8 Days Magical Kenya Safari

Weather

Being close to the equator, one can expect the Kenyan ground to be sunshined most amount of times. It is sunny most of the time, dry however not too hot for most of the year.

Rainy Season: March till May and November till December

Central Kenya is situated on a plateau and the altitude keeps the heat index at a comfortable level making the park safaris in Kenya a great delight for most parts of the year.

The coastal areas are relatively higher in temperature and however the sea breeze from the Indian Ocean on the coasts of Mombasa, Lamu and Malindi make it comfortable.

At Mount Kenya there is permanent snow. Western Kenya, being a little far off the sea and lying in central Africa is generally hot and humid.

What To Pack
  • Safari Hats
  • Clothing in neutral colors
  • A Safari Jacket
  • Comfortable Safari Shoes
  • Sun block Lotion
  • Sun Glasses 
  • Binoculars
  • Cameras, Lenses, Memory Cards, Batteries and Lens Cleaner
  • Small Bean Bag 
  • Plug Adaptors
  • Prescribed Medicines
  • Passport 
  • Guide Books
  • Your Itinerary

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Duration

8 Days & 7 Nights

Departure

Daily Departure.

This Itinerary is 100% Customizable.

Cost Per Person

Standard: $ 1,500.00 Onwards

Luxury: $ 1,800.00 Onwards

The 8 Days Safari covering the best wildlife spots in Kenya. Look out for the large Elephant herds in Amboseli National Park situated on the foothills of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Enjoy the experience of staying in a Tree house in Mt. Kenya National park. Witness millions of Flamingoes in Lake Nakuru along with Rhino and other game animals. Also visit the world famous Masai Mara National Park to track the wild cats and other plain animals in action in the endless savannah grasslands.

 

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1:
Arrive in Nairobi

Meet and greet on arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by The Earth Safari representatives. Thereafter receive a short briefing about your safari which gives you a clear idea on the places you are going to visit as well as the accommodation arrangements. After the briefing be driven to your city hotel for check-in.

 

Overnight at the Hotel

Meals: None

Day 2:
Nairobi - Amboseli National Park

After the breakfast, depart to Amboseli arriving at the foothill of the majestic Kilimanjaro in time for lunch. Amboseli lies immediately North West of Mt. Kilimanjaro, on the border with Tanzania. Large concentrations of wildlife occur here in the dry season, making Amboseli a popular tourist destination. Amboseli is famous for its big game and its great scenic beauty.

After lunch, depart for a rewarding afternoon game drive till evening. 

 

Overnight at the Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3:
Amboseli National Park

pend a full day within this beautiful reserve viewing wildlife, birds and enjoying the natural ecosystem that exists within this park as you view and photograph the scenic landscape which characterizes this park. Cultural visits to Maasai villages can also be organized at an extra cost.

 

Overnight at the Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4:
Amboseli - Mt. Kenya National Park

After breakfast, depart from the park and be driven to the slopes of Mt. Kenya in central province.  You will be driven through very scenic landscape and arrive at the lodge in time for check in and lunch.  The lodge overlooks a floodlit waterhole and salt lick which attracts a host of wildlife enabling you to view them from the comfort of your room or from the lodge view decks.

 

Overnight at the Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5:
Mt. Kenya - Lake Nakuru National Park

After breakfast you will have a morning departure from Mt. Kenya and be driven to Lake Nakuru, the most famous bird lover’s paradise in Kenya. En route, you will visit the famous Thompson falls, which is a scenic picnic and photographic spot that drains into the Aberdare Ranges. You will enjoy a short walk in the beautiful nature trail located at the base of the falls. Afterwards, proceed to Lake Nakuru arriving for lunch and afterwards, an afternoon game drive.

 

Overnight at the Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6:
Lake Nakuru - Masai Mara National Park

After breakfast you will check out and depart to the Mara Reserve, home to the big five and numerous plains game. If you visit between July and October, you will have an opportunity to spot the annual wildebeest migration. You will arrive in time for check in and lunch at your lodge before departing for afternoon game drives.  Optional activities include hot air balloon safari, guided nature walks, bush lunch/dinner/breakfast, bird walks, and evening sundowner. 

 

Overnight at the Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7:
Masai Mara National Park

Spend a full day at leisure within the extensive and beautiful Mara reserve, looking out for the big five and enjoying game drives with all meals being served at the lodge. Optional activities include a visit to the Masai villages, Walking Kenya safari or hot air balloon safari.

 

Overnight at the Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8:
Masai Mara - Nairobi - Departure

Enjoy a final game drive within the Masai Mara. After breakfast depart from the park and return to Nairobi. Upon arrival, be transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to catch your outbound flight to your next destination.

 

Meals: Breakfast

 

End of Safari

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Inclusions
  • All park entrance fees and game drives
  • Full board accommodation in Aberdare, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara
  • Nairobi Hotel on breakfast basis
  • All airport transfers
  • Visit to Thompson Falls
  • Services of a professional English-speaking tour driver/guide
  • Drinking water during the safari
  • Transport in a private safari minivan with pop up roof for game viewing and photography
  • Applicable government taxes

Exclusions
  • International flight fees and departure taxes.
  • Extras at the lodges or tented camps i.e. beverages and drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
  • Tipping.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Any other item not included in itinerary.

Important Notes
  • Children below 7 years are not allowed at Serena Mountain Lodge. Guests with children can opt to stay at Sweetwaters Game Reserve instead.
  • Above price is based on 4 Adults travelling together.
  • Above price is based on low season (1st April to 30th June, excluding Easter period).
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