3Days/2Nights Ol-Tukai Lodge Amboseli
Day 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
Enjoy 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).
Day 02: Amboseli
You will have morning and afternoon game drives, withopportunities to take some outstanding photographs in the low morning and afternoon sunlight. As Saamburu is one of the smaller parks, chance for spotting all the big game as well as species unique to samburu such as Grevy's Zebra are excellent. In between game drives, you can do some excellent birdwatching from the verandah of the tent. Dinner and SAMBURU INTREPIDS CAMP (BLD)
Day 03 : Amboseli - Nairobi
Soon after breakfast with a game drive en-route, we depart Ol-Tukai and Amboseli National Park, and head back to “The City Under The Sun” (Nairobi). Lunch at your own arrangement as well as the rest of the afternoon (B).