8 Day Olpejeta Samburu Lake Nakuru Masai MaraOverview:Embark on an extraordinary safari adventure across Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Aberdare, Samburu, Lake Nakuru, and Maasai Mara, where you’ll witness breathtaking sunsets and sunrise spectacles. This meticulously curated tour guarantees a sighting of the Big Five, ensuring an unforgettable wildlife experience. Prepare to be captivated by Ol Pejeta Conservancy, renowned for its groundbreaking conservation efforts and its role in protecting the last two northern white rhinos on Earth.Safari SummaryStart : Nairobi (Day 1)Day 1 : Amboseli NPDay 2: Aberdare NPDay 3-4: Samburu NRDay 5: Lake Nakuru NPDay 6-7: Masai Mara NREnd: Nairobi (City) (Day 8)Day 1: Nairobi to Ol Pejeta ConservancyEmbark on an exhilarating journey as you depart from Nairobi after an early morning pick-up from your hotel. Your first stop is Nanyuki, with a brief pause at the Equator line for a fascinating experience. Then, you’ll continue your adventure to Ol Pejeta Conservancy, where you’ll arrive at the camp while enjoying an en-route game drive. Nestled in the foothills of the majestic Mount Kenya, Ol Pejeta Conservancy is a pioneer in conservation and is widely acclaimed for safeguarding the world’s last two remaining northern white rhinos.Accommodation: Sweet waters Serena CampImmerse yourself in luxury at this tented camp nestled inside Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Enjoy the comfort and charm of the camp while surrounded by the beauty of the African wilderness.Best Time to Visit: June to October and January to FebruaryHigh Season: December to March and July to October (Busy)Meals: Lunch and Dinner (Breakfast not included)Drinks: Not includedDay 2: Ol Pejeta Conservancy to Aberdare National ParkAfter a delightful breakfast at the camp, your journey continues to Aberdare National Park. Upon arrival, check-in at Aberdare Country Lodge and savor a delicious lunch. Later, embark on a joint game drive as you make your way to The Ark lodge for dinner and an overnight stay. The Ark provides a unique experience, allowing you to observe wildlife from the hotel deck while overlooking a waterhole. Keep your eyes peeled for magnificent leopards and other fascinating wildlife.Accommodation: The ArkExperience comfort and tranquility at this mid-range lodge located inside Aberdare National Park, surrounded by the park’s natural beauty.Best Time To Visit: June to September (Dry season)High Season: June to October and December to MarchMeals: All meals includedDrinks: Not includedDay 3: Aberdare National Park to Samburu National ReserveAfter a hearty breakfast, you’ll be transferred to Aberdare Country Club, where our driver will meet you. Depart north, crossing the equator, to reach Samburu National Reserve. Arrive at the camp in time for a delectable lunch, followed by an afternoon game drive. Samburu is home to the extraordinary Samburu tribe and boasts a diverse range of wildlife exclusive to this area. Look out for the reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebra, elephants, warthogs, gerenuks, and if luck is on your side, the elusive leopard.Accommodation: Ashnil Samburu CampIndulge in luxury at this tented camp bordering Samburu National Reserve. Experience the thrill of being surrounded by wildlife without any fences obstructing your view.Best Time To Visit: June to September and January to FebruaryHigh Season: December to March and July to October (Busy)Meals: All meals includedDrinks: Not includedDay 4: Samburu National Reserve – Full Day Game DriveImmerse yourself in the wonders of Samburu as you enjoy a full day filled with early morning and late afternoon game drives. Samburu National Reserve is a captivating park, home to rare species such as the Beisa oryx, Grevy’s zebra, blue-necked Somali ostrich, and reticulated giraffe. If you desire, there are optional activities available, including a visit to a local Samburu village, camel riding, guided nature walks, and birding.Accommodation: Ashnil Samburu CampMeals: All meals includedDrinks: Not includedDay 5: Samburu National Reserve to Lake Nakuru National ParkBid farewell to Samburu as you depart in the morning, heading towards the floor of the Rift Valley, where Lake Nakuru National Park awaits. Along the way, take a brief stop at Nyahururu Thomson Falls and marvel at the cascading beauty. Upon arrival at Flamingo Hill Tented Camp, indulge in a delectable lunch before embarking on an exciting afternoon game drive. Lake Nakuru is renowned for its vast population of flamingos, with approximately 400 other bird species making it their temporary home. Prepare to encounter a variety of wildlife, including Rothschild’s giraffes, black and white rhinos, waterbucks, lions, buffalos, leopards, baboons, and an array of plains game.Accommodation: Flamingo Hill CampEnjoy your stay at this mid-range tented camp located inside Lake Nakuru National Park. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the surroundings and unwind in comfort.Best Time To Visit: June to March (Best for wildlife viewing; little rain)High Season: July to March (The park gets very busy)Meals: All meals includedDrinks: Not includedDay 6: Lake Nakuru National Park to Maasai Mara National ReserveAfter a satisfying breakfast, depart from Lake Nakuru and continue your journey along the floor of the Rift Valley, heading to the iconic Maasai Mara National Reserve. Arrive at Ilkeliani Camp, where a scrumptious lunch awaits. In the afternoon, set out on a thrilling game drive, delving into the heart of the Mara. Brace yourself for an unforgettable encounter with nature’s wonders. Witness the awe-inspiring annual migration, where millions of herbivores roam the plains, including wildebeests, gazelles, zebras, buffalos, impalas, and more. Majestic predators such as lions, leopards, cheetahs, and hyenas roam the savannah, creating an enthralling spectacle.Accommodation: Ilkeliani CampExperience the charm of this mid-range tented bush camp situated just outside Maasai Mara National Reserve. Immerse yourself in nature and revel in the authentic African atmosphere.Best Time To Visit: June to October (For general wildlife viewing) and September to October (For wildebeest migration)High Season: June to October and December to MarchMeals: All meals includedDrinks: Not includedDay 7: Maasai Mara National Reserve – Full Day Game DriveSpend the entire day exploring the remarkable Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya’s most celebrated game sanctuary. Here, you’ll have the best opportunity to spot the iconic Big Five: lions, leopards, buffalos, rhinos, and elephants. The game drives are flexible, offering the option to venture into the park with picnic lunch boxes, allowing you to spend the entire day fully immersed in the wilderness. Choose between early morning and late afternoon game drives, soaking in the breathtaking landscapes and encountering the abundant wildlife. Additionally, you have the option to visit a local Maasai village to gain insight into their vibrant culture and traditions (additional cost of US$30 per person).Accommodation: Ilkeliani CampMeals: All meals includedDrinks: Not includedDay 8: Maasai Mara Back to NairobiAs your unforgettable safari adventure comes to an end, check-out from the camp after breakfast. Embark on the return journey to Nairobi, arriving around 1:00 pm. To conclude your journey on a culinary note, you can opt for a delectable lunch at the famous Carnivore Restaurant or any local restaurant (additional cost applies). Indulge in a satisfying meal before being transferred to the airport to check in for your onward flight home. Reflect on the incredible memories and extraordinary wildlife encounters you’ve experienced during your safari.Main Destination: Nairobi (City)Accommodation: No accommodation (End of tour)Meals: Breakfast (Lunch and dinner not included)Drinks: Not includedEnd of tour.Note: The tour package includes accommodations, meals as specified, and game drives as outlined in the itinerary. It’s important to note that the best time to visit each destination varies, considering factors such as wildlife sightings, weather conditions, and tourist activity. The high season refers to periods when the parks are more crowded due to increased tourist traffic. However, rest assured that Kenya’s remarkable landscapes and diverse wildlife offer an enchanting experience throughout the year.