This tour offers a unique experience observing animals at night. You stay in a lodge raised above ground and overlooking a waterhole and salt lick. Spotlights illuminate the area and you are able to observe wild animals like elephant, from close quarters.
What to Expect
This overnight tour offers the unique and exciting experience of observing animals at night. You stay in a night game-viewing lodge raised above ground and overlooking a waterhole and salt lick. Spotlights illuminate the area and you are often able to observe large wild animals such as elephant, buffalo and rhino from close quarters. There is a choice of three-night game viewing lodges in the Mt.Kenya and Aberdares area: The Ark, Treetops and Mt.Lodge.
Day 1 - Nairobi - Aberdares National Park / Mt. Kenya
Leave Nairobi and drive north climbing towards Nyeri through fertile and hilly mosaic of small farms and coffee plantations. Those travellers going to The Ark will have lunch at the Aberdare Country Club while those bound for Treetops lunch at Outspan Hotel. Those going to Mt.Lodge will go directly to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, you will drive to a dramatic wooden lodge built deep within the forest. A floodlit waterhole and salt lick in full view of the comfortable lounge areas allow guests to watch animals at any time of night, rhino, lion, elephant and buffalo are regular visitors.
Day 2 - The Ark / Mt. Kenya – Nairobi
After breakfast, return to Nairobi and dropped off at your Nairobi hotel or Airport.
- Hotel pick up and drop off
- Exclusive use of 7 seater minibus fitted with pop-up roofs for ease of photography during the tour
- Services of an experienced English speaking driver-cum-guide
- Entrance fees
- Drivers allowance
- All government taxes and Levis
What's Not Included
- Tips and gratuities
- All items of a personal nature such as drinks, beverages, tobacco, laundry and any other items not specified above.
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Know Before You Go
Return details: Tour concludes with drop off at your flight or hotel. Please note safaris return between 2:00pm and 5:00pm, therefore we recommend if you are departing Nairobi the same day you do not book a flight any earlier than 8:00pm.
Children under 7 years are not allowed at the Ark, Mountain Lodge & Treetops.
No single rooms are available at Treetops