9 Nights 10 Days Kenya Meru Samburu Nakuru Mara Safari

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9 Nights 10 Days Kenya Meru Samburu Nakuru Mara Safari under the 10 Days Kenya Safaris visits some of the world’s densest collections of wildlife in Meru National Park, Samburu National park and Masai Mara.

Guests get to explore Kenya’s legendary and stunning national parks. Meru National Park incorporates Bisanadi, Kora, Rahole and Mwingi National Reserves.

Its natural scenery is diverse, from the wide-open plains with many rivers, to the woodlands on the slopes of the Nyambeni mountain range, to the northeast of Mount Kenya.

Our next destination on this 9 Nights 10 Days Kenya Meru Samburu Nakuru Mara Safari is the Samburu National Reserve.

Samburu National Reserve is a rugged and semi-desert park located in Samburu district. The park neighbors the homes of the Samburu tribe of Kenya, a tribe known for their remote culture, pastoral and nomadic way of life.

Masai Mara is situated in south-west Kenya and is one of Africa’s Greatest Wildlife Reserves. The Mara is regarded as the jewel of Kenya’s wildlife viewing areas.

9 Nights 10 Days Kenya Meru Samburu Nakuru Mara Safari Itinerary Summary

Day 1: Nairobi – Drive to Meru National Park
Day 2: Explore Meru National Park
Day 3: Meru National Park – Drive to Samburu Game Reserve
Day 4: Discover Samburu Game Reserve
Day 5: Discover Samburu Game Reserve
Day 6: Samburu Game Reserve – Lake Nakuru National Park
Day 7: Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara Game Reserve
Day 8: Discover Masai Mara Game Reserve
Day 9: Discover Masai Mara Game Reserve
Day 10: Masai Mara Game Reserve – Drive to Nairobi

9 Nights 10 Days Kenya Meru Samburu Nakuru Mara Safari Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi – Drive to Meru National Park

Depart Nairobi in the morning after breakfast and travel Northwards through the Central Kenya Highlands, viewing the rich agricultural farmlands and the majestic Snow-capped Mount Kenya straddling the Equator.

Stop at Nanyuki for a short rest taking Pictures of the stunningly picturesque surroundings and the Mountain, then proceed to Meru National Park, arriving early afternoon for late lunch.

Overnight Accommodation: Elsa’s Kopje or Ikweta Safari Camp
Meal Plan {Lunch & Dinner}

Day 2: Explore Meru National Park

Meru forms part of a larger wilderness area along the Tana River, including Bisanadi and Mwingi National Reserves, Kora national park and Rahole national reserve.

The wetter north-western sector is hilly, with rich volcanic soils. Numerous permanent streams cross the Park, and three large rivers straddle the reserve: the Tana to the south, the Ura to the south-west and the Rojeweru to the east.

The park was made famous by the writings of Joy Adamson, most noted for her book Born Free, the true story of Elsa, the lioness, and her return into the wild.

During ‘spice’ game drive the wildlife you are likely to in Meru include: Over 400 bird species have been recorded. You should see: Baboon; Buffalo; Bushbuck; Duiker, Eland; Elephant, Gazelle, Genet, Gerenuk; Giraffe, Hartebeest and Hippo.

Other animals include: Hyena, Hyrax, Impala; Jackal, Kudu, Lion; Mongoose, Vervet Monkey, Oribi; Oryx, Steenbok; Suni, Warthog; Waterbuck and Zebra.

You may see: wild dog, aardwolf; bush baby, Caracal; Cheetah; Civet, Dik-dik; Leopard; Otter, Pangolin, Bush Pig, Porcupine, Ratel; Reed buck, Black and white rhino; Serval; Shrew and Squirrel.

Overnight Accommodation: Elsa’s Kopje or Ikweta Safari Camp
Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 3: Meru National Park – Drive to Samburu Game Reserve

Depart in the Morning by road to Samburu Game Reserve located at the North rugged Semi desert region.

Samburu Game Reserve is a wild and little visited region, well known for spectacular scenery and wildlife not found in the south.

They include the Reticulated Giraffe, the rare Grevy’s Zebra with its large furry ears, the gerenuk Antelope standing on its hind legs to feed and Somali Ostriches with their distinctive blue legs.

Lunch upon arrival at your lodge then proceed on a ‘Spice’ game drive.

Overnight Accommodation: Samburu Lodge or Sarova Shaba Lodge
Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 4 & 5: Explore Samburu Game Reserve

Full day in Samburu with morning and afternoon ‘Spice’ game drives. You may see Elephants, Cheetah, Leopard, Eland, Oryx, Impala, Dikdik, Waterbuck and a variety of birds.

This lava plain includes a varied landscape of red dirt, thorn scrub, broken volcanic rock, dried riverbeds, steep hills and rocky outcroppings.

