encountered on this game drive. In the evening, you take up a cultural tour to the Maasai Community exploring their ancient heritage and enjoying their music dance and drama.

Accommodation: Nalepomara Lodge / Ol Moran Camp

Day 5 of the 8 Days Chimpanzee & Wildlife Safari in Kenya: Drive to Amboseli National Park and undertake a game drive in the evening

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Transfer to Amboseli National Park one of the Kenya’s famous Wildlife spots. Literally translated as Salty dust, Amboseli sits at the back yard of Kilimanjaro Mountain and has five varied habitats that range from the dry bed of Lake Amboseli to wetlands dotted with Sulphur Springs, woodlands and open savannah grassland. Amboseli presents a very close viewing of large herds of African Elephants. You undertake a game drive in the evening to mark your start of Amboseli National Park exploration.

Accommodation: Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge

Day 6 of the 8 Days Chimpanzee & Wildlife Safari in Kenya: Amboseli National Park exploration with its free ranging elephants and Mount Kilimanjaro sceneries

After breakfast, you set off for a whole day encounter in the wilderness. The game drives in Amboseli National Park offer great possibilities of exploring a myriad of wild game including enormous herds of African elephants, the prides of lions, leopard, leopard, Giraffes, Wildebeest among others. The Amboseli surface is also amazing whereby if you visit during the wet season, you are likely to find a swamp and darling to a range of bird species but if visit in the dry season, the Surface is likely to be dry and dusty.

Accommodation: Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge

Day 7 of the 8 Days Chimpanzee & Wildlife Safari in Kenya: Drive to Tsavo West National Park & undertake an evening game

Following breakfast, you embark on the drive to Tsavo West National Park. The encounter in the Tsavo West Park offers an opportunity to explore the new and old volcanic hills, the Mzima Springs with crystal clear waters that are filtered by volcanic rocks in Chyulu hills. The wildlife sights include; Hippos, Rhinos, Elephants, Leopards, Cheetah along with a range of bird species.

Accommodation: Tsavo Safari Camp

Day 8 of the 8 Days Chimpanzee & Wildlife Safari in Kenya: Morning game drive in Tsavo West National Park and drive back to Nairobi

From the morning game drive, you embark on the transfer back to Nairobi to mark the end of the Safari. The drop off can be at the Airport if you have an onward flight or at the hotel

End of the 8 Days Chimpanzee & Wildlife Safari in Kenya

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