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6-Day Samburu, Lake Nakuru And Masai Luxury Mara Safari

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  • Luxury safari visiting top 3 wildlife parks in Kenya
  • Maasai Mara to see the Big 5
  • See abundant wildlife and Samburu tribe in Samburu National Reserve
  • See Flamingoes and other 450 species of birds in Lake Nakuru
Head to the Northern Hemisphere through the Great Rift Valley towards the famous Maasai Mara Reserve. This tour samples all of the Big 5 areas, an awesome combination for nature, wildlife, history and great tales from the locals of the old days. Samburu National Reserve is a rugged and semi-desert park located in Samburu district in the Rift Valley Province of Kenya. The park neighbors the homes of the Samburu tribe of Kenya, a tribe known for their remote culture, pastoral and nomadic way of life. See Flamingoes (Greater and Lesser) and other water birds including a variety of over 450 terrestrial birds in Lake Nakuru.

8 hours Eco lodge
At 07:30 am we depart Nairobi in the morning and drive south along the Central Kenya Highlands and arrive in Sarova Shaba Lodge in time for lunch. You can spend the afternoon swimming and relaxing before we set off for an evening game drive, your first taste of wildlife encounter.

Trivia: Have you watched the british drama film, Born Free?

It's interesting to know that the Samburu National Reserve was one of the two areas in which conservationists George Adamson and Joy Adamson raised Elsa, the Lioness made famous in the best selling book and later on made into this movie which gathered various awards.

The Samburu National Reserve is also the home of Kamunyak, a lioness famous for adopting oryx calves. Dinner and overnight at Sarova Shaba or Similar.

Accommodation: Sarova Shaba Lodge
8 hours Eco lodge
After breakfast, we will depart for another morning game drive and return to the lodge for lunch followed by swimming, games, and relaxation. Late afternoon, we will set off this time, for an evening game drive until sunset to witness the serenity of this reserve.

Samburu National Reserve exudes a peaceful aura that attracts animals and greatly because of the Ewaso Ng'iro river (meaning brown water) that runs through it and surrounded by acacia, riverine forest, thorn trees and grassland vegetation. The Ewaso Ng'iro flows from the Kenyan highlands and empties into the famous Lorian Swamp. The natural serenity that is evident here is due to its distance from industry and the inaccessibility of the reserve for many years. Diner and overnight at Sarova Shaba or Similar.

Accommodation: Sarova Shaba Lodge
8 hours Eco lodge
Enjoy breakfast at the lodge and then head out for an early morning game drive on your journey (approximately 4-5 hours) to Nakuru town. Stop off at Nyahururu for lunch, enjoy the scenery along the way. After check-in at Sarova Lion Hill, go on an evening game drive. Dinner and overnight overnight at Sarova Lion Hill or Similar.

Accommodation: Sarova Lion Hill Lodge
8 hours Eco lodge
Enjoy breakfast and then check-out of the lodge. Experience a morning game drive as we travel approximately 3-4 hours to Maasai Mara National Reserve. Along the way have a chance to stop and visit Lake Naivasha. Arrive and check in at Sopa Lodge for lunch, relax, freshen up and then head out for an evening game drive. Dinner and your overnight stay at the lodge.

Accommodation: Mara Sopa Lodge
8 hours Eco lodge
After breakfast depart for a full day spent, viewing the great predators and explore the parks amazingly high concentration of wild animals. On the plains are enormous herds of grazing animals plus the elusive Cheetah and leopard hiding amidst acacia boughs. During the stay we also have an optional opportunity to visit a village of the Masai people to witness the singing and dancing that are part of their daily lives and sacred rituals. A glimpse into their homes and social structure is a poignant experience. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge.

Accommodation: Mara Sopa Lodge
7 hours Client's own arrangement
Before breakfast take part in your last game drive. Come back for breakfast, check out and depart for Nairobi. You will make a lunch break stop at the Great Rift Valley for some African BBQ at a local restaurant. Visit a souvenir market (if time allows). Later in the afternoon arrive in Nairobi where your safari will end.
what’s included
  • All accommodations during the tour
  • All meals during the tour
  • All activities/ game viewing drives in safari vans
  • Transport in a private safari minivan with open roof
  • English speaking tour guide/ driver
  • Applicable government taxes and levies
  • All park entrance fees
  • Bottled drinking water per day
what's excluded
  • International flights and taxes
  • Passport visa
  • Traveler’s insurance
  • Tips and gratuities to driver/guides
  • Laundry
  • Alcoholic drinks
Tour details
Availability Available Daily
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 6 days
Tour Type Private Tour
Minimum Participants 2 people
Age Requirement 5 +
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English
Meeting/Start Point Pick-up at your hotel or location in Nairobi, Kenya
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A deposit of 10% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

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