7 Days Aberdares, Samburu, Lake Nakuru & Masai Mara Safari

Safari Overview

Our 7 Days Aberdares, Samburu, Lake Nakuru & Masai Mara Safari takes you to the greatest most famous parks both in the highlands and plain lands of kenya. Aberdare National Park safari  is the perfect choice of game drive for people that enjoy fishing trips, mountain climbing, bird watching and hikes. The Solio sanctuary’s rare black and white rhinos, the enchanting sounds of plentiful bird species and overnight animal seeing of Aberdares will make your trip exclusive and memorable. You will be able to spot huge Elephants, buffaloes, rhinos, leopards, bushbucks, bongo antelopes and forest hog, as they quench their thirst from the near-by waterhole.

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.

Masai Mara Game Reserve which is the most famous for a Kenya safari. It is located southwestern of Kenya. It is  home to over 5 million animals which roam its savannahs including lions, cheetahs, leopard, hippos, rhinos, elephants, buffalos, giraffes, crocodiles, reedbucks etc. Masai Mara Game Reserve is also famous for the wildebeest Migration which is one of the “Seven New Wonders of the World.”

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    Day 1: Nairobi – Aberdares National Park

    Pick up from your hotel in the morning and proceed to Aberdare National Park, which is located about 150km (93 miles) east of Nairobi. Arrive in time for lunch at the hotel and later proceed for an afternoon game drive in search of the rare black rhino, leopards, baboons, and Colubus monkey. Enjoy this beautiful scenic region which is much cooler than the savannahs and offers a completely different perspective on the country. The national park lies mainly above the tree line. The scenery is spectacular with its mountainous terrain covered in thick tropical forests swathed in mist. Dinner and overnight at Treetops Lodge or The Ark Lodge.

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    Day 2: Aberdares National Park – Samburu National Reserve

    After breakfast depart for Samburu passing through hush farmlands, cross the Equator and proceed to Samburu National Reserve which is located in a rugged semi desert region.
    Lunch at Samburu Sopa Lodge/Similar Lodge. Afternoon game drives.
    Samburu Game Reserve is home to some of the rare wildlife species including the Beisa oryx, Reticule Giraffes, Masai Ostrich and the Gravy’s zebras. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge or a similar lodge.

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    Day 3: 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 4: Samburu National Reserve – Lake Nakuru National Park

    After breakfast depart Samburu National Reserve for Lake Nakuru National Park in the Great Rift Valley passing through the arid lands and the highlands of Kenya. 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 5: Lake Nakuru National Park – Masai Mara Game Reserve

    Early morning breakfast. After breakfast leave Lake Nakuru for Masai Mara a 5 Hrs drive, you will pass through Narok town the famous Masai town. you arrive in time for lunch. check in at Ashnil Mara camp or Sarova Mara game Camp and have lunch. Afternoon game drive through the park in search of the Lion, Cheetah, Elephant, Buffalo and a visit to Mara River. Dinner and overnight at Ashnil Mara camp or Sarova Mara game Camp or a similar camp.

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    Day 6: Full Day Masai Mara Game Reserve

    After breakfast proceed on a full day of game viewing within the reserve. The landscape here is scenic savannah grassland on rolling hills. The reserve is the best park for game in Kenya as it has an extensive road and track network which allows for close range viewing and photography. Break for your picnic lunch at the hippo pool, looking out for hippos and crocodile. Dinner and overnight at the Mara Sopa lodge or Ashnil Mara camp or Sarova Mara game camp or a similar camp.

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    Day 7: Masai Mara Game Reserve – Nairobi

    Early morning game drive later return to your lodge for Breakfast. After breakfast check out with a short game drive en-route off Masai Mara Game Reseve and drive to 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