5 Days Samburu, Lake Nakuru and Lake Naivasha Safari

Safari Overview

Our 5 Days Samburu, Lake Nakuru and Lake Naivasha Safari takes you to the most adventurous and calm parks. is a Kenyan Safari that combines great landscape views, superb wildlife spotting and rich African culture. Samburu National Reserve lies on the fringes of the vast and arid desert once known as the Northern Frontier District, whose heat-scorched scrublands extend all the way to the jade-green waters of Lake Turkana and beyond. Samburu’s diverse fauna includes rare Grevy’s Zebra, Beisa Oryx, Reticulated Giraffe, Somali Ostrich, Elephant, Lion, and Cheetah.

Lake Nakuru National Park, found in the foot of the great rift valley has an elevation of 1754 meters above sea level, is home to stunning flocks of lesser and Greater Flamingos, which literally turn the lake-shores in to a magnificent pink stretch. This is the only park you are asured of seeing the rhinos in black and white and the Rothschild Giraffe.

Lake Naivasha is the largest freshwater lake fringed by lush forests of fever trees and overlooked by the ragged-edged of the volcanic Mount Longonot on floor of the Great Rift Valley. It is home to about 400 species of birds and wildlife such as Giraffe, hippo and waterbuck, but the main attraction is the bird life, which is best observed on a boat trip on the lake..

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    Day 1: Nairobi – Samburu National Reserve

    After morning breakfast, leave Nairobi in the morning and drive north through cultivations of sisal and pineapple to the northern frontier district and on to Samburu National Reserve, arriving in time for lunch. After lunch proceed for an afternoon game drive with a chance to see Samburu’s ‘Special Five’- the Reticulated giraffe, the Grevy’s Zebra Gerenuk, Beisa Oryx and Somali Ostrich among other big game like elephant and lion. Dinner and overnight at the Samburu Sopa Lodge or a similar lodge.

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    Day 2: Full Day Samburu National Reserve

    After breakfast, head out for a full day of game viewing drive in this dry semi-arid park with its striking background view of the Mathew’s Range. The surrounding terrain is renowned for rare game, -long necked gerenuk, Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, and the Beisa Oryx. Leopard is the frequent passer-by. Drive through the gently flowing Uaso Nyiro river which traverses this Park provides evergreen vegetation for the wildlife found in this park. Game drives and bird watching safaris are the ideal way to experience the native wildlife in its natural splendor. Dinner and overnight at the Samburu Sopa Lodge or a similar lodge.

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    Day 3: Samburu National Reserve – Lake Nakuru National Park

    We enjoy an early morning game drive in Samburu National reserve and the depart by road to Lake Nakuru National Park. After lunch go for an exciting game drive until 6.30 in the evening. The bird life here is world renown and over 400 birds’s species exist here, White Pelicans, Plovers, Egrets and Marabou Stork. It is also one of the very few places in Africa to see the White and Black Rhino and rare Rothschild Giraffe. Dinner and overnight at Flamingo Hill Camp or a similar camp.

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    Day 4: Lake Nakuru National Park – Lake Naivasha

    Early morning breakfast. After breakfast game en-route leave Lake Nakuru National Park for lake Naivasha. There will be a stop to view the great rift valley scenery as you proceed to Naivasha you will arrive time for lunch, Check in at Sopa Lodge Naivasha and have lunch, Later in the afternoon game drive with a visit to Hells Gate National Park which allows Hiking, Bicycling, Rock climbing and photography of wildlife and a visit to geothermal power plant. Later dinner and overnight at Sopa Lodge Naivasha or a similar lodge.

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    Day 5: Lake Naivasha – Nairobi

    Early morning breakfast. After breakfast leave Lake Naivasha for Nairobi. You will arrive Nairobi in time for lunch. Lunch at carnivore afterwards drop off at your respective hotel or Airport.

Included in the Safari Cost
  • Arrival & Departure airport transfers complementary to all our clients.
  • Transportation as per itinerary.
  • Accommodation per itinerary or similar with a request to all our clients.
  • Meals as per itinerary B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner.
  • Services literate English driver/guide.
  • National park & game reserve entrance fees as per itinerary.
  • Excursions & activities as per itinerary with a request
  • Recommended Mineral Water while on safari.
Excluded in the Safari Cost
  • Visas and related costs.
  • Personal Taxes.
  • Drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls and other items of a personal nature.
  • International flights.
  • Optional excursions and activities not listed in the itinerary like Balloon safari, Masai Village.
For more information:

Please contact us on email info@morningstarsafaris.com or phone +254 780 353 512