10 DAYS L.NAIVASHA/ L.NAKURU/ KERICHO/KISUMU/LAKE VICTORIA/ GOT RAMOGI
This unique 10 days camping safari combines the classic Kenya wildlife Safari with Kenya Cultural and historical glimpse of Western Kenya.
Day 1 : Nairobi- L.Naivasha
The tour starts at 8.00am from Nairobi heading to Naivasha with a brief stop at the viewpoint of the Great Rift Valley. On arrival, settle at a hotel or camp. After lunch, visit Lake Naivasha (fresh water lake in the rift valley) for birds, hippos and plain game. Boat ride to the crescent island is magnificent combined with a walk to see the game. Dinner and night at your hotel or camp.
Day 2: Naivasha- L.Nakuru
After breakfast visit the Hell’s Gate National Park, one of the unique reserves where one can walk or ride a bicycle amongst the animals. The landscape is beautiful. Have lunch before heading further west to L. Nakuru. Settle at your hotel and have a relaxed evening. Dinner and overnight here.
Day 3: L.Nakuru- Kericho
An early breakfast is followed by a thorough game drive to see the black and white rhinos, Rothschild giraffes, waterbuck and millions of flamingoes from which the reserve derives its name the pink lake. This is a bird watchers paradise. After lunch, drive to Kericho for dinner and night.
Day 4 : Kericho- Kisumu
An early breakfast leaves us with time to walk in the tea estates and especially the renowned Tea Hotel to see leaves being picked (it’s in the center of estates surrounded by manicured lawns]. After lunch, proceed to Kisumu, a town on the shores of L. Victoria ( the biggest fresh water lake in Africa: second the world over). Dinner and night at a Kisumu Hotel.
Day 5 : Kisumu
Early morning, visit the impala game park for the antelopes, ostriches and a few caged mammals. Great chances of seeing Hippos in their natural habit at close range. Dunga beach is well known for fishing and possibility to see the rare swamp antelopes sitatunga. After lunch, take a city tour including the museum, one of the oldest markets in Kenya and slum dwelling. Dinner and night in your tour.
Day 6 : Kisumu- Wagusu/Lake Victoria
After breakfast, leave Kisumu to wagusu via Kit-Mikayi, a legendary stone of the area. Lunch at Bondo, dinner and overnight at the village. Sunset is magnificent and the air is fresh with a deafening silence at night. Look at the sky, the lake and contrast it to where you stand.
Day 7 : Wagusu Village Activities/Lake Victoria
Wake up for breakfast and take a walk in the area to see the difference between your place and Kenya. This is where Kenya lives. The local food, brew, gold mines, blacksmiths and the history of the tribe and the community here. The panoramic view you may want the day to be longer. Dinner and night at the village.
Day 8 : Wagusu Village Activities/Lake Victoria
Depending on the day, a hunting spree is possible, boat ride that takes us to see the monitor lizards, birds and for a fishing encounter with the locals is enjoyable. Lunch is in a hotel at Wagusu. Afternoon is spent exploring the area more meeting people who look after cattle e.t.c. dinner and overnight at the village.
Day 9 : Wagusu- Got Ramogi- Kisumu
Leave wagusu after breakfast for Got Ramogi, a legendary mountain from where Ramogi ( the great grandfather of the tribe) started life. It is naturally uninterrupted and has some of the oldest trees and is frequented by many traditional doctors for many reasons. Walk through the forest and after lunch, leave for kisumu. Have a relaxed evening at a kisumu hotel. Nightlife can be experienced this day to celebrate the expedition made.
Day : 10 Kisumu- Nairobi
After breakfast, leave kisumu for Nairobi with lunch enroute. The tour ends in Nairobi at around 5.oo pm.