Highlights;

Day 1: Nairobi at Fairview Hotel,
Day 2:Samburu National reserve, Simba Lodge
Day 3: Samburu National reserve, Simba Lodge
Day 4:Sweetwaters Luxury Tented Camp.
Day 5: Lake Naivasha Simba Lodge.
Day 6: Masai Mara National Reserve Mara Simba Lodge.
Day 7: Masai Mara National Reserve Mara Simba Lodge.
Day 8: Nairobi Flight Back Home

 

Journey through the rich agricultural farmlands in the high shoulder of Mount Kenya to the savannah grasslands of Samburu Game Reserve, home of the Maasai giraffe, Reticulated giraffe and Grevy’s zebra. Then visit the ornithologists paradise at Lake Naivasha, the only fresh water lake in the Rift Valley and Internationally recognised Important Birding Area (IBA). Finally, visit the home of Africa’s greatest wildlife spectacle, the ‘Great Migration’ in the Maasai Mara Game reserve through which thousands of wildebeest, zebra, giraffe, buffalo, gazelle and other herbivores migrate annually in search of water and grazing land, pursued closely by predators such as lions, hyenas and cheetahs.

 

Day 1: Overnight in Nairobi
We will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to The Methodist Guest House, a peaceful haven set in a quiet residential area (or a similar guest house) where you will unwind, relax and spend the night on bed & breakfast basis.

 

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 2: Nairobi - Samburu
After breakfast, you will be picked up from the guest house and driven via the green, forested Mt Kenya region to the open savannah plains and scrub-lands of Samburu Game Reserve which are broken here and there by small rugged hills. The Ewaso Nyiro River which flows from Mount Kenya waters these arid plains and supports a wide variety of game among them the Grevy’s zebra, Reticulated giraffe, buffalo, elephants, lions and lions among other game. You arrive in time for lunch at a lodge after which you start your exploration of the park. Return to the lodge later for dinner and overnight stay.

 

Day 3: Samburu
You will take morning and evening game drives to explore this unique reserve. It is here in the Samburu Game Reserve that a Lioness adopted a total of 6 Oryx calves in succession, a spectacle that left wildlife experts amazed!

 

About Ol Pajeta Conservancy

The Ol Pejeta Conservancy (Sweetwaters) is one of the top tourists’ attractions in Kenya and is located between Mt. Kenya and the foothills of the Aberdares. It’s a non-profit wildlife conservancy on a 360 km square or 90,000-acre piece of land dedicated purely to the conservation of endangered species. In a nutshell, Ol Pajeta Conservancy (Sweetwaters) works to conserve endangered wildlife species and generate income through wildlife tourism for investment in conservation efforts and community development or services. The park is a home to numerous wild animals that you can enjoy watching as well as the few surviving endangered species including; The black and white Rhino Conservancy.

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    The truth is that there're very few black Rhino surviving on the face of the Earth, and Ol Pajeta Conservancy is the largest Black Rhino sanctuary. The conservancy also provides a rare opportunity to watch the few surviving White Rhinos on the entire globe. There is also Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary in the conservancy which is a haven for abandoned, rescued and orphaned chimpanzees. It’s the one of the few places not only in Kenya but also globally where these amazing apes are found. Visiting the conservancy provides a rare opportunity to watch the world-renowned big five wild animals. These are the Lions, Buffalos, Elephants, Leopard and the Rhinoceros. There is also a large selection of other African wild animals like the giraffe, wild dogs, Zebras, hippos among others making the conservancy a popular tourist destination. 

 

Day 4: Samburu - Sweetwaters Camp
After breakfast, you take a drive to Sweetwaters Camp and arrive in time for lunch. The camp is situated in Ol Pejeta Conservancy, a private game sanctuary inhabited by zebras, giraffes, lions, buffaloes, elephants among other animals and home to the only Chimpanzee sanctuary in the country. After lunch, take a game drive around the sanctuary and later return to the Camp for dinner and overnight stay.

 

About Lake Naivasha

Lake Naivasha has an average depth of 6 meters. A gorge along the lake forms an entrance to Hell’s Gate National Park, which contains some spectacular examples of water and weather-worn rock features as well as a great variety of flora and fauna. There is plenty of wildlife in the lake such as hippos, crocodiles as well as over four hundred different species of birds including cormorant, pelican, fish eagles. It has a healthy population of fish, which includes Tilapia, Black bass, and Crayfish which attract a variety of fish-eating birds.

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    The landscape around this lake is quite beautiful, make a trip to the place and expect one of the best touring experiences in a lifetime. You can have a boat ride for hours enjoying the close lake view of hippos and birds; ride along the island to see the different types of wildlife such as giraffes grazing. The crater game sanctuary provides a peaceful and quiet environment. There are several high-end resorts on the shores of the lake, delicious meals are served here and the traditional style high teas remain the best in Kenya. You can also try out fishing for fun at a very economical cost. Swimming is also allowed in some private as well as public beaches. At Hell's Gate National park one can have fun doing bike riding and rock climbing.

 

Day 5: Sweetwaters - Lake Naivasha
After breakfast you will drive via the Rift Valley with its stunning scenery, into Naivasha. Lunch will be at the Elsamere Educational centre. Elsamere, a haven for nature lovers set on the banks of Lake Naivasha, is the former home to Joy Adamson, world famous naturalist and author of best selling “Born Free” which formed the basis of the “Born Free” movie. Its educational centre focuses on lake ecology and environmental awareness programs. After an evening boat ride on fresh water Lake Naivasha, you will dine and spend the night at Elsamere (or a similar hotel depending on availability).

 

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 6: Lake Naivasha - Masai Mara
Depart from Naivasha and drive south to the world famous Maasai Mara arriving in time for lunch at a lodge. You will take an evening game drive across the terrain through which thousands of wildebeest, zebra, giraffe, buffalo, gazelle and other herbivores migrate annually in search of water and grazing land, pursued closely by predators such as lions, hyenas and cheetahs. You may be lucky to spot the all of the “big five” in addition to the numerous smaller animals and bird life that have their home here. You return to the lodge after 6 pm for dinner and overnight stay.

 

Day 7: Masai Mara
Experience a full day of the Mara magic and explore the park. (In the months of July to August/September, you could witness the spectacular wildebeest migration from Serengeti National Park straddling North Western Tanzania and South Western Kenya into the Maasai Mara). Stop for a picnic lunch, then later drive back to the lodge for dinner and spend the second night there.

 

Day 8: Masai Mara - Nairobi 
A final early morning game drive for those who can rise at the crack of dawn. Early morning and evenings are the best time to catch the predators in action. After the game drive, we will have breakfast at leisure before setting off for Nairobi. You arrive early evening and you will be dropped off at your hotel or at the airport to catch your flight back home.

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Included in the Safari Cost

  • Professional Safari Guide/Driver.
  • Round trip transport from Mombasa throughout Safari
  • Accommodations in Tsavo east/Tsavo west/Amboseli park on full board basis
  • All applicable Game Park Entrance Fees
  • Game drives

 

Excluded in the Safari Cost

  • International Airfare
  • Gratuity for your professional driver guide
  • Gratuity for Porterage / waiters at hotels, camps and airports