7 Days Best Kenya Big 5 Safari
This is the best safari in Kenya. Visit some of Kenya’s fine National parks and reserves. Overnight and relax in some of the most luxurious lodges and tented camps. To make it into a real adventures safari this safari is done in a luxurious 4X4 jeep. Explore Kenya how it is meant to be explored.
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to MASAI MARA
Pick from Nairobi Airport and then drive to Masai Mara . Arrive at around 1.00 pm and make a short game drive en route to the camp checking in at around 1.30 pm for lunch. Masai Mara National Reserve has an area of 1,584 km2 and it’s one of the famous and most visited national reserves in Kenya. Physical attractions include Mara River, Talek River, Loita Hills, Serengeti plains and the annual wild beast migration during July to September. The landscape is woodland and grassland savannah with acacia forests. Masai Mara is famous for lions, elephants, leopards, cheetah, gazelles, rhinos, hyenas among others. It’s also attractive for bird watchers and news analysts. Game drive at 4.00 pm till 6.30 pm and back to the camp for dinner and overnight
Day 2: MASAI MARA
Wake up at 5.30 am for a cup of coffee followed by an early morning game drive and back to the camp for a full breakfast. After breakfast proceed for another game drive visiting Mara River for hippos, crocodiles and the migration point of the wild beasts. (There’s another option of proceeding for a game drive with a packed lunch till evening). Dinner and overnight
Day 3: LAKE NAKURU
Wake up at around 6.00 am for a full breakfast and depart to Lake Nakuru national park driving through a distance of 300 kms arriving at Lodge late afternoon for lunch. Lake Nakuru is alkaline a home to millions of flamingos and pelicans. Lake Nakuru covers an area of 202 km2 of which 40 km2 is covered by the soda ash lake. Physical attractions include the euphorbia trees, fever acacia forests and the landscape is a grassland savannah. Most animals seen are white rhinos, lions, Rothschild giraffes, leopards, buffalos, gazelles among others. At 4.00 pm, start an evening game drive till 6.30 pm then back the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: AMBOSELI NP
Wake up at around 6.00 am for a full breakfast followed by a game en route to Amboseli Park. Drive to Amboseli Serena Lodge in time for lunch till 4.00 pm. An evening game drive till 6.30 pm then back to the camp for dinner and overnight. Amboseli covers an area of 390 km2 – physical attractions are grassland savannah, swamps and a view of Mt Kilimanjaro (The highest mountain in Africa, 5,895metres). It’s also a home to elephants, giraffes, cheetah, zebras, gnus, hyenas, buffalos among others. Amboseli is also a paradise to birds. At 4.00 pm, start an evening game drive till 6.30 pm then back the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: TSAVO WEST
Wake up at around 6.00 am for a full breakfast followed by a game en route to Mzima springs where you have a chance to see hippos and crocodiles. The spring produces over one million litres of water per day. Stop over to Shetani Lava. Tsavo West, (The second largest park in Kenya after Tsavo East, which covers an area of 9,065 km2 and 13,747 km2 for Tsavo East). Begin a game drive en route to Ngulia Safari Camp checking in at around 1.00 pm for lunch and relax till 4.00 pm. Another evening game drive to the rhino sanctuary where you have a chance to see the black rhinos. Tsavo west is a paradise for animals including elephants, giraffes, leopards, cheetah, zebras and buffalos among others. The landscape of Tsavo west is grassland savannah with Acacia bushes with Mzima springs and Shetani larva being the special attractions. The game drive goes on till 6.30 pm where you drive back to the camp for dinner and overnight
Day 6: TSAVO EAST
Wake up at around 6.00 am for a full breakfast followed by a game en route to Tsavo East
Visit Aruba Dam, a water hole where animals come for water. Proceed with the game drive to Lodge or Tended Camp where you will check in at around 1.00 pm. Have lunch and relax till 4.00 pm after which you will start another game drive till 6.30 pm then back to the camp for dinner and overnight
Day 7: TSAVO EAST – COAST
After breakfast, proceed for another game drive.
You will drive to Watamu or Malindi or Mombasa
7 Days Best Kenya Big 5 Safari Includes
Transport based on a safari minibus with pop up roof for game viewing
Park entry fee
Accommodation and all meals while on safari
Service of an English speaking driver guide
Game drives as per the Itinerary
Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver
7 Days Best Kenya Big 5 Safari Excludes
Extras at the lodges: tips, drinks, telephone, laundry or any other personal expenses
International flight to/from Kenya