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9 Days, 8 Nights: Samburu Game Reserve – Ol Pejeta Wildlife Sanctuary – Aberdares National Park – Lake Nakuru National Park – Lake Bogoria – Lake Naivasha Area Attractions – Masai Mara Game Reserve Safari<br /><small>7 National Parks, “Jambo Kenya” from Nairobi to Nairobi</small>
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9 Days, 8 Nights: Samburu Game Reserve – Ol Pejeta Wildlife Sanctuary – Aberdares National Park – Lake Nakuru National Park – Lake Bogoria – Lake Naivasha Area Attractions – Masai Mara Game Reserve Safari
7 National Parks, “Jambo Kenya” from Nairobi to Nairobi

Daily Private Safari

Departs from / returns to Nairobi airport / Nairobi area hotels

Tour in pop up top 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep

Jambo Kenya safari tour progressively exploring  wildlife, scenery and local cultural highlights on 9 days tour package that includes transport and wildlife viewing drives in private 4×4 pop up top jeep.

Safari tour includes unlimited game viewing drives, stops at attractions, guided walking safari, easy trekking, boat ride, park entrance fees and accommodation in a choice of economy, comfort or luxury level safari lodges & tented camps.

The Jambo Kenya safari tour visits Samburu Game Reserve, located in Northern Kenya, the Ol Pejeta Game Sanctuary &  Aberdares National Park, located in Central Kenya near Mount Kenya, the  Great Rift Valley lakes Nakuru, Bogoria & Naivasha and includes activities at the Crescent Island and Hell’s Gate culminating with a visit to  Masai Mara Game Reserve.

Your safari party shall have sole use of  private pop up top 4 x 4 Land Cruiser jeep and the full attention of  a dedicated and experienced safari tour guide/driver.


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Tour Highlights:

  • 2 Nights Samburu Game Reserve
    - Local cultures, subsistence and commercial farming activities
    - Snow capped Mount Kenya
    - Different climatic and vegetation zones
    - Orynx, Gerenuk, Somali ostrich, Grevy's zebra, Reticulated Giraffe, Elephant etc
    - Samburu tribes & culture
  • 1 Night Ol Pejeta Game Sanctuary
    - Game viewing drives including opportunities to see Rhino and Chimpanzee
    - Elephants, Tree hyrax, White tailed mongoose, Black Fronted Dicker, Mole Rat, Bushbuck, Waterbuck, Elands, Rhino, Chimpanzee.
  • 1 Night Aberdares National Park
    - 1 day with evening game viewing from the balcony of your tree hotel
  • The scenic Thompson falls at Nyahururu
  • 1 Night Lake Nakuru National Park
    - Hundreds of bird species including few flamingos, pelicans and others
    - Rhino sanctuary
    - The Great Rift valley escarpment - Awesome scenery
  • Lake Bogoria
    - Hot springs, geysers and scenery
    - Bird Watching & boat ride
    - Sightings of Crocodile & Hippo pods
  • Lake Naivasha
    - Boat ride
    - Guided walking safari at Crescent Island
    - Bird watching (A few flamingoes, pelicans and other bird species -season permitting)
  • 2 Nights Masai Mara Game Reserve
    - Unlimited game viewing drives
    - Tree studded typical savannah terrain and a multitude of Wild animal species.
    - Colorful Masai tribesmen
  • Hot air balloon ride at Masai Mara (enquire with us) = $ 420 per person - Optional
  • Masai village visit at Masai Mara (arrange with your driver guide) = $ 20 per person - Optional

9 Day Jambo Kenya Safari Itinerary

Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
Day 6
Day 7
Day 8
Day 9
  • Collection
  • Safari
  • Overnight
  • Safari
  • Overnight
  • Safari
  • Overnight
  • Safari
  • Overnight
  • Safari
  • Overnight
  • Safari
  • Overnight
  • Safari
  • Overnight
  • Safari
  • Overnight
  • Safari
  • Drop Off

NAIROBI – SAMBURU: 320Km: Appr. 6 hrs

Meal plan: Lunch, Dinner

0700hrs Pickup from Nairobi airport / Nairobi hotel

Proceed through  the central highlands of Kenya with views of coffee, tea, sisal, pineapple and subsistence farming activities.

