8 DAYS BEST OF KENYA SAFARI

Start and end in Nairobi! With the 8 Days Best Of Kenya safari, you have a 8 days best safari package taking you through Nairobi, Kenya, Aberdares National Park, Samburu National Reserve, Sweetwaters, Lake Nakuru National Park and Masai Mara Game Reserve Safari. The 8 Days Best Of Kenya safari includes accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport and so much more.

8 Days Best Of Kenya safari

ITINERARY HIGHLIGHTS

DAY 1: Departure Nairobi – Aberdare National Park
DAY 2: Departure Aberdare National Park –  Samburu National Reserve
DAY 3: Full Day Samburu National Reserve
DAY 4: Departure Samburu National Reserve – Sweetwaters Game Reserve
DAY 5: Departure Sweetwaters Game Reserve – Lake Nakuru National Park
DAY 6: Lake Nakuru National Park – Masai Mara Game Reserve
DAY 7: Full Day Masai Mara Game Reserve
DAY 8: Full Day Masai Mara Game Reserve – Nairobi

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1:

Nairobi – Aberdare National Park

Pick up from your hotel in the morning and proceed to Aberdare National Park, which is located about 150km (93 miles) east of Nairobi. Arrive in time for lunch at the hotel and later proceed for an afternoon game drive in search of the rare black rhino, leopards, baboons, and Colubus monkey. Enjoy this beautiful scenic region which is much cooler than the savannahs and offers a completely different perspective on the country. The national park lies mainly above the tree line. The scenery is spectacular with its mountainous terrain covered in thick tropical forests swathed in mist. Dinner and overnight at Treetops Lodge or The Ark Lodge.

Day 2:

Aberdare National Park – Head to Samburu National Park

Early breakfast at your lodge, short game en-route and Leave Aberdares for Samburu a 4 Hrs drive and you will have a stop at the Equator line at Nanyuki town near Mt. Kenya. you will arrive Samburu with a short game drive proceeding to your camp for lunch and check in at your camp / lodge. relax. Afternoon game drive across the park which is a unique resident wildlife species like the Reticulated Giraffe, Grevy’s Zebra, Beisa Oryx and the Blue legged Somali Ostrich. Dinner and overnight at your camp / lodge.

Day 3:

Full Day Samburu National Reserve

After breakfast, head out for a full day of game viewing drive in this dry semi-arid park with its striking background view of the Mathew’s Range. The surrounding terrain is renowned for rare game, -long necked gerenuk, Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, and the Beisa Oryx. Leopard is the frequent passer-by. Drive through the gently flowing Uaso Nyiro river which traverses this Park provides evergreen vegetation for the wildlife found in this park. Game drives and bird watching safaris are the ideal way to experience the native wildlife in its natural splendor. Dinner and overnight at your camp / lodge.

Day 4:

Samburu National Reserve – Sweetwaters Game Reserve

After breakfast depart, Samburu National Reserve and drive towards Nanyuki, for Sweetwaters Tented Camp just 30 kms from the turn off to Nanyuki town. En-route we cross the equator, which is very close to the second highest mountain in Africa, the snow capped Mount Kenya. Sweetwaters Tented Camp is located on a private game ranch and set on a 22,000-acre rhino and chimpanzee sanctuary on Ol Pejeta Ranch. Lunch at Sweetwaters Tented Camp. A late afternoon game drive where you may be able to see a variety of animals like rhino, buffalo, giraffe, and zebra and plains game.
Optional: A night game drive is done before dinner and overnight at Sweetwaters Tented Camp. Dinner and overnight at Sweetwaters Tented Camp.

Day 5:

Sweetwaters Game Reserve – Lake Nakuru National Park

Early morning breakfast game en-route leave Sweet Water for Lake Nakuru a 5 Hrs drive and you will pass through the Great Rift Valley escarpment,arriving in time for lunch and check in at Sarova lion hill Lodge. Afternoon game drive across the Pink Lake often referred so due to it’s Great masses of Flamingos not forgetting the famous white Rhino and black rhino found in this park. Dinner and overnight at your camp / lodge.

Day 6:

Lake Nakuru National Park – Masai Mara Game Reserve

Early morning breakfast. After breakfast leave Lake Nakuru for Masai Mara a 5 Hrs drive, you will pass through Narok town the famous Masai town. you arrive in time for lunch. check in at your camp / lodge and have lunch. Afternoon game drive through the park in search of the Lion, Cheetah, Elephant, Buffalo and a visit to Mara River. Dinner and overnight at your camp / lodge.

Day 7:

Full Day Masai Mara Game Reserve

After breakfast proceed on a full day of game viewing within the reserve. The landscape here is scenic savannah grassland on rolling hills. The reserve is the best park for game in Kenya as it has an extensive road and track network which allows for close range viewing and photography. Break for your picnic lunch at the hippo pool, looking out for hippos and crocodile. Dinner and overnight at your camp / lodge.

Day 8:

Masai Mara Game Reserve – Nairobi

Early morning game drive later return to your camp / lodge for Breakfast. After breakfast check out with a short game drive en-route off Masai Mara Game Reserve and drive to Nairobi. you will arrive Nairobi in time for lunch. Lunch at carnivore afterwards drop off at your respective hotel or Airport.

COST OF SAFARI

The cost of this safari will vary depending on date of travel, type of accommodation, transport mode and number of people on the safari.

Please contact us on email info@safarisinkenya.co.ke or phone +254 721 778 636 or and we shall get back to you within the shortest time possible.

INCLUDES & EXCLUDES

Included in the Safari Cost

  • Arrival & Departure airport transfers complementary to all our clients.
  • Transportation as per itinerary.
  • Accommodation per itinerary or similar with a request to all our clients.
  • Meals as per itinerary Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Services literate English driver/guide.
  • National park & game reserve entrance fees as per itinerary.
  • Excursions & activities as per itinerary with a request
  • Recommended Mineral Water while on safari.

Excluded in the Safari Cost

  • Visas and related costs.
  • Personal Taxes.
  • Drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls and other items of a personal nature.
  • International flights.
  • Optional excursions and activities not listed in the itinerary like Balloon safari, Masai Village.

For more information:

Please contact us on email info@safarisinkenya.co.ke or phone +254 721 778 636