This is an 8 days Safari from Nairobi to the Northern part of the country touring Aberdare, Samburu and Sweetwaters Game Sanctuary where you ave a chance to visit The Ol Pejeta Chimpanzee Sanctuary then proceeding to Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara the land of lions.
- Duration: 8 days/7nights
- Parks to visit: Aberdare, Samburu, Sweetwaters, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara Safari
- Safari Starting point: Nairobi
- Safari Type: Standard/Mid-level Safari
What to see
Kenyan Highlands, Tea and coffe plantations, Huge variety of wildlife including all of "Africa's Big Five" - Lion, Buffalo, Elephant, Leopard and Rhino, Breathtaking Landscape - Great Rift Valley and the Rift Valley Lakes, Bird Watching, Nature Walks in Masai Mara and in Naivasha.
Safari Cost: USD 2,550 per person Sharing
Day 1: Nairobi – Aberdares
You will be picked from your Nairobi hotel and drive through Thika and Central Kenya with views of sisal, tea and coffee plantations along the way. Lunch will be had Aberdare Country Club/Outspan. Afternoon transfer into Aberdare National Park and on to Treetops Lodge or The Ark for bird watching and overnight floodlit game viewing from the lodge viewing decks.
Aberdare National Park harbors significant memories in world history; in 1952, Queen Elizabeth II learnt of her accession to the British throne while she was a guest at Treetops lodge following the death of her father, King George II.
Day 2: Samburu Game reserve
After breakfast depart for Samburu with a stopover at the Equator where you can stop for pictures.
Samburu Game Reserve is a rugged semi desert region home to rare wildlife species like the reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebra, Oryx., Gerenuk and the blue-legged Somali Ostrich. The reserve is also home to over 350 bird species.
Lunch at your pre-booked lodge followed by afternoon game drives. Dinner and overnight at your lodge
Day 3: Samburu Game reserve
Full day in Samburu with morning and afternoon game drive. (Optional visit to Samburu villages). All meals at your pre-booked safari lodge or camp.
Day 4: Samburu – Sweetwaters Game Reserve
After breakfast leave Samburu and drive to Mount Kenya Region. Lunch at a Sweetwater's Tented Camp then proceed for afternoon game drive with a visit to the Ol Pejeta Chimpanzee Sanctuary. Dinner and overnight at the Sweet waters Tented camp
Day 5: Mount Kenya – Lake Nakuru National park
Breakfast then depart the lodge for Lake Nakuru National park arriving in good time for lunch at Lake Nakuru Lodge. Full afternoon game drives followed by dinner and overnight stay at a lodge inside the park
Lake Nakuru is home to a horde of flamingos and 450 species of other birds and home to endangered species- particularly the Rothschild Giraffe and the black and white rhino. Lions, waterbuck, buffalo and baboons among other plains game can also be seen in Lake Nakuru National Park.
Day 6: Lake Nakuru - Masai Mara
After breakfast depart for Masai Mara arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive in search for animals. Wildlife in Masai Mara is found in large numbers and the game reserve has the highest concentration. Dinner and overnight Ol-Moran Tented Camp.
Day 7: Masai Mara
Whole day spent at the Masai Mara with game drives. Meals and overnight at Ol-Moran Tented Camp.
Day 8 – Masai Mara - Nairobi
Early morning game drive. After breakfast, depart for Nairobi with lunch en-route. Arrive Nairobi late afternoon/early evening.
End of the 8 Days Aberdare, Samburu, Sweetwaters, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara Safari