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MKCC 801: 8 Days Samburu | Mt. Kenya | Lake Nakuru | Masai Mara |  Lake Naivasha
    
Day 01: Proceed northwards to Samburu Game Reserve. You will pass through the Kikuyu Farmlands of coffee and pineapple You will pass through the equator to Kenya's semi-arid area, the Samburu National Reserve. Arrival Samburu and game drive en-route to the campsite. Dinner and overnight at the campsite.

Day 02: Early game drive at the park. Samburu Reserve has some unique five to include, Reticulated Giraffe, Grevy Zebra, Beisa Oryx, Somali Ostrich, and the long neck Gerenuk Antelope. Other animals to be found include, Lion, Leopard, Elephant, and Cheetah amongst others. All meals and overnight at the campsite.

Day 03: Depart after breakfast from Samburu to Mount Kenya. Afternoon enjoy a walking safari to the ‘Mau Mau’ Caves; this were the caves used by freedom fighters as hiding places during the struggle for Independence. Monkeys and birds will be seen during this tour. Return for dinner and overnight at the campsite.

Day 04: After breakfast depart to Lake Nakuru National Park. This lake is famous for its Flamingos but there are other types of birds living and feeding there. Apart from birds Lake Nakuru offers a wide variety of small game such as Waterbuck, Impala, Gazelle and Buffalo. It is a sanctuary for both the white and black rhino. Dinner and overnight at Nakuru.

Day 05: After breakfast you will depart from Nakuru to Masai Mara Game Reserve, you will cross the valley floor to Narok  and by late afternoon you will have arrived the campsite and have time for a game drive before being served dinner and overnight rest. 

Day 06: Day spent on game viewing; Zebra, Giraffe, Antelopes, Hyena, Elephant, Buffalo, Lion, Leopard, and the Rhino. Besides, over 350 bird species have been recorded here. Dinner and  overnight at the Campsite.

Day 07: Early morning game drive in the reserve before breakfast. Proceed to Lake Naivasha. Afternoon is free for a boat ride or a tour to the Crescent Island should not be missed, It is one of the few places in all of Africa where you can wander on foot among herds of Zebra, Wildebeest, gazelles and giraffes. The Lake is a birds’ paradise and has a larger number of hippos. Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Day 08: Drive back to Nairobi.

 


 
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Mt.Kenya

Mount Kenya is Africa’s second highest mountain at 5,199m (17,058 feet) and the highest of all Kenya Mountains. Mount Kenya is roughly circular, about 60km across at the 200mm contour, where the steep font hills rise out of the gentler slopes of the centered highlands. At the centre of the massif, the main peaks rise sharply from around 4,500m to the main summit of Batian 5,199m, Nelion 5,188m and point Lenana 4,985m. Other major summits on the mountain include Point Piggott 4,957m, Point Dutton 4,885 and Point John 4,883m. Of the three main peaks (Batian, Lenana and Nelion), only point Lenana can be reached by trekkers and the other two being only for technical climbers.

Africa's highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro stands on featureless part of the East African plateau, on the Tanzanian side of the Kenya border near Moshi, side by side with the smaller Mount Meru. These mountains are extinct volcanoes, with Kilimanjaro actually being the agglomeration of three distinct volcanoes, Kibo (5896m/ 19,340 ft), Mwenzi (5,149 / 16,896 ft) and Shira (3,962m / 13,000 ft). whose violent creation is geologically associated with the creation of the Great Rift Valley, 100km to the West.

Mount Meru is Mount Kilimanjaro's little sister, standing at 4,566m compared to 5,895m, but is still an impressive freestanding volcano, which makes a superb four day climb to the top. It last erupted in 1910 therefore can be classified as an active volcano. The first Mount Meru ascent was made by Dr. Fritz Jaeger, 1904. The town of Arusha lies at the base of Mount Meru Trekking, loads of trek companies do this trek. Wild animals are frequently found on this mountain therefore an armed ranger usually accompanies the trekkers.