ITINERARY

 

Day 1: Nairobi – Drive to Ol Pejeta Conservancy/ Sweetwater’s

After breakfast from your place of stay you will be picked up at 6:30am then you leave for Sweetwater’s, you will depart by road to Ol Pejeta Conservancy situated between the foot hills of the Abrader’s and the magnificent snowcapped Mount Kenya. Arrive at the camp in time for lunch followed by some leisure hours for a siesta/ swim. Later in the afternoon you will proceed on an afternoon game viewing across the vast savannah grasslands, a terrain favored by elephants. Visit the Chimpanzee Sanctuary, the only one of its kind in Kenya. The sanctuary is home to orphaned chimpanzees from the Jane Goodall Institute in Burundi. A walk around the sanctuary will give you an opportunity to spot the orphaned chimps. Sweetwater’s Game Reserve is one of only for private game reserves in Kenya and provides visitors with a unique combination of facilities and activities. This 24,000 acres reserve situated within 90,000 acres of the Ol Pejeta Conservancy enjoys magnificent views across the plains to the snow-capped peaks of Mt. Kenya, and has abundance of wildlife and tropical vegetation. Here guest enjoys special activities such as game walk, night game drives, horse-back game drives and meals in the bush. You will have a chance to view an amazing variety of wildlife such as zebra, lion, leopard, Thomson’s gazelle, Grant’s gazelle, Oryx, eland, baboon, elephant and various species of birds. Return to the camp before sunset.

Meal Plan {Lunch and Dinner}

Dinner & Overnight at the Sweetwater’s Serena Tented Camp

Day 2: Sweetwater’s Full Day

After breakfast you will leave for game viewing across the vast savannah grasslands, a terrain favored by elephants. Visit the Chimpanzee Sanctuary, the only one of its kind in Kenya. The sanctuary is home to orphaned chimpanzees from the Jane Goodall Institute in Burundi. A walk around the sanctuary will give you an opportunity to spot the orphaned chimps. Sweetwater’s Game Reserve is one of only for private game reserves in Kenya and provides visitors with a unique combination of facilities and activities. This 24,000 acres reserve situated within 90,000 acres of the Ol Pejeta Conservancy enjoys magnificent views across the plains to the snow-capped peaks of Mt. Kenya, and has abundance of wildlife and tropical vegetation. Here guest enjoys special activities such as game walk, night game drives, horse-back game drives and meals in the bush. You will have a chance to view an amazing variety of wildlife such as zebra, lion, leopard, Thomson’s gazelle, Grant’s gazelle, Oryx, eland, baboon, elephant and various species of birds. Return to the camp for lunch. After lunch you can relax and enjoy Serena facilities or you go back to the park for game drives.

Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner}

Dinner & Overnight at the Sweetwater’s Serena Tented Camp

Day 3: Samburu Full day

Today we spend the day on morning and afternoon game-drives. We enjoy lunch in between the game drives and some leisure time. Samburu offers great chances of spotting leopard resting on trees along the banks and northern specialist species such as the Grevy’s zebra, Somali ostrich, reticulated giraffe, gerenuk and the beisa Oryx (also referred to as Samburu Special Five).

Dinner and Overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge.

Day 4: Sweetwater’s – Samburu National Reserve

After breakfast in the morning you will have en-route game drive to Samburu game reserve, you will drive overland across the equator from the Southern to the Northern hemisphere to Samburu Game Reserve a semi-arid region excellent for the photographer. Arrive at the camp in time for lunch followed by some leisure hours for a siesta/swim before you depart at around 1600 Hours for an afternoon game viewing and return back to the camp before sunset. Samburu is a name of Maasai origin ‘Samburr’ being a traditional leather bag for carrying honey and milk. The region is characterized by vast, open landscapes, dried riverbeds (depending on the season of the year) and red volcanic soil. Rock outcroppings contrast against the dense woodland vegetation along the banks of Ewaso Nyiro meaning ‘River of brown water’, the river that gives life to the reserve. The area is home to the famous Samburu people related “cousin” to the Maasai people who have retained their cultural tradition.

Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner}

Dinner & Overnight at the Samburu Sopa Lodge.

Day 5: Samburu – Nairobi

After breakfast you will have en-route game drive as you leave the park, you will drive to Nairobi with hot lunch en-route, arriving in Nairobi late in the evening and you will be dropped at your place of residence.

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