DAY 1: NAIROBI-SAMBURU GAME RESERVE (L, D)
This morning depart by road from to buffalo spring game reserve Samburu Game Reserve – the Kenya’s rugged, semi-arid of the Northern Eastern Province. Lunch will be served on your way to samburu. Afternoon game viewing drives in the game reserve. Dinner and overnight stay at, umoja camp
Samburu National Reserve
A place of endless skies, dust-red plains and palm-fringed rivers, Samburu National Reserve lies on the fringes of the vast and arid desert once known as the Northern Frontier District, whose heat-scorched scrublands extend all the way to the jade-green waters of Lake Turkana and beyond. Physically dramatic, the 104 sq kilometre landscape of the Reserve features rocky battlements, craggy scarps, dry river beds and fallen boulders rising out of the thorn scrub against a backdrop of the far-distant hills and the great red table mountain known as Lololokwi. As for wildlife, Samburu provides one of the few sanctuaries in Kenya for the endangered Grevy’s zebra, the rare beisa oryx and the blue-shanked Somali ostrich whilst large herds of elephant roam the gaunt hills during the day before returning to bathe on the banks of the river in the evening.
DAY 2: SAMBURU GAME RESERVE FULL DAY(B, L, D)
After breakfast morning and afternoon game viewing drive in the Samburu game reserve. The surrounding terrain is renowned for rare game, -long necked gerenuk, Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, and the Beisa Oryx. Leopard is the frequent passer-by. Game drives and bird watching safaris are the ideal way to experience the native wildlife in its natural splendor.
Meals and overnight stay at umoja camp
DAY 3: SAMBURU TO NAIVASHA (B, L, D)
Breakfast at the Camp. This morning depart by road from Samburu to Lk. Naivasha passing via the Nyahururu Water Falls (Thompson Falls – commonly known as the T-falls!) stopping briefly (optional hike at an additional cost of around $3). -Naivasha is a Masai name given to the area where the resort is located, denoting the characteristics of the lake including size and its tendency to roughness when windy. The history of the area has always been important as it formed the main route of the slave trade from Uganda and the highlands of Kenya, including in 1884, the Scottish explorer Joseph Thompson’s epic journey through Masai land – where he writes in his journals of his time in Naivasha. All meals and overnight at Taphe guest house resort
DAY 4: NAIVASHA –MASAI MARA(B,L,D )
Today, around the shores of of the Rift Valley Lake Naivasha. Visit the Lake optional activities like boat ride are offered here with an extra cost. When riding the boat you will have the chance to see the hippo’s very clearly and close to you the giraffes at the island and many types of bird species. After continue through the Great Rift Valley floor via Narok town to the famous Masai Mara Game Reserve. Lunch will be served on your way at Narok. Early afternoon spent at leisure. Late afternoon game drive in the reserve – home to the “Big Five”elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo and rhino as well as cheetah, zebra, giraffe, wildebeest, hippo, impala, gazelle and numerous other wildlife including many hundreds of species of birds
The Masai Mara is the Jewel in the Crown of East Africa, forever to be associated with vast numbers of game – the greatest wildlife experience of all. here round the Masai Mara Reserve is host to an enormous concentration of animals, boosted by the famous wildebeest and zebra migration during July/August/October.
All the Big Cats, Elephant, Black Rhino and thousands of plains game spread out before you – it’s better than the Discovery Channel because you are part of the spectacle. The birds are fantastic – from the giant Martial Eagle, to the ground Hornbill and a myriad of other diverse species. The Mara is undoubtedly Hollywood Africa, grass plains interspersed with Migunga and Croton thickets, rolling hills and small kopjes, islands in the sea of grass abound. Small rivers feed massive fig trees on their banks. This is the northernmost extension of the Serengeti ecosystem and is a microhabitat in its own right.
Here during the months of July to December you witness the spectacle of the migration of a million and a half Wildebeest and Zebra, with all their attendant carnivores, Lion, Leopard, Cheetah, Hyena and possibly Wild Dog. The rest of the year is no less exciting as the Lion and Leopard remain resident and are commonly seen hunting plains game that include Thompson and Grants Gazelle, Coke’s Hartebeest, Topi, Eland, Waterbuck, great herds of Wildebeest and groups of the chestnut coated Impala. Dinner and overnight stay at Mara sidai Camp
DAY 5: MASAI MARA FULL (B,L,D )
On this morning, you will leave the Camp with your packed lunch after a hot breakfast. Spend the full day game viewing and exploring the park in search of the Big 5 with a picnic lunch with the hippos and crocodiles at the Hippo Pool i.e. the Mara River famous for the great migration. All your meals and overnight at Mara Sidai Cam
DAY6: MASAI MARA – NAKURU(B,L,D)
Have Pre- breakfast game-viewing drive from 06:30am to 09:00am.Return to the Camp for full- breakfast and then depart after breakfast to Lake Nakuru National Park, lunch on the way to Lake Nakuru Arriving Late in the evening.
Lake Nakuru National Park-is world famous and was created a National Park, to protect its stunning flocks of lesser and greater flamingos, which literally turn its shores pink. Its birdlife is world renowned: a beacon for leading Ornithologists, scientists and wildlife film-makers. The park spans an attractive range of wooded and bush grassland around the lake offering wide ecological diversity, from lake water, woodland to the rocky escarpments and ridges. Notable game within the lake includes hippo and clawless otters. On the shores roam waterbuck, Bohor’s Reedbuck and zebra. The woodlands and forest are now home to both black and white rhino. Game viewing is relatively easy: buffalo, leopard, tree climbing-lions, Rothschild’s giraffe, Black and White Columbus monkey are plentiful in the forest. The bush lands offer eland, steenbok, impala, Chandler’s reedbuck and dik dik, whilst rock hyrax and klipspringer occupy the cliffs and escarpment.
Dinner and overnight at Golden palace hotel
DAY 7: NAKURU TO NAIROBI (B,L)
Early morning breakfast at your hotel later proceed for game drive in search of the wildlife
Later in the afternoon leave lake Nakuru for Nairobi. Drop you back to the air port to catch your flight back at home or extent your trip to Zanzibar /Mombasa or place of your choice
Included in the Safari Package:
- Experienced, friendly, and knowledgeable driver-guides
- Return-airport-transfers plus “meet and greet” services on arrival
- All the game drives morning and picnic lunches
- All park Entry fees and special events as noted in the itinerary
- The unbeatable and cumulative experience of our staff
- Full board 6 nights 7 days’ accommodation on safari
- All the park entrance fees everywhere + the game drive as per safari itinerary
- Drinking mineral water throughout the safari
- Emergency flying doctors evacuation cover up to a radius of 1000-km ex-Nairobi
- All applicable taxes& government tolls
- Tips to the driver/guide/ boat ride
- Entry to masai village
- Expenses of personal nature…alcohol drinks, laundry etc