The Best of Kenya Wildlife Safari 2015

An exhilarating fun filled safari to explore the best of wildlife and game viewing that Kenya has to offer. This safari starts in Amboseli, through to Samburu with a stop in the Central Highlands, down to Nakuru to end with the famous Maasai Mara Game Reserve. What to see: The Big Five, Endangered Wildlife Species like the Rhino, Rothschild’s Giraffe, Grevy’s Zebra and other interesting wildlife species, Mt. Kilimanjaro, Great Rift Valley Features to include Lake Nakuru and the Escarpment, Maasai People & Culture, Prolific Birdlife and so much more.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$3500 - $5000
Includes internal flights:
Yes
Length of safari:
10 days
Best months:
February - March, July - October
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
Adventure safaris Big five Birding safaris Birding Boating safaris Boating
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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An exhilarating fun filled safari to explore the best of wildlife and game viewing that Kenya has to offer. This safari starts in Amboseli, through to Samburu with a stop in the Central Highlands, down to Nakuru to end with the famous Maasai Mara Game Reserve.

What to see: The Big Five, Endangered Wildlife Species like the Rhino, Rothschild’s Giraffe, Grevy’s Zebra and other interesting wildlife species, Mt. Kilimanjaro, Great Rift Valley Features to include Lake Nakuru and the Escarpment, Maasai People & Culture, Prolific Birdlife and so much more.

DAY 1: Nairobi – Amboseli National Park

Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport early morning you are met by your driver and tour director. Head south on the Nairobi – Mombasa highway taking a detour at Emali town as you head for Amboseli. As you drive on, you should be able to witness Chyulu hills and some volcanic lava dome from afar in Tsavo west and if the skies are clear you will be able to see Mt. Kili in front of you. The drive to Amboseli is about 3 to 4 Hours hence you will arrive and check in time for lunch at Amboseli Serena Lodge. Afternoon siesta before venturing in an introductory evening game drive to spot the elephants from the swamps and other herbivores making their way to the foothills of the Mountain to close the day. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge. (L,D)

DAY 2: Amboseli National Park

Breakfast at 0700Hrs followed by a game drive. Highlight of the morning drive is to encounter the elephants, zebras, wildebeests, gazelles and other animals coming from Mt. Kilimanjaro heading towards the swamps to browse as well as cool off as the day gets hotter. Of course, we would not mind and it would be a plus to come across few predators found in the park to include the Cheetah, Lion and the Hyena. The mirage and dust devils in the vast open Amboseli ecosystem will definitely give you an idea of how dry the area is and the importance of Kilimanjaro to the flora and fauna inhabiting the Park. By now, the heat is too much and you head back to the lodge, await lunch and an afternoon siesta. In the evening, venture into another game drive this time round identifying and exploring the different bird species in Amboseli, hippos and bidding farewell to the herbivores you had seen before as you head to the Observation Hill to end the day with a splendid sunset atop of the hill. Dinner and Overnight at the Lodge. (B,L,D)

DAY 3: Amboseli – Nairobi - Nyeri

Depart after breakfast heading North to Nyeri town having lunch enroute in Nairobi.The drive to Nyeri from Nairobi is quite scenic and interesting, starting from the Thika Super Highway passing by Pinneapple Farms, the Sagana River, Central Highlands and small scale farms to Nyeri. We check in at Outspan Hotel in Nyeri late afternoon and relax experiencing the cool climate of Mt. Kenya region. Dinner and overnight at Outspan Hotel. (B,L,D)

DAY 4, Nyeri - Samburu

Have early breakfast and checkout heading further North for Samburu Game Reserve. With clear skies, you can be able to spot Mt. Kenya on your right and the Aberdare ranges on the left which are 2 of the 5 major water towers in Kenya. A brief stop over at Nanyuki town to experience the 0o Latitude - equator through a demonstration and explanation of the coriolis effect. Proceed on with your drive to arrive in time for lunch at Samburu Sopa Lodge. Afternoon siesta and then followed by an introductory Game Drive in the reserve. Dinner and overnight at Lodge. (B,L,D)

Day 5, Samburu

Arise early for a morning game drive to experience beautiful sunrise rays on the wildlife species in the reserve. Samburu reserve has a great share of unique wildlife species, categorized as the rare northern species to include the reticulated giraffes, grevy’s zebra, Somali ostrich, gerenuk, oryx and many more. You will also come across red elephants as compared to the gray ones you encountered in amboseli, This a result of the color of the soil they wallow in and not the skin color. Ultimate predators like the Lions, leopard, hyenas, and cheetah are also in the list of what to see during your game drives for the day. Head back to the lodge for breakfast, relax, have lunch, have a siesta before per taking the farewell game drive in the reserve. Dinner and overnight at the lodge. (B,L,D)

Day 6, Lake Nakuru

Check out and leave after early breakfast heading south for Lake Nakuru National Park, a rhino sanctuary and a world heritage site as a result of a variety of birds especially flamingoes. In this Park you will also come across other endangered Rothschild giraffes, Buffaloes, Gazelles, Water bucks, and if very lucky you will encounter Lions and the Leopard. Arrive in time for lunch at Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge; relax in the afternoon followed by an evening game drive in the park. Dinner and Overnight. (B,L,D)

DAY 7  Lake Nakuru National Park – Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Have an early breakfast and check out with picnic lunch to the World Famous Maasai Mara Reserve. You will have about two to three stops along the way, a chance to enjoy the scenery from the ground level bearing in mind that your way back to Nairobi will be different.  Arrive the Mara Game reserve and engage in a game drive on your way to check in at Mara Bush Camp. By the time you reach the camp, the lush wheat oat grass plains with patchy single trees and the great numbers of wildebeests will have made your day. Relax, have dinner and overnight at the Camp. (B,L,D)

Day 8: Mara

You will have an early morning game drive in the reserve experiencing the morning dew, singing birds, awakening predators and the alert prey in action, not to leave out any wildebeest crossings in the Mara River which is not far off from the camp before returning to the camp for breakfast. You can head back after to Mara River crossing points to await and capture the wildebeests crossing the river, the crocodiles that are experiencing the happiest moments of the year. Many animals including predators are concentrated around the Mara river. Head back to the camp for lunch, relax before the evening game drive. Dinner and overnight at camp. (B,L,D)

DAY 9: Mara

On this day you have the option of experiencing the Mara from an aerial view. The hot air ballooning activity is an option you can take to view wild game for about one and a half hours followed by champagne breakfast. If heights are not very friendly to you then you have the option of having breakfast and then engage in a morning game drive with your safari jeep till about Lunch time. Afternoon siesta followed by an evening game drive. Dinner and overnight at the Camp (B,L,D)

DAY 10:

A Day to bid the Mara farewell, awake early for a game drive before breakfast finalizing on Kenya’s wildlife experience. Head back to the camp for breakfast and an interactive recap on the safari with the tour director. Have lunch and relax for a while before your drop off to the airstrip for your 45minute flight to Nairobi’s Wilson airport, where you will be met by one of our reps and driver to transfer you to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your international departure flight. (B,L) 

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

  • Amboseli Serena Lodge
  • Outspan Hotel
  • Samburu Sopa Lodge
  • Nakuru Sopa Lodge
  • Mara Bush Camp

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Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

Aardvark
Aardvark
African buffalo
African buffalo
African caracal
African caracal
Baboon
Baboon
Bat-eared fox
Bat-eared fox
Rhinoceros
Rhinoceros
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Horseback riding
Horseback riding
Bird watching
Bird watching
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Boating / canoeing
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Rock climbing
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