Day 1: Samburu National Reserve;
Depart Nairobi in the morning after breakfast for Samburu National reserve crossing the Equator and driving through changing terrain to the rugged semi-desert region in the northern Kenya. Though harsh, it is blessed with species rarely found elsewhere.These species are : grevy zebra, somali ostrich, gerenuks & baisy oryx. Lunch at Sopa lodge. Afternoon games drive to search for the stars of Samburu. Dinner and overnight at Sopa Lodge.
Day 2: Samburu.
Full day in Samburu with game drives .Search for the rare liver red reticulated giraffe, Gravy’s Zebra, Beisa Oryx, Blue flanked Somali Ostrich, Vulturine Guinea Fowl, Longneck Gerenuk. See braving lions on the grass, Cheetah, Leopards among plenty of other plains game. (Optional visits to Samburu villages). Dinner and overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge.
Day 3: Lake Nakuru National park,
Depart Samburu for Lake Nakuru via Thompson falls with a brief stover to view the falls. You may have enroute lunch on the way at Nyahururu. Afternoon game drive at the Pink lake referred so for it’s thousands of pink flamingos and other bird-life-it’s a Bird watchers paradise. It has a surprisingly number of animals, all the “big five” except the elephant can be seen here. Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge
Day 4: Lake Nakuru/ Maasai Mara;
Morning game viewing at the Pink ,it is rhino sanctuary and a bird watchers paradise, look for warthogs and water bucks as you leave the Park. Breakfast at the lodge and depart for Maasai Mara crossing the loita plains, see red clad Maasai warriors tend their multi-colored herds amongst plains game. Arrive Mara in time for lunch. Game viewing enroute to Mara Sarova camp/Mara Sopa Lodge for lunch. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at a Mara Sarova/Mara Sopalodge.
Day 5: Maasai Mara;
This is the day your dreams come true about Maasai Mara . Breakfast at lodge and leave with lunche boxes for a full day game drive inside the Park. Search for wild game black manned lion for which Mara is famous for, cheetah, buffalo, wildebeest, zebra, leopard, grants gazelle are quite common, even the rare rhino might come out of the thicket for you, hyenas are plentiful, Extend your drive to the hippo point where schools of hippo submerge on the approach of vehicles only to surface seconds later to shot and gamble their displeasure as the crocodiles sunbathe on the river banks mouths agape. Between meals there is optional visit to the Maasai villages for an insight to their culture if clients so wish. Meals and overnight at aMara Sopa /Mara Sarova lodge.
Day 6: Maasai Mara.
Full day in Maasai Mara with morning and afternoon game drives. The Mara’s landscape is scenic savannah grassland on rolling hills, which enables the reserve to attract sufficient rainfall to maintain and support a large population of herbivores, together with the predators that follow. Elephant, lion, buffalo can be seen with relative ease though luck is a necessary factor for spotting rhino and leopard that complete the big five as the two animals are very timid and sparsely numbered. Plains game like wildebeest, zebra and Masai giraffe abound as well as hippos and a wide variety of antelopes including impala, dik dik, hartebeest, Grant’s gazelle and Thompson’s gazelle among others. Lunch at the hippo pool. Dinner and overnight Mara Sopa/Mara Sarova.
Day 7: Nairobi-Kampala.
After breakfast depart for Nairobi arriving in time for lunch. Transfer to the Airport for your flight to Kampala arriving late evening. Dinner and overnight at Sheraton hotel on Bed & breakfast.
Day 8: Bwindi.
Morning breakfast then take a 5hour road transfer on a very good road to the edge of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Home to the mountain Gorillas. In the evening take a Munyaga Trail to explore the freshness of the forest on a nature walk along the River Munyaga. Dinner and overnight at Bwindi Tented Camp.
Day 9: Gorilla Trek.
After breakfast report at the Park Offices for a briefing by the ranger guides prior to the trek to find the Mountain Gorillas with picnic lunch. The Gorillas are tracked, located and after approximately one hour with them, return to base for a shower and cold drink. Dinner and overnight at Bwindi Tented Camp.
Day 10: Lake Bunyonyi-Mbarara.
Travel to Kabale for lunch at the Lake Bunyonyi where you could also take a canoe ride to explore the many Islands. Later depart for Mbarara arriving for dinner and night stay at the Agip Motel.
Day 11: Entebbe Airport.
After morning breakfast transfer to Entebbe Airport for your after noon flight to your next destination.