4 Days Sweetwaters & Samburu Tour
Tour provides opportunities to view the snow-capped peaks of Mount Kenya and wildlife at the Olpejeta sanctuary. A scenery & wildlife safari tour stopping at the Sweetwaters and the Samburu game reserve in 4 days, 3 nights.
You shall marvel at the diversity of Kenya’s climate zones and spot unique animal species at Samburu including Grevy’s Zebra, Reticulated giraffe, Oryx, Somali ostrich, Gerenuk etc. Safari departs Nairobi and proceeds via the central highlands of Kenya with subsistence, pineapple, coffee and tea plantations along the route.
Transport and game viewing drives are by custom designed open top safari minivan. The option of a 4 x 4 land cruiser jeep is at an extra cost.
Departure & Return Location: From Nairobi / To Nairobi
Departure Time : 0700 hrs
Day 1: Nairobi – Ol-Pejeta (220km: 3-4 Hours)
0700hrs: Pick up from Nairobi airport /Nairobi hotel. Leave Nairobi for the Mount Kenya national park. Today the safari route shall be via the agricultural zones of central Kenya. There shall be stops to view tea/coffee plantations and a main local market. Afternoon game viewing drives at the Olpejeta Overnight at Serena Sweetwaters camp / Falcon Heights Hotel
Meal Plan: Lunch, Dinner
Day 2: Ol-Pejeta – Samburu (180 km, 3 hrs)
Proceed to the Samburu Game Reserve. The easy scenic drive is via the Kenya highlands and the semi-arid frontier county. Along the breathtaking drive, we shall experience four climatic zones. Afternoon game viewing drives along the banks of Ewaso Nyiro River. Overnight at your Samburu safari lodge/ tented camp.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3: Samburu
A day shall be spent at the Samburu game reserve with unlimited game viewing drives along the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River. Lion, Grevy’s Zebra, Cheetah, Buffalo, Elephant, Oryx, Reticulated Giraffe, Somali ostrich etc are among the many animal species seen at the Samburu game reserve. Overnight at your Samburu lodge / tented camp.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4: Samburu- Nairobi
Early morning game viewing drive. Depart Samburu game reserve for Nairobi. Arrive Nairobi in the late afternoon.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch
What to Expect
Mount Kenya National Park: Elephants, Tree Hyrax, white-tailed mongoose, sun, black-fronted duiker, mole rat, bushbucks, waterbucks, and Elands.
Samburu: Lion, Grevy’s Zebra, Cheetah, Buffalo, Elephant, Oryx, Reticulated Giraffe, Somali ostrich etc are among the many animal species seen at the Samburu game reserve.
- Olpejeta wildlife sanctuary
- Snow peaked Mount Kenya
- Samburu game reserve
- Coffee, tea, sisal, pineapple and subsistence farmlands
- Distinct climatic zones of Kenya on way to Samburu game reserve
Choose economy, standard or luxury safari lodge / tented camp option according to your holiday budget/style
Luxury Accommodation/ Tented Camp Option: Serena Sweetwaters tented camp.
Standard Lodge Option: Serena Sweetwaters Tented Camp
Economy Lodge Option: Falcon Heights Hotel
Standard Lodge Option: Samburu Sopa Lodge
Economy Lodge Option: Sentrim Samburu Camp
- Nairobi airport hotel pick up/ drop off transfers
- Transport in a customized pop up top Toyota safari mini-van
- Services of an experienced English/ other language speaking driver/ guide
- Stay in economy, standard or luxury lodge/ tented camps
- Game viewing drives
- Park entrance fees
- All meals on safari
- Bottled drinking water in safari vehicle
- The flying doctors medical, emergency and rescue cover
- Pick up /drop off at Nairobi airport,Nairobi airport or residence
- Government taxes and local levies
- Other bottled drinks
- Items and services of a personal nature
- Packing items on safari
- Tips or gratuities