Samburu - Sweetwaters-Mountain lodge - Nakuru
This safari is ideal for the visitors who need to relax and unwind. The reserve lie 325 km from Nairobi within the lands of the colorful Samburu tribe, relatives of the famed Masai.The park is home to wildlife species rarely found elsewhere, including Grevy’s Zebra, gerenuk gazelle, Oryx, reticulated giraffe and the Somali ostrich.
Tour starts Nairobi-ends- Nairobi
Transportation: Landcruiser or minivan with pop up roof with radio communication.
Departures daily: activities include: game viewing, bird watching, and visit to Masai village
Day 1: Nairobi - Samburu
Depart Nairobi and head north through the town of Isiolo to Samburu / Shaba Reserve, where you will see wildlife not found in the South: Somali Ostrich, Grevy’s Zebra, the reticulated giraffe and gerenuk gazelle. Evening game viewing with dinner and overnight at Samburu Simba or similar.
Day 2: Samburu Game Reserve.
The day is yours to explore the beauty of semi-arid region, with its unique species of bird life. Morning and afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Simba Lodge or similar.
Day 3: Samburu - Sweet Waters
Drive to sweet waters Tented Camp, the luxurious thatched-roofed tents overlook a large waterhole which is floodlit by night, providing a haven for thirsty wildlife. The water hole offers excellent and secluded game viewing rarely available elsewhere. Dinner and overnight at the Sweet waters camp.
Day 4: Sweet Waters - Mountain Lodge
After breakfast depart for Mountain Lodge, set deep in mountain forest and overlooking a floodlit water hole. Elephants, Rhino, Buffalo, Waterbuck, Forest-Hog and perhaps the elusive Bongo may be observed from the safety of the lodge. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Lodge or Treetops lodge.
Day 5: Mountain Lodge - Lake Nakuru National Park
Leaving the lush highlands descend via the magnificent Thomson’s Falls to Lake Nakuru National Park. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Sarova Lion Hill.