Big Blue Elephant

Language English
Price 1 990,00 USD for excursion
Capacity 10 persons max
Duration 6 days 1 hour

Introduction

We start our safari with destination to the main reserve in the north of the country, Samburu. It is a reserve located in a privileged place and very little exploited, with gentle hills and crossed by the river Ewaso Ngiro. The best of the Reserve is the number of animals that can be observed: herds of reticulated giraffes, orixs, gerenuks, Grevy zebras, elephants, impalas, dick-dicks, baboons,and more. After this destination we will address to the natural beauty of Aberdare. Picturesque steep ravines covered with forest and an open moorland characterize the Aberdare National Park. You will be able to enjoy very beautiful landscapes in this place, including impressive waterfalls, valleys and rivers that attract many landscape photographers. At noon on day 4, we’ll go to Lake Naivasha and have a boat trip on the Lake, without a doubt, a unique experience, not to be missed and absolutely obligatory. The tranquility of its waters, the amount of fauna that is observed is impressive. Hippos are within reach of your camera, white pelicans, ospreys, and endless birds.

Finally we will end up visiting Lake Nakuru; A place that is characterized by being shallow and very rich in algae, meets the ideal conditions for hundreds of thousands of flamingos. You can appreciate the pink color that dominates the landscape in spectacular form. You can’t miss the views of the top of a viewpoint from which you can see the whole horizon. A wonderful natural spectacle!

Day 1: Nairobi - Samburu National Reserve

Start the day in the lively city of Nairobi. We prepare the luggage to undertake the adventure to the north, in the direction of the Samburu National Reserve. During the journey we will stop for a few minutes in the line of the Ecuador, that crosses our route in direction to the north. Probably before lunch you can see crocodiles along the banks of the Ewaso Ngiro river.

The Samburu National Reserve is a natural refuge and natural habitat for elephants, lions, leopards, zebras, giraffes. Your first Game Drive in the afternoon will be a mix of unique experiences in life. The sighting of hippos and crocodiles is very frequent in this reserve.

Day 2: Samburu National Reserve

We will wake up with the first rays of the sun and take advantage of the morning to make a Game drive. Grevy's zebra, Masai ostrich, and the reticulated giraffe among many other species are part of the panorama of the day. We will return to the lodging for breakfast. The rest of the morning is free.

We got ready for a Game Drive in the afternoon. As the sun's rays descend on the horizon, the mountain is full of life and the predators begin with the show. Return to the accommodation at sunset to enjoy dinner.

Day 3: Samburu National Reserve - Aberdare National Park

We start the day with a delicious breakfast and prepare to leave this beautiful nature reserve. On our way to the south of Samburu we can see how the people of this tribe still retain their traditional way of life. It is time to undertake the journey to Aberdare National Park, a unique and very different park to the rest of the parks in Kenya. The flora that these territories possess forms a landscape difficult to describe. It includes waterfalls, ravines and mountainous terrain. We’ll have lunch in the lodging, and we’ll rest a moment previous to the Game Drive.

Aberdare National Park is a destination that awakens the senses: the majestic park rises to 4,300 meters above sea level, mountains, valleys, waterfalls, tropical forests and bamboo forests. Simply incredible!

Day 4: Aberdare National Park - Lake Naivasha

The day begins early, taking advantage of the first rays of the sun to walk in the park, at this time of the morning is when the animals are more active. We will return to the lodging for breakfast, later we enlist to travel to Lake Naivasha.

We arrive at lunch time and if you wish you can take a nap. Later in the afternoon we prepare for a boat trip, where you can see a wide variety of birds and you can also find hippopotamuses submerged in the waters of the lake. Before sunset we return to the lodge to rest and dine.

Day 5: Naivasha Lake - Nakuru Lake National Park

Breakfast in the morning and a short tour of Naivasha. We hope to get to Nakuru for lunch. The first glimpse of the lake comes true in front of you. These shades of pink are due to the thousands of flamingos, accompanied by other species of birds. All of them decorate the landscape.

An afternoon safari is an introduction to this wonderful landscape. Flamingos and more than 400 species of birds live in Lake Nakuru National Park, sharing their land with Rothschild (endangered) giraffes, black rhinoceroses, white rhinoceroses, lions, buffaloes and monkeys, among other incredible animals. At dusk we return to the accommodation where dinner is waiting and where you can have time to rest and relax.

Day 6: Lake Naivasha - Nairobi

After several days of adventure comes the time to say goodbye. We’ll have breakfast in the morning and start the route back to the city of Nairobi. Our arrival is expected for noon.

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