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8 Days Aberdare
- Samburu Safaris -Nakuru - Masai Mara Safaris
Nairobi Arrive at Nairobi International Airport where you are met and
transferred to your hotel for overnight. The Jacaranda Hotel
or equivalent. (B&B)
Day 2: Aberdare Safaris
Leave Nairobi in the morning passing through the town of Nyeri
where Lord Baden Powell, the founder of the Boy Scouts
movement, spent the last years of his life and is buried.
After lunch at the Abrerdare Country Club, drive through the
forest where varied species of game can be seen along the way
to your tree hotel. Tonight, you will be able to watch game
from your hotel balcony, which overlooks a floodlit waterhole.
Overnight: The Mountain Lodge (BLD).
Day 3: Samburu Lodge Safari
After breakfast, drive north to reach Samburu Game Reserve in
time for lunch. An afternoon game drive introduces you to this
beautiful and game abundant park, home to rarely found species
such as the Beisa Oryx, Grevy's zebra, blue-necked Somali
ostrich and reticulated giraffe. Overnight at the Sarova Shaba
Day 4: Samburu Lodge Safaris
Spend the day exploring the reserve and its varied species of
game. Overnight at the Sarova Shaba Lodge (BLD)
Day 5: Lake Nakuru Safaris
Leave after breakfast and drive past the northern tip of the
Aberdare Mountains to descend into the Great Rift Valley where
Lake Nakuru is located. Visit the world famous bird sanctuary
of Lake Nakuru National Park. Lunch and overnight at Sarova
Lion Hill Lodge. (BLD)
Days 6 & 7: Masai Mara Game Reserve
Driving across the Great Rift Valley, reach Kenya's most
famous Game Reserve, Masai Mara, in time for lunch. Spend the
days exploring the rolling hills and plains for a chance to
spot black-maned lion, elephant, leopard, cheetah, and buffalo
along with varied species of hoofed animals. Overnight at the
Sarova Mara Lodge. (BLD)
Day 8: Nairobi
After breakfast return to Nairobi where you arrive in time for
lunch, which is served at the famous Carnivore Restaurant
where all kinds of game meat can be tasted. Transfer to the
airport afterwards to catch your outbound flight. In the event
of a late evening flight, an optional day room can be reserved
for you to relax and freshen up before you transfer to the
/ 9 Days - Sweetwaters - Samburu - Lake Nakuru - Masai Mara
Arrive at Nairobi International Airport where you are met and
transferred to your hotel for overnight. The Norlfork Hotel
or equivalent. (B&B)
NAIROBI - SWEETWATERS
Your safari adventure begins with a warm welcome by our customer service representatives upon your arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Your home tonight will be at the exquisite Sweetwaters Tented Camp in the secluded heart of the Ol Pejeta Ranch and Rhino sanctuary. Built within a private ranch, the camp is a Rhino heaven which also supports a wide variety of other wildlife such as elephants, giraffes etc, it is only here that you can have a night game drive at extra cost. 25 of the 30 luxurious tents overlook the water hole and some are built on stilts to offer you a better view. Each luxurious tent comes with en-suite facilities, a patio (verandah) and is set under a thatch roof. A visit to the Chimpanzee sanctuary should not be missed and remember to pack your swimming gear because the camp has a swimming pool, table tennis, board games and satellite television. Lunch will be served at the Camp. Dinner and overnight at luxurious Sweetwaters Tented Camp.
Day 3: SWEETWATERS - SAMBURU
After breakfast, we drive further north to Sarova Shaba Lodge. Its located high above the banks of the life-giving
Uaso Nyiro River in the Shaba Game Reserve. The lodge
beautifully incorporates the existing natural springs as one
of its special features. The 1989 movie Born Free, a
true-life story of George and Joy Adamson was shot in the
Game Reserve and some of the scenes were shot at the lodge.
An open-air restaurant over looking the river, swimming
pool, curio shop, bars, and its location at an oasis make it
a perfect base from which to explore the Shaba Reserve, as
well as its sister reserve - Buffalo Springs to the west.
Apart from being the only location in Kenya where you will
find Gerenuk, the reserve is renowned for its unique
collection of other species of animals, such as Somali
Ostrich, Reticulated Giraffe, Beisa Oryx, Grevy Zebra,
Cheetah, and Lions. After Enjoying an afternoon Game
(wildlife) viewing in the reserve filled with scenic beauty,
we return for dinner and overnight at Sarova Shaba Lodge.
Day 4: SAMBURU
Before dawn we head out in search of Africas wild cats. From
the game drive we return to the lodge for breakfast and
relax perhaps read a book/novel, sunbathe and go for a
refreshing dip in the uniquely designed swimming pool before
heading out again on your afternoon game drive. All meals &
overnight at, Sarova Shaba Lodge.
Day 5: SAMBURU - LAKE NAKURU
After an early breakfast drive south through Isiolo,
crossing the northernmost foothills of Mount Kenya, until we
reach Nanyuki town. Heading west we make a brief stopover at
Thomson Falls and then drive southward to Lake Nakuru. Lake
Nakuru is known as an ornithological paradise by
birdwatchers because the lake is world famous as the
location of the greatest bird spectacle on earth which
boasts any where between one and two million lesser and
greater pink flamingos that feed on the abundant algae
thriving in the lakes warm waters. The park has also been
established for the protection of endangered species such as
the rhino and is also home to Columbus monkeys, Leopards,
Giraffes, and a variety of plain antelope.
Lunch will be served at Lake Nakuru Lodge. An afternoon game
drive around the lakeshore will be the main feature for the
afternoon, dinner & overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge. Day 6: LAKE NAKURU - LAKE NAIVASHA
After an early breakfast, our safari will be destined for
Lake Naivasha, the only freshwater lake in the Rift Valley.
The lake is home to a large colony of hippos and its also a
Mecca for bird watchers and researchers since over 400
different species of birds have been recorded here.
The lakes location and wildlife makes it an ideal place for
an afternoon boat ride. A visit to the liberating Crescent
Island, which is completely undeveloped, wild and free, is
one of the few places on earth where you can walk among
herds of zebra, wildebeest, gazelle, giraffe and dik diks.
There are no predators and no fences so it will be quite a
liberating and exciting feeling to walk among the wildlife.
Lunch will be serverrd at Lake Naivasha. In the afternoon
enjoy an unforgettable and memorable boat ride. Later enjoy
your dinner prepared from the freshest lakeside produce and
ingredients. Dinner and overnight at Lake Naivasha Country Club.
Day 7: LAKE NAIVASHA - MASAI MARA
Today our safari expedition will take us to the jewel of
Kenyas parks, the world famous Masai Mara Game Reserve. This
is Kenyas number one park and is always on every tourists
Must see list. Full of life with various types of animals
and birds, Masai Mara crowns the climax of every safari in
Kenya. Apart from the big five, the Masai Mara is most
famous for the spectacular annual migration of over a
million wildebeest, zebra, gazelle etc from the Serengeti in
northern Tanzania crossing the Mara River into Kenya in
search of fresh feeding grounds, which takes place in late
July or August. .
Lunch will be served at the excellent Mara Serena lodge your
new home for the next two nights. After lunch and some time
for relaxation, or sunbathing and going for a dive in the
pool, your driver/guide will take you for an afternoon game
drive in search of the shy and elusive leopard, the solitary
and ill-tempered Rhino, lions, buffalos, and many others. As
the sun starts to edge its way dip into the African horizon
it will be the perfect opportunity to capture the beautiful
Mara landscape on a camera. Dinner & overnight at, Mara Serena lodge Day 8: MASAI MARA
An early morning game drive before dawn, followed by
breakfast, is the perfect start of another unforgettable and
memorable day in Africa.In between the morning and afternoon
game drives you can take time out to swim in the pool or
simply sit back, relax and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of
the lodge and the natural flora and fauna surrounding it.
All meals and overnight at, Mara Serena lodge Day 9: MASAI MARA - NAIROBI
After breakfast we drive back to Nairobi with a game drive
enroute arriving early afternoon. Dinner and overnight at
The Stanley Hotel.