Kenyan Encounter- 7 DAYS SAFARI- Routing: Nairobi-Samburu- Aberdare- Lake Nakuru- Maasai Mara
Safari hat, Khaki Pants, Binoculars, Camera, Very comfortable foot wear and a Note book are the accessories you need for this seven day Safari taking you through Samburu/Shaba Game Reserve located in the eastern corner of the Samburu eco-system.
Shaba is a secluded and arid landscape dotted with lush springs and rocky river gorges. Shaba, named after the Shaba Hills that form its western boundary, covers an area of 239 km². The Ewaso Ngiro River flows for 34 kilometers along its northern boundary and there are also 17 natural springs, a magnet for game in a region that experiences just 300 millimeters of rainfall per annum. A few of the highlights of this area are the Gerenuk ‘giraffe necked’ antelope, the Reticulated giraffe, the Grevy zebra, leopards in daylight and the Samburu people. As well as the northern species, Shaba has a healthy population of lion, leopard, and cheetah. Shaba is also a birdwatchers paradise with hundreds of species , Picturesque, steep forested ravines and open moorland characterize the Aberdare National Park. The park provides a habitat for elephants, black rhinos, leopards, spotted hyenas, olive baboons, black and white colobus monkeys, buffalos, warthogs and bushbucks among others. Rare sightings include those of the Giant Forest hog, bongo, golden cat, serval cat, African wild cat, African civet cat and the blue duiker. Visitors can indulge in picnics, trout fishing in the rivers and camping in the moorlands. Bird viewing is rewarding, with over 250 species of birds in the park, including the Jackson’s Francolin, Sparrow hawks, goshawks, eagles, sunbirds and plovers. Lake Nakuru famously referred to as “The Bird Watchers’ Paradise” On the floor of the Great Rift Valley, surrounded by wooded and bushy grassland, lies the beautiful Lake Nakuru National Park. Visitors can enjoy the wide ecological diversity and varied habitats that range from Lake Nakuru itself to the surrounding escarpment and picturesque ridges. Lake Nakuru National Park is ideal for bird watching and here you can easily spot both the WHITE & BLACK RHINO, As you traverse the woods, look out for the elusive Leopard.
The showstopper is @ the Maasai Mara which Most Safari enthusiast have referred to” as the theatre in the wild”
With the Kenyan Encounter you can’t go wrong as the Safari presents to you a buffet of the Top Notch game Park and reserves Experience So come and Lets go wild
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Nairobi / Jomo Kenyatta International Airport|
|ROUTING||Nairobi-Samburu- Aberdare- Lake Nakuru- Maasai Mara|
|WHAT TO WEAR & PACK||Loose light cotton cloths like T-shirts and shorts, Comfortable shoes like trainers of Flip flops, Sunglasses, Sunscreen, Hut, Swimsuits, Cameras, Binoculars, Toiletries|
Day 1: Departure
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