8 Days Best of Kenya Safari
Your Safari at a glance:
Day - Location - Accommodation - Meal - Planned Activity
Day 01 Nairobi - Sarova Panafric Hotel - B & Breakfast - Transfer
Day 02 Samburu Game Reserve - Sarova Shaba Game Lodge - Full Board - PM Game Drive
Day 03 Samburu Game Reserve - Sarova Shaba Game Lodge - Full Board - AM & PM G/Drive
Day 04 OL Pejeta Conservancy - Sweetwaters Serena Camp - Full Board - PM Game Drive
Day 05 Lake Nakuru National Park - Sarova Lion Hill Lodge - Full Board - PM Game Drive
Day 06 Masai Mara Game Reserve - Ashnil Mara Camp - Full Board - PM Game Drive
Day 07 Masai Mara Game Reserve - Ashnil Mara Camp - Full Board - AM & PM G/Drive
Day 08 Depart - Lunch - Transfer
- Meet The big five of Africa!
- Witness the Wildebeest Migration in Masai Mara if travel is between July - September
- Enjoy breathtaking scenery
- Experience various cultures
- Duration: 8 days
- Printed Voucher Accepted
- Instant Confirmation
- Live GuideEnglish, German, French, Italian, Spanish
- Pick-up servicePick-up and Drop of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport or at the Nairobi City Center
- Disability ServicesWe provides steps to assist guests into the Safari vehicle, book hotel rooms accessible on wheelchair
- Easy Cancellation100% Cancellation fee for customers to cancel 30 days prior to the tour and 50% cancellation fee 31-45 days prior to the tour.
- Pick-up & drop off at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
- Bed & breakfast board accommodation in Nairobi
- Full Board Accommodation while on safari
- Park entry fees
- Services of professional English Speaking guide-driver
- Bottled mineral drinking water
- Quote is based on services of a professional English speaking guide driver. If you require German, French, Italian or Spanish guide, we can provide at US$ 65.00 per vehicle per day.
- At a Supplement of US$ 460.00 per vehicle you can upgrade transport from a Safari Minivan to a Safari LandCruiser
- International flight, passport & visa fees
- Travel insurance cover
- Cultural visit to a Masai Village ( Manyatta)
- Balloon Safari ride in Masai Mara
- All personal expenses
- Laundry, telephones
- Soft & alcoholic drinks
- Tips and Gratuities
Our representatives will warmly meet you on arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International airport; transfer you to your city hotel where they will brief you on your safari arrangements.
Enjoy overnight at the hotel where you are booked on bed and breakfast. Sarova Panafric Hotel or similar
Sarova Panafric Hotel Idyllically located 5 minutes' drive from the CBD and 18 km from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, amidst beautifully landscaped gardens in a quiet suburb of Nairobi, Sarova Panafric offers 162 rooms in a range of Superior, Executive, Club, Studio and Themed Suites - all recently refurbished and decorated in a contemporary vibrant African style. Once the watering hole for freedom fighters, spies and foreign correspondents; Flame Tree restaurant is named after the Flame Tree that holds pride of place in the gardens and offers leisurely meals. Sarova Panafric offers state-of-the-art banqueting and conferencing facilities with a range of meeting and function rooms equipped with the latest audio visual and WIFI equipment.
To wind up the day, take a dip in the pool or go for a leisurely massage – or simply enjoy a cool drink to the soothing sounds of Africa’s rhythm. And this hotel is centrally located, only a short 0.5 km from Kenya's landmark 'Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC)’, one of the most prominent events venues in Africa.
Early this morning our guide/ driver will warmly meet you at the hotel after breakfast; drive you to Samburu.
You will be arriving for lunch.
This afternoon depart on an exciting game viewing drive in search of the special five of Samburu which includes the Gerenuk (nicknamed Twiga gazelle), the beisa Oryx, the Reticulated Giraffe, the Somali ostrich and Grevy’s Zebra. Over 50 wildlife species are found in this game reserve including the elusive leopard and cheetah.
Enjoy dinner and overnight. Sarova Shaba Game Lodge or similar
Enjoy morning and afternoon game viewing in both Samburu and Buffalo Springs game reserves.
This is home to the Savannah Elephant, Lion, Rhino, cape Buffalo, Wild Dog, the Endangered Pun cake Tortoise among many others. Of attraction also are over 450 species of indigenous birds.
The Samburu people have a rich culture you may opt to enjoy at a small additional cost.
Overnight in Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, or similar, deep in the arid northern part of Kenya, situated across the Great North Road, is Shaba National Reserve which forms part of a trio of reserves quite different from the ones found in Kenya. Shaba takes its name from Mount Shaba (1525 metres), a volcanic mountain that became extinct around 5,000 years ago and lies on the border of the reserve.
Sarova Shaba Game Lodge offers 85 modern rooms in chalet style with private views of the wildlife-rich banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River. Each room overlooks the river where the elephants sometimes make an appearance or the crocodiles come out to lounge by the river’s banks.
In the middle of this desert of volcanic earth lies Sarova Shaba Game Lodge; Kenya's best-kept secret. Built in an oasis around the natural terrain of this breathtaking volcanic desert, the Lodge is attractively laid out with chalet style rooms overlooking the Ewaso Nyiro River. Natural spring water has been harnessed to ribbon its way in and out all around the property creating a beautiful landscape. Coupled with the large free-form swimming pool that flows around the lush gardens and tall trees, all this refreshing water lends an almost magical feel to this natural oasis. Sarova Shaba Game Lodge offers a unique experience that extends beyond game drives in the reserve.
