African Comfort Zone Safaris
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12 Days - The Obama Route
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Take a ride with ACZsafaris and experience a real African Adventure to Sweetwaters , Lake Nakuru, the famous Masai Mara and ultimately to K'ogello Village, the ancestral home of United States President Barrack Obama.

Day 1:- Nairobi / The Ark

Depart Nairobi in the morning and drive to Aberdare Country Club, arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon transfer to The Ark for overnight floodlit game viewing. Dinner and overnight at the tree hotel.

Day 2:- Sweetwaters

Depart after breakfast for Sweetwaters Game Reserve arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Sweetwaters

Day 3:- Sweetwaters

Full day at this private sanctuary. You can do game drives or nature walks, horse riding, camel riding and night game drives. Meals and overnight at the Sweetwaters

Day 4:- Lake Nakuru.

Proceed to Lake Nakuru after breakfast . Arrive in time for lunch and afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at a hotel.

Day 5:- Maasai Mara.

Breakfast and depart crossing the Loita Plains and viewing sceneries enroute. Arrive Mara for Lunch. Afternoon game drive inside the Park which is the Kenya's best and most scenic. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge/Keekerok Lodge.

Day 6:-Maasai Mara.
Full day game viewing with packed lunch inside the Park. Optional visit to the Maasai villages for an insight to their culture. All meals and overnight at a Mara Sopa Lodge/Keekerok Lodge.

Day 7:- Maasai Mara - Kisumu

Leave with packed lunch for a full day game viewing inside the Park. Optional visit to the Maasai villages for an insight to their culture. All meals and Overnight stay at Kiboko Bay Tented lodge or at Sunset hotel in Kisumu.

Day 8:- Kisumu - Ndere Island National Park

After breakfast trek to the lake shore or the yacht club, then take a boat to Ndere Island National park. According to Luo legendary story Ndere (meeting place) is where Mikaye the mother of the Luo rested after along journey down the Nile to the Lake Victoria before reaching her home Kit - Mikaye. The day is spent in search of the lake's largest crocodiles, Hippos, monitor lizards, birds, water antelopes etc. Enjoy fishing and taste your catch for dinner. Lunch in the lake on the boat. Overnight stay at Kiboko Bay Tented lodge or at Sunset hotel in Kisumu.

Day 9:- Kisumu -Kogelo Village

After breakfast, drive to Nyang'oma Kogelo is a village in Siaya District, Nyang'oma Kogelo is the ancestral home of Barak Obama Senior the father to U.S.A President Barrack Obama.

The village has a primary school and a high school named after (Senator Obama Secondary School) There is also a health centre. The village is linked by road to Kisumu town. It is a typical Kenyan rural village with most residents living modestly by small-scale farming . Dinner and overnight stay at Sunset Hotel or Kiboko Bay Tented beach lodge.

Day 10:- Kisumu

After breakfast you will spend half day doing city excursions, visiting Impala wildlife sanctuary, Duga fish market & boat rides and Kisumu museum. Drive to Karachuonyo to visit Sondu Miriu hydro project, a project that has changed the livelihood of the local community. Return later to Kisumu with stop over at Ahero rice irrigation scheme

Day 11:- Kakamega

Full day of extensive excursions to sugar plantations, Miwani, Chemilil and Muhorono to Fort Tenan archeological site and Soghor hills. Continue for guided excursions in Kakamega forest the only left tropical rain forest in the region. The forest is unique for its bird's specie, insects and vegetation. Visit the “Weeping Stone” and the community pottery workshop
Note: if the day coincides you will watch the famous bull fighting festival as the first activity of the day. The bull fighting takes place in the morning hours. Drive later to Kakamega

Day 12:- Kakamega - Nairobi

In the morning after breakfast explore the forest and then transfer back to Nairobi by flight or by road.

The services includes:-

- Free airport pickup.
- All park entrance fees.
- Full board accommodation on safari.
- Services of an English speaking driver guide.
- Transport based on a safari minibus with pop up roof for game viewing.
- Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver.
- Game drives as per the Itinerary.
- Government taxes.

The services Excludes:

- Extras at the lodges i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
- Both local and International flights.
- Departure tax.
- Tips to porters and drivers.
- Local charges and participatory fees.


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