- Trip Outline
- Trip Includes
- Trip Excludes
Day 01: Nairobi:
Upon arrival at the airport in Nairobi, you will be met by a Tulia Voyage professional driver guide and after a pre safari briefing; you will be transferred to your city hotel for you to relax for the night before your safari. Overnight is at a Nairobi Hotel– Bed Breakfast.
Day 02: Nairobi - Samburu Game Reserve:
After breakfast, you will start your safari and drive to the North of Kenya as you transverse through the rich agricultural highlands of Kenya. As you drive through these green agricultural lands, the highest mountain in Kenya Mt. Kenya stands majestically at the background. The terrain and topography changes as you cross the equator and enter the northern hemisphere and arid conditions spread on these lands. You will arrive at the game reserve and proceed on a short gamedrive en route to the lodge and arrive for lunch. Early afternoon will be at leisure followed by a gamedrive till dusk. Dinner and overnight is at a Lodge/Camp – Full Board.
Samburu Game Reserve is well known for the ’’ special 5 ‘’of the North and is located on the banks of the Ewaso Ng'iro river in Kenya; In the middle of the reserve, the Ewaso Ng'iro flows through doum palm groves and thick riverine forests and provides water without which the game in the reserve could not survive in the arid country. The Reserve was one of the two areas in which conservationists George Adamson and Joy Adamson raised Elsa the Lioness made famous in the best-selling book and award winning movie Born Free. The Reserve is also the home of Kamunyak, a lioness famous for adopting Oryx calves. There is a wide variety of animal and bird life seen in this Reserve. Several species are considered unique to the region, including its unique dry-country animal life. You will have gamedrives and overnight in this park.
Day 03: Samburu Game Reserve:
This day will be spent in the reserve with options of both doing early morning and evening gamedrives or half day gamedrive or full day gamedrive with packed lunch. You can also participate in optional activities such as the Maasai Village Visit (EXTRA COST). All meals and overnight is at a Lodge/Camp – Full Board.
Day 04: Samburu Game Reserve – Mt. Kenya National Park:
As you transverse through the dry semi-arid conditions of the Northern Sahara to the rich agricultural highlands of Kenya you will arrive at the base of the most magnificent pistachio ever – The Mt. Kenya – and proceed to Mt. Kenya National Park. You will arrive in time for Lunch and thereafter you will have a relaxed afternoon at the Lodge’s patio or participate on a bush, nature and ornithology walk. Dinner and overnight is at a Lodge/Camp – Full Board.
Mount Kenya National Park is located to the east of the Great Rift Valley and it is an important water tower in the country. It provides water for about 50% of the country’s population and produces 70% of Kenya’s hydroelectric power. UNESCO inscribed Mount Kenya as a World Heritage Site and was described as one of the most impressive landscapes in Eastern Africa with its rugged glacier-clad summits, Afro-alpine moorlands and diverse forests that illustrate outstanding ecological processes. pristine wilderness, lakes, tarns, glaciers and peaks of great beauty, geological variety, forest, mineral springs, rare and endangered species of animals, High altitude adapted plains game, Unique montane and alpine vegetation with 11 species of endemic plants, various species of wildlife including the endangered Bongo Antelope and also home to a numerous species of birds. Various activities are offered in the park like Nature walks, horse riding and also a climb of Mt. Kenya can also be arranged. .
Day 05: Mt. Kenya National Park – Nairobi:
Depart after breakfast and depart for Nairobi and arrive late in the afternoon for drop off at the hotel.
- Accommodation at mid-range lodges
- All meals at the lodge
- Transport in a luxurious tour cruiser with a viewing hatch
- Game drives as detailed in the Itinerary
- Services of an English speaking driver
- International flight charges
- Drinks of leisure
- Visit to samburu village
- park entry charges