6 Days: Aberdares | Sweetwaters | Mount Kenya | Masai Mara Safari takes us to Aberdare National Park which is characterized by picturesque, steep forested ravines and open moorland. The park is home to the elephants, black rhinos, leopards, spotted hyenas, olive baboons, black and white coleus monkeys, buffalos, warthogs and bushbucks among others. Rare sightings include those of the Giant Forest hog, bongo, golden cat, serval cat, African wild cat, African civet cat and the blue duiker. There are also over 250 species of birds.
Sweetwaters Game Reserve is a 90,000-acre private ranch with magnificent views across the plains to the snow-capped peaks of. Mount Kenya This game sanctuary is the closest reserve to Nairobi (3.5 hours drive) home to all the big five games and has the highest ratio of game-to-area of any park or reserve in Kenya. Its popular waterhole is floodlit by night, providing excellent and secluded rarely seen game viewing. Game drives at Sweetwaters are indeed a pleasure. Game viewing may also take the form of game walks accompanied by a resident Naturalist, game rides on horseback, Camel riding, night game drives and “bush” lunches or dinners.
The historic Mount Kenya Safari Club, set in over 100 acres of landscaped gardens. This exclusive resort offers an experience of refined elegance and luxury, as well as a sense of old Hollywood in its glamorous past. All of the amenities you would expect from a fine international establishment are here, including horseback riding, golf, croquet, a putting green, a bowling green, table tennis, swimming, a beauty salon, an animal orphanage, tennis, trout streams and more.
Masai Mara widely considered to be Africa’s greatest wildlife reserve. The Mara comprises 200 sq miles of open plains, woodlands and riverine forest. Contiguous with the plains of the Serengeti, the Mara is home to a breathtaking array of life. The vast grassland plains are scattered with herds of Zebra, Giraffe, Gazelle, and Topi.