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6-Day Samburu/Nakuru/Masai Mara Private Budget Safari

This is the most popular budget safari covering the northern part of Kenya. It takes you to Samburu National Reserve, where you get a lifetime opportunity to experience the abundance of bird life, the rare Grevy Zebra and the rare antelope "Gerenuk"- only found in Samburu. Thereafter, you will move deep into the heart of the Great Flamingo paradise, Lake Nakuru National Park- where you will view flamingos in thousands. Finally, you will get a wonderful game experience at the Masai Mara.This tour has a discount for a group of four persons and above.

Safari tour package: A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Prices: $1180 - $1900
Includes internal flights: No
Length of safari: 6 days
Best months: All year
Countries visited: Kenya Kenya
Parks visited: Masai Mara, Samburu, Lake Nakuru
Activity level: Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
  • Big five
  • Cultural
  • Birding
This is the most popular budget safari covering the northern part of Kenya. It takes you to Samburu National Reserve, where you get a lifetime opportunity to experience the abundance of bird life, the rare Grevy Zebra and the rare antelope "Gerenuk"- only found in Samburu. Thereafter, you will move deep into the heart of the Great Flamingo paradise, Lake Nakuru National Park- where you will view flamingos in thousands. Finally, you will get a wonderful game experience at the Masai Mara. This tour has a discount for a group of four persons and above.

Day 1: Nairobi - Samburu Game Reserve  

Arrival, meet and greet – Nairobi. Upon arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta Airport, you will be met by our airport representative and transferred to your city hotel for briefing and then commence drive via Karatina and crossing the equator at Nanyuki, en route to Samburu National Reserve. Lunch at the respective Lodge. Late afternoon game viewing drive. Dinner and overnight at SAMBURU SENTRIM CAMP or similar  

Distance: Approx. 350 kms – 5  hrs drive

Meal plan: { Lunch, Dinner}

Day 2: Samburu Game Reserve  

Morning and late afternoon game viewing drives in this Reserve, with spectacular sceneries and diverse wildlife. Dinner and Overnight: SAMBURU SENTRIM CAMP.

Meal plan: {Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner}

Day 3: Samburu – Lake Nakuru National Park  

After breakfast, rejoin your driver/guide and depart for the Rift Valley arriving for lunch at a Lodge in Lake Nakuru National Park.  Late afternoon game viewing & bird watching. Dinner and overnight at Chester Hotel or similar 

Distance: Approx. 400 kms – 6 hrs drive.

Meal plan: {Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner}

Lake Nakuru is a shallow soda lake, renowned for its huge concentration of flamingos.  It is also a Rhino sanctuary. You embark on a game drive which includes a walk on the shores of the lake to view flamingoes from close range. Keep your eyes open for the elusive Leopard or the Tree climbing lions of this park.   The afternoon game drive is included and you will return to your lodge as the sun sets! 

Day 4: Lake Nakuru - Maasai Mara Game Reserve

After breakfast commence drive west past Mount Longonot and via Narok to the Maasai Mara National Reserve to arrive for lunch at the respective Lodge / Camp. Late afternoon game viewing drive. Dinner & overnight at

MARA SIDAI CAMP or similar. 

Distance Approx. 310 kms – 6 hrs drive

Meal plan: {Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner}

 

Day 5: Maasai Mara Game Reserve

 

The early morning calm air of the Maasai Mara has made possible the introduction of Hot Air Balloon flights, available as an optional tour of a hot air balloon ride to see the park from a bird's eye view, from leading lodges and camps in the reserve. (Please reserve early to avoid disappointment for this adventure!). Pre-breakfast morning game drive in the reserve, a great opportunity to explore the vast flora and fauna of this magnificent reserve.  After a rewarding game drive, return to your lodge for late morning breakfast. Lunch and late afternoon Game viewing drive.

 

OPTION: A full day game drive with picnic lunch boxes (full day game drive including visits to Mara River, Kenya Tanzania Border Post and a great chance to view the "Big Five". You will have picnic lunch at Hippo Pool. Return to your lodge late in the afternoon). Later just relax or visit the nearby Maasai village as an optional excursion. Dinner and overnight at MARA SIDAI CAMP

Meal plan: {Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner}

 

Day 6: Maasai Mara - Nairobi & Depart

 

After breakfast at the Lodge/Camp, embark on your return journey to Nairobi. On arrival in the early afternoon you will be dropped off in Nairobi (use of room is excluded). Transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for scheduled International departure flight, 03 HOURS PRIOR TO FLIGHT DEPARTURE TIME. Distance Approx. 270 kms – 6 hrs drive

Meal plan: {Breakfast}

 

QUOTATION INCLUDES:

 

v  arrival and departure airport transfers  as per the itinerary

v  bed and breakfast accommodation in nairobi

v  full board accommodation in the lodges/camps whilst on safari

v  transportation whilst on safari in 6-seater minibus, driven by english-speaking driver/guide (non exclusive use of vehicle; window seat guaranteed)

v  all park/reserve entrance fees

v  mineral water

v  Flying Doctors services

v  24 Hours emergencytelephone number

PACKAGE EXCLUDES:

 

v  Extras i.e Laundry, telephone calls, drinks etc

v  Tips to driver guides and porters

v  International Air transport and applicable departure taxes

v  Visa

 

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Sentrim Samburu Lodge
  • Sopa Samburu Lodge
  • Chester Hotel Nakuru
  • Mara Sidai Tented Camp

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