This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti park (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna. The famous Maasai tribesmen live within the dispersal area of the game reserve. Other destinations are Samburu, Naivasha, Treetops and Lake Nakutu, all the parks are home to small and large animals includes birds and reptiles.
Trip Info: You will enjoy and experience nature, wildlife, habit and habitat of the fauna and flora in the natural areas, also peoples and culture. Availability 90%.
- Minimum Rate Per Adult: US$
- Departing From: Nairobi
- Duration: 8 days/7 nights
- Departure Time: 08:00 h (possible to leave earlier than)
- Departures: Daily
- Minimum Persons Required: 2
- Best Time: All the year round.
Day 1: Nairobi - Samburu National Reserve. At 0800hrs depart from 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. Afternoon game drive to search for the stars of Samburu. Dinner and overnight at Samburu lodge/Samburu Serena lodge.
Day 2: Samburu National Reserve. 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 lodge/Samburu Serena lodge.
Day 3: Treetops. Breakfast at a lodge and drive to the shoulders of Mt. Kenya arriving at the Outspan Golf and Country Club for lunch. After lunch transfer by lodge vehicle to the Treetops Lodge where from the lodge balcony you view game that often visit the floodlit waterhole and saltlick. i.e. elephants, rhino, buffalo and giant forest hog. Dinner and overnight at Treetops Lodge.
Day 4: Lake Nakuru National Park. Depart Treetops lodge for breakfast at Outspan Golf & Country Club and depart for Lake Nakuru via Thompson falls arriving in time for lunch, afternoon game drive at the Pink lake referred so for it's thousands of pink flamingos and other bird-life-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 Lake Nakuru Lodge/Sarova lion Hill.
Day 5: Lake Naivasha. 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 country club.
Day 6: Maasai Mara. 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 sarova luxury Tented Camp/Mara Sopa Lodge.
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