A 7days safari visiting Aberdare (1 night), Samburu (2 night), Lake Nakuru (1 night) and Maasai Mara (2 nights). Samburu and Aberdare are not as famous as Mara and Lake Nakuru but they are extraordinary as well as they are home to the Special 5 animals
ITINERARY Day 1: Nairobi – Aberdares Pick up at the airport or hotel in our safari vehicle and early morning drive to Aberdare National Park. The drive is scenic via the central Kenya highlands with stops to view tea and coffee plantations. There shall be a further stop to see and experience the largest open-air market in East Africa at Karatina. Proceed and drop off at your hotel for lunch. Afternoon transfer to your lodge.
Day 2: Aberdares – Samburu After breakfast, we depart to Samburu Game Reserve for an afternoon game drive. Samburu Game Reserve stands as one of the most beautiful Kenya Parks in Northern Circuit. It holds the most indigenous wildlife as well as the home of African Elephants and beautiful species of Zebras and the Masai Giraffes.
Day 3: Samburu The whole day will be spent exploring this amazing game reserve, it gives you the refreshment of your mind as the park is not populated and not many people visit here. It's home to the big five as well as Gerenuk, Reticulated Giraffe, Somali Ostrich, Gravy Zebra, Besia Oryx, Endangered Wild Dog as well as Pun cake Tortoise - Endangered. There are over 450 species of birds identified and aquatic species in the EWaso Nyiro River including, vultures, kingfishers, marabous, bateleurs, guinea fowl, Somali ostriches and others.
Day 4: Samburu – Lake Nakuru After breakfast, we depart to Lake Nakuru National Park. Across the equator, southwards of Bogoria, lies the rift valleys most famous lake Nakuru. Known all over the world for its flamingoes, it's alkaline and is recognized as being one of the natural wonders of the world. Lake Nakuru is now a rhino sanctuary, harboring a population of over 40 black and over 60 white rhinos. Arrive in time for lunch then have an afternoon game drive.
Day 5: Nakuru – Maasai Mara An early morning drive to Maasai Mara National Reserve, it holds on as one of the few places left on earth where wildlife still lives comparatively undisturbed, in the numbers that once roamed the plains and forests of Africa. As the northern tip of the vast Serengeti ecosystem, the Mara hosts the spectacular seasonal migration of many thousands of Wildebeest, Zebras and attendant predators. Arrive in time for lunch then have an afternoon game drive.
Day 6: Maasai Mara After breakfast, we have a full day game drive, with packed lunch provided. The reserve is well known for its black-manned lion, as well as its abundant resident wildlife and its one of the few places where it's possible to see the big five during a morning's game drive. Many of the cheetahs are so tame they seek shelter from the hot sun under one's vehicle and several even climb onto the roof to get a better view of prospective prey. For the bird enthusiast, almost 500 species have been recorded.
Day 7: Maasai Mara – Nairobi Wake up to the sights, sounds and smells of the African bush this morning for a final game drive in Mara. Depart late in the morning to Nairobi, arriving at about 5 pm. Lunch en route.
SAFARI COST Low season: 1 April – 15 June (2020 – 2022) No. of pax 1 2 3 4 5 6 USD 3,354 2,275 1,972 1,820 1,729 1,668 Single room supplement: $ 169
High Season: Jan – March & November to 20th December (2020 – 2022) No. of pax 1 2 3 4 5 6 USD 3,959 2,568 2,264 2,113 2,022 1,961 Single room supplement: USD 481
Peak Season: 16 June – 30th October & 21st December to 3rd January (2020 -2022) No. of pax 1 2 3 4 5 6 USD 4,615 3,081 2,778 2,626 2,535 2,474 Single room supplement: USD 624
Cost Per Person: Adult Rate: 12 years and above. Child Rate: 70% of Adult rate sharing room with Adults & 80% in own room (2-11 yrs) Infants: Below 2 Yrs. – FREE.