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Kenya is synonymous with African safari and wildlife. It is one of the best countries to witness majestic and rare animals in their natural habitat. From sweeping plains to diverse landscapes, Kenya’s rich biodiversity is one of a kind. Safaris in this country are considered exclusive and unforgettable. Furthermore, Wild Voyager offers diverse Kenya explorer safari tours and Nairobi vacation packages that will leave a long-lasting mark on your memories and heart forever.
Kenya is teeming with diverse wildlife, birdlife, and vegetation. It is home to the Big Five African animals which are the lion, leopard, cape buffalo, bush elephant, and rhino. Other animals like wildebeest, zebras, impalas, gazelles, dik-dik, and lesser and greater kudu reside in the African savannas. Our Kenya explorer safari tours will give you the opportunity to indulge yourself in this amazing ecosystem, experiencing the thrill of encountering these iconic creatures up close and personal.
Looking to plan your next adventure? Our Nairobi vacation packages offer various options to explore the beauty and wilderness of Kenya. Whether you’re a seasoned traveller or starting your first African safari, these packages are curated to provide you with an unforgettable experience. From the heart of the bustling city to the untamed landscapes of Kenya, our vacation packages promise an adventure like no other. Don’t miss out on the chance to discover the wonders of this captivating country.
Arrival at Nairobi
On arrival at the airport, tourists are escorted to the hotel by the airport representatives. Nairobi is one of the most exciting cosmopolitan cities. The maddening concrete jungle is beautifully accentuated by natural beauty which makes it a unique city of the country.
Tourists shall stay overnight at the hotel.
After an early breakfast, the driver shall transport you from the hotel to the majestic Mount Kenya. The four-hour-long journey through the picturesque surroundings is a wonderful experience in itself. Mount Kenya is the second-highest mountain in Africa and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site where you can trek in tropical forests.
Reach the cottage during lunchtime and after a scrumptious lunch, explore the Mount Kenya National Park. After reaching the cottage late for dinner, rest at the cottage overnight.
Nairobi to Mount Kenya
Enjoy an early morning game drive at the park and return to the lodge for breakfast. This is followed by a drive to the Ol Pejeta Conservancy.
The Ol Pejeta Conservancy is a non-profit wildlife conservancy located in Central Kenya’s Laikipia County. It is home to the largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa, northern white rhino, and a large variety of animals and birds.
After lunch, the tourists can visit the Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary and feed the orphaned or rescued chimpanzees. Continue with the game drive to witness animals like the reticulated giraffes and lions. Return to the cottage for overnight stay.
Mount Kenya to Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Proceed for an early-morning safari with packed breakfast. After coming back, check out and drive to Aberdare. Check in to your hotel and have lunch. Proceed for an afternoon game drive after lunch and come back late in the evening. You can enjoy rare sightings of white and black monkeys, spotted hyenas, Giant Forest hog, African wild cat, bongo, blue duiker, and the like. Bird viewing is another rewarding experience in this park with over 250 species of birds.
Stay overnight at the camp.
Ol Pejeta Conservancy to Aberdare
After checking out of the hotel, proceed to the beautiful Lake Naivasha. Lake Naivasha is a beautiful freshwater lake, fringed with thick papyrus. The forests surrounding the lake abound in bird species and is an ideal birding destination. The tourists reach Lake Naivasha in the late afternoon. Tourists can go boating in the early evening to spot hippos and birds like pelicans, fish eagles, goliath heron, and the like.
After a beautiful evening at the lakeside, come back to the hotel and retire for the day.
Aberdare to Lake Naivasha
Lake Nakuru National Park is an ideal spot for picnics, bird-watching, hiking, and game drives. Set off early in the morning and reach Lake Nakuru in an hour or so. Surrounded by wooded and bushy grasslands, it is located on the floor of the Great Rift Valley. Tourists can indulge in the rich ecological diversity and varied habitats of the area. Northern white rhino and black rhinos can be spotted in this region.
Come back to the hotel by evening and relax for the day.
Lake Nakuru National Park day excursion
After an early breakfast at the hotel, check out and drive to the Masai Mara National Park en-route to visit the Rift Valley.
The camp is inside the park and the game drive starts as soon as you enter the park to reach your camp. Post lunch, head out for a game drive in the world’s renowned park and newest 7th wonder of the world. It is one of the most-visited and famous tourist destinations and is famous all across the globe for its rich and varied wildlife reserves.
Stay overnight at the hotel.
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Lake Naivasha to Masai Mara
Often referred to as the Mother of all National Parks, the park expands over 1500 sq.km and has one of the richest varieties of fauna like antelopes, hippos, big cats, elephants, wildebeests, giraffes, and over 450 species of birds like the crown crane, kori bustard, southern ground hornbill, secretary bird, and the like. Different areas of the parks are covered every day.
