7 Days Safari in Kenya Description

The first stop on our 7-day safari in Kenya is Samburu National Reserve in the north. Samburu has a permanent water supply resulting in spectacular bird life, including species endemic to this area of Kenya. Next, we travel to the Great Rift Valley Lake of Nakuru, famous for its impressive birdlife and diversity of wild animals, including black and white rhinos. From Lake Nakuru, we drive south via the beautiful Great Rift Valley to Kenya’s premier game reserve – Masai Mara.

SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS

DAYLOCATIONACCOMMODATIONACTIVITIES
1SAMBURU GAME RESERVEASHNIL SAMBURUGAME DRIVE
2SAMBURU GAME RESERVEASHNIL SAMBURUGAME DRIVES
3LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARKLAKE NAKURU SOPA LODGEBIRDWTCHING, G.D
4MASA MARA NATIONL RESERVEMARA SOPA LODGEAFTERNOON G.D
5MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVEMARA SOPA LODGEFULL DAY G.D
6MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVEMARA SOPA LODGEG.D
7NAIROBIN/AN/A

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Masai Cultural Experience at $30pp
  • Balloon Safari Ride @$450pp

 

G.D Means Game Drive

N/A Means Not Applicable

7 Days Safari in Kenya Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi to Samburu Game Reserve

The 7-DaySafari starts with collection from your hotel in Nairobi at around 7:30 in the morning. Your guide will brief you onthe journey ahead before we set off. Leaving Nairobi we head north via the shoulder of Africa’s second-largest mountain, Mount Kenya, making our way to the Samburu National Reserve. Arriving at our first lodge we have lunch and embark on our first wildlife adventure – an exciting afternoon game drive in Samburu.

  • Dinner and overnight at Ashnil Samburu
  • Meal Plan: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Samburu Game Reserve Full Day

Day two is set aside for game viewing in Samburu National Reserve, exploring its open grasslands and diverse landscapes in search of the variety of wildlife found here. This region of Kenya is home to the Samburu special five namely the Grevy’s zebra, gerenuk antelope, Somali ostriches, and the Beisa Oryx. Elephants and crocodiles are guaranteed sightings and lions, hippos, and giraffes are also found in the reserve. Bird watching is also excellent here, with over 365 species, including numerous varieties of weaverbirds and the martial eagle. After a rewarding day of game viewing in the vast Samburu Reserve, we return to our lodge for dinner and a relaxing evening under the stars.

  • Dinner and overnight at Ashnil Samburu
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Samburu to Lake Nakuru National Park

After breakfast we break up camp and hit the road again, game viewing on our way out of Samburu National ReserveWe travel south through Kenya to Lake Nakuru National Park,stopping for lunch en route. Arriving at Lake Nakuru Park we take a scenic afternoon game drive in this compact wildlife area.

  • Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Lake Nakuru to Masai Mara National Reserve

Today we depart from the lodge after breakfast and travel south towards the famous Masai Mara Game Reserve in southwest Kenya. We drive through beautiful savannah grasslands and plains of the Great Rift Valley making our way to our next overnight accommodation in Masai Mara. Arriving at our camp, we settle in for a peaceful night under starry African skies.

  • Dinner and overnight at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 & 6: Masai Mara Game Reserve Full Day

These two days are spent embarking on exhilarating game-viewing drives in Masai Mara. On clear days, the Masai Mara National Reserve offers fantastic orange-tinged sunsets worth capturing on camera. The Mara reserve covers 1510km² of incredible wide-open landscapes and fertile riverine woodlands, following the meanders of the Mara and Talek rivers. One glimpse is enough to explain its appeal as an iconic savannah, with a mass of amazing wildlife.

  • Dinner and overnight at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Masai Mara to Nairobi

Your last day on this safari in Kenya kicks off with breakfast. Then it is time to leave the African bush behind and drive back to Nairobi. This unforgettable Samburu, Masai Mara & Lake Nakuru Safari ends in the afternoon upon arrival in Nairobi.

  • Meal Plan: Breakfast

Safari Cost Include the following:

  • Full Board Accommodation
  • Transport in a customized safari vehicle
  • Game Drives
  • Services of a certified Professional, English-speaking Driver-Guide
  • All park entry fees
  • All government taxes and levies
  • Flying doctors air ambulance evacuation in case of a life-threatening accident or injury

Safari cost Does not Include the following:

  • International flight tickets and visa costs.
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Masai village visit
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Any other expenses not included on the safari
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