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7-Day Masai Mara, Nakuru & Samburu Wildlife Safari
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Nature, Safari, Wildlife

  • Duration

    7 Days

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English, French, Spanish, Swahili

Description

This 7-day safari combines 2 National Reserves and 1 National Park along with a cultural experience tour with a lot of sightseeing. Magical, beautiful, and awe-inspiring, it brings you face to face with reticulated giraffe, grevy's zebra, beisa oryx and the blue legged Somali ostrich, along with white/black rhino, the "Big 5", and more! 

Highlights
  • Spot the Big 5 in Masai Mara
  • Admire the flamingos at Lake Nakuru
  • Spot the Somali ostrich at Samburu
  • Day 1: Nairobi to Samburu National Reserve expand_more
    • On arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, our Safari Guide will meet and greet and then depart for Samburu, located in the North rugged Semi desert region. Samburu Game Reserve is a wild and little visited region, well known for spectacular scenery and wildlife not found in the south: Reticulated Giraffe, the rare Grevy’s Zebra with its large furry ears, the Gerenuk Antelope standing on its hind legs to feed and Somali Ostriches with their distinctive blue legs.

    • Have lunch upon arrival at Samburu Camp.

    • Later, proceed on a ‘Spice’ game drive.

    Dinner and overnight at the Samburu Riverside Camp on Full Board Basis.

  • Day 2: Full Day Game Drive in Samburu expand_more
    • Spend the full day in Samburu with morning and afternoon game drives.

    • See elephants, cheetah, leopard, eland, oryx, impala, dik-dik, waterbuck, and various birds.

      • Other areas of the reserve include the Uaso Nyiro River, where crocodiles sunbathe themselves on the banks. It also provides an oasis for a variety of game. Birds are abundant, with 365 species recorded, one for every day of the year.

      • In between the game drives, there is an opportunity to visit a Samburu village at an additional cost.

    Dinner and overnight at the Samburu Riverside Camp on Full Board Basis.

  • Day 3: Samburu National Reserve to Lake Nakuru National Park expand_more
    • After an early breakfast, check out and depart for Lake Nakuru National Park.

      • Optional: Make a stopover at Thomson Falls in Nyahururu for viewing of the 81m waterfall.

    • Arrive in time for lunch at the hotel/campsite.

    • After lunch, proceed on an afternoon game drive in the park fame for its abundance of birdlife, including millions of flamingoes, rhino and scenic landscape.

    • Return to your hotel/campsite late in the evening.

    Dinner and overnight at Nakuru Genevieve Hotel/WCK Campsite on a Full Board basis.

  • Day 4: Lake Nakuru to Masai Mara Game Reserve expand_more
    • Depart to Masai Mara after breakfast; this is where you will enjoy the herd of animals and the amazing way they co-exist amongst each other.

    • Get here by lunchtime; after you refresh, have lunch relax as you wait to start the afternoon game drive.

    • Get a closer look at the animal on the plains, with their endless vistas and enormous herds of grazing animals; look for the predators hidden in bushes or long grass, i.e. lion, cheetah and leopard. There are Hippos in the rivers and exotic birds everywhere.

    Dinner and overnight at Manyatta Camp on a Full Board Basis.

  • Day 5: Full Day in Masai Mara expand_more
    • Spend the full day (from 7:30 am to 4 pm) game viewing across the rich, tree-studded grassland and rolling hills. This reserve is the most visited park in Kenya and the best for game as it has an extensive road and track network, which allows excellent photography and close viewing opportunities.

    • Spot great herds of plain game, black manned lions, leopards and cheetahs. It also has numerous elephants and virtually every type of wildlife to be found in Kenya. Antelopes, wildebeests, zebras and Maasai giraffes can be seen as well as scavengers like hyenas and vultures. Birdlife is also prolific, with over 450 species recorded.

    • Enjoy a picnic lunch beside the river as you watch hippos, and with luck, crocodiles basking on the rocks and one of the wildebeests crossing points.

    Return to Manyatta Camp at 4 pm for dinner and overnight on a Full Board Basis.

  • Day 6 : Full Day in Masai Mara expand_more
    • Go for an early morning balloon safari and bush breakfast or have a half-day game drive and cultural immersion in this great game reserve declared a “world wonder” by UNESCO due to the great wildebeest migration spectacle in the Mara-Serengeti ecosystem.

      • Optional Activity: At 4 pm, visit a nearby Masai village to see their nomadic lifestyle. (At an extra fee payable directly to the Masai villagers – The Masai are famous for their bravery, as they have co-existed with the animals over the years).

    • Rest of the evening is spent at leisure.

    Dinner and overnight at Manyatta Camp on Full Board Basis.

  • Day 7: Masai Mara to Nairobi expand_more
    • After breakfast, depart Mara arriving in Nairobi for lunch at your own cost at the Carnivore.

    • In the afternoon, go for a free city tour of Nairobi.

    • Later, opt to do souvenir shopping before being transferred to the airport for your flight back home, Mombasa or Zanzibar.

What's Included
  • Meet and greet services at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi

  • Return airport transfers

  • Full Board Accommodation as specified in the itinerary on full board in the Camps

  • All Park entrance fees

  • Exclusive transport in a safari 4WD tour microbus with a game viewing roof hatch and UHF radio

  • Game drives as specialized in the itinerary

  • Services of an English-speaking Tanzania driver guide experienced in game spotting

  • Fuel, driver, guide and car park fees, driver's allowance

What's Excluded
  • International flight tickets and visa costs to Kenya
  • Optional activities while on safari, e.g. visiting Masai Villages
  • Tips, drinks, laundry, calls, and all such costs of a personal nature
  • In general, anything not included in the itinerary
  • Credit Card Surcharge of 5% or Bank Transfer Fees of USD 50
  • Extras (Optional)
    • Balloon Safari – US $ 450 PP
    • Samburu / Maasai Village Tour – US $ 25 PP
What to bring
  • Personal spending money (for buying souvenirs, drinks, alcohol, visiting Masai Villages, tipping, etc.)
  • Torch
  • Mineral water
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Insect repellant
  • Warm clothing (temperatures drop rapidly at night)
Meeting Point

Nairobi, Kenya

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
Adult
1 To 1 USD 840 Per Person

This is a group tour

Tour Reviews
  • alayimran

    David has his ways of making trip a wonderful memory. He is really good in organizing trips with a lot of support and decent participation. We went to Masai Mara although off season but we could manage to see all mentioned below;

    Masai Mara Dec 17,  2016

    Wilder Beest 

    Gazelle 

    Antelope largest 

    Buffalo

  • Meg

    We took a safari to Samburu, Nakuru and Masai Mara for seven days. David was outstanding. Hats off. Wealth of information about animals, knowledge of the parks, excellent driving and time with our kids. We recommend him as the best guide. We saw almost everything.  Big 5 and Wildebeests migration. 

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