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EXCURSIONS FROM NAIROBI AND SHORT SAFARIS BY ROAD

BAS 01 – Nairobi City Tour
Departs daily from Nairobi Hotels at 0900hrs
A tour of the city of Nairobi will include stops at the Railway Museum, City Market, Jamia Mosque, Parliament, the Law Courts, and the National Museum.
BAS 02 – Bomas of Kenya
Departs daily from Nairobi Hotels at 1400hrs
A short drive from the city takes you to the Bomas of Kenya, a Cultural Centre, The Bomas (meaning homesteads in Swahili) represents Kenya’s 16 ethnic groups. During your visit you will be entertained with a variety of cultural dances and music – and have an opportunity to learn about Kenya’s diverse ethnic groups.
BAS 03 – Nairobi National Park
Departs daily from Nairobi Hotels from 0630hrs and 1400hrs
Enjoy a morning or an afternoon game drive in this National Park. It has a variety of plains game.
BAS 04 – Karen Blixen & Giraffe Centre
Departs daily from Nairobi Hotels at 1400hrs
This excursion begins with a visit to the former home of the famous novelist Karen Von Blixen. The house contains many of her original pieces donated by the makers of the film “Out of Africa”. Stop at the Kazuri Beads Factory. Then continue to the Giraffe Centre where you have the opportunity to feed the Giraffe.
BAS 05 – Carnivore Experience
Departs daily from Nairobi Hotels at 1200hrs and 1800hrs
Enjoy lunch or dinner at the popular Carnivore Restaurant where you can sample Crocodile, Ostrich and other types of game. Vegetarian dishes are also available.
BAS 06 – Rift Valley
Enjoy lunch and game viewing in Lake Nakuru National Park.
BAS 07 – Orphan animals and the butterfly Research Centre.
Visit the Daphne Sheldrick Animal orphanage and watch the tiny orphans being bathed and lean how each one has to be loved and brought up. Then dive to the African Butterfly Research Cafe, visit the flying house set up by the leading lepidopterist in Kenya. This tour can be extended as by joining the Karen Blixen and Giraffe Centre Tour after lunch.
BAS 08 – Balloon Safaris
Float gently over the grazing animals as the sunrise. On landing, enjoy a champagne breakfast in the reserve.
BAS 09 – Treetops
Departing from Nairobi daily at 0900hrs.
Day 1: Treetops
Depart Nairobi for lunch at Outspan Hotel. After lunch you will be transferred by lodge vehicle to the forest lodge. Dinner and overnight game viewing at Treetops. (LD)
Day 2: Nairobi
You will be transferred to Outspan Hotel for breakfast. After breakfast return to Nairobi arriving before lunch. (B)
BAS 10 – Masai Mara
Departing from Nairobi every Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays at 07.30 am.
Day 1: Masai Mara
Drive into the Great Rift valley and on to the Masai Mara. Arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Mara Simba Lodge. (LD)
Day 2: Masai Mara
Morning and afternoon game drives.
Overnight at Mara Simba. (BLD)
Day 3 Nairobi
Drive back to Nairobi for lunch.(B)
BAS 11 – AMBOSELI

Departs every Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays at 08.00am.
Day 1: Amboseli
Depart Nairobi, lunch at the lodge. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at the lodge. (LD)
Day 2: Amboseli
Morning and Afternoon game drives. Dinner and overnight at the lodge. (BLD)
Day 3: Nairobi
After breakfast drive back to Nairobi. (B)

BAS 12 – LAKE NAKURU

Departs every day at 08.00 am from Nairobi. Drive to Lake Nakuru National Park for lunch with game drive en-route. After lunch drive back to Nairobi via Lake Naivasha Country Club for afternoon cup of tea. Arriving in Nairobi late evening. (L)

