6Days Samburu/Lake Turkana/Marsabit N.Park & Mt.Kenya Safari
Day; 1-Nairobi-Samburu Game Reserve
Depart Nairobi and drive North past coffee plantations via Mt. Kenya to Samburu National Park. for lunch followed by the afternoon game Dinner and overnight at the Camp.
Samburu Game Reserve is situated in the hot and arid fringes of Kenya 's vast Northern Frontier District. The area is home to the Samburu tribe, pastoral relatives of the Masai. The landscape is rugged and dramatic - against a backdrop of volcanic mountains, gaunt hills and withered scrub tree punctuate the sparse and dry terrain with clusters of the incredibly hardy desert rose providing the ocassional flash of vivid colour. The Ewaso Nyiro river, lifeline of the area, runs along the southern boundary dividing Samburu from Buffalo Springs Reserve.http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/wild/unlikely-animal-friends/videos/the-lioness-and-the-oryx/ Crocodile and hippo share the river with the many small herds of elephant which bathe and frolic in the muddy brown waters during the heat of the day before returning later to browse on the lush vegetation of the riverine forest. Buffalo , lion, leopard, cheetah and plains game may also be seen but a special feature of this Reserve are the various species of game unique to these northern parks - Beisa oryx, the long necked gerenuk, Grevy's zebra, reticulated giraffe and the blue shanked Somali ostrich.
Day-2- Samburu-Lake Turkana-Early morning game drive followed by breakfast at the camp,drive out of the park with game drive enroute to the park gate,proceed to Laisamis past Gurunit,Ilauti,South hor to Loiyangalani,Dinner and overnight at the Camp.
Day-3-Lake Turkana Full day-Relax and bath only to be interrupted by short boat excursion to visit the surrounding areas. also loiyangalani and the community settled there,
Loiyangalani Desert Museum was opened to the public on June 14, 2008. It is located in Loiyangalani town along the south-eastern shore of Lake Turkana. The name ‘Loiyangalani’ means “a place of many trees” in the native Samburu tongue.Loiyangalani Desert Museum mirrors the cultures, history and lifestyles of the eight communities that live near the area: the El Molo, Samburu, Gabbra, Rendille, Waata, Daasannach, Pokot and Turkana. It also focuses on the natural environment on the eastern shore of Lake Turkan, Dinner and overnight at the Camp.
Day4-Marsabit National Park & Reserve-"The Misty Montane Paradise"Far to the north of Kenya, a densely forested mountain and three crater lakes provide a haven for a variety of birdlife, mammals and reptiles. The beautiful Marsabit National Park is a refuge for huge tusked bull elephants, diverse birdlife and reptiles. Hikes in the dense forest, wreathed in mist can be enjoyed along with camel rides, bird watching and visits to the singing wells.
Mount Marsabit, a 1700m high extinct vulcano, is a green oasis surrounded by dusty desert in all directions. A Noahs Ark, some would argue, and obviously lake Paradise was associated with something otherworldly when being named. There are several beautiful crater lakes on Mount Marsabit and the rainforest on the mountain is a refuge for the wild animals in the region.
After breakfast we head south past "kargi" along the trans Africa highway to Marsabit an extinct Volcano heavily forested on the upper slopes. Set up camp and visit the lodge inside the National Park, see elephants buffalo ,greater Kudu among others as the lodge is perched on the edge of the water filled crater . Thick forest hampers deeper penetration and viewing so we don't penetrate further.Dinner and the overnight at the camp.
Day5-Marsabit-Mt.Kenya- After b/fast we drive out to the park gate with game drive en route,arrive Mt. kenya in time for lunch followed by the afternoon guided walk to the mau mau caves, Dinner and overnight at
Day-6- Early morning guided nature walk, then back to the camp/lodge for a full breakfast,after we leave for Nairobi arriving later in the evening.
Note; this safari can operate as both, luxury lodge safari or budget camping safari;
Transport by Safari 4x4 Toyota Land Cruiser (Jeep)
Price for 1 single person = $18,10-sharing
Price for 2 person = $11,70-per person sharing
Price for 4 person = $10,80-per person sharing
Price for 6 person = $8,70-per person sharing
- Professional Safari Guide / Driver
- All applicable Game Park Entrance Fees
- Pick up from your hotel and back
- Budget Accommodation on Full Board Basis (All Inclusive)
- Game drives on Safari Vehicle with pop up roof for a game viewing
- International Airfare
- Baloon safari
- Maasai Village
- Gratuity for your professional driver guide
- Gratuity for Porterage / waiters at hotels, camps and airports.
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