Day 1: Nairobi
On arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport you will be met by Manyatta Backpackers Safari representative who will escort you to Manyatta Backpackers. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure, explore the city, relax or take an optional excursion. Overnight at Manyatta Backpackers.
Day 2: Samburu National Reserve
Depart Manyatta Backpackers after breakfast and drive North, past the kikuyu highlands on through Nanyuki town. You’ll have a breathtaking views of Mount Kenya, weather permitting and get to stop over the Equator point. Arrive at Samburu National Reserve in time for Lunch. Afternoon siesta until 1600 hrs, then embark on a game drive until dusk. The reserve is renowned for its unique animals that are only found north of the Equator that include: Somali Ostrich, Reticulated Giraffe, Beisa Oryx, Generuk and the Grevys Zebra among others. Return to your tented camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Samburu National Reserve
Full day at Samburu with both morning and afternoon game viewing drives watch the wildlife along the Ewaso Nyiro banks as they water. Leopard and lion are also easily spotted. Large herds of elephants and other wildlife are seen along the river banks as they come to water and graze. The elephant and crocodile are a guaranteed sighting in addition to excellent bird watching; The reserve is true wilderness. All meals and overnight at the tented camp
Day 4: Lake Nakuru National Park
After an early breakfast depart Samburu driving south crossing the northernmost foothills of Mount Kenya, through Nanyuki To Nakuru with lunch enroute. Check in to your budget hotel for overnight.
Day 5: Masai Mara National Reserve
Early Breakfast and the a game drive in Nakuru National Park which is, famous for its bird life as thousands of flamingos make this lake their home, among hundreds of other species. But wildlife is also in abundance here. You’ll see large numbers of waterbuck, warthog, impala, buffalo, plains game, cheetah, and now rhino, as Lake Nakuru National Park has been made into one of Kenya’s rhino sanctuary. After a rewarding game drive depart Lake Nakuru driving through the foot of the Rift Valley to arrive Maasai Mara in the evening. Check in to the tented camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 6 : Masai Mara National Reserve
Another full day in Maasai Mara with two game drives, in the morning and at 1600 hrs. Dinner and overnight at tented camp The Masai Mara National Reserve is the most popular game reserve in Kenya. Located in the Rift Valley, it’s a jewel to watch. It has incredible wide open landscapes and fertile woodlands following the looping meanders of the Mara and Talek rivers. All big five; lion, buffalo, lion, leopard, rhino are easily spotted here. In addition to the spectacular wildebeest annual migration during July and August.
Day 7: Nairobi-Departure
After breakfast, depart the Mara for Nairobi. Enroute, visit a masai cultural village. The masai have preserved their culture for a relatively long time. Colourful and elaborate beadwork characterize their jewelry. The morans, huts, dresses and their way of life are an interesting bit. Continue with the drive to arrive Nairobi, at the Carnivore Restaurant for a sumptuous lunch. After lunch drop off to the Jomo Kenyatta Airport for your homebound flight.
Price- US$ 980 per person sharing
The above price include the following :-
- Park entrance fees in the Reserves/ parks
- Fullboard accommodation in a self contained tented camp while on safari
- Bed and breakfast accommodation while in Nairobi
- Experienced English Speaking driver-guides
- All airport transfers
- All ground Transportation and Game drives in a custom safari vehicle with pop-up roof for enhanced view and photography
- All meals as indicated in the itinerary
The price exclude:-
- Additional sightseeing or deviation from the itinerary
- Expenses of personal nature, laundry, telephone calls, both soft and alcoholic drinks and beverages
- Tips to driver guide
- Medical/Travel Insurance
- Any Other Items not mentioned above