8 Days Lodge Safaris in Kenya, 8 Days Best of Kenya
8 Days Kenya Holiday Adventures
(Aberdares, Samburu, Lake Nakuru, Maasai Mara)
Day 1: Nairobi
Arrive at JKIA-Nairobi. Pick up by our courtesy bus to hotel. Dinner and overnight at the Nairobi Serena or similar.
Day 2: Nairobi - Samburu Game Reserve
Approximately 343 North East of Nairobi lies the Samburu and Buffalo Springs National Reserves. A drive through the Rift Valley and the highlands takes you to this reserves which are unparalled in Kenya for the number and diversity of its game. After lunch, time to relax before heading out on a game viewing drive. Dinner and overnight at the Samburu Serena Lodge or similar.
Day 3: Samburu and Buffalo Springs Game Reserves
Morning and afternoon game drives are provided. Among the wildlife are the various antelopes and all the Big Five (i.e Elephant, Lion, Leopard, Rhino and Buffalo). All the meals and overnight at the Samburu Serena Lodge or similar..
Samburu/ Isiolo Game Reserve
The Samburu / Isiolo Reserves are really two in one, separated only by a 16 kms. Frontage of the Ewaso Nyiro River. The vegetation in both reserves is arid thorn bush with areas of open plain and, in Samburu, thick forest on the hilltops. Dense vegetation grows along each bank of the river, which provides permanent water for the abundant wildlife, which resides in the reserves all year. The riverbanks carry an extensive range of bird life. The main attraction is the species of animals which are not commonly seen elsewhere in Kenya , namely Gerenuk, Reticulated Giraffe, Grevy's Zebra and Besia Oryx as well as the Big Five.
Day 4: Samburu Game Reserves - Aberdare National Park
After breakfast, depart for Nyeri arriving in time for lunch. For clients staying at Treetops lunch is served at the Outspan Hotel and for those staying at the Ark, lunch is served at the Aberdare Country Club. After lunch, a transfer is provided to either Treetops or the Ark, which are strategically situated for night game viewing. Dinner and overnight at Treetops/Ark
Day 5: berdare National Park (Treetops) - Lake Nakuru
After breakfast, proceed to lake Nakuru arriving in time for lunch. An afternoon game drive takes us round the Lake; home of the famous pink flamingo. Lake Nakuru is truly an ornithologist's paradise. Dinner and overnight at the Lake Nakuru Lodge or Sarova Lion Hill.
Day 6: Lake Nakuru - Maasai Mara
Awoken by the most natural alarm clock (birdlife) for breakfast then the unforgettable journey to Maasai Mara Game Reserve via Narok and Olkurruk, where the Maasai culture is displayed by the Oloo Lolo Maasai Cultural Association and thereafter into the Maasai Mara Game Reserve. Being the northern stretch of the world famous Serengeti National park, it is the scene of the teeming wildebeest and Zebra migration. On arrival relax by the pool. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge or similar.
Day 7: Maasai Mara
Morning and afternoon game drives are provided. Among the wildlife seen are Wildebeest, black rhino, cheetah, giraffe, elephant, great herds of antelope and fascinating primates such as the red-tailed monkey. Game drives in open land drovers and bush walks with excellent resident guides and naturalists reveal the wonders of the Mara in an interpretative experience for you. All meals and overnight at Sopa Lodge or similar.
Day 8 : Maasai Mara - Nairobi
Depart early for Nairobi via Narok and ascend the escarpment to the central highlands.
A full day is spent in Nairobi with an option to: -
* see traditional dancers at the Bomas of Kenya,
* visit the nearby Nairobi National Park,
* visit the Karen Blixen Museum and the ostrich farm,
* see the animals at the orphanage or
* Shop in the bustling metropolis of the city.
After a complimentary lunch we leave in the evening for the flight back home.
- Transport in Safari Van with hatch roof.
- Accommodation as per itinerary
- All meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner), as indicated
- Services of our Professional Guide/Driver
- All Park Entrance Fees
- All Game Drives
- Personal Insurance
- Items of personal nature
- Alcoholic and Soft drinks
- Tips and Porterage