If you are searching for a Kenya safari package that helps you explore the Kenyan wilderness, Nomadic Holidays and Safaris this 8 days Wilderness Safari. The 8 days Wilderness safari starts with a drive through the agriculture rich central highlands to Aberdares National Park. It is unique for its indigenous forest.Nomadic Holidays and Safaris takes you further north past the Equator to the dry semi-arid region to Samburu National Reserve. This area is famous for the Samburu five: Reticulated giraffes, Beisa oryx, Grevys’ zebras,Somali ostrich and Gerenuk. You the return to Nanyuki and head to Ol pejeta Conservancy, situated at the foothills of the Aberdares and Mount Kenya, west of Nanyuki town. Ol Pejeta conservancy is home to the Northern white rhinos and also has a sanctuary for the rescued chimpanzees, forming the major attraction. Proceed to the Rift valley and head to lake Naivasha. Lake Naivasha is the highest lake in the Rift Valley and also one of the few fresh water lakes in the Valley.
The Masai Mara National Reserve is known for the annual wildebeest migration that takes place between end of July and October. Masai Mara is a vast savanna that provides home to a wide range of wild animals, both predators and prey, birdlife and also plant species. One has the best chance in the Masai Mara to sight the Big 5 in their natural habitat. Masai Mara National Reserve will thrill you with its abundance in wildlife concentration. The savanna plains are filled with zebras, gnus, antelopes, gazelles and herds of elephants. The highlight of this 8 days Wilderness safari is Mara river crossing as the herds of wildebeests and zebras cross the crocodile infested Mara river, some getting stuck in the rocks, others struggling in the stampedes and others being drowned by the crocodiles.
After breakfast depart for a drive north passing through the heart of central Kenya to Samburu Game Reserve with a brief stop at the Equator where you may do a simple water test to ascertain the magnetic effect on the northern & southern sphere. Continue to Samburu set in the rugged semi-arid northern region with spectacular scenic landscape. Arrive in time for lunch at your preferred choice of accommodation and some leisure time. later in the afternoon head out on an exciting game-viewing drive thereafter return for dinner and overnight.
Ashnil Samburu Camp or similar.
Full day in Samburu Game Reserve with morning and afternoon game viewing drives, in search of animals found only north of the equator such as long necked Gerenuk, Grevy’s Zebra, Beisa Oryx and the Somali Ostrich. The Ewaso Nyiro River dotted with doom palms, acacia and giant fig trees meanders through the reserve. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.
Ashnil Samburu Camp or similar.
After an early breakfast, embark on your drive as you head to Nanyuki. On your way you might be lucky to catch a glimse of animals that may have eluded you. Drive to Aberdare Country Club near Nyeri town. Arrive in time for lunch at your lodge and some leisure time, later in the afternoon you will be driven to to the Ark where you stay for one night at the tree hotel within the heart of the Aberdare national park where you game view from the balconies of your lodge . Dinner and overnight.
After breakfast you will be transferred to Aberdare Country Club where you will join your safari driver to proceed on your trip to Lake Nakuru National Park. Arrive in time for lunch. After a brief rest, proceed on an afternoon game drive before returning to your camp for dinner and overnight.
Flamingo Hill Camp.
Wake up early and after a cup of coffee embark on an early morning game drive. Latter return to the camp for breakfast and check out. Drive out of the park as you head towards Naivasha, to reach there in time for lunch and thereafter head out to the Lake Naivasha for a boat ride around the lake. If time allows you can take a walk with the animals at the Crescent Island.
Lake Naivasha Sopa.
After an early breakfast depart for the World’s famous Maasai Mara Game Reserve.
Arrive in time for lunch at your camp. Spend the early afternoon at leisure and latter embark on a late afternoon game viewing drive. All meals and overnight at the camp.
Base Camp Mara or similar.
Full day in Masai Mara with morning and afternoon game viewing drives in search of the ‘big five’. Masai Mara is the northern most extension of the Serengeti Plains and one of the richest wildlife Game Reserves. It is home to the awesome black-manned lion, the elusive leopard, stately giraffes, vast bulk of elephants, rhino, thundering herds of zebra, migrating wildebeest and numerous other plains game. Return to your lodge/camp for dinner and overnight.
Mara Leisure Camp or similar.
OPTIONAL ACTIVITY: Balloon Safari over the Mara plains followed by a champagne breakfast
After a sumptuous breakfast, you will check out and then proceed with the drive back to Nairobi.
Price range in Toyota mini van 4 X 4: based on 2 pax
|Mid season||High season|
|Per person sharing||US$ 1,870||US$ 2,350|
Supplement for a Toyota Land cruiser US$ 90 per person per day
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