5 days Trip to Aberdare, Ol Pajeta Animal & Chimps Sanctuary & Samburu National Reserve
Day 1 Nairobi – Aberdare National Park
Our driver/guide will pick you up from your Nairobi hotel at 900 hours and drive you along the Thika Superhighway across central Kenya, as you enjoy the green scenery of the rising slopes towards the Aberdares, to arrive at the Aberdare Country Club in time for lunch. After lunch, you can enjoy swimming awaiting to be transferred to the Ark inside the Aberdare National Park where you will have a close-up view of the various wildlife and birdlife. The Ark is a tree hotel and they have a water hole and a salt lick as a bait for the animals for the visitors to view the animals from the verandah of the hotel. Dinner will be served at the Ark hotel.
Day 2 Aberdare National Park – Ol Pajeta Conservancy
You will have tea and snacks after which you will be driven to Aberdare Country Club where your breakfast will be served. You may have a view of the wildlife enroute. You will then drive to Nanyuki and to Serena Sweet Waters inside the Ol Pajeta Conservancy. Relax and have lunch after which you will have a chance of visiting the Chimpanzee sanctuary and the other wildlife within the sanctuary including the remaining Northern White Rhino in the world, and the big 5. Return to the Serena Sweet Waters for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3 Ol Pajeta – Samburu
After breakfast guests leave for Samburu at 900 hrs. They can have a magnificent view of the snow-capped Mount Keny enroute Samburu, to arrive at Samburu Serena Lodge in time for lunch. Relax till evening and view some of the animals like leopard or crocodiles as they emerge from their hind outs following baits placed on the banks of the river by the lodge to attract them. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 4: Whole Day Game Drive
Early morning breakfast and leave at 600 hrs for a whole day game drive at the Samburu National Reserve and the Shaba National Reserve, separated by Ewaso Nyiro River.Guests have to leave early so as to have a chance of viewing the Samburu special five, which include the Reticulated giraffe, the Grevy Zebra, the Oryx, Gerenuk(antelope) , Lion, Elephant and Cheetah, before they take cover from the heat. Guests will have a picnic lunch, and return to the lodge in the evening for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 5: Samburu – Nairobi
Enjoy a relaxed breakfast and depart at 900 hrs, after which you drive to Nairobi, where our driver will drop you off at a place of your choice within Nairobi City Centre