The heat-scorched scrublands extending from the arid desert, all the way to the jade-green waters of Lake Turkana is a picture of endless skies, dust-red plains and palm-
fringed rivers. The endangered Grevys Zebra, the rare Beisa Oryx and the Blue-Shanked Somali ostrich are some of the species to look-out for.
1 Nights in Ol Pejeta, Kenya
Being one of only four private game reserves in Kenya, Sweetwaters gloats of privileged seclusion and private game viewing. It also provides a wonderful array of "things to do" on this vacation. It is an opportunity to connect with animals individually and be part of a Rhino conservation project.
Arrive in Nairobi just in time to freshen-up and have breakfast. Head-out for a game drive across the Equator, through the homesteads and lush agricultural farmlands, to Kongoni Camp for lunch. It is time to buckle-up for an afternoon game drive at the private Ol Pejeta Conservancy. There are some excellent options including night game drives, guided bush walks and both horse or camel riding across its game-teaming plains.
Accommodation at Kongoni Camp or Budget Town Hotel or Similar
2 Nights in Samburu Game Reserve, Kenya
Rocky battlements, craggy scarps, dry river beds and fallen boulders rising out of the thorn scrub with the far-distant hills in the background just about describes the scenic beauty of the great red table mountain known as Lololokwi in the Samburu National Park.
Drive further north to Samburu Game Reserve, in the Northern Eastern Province after breakfast. Look-out for the endangered Grevy’s zebra, the rare Beisa Oryx and the Blue-Shanked Somali Ostrich. Check into your lodge followed by lunch before we depart for an afternoon game drive in the reserve. Dust off the excitement and return to the camp for dinner.
We start the day with a morning game drive followed by a late breakfast. In the afternoon there will be a game drive through the forest of the Ewaso Nyiro River, which is considered a good place to spot the elephants. You will then return to the lodge for dinner.
Accommodation at Samburu Sopa Lodge or Sentrim Samburu Camp( Luxury)/ Budget Camp or similar
1 Nights in Lake Nakuru, Kenya
The Nakuru National Park has the largest concentration of Eastern Black Rhinos in the country. Lake Nakuru is one of the three inter-linked lakes in the Rift Valley Province, also known as the Rift Valley Soda Lakes. It is also a popular destination to watch millions of flamingos.
Depart from the camp after breakfast and head towards Lake Nakuru, with a brief stop at the Nyahururu Water Falls. With lunch in your tummy, set-out to spot the fabulously coloured pink flamingos, black rhinos, giraffe, lion, leopards and a profusion of birds along the shores of the lake.
Accommodation at Waterbuck Hotel, Chester Hotel, Miale Hotel/(Budget Hotel)or similar
2 Nights in Masai Mara, Kenya
Discovery and National Geographic channels do their best to describe the Great Migration, but nothing can describe the rythm of over 1 million wildebeest drumming their feet whilst predators are in pursuit for a kill. The sight is over whelming and truly "Masai Mara".
An early morning breakfast, will prepare you for a journey to Masai Mara via Lake Naivasha. Stop-by for a 1 hour boat ride in this beautiful lake before proceeding to the Masai Mara via Narok Town. After lunch at the lodge, enjoy some leisure time before heading out to view the buffalo wallow in the swamps, whilst the large hippo population laze their days in the shallows, watch the giraffe wander among the acacia, whilst the Colobus Monkeys swing from the green canopies above.
Optional Balloon safari or back to back game drives to soak up the abundance of wildlife. Carry a packed picnic lunch for you explore the finest game reserve of Africa. The dizzying number of migrant and resident animals and birds will leave you speechless.
It is time to say good bye to Masai Mara. Depart to Nairobi, after breakfast, and have lunch enroute.
Accommodation at at Mara Sopa Lodge or AA Mara Lodge or Sentrim Mara Camp or Mara Leisure Camp (Luxury)/Destiny Eco Camp or Manyatta Camp ( Budget Tented Camps)or similar
Optional Balloon Safari US $ 475 pp
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