Day 1 Nairobi to Samburu National Reserve
You will leave Nairobi after breakfast at 07:00, driving through the central highlands and into the northern plains with stunning views across the slopes of the Mt. Kenya arriving in Samburu National Reserve on time for lunch. Then, you will enjoy an afternoon game drive at the park which is home to the famous Samburu Special Five. It includes very rare species which is baisy oryx, Grevy’s zebra, gerenuk, blue- necked Somali ostrich, and reticulated giraffe. The herds of elephants in this reserve will stun you. The Ewaso Ngiro River will provide an excellent spot for game viewing.
Day 2 Samburu National Reserve
You will start your day in the bush by scanning the surroundings from the lodge’s veranda with a cup of steaming coffee in hand. You will off in pursuit of the elephants, lions, leopards, and cheetahs that thrive in the reserve’s grasslands and acacia woodlands. The day will be spent in alternating pursuits of exploration in the bush and relaxation in the camp.
Day 3 Olpejeta Conservancy
You will depart from Samburu National Reserve after breakfast and travel to the exotic Sweetwaters Serena Tented Camp in the secluded heart of Ol Pejeta Ranch and Rhino Reserve. Here, these magnificent beasts are given sanctuary from those who would take their lives to sell their horns. The Jane Goodall Institute operates a remarkable Chimpanzee Sanctuary where you will meet the primates face to- face and the camp also overlooks one of the busiest waterholes in the area and offers elephant, giraffe, and myriad plains game.
Day 4 Lake Nakuru National Park
You will rise up early for your last game drive and return to the camp for breakfast. You will then leave Ol Pajeta Conservancy after breakfast and head to Lake Nakuru National Park with stopovers at the stunning Thompson Falls (Nyahururu) at 11:00 and Great Rift Valley View Point (Subukia) at 12:00, arriving on time for lunch. You will proceed for an afternoon game to view the millions of pink flamingos. Lake Nakuru is one of the Rhino sanctuaries in Kenya and therefore viewing rhinos in the wild is possible.
Day 5. Lake Nakuru to Masai Mara
You will enjoy an early morning game drive at dawn, returning to your lodge for breakfast at 07:30. After your breakfast, you will depart Lake Nakuru National Park and drive south to reach the game abundant Masaai Mara in time for lunch. An afternoon game drive in this magical environment reveals the giant herds of plains game and the numerous predators that have made the reserve so famous.
Day 6 Masai Mara National Reserve
You will visit Masai Mara National Reserve to see a variety of wildlife. The wildlife in this reserve is abundant and the gentle rolling grassland ensures that animals are never out of sight. Birds too are prolific, including migrant birds and 53 bird of prey species. The first sight of this park is breathtaking. Here the great herds of shuffling elephants browse among the rich tree-studded grasslands with an occasional sighting of a solitary and ill-tempered rhino; thousands of plains herbivores such as Thompson’s and Grant’s gazelle, Topi, and eland offer a rich choice of food for the dominant predators: lion, leopard, and cheetah all hunt in this pristine wilderness.
Day 7 Mara to Nairobi
You will wake up early and proceed for your last game drive at 06:30 in the reserve followed by a late breakfast at the lodge at 09:30.
Alternatively, depending on your flight time, you may have breakfast, check out and enjoy a game drive en route departing for Nairobi with lunch en route arriving in Nairobi in the late afternoon. You will be transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) to catch your home flight.
Included in the Safari Cost
- Professional Safari Guide / Driver
- All applicable Game Park Entrance Fees
- Pick up from your hotel and back
- Accommodation on Full Board Basis
- Game drives on Safari Vehicle with pop up roof for a game viewing