Safari Highlights:

  • Start/End: Nairobi
  • End: Mombasa or Diani
  • Status: Open all-year round
  • Aberdares – 1 Night: The Ark Lodge
  • Samburu – 2 Nights: Samburu Intrepids Camp/Samburu Sopa Lodge
  • Sweetwaters – 1 Night: Sweetwaters Tented Camp
  • Lake Nakuru – 1 Night: Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge/Flamingo Hill Tented Camp
  • Lake Naivasha – 1 Night: Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge/Crescent Camp
  • Maasai Mara – 3 Nights: Ashnil Mara Camp/Mara Leisure Camp
  • Nairobi – 1 Night: The Norfolk Hotel/Fairview Hotel
  • Tsavo West – 2 Nights: Ziwani Voyager/Severine Camp

Activities: Game viewing, photography, nature walks sightseeing & birding

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi– Transfer to Aberdares

You will be picked at 8a.m for a vist to Giraffe Centre and Elephant Orphanage. Thereafter, depart for Aberdares to arrive after 3 hours. Lunch will be served along the way. Arrive in good time for a joint game drive as you drive to The Ark lodge for dinner and overnight stay. At the lodge you will enjoy game viewing at a deck overlooking a waterhole.

Overnight: The Ark Lodge

Meals: Lunch & Dinner

Day 2: Aberdares – Transfer to Samburu

Have breakfast then depart for Samburu passing through the equator line to Samburu land. Arrive with a short game drive en route to the camp for lunch. After lunch, relax before a game drive at 4p.m. Samburu Park has unique residents including the Reticulated Giraffe, Grevy’s Zebra, Beisa Oryx and the Blue legged Somali Ostrich.

Overnight: Samburu Intrepids/Sopa
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinne

Day 3: Samburu – Full day

This whole day, enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in search of unique northern Kenya species such as the reticulated giraffe, beisa oryx, Grevy’s zebra, and the long-necked gerenuk. Much of the reserve consists of desert landscape; dusty red plains broken by thorny scrub, featuring dramatic views of table top Mt Ol Olokwe on the horizon. All meals are taken at the camp/lodge.

Overnight: Samburu Intrepids/Sopa
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4: Samburu – Transfer to Sweetwaters

Have breakfast at the camp and immediately depart for Sweetwaters. This is a beautiful private game reserve and home to rare species such as Beisa oryx, Rothschild’s giraffe and black rhino. Game drives here reveal the full range of African wildlife including lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant and hippo. Enjoy a private visit with the tame animals at the wildlife orphanage. Observe chimps at the Chimpanzee Sanctuary.

Overnight: Sweetwaters Tented Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5: Sweetwaters – Transfer to Lake Nakuru

Leave Samburu for Lake Nakuru arriving in time for lunch at the camp. You will have lunch at the camp then later have another game drive at 4p.m. for 2 hours.

Lake Nakuru offers good opportunities of seeing rhinos. Other animals found here include lions, leopard, giraffe, buffalo and a good number of birds.

Overnight: Sarova Lion Hill/Flamingo Hill

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6: Lake Nakuru – Transfer to Lake Naivasha

Have an early morning game drive then return to the lodge for breakfast. Depart for Lake Naivasha thereafter to arrive before lunch time. Afternoon will be spent with a boat ride to Crescent Island.

Overnight: Lake Naivasha Sopa/Crescent Camp

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7: Lake Naivasha – Transfer to Maasai Mara

Have an early breakfast then depart for Maasai Mara to arrive for lunch at the camp. Enjoy lunch then relax before your afternoon game drive at 4 O’clock for 2 hours. Return later to the camp for dinner and overnight stay.

Overnight: Ashnil Mara/Mara Leisure

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8 & 9: Maasai Mara – Full day game drives

These 2 whole days is spent with morning and afternoon game drives that lead one to some of Africa’s largest lion prides, herds of zebra, antelopes, buffaloes, wildebeest, giraffes, cheetahs, and hyenas. Accommodations include en suite restroom facilities and secluded verandas.

Optional Activities: Balloon ride and visit to Maasai Village

Overnight: Ashnil Mara/Mara Leisure

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 10: Maasai Mara – Transfer to Nairobi

Have breakfast at the camp then check out and drive to Nairobi arriving in time for lunch. Lunch is served at Carnivore Restaurant or one of your choices. Afterwards drop off at the hotel for an overnight stay.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Overnight: The Norfolk/Fairview

Meal Plan: Bed & Breakfast

Day 11: Nairobi – Transfer to Amboseli (Approximately 5 hours)

At 7a.m, you will be picked by our driver from your Nairobi hotel and immediately depart for Tsavo West to arrive before lunch time and immediately have a game drive as you head to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon visit Mzima springs where you may view the crocodiles and hippos swimming under water with a choice of picnic or buffet lunch. You will also be driven to the “shetani” lava flows and have a view of Chyulu Hills too.

Overnight: Ziwani/Severin

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 12: Tsavo West – Full-day game drive

Have a morning and afternoon game drives with lunch break in between at the camp.

Overnight: Ziwani/Severin

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 13: Tsavo West – Transfer to Nairobi

Depart Tsavo West after breakfast to arrive in Nairobi before lunch time and be dropped off at the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

 

Rates: Contact Us

Accommodations
Luxury

The Ark Lodge, Samburu Intrepids Camp, Sweetwaters Tented Camp, Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge, Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge, Ashnil Mara Camp, The Norfolk Hotel & Ziwani Voyager

Mid-range

The Ark Lodge, Samburu Sopa Lodge, Sweetwaters tented Camp, Flamingo Hill Tented Camp, Crescent Camp, Mara Leisure Camp, Fairview Hotel & Severin Safari Camp

 

Notes;-

  • Rates are per person in USD
  • Accommodation is subject to availability

Inclusive of;

– All government taxes/VAT
– Park entry fees
– Accommodation in a Single/Double/Triple room and meals as mentioned in the tour description
– Drinking water
– Transportation in a 4*4 Land Cruiser or Minivan with a pop-up roof to facilitate game viewing and photography
– All game drives as mentioned in the tour description
– Services of professional tour driver/guide (s)
– Day trip in Nairobi
– Boat ride in Lake Naivasha

 

Exclusive of;

Balloon ride: $450 per person
– A visit to Maasai village: $30 per person
– International flights from home and back
– Tips & porterage
– Visa fees (if applicable)
– Travel insurance
– Other personal items

Request for: 13 Days/12 Nights Kenya Safari