Discover the best of Kenya on this 8 day safari-tour from Nairobi through game reserves, conservancies, and National Parks as you experience the region’s rich culture and diverse wildlife. Take game drives in search of the Big 5, watch watering hole’s as parades of elephant, giraffe and zebra come for a drink, take nature walks, look for nocturnal species on night drives, and take some time to relax at your well appointed safari lodges. From leopards lying in the branches of an acacia, lions roaming the wilderness, to hippos navigating the waters and rhino’s out for a walk, this is your go-to Kenya Safari as you make your way through some of the country’s most popular game reserves.
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Hotel & lodges with daily breakfast, lunches and dinners as indicated, game viewing drives by private vehicle with pop-up roof, services of a professional driver-guide, entrance fees to sites listed on the itinerary, and airport transfers. Peak season surcharges may apply. International flights are not included, please enquire.
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Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, you will be met by our representative holding a name-board. Receive a warm welcome and transfer to your hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Stay one night in Nairobi.
After breakfast, drive north via Nanyuki to the Samburu National Reserve. Arrive for lunch at your camp followed by an afternoon game drive. Later as the sun sets, you will be transferred back to your camp for dinner and overnight. You will have one more day of game viewing with all meals and accommodation included. The reserve is rich in wildlife with an abundance of rare northern specialist species such as the Grevy’s zebra, Somali ostrich, reticulated giraffe, gerenuk and the Beisa oryx (also referred to as Samburu Special Five.
Depart to the privately-owned 24,000 acre reserve, Ol Pejeta Conservancy where your drive ends and another adventure begins at your luxurious tented camp with magnificent views of Mt. Kenya. Arrive for lunch followed by an afternoon game viewing drive. One of only four private wildlife reserves in Kenya, your under canvas experience includes wildlife drives in search of the ‘Big Five’. Watch a parade of elephant, giraffe, zebra and impala come to drink at the camp’s floodlit waterhole and saltlick. Optional activities abound, you may choose to go on a night drive in search of nocturnal species, go on a nature walk or join a rhino patrol with experienced rangers to find and monitor black rhino.
Continue with your journey this morning as you drive to Lake Nakuru National Park. The park boasts a huge variety of animals, including leopard which is often found snoozing on the branches of the magnificent yellow-barked acacias, lion, buffalo, hippo, waterbuck, warthog, baboon, the endangered Rothschild’s giraffe only found in this park in Kenya, white rhino and the rare black rhino which is protected and guarded here. Stay one night at your lodge.
Your journey now takes you to the Maasai Mara. Arrive and embark on a game viewing drive before later being transferred to your camp for dinner and overnight. The Maasai Mara is the most famous and most visited game reserve in Kenya. The film “Out of Africa” was made to a great extent in this sanctuary. There is a profusion of all types of wildlife including the big five. A spectacle worth seeing is the annual migration of millions of wildebeests, zebras, and the gazelles from the Serengeti plains across the Tanzania border and the Mara River to reach Maasai Mara grazing fields from late June. The game reserve abounds with birdlife since close to about four hundred and fifty two odd species have been recorded. Spend the next day on a full day game viewing drive.
After breakfast at the camp, bid farewell to the Masai Mara as you set out on your journey back to Nairobi. Drive back down the Great Rift Valley to Nairobi, passing the dormant volcano, Mount Longonot, and lakes Elementaita and Naivasha on the way. Keep an eye out for herds of giraffe and gazelle and head up the escarpment. You will arrive in Kenya's bustling capital city Nairobi in the early afternoon where you will be transferred to the Jomo Kenyatta International airport for your departure flight back home.
Days 2 & 3: Take game drives in the Samburu Game Reserve.
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