6 Days Aberdare Samburu Nakuru Mara
Picturesque, steep forested ravines and open moorland characterise the Aberdare National Park. Experience great wildlife adventures as you witness the big five of the north and the big five of the south in this classic wildlife safari.
Day 1 | Nairobi - Aberdare
You will be picked up from your hotel or airport and depart to the Aberdare National Park. You will arrive at your base hotel for check-in followed by lunch and transfer to your tree hotel. Rest of the afternoon at leisure. The tree hotels have viewing decks with balconies and lounges to provide superb game viewing from the comfort of the lodge. Game is attracted by the waterholes and salt licks around the lodge. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.
NB: - Only overnight bags are allowed at the tree hotel
Day 2 | Samburu
After breakfast transfer back to your base hotel and proceed with the drive across the Equator to the dramatic semi-arid scrubland of the Northern Frontier comprising of Buffalo Springs, Shaba and Samburu game reserves. Arrive in time at your camp/lodge for check in, lunch and some rest. Later you will depart for afternoon game drives. Dinner and overnight at your camp/lodge.
Day 3 | Samburu
Today, the full day is dedicated enjoying the unique beauty of the reserve with morning and afternoon game drives along the banks of Ewaso Nyiro River. It is the home to the unique rare species only found north of equator that include the reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebras, Beisa oryxes, giraffe necked gazelle (gerenuk), and the Blue-necked Somali Ostrich and it is also home to the big five, Elephant, Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, Endangered Wild Dog and others. After exploring the park visit the Samburu village. Dinner and overnight at your camp/lodge.
Day 4 | Lake Nakuru
Rise early, enjoy your breakfast, then proceed for a morning game drive, later leave Samburu for Lake Nakuru National Park with a stopover to view the scenic Thompson falls. Arrive at Lake Nakuru in time for check in, lunch and some rest. Later proceed for afternoon game drives to see the black and white Rhinoceros, buffalos, lions, leopard, Flamingos, Pelicans, baboon Monkeys, Impalas, Gazelles among other animals and a number of birds species. If time permits visit the baboon viewpoint cliff. Dinner and overnight at the camp/lodge.
Day 5 | Maasai Mara
Enjoy breakfast then check out and depart for Masai Mara arriving in time into your camp/lodge for check in, lunch and some rest. Later you will depart for afternoon game drives through the savanna grassland in search of the great African wild animals for up-close encounters that it hosts. Transverse the reserve till late evening to witness the sunset. Return back to the camp/lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 6 | Maasai Mara
Enjoy early morning breakfast then leave for full day Game drive in search of the Big Five with packed lunches to enable extensive exploration of this reserve. Some of the animals you must see include: Lions, Wildebeest, Zebras, Giraffes, Buffalos, Elephants, Hippos, Crocodiles, hyenas, Antelopes. Break for picnic lunches near the Mara River and continue building your African safari tour memories with up-close encounters with several wild animals. Enjoy each moment as you transverse the Masai Mara game reserve from one point to another. After exploring the park visit the Masai village. You have an optional hot-air balloon ride that starts at 06.00 am and ends with a Champagne breakfast on the plains. What an exhilarating experience! Dinner and overnight at the camp/lodge
Day 7 | Departure - Nairobi
Early morning enjoy game drive in Masai Mara, return to the camp/lodge for full breakfast then check out and drive back to Nairobi with a stopover for lunch at Narok town arriving late afternoon and dropped off at your hotel or at the airport.