€2.160,00
KENYA

7 DAYS 6 NIGHTS SAMBURU, LAKE NAKURU, LAKE NAIVASHA & MASAI MARA

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€2.160,00

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi – Samburu National Reserve
Day 1: Nairobi – Samburu National Reserve

Depart Nairobi heading north past pineapple and banana plantations and the Tana River to the fertile Mt Kenya region. You will pass tea and coffee farms, citrus orchards and many regional towns bustling with day-to-day activity. Stop on route for photos at the Equator. Arrive at Ashnil lodge in time for lunch. After check in and lunch enjoy an afternoon game drive in the park. Samburu National Reserve is part of three small adjoining reserves that lie on either side of the Northern Ewaso Ngiro River. The semi-arid landscape is spectacular and the vegetation is made up of palms, woodland along the river, acacia woodland and dusty scrubland. Not only can you see the some of the big five, but also other species which are not present in Kenya’s southern parks including the oryx, gerenuk, Somali
ostrich, reticulated giraffe and Grevy’s zebra. Bird life is also abundant here with different species of eagles, pygmy falcons, sand grouse and large flocks of crazy guinea fowl. Be prepared for hot temperatures, as they regularly reach 40 centigrade in the day, even if it rains.

Day 2: Samburu National Reserve
Day 2: Samburu National Reserve

Depart on an early game drive to try to spot the early risers in the park before returning for breakfast. After breakfast you can choose to relax at your accommodation or undertake a full day game drive in Shaba or Bufallo Springs. Return to accommodation for meals and overnight.

Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3: Samburu National Reserve – Lake Nakuru National Park
Day 3: Samburu National Reserve – Lake Nakuru National Park

Rise early for a game drive, then return for breakfast and check out. Depart for Nakuru, stopping for picnic lunch enroute. On the way you can stop for views of the beautiful Thomson Falls. Arrive late afternoon in Lake Nakuru Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Lake Nakuru is famous for the thousands of flamingo that seasonally inhabit the shores of the lake. The park has been successful habitat for introducing endangered species including black rhino, white rhino, Rothchild giraffe and the elusive leopard - all of which are frequently seen on game drives. You can spot these along with buffalo, lion, zebra, waterbuck, gazelle, impala, hyrax and hippo

Day 4: Lake Nakuru National Park – Lake Naivasha
Day 4: Lake Nakuru National Park – Lake Naivasha

After breakfast, depart Lake Naivasha for the Masai Mara. Initially you will head around the lake, and then turn west along the floor of the Great Rift Valley. After a stop in the Maasai town of Narok for fuel, supplies and snacks, proceed to the Masai
Mara Game Reserve arrive at Sentrim Lodge in time for lunch, later you will enjoy an afternoon game drive before returning to your accommodation for dinner and overnight. And don’t forget the Masai Mara is not fenced and that you can look out for animals not long after departing Narok.

Day 5: Lake Naivasha – Masai Mara National Reserve
Day 5: Lake Naivasha – Masai Mara National Reserve

After breakfast, depart Lake Naivasha for the Masai Mara. Initially you will head around the lake, and then turn west along the floor of the Great Rift Valley. After a stop in the Maasai town of Narok for fuel, supplies and snacks, proceed to the Masai
Mara Game Reserve arrive at Sentrim Lodge in time for lunch, later you will enjoy an afternoon game drive before returning to your accommodation for dinner and overnight. And don’t forget the Masai Mara is not fenced and that you can look out for animals not long after departing Narok.

Day 6: Masai Mara
Day 6: Masai Mara

Enjoy a full day game viewing with picnic lunch on the Mara River over-looking the Hippo Pools and the savannah. One of Kenya’s premier reserves, the Masai Mara is an extension of the Serengeti and world famous for the spectacular migration of thousands of wildebeest and zebra during the months of July to October. The Mara is also rich in resident game with over 95 species recorded including the ‘Big Five’ - elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard and rhino - as well as giraffe, cheetah, hyena and numerous species of antelope. The Reserve is also rich in birdlife with over 480 species. Return to accommodation for dinner and overnight.

Day 7: Masai Mara Reserve – Nairobi

Wake for breakfast and enjoy the mornings’ game drive. Mid-morning depart for Nairobi stopping for lunch enroute. You will arrive in Nairobi around 17:00

Tour Highlights

  • Scenery of northern Kenya, Rift Valley Lakes, big five, northern five, wildebeest migration (July - October), birdlife Cost per person 2160 USD per person sharing VAN Cost per person 2538 USD per person sharing CRUISER

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