5 Days Samburu, Nakuru and Maasai Mara

BOA 20: 5 Days Samburu, Nakuru, and Maasai Mara.

In the southern part of Samburu, you are guaranteed to see most of the Kenyan animals. These would be cheetah, lion, leopard, impala, buffalo, hippo, and dik-dik, as well as the native gerenuk, Grevy's zebra, reticulated giraffe, and Beisa Oryx. You are likely to see the most animals during the dry season as they converge at the Usaso Nyiro River, their main source of water during the long dry weather. Elephants are also spotted during this time of year and the Nile crocodiles swim in the river.

Day 1: Nairobi to Samburu Game Reserve North of Equator Line
You will be picked up from Nairobi Airport or Nairobi Hotel in the morning at 06:30 hours and depart for Samburu National Reserve via Mt. Kenya and the Equator. You will begin a game drive en-route to the lodge. Check in and have lunch upon arrival. Later in the afternoon, go for a game drive across the park and look out for the unique resident wildlife species like the Reticulated Giraffe, Grevy’s Zebra, Beisa Oryx. and the Blue legged Somali Ostrich. The game drive will last until sunset when you will return to Sopa Lodge for dinner and overnight. On the southern part of Samburu Game Reserve, you are guaranteed to see most of the Kenyan animals found in Samburu.

Main Destination: Samburu National Reserve
Accommodation: Samburu Sopa Lodge
Meals & Drinks: All meals included, Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2: Samburu Game Reserve to Lake Nakuru National Park
Early in the morning, go for a sunrise game viewing in search of wildlife that wanders in this park in the morning hours before the sun is hot. Return to the lodge for a full breakfast. After, you will leave Sumburu and drive to Lake Nakuru National Park and have lunch at the base of Mount Kenya. After lunch, the journey will continue through Nyahururu Waterfall to Lake Nakuru National Park. Since your accommodation is located inside the park we will have an evening game drive until 18:30 when the park closes. Lake Nakuru National Park is well known for its great masses of flamingos, the famous white and black rhino, and the endangered Roth's child giraffe species with five horns. Dinner and overnight will be at Lake Nakuru Wck camp. Prior arrangement is very much crucial with this accommodation.

Main Destination: Lake Nakuru National Park
Accommodation: Budget camping
Meals & Drinks: All meals included, Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3: Lake Nakuru to Maasai Mara Game Reserve
We will begin the day again with a morning game viewing in this park until lunch time. We will depart soon after lunch and drive safely along the floor of the Great Rift Valley to Maasai Mara Game Reserve which forms the northern part of Serengeti National Park in good time. If time allows, we will have an evening game viewing upon arrival. Otherwise we recommend relaxation at the camp after the long drive. Maasai Mara Game Reserve is famous for its lion, cheetah, elephant, buffalo, and other members of the big five. Dinner and overnight will be at Destiny Eco Camp Mara.

Main Destination: Masai Mara National Reserve
Accommodation: Destiny Eco Camp Mara
Meals & Drinks: All meals included, Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4: Maasai Mara Game Reserve
We recommend an early breakfast at the camp and heading out at 06:30 for a full day of game viewing until late in the evening. We will return to the camp for refreshment and overnight stay at the camp. Masai Mara is famous for its large number of lion, elephant, leopard, rhino, and buffalo that make up the "big five". Luck is essential for spotting the rhino and leopard which are rather shy and elusive. The park’s animal concentration and abundance is second to none. We will cater for a picnic lunch at the hippo pool where you might be lucky enough to spot crocodiles basking on the rocks. Numerous plains game that live in this park include antelope, wildebeest, zebra, Masai giraffe, hyena, and vulture. Return to the camp for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination: Masai Mara National Reserve
Accommodation: Destiny Eco Camp Mara
Meals & Drinks: All meals included , Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5: Maasai Mara to Nairobi
Early in the morning we will go out for game viewing in Maasai Game Reserve. After we will set off for a journey back to Nairobi where the safari will end in the late evening. Then we will transfer you back to the hotel in good time.

Main Destination: Nairobi
Accommodation: No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks: Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included), Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

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