Over the next four days, experience the rich flora and fauna of the wildlife. Enjoy a balloon safari and scrumptious meals. Tourists can visit the Masai villages and gather first-hand experience of Masai culture by interacting with the people. A balloon safari is another star highlight of a trip to Masai Mara. There will also be a sundowner experience on one of these days, and on the last day, tourists can enjoy a bush dinner along with famous Masai dances.
Post breakfast, proceed to Nairobi via a flight. You will be transported to the Jomo Kenyata International airport for a flight back home.
Carry the experience of a lifetime along with you.
Rare species like the reticulated giraffe and Grevy’s zebra are found in specific parts of the country. The big cat and small cat species of Kenya are also famous and frequently observed. Along with lions and leopards, they include cheetahs, servals, caracals, African wild cats, African golden cats, sand cats, and more.
Our Kenya explorer safari tours involve dramatic sightings. It means travelers are met with game action seen right from their safari vehicles. Lion pride ambushing a vulnerable gazelle or caracals pouncing on their prey are spectacular scenes viewed during a Kenya safari. Giraffes and elephants grazing against the picture-perfect background of the mountains are surreal sights seen only in this country.
While the typical picture associated with Africa is extensive plains and wild animals, different habitats are home to various creatures. This multi-environment country has mountains, forests, plateaus, and similar other terrains. They provide shelter to a multitude of bird species, drawing bird watchers from all over.
Open spaces, protected wildlife areas, and national parks are some of the great areas to spot colorful avifauna. Kenya’s famous birds include rosy-throated long claws, magpie shrike, rare shining sunbird, olive ibis, and turaco. Wild Voyager provides amazing Nairobi vacation tours for you and your family along with affordable packages that include exciting games and bird viewing.
After multiple safaris, the best way to relax is near Kenyan beaches. The country is not only famous for game drives but also for its coral reefs and marine life. As a result, our Kenya explorer safari tours also include famous beaches surrounded by the beautiful Indian Ocean.
Kenya’s coastlines are filled with soft sands and turquoise waters, perfect for lazing around. Moreover, exclusive beachside resorts offer a luxurious beach vacation in Kenya. The UNESCO World Heritage Site such as Fort Jesus and many others are found in the country’s coastal towns.
Although it is challenging to shortlist places to visit in this vast country, we think these destinations deserve all the attention. Check them out below:
There have been multiple occasions where Masai Mara National Reserve has topped the list for being the greatest safari destination in the world. Moreover, it also comes among the top 50 most photographed places around the globe. It is hard to not fall for the beauty of the Mara. Vast savannas dotted with baobab trees, mountains, and lush greenery; the reserve seems to appear straight out of a movie. When planning for your Nairobi vacation, you’ll find it difficult to resist exploring different packages that let you visit the amazing Masai Mara.
The reserve is named after the indigenous Masai Mara people who reside there. The wide-open plains of the mara provide a sanctuary for various species of wild animals. Including the big five, various other types of wildlife can be seen during a safari.
But the main highlight of the Mara is the annual wildebeest migration. Every year, millions of wildebeest and other hoofed animals travel from Tanzania’s Serengeti into the Mara. This expedition is undertaken in search of food and water. It is the sole reason why travelers visit Kenya, just to see the wild great migration and deadly river crossings. Kenya tours are almost incomplete without the inclusion of Masai Mara.
Aberdare National Park is located in the central highlands of Kenya. The park stands at an altitude of 2,000 meters in the Aberdare Mountain range. Not only is the park rich in biodiversity but also has a long colonial history. When planning to go on a Nairobi adventure, Aberdare National Park stands out as a unique gem to include in your vacation packages.
Offering a completely different experience from the open savannahs and safaris, Aberdare carries with it an air of mystery because of its hidden nature. As the Aberdares’ is an isolated range, it forms the eastern wall of the Great Rift Valley, exposing Kenya’s well-preserved ecosystem.
The peculiar national park has an equally unusual landscape containing moorland plateaus and thick rainforests. This unique yet spectacular park offers the most scenic views during a safari. It also provides good year-round wildlife spotting. The park is home to the big five African animals, the elusive bongo, golden cat, colobus monkey, and other rare gems.
Safaris at Aberdare National Park are completely different from those enjoyed in the plains. Here, the much cooler and pleasant climate keeps you company during game drives. Watering holes and salt licks are excellent photography and wildlife viewing spots.
Measuring approximately 264 sq. km, Ol Pejeta is a wildlife conservancy nestled between the foothills of Aberdare and Mount Kenya. The conservancy’s game-to-area ratio makes it a perfect place for a safari destination. Although small, Ol Pejeta is extremely scenic and creates the unforgettable memory of seeing black rhinos quietly graze in their natural habitat.
The Ol Pejeta Conservancy has over 1000 mammals spread across different regions of the conservancy. It also has the fastest-growing rhino population, protecting more than 100 black rhinos.
There are various activities travelers can part-take in such as the Ol Pejeta Endangered Species Boma. Here, visitors can observe the black and white rhino population up close. Along with this other rare species like Grevy’s zebra and Jackson’s Hartebeest can also be seen during this trip. The thrilling activity of lion tracking can also be enjoyed.
