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CRA-K 032: 5 Nights 6 Days Amboseli – Ol pejeta & Sweet Waters – Samburu

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Samburu National Reserve is 90km north of Mt Kenya and about 360km North of Nairobi. It is situated on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River, a Samburu name, meaning the "River of Brown water". This means plenty of water, trees and shade to attract wildlife.

Samburu Reserve would be incomplete without a visit to the hippo pools where large numbers of Big –five Elephants wallow in the cooling muds of the River. Ewaso Nyiro River is favorite spot for prides of Lion to rest in the shade. There is also stunning birdlife with are recorded species of over 400. The Samburu complex is also home to Samburu herdsmen who can be seen driving their herds through the dust, dressed in striking red blankets and carrying spears.

The Ol Pejeta Conservancy – a 90,000-acre private wildlife conservancy – is situated on the equator, in Kenya's Laikipia District, between the foot hills of the Aberdares and the magnificent snow-capped Mount Kenya.

The Ol Pejeta Conservancy boasts an astounding variety of animals, including the Big Five (the endangered black and white rhino , leopard, elephant, buffalo and lion), Grevy's zebra, Jackson's hartebeest, cheetah and chimpanzee. The combination of amazing wildlife and stunning views across the open plains of Ol Pejeta guarantees an unforgettable safari experience. As a safe and secure private sanctuary, the Ol Pejeta Conservancy can guarantee a hassle-free safari experience with amazing wildlife viewing on good all-weather roads. The Ol Pejeta Conservancy is only 3 hours drive from Nairobi. The Ol Pejeta Conservancy's main gate is 14 kilometers from the equator turn off, just before Nanyuki town.

Amboseli National Park is Kenya's first established game park and the word 'Amboseli' is the Maasai word for "salt dust". It is situated on the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro very close to the Tanzanian border. With the majestic backdrop of Mt. Kilimanjaro, spectacular displays of wildlife (Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Cheetah, and Buffalo) and various plains' game, postcard perfect pictures are almost always guaranteed. This park has a record of over 250 species of birds.

Day 1: Nairobi – Samburu (Lunch, Dinner)

Our representative will pick you from your hotel and brief you on the safari before you proceed to the Samburu National Reserve to arrive in time for lunch. An option of indulging in a late afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight stay at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge

Approximate time of transit {4-4.5hrs}

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Rhinoceros at Sweetwaters Sanctuary

Male Somali Ostrich at Samburu N Reserve

 

Day 2: Full day Samburu (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Pre – breakfast game drive, spending the morning session a own leisure swimming at the hotels pool or simply reading a page turner. An afternoon game drive will introduce us to the animals which are indigenous to this area; the Reticulated Giraffe, Grevy's Zebra and the Somali Ostrich. Lions are also frequently seen on the riverbanks, as well as Cheetah and the elusive Leopard.

Dinner and overnight stay at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge

Day 3: Samburu – Olpajeta Conservancy & Sweet Waters Sanctuary (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

After breakfast, check out and drive through the northern part of the reserve viewing game as we proceed to Olpajeta Conservancy to arrive in time for lunch. An afternoon game drive within the conservancy which includes a free visit to a chimpanzee sanctuary. Dinner and overnight at Serena Sweet Waters Tented Camp

Approximate time of transit {2.5hrs}

Day 4: Olpejeta Conservancy Mt Kenya – Amboseli via Nairobi (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

After breakfast depart for Nairobi to arrive in time for a hot lunch at Windsor Hotel & Golf Club before proceeding further to Amboseli arriving just before dusk. Dinner and overnight at Oltukai / Amboseli Serena Lodge

Approximate time of transit {6 – 6.5hrs}

Day 5: Amboseli (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

We spend a full day in the park with morning and late afternoon game drives. Mt Kilimanjaro – Uhuru Peak will provide a beautiful backdrop. A visit to a Maasai Manyatta will enrich your cultural experience with the local people who are known to co-exist with the wildlife.

Dinner and overnight stay at Oltukai / Amboseli Serena Lodge

Day 6: Amboseli – Nairobi (Breakfast, Packed Lunch)

An option of indulging in a pre-breakfast game drive to maximize on your safari experience . After breakfast, exit the park for Nairobi with lunch en-route arriving late in the afternoon with a drop off to your city hotel – End of services

Approximate time of transit {4hrs}

CHARGES: Adult rate: USD 1,865 per person sharing

Children Rate Policy:

  • Children below 2 years sharing parent's room - Free of charge
  • Children between 3 -11 years sharing parent's room - 70% of adult rate
  • Children in own room - 80% of adult rate applies
  • Children aged 12 yrs and above, adult rate applies

NB: The above rates are subject to change without notice should necessitating factors dictate. These may be influenced by changes in government policies, intermittent exchange rates among other factors.

Above charges are inclusive of:

  • Return road transport in our customized tour van with pop up roof for game viewing
  • Game drives
  • Accommodation as reflected in the itinerary
  • All meals as per the itinerary
  • Services of our professional driver guide
  • Park entry fees
  • Government taxes
  • Complimentary bottled water – 1 ltr per person per day

Above charges are exclusive of:

  • Visa and any related fees
  • Medical cover & personal insurance
  • Drinks, Extra Meals, Laundry
  • Tips & Gratuities
  • Any other item not mentioned in the inclusive list

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