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We offer Kenya Safari to Kenya Lodge Safari to Kenya Luxury safaris to Samburu Serena Lodge or Sarova Shaba Lodge, Mountain Lodge Serena, Ark Lodge, Lodge safari to Samburu and Aberdare, Aberdare and Samburu Wildlife Lodge Safaris & Aberdare Wildlife Lodge Safaris, Treetops Lodge, Aberdare Country Club and Outspan Golf & Country Club.
 
Samburu National Reserve:
Samburu Game Reserve is situated in the hot and arid fringes of Kenya's vast Northern Frontier District. The area is home to the Samburu tribe, pastoral relatives of the Masai. The landscape is rugged and dramatic - against a backdrop of volcanic mountains, gaunt hills and withered scrub tree punctuate the sparse and dry terrain with clusters of the incredibly hardy desert rose providing the occasional flash of vivid colour. The Ewaso Nyiro river, lifeline of the area, runs along the southern boundary dividing Samburu Game Reserve from Buffalo Springs Reserve. Crocodile and hippo share the river with the many small herds of elephant which bathe and frolic in the muddy brown waters during the heat of the day before returning later to browse on the lush vegetation of the riverine forest. Buffalo, lion, leopard, cheetah and plains game may also be seen but a special feature of this Reserve are the various species of game unique to these northern parks - Beisa oryx, the long necked gerenuk, Grevy's zebra, reticulated giraffe and the blue shanked Somali ostrich. Samburu Reserve covers an area of 104 km2 on the northern bank of Uaso Nyiro river. Samburu Game Reserve has a unique landscapes of rounded and rugged hills and undulating plains.
 
Accommodations at Samburu Game Reserve available at  Samburu Serena Lodge, Samburu Lodge, Sarova Shaba Lodge, Samburu Sopa Lodge, Samburu Larsens Camp & Samburu Intrepids Camp. 4 Days Samburu Aberdare safari, Samburu lodge safari, Aberdare lodge safari, Kenya tour holiday vacation, Samburu luxury lodge Safari, Aberdare holiday, Samburu safari, Aberdare lodge safari, Aberdare safaris, Ark lodge, Samburu Serena Lodge, Treetops Lodge, Mountain Serena Lodge.
 
Access of Samburu Game Reserve is either by road or air.
 
Aberdare National Park:
The Aberdare National Park was created in 1950 to protect the forested slopes and moors of the Aberdare Mountains. While the park has elephant, lion, rhino, black leopard and the beautiful but elusive bongo antelope, it is rarely visited by safari companies and individual travellers. There are a number of reasons for this, one is that the high rainfall turns the roads to mudslides and you need a 4x4 to get anywhere, and as a result the park often closes in the wet season. Added to this is the dense forest, which makes game viewing tricky. Lastly, other than campsites with minimal facilities, the only accommodation is at two very expensive tree lodges.

The lodges are also the main attraction of the Aberdare. Both Treetops and The Ark are built above the ground beside floodlit waterholes with salt licks. Visitors must book in advance and cannot make their own way to the lodges in private vehicles. Instead check-in is at the Aberdare Country club for The Ark and the Outspan Hotel for Treetops and they bus you to the lodge. Treetops is one of Kenya's most famous hotels as this is where British Princess Elizabeth was informed that she was now Queen in 1952 when her father died. The Ark, however, offers better game viewing, especially at night.

Nocturnal game viewing is taken so seriously that there is a buzzer in each room which
sounds if an unusual animal turns up at the waterhole. Elephant, buffalo, rhino, leopard and bushbuck are regular visitors. Kenya Safari to Kenya Lodge Safari to Kenya Luxury safaris to Samburu Serena Lodge or Sarova Shaba Lodge, Mountain Lodge Serena, Ark Lodge, Lodge safari to Samburu and Aberdare, Aberdare and Samburu Wildlife Lodge Safaris & Aberdare Wildlife Lodge Safaris, Treetops Lodge, Aberdare Country Club and Outspan Golf & Country Club.
 
4 Days Samburu & Aberdare Lodge Safari:
Day 1: Nairobi - Samburu National Reserve, Kenya
Distance: 360 km (5 hrs, 30 min.) Drive north through cultivations of sisal and pineapple to the northern frontier district and on to Samburu National Reserve. Afternoon game drive in this reserve famous for its exclusive game viewing. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Simba  Lodge or Samburu Sopa Lodge, L,D.
 
Day 2 : Samburu Game Reserve, Kenya
Full day of game viewing drives in this dry semi-arid park with its striking background view of the Mathew's Range. The gently flowing Uaso Nyiro river which traverses this Park provides evergreen vegetation for the rare gerenuk, Grevy zebra and reticulated giraffe found in this park. All meals and overnight at Samburu Simba  Lodge or Samburu Sopa Lodge, B,L,D.

 

Day 3: Samburu to Aberdare National Park, Kenya
Distance: 210 km (3 hrs. 30 min.). After breakfast at the Lodge. Drive to the Aberdare Country Club. Lunch at the Club. Afternoon transfer into Aberdare National Park and on to The Ark Lodge for bird watching and overnight floodlit game viewing from the lodge viewing decks. Ark Lodge, set in the heart of the Aberdare National Park, is an unique tree lodge with a veranda that overlooks a floodlit waterhole and saltlick allowing undisturbed views of wildlife visiting the waterhole. Elephant, rhino, leopard, bushbuck and occasionally an elusive bongo and giant forest hog have been sighted. The 60 guest rooms are all en-suite. All cabins have private bathrooms with shower, and are comfortably furnished with bedside lamps and carpeted floors to ward off the evening and morning chill. Resembling and named after Noah's Ark, The Ark Tree Lodge is designed with 'decks' from which numerous balconies and lounges provide superb vantage points for game viewing. A ground level bunker provides excellent photographic opportunities and takes you closer than you would believe possible to the wildlife. Dinner and overnight at The Ark Lodge, B,L,D.
 
 
Day 4: Aberdare to Nairobi, Kenya
After breakfast, return to the base hotel. Reconnect with your driver for a drive back to Nairobi to arrive just before lunch where the tour ends, B.
 
Special remarks:
Children below 7 years are not admitted at the Ark Lodge and/or Treetops Lodge. Only an overnight rucksack is permitted at the tree lodges owing to limited space in the cabins. Excess luggage is stored at the base hotel. Travellers are advised to pack warm clothing for the Aberdare National Park since nights are pretty chilly. The above itinerary may be rerouted to operate on the reverse direction in which case the price remains unchanged.

Tour Cost: US$ 955 Per Person Sharing. Single room supplement: US$ 251

Tour Cost Includes:
-Guarantee price/guarantee safari on confirmation
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Transport on safari in a comfortable safari vehicle equipped for game viewing, photography and touring
-Full board accommodation on safari and meal plan as described, B=Breakfast,
L=Lunch and D=Dinner
-Accommodation in double
/triple room
-All park entrance fees to include government taxes
-Service of an English speaking professional driver/guide
-All game drives as detailed in the itinerary
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Bottled water whilst on safari
-Start and end in Nairobi.

Tour Cost excludes:
-Tips
-Laundry
-Beverages/Drinks
-International flights
-Visas
-Items of a personal nature
-Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary

To reserve the above 4 days Samburu and Aberdares luxury lodge safari, please contact us!

Samburu Serena Safari Lodge:
Situated on the banks of the Uaso Nyiro River, in the center of the Samburu Game Reserve, the Samburu Serena Safari Lodge echoes the robust rhythms of African riverfront life. The lodge was inspired by the architecture of the indigenous Samburu tribe; it blends into its natural environment by making full use of native materials. Thatched cabins built using exotic African woods create an escapist atmosphere. Accommodations are cooled by breezes off the river and overhead punkah fans. All guestrooms have private verandahs with uninterrupted vistas of the languid river and the wildlife it attracts, as well as the countless crocodiles that make the waters their home. Gracious dining and lounge areas are enhanced by Samburu details and murals depicting local nature. The Samburu dancers will entertain you during one of your days here, and it might even be possible to visit one of their villages if you're interested, for a nominal small fee.

 

 

Sarova Shaba Lodge:
Sarova Shaba lodge is a luxury lodge located on the periphery of Shaba National Reserve overlooking the crocodile infested Uaso Nyiro river. Nairobi is about 314 kms from Nairobi. The lodge is accessible by both air and road. All the 85 thatched roofed bedrooms are air conditioned, one superior suite and four luxury suites, all including private bathe and shower, hot and cold running water. The superior suite has a Jacuzzi 

There is one swimming pool featuring a waterfall and small islands, laundry service, game drives in 4 x4 wheel drive vehicles and a medical clinic. 1 restaurant & 2 bars 

4 days Samburu and Aberdares luxury lodge safari