A Taste Of Remote Country

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$5400 - $5500
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
8 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Moderate - Game walks, Cultural visits
Safari type:
Camping safaris Camping
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8 Days, 7 Nights Northern Frontier.

DAY 1. NAIROBI-SAMBURU

We leave Nairobi in the morning and head North via the western shoulder of Mt Kenya onto Samburu Game Reserve. Lunch on this day will be served on the way (preferably on the slopes of Mt. Kenya) and you will arrive in Samburu late.Accommodation is in a semi-permanent campsite beautifully set under a canopy of trees or pitch tents on the edge of Uaso Nyiro River inside the Samburu Game Reserve. 

 

 

DAY 2: SAMBURU

A full day in Samburu with two game drives (one at 0630 hrs and the other at 1530 hrs), each of approx. 3 hrs. Here, you will have a chance to search and see great herds of Elephants, The big cats – Lion, cheetah and Lepoart and other animals unique to this area of the country – the reticulated giraffe, gerenuk, grevy’s zebra and oryx among others.Dinner and stay at  a camp.

 

 

DAY 3: SAMBURU-MARSABIT

Breakfast at your campsite. Thereafter, we continue further North along the Trans-African highway to Marsabit, a town located on the slopes of an extinct volcano heavily forested on its upper slopes. There are some very steep hills, which are impassable if wet and weather permitting, we would enter the park, or else camp at the park gate. After setting up camp, we will visit the lodge inside the National Park (this will however depend on the weather as indicated above). You may see elephant, buffalo and kudu as the lodge is situated on the edge of a water-filled crater. As long as the park is dry we drive through thick forest to the famous Lake Paradise.

 

 

DAY 4: MARSABIT

After breakfast, we break camp and visit Marsabit town and another volcanic crater before making our way back into the desert and lava flows. We arrive at Kalacha, a small settlement on the edge of the Chalbi Desert in the early afternoon and in time for lunch. The rest of the day is spent relaxing – there is a plunge pool, a perfect break from the scorching heat of the desert!

 

 

DAY 5: MARSABIT-LAKE TURKANA

We depart early crossing the Chalbi Desert. The desert cannot be crossed if wet but there are alternative roads around the North and South. We arrive at our semi -permanent beach campsite just outside Loiyangalani soon after lunch. Here we have our traditional Turkana Huts with a cool breeze blowing from the lake for use. If booked up, we pitch tents in an alternative campsite (rarely!). This is indeed a perfect place to relax protected from the scorching sun and heat characteristic of the harsh climate of this remote area.

 

 

DAY 6: LAKE TURKANA

We spend the day relaxing and bathing only interrupted by a short boat excursion to visit the surrounding areas. In addition, we visit Loiyangalani and the community settled there while in the evening we may visit one of the Turkana Manyattas [optional] for traditional dances under a star studded sky at an extra cost if clients wish – An unforgettable experience! All meals and overnight at your campsite

 

 

DAY 7: LAKE TURKANA- MARALAL

We leave after shortly after breakfast and journey via South Horr and Baragoi to Maralal, another forested area. Here, the Samburu abound in their red-ochre. Dinner and stay at a campsite.

 

 

DAY 8: MARALAL- NAIROBI

Awake for breakfast and depart for Nairobi with packed Lunch.Heading south again via Laikipia Plains and Thompson Falls (Nyahururu).Reach Nairobi to reach in the late afternoon.

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Nairobi Serena Hotel

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African Dew Tours & Travel

- We offer private/custom safaris
- We offer group tours/safaris
- Our main focus is: Mid-level safaris
- We book pre/post-safari attractions
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Since: Aug 2013

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
Baboon
Baboon
Cheetah
Cheetah
Dik dik
Dik dik
Elephant
Elephant
Giraffe
Giraffe
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Activities you can do

Bird watching
Bird watching
Cultural / Tribal visits
Cultural / Tribal visits
Game drives
Game drives
Photography
Photography
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