Overview

A rather sought-after Safari. A drive through the great rift valley lets you feast your eyes on stunning sights from the view points on your safari. You also come across the charming Masai people and Village that is a trove in this hot semi-arid terrain of the mara plains. Other delights include witnessing all the famous Big Five - Lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, and rhino, the Aberdares, Lake Bogoria, the Great Rift Valley, Lake Naivasha and the world renowned Maasai Mara.Experience the Great Wildebeest Migration and an estimated 6,000 migratory birds make the journey to Kenya each year during winter in Europe. You will be crossing several streams and rivers and enjoying stop overs at the equator.

7 Nights 8 Days 01 Nov, 01 Nov, 01 Nov, and more Nairobi, Nairobi County
Itinerary

DAY 1: NAIROBI.

  • On arrival at JOMO KENYATTA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, you shall be transferred to the hotel where you shall check in  be served with dinner and be briefed  about  your tour on various destinations to visit as well as the does and don’ts at each destinations. There after you prepare for tomorrow's tour to Samburu National Reserve at 0700hrs and retire at your room at own pleasure.

DAY 2: NAIROBI-SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE.

  • At the hotel you shall be served with breakfast at 0625hrs and later check out of the hotel at 0700hrs and depart for Samburu National Reserve. In transit you shall enjoy the scenic view of Kenya highlands, changing gradually to semi-desert region as you cross the equator. The temperatures changes from cool to hot.
  • 1300hrs. Expected arrival time at Samburu National Reserve where you shall be transferred and checked in at the lodge for lunch and relaxation.
  • 1600hrs. You shall check out of the camp and kick off for evening game drive. You might spot wild animals such as Grevy zebra,Lions,Leopard,Elephants, Buffaloes among others. Bird species likely to be spotted include; Staling,Rollers,Secretary bird, Hornbill among others.
  • 1800hrs. You shall be transferred back to the  camp for dinner and accommodation, later prepare for tomorrow's tour in the same reserve at 0700hrs.

DAY 3: SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE.

  • At the Camp you shall be served with breakfast at 0625hrs .At 0700hrs you shall go for a game drive and samburu cultural visit.
  • Animals likely to be spotted include; Gerenuk, Grevy zebra,Oryx,reticulated giraffe,Elephants,Buffaloes,Hippopotamas,Olive baboon among others. Bird species likely to be spotted include; Guine fowl, roller, Secretary bird, Tawny eagle, Sunbirds among others.
  • Later you shall be transferred to Samburu village for culture taste where you shall participate in dances and art crafts. At 1200hrs. You shall be get back to the  camp for lunch and relaxation.
  • 1600hrs. You shall enjoy the evening game drive where you might spot animals such as; Lions,Leopard, Cheetah,Hynas,warthogs,Gran’s gazelle,Impala,Dikdik,Rhinocerous,Hippopotamus among others. Birds species likely to be spotted include; Kingfisher, Verreaux’s eagle,Sunbirds,Bateleur,Hornbill,Marabou stork among others.
  • 1800hrs. You shall get back to the camp for dinner and accommodation.

DAY 4: ABERDARES NATIONAL PARK.

  • At the Camp you shall be served with breakfast at 0625hrs and later check out of the hotel at 0700hrs and depart for Aberdares National park. In transit you shall enjoy the rising terrain from semi-desert to highlands as the temperatures cool down.
  • 1230hrs Expected arrival time at Aberdares National park where you shall check in and be served with lunch.
  • 1600hrs. You will have an evening game drive at the park,animals likely to spot are ; Bush babies,Moongoes  and porcupine, you might see birds species such as common Bulbul,Shrikes,Weaver,Sparrows,Lapwings among others.
  • 1800hrs You shall be transferred back to your  hotel for accommodation and dinner.

DAY 5: LAKE BOGORIA.

