Amicabre Kenya Tour and Travel Company Safaris TransportMotor Adventure

Motor Ridding

If a 'regular' safari is not really the thing you're looking for, maybe a motorsafari can save you. We offer a 10 day motorsafari tour in Kenya. We provide:

  • Excellent guidance from a tourleader on a 350cc motor
  • A doctor will be present all the time
  • Back-up by a 4WD vehicle
  • Linkage with the flying doctors
  • Food, prepared by our own cook
  • Accommodation in tents or hotels
  • Technical support by our mechanic
  • Guaranteed off the beaten track route

Day 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
Track: 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 .

Day 3 MOSIRO - NGONG HILLS
Track:160 Km on stony trail
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
Track: 150 Kms on earth track
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
Track: 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
Track: 160 Km - earth and stones
Enjoying the 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.
Then along Tanzanian border on a larger trail, passing through an acacia forest and villages, arrivel at Lake Jipe in the Tsavo reserve through a sandy track. Game drive just before sunset. Return to the camp on the lake shore for dinner around a wood fire.

Day 7 LAKE JIPE - NDARA RANCH
Track: 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.
Game meat dinner. Night in a cottage.

Day 8 NDARA - TAITA
Track: 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
Track: 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.


Note:
More hotel Accommodation can be arranged on the route for an extra charge per day
The itinerary may be changed according to the season, weather conditions or other factors.
It is possible to have a customised itinerary… Note that 150 kms on tracks are about 4 hours driving!
A proper driving licence is compulsory to participate but drivers need not to have a special level of driving/riding skills to participate, all you need is team spirit and the drive - to enjoy!
Contact us if you wish to extend your stay at Mombasa seaside (after the tour at an extra cost).

You can enjoy:

  • Diving
  • Snorkeling with dolphins on the reef
  • Big game fishing off
  • Dhow trips through tropical islands along the coast

If you are interested in this different way of experiencing wildlife in Kenya
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