Explore Kenya on this magical classic Safari. The safari takes you to the land of elephants, Amboseli and on to the shores of Lake Nakuru, finally ending at the Masai Mara. This safari is ideal for anyone seeking to enjoy the prolific Kenya wildlife.
It also allows you the opportunity to explore the lakes of the rift valley, amazing landscapes and a premier showcase of the diverse Kenyan cultures. Amazing accommodations options well located for an enhanced and memorable wildlife experience.
- Park fees
- All activities
- All accommodation
- A professional driver/guide
- All transportation
- All Taxes/VAT
- Roundtrip airport transfer
- Meals- as specified in the day-by-day section
- Drinking water
- International flights
- Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
- Personal items – Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.
Day 1: Nairobi to Amboseli
Depart Nairobi at approximately 0800 Hours and drive south to Amboseli National Park.
Amboseli National Park is located in Loitoktok District, Rift Valley Province of Kenya. The ecosystem mainly Savannah grassland spread across the Kenya-Tanzania border. The park is famous for being the best place in Africa to get close to free-ranging elephants among other wildlife species including Lions, Cheetahs, Zebras, and Wildebeest among others. Other attractions of the park include opportunities to meet the Maasai and spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro.
Located at the foot of the majestic Mt. Kilimanjaro, Amboseli is home to a wealth of wildlife and particularly huge herds of elephants. Relax after lunch and start the evening game viewing drive at the late afternoon returning to lodge at dusk. Arrive in Amboseli National Park in time for lunch and your afternoon game drive. Dinner & overnight at the camp/lodge
Day 2: On Safari at Amboseli
After breakfast at the camp, you will depart the camp with picnic lunch and explore the Amboseli Eco system further. Enjoy a full day game drive in the land of Elephants. Experience the wildlife that roam this national park.
Crowned by Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak, the Amboseli National Parks is one of Kenya’s most popular parks. The name “Amboseli” comes from a Maasai word meaning “salty dust”, and it is one of the best places in Africa to view large herds of elephants up close. Nature lovers can explore five different habitats here ranging from the dried-up bed of Lake Amboseli, wetlands with sulfur springs, the savanna and woodlands. They can also visit the local Masai community who live around the park and experience their authentic culture.Dinner & overnight at the camp/lodge
Day 3: Amboseli to Lake Nakuru
After breakfast, you will depart Amboseli for your next destination – Lake Nakuru National Park. You will retrace your way back to the city of Nairobi passing by the stretching Konza and Kapiti plains.
The Lake Nakuru ecosystem comprises of the lake, surrounded by mainly wooded and bushy grasslands. The park supports a wide ecological diversity with Flamingos (Greater and Lesser) and other water birds being the major attractions of the area. The ecosystem provides for about 56 different species of mammals including the White Rhino, Lions and Buffaloes and a variety of terrestrial birds numbering nearly 450 species. Dinner & overnight at the hotel/lodge
Day 4: Lake Nakuru to Masai Mara
Early breakfast and depart your camp heading for the Masai Mara National Reserve. You will drive into Masai land passing tracing the rift valley escarpment before turning west and making a stopover at the Masai town of Narok. Continue towards the Masai Mara arriving in time for lunch and an afternoon game drive.
This is probably one of Kenya’s most visited reserve with an extraordinary density of animals including the Big five and many other varieties of plains game. The Mara River cuts through the Mara and Serengeti Eco systems giving life to the both reserves finally pouring out into the Lake Victoria.
Impressive and most notable is the wildebeest, zebra and gazelle instinct led migration from the Serengeti in Tanzania to the Masai Mara in Kenya. This journey is coupled by numerous obstacles which makes it even more magnificent. Return to your camp/lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 5: Masai Mara Reserve
You will be treated to a full day game drive within this expansive reserve teeming with wildlife.
The Masai Mara is probably one of Kenya’s most visited reserve with an extraordinary density of animals including the Big five and many other varieties of plains game.
We will spend a full day in and around the unending rolling plains of the Mara. This is one of the richest predator areas of the Mara and will be our focus for this day. However, this is one of the most lush reserves in Africa and we will probably see lots of Elephants, Hippos, Masai giraffe, common zebra, wildebeest, impala, Thompson’s and Grant’s gazelles, Topi, Black-backed jackal, spotted hyena and more during these two days.
You will be treated to a bush picnic lunch and return to your camp/lodge with a game drive en route.
Day 6: Masai Mara to Nairobi
Breakfast and leave the Masai Mara. Enjoy extra game viewing en route as you drive through the plains and the floor of the Great Rift Valley arriving in Kenya’s capital city of Nairobi early afternoon. Once you arrive in Nairobi, you will be transferred to the airport or your hotel/residence of choice.