Day 01 NAIROBI/SAMBURU
Drive north through the rich agricultural and hilly mosaic of small farms, pineapple and coffee plantations via Nanyuki and Mt Kenya to the Samburu National Reserve. Rugged and remote, this wildlife reserve provides some the best and most colourful game viewing in the country. Arrive in time for lunch at the lodge located at the banks of Ewaso Nyiro River. Later in the afternoon proceed for an exciting game-viewing in search of game found only north of the equator that include the long necked gerenuk, grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, beisa Oryx and the Somali ostrich. Meals: F/B
Day 02 SAMBURU
After an early breakfast cross over to the nearby Samburu and Buffalo Springs Game Reserve for a full morning's exciting game-viewing drive in search of the 'big five', other wildlife and a large number of bird species. The Ewaso Nyiro River dotted with doum palms meanders through the reserve giving it an oasis setting.
All meals and overnight at the lodge
Day 03 SAMBURU/MT KENYA REGION
After breakfast enjoy a leisurely drive through the fertile farmlands to the Aberdare Country Club for lunch. Afternoon transfer to The Ark/treetops perched 7000ft high in the Aberdare Mountains. Settle in and enjoy views of snow-covered Mt. Kenya as you await the procession of wild animals that come to the floodlit waterhole. After dinner relax in the lounge by the fireplace or enjoy the game-viewing. Meals: F/B
NB/A warm jacket/sweater is highly recommended.
Day 04 MT KENYA REGION/LAKE NAKURU
After breakfast depart for Thompson's Falls named after Joseph Thompson who was the first European to walk from Mombasa to Lake Victoria in the early 1880's. Proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park, famous as the home to thousands of lesser and greater flamingo. This park provides sanctuary for Rothschild giraffe, black and white rhino and the elusive leopard. Arrive in time for lunch. Enjoy an afternoon game drive with a visit to the shores of the lake where you may walk with millions of flamingos. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.Meals: F/B
Day 05 LAKE NAKURU/MASAI MARA
Have breakfast and depart via Narok to Masai Mara National Reserve offering wonderful scenery and plenty of game. It’s perhaps the only region left in Kenya where you may see animals in the same super abundance as existed a century ago.
Arrive at the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon proceed for an exciting game viewing in this vast and expansive reserve teeming with game. Return to the lodge for dinner.
Day 06 MASAI MARA
Full day at the reserve with morning and afternoon game drives in search of the ‘big five’. Masai Mara is at the northern most extension of the Serengeti Plains and one of the richest wildlife game reserves. Its home to the awesome black –manned lion, the elusive leopard, stately giraffe, vast bulk of elephants, rhino, thundering herds of zebra, migrating wildebeest and numerous other plains game, thereafter return at the lodge for dinner.
Balloon safari over Mara plains ending with a champagne breakfast, or visit the traditional Masai Manyatta ( off the beaten track) and experience the culture of this world famous community Interact with these nomadic people who still live as they did for centuries and experience their way of life as you learn about their customs and traditions.
Day 7 MASAI MARA/ NAIROBI
After breakfast depart to Nairobi and drop off at city hotel, B
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