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Classic Kenya

Nairobi 1n, Samburu 2n, Ol Pejeta 1n, Lake Naivasha 1n, Masai Mara 2n

Day 1

Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi. You will be met by our representative after clearing with immigration formalities and transferred to your city hotel where you are briefed about your safari.

Day 2

Breakfast at the hotel.

After breakfast, drive to Samburu Game Reserve. Arrive for lunch at your lodge/camp.

Samburu National Reserve

The tranquil Uaso Nyiro River, flowing through Shaba and Samburu, attract a wide number of rare wildlife and provides a natural habitat for crocodile. Long necked gerenuk, Grevy’s zebra and reticulated giraffe are species not found in the less arid areas to the south. Elephant seek solace and contentment in the shallow waters of this wide sauntering river, fringed with acacia, doum palms and tamarind, which together with Buffalo Springs; support a large variety of African mammals, cheetah and leopard being particularly well represented. The Reserve has its own indigenous wildlife unique to the region including the gerenuk, Somali ostrich and the endangered Grevy’s zebra.

Enjoy an afternoon game drive returning to the lodge at sunset.

Day 3

Breakfast at the hotel.

Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in Samburu Game Reserve.

Day 4

After breakfast, drive to Sweetwaters Game Sanctuary arriving in time for lunch at Sweetwaters Tented Camp. A sheltered oasis, clustered around a water hole and set in the pristine calm of the private Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Sweetwaters Tented Camp offers a charming blend of under-canvas ambiance and safari luxury.

Afternoon game drives – visit to the rescued chimpanzees’ – and black rhino’s sanctuaries.

The beautiful Sweetwaters Tented Camp lies in the heart of this privately owned 24,000 acre ranch with magnificent views across the wildlife- studded plains to the snow-capped peaks of Mount Kenya. Host to all the members of the ‘Big Five’ (elephant, rhino, lion, buffalo and leopard), the conservancy has a higher wildlife-to-area ratio than any Kenyan national park and is at the forefront of the Kenyan conservancy programme. The conservancy boasts the largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa, hosts the only chimpanzee sanctuary in Kenya, and shelters large numbers of rare and endangered species.

Day 5

After breakfast drive to Lake Naivasha where you will arrive in time for lunch. Afternoon at leisure

Day 6

Breakfast will be served at the Lodge.

After breakfast, drive to Masai Mara Game Reserve. Arrive at your lodge in time for lunch and check in at the camp. In the afternoon, enjoy an enthralling game-viewing drive (1600-1800Hrs). Spotting lions, cheetahs and other spectacular predators is the highlight of your day.

This evening, enjoy a sumptuous dinner at your lodge.

Day 7

After breakfast, proceed on a full-day game-viewing drive (0700-1530Hrs) with picnic lunch to search for the myriad of game species that make this reserve their home. If you are lucky, you can witness a kill in action, moment by moment, right in front of your unbelieving eyes! You can expect to see the famous ‘Big 5’. In the evening, enjoy a delicious dinner at your lodge.

Day 8

After breakfast, drive back to Nairobi, stopping over at the Rift Valley view point.

Transfer to JKIA for your flight.