Arrival- Samburu Game Reserve
On arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, we will meet, greet and start our safari driving through the central part of Kenya’s rich with agricultural activities to Samburu Game reserve located in the semi arid land in the north Frontier District. The land is characterized by rugged terrains dominated by dramatic hills with acacia and Doum palm trees along the Ewaso Nyiro river, the lifeline of this beautiful arid lands and home to fantastic bird life and rare species of animals including Somali Ostrich, Besia Oryx, Gerenuk, gravy zebra, Reticulated Giraffe and Greater Kudu. The reserve is a good place to watch elephants and the big Cats. Arrive in time for lunch followed by afternoon game drive. Have dinner and overnight stay at Samburu hotel.
Samburu- Lake Nakuru- Lake Naivasha
Have early breakfast and enjoy an enroute game view as you depart to Lake Nakuru National Park which was created to protect the huge flocks of over a million lesser and greater flamingo that breed and nest at the edge of Lake Nakuru, giving it the characteristic pink rim( NB. Flamingoes are few at the Lake due to high water rising at the park). A stop-over at Thomson’s falls for scenic and rest area. You will have packed from Samburu Proceed with the drive crossing the equator then down the east wall of the Great Rift Valley to Nakuru and enjoy the game drive where you have a chance to see the endangered white rhino. Other wildlife found here includes lions, leopards, zebra, gazelles, eland, giraffe and the hyrax. After the game drive, proceed to Lake Naivasha arriving in the evening for dinner and overnight stay at a hotel on full board basis.
Lake Naivasha- Masai Mara Game Reserve
After breakfast, enjoy a boat ride at the Lake Naivasha where you will encounter with hippos and watch different species of birds then depart heading South West to Masai Mara National reserve arriving in time for lunch at your camp. Afternoon game drive across the beautiful dotted plains of Mara in search for large prides of lions and other cat’s family species like cerval cat, cheetah, and leopard including herbivores like Topi, Hartebeest, Oribi as well as many other mammals, reptiles and amphibian species. Have dinner and overnight stay at your camp/lodge on full board basis.
Spend a full day at Masai Mara
Enjoy game drives in the Mara and spend one full day with activities. Species of animals expected includes the big five; Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Buffalo and Elephant. Game drives are flexible in search for areas of interest. Optional activities include a visit to local Maasai Village and learn of their way of life and culture. Have dinner and overnight stay at your camp.
Return Back to Nairobi.
After breakfast, depart from Masai Mara and start your journey back to Nairobi arriving at the Carnivore restaurant early afternoon, enjoy lunch then transfer to Jomo Kenyatta Airport.