Jambo! Welcome to Africa! You will be met on arrival by our driver guide who will accompany you to one of the best hotels in the city where you will spend the night in Nairobi.
(If you arrive in the morning, you will depart directly to Samburu National Reserve without an overnight stay in Nairobi).
Day 2: Samburu National Reserve
This morning, we head north across the Ecuator to the Samburu National Reserve. Stop at the famous poster|landmark of the Ecuator to take memorable photographs and see demonstrations of the Coriolis effect, whereby a stick in a bowl of water rotates in a clockwise or anticlockwise direction depending on the hemisphere in which we find.an be made from two bowls of water even just a meter away from each other. Lunch at a lodge followed by an afternoon safari drive. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.
Samburu is famous for several endemic species: the reticulated giraffe, the gerenuk long neck, the beisa oryx and Grevy's zebra.
Day 3: Samburu National Reserve
There will be an early morning safari drive followed by breakfast at the lodge. After lunch, there will be a second safari drive that allows us to further explore Samburu and the aforementioned endemic species. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.
Day 4: Aberdares National Park
We make the trip to the national park in the morning and will arrive at Outspan Hotel for lunch. We then go to the famous Treetops, a hotel located on a tree in the forest of Aberdares.Different species of animals such as buffaloes, rhinos and elephants can be seen from the balconies of comfortable rooms overlooking the pool drinking and licking salt. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.
Day 5: Lake Nakuru National Park
In the morning we will travel through the elbow pads of the Aberdares and the Great Rift Valley to Lake Nakuru National Park, described by American ornithologist Roger Tory Peterson as "the most fabulous bird spectacle in the world." The park and its famous lake is the ideal habitat for lesser flamingos, pink flamingoes, pelicans and other species of animals, including lions, leopards, buffaloes, conch water, giraffes, baboons, rhinos and hyenas. We enjoy an afternoon game drive along the lake shore.Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.
Days 6 / 7: Masai Mara National Reserve
Today the Masai Mara National Reserve is the most famous reserve in Kenya and home to the "Big Five": buffalo, elephant, lion, leopard and rhino. Great herds of wildebeest and zebra wander the Mara grasslands and their number is increasing during the annual migration. We arrive in time for lunch to be followed by an afternoon safari drive. The next day, we will have the opportunity to enjoy an early morning balloon safari (optional so the cost is additional) on the plains of Mara, which includes a bubbly champagne breakfast upon landing, a show that will undoubtedly be unforgettable. In the case of not making the balloon safari, we will make an early morning game drive followed by breakfast at the lodge. We will enjoy another game drive in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.
Day 8: Nairobi
After breakfast,we travel to Nairobi and stay at a hotel during lunchtime.In the afternoon, we may do some last minute shopping and have the opportunity to relax in your hotel. Dinner that night will be at the famous Carnivore restaurant (although there are other options).After an early dinner, we may transfer you to the airport for your flight at night (if booked) or stay overnight in the hotel and transferred to airport for the morning flight.
- The hotels listed in the itinerary can be replaced by any other hotel of your choice (subject to availability on the same)
- In Nairobi, we will make the reservation for lunch or dinner at the famous Carnivore restaurant or any other of your choice (we can also advise other restaurants depending on your culinary tastes).