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Kenya Classic Safari

8 Days from $ 3,125 / person sharing

Itinerary Details:

This itinerary takes you from Amboseli National Park in the shadow of Africa’s highest peak before driving to Naivasha and winding up at Masai Mara’s vast plains. Driving from location to location allows you to make the most of your time, and using high-quality camps with highly experienced guides ensures the best wildlife sightings.

Day 1: Nairobi

Upon your arrival at JKIA airport in Nairobi, you will be warmly greeted by one of our travel representatives who will provide you with a comprehensive briefing. Subsequently, you will be efficiently transferred to your hotel, where you have a reservation for check-in and an overnight stay. Your accommodation includes a delightful bed and breakfast arrangement.

Hotel Options in Nairobi:

Day 2: Amboseli National Park

After enjoying your early morning breakfast at your hotel, our experienced driver guide will pick you up & embark on a journey to Amboseli, renowned for its breathtaking scenery adorned with the majestic snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro as a picturesque backdrop. Upon arrival, you will be warmly welcomed and assisted with the check-in process at your tented camp in Amboseli. Take a moment to savor a delicious lunch and relax briefly. In the afternoon, prepare for an exciting game drive, all while enjoying panoramic views of Mount Kilimanjaro. As the day winds down, indulge in a delectable dinner and spend a peaceful night at your camp, immersing yourself in the tranquil ambiance of Amboseli National Park.

Day 3: Amboseli National Park

As the sun rises, you’ll set out on an early morning game drive, an opportune time to witness the enchanting sunrise over Mount Kilimanjaro while observing the park’s diverse wildlife. Returning to the lodge, a satisfying breakfast awaits. With the morning activities behind you, the choice is yours for the afternoon. You may choose to unwind at the lodge, immersing yourself in the tranquility of the surroundings. Alternatively, you might opt to bask in the warm African sun by the inviting swimming pool, a perfect oasis to refresh and rejuvenate. As the sun reaches its zenith, lunch is served, offering a culinary journey that complements the day’s adventures. The afternoon holds another promise of excitement as you embark on a second game drive. The expert guides, well-versed in the park’s ecosystems, lead you through hidden trails and open plains, revealing the secrets of Amboseli’s captivating wildlife. The thrill of encountering elephants, lions, zebras, and countless other species against the backdrop of Mount Kilimanjaro is a testament to the richness of the park’s biodiversity. As the day transitions to evening, you’ll return to the lodge, where a sumptuous dinner awaits. The dining experience is a celebration of flavors, blending local ingredients with culinary expertise, creating a feast for the senses. The day’s stories and sightings are shared under the starlit African sky, fostering a sense of camaraderie among fellow travelers. With the night settling in, you retire to your comfortable accommodations, falling asleep to the symphony of the African night – the distant calls of wildlife and the rustle of leaves in the gentle breeze.

Hotel Options in Amboseli:

Ol tukai Lodge
Kibo Safari Camp

Days 4: Lake Naivasha

Following breakfast, it will be time for you to check out of your accommodation in Amboseli and begin your journey to Lake Naivasha, situated on the floors of the Great Rift Valley. The drive to the lake will take approximately five hours, offering picturesque views along the way. Upon arrival, you will promptly check in at your lodge, typically around lunchtime, allowing for a seamless transition. Once you have settled in and enjoyed a satisfying lunch, take a moment to relax before embarking on an exciting afternoon boat safari. This unique experience will provide you with a spectacular opportunity to witness the diverse and captivating birdlife, as well as observe the graceful presence of hippos, all amidst the tranquil ambiance of this freshwater rift valley lake. Following the boat safari, you will proceed to enjoy a guided walking safari at the renowned Crescent Island, further enriching your connection with nature. The island offers a remarkable chance to explore on foot and encounter wildlife up close. Afterward, return to your lodge, where you can indulge in the delightful tradition of High Tea, followed by a delicious dinner. Spend the evening at your leisure, appreciating the serene surroundings and reflecting on the day’s adventures in anticipation of what lies ahead.

