Day 1: Nairobi to Samburu
Day 2: Samburu National Park
You will spend a full day in Samburu including outings at dawn, when the animals are most active and in the afternoon where the lighting is best for photography. Today you will stay close to the Ewaso Nyiro River, where vast herds of plains game come to water, braving lions in the grass, leopards in the trees, and giant crocodiles. Your overnight stay will be at Samburu Game Lodge.
Day 3: Samburu to Aberdares
Depart your Samburu Lodge for an early morning game drive. After breakfast you will drive to Aberdares region to arrive for lunch at Outspan Hotel. Take an overnight bag and leave your luggage at the storage hotel (Outspan). You will transfer to Treetops Hotel for overnight game viewing. Set in the heart of Aberdares National Park Treetops overlooks a floodlit waterhole which attracts an abundance of wildlife. Game viewing is from one of the balconies or lounges. Your overnight stay will be at Treetops Hotel.
Day 4: Aberdares to Lake Nakuru
After breakfast at your hotel, you will drive to Lake Nakuru National Park where you will arrive in time for lunch. Leave for an afternoon game drive to view the Flamingos and other birds that feed in the alkaline water. Here you will have the opportunity to see wildlife such as the black and white rhino, buffalo, leopard, lion, Rothschild giraffe, white and black colobus monkey, eland and much more. After your game drive return to Lake Nakuru Lodge where you will spend the night and dinner.
Day 5: Lake Nakuru to Masai Mara
After breakfast at your lodge, you will drive to Masai Mara National Reserve. The most spectacular feature is the annual migration of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle as they are tracked by predators and circled by vultures. Arrive in time for lunch at your lodge then depart again for an afternoon drive. Return back for dinner and your overnight stay at Savora Mara Camp.
Day 6: Masai Mara
Morning and afternoon game drives in this spectacular game reserve, all with superb photographic opportunities. Apart from the seasonal migration, game viewing is excellent year round. You have the opportunity to see elephant, black rhino, buffalo, wildebeest, Burchell’s zebra, hartebeest, various antelope and gazelle, lion, leopard, giraffe, elephant cheetah, hippo, crocodile and much more. It is perhaps the only region left in Kenya where the visitor may see animals in the same super-abundance as existed a century ago. Today you might opt to visit a Maasai Village (price not included) for a very special cultural experience. Your overnight stay will be at Sarova Mara Camp.