8 Days Aberdare, Samburu, Sweetwaters, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara Safari

8 Days Aberdare, Samburu, Sweetwaters, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara Safari

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.

Elephants in the Ewaso Nyiro River - Samburu National Reserve
Elephants in the Ewaso Nyiro River - Samburu National Reserve

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/Ol Pejeta Conservancy

After breakfast leave Samburu and drive to Sweetwaters/Ol Pejeta Conservancy arrivning in time for lunch at the Sweetwaters Serena Tented Camp then proceed for afternoon game drive with a visit to the Ol Pejeta Chimpanzee Sanctuary. Dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Sweetwaters/Ol Pejeta Conservancy – 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

Chimpanzees - Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Chimpanzees - Ol Pejeta Conservancy

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 Reserve

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.

Wildebeest Crossing Mara River - Masai Mara
Wildebeest Crossing Mara River - Masai Mara

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.

Price Includes and Excludes

Price Includes and Excludes

Tour Price Includes:

  • Full board accommodation whilst on safari
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Accommodation in double/twin room sharing
  • All park entrance fees to include government taxes and service of an English, French or Germany speaking professional driver/guide.
  • Game drives as detailed in the itinerary.
  • Exclusive transport in a safari tour mini bus 4 x 4 with a game viewing roof hatch and UHF radio.

Things you need to budget for. The price does not include:

  • Tips
  • Laundry
  • Drinks
  • Items of a personal nature