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Samburu Game Reserve – Aberdares (Forest Tree Lodges) – Amboseli


Experience the wild and rugged northern Kenyan frontier at Samburu Game Reserve and then switch to the bush country with Amboseli National Park. Game drives at both stops and stunning views of Mt. Kilimanjaro at Amboseli. Including a stop to an authentic Masai Village this six day (five night) tour is hard to beat.


Included Safari Features

  • English Speaking Professional Safari Guide/Driver.

  • Multi-lingual Professional Safari Escort is available upon request at a cost

  • Round trip transport from Nairobi to Samburu, Aberdares (Forest Tree Lodges) and Amboseli Park

  • Finest accommodations in Samburu, Aberdares (Forest Tree Lodge) and Amboseli National Park

  • Guaranteed departures for two or more passengers booking this safari

  • Membership in Flying Doctors Society – Emergency air rescue

  • Safari vehicles carry cold drinks and mineral water

  • Guaranteed window seating with open top

  • All applicable Game Park entrance fees

  • All meals included while on safari

  • Pre–tour itinerary document

  • 7 Extensive Game drives

Excluded Safari Features

  • Personal expenses such traveling insurance, excess baggage fee, laundry, emails, faxes and phone calls

  • Beverages including luxury champagne, luxury spirits, beer, wines during meals

  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary

  • Optional Hot Air Ballooning (cost per person is 450 US Dollars), Nature walks etc...

  • Gratuity for Porterage / waiters at hotels, camps and airports

  • Christmas, New Year and Easter Supplement

  • Sundowner bush cocktails and bush dinner

  • Gratuity for your professional driver guide

  • Cost of obtaining passport and visas

  • Accommodations in Nairobi

  • A visit to a Masai Village

  • International Airfare


Day 1 - Nairobi – Samburu Game Reserve

This morning we travel by road to Kenya's northern frontier. Wild and rugged, Samburu is fiercely beautiful with its arid savannahs watered by the lovely Uaso Nyiro River. It is also one of Kenya's most protected areas and home to species only found north of the equator, from the reticulated giraffe to Grevy's zebras and Beisa oryxes. We also enjoy Larsens Tented Camp or Samburu Intrepids Camp, our luxurious hostelry set beneath a canopy of acacia trees along the banks of the river.
Overnight at Sarova Shaba Lodge or Samburu Sopa Lodge. Meal Plan: {Lunch & Dinner}

Day 2- Samburu Game Reserve

Dawn breaks in golden bands as we start our day in the bush by scanning the river from our tent's veranda with a cup of steaming coffee in hand. Before the dew is off the grass, we're off in pursuit of the elephants, lions, leopards, and cheetahs that thrive in the reserve's grasslands and acacia woodlands. And so the day is spent in alternating pursuits of exploration in the bush and relaxation in our cozy camp. Overnight at Sarova Shaba Lodge or Samburu Sopa Lodge. Meal Plan: {Lunch & Dinner}

Day 3 - Samburu – Aberdares or Mount Kenya National Park (Forest Tree Lodge)

This morning we depart Samburu and proceed south to The Ark forest Lodge or Serena Mountain Lodge. Nestled in the foothills between Aberdares and Mount Kenya National Park, the lodge is famous for its high perches and balconies, overlooking a salt lick and waterhole. Boasting a remarkable record of wildlife sightings from their floodlit waterhole's and salt licks, here we will enjoy the finest in high-altitude game viewing. Overnight at the Ark forest Lodge or Serena Mountain Lodge or Treetops Lodge. Meal Plan {breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 4 - Aberdares (Forest Tree Lodge) – Amboseli National Park

This morning we depart our tree lodge and drive through the scenic Athi Plains and into the bush country of Amboseli National Park, home to the legendary Masai tribesmen and famous for huge herds of Elephant. A spectacular game run en-route is planned. Following a delicious lunch we set off for another spectacular ‘Spice' game drive. Amboseli is big game country: Lion, Cheetah antelope, Zebra, Wildebeest, buffalo and giraffe. The afternoon game run is planned to introduce you to intense beauty and drama that fill each day here. Africa's highest mountain, Kilimanjaro – can be seen from all the lodges that ‘African Spice' uses. Overnight at: Amboseli Sentrim Camp or Amboseli Sopa Lodge. Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 5- Amboseli National Park

This morning we rise early for good views of Mount Kilimanjaro before clouds build up over the summit, we set off for a 'Spice' game drive. Amboseli is an excellent place to view a multitude of wildlife, including everything from Wildebeest to Giraffes to Baboons. A visit to a Masai village is planned after breakfast. Midday finds us at our lodge for lunch and afternoon rest, followed by another 'Spice' game drive. Amboseli is home to the legendary Masai tribesmen. Masai warriors are famous and are proud nomadic tribe whose legendary prowess in battle and single-handed acts of bravery in fights with the wild animals are known across the world. Overnight at: Amboseli Sentrim Camp or Amboseli Sopa Lodge. Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 6 - Amboseli National Park to Nairobi

After an early morning game drive followed by breakfast at the lodge, we return by road to Nairobi to your hotel. Connect with one of our other exciting safari packages. Your choice of – the exotic Masai Mara Game Reserve, the world famous Lake Nakuru National Park, perhaps a climb up Mt. Kilimanjaro, or relax on the clean white sandy beaches of Mombasa Island along the warm Indian Ocean, are some of the wonderful options available. You can also choose to visit a children's orphanage, explore the shops or simply relax before your departure tonight. Meal Plan {Breakfast}
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