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Journey Highlight:

  • Encounter the “Samburu Special Five” – Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, Somali ostrich, gerenuk, and Beisa oryx.
  • Discover Ol Pejeta Conservancy’s remarkable rhino population and visit the Chimpanzee Sanctuary.
  • Scenic boat ride on Lake Naivasha, encountering diverse birdlife and grazing hippos.
  • Discover the legendary Masai Mara with its abundant wildlife and stunning landscapes.
  • Exciting game drives to witness the Big Five – lions, elephants, buffalos, leopards, and rhinos.
  • Engage with the Maasai community and learn about their traditional way of life and customs.

Day 1: Nairobi to Samburu National Reserve.

Upon your arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, you will be warmly welcomed by our team and depart for Samburu National Reserve. After settling in, enjoy a delicious lunch and some leisure time. In the afternoon, embark on your first thrilling game drive in the Samburu wilderness, where you might spot unique species like the Grevy’s zebra and reticulated giraffe. Return to your lodge for dinner and a restful overnight stay. After an exciting game drive, return to your lodge for a delectable dinner and a peaceful overnight stay.

Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Samburu Simba Lodge 

Day 2: Full Day in Samburu National Reserve.

Rise early to make the most of your day in Samburu. After a hearty breakfast, set out on a morning game drive to catch the animals at their most active. Your experienced guide will navigate the reserve’s trails, sharing insights about the wildlife and their behaviors. Enjoy a picnic lunch in a scenic spot, surrounded by the sights and sounds of the African wilderness. In the afternoon, head out for another game drive, seeking out any elusive creatures you might have missed earlier. Return to your lodge in the evening for dinner and relaxation.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Samburu Simba Lodge 

Day 3: Samburu to Ol Pejeta Conservancy.

Following breakfast, depart Samburu and journey towards the awe-inspiring Mt Kenya region. Traverse through picturesque highlands as you make your way to Ol Pejeta Conservancy, a haven for both wildlife and conservation efforts. Arrive at your Camp Nanyuki in time for lunch and afternoon siesta. Set off on a game drive at 3:30 pm to discover the conservancy’s remarkable rhino population and engage in a visit to the Chimpanzee Sanctuary, contributing to the preservation of these incredible primates. 

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Sweetwaters Serena Camp

Day 4: Ol Pejeta Conservancy to Lake Naivasha.

Enjoy your last breakfast at Ol Pejeta before bidding farewell to this beautiful Conservancy. Depart Ol Pejeta and embark on a scenic drive to Lake Naivasha, a freshwater lake surrounded by picturesque landscapes. Arrive at Lake Naivasha in time for a well-deserved lunch at your lodge, where you’ll be spending the night. In the afternoon, set out on a relaxing boat ride on Lake Naivasha. This is a great opportunity to spot hippos and a variety of bird species that inhabit the area. Continue your adventure by exploring Crescent Island, a unique sanctuary where you can walk amidst gentle herbivores such as zebras and giraffes. As the day comes to an end, return to your accommodation for a delicious dinner and a peaceful overnight stay. 

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Sawela Lodge

Day 5: Lake Naivasha to Masai Mara.

After breakfast, leave Lake Naivasha behind and set out on a scenic drive to the renowned Masai Mara National Reserve. Arrive at the reserve in time for a tasty lunch at your camp, where you’ll be staying for the next two nights. In the afternoon, embark on your first game drive in the Masai Mara. This vast and diverse reserve is known for its high concentration of wildlife, including the famous Big Five: lions, elephants, buffalos, leopards, and rhinos.
Capture the beauty of the Mara’s landscapes and encounter a wide range of animals during your game drive. Return to your camp as the sun sets, and enjoy a well-prepared dinner before retiring to your comfortable accommodations for the night.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Ol Moran Tented Camp 

Day 6: Masai Mara Game Drives.

Prepare for a full day of thrilling game drives in the Masai Mara. Begin your adventure with an early morning game drive to catch the wildlife at sunrise. This is an ideal time to spot predators on the hunt or witness other dramatic wildlife interactions. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the wilderness, maximizing your time for wildlife viewing without returning to the camp. Throughout the day, keep an eye out for the incredible diversity of wildlife that calls the Mara home. From graceful gazelles to powerful lions, the Mara offers an unforgettable safari experience. If you’re interested, take the opportunity to visit a local Maasai village and learn about their traditions and way of life. Return to your camp in the evening for a delectable dinner, sharing stories of the day’s sightings and experiences. 

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Ol Moran Tented Camp

Day 7: Masai Mara to Nairobi.

On your final day, wake up early and embark on a last game drive in the Masai Mara to make the most of your remaining time in this wildlife haven. After your game drive, return to your camp for a satisfying breakfast and check out. Bid farewell to the Masai Mara as you start your journey back to Nairobi, reminiscing about the incredible wildlife encounters and stunning landscapes you’ve experienced over the past few days. Arrive in Nairobi by late afternoon, marking the end of your safari adventure. Reflect on the memories and photographs you’ve collected as you head home or continue your travels. 

Meal Plan: Breakfast

What’s Included?

  • Comfortable and reliable transportation throughout the safari, including the drive from Nairobi to the various destinations and game drives within the national parks and reserves.
  • All accommodations as specified in the itinerary.
  • All meals as indicated in the itinerary, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Enjoy a variety of delicious dishes, often with local flavors.
  • Boat ride on Lake Naivasha and a visit to Crescent Island, providing unique opportunities to observe hippos, birdlife, and walk among herbivores.
  • Multiple game drives as outlined in the itinerary, led by experienced and knowledgeable safari guides.
  • All Park fees.

What’s Excluded?

  • Flights: Airfare to and from Nairobi is not included in the package.
  • Visa Fees: Any visa fees required for entry into Kenya are not included.
  • Travel Insurance: It is recommended to have comprehensive travel insurance to cover any unexpected events or emergencies.
  • Personal Expenses: Expenses such as souvenirs, personal purchases, and any optional activities not specified in the itinerary are not included.
  • Tips and Gratuities: Tips for guides, drivers, and other staff are not included and are at your discretion.
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