10 Day Classic Wildlife Safari Experience in Kenya

This is the real classic wildlife safari to Enjoy pure and un-spoilt landscapes on the highlands and valleys of Kenya. The Semi-Arid Aare superb views of Africa’s pristine wilderness where you can explore with a complete sense of isolation away from the masses, crowds, hustle and bustle Spectacular views of the green upcountry and a whim of nature cascades across the meandering hills. This package will give us opportunity to experience real rare wildlife species of East Africa. The wild roars and nature comes alive in Kenya’s protected areas home to different variety of flora and fauna species. Each wilderness has something unique to offer. From safari Capital to the Bird Watchers Paradise’ of Lake Nakuru through Kenya’s wilderness the face of the wild Africa. This is why we are here at the home of the safari.
Safari Highlights; Grevy’s Zebra, Somali ostrich, reticulated giraffe, gerenuk, beisa oryx, giant forest hog, Bongo, Suni, Black Rhino, Wild dog

Day 1:Arrive in Nairobi at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport & Transfer to Samburu National Reserve
Arrive in Nairobi City at Jommo Kenyatta International Airport, we shall drive to a selected Tourist Hotel for Lunch before transferring to Samburu National Reserve. Samburu National Reserve is a game reserve on the banks of the Ewaso Ng’iro River in Kenya. On the other side of the river is the Buffalo Springs National Reserve. The park is 165 km² in size and is situated 350 kilometers from Nairobi which will take us about 6rs driving. It ranges in altitude from 800 to 1230m above sea level. Geographically, it is located in Samburu teeming with Situated alongside the Ewaso Nyiro River, there is plenty to attract wildlife from the surrounding savannah plains we shall arrive in the evening to check in at the lodge for overnight.

Day 2:Full Day Game Drive in Samburu National Reserve
10 Days Kenya Wildlife safariAfter early morning breakfast we shall drive to to Samburu for early morning catch, reserve is rich in wildlife with an abundance of rare 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. The reserve is also home to elephants and large predators such as the lion, leopard and cheetah wild dog sightings are also a common attraction to this unique protected area. Birdlife is abundant with over 450 species recorded In the middle of the reserve, the Ewaso Ng’iro flows through doum palm groves and thick riverine forests. It provides water, without which the game in this arid region could not survive.
Samburu National Reserve was one of the two areas in which conservationists George and Joy Adamson raised Elsa the Lioness, made famous in the best-selling book and award-winning movie Born Free. The Elephant Watch Camp, of which Saba Douglas-Hamilton is director, lies within the park. There is a wide variety of animal and bird life seen at Samburu National Reserve. Several large game species common to Kenya’s northern plains can be found in abundance here are all three big cats, the lion, cheetah and African leopard as well as the elephant, Cape buffalo and hippopotamus Other mammals frequently seen in the park include olive baboon, warthogs, Grant’s gazelle, Kirk’s dik-dik, impala, and waterbuck. A black rhinoceros population has been re-introduced into the park after an absence of 25 years due to heavy poaching. Here we shall enjoy beautiful African sunset.
When on safari, everyone wonders whether they will be lucky enough to spot an African leopard. There’s nothing quite like seeing one of these big cats lounging up in the canopy of an acacia tree or watching one ambush its prey these are the best safari moments. These elusive creatures are timid and masters of camouflage, allowing them to keep themselves. Lions have fascinated the world for decades.

