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Safari and Mountains Tour
TWO WAYS OF TRAVELING
Within small groups of motorcycles and self-drive 4WD cars including :
A tour leader to guide the participants. An escort vehicle following on the same route providing the best safety and support to the participants. Carrying luggages, camping gear, fuel, tools and spare parts, water, food and first aid kit. In the vehicle : a mechanic, a cook and a doctor linking " Flying Doctors ", an air rescue organisation operating within Kenya and Tanzania.
·People wishing to accompany motorcycle riders can follow in a 4WD car on the same route and share the same adventure.
· Vehicles available :
MOTORCYCLE: SUZUKI DR 350 SE CAR :TOYOTA LANDCRUISER 4x4
TOUR ROUTE For 10 days in KENYA
8 legs covering 1500 kms
1 : NAIROBI AIRPORT - HOTEL (30 Kms)
Guests welcomed at NAIROBI airport then transfered by road to their hotel at the boundary of Nairobi National Park.
DAY 2: NAIROBI - EWASO NGIRO RIVER (170 kms on stony trail)
Towards Ngong hills. Then 15 km on a trail going down immediately through the dry slope of the hills straight into the heart of the Great Rift Valley and Masai Land. Already expect uncommon encounters on the way and on up to the finish: Mosiro a small Masai village. Arrive in the afternoon at the village, welcome and escort by local inhabitants to the camp site along Ewaso Ngiro River at the foot of Nguruman escarpment. Game tracking on foot under Masai escort along the river to watch animals coming to drink just before sunset. Later drive to nearby villages and traditional Masai homes for entertainment by Masai (songs, dances etc… ). Return to campsite for barbecue together with Masai warriors listening to their adventurous experiences with wild animals .
Drive through the foot of Suswa and Longonot volcanos and up a steep trail that ascends atop Nairobi plateau which commands a splendid view of deep Rift Valley. Accommodation in a hotel facing Ngong Hills .
DAY 4 : NGONG HILLS - MAPARASHA HILLS (150 Kms on earth trak)
Drive towards Mount Kilimanjaro on a narrow track across the savannah between acacias and ant-hills. Expect to meet herds of livestock, antelopes or giraffes. Finally arrive at Maparasha hills to pitch-tent. Evening excursion on top of the hills to admire wildlife and the mesmerising sunset on Kilimanjaro whose summit (19950 ft) seems buoyant in the clouds. Later retire at the campsite for an african dinner around a wood fire.
DAY 5 : MAPARASHA - KILIMANJARO (190 Km on earth track)
Start with a visit to Maparasha school then drive on an animal trail in the savannah vegetation to the view of Mount Kilimanjaro which, throwing off its cloud garment, now spreads its base all along southern horizon in marvelous splendour. Wildlife is now seen all along the trail following the water pipeline coming down from the big mountain. Arrival at a hotel in Oloitokitok right at the foofhill of Kilimanjaro.
DAY 6 : KILIMANJARO - LAKE JIPE (160 Km - earth and stones)
full-view beauty of the mountain, drive towards Tsavo on a red and black
soil trail covered with volcanic stones. Pic-nic at the bank of a
crystal-clear water spring which is home to the hippopotamus and bordered
with tropical vegetation.
DAY 7 : LAKE JIPE - NDARA RANCH (150 Km on sandy trail)
Towards Taita Hills,
an "island" of luxuriant vegetation in the middle of vast dry
bush and shrubbery along Tsavo Park periphery. Arrive at Ndara ranch.
DAY 8 : NDARA - TAITA (160 Km on stones and sand)
Go up through a steep track to the top of Sagala hills which commands Taita land. Pic-nic then go down to the heart of dry shrubbery. Arrive at Taita ranch to pitch-tent near a waterhole where at night wild animals come for water. Evening drive by car to sight elephants. Return at the camp for dinner.
DAY 9 : TAITA - MOMBASA (180 Km)
Link with Mombasa south coast on a sandy track, round shimba hills (rain forest and home of the mighty elephant). Remarkable change in the vegetation and climate while reaching coast area. Arrival at a beach hotel for dinner .
DAY 10 : BEACH AND CONNECTING FLIGHT TO NAIROBI
At the beach; coral and coconut trees… then farewell lunch. End of afternoon, transfer to Mombasa airport to connect Nairobi for your return flight.
· The itinerary may
be changed according to the season, weather conditions or other factors.
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