8 Days Samburu Nakuru Masai Mara Camping Safari Expedition

Daily Tour 5 day Availability: 2019-01-01
Samburu County, Kenya Kenya Tour Guide: 8 Days Samburu Nakuru Masai Mara Camping Safari Expedition


This Samburu Nakuru Masai Mara safari is a great tour to see the big five animals and landscapes of central and northern Kenya.

Top 8 of 8 Days Samburu Masai Mara Camping Safari Highlights

To tour the 8 days Samburu Masai Mara safari, your highlights will be as below:-

  • Day 1: View of majestic Mt Kenya on your 8 days samburu Masai Mara camping safari
  • Day 1: Views of lush green central highlands with undulating safari landscapes
  • Day 1: Sunset game drive safari by the Ewaso ngiro river to see big five game
  • Day 2: Big five game drive safaris around the samburu river and shaba national park
  • Day 4: Afternoon game drive in lake nakuru national park camping safari
  • Day 5: Masai Mara safari game drives to see the big five in the sunset
  • Day 6: Full day wildebeest migration tracking safari in the plains and mara river crossing
  • Day 7:  Enjoy 2 game drives looking for leopards and rhinos in the masai mara camping safari

Below is an 8 days Samburu Nakuru Masai Mara safari itinerary including the attractions and things to see.

8 days Samburu Nakuru Masai Mara Camping Safari -(Mid range Camp)

1 Pax

2 Pax 3 Pax

4 Pax

$ 2450

$2340 $2290


Samburu is a land of contrasts with its dramatic mountains, intricately curved and Rocky River banks, dry patched acacia grasslands and green Doum palm lifeline along the Ewaso Ngiro River. There are also some interesting and rare animals including the horse like and highly endangered gravy zebra, Somali ostrich, Gerenuk giraffe antelope, Beisa Oryx, greater Kudu, the beautiful reticulated giraffe among others.

Lake Nakuru national park is a germ of wildlife on the floor of the Great Rift Valley and is popular as the largest bird spectacle in the world. The Nakuru national park is known for its large population of flamingos, rhino sanctuary, easy to see leopards, tree climbing lions and the rock antelope klipspringer.

Masai Mara game reserve is Kenya’s most popular national park due to its great abundance of wildlife including the large prides of lions, many leopards, cheetahs, and hyenas. The park is popular for the easy viewing of the big five animals including lions, leopards, buffalos, elephants, and rhinos among many other herbivores, reptiles crocodiles, snakes and amphibians like hippos.

Tour Highlights

8 Highlights of 8 Days Samburu Nakuru Masai Mara Safari

Here are Best 8 attractions of an 8 Days 7 nights Samburu Nakuru Masai Mara safari itinerary  

The shortened Itinerary for this 8 days 7 nights Samburu Nakuru Masai Mara safari is as below:

DAY 1: Arrival

DAY 2: Nairobi

DAY 3: Samburu National Reserve

DAY 4: All Day in Samburu

DAY 5: Nakuru National Park

DAY 6: Masai Mara Game Reserve

DAY 7: All Day in Masai Mara

DAY 8: Nairobi

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8 Days Schedule for 8 days Samburu Nakuru Masai Mara Safari

Here are 8 Day Itinerary of the 8 Days Samburu Nakuru Masai Mara Trip

1: Arrival in Nairobi

A representative from Sojourn safaris will meet you on arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and transfer to your Nairobi Hotel for an overnight stay on Bed and Breakfast basis.

2: All Day in Nairobi

Today, you will have some excursions in Nairobi starting with a tour to the David Sheldrick elephant orphanage near the Nairobi national park. Listen to the public lecture and see the baby elephants being fed and also touch them. Later you will drive towards Ngong hills and go to the Karen Blixen Museum which was home of the famous author of the book ‘Out of Africa’ and relive the colonial era history inside her former house. Later our drive guide will take you to feed, hug and take selfies with Rothschild giraffes at the Giraffe Centre.

Later you will drive to a local restaurant and enjoy lunch before returning to your Nairobi hotel for dinner and overnight on bed and breakfast basis.

