Kenya's largest tribe, enroute to Outspan Hotel, to arrive in time for lunch. Afternoon transfer to Treetops Hotel with a stop enroute at a clearing in the Aberdare National Park for a folk lore story on the Kikuyu culture. Spend the evening game viewing as the animals visit the illuminated waterhole and saltlick. Dinner and overnight at Treetops.
Day 2 Treehotel ~ Samburu
Depart after breakfast, drive across the Equator to the Northern Frontier District and drive into Samburu Game Reserve with a stop enroute at Archer's Post to visit a Samburu (manyatta) village, seeing their colourful lifestyle and some dancing. This provides the opportunity to know more about the Samburu culture and way of life. Lunch and a late afternoon game viewing in the area. Return for dinner and overnight at Samburu Lodge.
Day 3 Samburu
A full days game viewing with morning and afternoon game drives to look for the "big five" elephant, buffalo, rhino, leopard and in particular the lion, including the various species of game found only in the northern parks such as Beisa oryx, long necked gerenuk, Grevy's zebra, blue-shanked Somali ostrich and reticulated giraffe. All meals and overnight at Samburu Lodge.
Day 4 Samburu ~ Nanyuki
Early morning game viewing in Samburu Game Reserve. Drive down to Nanyuki town along the Equator before proceeding to Mt. Kenya Safari Club for lunch. Afternoon entertainment is provided for 15 minutes by the Kikuyu dancers. Optional activities available such as bird walks, horse-riding, etc. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5 Nanyuki ~ Lake Baringo
Depart after breakfast, and continue to Lake Baringo a freshwater lake. Arrive for lunch, afternoon to relax enjoying the optional activities such as swimming, boat ride, bird and nature walk, etc. Lunch, dinner and overnight at Island Camp.
Day 6 Lake Baringo
The day is at leisure and can also be spend visiting the Njemps people of the lake shore villages. They speak the dialect of the Maa - the Maasai language. These fishermen paddle out in submerged dinghies made from saplings of the fibrous ambatch tree that grows in profusion at the southern end of the lake. All meals and overnight at Island Camp.
Day 7 Lake Baringo ~ Kigio Wildlife Conservancy
Depart after breakfast and proceed to the Kigio Wildlife Conservancy. Lunch and afternoon visit of the local Kikuyu community and Mweiga Primary School where over two hundred local children come every day. Dinner and overnight at Malewa Wildlife Lodge.
Day 8 Kigio ~ Masai Mara Game Reserve
After breakfast, transfer to Loldia airstrip for morning schedule flight departing at 1020hrs. Met on arrival at the Mara airstrip at 1100hrs and transfer to Governors Camp with game drive enroute for dinner and overnight.
Day 9 Masai Mara
Morning and afternoon game drives in search of animals along the Mara River and the rolling plains. Optional visit to a Masai manyatta and other extras available include a morning's flying trip to Mfangano Island on Lake Victoria to see the rock paintings or fish for Nile Perch.
All meals and overnight at Governor's Camp.
Day 10 Masai Mara ~ Nairobi
After an early morning game drive and breakfast, transfer to Mara airstrip for the morning schedule flight departing at 1100hrs and arrive in Nairobi at midday.
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