8 Days Masai Mara - Lake Nakuru - Samburu - Sweetwaters - Treehotel
Day 1 Nairobi - Masai mara
7.00a.m Depart from your Nairobi hotel for the masai mara Game reserve stopping at the view-point via the viewpoint of the Great Rift Valley and at Narok town re-fuelling. Arrive in time for lunch and a brief siesta, followed by an early evening game drive in the reserve which is famous for its high animal concentration, abundance and variety. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 2 Masai mara
Early breakfast then proceed for full day of tracking game with your guide across the rich acacia studded grassland and rolling hills. Virtually every type of wildlife is found in the Mara which has an extensive road and track network which allows for excellent photography and viewing opportunities, making it the best and mostvisited park in Kenya. We will cater for a picnic lunch at the hippo pool. In the evening, drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 3 Masai mara - Nakuru
Wake up to a cup of tea or coffee then proceed on your final early morning pre-breakfast game drive. After breakfast, depart the mara region for Nakuru, Lunch enroute, with chances to view Mt.Longonot and Lake Naivasha while on the main highway. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 4 Lake Nakuru - Samburu
After breakfast, proceed on a game drive in the nearby Lake Nakuru National Park,the abode of various water birds that breed in the lake's alkaline waters including flamingo, White rhino, Rothschild's giraffe and plains game are other species encountered while waterbuck and cape buffalo are common on the lake-shore. Depart for Samburu Game Reserve via the Thomson falls and Nanyuki arriving samburu in time for lunch, game drive enroute to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 5 Samburu
Morning and afternoon game drives in Samburu with a lunch and leisure break at the lodge in the mid afternoon. Samburu is north of the equator and contains rare, drought resistant animal species which go for long periods of time without water. These include the reticulated giraffe, grevy's zebra, the blue-Shanked Somali ostrich and the gerenuk and the beisa oryx. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 6 Samburu - Sweetwaters
Early morning pre-breakfast game drive. After breakfast, depart for sweetwaters, arriving in time for check-in formalities and lunch. An afternoon game drive will follow during which you can view plain's game and also visit the Chimpanzee sanctuary within. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 7 Sweetwaters - Treehotel
After breakfast, proceed for a game drive. After lunch at the lodge, depart for your base hotel for lunch, followed by transfer to your Treehotel where the night is spent and where a procession of forest animals visit the floodlit waterhole and salt lick with wake up calls when any of the big five are sighted. Species commonly seen include buffalo, giant forest hog and elephant.
Day 8 Treehotel - Nairobi
Early morning transfer to the base hotel for breakfast then depart for Nairobi. On the drive is good opportunity to take in the tranquil mountain atmosphere, the pleasant countryside with a possibility of sighting the peak of Mount Kenya if you run into persistent clear weather. Arrive by lunch time to be dropped off at your hotel.