BAS 13 – AMBOSELI, NAIVASHA, MARA

Day 1: Amboseli
Depart for Amboseli, at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro with game drive en route. Overnight at the lodge.(D)
Day 2: Amboseli
Early morning game drive with breathtaking views of Mt. Kilimanjaro as it peaks out from under the clouds. Back for breakfast. After breakfast depart for mid-morning game drive back in time for lunch. You will have late afternoon game drive and back in time for dinner at the lodge. (BLD)
Day 3: Lake Naivasha
Drive to Nairobi for lunch. Depart for the Great Valley for a night at Lake Naivasha Country Club. On arrival you will enjoy a boat ride on the lake.(D)
Day 4: Masai Mara
Drive to the Masai Mara. Arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Mara Simba Lodge. (LD)
Day 5: Masai Mara
Morning and afternoon game drives.
Overnight at Mara Simba. (BLD)
Day 6: Nairobi
Drive back to Nairobi for lunch.(B)

BAS 14 – NAIVASHA, MARA

Day 1: Naivasha
Drive into the Great Rift Valley and onto Lake Naivasha. In the afternoon enjoy a boat trip in the lake.(D)
Day 2: Masai Mara
Drive to the Masai Mara arriving in time for lunch. After lunch enjoy an afternoon game drive. (LD)
Day 3: Masai Mara
Morning and afternoon game drives.
Overnight at the Lodge. (BLD)
Day 4: Nairobi
Drive back to Nairobi for lunch.(B)

BAS 15 –Naivasha, Mara.

Day 1: Nairobi – Naivasha (D)
Drive into the Great Rift Valley. Enjoy a boat trip on Lake Naivasha this afternoon. Overnight at Lake Naivasha Country club.
Day 2: Naivasha – Masai Mara (BLD)
Drive to the Mara today arriving in time for lunch and an afternoon game drive. Overnight at Keekorok Lodge.

Day 3: Masai Mara (BLD)
Morning and afternoon game drives are included today. Overnight at Keekorok Lodge.
Day 4: Masai Mara – Nairobi. (B)
Drive back to Nairobi today, arriving mid-day.

BAS 16 – Nairobi, Aberdare

Day 1: Nairobi – Aberdare
Drive to the Aberdare Country Club or the Outspan Hotel for lunch. The transfer to your tree hotel to watch the animals come to drink at the flood –lit waterhole. Overnight the Ark or Treetops.
Day 2: Aberdares –Samburu (BLD)
Drive to Samburu, arriving in time for lunch and an afternoon game drive. Overnight at Samburu Serena Lodge.
Day 3: Samburu (BLD)
Morning and afternoon game drives are included today. Overnight at Samburu Serena Lodge or samburu lodge.
Day 4: Samburu – Mt.Kenya (BLD)
After an early morning game drive, travel south to MT.Kenya today for an afternoon at Leisure. Overnight at Mt.Kenya Safari Club.
Day 5:Mt.Kenya –Nairobi (B)
Return to Nairobi by road, arriving midday.
BAS 17:Ark, Mara.

Day 1: Nairobi –The Ark (LD)
Drive to the Aberdare Country Club for lunch. Then transfer to your tree hotel to watch the animals come to drink at the floodlit waterhole. Overnight at the Ark.
Day 2: The Ark-Lake Nakuru (BLD)
Drive into the Rift Valley and spend the afternoon in Lake Nakuru National Park. Overnight at Lake Nakuru lodge.
Day 3: Lake Nakuru –Masai Mara (BLD)
Leave the Rift Valley and arrive in the Masai Mara in time for lunch and an afternoon game drive. Overnight at Mara Simba Lodge.
Day 4: Masai Mara (BLD).
Enjoy both morning and afternoon game drives today. Overnight at Mara Simba Lodge.
Day 5: Masai Mara – Nairobi. (B)
After breakfast, drive back to Nairobi arriving midday.

BAS 18: Aberdare Experience

Day 1: Nairobi –Aberdares (LD)
Drive to base hotel for lunch before continuing to your tree lodge for the night. Enjoy nocturnal game viewing as the animals come to the floodlit waterhole to drink water and scratch for salt. Overnight at treetops or the Ark.
Day 2: Aberdares (BLD)
Enjoy breakfast at your tree hotel or at the base hotel .The day is at leisure to enjoy some of the optional activities (not included) available at the base hotel. Overnight at Outspan or aberdare country club.

Day 3: Aberdares – Nairobi. (B)
After breakfast, return to Nairobi