Day 1: Jomo Kenyatta International Airport – Nairobi. Met on arrival of your flight by a Trip Africa representative. Transfer to Nairobi, Kenya’s colorful capital city to your hotel. Afternoon visit the Giraffe center, where one has the opportunity to feed the rare Rothschild giraffe. Overnight at Nairobi Safari Club.
Day 2: Nairobi Samburu - Buffalo Springs Game Reserves. Breakfast and check out. Make a short scheduled flight to Samburu National Reserve. Samburu came to international limelight in the early 2000 when a lioness adopted two Oryx babies, each at different times, akin to the Biblical garden of Eden. You are met by lodge vehicle and enjoy game drive en-route to the camp for check in. Samburu came to international limelight in the early 2000 when a lioness adopted two Oryx babies, each at different times, akin to the Biblical garden of Eden. After lunch and brief afternoon rest enjoy game drive.
Introduction to Samburu by your naturalist, a genuine Samburu Warrior and Naturalist and get the daily program during your two days stay and also let in on other families in-house. Make a visit to a Samburu Village for an up close experience of Samburu People, and a chance to interact with them - from the Village Elders, Warriors to young beautiful girls, who do most of the work. Join in the Samburu dancing, learn to throw a spear, light a fire by rubbing sticks together, nature and Bird walk, a brief lecture on the traditional treatments with herbs taken from plants and trees.
You may make a visit to a Samburu School if in session and another chance to take part in interactive lessons. Some free time for swimming, reading, or just watching and listening to Africa, and enjoying making friends from around the world. In the evening enjoy a Sundowner treat as you watch the sun set spectacularly over the plains whilst enjoying a drink and some snacks. Overnight at Samburu Intrepids Camp. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 3: Samburu - Buffalo Springs Game Reserves. Spend early morning and afternoon game viewing drives in a 4x4 vehicle accompanied by an English speaking naturalist/driver resident here and an expert on the unique game only found north of the equator; straight-horned Beisa. The dirty brown Ewaso Nyiro River is dotted with doum palms and meanders through the reserve giving it an oasis setting. All meals at Samburu Intrepids Camp. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 4: Samburu – Nairobi – Lake Naivasha. Enjoy morning game drive followed by breakfast. Transfer to the airstrip with a picnic lunch for your scheduled flight to Nairobi. On arrival connect to the scheduled flight to Naivasha. You will be transferred to the lodge followed by an afternoon boat trip on the lake. Dinner and overnight at Great Rift Valley lodge. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 5: Lake Naivasha. After breakfast depart for a morning game drive to Lake Nakuru National Park and return back to the lodge for lunch. Afternoon will be spent at your leisure to enjoying various activities offered here. All meals and overnight at Great Rift Valley Lodge. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 6: Lake Naivasha - Masai Mara Game Reserve. After breakfast, drive to the lake side town of Naivasha to Ebony Curio Emporium, where one can watch expert craftsmen working. This is where the countries best work can be purchased at factory prices, bargaining is the keyword! Return back to the lodge for lunch before being transferred to the airstrip for your scheduled flight to the Masai Mara. On arrival you will be met by camp vehicle with a game drive en-route to the lodge. Overnight at Mara Intrepids Camp. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 7: Masai Mara Game Reserve. Morning and afternoon activities in Masai Mara National Reserve. It is perhaps the only region left in Kenya where the visitor may see animals in the same super-abundance as existed a century ago. It is home to herds of zebra, migrating wildebeest, awesome prides of lions, stately giraffes, herds of elephants and other numerous plains game. You may wish to take a step back in time by making a visit to a traditional Maasai Manyatta and experience the culture and traditions of this world famous community. Overnight at the Mara Intrepids Camp. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 8: Maasai Mara - Departure. After a morning activity and lunch, take an afternoon flight back to Nairobi, to connect with your onward arrangements.
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