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Nairobi - Amboseli - Sambnuru - Masai Mara - Nairobi.

Day 1 Nairobi

Upon arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be met by our representative driver guide and be transferred to the Serena Hotel Nairobi. If arrive earlier and still have time, perhaps a city excursion can be arranged at an extra cost, else remainder of the day at leisure.

Overnight at Nairobi Serena Hotel on a bed and breakfast basis.

Day 2 Nairobi - Amboseli National Park

Following an early breakfast you will be transferred to Nairobi Wilson Airport for your scheduled flight to Amboseli. Upon arrival, you will be met by our representative driver guide and transferred to the lodge in time for lunch. Have lunch and relax before embarking for the afternoon game drive that returns to the lodge as the sun sets.

Overnight at Amboseli Serena Lodge on a full board basis.

Day 3 Amboseli National Park

After breakfast you will have a morning game drive to this park where Mount Kilimanjaro background offers good photographic scenery coupled with animals on the ground, The Big Five and the prolific bird life in this African wilderness park. Lunch is served with a game drive in the afternoon with a stopover at Masai Boma (extra payment) or Relax at the swimming pool.

Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Serena Lodge or Amboseli Oltukai Lodge.

Overnight at Amboseli Serena Lodge on a full board basis.

Day 4 Amboseli National Park - Samburu National Reserve

After breakfast leave the lodge for the last game drive and thereafter be transferred to the airstrip for scheduled flight to Nairobi to connect with the flight to Samburu. Upon arrival, you will be met by our representative driver guide and transferred to camp. Have lunch and relax before embarking on the afternoon game drive that returns to the lodge as the sun sets.

Overnight at Samburu Game Lodge on a full board basis.

Day 5 Samburu National Reserve

You will spend this full day in Amboseli National reserve with morning and afternoon game drives. Two Game drives in this Game viewing paradise for chances of viewing the Beisa Oryx, Prides of Lion, Leopard and other African Safari. Meals and Overnight at the Samburu Serena. Overnight at Samburu Game Lodge on a full board basis.

Day 6 Samburu National Reserve - Masai Mara National Reserve

After an early morning game drives you will be transferred to the airstrip for your scheduled flight to the Masai Mara. On arrival you will be transferred to the Mara Serena Lodge for lunch. Have lunch and relax before moving out for the evening game drive that returns to the lodge as the sun sets.

Overnight at Mara Serena Lodge on a full board basis

Day 7 Masai Mara National Reserve

You will spend this full day in the Masai Mara game reserve with morning and afternoon game drives. You may also choose to have a full day game drive [one for the whole day] with a packed picnic lunch. Return is in the evening.

Overnight at Mara Serena Lodge on a full board basis.

Day 8 Masai Mara National Reserve - Nairobi

Following an early morning game drive and breakfast, you will catch the scheduled flight to Nairobi, and be transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport or Nairobi City Hotel for your onward arrangements.

 

7 nights Minimum 4 Pax 4624 USD per person Sharing.

Included in the price:

· Arrival / departure transfers in Nairobi

· Transport both air and ground.

· Experienced, English speaking driver/ guide (member of the Kenya Professional Safari Guide Association)

· park entrance fee

· 1 night on half board basis at Serena Hotel.

· 2 nights on full board basis at Amboseli Serena Lodge.

· 2 nights on full board basis at Samburu Game Lodge.

· 2 nights on full board basis at Mara Serena Lodge.

· Extra lunch on the last day.

The price excludes:

· Visa fees

· Phone calls

· Laundry

· Tips / gratuities for driver / guide and hotel staff

· Travel and cancellation insurance

· Change of itinerary

· Drinks at the camp

· International flight to and fro Nairobi


The Maasai are a complex people who live in the Great Rift Valley of East Africa. They believe they are descendants’ of the God, Engai, who had three children. He gave each child a gift. The first received an arrow so he could make his living hunting, the second a hoe to dig the land and grow crops, and the third was given a stick to use in herding cattle. The Maasai believe all cattle on earth belong to them. Due to their dedication to the cattle, they have developed a semi-nomadic way of life enabling them to follow the cattle in search of fresh grass. Maasai means “speaker of the language Maa”. There are actually five clans of Maasai, two follow a pastoral way of life while the others practice agriculture.

masai

The origins and history of the Maasai indicate they originated from Sudan, North Africa. They migrated south along the Nile River and Rift Valley to East Africa and more specifically central Kenya and Northern Tanzania. The most important things to the pastoralist Maasai are their cattle and children. A person of modest wealth will have at least 50 head of cattle. A rich man will have many cattle and children. Every part of their cattle is used by the Maasai. The milk is drunk during the wet season and the blood is drunk when the milk dries up; the urine is used for medicinal purposes’ dung to cover and seal their house; horns to make containers, hoofs for ornaments and hides for clothing, shoes, bed covers and ropes.

 

SAMBURU PEOPLE

Related to the Maasai further south, the Samburu are semi- nomadic and were originally made up of eight great families. The Samburu are found in northern Kenya between Lake Turkana and the Samburu, Shaba and Buffalo Springs Reserve complex. They are the most northern tribe of those speaking the maa language. The origin of the name Samburu is not totally clear but is believed to mean “those who carry a handbag (sampur) or raids”. They were also known as the Burkineji (those of the white goats) and locally as the loikop (those who have territory).

As pastoralists, they chiefly live off what the herds of cattle, goat and sheep provide. Samburu people
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oday some crops are also grown on more permanent farms. Farm planting include, corn, wheat, sorghum and vegetables.
Samburu warriors carry a lancealated leaf shaped spear (mpere), a dagger, a club (rungu) and a three foot long shield made of giraffe or buffalo hide. The traditional drink (saroi) of milk mixed with blood is still consumed in the more remote areas.

Most Samburu live in small settlements of four to ten stock owners. Homes are made of plastered mud, wood poles and grass mats. Thorn fences protect the family hut and cattle yard (mboo).

 

 
 
 
 

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