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8D Luxury safari adventure

Duration: 8 days / 7 nights

A breathtaking adventure staying in the best safari camps and hotels that Kenya has to offer. The guests will marvel at the extraordinary wildlife and be captivated by the outstanding beauty of the Kenyan landscape.

Route Highlights

  1. Nairobi
  2. Sweetwaters
  3. Elementaita
  4. Great Rift Valley
  5. Masai Mara Game Reserve

Itinerary

DAY 1 // ARRIVAL NAIROBI

Upon arrival, transfer to the Nairobi Serena Hotel. Remainder of the day at leisure.

Overnight stay: 
Nairobi Serena Hotel
Board basis: 
Bed & breakfast
DAY 2 // NAIROBI - OL PEJETA CONSERVANCY

Leave Nairobi after breakfast to Sweetwaters, heading north, the tour will pass near Thika and continue north through some breathtaking scenery dotted with rushing mountain streams and fields of tea and coffee. Arrival at the camp for lunch and then depart for an afternoon game drive including a visit to the Chimp Sanctuary, then a return trip to the camp as the sun sets.

Overnight stay: 
Sweetwaters Tented Camp
Board basis: 
Full board
DAY 3 // OL PEJETA CONSERVANCY

Morning and afternoon game drives.

Overnight stay: 
Sweetwaters Tented Camp
Board basis: 
Full board
DAY 4 // OL PEJETA CONSERVANCY - ELEMENTAITA

Leaving Sweetwaters and Mount Kenya behind, then tour heads west to Nyahururu, where the famous Thomson’s Falls, a 74 metre cascade is located. The tour then continues south to Lake Nakuru, coloured a shimmering flamingo pink from thousands of the beautiful birds lining its shores and onto Lake Elementaita and the Soysambu Conservancy. Following lunch there will be a two hour bush walk with camp naturalist to visit the Kariandusi pre-historic site and the Kikopey hot springs returning for a sundowner (cocktail at sunset) before retiring to the camp.

Overnight stay: 
Lake Elmentaita Luxury Camp
Board basis: 
Full board
DAY 5 // GREAT RIFT VALLEY

After breakfast the tour will depart for a picnic lunch and game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park. The morning will be spent game viewing and bird watching around the lake. The parkland surrounding the shallow soda lake has acacia, giant euphorbia forests as well as grassland and rocky cliffs. Along with the stunning sight of thousands of migratory flamingos, as well as hundreds of other bird species in this area. The park is home to many animals including buffalo, waterbuck, leopards, giraffes and black rhinos. The tour will then continue on for a game drive in the Soysambu Conservancy before arriving at the camp by late afternoon.

Overnight stay: 
Lake Elmentaita Luxury Camp
Board basis: 
Full board
DAY 6 // LAKE ELEMENTAITA - MASAI MARA GAME RESERVE

After an early morning breakfast there will be a drive to Narok town via Mai-Mahiu with a brief rest stop before arriving at Mara for lunch at a lodge. After lunch the tour will depart for an afternoon game drive before arriving back to Mara Serena lodge as the sun sets.

Overnight stay: 
Mara Serena Safari Lodge
Board basis: 
Full board
DAY 7 // MASAI MARA GAME RESERVE

Early morning and afternoon game drives.

Overnight stay: 
Mara Serena Safari Lodge
Board basis: 
Full board
DAY 8 // MASAI MARA GAME RESERVE - DEPARTURE NAIROBI

After breakfast the tour will depart the Masai Mara and head across acres of rolling wheat and barley farms to Narok, the district headquarters of Maasailand. From here the tour will cross the vast plains of the Rift Valley. Here it will be possible to see herds of giraffe and gazelle before the tour heads up the rift escarpment. Then into Kenya’s bustling capital to be dropped off at a city centre hotel or the airport in the early afternoon.

Included

  • MEET & GREET - With assistance at the airport or hotel
  • 7 NIGHTS ACCOMMODATION - As specified
  • TRANSPORTATION - Transport and game drives will be in a safari minibus with an English speaking driver-guide.
  • MEALS - As specified
  • DRINKS - One bottle of mineral water per person per day during game drives
  • PARK FEES AND GOVERNMENT TAXES
  • LOCAL GUIDES - For all the visits

Not included

  • TIPS
  • VISA FEES
  • PERSONAL EXPENSES - Including medical insurance, telephone bill, laundry and any items of a personal nature
  • OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS
  • MEALS AND DRINKS - Not listed
  • FLIGHTS - Arrival and departure

 

Additional information

Passengers should bring only soft sided bags on safaris.