Nairobi, Kenya

Scenic Samburu, Lake Nakuru & Maasai Mara Safari

6 days
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0 - 70
4.63 /5


Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara & Samburu Wildlife Safari Highlights

Samburu National Reserve

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

- Experience local cultures on this African safari excursion.

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

- Experience multiple climate zones

- Visit with local Samburu tribes, view their homes & culture

Lake Nakuru National Park

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

- View the magnificent expanse of the Great Rift Valley

- The Rothchild’s giraffes

- Flamingos and other birdlife

- Scenic Thompson falls at Nyahururu

Masai Mara Game Reserve

- Unlimited game viewing drives in – world’s best African wildlife safari park

- The Big Five African wildlife sightings

- Meet the Masai people and discover the African culture, a special highlight of this African itinerary.

We do offer an optional visit to a Masai village at Masai Mara. Please arrange this with your driver/guide. Cost: $20 per person

Hot air balloon safari ride at Masai Mara. Witness a 360 – degrees view of this famous park and a number of wildlife herds from the sky. An unforgettable experience on this African safari package. Please enquire with us early at the office. Cost: $420 per person.





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Day 1 Nairobi to Samburu National Reserve

0730 am. Early morning pick-up transfer from your Nairobi hotel/ Nairobi airport will see us embark on our journey to Samburu National Reserve.

View the Mount Kenya with its snow – capped peaks along the safari route.

We aim to be at the camp by afternoon hours where we’ll have an opportunity to settle in and get ready for the scheduled afternoon safari experience at Samburu, Shaba and buffalo springs reserves.

Return to your Samburu safari lodge/tented safari camp for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2 Full Days At Samburu National Reserve

The day shall be spent with game viewing drives or relaxing at the Samburu game reserve.

Game viewing drives in this dry and scenic game reserve with concentrated wildlife found along the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River.

Once again there’s plenty to see here. The focus during our early mornings and evening will be predators. Samburu is a wilderness unto itself, encounter unique northern species such as Grevy's zebra and Gerenuk antelope and unique optional safari activities to spice up your Kenya safari trip such as village visit to the Samburu boma.

These eye-catching activity will keep you occupied during your stay here. Home to plenty of the rare and famous species, the reserve allows for wonderful big cats and herds photography. We’ll be on the look for other interesting sightings and shortly after sunset we will return to camp where dinner awaits in a spectacular setting.

Dinner and overnight at your Samburu safari lodge/ tented safari camp.

Day 3 Samburu – Lake Nakuru

Eat up an early morning breakfast followed by an early morning game and scenery viewing drive as you exit the Samburu Game Reserve.

There shall be a stop to view the Thompson falls at Nyahururu.

Proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park, a birdlife heaven, at the floor of the Great Rift Valley. Due to some progressive natural factors like increasing water levels, the flamingo numbers have been reducing but the park itself remains stunning – one of Kenya’s finest. Great rocky escarpments tower over acacia forest, waterfalls, wooded hills and euphorbia trees dot the lake.

The few quantity of flamingos is accompanied by other birdlife – pelicans, cormorants, kingfishers, ostriches, storks as well as herons and eagles. The scene here is bountiful, busy and full of color.

But that’s only the beginning of what this special park has to offer because the wildlife viewing here is easy and accessible. Lake Nakuru is known for hosting some endangered but beautiful species. You’re sure to see rare Rothschild’s Giraffe along with white rhino, especially along the lakeshore.

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 Masai Mara

Today we shall arise to an extensive early morning game viewing drives at Lake Nakuru before we exit the park.

Lake Nakuru is known for its robust birdlife so let’s rise early to enjoy the morning birdsong and the wildlife emerging from the night.

We’ll have breakfast and depart for the Masai Mara Game Reserve, with stops at scenic spots along the way.

We’ll get to the Masai Mara in time for our first game drive over its rolling hills, with charming acacia trees adorning the landscape.

While at the Mara, we’ll have plenty of time to track its seemingly endless array of Kenya wildlife – keep an eye out for lion as sightings are not uncommon. Expect an authentic African safari tour experience with hospitality and fine dining as well as incomparable wildlife safari encounters within the Mara’s habitat. Return for dinner and overnight at your Masai Mara tented safari camp/ safari lodge.

Day 5 Full Day Exploring The Masai Mara

Today shall be a full day game viewing wildlife safari!

Masai Mara Game Reserve remains the most exciting African wildlife eco-system in the whole world, providing guest with an excellent all year round wildlife sightings. It’s also considered on the best African photographic safari destinations.

It is host to the highest and most varied concentration of wild animals than any other wildlife park in the region. The scenic appeal of the tree studded savannah plains, the moderate climate and diversity of wild game species makes it a one stop shop for game viewing activities.

We shall spend our precious time foraging the Masai Mara reserve on a full day of unlimited game viewing encountering the African big five and more of the lesser Kenya safari animals.

We shall visit the Mara river where we may watch hippos & crocodiles or maybe the Masai Mara wildebeest migration during the (July – October) season.

Overnight shall be at our Masai Mara safari lodge/ tented safari camp.

Day 6 Departure - Masai Mara – Nairobi

Wrapping up your Kenya wildlife safari today is a leisurely morning breakfast at your Masai Mara tented safari camp/ safari lodge, afterward you have an option to visit the Masai village before starting your journey back to Nairobi.

Your dedicated expert driver guide will assist you with the checkout process and proceed to Nairobi with stops along the way. We’ll depart Masai Mara with a hot lunch stop along the way, arriving in Nairobi during late afternoon hours (approximately 15:00Hrs, typically 3:00 Pm) and bring you to your Nairobi hotel, or the Nairobi airport.

Drop off at your Nairobi City hotel /Nairobi airport signals the end of your safari trip in Kenya.

We hope you soaked up plenty of Africa’s wildlife safari sightings on this busy tour. It’s been our pleasure to have you as our guest and from all of us at African Vulture Safaris, a big thanks!


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