7 Days Magical Aberdares and Samburu wildlife

Samburu reserve is a fantastic place to see animals - even the elusive Leopard is spotted during many of the game drives safaris, also Gravy's zebras, reticulated giraffe, lions, and elephants in abundance... plus many, many others. Some beautiful birds and fabulous scenery helpes to top the experience off - You can also see the Samburu special five i.e Beisa Oryx, Somali Ostrich, Reticulate Giraffe, Grevy's Zebra and Gerenuk. The park is very hot and early morning and late evening game drives are the viable options.

Safari tour package:
A set-date, set-itinerary, group safari
Price per person*:
$1310 - $1532
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
7 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
Adventure safaris Big five Camping safaris Camping Cultural safaris Cultural Birding safaris Birding
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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If you're ever in Kenya, be sure to visit the reserves. Samburu is host to breathtaking landscapes and the wildlife is everywhere! A good game driver will take you all over to see what treasures exist. Great chances to see Lion, Leopard, Giraffe (fighting), Zebra, Ostrich, Baboon, Elephants, Gazelle, Oryx, Impala, Crocodile, Gerenuk, Dik Dik, Water Buck, Guinea Fowl, Ibis, Warthogs, Bee Eater, Kingfisher, Weavers, Hornbills, Kori Busterd, and the list goes on!

Day 1: Nairobi - Samburu  

Upon arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta Airport, you will be met by our airport representative and transferred to your city hotel for briefing. Our rep will take you through a brief pre-safari orientation before embarking on your dream safari adventure of Kenya. Then commence drive via Karatina and crossing the equator at Nanyuki, en route to Samburu National Reserve. Lunch at the respective Lodge. Late afternoon game viewing drive. Dinner and overnight at SAMBURU SOPA LODGE or similar

www.sopalodges.com/samburu/home.html   

Distance: Approx. 350 kms – 7  hrs drive

Meal plan: {Lunch, Dinner}

 

Day 2: Samburu Game Reserve  

Morning and late afternoon game viewing drives in this Reserve, with spectacular sceneries and diverse wildlife. Dinner and Overnight: SAMBURU SOPA LODGE or similar.

Meal plan: {Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner}

   

Day 3: Samburu – Aberdares National Park

 

Breakfast then proceed on to Aberdares National Park and arrive at Aberdare country club for lunch. After lunch you will be transferred to the Ark where you spent the whole day and night watching animal come down at the waterhole to drink. Dinner and overnight at THE ARK or similar http://www.thearkkenya.com/   Distance: Approx. 200 kms - 3 hrs drive

Meal plan: {Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner}

  Day 4:  Aberdare  - Lake Nakuru National Park  

Breakfast and drive to the Lake Nakuru national park. You descend into the Great Rift Valley where Lake Nakuru is located.  Arrive in time for lunch and short rest. The afternoon game drive is included and you will return to your lodge as the sun sets! Dinner and overnight at JACARANDA ELEMENTAITA LODGE Distance: Approx. 200 kms - 4 hrs drive

Meal plan: {Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner}

 

 

Lake Nakuru is a shallow soda lake, renowned for its huge concentration of flamingos.  It is also a Rhino sanctuary. You embark on a game drive which includes a walk on the shores of the lake to view flamingoes from close range. Keep your eyes open for the elusive Leopard or the Tree climbing lions of this park.  

  Day 5: Lake Nakuru - Maasai Mara Game Reserve  

After breakfast climb the Western Escarpment of the Rift Valley and head towards Maasai Mara.  With its vast open plains and distinctive flat-topped acacia trees, no visit to Kenya would be complete without a visit here. Enjoying views of the picturesque Maasai tribesmen herding cattle on the way, you arrive in time for lunch and a well deserved rest! Afternoon game drive includes searching for the Big Five, elephants, Buffalos, lions, Rhinos and leopards, before returning to your lodge as the sun sets! Dinner and overnight at OL – MORAN TENTED CAMP or similar.

www.olmorantentedcamp.com Distance Approx. 310 kms – 6 hrs drive

Meal plan: {Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner}

 

Day 6: Maasai Mara Game Reserve

 

The early morning calm air of the Maasai Mara has made possible the introduction of Hot Air Balloon flights, available as an optional tour of a hot air balloon ride to see the park from a bird's eye view, from leading lodges and camps in the reserve. (Please reserve early to avoid disappointment for this adventure!). Pre-breakfast morning game drive in the reserve, a great opportunity to explore the vast flora and fauna of this magnificent reserve.  After a rewarding game drive, return to your lodge for late morning breakfast. Lunch and late afternoon Game viewing drive.

 

OPTION: A full day game drive with picnic lunch boxes (full day game drive including visits to Mara River, Kenya Tanzania Border Post and a great chance to view the "Big Five". You will have picnic lunch at Hippo Pool. Return to your lodge late in the afternoon). Later just relax or visit the nearby Maasai village as an optional excursion. Dinner and overnight at

OL – MORAN TENTED CAMP.

Meal plan: {Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner}

 

Day : Masai Mara - Nairobi & Depart

 

Depart after breakfast and journey back to Nairobi arriving in time for lunch. Later transferred to Jomo Kenyatta international Airport for scheduled International departure flight, Distance 270 kms - 5hrs drive.

Meal plan: {Breakfast}

 

 

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

  • Samburu Sopa Lodge
  • Aberdares Ark Hotel
  • Jacaranda Elementaita Lodge
  • Ol Moran Tented Camp

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Campofrio Safaris

- We offer private/custom safaris
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- Our main focus is: Mid-level safaris
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T: 254 722 203065
Since: Aug 2007

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

Aardvark
Aardvark
African buffalo
African buffalo
African caracal
African caracal
Baboon
Baboon
Bat-eared fox
Bat-eared fox
Rhinoceros
Rhinoceros
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Horseback riding
Horseback riding
Bird watching
Bird watching
Boating / canoeing
Boating / canoeing
Bush walks
Bush walks
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Cultural / Tribal visits
Game drives
Game drives
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