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8 DAYS SAMBURU, OLPEJETA, LAKE NAKURU & NAIVASHA & MASAI MARA SAFARI

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Overview

This eight days safari is a classic safari across the Northern part of Kenya and then back to the southern part of Kenya towards Masai Mara via the  Great Rift Valley lakes endowed with beautiful scenery of birds and landscapes. This safari gives you a chance to visit Samburu National park where you get to see view great number of leopards and the grey zebras which is a very unique type of species in Samburu. After Samburu National Reserve, visit the Olpejeta conservancy situated between the foothills of Mount Kenya and Aberdares ranges and is Kenya’s best-kept conservation havens. The Ol Pejeta Conservancy is one of the only wildlife protection areas that are home to very high numbers of endangered species. Aside from the big 5, more than a thousand different mammals and bird species roam the wild.. Thereafter crossing via the Great Rift valley to visit Lake Nakuru and Lake Naivasha where you enjoy great sceneries of birds and Hippos. Finally, into Masai Mara National reserve which extends northeast from a shared border with Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park, the 1,510 km2 Masai Mara is the most famous and popular safari destination in Kenya, if not anywhere in Africa. The appeal of the Masai Mara and adjacent private/community conservancies isn’t difficult to explain. It’s mosaic of rolling hills, open grassland, and acacia woodland supports a quite incredible profusion and variety of wildlife. Large predators such as lion, leopard, cheetah and Spotted hyena are easily seen at close quarters all year round, and the reserve truly blossoms between August and October, when the legendary wildebeest migration – perhaps the world’s most breathtaking wildlife spectacle – crosses into Kenya from Tanzania. The Big Five are all present and seen with various degrees of ease. Elephants are very common, as are buffaloes, the latter being the favored prey of the reserve’s unusually large lion prides, which often number 15 or more adults. Leopards are more elusive but quite easy to locate if you know where to look, and while numbers of black rhino dropped alarmingly in the late 20th century, up to three dozen individuals still survive. The rhino population here is the only one in Kenya that can be regarded as fully indigenous, with a gene pool (as yet) undiluted by translocated individuals of southern African or mixed origin.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Samburu National Reserve
  • Olpejeta conservancy
  • Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Lake Naivasha
  • Masai Mara National Reserve.

Itinerary

DAY 1: NAIROBI TO SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE

Pick up from the hotel/airport as early as 7.30 am to proceed to Samburu National Reserve that is approximate 5 to 6hrs drive. On arrival proceed to lodge to check-in and have lunch thereafter enjoy afternoon time enjoying game drives of the wide-open grass plains and, scattered acacia bush that are a host to a wide variety of wildlife of the BIG FIVE such as white and lions, leopards, cheetahs, hyenas, buffaloes, giraffes and elephants with the rooftop of the car opened for great views and photography till the afternoon. Thereafter proceed to lodge for dinner and relaxation

DAY 2: FULL DAY GAME DRIVES

After breakfast depart for sunrise game drives to enjoy morning game drives in the park to mid-day. with your open roof wide open for great views and photography. Thereafter, drive back to the lodge for lunch and relaxation and enjoy hotel amenities such as swimming under the hot sun. Proceed again for an afternoon game drive to sunset and head back to the lodge to have dinner and relax as you enjoy looking at pictures and recordings you took while on game drives.

DAY 3: SAMBURU TO OLPEJETA CONSERVANCY

After breakfast depart for Olpejeta conservancy which is approximate 3 to 4hrs from Samburu National Reserve. Arrive in time for lunch and relaxation at respectful lodge or camp. After lunch proceed for a game drive with roof wide open for amazing photography over the roof till late evening. Thereafter, proceed towards lodge or camp for dinner.

DAY 4: OLPEJETA CONSERVANCY TO LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK

Depart after early breakfast and drive south towards Lake Nakuru National Park which is an approximate of 5 to 6 hrs drive. Arrive in time for lunch and relaxation. Enjoy lakeside views as you prepare to head for an afternoon game drive with open roof wide open till late evening. Thereafter, return towards the lodge for dinner and relaxation.

DAY 5: LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK TO LAKE NAIVASHA

After breakfast guide will pick you up from hotel and drive towards Lake Naivasha which is an approximate of 2 hours from Nakuru. On arrival at Lake Naivasha drive towards Hell's Gate National Park for hiking excursions and walks. After this proceed for lunch and relaxation. After Lunch and relaxation drive towards the Lake to enjoy a sunset boat ride and alking safari at the crescent island. Thereafter head hack to the lodge and have diner and relax from long day activities.

DAY 6: LAKE NAIVASHA TO MASAI MARA

After breakfast proceed to Masai Mara National Reserve which takes an approximate of 5 to 6hrs drive from Nairobi with an en-route lunch stopover. On arrival at Masai Mara National Reserve, you will enjoy game drives of the wide-open grass plains and, scattered acacia bush that is a host to a wide variety of the BIG FIVE such as lions, leopards, hyenas, buffaloes, elephants, and giraffes with the rooftop of the car opened for great views and photography till the African sunset.
Thereafter, proceed back to the lodge/camp and have dinner as relax for next day new activities.

DAY 7: FULL DAY GAME DRIVES

After breakfast depart with picnic lunch boxes to enjoy full day game drives in the park from as early as 6.30 am to 6.00 pm in the evening. As we often call it from sunrise to sunset of the African sun in search of the BIG 5 of Africa with your open roof wide open for great views and photography. Thereafter, drive back to the lodge to have dinner and relax as you enjoy looking at pictures and recordings you took while on game drives.

DAY 8: MASAI MARA TO NAIROBI

Wake up call at 6.00 am to depart for a sunrise game drive till 8.00 am where you return back to lodge and have breakfast. After breakfast drives back to Nairobi arriving at around 4.00 pm and be dropped back at the respectful hotel or airport.

Included/Exclude

  • Transport in an open roof tour vehicle.
  • Meals on full board basis (Lunch, dinner & breakfast)
  • Game drives as scheduled.
  • Unlimited water in the car.
  • 7-Night accommodation at the respectful hotel.
  • Service of a professional, skilled and trained guide.
  • Park fees at the stated park.
  • Tips to guide(Highly recommended)
  • Medical and travel insurance covers.
  • Visa and international flights.
  • Masai Cultural village @ $ 20 per person.
  • Hot air balloon safaris with champagne breakfast @ $ 450 per person
  • Anything else not mentioned above.

Tour's Location

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FAQs

What to carry?
Passports
Money to spend along the way.
Camera and recorders with extra batteries.
A few photocopies of all personal documents such as passports, visas, flights, travel insurance, vaccination card, international debit cards, (Master Card, Visa credit cards, etc.) driving license.
Fuller clothes for evenings at the hotel and lodge, such as long pants and long-sleeved shirts to protect you against mosquitoes after sunset and, if necessary, against the sun.
A jacket/sweater, as it can be cool in the early morning and evening
Summer Footwear (e.g. sports shoes and cotton socks). Avoid walking on bare feet and or leaving your legs naked at night due to mosquitoes.
A mosquito/insect repellent for example.
Personal medicine and toiletries.(incase)

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