• 6 Days from
    $2000 p/p in USD
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    Year Round

Summer Break Safaris

  • Kenya
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda

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Tour Type

Tour Type


Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Budget, Luxury, Mid Range

Tour Overview

One of Kenya’s best kept secrets, Samburu National Park is rich in wildlife offering plentiful game viewing and bird life. After a night at The Ark in the Aberdares with its floodlit waterhole, continue to the renowned Masai Mara, home to stunning scenery and wonderful wildlife.

General Information

  • Safari types:
    Big Five Safari, Birding Safari, Guided Safari, Wildlife Safari
  • You will visit:
    Maasai Mara, Samburu, Lake Nakuru
  • Activities:
    Game Drive
  • Getting around:
    Transfer Vehicle
  • Start/end:
    Start/end in Nairobi


From USD 2,000 per person

Other seasonal rates on request

What's Included

  • Transport in a van (jeeps also available on request)
  • All applicable game park entrance fees
  • Finest accommodation as indicated in the itinerary
  • Three meals a day while on safari
  • Airport pick up and drop off
  • Drinking water

What's Excluded

  • International flights
  • Visas
  • Tips


  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Summer Break Safaris
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • Summer Break Safaris‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

Pick up from your Nairobi hotel or airport in the morning and depart for Samburu National Reserve, a 6-hour drive stopping at the Equator line at Nanyuki town near Mt. Kenya on the way. Proceed to Samburu arriving with a short game drive to the camp. Check in at Ashnil Samburu Camp and have lunch. Late afternoon game drive across the park with its unique resident wildlife species including the reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s Zebra, beisa oryx and the blue legged Somali ostrich.

Dinner and overnight at Ashnil Samburu Camp

Early morning game drive, then break for full breakfast at your camp. Leave Samburu for Aberdare, a 4-hour drive arriving with a short game drive in time for lunch and check in at Aberdare Hotel. Have lunch and relax before an afternoon transfer across Aberdares Park to The Ark, The Ark has four viewing decks with balconies and lounges to provide superb game viewing from the comfort of the lodge – the wildlife comes to you!

Dinner and overnight at The Ark Hotel

Early morning breakfast then a game drive as you leave Aberdare for Lake Nakuru, a 5-hour drive passing through the Great Rift Valley escarpment. You will arrive in time for check in and lunch at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge. Afternoon game drive across the Pink Lake, named for its great masses of flamingos although currently due to climate change and high water level less flamingos are seen these days. The park is also home to the famous white and black rhino.

Dinner and overnight at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge

After an early morning breakfast leave Lake Nakuru for the Masai Mara National Reserve, a 5-hour drive. Check in at Ashnil Mara Camp or Sarova Mara Game Camp and have lunch. Afternoon game drive through the park in search of lion, cheetah, elephant, buffalo and much more as well as a visit to the Mara River.

Dinner and overnight at Ashnil Mara Camp or Sarova Mara Game Camp

Enjoy an early morning game drive before returning to camp for breakfast. Then spend a full day in the park with a packed lunch. Search for its popular residents including the well known predators and and plenty of other game such as zebra, wildebeest, giraffe, hippo and crocodiles.

Meals and overnight at Ashnil Mara Camp or Sarova Mara Game Camp

After an early breakfast, check out of the camp and drive back to Nairobi, arriving in time for lunch at the Carnivore Restaurant. Afterwards you’ll be dropped off at your respective hotel or the airport around 3pm.

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