Experience a luxurious wildlife safari as you travel to the Samburu National Reserve, Kalama Conservancy, Saruni Mara and Maasai Mara.
Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International airport where a representative will meet you. We will transfer you to Wilson Airport for your flight to Samburu. Upon arrival, your guide will meet you and transfer you to the lodge or take you on a game drive. Have an afternoon game drive on Kalama Conservancy exploring over 200,000 acres of pristine wilderness in total privacy and sundowners with a breath-taking view.
Early morning game drive into Samburu National Reserve to seek out the Samburu Special Five. See the Reticulated giraffe, the Grevy Zebra, the Beisa Oryx, the Somali Ostrich and the gerenuk, all rare species that occur only in this part of the country and look for its well-known larger wildlife including elephants, lion and leopard. Enjoy a picnic lunch before heading back to the lodge to relax for the afternoon. Enjoy a complimentary half hour massage upon arriving back at the lodge at the Samburu Wellbeing Space.
Continue to explore the wonders of Samburu with a morning game drive and after lunch head out on a nature walk discovering animals, plants and the caves in the local area with rock paintings, led by your skillful and knowledgeable Samburu guides. Evening game drive in Kalama Conservancy, the 200,000-acre private wildlife conservancy in which Saruni Samburu is located. We end with a bush dinner under the stars in the middle of the wilderness and a night drive back to the lodge. The Samburu warriors dancing, candles and fire under the vast African skies make this a truly magical experience and one of the highlights of your stay.
Depart Samburu on your flight in the morning and arrive in the Maasai Mara an hour and a half later. Game drive with a picnic lunch to enjoy under an acacia tree or by the river next to a pod of hippos or head to Saruni Mara for some rest and an exclusive game drive later in the afternoon in Mara North Conservancy. Here, there are over 30,000 acres of plentiful, protected land bordering the Maasai Mara National Reserve. Enjoy a completely different and less-explored corner of the Mara ecosystem in total privacy, brimming with wildlife.
Early morning game drive to look for the big cats and other predators of the Mara, returning to camp for lunch and treatments at the Maasai Wellbeing Space. In the afternoon, a game drive will take you to a special area where the largest giraffe can be seen, followed by dinner at the lodge and an optional night game drive.
Walk in the forest that surrounds Saruni Mara or a game drive up to the top of Kili Leoni, the highest mountain in the Serengeti-Maasai Mara ecosystem led by your skillful and knowledgeable Maasai guides. In the afternoon, you will discover more of Mara North and its neighboring conservancies and experience first-hand what makes the Mara one of the most exciting wildernesses in the world. Weather permitting, experience a bush dinner in the middle of nature under the vast African sky, with Maasai warriors singing and dancing around the fire.
Visit the rhino sanctuary on the way to the airstrip and once again admire the hippos and the crocodiles of the Mara River. The flight back to Nairobi leaves the Mara at 11:00 AM and arrives in Nairobi at 12:20 PM. Transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.