The safari visits four parks in Kenya. Aberdare National Park is quite diverse with deep ravines that cut through the forested eastern and western slopes. Samburu Game Reserve is situated in the hot
and arid fringes of Kenya's vast Northern Frontier District. The area is home to the Samburu tribe, pastoral relatives of the Masai. Samburu Reserve as a safari destination has rugged and dramatic landscape;
the Owasso Nyiro River runs along the southern boundary dividing Samburu Game Reserve and is home to crocodile and hippo with the many animals visiting to drink during the heat of the day. Lake Nakuru has best been
known for its thousands, sometimes millions of flamingos nesting along the shores and also rich wildlife including Rothschild giraffes and black rhinos. The Mara is the land of African legend: Lion are abundant throughout the park, as are the elephants, giraffes, and a
variety of gazelle species and zebra. Cheetah and leopard are also regularly seen and less commonly the Rhino.
Nairobi - Aberdare:
Depart Nairobi for a journey across the Kenyan Highlands, through pineapple and coffee plantations. Arrive Aberdare National Park in time for lunch. Drive through the park watching wildlife along the way to the lodge. After checking in, enjoy lunch and a short rest. Afternoon game viewing from the balconies of the tree hotel. The Aberdare national park is home to elephants, black rhinos, leopards, spotted hyenas, olive baboons, black
and white colobus monkeys, buffalos, warthogs and bushbucks among others. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Note: Children below 7yrs are not allowed at the Tree Hotel.
Aberdare - Samburu National Park
Early breakfast at the lodge. Depart Aberdare for Samburu Game Reserve. Arrive in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive in the park famous for the Samburu semi-nomadic tribesmen, the reticulated giraffe, the Grevy's zebra gerenuk,
beisa oryx and a host of the big game including elephant and lion. Dinner and overnight at the Camp/lodge.
Samburu National Reserve:
On this day, after breakfast spend Full day with morning and afternoon game drives in Samburu National Reserve, which has its backdrop the great table mountain Ololokwe. Vegetation is limited to a narrow stretch of doum palms tamarind and some woodland bordering the Ewaso Ng’iro River. Away from this is hot dusty scrubland and acacia woodland. Samburu is also home to the third of Kenya’s giraffe species – the rare Reticulated Giraffe (only found in the Northern parks). This is also where you see the blue-legged Somali Ostrich, the
long-necked Gerenuk gazelle and the straight-horned Beisa Oryx antelope. Dinner and overnight at the camp/lodge.
Samburu National Reserve - Lake Nakuru:
Early breakfast at the camp then check out and drive to the floor of the Great Rift Valley to Lake Nakuru National Park. Arrive in time for lunch. In the afternoon enjoy a game drive in this beautiful park. Lake Nakuru National Park is one of the smallest but best game parks in Africa. The soda lake is home to a sea of pink flamingos and the surrounding parkland offers the closest view you're likely to get of a white rhino (they tend to gather in front of the acacia forest at the southern end of the lake). Other park residents include leopards, buffaloes and hippos. The park is best explored in the golden sun of the late afternoon. You can circle the lake clockwise
in your van then drive to the top of Baboon Cliff for a stunning sunset view. Dinner and Overnight at the Lodge.
Lake Nakuru - Maasai Mara:
Breakfast at the Camp/Lodge. Depart Nakuru for a journey along the floor of the great rift valley then past Narok climb the western wall entering Hemingway’s country ‘’Serengeti plans’’ Arrive Mara in time for lunch. Afternoon enjoy a game drive in this famous reserve. Dinner and overnight at the camp/lodge.
Maasai Mara Game Reserve:
Full day at this famous reserve searching for wild game with an option to enjoy a balloon safari (extra cost of USD450). Leave the lodge with picnic lunch for a full day game drive. The Mara is the land of African legend: Lion are abundant throughout the park, as are the elephants, giraffes, and a variety of gazelle species and zebra. Cheetah and leopard are also regularly seen and, less commonly, rhino. The annual wildebeest migration, one of nature's few remaining wildlife spectacles, occurs in the Mara from July to September where the big animals and their predators are to be present in abundance during the time frame of this trip. Several species of Bee-Eater, the flying rainbow that heads the list of the Mara's birds, occur in the reserve. As well as wildlife, the Masai Mara is also home to many members of the colorful Maasai tribe who may be seen around the borders of the park – Morans (warriors) loping across the plains, young boys herding
goats, or elders grouped under a tree discussing matters of the day. Dinner and overnight at the Camp/lodge.
Maasai Mara - Nairobi:
Early morning game drive followed by late breakfast at the Camp/Lodge and a departure to Nairobi. A stop over is provided at Narok Town to browse in the bustling, vibrant Masai markets to buy curios and handicrafts. On arrival drop off at the airport for final departure.