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Walking Safari in Kenya

Some Game Reserves and National Parks also offer the opportunity of walking safaris

Which are a very exciting experience. These safaris are usually accompanied by an armed guide. For walkers and treks there are some stunning trails, particularly in the rugged country of the central, western and north-western regions. For the most ambitious trekker and climber Mount Kenya also Mount Elgon and the Aberdares

 LOITA HILLS WALKING SAFARIS KENYA.

Kenya is known for it's bird species at least (1080) at comparative ease where so many species can be seen in a relatively short period in stimulating surroundings. Kenya holds world record for most species seen in 24 hours (342 in November 1986) and has scarcely 12 hours of daylight. Kenya holds 1322 different species, which makes one of the seven great bird areas in the world.



10 days safari / 6 days walking / 9 nights camping / Fitness level – easy to moderate Game viewing in Masai Mara Game Reserve and then walking safari with a team of Masai guides in their homeland progressing through a variety of fast changing landscapes, forest, plains and summits reaching 2400m. Rich cultural contact with the Masai on our journey up to the edge of the Rift Valley and then down onto the hot valley floor.
Walking up to 18 km per day with plenty of stops to appreciate the nature and surroundings and talk with the people. Donkeys carry equipment and luggage during walking safari. A small daypack with camera, sun cream and water bottle is all you are expected to carry.

DAY1: NAIROBI / MASAI MARA GAME RESERVE. CAMPING FB.
Drive to Masai Mara and game viewing in the afternoon.


DAY 2: MASAI MARA GAME RESERVE. CAMPING FB.
Full day game viewing.


DAY 3: MARA/MORIJO. CAMPING FB.
On a small track we drive into the heart of the Loita Hills. We meet our Masai guides who will accompany us for the next 6 days.


DAY 4: TREK ALASUR. CAMPING FB.
Walking over rolling hills past herds of cattle and gazelle. The Masai greet us as we walk past their villages.


DAY 5: TREK ALASUR. CAMPING FB.
Visit a Masai village and following the edge of the forest we walk to a nearby swamp where hippos and waterbirds dabble in the water.


DAY 6: TREK ENGARE NANYUKI. CAMPING FB
We walk through thick forest where we observe colobus monkeys, many different birds and gigantic trees. Camp on a hilltop with great views towards the escarpment.


DAY 7 TREK TIAMANAGEN. CAMPING FB.
Passing through many villages we meet with the friendly Masai inhabitants and stop to drink tea and chat with the people.


DAY 8: TREK OLJORO OIBOR CAMPING FB.
Making our way to the edge of the Rift Valley escarpment we pass different forms of rare plant life. We set up camp from where we have breathtaking views over Lake Natron


DAY 9: TREK PAKASI CAMPING FB.
An early start for a hot descent to the Rift Valley floor, down a rocky escarpment and across the desert plains brings us to the cool waters of the Pakasi River.


DAY 10: TREK SHOMPOLE / RETURN TO NAIROBI BY VEHICLE.
We walk through the cultivated delta of the Pakasi and onto the hot salt plains of Lake Natron where the wildebeest's silhouette shimmers in the heat. Our vehicles take us to the shores of Natron.

Inclusive of :-
Transport in 4WD Landcruisers or Landrover with roof hatches for game viewing.
European guide * for groups of 7 pax and above
Full board except meals in Nairobi
Treated drinking water
All camping equipment including tables, chairs, cutlery & crockery, igloo-type tents, mattresses, wash bowls, bush toilet, safari shower (water permitting). Cook & drivers who assist with the camp
First aid kit is available for use by group participants

Excluding :-
National park entry & camping fees USD 70 (subject to change)
Alcoholic drinks - we suggest that you bring a bottle of spirits to share for the evening sundowners.
Sleeping bag, torch light & personal toiletries
Tips & extras of a personal nature
Small group fixed departures:* Groups of 3 to 6 pax will be guaranteed departure at no extra cost (except in July & August) but without a European guide*. Our Masai guides and local drivers have a great knowledge of the area. For groups of 4 pax & less, we will use a single vehicle for passengers and equipment.

 


 
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