Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi Kenya
Picked up at the Jomo Kenyatta International airport in Nairobi by our office Representative briefed concerning your safari then introduced to your driver and transferred to Nairobi Eka Hotel for check in and overnight.
Hotel booked on BB( Bed and breakfast only)
Day 2: Nairobi to Samburu National Reserve
After a leisurely early breakfast at the Hotel, you will be picked by your driver guide ready to start your safari of a life time where you will drive straight to Samburu National Reserve. The Samburu National Reserve is a game reserve on the banks of the Ewaso Ng'iro river in Kenya. On the other side of the river is the Buffalo Springs National Reserve.
This Reserve was one of the two areas in which conservationists George and Joy Adamson raised Elsa the Lioness. Their story was made famous by the bestselling book and award-winning movie "Born Free". The game reserve is renowned for its rare species of animals unique to the park, namely: the long necked gerenuk, Grevy's zebra, reticulated giraffe and Beisa onyx. The elusive Kenya leopard is often known to visit the park, especially in the evenings.
Other Kenyan wildlife present in Samburu park includes cheetahs and lions, as well as elephants, buffalo and hippos. Birdlife is also as plentiful as wildlife at Samburu National Reserve, which boasts over 350 different species of birds including vultures, kingfishers, marabous, bateleurs, guinea fowl, Somali ostriches and others. The only park that you can find all the big five and small five.
All Meals and overnight at the Samburu Game Lodge.
Day 3: Samburu National Reserve.
Whole day in Samburu with game drives between the meals. With overnight at the Lodge.
Day 4: Samburu National Reserve to Lake Nakuru National Park
Breakfast and then depart for Lake Nakuru National Park. One of Kenya’s two Premium Parks, and is a birdlover’s paradise.
All Meals and overnight at the Nakuru Flamingo Hill Tented Camp.
Day 5: Lake Nakuru / Maasai Mara
Breakfast and then depart for the highlight of your safari.
Maasai Mara (Masai Mara)National Reserve is situated in south-west Kenya and is one of Africa’s Greatest Wildlife Reserves. Together with the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania it forms Africa’s most diverse, incredible and most spectacular eco-systems and possibly the world’s top safari big game viewing eco-system. Home and famous for the World's “Great Migration”, one of the awe-inspiring natural events.
Make sure you have your safari book planned out that includes the Maasai Mara. I am sure you have heard the wildebeest migration is nothing short of amazing. It is one of the things you have to add to your bucket list. And best time to be in Kenya for it is JULY – OCTOBER.
Arrive in time for hot lunch and check in at the Mara Serena Safari Lodge.
All Meals at the Lodge.
Day 6 & 7: Maasai Mara National Reserve.
2 whole days in Maasai Mara National Reserve with game drives between the meals OR Optional full day game drives with packed lunch boxes at no extra cost.
With optional balloon ride safari and Maasai Village visit. (at extra cost)
All meals at the Mara Serena Safari Lodge.
Day 8: Maasai Mara National Reserve / Nairobi + Departure.
After breakfast at the Lodge you will return to Nairobi and dropped off at the airport for your home bound flight.
Package inclusions and exclusions
Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.