GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT BEST OF KENYA, LODGE SAFARI
7 days Kenya lodge safari to Samburu, Mount Kenya, Lake Nakuru & Maasai Mara Game Reserve. This is a Private Safari departing with a minimum of 2 persons – we do not mixed groups, so you are assured the full attention of our guide and have the flexibility to customise the itinerary
This 7 days safari features three major reserves in Kenya; namely Samburu National Reserve, Lake Nakuru National Park and Maasai Mara Game Reserve, and gives you the opportunity to stay overnight in a tree hotel at Mount Kenya Area – the Serena Mountain Lodge.
The Samburu National Reserve, located about 220 miles north of Nairobi is relatively small, covering an area of only 104 square km with a unique landscapes of rounded and rugged hills and undulating plains. Small herds of elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard, cheetah and plains game are present but a special feature of this Reserve are the various species of game unique to these northern parks – Beisa oryx, the long necked gerenuk, Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe and the blue shanked Somali ostrich. The leopard is often seen.
Lake Nakuru is one of the greatest world’s famous bird spectacles with over 400 bird species besides the flamingoes that carpet the lake. Many species of game can be found in the park including the introduced Rothschild’s giraffe, waterbuck, reedbuck, lion, buffalo, leopard, baboon and many species of plains game.
Masai Mara Game Reserve on the other hand is Kenya’s most spectacular of all Kenyan parks and reserves, and here you have the best opportunity of spotting the Big Five – lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant. The Reserve covers an area of 700 square miles and forms part of the Serengeti ecosystem and hence hosts the world famous spectacle of the annual migration of up to two million wildebeest, thousands of zebra and an escort of carnivores from the Serengeti plains, following the rains and succulent new grass.