01: Nairobi - Amboseli
After an early morning breakfast, your safari begins with a pleasant drive
heading south from the capital city (Nairobi) to Amboseli National Park. At an
altitude of about 1200m – 1400m and Beautifully situated beneath the foot of Africa’s
highest mountain Mt. Kilimanjaro (5895m), the park is well renowned for its huge
herds of elephants and various types of other Savannah wildlife such as Giraffes,
Bushbuck’s, Kudu, Warthog’s, Zebra’s and over 425 species of birds recorded here.
The snowcapped peak of Kilimanjaro rising above white clouds dominates every aspect
of Amboseli and forms a backdrop to an impressive display of wildlife attracted
to this location by swamps and springs fed by underground rivers from Kilimanjaro’s
melting snow. With an airstrip at Empusel Gate, the park is also home to the Masai
people, those tall, brave, and proud nomads who live in close harmony with the
environment and the wildlife that surrounds them. Amboseli was the location around
which such famous writers like Sir Ernest Hemingway and Robert Ruark tailored
their stories of big game hunting in the wilds of Africa
a game (Wildlife) drive en-route, as we arrive in time for your lunch at the OL-TUKAI
LODGE, situated deep in the heart of the world famous Amboseli National Park.
The lodge is camouflaged in a forest of fever trees, yellow barked acacia trees,
palms and well designed cottage style accommodations, which spread out on either
side of the main lodge. Each room offers a breathtaking view of the magnificent
Mt. Kilimanjaro and the surrounding wetlands. Ol-Tukai lodge blends perfectly
well into the African savannah and it will bring out your natural instincts. You
can go for a dive in the Acacia tree shaded swimming pool, or for those of you
reading enthusiasts, you can read the day away in the well-stocked library with
a relaxing view of Mt. Kilimanjaro. After your afternoon game drive you can spend
some time in the open-air bar, which is open until the last guest retires, so
if you’re the “night owl type” this is the perfect opportunity for you to stay
up all night Dinner & overnight at OL-TUKAI LODGE (LD).
A dawn game drive will be the perfect time for photographing
the humbling and magnificent Mt. Kilimanjaro the highest peak in Africa. We return
to the lodge for breakfast and some R&R “rest and relaxation”, sunbathing,
swimming or for those of you reading enthusiasts, you can read the day away in
the well-stocked library with a relaxing view of Mt. Kilimanjaro, before heading
out for an afternoon game drive. All meals and overnight at OL-TUKAI LODGE (BLD).
03: Amboseli – Nairobi
Soon after breakfast with a game drive en-route,
we depart Ol-Tukai and Amboseli National Park, and head back to ( Nairobi ).
at your own arrangement as well as the rest of the afternoon (B).