8Days Safaris in Kenya

 

8Days/7Nights Turkana Special (North Eastern Kenya)

 

Turkana herdsmen in tradional dance Day 1 Nairobi-Baringo:
0900 Hrs leave Nairobi for Lake Baringo, picnic lunch stop at Lake Nakuru. Arriving Lake Baringo late afternoon where you’ll set up your camp, dinner and overnight at the camp.


Day 2 Lake Baringo-Maralal-Baragoi:
After breakfast, leave Baringo for Maralal, picnic lunch en route.
After lunch, take a walk through the most colorful town before proceeding to Baragoi via Losiolo which is on the edge of the Great Rift Valley. Dinner and overnight at the camp


Day 3 Baragoi-Lake Turkana:
After breakfast, leave Baragoi for Lake Turkana arriving in time for lunch at the El-Molo campsite by the shores of the lake, rest of the day at leisure by the Jarde Sea. If you have never felt like being in the middle of nowhere, then this might just be the opportunity.


Day 4 Lake Turkana:
After breakfast, visit the El-Molo village (this is available at extra costs). Lunch will be served at the campsite. Afternoon spent at leisure either fishing and or swimming but must watch out for crocodiles, dinner and overnight at the camp.


Day 5 Turkana-Maralal:
0900 Hrs after breakfast leave Turkana for Maralal, lunch en route. Dinner and overnight at the campsite


Day 6 Maralal-Samburu:
0830 Hrs after breakfast, leave Maralal for Samburu Game Reserve which extends for an area of 105 sq. kilometers north of the meandering Ewaso Nyiro (Brown) river. Samburu is part of a lava plain that includes a varied landscape of red dirt, thorn scrub, broken volcanic rock, dried river beds, steep hills, and rocky outcroppings large enough to be called Mesas. On arrival, proceed to the campsite to be followed by an evening game drive. Dinner and overnight at the campsite


Day 7 Samburu National Reserve:
0630 Hrs early morning pre-breakfast game drive. After breakfast, proceed for another game drive in this park that is home to the rare Grevy’s Zebra with large furry ears, Gerenuk Antelope standing on hind legs to feed, Somali Ostriches with their distinctive blue legs, and the shy Beisa Oryx, before returning to the campsite for lunch and a late afternoon game viewing ensues, dinner and overnight at the camp.


Day 8 Samburu-Mount Kenya-Nairobi:
0800 Hrs depart Samburu for Nairobi via Nanyuki where lunch will be taken. Those wishing to climb Mt. Kenya can be dropped off here. After lunch, proceed to Nairobi... Enquire 

 

8Days/7Nights- Mountain Lodge-Samburu-Maasai Mara


Day 1
– Nairobi- Upon arrival you will be met and assisted by African Discoveries representative and transfered to Nairobi Serena Hotel booked on dinner, bed and breakfast.

Day 2 - Mountain Lodge Tree lodge- After breakfast commence your safari with a pleasant drive north to Mt. Kenya region arriving in time for your Lunch. The lodge is situated deep in the Mt. Kenya forest, where forest animals visit the water hole and saltlick throughout the day and night ensuring you many exciting moments. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Lodge tree Hotel. (NB: Children under 7 years are not allowed in the tree hotel)

Day 3 – Samburu National Reserve- Depart to Samburu National Reserve after breakfast- Warm towel reception and a cocktail welcome drink on arrival followed by a sumptuous lunch. Siesta followed by afternoon game viewing. Return for a sundowner at the lodge with stunning scenery followed by, dinner and overnight at Samburu Serena Lodge.

Day 4- Samburu National Reserve- Bush breakfast at crocodile point with sparkling wine, Visit a Samburu village followed by an exciting game drive. Return for lunch at the lodge. After lunch, take a siesta before embarking on an afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Serena Lodge.

Day 5: - Lake Nakuru National Park-In the morning after your breakfast, continue to your lodge situated on the shores of Lake Nakuru, one of the beautiful Rift Valley Lakes, also home to thousands of flamingos and other species of birds and animals. Enjoy an afternoon of game watching. *Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner/Bed at your Sarova Lion Hill Lodge

Day 6 -Masai Mara National Reserve - After breakfast, continue across the floor of the Great Rift Valley, the longest rift in the crust of the earth, to the famous Masai Mara National Reserve. On arrival, welcome lunch at the Hippo pool followed by exciting game drive en route to the lodge. You will spend two days in this nature's paradise amongst the zebra, wildebeest, giraffe, buffalo, elephant, gazelle and many others. You will encounter prides of lion resting in the shade of the acacia trees or lying low in the grass in wait for their next prey. There is a good chance of spotting the cheetah and if you are lucky enough - the shy leopard. Dinner and overnight at Mara Serena lodge.

Day 7 - Masai Mara National Reserve- Early morning game drive followed by breakfast, then a visit to the Masai manyattas. Lunch at the lodge. Siesta at the lodge followed by afternoon game drive. After a game drive enjoy your afternoon tea/coffee. In the evening, it s time for a well deserved shower and a refreshing drink before a sumptuous dinner. The optional dawn hot air balloon safari will give you a bird’s eye view of the Mara plains and the Mara and Talek rivers before landing to a champagne breakfast. Overnight at Mara Serena Lodge.

Day 8 - Nairobi- After an early morning game drive before breakfast you will be driven back to the lodge and thereafter, return to Nairobi arriving in the early afternoon. Proceed to the airport to catch your outbound flight back home... Enquire



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