8 Days Kenya Highlands and Plains Wildlife Safari

8 Days Kenya Highlands and Plains Wildlife Safari

8 days

Price: On request

Kenya's Safari Extravaganza: 8 Days of Thrills.

Embark on an 8-day Kenya Highlands and Plains Wildlife Safari. Experience the vibrant city of Nairobi, visit Nairobi National Park, Elephant Orphanage, and Giraffe Center. Journey to Samburu National Reserve, home to unique wildlife. Explore the rugged beauty and diverse species, including reticulated giraffe and Grevy’s zebra. Discover Aberdares National Park's diverse landscapes and spot forest elephants. Visit Lake Nakuru National Park and witness its abundant birdlife. The adventure continues to Masai Mara National Reserve, where Big Five and cultural experiences await. An unforgettable journey of wildlife, landscapes, and Kenyan charm.

DAY 1. NAIROBI CITY TOUR

There will be meet and greet at the airport or your host hotel from one of our representatives, and after a short safari briefing driven, you will be driven to Nairobi National Park. Here you’ll be on the lookout for wildlife including buffalo, zebra, giraffe, ostrich, hyena and of course the big cats. Depart the park at 1030 hrs. and head to the elephant orphanage to delight in the most adorable creatures feeding from giant baby bottles (This needs to be booked well in advance since availability is subjected to availability) Depart the orphanage at 1220 hours and head for lunch at the famous Carnivore Restaurant or Galleria mall. The afternoon promises more excitement and at around 1400 hrs. We drop in at the Giraffe Center, home of endangered Rothschild’s Giraffes. On these stately grounds you can get up close and even feed these imposing creatures. Later at 1700 hrs. You will be transferred to a city hotel for dinner and overnight rest. Meal plan; Lunch, dinner and overnight

Accommodation Best Western Meridian Plus

DAY 2. NAIROBI TO SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE.

After an early morning breakfast, you will check out of the hotel and depart for Samburu national reserve. You’ll reach the reserve just in time for lunch at your lodge. In the afternoon, you’ll go on an exciting game drive where you’ll see zebras, lions, cheetahs, elephants, giraffes, Blue legged Somali Ostriches and more. In the evening, you’ll enjoy dinner at your lodge before spending the night there. Meal plan; Breakfast, Lunch, dinner and overnight

Accommodation Samburu Sopa Lodge

DAY 3. SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE

On these days you will have full day game drives in this wild and rugged piece of heaven with lunch break between morning game drive and evening game drive. Samburu is fiercely beautiful with its arid savannas watered by the lovely Ewaso Nyiro River. It is also one of Kenya’s most protected parks and is home to species only native to the north of the equator. They are the reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebra, Beisa oryx, gerenuk gazelle to the greater and lesser kudu. Meal plan; Breakfast, Lunch, dinner and overnight

Accommodation Samburu Sopa Lodge

DAY 4. SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE TO ABERDARES NATIONAL PARK

Depart from Samburu in the morning and drive to Aberdares National Park. Along the transit, you shall enjoy the scenic view of Timau Wheat farms as you are gradually welcomed to Kenyan highlands. The park contains a wide range of landscapes, from mountain peaks, V-shaped valleys intersected by streams, rivers, and waterfalls. Moorland, Bamboo forests and rain-forest found at lower altitudes. Upon arrival at Aberdares National Park you shall check in the lodge for lunch and refreshment. At an early evening, check in the park for game drive where you might spot wild animals such as; Forest Elephant, Mountain Bongo, Buffaloes, Hyenas among others. You shall also have a chance to visit the scenic Chania falls and Kalulu falls. Later at 6.00pm you shall be transferred back to the lodge accommodation and supper, then prepare for tomorrow’s tour to Lake Nakuru National Park. Meal plan; Breakfast, Lunch, dinner and overnight

Accommodation The Ark Lodge

DAY 5. ABERDARES NATIONAL PARK TO LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK.

A wake early for breakfast and later check out and be driven to Lake Nakuru national park. On the way you will have a brief stop at the equator view point. Arrive in the park and have an enroute game drive as you head to your hotel located inside. After lunch and short rest, you will have game drives in the park returning to your lodge in the evening. Meal plan; Breakfast, Lunch, dinner and overnight

Accommodation Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge

DAY 6. LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK TO MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE.

After breakfast you will have an en-route game drive as you depart for Masai Mara.  Enjoy the beautiful Rift Valley landscape along the way. Arrive at your designated lodge/camp at the Mara in the afternoon where you will have your lunch. An afternoon game drive welcomes you to this wildlife paradise. Among the most beautiful parks in Africa, Masai Mara offers you the perfect chances to spot wildlife. This includes big cats, elephants, Rhinos, buffalo’s impalas including other herbivores. Later return to your camp/lodge for dinner and overnight rest. Meal plan; Breakfast, Lunch, dinner and overnight

Accommodation Enkakenya Mara Camp

DAY 7. MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE

On this day, you have an option of a morning and afternoon game drives or a full day game drive with packed lunches. The game viewing drives will take you in search of Africa’s Big Five and the plethora of other wildlife inhabiting this vast Kenyan game reserve.  You will also have an option of visiting a cultural Masai Village which can be arranged by the driver guide at an extra small cost per person. Meal plan; Breakfast, Lunch, dinner and overnight

Accommodation Enkakenya Mara Camp

DAY 8. Departure.

After breakfast, depart for Nairobi having an en route belief stopover at The Great Rift valley view point. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to a city restaurant for lunch before being dropped off at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your departure flight back home or drop off at your Nairobi hotel.  Meal plan; Breakfast and Lunch End of Safari

Inclusions

  • 1: Full board accommodation as per the itinerary and program
  • 2: Transport in a 4x4 Land-cruiser or Tour Van
  • 3: Services of an English-speaking driver/guide
  • 4: All airport/hotel transfers
  • 5: Driver’s allowances and other vehicle expenses
  • 6: Game drives
  • 7: Drinking water during safaris
  • 8: Park entrance fees
  • 9: Emergency evacuation cover by AMREF Flying Doctors
  • 10: Meals as stipulated in the itinerary

Exclusions

  • 1: Visas
  • 2: Personal items
  • 3: Beers, sodas, wines & spirits
  • 4: Boat ride safari
  • 5: Balloon ride safari
  • 6: Visit to Masai village
  • 7: Tips and gratitude
  • 8: International/local flights

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