Nairobi | Samburu | Lake Nakuru | Masai Mara
A safari of contrasts, from the arid landscape of Samburu, to the lush highlands of the Aberdare and from beautiful Lake Nakuru to the rolling grassy plains of the Masai Mara.
Day 1 - Nairobi
You will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel in Nairobi. Relax by the pool or head out to explore the city.
Overnight at the Jacaranda Hotel.
Day 2 - Samburu
After breakfast cross the equator on your way to Samburu, made famous by Joy Adamson's book 'Born Free'. The Ewaso Ngiro River flows through this arid land, attracting a wide variety of wildlife, from the endangered Grevy's Zebra to the Nile crocodile. The scrubby vegetation also offers good opportunities to see lion, leopard and cheetah on your afternoon game drive.
Overnight at Samburu Simba Lodge.
Day 3 & 4 - Lake Nakuru
Today head for the lush forested landscape of Aberdare. Your hotel for the night is the Ark which overlooks a waterhole where you can observe animals emerge from the forest for a drink. The next day visit Lake Nakuru for a game drive before heading off to Lake Naivasha for the night
Overnight at The Ark & Lake Naivasha Simba Lodge.
Day 5 & 6 - Masai Mara
Travelling out of the Rift Valley, drive south towards the Masai Mara with its rolling grassy plains. Enjoy lunch before heading out on an afternoon game drive with a chance to spot the 'Big 5'. There will be ample time to see more the following day with morning and afternoon game drives.
Overnight at Mara Simba Lodge.
Day 7 - Mombasa and
After breakfast, return to Nairobi for your flight home or head to Mombasa for relaxing stay on the beach.
Departs Sundays. Price includes en suite accommodation, game drives and meals from day 2. Flights not included. Discounted flights available from most UK airports.