Rhino Safari

Code: LMJUYH
7 DAYS
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If you want to get a glimpse of these beautiful creatures out in the wild, here are the 5 best places to see rhinos in Africa.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Nairobi
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.
INCLUDED
  • Meet and greet services.
  • All transport and game drives on safari sector will be in a safari minibus with pop-up
  • roof (maximum 7 passengers) with a Bi-lingual English speaking driver-guide on shared basis.
  • Guaranteed window seat.
  • Meals and accommodation as specified.
  • All park fees and government taxes.
  • ½ litre bottle mineral water per person per day on game drives.
NOT INCLUDED
  • Airport transfers.
  • Visas and international flights.
  • Airport taxes (clients pay direct).
  • Driver-guide gratuities.
  • Drinks, dining rooms tips, porterage.
  • Personal travel, baggage and medical insurance.
  • Telephone bill, laundry and any items of a personal nature.
  • Balloon Safari.
  • Passenger Information.
  • Passengers should bring only soft sided bags**.
  • The tour is modular and combines with other tours so there may be need for clients to change vehicles on occasion.
ITINERARY

Days of Operation – Daily
Duration – 7 Days
Vehicle – Safari Minibus (Scheduled)
Pick up Point
Sankara Hotel 0730h
Drop off Point JKIA l 1200h
Safari Briefing: Day 01 at 0700hrs approx.
Departs on Day 01: 0730hrs approx.
Returns on Day 08: 1200hrs approx. (flights to be booked)

 

Luggage

Due to limited luggage space in vehicles, suitcases are unsuitable for scheduled road safaris. We recommend luggage packed in inexpensive barrel/sausage bags or soft sided bags not exceeding 15kgs and 65×46 cm.
Excess luggage can be handed over to the representative at time of briefing. It will be handed over to you on your return from safari. Additional costs may apply to pick up drop off luggage at specific points.

Additional remarks:-

– We may have to reroute the itinerary or accommodate in similar lodges in case of non- availability
– Prices for domestic flights, airport taxes or park fees may be changed without prior notice. This is beyond our control and any increase levied will be passed to you

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Day 1: NAIROBI – SAMBURU L,D

Depart from Nairobi on safari. A fascinating drive North through constantly changing landscapes to Samburu, stopping for lunch en route near Mt Kenya. The Uaso Nyiro river, Samburu’s life support system, attracts plenty of wildlife as it meanders slowly through Acacia trees and Doum palms. Evening game drive in Samburu reserve. Spend the next two nights at Samburu Simba or Sopa lodge.

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Day 2: SAMBURU B,L,D

Morning and afternoon game viewing in Samburu reserve, a remote and dramatically beautiful area of arid bush country, brought to life by the Uaso Nyiro river on which the wildlife depend. It’s unique and compelling features are the stunning landscapes and unusual species of animal such as the handsome Oryx, long-necked Gerenuk, Reticulated Giraffe, Grevy’s Zebra and Kudu. Along the river trails, marked by ancient Doum palms, Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo, Hippo and Crocodile may be found.

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Day 3:  SWEETWATERS B,L,D

Morning drive back to the highlands and on to the Ol Pejeta Wildlife Conservancy. Lunch and afternoon game drive in Sweetwaters private game reserve including a visit to the chimpanzee

conservation project. Sweetwaters is a small reserve and contains a very high concentration of wildlife. Virtually guaranteed sightings of Black rhino, elephant and buffalo, with high chances also of spotting lion. Overnight at Sweetwaters tented lodge. Optional night game drive, camel ride or guided walks can be booked at camp reception.

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Day 4:  LAKE NAIVASHA B,L,D

Leaving the green and fertile highlands, visit Thomson’s water falls before descending into the Rift valley and continue along the valley floor to Lake Naivasha. Lunch and time to relax by the swimming pool before an evening boat trip on the lake, with a chance to see hippo and over 400 species of colourful bird life. Overnight at Naivasha Simba or Sopa lodge situated in beautiful gardens beside the lake.

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Day 5:  MASAI MARA B,L,D

A morning drive of great scenic beauty and contrast, passing Mount Longonot, a dormant volcano, to the Masai Mara, Kenya’s most spectacular game reserve. lunch and an afternoon game drive. Spend the next two nights Mara Simba or Sopa lodge.

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Day 6:  MASAI MARA B,L,D

A full day game viewing in the Masai Mara. Elephant and Buffalo abound in the riverine forests, while out on the grasslands Impala and Thompson’s gazelle can be seen together with their attendant predators such as lion, Cheetah, Hyena and Jackal. The Mara is, in fact, the northern part of the Serengeti ecosystem and plays host to the vast herds of migratory wildebeest and zebra during the months of July to October. Lesser known species such as topi, hartebeest, waterbuck Eland and many small mammals create a kaleidoscopic picture of wildlife.

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Day 7:  NAIROBI B

Morning drive back to Nairobi.

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