Embark on an immersive 7-day iconic midrange Kenya classic safari through Kenya’s most renowned national parks and reserves, offering an extensive exploration of the country’s diverse landscapes and incredible wildlife. This midrange safari guarantees remarkable encounters with the Big Five and numerous other captivating species, ensuring a memorable African adventure.
Accommodation Options (Midrange):
Throughout your 7-day wildlife safari, you will be comfortably accommodated in midrange lodges and tented camps, thoughtfully chosen for their quality, location, and amenities. Options may include accommodations such as the Mara Sopa Lodge in the Maasai Mara, the Sarova Lion Hill Lodge in Lake Nakuru, the Ashnil Samburu Camp in Samburu National Reserve, and the Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge in Amboseli National Park.
Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi and Transfer to Maasai Mara
Upon your arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) in Nairobi, you’ll be warmly welcomed by our guide, who will provide an overview of your safari adventure. Following the briefing, you’ll embark on a picturesque drive to the Maasai Mara National Reserve, one of Africa’s premier wildlife destinations. After arriving at your chosen lodge or camp, you’ll enjoy a delicious lunch. In the afternoon, set out on your first game drive in the Maasai Mara, celebrated for its diverse wildlife. Capture glimpses of the Big Five and other remarkable creatures. As the sun sets, return to your accommodation for a delightful dinner and a comfortable night’s rest.
Day 2: Full Day Game Drive in Maasai Mara
Today, you’ll dedicate the entire day to exploring the Maasai Mara’s rich wildlife. After an early breakfast, embark on an extensive game drive, offering ample time to encounter the Mara’s extraordinary inhabitants, including lions, elephants, and cheetahs. Savor a picnic lunch in the reserve, maximizing your time amidst the natural wonders. In the afternoon, continue your exploration, seeking out thrilling wildlife encounters. As the day comes to an end, return to your lodge or camp for dinner and relaxation.
Day 3: Game Drive and Transfer to Lake Nakuru
Begin your day with a morning game drive in the Maasai Mara, capturing the beauty of the savannah in the soft morning light. Witness the animals’ early activities and take advantage of excellent photographic opportunities. After the game drive, return to your accommodation for breakfast and to prepare for your journey to Lake Nakuru National Park.
Arrive at Lake Nakuru and check in at your selected lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, embark on a game drive around the lake, where you can spot pink flamingos, as well as rhinos, leopards, and buffaloes. As the sun sets, return to your lodge for dinner and relaxation.
Day 4: Transfer to Lake Naivasha and Exploration
After breakfast, depart from Lake Nakuru and proceed to Lake Naivasha, a stunning freshwater lake within the Great Rift Valley. Check in at your chosen lodge or camp for lunch and take in the breathtaking surroundings. In the afternoon, enjoy a private boat ride on Lake Naivasha, observing hippos and various bird species. Return to your accommodation for dinner and a peaceful night’s sleep.
Day 5: Lake Naivasha and Transfer to Samburu National Reserve
Explore Lake Naivasha further after breakfast, with optional activities such as guided nature walks or visits to nearby Hell’s Gate National Park. After lunch, depart for Samburu National Reserve, known for its unique wildlife, including the Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, and Somali ostrich. Check in at your selected lodge or camp and enjoy an afternoon private game drive, encountering elephants, lions, and more. As the sun sets, return to your accommodation for dinner and relaxation.
Day 6: Full-Day Private Game Drive in Samburu
Today offers a full day to explore the diverse landscapes and wildlife of Samburu National Reserve. After breakfast, embark on a private game drive, tracking the Big Five and other exotic species unique to this region. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the reserve, allowing you to maximize your time in the wilderness. In the afternoon, continue your private exploration, seeking out thrilling wildlife encounters. As the day concludes, return to your accommodation for dinner and relaxation.
Day 7: Morning Game Drive and Departure to Nairobi
Start your final day with a sunrise game drive in Samburu, witnessing the wildlife awakening to a new day. Capture the stunning scenery and observe the animals’ morning activities. After the game drive, return to your accommodation for breakfast and to pack your belongings.
Our guide will then transfer you to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) or your preferred location within Nairobi, marking the conclusion of your 7-day wildlife safari, filled with exclusive wildlife encounters and memorable experiences.
– Airport transfers
– Accommodation as specified
– Private game drives with experienced guides
– All park fees
– Meals as per itinerary
– Bottled water during game drives
– Private boat ride on Lake Naivasha
– Transportation between destinations
– International airfare
– Visa fees (if applicable)
– Travel insurance
– Personal expenses
– Tips and gratuities
– Optional activities not mentioned in the itinerary
How to Get There:
To begin your 7-day wildlife safari, book an international flight to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) in Nairobi, Kenya. Multiple airlines operate flights to Nairobi from major international destinations. Upon arrival, our team will be ready to welcome you and guide you through this exclusive journey, showcasing Kenya’s remarkable wildlife and diverse landscapes.