A 6 nights / 7 days journey combining two of Kenya’s most exciting and wildlife rich wildernesses. Experience the elegant and luxurious Saruni Samburu and Saruni Mara.
Day 1: Saruni Samburu
Flight Nairobi - Samburu
Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, where a our vehicle will transfer you to Wilson Airport for your flight to Samburu.
Depart Nairobi at 10:20, arriving at Samburu 11:30, where your Saruni Samburu guide will meet you and transfer you to the lodge, or take you on a game drive.Afternoon game drive on Kalama Conservancy exploring over 200,000 acres of pristine wilderness in total privacy and sundowners with a breath-taking view.
Day 2: Saruni Samburu
Early morning game drive into Samburu National Reserve to seek out the Special Five of Samburu: the Reticulated giraffe, the Grevy zebra, the Beisa oryx, the Somali ostrich and the gerenuk, all rare species that occur only in this part of the country, and look for its well known larger game including elephants, lion and leopard. Enjoy a picnic lunch before heading back to the lodge to relax for the afternoon.Unwind with a complimentary half hour massage upon arriving back at the lodge.
Day 3: Saruni Samburu
Continue to explore the wonders of Samburu on a morning game drive. After lunch, head out on a nature walk discovering animals, plants and the caves in the local area with rock paintings.
Evening game drive in Kalama Conservancy, the 200,000-acre private wildlife conservancy in which Saruni Samburu is located, ending with a bush dinner under the stars in the middle of the wilderness, and a night drive back to the lodge. The Samburu dancing with the warriors, candles and fire under the vast African skies make this a truly magical experience, and one of your highlights of your stay.
Day 4: Saruni Mara
Flight Samburu - Mara
Depart Samburu at 09:30 on your flight and arrive in the Masai Mara at 11:00.
Game drive with a picnic lunch to enjoy under an acacia tree or by the river next to a pod of hippo’s, or head to Saruni Mara for some rest and an exclusive game drive later in the afternoon in Mara North Conservancy – over 30,000 acres of plentiful, protected land bordering the Masai Mara National Reserve.
Enjoy a completely different and less-explored corner of the Mara eco-system in total privacy, brimming with wildlife.
Day 5: Saruni Mara
Early morning game drive to look for the big cats and other predators of the Mara, returning to camp for lunch and treatments at the Masai Wellbeing Space.
In the afternoon, a game drive will take you to a special area where the biggest herds of giraffe can be seen, followed by dinner at the lodge and an optional night game drive.
Day 6: Maasai Mara
Walk in the forest that surrounds Saruni Mara or a game drive up the top of Kilileoni, the highest mountain in the Serengeti-Maasai Mara ecosystem – lead by your skillful and knowledgeable Masai guides.
In the afternoon you will discover more of the Masai Mara National Reserve and experience first-hand what makes the Mara one of the most exciting wildernesses in the world.
Weather permitting, experience a bush dinner in the middle of the wilderness under the vast African sky, with Maasai warriors singing and dancing around the fire.
Day 7: International flight
Flight Mara - Nairobi
Visit the rhino sanctuary in Mara North on the way to the airstrip and to admire once more the hippos and the crocodiles of the Mara River.The flight back to Nairobi leaves the Mara at 11:00 and arrives in Nairobi at 12:20.
Transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport with by our driver .
Including: internal flights, transfers, full board accommodation, house wines and spirits, activities - game drives, bush meals, cultural visits, guided walks, and a 30 minute complimentary massage per room.
This is the ultimate, unforgettable Saruni Safari - classic and unique, authentic and luxurious, wildlife and culture rich, adventurous and serene, all in perfect balance, guaranteeing a once-in-a-lifetime Saruni experience.