Kenya pioneered photography safaris nearly a half century ago, and this northern circuit remains as exciting and productive as it was that long ago. Mount Kenya that host the highest mountain in Kenya is a destination not to miss. Many numbers of wild game have actually increased, and this is particularly true of elephant. Enjoy some of East Africa's most spectacular scenery in the northern frontier the Samburu on this Kenya safari vacation package.
Day 1: Nairobi – Mount Kenya.
Met by our representative as you depart Nairobi early in the morning and drive to Mount Kenya National park arriving in time for lunch at the lodge. Later followed by an afternoon game drive, Mt. Kenya National Park is located to the east of the Great Rift Valley, The ecosystem lies in Central and Eastern provinces of Kenya. Mount Kenya is Africa's second highest mountain. While the highest peaks Batian (5200m) and Nelion (5188m) require some technical climbing, Lenana (4985m) is the peak trekkers head to. It’s described as one of the most impressive landscapes in Eastern Africa with its rugged glacier-clad summits, Afro-alpine moorlands and diverse forests that illustrate outstanding ecological processes. Attractions found are Pristine wilderness, lakes, tarns, glaciers and peaks of great beauty, geological variety, forest, mineral springs, rare and endangered species of animals, Unique montane and alpine vegetation with 11 species of endemic plants. Wildlife commonly found are Elephants which share the forests and bamboo belts with black and white Columbus and Sykes monkeys, olive baboons and giant forest hog. The rarely seen and elusive bongo and suni antelopes, leopard, black rhino and buffalo are also found here. Over 130 bird species have been recorded here. Dinner and overnight at the lodge. Meal Plan: FB
Day 2: Mount Kenya – Samburu National Reserve
After breakfast depart for Samburu National Reserve Arrive in time for lunch. After lunch, explore the Samburu National Reserve located within the lands of the colorful Samburu people, close relatives of the Maasai, and which harbors a number of wildlife species rarely found elsewhere in many numbers. These include Grevy zebra, the reticulated giraffe and the Beisa oryx all species found only north of the equator. Return to the lodge in the evening and check in to your room; take some time to enjoy the beautiful setting of the northern Kenya landscape. Complete the day with sumptuous dinner and overnight at the lodge. Full board.
Day 3: Samburu National Reserve
After breakfast, full day of morning and afternoon game drives are planned for you. Your guide will display and explain the majesties of the reserve such as Ewaso Nyiro River which rises some hundreds of kilometers to the west on the foothills of the Aberdares and which vanishes beyond Samburu in the recesses of the Lorian Swamp. Animals commonly seen in Samburu National Reserve include elephants, lions, cheetahs, gerenuks, buffalos, grants gazelles, giraffes, dikdiks and waterbucks. There are over 350 varieties of birds. These include the famous Somali Ostriches (distinguished by their unique purple/blue legs during mating season), kingfishers, humming birds, eagles, guinea fowls and vultures. Optional activites include a visit to a local Samburu village, camel riding and guided nature and bird walks. Guests return to the lodge late afternoon and complete the day with sumptuous dinner and overnight at lodge. Full
Day 4: Departure
Early morning game drive, breakfast at the hotel then check out and return back to Nairobi for your flight back home.