9 days (not including air travel)

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Spot wildlife and roam the Kenyan savannah like the local Maasai people on an awesome safari adventure. Traverse the quintessentially African landscapes of Mount Kenya, the Great Rift Valley and semi-arid savannahs. Let your jaw drop at natural phenomena like a flamingo feeding frenzy and the great wildebeest migration.

Day 1: Samburu

From Nairobi, drive through agricultural country and the cool central highlands of Mount Kenya region to the dry northern Kenya. After a 5-6 hour drive we arrive at Samburu Game Reserve for lunch and afternoon game drive.

Accommodation: Camping

Meals: Lunch and dinner

Day 2: Samburu

Whole day of game drives in Samburu. Samburu Park lies in the semi-arid north and is the home of the Samburu Special Five – Grevy’s zebra, Somali ostrich, reticulated giraffe, gerenuk and the Beisa oryx, the five rare and endemic northern animal species.

Accommodation: Camping

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 3: Maralal

Morning game drive as we exit Samburu and drive further north through Wamba trading centre in the northwest of Samburu to Maralal, a small town in the vast Samburu country. Maralal is the administrative headquarters of the Samburu region and is famous for camel riding. There will be a stopover along the way for picnic lunch and we arrive at Maralal in the afternoon. Spend the afternoon at leisure in this hot and dry region.

Accommodation: Camping

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 4: Maralal

Spend the day camel riding and trekking.

Accommodation: Camping

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 5: Lake Nakuru

Descend into the Great Rift Valley and drive to Lake Nakuru National Park for lunch. There will be an evening game drive.

Accommodation: Camping

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 6: Lake Nakuru

Whole day of game drives. Lake Nakuru National Park is a small but beautiful park with a shallow soda lake, stunning greenery, scintillating waterfalls and majestic cliffs. The lake hosts thousands of flamingos and other water birds. This is the perfect place to watch the rhino but there are several other animals including buffalo, giraffe, impala, lion etc.

Accommodation: Camping

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 7: Masai Mara

Transfer to Masai Mara for lunch and afternoon game drives. Game includes rhinos, wildebeests and Lions among others.

Accommodation: Camping

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 8: Masai Mara

Breakfast and then spend the whole day on game drives in search of elephants, zebras, leopards and other plains game. The Mara is an irresistible holiday paradise famous for its annual wildebeest migration.

Accommodation: Camping

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 9: Nairobi

Leave after breakfast for transfer to Nairobi.

Meals: Breakfast


General: Accommodation is in budget camps or bandas, a guesthouse and permanent tented safari camp with beds and en-suite facilities. All your meals will be prepared by our experienced safari cook. We buy fresh produce locally and ensure good standards of hygiene.  We can cater for special dietary requirements at no extra cost.

If you prefer alternative accommodation in mid-range or luxury camps and lodges, we can book for you those at extra cost.


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