12 Tents Special
8Nights/9Days : Samburu
- Sweetwaters - Island Camp - Masai Mara
On arrival at the Airport you will be met and transferred to NORFORK
HOTEL, which is a landmark in Nairobi. Its history goes back
to colonial times and it has been updated with modern facilities. The
rest of day will be at leisure, overnight at NORFORK
02 : Nairobi - Samburu
an early morning breakfast you will depart Nairobi and North through coffee
plantations with brief stopover at Equator Line at the base of Mt. Kenya.
You will proceed with your further North to the arid, thorny landscape
of Samburu land to you luxury Camp for lunch.
Samburu Game Reserve situated at the Northern frontier part of Kenya,
boosts of rare northern species which are not found south of Equator among
them Beisa Oryx, Reticulated Giraffe, Somalia Ostrich, Long necked Gerenuk,
dainty dik dik, Grevy's Zebra and not to mention herds of Elephant, plain
games and their predators abound. The physical features of Samburu and
its adjoining reserves is fascinating which include rocky outcrops, prominent
mountain ranges, doum palms and riverrine forest which creates superb
Your accommodation for the next two nights will be at LARSEN'S
TENTED CAMP, a luxury permanent tented camp, on the river banks
of the life-giving Uwaso Nyiro River under the canopy of giant acacias.
You will have a morning and afternoon game drives in these unique reserves.
All meals and overnight at LARSEN'S TENTED CAMP
03 : Samburu
Depart at dawn for early morning game and later return to the camp for
breakfast. Relax at camp for the next few hours before you lunch and later
you depart for your late afternoon game drive. All meals and overnight
at LARSEN'S TENTED CAMP (BLD).
04 : Samburu - Sweetwaters
Today you will continue with your safari to the foothills of Mt. Kenya.
On arrival at Ol pejeta Ranch you be served with lunch at SWEETWATERS
TENTED CAMP. Sweetwaters is luxury
tented camp set at the center of Ol pejeta private ranch and has one of
the finest Luxury Tents and other modern facilities. The
reserve area is 24,000 acres which is a private ranch. Among many advantages
of visiting this private are, guest can enjoy special activities not permitted
in other Kenyan National Parks and Reserves like escorted game walks,
night game drives, horse riding etc. In reserve you have an opportunity
to see hard of elephants, cheetah, lion, jackal, buffalo, eland oryx and
don't forget to visit chimps and rhino sanctuary. All meals and and overnight
at SWEETWATERS TENTED
05 : Sweetwaters - Lake Baringo
After early morning breakfast leave Sweetwaters and drive down the Eastern
walls of the great rift valley to Lake Baringo. On arrival you will be
met by the motor boat guide who will facilitate you travel across the
lake to Island Camp arriving in time for lunch.
Island Camp is spectacular camp set on its own Island in the middle of
Lake Baringo with lovely view of the lake and the surrounding hills. Boats
ride among hippos and crocodiles and fascinating bird-life at the lake
will be the feature of the afternoon before retreating to your camp for
dinner and overnight (BLD).
06 : Lake Baringo - Masai Mara
Morning departure with picnic lunch en-route and drive southwards via
Lake Nakuru Town before descending the escapement to Mai Mahiu and proceed
to the jewel of Kenyan reserves the Masai Mara. On arrival you check-in
at MARA SAROVA TENTED CAMP for a cup
coffee before proceeding for late afternoon game drive.
Masai Mara is the northern section the great Serengeti/Mara ecosystem.
The fertile mara plains support a huge amount of
plain games and their predators abound - a wildlife spectacle unrivalled
anywhere else in the world. It's a home to the big five - lion, elephant,
buffalo, rhino and leopard as well as cheetah, zebra, giraffe, and vast
herds of games.
Your accommodation for the next three nights will be in one of the Mara's
luxury tented camp thus offering you a life-time experience nights under
canvas in African bushes. The camp is set on a natural elevation between
two streams. Each luxury canvas tent, has a permanent roof and floor,
attached en-esuite bathroom including flush toilet, sink and hot showers.
All meals and overnight at MARA SAROVA
TENTED CAMP (BLD).
07 & 08 : Masai Mara
Spend the next two nights at Masai Mara with your driver guide who will
help you to understand the behaviors of animals as you track them down
with morning and afternoon game drives. Between these two days you have
an option of early balloon ride. All meals and overnight MARA
SAROVA TENTED CAMP (BLD).
09 : Masai Mara - Nairobi
Soon after breakfast it will be time to leave Masai Mara and drive back
to Nairobi for your lunch at Toona Tree Restaurant. A day room will allow
you to relax at Norfolk Hotel and later you will enjoy a complimentary
send-off dinner at the Carnovore Restaurant. Thereafter you will be transferred
to the Airport for your departure flight back home.