6 Day Samburu, Lake Nakuru & Mara

This unique tour brings you to some of Kenya's most well-known wildlife preserves. The Big Five — lion, rhino, buffalo, leopard, and elephant – are most likely to be seen. Not to mention a slew of common animals. The Mara also has such a diverse and abundant wildlife that it's hard to realize there are over 450 species of animals reported here.

Tour Summary

Wildlife

  •   Occasional
  •   Common
  •   Very Rare
  •   Rare
  •   None
  • Giraffe

      Common
  • Elephant

      Common
  • Zebra

      Common
  • Hippo

      Rare
  • Leopard

      Rare
  • Buffalo

      Common
  • Hyena

      Occasional
  • Lion

      Occasional
  • Cheetah

      Occasional
  • White Rhino

      Common
  • Black Rhino

      Common
  • Wildebeest

      Common

Day by Day

Nairobi - Samburu National Reserve

Depart Nairobi as early as 0800 hours for Samburu Reserve arriving in time for lunch. Take a swim in the pool or have a short rest before your afternoon game drive starts. Explore the park and see elephants, as well as other game animals like zebras, giraffes, and with a bit of luck also lions and leopards.

Main Destination:

Samburu National Reserve

Accommodation:

Ashnil Samburu

Meals & Drinks:

Full Board basis: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Full day Samburu National Reserve

This day will be spent touring this amazing game reserve, with game drives in the morning and afternoon. You can also choose to go on cultural excursions in the surrounding area. Samburu Game Reserve has a variety of attractions. The Samburu tribe, who are also pastoralists, live there. The Ewaso Nyiro River, which flows along the southern boundary, is home to crocodiles and hippo, as well as a variety of other species that come to drink during the day. Buffalo, leopard, lion, cheetah, Grevy's zebra, Beisa Oryx, reticulated giraffe, and other plains wildlife are common in Samburu.

Main Destination:

Samburu National Reserve

Accommodation:

Ashnil Samburu

Meals & Drinks:

Full Board basis: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Samburu - Lake Nakuru National Park

After breakfast, depart Samburu for Lake Nakuru National Park, your next destination. The lake and the adjacent woodlands and bushy grasslands make up the Lake Nakuru ecosystem. The park is home to a diverse range of wildlife, including flamingos (both greater and lesser) and other water birds. There are approximately 56 distinct kinds of mammals in the environment, including white rhinos, lions, buffaloes, and nearly 450 different species of terrestrial birds.

Main Destination:

Lake Nakuru National Park

Accommodation:

Lake Nakuru Lodge

Meals & Drinks:

Full Board basis: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Lake Nakuru - Masai Mara Game Reserve

After breakfast at your lodge, begin your morning game drive around the lake, then depart for Masai Mara, making a few stops along the way to have your lunch before continuing on to arrive in time to begin your afternoon game drive with a quest to view the big five. Check-in later for your camp dinner and overnight.

Main Destination:

Masai Mara Game Reserve

Accommodation:

Oldarpoi Wageni Camp

Meals & Drinks:

Full Board basis: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Full Day Masai Mara Game Reserve

Enjoy early morning breakfast at the camp. After breakfast, head out for a full-day game drive into the wilderness and vast wild savannah. Enjoy searching the Big Five of Africa which are lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants, and buffalo with our very own skilled guide. Lunch will be served as a picnic lunch in the wild. Thereafter, enjoy game drives until late in the evening. Then return to the lodge/camp for dinner.

Main Destination:

Masai Mara Game Reserve

Accommodation:

Oldarpoi Wageni Camp

Meals & Drinks:

Full Board basis: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Masai Mara - Nairobi

Check out of your hotel after enjoying your morning breakfast at leisure and depart for Nairobi. You may choose to visit a village of the Masai people to witness the singing and dancing that are part of their daily lives and sacred rituals. A glimpse into their homes and social structure is a poignant experience. ($30pp). Thereafter, proceed to Nairobi for your onwards travel arrangements.

Main Destination:

Nairobi (Departure)

Accommodation:

No Accommodation

Meals & Drinks:

Full Board basis: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Getting There

This tour starts and ends in Nairobi

International flights to arrive at Jomo Kenyatta international airport

No domestic flights for this tour

A transfer from and back to the airport is included

Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost

Inclusions

  • A Professional Driver Guide
  • All Transportations in a 4x4wD Vehicle
  • All Accommodations
  • All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • All Park Fees
  • All Game Drives
  • All Taxes and VAT
  • All Bottled Water

Exclusions

  • Visa entry to Kenya
  • Personal Items of Nature
  • International Flights
  • Accommodation before and after the end of the Tour
  • Drinks
  • Tips (Tipping at 10$ per day)

Rates Per Person

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