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8 Days Samburu, Olpejeta, Maasai Mara Safari

From US$ 2,493 per person
  • Free Cancellation
  • No booking or credit card fees
  • E-ticket/Mobile voucher
highlights
  • Interactions with Big Five (Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Rhino, Buffalo)
  • Visit to the Sweetwaters Chimp Sanctuary to see chimpanzees and rhinos
  • Game drives across the most popular safari destinations in Kenya
This 8-day Kenya safari tour will take you to some of the most popular holiday safari destinations that represent the very best of Kenya, including Samburu Game Reserve , Aberdare National park , Great Rift Valley Lakes & the Maasai Mara Game Reserve.

You will be traveling by road via interesting & exciting landmarks with stops and overnights at national parks and game reserves to view wildlife and see the awe-inspiring attractions that Kenya has to offer.

You will most likely encounter the Big Five on this tour along with hundreds of other animal and bird species.

Please see the itinerary section to find out what activities have been planned out for the tour.
Day 1 Nairobi-Aberdares 6 hours 4 Star Hotel at ARK HOTEL OR SIMILAR

Pick up from your hotel or airport in the morning and depart for Aberdares arriving at The Ark hotel in Nyeri.
Have lunch after a short game drive around the hotel.

The Ark has four viewing decks with balconies and lounges to provide superb game viewing from the comfort of the lodge.

Dinner and overnight at The Ark hotel.

Day 2 Aberdares- Samburu 7 hours Eco lodge

Early breakfast at your hotel, then a short game drive.

Leave Aberdares for Samburu, arrive in time for lunch and check in at Sarova Shaba. Have lunch and relax.

Later in the afternoon, game drive across the park which has unique resident wildlife species like the Reticulated Giraffe, Grevy’s Zebra, Beisa Oryx and the Blue legged Somali Ostrich.

Dinner and overnight at Sarova Shaba.

Day 3 Samburu 7 hours Eco lodge

Early morning game drive, return back to the camp for breakfast.

After breakfast, full day game drive in the park with packed lunch in search of its popular residents.

Meals and overnight at Sarova Shaba.

Day 4 Samburu - Sweet Water 8 hours Eco lodge

Early morning breakfast, leave Samburu for Sweetwater, game drive en-route.

Arrive in time for lunch and check in at Sweet Waters Luxury Tented Camp. Here is the Sweetwaters Chimp Sanctuary, incorporated within the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, which is the only sanctuary for rehabilitation in Kenya of chimpanzees.

These two groups of chimpanzees are living in an environment as close to their natural habitat as possible. The site is also a dedicated black rhino breeding area. Afternoon game drive across the park.

Later return for dinner and overnight at Sweetwaters Luxury Tented Camp.

Day 5 Sweet Water - Lake Nakuru Eco lodge

Early morning breakfast, leave Sweet Water for Lake Nakuru, game drive en-route.

Arrive in time for lunch and check in at Sarova Lion Hill Nakuru. Afternoon game drive across the Pink Lake often referred so due to its masses of Flamingoes (not common nowadays). It is also the habitat of the famous white Rhino and black rhino.

Dinner and overnight at Sarova Lion Hill Nakuru.

Day 6 Lake Nakuru - Maasai Mara 7 hours

Early morning breakfast. After breakfast, leave Lake Nakuru for Maasai Mara arriving in time for lunch.

Check in at Mara Sopa lodge and have lunch. Afternoon game drive through the park in search of the Lion, Cheetah, Elephant, Buffalo.

Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge.

Day 7 Maasai Mara National Reserve; 8 hours Eco lodge

After breakfast, full day in the park with packed lunch in search of its popular residents like Zebra, Wildebeest, Giraffe, Hippo and the dangerous Crocodile with a visit to Mara river.

Meals and overnight Mara Sopa lodge.

Day 8 Maasai Mara - Nairobi 6 hours

Early morning game drive.

Return back to the lodge for breakfast. Check out of the Lodge and Drive to Nairobi arriving Late afternoon.

Lunch at the Carnivore Restaurant or Narok. Afterwards drop off at your respective hotel or the airport.

what’s included
  • All meals
  • All accommodation
  • Transport in a 4x4 game viewing van
  • Game drives
  • Proffessional Driver Guide
  • Bottled Mineral water
  • Applicable Park fees
  • Government taxes
what’s excluded
  • Tips
  • Laundry
  • Personal drinks
  • Travel Insurance
Tour details
Availability Available Daily
Duration 8 days
Minimum Participants 4 people
guiding method Live guide/instructor
guide language English
meeting/Start point Pick-up at your hotel or location in Nairobi, Kenya
Cancellation Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.
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