BVS K 006: 4 Days Samburu-Aberdare


Drive to two of Kenya’s finest game parks, Samburu National Reserve and The Aberdare National Park on this 4-day safari. Samburu is a beautiful and game abundant park, home to rarely found species such as the Beisa Oryx, Grevy’s zebra, blue-necked Somali ostrich and reticulated giraffe. Elephants and lions are also plentiful, leopards are often seen. After a 2 nights luxurious stay, you will proceed to Aberdare. At Aberdare Nat. Park enjoy this unique game lodge overlooks a floodlit waterhole and salt lick which attracts a host of wildlife.
In case of emergency, We provide 24/7 Flying Doctors emergency evacuation to the nearest hospital.
Our departures are daily, subject to minimum 2 persons booking.


Day 1: Nairobi– Samburu Game Reserve

On Arrival, you will be met and welcomed at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by our guide, after briefing, depart for Samburu Game Reserve set in the rugged semi-arid northern region with spectacular scenic landscape. The Ewaso Nyiro River dotted with doum palms meanders through the reserve giving it an oasis setting and the Lodges are set on the banks of the river, the fauna and flora with sparkling spring water flowing and cascading throughout the lodge grounds. (The Samburu are cousins of the Maasai tribe and are pastoralists) arrive at your lodge in time for lunch. In the afternoon depart on an exciting game-viewing drive in search of game found only north of the equator that include the long necked gerenuk, Grevy zebra, reticulated giraffe, beisa oryx and the Somali ostrich. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight At the Sarova Shaba Lodge. Meal plan: {FB}.

Day 2: Full day in Samburu Game Reserve

Full day in Samburu Game Reserve, a beautiful and game abundant park, home to over 400 species of birds, rarely wildlife species will be seen here, Morning and afternoon game drives, with an optional visit to a local Samburu village. All meals and overnight at the At the Sarova Shaba Lodge. Meal plan: {FB}.

Day 3: Samburu Game Reserve – Aberdare National Park

Depart Samburu after a hearty breakfast and drive South with a brief stopover on the Equator line as you proceed to Aberdare National Park arriving at the base hotel “Aberdare Country Club” in time for lunch, afternoon transfer to THE ARK for overnight, enjoy floodlit game viewing. Set in the heart of the Aberdare rain Forest, this unique game lodge overlooks a floodlit waterhole and salt lick which attracts a host of wildlife – elephant, rhino, leopard, bushbuck and occasionally an elusive bongo or giant forest hog. Dinner and overnight at the Tree hotel. THE ARK. Meal Plan: {FB}

Day 4: Aberdare National Park – Nairobi

Break early morning for a pre- breakfast game drive, return to the base hotel for breakfast and then proceed to Nairobi, be transferred to the Airport for your onward flight. The Ark overlooks the Yasabara waterhole, perhaps the largest salt-lick in the Aberdare Mountains and the haunt of a variety of forest game unequaled in Africa.
This tree-lodge is uniquely shaped to resemble the actual Ark, designed with decks from which numerous balconies and lounges provide superb vantage points for viewing the animals visiting the salt-lick and waterhole. A ground-level bunker at The Ark provides excellent photographic opportunities, and the Yasabara waterhole is floodlit by night to enable all-night viewing of game.


1. High Season: 16 Dec 2015 – 31 March 2016; 01 July – 15 Dec 2016
2. Mid-Season: 01 – 30 June 2016.
3 . Low Season: 01 April – 31 May 2016

Prices include:

  • Transportation in a custom safari minibus with pop-up roof ideal for game viewing and sightseeing.
  • Services of a trained and experienced English speaking driver/guide
  • Full-board accommodation in the lodge/tented camp as mentioned
  • Airport transfer on arrival and departure.
  • Bottled water for use during the safari
  • Game drives and all park entry fees

Not included:

  • International air transportation to and from Nairobi
  • Expenses of personal nature such as visas, travel/baggage insurance, laundry, beverages, tips etc.
  • Christmas, New Year and Easter supplements.


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