RS-12; 10 Day Tented Camp
safari to Samburu/lake Nakuru/ Lake Baringo, Masai Mara
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 a micro-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 Sentrim Tented Camp.
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 Sentrim Tented Camp.
Day 3. Sweetwaters Game Reserve and Chimpanzee Sanctuary.
Early morning game drive in Samburu National Reserve.
Breakfast at Lodge and depart for Sweetwaters Game Reserve
arriving in time for lunch. Sweetwaters is in the slopes of
Mt. Kenya and overlooks a floodlit waterhole offering
visitors an unforgettable opportunity to view and shoot
pictures of animals in their natural habitat. optional
walking safari escorted by a knowledgeable Ranger.
Bird-walks, Camel safaris, Chimpanzee observed from a Boat
on the Ewaso Nyiro River which supports other wild game like
Elephants, Buffalo, Baboon, Eland, Silver-backed Jackals,
Ostrich, Rhino among others. Dinner and overnight at
Sweetwaters Tented Camp.
Day 4. Treetops.
Early morning game viewing in Sweetwaters, 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 and Giant Forest Hog.
Dinner and overnight at Treetops Lodge.
Day 5. Lake Baringo/Lake Bogoria.
Pre-breakfast game viewing ,Breakfast and depart for Lake
Baringo, a fresh water lake reputed for bird watching, Rhino
and Crocodiles are also seen. Lunch and proceed to Lake
Bogoria which offers a great variety of wild game and Birds
making it an ornithologists "paradise", Arguably the best in
East Africa. Also seethe shy greater Kudu, the majestic
antelope with majestic spiraling horns, Cheetah, Impala,
Grants Gazelle. Water Bucks etc. Dinner and overnight at
Island Tented Camp.
Day 6. 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
Day 7. 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 Masai 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 Mara Sarova Luxury
Day 8 & Day 9. 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 Mara Sarova Tented Camp.
Day 10. Nairobi.
Early morning game drive, return to lodge for breakfast and
depart for Nairobi with game viewing as you leave the park
enroute to main round and even beyond.Arrive Nairobi in the
afternoon and transfer to Hotel for overnight.