8 Days Luxury Wildlife Safari Kenya – #Visit_Kenya
8 Days Luxury Wildlife Safari Kenya welcomes you into the arms of nature experiencing the Kenya Safari holiday all seen in its sheer beauty, then standing in the Savannah feeling nature embracing you as you watch endless wildlife plains bending off the geographical Kenya landforms.
Day 1: Arrive at Nairobi Airport
Arrive & transfer to a hotel for overnight
Day 2: Visit Samburu National Reserve
This morning we travel by road to Kenya’s northern frontier. Wild and rugged, Samburu is fiercely beautiful with its arid savannahs watered by the lovely Uaso Nyiro River.
It is also one of Kenya’s most protected areas and home to species only found north of the equator, from the reticulated giraffe to Grevy’s zebras and Beisa Oryxes. We also enjoy Larsens Tented Camp or Samburu Intrepids Camp, our luxurious hostelry set beneath a canopy of acacia trees along the banks of the river.
Overnight at Larsens Tented Camp or Samburu Intrepids Camp or Samburu Sopa
Dawn breaks in golden bands as we start our day in the bush by scanning the river from our tent’s veranda with a cup of steaming coffee in hand.
Before the dew is off the grass, we’re off in pursuit of the elephants, lions, leopards, and cheetahs that thrive in the reserve’s grasslands and acacia woodlands. And so the day is spent in alternating pursuits of exploration in the bush and relaxation in our cozy camp.
Day 4: Drive to Aberdare National Park central Kenya, east of the East African Rift Valley
Our destination today is the Mt. Kenya National Park. We travel overland south crossing the equator to The Aberdare Country Club, nestled on the slopes of Mweiga Hill. After lunch and high tea, set off for the Ark tree lodge, located in the forest on mountain slopes of the Aberdare Mountains at 7,000 feet.
This outstanding lodge offers high-altitude game viewing, including animals that are rarely encountered elsewhere: giant forest hog, bush pig, tree hyrax, large spotted genet, and the elusive bongo. A herd of Elephants might be just feet away and if you are lucky, a Leopard or large male Lion might put in an appearance.
Overnight at the Ark Forest Lodge or Treetop Forest Lodge or the Serena Mountain Forest Lodge
Day 5: Transfer to Lake Nakuru
Today we travel to the exotic Lake Nakuru National Park located in the Great Rift Valley. After lunch, an exciting game run is planned for the afternoon. The game in this park is plentiful and the magnificent bird watching will make a devotee out of even the most reluctant. The Park is home to stunning flocks of lesser and Greater Flamingos, which literally turn the lakeshores into a magnificent pink stretch.
The birdlife here is world-renowned and over 400 bird species exist here, White Pelicans, Plovers, Egrets, and Marabou Stork. It is also one of the very few places in Africa to see the white Rhino and rare Rothschild Giraffe.
Overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge or Sarova Lion Hill Lodge
This morning we drive through the dramatic Great Rift Valley to the Masai Mara National Reserve. This enormous Reserve is actually part of the vast Serengeti plains famously known for its spectacular great wildebeest migration and is home to the Big Five: Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo, and Rhino.
Lunch at our Lodge and relax before departing for the afternoon game run.
The Mara Game Reserve–one of the greatest wildernesses in the world. Large mammals are varied and easy to see. Residents among the parks are Masai Giraffe, Buffalo, Eland, and thousand of plain game including Impala, Zebra, Topi, both Thomson’s and grant’s Gazelles.
Overnight at Sarova Mara Tented Camp or Mara Siana Tented Camp or Mara Simba Lodge
The search for great predators and perhaps even cubs continues today and tomorrow during extensive game runs. On the plains are enormous herds of grazing animals plus the elusive cheetah and leopard hiding amidst acacia boughs.
During our stay, we also have an optional opportunity to visit a village of the Masai people to witness the singing and dancing that are part of their daily lives and sacred rituals. A glimpse into their homes and social structure is a poignant experience.
Day 8: Transfer from Maasai Mara to Nairobi Airport.
Today we have an early morning game drive, return to lodge/camp for breakfast. Depart for Nairobi by road arriving mid-afternoon.
- Transport in a 4×4 Vehicle
- Services of an English-speaking tour driver-guide.
- Game viewing drives
- parks entrance fees as per it
- Water In the Car
Cost excludes: All items of personal nature e,g, telephone call bills, fax/email bills, etc., Tips and gratuities to hotel, lodges, camp staff and driver-guide, Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, Any local or international flight and departure taxes, Laundry services & any other item not included in our itinerary