wilderness safari explorer..Experience Kenya’s vast wildlife and beautiful savannahs .Samburu, Aberdares, L. Nakuru, L. Naivasha and Maasai Mara.
Tour Name: The Oryx Safari
Tour Code: JKL008
Duration: 8Days | 7Nights
Departure Days: Daily Departures with exclusive use of vehicle and driver/guide.
Mode of transport car:Road Safari Transportation is in a safari 4×4 Land Cruiser with HI-FI and pop up roof for Easy game viewing and Photography.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Nairobi Hotel or Jomo Kenyatta international Airport|
Samburu, Aberdares, L. Nakuru, L. Naivasha and Maasai Mara.
Depart Nairobi in the morning for Samburu National reserve crossing the Equator and driving through changing terrain to the rugged semi-desert regions in the northern Kenya. though harsh, it is blessed with species rarely found elsewhere. arrive in time for lunch at lodge. Afternoon game drive to search for the stars of Samburu. Dinner and overnight at Samburu sopa lodge/Samburu lodge/Similar.
Full day in Samburu with game drives .Search for the rare liver red reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s Zebra, Beisa Oryx, Blue flanked Somali Ostrich, Vulturine Guinea Fowl, Longneck Gerenuk. See braving lions on the grass, Cheetah, Leopards among plenty of other plains game. (optional visits to Samburu villages). All meals and overnight at Samburu Sopa lodge/Samburu lodge/Similar.
Aberdare National Park.
Breakfast at a lodge and drive through to the shoulders of Mt. Kenya arriving at the Ark Lodge for lunch. Set in the heart of the Aberdare National Park, The Ark overlooks a floodlit waterhole and salt lick, which attracts a host of awesome wildlife e.g elephants, rhino, buffalo and giant forest hog. Dinner and overnight at the Ark Lodge.
Lake Nakuru National Park.
Depart after breakfast for Lake Nakuru after via Thomson falls arriving in time for lunch, afternoon game drive at the Pink lake referred so for it’s thousands of pink flamingos and other birdlife-it’s a Bird watchers paradise. It has a surprisingly number of animals, all the “big five” except the elephant can be seen here, Dinner and overnight at Flamingo Hill Camp/Lake Nakuru Lodge/Similar.
Breakfast and depart for Lake Naivasha in the Great Rift Valley. Lake Naivasha is one of the gems in a necklace of Rift Valley lakes, has a variety of bird life and hippo colonies. Lunch, Dinner and overnight at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge/Similar.
Morning game viewing at the Pink ,it is rhino sanctuary and a bird watchers paradise, look for warthogs and water bucks as you leave the Park. Breakfast at the lodge and depart for Maasai Mara crossing the Loita plains, see red clad maasai warriors tend their multi-colored herds amongst plains game. Arrive Mara in time for lunch. Game viewing enroute to Mara Sarova camp for lunch. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge/mara Leisure lodge/Similar.
Maasai Mara National Reserve
Breakfast at lodge and leave with picnic lunches for a full day game drive inside the Park. Search for Wild game black manned lion for which Mara is famous for, cheetah, buffalo, wildebeest, zebra, leopard, grants gazelle are quite common, even the rare rhino might come out of the thicket for you, hyenas are plentiful, Extend your drive to the hippo point where schools of hippo submerge on the approach of vehicles only to surface seconds later to shot and gamble their displeasure as the crocodiles sunbathe on the river banks mouths agape. Between meals there is optional visit to the maasai villages for an insight to their culture if clients so wish. Meals and overnight at Mara Sopa/mara Leisure Lodge/Similar.
Morning game drive to savour the beauty of the park, breakfast at lodge and depart for Nairobi arriving at around 1400 hours.Transfer to the airport for your flight out.