The lodge has a plethora of activities to indulge in, from bird watching to camel safaris, the viewing deck along the river, and feeding and watching crocodiles, making it a destination in itself. On August 26, 2011, Sarova Shaba Game Lodge became the first game lodge within Shaba, Samburu and Buffalo Springs National Reserves to be connected to the national electricity grid. Sarova Shaba Game Lodge previously ran on a diesel-powered generator.
Enjoy breakfast then our guide driver will warmly meet then drive you to the Ol Pejeta Conservancy – a 90,000-acre private wildlife conservancy – is situated on the equator, in Kenya's Laikipia District, between the foothills of the Aberdare and the magnificent snow-capped Mount Kenya.
You will be arriving for lunch then an afternoon game viewing drive.
The Ol Pejeta Conservancy boasts an astounding variety of animals, including the Big Five (the endangered black and white rhino, leopard, elephant, buffalo and lion), Grevy’s zebra, Jackson’s hartebeest, cheetah and chimpanzee which is one of the highlight experiences here.
Enjoy overnight Sweetwaters Serena Camp or similar.
Sweetwaters Serena Camp is located in a private conservancy with a higher wildlife-to-area ratio than any of Kenya's national parks making Sweetwaters Serena Camp one of the best-tented safari camps in Kenya. A sheltered oasis, clustered around a water hole and set in the pristine calm of the private Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Sweetwaters Serena Camp offers a charming blend of under-canvas ambience and Kenyan safari luxury. Located on the plains of Mount Kenya, the camp features thirty-nine luxury tents, each with its own private veranda overlooking the waterhole. The central Rhino Restaurant is housed in the former manager's house of this once colonial farm, and offers both regional and international cuisine. Also within the house is the Kashoggi Bar and lounge, which centres on a blazing log fire. The Waterhole Bar, built in the style of a game-viewing hide, overlooks the waterhole and offers unrivalled wildlife-watching.
Enjoy breakfast then depart to the Lake Nakuru National Park.
You will enjoy a brief stop at the Thompson Falls.
Proceed to the Sarova Lion Hill Lodge for lunch then an afternoon game viewing drive.
The scenic 188km2 Lake Nakuru game park is home to the black and white rhino, prides lions, cape buffalos, waterbucks, reticulated giraffes, hartebeests among many others. When the water levels in the lake are low, the alkaline lake is famous for the thousands of greater and lesser flamingoes. The park has the largest euphorbia forest in Africa.
Enjoy dinner and overnight. Sarova Lion Hill Lodge or similar
Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is nestled along the Lion Hill overlooking the spectacular flamingo pink rimmed Lake Nakuru. Its location affords panoramic views of the lake and the picturesque Lake Nakuru National Park.
A short two-hour drive from Nairobi, Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is a favorite with residents and visitors to Kenya. Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge has 67 luxury chalets, divided into 64 standard rooms and 3 suites. Each chalet offers private patios with panoramic views of the flamingo pink rimmed Lake Nakuru, ensuite bathrooms with permanent showers and WC, running hot and cold water, razor outlets with 220 and 240 volts beds with mosquito nets, hair dryer and tea/coffee making facilities.
Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is cleverly laid out in such a way that most rooms and sitting areas afford stunning views of the lake and the park. The Lodge incorporates natural landscaping with tall acacia trees, winding walkways and greens dotted with bird feeds. The Lodge is a natural haven for bird life and attracts over 50 species of birds amongst the 400 species that inhabit the Park.
Enjoy an early breakfast and depart to the Maasai Mara National Reserve arriving for lunch.
Depart on an afternoon game viewing drive in search of the hundreds of wildlife species the game reserve is famous for. These include the lion, Cape buffalo, the savannah elephant, black rhino and the elusive leopard, impalas, Masai giraffes, waterbucks, warthogs, Thompson & grant's gazelles, topis, the resident wildebeests among many others.
Enjoy dinner and overnight Sarova Mara Tented Camp or similar
OPTIONAL ACTIVITY: Balloon Safari over the Mara plains or visit a traditional Masai Village (at an extra cost).
Enjoy breakfast then a full day of game viewing drive in search of the Big-Five among many other wildlife species.
In addition to wildlife, the Mara has nice, varied scenery to enjoy. The vast plains and grasslands is also home to hundreds of bird species.
Enjoy meals and overnight. Sarova Mara Tented Camp LDBB or similar
Sarova Mara Game Camp is located in the heart of the Masai Mara Game Reserve in South West Kenya. It is 260 km from Nairobi, a 1-hour flight from Nairobi, 20-minute drive from the Keekorok airstrip. It is set on an elevation surrounded by two streams.
The Camp is uniquely laid out over the sprawling grounds that include rolling manicured greens, a virtual mini forest of indigenous shrubs and exotic trees, a large pond stocked with fish, mini bird sanctuary and an authentic Masai village adjoining the Camp. The Camp includes 20 club tents, 51 standard tents, 2 family tents, a main restaurant, bar and many bush dining options. The free-form swimming pool has its own pool bar. In addition, it has its own fleet of well-equipped safari vehicles with excellent guides. There are meeting rooms and numerous outdoor venues for dining and leisure. The entire Camp is surrounded by a 24-hour electric fence.
Enjoy breakfast then check-out.
You may opt to drive or take a one-hour flight (at an extra cost) to Nairobi.
Enjoy a farewell lunch at the carnivore restaurant then our guide driver will drop you at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your onward flight.
Thank you for travelling with us
- Kindly carry with you a nice camera for photographs. You can come with a binoculous as well if you will
- Dress code for this tour is casual wear with not so bright colors
- This tour is available all year round to all, including children, 3 years and above
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