Long Safari from Nairobi
8 days Samburu, Aberdare, Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha and Masai Mara Safari from Nairobi at a glance
- Safari departures: This Samburu, Aberdare, Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha and Masai Mara Road Safari departs and terminates in Nairobi, Kenya
- Safari Description and Duration: 8 days Samburu, Aberdare, Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha and Masai Mara (ex Nairobi road) safari – a Nairobi, Kenya road safari
- Safari transport mode: Transport is in a customized 8 seater safari minibus with pop up roof. Option of a 4×4 jeep, at supplementary cost.
- Accommodation options for the 8 days Safari from Nairobi: Luxury lodges, luxury tented camps, Economy lodges, economy camps.
8 days Samburu, Aberdare, Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha and Masai Mara (ex Nairobi road) safari Itinerary:
Day 1: Nairobi – Samburu
Depart Nairobi early in the morning by road to Samburu National Reserve arriving at the Samburu Sopa Safari Lodge in time for lunch. After lunch, proceed for afternoon game drive until sunset in the reserve where the large stock of antelopes has attracted many lions and leopards. The Reticulated Giraffe and Grevy Zebra, rather rare in other parks, are here quite common, as well as the long necked Gerenuk. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge.
Day 2: Samburu
Morning game drive with breakfast at the Lodge in search of wildlife and birds in wild beauty of Samburu land. After lunch at the lodge game drive until sunset in Samburu, Buffalo Springs and Shaba. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge.
Day 3: Samburu – Aberdares National Park
After breakfast checkout and head to Aberdares National Park. On arrival, you will have lunch at Outspan hotel and later in the afternoon transfer to Treetops Lodge. Aberdares National Park has a diverse topography that includes icy rivers, spectacular waterfalls and rain forests. The flora and fauna is quite unique and is not found elsewhere in the country, expect on Mount Kenya. Leopard, elephant, Serval, waterbuck, reedbuck, dik dik, rhino and the rare bongo can all be found here. You are sure to see elephants, buffalos and some other animals at the floodlit waterholes of Treetops Lodge. Dinner and Overnight at Treetops Lodge.
Day 4: Aberdares – Lake Nakuru
After breakfast depart for Lake Nakuru National Park. Lake Nakuru is world famous for its stunning flocks of lesser flamingoes which turns its shores pink. Its birdlife is world renowned. On arrival in the park, have a game drive en-route to Lake Nakuru Lodge, which is situated in the southeast ecological niche of the Lake Nakuru National Park. The lodge blends well with its surrounding and the animals often browse peacefully close to the gardens. After lunch at the lodge proceed for the afternoon game drive around the lake until sunset. Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge.
Day 5: Lake Nakuru – Lake Naivasha
Have an early morning game drive in search of leopard and rhino returning to the lodge for breakfast. Check-out after breakfast and continue to Lake Naivasha Bird Sanctuary arriving at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge at midday for lunch. Lake Naivasha is one of the Great Rift Valley’s jewels, reflecting the tranquil beauty of an African sky and the surrounding mountains is temporarily distorted as flocks of graceful flamingos and pink-backed pelicans settle on the water. Relax after lunch at the hotel and have chance to enjoy the hotel facilities and optional activities on offer. Dinner and overnight at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge.
Day 6: Lake Naivasha – Masai Mara
Depart after early breakfast and continue to Masai Mara Game Reserve arriving at Mara Sopa lodge in time for lunch. Later proceed for the afternoon game drive until sunset in search of the Big Five. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge
Day 7: Masai Mara
Full day in the Mara with morning and afternoon game drives across the plains and close encounter with elephants, lion, cheetah, buffalo, giraffe, African birds, hippo, crocodile, vultures, African birds of prey, wildebeest, hyena. Fullboard at Mara Sopa Lodge.
Day 8: Masai Mara – Nairobi
Have an early morning game drive returning for breakfast at the lodge. After breakfast, check-out and depart by road back to Nairobi.
For each Cost Option above
Included in the Safari Cost
- Professional Safari Guide / Driver
- All applicable Game Park Entrance Fees
- Pick up from your hotel and back
- Accommodation on Full Board Basis (All Inclusive)
- Game drives on Safari Vehicle with pop up roof for a game viewing
Excluded in the Safari Cost
- International Airfare
- Gratuity for your professional driver guide
- Gratuity for Porterage / waiters at hotels, camps and airports