  • At the hotel you shall be served with breakfast at 0625hrs and later check out of the hotel at 0700hrs and depart for Lake Bogoria. In transit you shall enjoy the scenic view of the Great Rift Valley.
  • 0915hrs Expected arrival time at  Lake Bogoria where you shall have a game drive and you might see animals such as Leopard ,Tortoise,Impala,Dikdik,Zebras,Grant gazelle, Warthog among others. At 1230hrs. You shall check in at Lake Bogoria spa and resort where you will be served with lunch.
  • At 1600hrs. You shall enjoy evening game drive at the lake where you shall have a chance to walk few meters to the hot springs and have breath taking view of the Great Rift Valley. You might see bird’s species such as African fish eagle, greater and lesser flamingos, Grey crowned crane, Hamerkop among other.
  • At 1800hrs you shall get back to Lake Bogoria spa and resort for accommodation and dinner.

  DAY 6:LAKE NAIVASHA.

  • At Lake Bogoria Spa and Resort you shall be served with breakfast at 0625hrs. And later check out of the hotel at 0700hrs. and depart for Lake Naivasha. In transit you shall enjoy the scenic view of the Great Rift Valley. . After checking in at Lake Naivasha Park you will have a game drive where you might see animals such as Leopards, Zebras, Giraffes, Gazelles and Colobus monkey.
  • At 1230 hrs. You shall check in to the hotel for lunch.
  • At 1600hrs  You shall enjoy an evening game drive at the lake, where you shall have a chance to view the lake and you might see different species of birds such as Spoonbills, Grebes, Pelican, Raven and Pied crow .Boat riding is also available and allowed at a cost.
  • At 1800hrs. You shall get back to the hotel for accommodation and dinner.

DAY 7-8: MAASAI MARA -NAIROBI.

  • At the hotel you shall be served with breakfast at 0625hrs and later check out of the hotel at 0700hrs and depart for Maasai Mara National Reserve. In transit you shall enjoy the scenic view of the Great Rift Valley.
  • 1100hrs Expected arrival time Maasai Mara National Reserve. You shall enjoy a 2 day game drive. Lunch will always be served from 1230hrs at the camp and accommodation offered.  In the 2 days  you might have a chance to see a variety of wild animals such as Lions,Leopards,Cheetah,Elephants,Buffaloes,Masai giraffe,Spoted Hyenas,Dwaft mongoose, Hippos in the pool,Baboons,Impalas,Topis among others. Bird species that you might encounter include; Oxypecker, Marabustock, Martial eagle, Woodpecker, Grebes, Hornbills, Wagtails,tropical boubou among others. You will also have a chance to see the famous Mara River where thousands of Wildebeest cross every year accompanied by plain zebras.
  •  You will also have a chance to visit Maasai Manyatta and have a taste of their culture this includes participation dances, milk mixed with blood ,making of fire from hardwood and soft wood. You shall also have a chance to buy their art crafts. Later at 1800hrs. You shall be transferred back to the Camp for accommodation and dinner. .Afterwards you will then prepare for tomorrows trip to Nairobi where you shall enjoy morning game drive as you transit and board your international flight.

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS:

NAIROBI - Golden tulip(budget) Hilton hotel (mid range) Norfolk hotel (luxury)

SAMBURU - Sabache, Samburu intrapids , Elephant bedroom (luxury),Ashnil,Saruni, Sopa

ABERDARES - Rhino watch , Aberdare country club , Tree top lodge (luxury)

BOGORIA - The spa resort bogoria NAIVASHA - Enashipai   Cresent camp (mid range)

MAASAI MARA -  Enchoro camp, Mara legend, Mara serena (luxury)

Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • All Transfers

  • Transport in a comfortable 4*4 Landcruiser

  • All Game Park Entrance fees

  • All Camping and accommodation fees

  • Full board meal plan

  • Services of a Professional Safari Guide/Driver

  • Round Trip from Nairobi to the National Parks in your Safari

  • Drinking Water

  • Extensive Game Drives

  • Personalized, Private Service

  • Hot air balloon safari.

What is NOT included in the tour

  • International Flights and Taxes

  • Passports and Visa Applications and Processing

  • Travel Insurance

  • Tips and Gratitudes to drivers and Guides

  • Personal Laundry

  • Alcoholic Drinks

  • Maasai dances and art crafts.

  • Any other extra not detailed in the itinerary.

Pickup point
Directions.
Nairobi, Kenya View on Map