7 Days, Rift Valley & Kenya Highlands Camping Adventure

7 Days, Rift Valley & Kenya Highlands Camping Adventure 

Trip Highlights: This is a budget camping adventure which starts from Nairobi and ends in Nairobi. You will be able to visit the 7Th wonders of the World Maasai Mara from Nairobi then proceed to Nakuru National Park and then to Samburu National Park. You will stay in tents or Guest houses at the various campsites within the Maasai Mara National Reserve , Nakuru National Park and Samburu National Park.

Day 1: Nairobi - Masai Mara

On arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, or if you are staying in a Nairobi City Hotel, our tour manager will meet you and brief you on your safari, and thereafter depart for Masai Mara Game Reserve via the viewpoint of the Great Rift Valley, lunch enroute. Arrive in time for an evening game drive in this pristine, unequalled big game reserve.
Dinner and overnight at campsite.
Day 2: Masai Mara
This will be a day of tracking game with your guide, after an early breakfast.

The Mara's landscape is scenic savannah grassland on rolling hills, which enables the reserve to attract sufficient rainfall to maintain and support a large population of herbivores, together with the predators that follow. Elephant, lion, buffalo can be seen with relative ease though luck is a necessary factor for spotting rhino and leopard that complete the big five as the two animals are very timid and sparsely numbered. Plains game like wildebeest, zebra and Maasai giraffe abound as well as hippos and a wide variety of antelopes including impala, dik dik, hartebeest, Grants gazelle and Thompson's gazelle among others.
We will cater for a picnic lunch at the hippo pool. In the evening, return to the campsite for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 3: Masai Mara

After breakfast, another day of tracking game with your guide till dawn.
Maasai Mara National Reserve borders Tanzania's Serengeti National Park and is the annual seasonal scene of the migration of close to 800,000 zebra and wildebeest that occurs between the two parks. In the afternoon there is a choice between a game drive and a nature walk escorted by our armed Maasai guides. At extra cost, you may visit a local Maasai village to see their nomadic lifestyle; the Maasai are famous for their bravery, as they have co-existed with the animals over the years.
All meals and overnight at the campsite.

Day 4: Maasai Mara -Nakuru

Maasai Mara Balloon ( Optional)
0630 hrs- early morning game drive - if you still want to go for more


Take the opportunity to fly over the Mara in a Hot air Balloon provided at an extra cost. The balloon package includes a champagne breakfast in the wild! If you can spare the money, viewing abundant game afloat a balloon is an unforgettable experience.

After breakfast, leave Masai Mara for Nakuru with a stop for lunch enroute, with scenic views of Lake Naivasha and Mount Longonot, which are in the Great Rift from afar on the main highway.
Dinner and overnight at campsite

Day 5: Lake Nakuru - Samburu
After breakfast, a morning game viewing drive will follow in Lake Nakuru National Park, the abode of various water birds that breed in the lakes salty water including flamingos, white pelicans and marabou stork; white rhino may be seen as well as the rare Rothschilds giraffe, cape buffalo and other plains game in this park that is 188 square kilometres.
Depart for Samburu Game Reserve for dinner and overnight at the campsite; via the Thompson Falls, which are named after Joseph Thompson, one of the first European explorers who walked from Mombasa to Lake Victoria in the 1880s.
Lunch and game drive at Nyahururu - enroute.

Day 6: Samburu
Morning and afternoon game viewing drives in Samburu with a lunch and leisure break at the campsite in mid afternoon.

Samburu is north of the equator and contains rare, drought resistant animal species, which go for long periods of time without water. These include the reticulated giraffe, grevys zebra, the blue-shanked Somali ostrich, the gerenuk or giraffe gazelle and the beisa oryx. In the late afternoon (at an extra cost), go for optional activities like having a nature walk, visiting Samburu villages to see the nomadic lifestyle or swimming in the nearby lodges.
Dinner and overnight at campsite.

Day 7: Samburu - Nairobi
After breakfast, depart Samburu for Nairobi, lunch enroute, with scenic views of Mount Kenyas peak if the weather permits. Very pleasant countryside with tea and coffee plantations will be by-passed enroute to Nairobi. Arrive in the evening.

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Prices and Costs

Package Includes:
• Game parks or national parks entrance fees
• Game drives in the various parks accompanied by our professional English-speaking driver cum guide
• Transport by comfortable safari vehicles with hatch-roofs
• Campsite fees
• Camping equipment (except sleeping bags)
• Accommodation in the campsite
• Three sumptuous meals per day whilst on safari, prepared and served by our cook

Package Excludes:

  •   Hot air Balloon flight in Maasai Mara
  • (Price is subject to confirmation at the time of booking.)
  • Tips to driver guide, cook and porter.
  •  Extras at the lodges tips, drinks, telephone, laundry etc
  •  Items of personal expenses

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