8 DAYS KENYA HIGHLIGHTS
8 Days Samburu/Sweet waters /Lake Nakuru/ Hells Gate National park Naivasha /Maasai Mara lodge safari
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Day 1: Nairobi – Samburu game reserve
Pick up from your hotel at 0730 hrs. and depart for the dramatic semi-arid scrub land of the Northern Frontier. Arrival in Samburu will be by lunch time. After lunch embark on a game drive to sight resident wildlife species like the Reticulated Giraffe, Grevy’s Zebra, Beisa Oryx and the Blue-necked Somali Ostrich that are rare elsewhere in the country. Dinner and overnight will be at the spectacular Samburu lodge or Samburu Ashnil Lodge.
Day 2: Samburu Game Reserve
Today you will spend the full day in the Samburu National Park. You will have early morning and evening game drives. All your meals and overnight will be at your Samburu Lodge or Samburu Ashnil Lodge.
The highlights of Samburu game reserve is the spectacular scenic beauty, rivers and forests. It is an area where the local people have a rich and colorful heritage. The reserves have numerous permanent springs and a wealth of wildlife which includes leopard, hippo, elephant, lion, reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebra and crocodile in the Ewaso Nyiro River. Over 365 species of birds have been identified in the sanctuaries.
Day 3: Samburu – Sweetwater’s game reserve
Break fast then view game as we exit the park and drive to Mount Kenya Region. Lunch at a Sweetwater’s tented camp then proceed for afternoon game drives at Sweetwater’s sanctuary. Dinner and overnight at the Sweet waters Tented camp.
Sweetwater’s is the o¬nly sanctuary for rehabilitation in Kenya of these widely abused chimpanzees with two groups living in an environment as close to their natural habitat as possible. The site is also a dedicated black rhino breeding area.
Day 4: Mt. Kenya – Lake Nakuru National park
Breakfast then depart the lodge for Lake Nakuru National park arriving in good time for lunch at Lake Nakuru Lodge or Sarova Lion Hill. Full afternoon game drives followed by dinner and overnight stay at a lodge inside the park
Lake Nakuru’s claim to fame is anchored on its flamingo’s and the over 400 species of birds found here. The lake itself is a soda lake on the floor of the rift valley. The sight of the at times millions of flamingos is quite spectacular. From a distance the lake appears ringed in pink. The Lake has also earned a reputation as an important haven for endangered species- particularly the
Day 5: Lake Nakuru – Lake Naivasha
Breakfast at leisure before driving to Lake Naivasha.A visit to the hells gate national park this park can be explored on foot or you could also cycle around the park Optional boat ride to Crescent Island can be arranged .Dinner and overnight at Naivasha Sopa Lodge.
Day 6: Lake Naivasha – Maasai Mara
Drive to via the Great Rift Valley to arrive at Maasai Mara in time for lunch at a Lodge. Full afternoon game drive till dusk before returning to Masai Mara Ashnil Lodge or Mara Sarova luxury camp for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 7 : Maasai Mara
Full day spent exploring the park in search of the big 5- Optional balloon safari can be arranged at an extra cost of US$ 450 per person. Dinner and overnight stay at Masai Mara Ashnil Lodge or Mara Sarova luxury camp.
The Mara offers wildlife in such variety and abundance that it is difficult to believe: over 450 species of animals have been recorded here. You will easily see lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephant. It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna- lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures.
Day 8 : Maasai Mara -Nairobi
Early morning game drives then return to the lodge for breakfast at leisure drive to Nairobi to arrive by 1400 hrs where the safari ends
Quotation on request.
Safari price Includes:
- Transport on custom made 8 seater tour van ideal for game viewing and photography
- Full board accommodation whilst on safari
- Accommodation in double/triple room
- All park entrance fees to include government taxes
- Service of an English speaking professional driver/guide
- All game drives as detailed in the itinerary Complimentary return airport transfers
- Bottled water whilst on safari
- Start and end in Nairobi.
- Personalized service
safari price excludes:
- International flights
- Items of a personal nature
- Any other extras not detailed in
- Hotel accommodations in Nairobi before and after the safari