You’ve been dreaming of your safari for so long and now it’s finally about to begin. You’ll meet your guide who will tell you everything you need to get your safari started. We are as excited as you’re to get your trip underway.
Day 1: Nairobi
You will be picked up from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and dropped off at the Ole Sereni Hotel. The trip is worth taking the time to explore Nairobi, which is both your getaway to so many safari experiences and a fascinating destination in its own right. Here you’ll find museums, national parks, and excellent shopping centers to go to among others.
You will get to spend at the Ole sereni hotel. It is a lively place with extensive views out over the national park, as well as first-rate facilities that include a swimming pool, bars, restaurant, modern rooms, and nightlife.
Day 2: Nairobi – Aberdare National Park
It’s time to explore Aberdare National Park, an unusual highlands park with dense forests, waterfalls, high-altitude moorlands, and some interesting wildlife. Elephants, waterbucks bushbucks, buffaloes, and hyenas are all commonly seen but watch out too for the extremely exclusive black rhinos and black leopards.
Your accommodation will be at The Ark Lodge. You will sit in the lounge and look out over the waterhole here at the ark. The waterhole is floodlighted at night and there’s a good chance of seeing the elephants and other wildlife from here. The rooms here have bright safari colors and the whole place feels like a mountain lodge deep in a Kenyan forest.
Day 3: Aberdare National Park
You will pass more time at Aberdares National Park, getting to know its many charms.
Have an early morning Game drive at Aberdares National Park. You will put on warm clothes as you get to enjoy an early morning game drive. This is the perfect time to experience the wildlife and landscapes they inhabit. The light is soft and warm – perfect for photography and most animals are out and about. If you are not an early riser, you’ll definitely make an exception here.
Spend longer watching the waterhole at The Ark.
Day 4: Aberdare National Park – Samburu National Reserve
It’s difficult not to fall for Samburu National Reserve, which is one of Kenya’s best National Parks. There’s an excellent chance for you to see all of the big cats here as well as hyenas, elephants, giraffes, zebras, and hippos. Samburu has also played host to over 390 different bird species.
You’ll spend your night at the Samburu intrepids . Here you’ll feel like you have Samburu all to yourself. The large and lovely tents have four-poster beds and mosquito nets, and the grounds also include a bar, restaurant, and swimming pool.
Day 5: Samburu National Reserve
Return to the splendid Samburu National Reserve and enjoy getting to know the place a little better.
Spend more time at Samburu Intrepids. Best of all, you are right by the Ewaso Nyiro River and well-placed for exploring one of Kenya’s best reserves for seeing wildlife and meeting the local Samburu people.
Day 6: Samburu National Reserve – Lake Nakuru National Park
The time you spend at Lake Nakuru National Park is sure to be memorable. The park is most famous for how easy it is to see the black and white rhinos here, as well as the populations of lions(including some of that, unusually, like to climb trees) and the endangered Rothschild’s giraffe.
You also have a chance of seeing flamingos, leopards, and plenty of birds. You might also fall in love with the pretty combination of lake, acacia forest, and dramatic escarpment.
Lake Nakuru Lodge will be your home for the night. You don’t even need to leave the Lodge to feel like you’re on safari; the view out over the park goes on forever and animals come right up to the lodge’s fence. You will get to enjoy a relaxing spa, swimming pool, bar, restaurant, or spacious rooms with fine views.
Day 7: Lake Nakuru National Park
Explore Lake Nakuru National Park a little further by spending more time here.
Get to know the park a little better by spending more time at Lake Nakuru Lodge.
Day 8: Lake Nakuru National Park – Lake Naivasha National Park
One of the most beautiful of Kenya’s Rift Valley Lakes, Lake Naivasha is a pretty place where you’re likely to see hippos, zebras, and giraffes roam the lakeshore. It’s a lovely interlude during your safari.
Hells Gate National park; Expect a different experience in Hell’s Gate National Park than in any other Kenyan Park. With no predators here, you can get out of your vehicle to enjoy the gorge scenery.
Your accommodation will be at the Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge. The Lodge is filled with charm, lovely grounds with lots of trees shelter luxury rooms in stone bungalows, while waterbuck and other antelopes often graze here.
Day 9: Lake Naivasha National Park – Masai Mara National Reserve
Big cats are sure to be a highlight of your time in the Masai Mara, with lions, leopards, and cheetahs all commonly seen stalking prey on the Masai Mara’s savannah grasslands. Elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, wildebeests, zebras, and hyenas are also often seen here. Bird watchers will also love the chance to see more than 500 bird species.
Large rooms built of wood, stone, and terracotta waits for you at Keekorok Lodge in the Masai Mara. Public areas include a swimming pool, an appealing bar, and a restaurant area and there’s an onsite spa where you can get a massage or a beauty treatment. Service is good, as is the location and the Local Masai have a strong presence here.
Day 10: Explore Masai Mara National Reserve
Spend more time exploring the stunning natural landscapes and extraordinary wildlife of the Masai Mara National Reserve.
Going on a game drive is one of the highlights of any safari. This is when temperatures cool, the light becomes softer and the wildlife begins to get active. Not only will you be out when the light is best for taking photos, but it’s also one of the best times of day for seeing the animals.
Return to Keekorok Lodge to relax.
Day 11: Masai Mara National Reserve – Nairobi
Return to Nairobi where you’ll have more time to enjoy the top facilities and rooms at Ole sereni.
Day 12: Departure
The end of your safari with us.
All good things must come to an end and this is the moment when your safari with us draws to a close.
We’re sorry to see you go but you’ll leave us not as a guest but as a friend and with so many amazing safari memories to take with you. We hope to see you again.
- Transport in a pop-up roof vehicle
- 11 Nights Accommodation
- Meals on a full board basis
- Comprehensive Game drives
- Professional Tour Guide Services
- Bottle of water while on safari
- Park Entry Fees