7 Nights 8 Days Best of Kenya Safari Itinerary

A great adventure to Kenya’s finest parks that leaves travelers fully satisfied especially with all the inclusions, sightseeing and game viewing, this great safari is excellent value for money and a splendid source of refreshment.

Safari tour package:
A set-date, set-itinerary, group safari
Price per person*:
$2600 - $2780
Includes internal flights:
Length of safari:
8 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Moderate - Game walks, Cultural visits
Safari type:
Adventure safaris Big five Camping safaris Camping Cultural safaris Cultural Self-drive safaris Self-drive
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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The 8 Days Samburu National Reserve, Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara National Reserve, Lake Naivasha and Amboseli National Park thrill starts with a day in Nairobi. A great adventure to Kenya’s finest parks that leaves travelers fully satisfied especially with all the inclusions, sightseeing and game viewing, this great safari is excellent value for money and a splendid source of refreshment.

DAY 1: NAIROBI- SAMBURU Pick up from the hotel/airport at 0730hrs, leave Nairobi and drive north to Samburu National Reserve to arrive at around 1400 hours in time for lunch. After lunch proceed for an afternoon game drive in the park famous as the place for the Samburu semi-nomadic tribesmen, the reticulated giraffe, the Grevy's zebra gerenuk, beisa oryx and a host of the big game including elephant and lion. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge.

DAY 2: FULL DAY IN SAMBURU. After breakfast proceed for a game drive in this lush and region of north. The water of Ewaso Ny’iro River attracts a profusion of game. This area is known for the rare species of wildlife that are endemic. On this day you can choose to either have a full day game drive from 8am to 4pm, with packed lunch served inside the park or have morning and evening game drive with lunch at the lodge. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge.

DAY 3:S AMBURU- LAKE NAKURU Cross the equator as you drive southwards to Lake Nakuru National park. Drive through scenic Thomson falls, rift valley view point and Menengai crater. Lake Nakuru is a soda lake whose waters are often covered by a living carpet of thousands of flamingos and plains that are home to the lion, both white and black rhino’s, buffaloes, leopards and large herds of waterbuck among other wildlife. Dinner and overnight at Flamingo Hill tented Camp.

DAY 4:LAKE NAKURU-MAASAI MARA After an awakening breakfast proceed for a game drive en route to mighty Masai Mara one of the Africa’s best loved parks. Each year the Mara is staging ground for the fascinating great migration, one of the most awe- inspiring natural events in the world. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge.

DAY 5: FULL DAY IN MAASAI MARA This full day is spent game viewing, after breakfast, leave your Camp with picnic lunch and start exploration of this park in search of the Big Five including a visit to the Mara River, to experience the migration of the wildebeests. After game drive, you will meet with Masai Moran and visit Masai village with him. You will join singing and dancing and admire their beautiful beadworks and brilliant clothes. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge.

DAY 6: MAASAI MARA-LAKE NAIVASHA After breakfast, depart and drive to Lake Naivasha where you arrive in time for lunch. After lunches spend the evening boat riding where you visit the crescent island or spend the evening at your own leisure. Dinner and overnight at Crater Lake Camp.

DAY 7: LAKE NAIVASHA-AMBOSELI Drive to Nairobi then towards the famous Amboseli National Park where you arrive in time for lunch at Amboseli Kibo Safari camp. Amboseli National park is one of the most popular wildlife sanctuaries in Kenya. It is situated close to Kenya- Tanzania border, The Park lies at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa (5,896m) whose snow-capped summit presents a splendid view on clear days. Amboseli National Park is often referred to as "The home of Elephants' some of the largest Elephant herds are found here. The Game Park also contains vast groups of Zebras, Wildebeests, Giraffes, Buffalos, Hippos and Antelopes. Also to be found in Amboseli are lions, leopards, Cheetahs, Rhinos and many species of plain game. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Kibo Safari camp.

Day 8: AMBOSELI-NAIROBI Early breakfast, then game drives en route out of the park. Lunch will be en route before transferring to the airport in time for your flight.

Price Includes: Transport in a custom made Tour van with a pop up roof for easier gave viewing • Game drives as per the itinerary • Game parks or national parks entry fees • Accommodations in self-contained tents/Camps all through • Three meals per day whilst on safari • 2litre Mineral water per person per day • Complimentary return airport transfers in Nairobi

Tour price excludes: Drinks/Tipping/Kenya Visas/Personal effects • Cultural visits to Masai villages – costs USD30 • Hotel accommodation in Nairobi after the safari. • Balloon ride over Masai Mara– costs USD450.

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Samburu Sopa Lodge
  • Flamingo Hill tented Camp
  • Mara Sopa Lodge.
  • Crater Lake Camp.
  • Amboseli Kibo Safari camp.

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