K3 - (9 Days) - Nairobi - Samburu - Lake Nakuru - Maasai Mara

Day 1 – Nairobi / Samburu
Depart Nairobi in the Morning by road to Samburu Game Reserve located at the North rugged Semi desert region. Samburu Game Reserve is a wild and little visited region, well known for spectacular scenery and wildlife not found in the south: Reticulated Giraffe, the rare Grevy’s Zebra with its large furry ears, the Gerenuk antelope standing on its hind legs to feed and Somali Ostriches with their distinctive blue legs.
Lunch upon arrival at your lodge then proceed on a game drive. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Ashnil Lodge or similar.

Day 2 & 3 – Samburu
Full day in Samburu with morning and afternoon game drives. You may see Elephant, Cheetah, Leopard, Eland, Oryx, Impala, Dikdik, Waterbuck and a variety of birds. This lava plain includes a varied landscape of red dirt, thorn scrub, broken volcanic rock, dried riverbeds, steep hills and rocky outcroppings. Following the river’s curves, a forest of Doum Palms, Acacia and Tamarind is a magical contrast of cool green. Other areas of the Reserve include the Uaso Nyiro River where crocodiles sun bath themselves on the banks. It also provides an oasis for a variety of game. Birds are abundant, with 365 species recorded, one for every day of the year. In between the game drives, there is an opportunity to visit a Samburu village at an additional cost. Meals and overnight at Samburu Ashnil Lodge or Similar. Meal Plan {B, L, D}.

Day 4 & 5 – Samburu / Lake Nakuru
Depart after breakfast and proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park arriving in time for lunch at Maili Saba Lodge. Relax at the Lodge. Dinner and overnight at Maili Saba Lodge or Similar. Meal plan {B, L, D}. Next day full game drive with picnic lunch opportunity to see millions of flamingoes and other game including rhinos, giraffes etc. Dinner and overnight at the Camp.

Day 6 – Lake Nakuru / Maasai Mara
Break fast at the Lodge. Then proceed to the jewel of Kenya’s parks, the world famous Maasai Mara Game (Wildlife) Reserve. This is Kenya’s number one park and is always on every tourist’s “Must see list”. Full of life with various types of animals and birds. As the sun starts to edge its way dip into the African horizon it will be the perfect opportunity to capture the beautiful Mara landscape on film or video camera. You will then drive back to the for dinner and overnight.

Day 7 & 8 – Maasai Mara
An early morning game drive before dawn, followed by breakfast, is the perfect start of another unforgettable and memorable day in Africa. Return back to your lodge for breakfast. In between the morning and afternoon game drives you can take time out to read a book/novel, sunbathe, swim in the pool or simply sit back, relax and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the lodge and the natural flora& fauna surrounding it, watch animals just right from your room. Or visit authentic Maasai Village to see and experience their wonderful culture. Have lunch at the lodge. After lunch you will have time to take a rest before afternoon game viewing. Proceed on with your afternoon game viewing in search of the BIG FIVE and many other wild animals. Drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 9 – Maasai Mara / Nairobi
After breakfast proceed to Nairobi for lunch and later transfer to the airport for your flight back home.

Optional – 4 Days – Diani Beach
Beach vacation on Mombasa’s South Coast, the most beautiful coastline of East Africa.

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