8 Days Essentials of Kenya

Rhino

Day by Day

Day 1: Nairobi to Samburu
Depart from Nairobi in the morning, traversing the scenic landscapes towards Samburu National Reserve. A journey of approximately 5-6 hours brings you to this unique reserve. Upon arrival, check into your selected lodge or camp, and delight in a delectable lunch. The afternoon unveils the wonders of Samburu with an exciting game drive, introducing you to its distinct wildlife, including the "Samburu Five." Dinner and an overnight stay at Samburu provide a tranquil start to your safari adventure.
Day 2: Full Day in Samburu
An entire day is dedicated to exploring the rich biodiversity of Samburu. Begin with an early morning game drive, chasing the sunrise and seeking out the diverse wildlife that calls Samburu home. A picnic lunch allows you to savor the reserve's beauty in the heart of nature. Return to your accommodation for a leisurely afternoon, perhaps reflecting on the day's sightings. Dinner and relaxation conclude another memorable day in Samburu.
Day 3: Samburu to Aberdare
Bid farewell to Samburu after breakfast and embark on a scenic drive to Aberdare National Park, an approximately 4-5 hour journey. Arrive at Aberdare, where your chosen accommodation offers a unique vantage point for game viewing. Spend the afternoon observing wildlife from the comfort of your lodge, with the possibility of spotting elephants, buffaloes, and more. Dinner and an overnight stay at Aberdare immerse you in the tranquility of this diverse ecosystem.
Day 4: Aberdare to Lake Nakuru
As morning unfolds in Aberdare, commence your journey to Lake Nakuru, a drive of about 2-3 hours. Check into your selected accommodation and embark on an afternoon game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park, renowned for its flamingos and rhinos. The evening brings a delightful dinner and a peaceful overnight stay, surrounded by the enchanting sights and sounds of Lake Nakuru.
Day 5: Lake Nakuru to Lake Naivasha
Begin your day with a morning game drive in Lake Nakuru, offering further opportunities for wildlife encounters. After breakfast, set out for the scenic drive to Lake Naivasha, approximately 2 hours away. Upon arrival, check in and enjoy a delightful boat safari on Lake Naivasha, immersing yourself in the serene beauty and diverse birdlife. Dinner and an overnight stay at Lake Naivasha provide a perfect blend of adventure and relaxation.
Day 6: Lake Naivasha to Masai Mara
After a leisurely breakfast, depart from Lake Naivasha and embark on a picturesque drive to the world-famous Masai Mara, a journey of approximately 4-5 hours. Arrive at your chosen lodge or camp in time for lunch. The afternoon introduces you to the remarkable wildlife of Masai Mara during an exhilarating game drive. Dinner and an overnight stay at Masai Mara immerse you in the heart of this iconic safari destination.
Day 7: Full Day Game Drives in Masai Mara
Dedicate the day to extensive game drives in the vast expanses of Masai Mara. An early morning drive captures the magical sunrise, and a packed lunch allows for uninterrupted exploration of different regions, including the Mara River known for wildlife crossings. Return to the lodge or camp in the late afternoon, relishing the memories of diverse wildlife encounters. Dinner and an overnight stay at Masai Mara offer a final opportunity to soak in the beauty of this extraordinary reserve.
Day 8: Masai Mara to Nairobi
Wake up for breakfast and check-out. Depart from Masai Mara, embarking on the return journey to Nairobi. As the landscapes unfold during the drive, reminisce about the incredible wildlife experiences. Arrive in Nairobi in the late afternoon or evening, marking the end of your remarkable 8-day Samburu, Aberdare, Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha, and Masai Mara safari.

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