Following the river’s curves, a forest of Doum Palms, Acacia and tamarind is a magical contrast of cool green.

Other areas of the Reserve include the Uaso Nyiro River where crocodiles sun bath themselves on the banks. It also provides an oasis for a variety of game.

Birds are abundant, with 365 species recorded, one for every day of the year. In between the game drives, there is an opportunity to visit a Samburu village at an additional cost.

Overnight Accommodation: Samburu Lodge or Sarova Shaba Lodge
Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner} Dinner}

Day 6: Samburu Game Reserve – Drive to Lake Nakuru National Park

After breakfast we drive down to the floor of the Great Rift Valley into Lake Nakuru National Park, making a brief stop at Nyahururu Thomson Falls. Arrive at lodge in time for lunch.

The afternoon is spent on another exciting game run in Lake Nakuru National Park. Besides the flamingos that the lake is famous for, there are approximate 400 other species of birds visiting the lake.

In addition, the wildlife to be found in the Park including the introduced Rothschild’s giraffe, Reedbuck, Lion, Buffalo, Leopard, Baboon, waterbucks, warthogs, impalas, elands and the endangered black rhinos, white rhino.

A large herd of hippos have a territory in the northern part of the lake, making for interesting game viewing

Overnight Accommodation: Lake Nakuru Lodge or Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge or Sarova Lion Hill Lodge
Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner} Dinner}

Day 7: Lake Nakuru National Park – Drive to Maasai Mara Game Reserves

After breakfast Breakfast at the lodge then drive via the Great Rift Valley to arrive in Masai Mara in time for lunch at your Lodge or Camp.

The Mara offers wildlife in such variety and abundance that it is difficult to believe; over 450 species of animals have been recorded here.

You will easily see Lions, Rhinos, Hippos, Crocodiles, Giraffe, Wildebeests, Zebras, Buffalo, Warthogs, Hyenas, and Jackals, Wild dogs, Buffalo, Leopard and a variety of antelopes.

It is in the Mara that the most spectacular event of the natural wonders of the world takes place. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture.

Behind their heels are predators of the savanna – Lion, Cheetah, and Wild dog, Jackal, Hyena and Vultures. Depart for an afternoon ‘Spice’ game drive until dusk.
Overnight Accommodation: Sarova Mara Tented Camp or Siana Springs Tented Camp or Mara Serena Lodge
Meal Plan 
{Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 8 & 9: Discover Masai Mara National Reserve

We spend a full day in the Masai Mara on morning and afternoon ‘Spice’ game drives. The trees in the distance might turn out to be a family of Giraffes.

Those clump of bushes a pride of Lions, and the rock that moves a Rhino lumbering out of your way.

With diligence and some luck, you may encounter a family of Cheetahs, or a herd of Elephants crossing the path in front of you.

Large animals are not the only entertainment – a family of warthogs may amuse you, running as fast as their little legs will carry them, until they forget why they are rushing and stop to regroup.

Overnight Accommodation: Sarova Mara Tented Camp or Siana Springs Tented Camp or Mara Serena Lodge
Meal Plan 
{Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 10: Masai Mara – Drive to Nairobi

Another early morning ‘Spice’ game drive in Mara, then depart after breakfast and drive back to Nairobi arriving early afternoon.

Drop at your hotel or transfer to the airport for onward flight home.

Meal Plan {Breakfast}

9 Nights 10 Days Kenya Meru Samburu Nakuru Mara Safari Prices

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Notes

9 Nights 10 Days Kenya Meru Samburu Nakuru Mara Safari Prices Include;

* Extensive Game drives
* Pre–tour itinerary document
* All meals included while on safari
* All applicable Game Park entrance fees
* Guaranteed window seating with open top
* Safari vehicles carry cold drinks and mineral water
* Guaranteed departures for two or more passengers booking this safari
* Finest accommodations in Meru, Samburu, Lake Nakuru & Masai Mara Reserve
* Round trip transport from Nairobi to Meru, Samburu, Lake Nakuru & Masai Mara Reserve
* Multi-lingual Professional Safari Guide/ Driver. (Professional Safari Escort is available upon request)

9 Nights 10 Days Kenya Meru Samburu Nakuru Mara Safari Prices Exclude;

* International Airfare
* Accommodation in Nairobi
* Cost of obtaining passport and visas
* Gratuity for your professional driver guide
* Sundowner bush cocktails and bush dinner
* Christmas, New Year and Easter Supplement
* Gratuity for Porterage/ waiters at hotels, camps and airports
* Membership in Flying Doctors Society – Emergency air rescue
* Optional Hot Air Ballooning (cost per person is 480 US Dollars), Nature walks etc
* Personal expenses such traveling insurance, excess baggage fee, communication charges that include, laundry, emails, faxes and phone calls beverages including luxury champagne, luxury spirits, beer, wines during meals or meals not indicated in the itinerary

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