7-Day The Best of Kenya Budget Safari

7 Days

This tour takes you to Kenya’s major parks! It is value for money, and you have a high chance of spotting the Big Five and the ugly five. The safari primarily focuses on wildlife observation, natural habitats, diverse ecosystems, cultural experiences, photography opportunities, and game drives led by knowledgeable guides that ensure adventure as you explore the parks. Enjoy the crème de la crème Masai Mara National Reserve for the better part of the tour.

Overview

Samburu

L. Naivasha

L. Nakuru

Maasai Mara

 

Itinerary

On this day, you'll be picked up from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport upon arrival by your driver and your tour guide and give you a short safari briefing. Proceed to Samburu National Reserve arriving in time for check-in, have lunch, and relax. Later proceed for an afternoon game drive where you'll have the chance to spot the Samburu Special Five animals which are; the Beisa Oryx, Reticulated Giraffe, Somali Ostrich, long-necked Gerenuk, and Grevy's Zebra.

Enjoy a full-day exploring the park. Dinner and your overnight stay will be at lion king bush camp. The highlights of Samburu National Reserve is the spectacular scenic beauty, rivers, and forests. It is an area where the local people have a rich and colorful heritage. The reserves have numerous permanent springs and a wealth of wildlife which includes leopard, hippo, elephant, lion, reticulated giraffe, gravy's zebra, and crocodile in the Ewaso Nyiro River. Over 365 species of birds have been identified in the sanctuaries. Your overnight stay are at lion king bush camp.

We shall be early again with an early morning game viewing drive exploring the park. Sunrise and emergence of the Mount Kilimanjaro peak from the clouds are dramatic (if the weather permits). Marvel at the sights as we enjoy our breakfast and later exit the park and drive to Lake Nakuru a less than 5 hours drive. You will pass through the Great Rift Valley escarpment, to arrive in time for lunch and check in at Lanet matfam. In the afternoon, enjoy a game drive across the Pink Lake often referred so due to its great masses of flamingos and the famous white and black rhinos found in this park. Dinner and your overnight stay are at Lanet matfam.

After breakfast you’ll depart for Lake Naivasha, reaching the destination in time for lunch. The afternoon can be spent at your leisure, or you can opt to engage in activities such as a boat ride on the lake Naivasha Your dinner and overnight stay will be at the camp.

After breakfast, you’ll embark on an early morning game drive in Lake Naivasha National Park, which is renowned for its soda lake and the mesmerizing sight of millions of flamingos on its alkaline shores. You'll see these fuchsia-pink flamingos, feeding on abundant algae in the warm and shallow waters which is truly a sight to behold. After the game drive, you will proceed to Masai Mara National Reserve via the Great Rift Valley. You'll stop along the way to give yourself some time to enjoy the scenic view of this geological marvel. After arriving at the camp and eating lunch, you’ll head out for an afternoon game drive. The wildlife in the Masai Mara is most concentrated on the reserve's western escarpment. The annual wildebeest migration, involving over 1.5 million animals, is a spectacular event that takes place from July to November. Spotting the Big Five is almost guaranteed. Your dinner and your overnight stay will be at the camp.

This is another full day exploring the endless plains of Masai Mara. Masai Mara game reserve is a 1510km wildlife area which is a small extension of the larger Serengeti National Park The Masai Mara is world-renowned for its large abundance of wildlife estimated to be more than 3 million and the highest concentration of big predators including lions, cheetahs, leopards, hyenas, jackals, and serval cats. The midday meals will be at the picnic Mara River migration point. Later in the evening, you will return to the camp for dinner and an overnight stay.

You will have an early morning game drive at sunrise when predators are active with the morning hunt of big cats. You will have an opportunity to capture a lion making a kill as most of the time lions kill very early in the morning before sunrise. You will also experience the beauty of sunrise which reveals the backdrop of Masai Mara. The name means the dotted hills in Maasai Language You will later return to the camp for breakfast. After breakfast, you will depart Masai Mara with the last picturesque of the Mara arriving in Nairobi late afternoon. You will be dropped off at the airport where the safari ends. Your meal plan includes breakfast and lunch.

Included

  • • All accommodations
  • • All transport by road
  • • Drinking water (On all days)
  • All activities, unless indicated as
  • optional
  • • Park fees
  • • Professional guide
  • • Taxes / VAT
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day
  • section)

Excluded

  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel
  • insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • International flights
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp
  • per day)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes
  • and/or park fees

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7-Day The Best of Kenya Budget Safari
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