RS-16; 8 Days Samburu/Aberdares
/Lake Nakuru/Lake Naivasha, Masai Mara Lodge Safari
Day 1; Samburu
Depart Nairobi in the morning for Samburu National reserve
crossing the Equator and driving through changing terrain to
the rugged semi-desert region in the northern Kenya. Though
harsh, it is blessed with species rarely found elsewhere.
arrive in time for lunch at lodge. Afternoon game drive to
search for the stars of Samburu. Dinner and overnight at
Samburu lodge/Samburu Serena lodge.
Day 2; Samburu
Full day in Samburu with game drives .Search for the rare
liver red reticulated giraffe, Grevy's Zebra, Beisa Oryx,
Blue flanked Somali Ostrich, Vulturine Guinea Fowl, Longneck
Gerenuk. See braving lions on the grass, Cheetah, Leopards
among plenty of other plains game. (optional visits to
Samburu villages). All meals and overnight at Samburu lodge/Samburu
Day 3; Treetops
Breakfast at a lodge and drive to the shoulders of Mt. Kenya
arriving at the Outspan Golf & Country Club for lunch. After
lunch transfer by lodge vehicle to the Treetops Lodge where
from the lodge balcony you view game that often visit the
floodlit waterhole and saltlick--e.g. elephants, rhino,
buffalo and giant forest hog. Dinner and overnight at
Day 4; Lake Nakuru National Park
Depart Treetops lodge for breakfast at Outspan Golf &
Country Club and depart for Lake Nakuru via Thompson falls
arriving in time for lunch, afternoon game drive at the Pink
lake referred so for it's thousands of pink flamingos and
other bird-life-it's a Bird watchers paradise. It has a
surprisingly number of animals, all the "big five" except
the elephant can be seen here, Dinner and overnight at Lake
Nakuru Lodge/Sarova lion Hill.
Day 5; Lake Naivasha
Breakfast and depart for Lake Naivasha in the Great Rift
Valley. Lake Naivasha is one of the gems in a necklace of
Rift Valley lakes, has a variety of bird life and hippo
colonies. Lunch, Dinner and overnight at Lake Naivasha
Day 6; Maasai Mara
Morning game viewing at the Pink ,it is rhino sanctuary and
a bird watchers paradise, look for warthogs and water bucks
as you leave the Park. Breakfast at the lodge and depart for
Maasai Mara crossing the loita plains, see red clad maasai
warriors tend their multi-colored herds amongst plains game.
Arrive Mara in time for lunch. Game viewing enroute to Mara
Sarova camp for lunch. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and
overnight at Mara sarova luxury Tented Camp/Mara Sopa Lodge.
Day 7.Maasai Mara National Reserve.
This is the day your dreams about maasai Mara comes true.
Breakfast at lodge and leave with picnic lunches for a full
day game drive inside the Park. Search for wild game black
manned lion for which Mara is famous for, cheetah, buffalo,
wildebeest, zebra, leopard, grants gazelle are quite common,
even the rare rhino might come out of the thicket for you,
hyenas are plentiful, Extend your drive to the hippo point
where schools of hippo submerge on the approach of vehicles
only to surface seconds later to shot and gamble their
displeasure as the crocodiles sunbathe on the river banks
mouths agape. Between meals there is optional visit to the
maasai villages for an insight to their culture if clients
so wish. Meals and overnight at Mara Sarova luxury tented
camp/Mara Sopa Lodge.
Day 8; Nairobi
Morning game drive to savor the beauty of the park,
breakfast at lodge and depart for Nairobi arriving at around