Samburu, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara Safari |
6 Days, 5 nights Nairobi Kenya Safari to Samburu, Lake Nakuru
and Masai Mara
Samburu National Reserve is home to Africa’s
big cats - lions, cheetahs and the elusive leopard. Safari to
Samburu presents possible sighting of Grevy's zebra, reticulated
giraffe, Greater kudu and gerenuk - species found no where else
in Kenya. The The Ewaso Nyiro River is where the elephants,
buffalo and other animal species gather for a drink. You will
find the scenic semiarid landscape quite dramatic.
Masai Mara Game Reserve is perhaps most famous for its lions.
All other members of the "Big Five" can be seen while on a
safari to Masai Mara, hippopotami are found in large groups in
the Masai Mara and Talek Rivers. Cheetah are also to be found.
Lake Nakuru National Park is best known for its thousands,
sometimes millions of flamingos nesting along the shores. Also
of interest while on a safari to Lake Nakuru National park is a
sanctuary to protect Rothschild giraffes and black rhinos.
Lake Naivasha is surrounded by forests of the yellow barked
Acacia (the yellow fever tree) which abound with bird life while
the waters of the lake draw a great range of game to these
shores. Giraffes wander among the acacia, Buffalo wallow in the
swamps and Colobus monkeys call from the treetops while the
Lakes large hippo populations sleep the day out in the shallows.
Depart Nairobi for Samburu, drive for
about 6 hours north passing the equator and Mount Kenya to
arrive in Samburu National Park around midday for lunch at your
lodge. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight a Samburu
safari lodge or budget camp.
Full day in Samburu; pre-breakfast safari game viewing
drive in the early morning to view Elephants, Leopards
Rothschild Giraffes, Grevy's Zebras and large Nile Crocodiles
lazing in the river, breakfast will be in the bush. Head back
for lunch and escape the midday heat, relaxing at the comforts
of your Safari Ldge/Budget Camp. Proceed game viewing drives in
the afternoon from 4.00 pm till 06.00 pm. Dinner and overnight a
Samburu safari lodge or budget camp.
Early morning breakfast starting
before sunrise and make a game drive in the park en-route to the
gate and head south to Lake Nakuru National Park to through the
Great Rift Valley viewing sceneries en-route, arriving to the
Pink Lake often referred so due to it’s Great masses of
Flamingos. After lunch proceed for game drive in the Park with
numerous Animals. By luck you have seen the big 5 by now, Rhinos
are almost a guarantee when visiting Lake Nakuru. Dinner and
ovenight in a Lake Nakuru safari Lodge or budget camp
Nakuru for Masai Mara Game Reserve –j ewel of Kenya's Game Park.
This enormous Reserve actually part of the vast Serengeti plains
is famously known for its spectacular great wildebeest migration
and is a true home of the big five-Lion, Elephant, Leopard,
Rhino and Cape Buffalo. Upon arrival, lunch will follow. After
lunch, explore the reserve on a late evening 'Spice' game drive.
In the evening, we relax around the camp/lodge fire before an
excellent dinner. Dinner and overnight at a Masai Mara safari
lodge or in a budget safari camp.
The Masai Mara is one of
the greatest wildernesses of the world. Morning and afternoon
'Spice' game drives are planned. Large mammals are varied,
abundant and easy to see. Residents among the Parks mammals are;
Masai Giraffe, Buffalo, Impala, Zebra, Topi, both the Thomson's
and Grant's Gazelles. Hot Air Balloon rides are available on
this day at an additional cost. Dinner and overnight at a Masai
Mara safari lodge or in a budget safari camp.
Begin today with a
breakfast at your lodge/budget camp, followed by ‘Spice’ game
drive en–route to Nairobi. The balance of the day is at leisure
for last minute assisted shopping and sightseeing.