8 Days from$2950 p/p in USD
Guided, Small Group
This classic safari will allow you to explore Kenya’s wilderness and discover exclusive destinations that will forever linger in your memories. Experience world-famous Masai Mara Game Reserve, Aberdare National Park, Samburu National Reserve, Sweetwaters and Lake Nakuru, all rich in spectacular flora and fauna.
Safari types:Big Five Safari, Guided Safari, Wildlife Safari
You will visit:Masai Mara National Reserve, Samburu National Reserve, Lake Nakuru National Park, Aberdare National Park, Sweetwaters
Wildlife:Big Five, Birds, Antelope, Topi, Beisa Oryx, Giraffe, Zebra, Wildebeest, Hippo, Crocodile, Hyena, Wild Dog, Warthog, Baboon
Activities:Game Drive, Game Viewing
Getting around:4x4 Safari Vehicle
Start/end:Start in Nairobi, end in Nairobi
- Day 1: Nairobi-Aberdares
- Day 2: Aberdares – Samburu
- Day 3: Samburu
- Day 4: Samburu – Sweet Water
- Day 5; Sweet Water – Lake Nakuru
- Day 6: Lake Nakuru – Maasai Mara
- Day 7: Maasai Mara National Reserve
- Day 8: Masai Mara – Nairobi
Price Per Person – USD
From USD 2,950 per person
- Accommodation & meals as per itinerary
- Return airport transfers & transportation
- Services of an English speaking driver/guide
- National park & game reserve entrance fees
- Excursions & activities as per itinerary
- Flights & visas
- Drinks, tips, laundry & other items of a personal nature
- Optional excursions and activities (e.g balloon safari, boat ride, Masai Village visit)
- This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Exclusive Savannah Safaris‘
- All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
- Display price is usually based on two people sharing
- ‘Exclusive Savannah Safaris‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
- All itineraries are subject to availability
Day by Day Overview
Pick up from your Nairobi hotel or airport in the morning and depart to Aberdares, a 4-hour drive arriving with a short en-route game drive. After lunch you will transfer to The Ark. The Ark has four viewing decks with balconies and lounges to provide superb game viewing from the comfort of the lodge. The animals come to you! Later dinner and overnight at The Ark hotel or similar.
Early breakfast at your lodge, short game en-route and then leave Aberdares for Samburu, a 4-hour drive with a stop at the Equator line at Nanyuki town near Mt. Kenya. You will arrive in Samburu with a short game drive before checking in at Ashnil Samburu Camp. Relax and then have an afternoon game drive across the park, home to unique resident wildlife species including the reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebra, beisa oryx and the blue legged Somali ostrich. Dinner and overnight at Ashnil Samburu Camp or similar.
Enjoy an early morning game drive before returning back to camp for breakfast. After breakfast spend the rest of the day in the park with a packed lunch in search of its popular residents. Meals and overnight at Ashnil Samburu Camp or similar.
Early morning breakfast then a game drive en-route as you leave Samburu for Sweetwaters. After a 3-hour drive arrive in time for lunch and check in at Sweetwaters Luxury Tented Camp. Sweetwaters is the only sanctuary for rehabilitation in Kenya for abused chimpanzees with two groups living in an environment as close to their natural habitat as possible. The site is also a dedicated black rhino breeding area. Enjoy an afternoon game drive across the park. Later return for dinner and overnight at Sweetwaters Luxury Tented Camp.
After an early morning breakfast leave Sweetwaters for Lake Nakuru. This is a 5-hour drive passing through the Great Rift Valley escarpment, arriving in time for lunch and check in at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge. Spend the afternoon on a game drive across the ‘Pink Lake’ as it’s often referred due to its great masses of flamingos. The park is also famous for its white and black rhino. Dinner and overnight at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge.
Early morning breakfast then leave Lake Nakuru for Masai Mara National Reserve, a 5-hour drive passing through Narok town, a famous Masai town. You will arrive in time for lunch and check in at Ashnil Mara Camp or Sarova Mara Game Camp. After lunch head out on a game drive through the park in search of lion, cheetah, elephant, buffalo. Dinner and overnight at Ashnil Mara Camp or Sarova Mara Game Camp.
Set off on an early morning game drive returning back to camp for breakfast. Afterwards spend the rest of the day in the park with a packed lunch in search of its residents like the well known predators and their opponents – zebra, wildebeest, giraffe, hippo and the dangerous crocodiles with a visit to Mara river. Meals and overnight at Ashnil Mara Camp or Sarova Mara Game Camp.
Early morning breakfast at your camp then check out and drive back to Nairobi, a 5-hour drive, arriving in time for lunch. Have lunch at Carnivore restaurant and afterwards drop off at your respective hotel or airport around 3pm. (Optional to our clients with evening flights – you can do more game drives with a packed lunch until around 12 pm then drive to Nairobi, arriving at around 5-6 pm for drop off at the airport or back to your hotel.)