Day 3:Game drive in Buffalo Springs
Kenya wildlife safarisAfter early morning breakfast, we shall drive to Buffalo Springs National Reserve is south of the Samburu National Reserve, which lies on the other side of the Ewaso Ngiro river. It is named after an oasis of clear water at its western end. The reserve has an area of 131, and is at an altitude of between 850 meters and 1,230 metres above sea level. It is a gently rolling lowland plain of old lava flows and volcanic soils of olivine basalt. The main feature is the Champagne Ride in the southeast, an ancient lava terrace. The climate is hot, dry and semi-arid and here we stand the highest chance to see this rare wildlife
There is a narrow band of riverine forest along the Ewaso Ngiro which includes Tana River Poplar, Doum Palm and magnificent specimens of Acacia elatior. Vegetation includes acacia tortilis woodland and large stretches of bushland dominated by Commiphora. In some areas lava rock is exposed, with scattered grass and shrubs. Other parts have alkaline grasslands with occasional springs and swamps. Where many wildlife congregate. Here and there the Desert Rose is found in the scrub, with bright pink blooms. The Salvadora persica shrub provides food to elephants, and its twigs are used as toothbrushes by the nomadic Samburu people. The vegetation type gives room to many of these dry country rare mammals such as Grant’s zebra and the endangered Grevy’s Zebra, reticulated giraffe, the African bush elephant, oryx, gerenuk, African buffalo, lion, leopard, cheetah and hyena. Over 365 species of bird have been recorded in the reserve. The river is home to hippopotamuses and crocodiles. Somali ostriches are widespread within the national reserve. It is larger than the Masai ostrich’s and is distinctive for their indigo legs and neck here we shall have a lifetime memorable safari photography before returning to the lodge for overnight.

Day 4:Transfer to Ol Pejeta Conservancy
African Apes HolidaysAfter morning breakfast we shall transfer to Ol Pejeta Conservancy is a 360 km2 not-for-profit wildlife conservancy in Central Kenya’s Laikipia, Situated on the equator west of Nanyuki, between the foothills of the Aberdares and Mount Kenya. The Ol Pejeta Conservancy conserve wildlife, provide a sanctuary for great apes and to generate income through wildlife tourism and complementary enterprises for re-investment in conservation and community development. The northern white rhino is one of the five rhino species still remaining, and only just. Closely resembling its southern white cousin, the northern whites were hit particularly hard in the poaching epidemic of the 1980s and early 90s and it is now considered extinct in the wild the climate and rich grasslands of Ol Pejeta, a native habitat for the animals provide them with more favorable breeding conditions Such is the plight of this species that Ol Pejeta is trying to cross-breed the closely related southern white rhinos with the northern whites, to preserve northern white rhino genetics in hybrid offspring.

Day 5:Wildlife Viewing in Ol Pejeta Conservancy
After early morning breakfast at the Lodge We shall visit the Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary situated here, and provides a haven for orphaned, abandoned and rescued chimpanzees. It is the only place in Kenya where these great apes can be seen. The Conservancy is host to the Big five game among a large selection of other African animals, which makes it a popular safari destination. It also operates a successful livestock program, which serves to benefit local pastoralists and wildlife. Through the conservancy’s community development programme, Ol Pejeta provides funding to surrounding communities to aid health, education, and water and infrastructure projects. They also support the provision of agriculture and livestock extension services and the development of community-based conservation tourism ventures. Home of community tourism
These days, cattle-ranching has largely been replaced by ‘community tourism’, an entirely new concept in Kenyan tourism, which represents a unique cooperation between the local people Rendille, Samburu and more and the old ranchers – who represent the new face of Kenyan eco-tourism. As a result, visitors can enjoy not only an exclusive and private wilderness, but also pursuits such as walking, biking, camel-riding and horse-riding, none of which are permitted in the national parks. More endangered species than anywhere in East Africa.
Visit to Ol Pejeta Conservancy After lunch, We shall drive to OI Pejeta Conservancy to experience the amazing wildlife species, vibrant plains and animals to spot here include giraffes, buffaloes, primates like chimpanzees, monkeys among others. Have lunch. Camelback rides later in the evening, go for camelback rides to experience the breath-taking wilderness of the Reserve on camel which looks to be traditional but brings closer sights to the species in the park. Dinner and Overnight stay. The Conservancy boasts the largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa, and they have reached a population milestone of 100 black rhino. It also houses the remaining northern white rhino after we shall drive back to the lodge for overnight.

