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Direct Kenya Safaris

  • Kenya
  • Rwanda
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda

5 / 5 from 7 Reviews

Destinations

Destinations

Kenya,

Tour Type

Tour Type

Guided, Large Group, Small Group

Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Mid Range

Tour Overview

Explore Kenya on this 12-day African safari that takes you to some of the wildest habitats on earth that hold an amazingly diverse world of wildlife, offering you the best game viewing opportunities in picturesque settings. Imagine seeing big-tusked elephants grazing in the savannah with a backdrop of Mount Kilimanjaro and her snow-capped peak as the sun sets over this beautiful scene, drawing a perfect day in the bush to a close. All of this and more await on a safari that visits six of Kenya’s wildlife reserves while also offering you the opportunity to visit local tribes and catch a glimpse into their fascinating way of life for an amazing cultural experience.

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General Information

  • Safari types:
    Big Five Safari, Family Safari, Guided Safari, Wildlife Safari
  • You will visit:
    Masai Mara National Reserve, Samburu National Reserve, Amboseli National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park, Lake Naivasha National Park, Ol Pejeta Conservancy
  • Wildlife:
    Big Five, Birds, Antelope, Gerenuk, Topi, Giraffe, Zebra, Wildebeest, Hippo, Crocodile, Hyena, Wild Dog, Cheetah, Jackal, Warthog
  • Activities:
    Game Drive, Hot Air Balloon, Nature Walk, Optional Activities, Village Visit, Birding
  • Getting around:
    4x4 Vehicle
  • Start/end:
    Start/end in Nairobi
  • Minimum age:
    5

Price Per Person – USD

From USD 3,234 per person

What's Included

  • All accommodation & meals as specified in itinerary
  • Professional, English speaking guide/driver
  • 4×4 transfer vehicle with a two-way, long range, high frequency radio
  • Transfer vehicles all contain a first-aid kit, ice-chest & fire extinguisher
  • Game drives as listed in the itinerary
  • Unlimited mineral water during game drives
  • Park fees & government taxes
  • Pick up & drop off  transfers

What's Excluded

  • Flights & departures taxes
  • Alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages
  • Tips for your guide/driver
  • Personal expenses & laundry services
  • Additional activities not listed in the itinerary
  • Hot air ballon safari – USD 475 per person
  • Maasai village visit – USD 25 per person
  • Samburu village visit – USD 20 per person

Disclaimer

  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Direct Kenya Safaris
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • Direct Kenya Safaris‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

You will be picked up at the airport and taken to your hotel for the evening where you will receive a briefing.

After breakfast you will drive north, crossing the equator and passing Mount Kenya as you make your way to Samburu National Reserve. Arrive in time for lunch and some relaxing before you head out for your evening game drive. The reserve holds a diverse population of wildlife providing excellent game viewing opportunities.

Enjoy a full day in the reserve with morning and afternoon game drives as you search for the many animals you have come to see. The park is home to more then 350 bird species, the rare reticulated giraffe and the blue-legged Somali ostrich. You will also have an opportunity to visit one of the Samburu villages for a chance to learn a bit about their culture.

After breakfast you will make your way to Ol Pejeta Conservancy that sits on the equator, on a high plateau between Mount Kenya and the Aberdares Mountain Range. It is home to an impressive array of wildlife, including the big five. On a clear day you will be able to watch game with an amazing backdrop of Mount Kenya and her snow-capped peaks. The park also contains the Jane Goodall chimpanzee sanctuary which is home to primates who have been rescued from abusive or captive situations.

Depart for Lake Nakuru National Park after breakfast and arrive in time for lunch and an afternoon game drive to the lake to see the flamingos and pelicans. Keep your eyes open for white and black rhinos and waterbuck among many other animals.

An early morning breakfast before your drive along the Great Rift Valley and passing Mount Long’onot, the extinct volcano. Reach the famous Masai Mara National Reserve in time for lunch. Later enjoy an afternoon game drive through this fascinating wildlife paradise for a chance to see all it has to offer.

Spend the whole day game viewing as you make your way across the vast open plains that stretch past the horizon. Search for the big five and the massive herds of wildebeest that inhabit the park.

After an early breakfast you will have your final morning drive in the park before heading to Lake Naivasha National Park. Arrive in the afternoon with ample time to relax or you can opt to go a boat ride on the lake.

Breakfast will be served in the early morning, after which you will be taken to the Green Crater Lake that lies just outside the park. Arrive for a nature walk around the volcanic crater as you observe the amazing rock formations and learn how the crater was formed. Enjoy some game viewing in the crater and take awesome photographs of the spectacular scenery. An interesting and enjoyable day out.

An early morning pick up and drive to Amboseli National park, passing through Maasai land. Enjoy an en-route game drive as you make your way to your lodge for lunch. Later you will have an afternoon game drive as you search for elephant, cheetah and various monkeys. In the evening the clouds will clear, giving you amazing views of the snow-capped peak of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Enjoy a full day game drive in this amazing park that is bursting with wildlife. Later you can visit a Maasai village for a chance to learn about their rich culture before heading back to camp in the late afternoon to enjoy your final evening in the bush.

Enjoy your final breakfast before you make your way to Nairobi in time to catch you flight.

Customer Reviews (1)

Overall Rating:

100%

Booking Process:

100%

Flexibility:

100%

Value:

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Support:

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Amazing 12 Days

Written by: Ana-Maria Punshon on 27 July 2020

My mum and I booked this tour with Direct Kenya Safaris for a private safari. Mr Keneth was perfect with suggestions on the best spots and accommodations. We went to Samburu, Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara, Lake Naivasha, Amboseli, Tsavo West and Tsavo East for two weeks. Many thanks to our guide Paul who was a very knowledgeable guide and an experienced chauffeur. Ask for him for a memorable safari!

The reason we chose them is because they were cheaper and flexible compared to other operators. We saw all the Big Five animals plus thousands of other wild animals. We can't wait to come back!

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