Local African homesteads dot the red soiled slopes of this region.

View the Mount Kenya with its snow – capped peaks along the safari route.

Afternoon wildlife  viewing drive at the Samburu, Shaba and buffalo springs reserves.

Overnight at your Samburu safari lodge or tented camp.

SAMBURU

Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

The day shall be spent with game viewing drives / relaxing interludes at the Samburu game reserve.

Game viewing drives in this dry and scenic game reserve are concentrated along the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro river.

This is where most wildlife is found.

Overnight at your Samburu luxury lodge or tented camp.

Samburu Game Reserve – Ol Pejeta (180 km – Approx. 3 Hrs)

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Early game viewing drive at the Samburu game reserve.

Later depart for the cooler Mount Kenya and Laikipia region to the  Olpejeta wildlife  sanctuary.

Afternoon game viewing drives including opportunities to see Rhino and Chimpanzee.

Overnight at your Olpejeta tented camp / lodge.

What you may see / do around Ol Pejeta…..

Elephants, Tree hyrax, white tailed mongoose, black fronted dicker, mole rat, bushbuck, water buck, Elands, rhino, chimpanzee.

Ol Pejeta – Aberdares National Park (80Kms – Approx. 1 hr)

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Morning wildlife viewing drives  at Ol Pejeta  Sanctuary for Aberdares National Park.

Later proceed to the Aberdare National park

Arrive Aberdares for lunch.

Transfer to your tree hotel.

Afternoon relaxation at your Tree lodge as you watch wildlife in the nearby waterhole.

 

Overnight at your tree lodge with game viewing from the balconies of your cabin.

What you may see/do at Aberdare National park …………

..bird watching, game viewing and photography.

NB: Only small overnight bags are allowed at the tree hotels.

Aberdare – Lake Nakuru National Park (190 km – Approx. 4 Hrs)

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Later proceed to the lake Nakuru national park.

There shall be a stop to view the scenic Thompson falls at Nyahururu.

The drive via farming country and homesteads via the Great Rift Valley escarpment edge is scenic.

Afternoon bird watching and game viewing drive.

The lake Nakuru national park is home to hundreds of bird species including a few flamingos and other bird species.

The lake also hosts the black and white rhino population in its sanctuary.

 

Overnight at your lake Nakuru lodge or tented camp.

What you may see at Lake Nakuru national park …….

Few Flamingoes, Zebra, Black Rhino, White Rhino, Waterbuck, Makalia waterfalls

Lake Nakuru – Lake Bogoria/Lake Naivasha: (340km – Approx. 6 hrs)

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Early morning game viewing drives as you exit Lake Nakuru for Lake Bogoria.

Proceed to Lake Bogoria on a scenic drive along the floors of the great rift valley.

Visit the Lake Bogoria to marvel at the hot springs, geysers and flamingos viewing (season permitting).

We shall later proceed  to the Fresh water Lake Naivasha

Here ,we shall visit the Hell’s Gate national park.

We shall take bicycles and  cycle to the nearby Hell’s Gate national park where you explore on foot this canyon and spot small game including  Giraffes, Zebras, Buffaloes among other small game.

 

Overnight at a Lake Naivasha resort / tented camp.

What you may do at Lake Naivasha …….

Boat ride, bird watching, nature walks, visit to hell’s gate

Lake Naivasha – Masai Mara (285 km – Approx. 5-6 hrs.)

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Morning boat ride and short walking safari on the crescent Island

Later exit the lake Naivasha and proceed to the Masai Mara National Reserve.

Arrive Masai Mara and proceed for an afternoon game viewing drive.

Overnight at a Masai Mara safari lodge or tented camp.

Full day – Masai Mara

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today shall be a game viewing extravaganza!

