5 Days Samburu & Great Rift Valley Lakes is a captivating 5-day journey through the unique landscapes of Samburu and the enchanting Great Rift Valley Lakes, where diverse ecosystems and vibrant wildlife converge. Begin your adventure in Samburu, surrounded by rugged terrain and the Ewaso Nyiro River, home to species such as reticulated giraffes, Grevy’s zebras, and elephants.
Enjoy exhilarating game drives and immerse yourself in the cultural richness of the Samburu people. Transition to the Great Rift Valley Lakes, starting with Lake Naivasha, where boat excursions reveal hippos and diverse birdlife. Explore the geothermal wonders of Lake Bogoria, known for its hot springs and flamingo-filled shores.
Conclude your journey at Lake Nakuru, famed for its rhino sanctuary and the spectacle of thousands of flamingos. Throughout the 5-day expedition, savor the thrill of wildlife encounters and the breathtaking scenery of these remarkable Kenyan destinations.
4 Nights, 5 Days Samburu & Great Rift Valley Lakes
Day 1: Nairobi – Mt. Kenya
Depart Nairobi in the morning and paha through the agricultural farmlands on the slopes of Mt. Kenya to arrive at the semi-arid and open savannah plains of Samburu Game Reserve in time for lunch. Proceed for an afternoon game drive in the park. Dinner and overnight at a permanent campsite beautifully set on the edge of the river under a canopy of trees.
Day 2: Mt. Kenya – Samburu Game Reserve
Full day of game viewing in the park famous as the place for the Samburu
semi-nomadic tribesmen, the reticulated giraffe, the Grevy’s zebra gerenuk, beisa oryx and a host of the big game including elephant and lion. Meals and overnight at the permanent camp.
Day 3: Samburu Game Reserve – Lake Baringo
Leave Samburu early in the morning to make a scenic drive to the west acroha the Lerochi Plateau with lunch enroute and later descend to the floor of the Great Rift Valley and arrive at Lake Baringo in the afternoon . This a fresh water lake which supports a great variety of birds as well as Hippo and crocodile. Dinner and overnight at a camp.
Day 4: Lake Baringo – Lake Bogoria – Lake Nakuru National Park
Depart early in the morning and head south via Lake Bogoria which is a shallow soda lake with a beautiful scenery and home of flamingoes and arrive at the hot springs and the geysers all which contribute to the beauty of the lake. After lunch proceed to Lake Nakuru in the south. This is another shallow soda lake which inhabits more than a million flamingoes. The Lake Nakuru National Park also has a Rhino sanctuary. Other animals to be seen here are lion, buffalo, waterbuck, warthhog and hippo. Dinner and overnight at a camp at the Park.
Day 5: Lake Nakuru National Park – Nairobi
After breakfast proceed to Nairobi arriving in the early afternoon.