Apodiformes Adventures

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Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

  • You'll be collected from the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Nairobi to Samburu National Reserve

Nairobi to Samburu National Reserve

Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, our driver and an office representative will meet you. After customs procedures, you will leave Nairobi and drive to Samburu National Reserve which takes approximately of 5-6 hours. You will arrive at the camp for lunch and check-in. You will have lunch and relax while waiting for your afternoon game drives. After lunch and relaxation, you will proceed for an afternoon game drive in the park. You will see various wide-open grass plains and scattered acacia bushes that play host to a wide variety of wildlife including lions, leopards, cheetahs, hyenas, buffaloes, giraffes, and a diverse birdlife with over 400 species. The rooftop of the car will be open for great views and photography. Thereafter, you will return to the lodge/camp for dinner.

Main Destination:
Samburu National Reserve
Best Time To Visit June to September and January to February
High Season December to March and July to October (Busy)
Best Weather June and December (Cool and fresh after rain)

Wildlife in Samburu NR

ElephantAbundant
GiraffeCommon
ZebraCommon
LionOccasional
LeopardOccasional
BuffaloOccasional
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HippoOccasional
HyenaOccasional
Accommodation:
Samburu Sopa Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located inside Samburu NR
Meals & Drinks:
  • Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2

Samburu National Game Reserve Game Drives

Samburu National Game Reserve Game Drives

You will have an early breakfast at the camp or lodge. After breakfast, you will proceed for a full-day game drive in the park where you will get to see various wide-open grass plains and scattered acacia bushes that play host to a wide variety of wildlife including lions, leopards, cheetahs, hyenas, buffaloes, giraffes, and a diverse birdlife with over 400 species. The rooftop of the car will be open for great views and photography. Afterward, you will return to the camp or lodge for dinner and an overnight stay at the camp.

Main Destination:
Samburu National Reserve
Accommodation:
Samburu Sopa Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located inside Samburu NR
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3

Samburu National Reserve - Lake Nakuru National Park

Samburu National Reserve - Lake Nakuru National Park

You will have an early morning pre-breakfast game drive. After breakfast, you'll depart the Samburu region for Nakuru with lunch en route. You will arrive on time and enjoy the afternoon game drive to spot wildlife. Lake Nakuru is a shallow alkaline lake where you can enjoy the wide ecological diversity with varied habitats that range from Lake Nakuru itself to the surrounding escarpment and picturesque ridges. A game drive is the main activity at Lake Nakuru. Foragers, grazers, hunters, and scavengers all play their roles in the natural existence of Lake Nakuru. The park also has over 450 bird species including flamingos. The lake is famed as one of the world's greatest ornithological spectacles. The park is also home to zebras, gazelles, Rothschild giraffes, impalas, black and white rhinos sanctuary, and other large mammals. Your dinner and overnight stay will be at the camp.

Main Destination:
Lake Nakuru National Park
Best Time To Visit June to February (Best for wildlife viewing; little rain)
High Season July to February (The park gets very busy)
Best Weather June to February (Little rainfall)

Wildlife in Lake Nakuru NP

GiraffeCommon
BuffaloCommon
ZebraCommon
HippoCommon
Black RhinoOccasional
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LionOccasional
LeopardOccasional
HyenaOccasional
WildebeestVery Rare
Accommodation:
Sentrim Elementaita
  • Mid-range lodge located at Lake Elementaita
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4

Lake Nakuru - Masai Mara National Reserve

Lake Nakuru - Masai Mara National Reserve

You will have an early breakfast at your respectful lodge/ camp. Then, you will drive to Masai Mara National Reserve which takes approximately 5-6 hours, depending on road conditions such as traffic and terrain. You will arrive in time for lunch, check-in at your lodge/camp and relax. After lunch and relaxation, you'll proceed for an afternoon game drive in the Masai Mara National Reserve. Here, you'll get to see various wide-open grass plains and scattered acacia bushes that are a host to a variety of wildlife including the Big Five. You'll see animals such as lions, leopards, cheetahs, hyenas, buffaloes, giraffes, elephants, the endangered black rhinos and wildebeests. Wildebeests are famous for their yearly 8th Wonder of the World which happens in July – August called the great migration. There is also diverse birdlife with over 400 species recorded. The rooftop of the car will be open for great views and photography. You'll return to the camp for dinner and your overnight stay.

Main Destination:
Masai Mara National Reserve
Best Time To Visit June to October (For general wildlife viewing) and August to October (For wildebeest migration)
High Season June to October and December to March
Best Weather June to October (Sunny, but not too hot)

Wildlife in Masai Mara NR

ElephantCommon
GiraffeCommon
LionCommon
CheetahCommon
ZebraAbundant
WildebeestAbundant
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BuffaloCommon
HippoCommon
HyenaCommon
LeopardOccasional
Wild DogVery Rare
Accommodation:
Sentrim Mara Camp
  • Mid-range tented camp located just outside Masai Mara NR
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5

Masai Mara National Reserve Game Drives

Masai Mara National Reserve Game Drives

You will have an early breakfast at the respective lodge/camp. After breakfast, you will enjoy a full day in Masai Mara National Reserve in search of the Big Five of Africa under the open roof of a tour vehicle with a packed lunch that will be served as a picnic lunch. The Big Five of Africa are the African elephant, lion, rhino, buffalo, and leopard. You will get to see a variety of more than 200 bird species and herbivores such as zebras and wildebeest in great numbers en-route to the Great Mara River where the 8th Wonder of the World happens every year, from July to August called the Great Wildebeest Migration. You will view this amazing wildlife whilst on the full-day game drive from the open rooftop of the vehicle for great views and photography. You will return to the camp for dinner and your overnight stay.

Main Destination:
Masai Mara National Reserve
Accommodation:
Sentrim Mara Camp
  • Mid-range tented camp located just outside Masai Mara NR
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6

Masai Mara - Nairobi

Masai Mara - Nairobi

You will have an early sunrise game drive before you head back to the camp for breakfast. You will check out and take your trip back to Nairobi. You will be dropped off at your city hotel or Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. End of your tour.

Main Destination:
Nairobi (City)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • You'll be dropped off at the airport.

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