Ten Days Safari but Samburu was the Best

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$2700 - $3000
Includes internal flights:
Yes
Length of safari:
10 days
Best months:
January - April, July - December
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
Night drive safaris Night drive Camping safaris Camping Birding safaris Birding
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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You will be picked from the Hotel and then you will be transferred to the airport. Fly to Nairobi for about 45 minutes and you will meet our drive/guide. Proceed to Aberdare driving through a distance of 180 kms. Arrive at Outspan Hotel for check in and lunch and then you will be transferred to the Aberdare National pack. Aberdare covers an area of 877 km2 and is a tropical rain forest.

Physical attractions include Bamboo forests, eucalyptus, jacaranda forests, water falls (Chania falls), Aberdare ranges, and green highlands among others. Animals seen include elephants, hyenas, rhinos, buffalos, lions, water bucks, bush bucks, bongo antelopes among others. This is also a home for birds. The altitude is 2,132 meters above the sea level and lies near to the equator. Relax at the Tree Yop Hotel (One of the Tree Top Hotels in Kenya where Queen Elizabeth became the queen of England at the time she was in Kenya for Holiday in 1952). You have a chance to see animals at the water hole while at the tree top hotel. Dinner and overnight at Treetop Hotel.


Day 1: Nairobi - Aberdare

You will be picked from the Hotel and then you will be transferred to the airport. Fly to Nairobi for about 45 minutes and you will meet our drive/guide. Proceed to Aberdare driving through a distance of 180 kms. Arrive at Outspan Hotel for check in and lunch and then you will be transferred to the Aberdare National pack. Aberdare covers an area of 877 km2 and is a tropical rain forest.
Physical attractions include Bamboo forests, eucalyptus, jacaranda forests, water falls (Chania falls), Aberdare ranges, and green highlands among others. Animals seen include elephants, hyenas, rhinos, buffalos, lions, water bucks, bush bucks, bongo antelopes among others. This is also a home for birds. The altitude is 2,132 meters above the sea level and lies near to the equator. Relax at the Tree Yop Hotel (One of the Tree Top Hotels in Kenya where Queen Elizabeth became the queen of England at the time she was in Kenya for Holiday in 1952). You have a chance to see animals at the water hole while at the tree top hotel. Dinner and overnight at (Treetop Hotel).

Day 2: Samburu

Wake up at 6.00 am and proceed to Outspan where you will have a full breakfast. Depart to Samburu National reserve - a distance of 210 kms arriving at around 1.00 pm and begin a game drive en route to Samburu Intrepids Camp. Check in at around 1.30 pm for lunch and relax till 4.00 pm. You will then proceed for another game drive till 6.30 pm. Samburu National Reserve is an arid desert covering an area of 392km2. Physical attractions include the dates palm with acacia forests, Ewaso Nyiro River which flows to Lorian swamps, and mountains among others. Altitude is 3,747 meters above the sea level. Animals found are elephants, lions, buffalos, reticulated giraffes, gravy zebras, Beisa Oryx, Somali ostriches, cheetahs, and leopards among others. Dinner and overnight at the Samburu Intrepids Camp.

Day 3: Samburu

Wake up at 5.30 am for a cup of coffee or tea followed by a morning game drive then back to the lodge for a full breakfast at around 8.30 am. Proceed on another game drive till lunch and relax till 4.00 pm. An evening game drive till 6.30 pm then back to the lodge for dinner and overnight. (Samburu Intrepids Camp).

Day 4: Sweetwaters

Wake up at 6.00 am for a full breakfast and depart to Sweetwaters driving through a distance of 170 kms and arrive at Sweetwaters tented camp where you will check in at around 1.00 pm for lunch. Relax till 4.00 pm before visiting the Al Moran. After visiting the Al Moran, proceed for another game drive till 6.30 pm. Drive to the camp for dinner and overnight. Sweetwaters is a private sanctuary which is famously known as Al-pajeta ranch owned by communities. It covers an area of 90,000 Ha and from here you can easily view Mt Kenya (The highest Mountain in Kenya). Sweetwaters is well known for animal orphanages like Al Moran (this is the black rhino which was shifted from Amboseli in 1974 because the parents were killed by poachers), chimpanzee (most of them were brought in from Cameroon, Rwanda and Congo forests because they were killed for meat). Physical attractions include Uwaso Nyiro River, plain grassland savannah with Acacia bushes. Animals found in this area include black and white rhinos, reticulated and Masai giraffes, chimpanzees, buffalos, warthogs, lions, cheetahs, impalas, hippos, hyenas and different types of bird species. Sweetwaters is attractive for holiday makers, researchers and students from all over the world. It lies directly on the equator line. Dinner and overnight at Sweetwaters tented camp.

