You will be picked up from the airport with the briefing, thereafter you will be driven north past the equator to the northern frontier district. Continue to the semi-arid Samburu National Reserve and check in to your lodge at 13.30 for Lunch at the lodge. There will be time to settle in before your evening Game adventure at 4.00 pm. At this time, set out for an afternoon game drive in the Reserve. Return to the lodge before dark at 7.30 pm. The dinner in the lodge. Overnight: Elephant Game Lodge.
Azure Mara Havens Hotel
10 Days: Samburu GR, Aberdare N.P, Lake Nakuru N.P, Lake Naivasha, Masai Mara NR, Amboseli N.P.
Samburu National Reserve is situated approximately 350 km north of Nairobi.
Ewaso Nyiro River is the only water source in the dry season. It is also home to some of the biggest reptiles in the region.
Wildlife is surprisingly abundant for such a dry place and includes species such as Gerenuk, Dik-dik, Grant’s and Thomson’s gazelles, elephants, cheetah, leopard, and lion. There are several species, which are unique to this area including; Gravy’s zebra, Beisa Oryx, Somali Ostrich, and reticulated giraffe.
You will be picked up from the JKIA airport with a briefing. Thereafter you will be driving north past the equator to the northern frontier district. Continue to the semi-arid Samburu National reserve and check in to your lodge at 13.30 pm. Have Lunch at the lodge. There will be time to settle in before your safari adventure commence at 4.00 pm. Set out for an afternoon game drive in the reserve. Return to the lodge before dark before dusk at 7.30 pm. Dinner at the lodge. Have your night at Elephant Lodge in Samburu.
On day two, set out for an early morning game drive in the Samburu reserve. This is usually the most popular game viewing time. During the early hours’ temperatures are low, thus providing a favorable atmosphere both for the game and the viewer. Lion, Cheetah, and Leopard roam the vast grasslands in search of their next meal, it may be an unsuspecting impala or even a small one like the warthog whatever the players, the spectacle of nature unfolding is always awe-inspiring! 8.30 am. Back at the lodge, enjoy your sumptuous breakfast. 12.30 lunch in the camp than its time at leisure to relax by the riverside watching crocodile 4.00 pm. We an afternoon game drive. Return to the campsite before dark. 7.30 pm have your dinner in the camp Overnight: Samburu Game Lodge
After early breakfast depart for a morning game drive in the reserve, en-route to the gate. Drive a southerly direction to the equator for a brief stop. Here, the locals do a water demonstration to qualify the position of the equator and for a small tip, you could be awarded an ‘equator Certificate. After the brief stop, Drive to the Thompsons falls for a photo-stop then down into the great rift valley. As you ascend the eastern wall of the rift Valley, lush coffee and tea plantations reveal themselves and your driver guides will give you a brief talk about coffee farming in Kenya. 15.30 pm: After checking in at your lodge, lunch En route 7.30 pm: Dinner in the Hotel. Overnight: Lake Nakuru Lodge
The Park is located about 100 km north of Nairobi and stretches over a wide variety of terrain at altitudes from 2,000 meters (6,600 ft) to 4,000 meters (13,000 ft). Established in May 1950, the Aberdare National Park covers an area of 766 square kilometers and forms part of the Aberdare Mountain Range. Wildlife present in the protected area includes lion, leopard, elephant, East African wild dog, giant forest hog, bushbuck, mountain reedbuck, waterbuck, Cape buffalo, suni, side-striped jackal, eland, duiker, olive baboon, black and white colobus monkey, and sykes monkey. Rarer sightings include those of the African golden cat and the bongo. Species such as the common eland, and serval live in the higher moorlands. The Aberdare National Park also hosts a large eastern black rhinoceros population and over 250 bird species including the endangered Aberdare cisticola, Jackson’s spurfowl, sparrowhawk, African Goshawk, African fish eagle, sunbirds, and plovers. Accommodation: The Ark or Maverick camp rondavels and homestay
Full buffet breakfast in the camp. Check out thereafter and drive via Narok town to Maasai Mara national reserve, the land of the Maasai tribe. The proud young Maasai warrior-nomads with their plaited hair, red cloaks, and spears, challenge your curiosity. The 700-square-mile Game Reserve is the Africa of your dreams, complete with wild animals grazing amid the superb rolling and scape of gentle hills and acacia woodlands. Check in to your lodge. 12.30 pm: Lunch in the lodge. There will be time to settle in before your first game drive. Dinner in the Tented Camp. All at Azure Mara Lodge hotel
Wake up call. Tea, coffee, and cookies will be served in the lodge at 6.30 am: Set out for a game drive in the reserve. This is usually the most popular game viewing time. During the early hour’s temperatures are low, thus providing a favorable atmosphere both for the game and the viewer. Lion, Cheetah, and Leopard roam the vast grasslands in search of their next meal, it may be an unsuspecting impala or even a small one like the warthog. Whatever the players, the spectacle of nature unfolding is always awe-inspiring. 7.30 pm: Dinner in the Mara Azure LODGE
Full buffet breakfast in the lodge then checks out. Drive to Lake Naivasha where you will have your lunch en route. after lunch, in Mt Long’onot transit hotel you will go on with the drive to Lake Naivasha which is the only freshwater lake in the Great Rift Valley.05.00 pm: Arrive in the hotel, overnight, dinner at Elsamere lodge
After breakfast we will depart the camp for Amboseli National Park via Nairobi, we will be arriving in the picturesque town of Amboseli in time for the late afternoon. After checking in the camp, you will have your afternoon game drive in the park. Overnight at Sentrim Amboseli Tented Camp. Main destination: Amboseli National Park. Accommodation: Kibo Amboseli Tented inside Amboseli NP. Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included). All-inclusive Bed, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Spend a whole day in Amboseli National Park, with morning and afternoon game drives. This Park is termed an Animal’s paradise. Visit Masai Village and learn about their rich culture at an extra cost. In the early evening, the clouds clear, exposing the snow-capped dome of Mt. Kilimanjaro. All-inclusive Bed, Bed-breakfast, Lunch, dinner at Sentrime Amboseli lodge.
Early morning breakfast then drives back to Nairobi airport for the further destination.
INCLUDED & EXCLUDED COST
- Bottled mineral water during game drives.
- Park entrance fees and game drives as noted in the itinerary.
- All meals are noted in the itinerary. Each day generally includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner buffets consisting of both western and local dishes.
- Transportation in standard game viewing safari vehicle complete with pop-up roof for easy viewing and photography.
- Every passenger is guaranteed a window seat.
- Your driver/guide speaks English and has in-depth knowledge of the flora, fauna, landscape, and Kenyan culture safaris.
- A minivan outfitted with two-way, long-range high-frequency radio communications equipment.
- Each minivan carries safari accessories including window sills, a first-aid kit, an ice chest, and a fire extinguisher.
- Pick up and drop off transfers
- Domestic and international airfares and departures taxes.
- Personal communications charges for telephone calls, faxes, email, etc.
- Tips and gratuities for your driver/guide.
- Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. (Bottled mineral water is provided in the minivan while on game drives.)
- Laundry services.
- Between meal snacks, parks, attractions, and events not included in your itinerary
- Rain jackets, hand cloves
- Personal need
- Rain jackets, hand cloves
- Boat ride at L.Naivasha $60 pp
- International air ticket
- Personal needs
- Balloon safari in Maasai Mara (USD$675) per ride
- Personal needs
- Samburu village visit(65-70usd$)
- Maasai village visit. (65_70usd$)
- Boat ride at $65 per person.