Hotel Options Near Lake Naivasha:

Lake Naivasha Simba Lodge
Elsamere Lodge

Days 5: Masai Mara National Reserve

After savoring a leisurely breakfast in the morning, it will be time to check out from your lodge and embark on a captivating journey to Masai Mara. The drive to this renowned game reserve will last approximately four hours, offering glimpses of breathtaking landscapes along the way. Upon arrival, you will check in at your camp, immersing yourself in the wild beauty that awaits. Lunch will be served at the open restaurant, providing a remarkable vantage point overlooking the vast plains of the Masai Mara. You will have the opportunity to relish your meal while marveling at the scenic surroundings. Afterward, take some time to unwind and recharge. In the afternoon, around 4:00 pm, prepare for an exhilarating game drive, venturing into the enchanting realm of the Mara. Keep a keen eye out for lions, cheetahs as well as other fascinating wildlife encounters, such as leopards, hyenas, and hippos. Around 6:00 pm, return to your camp, where you can freshen up or choose to join one of the camp’s captivating bonfires or lounges. Engage in lively conversations and share safari stories with our hospitable hosts or experienced guides, immersing yourself in the magical atmosphere of the African wilderness. Indulge in a delectable dinner, savoring the flavors of the region. As the night unfolds, you can either choose to retire to your camp for restful sleep or continue to relish the camaraderie and ambiance of the camp’s inviting spaces.

Days 6: Masai Mara National Reserve

On this day you will have a morning game drive where you will drive across the plains in search of the big five and other wild animals before returning to the lodge for breakfast. The remainder part of the morning, you will get to enjoy an hour-long nature walk with the resident guide based at the camp. The walk allows you to closely observe and learn about the local flora and fauna within the vicinity of the property. (This walk will not be conducted into the main reserve so as to ensure your protection from wild animals}. Later return to your camp for lunch before heading out for your afternoon game drive at approximately 1600hrr returning to the lodge later in the evening for dinner.

Days 7: Masai Mara National Reserve

On the morning of your seventh day, your safari adventure continues with an exhilarating full-day game drive that promises to be a highlight of your journey. With your picnic lunch in tow, you’ll set out on your safari, ready to uncover the wonders that this iconic wilderness has to offer. Throughout the day, your expert guide will navigate the diverse landscapes of Masai Mara, guiding you in search of the renowned “Big Five” – lions, elephants, buffaloes, leopards, and rhinoceroses. The Mara’s rich ecosystem also presents opportunities to spot other fascinating creatures, such as hippos lounging by the water’s edge and Nile crocodiles stealthily gliding through the river. As the sun climbs higher in the sky, you’ll find the perfect spot to enjoy your picnic lunch. Nestled under the shade of a Croton tree, you’ll have the chance to relax and dine while surrounded by the breathtaking panorama of the reserve. This serene moment allows you to absorb the natural beauty surrounding you, creating memories that will undoubtedly last a lifetime. Masai Mara’s allure extends beyond its resident wildlife. While the month of February may not welcome the great migration, the reserve still captivates with its diverse animal interactions and breathtaking vistas. It’s a realm where predators and prey engage in an ongoing battle for survival, creating a dynamic and captivating spectacle. As the day begins to wane, you’ll slowly return to your camp, your heart, and camera filled with the day’s awe-inspiring encounters.

Hotel Options at Masai Mara:

Zebra Plain Camp
Sarova Mara Camp

Days 8: Departure

Following your leisurely breakfast, it will be time to check out of your camp and journey back to Nairobi, a drive of approximately 5 to 6 hours. A farewell lunch at a local restaurant in Nairobi allows for a final taste of Kenyan cuisine and culture. Depending on your departure time, you might have the chance for some last-minute shopping or additional sightseeing. Finally, you’ll be transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your departure, marking the end of an unforgettable Kenyan safari adventure.

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