7 Days Road Safari Samburu – Tree lodge-L. Nakuru – Masai Mara is an exhilarating 7-day road safari, traversing the diverse landscapes of Samburu, Tree Lodge, Lake Nakuru, and the legendary Maasai Mara. Your journey commences in Samburu National Reserve, where the arid beauty unfolds with unique wildlife encounters, including the reticulated giraffe and Grevy’s zebra. Move on to the Tree Lodge, a haven nestled in the heart of nature, offering a distinct blend of luxury and wilderness immersion.
Lake Nakuru follows, showcasing its vibrant birdlife and serving as a sanctuary for rhinos. The adventure reaches its climax in the Maasai Mara, where the vast plains come alive with the Great Migration and abundant wildlife, from lions to wildebeest. Throughout the 7-day safari, savor the comfort of carefully selected accommodations and relish the expertise of experienced guides on game drives, ensuring an unforgettable exploration of Kenya’s rich biodiversity and breathtaking landscapes.
7 Days Road Safari Samburu National Reserve - Tree lodge - Lake Nakuru National Park - Masai Mara National Reserve
Day 1: Samburu National Reserve
Head north to the dramatic semi-arid scrubland of the Northern Frontier. After lunch, an afternoon game drive to sight resident wildlife species like the Reticulated Giraffe, Grevy’s Zebra, Beisa Oryx and the blue-necked Somali Ostrich that are rare elsewhere in the country. Dinner and the night will be spent along the banks of the Uaso Nyiro River at one of the luxurious Samburu lodges.
Day 2: Samburu National Reserve
Further exploration of this fascinating reserve awaits you. Early morning and afternoon game drives give a chance to travel over some of the world’s most spectacular and exciting terrain. Meals and overnight at the lodge.
Day 3: Mt Kenya Region
After breakfast, depart for the Mt Kenya region. Lunch will be at a base hotel from where you will be transferred to your tree lodge. Enjoy the unique experience of all night and unlimited game viewing. Dinner and overnight at a tree lodge surrounded by forest and overlooking an illuminated waterhole and salt lick.
Day 4: Lake Nakuru National Park
After breakfast, transfer to base hotel for onward journey to Nakuru. Arrive in time for lunch. Enjoy an afternoon game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park. The park provides a sanctuary for the rhino. Lake Nakuru has always been considered a flamingo lake par excellence. The contrast and apparent dislocation between the shallow soda lake with its primeval birds and the animated woods all around it give Lake Nakuru National Park a very distinctive appeal. Dinner and overnight at a lodge over looking the lake.
Day 5: Masai Mara National Reserve
After breakfast, depart for Masai Mara – the land of vast migrating herds. Arrive in time for lunch. In the afternoon, embark on a game drive to get a closer look at the Mara. Returns to an archetypal Mara lodge/tented camp for sundowners, dinner and overnight stay.
Day 6: Masai Mara National Reserve
Awaken to the sounds of the big game country and venture out to absorb the enormity of the Mara. In this country of breathtaking vistas, view its vast assemblages of plains game together with their associated predators: Buffalo, Black Rhino, Hippopotamus, Leopard, Cheetah, Common Zebra, Coke’s Hartebeest, White bearded Gnu, Oribi, Warthog, and Thompson’s and Grant’s Gazelles.
An early evening game drive to catch up on all that was missed. All meals and overnight stay at the lodge.
Day 7: Nairobi
After breakfast, return to Nairobi Overnight Intercontinental Hotel.