3:  Drive to Samburu National Reserve

After breakfast you will depart Nairobi driving through the central Kenya highlands where you can watch tea and coffee plantations along the way. See the distant Mt Kenya peaks on the right, the second highest mountain in Africa and drop into the Northern Frontier District of Kenya past Isiolo town and into Samburu.

Samburu is a dry patched land of contrast with dramatic hills, rugged terrain, acacia grasslands and Doum palms lining up the banks of the Ewaso Ngiro River. Samburu is known for its unique and rare animals and bird life. The rare animals include the Beisa Oryx, the blue necked Somali ostrich, the gerenuk, gravy zebra, reticulated giraffe and the Greater Kudu.

The Samburu national reserve is a great place to watch the elephants and big cats especially when they come to the river Ewaso Ngiro daily for their drink. Arrive in time for lunch and afternoon game drive at 1600hrs. Dinner and overnight stay at your camp / lodge on full board basis.

4. Full Day Game Drives at Samburu National Reserve 

Have a full day at Samburu with morning and afternoon game drives searching for more animals.

5: Drive from Samburu Reserve to Lake Nakuru National Park

Grab a hot buffet breakfast and depart Samburu for Lake Nakuru national park. This 177sqkm park was created to protect the huge flocks of over 1 million lesser and greater flamingos and the huge bird life in the park.

The huge flamingo population has given Lake Nakuru a pink rim until recently when the flamingo population has drastically reduced. You will make a schedule stop over at the Thompson falls for scenic and rest stop. Drive on to Nakuru driving on the eastern escarpment of the Great Rift Valley arriving in time for lunch.

Go for an afternoon game drive around the lake to see the endangered white and black rhinos, lions, flamingos, buffalos, leopards, zebras, hippos, hyenas, among other animals. Look out for the endangered Rothschild giraffe aka white socks giraffe. Enjoy a sumptuous buffet dinner and overnight stay at a lodge / camp on a full board basis.

6: Drive to Masai Mara Game Reserve

After your breakfast, head out south westwards towards Masai Mara game reserve arriving in time for lunch at your camp or lodge. Go for an afternoon game drive in masai Mara to look for the large prides of lions, cheetahs, leopards, cerval cat and the herbivores like elephants, buffalos, zebras, topi, hartebeests, wildebeests, Oribi and browsers like the black rhino, giraffes and reptiles and amphibians species.

Enjoy a buffet dinner at your camp or lodge and overnight stay on a full board basis.

7: Full day Game Drive at Masai Mara Game Reserve

Spend a full day at Mara in search for more game including an opportunity to spot the big five: Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Buffalo and Elephant.  Game drives are flexible, with optional visits to a local Masai village where you can interact with local people and learn of their culture and traditions.

8: Departure from Masai Mara Game Reserve

After breakfast, return back to Nairobi arriving early evening and transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your flight back home.


Here are 8 Days Samburu Nakuru Masai Mara Safari prices for different categories

8 Days Samburu Nakuru Masai Mara Safari Group Cost Per Person excl park fees $
1 person 8 Days Samburu Nakuru Masai Mara private safari —-
2-3 persons 8 Days Samburu Nakuru Masai Mara safari —-
4-5 persons 8 Days Samburu Nakuru Masai Mara private safari —-
Above 6 persons 8 Days Samburu Nakuru Masai Mara private tour —-
Children above under 18 yrs 75% of adult rate
Children below 3 yrs Free of charge

8 Days Samburu Nakuru Masai Mara Price Inclusions;

  • All government taxes/VAT
  • Park fees in all the parks
  • Accommodation in a double room and meals as mentioned in the tour description
  • Drinking water
  • Transportation in a safari minivan all with a pop-up roof to facilitate game viewing and photography
  • All game drives as mentioned in the tour description
  • Services of professional tour driver/guide (s)
  • Transfer to and from JKIA Airport

8 Days Samburu Nakuru Masai Mara Price Exclusions;

  • International flights from home and back
  • Tips & porterage
  • Visa fees (if applicable)
  • Travel insurance
  • Other personal items
  • Optional Activities

To get more details, please contact Robert on whatsapp at +254722661827 or email us on info@sojournsafaris.co.ke

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