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7 Days 6 Nights Samburu, Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha & Masai Mara 7 days

  • Covid-19 Safe
  • Private tour
  • Family friendly
  • Eco Aware
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Highlights: Scenery of northern Kenya, Rift Valley Lakes, big five, northern five, wildebeest migration (July - October), birdlife.

• Start/End: Nairobi

• Samburu - 2 Nights: Samburu Shaba

• Lake Nakuru - 1 Night: Punda Milia Camp

• Naivasha - 1 Night: Burch Resort

• Maasai Mara - 2 Night: Olodare Camp

Day 1 Nairobi - Samburu National Reserve

Depart Nairobi heading north past pineapple and banana plantations and the Tana River to the fertile Mt Kenya region. You will pass tea and coffee farms, citrus orchards and many regional towns bustling with day-to-day activity. Stop on routefor photos at the Equator. Arrive at Ashnil Lodge in time for lunch. After check in and lunch enjoy an afternoon game drive in the park.

Samburu National Reserve is part of three small adjoining reserves that lay on either side of the Northern Ewaso Ngiro River. The semi-arid landscape is spectacular and the vegetation is made up of palms, woodland along the river, acacia woodland and dusty scrubland. Not only can you see the some of the big five, but also other species which are not present in Kenya’s southern parks including the oryx, gerenuk, Somali ostrich, reticulated giraffe and Grevy’s zebra. Bird life is also abundant here with different species of eagles, pygmy falcons, sand grouse and large flocks of crazy guinea fowl. Be prepared for hot temperatures, as they regularly reach 40 centigrade in the day, even if it rains.

Day 2 Samburu National Reserve

Depart on an early game drive to try to spot the early risers in the park before returning for breakfast. After breakfast you can choose to relax at your accommodation or undertake a full day game drive in Sarova Shaba or equivalent.

Return to accommodation for meals and overnight.

Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3 Samburu National Reserve - Lake Nakuru National Park

Rise early for a game drive, then return for breakfast and check out. Depart for Nakuru, stopping for picnic lunch en route. On the way you can stop for views of the beautiful Thomson Falls. Arrive late afternoon in Punda Milia camp for dinner and overnight.

Lake Nakuru is famous for the thousands of flamingo that seasonally inhabit the shores of the lake. The park has been successful habitat for introducing endangered species including black rhino, white rhino, Rothchild giraffe and the elusive leopard - all of which are frequently seen on game drives. You can spot these along with buffalo, lion, zebra, waterbuck, gazelle, impala, hyrax and hippo.

Day 4 Lake Nakuru National Park - Lake Naivasha

After breakfast, depart for a morning exploring Lake Nakuru National Park, before departing for Lake Naivasha. Arrive at Simba Lodge for in time for lunch. You may even have the pleasure of the company of a family of black and white colobus monkeys, as well as a variety of birds - who also have a sweet tooth! After lunch you will enjoy an hour-long boat ride on Lake Naivasha (or Lake Olodian) where you can spot hippos as well as a variety of birds common to this area. Proceed to your accommodation for dinner and overnight.

Day 5 Lake Naivasha - Maasai Mara National Reserve

After breakfast, depart Lake Naivasha for the Masai Mara. Initially you will head around the lake, and then turn west along the floor of the Great Rift Valley. After a stop in the Maasai town of Narok for fuel, supplies and snacks, proceed to the Masai Mara Game Reserve arrive at Sentrim Lodge in time for lunch, later you will enjoy an afternoon game drive before returning to your accommodation for dinner and overnight. And don’t forget the Masai Mara is not fenced and that you can look out for animals not long after departing Narok.

Day 6 Masai Mara

Enjoy a full day game viewing with picnic lunch on the Mara River over-looking the Hippo Pools and the savannah. One of Kenya’s premier reserves, the Masai Mara is an extension of the Serengeti and world famous for the spectacular migration of thousands of wildebeest and zebra during the months of July to October. The Mara is also rich in resident game with over 95 species recorded including the ‘Big Five’ - elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard and rhino - as well as giraffe, cheetah, hyena and numerous species of antelope. The Reserve is also rich in birdlife with over 480 species. Return to accommodation for dinner and overnight.

Day 7 Masai Mara Reserve - Nairobi

Wake for breakfast and enjoy the mornings’ game drive. Mid-morning depart for Nairobi stopping for lunch enroute. You will arrive in Nairobi around 17:00.

What's included

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  • Transport To/From Nairobi
  • Park Entry Fees
  • Accommodation
  • Professional Guide
  • Meals While On Safari


  • Personal insurance
  • Visas
  • Sleeping bag
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips
  • DrinksB
  • Boat ride


Available in

English, French, German, Spanish, Italian

Available for

Children, Students, Adults, Seniors

Departure & Return

Start city: Nairobi , Kenya

Pick up times available: 07:00

Pick up location: Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

Ends at: Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

Nearest airport: Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO)

We are Eco Aware:

  • Eco-friendly accommodation
    Eco-friendly accommodation
    Most of accommodation is provided in indigenous or local community or eco-lodge
  • Education & exploration
    Education & exploration
    The product is educational rather than entertainment focused - it respects and gives insight into local traditions and/or environment
  • Interaction with locals or nature
    Interaction with locals or nature
    The major part of the tour is spent on interacting with local communities, their representative(s) (other than guides) or observing the nature or animals without disturbing their natural habitat and environment
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Local or indigenous tour guide(s)

Cancellation policy

100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-6 days before the travel date
0% cancellation fee - 7 days or more before the travel date

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