6 Day Kenya Safari Samburu Ol-Pejeta Nakuru & Naivasha

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6 Day Kenya Safari Samburu Ol-Pejeta Nakuru & Naivasha | 6 Days 5 Nights Kenya Safari Samburu, Sweetwaters, Nakuru & Naivasha | Samburu Game Reserve, Sweetwaters Ol-Pejeta Conservancy, Lake Nakuru National Park & Lake Naivasha Safari | 2 Nights Samburu, 1 Night Sweetwaters, 1 Night Lake 1 Night Nakuru & & Lake Naivasha | 6 Day Kenya road safaris | 6 Days Kenya Safaris

Samburu National Reserve

This 6-day Kenya road safari in a customized 4×4 safari vehicle with an expert guide begins and ends in Nairobi and visits Samburu, Sweetwaters, Nakuru and Naivasha.

This fabulous itinerary is the perfect way to see some of Kenya’s best game-filled locations and also gives a good insight into the culture and way of life of the local people.

The Safari Highlights

Samburu National Reserve – The reserve is rich in wildlife with an abundance of rare northern specialist species such as the Grevy’s zebra, Somali ostrich, reticulated giraffe, gerenuk and the beisa oryx (also referred to as Samburu Special Five).

Ol Pejeta Conservancy – an outstanding wildlife gem located in the foothills of the Aberdare Mountain Range and Mount Kenya and home to East Africa’s largest black rhino sanctuary and the only place in Kenya to view chimpanzees (Kenya’s only chimpanzee sanctuary)

Lake Nakuru National Park – one of the most popular national parks in Kenya famous for being home to the largest population of black rhinos and big flocks of pink flamingos in and on the shores of Lake Nakuru which make it the best sight for birding and wildlife viewing.

Lake Naivasha – freshwater lake popular with plenty of unique safari experiences such as walking, bird watching and boat safaris

Transportation – All road transport is in our own well-maintained safari vehicles and is fully escorted by our friendly, professional driver-guide.

Accommodation – You will stay in superb quality, well-located lodges/ camps on full board accommodation and all game activities plus park entrance fees are included in the price.

Itinerary in Summary

Day 1: Nairobi – Drive to Samburu National Reserve
Day 2: Explore Samburu National Reserve
Day 3: Samburu – Drive to Ol-pejeta/ Sweetwaters Game Reserve 
Day 4: Ol-pejeta – Drive to Lake Nakuru National Park
Day 5: Lake Nakuru – Drive to Lake Naivasha
Day 6: Lake Naivasha – Drive to Nairobi

Itinerary in Detail

Day 1: Nairobi – Drive to Samburu National Reserve

Breakfast will be served at the city hotel followed by a safari briefing on the adventures ahead. After the briefing, your safari adventure will start immediately after you board the safari vehicle.

You will drive overland across the equator from the Southern to the Northern hemisphere to Samburu Game Reserve a semi-arid region excellent for the photographer.

Arrive at the camp in time for lunch followed by some leisure hours for a siesta/ swim before you depart at around 1600 Hours for an afternoon game viewing and return back to the camp before sunset. Samburu is a name of Maasai origin ‘Samburr’ a traditional leather bag for carrying honey and milk.

The region is characterized by vast, open landscapes, dried riverbeds (depending on the season of the year) and red volcanic soil. Rock outcroppings contrast against the dense woodland vegetation along the banks of Ewaso Nyiro meaning ‘River of brown water’, the river that gives life to the reserve.

The area is home to the famous Samburu people related “cousins” to the Maasai people who have retained their cultural tradition.

Overnight Accommodation: Larsens Tented Camp or Samburu Intrepids Camp or Samburu Simba Lodge
Meal Plan {Lunch & Dinner}

Day 2: Explore Samburu National Reserve

Spend the day in Samburu Game Reserve, a hilly region with riverine forests, acacia woodland and scrubland. This combined to offer a dramatic and rugged landscape in a rather remote location in Kenya.

Game viewing searching for the big five, the Samburu five and observing the vast unspoiled scenery, watching crocodiles bask on muddy riverbanks and velvet monkeys frolic in the late afternoon sun.

Samburu is renowned for its rare species of fauna known as the ‘Samburu five’. These five particular animals are usually only found north of the equator – the long-necked gerenuk, the reticulated giraffe which is characterized by its liver-coloured geometric patches defined by narrow white lines.

The Grevy’s zebra which is smaller than the common zebra and looks more like a horse, the beisa oryx with a black horizontal stripe running across its lower flank and the Somali ostrich males have blue-grey necks and thighs.

