Day 1: we started our safari from mombasa airport and our driver was anderson who took us to tsavo east voi safari lodge for lunch….before lunch we had a game drive which we saw lots of giraffes, leopard, and elephants. see photo below……afternoon game drive was abit difficult,,,few animals but food and view of vois safari lodge was beyond our expectaion….excellent!!!!!
Day 2 : after breakfast was along drive to Nairobi (370 Km) and had lunch at the carnivore restaurant. After lunch was followed by a short excursion to giraffe centre and karen blixen where we had opportunity to feed and kiss the rothschild giraffe. Our dinner and overnight was at the Southern Sun Mayfair Hotel….
Day 3 : Our driver picked us up at 0730 hrs and we drove through the escapment and the great riftvalley to stop at the busy agricultural town of Narok and home of the masai herdsmen…Our lunch was at Mara sopa lodge…afternoon game drive was excellent,, we saw lots of animals but to mention a few: gnus, zebras, giraffes, elephants, lions, cheetahs…..
Day 4: this day was spent in the mara where our driver arranged picnic lunches so as we could go on game drives the full day….we encountered lots of animals and below is one of the scenario:
a pride of lions about 20 were sorounded by a herd of buffalos where the hunter became the hunted as you can see on the foto 2 young lions below were forced to climb up this tree to save their lives.
Day 5: after breakfast our driver picked us up for another hectic drive of about 100km of very bad road to Narok town and then through wheat plantations on the floor of the great riftvalley with picturesque views of mt longonot and mt suswa ….we arrived at Naivasha sopa lodge for lunch and relaxation.
Day 6: after breakfast was another long journey through nairobi and then to amboseli where we stopped at a picnic site for our lunch…after lunch we went on a game drive in amboseli where we encountered large herd of elephants crossing the plains..it was very attractive and adventourous seeing the rouge elephants crossing between buses.
Day 7 : this day began with an early morning game drive after breakfast at the lodge and thereafter we joined the 09.00 o’clock convoy to tsavo west where we stopped at the sheitani lava, mzima springs before we arrived at ngulia lodge for lunch…the lodge is old and with nice views of the plains….food was good….
Day 8 : after breakfast we drove back to mombasa arriving at our hotel in the early afternoon…..generally we had a nice trip of our lifetime….the roads to masai mara were terreble and the stretch from amboslei to chyulu gate in tsavo west.