Day 1: Samburu National Park
Depart Nairobi in the morning for Samburu National reserve crossing the Equator and driving through changing terrain to the rugged semi-desert region in the northern Kenya. Though harsh, it is blessed with species rarely found elsewhere. Arrive in time for lunch at lodge. Enjoy an afternoon game drive to search for the stars of Samburu. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Serena lodge or similar.
Day 2: Samburu
Full day in Samburu with morning and afternoon game drives. Search for the rare liver red reticulated giraffe, Grevy's Zebra, Beisa Oryx, Blue flanked Somali Ostrich, Vulturine Guinea Fowl, and 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 Serena lodge or similar.
Day 3: Aberdares National Park
Depart Samburu after breakfast and proceed to the shoulders of Mt. Kenya arriving at the Outspan Golf and Country Club for lunch. After lunch transfer to the Treetops Lodge where from the lodge balcony you view game that often visit the floodlit waterhole and saltlick e.g. elephants, rhino, buffalo and giant forest hog. Dinner and overnight at Treetops Lodge.
Day 4: Lake Nakuru
Leave Treetops lodge for breakfast at Outspan Golf and country club. After breakfast depart for Lake Nakuru via Thomson fall. This lake is an armchair in the Great Rift Valley lakes and often known as the pink lakes for it's great masses of pink flamingos, a variety of birdlife and other wild game can be seen here. Arrive in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive inside the beautiful park. Dinner and overnight at lake Sarova Lionhill lodge or similar.
Day 5: Maasai Mara
After breakfast depart crossing the western rim of the Great Rift Valley and the Loita plains, view scenarios enroute arriving Mara in time for lunch at lodge. Enjoy an afternoon game drive inside Kenya's greatest concentration of game-Maasai Mara game reserve. Dinner and overnight at Mara Serena or similar.
Day 6: Maasai Mara
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 a-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. Meals and overnight at Mara Serena or similar another optional experience is a balloon ride at a cost of $350 per person.
Day 7: Maasai Mara
Full day inside the famous game reserve, a morning and afternoon game drive taken the rest of the day is yours to enjoy. Optional visits to the Maasai Villages-Manyattas and have a glimpse of their culture. Meals and overnight at Mara Serena or similar.
Day 8: Nairobi
Pre-breakfast game drive, return to lodge for breakfast. After which you depart for Nairobi arriving in the afternoon.
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