A camelback safari is also a speciality in Samburu as well as a cultural visit to the Samburu people who depend on their cattle, goat, sheep and donkey.

Overnight Accommodation: Larsens Tented Camp or Samburu Intrepids Camp or Samburu Simba Lodge
Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 3: Samburu – Drive to Ol Pejeta Conservancy/ Sweetwaters Game Reserve

After breakfast at the camp, you will depart by road to Ol Pejeta Conservancy situated between the foothills of the Aberdares and the magnificent snowcapped Mount Kenya.

Arrive at the camp in time for lunch followed by some leisure hours for a siesta/ swim. Later in the afternoon, you will proceed on an afternoon game viewing across the vast savannah grasslands, a terrain favoured by elephants.

Visit the Chimpanzee Sanctuary, the only one of its kind in Kenya. The sanctuary is home to orphaned chimpanzees from the Jane Goodall Institute in Burundi. A walk around the sanctuary will give you an opportunity to spot the orphaned chimps.

This 24,000 acres reserve situated within 90,000 acres of the Ol Pejeta Conservancy enjoys magnificent views across the plains to the snow-capped peaks of Mt. Kenya and has an abundance of wildlife and tropical vegetation.

You will have a chance to view an amazing variety of wildlife such as zebra, lion, leopard, Thomson’s gazelle, grant’s gazelle, oryx, eland, baboon, elephant and various species of birds.

Here guest enjoys special activities such as game walk, night game drives, horse-back game drives and meals in the bush. Return to the camp before sunset.

Overnight Accommodation: Sweetwaters Tented Camp or Porini Camp or Ol Pejeta Lodge
Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 4: Sweetwaters – Drive to Lake Nakuru National Park

Breakfast will be served at the camp then you board the safari vehicle, you will drive overland to Lake Nakuru National Park. Lake Nakuru is a shallow alkaline lake famous for its flamingo population estimated to be more than a million hence it is referred to as the ‘Birds Paradise’ by birdwatchers and the rhino population.

Arrive in time for lunch then relax before the afternoon game drive. In addition to the flamingos, the lake draws more than 450 species of birds. There are no elephants in the park but the other big five can be spotted including tree-climbing lions.

Large animals which strive in the dry land surrounding the lake such as the Rothschild giraffe, Cape buffaloes, Waterbucks, Gazelles, Leopard, Primates etc can be spotted as well at the park.

Overnight Accommodation: Lake Nakuru Lodge or Sarova Lion hill Lodge or Lake Nakuru Flamingo Tented Camp
Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 5: Lake Nakuru – Drive to Lake Naivasha

Breakfast will be served at the lodge followed by checkout. The Safari adventure today takes you to the sparkling waters of Lake Naivasha arriving at the lodge in time for lunch.

Lake Naivasha is the highest of the Great Rift Valley lakes and the second-largest freshwater lake in Kenya. The lake has no known outlet, usually a requirement for a freshwater lake and is home to over 450 species of birds.

Spend the afternoon at leisure or have several optional activities such as a nature walk, biking, bird walk along the shore of the lake and a visit to Crescent Island.

There is also cultural dance, horse riding, rock climbing, and boat trips in the lake excursions to Hell’s Gate National Park, one of the few remaining places where you can walk alongside wildlife.

Overnight Accommodation: Lake Naivasha Simba Lodge or Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge
Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 6: Lake Naivasha – Drive to Nairobi

Breakfast will be served at the camp, depart by road to Nairobi with game viewing en route. Lunch will be served at the famous Carnivore Restaurant in Nairobi. After lunch, transfer to Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your international departure flight with Africa Safari memories which will last forever.

Meal Plan {Breakfast & Lunch}

6 Day Kenya Safari Samburu Ol-Pejeta Nakuru & Naivasha Prices

6 Day Kenya Safari Samburu Ol-Pejeta Nakuru & Naivasha Prices Include;

All meals on safari + Park entrance fees + Services of a driver/ guide + Bottled drinking water in safari vehicle + Pick up and drop off at the respective hotel, residence + Accommodation in Samburu, Ol-Pejeta, Nakuru & Naivasha + Transport in a customized open-roofed safari vehicle & Nairobi airport-hotel-airport transfers: (complimentary for safari participants)

Dates From Dates To Price Per Person Children Aged 2 to 12 Years
1st January 2023 31st December 2023   Request for rates Request for rates

* Minimum Number of Guests is one
* Child rate 2 to 11 years is 75% of the Adult Rate

6 Day Kenya Safari Samburu Ol-Pejeta Nakuru & Naivasha Prices Exclude;

* All bottled drinks
* Tips and gratuities
* The Flying Doctors
* Items and services of a personal nature

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