Classic Safari Africa

Kenya  - 12 Days

 Kenya | Private Safari tour  | 12 days

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This guided tour is the easiest and relaxing way to see the famous big five Game of Kenya while exploring Masai Mara national reserve the land of the wildebeest migration.

 

This tour offers the luxury of a private guide to take you within and close viewing distance of the game that you want to see, plus you can flexibly choose your times of activities as it suits you. You can also upgrade to luxury accommodation or prolong your safari with optional activities.

Summary

Day 1:  Arrival day Nairobi 

Day 2:  Nairobi - Samburu

Day 3:  Samburu Game Reserve

Day 4:  Samburu - Sweetwaters

Day 5:  Sweetwaters - Mountain lodge

Day 6:  Mountain Lodge - Lake Nakuru National park

Day 7:  Lake Nakuru National park - Masai Mara

Day 8:  Masai Mara Game reserve

Day 9:  Masai Mara - Naivasha

Day10: Naivasha - Amboseli  

Day11: Amboseli National park

Day12: Amboseli - Nairobi

 
 
What is included

Airport pick-up and transfer

Dedicated tour guide throughout the safari

4x4 safari vehicle with roof hatch for game viewing

Game drives in the above-mentioned parks

Park entry and conservation fees

11 nights accommodation at hotels, lodges and luxe safari tents

English speaking guide

Meals as indicated in the itinerary

 

What is not included

International flights & visa

Personal insurances

Tips and gratuities

Souvenirs, beverages and other personal costs

Any extra's not mentioned above

 

 

 

DAY

 1

Arrival day        Nairobi        

On this arrival day, you will be picked from Nairobi National airport by your tour guide for a transfer to the hotel.

 

No planned activities, just relax in this comfortable hotel after your flight. Go for a swim in the beautiful pool.

 

In case your flight is early you can choose an optional visit to the Giraffe center or get your best bargain at the Maasai market.

 

Enjoy your dinner served in the Hotel.

4x4

Friendly guide

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

DAY

 2

Nairobi        Samburu

Today we head north through the town of Isiolo through Nanyuki the home to Mount Kenya with a chance to see the peak if the weather allows.

 

Arriving in good time for lunch with a siesta followed by afternoon game viewing. Here in the Samburu National Reserve, you will see wildlife not found in the South and other Parks. The reserve also is also home to elephants and other large predators such as the lion, leopard, and cheetah.

 

Among the five here such as the elusive black rhino and buffaloes are spotted too. Wild dog sightings are also common to this protracted reserve. The Nyiro River is a big source of water to the wildlife and the crocs too.

4x4

Game drive

Friendly guide

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

DAY

 3

Samburu Game Reserve

4x4

Game drive

Friendly guide

The day is yours to explore the beauty of the semi-arid region, with its unique species of bird life. Morning and afternoon game drive. Situated along the Ewaso Nyiro River, there is a lot to attract wildlife from the surrounding Savannah plains.

 

The reserve is rich in wildlife with an abundance of rare northern specialist species such as the Grevy's zebra, reticulated giraffe, gerenuk Somali ostrich, and the beisa oryx.

 

Back at sunset for Dinner and overnight at Sentrim tented camp.

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

DAY

 4

Samburu        Sweetwaters 

In the morning after breakfast optional Samburu village visit and after drive to sweet waters Tented Camp; the luxurious thatched-roofed tents overlook a large waterhole which is floodlit by night, providing a haven for thirsty wildlife.

 

Sweet waters, this is the only park in Africa that you can touch a rhino and be at close range to see chimpanzees and the big five.T he water hole offers excellent and secluded game viewing rarely available elsewhere.

 

Dinner and overnight at the Sweet waters camp.

4x4

Game drive

Friendly guide

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

Sweetwaters        Mountain Lodge

4x4

Game drive

Friendly guide

After breakfast depart for Mountain Lodge or tree top, set deep in mountain forest and overlooking a floodlit water hole.

 

Elephants, Rhino, Buffalo, Waterbuck, Forest-Hog and perhaps the elusive Bongo may be observed from the safety of the lodge. This lodge is in a quiet and secluded forest on the foot of Mount Kenya and gives a feeling of excitement as well as relaxation.

 

Dinner and overnight at Mountain Lodge

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

DAY

 5

DAY

 6

Mountain Lodge        Lake Nakuru

An early morning start first takes you northwest heading towards Nyahururu with a stopover at the Thomsons Falls, followed by a drive in a southerly direction to your next destination, Lake Nakuru.

 

Once in this spectacular park, view game en-route to the lodge. Following Lunch and a short siesta, you do have an afternoon game drive returning to the lodge as the sun sets. Nakuru National is known for its birdlife offering possibility to view flamingos. It is also home to black and white rhinos as well as the endangered Rothschild giraffe among other plains game.  Dinner and overnight at Sopa Lodge.

4x4

Game drive

Friendly guide

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

DAY

 7

Lake Nakuru        Masai Mara

After breakfast depart Lake Nakuru National Park for Masai Mara through Mai-mahiu. Pass the impressive Longonot earth satellite station as you head across the valley to the city of the Maasai people (Narok) and continue your journey across big farms of wheat and barley, before reaching the home of the 7th wonder of the world the Masai Mara in good time for lunch.

 

After lunch and a break proceed for evening game drive, returning to the lodge as the sun sets. Overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge.

4x4

Game drive

Friendly guide

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

DAY

8

Masai Mara Game Reserve

Following an early breakfast, depart on a morning game drive with your packed lunch ready to explore this gigantic Park.

 

Masai National park is a home of the big five and all other animals not to mention the migratory animals, the wildebeest and Zebras. Depending on which season you have an opportunity to visit Mara River with the animals crossing or hippos and crocs basking for sun.

 

Have lunch next to the hippo pool or under the shade of the African Acacia tree. Game viewing as you had back to the hotel for dinner and overnight at your lodge. 

4x4

Game drive

Friendly guide

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

DAY

9

Masai Mara          Lake Naivasha

4x4

Game drive

Friendly guide

Leaving the Masai Mara after breakfast, travel across the 'breadbasket of Kenya, where acres of wheat and barley fill the landscape and big herds of Maasai cattle along the way.

 

Travel north to Narok the headquarters of the Maasai land down and across the past plains on the floor of the Rift Valley, keeping an eye out for herds of zebras, gazelle, and the Masai giraffe as you head up to Mai-mahiu arriving Lake  Naivasha good time for lunch.

 

After lunch and a siesta in this beautiful lake, you have an afternoon game drive or cycling inside Hells gate National park with the view of all wild animals at close range through the geothermal plant and the spar. Back to Sopa Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Breakfast

Lunch