Day 6:Transfer to Laikipia Wilderness
After breakfast we shall transfer to Laikipia wilderness as a result of its long exclusion from the normal tourist circuits, and its isolation in the arid north of the country, this region will offer us a real and pristine wilderness experience. We can see more of endangered species here than anywhere else in East Africa. Here too, the wildlife densities rank second only to the world-famous Masai Mara National Reserve. Highlands of Kenya offering an adventurous experience for one of the most beautiful corners of northern Kenya with us, abundance of Wildlife, the true Wilderness the freedom of this area means we can discover Africa in a more connected way than just witnessing it out of a moving vehicle. Explore rocky outcrops, walk along the river that carves it way through this part of Laikipia with an experienced guide. Venture through valleys and on top of escarpments with endless views of wilderness. Stop and listen and watch for a while
Half of Kenya’s black rhino are protected in the Solio, Lewa, Ol Jogi, Ol Pejeta and Ol Ari Ng’iro sanctuaries. The area also has largest elephant herds over 3,200 outside the national parks, and is one of the few places in Kenya to see Jackson’s hartebeest. Laikipia is also home to about 25% of the world’s population of rare Gravy’s zebra alongside such other rare species as; wild dog and the semi-aquatic sitatunga antelope. This is also the best place to view such northern species as; reticulated giraffe, Somali ostrich, Beisa Oryx and gerenuk, while the numerous impala and Grant’s gazelle ensure healthy numbers of lion, leopard and cheetah. Eco conservancy, we shall be gifted with a new frontier of Kenyan the Laikipia Plateau extends west from the foothills of Mount Kenya to the wall of the Rift Valley at Lake Baringo, and north from Nanyuki and Nyahururu to the lands of Samburu and Isiolo. It merges with the Lerochi Plateau south of Maralal. In the north the edge of the plateau drops abruptly to the northern frontier district. The land is generally flat. After the wildlife viewing we shall proceed to the Lodge to check in for overnight.

Day 7:Morning Game Drive in Aberdare National Park & Transfer to Nakuru National Park
Kenya SafarisAfter early morning breakfast we shall drive to Aberdare National with our packed lunch for Game drive safari adventure that is carried out in a protected wide-open land scape habitant of several wildlife species which is a great rewardable views Game drive in Aberdare national park is among the most emotional experience you will ever explore on Kenya safaris. This is because Aberdare national park is a paradise of all the big fives and other mammal species. Game drive in Aberdare is truly humbling and privileged experience undoubtedly tour on Kenya safari
Game drive experience is one of the best magnificent ways to explore the treasure of Aberdare national park during our Kenya wildlife Safaris, we shall be able to spot all the big five including the black rhino, the leopard, elephants and buffalos. We can also view the Sykes, spotted hyenas, Columbus and black-faced vervet monkeys. If we are lucky enough possibly we can be able to view very rare animal species of this national park the Bongo antelopes and the Giant forest hog. We shall have a chance to visit the spectacular Karuru Falls which fall into three steps and cascade 300meter it is an impressive ravine. Aberdare national park is one of the impressive destinations because of being a home to variety of animal species Aberdare is an elephant migration corridor of denser forests and range of wildlife like dik-dik, bush pig, reedbuck and more foragers.
Nocturnal animals to see in Aberdare national park include giant forest hog and large-spotted genet which often visit the waterholes. The forest is also home to the very elusive and unique bongo antelope. Other rare species to see include African wild cat, golden cat, serval cat, African civet cat, and the blue duiker. Aberdare national park is famously known as a home for big five mammals marking it to be one of the top-visited Kenya national park on safaris.The national park is located on East African Rift valley between Nyandarua and Nyeri county close to Nyeri city.It was gazetted as a national park in 1950 to protect the biodiversity of wildlife species covering an area of about 766 square kilometers comprised of several habitats of mountainous areas; moorlands,open grassland, tropical rainforest home for primates, birds and other species of wildlife . The park hosts large population of Eastern black rhinoceros and to rare bongo species.Still a privileged destination for birding with more than 300 species of birds,some of the species include Aberdare cisticola, African eagle , Sunbird ,Sparrow hawk , African goshawk

