13 days Kenya camping Safari

3 days Kenya safari from Nairobi city tour to the famous Masai Mara ,Lake Nakuru and Aberdares.  Then you continue to Samburu National reserve famous for the survivor series film and a lion adopting an oryx calf, down to Amboseli where you will have lovely backdrop scenes of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa.

Day 1

Nairobi – Amboseli
Leave Nairobi in the morning, you drive across the Athi plains towards the Kenya/Tanzania border post of Namanga.  Then through arid Masai ranchlands to your campsite in Amboseli National Park for a late picnic lunch. Later in the afternoon you will enjoy a game drive in the surrounding areas before returning to Camp for hot showers and the evening spent around the campfire

Day 2

After an early breakfast you leave for a full day’s game viewing with Mount Kilimanjaro, usually clear in the early morning, as a spectacular background for your photographs. Stop for picnic lunch at Look Out Hill or other shady spot and return to the camp in late afternoon. The evening is spent around the campfire listening to the sounds of the African nights- the distant roars of the lions and the doleful, whooping ‘laugh’ of the hyenas. Meals and overnight at the campsite

Day 3

Amboseli – Mt Kenya
Leave Amboseli and proceed to Mount Kenya region and camp for the night. Walk within the camp and dinner will be served.

Day 4

Leaving Mt Kenya region in the morning you drive north, along the foothills of Mount Kenya and across the equator. You continue into Samburu for an afternoon game drive with dinner and overnight at your campsite.

Day 5

An early morning game drive is followed by a late breakfast in campsite. Alternatively leave camp with picnic breakfast and enjoy longer safari. Mid morning at leisure or a visit to the nearby Samburu village. After lunch, you enjoy an afternoon game drive through the forests of Ewaso Nyiro River with good chances of spotting elephant herds browsing on the lush riverine vegetation. Dinner and overnight in your camp.

Day 6

Samburu – Lake Nakuru
In the morning after breakfast proceed to Nakuru National Reserve. This reserve is known for its huge concentration of flamingoes, the park is rich in other bird life and a number of wild animals. Lunch enroute arriving late afternoon. Dinner and overnight at the campsite

Day 7

Lake Nakuru – Lake Baringo
After breakfast you will proceed to Lake Baringo.  Lake Baringo is the threshold of Northern Kenya, and its freshwaters are an oasis in the arid plains. It is the traditional home of the Njemps tribe, a unique tribe who are the only pastoral, cattle herding tribe who also fish. Among other tribes such as the Maasai eating fish is a taboo. In the morning you will take a boat ride and cross to Baringo islands for a short walk in the forest. You can see hippos in the lake from the boat. Dinner and overnight at at the campsite.

Day 8

Lake Baringo – Lake Bogoria
Check into your camp on – the Jewel of the Great Rift Valley. Lake Bogoria, also known for the hot sulphur water gushing out of the grounds, is the exact definition of nature’s version of bath and Sauna. Here you will be able to see the Woodland Kingfisher, Northern white-headed buffalo weaver, Rufous crowned roller, etc. Dinner and overnight by the lake

Day 9

Lake Bogoria – Lake Naivasha
Leave Lake Bogoria and head to Lake Naivasha.  Enjoy walks in Hells gate National park and spend the night camping in the lake region.

Day 10

Lake Naivasha – Masai Mara
After breakfast leave for Masai Mara National Park, with picnic lunch enroute, arriving in the mara in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Day 11

Masai Mara
Full day game viewing in the Mara with an optional nature walk or a visit to a nearby Maasai Village in between are meal breaks. Dinner and overnight at your camp.

Day 12

Masai Mara
After breakfast proceed for an early morning game drive. Return to camp for lunch or leave with packed meals. After lunch, a further game drive. Dinner and overnight at your camp.

Day 13

Masai Mara – Nairobi
Leave Maasai Mara Game Reserve for Nairobi with Picnic lunch enroute arriving in Nairobi in the afternoon.

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