In Samburu, you will go on several game drives and see many animals and birds. You will also visit the Samburu pastoralist tribespeople and learn about their rich culture and way of life.
In the Masai Mara, you will go on even more game drives and see even more wildlife. If your 7 Days Masai Mara Family Adventure schedule is around the time for the great migration, you will get to witness the spectacle of nature featuring millions of wildebeests and zebras.
On this 7 Days Masai Mara Family Adventure, the whole family will enjoy the many opportunities to see animals such as elephants, lions, cheetahs, giraffes, zebras, hippos, rhinos, leopards, and much more.
Take a look at the detailed itinerary to get a better feel of how such a safari would work for you. Keep in mind that all Primate World Safaris Ltd safari are customizable and our team of experts will gladly help you personalize any safari to your specific needs.
Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, where a Saruni vehicle will transfer you to Wilson Airport for your flight to Samburu. Depart Nairobi in the morning, arriving at Samburu an hour later, where your Saruni Samburu 7 Days Masai Mara Family Adventure guide will meet you and transfer you to the lodge, or take you on a game drive.
Afternoon game drive on Kalama Conservancy exploring over 200,000 acres of pristine wilderness in total privacy and sundowners with a breathtaking view.
Early morning game drives into Samburu National Reserve to seek out the ‘Samburu Special Five’ – the reticulated giraffe, the Grevy zebra, the beisa oryx, the Somali ostrich, and the gerenuk, all rare species that occur only in this part of the country, and look for its well-known larger wildlife including elephants, lion, and leopard.
Enjoy a picnic lunch before heading back to the lodge to relax for the afternoon. Enjoy a complimentary half-hour Back & Neck massage upon arriving back at the lodge at the Samburu Wellbeing Space.
Continue to explore the wonders of Samburu with a morning game drive into the National Reserve discovering the delights of life along the Ewaso Nyiro: crocodiles, birdlife, bathing elephants and much more. Enroll in our Warrior’s Academy for the afternoon. Experience original Samburu villages – learn how to use bows, arrows, and spears, and how to bead traditional artifacts whilst listening to tribal stories and songs.
Evening game drive in Kalama Conservancy, the 200,000-acre private wildlife conservancy in which Saruni Samburu is located, ending with a bush dinner under the stars in the middle of the wilderness, and a night drive back to the lodge. The Samburu warriors dancing, candles, and fire under the vast African skies, make this a truly magical experience, and one of the highlights of your stay.
Depart Samburu on your flight in the morning and arrive in the Masai Mara an hour and a half later. Game drive with a picnic lunch to enjoy under an acacia tree or by the river next to a pod of hippos.
Alternatively, head to Saruni Mara or Saruni Wild for some rest and an exclusive game drive later in the afternoon in Mara North Conservancy – over 30,000 acres of plentiful, protected land bordering the Masai Mara National Reserve.
Enjoy a completely different and less-explored corner of the Mara ecosystem in total privacy, brimming with wildlife.
Early morning game drive to look for the big cats and other predators of the Mara, returning to the camp or lodge for lunch and treatments at the Maasai Wellbeing Space.
In the afternoon, a game drive will take you to a special area where the largest tower of giraffes can be seen, followed by dinner at the lodge or camp and an optional night game drive.
Walk through the valleys and plains surrounding Saruni Mara, accompanied by a vehicle, or a game drive up to the top of Kilileoni, the highest mountain in the Serengeti-Masai Mara ecosystem – led by your skillful and knowledgeable Maasai guides. Enroll in our Warrior’s Academy for the afternoon.
Encounter Africa’s storybook wildlife up close and refine your bush skills, as you study the giant crocodiles and hippos of the Mara River. Discover the ancient wisdom of the Maasai learning first-hand about their customs and local knowledge of the animals and landscape and traditional plants used for medicine.
Weather permitting, experience a bush dinner in the middle of nature under the vast African sky, with Maasai warriors singing and dancing around the fire.
Visit the rhino sanctuary on the way to the airstrip and once again admire the hippos and the crocodiles of the Mara River. The flight back to Nairobi leaves Mara at 11:00 AM and arrives in Nairobi at 12:20 PM.
Transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport with Saruni driver and vehicle. Depending on the time of your international flight, stop at the Talisman or Carnivore restaurant for dinner.
This will mark the end of your 7 Days Masai Mara Family Adventure holiday.
Note: A 30% booking is due upon booking, with the balance cleared 1 month before the trip starts.
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