Samburu and Rift Valley Exploration 7 Days


Samburu and Rift Valley Exploration 7 Days

Embark on a remarkable 7-day adventure through the enchanting landscapes of Samburu and the Rift Valley with Napanda Safaris. This carefully crafted itinerary immerses you in the raw beauty of Kenya, allowing you to witness diverse wildlife, experience rich cultural encounters, and soak in breathtaking vistas. From thrilling game drives in Samburu National Reserve to explore the scenic wonders of the Great Rift Valley, this journey promises an unforgettable exploration of Kenya’s natural wonders.

Day to day


Upon your arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, you will be warmly welcomed by our representative who will assist you with the transfer to your hotel. Take some time to relax and acclimate to the local surroundings. Overnight in Nairobi.

After breakfast, depart Nairobi and embark on a scenic drive to Samburu National Reserve, located in the semi-arid northern region of Kenya. Arrive at your lodge in time for lunch and spend the afternoon at leisure. In the evening, enjoy a captivating game drive, where you may spot unique wildlife species such as Grevy's zebras, Somali ostriches, and reticulated giraffes. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Rise early for a thrilling morning game drive, when wildlife is most active. Samburu National Reserve is renowned for its population of big cats, including lions, cheetahs, and leopards, as well as elephants and buffalo. After breakfast, you have the option to visit a local Samburu village and interact with the indigenous tribespeople, gaining insights into their traditional way of life. In the afternoon, enjoy another game drive exploring the diverse ecosystems of the reserve. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Depart Samburu after breakfast and journey towards Lake Nakuru National Park, a haven for bird enthusiasts and home to the endangered Rothschild's giraffe. Arrive at your lodge in time for lunch and later embark on an exciting game drive, where you can spot flamingos, rhinos, and other wildlife that call the park home. As the sun sets, return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

After breakfast, depart for Lake Naivasha, a stunning freshwater lake located in the Great Rift Valley. Upon arrival, enjoy a boat ride on the lake, observing hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of bird species. In the afternoon, you have the option to visit Crescent Island, a sanctuary for giraffes, zebras, and wildebeests, for a guided walking safari. Afterward, head to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Leave Lake Naivasha after breakfast and drive to the renowned Maasai Mara Game Reserve, famous for its vast open plains and exceptional wildlife viewing opportunities. Arrive at your lodge in time for lunch and later embark on an exhilarating afternoon game drive, where you may encounter the Big Five and witness the iconic wildebeest migration (seasonal). Enjoy dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

On the final day of your safari, rise early for a memorable sunrise game drive in Maasai Mara, capturing the breathtaking beauty of the African savannah. After breakfast, bid farewell to the reserve and depart for Nairobi. Arrive in Nairobi in the afternoon and enjoy a farewell lunch at a local restaurant. Finally, our representative will transfer you to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your onward journey or flight back home, marking the end of your incredible Samburu and Rift Valley exploration.


  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as indicated (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner)
  • Bottled water during game drives
  • Professional English-speaking driver/guide
  • Game drives and park entry fees
  • Boat ride on Lake Naivasha
  • Village visit in Samburu
  • All government taxes and levies


  • International flights
  • Visa fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional activities not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Gratuities to guides, drivers, and hotel staff
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