Masai Mara Game reserve remains the most exciting wildlife eco-system in the Natural world.

It is host to the highest and most varied concentration of wild animals than any other wildlife park in the region.

The scenic appeal of the tree studded savannah plains, the moderate climate and diversity of wild game species makes it a one stop shop for game viewing activities.

We shall traverse the Masai Mara reserve on a full day of unlimited game viewing encountering the big five and more of the lesser game.

We shall visit the Mara river where we may  watch hippos & crocodiles or maybe the great migration (July – October)

Overnight shall be at your Masai Mara safari lodge/ Tented camp

Masai Mara – Nairobi (265km – Approx. 5-6 hrs)

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch.

Early pre-breakfast game viewing drive

Depart Masai Mara with an exit game viewing drive.

Proceed to Nairobi to arrive approximately 4:30 pm.

Drop off at a Nairobi hotel / Nairobi airport

What you could see/do on a 9 Day, Jambo Kenya Safari...

  • Lion
  • Elephant
  • Buffalo
  • Rhino
  • Leopard
  • Cheetah
  • Giraffe
  • Zebra
  • Grants Gazelle
  • Impala
  • Generuk
  • Ostrich
  • Hippopotamus
  • Crocodile
  • Oryx
  • Dik Dik

Accomodation

Safari accommodation options for each location
Samburu National Reserve  
Luxury level lodge / tented camp option Samburu Game Lodge, Samburu Simba Lodge, Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, Ashnil Samburu Camp
Comfort level lodge/ tented camp option Samburu Sopa Lodge
Economy level lodge/tented camp option Sentrim Samburu Lodge
Ol Pejeta  
Luxury level lodge / tented camp option Ol Pejeta House, Serena Sweetwaters Morani Wing
Comfort level lodge/ tented camp option Serena Sweetwaters Tented Camp
Economy level lodge/tented camp option Kongoni Camp
Aberdares National Park  
Luxury level lodge / tented camp option Treetops Lodge
Comfort level lodge/ tented camp option The Ark
Economy level lodge/tented camp option The Ark
Lake Nakuru National Park  
Luxury level lodge / tented camp option Sarova Lion hill, Lake Nakuru sopa lodge, Flamingo camp
Comfort level lodge/ tented camp option Lake Nakuru Lodge, Sarova Woodlands, The Pelican Lodge, Sentrim Elementaita
Economy level lodge/tented camp option Lake Nakuru Lodge
Naivasha  
Luxury level lodge / tented camp option Lake Naivasha sopa, Naivasha Simba resort, Lake Naivasha Country club
Comfort level lodge/ tented camp option Elsamere Lodge, Naivasha Crescent Camp
Economy level lodge/tented camp option Naivasha Kongoni Camp
Masai Mara Game Reserve  
Luxury level lodge / tented camp option Royal Mara, Mara Serena Safari Lodge, Ashnil Mara Camp, Mara Siria Camp, Mara Sarova Game Camp, Kandili Camp, Mara Engai camp, *Karen Blixen
Superior Comfort level Lodge/Tented Camps Tipilikwani Mara Camp, Mara River Camp, Keekorok Lodge, Sekenani Camp, Matira Camp, Emayian Luxury Camp Mara Simba Lodge, Ilkeliani Camp, Base Camp Explorer, Loyk Mara Camp, Olengoti Eco Safari Camp
Comfort level lodge/ tented camp option Mara Sopa Lodge, Mara Leisure Camp, AA Camp, Osero Camp, Azure Mara Haven, Mara River Lodge, Mara Sun lodge, Sentrim Mara Camp, Siana Springs, Losokwan Luxury Tented Camp, Fig Tree Camp
Economy level lodge/tented camp option Enkorok, Elangata Olerai, Ol Moran, Mara Chui Camp, Jambo Mara Safari Lodge, Explore Nature Mara Lodge

Tour Price Includes

Not Included In the Tour Price:
- Bottled & Soft Drinks
- Items and services of a personal nature
- Tips & Gratuities.

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