Kenya Northern Safaris
There is something about safari life that makes you forget all your sorrows and feel as if you had drunk half a bottle of champagne – bubbling over with heartfelt gratitude for being alive” Karen Blixen
Kenya Northern Safaris
- Nairobi National Park
- Aberdare National Park
- Mt.kenya National Park
- Samburu National Park
- Marsabit national Park
- South Island National Park
All our safari can be customized to meet our client needs.
8 days/ 7 nights
Day 1: Arrival
On arrival you will be received from the airport by our representatives and briefed about the safari then you will be taken to a hotel (Nairobi Airport Home Stay) to unwind in preparation of the following day.
Day 2: Nairobi National Park
Early in the morning, After breakfast you will be taken to Nairobi national park where you will experience a fascinating game drive. Nairobi national park holds on as one of the few places left on earth where wildlife is situated amidst a capital city The proximity to an urban center though does not diminish the wildlife presence within the park boundaries no other place in the world can you photograph free-roaming leopard, lion, buffalo, rhino and other animals in its natural ecology against a city skyline.
Day 3: Aberdares National park
After early morning breakfast you will depart to Aberdare National Park. The park provides a habitat for elephants, black rhinos, leopards, spotted hyenas, olive baboons, black and white colobus monkeys, buffalos, warthogs and bushbucks among others. Rare sightings include those of the Giant Forest hog, bongo, golden cat, serval cat, African wild cat, African civet cat and the blue duiker. Visitors can indulge in picnics, trout fishing in the rivers and camping in the moorlands. all meals and overnight at The Ark Hotel.
Day 4-5: Mt Kenya National park
you will depart by road to Mt.Kenya National park, early in the morning after breakfast. On arrival you will check in at Serena Mountain Lodge and have your lunch at the lodge. you will then experience an afternoon or evening game drive. Mount Kenya offers a distinct highlands safari in central Kenya whether you are traveling alone, with a special someone, with a group or your family, the park is fascinating, majestic and glorious. Within the frontiers is a stunning variety of ecosystems that begin at the lower foothills and extend to the peak at 5199 meters. At the base are semi-arid plains that gradually transition to mountain forests, moorlands and glacier fields. Mount Kenya is internationally recognized as an exceptional example of an equatorial mountain. Flora diversity is unimaginable and sure to be a noteworthy aspect of your forest tour. White and black colobus monkeys are found in the ravines, and Sykes’ monkeys can be viewed along the tracks. Common large herbivores include zebras on the Sirimon inclines, and buffalos and elephants are seen at times on the Naro Moru trails and in the dense bamboo forests above 2400 meters. Also at this elevations are duikers, elands and other antelopes, as well as smaller denizens, such as rock hyraxes. These fauna are joined by more common species, including defassa waterbucks, bushbucks and many more. The next day you will extend your game drive until late afternoon then you will depart to Samburu national reserve.
Day 6: Samburu national Reserve
You will arrive in time for dinner and overnight at Samburu Game Lodge. At Samburu national reserve you will enjoy a quintessential Kenyan northern safari with unrestricted access to authentic rugged East African wilderness. As you travel through Samburu, the diverse terrain transitions from rolling plains to volcanic remnants. The vegetation is concentrated along the Ewaso Nyiro River, the primary source of water in the reserve. You may not expect to see wildlife in such a stark landscape, but Samburu is home to an abundance of animal species. The most notable and sought after are known as the Samburu Special Five – Somali ostriches, Grevy’s zebras, gerenuks, reticulated giraffes and Beisa oryxes. More common mammals are Grant’s gazelles, impalas, waterbucks, dik diks, olive baboons, elephants, warthogs, hippos and carnivores, including lions, cheetahs, crocodiles, leopards, to name a few. All meals and and overnight will be at the Lodge.
Day 7: Losai National Reserves
Early in the morning after breakfast you will proceed to Loisa National Reserve. This reserve is a wild, semi-desert landscape characterized by rocky hills, plains and river woodlands, which snake along the seasonal rivers. Losai is characterized by rugged terrain; a lava plateau with scattered volcanic plugs covered with thorn bushes. The game reserve is characterized by features such as rocky hills, a lava plateau and open plains. On the west side of the national reserve there is the magnificent Ol Doinyo Lekinyo Mountains as well as the Ndoto Mountains. The scenic beauty is breath-taking with pythons, cobras, bees, beetles and scorpions. There also is a wide variety of animal species in Losai national reserve. Animals such as elephants, the greater and lesser kudu and gazelles can easily be spotted in the park. At the reserve you will enjoy packed bush meals and camping.
- Budget camping Inside Losai NR
Day 8: Marsabit National park
Early in the morning you will proceed to the remote paradise for nature lovers in Marsabit Far to the north of Kenya, a densely forested mountain and three crater lakes provide a haven for a variety of birdlife, mammals and reptiles. The beautiful Marsabit National Park is a refuge for huge tusked bull elephants, diverse birdlife and reptiles. Hikes in the dense forest, wreathed in mist can be enjoyed along with camel rides, bird watching and visits to the singing well. At the park you will also enjoy camping with packed Meals.
- Budget camping Inside Marsabit NP
Day 9: South Island National Park
Our final Safari kick start to the south island early in the morning after breakfast home to a profusion of birdlife including 34 species of European migrants most spectacularly viewed as they return home between March and May. At least 23 species breed here, including Goliath heron, and African skimmer, while African open-billed stork, Duck and Gulls feed on the shores and the volcanic island lakes attract lesser flamingos. Birds of prey are also abundant, especially swallow-tailed kites. This park is ideal for game watching and has one of the world’s largest concentrations of crocodiles. You will end the safari with a night camp near Loiyangalani, packed meals will be provided for the day. The next day in morning you will be taken to loiyangalani for a airport transfer to Nairobi.
- Budget camping In or near Loiyangalani
- Park fees(For non-residents)
- Gorilla permits(One per person, non-resident)
- Chimp permits(One per person, non-resident)
- All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
- All accommodation(Unless listed as upgrade)
- A professional driver/guide
- All transportation(Unless labeled as optional)
- All Taxes/VAT
- Roundtrip airport transfer
- Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
- Drinking water(On all days)
- International flights(From/to home)
- Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
- Tips(Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
- Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
- Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees