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Category: Camping Safari
12 Nights, 13 Days

No doubt, camping safari is one of the best ways to experience the real essence of untamed wilds of Africa. Kenya overland camping safari is designed to give you a rare wilderness experience. You will also have a chance to sample most of the African cuisines prepared at your very eye by professional safari cooks. Your interaction with the native people will give you a true African picture and, you might also get opportunities to learn some local languages such as Swahili – Kenya’s national language. The idea of the Kenya overland camping is to give you an opportunity to cut across Kenya as you sample major attractions. 


Day 1: Nairobi-Amboseli
Leaving Nairobi in the morning, you drive across the Athi plains towards the Kenya/Tanzania border post of Namanga. Then through arid Masai ranchlands to your campsite in Amboseli National Park for a late picnic lunch. Later in the afternoon you will enjoy a game drive in the surrounding areas before returning to Camp for hot showers. Spend the evening around the campfire

Day 2: Amboseli
The day starts with an early breakfast followed by a full day explore and game viewing. Take note of the magnificent view of Mount Kilimanjaro, usually clear in the early morning. This is a spectacular background for your photographs. Stop for picnic lunch at Look Out Hill or other shady spot and return to the camp in late afternoon. The evening is spent around the campfire listening to the sounds of the African nights- the distant roars of the lions and the doleful, whooping ‘laugh’ of the hyenas. Meals and overnight at the campsite

Day 3: Amboseli- Mt Kenya 
Leave Amboseli and proceed to Mount Kenya region and camp for the night. Walk within the camp and dinner will be served. 

Day 4: Samburu
Leaving Mt Kenya region in the morning, you drive north, along the foothills of Mount Kenya and across the equator. You continue into Samburu for an afternoon game drive as you sample its rugged terrains and thorny bush lands. Dinner and overnight at your campsite. 

Day 5: Samburu
An early morning game drive, subsequent to a late breakfast in campsite. Alternatively leave camp with picnic breakfast and enjoy longer explore in the wilderness of Samburu. Mid morning at leisure or a visit to the nearby Samburu village. After lunch, you enjoy an afternoon game drive through the forests of Ewaso Nyiro River with good chances of spotting elephant herds browsing on the lush ravine vegetation. Dinner and overnight in your camp.

Day 6: Samburu-Lake Nakuru
In the morning after breakfast proceed to Lake Nakuru National park – a world famous ornithological spectacle with over one million population of flamingoes and untold wealth of other bird life and prime population of wild animals including a rhino sanctuary. You will have lunch enroute, arriving late afternoon. Dinner and overnight at the campsite

Day 7: Lake Nakuru – Lake Baringo
After breakfast you will proceed to Lake Baringo. Lake Baringo is the threshold of Northern Kenya, and its freshwaters are an oasis in the arid plains. It is the traditional home of the Njemps tribe, a unique tribe who are the only pastoral, cattle herding tribe who also fish. Among other tribes such as the Maasai eating fish is a taboo. In the morning you will take a boat ride and cross to Baringo islands for a short walk in the forest. You can see hippos in the lake from the boat. Dinner and overnight at at the campsite. 

Day 8: Lake Baringo - Lake Bogoria
Check into your camp on - the Jewel of the Great Rift Valley. Lake Bogoria, also known for the hot sulphur water gushing out of the grounds, is the exact definition of nature's version of bath and Sauna. Here you will be able to see the Woodland Kingfisher, Northern white-headed buffalo weaver, Rufous crowned roller, etc. Dinner and overnight by the lake

Day 9: Lake Bogoria –Lake Naivasha
Leave Lake Bogoria and head to Lake Naivasha. Enjoy walks in Hells gate National park and spend the night camping in the lake region.

Day 10: Lake Naivasha-Masai Mara
After breakfast leave for Masai Mara National Park, with picnic lunch enroute, arriving in the mara in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Day 11: Masai Mara
You will have a full day game viewing in the Mara, an optional nature walk, or a visit to a nearby Maasai Village in between meal breaks. Dinner and overnight at your camp.

Day 12: Masai Mara
After breakfast proceed for an early morning game drive. Return to camp for lunch or leave with packed meals and a further game drive after lunch. Dinner and overnight at your camp.

Day 13: Masai Mara-Nairobi
Leave Maasai Mara Game Reserve for Nairobi with Picnic lunch enroute arriving in Nairobi in the afternoon.


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