Day 8:Transfer to Nakuru National Park
After early morning breakfast at the Lodge transfer to Lake Nakuru National Park with a stopover at selected Tourist Hotel/Restaurant for hot lunch. Lake Nakuru National Park in Kenya is a mixture of acacia, bushy and woody vegetation that is seated on the floor of the great East African Rift Valley. The park that is in Nakuru town, North West of Kenya’s capital Nairobi, Known mainly for Lake Nakuru and the multitude of flamingos that make their life on the lake waters, the park offers a wonderful experience. Lake Nakuru National Park is also endowed with unique landscape beauty, variety flora and Fauna. The park is home to over 50 animal species and over 200 bird species that you can see on your visit to the Park. We shall have our night at Lake Nakuru Lodge.

Day 9:Full Game Drive in Lake Nakuru National Park

Kenya Wildlife safarisAfter early morning breakfast we shall go to start with early morning game drive when the animals are still active raising up. It covers 188 km2, was created in 1961 around Lake Nakuru, near Nakuru Town. It is best known for its thousands, sometimes millions of flamingos nesting along the shores. The surface of the shallow lake is often hardly recognizable due to the continually shifting mass of pink. The number of flamingos on the lake varies with water and food conditions and the best vantage point is from Baboon Cliff. Also of interest is an area of around the lake fenced off as a sanctuary to protect giraffes as well as both black and white rhinos. The park has recently been enlarged partly to provide the sanctuary for the black rhinos. This undertaking has necessitated a fence – to keep out poachers rather than to restrict the movement of wildlife. The park marches for 12.1 km on the south eastern boundary with the Soysambu conservancy which represents a possible future expansion of habitat for the rhinos and the only remaining wildlife corridor to Lake Naivasha.
You will wake up, have breakfast served with snacks, prepare to check out of the lodge and leave for Lake Nakuru National Park. You will arrive early at the Lake Nakuru and check-in at the lodge .Then after ,you will be given packed lunch and proceed for game drive in the park where you will be able to spot variety of animals like lions ,rhinos , giraffes, plenty of pink flamingoes,leopards,hippos, water bucks and numerous birds . Enjoy your Lunch at the park as you view the scenic beauty of Lake Nakuru national park. You will spend the whole day at the park searching for eastern black rhinoceros, one of the largest concentrations in the country, plus around 70 southern white rhinos. There are also a number of Rothschild’s giraffe, Waterbuck are very common and both the Kenyan subspecies are found here. Among the predators are lions, cheetahs and leopards, the latter being seen much more frequently in recent times. The park also has large sized pythons that inhabit the dense woodlands, and can often be seen crossing the roads or dangling from trees as well as flamingos, there are myriad other bird species that inhabit the lake and the area surrounding it, such as African fish eagle, Goliath heron, hamerkop, pied kingfisher and Verreaux’s eagle among others Heading back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 10:Transfer Back to Nairobi city
After early Morning breakfast at the lodge Transfer back to Nairobi city. The drive through this Great Rift Valley is part of an intra-continental ridge system that runs through Kenya from north to south. It is part of the Gregory Rift, the eastern branch of the East African Rift, which starts in Tanzania to the south and continues northward into Ethiopia. It was formed on the Kenyan Dome a geographical upwelling created by the interactions of three major tectonics: the Arabian, Nubian, and Somalian plates.
The valley contains the Cherangani Hills and a chain of volcanoes, some of which are still active. The climate is mild, with temperatures usually below 28 °C (82 °F). Most rain falls during the March–June and October–November periods. The Tugen Hills to the west of Lake Baringo contain fossils preserved in lava flows from the period 14 to 4 million years ago. The relics of many hominids, ancestors of humans, have been found here all these features creates excellent view. We shall continue with the drive which is long but scenic with stopover en-route for lunch at selected Tourist Hotel. After Lunch we shall proceed to check in at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for the flight.