A safari to the north via the high shoulder of Mountain Kenya to the Game Reserve of Samburu. Here the Ewaso Nyiro River supports a wide variety of game among them elephant, buffalo, cheetah leopard, lion, grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, oryx and the long necked gerenuk. This park is popular for the 3 cats.
Day 1. Nairobi – Samburu
Depart Nairobi and drive North past coffee plantations via MT. Kenya to Samburu National Park. Picnic lunch and game drive en route Dinner and overnight at the samburu sopa lodge.
Day 2. Samburu
Full day spent exploring the park. Morning and afternoon game drives are offered .Dinner and overnight stay at the sopa lodge.
The highlights of Samburu game reserve is the spectacular scenic beauty, rivers and forests. It is an area where the local people have a rich and colorful heritage. The reserves have numerous permanent springs and a wealth of wildlife which includes leopard, hippo, elephant, lion, reticulated giraffe, grevy’s zebra and crocodile in the Ewaso Nyiro River. Over 365 species of birds have been identified in the sanctuaries.
Day 3. Samburu – Nairobi
Early morning game viewing, After breakfast proceed to Nairobi with game drive en route out of the Park. Picnic lunch en route arriving Nairobi late afternoon.
Included with this package:
Accommodation as detailed in the itinerary EITHER AT SAMBURU SOPA LODGE OR SAMBURU SHABA LODGE
All meals noted in the itinerary. Each day generally includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner buffets consisting of both western and local dishes.
Transportation in standard game viewing safari vehicle complete with pop-up roof for easy viewing and photography.
Every passenger is guaranteed a window seat.
Your driver/guide speaks English and has in-depth knowledge of the flora, fauna, landscape, and Kenyan culture.
A private minivan outfitted with two-way, long range high frequency radio communications equipment.
Each minivan carries safari accessories including wildlife books, beanbags to support cameras on car doors and window sills, binoculars, a first-aid kit, an ice-chest, and a fire extinguisher.
Bottled mineral water during game drives.
Park entrance fees and game drives as noted in the itinerary.