Best of Kenya Safari

9 Day 8 Nights

Rates are per person (pp) and based on 2 people sharing 1 room
Excluding international flights (from/to your home country)

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Overview

The 9 day safari can be done by those interested in game especially the big five and the cats. While on 6 Kenya Safari, one can be able to visit Amboseli National Park, Aberdare, Samburu National reserve, Lake Nakuru National Park and Masai Mara game reserve. Activities include game drives, cultural encounters and bird watching.

Summary of day Kenya Safari

  • Day 1: Pick up from Airport or Nairobi and transfer to Amboseli National Park( Approx 4hours drive)
  • Day 2: Game drives in Amboseli Natioanal Park
  • Day 3: Transfer to Aberdare for evening game drive( Approx 6-7hours)
  • Day 4: Morning game drive and transfer to Samburu National Park( Approx 
  • Day 5: Game drive in Samburu national reserve a chance to spot wildlife especially Samburu’s special. 
  • Day 6: Drive to Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Day 7: Morning game drive and transfer to Masai Mara
  • Day 8: Morning and evening game drives in Masai Mara
  • Day 9: Transfer from Masai Mara to Nairobi/ JKIA for your flight out.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Pick up from the airport or Nairobi to Amboseli National Park(Aprox 4hours drive)

Your guide will meet you at the airport/Nairobi and drive to Amboseli National Park. You may have lunch enroute or at the lodge depending on the time to leave Nairobi and later have an evening game drive in Amboseli National reserve. The Park is famous for its big game and scenic beauty with the landscape dominated by Mt. Kilimanjaro. It offers an interesting contrast with its dry and dusty appearance, which can be attributed to the volcanic ash that came out of Mt Kilimanjaro when it last erupted.

Accomodation: Amboseli Sopa Lodge

Meals: Half Board


Day 2: Game drives in Amboseli National Park

Spend a further day in the park on morning and afternoon game viewing drives. Wildlife here includes the zebra, wildebeest, giraffe, impala, caracal and serval cat, lion, leopard, cheetah, buffalo among others. There are also over 400 species of birds, including the bee-eater, kingfisher, African fish eagle, martial eagle and pygmy falcon. 

Amboseli is excellent place for visitors to watch the huge herds of elephants. The bull elephants have some of the largest tusks in all of Kenya. Visitors can also enjoy excellent views of Mt Kilimanjaro and Meru. 

Accomodation: Amboseli Sopa Lodge

Meal Plan: Full board


Day 3: Transfer to Aberdare for evening game drive (Approx 6-7hours)

Today, you will drive to Aberdare National Park, lunch at Aberdare country club and later for an afternoon game drive. The park provides a habitat for elephants, black rhinos, leopards, spotted hyenas, olive baboons, black and white colobus monkeys, buffalos, warthogs and bushbucks among others. 

Rare sightings include those of the Giant Forest hog, bongo, golden cat, serval cat, African wild cat, African civet cat and the blue duiker.

Accomodation: Ark Lodge

Meal Plan: Full board


Day 4: Morning game drive and transfer to Samburu National Park( Approx

After breakfast, proceed morning game drive and you will transfer to Samburu having enroute lunch and arriving the park later fro evening game drive.

Accomodation: Samburu Sopa

Meal Plan: Full board


Day 5: Game drive in Samburu national reserve a chance to spot wildlife especially Samburu’s

Today, you will have a morning game drive. The reserve is popular with minimum 900 elephants and is rich in wildlife with fame for abundance in rare northern specialist species such as the Grevy Zebra, Somali Ostrich, Reticulated Giraffe, Gerenuk and the Beisa Oryx (Also referred as Samburu Special). Visit the community of samburu for cultural experience.

Accomodation: Samburu Sopa

Meal Plan: Full board


Day 6: Drive to Lake Nakuru National Park

Early breakfast then check out and leave Samburu National via Nyahururu waterfalls to Nakuru Town. Have Lunch and proceed for afternoon game drive at Lake Nakuru(We have to make a stop over as we cannot manage to drive from Samburu direct to Maasai mara.

Lake Nakuru is Kenya’s most visited National Park. Located 160km and 2½ hours from Nairobi, the park is an important Ramsar site and home to thousands of different bird species.

The 188sq km Lake Nakuru is the only KWS-administered reserve that is fully enclosed. Once just a bird sanctuary, Lake Nakuru is now the best place in Kenya to see the highly protected black and white rhino. Among other animals found in the park include rhino, lion, leopard, flamingos, Egyptian geese, waterbuck, giraffe, hyena, buffalo, baboons, vervet monkeys, gazelles. 

Accomodation: Waterbuck Hotel

Meal Plan: Full board


Day 7: Leave Nakuru and transfer to Masai Mara

After breakfast at the hotel check out and leave Nakuru region for Maasai mara,you will see Lake Elementaita ,Lake Naivasha and Mt.Longonot on the way before you arrive at View Point. You will have lunch at Narok Town . Proceed to the game reserve, check in followed by afternoon game drive for at least 3 hours. This game drive will be done till sunset

Accomodation: Masai Mara Sopa Lodge

Meal Plan: Full board


Day 8: Full Day Masai Mara-Morning and evening game drives in the reserve

Today, you will do full day game drive in this spectacular reserve. The Masai Mara is regarded as the jewel of Kenya’s wildlife viewing areas. The annual wildebeest’s migration alone, also called The Great Migration, involves over 1.5 million animals arriving in July and departing in November.

Nowhere in Africa is wildlife more abundant, and it is for this reason a visitor is almost assured to see the Big Five (buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion, and rhino) in the Mara.

Accomodation: Masai Mara Sopa Lodge

Meal Plan: Full board


Day 9: Transfer from Masai Mara to Nairobi/ JKIA for your flight out.

Today you will have a morning game drive and later drive to Nairobi for your international flight out.

Accomodation: Masai Mara Sopa Lodge

Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch


This is a private safari and can be booked by an individual or a group of people. Please contact our Safari consultants for a quote

Cost Includes

  • Meet and greet services
  • Airport transfers
  • All park entry fees
  • Transport in a 4×4 Vehicle customized for safari
  • Services of an English speaking driver/guide
  • Fuel for the whole trip
  • Drinking water in the vehicle

Cost excludes

  • International flights
  • All expenses of personal nature such as drinks and tips

Safari Vans

STANDARD: 4X4 SAFARI VAN

Our standard mode of transport is by road and we use 4×4 Safari Vans customized for game viewing and photography. Each safari van comes with a professionally trained driver guide and fuel for the whole safari. Our Safari vans have viewing hatches and each client is entitled to a window seat. Our Vans can take up to eight people. We also have 4×4 Super Customs very comfortable and stable on the road. These carry up to 5 people with their luggage. We also have 4×4 RAV 4 for a group of two people

Safari land cruiser

UPGRADE: 4X4 LUXURY SAFARI LANDCRUISER

We have luxury latest Land cruisers each driven by professionally trained driver guides and fuel. They have pop-up roofs for proper game viewing and photography. They come with a small fridge for cooling your drinking water while on safari (which is always included while IN THE VEHICLE). They have inverters for charging small gadgets such as your smartphones and cameras. They can seat five to a maximum of seven people and each client is guaranteed of a window seat.

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