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4 Days Mount Kenya Trekking and Samburu Safari Tour overview
Game Viewing: In the southern part of the park, you are guaranteed to see most of the Kenyan animals found in Samburu, namely: cheetahs, lions, leopards, impalas, buffalo, hippos, and dik-diks, as well as the native gerenuk, Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, and Beisa Oryx. You are guaranteed to see most animals during the dry season as they converge at the Usaso Nyiro River, their main source of water during the long dry weather. Elephants are also spotted during this time, and you can watch the Nile crocodiles swim in the river.
4 Days Mount Kenya Trekking and Samburu Safari Tour detailed trip itinerary
DAY 1: NAIROBI SAFARIS – MOUNT KENYA
Drive northwards through the farmland of the Kikuyu people to reach Mount Kenya in time for lunch. In the early afternoon drive through the forest to your tree hotel where the night is spent high above the floodlit waterhole and saltlick. Here you will see large herds of elephants and other animals as they come to drink water and lick salt at night. Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain Lodge
DAY 2: MT KENYA – SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE
After breakfast descends and proceeds with the drive to the dry rugged semi-desert area of Samburu Game Reserve, arriving at your lodge in time for lunch. In the afternoon enjoy game viewing drive. Samburu is renown for large herds of elephants, reticulated giraffe, beisa oryx, gerenuk, and grevy’s zebra.
Dinner and overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge or equivalent
DAY 3: SAMBURU GAME RESERVE
The day is spent exploring this reserve. All meals and overnight stay at Samburu Sopa Lodge or equivalent.
DAY 4: SAMBURU GAME RESERVE – NAIROBI
After breakfast return to Nairobi which is reached by lunchtime. Optional dayroom, or transfer to the Airport for your homebound flights.