5 Days Samburu and Rift Valley Lakes Safari
On this 5 Days safari you will be able to see the main attractions of Samburu which are the rich culture of the local communities, the beautiful landscape and wildlife. Unique species in this region include the Gerenuk (giraffe gazelle), Beisa Oryx, Reticulated giraffe, blue necked Somali ostrich, Grevy’s Zebra.
All the big cats-Lions, Cheetah and Leopard are found here. Other mammals include elephant, Buffalo, Grant’s Gazelle, Kirk’s Dik-dik, Impala, Waterbuck, warthogs, on the river banks are hippos and Nile Crocodiles
Day 1: Nairobi to Samburu National Game Reserve
You are welcome to this Kenya safari holiday to the Samburu. You will be met with true African Hospitality by our friendly representative, pre-safari briefing followed by introductions to your tour/ driver guide before driving further Northwards leaving the magnificent Mt Kenya behind via Nanyuki and Isiolo townships into the Samburu National Game Reserve. You will spend the next two nights in the reserve. Rugged and remote, this wildlife reserves provides some wonderful wildlife viewing. Arrive for check in and lunch at your lodge followed by some time to rest before embarking on an afternoon game drive. Return at sunset for relaxation, dinner and overnight at Samburu Sopa/ Simba Lodge. Full Board Basis.
Day 2 & 3: Samburu
These days you will explore this unique reserve. With Morning and afternoon game drives in your schedule, you will have a chance to see the animals endemic to northern part of the country. All meals and overnight at Samburu Sopa/ Simba Lodge. Full Board Basis.
Day 4: Samburu to Lake Nakuru National Park
Depart Samburu after breakfast and leave for Lake Nakuru arriving in time for lunch. Lake Nakuru is renowned for its large variety birds. The park has also been enlarged, partly to set up a sanctuary for black rhino. Proceed for game/bird drive around the lake shore to see the thousands of Flamingos lining the shore in a pink mass. Dinner and overnight at Sarova Lion Hill lodge or Flamingo Hill Tented Camp. Full Board Basis.
Day 5: L. Nakuru to Nairobi
The early bird catches the worm!” We test this old adage by embarking on an early pre-breakfast game and scenery viewing drive. Sunrise catches us with it’s splendor as the drama of the wild unfolds amid the freshness and beauty of the morning. We spectacle as the grazers and hunters move on unperturbed by our presence. Our main focus this morning will be predators and photographing them while using the early morning light to our advantage.
Return to your base for breakfast then leave for Nairobi on a relaxed drive. Have a short stop at View Point to have panoramic views of the Great Rift Valley from an elevated position. Arrive in the afternoon whereby you will be dropped at your hotel or transferred to the airport for your homeward flight. Our Tour Officer will be on hand to assist you with any further arrangements you may require.
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