Following a night in Nairobi to relax and enjoy a historic tour of Nairobi or a delightful restaurant, depart early in the morning on safari to Masai Mara. From the open plains of Masai Mara, the shimmery pink waters of Lake Nakuru and the swamps of Amboseli, this safari takes in three of the most picturesque regions in Kenya. It also provides the perfect opportunity to spot the Big-5 and to capture some diverse scenery.
7 Days Classic Kenya Safari Itinerary
Upon arrival at JKIA airport you will be met by our staff and transferred to Fair View hotel for check in and the remainder of the day at leisure. Overnight Fairview hotel on bed and breakfast basis.
Leaving Nairobi after breakfast, you’ll travel towards Kenya’s fertile highlands and head down the Rift Escarpment on a road built by Italian prisoners of war during World War II. Look for the charming chapel they built at the foot of the escarpment. You’ll pass the impressive Longonot earth satellite station as you head across the Valley to Narok, and then travel across acres of wheat and barley before you reach the Masai Mara and your lodge in time for lunch. There will be an afternoon game drive. Overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge on a full board basis
Early morning game drive game drive in the reserve returning back to your camp for breakfast. After breakfast Full day spends in the park with packed lunch in search of its popular residents like the well-known predators and their opponents like the Zebra, Wildebeest, Giraffe, Hippo and the dangerous Crocodiles with a visit to Mara river. In the late afternoon on your way back to the camp, A visit to a Masai village and a school at a No Extra Cost. In the evening spend a few hours enjoying the lodges’ recreational facilities such as the swimming pool or you may take a walk with the resident lodge naturalist. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge
Leaving the Masai Mara after breakfast, you’ll travel across the ‘breadbasket’ of Kenya, where acres of wheat and barley litter the landscape as you head north to Narok, the district headquarters of this part of Maasailand. Now travel across the vast plains on the floor of the Rift Valley, keeping an eye out for herds of giraffe and gazelle as you head up the Mau Escarpment, before arriving at Lake Nakuru. The waters here are often colored shimmering flamingo pink, from thousands of the beautiful birds lining its shores. After lunch at Lake Nakuru Lodge, depart for an afternoon game drive in Nakuru National Park before continuing to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge on a full board basis.
After an early breakfast, you will depart with a picnic lunch leaving the Rift Valley behind, you continue towards Nairobi and then head south towards OlTukai Lodge. Then proceed with afternoon game drive in the park en route to the Amboseli arriving in the evening. Overnight at Kibo Safari Camp on a full board basis.
Full day in the Park. Amboseli National Park is situated near the border of Kenya and Tanzania in the south-east region of Kenya about 250 km from Nairobi. Magnificent views of snow-capped Kilimanjaro are dominant. The best time to see it, however, is early morning or just at sunset. This is Africa’s highest mountain – some call it “the rooftop of Africa”. Game drives with all meals and overnight at Kibo Safari Camp on a full board basis.
Following an early breakfast, you’ll catch your last views of the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro as you depart Amboseli viewing game en route to the border of the park. From here turn west to the colorful border town of Namanga, where you will find some unique Maasai beadwork. Then turn north along a good tarmac road across the beautiful and seemingly never-ending Athi Plains, arriving in Kenya’s bustling capital city of Nairobi by mid-day. Alternatively, you can be dropped at either Tarakea/Namanga Border post for a Tanzania safari extension.
Contract rates are subject to change by season with the seasons:
Peak Season – 1 July to 31 October, 22 December to 1 January
High Season – 2 January to 31 March, 16 June to 30 June, 1 November to 21 December .
Low Season – 1 April to 15 June .
- The above quotes are in US Dollars and applicable all year round
- In case of Beach extension request for a quote
- Child rate 3 to 11 years is 50% of the Adult Rate
- Holiday Surcharge – Easter 14, 15, 16 & 17 April
– Christmas 24, 25, 26, 31 December and 1 January is not included but can be provided on request.
Meet and greet services with assistance at the airport or hotel
All transport and game drives on road safaris will be in a modern 4×4 safari land cruiser (with seven window seats) with an English speaking driver-guide on a private basis
All Transfers in Nairobi
Extra lunch at the Carnivore Restaurant
Meals and accommodation as specified
All park fees and government taxes
2 bottles of ½ liter mineral water per person per day on game drives
Visas, international flights and Airport taxes (clients pay directly)
Driver-guide gratuities, drinks, dining rooms tips, porterage
Personal travel, baggage, and medical insurance