Detailed Itinerary

 

About Samburu National Park

The Park was established in 1948. It is located about 350 kilometers from Nairobi. This is the place to be if you want you would like to witness pure Kenyan culture as you enjoy the view of the animals. Animals like the Grevys’ zebra, Tanzanian cheetah, Masai lion, reticulated giraffe, elephants and buffaloes are in this Park. The Park contains over 50 species of animals. Bird life is also in plenty with over 450 species like the Grey-headed Kingfisher, Bee-eater, Sunbird, Marabou stork and the Horn-bill. Waso Nyiro River is also a major attraction to tourists as it holds numerous aquatic species like the crocodile and the hippos, as well as other animals coming to drink water.

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    There are over 20 plant species in samburu National Park but the dominant plant species include the Acacia Elator, Down Palms and the Salva Dora Pesica. 

    The Samburu people are purely cultural and very colorful. The samburu women usually have a neck that is encircled all round with beads and their chins are painted with red ochre. The samburu men  also wear a cloth that is often black and is wrapped around their waist. Tourists are well accommodated by samburu people in samburu national reserve, friendly people as they love visitors. They will dance with you some traditional folk songs and give you very sweet traditional Samburu food. 

 

Day 1: Nairobi Transfer to Samburu

6 Hours: Travel time to Samburu

You will be picked at 7a.m. by our tour guide/driver and immediately depart for Samburu to arrive by lunch time. Check in at the camp and have lunch then relax by the pool. Afternoon game drive is at 4p.m.

Overnight at the Samburu Ashnil Camp/Samburu Sopa Lodge/Sarova Shaba Lodge

Meals: Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 2: Samburu Full day 

Spend the whole day with a game drive in search of the big five and many other wildlife that inhabits this land. There will be picnic lunch on the banks of Mara River.

Overnight at the Samburu Ashnil Camp/Samburu Sopa Lodge/Sarova Shaba Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

About Lake Nakuru National Park

There are millions of flamingoes and few wild animals such as white rhinos, gazelle, warthog, and lion among others. The Lake Nakuru National Park is one of the few Great Rift Valley attractions in Kenya that have the potential to hold a large number of birds. The place has alkaline water ecosystem that suits other bird species such as European winter, black winged stilts, and avocets in which can be great experience. During courtship, a group of upto 10 individuals hold their heads and neck high and call to one another.

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    They then move the head side to side. Over the next several minutes, the rhythm increases and other members join in the frenzy, which can reach up to 50 individuals. It is one of the magnificent displays that everyone needs to experience. The scenery is absolutely breathtaking, and the habitats around the lake systems attract a wealth of large mammals like rhino, elephant, buffalo, and leopard and provides one of the best areas in Kenya for bird watching.

 

Day 3: Samburu Transfer to Lake Nakuru

5 Hours: Travel time to Samburu

0700 Hours: Depart for Lake Nakuru after breakfast to arrive at lunch time.

1400-1600 hours: Relaxation by the pool area

1600-1800 hours: Game drive

Overnight at the Waterbuck Hotel/Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge/Sarova Lion Hill Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

About Masai Mara

Located only three hundred Kilometers from Nairobi, the iconic Maasai Mara offers no less than one thousand five hundred and ten square kilometers of wild open savanna. It plays host to one of the modern day wonders of the world. All of the big five call the Maasai Mara home. Lions are easily spotted at the Mara. The beautiful Maasai people continue to graze their livestock in the wilderness ñ right alongside the wild beasts they have lived with for thousands of years. The Maasai Mara is part of an extensive eco system made up of eight large group ranches.

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    Mornings in the Maasai Mara are punctuated by the songs of more than 450 species of birds. Best of all, Maasai Mara can be enjoyed at any time of the year. There is more than one way to experience Maasai Mara. Visitors choose between a game drive, a guided walk, a hot air balloon ride, a visit to a Maasai village, and even a wilderness Marathon. With Go Kenya Holiday you can drive guests from Nairobi to the park. We also offer flying as an option to driving.

 

Day 4: Lake Nakuru- Maasai Mara 

5 Hours: Travel time to Maasai Mara

0700 Hours: Depart for Maasai Mara to arrive in time for lunch at the camp or lodge

1400-1600 hours: Relaxation by the pool area

1600-1800 hours: Game drive

Overnight at the Ol Moran Camp/Mara Sopa Lodge/Mara Ashnil Camp

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 5: Maasai Mara Full day 

Spend the whole day with a game drive in search of the big five and many other wildlife that inhabits this beautiful savannah plains. There will be picnic lunch on the banks of Mara River.

Optional activities: Hot air balloon, a visit to Maasai village & guided nature walks

Overnight at the Ol Moran Camp/Mara Sopa Lodge/Mara Ashnil Camp

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 6: Maasai Mara Nairobi (Drop off)

5 Hours: Travel time to Nairobi

0700 hours: Have breakfast and depart for Nairobi at to arrive for lunch at Carnivore Restaurant.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

 

 COST

Budget

(Samburu Sopa /Waterbuck/Ol Moran)

Mid-Range

(Sarova Shaba/Lake Nakuru and Mara Sopa Lodges)

Luxury

(Samburu Ashnil/Sarova Lion Hill/Mara Ashnil)

 Minivan

 $1,589 per person

 $1,802 per person

 $2,231 per person

 Land Cruiser

 $1,979 per person

 $2292 per person

 $2,721 per person

 

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Inclusive of;

  • All government taxes/VAT
  • Park fees
  • Accommodation and meals as mentioned in the tour description
  • Drinking water
  • Transportation in a customized safari minivan or Land Cruiser all with pop-up roof to facilitate game viewing and photography
  • All game drives as mentioned in the tour description
  • Services of professional tour driver/guide (s)
  • Lunch on the last day

Notes

  • Kids between 3-12 years pay 75% of adult rate
  • Cost for optional activities; balloon ride and visit to Maasai village is not included in the above rates