4 Days Ol Pejeta Wildlife Sanctuary & Samburu Tour
This tour takes you to Ol Pejeta Wildlife Sanctuary and Samburu for 4 days, 3 nights tour.
Ol Pejeta Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the few wildlife reserves in Kenya to be able to see all of Africa’s Big Five (lion, leopard, rhino, buffalo and elephant)– including a large population of lions and even greater numbers of endangered black rhinos. This is the only place in Kenya where you’ll get to see chimpanzees, protected and nurtured in the Sweetwaters Sanctuary.
Samburu National Reserve is one of the underrated game reserves which never dissapoints. It offers the special five; Beisa oryx, reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s Zebra, Gerenuk Antelope and Somali Ostrich which can only be seen here in Samburu. You can also sight lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant among other wildlife.
NAIROBI – OL-PEJETA
Meal plan: Lunch, Dinner
Your driver/guide will pick up from your Nairobi area hotel, Nairobi airport or Nairobi area residence for the drive to Ol Pejeta. We’ll travel through the central highlands and even make stops to view coffee and tea plantations along our route. Arriving at Ol Pejeta, we’ll break for lunch and then embark on our first game drive of the safari!
There’s so much to see in this special reserve – six prides of lions roam these plains along with other big cats and African wild dogs. We’ll explore the endangered species enclosure – a large drive-through area, home to a great population of black rhinos.
Adding more fun to this versatile park is the Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary – the only place in Kenya where you can observe these intelligent and fascinating creatures.
We’ll spend the night in a safari lodge or tented camp.
OL-PEJETA – SAMBURU
We’ll rise early to enjoy the sunrise and first stirrings of wildlife upon the grasslands here. After breakfast, we’ll take a final game drive through the sanctuary and we’re off to Samburu National Reserve. This will be an easy and picturesque drive over the Kenya highlands, and we’ll pass through several climate zones on our way north.
We’ll arrive at Samburu and its lifeblood, the Ewaso Nyiro River, providing the wildlife with its life-sustaining waters. Here at the river, we will look for lion, buffalo, elephant, and even hippo.
We’ll spend the nights at your preffered lodge or tented camp.
FULL DAY AT SAMBURU
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
This shall be a full day of unlimited wildlife viewing. Possible sightings include unique wildlife species like Beisa Oryx, Gerenuk, Somali Ostrich, Gravy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe and other wild animals peculiar to this semi-arid region. Your game drives will be along the Ewaso Nyiro river where most of the wild animals are found.
The park also shows off over 450 species of bird life, including kingfisher, vulture, guinea fowl, falcon, and eagle. Despite its arid appearance, Samburu offers many surprises for the curious safari-goer.
Our final safari night will be at Samburu at your choice of lodge or tented camp.
It’s our final day of a 4 day safari tour. Rise up early for the morning game drive after check-out as we head back to Nairobi.
We should be back in Nairobi in the early evening. We’ll drop you off at your hotel, residence or the airport.