RS-19; 12 Days Samburu/
Treetops / Lake Nakuru / Masai Mara/ Amboseli/ Tsavo West
Day 1. Samburu National Reserve.
Depart Nairobi in the morning and drive through rich
farmlands on the shoulders of Mt. Kenya to the rugged
semi-desert of Samburu. Arrive in time for lunch. Afternoon
game drive in micro-mini bus with pop up roof. The Park is
blessed with species rarely found elsewhere like the liver
red reticulated Giraffe, Grevy's Zebra, Beisa Oryx, Long
neck Gerenuk, Blue flanked Somali Ostrich, Vulturine Guinea
Fowl and also elephants, Leopards in the trees, African
Buffalo, Cheetah, Braving Lions in the grass .Dinner and
overnight at a Lodge.
Day 2. Samburu.
Another day to savor the beauty of the Park. Morning and
afternoon game drives. Optional visit to the Samburu
Villages. All meals and overnight at a Lodge.
Day 3. Treetops.
Early morning game viewing in Samburu, Breakfast and depart
for Treetops in the Aberdares National Park arriving in time
for lunch at the Outspan Country Club. Afternoon transfer to
Treetops Lodge for floodlit game viewing. Contains a variety
of wild game among them Elephants, Rhino, Leopard, Bushbuck,
Elusive Bongo , Giant Forest Hog etc. Dinner and overnight
at Treetops Lodge.
Day 4. Lake Nakuru National Park.
Pre-breakfast game viewing, Breakfast and proceed to Lake
Nakuru still exploring the dramatic Rift valley. Arrive in
time for lunch and afternoon game drive. Lake Nakuru is one
of the gem in the necklace of the Rift Valley Lakes often
referred as the Pink Lake for it's great masses of pink
flamingos. Opportunity to see millions of flamingos besides
thousands of other birds. Lake Nakuru is a Rhino Sanctuary
and harbors other wild-game like the Lion, Waterbucks,
Buffalo, Warthog, Hippo etc. Dinner and overnight at Lodge.
Day 5. Maasai Mara Game Reserve.
Morning game viewing in Lake Nakuru ,Breakfast and depart
crossing the Loita Plains and viewing sceneries enroute, See
red clad spear wielding Maasai warriors tending their
multi-colored herds among the presence of wild game giving a
blind eye to the presence of big predators, A single moran
can cross the Mara Game Reserve only holding a spear and a
stick on the other hand! arrive Mara for Lunch. Afternoon
game drive inside the Park which is the Kenya's best and
most scenic. Dinner and overnight at a lodge.
Day 6. Maasai Mara.
Full day to savor the beauty of the Park which has a
permanent supply of water thus harbor a thriving population
of wild game. All the "Big Five" and lots of gazelles, Topi,
warthogs, Cheetah, Hyenas and even the rare Rhino might come
out of the thicket for you. Extend your drive to the Hippo
pool where they submerge at the approach of a vehicle only
to surface seconds later to short and gamble their
displeasure, Crocodiles sunbathe on the River banks mouths
agape. Optional visit to the Maasai villages for an insight
to their culture. All meals and overnight at a Lodge.
Day 7. Maasai Mara.
A full day to go searching for any wild-game you might have
missed previously. Morning and afternoon game drives. Meals
and overnight at lodge.
Day 8. Amboseli National Park.
Depart Maasai Mara after breakfast and drive via Nairobi for
lunch and proceed to Amboseli at the foot of the impressive
snow-capped Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak. arrive
early evening, with game viewing in a pop-up roofed
micro-bus enroute to the Lodge. Dinner and overnight at a
Day 9. Amboseli.
Full day to explore and savor the beauty of this Park
searching for elephants, buffalo, lion, cheetah, wildebeest,
hyena, jackal, zebra and the maasai giraffe. Meals and
overnight at a Lodge.
Day 10. Tsavo West National Park.
After breakfast depart for Tsavo West via Kyulu hills and
shaitani lava flows and Mzima springs where from an
underwater observation tank you can see submerged Hippo
walking the floor of the springs. Tsavo hosts the "Big Five"
and plenty of other wild game. Dinner and overnight at
Day 11. Tsavo East National Park.
Depart Tsavo West after breakfast and cross over to Tsavo
East which is also well know for massive herds of elephants
which are usually covered in red dust, the man -eaters of
Tsavo-lions are seen and plenty of wildgame. Meals and
overnight at lodge.
Day 12. Nairobi.
Early morning game drive, Return to lodge for breakfast and
depart for Nairobi arriving late afternoon. safari ends.