This is one of our most popular tours offering a spectacular game viewing experience across Kenya.  It begins in the rugged Samburu and continues to the stunning Rift Valley Lakes and finally to the impressive Masai Mara National Reserve.



  • Enjoy game drives amidst the arid landscape of Samburu National Reserve
  • Visit the stunning Rift Valley lakes of Bogoria and Lake Naivasha.
  • Enjoy optional boat ride and optional excursions to Hells Gate at Lake Naivasha
  • Experience safaris in the unparalleled Masai Mara Game Reserve


Route:  Nairobi – Samburu- Lake Bogoria- Lake Naivasha- Masai Mara-Nairobi.  7 Nights/8 Days Safari

Dates & Prices

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Low Season

April – June

High Season

Jan – March

Peak Season

July – October

 Kenya Explorer Safari





The safari Itinerary

+ Day 1: Day 1: Nairobi – Samburu Game Reserve

Met on arrival by African Hartebeest staff thereafter you will drive north via Nanyuki and Mt Kenya to the Samburu National Reserve.

Rugged and remote, this wildlife reserve provides some the best and most colorful game viewing in the country.

Arrive for check in and lunch and thereafter a short siesta embark on an afternoon game drive returning at sunset. 

Dinner and overnight at: Ashnil Samburu Camp.

+ Day 2: Day 2: Full day in Samburu Game Reserve

Enjoy a full day on safari in Samburu (morning and afternoon game drives).

A place of endless skies, dust-red plains and palm-fringed rivers, Samburu National Reserve lies on the fringes of the vast and arid desert once known as the Northern Frontier District, whose heat-scorched scrublands extend all the way to the jade-green waters of Lake Turkana and beyond.

Physically dramatic, the 104 sq km landscape of the Reserve features rocky battlements, craggy scarps, dry riverbeds and fallen boulders rising out of the thorn scrub against a backdrop of the far-distant hills and the great red Table Mountain known as Ololokwe. 

Dinner and overnight at Ashnil Samburu Camp LDBB

+ Day 3: Day 3: Lake Bogoria Game Reserve

After Breakfast in the Camp depart for Lake Bogoria National Reserve, hidden in formidable hills and a place of great scenic beauty.

Lake Bogoria is best known for its boiling geysers, greater kudu and the multitude of flamingoes that often descend on the lake.

Stop over at the Thompsons Falls for Hot Lunch then proceed and arrive in time for an afternoon game drive.

Later check into your lodge. Dinner and overnight at Lake Bogoria Spa Resort.

+ Day 4: Day 4: Lake Naivasha

Depart after Lunch and drive to Lake Naivasha with its commanding setting at the foot of the Rift Valley Escarpment. The lake is an important horticultural area of Kenya. 

Arrive for check in at your resort.  Afternoon at leisure enjoy the facilities at the lodge. Optional activities like a 1hr boat ride in the lake and/or Crescent Island walk time not included and payable directly. 

Dinner and overnight at Naivasha Sopa Lodge.

+ Day 5: Day 5: Lake Naivasha - Masai Mara Game Reserve

After Breakfast drive to the famous Masai Mara National Reserve offering wonderful scenery and plenty of game.

It is perhaps the only region left in Kenya where the visitor may see animals in the same super-abundance as existed a century ago.

Arrive for check-in and lunch. Enjoy afternoon game drive.

Dinner and overnight at the Ashnil Mara Camp DBBL

+ Day 6: Day 6: Full day at Masai Mara Game Reserve

Full day spent in the reserve, you will be provided with packed Lunch by the camp on request so that you can enjoy full day game drive. 

All meals and overnight stay at the Ashnil Mara Camp DBBL

+ Day 7: Day 7: Masai Mara

Another full day at this world’s most famous reserves. Offering an abundance of herbivores, the Mara makes the ideal hunting ground for Kenya’s famous ‘big cats’ and hosts her largest population of lions.

Historically teeming with wildlife, the Mara is famous for the large herds of elephant and buffalo that wander its plains. 

Dinner and overnight at Ashnil Mara Camp

+ Day 8: Day 8: Masai Mara – Nairobi

After Breakfast leave the Camp with packed Lunch and Enjoy Game drive on your way out of the reserve. Drive to Nairobi, Kenya's colourful capital city. 

Transfer to the airport for your flight back home.



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