Day 1 -Nairobi/Aberdares
Departing Nairobi in the morning, you drive via the rich agricultural central region to the Aberdares, to arrive in time for lunch, prior to transfer to The Ark,overlooking a floodlit waterhole and salt lick, which attracts a host of awesome wildlife for dinner and overnight.
Day 2 -Aberdare/Samburu
After breakfast, you proceed further northern to the wild and rugged, Samburu, fiercely beautiful with its arid savannahs watered by the lovely UasoNyiro River. Samburu National Reserve, one of the 56 protected areas in Kenya. It is famous in North of the equator because of the richness of flora and fauna. It lies on the flood plains and bottom land of EwasoNyiro drainage system in the Great Rift Valley. It has more than 2 dozen plants communities, but thorny scrubs which cover much of the reserve and the most common are Acacia family trees and the Down palms.
Meals and overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge.
Day 3 -Samburu
You spend the day game viewing in the park as you capture as many photos as possible. Samburu National Reserve has over 50 species of wild animals in the reserve including unique species of Grevy Zebra, Reticulated Giraffe, Besia Oryx, Greater and Lesser Kudu, Gerenuk, Somali ostrich, pancake tortoise and others. Dinner and overnight in the lodge.
Day 4 -Samburu /Lake Nakuru
After breakfast, you head south to Lake Nakuru with packed lunches to arrive in time for a late afternoon game drive in the park, where you will have a chance to visit a unique sanctuary catering for a sizeable number of the endangered rhinoceros and the Rothschild giraffe. Waterbucks as well as the predators such as the lion and leopard are common at the park. Also to be seen is a myriad different variety of birdlife in and around the lake with approximately 400 bird species recorded.
Meals and overnight at Flamingo Hill Tented Camp.
Day 5 -Nakuru/Maasai Mara
Morning game drive to further explore the park before heading south to the Masai Mara Game Reserve—jewel of Kenya’s Game Park. This enormous Reserve actually part of the vast Serengeti plains is famously known for it’s spectacular great wildebeest migration and is a true home of the big five-Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Rhino and Cape Buffalo. Stop-over for your picnic lunch, and view game enroute to Mara Leisure Campfor dinner and overnight.
Day 6 & 7 -Maasai Mara
You spend the days in search of the Big5 among other game!
This is the most popular reserve in Kenya and it is famed for its astounding concentration of game. From the base camp, we explore the Mara region, packed with the elephant, zebra, rhino and all kinds of game throughout the year with the spectacular wildebeest migration from Serengeti occurring mainly in July and August. Being at Maasai Mara is as if you found yourself in “the New York of the natural world” according to some authorities. Dinner and overnight at theCamp.
Day 8 -Masai Mara/Nairobi
After breakfast, you depart for Nairobi to arrive early in the afternoon. Drop off at your hotel.