Day 5: Sweetwaters

Wake up at 5.30 am for a cup of coffee or tea and proceed for a game drive till 8.30 am. Drive back to the camp for a full breakfast and afterwards proceed for another game drive till lunch time. Relax till 4.00 pm before visiting the chimpanzees at their territory where they find pleasure and nice atmosphere because there is no enemy in their surroundings. Continue with the game drive till late evening then back to Sweetwaters Tented Camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Lake Nakuru

Wake up at 6.00 am for a full breakfast and depart to Lake Nakuru National Park - a distance of 200 kms with a stopover at the equator line - Thomson Falls and Subukia Great Rift Valley view point. Arrive at the gate and begin a short game drive en route to Flamingo Hill camp for check in and lunch. Lake Nakuru is alkaline and home to millions of flamingos and pelicans. Lake Nakuru covers an area of 202 km2 of which 40 km2 is covered by the soda ash lake. Physical attractions include the euphorbia trees, fever acacia forests and the landscape is a grassland savannah. Most animals seen are white rhinos, lions, Rothschild giraffes, leopards, buffalos, gazelles among others. At 4.00 pm, start an evening game drive till 6.30 pm then back the lodge for dinner and overnight. (Flamingo Hill camp).

Day 7: Masai Mara

Wake up at around 6.00 am for full breakfast. Depart to the world seventh wonder (Masai Mara) driving through a distance of 320 kms. Arrive at around 1.00 pm and make a short game drive en route Mara Leisure camp for checking in at around 1.30 pm for lunch. Masai Mara National Reserve has an area of 1,584 km2 and it’s one of the famous and most visited national reserves in Kenya. Physical attractions include Mara River, Talek River, Loita hills, Serengeti plains and the annual wild beast migration during July to September. The landscape is woodland and grassland savannah with Acacia forests. Masai Mara is famous for lions, elephants, leopards, cheetah, gazelles, rhinos, hyenas among others. It’s also attractive for bird watchers and news analysts. Game drive at 4.00 pm till 6.30 pm and back to the camp or lodge for dinner and overnight (Mara Leisure camp).

Day 8: Masai Mara

Wake up at 5.30 am for coffee followed by an early morning game drive and back to the camp for a full breakfast.. After breakfast proceed for another game drive visiting Mara River for hippos, crocodiles and the migration point of the wild beasts. (There’s another option of proceeding for a game drive with a packed lunch till evening). Dinner and overnight at Mara Leisure camp.

Day 9: Amboseli

Wake up at around 6.00 am for full breakfast. Depart to Amboseli with a picnic lunch driving through a distance of 450 kms with a stop over at the Great Rift Valley view point. Arrive at Amboseli early evening and make a game drive and check in at Ol Tukai safari lodge at around 6.30 pm. Amboseli covers an area of 390 km2 - physical attractions are grassland savannah, swamps and a view of Mt Kilimanjaro (The highest mountain in Africa, 5,895metres). It’s also a home to elephants, giraffes, cheetah, zebras, gnus, hyenas, buffalos among others. Amboseli is also a paradise to birds. Dinner and overnight at Ol Tukai Safari Lodge.

Day 10 Amboseli - Diani

Wake up at 5.30 am for a cup of coffee or tea followed by a game drive till 8.30 am. Proceed for another game drive till early afternoon at around 11.30am and drive back to the camp or lodge for lunch. After Lunch you will then depart to Diani arriving late in the evening.

Price includes:

  • All game drives in a Minivan
  • Well-trained guides familiar with the areas
  • Park entry fees
  • Maximum 4 guests in Minivan
  • Full board accommodation
  • Pick up from and to hotel
  • Extra lunch on the last day
  • Mineral Water in the Minivan
  • Rescue Insurance

Additional costs:
Drinks including sodas, beers, wines in camps and lodges, tips and personal items

 

 

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

  • Tree Top Hotel
  • Samburu Intrepids Camp
  • Sweetwaters Tented Camp
  • Flamingo Hill Camp
  • Mara Leisure Camp
  • Ol Tukai Lodge

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- We offer private/custom safaris
- Our main focus is: Mid-level safaris
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Since: Mar 2014

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