Wildlife Haven: Meru and Samburu - A 6-Day Kenya Camping Safari
Full Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi
Upon arrival at Nairobi's vibrant capital, you will be warmly welcomed by our experienced tour representative. Transfer to a comfortable city hotel, where you can relax and rejuvenate before the excitement of your safari begins.
Day 2: Nairobi to Meru National Park
After a scrumptious breakfast, we commence our journey to the captivating Meru National Park. This hidden gem is renowned for its diverse wildlife population, including the majestic Big Five. Upon reaching the park, we set up a well-appointed camp, allowing you to immerse yourself in the tranquil surroundings and prepare for the remarkable adventures that await.
Day 3: Full Day in Meru National Park
Indulge in a full day of exploration in the captivating Meru National Park. Accompanied by our knowledgeable safari guide, traverse the park's untamed landscapes, tracking the iconic Big Five and encountering a myriad of bird species. As dusk settles, gather around a crackling campfire beneath the enchanting African sky, relishing a delectable dinner amidst nature's symphony.
Day 4: Meru to Samburu National Reserve
Awaken your senses with an early morning game drive in Meru National Park, capturing the essence of the wild at the break of dawn. Bid farewell to Meru as we embark on a thrilling journey northward to the rugged beauty of Samburu National Reserve. Upon arriving at our carefully chosen campsite, take a moment to absorb the serene wilderness enveloping you.
Day 5: Full Day in Samburu National Reserve
Prepare for a captivating day as we delve into the captivating wonders of Samburu National Reserve. This extraordinary ecosystem is home to unique wildlife species, including the striking Grevy's zebra, the elegant reticulated giraffe, and the graceful Beisa oryx. Immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of nature, capturing incredible photographs and memories. As the sun sets, gather around the campfire, indulging in a sumptuous dinner, and relishing the final night of your wilderness adventure.
Day 6: Samburu to Nairobi
Embark on a final morning game drive, savoring the last moments of wildlife sightings in Samburu National Reserve. With a heavy heart, bid farewell to the untamed beauty of Samburu as we begin our journey back to Nairobi. Reflect on the unforgettable memories created and the extraordinary encounters with Kenya's wildlife.
- Accommodation: Enjoy comfortable accommodation in Nairobi and throughout the safari in well-equipped camping sites, providing a true connection with nature.
- Meals: Delight in delicious meals, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner, prepared with fresh ingredients to satisfy your palate.
- Park Fees: All park fees and permits are included, ensuring hassle-free access to Meru National Park and Samburu National Reserve.
- Game Drives: Experience thrilling game drives in customized safari vehicles, led by our expert English-speaking safari guide, who will share insightful knowledge about the wildlife and their habitats.
- Airport Transfers: Seamless transfers to and from the airport, ensuring a smooth start and end to your safari adventure.
- International Flights: Please arrange your international flights to and from Nairobi.
- Visa Fees: Ensure you have the necessary visa and cover any associated fees.
- Personal Items: Personal expenses such as souvenirs, beverages, and snacks are not included.
- Optional Activities: Additional activities and excursions beyond the outlined itinerary are not included.
- Gratuities: While not mandatory, it is customary to tip your safari guide and camp staff as a token of appreciation.
- Wildlife Viewing: Observe and photograph Kenya's diverse wildlife on thrilling game drives, capturing unforgettable moments.
- Bird Watching: Meru National Park and Samburu National Reserve are havens for bird enthusiasts, with numerous species to discover.
- Cultural Visits: Interact with local communities, gain insights into their traditions, and immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Kenya.
- Photography: Capture the beauty of the landscapes, wildlife, and cultural encounters, creating lasting memories of your safari.
- Nature Walks: Embark on guided nature walks, allowing you to appreciate the smaller wonders of the wilderness and learn about the ecosystems.
What to Pack:
- Clothing: Pack lightweight, comfortable clothing suitable for safari activities. Neutral colors are recommended to blend in with the environment.
- Footwear: Bring sturdy and comfortable footwear for game drives and nature walks.
- Sun Protection: Don't forget essentials such as a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen to shield yourself from the African sun.
- Binoculars and Camera: Enhance your wildlife viewing experience with binoculars and capture incredible moments with your camera.
- Insect Repellent: Protect yourself from insects by packing an effective insect repellent.
- Personal Medications: If you have any specific medications, ensure you bring an adequate supply.