8 Days Aberdares, Samburu, Sweetwaters, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara safari

Day 1: Nairobi – Aberdares National Park

Pick up from your hotel at 0800 hrs – Passing through the industrial town of Thika and the intensely cultivated farms of the central Kenya. Arrive at the Treetops hotel in time for lunch. Afternoon is spent at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay at the Treetops hotel.

The Aberdares is home to the first tree hotel in Africa. It is in this tree hotel that in 1952, Queen Elizabeth II learnt of her accession to the British throne while she was a guest at tree hotel - now called the Treetops Lodge.

Day 2: Aberdares National Park - Samburu Game reserve

After breakfast depart for Samburu - a rugged semi desert region noted for game not found to the more lush parks to the south e.g. unusual reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebra, Oryx and many more. Lunch at a lodge followed by afternoon game drives. Dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Samburu Game Reserve

Full day in Samburu with morning and afternoon game drive. (Optional visit to Samburu villages). Meals and overnight at a lodge.

The highlights of Samburu game reserve is the spectacular scenic beauty, rivers and forests. It is an area where the local people have a rich and colorful heritage. The reserves have numerous permanent springs and a wealth of wildlife which includes leopard, hippo, elephant, lion, reticulated giraffe, Grevy's zebra and crocodile in the Ewaso Nyiro River. Over 365 species of birds have been identified in the sanctuaries.

Day 4: Samburu – Sweetwaters/Ol Pejeta Conservancy

After breakfast drive to the Ol Pejeta Consevancy arriving in time for lunch the Sweetwaters Serena Tented Camp. Afdter a short rest proceed for afternoon game drives at Sweetwaters/Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Dinner and overnight at the Sweetwaters tented camp.

Sweetwater's is the only sanctuary for rehabilitation in Kenya of these widely abused chimpanzees with two groups living in an environment as close to their natural habitat as possible. The site is also a dedicated black rhino breeding area.

Day 5: Sweetwaters/Ol Pejeta Conservancy – Lake Nakuru National park

Breakfast then depart the lodge for Lake Nakuru National park arriving in good time for lunch at Lake Nakuru Lodge. Full afternoon game drives followed by dinner and overnight stay at a lodge inside the park

Lake Nakuru's claim to fame is anchored on its flamingo's and the over 400 species of birds found here. From a distance the lake appears ringed in pink. The Lake has also earned a reputation as an important haven for endangered species- particularly the Rothschild Giraffe and the black and white rhino. 

Day 6: Lake Nakuru National park - Masai Mara

Breakfast then view game as we exit the park and drive to via the Great Rift Valley to arrive at Masai Mara in time for lunch at a Lodge. Afternoon game drive till dusk when we return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 7: Masai Mara

Full day exploring the park in search of the big 5. Early morning and late afternoon game drives are offered. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

The Mara offers wildlife in such variety and abundance that it is difficult to believe: over 450 species of animals have been recorded here. You will easily see lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephant. It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna- lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures.

Day 8: Masai Mara – Nairobi

After breakfast drive back to Nairobi where the safari ends.


Price will be provided on Request

The Price includes

  • Full board accommodation in all safari lodges or camps,- breakfast lunch and dinner.
  • Park entrance fees.
  • Safari Transport and game drives in a safari minibus fitted with a pop-up roof for game viewing and photography All safari Minibus carries safari accessories such as wildlife books, cooler box, binoculars, a first aid kit, fire extinguisher and it has a guaranteed window seats
  • Mineral water on game drives All government taxes and levy
  • All pickups from your hotel and back after safari

Price does Not include

  • Drinks, tips and all kind personal of use
  • Tips and other gratuities

 

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