7 Days Amboseli, Lake Nakuru and Samburu Safari
This Nairobi safari takes you to Amboseli, Lake Nakuru and Samburu and it combine wildlife watching with bird watching and breathtaking African scenery comprising of Mountains (Kilimanjaro, Mount Kenya), rivers Ewaso Nyiro, and the swamps of Amboseli and the combination of hilly terrain flat African plains. This is a Classic African Wildlife safari with a mixture of today’s world’s comforts in terms of accommodation.
Day 1: Nairobi – Amboseli
Our safari driver guide will pick you from your Nairobi hotel and depart by road through the scenic Athi Plains and into the bush country of Amboseli National Park, home to the legendary Maasai tribesmen and famous for huge herds of Elephant. Arrive in time for lunch at your Amboseli safari camp or lodge, followed by a short rest
At 4.00pm you will venture in to the Amboseli plains for an afternoon safari game drive trying to spot the rich African wildlife of Amboseli including Elephant, Antelope, Zebra, Wildebeest, Buffalo and the elusive Leopard.
Every vista within Amboseli is framed by majestic Mount Kilimanjaro in the distance. Dinner and overnight at your Amboseli safari camp or lodge.
Day 2: Amboseli
After breakfast head for the park for a full day of game viewing. Lunch is served at the park where your driver/guide will locate the perfect spot for your picnic. More game viewing after lunch. Dinner and overnight at your safari camp or Lodge in Amboseli.
Optional activities while on your Nairobi to Amboseli safari include a visit to a Masai village. The Masai are a nomadic tribe whose legendary prowess in battle and single-handed acts of bravery in fights with the wild animals are known across the world. A visit reveals the singing and dancing that are part of their daily lives and sacred rituals. A glimpse into their homes and social structure is a poignant experience.
You may also engage in an early morning balloon safari.
Day 3: Amboseli – Lake Nakuru
Your day starts with an early morning game drive and breakfast before heading to Lake Nakuru. This is a long trip and you will stop at Nairobi for lunch at a Nairobi hotel before continuing with your journey to Lake Nakuru. Arrive at the lodge in time for a short nap and refreshments before your afternoon game drive. Overnight at lake Elementaita lodge.
Day 4: Lake Nakuru
Full day in the bird world. Today you spend the whole day watching the magnificent views of lake Nakuru and discover why its known as the pink lake. You have never seen so many birds fly in unison like this beauties. Visits to lake Baringo and Bogoria and returning to the lodge in the late afternoon.
Day 5: Lake Nakuru -Samburu
We have an early breakfast and check-out as today we head to the unspoiled wild of Samburu. Since this is a long journey, we do our game drive en-route to Samburu. Going through the semi-arid areas of Isolo we stop shortly for refreshments and lunch. We proceed on our journey while doing an en-route game viewing as we enter Samburu game reserve. We arrive at our base in time for relaxation and dinner.
Day 6: Samburu
A whole day of game viewing with lunch at the park.
Day 7: Samburu – Nairobi
Today is the last day of your safari and you head to Nairobi after breakfast and morning game drive stopping at designated points for refreshments and photo shots. Arrive in Nairobi late afternoon where you will be transferred to the airport for your onward international flight.
Cost will be provide on request and may go down depending on number of participants and safari lodges/tented camp you will choose to use.
Tour Price Includes:
- Ground transport whilst on safari in a comfortable safari van equipped for game viewing, photography and touring
- Full board accommodation whilst on safari
- Accommodation in double/triple room
- All park entrance fees
- Service of a Professional Safari driver/guide
- Game viewing drives as detailed in the itinerary
- Bottled water whilst on safari
- Safari starts and end in your Hotel unless specified otherwise
Tour Cost Excludes:
Tips, Laundry, Beverages/Drinks, International flights, Visas, Items of a personal nature, Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary