Day 1: Depart Nairobi at 7:30am and drive to Narok town for an early lunch. Proceed to the game reserve in time for an early evening game drive up to 6:00pm. Stay in Serena Safari lodge, Ashnil Mara Camp, Mara Treetops luxury camp, Nyota Mara lodge, Kilima Camp Masai Mara, Karen Blixen Camp, Governors Camp, Mara Eden Camp, Little Governors Camp, Mara Sopa safari lodge, Leisure safari camp, Keekrok lodge, Mara Simba, Fig Tree Camp or our permanent campsite.
Day 2: With picnic lunch, proceed for a full day game viewing in search for the ‘Big 5’. Lunch will be at the Hippo pool on Mara river. Masai Mara is the home to the ‘Big 5’ namely Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo, Leopard and Lion. Return to the lodge / camp by 6pm. Dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Pre-breakfast game drive at 6:30am. Return to the lodge / camp for breakfast. Visit the Masai village as you drive to Mai Mahiu for lunch. Drive to Nakuru National park. Stay at Sarova Lion Hill, Lake Nakuru Lodge, Flamingo Camp, or a town hotel of choice. Dinner and overnight in a hotel /lodge / camp.
Day 4: After breakfast, Proceed to the National Park. With a pink sea of flamingos lapping at its shores, rich area of grassland, euphorbia and acacia forests, and rocky cliffs supporting a myriad of animal and bird species, this is one of the best parks to visit. Grazing or lazing white rhinos, the shy black rhino are seen here. If lucky, you can catch a glimpse of the rare tree climbing lions. Warthog are common all over. Waterbucks and buffalos are found in the shore. Waterbucks, reedbuck and the Thompson gazelles can be found further in bushes, where there is also a chance of seeing a leopard. Around the cliffs, you can catch the site of hyraxes and birds of prey amid the countless baboons. Hippos are also present Drive to Lake Bogoria National Reserve. This is famed as the new home of the flamingoes as 2 million birds migrating here. Visit the hot springs and geysers spew boiling fluids. The Kesubo swamp is a nest of over 200 bird species. The greater kudu can be sited here. If luck, leopards, klipspringers, gazelles, caracals, and buffaloes can be seen too. Continue to Sandai Resort, Soi Safari lodge, Island Camp or Roberts camp in Baringo for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: After breakfast, take the boat launch in the lake where over 450 bird species can be sighted. Continue to Samburu arriving late in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Sasaab, Elephant Bedroom Camp, Saruni Samburu, Elephant Watch Camp, Samburu Game lodge, Samburu Intrepids, Samburu Riverside Tented Camp, Samburu Sops lodge, Larsens Tented Camp, Samburu Simba lodge, Lion King Safari camp, Camels Gate lodge, Sentrim lodge, Sentrim Samburu or a campsite.
Day 6: Full day game viewing in this open savanna, scrub desert and verdant river foliage guaranteeing the site of elephants, reticulated giraffes, Grevy’s zebra, Somali ostrich, Beisa oryxes and the elegant giraffe-necked gerenuks. Return to the lodge / camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 7: A pre breakfast game drive. Return to the camp for breakfast. Visit a Sumburu village en-route to Nanyuki town for dinner and overnight.
Day 8: After breakfast, proceed to Ol Pajeta Conservancy. Look for the Big 5 and the massive eland antelopes and the birds. Feed the chimpanzees at 9:30am. Return to Nanyuki for lunch. Drive back to Nairobi arriving by 6pm where the tour ends.