Masai Mara and Samburu - air safari SWF003

This air safari connects two of the most exciting game reserves in the country ! Visit the remote jewel Samburu and the world famous Masai Mara. An ideal safari to combine with beach holidays

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$2281 - $3369
Includes internal flights:
Yes
Length of safari:
9 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
Adventure safaris Big five Cultural safaris Cultural
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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This air safari connects two of the most exciting game reserves in the country ! Not only is this a perfect combination for first time visitors but also for well versed repeat guests. Samburu is a jewel, located away from the common tourist routes, offering unique landscape and wildlife. The Mara offers a dramatic contrast in landscape and different species with the highest concentration of game in Africa.

DAY 1: Arrival Nairobi
Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be met by our representative and driver guide.  If you wish to change money into the local currency it would be advisable if you do it while at the airport. You will then be transferred to your city hotel. Overnight at Eka Hotel (Bed & Breakfast)

DAY 2: Nairobi - Samburu (Flight time approx. 1 hour)
After breakfast, check out from your lodge and your driver will transfer you to the domestic airport for your flight to Samburu Game Reserve. From the plane you have a wonderful view of the countryside and can capture the vastness of the reserve. Upon arrival, you will be met and received by the camp’s representative and transferred to the camp, usually with a short game drive en-route, though depending on your preference. After lunch at approx. 1600 Hrs embark on your first shared afternoon game drive. Meals and overnight at Samburu Game Lodge (Ground Package Basis)

DAY 3 - 4: Samburu Game Reserve
Spend the next 02 days in Samburu Game Reserve with morning and afternoon game drives as per the camps schedule. The reserve located in the north provides a strong contrast to other scenic areas in Kenya. In the desert-like landscape is dominated by the yellow-brown savannah grass, interspersed with acacia trees and thorny bushes. Along the many source pools and rivers that run through the region seasonally, growing gallery forest and doum palms. The rivers are colored brown and invite elephant to swim. You have here the opportunity to spot the rare species such as the Grevy’s Zebra or Gerenuk antelope, which are otherwise not found in Kenya. Meals and overnight at Samburu Game Lodge (Ground Package Basis)

DAY 5: Samburu Game Reserve - Masai Mara Game Reserve (Flight time approx. 2 hours)
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Airstrip for your scheduled flight to Mara departing at 0830 Hrs to arrive at 1030 Hrs. You will be met by the camps vehicle & guide and then transferred to the intimate Mara Bush Camp with a short game drive en-route.  Spend rest of the day in Masai Mara National Reserve with scheduled game drives in Camp where you will have a good chance of seeing herds of buffalo and zebra as well as hippos and lots of bird’s species. Meals and Overnight at Mara Bush Camp or similar (Ground Package Basis)

DAY 6 - 8: Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Spend the next 03 days in the Mara. As per the camps schedule, you will enjoy morning and afternoon game drives. You could depart from the camp at 06.30Hrs with picnic breakfast and return to the camp later at around at 10.30Hrs. Alternatively, if you wish to go on an early morning game drive and return to the camp for breakfast it can also be arranged. At 16.00 hrs depart for your second scheduled game drive in the beautiful reserve where you will have a good chance of seeing herds of buffalo and Zebra as well as many other animals and birds and return to the camp for overnight. The Masai Mara is one of the most unique regions of the world with breathtaking scenery of natural beauty.
The reserve is home to the world's highest concentration of savannah animals of various species of antelope, about giraffes, buffaloes and elephants to high populations of big cats. Meals and overnight at Mara Bush Camp or similar (Ground Package Basis)

Day 9: Masai Mara - Nairobi
Your last early morning game drive. Freshen up and check-out from your tent. You will be transferred to the Airstrip for your flight back to Nairobi departing at 1115Hrs. Arrival in Nairobi shortly after noon. On arrival, you will be met by your driver / guide and transfer you to the airport for your flight back home or you may opt for a beach extension.
If you have more time to spare we would be happy to offer you a suitable beach extension or a Gorilla trekking extension in Rwanda.

 

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

  • Included in the price:
  • • Airport transfers in Nairobi
  • • Unlimited game drives in a custom safari built 4 wheel drive vehicle with pop-up – roof /
  • hatches while on safari
  • • Experienced, English speaking driver/ guide (member of the Kenya Professional Safari
  • Guide Association with Bronze / Silver Badge)
  • • All park entrance fees in the Reserves
  • • 01 night bed and breakfast at Eka Hotel
  • • 03 nights on full board basis at Samburu Game Lodge
  • • 04 nights on full board basis at Mara Bush Camp (April, Ashnil Mara Camp will be used)
  • • Airstrip transfers in the Samburu National Reserve and Masai Mara Game Reserve
  • • Domestic flights Nairobi – Samburu – Masai Mara – Nairobi (15kg luggage allowance per
  • person)
  • • Mineral water on game drives
  • Excluded in the price:
  • • Visa fees (USD50 /- per person)
  • • Phone calls
  • • Laundry
  • • Tips / gratuities for driver / guide and hotel staff
  • • Change of itinerary
  • • Drinks at the lodge and camp
  • • International flight to and fro Nairobi
  • • International travel insurance / medical / cancellation insurance

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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
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Boating / canoeing
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