Rift Valley Province, Kenya

Scenic Samburu, Lake Nakuru & Amboseli Safari

6 days
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Samburu, Lake Nakuru & Amboseli Wildlife Safari Highlights

Samburu Game Reserve

- Encounter the Samburu rare species – Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, oryx, gerenuk, and Somali ostrich

- A chance to experience local Samburu cultures

- Views of snow-capped Mt. Kenya (weather permitting)

- Visit & interact with local Samburu tribes, view their homes & culture, a great bonding experience during this African safari tour.

- Spend your nights at top Kenya safari lodges from luxury safari lodges to budget safari lodges ensuring a comfortable rest on this African safari trip.

Lake Nakuru National Park

- The Rhino sanctuary – guaranteed viewings of black and white rhinos

- View the magnificent expanse of the Great Rift Valley

- The endangered Rothchild’s giraffes

- Flamingos and other birdlife species.

- Scenic Thompson falls at Nyahururu

- Sightings of the tree climbing lions and leopards.

Amboseli National Park

- Mount Kilimanjaro, highest mountain in Africa – A special highlight of this Kenya safari tour.

- The Amboseli observation hill, hosting large herds of elephants, buffalo, hippo and a variety of water fowls like pelican, Egyptian goose.

- A glimpse of African homesteads & cultures

- Meet and greet with the Masai community – a special feature in this safari trip in Kenya.



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Day 1 Nairobi – Samburu National Reserve

0730 am. Your driver/guide will pick you up from your Nairobi area hotel, Nairobi airport afterwards we’ll embark on our journey to Samburu National Reserve. (Hot) picnic lunch enroute.

At Samburu we will embark on our first game drive, rumbling over the terrain in search of lion, leopard, cheetah, buffalo, and elephant.

Later on in the evening, return to our Samburu tented safari camp/ safari lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2 Full Day at Samburu Game Reserve

We’ll arise in time to see the light spreading out on the Great Plains and delight to the first notes of the birds in the new morning.

Our day will be filled with as many game drives as you wish. Just let your driver/guide know how you would like to plan your day. Besides the park’s big game, we’ll also be looking for unusual wildlife found here like Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe and beisa oryx – a large antelope with a striking appearance.

We will also take drives to nearby Shaba and Buffalo Springs, two oases that are greener than Samburu with forests, woodland, and volcanic formations.

The park also displays over 450 species of avian life, including kingfisher, vulture, guinea fowl, falcon, and eagle. Despite its arid appearance, Samburu offers many surprises for the curious safari-goer.

We’ll be on the look for other interesting sightings and shortly after sunset we will return to our safari lodge/ tented safari camp where dinner awaits in a spectacular setting.

Day 3 Samburu – Lake Nakuru

Day 3 of our African safari tour and we’ll arise to an early morning breakfast.

We’ll be leaving Samburu this morning but first, let’s take a game drive and try to find another elephant or buffalo on its way to a watering hole.

Up next, we’re on our way to Lake Nakuru National park and along our route, we’ll stop at Nyahururu to take in the towering cascade of Thompson’s Falls.

Lake Nakuru National Park is a lovely spot filled with waterfalls, acacia forests and the lake’s blue alkaline waters. You’ll find some flamingoes here along with pelicans, kingfishers, ostriches, herons, and eagles. Do not forget there are also tree climbing lions and leopards among other Africa big five that we will come across in this premium Kenya wildlife park.

The park is also known as home to a large population of black and white rhinos.

That’s what makes this reserve so special – its great variety of shape, form, colour, and species.

We’ll spend the night here and then rise for an early morning game drive and bird watching. Dinner and overnight at your tented safari camp/ Kenya safari lodge/ safari hotel.

Day 4 Lake Nakuru to Amboseli

We’ve got lots to see today so let’s start with an extensive early morning safari through the park before we exit the park heading for Amboseli.

Today will be a long and easy drive to the Amboseli national park, another of Kenya’s top wildlife safari destinations, the park is usually filled with wildlife photography guests who flock in numbers, praising Amboseli for its scenic appearance.

We may even see views of Mt. Kilimanjaro’s peak – weather permitting. On the way to Amboseli, we’ll be passing the towering escarpments of the Rift Valley and make stops along the way to admire these imposing formations. Arriving at Amboseli in the afternoon, we’ll take a short game drive before dinner and overnight at our Amboseli safari lodge/ tented safari camp.

Day 5 Full Day Exploring Amboseli

We will be up early in the morning for a quick breakfast before we embark on an early morning game drive.

We’ll be looking for the many herds of large tusked elephants marching through the park returning from their watering holes. You’re sure to see the great mass of Mount Kilimanjaro rising to the south. This is also a good time of the day for the cloud cover to disperse revealing the mountain’s famous snow-capped peak, a major highlight of this safari trip to Kenya.

Besides the ever-present elephants, keep an eye out for zebra, buffalo and gazelle, lions, leopards, the serval cats, and hyenas among other Kenya safari animals.

You have an optional visit to Masai village to experience their traditional way of life, dances, and meals, one of the best ways spice up your African wildlife safari, adding to your special memories about your trip in Africa.

We’ll return for dinner and overnight at our Amboseli safari lodge/ tented safari camp.

Day 6 Departure - Amboseli – Nairobi

On our final safari morning of this busy African safari vacation will begin by rising before the sun for a fabulous pre-breakfast game drive.  Kilimanjaro’s peak may yet be unobstructed for one of Africa’s most iconic views.

We’ll enjoy this morning game drive looking for predators, grazers and all sorts of birdlife before heading back to Nairobi. Lunch enroute.

Let’s look for elephants on their way to breakfast before enjoying ours at our Amboseli accommodation. The beauty of nature surrounding us is one more reminder of this remarkable place and the journey we have taken.

We should arrive there at about 16:30 hrs. (4:30 pm).

A short transfer to your Nairobi hotel/ Nairobi airport (JKIA) for your flight back home ends our thrilling African safari tour.


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