Day 1 and 2: Samburu National
Samburu lies 325 km north of
Nairobi in the hot and arid fringes of the arid northern region of
Kenya. The Reserve is within the lands of the colorful
Samburu people, close
relatives of the Masai, and boasts a number of wildlife species
rarely found elsewhere. These include the Grevy's zebra, the
reticulated giraffe and the Beisa oryx all species found only north
of the equator. The long-necked gerenuk is a graceful antelope,
which spends much of its time in a bi-pedal stance seeking
succulence among the withered scrub, which dots this harsh terrain.
Other animals commonly seen are elephants, lions, cheetahs,
gerenuks, buffalos, grants gazelles, dik diks and waterbucks. There
are over 350 varieties of birds. These include the famous Somali
Ostriches (distinguished by their unique purple/blue legs during
mating season), kingfishers, humming birds, eagles, guinea fowls and
Day 3: Aberdare's
Home to the first tree hotel in
Africa (The Tree Tops) with memories in the world history - In 1952,
Queen Elizabeth II learnt of her ascendancy to the British throne
while she was a guest at Treetops lodge following the death of her
father, King George II.
Lesatima peak, Kinangop peak, waterfalls,
walks in the moorlands, Twin hills, Elephant hills and Table
mountains, Elephants, Second largest population of black rhinos in
Salient and Northern Aberdares, Queen Elizabeth learned of her
accession to the throne at Tree-tops, The Kimathi Hideout, Night
viewing of wildlife at the Ark & Treetops.
Day 4 and 5: Masai Mara Game
The Masai Mara game park is if
anything the world's most famous game reserve. It is the best known
and the most patronized game sanctuary in Kenya. Located on the
south western part of Kenya and within the the Great Rift Valley,
the savannah lands of the Masai Mara hold within their boarders an
unsurpassed number of wildlife.
The Masai Mara is teeming with
wild animals with over 452 animal varieties or species having been
documented here. Almost all species of animals can be seen in the
and 7: Amboseli National Park
Amboseli National Park is located in
Loitokok District, Rift Valley Province of Kenya. The ecosystem
mainly savannah grassland spread across the Kenya-Tanzania border.
The park is famous for being the best place in Africa to get close
to free-ranging elephants among other wildlife species. Other
attractions of the park include opportunities to meet the Maasai and
spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest free-standing
mountain in the world.
Day 8 and 9: Tsavo West
It covers a
total area of 9065sq kilometers and hosts a wide variety of
wildlife species from the 'Big Five' (Lion, leopard, rhino,
buffalo and elephant), numerous other carnivores, gazelles
to over 150 bird species.
also has the Mzima springs, Shaitani Lava Flow which consists of
caves, three craters, basalt flows and lava splashes. Bordering
Tanzania to the south east with areas of unending succession of
fantastic views across the plains dotted with fin graphite, marble
and sulphite deposit.
Day 10: Depart Tsavo West
driving back to Nairobi arriving at 14:30 hrs. on arrival,
you will be transferred to the Jomo Kenyatta International
airport to catch your home bound flight.