So, along with game viewing, visitors can learn and engage in various conservation and sustainable programs. Adding the Ol Pejeta Conservancy to your Kenya explorer safari tours creates a magical and unique experience.
A picturesque lake surrounded by greenery and distant peaks, housing bird species, pods of hippos, and crocodiles – this is Lake Naivasha. The lake is part of the Great Rift Valley, offering awe-inspiring sceneries. It is also the few freshwater lakes in Kenya, found in Nakuru County.
Lake Naivasha sits at the highest elevation at 1,884 meters of the Kenyan Rift Valley. It is home to a variety of wildlife, more than 400 bird species, and a sizeable population of hippos and crocodiles. Birders and ornithologists can spot vibrant avifauna that reside at the lake. These include African jacana, tropical boubou, Nubian woodpecker, giant kingfisher, and more. Thousands of lesser and greater flamingos spread across the lake, creating a pink carpet.
Travellers coming to the lake can experience fun activities such as going on boat excursions and bird watching. Moreover, a visit to nearby treasures like Crescent Island Game Sanctuary, Oserian Wildlife Conservancy, and the enchanting Lake Elmenteita can be seamlessly woven into your Nairobi vacation packages, ensuring an unforgettable experience.
Many of the Kenya explorer safari tours include adventurous activities for travelers. Among them, visitors can try out hikes and treks, ranging from beginners to advanced. These treks are best taken on Mount Kenya. Towering at a height of 5,199 meters, it is the highest mountain in Kenya and the second-highest in the African continent. For your Nairobi vacation, including Mount Kenya in your packages will add an exciting adventurous dimension to your trip.
Mount Kenya has the three highest peaks: Batian, Nelion, and Point Lenana. The mountain was a volcano that was formed nearly 3 million years ago after the opening of the East African Rift Valley. Currently, there are 11 glaciers found in the mountain as well as forested slopes and rich vegetation.
Hikers and trekkers from all over the world are attracted to the arduous routes of the mountain. It calls for a technical climb that requires prior experience. The treks usually last between 4 to 6 days to reach the highest point. Visitors can also opt for less challenging and basic hikes aimed at beginners.
Mount Kenya is covered with pristine wilderness, dense forests, springs, and other beautiful topography. It also houses a rare selection of endangered animals, high-altitude adapted species, and alpine vegetation making a visit to Mount Kenya worthwhile.
Against Lake Nakuru’s blue alkaline waters stand the contrasting deep pink flamingos, displaying the biggest birdlife event on earth. The flamingos are attracted to the lake’s algae. So, they congregate in large flocks and feed on them. However, due to certain natural reasons, the number of flamingos coming to the lake has been decreasing. Yet, the park itself remains stunning as it thrives with a diverse species of other birds and wildlife.
Typically found near the lake are different types of pelicans, cormorants, ostriches, strokes, kingfishers, herons, and eagles. Further, the wildlife scene in this park is flourishing. Game viewing here is easy and accessible. Near the lakeshore, one can find rare yet beautiful species of animals such as the Rothchild’s giraffe and the abundant black rhino population.
Other wildlife such as big cats like lion leopards, cheetahs, and plain animals like impalas, zebras, waterbucks, and buffalo are seen during a game drive. While primates like olive baboons as well as vervet and colobus monkeys are common, large pythons are seen in the park’s dense forests.
Kenya explorer safari tours usually include Lake Nakuru National Park as it offers the most colorful safari experience.
Nairobi is the capital of Kenya and provides an intoxicating blend of cosmopolitan culture, modern skyscrapers, and a mix of cultures and urbanity. Yet, some regions of the city are covered with lush landscapes as well.
The city houses Nairobi National Park which offers an unusual safari experience. Here, travelers can spot big games such as elephants, giraffes, lion pride, and buffalos while the modern skyscrapers surround them. It is the only park wherein visitors can embark on multiple game drives and then go shopping on the same day. This city is the highlight of Nairobi vacation packages.
Travellers can explore the city center’s parliament buildings and galleries. Nairobi’s museums are the best place to learn more about the city’s interesting history. There are gorgeous public parks, chic boutiques, Masai markets, and premier restaurants in Nairobi.
Nairobi is the gateway to various national parks, game reserves, and beaches. Naturally, it finds its place in Kenya explorer safari tours.
There are several choices available, but one highly recommended option that you should consider is detailed below. This lodging in Masai Mara, Kenya is renowned for its exceptional traditional hospitality and is of top-notch quality.
Olgatuni Camp: Olgatuni is one of the unique properties situated in the middle of Masai Mara. Its strategic location offers top game drives in the reserves and close encounters with wildlife. The camp has cozy tents equipped with basic amenities.
A trip to Kenya amounts to an ideal vacation. Get in touch with Wild Voyager today to pick from suitable Nairobi vacation packages. We curate Kenya Explorer Safari Tours that include wonderful attractions and destinations. Talk to one of our experts and embark on your dream vacation today.