Upon arrival at JKI Airport, you will be welcomed and escorted by your guide to your hotel. The rest of the day is free at leisure.
NAIROBI – ABERDARE (B, L, D)
Start your trip with an early breakfast and a briefing about the program ad the game drives. The drive to the Aberdare National Park takes you through pineapple plantations and fertile vegetation lands. Arrive in time for your hot buffet lunch at your lodge. The beautiful gardens of the lodge offer panoramic views of exotic plants which offer a calm sense of relaxation. Afterwards, drive with a local ranger to the water pools. A walk has to be done to a preferred site where you get your fishing equipment and have the chance to catch the famous trout. Drive back with your catch and get it for your dinner tonight served at the lodge. While enjoying the relaxing atmosphere at the lodge, you are able to observe the great wildlife as the lodge and rooms are open to the nature.
ABERDARE – SAMBURU (B, L, D)
The morning wake up call is a sweet melody that rings in the hall way. After breakfast, check out and drive to the Samburu National Reserve. Enjoy a beautiful drive as you pass large wheat plantations that create outstanding landscapes. Humidity will increase as you start the descent into the arid area. Arrival at the lodge will be in time for lunch and spend the afternoon at leisure. Take a nap or enjoy a dip in the pool. Late afternoon, start with your first game drive as you search for wildlife by the Ewaso Ngiro River or The Rocky Mountains that offers shelter to the elusive cats. Return to the lodge for leisure and a cultural talk will be provided by the Bar Area which provides a deeper insight into the Eco-system and the colourful Samburu people.
SAMBURU: GAME DRIVE & CAMEL SAFARI (B, L, D)
What makes Samburu National Reserve a unique park is the collection of the special five that can only be seen here and are adaptive to the arid condition i.e The Grevy Zebra, Reticulated Giraffe, Somali Ostrich, Gerenuk Antelope and the Besia Oryx. Spend your morning exploring the great wildlife during your game drive. After Lunch at the Lodge, experience a Camel Safari as you cross the Ewaso Ngiro to head to a Samburu Village to learn more about this unique tribe that are cousins to the Maasai People and learn to speak the Maa language. Dinner is served at the lodge afterwards.
SAMBURU – OL PEJETA (B, L, D)
Before you leave the great Samburu National Reserve, experience another game drive in search of wildlife. Depart then for Ol Pejeta Conservancy. The journey has a great ascend as you drive to the highlands and arrival is at the lodge for lunch. Ol Pejeta is a must-do experience as you have the chance to spot the Big Five, track the notorious pack of wild dogs and come face to face with the chimpanzees. Visit during the afternoon the Chimpanzee Sanctuary. Walk along the river to spot this amazing primates that are closely related to humans. Proceed for a game drive as you search for the wild dogs that hunt in packs and terrorize their prey. Arrive back at the lodge for your dinner and overnight.
Overnight: Ol Pejeta
OL PEJETA – NAIROBI DEPARTURE (B, L)
Before you leave, have another game drive early in the morning. Return back to the lodge for your breakfast and depart afterwards for Nairobi. Enjoy a leisurely drive and arrive early afternoon. Late Lunch will be served at a Steak House and thereafter you will be met by an office staff for a debriefing to discuss on your experience. After a farewell you will be dropped at JKI Airport to board your flight back home or onward flight.