Embark on a mesmerizing journey through Kenya, where the vibrant landscapes and diverse wildlife come to life. Explore the iconic savannahs and witness the awe-inspiring Great Migration, a natural spectacle that unfolds against the backdrop of the Maasai Mara.
Immerse yourself in the rich culture of the Maasai people, experience thrilling safari adventures, and discover the untamed beauty of this East African gem. From the bustling city of Nairobi to the heart of the wilderness, this expedition promises a blend of breathtaking scenery, captivating wildlife encounters, and unforgettable cultural experiences.
Flight to Nairobi
Our journey in Kenya commences with passport and baggage check-in, followed by a flight to Nairobi.
Upon arrival in Nairobi, we’ll proceed to the hotel for an overnight stay. Today, the city stands as one of the most prominent economic and political hubs in Africa.
After breakfast, we’ll set out for Samburu National Park, approximately 320 km from Nairobi. The scenic five-hour journey through Kenya’s central highlands will treat us to views of coffee, tea, and pineapple plantations.
We’ll be captivated by the sight of the snow-capped Mt. Kenya contrasting with the red slopes below. Lunch will be served during the journey.
Accommodation awaits in elegantly decorated Samburu-style cottages along the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River, with a nearby pool offering breathtaking views. Dinner will be provided at Ashnil Samburu Camp.
After breakfast, we’ll embark on an immersive outdoor adventure, spending the day marveling at the renowned flora and fauna of the park, situated at an elevation of 800 meters above sea level.
Our open jeep drive through the dry and picturesque areas of the reserve will provide close encounters with wildlife along the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River. Expect to witness a variety of animals, including elephants, giraffes, zebras, lions, cheetahs, buffaloes, and oryx.
Later, we’ll proceed to Ashnil Samburu Camp for our overnight stay. Lunch will be served during the day, and dinner will be provided at the camp.
Samburu, Lake Nakuru
Today begins with an early wake-up call, followed by a morning safari, as we continue our journey to Lake Nakuru National Park. This park is renowned for its diverse array of water birds, with the highlight being the spectacular presence of pink flamingos, creating a visual feast.
En route, we’ll pause to witness the impressive 74-meter Thompson Falls in Nyahururu. Established in 1968 at the base of the Great Rift Valley, Lake Nakuru National Park stands out as one of Kenya’s most beautiful parks, hosting a variety of wildlife, including lions, leopards, hyenas, and antelopes.
In the evening, we’ll transfer to Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge for our overnight stay. Nestled on the slope of a hill overlooking Lake Nakuru, right in the heart of the national park, the lodge features 67 luxurious cottages and amenities such as a pool, spa, table tennis, darts, and billiards.
For those interested, there’s an opportunity to partake in traditional dance shows and animations held every evening.
Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara
On this day, we embark on an approximately 6-hour drive to the Masai Mara Reserve, an extension of the Serengeti National Park reaching into Tanzania. Here, a rich tapestry of wildlife unfolds, featuring elephants, buffaloes, hippos, and the elusive black rhinoceros. The Masai Mara National Reserve proudly hosts Kenya’s largest lion population and is home to the unique horse-like antelope not found elsewhere in the country.
As the day concludes, we will transfer to our accommodation. Overnight, we will reside in double tents situated along the Talek River. These tents are thoughtfully equipped with toilets, showers, and heating for your comfort.
Photography by Agnieszka Kledzik
Masai Mara, Nairobi
Commencing the day before breakfast, a brief safari provides an enchanting glimpse into African fauna stirring to life. A pivotal moment awaits as we delve into the rich cultural tapestry of the Masai people.
For those intrigued, an optional visit to a Masai village offers more than just a tour; it provides an immersive experience within the Masai community. Witness captivating tribal dance performances, marvel at awe-inspiring high jumps – a hallmark of the Masai, and partake in their distinctive songs.
For enthusiasts seeking an elevated perspective, an optional hot air balloon ride over Masai Mara is available at an extra cost. As the day concludes, we will transfer to Nairobi airport for return flight home.
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