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Kenya safari holidays offer a lifetime experience for travelers from all across the globe. It’s the best way to explore and experience the exquisite flora and fauna of the country. The country consists of numerous national parks and sanctuaries. The trip starts from Nairobi and then continues to Samburu National Park. The Samburu National Park is situated alongside the Ewaso Nyiro River and abounds in rare species of birds and animals. The trip continues to the Aberdare National Park which is famous for its majestic, forested ravines and open moorlands. From Aberdare, the trip continues to Lake Naivasha. Lake Nakuru is the next place on the itinerary. Masai Mara is the highlight of the trip as tourists spend almost two days exploring the amazing wildlife and beautiful culture of the Masai people.
Arrival at Nairobi, Kenya
On arriving at the airport, you will be guided by the airport representative who will escort you to the hotel. The city is a unique blend of maddening concrete jungles and natural beauty.
Stay overnight at the hotel.
Nairobi to Samburu
After an early breakfast at the hotel, the driver shall take you to Samburu. Arrive at Samburu by late afternoon.
The Samburu National Park is one of the less popular wonders included in the Kenya safari holidays. The Samburu Special five- namely, the Somali Ostrich, Reticulated Giraffe, Gerenuk, Beisa Oryx, and Grevy’s Zebra, are found in the Samburu National Park. Moreover, wild dog sightings are another major attraction of the Samburu National Park.
Stay overnight at the hotel.
Samburu National Park
Enjoy the exquisite wildlife at the Samburu National Park. It is home to a large variety of fauna such as Cheetahs, Lions, African Leopards, Gerenuk, Reticulated Giraffe, Hippopotamus, Elephants, Cape Buffaloes and over 450 species of birds.
You can explore the nearby Samburu village to experience the beautiful culture. The village is sparsely populated and is known for its abundant wildlife. The best way to get to know the Samburu culture is to stay at a community-run lodge, walking, or a camel safari guided by Samburu guides. Visiting the Samburu village is a unique experience during the Kenya safari holidays.
Return to the hotel at night and retire for the day.
Samburu to Aberdare
Pack breakfast and start early for a drive to Aberdare. Reach your hotel by lunchtime. The Aberdare National Park is located in the central highlands of Kenya and is home to rare creatures such as Black Leopards, Eastern Bongo, Waterbuck, Duiker, Bushbuck, Black Serval, and the like. The region is much cooler than the savannahs and scenery is majestic with its mountainous terrain covered in thick tropical forests and numerous waterfalls The Aberdare National Park is ideal for game drives, mountain hikes, trout fishing, hiking, birding safaris, and photographic safaris.
After an exciting afternoon game drive, return to the camp late in the evening. Stay overnight at the camp.
Aberdare to Lake Naivasha
After a morning drive in the Aberdare, pack breakfast and proceed to Lake Naivasha. Lake Naivasha is a huge and beautiful freshwater lake. The lake is surrounded by thick papyrus. It is known as a world-famous birding destination in the Kenya Safari holidays. Reach Lake Naivasha by late lunchtime, have lunch, and rest for a while. Late in the afternoon, go for boating at the beautiful Lake Naivasha to witness Hippos and birds like Fish Eagles, Pelicans, Saddle-billed Stork, White Egret, White-fronted Bee-eater, and the like.
Return to the hotel and stay overnight.
Lake Nakuru National Park day excursion
Proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park with picnic lunch. Located on the floor of the Great Rift Valley, Lake Nakuru National Park is surrounded by wordy and bushy grasslands. The place boasts of great ecological diversity and varied habitats like escarpments and ridges. It is an ideal spot for hiking, picnics, game drives, and bird-watching. Indulge in the beautiful wildlife of the region consisting of Black and White Rhino, the Waterbucks, the Rothschild Giraffe, the Pelicans, Flamingos, and the like.
Return to Naivasha by the evening and relax at the hotel.
Lake Naivasha to Masai Mara
After an early breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Masai Mara National Park en-route visiting Rift Valley. This is one of the chief highlights of the Kenya safari holidays. The camp is located inside the Masai Mara National Park and the game drive starts as soon as you enter the park.
The game drive starts after lunch and extends till sunset. The Masai Mara National Park is one of the world’s most renowned national parks and is credited as the 7th wonder of the world. It is one of the most exquisite wildlife reserves spanning across the country with a plethora of different wildlife species.
Return to the lodge for dinner and retire for the day.
|Days 8 - 9||
Masai Mara is one of the most famous tourist destinations for its picturesque landscapes and rich flora and fauna. Referred to as the Mother of all National Parks, the Masai Mara National Park is home to numerous species such as Big Cats, Antelopes, Elephants, Hippos, Giraffes, and Wildebeests. With over 450 species of birds like the Kori Bustard, Southern Ground Hornbill, and Secretary Bird, the place is a heaven for those interested in bird-watching.
Different areas of the park shall be covered in the morning, mid-morning, and afternoon game drives in these two days. Gather first-hand experience of the Masai culture by visiting the Masai villages. Enjoy a balloon safari, breakfast by the hippo pool, and a bush lunch in the vast savannahs. There will be a sundowner experience along with a special bush dinner with Masai dances.
After a late breakfast, start from Masai Mara to Nairobi via a flight. After arriving at the Nairobi Wilson airport, you will be transferred to the Jomo Kenyata International airport for your flight back home.
After beautiful Kenya safari holidays, return home with memories that shall be cherished forever.